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Current Affairs Quiz , 09 Nov 2019

1) Tiger Triump is the first tri-services amphibious exercise between India and a) US b) Russia c) France d) China Answer: a • It is a first tri- services amphibious exercise between India and the US, conducted in Visakhapatnam and Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh. 2) Kalapani, recently in news, is located in a) Andaman & Nicobar […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 08 Nov 2019

1) While inviting parties/alliances to form a government, Governor should first welcome a) A pre-poll alliance of parties. b) Invite the single largest party which stakes a claim to form government. c) Invite a post-poll alliance of parties, with all the partner in the coalition joining the government. d) Invite a post-poll alliance of parties, […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 07 Nov 2019

1) South Asia Co-operative Environment Programme (SACEP) was established in the year of a) 1982 b) 1999 c) 2005 d) 2000 Answer: a • The South Asia Co-operative Environment Programme (SACEP) was established in 1982 by the South Asian governments. The member nations of SACEP are Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Bhutan, Pakistan & […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 06 Nov 2019

1) Aadi Mahotsav, a 15-day national tribal festival is organised in a) Mumbai b) Ranchi c) New Delhi d) None of the above Answer: c • Aadi Mahotsav, a 15-day national tribal festival is organised in New Delhi 2) Danakil Depression, recently seen in news, is found in a) Ethiopia b) Norway c) Australia d) […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 05 Nov 2019

1) Dhanush Regiment, recently seen in new, are a) Assault Rifles b) Howitzers c) Artillery guns d) None of the above Answer: a • It is an indigenously developed gun and upgraded version of the Swedish Bofors gun procured by India 2) Green Urban Mobility to reform bus sector in Tamil Nadu is signed between […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 04 Nov 2019

1) Conference of Parties (COP 25) of United Nations Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) will be hosted by a) Chile b) Poland c) Germany d) Spain Answer: d • But due to domestic social unrest faced by the Chile government, it announced its withdrawal from hosting the event. Spain has offered to host the event, […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 02 Nov 2019

1) Which among the following UNESCO Creative Cities and creative fields are incorrectly matched? a) Varanasi: Music b) Hyderabad: Gastronomy c) Mumbai: Film d) None of the above Answer: d • All are correctly matched. 2) Mekedatu Reservoir project envisages building a balancing reservoir in a) Godavari b) Krishna c) Cauvery d) None of the […]

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Current Affairs Quiz , 01 Nov 2019

1) Gottiprolu excavation at Andhra Pradesh is on the banks of the river a) Swarnamukhi b) Penna c) Thungabhadhra d) None of the above Answer: a • Gottiprolu lies on the right bank of a distributary of river Swarnamukhi. 2) Rashtriya Ekta Diwas was observed on 31st October across the nation. It marks the occasion […]

KAS Notification at a glance

Finally, the long awaited KAS (Kerala Administrative Service) has been notified. Let us see the important details: Last date of application – 4/12/2019 Exam date – Feb 2020 Age – There are three categories of candidates who can apply for the exam and each category has different age limits Stream 1   Stream 2   […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 31 Oct 2019

1) Which among the following statements not one of the Neglected Tropical Diseases? a) Trachoma b) Lymphatic Filariasis c) Dengue d) None of the above Answer: d • All of the above are Neglected Tropical Diseases. 2) Space scientists have discovered a new celestial body using Very Large Telescope in Chile. It is called a) […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 30 Oct 2019

1) International Animation Day is observed on 1. It is a programme managed by the CSIR for a free mapping of whole genomes of a person. 2. The objective is to test if it’s possible to reliably scan several genomes and advise people on health risks that are manifest in their gene. Choose the correct […]

Current Affairs Quiz , August 2019 PDF

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Current Affairs Quiz , 29 Oct 2019

1) Zozo Championship 2019 will be held in Japan. It is a tournament for a) Table tennis b) Squash c) Golf d) None of the above Answer: c • Zozo Championship 2019 is a professional golf tournament in Inzai, Japan. It was co-sanctioned by the Japan Golf Tour and the PGA Tour. 2) Which among […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 28 Oct 2019

1) Which among the following states/UTs is scheduled to run completely on renewable energy? a) Ladakh b) Sikkim c) Puducherry d) None of the above Answer: a • Centre plans to run Ladakh completely on renewable energy. 2) 19th IORA Council of Ministers meeting will be held in a) Abu Dhabi b) Dhaka c) New […]

What’s New in SSC CGL 2019 notification?

Important Dates of SSC CGL 2019 Last date of online application – 25/11/2019 (5 p.m.) Date of Tier – I Exam – 02/03/2020 to 11/03/2020 Date of Tier – II and Tier – III Exam – 22/06/2020 to 25/06/2020 SSC CGL Exam is conducted for recruitment to 34 posts in central government. Out of these, […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 26 Oct 2019

1) The theme of the Vigilance Awareness Week to be observed from 28th October to 2nd November 2019 is a) Transparency in Public Procurement b) Integrity – A way of life c) Eradicate Corruption -Build a new India d) None of the above Answer: b • Theme of the Vigilance Awareness Week: “Integrity- A way […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 25 Oct 2019

1) Which among the following is the world’s highest peace pagoda? a) Vishwa Shanti Stupa b) Global Vipassana c) Deekshabhoomi Stupa d) Buddha Smriti Answer: a • Vishwa Shanti Stupa (World peace pagoda), constructed atop the Ratnagiri Hill, is the world’s highest peace pagoda. 2) Adjusted Gross Revenue (AGR), recently seen in news, is the […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 23 Oct 2019

1) Which among the following is known as the world’s loudest bird? a) White bellbird b) Common loon c) Goldfinch. d) None of the above Answer: a • Bellbirds have the loudest bird calls yet documented in the world, according to a study which found that their mating songs pack more decibels than any other […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 22 Oct 2019

1) Taanaji Malusare is popularly remembered for the a) Battle of Singhagad b) Battle of Buxar c) Battle of Panipat d) None of the above Answer: a • Taanaji Malusare is popularly remembered for the Battle of Singhagad 2) National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) is an initiative of a) Reserve Bank of India (RBI) […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 21 Oct 2019

1) Who was designated as the supreme advisor of the Azad Hind government? a) SC Bose b) Rash Behari Bose c) S A Ayer d) None of the above Answer: b • Rash Behari Bose was designated as the supreme advisor of the government. 2) Thylacine, believed to have gone extinct over 80 years ago, […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 19 Oct 2019

1) Where was the Asia Health-2019 Conference held? a) Delhi b) Mumbai c) Kolkata d) None of the above Answer: a • Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) is organizing the first edition of ASIA HEALTH 2019 from 16 October to 19 October 2019 in New Delhi..\ 2) Which among the following is an adulterant commonly […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 18 Oct 2019

1) Mount Paektu is a volcanic mountain situated at the border between. a) North Korea and China b) North Korea and South Korea c) North Korea and Russia d) None of the above Answer: a • Mount Paektu is a volcanic mountain situated at the border between North Korea and China. 2) Mitra Mela, an […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 17 Oct 2019

1) World Maths Day is celebrated on a) October 17 b) October 15 c) December 15 d) None of the above Answer: b • World Maths Day is celebrated on 15 October every year. The Day aims to encourage students globally to take part in competitive math-themed games. 2) Recently released State of the World’s […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 16 Oct 2019

1) In 2019 Global Hunger Index, India was ranked at a) 102 b) 103 c) 55 d) 64 Answer: a • India ranked 102 on the index well below Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. 2) Kurdish ethnic group cannot be found in a) Syria b) Iran c) Iraq d) None of the above Answer: d • […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 15 Oct 2019

1) LOTUS-HR aims to demonstrate water management approach that will produce clean water for reuse purposes. It is a joint program by India a) Netherlands b) Japan c) China d) None of the above Answer: a • It is a joint program by India and Netherlands. 2) Indian, British astronomers have recently discovered new details […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 14 Oct 2019

1) C40 World Mayors Summit, 2019 was held in a) Copenhagen b) Paris c) Warsaw d) None of the above Answer: a • It is an event that occurs once every three years and 2019 summit was in Copenhagen. 2) Operation Peace Spring is a military operation launched by a) Turkey on Syria b) US […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 12 Oct 2019

1) Recently announced POSHAN atlas is developed by Ministry of Women and Child Development (WCD) in association a) Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation b) Deendayal Research Institute c) Both (a) and (b) d) Neither (a) nor (b) Answer: c • POSHAN atlas is developed by Ministry of Women and Child Development (WCD) in association with […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 10 Oct 2019

1) Mahatma Gandhi National Fellowship Programme is a fellowship programme to boost skill development. It is launched in partnership with a) IIM Bangalore b) IIM Kozhikode c) PMKVY d) None of the above Answer: a • Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship launches Mahatma Gandhi National Fellowship Programme with IIM Bangalore. 2) Gagan Enabled Mariner’s […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 09 Oct 2019

1) Satnamis were a militant sect of Hindu worshippers. In 1962, they rebelled against a) British Empire b) Mughal Empire c) Both (a) and (b) d) Neither (a) nor (b) Answer: b • In 1962, they rebelled against the mighty Mughal Empire. 2) Which of the following countries shared bank account details with the Indian […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 07 Oct 2019

1) Public Finance Management System (PFMS) portal launched by the government is used for DBT payments under MGNREGA and other notified schemes. It is implemented by a) Controller General of Accounts b) Ministry of Financial Affairs c) Reserve Bank of India d) None of the above Answer: a • It is implemented by the Controller […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 05 Oct 2019

1) Monetary Policy Committee is a six-member committee constituted by a) Central Government b) President c) Parliament d) None of the above Answer: a • The MPC determines the policy interest rate required to achieve the inflation target. RBI can deviate from the bi-monthly nature of monetary policy. • MPC is a six-member committee constituted […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 04 Oct 2019

1) World Economic Forum’s 33rd edition of the India Economic Summit is going to be organised in a) New Delhi b) Mumbai c) Paris d) Vienna Answer: a • It is jointly organised by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry and industry body CII with a theme ‘Innovating for India: Strengthening South Asia, Impacting the […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 02 Oct 2019

1) International Day of Non-Violence observed on a) October 2 b) October 6 c) September 30 d) None of the above Answer: a • International Day of Non-Violence is observed on 2 October. The day is observed on the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi. The day aims to disseminate the message of non-violence, including through education […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 01 Oct 2019

1) A minor planet between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter has been named Pandit Jasraj. He is famous in the field of a) Literature b) Music c) Sports d) None of the above Answer: b • A minor planet between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter has been named after the legendary vocalist Pandit […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 30 Sep 2019

