General Knowledge 417

General Knowledge – General Awareness Quiz – Questions and Answers, GK 2010

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1. Consider the following statements:
1. In Narrow Banking, Banks just accept deposits and provide loans.
2. In Narrow Banking, there is rarely Asset Liability Mismatch.
Which among the above statements is / are correct?


2. Which of the following is also known as Van Diemen’s Land?


3. What amount has been proposed by the government in the Foreign Educational Institution (Regulation of Entry and Operation) Bill, 2010 to be deposited as Corpus Fund ?


4. What name has been given to the Second Green Revolution which was announced by India Prime Minister in 2005?


5. Which among the following is the first pillar of Basel II accord?


6. The “Red Tides” which are found in marine coastal areas such as “Florida red tide” that occurs in the Gulf of Mexico, is considered to be responsible for bioaccumulation and making local filter feeding organisms such as mussels and oysters toxic. Due to which of the following the “Red Tides”


7. Recently (in year 2010) we read in the newspapers that as a part of a new initiative, at least one building in each Command of the Indian Armed Forces would soon meet the GRIHA standards. The GRIHA standards are related to ?


8. Consider the following Matches:
1. Tabo monastery
2. Tawang Monastery
3. Talo Monastery
4. Matho Monastery
How many of them are located in India?


9. As per the recent researches , the value of India’s forests as a carbon sink has been valued. Approximately what fraction of India’s annual GHG emissions are neutralized by Indian Forests as per these assessments?


10. The main objective of British developing India Railway system was to facilitate the traffic between?


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