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General Knowledge Quiz - 2018

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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 ( 13 Nov 2018 )

1.With reference to the new created 'Financial Stability and Development Council (FSDC)', which of the following statements are correct ?

a) Council deals with the issues relating to financial stability, financial sector development and financial literacy.
b) No funds are separately allocated to the Council.
c) The Council is chaired by the Union Finance Minister and its members are Governor of Reserve Bank of India.
d) The Council appoints the heads of financial institutions.

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

2.Name the government body which has developed affordable water disinfection system - OneerTM ?

a) CSIR-IITR
b) IIT Delhi
c) BARC
d) DRDO

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

3.With reference to the Central Information Commission, which of the following statements are correct ?

a) Central Information Commission (CIC) set up under the Right to Information Act.
b) Act upon complaints from those individuals who have not been able to submit information requests Public Information Officer.
c) It has the power to summon and enforce the attendance of persons and compel them to give oral or written evidence.
d) Chairman of the Commission are appointed by the President.

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

4.With reference to the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), which of the following statements are correct ?

a) It has the vision to pursue science which strives for global impact, technology that enables innovation-driven industry.
b) It has operationalized desired mechanisms to boost entrepreneurship, leading to enhanced creation and innovations.
c) It is the largest research and development organisation in Asia.
d) It is mainly funded by the Ministry of Science and Technology.

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

5.With the reference to the Inland Waterways Authority of India, mention the statement/statements which are incorrect ?

a) It begins works based on the grants recieved from Ministry of Shipping, Road Transport and Highways.
b) It builds the necessary infrastructures in waterways.
c) It undertakes projects for development and maintenance of ships and cargos.
d) It was created for the development and regulation of Inland waterways for shipping and navigation.

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

6.Name the person appointed as the new Director General of Indo- Tibetan Border Police ?

a) RK Pachnanda
b) SS Deswal
c) R K Vinayak
d) D G Malik

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

7.Name the state, whose airport was recently renamed as Veer Surendra Sai Airport ?

a) Odisha
b) Maharashtra
c) Tamilnadu
d) Rajasthan

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

8.With the reference to the launch of SPARC scheme to promote research in science, name the ministry associated with it ?

a) Ministry of Science and Technology
b) Ministry of Human Resource Development
c) Ministry of Environment
d) Ministry of Social Welfare

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

9.Name the person, who has been appointed as the new chairman of Central Board of Indiret taxes and customs (CBIC) ?

a) S Ramesh
b) K K Rajesh
c) Vanaja Sarna
d) Supriya Phule

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

10.Name the Indian American personality, who was awarded US Presidential Award for combating Human Trafficking ?

a) V S Achuthan
b) Minal Patel Davis
c) Daniel Vidyasagar
d) Amit Vidyut

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



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