Tuesday, 17 November 2015

General Knowledge-Awareness-Day Science-Finincial- SSC+IBPS+SBI Exam Special Selected MCQs





1. FDI in Multi-Brand Retail Trade (MBRT) in all products is now permitted in India subject to–
1. a ceiling of 51%
2. minimum amount to be brought in as FDI by the foreign investor' is US $ 100 million
3. at least 50% of the procurement of manufactured/processed products should be sourced from 'small industries'
4. retail sales locations set up only in cities with a population of mote than 10 lacs
Select the correct condition/ conditions using the code given below–
(a) 1, 2, 3 and 4
(b) 1 and 4 only
(c) 2 only
(d) 1, 2 and 4 only
(e) None of these



2. Which one among the following statements about Barack Obama is not correct ?
(a) In the year 2012, he was elected as the President of USA for the second time defeating the Republican candidate Mitt Romney
(b) He is the first African-American, President of USA
(c) He is the first Democratic President since Franklin D. Roosevelt to twice win the majority of the popular vote in CSA presidential election
(d) He is the only American President who won the Nobel Peace Prize
(e) None of these

3. 'Global Dimming' means–
(a) gradual increase of the temperature of ionosphere
(b) gradual loss of biodiversity hot spots
(c) gradual reduction in the amount of global direct irradiance at the earth surface
(d) gradual increase in the melting of ice in polar regions
(e) None of these

4. Mention the odd man out.
(a) Didier Drogba
(b) Oliver Kahn
(c) Lionel Messi
(d) Cristiano Ronaldo
(e) None of these

5. Which of the following institutions was/were asked by the Government of India to provide official estimates of black (unaccounted) money held by Indians, both in India and abroad?
1. National Institute of Public Finance and Policy
2. National Council of Applied Economic Research
3. National Institute of Financial Management
Select the correct answer using the code given below–
(a) 1 only
(b) 1 and 2 only
(c) 2 and 3 only
(d) 1, 2 and 3
(e) None of these

6. Which one among the following programmes has now been restructured as the National Rural Livelihood Mission?
(a) Swarna Jayanti Shahri Rozgar Yojana
(b) Swarna Jayanti Gram Swarozgar Yojana
(c) Janshree Bima Yojana
(d) Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana
(e) None of these

7. Which one-among the following statements with regard to the National Security Council (NSC) of India is not correct ?
(a) It is a three-tiered organisation
(b) The Deputy Chairman of the Planning Commission is its member
(c) It is the apex body looking exclusively the security concerns of the country
(d) RAW and Intelligence Bureau (India) report to NSC
(e) None of these

8. If the time of a place located on 165° E meridian is 11:00 p.m. on Sunday, what would be the time at the place located on 165° W meridian?
(a) 11:00 p.m. on Sunday
(b) 12:00 noon on Sunday
(c) 1:00 a.m. on Sunday
(d) 11:00 p.m. on Saturday
(e) None of these

9. Veliconda Hills, which is a part of Eastern Ghats, is situated in–
(a) Odisha
(b) Tamil Nadu
(c) Karnataka
(d) Andhra Pradesh
(e) None of these

10. Human blood is a viscous fluid. This-viscosity is due to–
(a) proteins in blood
(b) platelets in plasma
(c) sodium in serum
(d) RBC and WBC in blood
(e) None of these

11. Cancer is more common in older people because–
(a) their immune systems have degenerated
(b) the supply of certain hormones declines with age
(c) their bodies are unable to adjust to the changing environment
(d) they have accumulated more mutations
(e) None of these

12. Milk is unique in its nutritive value. However, it is a poor source of–
(a) calcium
(b) iron
(c) copper
 (d) sodium
(e) None of these

13. Who among the following was not associated with the foundation of the All India Trade Union Congress ?
(a) N. M. Joshi
(b) Lajpat Rai
(c) V. V. Giri
(d) Joseph Baptista
(e) None of these

14. Which one among the following is not a constitutional body in India?
(a) Comptroller and Auditor-General
(b) National Commissioner of Linguistic Minorities
(c) National Commission for Scheduled Castes
(d) National Human Rights Commission
(e) None of these

15. Light-emitting diode (LED) converts–
(a) light energy into electrical energy
(b) electrical energy into light energy
(c) thermal energy into light energy
(d) mechanical energy into electrical energy
(e) None of these

16. The Celsius temperature is a/an–
(a) relative temperature
(b) absolute temperature
(c) specific temperature
(d) approximate temperature
(e) None of these

17. The gas used in a refrigerator is–
(a) cooled down on flowing
(b) heated up on flowing
(c) cooled down when compressed
(d) cooled down when expanded
(e) None of these

18. Which one among the following Indian rivers originates in Maharashtra and flows through Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh to meet the Bay of Bengal in Andhra coast ?
(a) Mahanadi 
(b) Cauvery
(c) Krishna  
(d) Godavari
(e) None of these




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