1) As per the Constitution of India, number of judges of the Supreme Court including Chief Justice will be a) 11 b) 29 c) 30 d) 34 Answer: d • Recently, parliament had increased the number of judges from 31 to 34 2) The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is the UN body for […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 28 Sep 2019

1) SAFF U-18 Championship, 2019 was held at a) India b) Bhutan c) Nepal d) None of the above Answer: c • The SAFF U−18 Championship is a football championship for male footballers under the age of 18 and is organized by the South Asian Football Federation (SAFF). The championship is being held in Nepal. […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 27 Sep 2019

1) Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize is awarded in the field of a) Literature b) Science and Technology c) Social Work d) None of the above Answer: b • President of India Ram Nath Kovind, presented Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prizes 2019, for outstanding contributions in science and technology. 2) Network for space object Tracking and Analysis, […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 26 Sep 2019

1) A team of researchers from the National Zoological Survey and Delhi University has found a new species of frog in the Namdapha tiger reserve. Where is it located? a) Arunachal Pradesh b) Assam c) Uttarakhand d) None of the above Answer: c • A team of researchers from the National Zoological Survey and Delhi […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 25 Sep 2019

1) National Service Scheme is a Central- Sector scheme aimed to develop healthy contacts between the students and teachers. It is conducted by a) Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports b) Ministry of Human Resource Development c) Ministry of Defence d) Ministry of Home Affairs Answer: a • It is conducted by the Ministry of […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 24 Sep 2019

1) Which among the following is the highest advisory body to advise the Central and State Governments in the field of education? a) Central Advisory Board of Education b) NCERT c) UGC d) None of the above Answer: a • CABE is the highest advisory body to advise the Central and State Governments in the […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 23 Sep 2019

1) Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is a component of a) Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) b) SANKALP (Skills Acquisition and Knowledge Awareness for Livelihood Promotion) c) UDAAN d) None of the above Answer: a • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) can help them get assessed and certified on their current competencies as per […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 21 Sep 2019

1) Which among the following statements about the Sangam age is correct? a) Tamil Brahmi script originated in the 6th century BC b) Agrarian society that reared cattle c) High standard of living d) All of the above Answer: d • Carbon samples collected from Keezhadi, the Sangam-era site, have been found to belong to […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 20 Sep 2019

1) Google collaborated with which of the following companies to provide free and high-speed Wi-Fi at public locations across India? a) TATA b) Idea c) BSNL d) None of the above Answer: c • A year after Google declared that it has enabled free high-speed public Wi-Fi at 400 railway stations in India, the company […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 19 Sep 2019

1) The 12th Century AD Bronze image of Buddha seated in the Bhumipasara mudra was amongst the 19 bronze statues stolen from the Archaeological Survey of India’s (ASI) Nalanda site museum in August 1961. Recently, it was returned to India by a) Sri Lanka b) China c) Israel d) None of the above Answer: d […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 18 Sep 2019

1) Recently constituted National Recruitment Agency (NRA) will conduct examinations for a) Engineering Colleges b) Medical Colleges c) Bank Exams d) None of the above Answer: c • It aims to streamline recruitment of some posts in the government along with various equivalent recruitment in public sector banks 2) Regulation of Foreign Funding directly comes […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 17 Sep 2019

1) ‘NIRVIK’ scheme is launched by a) Export Credit Guarantee Corporation of India b) EXIM Bank c) Niti Aayog d) None of the above Answer: a • Export Credit Guarantee Corporation of India (ECGC) has introduced ‘NIRVIK’ scheme to ease the lending process and enhance loan availability for exporters. 2) Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) which […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 16 Sep 2019

1) Collegium system in Indian judiciary doesn’t have the power to a) Appointments b) Recommendations c) Transfers d) None of the above Answer: a • Both the statements are correct 2) Central Adverse List is associated with a) Names of foreign nationals involved in anti-India activities b) Prisoners of war in the enemy hands c) […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 14 Sep 2019

1) Jan Soochna Portal is the first-ever public information portal launched in India. It is launched in the state of a) Rajasthan b) Meghalaya c) Kerala d) None of the above Answer: a • It is launched in Rajasthan 2) Bamboonomics is associated with a) Desertification b) Monetary policy c) Forest Fire d) None of […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 13 Sep 2019

1) India joined the world Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Research and Development. Where is the hub located? a) France b) UK c) Germany d) US Answer: c • The operations of the hub are supported through a Secretariat, which is established in Berlin, Germany. It is currently financed through grants from the German Federal Ministry of […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 11 Sep 2019

1) Scientists from the Botanical Survey of India (BSI) have discovered two new species of Zingiber, commonly referred to as ginger, from a) Nagaland b) Madhya Pradesh c) Kerala d) Telangana Answer: a • Scientists from the Botanical Survey of India (BSI) have discovered two new species of Zingiber, commonly referred to as ginger, from […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 10 Sep 2019

1) H5N1 virus is widely known among us as a) Swine Flu b) Bird Flu c) Ebola d) None of the above Answer: b • It is avian influenza or bird flu. 2) Krishna river doesn’t flow through a) Maharashtra b) Karnataka c) Telangana d) None of the above Answer: d • The Krishna is […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 07 Sep 2019

1) Indian army will participate in a multilateral exercise “TSENTR 2019” which is to be held in a) Russia b) India c) Thailand d) China Answer: a • The exercise, to be held for two weeks, from September 9-23, is named TSENTR 2019. It is “part of the annual series of large-scale exercises that form […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 06 Sep 2019

1) 74th session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA 74) will be held in a) US b) UK c) India d) None of the above Answer: a • The General Assembly is one of the six main organs of the United Nations. It is the main deliberative, policymaking and representative organ of the UN. 2) […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 05 Sep 2019

1) Cities which are in top 100 list of Global Liveability Index 2019 are a) New Delhi b) Mumbai c) Both (a) and (b) d) Neither (a) nor (b) Answer: d • New Delhi: rank 118th & Mumbai: rank 119th. • The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) has released the Global Liveability Index 2019 which ranks […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 04 Sep 2019

1) Swachh Iconic Places (SIP) for 2019 is selected from the state of a) Kerala b) Tamil Nadu c) Jammu and Kashmir d) None of the above Answer: c • It is an initiative of Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation under Swachh Bharat Mission • Mata Vaishno Devi shrine atop the Trikuta hills in […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 02 Sep 2019

1) Ministry of Electronics and IT (MeitY) for rolling out ‘Build for Digital India’ programme in partnership with a) Google b) Microsoft c) Tesla d) None of the above Answer: a • Tech giant Google on Saturday said it has signed a statement of intent with the Ministry of Electronics and IT (MeitY) for rolling […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 31 Aug 2019

1) Which of the following airline has announced the ban of single-use plastic aboard its flights? a) Air India b) Indigo c) Vistara d) None of the above Answer: a • Air India, India’s national airline, will ban the usage of single-use plastic aboard its flights from October 2, 2019. In the first phase, the […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 30 Aug 2019

1) Fit India Movement is conducted on the birth anniversary of hockey legend Major Dhyan Chand. When is it celebrated? a) 29th August b) 30th August c) 31st August d) None of the above Answer: a • Envisioned by the Prime Minister, the nation-wide Fit India Movement aims to motivate every Indian to incorporate simple, […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 29 Aug 2019

1) Arrange the following from East to West 1. Hong Kong 2. Taipei 3. Pyongyang Choose the correct answer using the codes given below a) 3 – 2 – 1 b) 1 – 2 – 3 c) 3 – 1 – 2 d) 1 – 3 – 3 Answer: a • 2) Which is the […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 28 Aug 2019

1) National Centre for Avian Ecotoxicology was inaugurated recently in a) Coimbatore b) New Delhi c) Kolkata d) Mangalore Answer: a • A National Centre for Avian Ecotoxicology was inaugurated at Salim Ali Centre for Ornithology and Natural Sciences (SACON), Coimbatore 2) Project SURE (Sustainable Resolution) aims to set a sustainable pathway for a) Cement […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 27 Aug 2019

1) Mitra is an impact-based crater named after noted Indian physicist Sisir Kumar Mitra. It is located in a) Moon b) Venus c) Titan d) Venus Answer: a • On 23 August, Chandrayaan-2 captured images of various craters on the moon while passing over its north polar region. Of the various craters, it spotted one […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 26 Aug 2019

1) WorldSkills Competition, 2019 is held at a) New Delhi, India b) Kazan, Russia c) Shanghai, China d) None of the above Answer: b • WorldSkills Competition of 2019 is held in Kazan, Russia. • The event of the WorldSkills International is organised every two years. 2) Which among the following countries are not a […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 24 Aug 2019

1) Which is the first country to approve open cultivation of genetically modified (GM) Bt cowpea? a) India b) China c) US d) Nigeria Answer: d • Nigeria has become the first country to approve open cultivation of genetically modified (GM) Bt cowpea, according to a report by the International Service for the Acquisition of […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 23 Aug 2019

1) Which among the following state launched an academic programme for young tribal students aspiring to be doctors and engineers known as Super 50? a) Bihar b) Odisha c) Maharashtra d) None of the above Answer: c • Maharashtra launched Super 50 for young tribal students aspiring to be doctors and engineers. 2) The government […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 22 Aug 2019

1) State rooftop solar attractiveness Index (SARAL), which evaluates Indian states based on their attractiveness for rooftop development is designed by a) Ministry of Forest, Environment and Climate Change b) Ministry of New and Renewable Energy c) Niti Aayog d) World Bank Answer: b • It is designed by the Ministry of New and Renewable […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 21 Aug 2019

1) On the successful completion of the mission Chandrayaan-2, India will become the __________ country to conduct a soft landing on the Moon’s south polar region. a) 1st b) 2nd c) 3rd d) 4th Answer: a • 1st to land on south pole and 4th to soft land 2) Which of the following are not […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 20 Aug 2019

1) Parker Solar Probe is a NASA’s robotic spacecraft for making observations on a) Corona b) Photosphere c) Chromosphere d) None of the above Answer: c • The mission’s central aim is to trace how energy and heat move through the Sun’s corona and to study the source of the solar wind’s acceleration. 2) ‘Beresheet’ […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 19 Aug 2019

1) Tribal Affairs Ministry and Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation of India (TRIFED) are jointly organizing a 9- Day Aadi Mahotsav (National Tribal Festival). It is celebrated in a) Jammu and Kashmir b) West Bengal c) Kerala d) Tamil Nadu Answer: a • Tribal Affairs Ministry and Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation of India (TRIFED) […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 17 Aug 2019

1) Who is considered as the founder of the Vedānta system of philosophy? a) Badarayana b) Ramanujacharya c) Madavacharya d) None of the above Answer: a • Badarayana is regarded as having written the basic text of the Vedanta system, the Brahma sutra. • He is thus considered the founder of the Vedanta system of […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 16 Aug 2019

