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General Knowledge Quiz - 2018

Quizzes are very important for any student, as it motivates them to learn more. It helps to stop and review what was learned. Repetition is an important element of learning, and one way to repeat content is through quizzes. Quizzes cause students to learn more from the next study term or episode. Essentially, it reduces forgetting which makes the next study area more productive. One of the major benefits is that it offers is better organization of knowledge by helping the brain organize material in clusters to allow better retrieval. Quizzes also improve the transfer of knowledge to new contexts.

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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

This new resource will help you do better in your UPSC IAS exams. We shall be giving updated Current Affairs Quizzes that will include 2018 General Knowledge, Current Affairs, Gk Questions or any other name by which you call it. The Current Affairs Quiz will help you refresh your memory on current affairs of India and the world targeted at getting you ready for the UPSC exam. This 2018 GK online Quiz is updated on daily basis on working days. This is by far the best UPSC Online Mock Test for Civil Service Aspirants and has been prepared by experts who know the exam and have themselves been aspirants. To top this its a free online test series for ias aspirants. These are like ias mock tests modelled on the test questions given by UPSC. This general knowledge based daily current affairs quiz for upsc acts like having a practice everyday. Also attempting these questions will clear some of your doubts that you may have in understanding urrent affairs topics better. Please download our app and practice this IAS GK quiz questions on the go thus updating yourself in a short time span. Effective time management is crucial for teh IAS exam.

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Online general knowledge Quiz (19-July-2018)

1.What is the name of scheme launched by Ministry of Sports with the aims of identifying and supporting potential medal prospects for upcoming Olympic Games?

a) POPS
b) TOPS
c) COPS
d) OPAS

A) a is the correct answer
B) c is the correct answer
C) b is the correct answer
D) d is the correct answer


2.Which of the following has approved the recommendations made by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on net neutrality?

a) Telecom Commission
b) Finance Commission
c) Inter-department Commission
d) Mobile Commission

A) a is the correct answer
B) d is the correct answer
C) b is the correct answer
D) c is the correct answer


3.Name the UNSC resolution which received unanimous approval of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) aimed at further crystalizing the protection of children?

a) 2425
b) 2427
c) 2437
d) 2447

A) a is the correct answer
B) b is the correct answer
C) c is the correct answer
D) d is the correct answer


4.Which country has joined the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) as the 69th shareholder?

a) India
b) Germany
c) Japan
d) Singapore

A) a is the correct answer
B) b is the correct answer
C) c is the correct answer
D) d is the correct answer


5.Which country has the world’s fifth largest cultivated area under genetically modified (GM) crops as per International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-Biotech Applications (ISAAA)’s latest ‘Global Status of Commercialized Biotech/ GM Crops in 2017’ report?

a) Japan
b) China
c) USA
d) India

A) d is the correct answer
B) a is the correct answer
C) c is the correct answer
D) b is the correct answer


6.What is the position of India among 130 countries in the Global Innovation Index 2018?

a) 59th position
b) 57th position
c) 47th position
d) 37th position

A) a is the correct answer
B) b is the correct answer
C) c is the correct answer
D) d is the correct answer


7.Which of the following has unveiled ‘The Eat Right Movement’ with a view to get industry on board for implementation of draft food labelling regulation?

a) Hotel Association of India
b) Youth Hostel of India
c) FSSAI
d) Agmark

A) a is the correct answer
B) b is the correct answer
C) c is the correct answer
D) d is the correct answer


8.Name the place where the India-Korea Technology Exchange Centre was recently inaugurated?

a) Seoul
b) New Delhi
c) Mumbai
d) Bengaluru

A) a is the correct answer
B) c is the correct answer
C) b is the correct answer
D) d is the correct answer


9.Which of the following, for the first time in 76 years since it came into being, entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with a foreign counterpart for promoting inter-parliamentary dialogue?

a) Rajya Sabha
b) Lok Sabha
c) Parliament
d) None of the above

A) a is the correct answer
B) b is the correct answer
C) c is the correct answer
D) d is the correct answer


10.Name the place where Samsung Electronics has opened the world’s largest mobile phone manufacturing plant by production capacity?

a) Kolkata
b) Noida
c) Bengaluru
d) Pune

A) a is the correct answer
B) b is the correct answer
C) c is the correct answer
D) d is the correct answer


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