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

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1. Though the Mahatma Gandhi NREGA provides a legal guarantee for at least 100 days of wage employment to every rural household in every financial year, yet the average number of days of employment provided per household was 42 days during 2007-08; 48 days during 2008-09 and 54 days during 2009-10. What could be the most probable reason for this ?

 
 
 
 

2. To enable the mobile trading, which among the following stock exchanges has developed its own computer application called “NOW”?

 
 
 
 

3. Which among the following Governments confers National Kishore Kumar award?

 
 
 
 

4. Which among the following state has highest number of Export Oriented Units in India?

 
 
 
 

5. Consider the following statements in context with Treasury Bills? 1. They are issued by Government of India on behalf of Reserve Bank of India 2. They are mostly for Short term borrowings 3. Treasury Bills can not be purchased by any person resident of India Which among the above is / are correct ?

 
 
 
 

6. “The British Empire is rotten to the core, corrupt in every direction, and tyrannical and mean”
Which among the following Europeans is known to have made this statement?

 
 
 
 

7. Consider the following statement about the Ug99, the stem rust of wheat epidemic, which was making news recently: 1. Ug99 is caused by the races of a fungus known as Puccinia graminis2. Ug99 affects cereal crops most predominantly Wheat 3. It is named so because it was discovered in Uganda in 1999Which among the above statements is / are correct?

 
 
 
 

8. Gypsum is added to Cement so that, _________?

 
 
 
 

9. Every kilogram of seawater has approximately how much dissolved salts?

 
 
 
 

10. Consider the following statements: 1. Wheat is the Gift of the Old world to the New World 2. Maize is the Gift of the New World to the Old World Which among the above statements is / are correct ?

 
 
 
 

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