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Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) syllabus for prelims has clearly mentioned current events and happenings of national and international importance. This part of the syllabus is called as current affairs. The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has included current affairs in the exam but the syllabus of current affairs is not well-defined for both prelims and mains exam. So a student should read major newspapers every day and make notes out of it. In order to assess one’s knowledge after learning it, one should take a daily quiz, which makes them more likely to retain it for the longer term. That is the reason why Civil Service India brings you the daily general quiz

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Online General Knowledge Quiz ( 21 Apr 2019 )

1.Which of the following are correct ?

a) The annual budget is presented in two parts. It includes the detailed structure of income and future ways to raise funds.
b) The full budget is passed by the Lok Sabha only after proper discussions and voting on demand for grants.
c) It does not include the proposal on the income part of the budget through collection of taxes.

A) a and b only
B) b and c only
C) c only
D) Above all

2.With reference to the Interim Budget, which of the following are correct ?

a) Interim Budget is presented by the outgoing government during the last year of its tenure before elections.
b) It is generally meant for the first 2-4 months of the fiscal year in which the elections are scheduled.
c) It does not include the proposal on the income part of the budget through collection of taxes.

A) a only
B) b only
C) c only
D) Above all

3.With reference to the National Voluntary Guidelines on social, environmental and economic responsibilities, released by Union Ministry of Corporate Affairs, which of the following are correct ?

a) Businesses should provide goods and services in a manner that is sustainable and safe.
b) Businesses should respect the interests of and be responsive to all their stakeholders.
c) Businesses should respect and promote human rights.

A) a only
B) b only
C) c only
D) Above all

4.With reference to the term, Systemically Important Banks, which of the banks are identified in such terms ?

a) SBI
b) ICICI
c) HDFC

A) a only
B) both a and b
C) both a and c
D) Above all

5.With reference to Monetary policy of RBI, which of the statements are correct?

a) It is aimed at managing the quantity of money to meet the requirements of different sectors of the economy.
b) Monetary policy is different from fiscal policy.

A) a only
B) b only
C) both a and b
D) neither a nor b

6.With reference to the Election Commission of India, name the authority who appoints the members ?

a) President of India
b) Prime Minister of India
c) Elected by MPs
d) Appointed by Chief Election Commissioners

A) a only
B) b only
C) c only
D) d only

7.With reference to the taxes levied and collected by the Union, which among following are assigned to the States?

a) Taxes on transactions in stock exchange.
b) Tax of sale and purchase of newspapers including advertisements
c) Estate duty in respect of property other than agriculture land.
d) Stamp duty and duties of excise on the medical and toilet preparations.
Find out the correct option from below:


A) a and b only
B) a, b and c only
C) Above all
D) a and d only

8.Which among them are the duties levied by the Union but Collected and Appropriated by the States ?

a) Succession duty in respect of property other than agriculture land.
b) Estate duty in respect of property rather than agricultural land.
c) Stamp duty and duties of excise on the medical and toilet preparations.
d) Taxes on railway fares and freights

A) a only
B) b only
C) c only
D) d only

9.With reference to the union government offering grants-in-aid to state government, name the article that has the provision?

a) Article 275
b) Article 280
c) Article 265
d) Article 360

A) a only
B) b only
C) c only
D) d only

10.Which article of the Indian Constitution has the provision of Finance Commission in India?

a) Article 275
b) Article 280
c) Article 265
d) Article 360

A) a only
B) b only
C) c only
D) d only



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