1) According to Forest Specialist Index, decline in the number of forest wildlife populations since 1970 is more than a) 50% b) 65% c) 78% d) 91% Answer: a • There has been a 53 per cent decline in the number of forest wildlife populations since 1970, according to the first-ever global assessment of forest […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 14 Aug 2019

1) Which among the above statements are advantages of stubble burning? a) It quickly clears the field. b) It kills weeds, including those resistant to herbicide. c) It kills slugs and other pests. d) All of the above Answer: d • The awards are given by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports • All […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 13 Aug 2019

1) National Youth Awards, given by Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, is awarded to people aged between a) 15 to 29 years b) 15 to 59 years c) 18 to 29 years d) 18 to 59 years Answer: a • The awards are given by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports • The […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 10 Aug 2019

1) Gogabeel is an ox-bow lake formed from the flow of the rivers Mahananda and Kankhar in the north and the Ganga in the south and east. Where is it located? a) Bihar b) Madhya Pradesh c) Maharashtra d) Odisha Answer: a • Gogabeel, an ox-bow lake in Bihar’s Katihar district, has been declared as […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 09 Aug 2019

1) Mahatma Gandhi passed a resolution of Quit India Movement in INC’s a) Surat Session b) Madras Session c) Bombay Session d) None of the above Answer: c • On 8 August, 1942 at the Bombay session of All India Congress led by Mahatma Gandhi passed a resolution of Quit India Movement. 2) Gowalia Tank […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 08 Aug 2019

1) Who will be awarded with Vir Chakra in 2019? a) Abhinandan Vardhman b) Suresh Tiwari c) Bipin Rawat d) None of the above Answer: a • Varthaman is likely to be awarded a Vir Chakra for his exploits and the five Mirage-2000 fighter aces who dropped bombs on the terror facility of the Jaish-e-Mohammed, […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 07 Aug 2019

1) Which is the highest peak in European Continent? a) Mount Elbrus b) Mount Blanc c) Mount Kazbek d) None of the above Answer: a • Mount Elbrus is a dormant volcano in the Caucasus Mountains in Southern Russia, near the border with Georgia. 2) A new data about ‘water stress’ was released by the […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 06 Aug 2019

1) Which institute has published a report titled ‘Economics of Desertification, Land Degradation and Drought in India’? a) IISc Bangalore b) TERI c) WWF d) None of the above Answer: b • The TERI report titled ‘Economics of Desertification, Land Degradation and Drought in India’ stated that while loss of productive land for forests, wetlands, […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 05 Aug 2019

1) Quick Reaction Surface-to-Air missiles (QRSAM) is developed to replace a) Prithvi b) Aakash c) Brahmos d) None of the above Answer: b • It is developed to replace the Aakash missile defence system. 2) Fit-and-proper criteria rolled out by the RBI is associated with a) NPA b) Fiscal deficit c) Monetary policy d) Appointments […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 03 Aug 2019

1) Controller General of Accounts (CGA) is a a) Constitutional body b) Executive body c) Statutory body d) None of the above Answer: d 1. It is not a constitutional body. It derives its mandate from Article 150 of the constitution. 2) Innocenti Declarations are associated with a) Hunger b) War crimes c) Breast feeding […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 02 Aug 2019

1) Draft National Education Policy, prepared by a committee headed by Kasturirangan recommends Right to Education Act till a) Class 5 b) Class 8 c) Class 10 d) Class 12 Answer: d . 2) Time Release Study is a tool to measure the actual time required for the release and/or clearance of goods, from the […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 01 Aug 2019

1) Mission Shakti, India’s anti-satellite (A-SAT) weapon programme was a joint implementation of a) AAI b) HAL c) DRDO d) None of the above Answer: c • Specialists from various scientific and technical organisations including DRDO, National Technical Research Organisation (NTRO) and the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) participated. 2) Which of the following is […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 31 Jul 2019

1) 1000-year-old ShawalaTeja Singh temple was opened for worship after 72 years. Where is it located? a) India b) Pakistan c) Myanmar d) Cambodia Answer: b • Pakistan has opened a 1,000-year-old Hindu temple in eastern city Sialkot for “worship” for the first time since partition on the demand of the local Hindu community, officials […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 30 Jul 2019

1) Central Waqf Council (CWC) is a a) Statutory body b) Constitutional body c) Executive body d) None of the above Answer: a • Central Wakf Council is a statutory body established in 1964 by the Government of India under Wakf Act, 1954 (now a sub section the Wakf Act, 1995). 2) GI tag for […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 29 Jul 2019

1) Which of the following is not anEbola strain? a) Bombali b) Sudan c) Reston d) None of the above Answer: a • Bombali is a novel virus in bats in Sierra Leone named after a district in the north of the country where it was found. This was two years after the end of […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 27 Jul 2019

1) Mission 25 is an initiative to be achieved by 2025 under a) Poshan Abhiyaan b) Sagarmala Scheme c) Sarva Shiksha Abhiyaan d) None of the above Answer: a • The POSHAN Abhiyaan (National Nutrition Mission) is a flagship programme of the Ministry of Women and Child Development (MWCD). • Mission 25 is an initiative […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 26 Jul 2019

1) What is the theme of Global Innovation Index 2019. a) Creating Healthy Lives — The Future of Medical Innovation b) Innovation Feeding the World c) Energizing the World with Innovation d) None of the above Answer: a • India’s rank has been improved as it has reached at 52nd position in 2019 from 57th […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 25 Jul 2019

1) Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced the creation of a museum in memory of all the former Prime Ministers. Where is it located? a) Mumbai b) Delhi c) Ahmedabad d) None of the above Answer: b • Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday announced that a grand museum dedicated to all the former prime […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 24 Jul 2018

1) Which of the following are features of Micro ATMs? a) Card-swipe facility b) Fingerprint reader c) Both (a) and (b) d) Neither (a) nor (b) Answer: c • Micro ATMs resemble refashioned POS machines, offering both a card-swipe facility and a fingerprint reader. • They can be used to deposit and withdraw cash and […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 23 Jul 2018

1) National Broadcasting day is observed every year on a) July 23 b) June 23 c) May 23 d) August 23 Answer: a • July 23, is celebrated as the national broadcasting day every year as Indian Broadcasting company (IBC) organized radio broadcasting from Bombay station on this day in 1927. 2) Recently, government had […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 22 Jul 2018

1) 11th DefExpo India-2020 is scheduled to be conducted in the city of a) Delhi b) Chennai c) Lucknow d) None of the above Answer: c • The 11th biennial edition of DefExpo India- 2020 is scheduled to be held for the first time in Uttar Pradesh capital Lucknow. 2) Chandrayaan-1 and Mangalyaan were launched […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 20 Jul 2018

1) Which of the following is a carrier for Chandipura virus? a) Aedes Aegypti b) Phlebotomine sandfly c) female anopheles d) None of the above Answer: b • Named after the town in Maharashtra where the discovery was made and isolated, Chandipura virus is known to cause inflammation of the brain, progress rapidly from an […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 19 Jul 2019

1) 10th Jagran Film festival inaugurated the city of a) New Delhi b) Chennai c) Mumbai d) Gurugram Answer: a • Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar today inaugurated the 10th Jagran Film festival at Siri Fort Auditorium in New Delhi. 2) Ebola virus will be transmitted through a) wild animals to human b) […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 18 Jul 2019

1) Which among the following countries signed agreement with India to upgrade its railway lines? a) Sri Lanka b) Bangladesh c) Bhutan d) Nepal Answer: a • Sri Lanka has signed an agreement with India to upgrade tracks in a key railway segment connecting the north and south at a cost of $ 91.26 million. […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 17 Jul 2019

1) Who was recently appointed as the governor of Chhattisgarh? a) Anandiben Patel b) Balram Das Tandon c) Anusuiya Uikey d) Biswa Bushan Harichandan Answer: c • Chhattisgarh, Andhra Pradesh Get New Governors. The files of their appointment was cleared by President Ram Nath Kovind after which a formal order was issued by the Rashtrapati […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 16 Jul 2019

1) Who won gold in women’s 200m event at Kladno Memorial Athletics Meet? a) Hima Das b) V K Vismaya c) Saritaben Gayekwad d) None of the above Answer: a • Hima Das won the women’s 200m event for her third international gold medal in 11 days at the Kladno Memorial Athletics Meet at Kladno, […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 15 Jul 2019

1) “Kartarpur Corridor” project is built across the river a) Ravi b) Indus c) Chenab d) Jhelum Answer: a • Gurdwara Darbar Sahib, Kartarpur is located on the banks of the Ravi river in Pakistan 2) Which of the following events could be not due to El-Nino? a) Flooding in South America b) Drought in […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 13 Jul 2019

1) Chandrayaan-2 mission will be launched using a) GSLV Mk-III b) GSLV Mk-II c) PSLV d) None of the above Answer: a • It will be launched through GSLV Mk-III rocket. 2) Section 497 of IPC, recently seen in news, deals with a) Adultery b) Homosexuality c) Marital rape d) Domestic violence Answer: a • […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 12 Jul 2019

1) India-based Neutrino Observatory (INO) Project is funded by a) Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) b) Department of Science and Technology (DST) c) Both a and b d) Neither a nor b Answer: c • The Government of India has approved a project to build the India-based Neutrino Observatory (INO) at Pottipuram in the Theni […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 11 Jul 2018

1) Advanced Short Range Air-to-Air Missile (ASRAAM), recently seen in news belongs to Choose the correct answer using the codes given below a) USA b) UK c) India d) China Answer: b • The Advanced Short Range Air-to-Air Missile (ASRAAM) of European missile-maker MBDA has been approved for fitting on Jaguar jets and the IAF […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 10 Jul 2019

1) Which among the following is ranking first in global milk production? a) India b) China c) USA d) None of the above Answer: a • In the last three decades, world milk production has increased by more than 58 percent, from 522 million tonnes in 1987 to 828 million tonnes in 2017. India is […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 09 Jul 2019

1) Which of the following states do not have a district under Aspirational Districts Programme? a) Kerala b) Tamil Nadu c) Jammu & Kashmir d) None of the above Answer: d • All the states mentioned have at least a district under the scheme 2) “World Hunger Map” was released by a) World Health Organisation […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 08 Jul 2019

1) Mahesh’s Rath Yatra, recently seen in news is conducted in a) Assam b) Arunachal Pradesh c) West Bengal d) Delhi Answer: c • It is the 2nd biggest rathayatra in the world after Puri’s Rath Yatra. • Mahesh is a historical locality located in the State of West Bengal. 2) Which of the following […]

Kerala High Court Assistant Final Rank list published!

