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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

Online Current Affairs Test for UPSC exam

This new resource will help you do better in your UPSC IAS exams. We shall be giving updated Current Affairs Quizzes that will include 2019 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 2019 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 the IAS exam. For a perfect upsc mock test with time limit visit the link. There is a free trial for you to sign up to.


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Online General Knowledge Quiz ( 18 Jan 2019 )

1.Consider the following statements:

a) National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) is an agency which coordinate response to natural or man-made disasters.
b) NDMA coordinates the enforcement and implementation of the policy and plans for disaster management in other countries.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct ?


A) a only
B) b only
C) Both a and b
D) Neither a nor b

2.With reference to Asia Reassurance Initiative Act signed US President Donald Trump, which of the following are correct ?

a) The law aims at countering the encroaching influence and growing threat from China, and to reinvigorate U.S. leadership in Asia.
b) It aims to establish a multifaceted U.S. strategy to increase U.S. security, economic interests, and values in the Indo-Pacific region.
c) It notes that increased presence throughout Southeast Asia of the Islamic State and other international terrorist organizations threaten US.
d) The act recognizes the vital role of the strategic partnership between the United States and India.

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

3.Name the country which has recently passed a legislation to have its own version of Islam ?

a) UK
b) China
c) Russia
d) India

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

4.With reference to Eklavya Model Residential School, which of the following are features of the schooling system ?

a) It is a scheme for model residential school for Indian tribals (Scheduled Tribes, ST) across India.
b) It seeks to provide quality middle and high level education to Scheduled Tribe (ST) students in remote areas.
c) Admission will be through selection and competition with suitable provision for preference to children belonging to Primitive Tribal Groups.
d) The scheme is being implemented by the Ministry of Human Resources Development.

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

5.Name the states which have been choosen for establishing new AIIMS ?

a) Tamil Nadu and Telangana
b) Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh
c) Telangana and Andhra Pradesh
d) Kerala and Tamil Nadu

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

6.Name the three countries associated with India Ports Global Chabahar Free Zone ?

a) India, Iran and Pakistan
b) India, Iran and China
c) India, Iran and Afghanistan
d) India, Iran and Saudi Arabia

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

7.With reference to Assam Accord which of the following statements are correct ?

a) All those foreigners who had entered Assam between 1951 and 1961 were to be given full citizenship including the right to vote.
b) Migrants those who had done so after 1971 were to be deported.
c) Migrants who entered between 1961 and 1971 will be given voting rights after 10 years.
d) It is an agreement signed between various Assam parties and the Central Government on the Migrants from foreign countries.

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

8.With reference to the Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme (IDSP) from Ministry of Health, which of the following are features of the scheme ?

a) It aims to strengthen disease surveillance for infectious diseases to detect and respond to outbreaks quickly.
b) It envisages all surveillance activities as a common public service and work along with global organisations.
c) The objective is to strengthen decentralized laboratory based IT enabled disease surveillance system for epidemic prone diseases to monitor disease trends.
d) It aims to detect and respond to outbreaks in early rising phase through trained Rapid Response Team (RRTs).

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

9.The term 'Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement (DTAA)' is sometimes seen in the news with reference to

a) It is a tax treaty signed between India and another country so that taxpayers can avoid paying double taxes on their income earned from the source country as well as the residence country.
b) It arises out of the imbalance in tax collection on global income of individuals.
c) NRI is entitled to avail the benefits under the provisions of DTAA between India and his country of residence with respect to interest income on government securities, company fixed deposits, dividend and loans.
d) DTAA becomes useful for taxpayers.
Select the correct answer:


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

10.With reference to University Grants Commission (UGC), which of the following statements are correct?

a) It is a statutory organization established for the coordination, determination and maintenance of standards of university education.
b) It advises the central and state Governments on the measures which are necessary for the development of Higher Education.
c) It determines and maintains standards of teaching, examination and research in universities.
d) UGC serves as a vital link between the Union and state governments and institutions of higher learning.

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



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