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Expected Question -General Knowledge for UPSC/Civil Services Exams


1 . Consider the following:
1. Both India and United States have ratified the Convention on Supplementary Compensation for Nuclear Damage
2. India is among five countries with a minimum of 400,000 units of installed nuclear capacity, that have ratified the Convention on Supplementary Compensation for Nuclear Damage
Which among the above statements is / are correct?
(A) Only 1 is correct
(B) Only 2 is correct
(C) Both 1 & 2 are correct
(D) Both 1 & 2 are incorrect

 

2. The Upper House of Egypt parliament is known as which among the following?
(A) Shura Council
(B) Majilis Al-Sha’ab
(C) Dewan Rakyat

(D) Majlis al-Nuwaab1

13 . Overdose of antibiotics will cause the suppression of synthesis of which among the following vitamins in human body?
(A) Vitamin A
(B) Calciferol
(C) Vitamin K
(D) Biotin

3 . Haber Process is used to produce which among the following?
(A) Potash
(B) Ammonia
(C) Urea
(D) Nitrates

4. Consider the following statements regarding GSLV Mk III:
1. GSLV -Mk III is a successor to the GSLV-II that was in use after India and Russia collaborated on the technology transfer successfully

 


2. GSLV-Mk III will be used to send Indian Satellites into sun synchronous orbits
Which among the above statements is / are correct?
(A) Only 1 is correct
(B) Only 2 is correct
(C) Both 1 & 2 are correct
(D) Neither 1 nor 2 is correct

 

5.Consider the following statements:
1. The subject of Education is in Concurrent List
2. Many states demand that education should be placed in the State List
Which among the above statements is / are correct?
(A)Only 1 is correct
(B)Only 2 is correct
(C)Both 1 & 2 are correct
(D)Neither 1 nor 2 is correct


6.Consider the following statements:
1. The subject of Education is in Concurrent List
2. Many states demand that education should be placed in the State List
Which among the above statements is / are correct?
(A)Only 1 is correct
(B)Only 2 is correct
(C)Both 1 & 2 are correct
(D)Neither 1 nor 2 is correct

7.With which among the following subjects, the Agenda 21 , that came out of Earth Summit 1992 , explicitly deals with ?
(A)Green House Gases
(B)Climate Changes
(C)Sustainability
(D)Ozone Layer Protection

8.The recently adopted “Nagoya Protocol ” is related to which among the following?
(A)International Finance
(B)Biodiversity
(C)Pharmaceutical Industry
(D)Global Warming

 

9.What is the motive of the Reserve Bank of India to launch a “Housing start-up index (HSUI)“?
(A)The people would be able to find the houses of their budget and choice
(B)The Index will be a separate index made up of shares of construction companies, so that the investors get better picture of this sector
(C)The index will give a clear picture of the economic activities as the new start ups in the housing sector boost demand and supply
(D)All of above

 

10.A two-week long joint counter-insurgency exercise named “Nomadic Elephant” was conducted in Belgaum in December 2010 between India and which among the following armed forces?
(A)Malaysia
(B)Sri Lanka
(C)Mongolia
(D)Myanmar


 


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