Kerala High Court Assistant Exam (Recruitment No. 5/2018) final result has been published. The candidates suitable for the post was selected after a three-level exam- an objective exam, a descriptive paper and interview. The main list consists of a total of 536 students . Further, supplementary lists also follow. The highest mark in the objective […]

Result of Phase-I Exam FCI Category-III declared!

Result of Phase-I Exam in respect of Advertisement No. 01/2019-FCI Category-III has been declared. The recruitment drive was for 4103 JE, Steno and Assistant Posts. The results are published zone-wise. For further details refer to the official website http://fci.gov.in/ Get the result for South Zone here in pdf format PDF_RESULT_S_ZONE Those who have cleared the […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 06 Jul 2019

1) Minimum investment per individual under Sovereign Gold Bonds scheme is a) 1 gram b) 8 grams c) 24 grams d) 500 grams Answer: a • Maximum investment is 500 grams 2) Losharik, recently seen in news is a a) Nuclear powered submarine of Russia b) Nuclear Ice breaker of China c) Russian floating nuclear […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 05 Jul 2019

1) Minimum Support Price (MSP) is recommended by a) Cabinet Committee of Economic Affairs b) Commission for Agricultural Costs and Prices (CACP) c) Ministry of Finance d) None of the above Answer: b • Cabinet Committee of Economic Affairs announces MSP for various crops at the beginning of each sowing season • It is based […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 04 Jul 2019

1) Which of the following scheme replaced ASIDE for creating infrastructure for growth of exports? a) Trade Infrastructure for Export Scheme (TIES) b) Merchandise Exports from India Scheme (MEIS) c) Service Exports from India Scheme (SEIS)1 only d) None of the above Answer: a • After delinking of the ASIDE Scheme in 2015, the State […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 03 Jul 2019

1) Which of the following convention of ILO is not ratified by India? a) Convention 138 b) Convention 182 c) Both of the above d) None of the above Answer: d • The Minimum Age Convention (138): requires the party States to pursue a national policy for abolition of child labour • Worst Forms of […]

‘Blue-sky’ thinking

The most significant document of our country’s growth trajectory, the Economic Survey, has been published. It sets out the tone for an ambitious $5tn economy. For an English enthusiast, how important is the Economy Survey! Not every Economic Survey, but this survey definitely captures the imagination of a language learner with its usage ‘Blue-sky’ vision. […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 02 Jul 2019

1) World Youth Conference on kindness was held in a) New Delhi b) Pune c) Chennai d) Kolkata Answer: a • O P Jindal Global University (JGU) and Delhi-based UNESCO MGIEP (Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development) will jointly organise the first World Youth Conference on kindness from August 20-23 to […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 01 Jul 2019

1) Which of the following is a mission aimed at Titan, moon of Saturn? a) Dragon Fly b) New Horizons c) Juno d) None of the above Answer: a • NASA announced the selection of Dragonfly as the New Frontiers mission #4 for a launch in 2026. 2) National Statistics Day is celebrated in the […]

Error Correction

The recently conducted 2019 UPSC Economic Service Exam had some interesting error correction questions which are very useful for any other competitive exam like SSC CGL, SSC CHSL, SSC MTS, Bank and Kerala PSC exams. Almost all these error correction questions are based on the inevitable grammatical rules of English which any student of competitive […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 29 Jun 2019

1) Gaganyaan Project will circle Earth in a) Low Earth orbit b) Geosynchronous orbit (GSO) c) High Earth orbit d) None of the above Answer: a • Gaganyaan project is approved by Government of India and is operating under a newly formed Centre, Human Space Flight Centre (HSFC). • It is India’s first Human Space […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 28 Jun 2019

1) International MSME Day is celebrated on: a) June 27 b) July 20 c) June 21 d) None of the above Answer: a • Micro, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (MSMEs) Day is celebrated each year on 27 June. MSME Day 2018 will be dedicated to youth and will cover topics such as youth entrepreneurship and […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 27 Jun 2019

1) Black Forest cup is associated with which of the following sports? a) Boxing b) Wrestling c) Swimming d) None of the above Answer: a • India’s junior women pugilists clinched seven medals, including five gold, while the team was adjudged the best of the tournament in the Black Forest Cup in Villingen, Schwenningen, Germany. […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 26 Jun 2019

1) India is ranked ________ in the world in terms of honey production. a) 1st b) 2nd c) 6th d) 8th Answer: d • The BDC report said beekeeping can be an important contributor in achieving the 2022 target of doubling farmer incomes. • As per Food and Agricultural Organisation database, India ranked eighth in […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 25 Jun 2019

1) “Healthy States, Progressive India” report is released by a) Departments of Health and Family Welfare b) Niti Aayog c) World Health Organisation d) None of the above Answer: b • NITI Aayog released the Second Edition of “Healthy States, Progressive India” today. The report ranks states and Union territories innovatively on their year-on-year incremental […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 24 Jun 2019

1) How much is India’s total forest cover according to the latest report on India State of Forest? a) 25% b) 33% c) 50% d) 10% Answer: a • According to a latest report, over 24.39% of the country’s geographical area now constitutes of green cover. He said 125 crore trees would be planted along […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 22 Jun 2019

1) National Anti-Profiteering Authority (NAA) is a a) constitutional body b) statutory body c) executive body d) None of the above Answer: b • It is a statutory body constituted under Section 171 of the Central Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017. 2) E-2020 initiative is associated with elimination of a) Malaria b) AIDS c) […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 21 Jun 2019

1) International Yoga day is celebrated on a) June 21 b) July 21 c) May 20 d) June 20 Answer: a • 4th International Yoga Day 2018: The International Yoga Day is celebrated every year on June 21. This year, the theme is ‘Yoga for peace’. The first Yoda Day was observed worldwide on June […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 20 Jun 2019

1) Who among the following is not a member of Financial Stability and Development Council (FSDC)? a) RBI Governor b) IRDAI chief c) IBBI chairman d) None of the above Answer: d • Financial sector regulators, including RBI Governor, Sebi Chairman, and IRDAI chief, and top finance ministry officials were present in the meeting of […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 19 Jun 2019

1) The World Population Prospects 2019 was recently released by a) WHO b) World Bank c) United Nations d) Population Connection Answer: c • India is projected to surpass China as the world’s most populous country in the next eight years. • As per a United Nations report, India is expected to add nearly 273 […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 18 Jun 2019

1) The “Dirty List” is a registry of employers that have been found by the government to have engaged in slave labour in a) USA b) India c) Saudi Arabia d) Brazil Answer: d • Brazil’s “dirty list” of employers that have engaged in slave labour is considered one the country’s best tools in its […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 17 Jun 2019

1) The world’s highest operating weather station at Mount Everest is located in the a) Death Zone b) Balcony area c) South Col d) Everest Base Camp Answer: a • Climate scientists have created a history by installing world’s highest operating weather station at Mount Everest’s Death Zone, including five other automated stations on other […]

Kerala PSC University Assistant Exam 2019 Question paper

………………………% of 21.6 is 64.8 a. 33 1/3 b. 66 2/3 c. 300 d. 200 2. (2.27)³ + 3 × (1.23)² × (2.27) + 3 × (2.27)² × (1.23) + (1.23)³ /(2.27 +1.23)=? a. 12.25 b. 3.5 c. 42.875 d. 15.625 3. The L.C.M of squares of two numbers is 12544 and the H.C.F. of […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 15 Jun 2019

1) Kimberley Process is an international certification scheme that regulates trade in a) Oil b) Diamonds c) Shale gas d) Endangered animals Answer: b • The Intersessional meeting of Kimberley Process (KP) is being hosted by India from 17th to 21st June, 2019 in Mumbai. • India is one of the founder members of Kimberley […]

Answer Key of University Assistant Exam conducted on 15 June 2019

Category Number 215/2018 Question Booklet B 300 (c) 12.25 (a) 16 (b) 10:11 (b) 24 (a) 4 seconds (d) 1/8 cu.m (c) A 10 degree (a) 2.25% Loss (d) 5 km (c) C.1331 (c) 45 (c) South –West (d) P (d) Monday (c) Physiology (b) Son (b) C.65 (c) B.4 (b) MTLDQZK (a) D.2.75 Kg […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 14 Jun 2019

1) The Global Peace Index 2019 was recently released by a) World Bank b) Institute for Economics & Peace c) Walk Free Foundation d) UNHCR Answer: b • India’s rank has slipped five places to 141 among 163 countries on the Global Peace Index 2019, while Iceland remains the most peaceful country and Afghanistan the […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 13 Jun 2019

1) Which among the following belongs to orthodox Indian schools of philosophy? a) Ajivikas b) Charvaka c) Buddhism d) None of the above Answer: d • Ajivika is one of the heterodox schools of philosophy like Buddhism and Jainism. • The Ajivikas’ central belief was that absolutely everything is predetermined by fate, or niyati, and […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 12 Jun 2019

1) Where is the Defence Space Agency (DSA) being set up? a) Hyderabad b) Bangalore c) New Delhi d) Andaman and Nicobar Answer: b • With the aim of enhancing the capabilities of the armed forces to fight wars in space, the government has approved the setting up of a new agency which will develop […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 11 Jun 2019

1) India’s first dinosaur museum park was recently inaugurated in a) Gujarat b) Maharashtra c) Sikkim d) Chhattisgarh Answer: a • A new dinosaur museum and fossil park, located in Gujarat’s Mahisagar district, was inaugurated by Chief Minister Vijay Rupani. • A government release claimed the museum and park, situated in Raiyoli village in Balanisor […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 10 Jun 2019

1) The Chaukhandi Stupa was built to mark the site where Lord Buddha and his first disciples met traveling from Bodh Gaya to Sarnath. Where is it located? a) Uttar Pradesh b) Maharashtra c) Madhya Pradesh d) Gujarat Answer: a • When it comes to the places to visit in Sarnath, there are some amazing […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 08 Jun 2019

1) Which among the following committee is associated with Food Corporation of India (FCI) reforms? a) Raveendra Dolakiya b) Shanta Kumar c) Kokate Committee d) Justice Rohini Committee Answer: b • Shanta Kumar Committee recommendations o Reduce the number of beneficiaries under the Food Security Act o Allow private players to procure and store food […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 07 Jun 2019

1) Which among the following committee is associated with Fixed Dose Combinations (FDCs)? a) Raveendra Dolakiya b) Shanta Kumar c) Kokate Committee d) Justice Rohini Committee Answer: c • The Kokate Committee discussed a total of 418 FDCs “in detail” in consultation with subject experts of relevant therapeutic areas, examined “all” the data submitted by […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 06 Jun 2019

