General Knowledge 52

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

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1. Don’t be evil is the informal corporate motto of which of the following internet giants?

 
 
 
 
 

2. Which of the following company introduced for the first time Traveller Cheques in the form of ‘circular notes’?

 
 
 
 
 

3. In which of the following wars, Rober Clive was one among the prisoners of war?

 
 
 
 
 

4. What is the meaning of the “Government Route” in Foreign Investments ?

 
 
 
 

5. In the current Business & economy conditions of the country, what will be the most probable impact on the interest rates after the Reserve Bank of India has hiked CRR rate in Q3 review of monetary policy?

 
 
 
 
 

6. In Geography, which among the following is correct regarding Hamada ?

 
 
 
 
 

7. layer which separates the troposphere from the stratosphere.

 
 
 
 
 

8. Which among the following is a de-facto constitution?

 
 
 
 

9. In which of the following countries, weight of 1 Bale of cotton is maximum?

 
 
 
 

10. Which among the following banks is providing web based wire transfer facilities called Power Transfer to remit money to India in as short a time as 48 hours?

 
 
 
 
 

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