General Knowledge 197

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

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1. As per the news published recently in the newspapers, in which of the following states, world’s first facility to manufacture carbon foam batteries is coming up?


2. “There was only one genuine extremist in India and that was Mr. Tilak”
Who among the following had made this remark in context with Bal Gangadhar Tilak?


3. The National Disaster Response Fund, which has replaced the National Calamity Contingency Fund on 28 September 2010, has been classified in which among the following?


4. Aspartame is an artificial sweetener sold in the market. It consist of amino acids and provides calories like other amino acids. Yet, it is used as a low-calorie sweetening agent in food items. What is the basis of this use ?


5. As per Section 24 (2A) of Banking Regulation Act 1949, every banking company in India has to maintain equivalent to an amount which shall not at the close of the business on __________ be less than 25% of the total of its net demand and time liabilities, which is known as SLR. Which among the following is the correct option?


6. Consider the following statements : 1. Serious Fraud Investigation Office played an active role in investigating the accounts bungling at Satyam Computer Services2. Serious Fraud Investigation Office is set up as a statutory body in IndiaWhich among the above statements is / are correct ?


7. Which among the following founding member of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization was not a member of its predecessor Shanghai-5?


8. Who among the following former Prime Ministers of India ,never remained a Chief minister of Indian state?


9. Consider the following statements:
1. IUCN is the world’s oldest and largest global environmental network
2. IUCN headquarters are located in Gland, near Geneva, Switzerland
3. The Ramsar Convention secretariat operates from the headquarters of IUCN
Which among the above statements is / are correct?


10. Who among the following shifted the pillars from Topra and Meerut to New Delhi?


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