1) Which among the following state has launched India’s first trading programme to combat particulate air pollution – the emission trading scheme (ETS)? a) Kerala b) Maharashtra c) Rajasthan d) Gujarat Answer: d • Gujarat launched India’s first trading programme to combat particulate air pollution on World Environment Day 2019, which has air pollution as […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 04 Jun 2019

1) Which of the following wetlands is not protected under Ramsar Convention? a) Kolleru b) Point Calimere c) Harike d) Majuli Answer: d • Under Ramsar Convention, it is mandatory on the part of the Government of India to protect and conserve all the wetlands specified in list under the convention. • Majuli is a […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 03 Jun 2019

1) Bhuvan Portal is an initiative of a) NIA b) ISRO c) NIC d) None of the above Answer: b • ISRO’s Geo-portal, Bhuvan is providing visualisation services and Earth observation data to users in public domain. 2) National Statistical Office comes under the a) Ministry of Corporate Affairs b) Ministry of Finance c) Ministry […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 01 Jun 2019

1) S­400 Triumf missile is been in news recently. From which country will India purchase this technology? a) Russia b) Israel c) USA d) France Answer: a • India had committed last October to purchasing a Russian S-400 Triumf long-range missile defence shield for about $5 billion. The deal has run the risk of attracting […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 31 May 2019

1) Special theme for the UN- Habitat Assembly for 2018 is: a) Innovation for Better Quality of Life in Cities and Communities b) Real People, True Stories c) Women and housing development d) None of the above Answer: a • India has been elected to the Executive Board of the first UN-Habitat Assembly. • The […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 30 May 2019

1) Malaria is transmitted by a) Anopheles b) Culex c) Aedes Aegypti d) Sand Fly Answer: a • Malaria is a parasitic disease transmitted through the bite of female Anopheles mosquitoes. • World Health Organization (WHO) declared Argentina and Algeria ‘malaria-free’ in 2019 2) It is legal to hunt African Elephants under Appendix I of […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 29 May 2019

1) Which of the following states have announced to launch India’s first blockchain district? a) Kerala b) Telangana c) Maharashtra d) Odisha Answer: b • Telangana to have India’s first blockchain district; woos firms with incentives • The state government has conceptualised the country’s first ‘Blockchain District’, which will be a physical area within Hyderabad, […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 28 May 2019

1) With reference to India’s freedom struggle, Abhinav Bharat Society was founded by a) Sardar Patel b) S C Bose c) V D Savarkar d) Bhagat Singh Answer: c • Veer Savarkar is also known as Vinayak Damodar Savarkar. Veer Savarkar was a freedom fighter, politician, lawyer, writer, social reformer and formulator of the Hindutva […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 27 May 2019

1) Which of the following has planned to launch ‘GlobalCoin’ cryptocurrency in 2020? a) World Bank b) RBI c) United Nations d) Facebook Answer: d • Facebook plans to launch its cryptocurrency by the first quarter of next year • The currency, which is being referred to internally as “GlobalCoin,” will reportedly be available in […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 25 May 2019

1) The Shanghai Cooperation Organization is headquartered in a) Beijing b) Shanghai c) Johannesburg d) St Petersburg Answer: a • The Second Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Mass Media Forum is being held at Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan from 23-26 May, 2019. A Delegation from I&B Ministry comprising of Shri TVK Reddy, Addl. Director General and Shri Ankur […]

Current Affairs Quiz ,24 May 2019

1) Which of the following country/ies were recently certified malaria-free by WHO? a) Algeria b) India c) Argentina d) Both a and c Answer: d • Algeria and Argentina have been officially recognized by WHO as malaria-free. The certification is granted when a country proves that it has interrupted indigenous transmission of the disease for […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 23 May 2019

1) Which of the following countries has recently launched a permanent residency scheme called the “Gold Card” programme? a) USA b) France c) UAE d) Thailand Answer: c • The UAE’s recently-launched permanent residency scheme could be a game changer and provide a fillip to the real estate market by encouraging expatriates to invest in […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 22 May 2019

1) Who among the following recently won the Man Booker International Prize 2019? a) Christoph Ransmayr b) Wu Ming-Yi c) Gabriela Ybarra d) Jokha Alharthi Answer: d • Omani author Jokha Alharthi has become the first Arabic-language writer to win the prestigious Man Booker International Prize for Celestial Bodies, a novel that deals with family […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 21 May 2019

1) Which of the following is the first Indian state to tap into masala bond market? a) Kerala b) Maharashtra c) Gujarat d) Telangana Answer: a • Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan opened trading on the London Stock Exchange by ringing the iconic bell after the state-owned Kerala Infrastructure Investment Fund Board (KIIFB) debuted its […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 20 May 2019

1) Vayoshreshtha Samman- National Awards for Senior Citizens 2019 was instituted by a) Department of Social Justice and Empowerment b) NITI Aayog c) Infosys d) Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Answer: a • The Department of Social Justice and Empowerment as part of celebration of the International Day of Older Persons (IDOP) on 1st October […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 18 May 2019

1) Botswana is located in a) Asia b) Africa c) South America d) North America Answer: b • Third Round of Foreign Office Consultations between India and the Republic of Botswana was held today on 15th May, 2019 in New Delhi. • Botswana, a landlocked country in Southern Africa, has a landscape defined by the […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 17 May 2019

1) Privileged Iqama system, recently seen in news, is related to which country? a) Turkey b) Fiji c) Jamaica d) Saudi Arabia Answer: d • The Saudi government has approved for the first time a scheme that gives permanent residency to certain expatriates, allowing them to own real estate in the kingdom and reside with […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 16 May 2019

1) ‘Christchurch call to action’, a global initiative India has recently joined is related to a) Terrorism b) Climate change c) Plastic pollution d) Drug trafficking Answer: a • India has joined a major global initiative to combat terrorism and extremism online and secure the internet. • The initiative — ‘Christchurch call to action’ — […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 15 May 2019

1) Which of the following countries has initiated the world’s first ‘wellbeing’ budget to focus on poverty and mental health? a) Bhutan b) Japan c) New Zealand d) Canada Answer: c • Child poverty, domestic violence and mental health will be the priorities in New Zealand’s “wellbeing budget”, the finance minister has announced, with the […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 14 May 2019

1) The Strait of Hormuz separates which among the following countries? a) Iran and Oman b) Yemen and Djibouti c) Australia and New Zealand d) India and Sri Lanka Answer: a • The Strait of Hormuz, a vital shipping route linking Middle East oil producers to markets in Asia, Europe, North America and beyond, has […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 13 May 2019

1) Which of the following has become the second country in the world to declare a climate emergency? a) UK b) France c) Ireland d) Australia Answer: c • Ireland has become the second country in the world to declare a climate emergency. • The Dáil made the decision after an amendment to a parliamentary […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 11 May 2019

1) Which of the following countries has recently launched Global Health Security Strategy to prevent, detect and respond to threats from infectious diseases? a) India b) USA c) Japan d) France Answer: b • The US government has come up with a first of its kind strategy to prevent, detect and respond to threats from […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 10 May 2019

1) Which among the following recently flew the world’s first ‘zero waste’ flight? a) Qantas b) Emirates c) Singapore Airlines d) Etihad Answer: a • The first-ever commercial flight to produce “zero waste” has taken to the skies, as part of a new initiative from the Australian airline Qantas to cut single-use plastics that end […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 09 May 2019

1) The Grizzled Giant Squirrel, an endangered species listed under Schedule I of the Wildlife Protection Act, is commonly found in a) Western Himalayas b) Sundarbans c) Western Ghats d) Abor hills Answer: c • For the first time, researchers have sighted nests of the grizzled giant squirrel, an endangered species listed under Schedule I […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 08 May 2019

1) Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), from which the U.S recently withdrew, is related to a) Iran b) North Korea c) Russia d) Syria Answer: a • Iran is expected to announce plans to scale back compliance with a landmark nuclear deal on the anniversary of the United States’s decision to withdraw from the […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 07 Quiz 2019

1) The city of Metz, where the environment ministers of the G7 nation recently held a meeting, is located in a) USA b) France c) Singapore d) Ethiopia Answer: b • Environment ministers of the G7 nations met in France, a day ahead of the release of what is expected to be another alarming report […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 06 May 2019

1) Frontline missile destroyer of the Indian Navy ‘INS Ranjit’ is a) Kashin class b) Kamorta class c) Shishumar class d) Talwar class Answer: a • Frontline missile destroyer of the Indian Navy ‘INS Ranjit’ was decommissioned at the Naval Dockyard • INS Ranjit, the third of the five Kashin-class destroyers built by the erstwhile […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 04 May 2019

1) Sri Vedanta Desikan was a follower of a) Vaishnavism b) Shaivism c) Buddhism d) Jainism Answer: a • The Vice President, Shri. M. Venkaiah Naidu released a postage stamp to commemorate the 750th birth anniversary of Sri Vedanta Desikan in New Delhi. • Sri Vedanta Desikan is one of the most prominent preceptors in […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 03 May 2019

1) The newest cyclone to emerge out of the Bay of Bengal has been named Fani. It was named by a) Bangladesh b) India c) Pakistan d) Indonesia Answer: a • The newest cyclone to emerge out of the Bay of Bengal has been named Fani. Before that, there were cyclones Hudhud in 2014, Ockhi […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 02 May 2019

1) May 1 celebrated as the formation day of which of the following states? a) Kerala b) Maharashtra c) Gujarat d) Both b and c Answer: d • The whole world celebrates May 1 as an International Labour day; however, very few people know that May 1 is also celebrated as ‘Maharashtra Day’ and ‘Gujarat […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 30 Apr 2019

1) Where was a 15,000-year-old footprint, the earliest sign of humans’ presence in the Americas found? a) USA b) Canada c) Mexico d) Chile Answer: d • Scientists in Chile have found a 15,000-year-old footprint, the earliest sign of humans’ presence in the Americas • The discovery challenges the previous timeline and map of human […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 29 Apr 2019

1) Global Food Policy Report-2019 was recently released by a) International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) b) FAO c) WHO d) UNEP Answer: a • International Food Policy Research Institute released IFPRI’s Global Food Policy Report 2019 • According to the report, crop residues burning continues because it offers an easy solution to disposing of […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 27 Apr 2019

1) Vladimir Putin and Kim Jong Un held their first summit in a) Vladivostok b) Seoul c) Chiang Mai d) Panmunjom Answer: a • Russian President Vladimir Putin said he was “pleased” with the outcome of his summit meeting in the Russian city of Vladivostok with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, saying he would […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 26 Apr 2019

