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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 ( 13 Nov 2019 )

Question Courtesy Khan Study Group

1.Consider the following statements regarding the ‘Green Climate Fund’:
1. It was set up by the parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in 2010.
2. Recently, India has received its financial support for the first time, which is to be used in Maharashtra.
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

2.Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding UNESCO's World Heritage sites in India?
1) Kaziranga National Park was among the first natural site included in the list.
2) Recently, monuments at Belur-Halebid and Somnathpur have been included in the list.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

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

3.With reference to the ancient saint Thiruvalluvar, which of the following statements is/are correct?
1. He was the author of a Tamil work, ‘Tirukkural’.
2. Both Buddhists and Shaivites, claimed him as their own and he was especially revered by those of low caste.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

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

4.Which of the following is/are the objectives of the project 'Bal Basera'?
a) Welfare of Children of Construction Workers
b) Provide education to children from BPL families.
c) Prevention of child trafficking
d) Improving child sex ratio

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

5.‘LOTUS-HR’ project is associated with which of the following?
a) Construction of houses in rural areas
b) Treatment of Urban sewage and Streams
c) Improving Higher education in India
d) Free Medical aid to elder people

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

6.Consider the following statements regarding National Genomic Grid.
1. National Genomic Grid will study genomic data of Tuberculosis (TB) patients from India.
2. It will collect samples from Tuberculosis (TB) patients, through a network of pan-India collection centres by bringing all TB treatment institutions on board.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

A) 1 only
B) 2 only
C) Both 1 and 2
D) None of the above

7.Consider the following statements regarding LOTUS-HR programme.
1. LOTUS-HR is an Indo-Israel partnership that aims for waste water management approach that will produce clean water which can be reused for various purposes.2. The second phase of LOTUS-HR programme will now treat 10,000 litres per day of sewage water in the Barapullah drain.
3. It is supported by the department of biotechnology, ministry of science and technology, Government of India.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

A) 1 and 2 only
B) 1 and 3 only
C) 2 and 3 only
D) All the above

8.Consider the following statements regarding Index of Industrial Production (IIP).
1. IIP is estimated and published biannually by the Central Statistical Organisation (CSO).
2. It is a composite indicator that measures the short-term changes in the volume of production of a basket of industrial products during a given period with respect to that in a chosen base period.
3. IIP has contracted steadily from 2012 to 2019 due to continuous slowdown in the capital goods, mining, and manufacturing sectors.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

A) 1 only
B) 2 only
C) 3 only
D) All the above

9.Consider the following statements about Biodiversity Heritage Sites (BHS).
1. Biodiversity Heritage Sites (BHS) are declared as per the provisions of Biological Diversity Act, 2002.
2. Areas with High endemism and presence of keystone species can be declared as Biodiversity Heritage Sites.
3. Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) will notify areas of biodiversity importance as Biodiversity Heritage Sites (BHS).
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

A) 1 and 3 only
B) 2 and 3 only
C) 1 and 2 only
D) All the above

10.Consider the following statements regarding Project Bal Basera.
1. Project Bal Basera provides Crèche facility for the welfare of Children of Construction Workers.
2. The project is supported by Central Public Works Department (CPWD).
Which of the above statements is/are correct?
a) 1 only

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



Online General Knowledge Quiz ( 13 Nov 2019 )

Question Courtesy Khan Study Group

1.Consider the following statements regarding the ‘Green Climate Fund’:
1. It was set up by the parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in 2010.
2. Recently, India has received its financial support for the first time, which is to be used in Maharashtra.
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

2.Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding UNESCO's World Heritage sites in India?
1) Kaziranga National Park was among the first natural site included in the list.
2) Recently, monuments at Belur-Halebid and Somnathpur have been included in the list.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

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

3.With reference to the ancient saint Thiruvalluvar, which of the following statements is/are correct?
1. He was the author of a Tamil work, ‘Tirukkural’.
2. Both Buddhists and Shaivites, claimed him as their own and he was especially revered by those of low caste.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

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

4.Which of the following is/are the objectives of the project 'Bal Basera'?
a) Welfare of Children of Construction Workers
b) Provide education to children from BPL families.
c) Prevention of child trafficking
d) Improving child sex ratio

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

5.‘LOTUS-HR’ project is associated with which of the following?
a) Construction of houses in rural areas
b) Treatment of Urban sewage and Streams
c) Improving Higher education in India
d) Free Medical aid to elder people

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

6.Consider the following statements regarding National Genomic Grid.
1. National Genomic Grid will study genomic data of Tuberculosis (TB) patients from India.
2. It will collect samples from Tuberculosis (TB) patients, through a network of pan-India collection centres by bringing all TB treatment institutions on board.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

A) 1 only
B) 2 only
C) Both 1 and 2
D) None of the above

7.Consider the following statements regarding LOTUS-HR programme.
1. LOTUS-HR is an Indo-Israel partnership that aims for waste water management approach that will produce clean water which can be reused for various purposes.2. The second phase of LOTUS-HR programme will now treat 10,000 litres per day of sewage water in the Barapullah drain.
3. It is supported by the department of biotechnology, ministry of science and technology, Government of India.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

A) 1 and 2 only
B) 1 and 3 only
C) 2 and 3 only
D) All the above

8.Consider the following statements regarding Index of Industrial Production (IIP).
1. IIP is estimated and published biannually by the Central Statistical Organisation (CSO).
2. It is a composite indicator that measures the short-term changes in the volume of production of a basket of industrial products during a given period with respect to that in a chosen base period.
3. IIP has contracted steadily from 2012 to 2019 due to continuous slowdown in the capital goods, mining, and manufacturing sectors.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

A) 1 only
B) 2 only
C) 3 only
D) All the above

9.Consider the following statements about Biodiversity Heritage Sites (BHS).
1. Biodiversity Heritage Sites (BHS) are declared as per the provisions of Biological Diversity Act, 2002.
2. Areas with High endemism and presence of keystone species can be declared as Biodiversity Heritage Sites.
3. Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) will notify areas of biodiversity importance as Biodiversity Heritage Sites (BHS).
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

A) 1 and 3 only
B) 2 and 3 only
C) 1 and 2 only
D) All the above

10.Consider the following statements regarding Project Bal Basera.
1. Project Bal Basera provides Crèche facility for the welfare of Children of Construction Workers.
2. The project is supported by Central Public Works Department (CPWD).
Which of the above statements is/are correct?
a) 1 only

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