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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.

Why we need a daily online quiz?

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

Online general knowledge test for 2019 prelims

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 ( 15 Oct 2019 )

Question Courtesy Khan Study Group

1.‘Dharma Guardian’, is the joint military exercise between
a) India and Nepal
b) India and Russia
c) India and USA
d) India and Japan

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

2.‘Index of Industrial Production’ data is compiled and published by which of the following?
a) Ministry of Finance
b) Reserve Bank of India
c) Central Statistical Organization
d) NITI Aayog

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

3.With reference to the Right to Information Act 2005, consider the following statements:
1.Intelligence and security organizations specified in the Second Schedule to the RTI Act are exempt from furnishing information.
2.As per section 3 of the RTI Act any person staying in India, can seek information under the Act.
Which of the Statements given above is/are correct?

A) 1 only
B) 2 only
C) Both 1 and 2
D) Neither 1 nor 2

4.Consider the following statements:
1.SAFAR was developed indigenously to monitor the air quality in India.
2.The pollutants monitored by SAFAR are same as that being monitored by Air Quality Index.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

A) 1 only
B) 2 only
C) Both 1 and 2
D) Neither 1 nor 2

5.Which of the following items have received GI tag?
1) Sirumugai shawl
2) Srivilliputhur palkova
3) Kasuti
Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

A) 1 only
B) 2 and 3 only
C) 1 and 3 only
D) 1, 2 and 3

6.Typhoon ‘Hagibis’, was recently seen in the news, affected which of the following countries?
a) Australia
b) USA
c) Japan
d) Cambodia

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

7.The central theme of the ancient play ‘Mrichchhakatika’ written by Sudraka is
a) The love story of the Shunga Emperor, Agnimitra and the beautiful lun-maiden of his chief queen.
b) Poverty and the effect it has on the psyche of man.
c) the overthrow of Nandas ruling the Magadhan empire by Chandragupta Maurya.
d) None of the above.

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

8.With reference to the World bank Group, consider the following statements:
1.The International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes is a part of World Bank group, which provides international facilities for conciliation and arbitration of investment disputes.
2.Bretton Woods conference of 1944, is associated with the World Bank group.
Which of the Statements given above is/are correct?

A) 1 only
B) 2 only
C) Both 1 and 2
D) Neither 1 nor 2

9.Consider the following statements regarding the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB):
1.It is a statutory organization constituted under the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974.
2.Its functions under the ministry of Health, which includes the collection and dissemination technical and statistical data relating to water pollution.
Which of the Statements given above is/are correct?

A) 1 only
B) 2 only
C) Both 1 and 2
D) Neither 1 nor 2

10.Consider the following statements:
1.India has the world’s largest population of people with HIV/AIDS.
2.Mizoram has the highest adult HIV prevalence in the country.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

A) 1 only
B) 2 only
C) Both 1 and 2
D) Neither 1 nor 2



Online General Knowledge Quiz ( 15 Oct 2019 )

Question Courtesy Khan Study Group

1.‘Dharma Guardian’, is the joint military exercise between
a) India and Nepal
b) India and Russia
c) India and USA
d) India and Japan

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

2.‘Index of Industrial Production’ data is compiled and published by which of the following?
a) Ministry of Finance
b) Reserve Bank of India
c) Central Statistical Organization
d) NITI Aayog

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

3.With reference to the Right to Information Act 2005, consider the following statements:
1.Intelligence and security organizations specified in the Second Schedule to the RTI Act are exempt from furnishing information.
2.As per section 3 of the RTI Act any person staying in India, can seek information under the Act.
Which of the Statements given above is/are correct?

A) 1 only
B) 2 only
C) Both 1 and 2
D) Neither 1 nor 2

4.Consider the following statements:
1.SAFAR was developed indigenously to monitor the air quality in India.
2.The pollutants monitored by SAFAR are same as that being monitored by Air Quality Index.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

A) 1 only
B) 2 only
C) Both 1 and 2
D) Neither 1 nor 2

5.Which of the following items have received GI tag?
1) Sirumugai shawl
2) Srivilliputhur palkova
3) Kasuti
Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

A) 1 only
B) 2 and 3 only
C) 1 and 3 only
D) 1, 2 and 3

6.Typhoon ‘Hagibis’, was recently seen in the news, affected which of the following countries?
a) Australia
b) USA
c) Japan
d) Cambodia

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

7.The central theme of the ancient play ‘Mrichchhakatika’ written by Sudraka is
a) The love story of the Shunga Emperor, Agnimitra and the beautiful lun-maiden of his chief queen.
b) Poverty and the effect it has on the psyche of man.
c) the overthrow of Nandas ruling the Magadhan empire by Chandragupta Maurya.
d) None of the above.

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

8.With reference to the World bank Group, consider the following statements:
1.The International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes is a part of World Bank group, which provides international facilities for conciliation and arbitration of investment disputes.
2.Bretton Woods conference of 1944, is associated with the World Bank group.
Which of the Statements given above is/are correct?

A) 1 only
B) 2 only
C) Both 1 and 2
D) Neither 1 nor 2

9.Consider the following statements regarding the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB):
1.It is a statutory organization constituted under the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974.
2.Its functions under the ministry of Health, which includes the collection and dissemination technical and statistical data relating to water pollution.
Which of the Statements given above is/are correct?

A) 1 only
B) 2 only
C) Both 1 and 2
D) Neither 1 nor 2

10.Consider the following statements:
1.India has the world’s largest population of people with HIV/AIDS.
2.Mizoram has the highest adult HIV prevalence in the country.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

A) 1 only
B) 2 only
C) Both 1 and 2
D) Neither 1 nor 2