1) Which of the following banks announced the country’s first ‘Green Car Loan’ to encourage customers to buy electric vehicles? a) HDFC b) Oriental Bank of Commerce c) Kotak Mahindra d) SBI Answer: d • State Bank of India announced the country’s first ‘Green Car Loan’ (Electric Vehicle) to encourage customers to buy electric vehicles. […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 25 Apr 2019

1) World Malaria Day is celebrated on a) April 25th b) June 15th c) September 28th d) December 2nd Answer: a • World Malaria Day gives people the chance to promote or learn about the efforts made to prevent and reduce Malaria around the world. It is observed on April 25 each year. 2) The […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 24 Apr 2019

1) Which of the following countries has successfully tested the world’s first floating nuclear power plant (NPP)? a) Russia b) USA c) France d) China Answer: a • Russia has successfully tested the world’s first floating nuclear power plant (NPP), a subsidiary of Rosatom nuclear corporation confirmed 2) Which of the following countries has released […]

15 things you should know before attending an interview

Every student attending a job interview has a lot of apprehensions. We have tried to address here most of their apprehensions. 1. Do I need to knock before entering the room? Yes, you need to knock at the door and then hold the door ajar and ask for permission “May I come in” and enter […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 23 Apr 2019

1) Cancer Preparedness Index was recently released by a) WHO b) Economic Intelligence Unit c) UNICEF d) Centre for Disease Control Answer: b • As part of The Economist Events’ War on Cancer Middle East conference, the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) will present the Cancer Preparedness Index, discussing the results of current cancer research and […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 22 Apr 2019

1) Who among the following won a landslide victory in the Ukrainian presidential election? a) Petro Poroshenko b) Volodymyr Zelenskiy c) Ihor Kolomoyskyi. d) None of the above Answer: b • Volodymyr Zelenskiy, an actor and comedian with no political experience other than playing the role of president in a TV series, has won a […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 20 Apr 2019

1) Varuna Naval Exercise is conducted between India and which among the following countries? a) Bangladesh b) Japan c) Russia d) France Answer: d • India and France to hold largest ever ‘Varuna’ Naval Exercise off Goa coast • With the objective of expanding their strategic partnership in the Indian Ocean region (IOR), India and […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 18 Apr 2019

1) Which of the following countries will host the G20 leaders’ summit in November 2020? a) India b) Italy c) Australia d) Saudi Arabia Answer: d • Saudi Arabia will host the annual G20 leaders’ summit on November 21-22, 2020, in its capital, Riyadh • The G20 is made up of 19 of the world’s […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 17 Apr 2019

1) Google’s first artificial intelligence lab in Africa was launched in which country? a) South Africa b) Ghana c) Namibia d) Sierra Leone Answer: b • Google’s first artificial intelligence lab in Africa opened in Ghana. • The Internet tech giant aims to provide researchers with the necessary tools to build products that can solve […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 16 Apr 2019

1) India’s first foreign interactive and exotic world park was recently inaugurated in a) Kochi b) Shimla c) Mumbai d) Guwahati Answer: c • India’s first foreign interactive and exotic world park was inaugurated in Mumbai. Bird lovers are up for a treat with this interactive bird park in Mumbai. • The park is spread […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 15 Apr 2019

1) ‘Political Leaders Position and Action on Air Quality in India 2014-2019’ report was recently released by a) Climate Trend b) Public Affairs Centre c) WHO d) UNEP Answer: a • Delhi is ranked sixth on the list and there has been “laziness” on part of its elected caretakers in tackling air pollution in the […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 13 Apr 2019

1) Who is the infamous co-founder of Wikileaks Who was recently arrested in London? a) Edward Snowden b) Jeffrey Wigand c) Coleen Rowley d) Julian Assange Answer: d • Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange has been arrested at the Ecuadorian embassy in London. • He now faces US federal conspiracy charges related to one of the […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 12 Apr 2019

1) Who among the following was recently awarded Russia’s highest civilian award ‘Order of St Andrew the Apostle’? a) Narendra Modi b) Donald Trump c) Angela Merkel d) Margaret May Answer: a • Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been honoured with Russia’s highest state decoration, the Order of St Andrew the Apostle, for his role […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 11 Apr 2019

1) Which of the following events is farthest from Jallianwala Bagh incident? a) Rowlett Act b) Non-cooperation movement c) Wagon tragedy d) Chauri Chaira Incident Answer: d • Rowlett Act – 1919 • Non-cooperation movement – 1920 • Wagon tragedy – 1921 • Chauri Chaura Incident – 1922 2) What is the name of the […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 10 Apr 2019

1) Veer Parivaar App is an interface between which of the following paramilitary force and next of kin of the slain personnel? a) CAPG b) BSF c) CRPF d) All of the above Answer: c • President Kovind launches ‘CRPF veer pariwar mobile’ app to help families of martyrs. • The app will show the […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 09 Apr 2019

1) World Homeopathy Day is celebrated annually on a) July 3rd b) April 10th c) June 1st d) August 21st Answer: b • The World Homoeopathy Day is observed to commemorate the birth anniversary of the founder of Homoeopathy, Dr. Christian Fredrich Samuel Hahnemann. • It is celebrated on 10 April. 2) Which among the […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 08 Apr 2019

1) World Health Day is celebrated annually on a) July 3rd b) April 7th c) June 1st d) August 21st Answer: b • Universal health coverage is WHO’s number one goal. Key to achieving it is ensuring that everyone can obtain the care they need, when they need it, right in the heart of the […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 06 Apr 2019

1) Which of the following is India’s first carbon-positive settlement? a) Mawlynnong b) Punsari c) Khonoma d) Phayeng Answer: d • Phayeng is a scheduled caste village of the Chakpa community in Imphal West district and its conservation efforts are mainly linked to the belief that the forest is a sacred grove, but the idea […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 05 Apr 2019

1) Penchikalpet forest range is located in the state of a) Telangana b) Kerala c) Goa d) Tamil Nadu Answer: a • Three critically-endangered Indian vultures or Long billed vultures (Gyps indicus) from the famous Palarapu cilff habitat in Penchikalpet forest range of Kumram Bheem Asifabad district died of unknown reasons. • As a measure […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 04 Apr 2019

1) UAE has recently honoured who among the following with Zayed Medal? a) Dr. Manmohan Singh b) Arun Jaitley c) Narendra Modi d) Ram Nath Kovind Answer: c • The UAE announced it will honour Prime Minister Narendra Modi with the prestigious Zayed Medal for playing a “pivotal role” in giving a “big boost” to […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 03 Apr 2019

1) US has agreed for sale of 24 Seahawks to India. What are MH-60 ‘Romeo’ Seahawks? a) Fighter jets b) Helicopters c) Air defence systems d) Aircraft carriers Answer: b • The US has approved the sale of 24 multi-role MH-60 ‘Romeo’ Seahawk helicopters to India at an estimated cost of $ 2.6 billion • […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 02 Apr 2019

1) ‘Café Scientifique’, to promote science among public in an interesting way, was recently launched in a) Delhi b) Kerala c) Meghalaya d) Maharashtra Answer: b • Science is often seen as boring, difficult and mathematical for many, but a group of science experts of the Hume Centre for Ecology and Wildlife Biology in Kerala […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 01 Apr 2019

1) Eurasian Lynx, found currently only in Ladakh and some parts of Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir, is a type of a) Bird b) Frog c) Cat d) Insect Answer: c • The Eurasian Lynx, found currently only in Ladakh and some parts of Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir, may have found its way into the Kashmir Valley • The Eurasian […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 30 Mar 2019

1. The third iteration of biennial, bilateral exercise AUSINDEX ‘19 between India and Australia will be held in Mumbai Visakhapatnam Canberra Sydney Answer: 2 The cooperation between India and Australia on shared maritime security interests in the Indian Ocean is set to rise to a new level with the third iteration of their biennial, bilateral […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 29 Mar 2019

1. In which of the following countries is the world’s longest salt cave located? India Israel Indonesia Australia Answer: 2 Israeli researchers revealed that an area near the Dead Sea is home to the world’s longest salt cave, a title previously held by Iran for the Cave of the Three Nudes on Qeshm Island. At […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 28 Mar 2019

1. Who among the following recently received Croatia’s highest civilian order, the Grand Order of the King of Tomislav? Narendra Modi Donald Trump Ram Nath Kovind Dr. Manmohan Singh Answer: 3 President Ram Nath Kovind received Croatia’s highest civilian order, the Grand Order of the King of Tomislav, during his official visit to the nation […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 27 Mar 2019

1. Mt Makalu, recently seen in news, is located in the continent of Asia North America Australia Europe Answer: 1 First Indian Army Mountaineering Expedition to Mt Makalu (8485m) comprising five Officers, two JCOs and eleven OR was flagged off by Director General Military Training on 26 Mar 2019. Among the eight mountains in Nepal […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 26 Mar 2019

1. The World Airport Traffic rankings for 2018 was released by Airports Council International International Air Transport Association International Civil Aviation Organization Air Transport Action Group Answer: 1 The nation capital’s Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) has now become the world’s 12th busiest airport, moving up four places from the 16th spot in 2017. According […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 25 Mar 2019

1. Which of the following will be the world’s first city to install wireless charging stations for electric taxis? Oslo New York Vienna Pune Answer: 1 Oslo will be the world’s first city to install wireless charging stations for electric taxis, in a bid to make a zero-emission cab system by as early as 2023. […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 23 Mar 2019

1. Which of the following has recently lifted the South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) Women’s Championship for the fifth time in a row? China Sri Lanka Singapore India Answer: 4 India has lifted South Asian Football Federation SAFF Women’s Championship fifth time in a row. Keeping its winning streak India defeated host Nepal in the […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 22 Mar 2019

1. Which of the following organisations launched a podcast app ‘Shiksha Vani’ to disseminate information to students and parents in a timely manner? NCERT NITI Aayog CBSE ICSE Answer: 3 The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) launched a podcast app ‘Shiksha Vani’ to disseminate crucial information to students and parents in a timely manner. […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 21 Mar 2019

1.Which of the following will be the first G7 country to join China’s Belt and Road project? Germany France UK Italy Answer: 4 Italy will be the first G7 country to join China’s controversial Belt and Road project Italy would be the first BRI member from the G7, a grouping of democratically governed advanced economies […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 20 Mar 2019

1.Who among the following recently became the first woman to be awarded the Abel Prize for Mathematics? Karen Uhlenbeck Ingrid Daubechies Evelyn Boyd Granville Yvonne Choquet-Bruhat Answer: 1 The Abel Prize in mathematics was awarded to Karen Uhlenbeck of the United States for her work on partial differential equations, the first woman to win the […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 19 Mar 2019

