General Knowledge 136

General Knowledge – Current Affairs, General Awareness Quiz – Questions and Answers, GK for UPSC, Bank PO & All Exams

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1. In which year, India Office of the Secretary of State for India and Burma came to an end ?


2. Which among the following country accounts for maximum Nobel Laureates in Literature?


3. Consider the following:
1.Kisan Vikas Patra
2.Public Provident Fund
3.Post Office Savings
Which among the above are considered to be the small savings in India ?


4. In context with Banking in India, what is the difference between liquidity adjustment facility-repo rate and marginal standing facility rate ?
1.Under Repo rate banks can borrow above SLR Requirements, under MSF, Banks can borrow within SLR requirements
2.Under Repo, banks can borrow up to 5% of net demand and time liabilities , under MSF, they can borrow up to no limit
Choose the correct option:


5. Which among the following company is developing ‘skyscraper’ computers using huge sandwiches of silicon chips by sticking layer after layer of chips covered with tiny components together, so that they work 1000 times faster than the current computers?


6. Consider the following statements:
1.The office of the Central Vigilance Commissioner in India has a Constitutional Status
2.CVC can be removed by the president of India only on recommendation by the Council of Ministers.
Which among the above statements is / are correct?


7. Consider the following:
1.Next Steps to Strategic Partnership (NSSP)
2.Technology Safeguard Agreement (TSA)
3.Commercial Space Launch Agreement (CSLA)
Which among the above have been signed between India and United States space cooperation in recent past?


8. At which among the following places, India’s fertilizer industry made a very humble beginning in 1906, when the first manufacturing unit of Single Super Phosphate (SSP) was set up there?


9. Consider the following:
Which among the above schemes related to women in India follows empowerment through Self Help Groups ?


10. Recently, Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar became the first cricketer to cross 15,000-runs mark in Test cricket. In How many tests, he achieved this milestone?


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