1.Hayabusa 2 spacecraft, which aims at dropping an explosive on the asteroid to make a crater and collect underground samples, belongs to USA Japan China Russia Answer: 2 Japan’s space agency that its Hayabusa2 spacecraft will follow last month’s touchdown on a distant asteroid with another risky mission — dropping an explosive on the asteroid […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 18 Mar 2019

1.Cyclone Idai, recently seen in news, has ravaged which of the following countries? Zimbabwe Germany Canada Peru Answer: 1 At least 31 people have been killed and dozens are missing in parts of eastern Zimbabwe after the country was hit by tropical cyclone Idai which lashed neighbouring Mozambique and Malawi Cyclone Idai has affected more […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 16 Mar 2019

1.Which of the following countries will host the U-17 Women’s World Cup in 2020? UAE Singapore New Zealand India Answer: 4 India will host the U-17 Women’s World Cup in 2020, International Football Federation (FIFA) President Gianni Infantino announced. This will be the second FIFA tournament India will be hosting, after the U-17 Men’s World […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 15 Mar 2019

1. Africa-India Joint Field Training Exercise (AFINDEX-19) between the Indian Army and 16 African nations will be conducted in Johannesburg Algiers Jaipur Pune Answer: 4 Africa-India Joint Field Training Exercise (AFINDEX-19) between the Indian Army and 16 African nations will be conducted in Pune from March 18-27 2. Which of the following cities has topped […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 14 Mar 2019

1) The 6th Global Environment Outlook (GEO) was recently released by a) WWF b) World Meteorological Organisation c) UNEP d) World Bank Answer: c • The Global Environment Outlook (GEO) is often referred to as UN Environment’s flagship environmental assessment. • The first publication was in 1997 and was originally requested by Member States. • […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 13 Mar 2019

1) Which of the following Indian satellites has recently discovered a new group of stars in globular cluster NGC 2808? a) Aditya L1 b) AstroSat c) CartoSat d) GSAT 7 Answer: b • The Indian multi-wavelength space observatory AstroSat, launched in September 2015, continues to yield exciting results. Using this observatory, astronomers from Thiruvananthapuram and […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 12 Mar 2019

1) The indigenously developed Pinaka test fired recently at Pokhran desert is a a) Guided rocket system b) Cruise missile c) Ballistic missile d) Anti-tank missile Answer: a • The indigenously developed Pinaka guided rocket system was successfully test fired at Pokhran desert in Rajasthan, in a boost to artillery capability of the Army, the […]

Date of University Assistant Exam of Kerala PSC released

Important Dates Exam on 15 June 2019 Saturday from 01.30 PM to 03.15 PM Date of confirmation for writing the Exam through one time registration profile from 23 March 2019 to 11 April 2019 Note :- Admission ticket will not be generated for candidates who fail to submit their confirmation on or before 11 April […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 11 Mar 2019

1) Which of the following banks has become the first domestic bank to link the interest rate it offers on savings account deposits to repo rate? a) Punjab National Bank b) Axis Bank c) SBI d) Indian Overseas Bank Answer: c • State Bank of India, the country’s largest lender, has become the first domestic […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 09 Mar 2019

1) Who among the following Indians has been named Chief Scientist of the WHO recently? a) Gita Gopinath b) Soumya Swaminathan c) Yamuna Krishnan d) Nandini Harinath Answer: b • Soumya Swaminathan, a Deputy Director-General of the World Health Organisation has been named Chief Scientist of the WHO. • The new position, a component of […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 08 Mar 2019

1) The Dictionary of Martyrs of India’s Freedom Struggle project was commissioned to commemorate the 150th anniversary of a) Quit India movement b) Jallianwalah Bagh c) Revolt of 1857 d) Vellore mutiny Answer: c • The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, released the Dictionary of Martyrs of India’s Freedom Struggle • The project for compilation […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 07 Mar 2019

1) The United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime (UNODC) is headquartered in a) Vienna b) Geneva c) New York d) Nairobi Answer: a • The latest report released by United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime (UNODC) says that while the global trend of purchasing drugs over the internet, particularly on darknet trading platforms […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 06 Mar 2019

1) According to the recently released World Air Quality Report, which among the following is the most polluted city in the world in 2018? a) Beijing b) Dhaka c) Lahore d) Gurugram Answer: d • A recent report by NGO Greenpeace and IQ Air Visual asserted that seven of the world’s top ten cities with […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 04 Mar 2019

1) The recently approved Centre for Disability Sports will be set up in a) Kochi b) Gwalior c) Lucknow d) Gandhinagar Answer: b • The union cabinet has approved the setting up of a Centre for Disability Sports in Gwalior, a move which is likely to benefit para-sports in the country. • Section 30 of […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 02 Mar 2019

1) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) task force on the offshore rupee market will be headed by a) Shaktikant Das b) Ratan Watal c) Usha Thorat d) Bimal Jalan Answer: c • The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has formed a task force on the offshore rupee market. It will be headed by former […]

Recruitment of various NTPC Graduate and Undergraduate Posts

RRB has released the detailed notification for the Non-Technical Popular Categories Graduate and Under Graduate Posts Important Timelines Opening of Online Registration: 01 Mar 2019 Closing of Online Registration: 31 Mar 2019 1st Stage CBT exam: Tentatively scheduled from June to Sep 2019 Age Limit: 18-30 years as on 01 July 2019 for undergraduate posts […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 01 Mar 2019

1) The newly announced railway zone for Andhra Pradesh, the Southern Coast Railway, will be headquartered in a) Visakhapatnam b) Vijayawada c) Guntur d) Kadappa Answer: a • Railways Minister PiyushGoyalannounced a new railway zone for Andhra Pradesh. • The new railway zone — Southern Coast Railway — will be headquartered in Visakhapatnam. 2) Which […]

Answer Key – Kerala PSC Khadi Board LDC Exam held on 02 Mar 2019

Question Booklet : Code D 1.       D. കാസർഗോഡ് 2.       B. മുസ്സോളിനി 3.       C. ക്ഷേത്രപ്രവേശന വിളംബരം 4.       A. 1969 5.       C. വിക്രം സാരാഭായ് 6.       ഉത്തരമില്ല – മലപ്പുറം ജില്ല 7.       A. സച്ചിൻ ടെണ്ടുൽക്കർ 8.       D. ആന്ധ്ര പ്രദേശ് 9.       B. വി പി മേനോൻ 10.   B. ഡച്ച് 11.   C. ചിന്നാർ 12.   A. ഭാരതര്തനം 13.   D. സി രവീന്ദ്രനാഥ് 14.   A. […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 28 Feb 2019

1) Inclusive Internet Index 2019 is prepared annually by a) World Bank b) World Economic Forum c) International Telecommunication Union d) Economist Intelligence Unit Answer: d • India has been ranked 47th in the overall “Inclusive Internet Index 2019” score while Sweden topped the chart, followed by Singapore and the US, a Facebook-led study has […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 27 Feb 2019

1) Rail Drishti Dashboard, recently launched by the Railway Ministry, aims at providing a platform for a) Railway employee grievances b) Passenger grievances c) Live feeds of IRCTC kitchens d) None of the above Answer: c • Union Minister Piyush Goyal launched Rail Drishti Dashboard, an online portal containing information related to passenger and freight […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 26 Feb 2019

1) Which of the following countries will conduct the joint military exercise Sampriti-2019 with India? a) Bangladesh b) Bhutan c) Nepal d) Myanmar Answer: a • As part of the ongoing India Bangladesh defence cooperation, a joint military exercise Sampriti-2019 will be conducted at Tangail, Bangladesh from 02 March to 15 March 2019. • Exercise […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 25 Feb 2019

1) Which of the following Indian shooters won gold with world record in the men’s 10m air pistol event at International Shooting Sport Federation, 2019? a) Saurabh Chaudhary b) Vivek Singh c) Abhishek Verma d) Deepak Kumar Answer: a • Unfazed by a field comprising seasoned campaigners, teenager Saurabh Chaudhary smashed the world record to […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 23 Feb 2019

1) Who among the following recently became the first Indian woman to receive Future of Nature award for marine conservation? a) Gita Gopinath b) Divya Karnad c) Shubha Tole d) Yamuna Krishnan Answer: b • Dr Divya Karnad has become the second Indian and the first woman to obtain the ‘Global Future of Nature Award’ […]

Reminder: BARC

Today is the last date to apply for BARC Group C posts – Upper Division Clerk and Stenographer Grade – III. For details click the link https://dotsias.com/2019/02/18/attention-degree-holders-find-your-opportunity-at-barc/

Current Affairs Quiz , 22 Feb 2019

1) Which of the following companies have been ranked by the Top Employers Institute as global top employer? a) Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) b) Infosys c) Amazon d) Google Answer: a • Tata Consultancy Services, a leading global IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, has been recognized as one of world’s best employers by […]

Expected cut off For IB Security Assistant Exam held on 17 Feb 2019

IB Security Assistant Exam was held on 17 Feb 2019. The post was notified in 2018 and accordingly 1054 pan India vacancies were notified. However, IB Security Assistant exams cut off are decided region wise. The region of a candidate is the one he/she opts during the application process. Regional cut off Trivandrum is one […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 21 Feb 2019

1) A month-long ‘Festival of India’ has recently been organised in which of the following countries? a) Nepal b) Mauritius c) Sri Lanka d) Singapore Answer: a • The month-long ‘Festival of India in Nepal’ started in the Himalayan nation with the performance of ‘Journey of Gautam Buddha’ by Sumit Roy group. The event organised […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 20 Feb 2019

1) Which of the following recently became the 73rd country to sign the framework agreement of the International Solar Alliance (ISA)? a) Saudi Arabia b) Somalia c) Indonesia d) Eritrea Answer: a • Saudi Arabia signed the framework agreement of the International Solar Alliance (ISA) becoming the 73rd country to join the India-led renewable energy […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 19 Feb 2019

1) Which of the following is the first walking robot that navigates without GPS? a) Sophia b) AntBot c) Jibo d) Pepper Answer: b • Scientists claim to have developed the first walking robot that can explore its environment and find its way home without GPS or mapping, opening new avenues for the navigation of […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 18 Feb 2019

1) Who among the following was conferred with the first-ever Football Ratna award? a) Bhaichung Bhutia b) Sunil Chhetri c) Gurpreet Singh Sandhu d) Jeje Lalpekhlua Answer: b • Sunil Chhetri was conferred with the first-ever Football Ratna award by Football Delhi and India’s top goal-scorer said he will always be there for the development […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 16 Feb 2019

1) World Employment and Social Outlook has recently been released by a) IMF b) ILO c) World Bank d) UNDP Answer: b • Progress in reducing unemployment globally is not being matched by improvements in the quality of work, says the International Labour Organization’s World Employment and Social Outlook: Trends 2019 report. • Poor quality […]

Attention Degree holders! Find your opportunity at BARC

BARC has invited online application for Group C post from the eligible candidates against the vacancies in BARC and constituent units of the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) located in Mumbai, Tarapur, Vishakhapatnam and Kolkata. Last Date of Application : 25 Feb 2019 Read the details provided below and apply in the following link https://recruit.barc.gov.in/barcrecruit/main_page.jsp […]

Answer Key of IB Security Assistant Executive Exam held on 17 Feb 2019

Answer Key of IB Security Assistant Executive Exam held today.] Click on the link below to download the question paper IB security assistant question paper held on 17 feb 2019 1 (B). 6,360 51. (C). Excretion 2 (A). α+ β = – 52. (B). Synapse 3 (D). None of these 53. (D). Pollen grains 4 (C). […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 15 Feb 2019

1) Who among the following became the first Indian woman to become a flight engineer to be inducted by IAF? a) Avani Chaturvedi b) Bhawana Kanth c) Hina Jaiswal d) Mohana Singh Answer: c • Flight Lieutenant Hina Jaiswal from Chandigarh has scripted history by becoming the first woman flight engineer to be inducted by […]

Recruitment for various posts in Food Corporation of India (FCI) notified!

Food Corporation of India (FCI) has notified their intention of recruitment for  various posts. Date of Online Application – 23 Feb 2019 to 25 Mar 2019 Post Educational Qualification Age as on 01/01/2019 AG – III (General) Graduate Degree 27 years AG – III (Accounts) Graduation in Commerce 27 years AG – III (Technical) BSc […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 14 Feb 2019

1) e-AUSHADHI portal has recently been launched by which of the following ministries/departments? a) Ministry of Health and Family Welfare b) National Pharmaceuticals Pricing Authority c) Ministry of Ayush d) NITI Aayog Answer: c • Minister of State (IC) for AYUSH, Shri Shripad Yesso Naik launched the e-AUSHADHI portal, for online licensing of Ayurveda, Siddha, […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 13 Feb 2019

1) Crying Keelback, a new species of snake, was recently discovered in a) Kerala b) Himachal Pradesh c) Arunachal Pradesh d) Maharashtra Answer: c • A new species of ‘crying’ snake has been discovered in Lepa-Rada district of Arunachal Pradesh. • The discovery of the non-venomous crying keelback, whose zoological name is Hebiuslacrima, has been […]

GOVT SECRETARIAT ASSISTANT/AUDITOR- Results Published

Provisional List of Secretariat Assistant/Auditor released. The exam was held on 13-10-2018. The candidates who have secured 75.33 marks and above are included in the Probability List . Candidates included in the Probability List should produce the original documents for One Time Verification. Date,time and Venue of OTR Verification will be published shortly. Congratulations to […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 12 Feb 2019

1) Who among the following recently became the first female winner of the MRF Challenge Series? a) Jamie Chadwick b) MilkaDuno c) Sarah Fisher. d) Courtney Force Answer: a • Jamie Chadwick has become the first female winner of the MRF Challenge Series by mounting a turnaround at the final event of the season. • […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 11 Feb 2019

1) Which of the following countries’ capital has added Hindi as a third language in courts? a) Mauritius b) Fiji c) UAE d) Nepal Answer: c • The Abu Dhabi Judicial Department (ADJD) has added Hindi as the third official language to be spoken in the city’s courts, alongside Arabic and English. • According to […]

Opportunities for Graduates in Central Warehousing Corporation

Central Warehousing Corporation has notified 571 vacancies for different posts. The details for posts requiring graduation and post graduation are as follows: Date of Online Registration – 15 Feb 2019 to 16 Mar 2019 Tentative date of exam         – April/May Post Code Name of the Post Number of Vacancy Age Educational […]

Expected Cut off for Kerala High Court Assistant Exam 2019

The last recruitment drive for the post of Kerala High Court Assistant was held in 2015. 58 vacancies were notified then and those who got 47 and above in the OMR were called for the interview. The expected cut off for this 2019 could be somewhere between 54-60 (OMR) considering that only 38 vacancies were […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 09 Feb 2019

1) 2nd ASEAN-India Youth Summit was recently held in a) New Delhi b) Guwahati c) Ahmedabad d) Bangalore Answer: b • 2nd ASEAN-India Youth Summit begins in Guwahati. • Over 100 youth delegates from Vietnam, Laos, Brunei, Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, Cambodia, Thailand, Myanmar and Indonesia took part in the summit tag-lined Connectivity: Pathway to Shared […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 08 Feb 2019

1) International IP Index was recently launched by a) World Economic Forum b) World Intellectual Property Organisation c) US Chamber of Commerce d) OECD Answer: c • India has jumped eight places to 36th position on the International Intellectual Property (IP) Index, which analyses the IP climate in 50 global economies, this year.India’s eight-point jump […]

Answer Key of Kerala High Court Assistant Exam held on 10/02/2019

Question Booklet Code : D High court Assistant original q paper held on 10/02/2019 1. (c) Caribean 2. (b) Enter 3. (c) On 4. (c) Tooth 5. (a) Any 6. (c) Although 7. (d) He was advised to keep his old friends at arm’s length. 8. (a) it 9. (b) there are 10. (c) didn’t […]

Answer Key of Kerala PSC Peon/Peon Attender exam held on 09/02/2019

Psc original question paper peon/attender held Question Booklet Code  B 1) ഗോര (a) 2) അംശി നാരായണപിള്ള (c) 3) ജോൺ രാജാവ് (c) 4) ശ്രീനാരായണ ഗുരു (b) 5) അയ്യൻ‌കാളി (d) 6) 1988 (b) 7) 1969 (c) 8) അംഗൻവാടി (d) 9) 1991 (a) 10) സി ശങ്കരൻ നായർ (a) 11) ആംനസ്റ്റി ഇന്റർനാഷണൽ (b) 12) മസ്‌ദൂർ കിസാൻ സംഘാതൻ (d) 13) […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 07 Feb 2019

1) Darwaza Band- Part 2 campaign was recently launched by which of the following ministries/organisations? a) Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation b) NITI Aayog c) Ministry of Rural Development d) WHO Answer: a • The Swachh Bharat Mission Grameen launched the ‘Darwaza Band -Part 2’ campaign which focuses on sustaining the open defecation free […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 06 Feb 2019

1) ISRO recently launched its GSAT-31 from which of the following launch stations? a) Sriharikota b) Thumba c) French Guiana d) Cape Canaveral Answer: c • India’s latest communication satellite, GSAT-31 was successfully launched from the Spaceport in French Guiana. • The launch vehicle Ariane 5 VA-247 lifted off from Kourou Launch Base, French Guiana […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 05 Feb 2019

1) Which of the following organisations has launched Swasth Naari, Shakti Hamaari, a campaign to spread awareness of cancer among underprivileged women? a) World Health Organisation b) Ministry of Women and Child Development c) NITI Aayog d) Indian Cancer Society Answer: d • The Indian Cancer Society (ICS) launched a campaign in the city to […]

Questions asked in SSC Stenographer Exam on 05 Feb 2019

In General Awareness part, Current affairs found a lot of prominence in both the shifts. The pattern of asking 2-3 questions on the same topic was followed by SSC. For eg. There were 3 consecutive questions on Manu Bhaker. Hints on General Awareness Questions Manu Bhaker related 3 questions International Conference on Status and Protection […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 04 Feb 2019

1) Indus River Dolphin has been declared as the state aquatic animal of which of the following states? a) Jammu and Kashmir b) Punjab c) Himachal Pradesh d) Uttarakhand Answer: b • One of the world’s rarest mammals, Indus River Dolphins has received an exceptional distinction. Found only in India and Pakistan in the Beas […]

SSC Stenographer Exam Shift 1 Cancelled!

SSC has notified in its site https://ssc.nic.in/SSCFileServer/PortalManagement/UploadedFiles/stenonotice_05022019.pdf that it has cancelled Shift-1 of Stenographer Grade ‘C’ and ‘D’ Exam, 2018 held from 10 am to 12 pm on 05 Feb 2019. The reason given for the cancellation is the accidental enabling of E-calculator on candidate’s console. Important Point to Note for the candidates of this […]

SSC GD Constable 2018 admit card released

SSC has released the admit cards of GD constable for the recruitment of constables in CAPFs, NIA, ans SSF and Rifleman (GD) in Assam Rifles. The admit card can be accessed from the website http://www.sscsr.gov.in/ The exam is to be conducted from Feb 11 to March 11, 2019. Pattern of the Exam The exam is […]

Massive Recruitment for RRB

As we have already mentioned in many of our posts, 2019 is going to be a bonanza year for aspirants. Several government bodies have notified their calendar of exams. SSC has already charted out its exams for both 2018 and 2019. The season of exams has started. To add to the general mode of jubilance, […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 02 Feb 2019

1) Which of the following countries recently won Asian Cup Football, 2019? a) Japan b) Qatar c) Russia d) Iran Answer: b • Qatar stunned Japan 3-1 to win their first Asian Cup sparked by a moment of magic from record-breaker Almoez Ali and after nail-biting late drama 2) Which of the following organisations has […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 01 Feb 2019

1) UNESCO has declared which of the following years as the International Year of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements? a) 2019 b) 2022 c) 2025 d) 2030 Answer: a • The International Year of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements will be launched at UNESCO’s Headquarters, Paris. • According to a statement from the […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 31 Jan 2019

1) The eight member Lokpal search panel is headed by a) Narendra Modi b) Rajnath Singh c) Justice Ranjana Prakash Desai d) Amitabh Kant Answer: c • An eight-member search panel formed to select members of anti-corruption ombudsman Lokpal held its first meeting, nearly four months after it was set up • The committee, headed […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 30 Jan 2019

1) National Agricultural Higher Education Project (NAHEP), to attract talent and strengthen higher agricultural education in the country, is an initiative of a) Ministry of Human Resource Development b) NITI Aayog c) Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) d) Ministry of Skill Development Answer: c • ICAR has recently launched Rs 1100 crore ambitious National […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 29 Jan 2019

1) GST On Haj falls in which of the following tax slabs? a) 0% b) 5% c) 18% d) 28% Answer: b • Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said that GST on Haj has been reduced from 18 percent to 5 percent and this will significantly lower the airfare thus saving Haj […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 28 Jan 2019

1) RDP INDIA 2019 app was recently launched by a) NITI Aayog b) Ministry of Home Affairs c) CBI d) Ministry of Defence Answer: d • As a new initiative in sync with the Digital India campaign of the Government, Ministry of Defence had launched a mobile app ‘RDP India 2019’ on the Republic Day, […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 25 Jan 2019

1) State Tiger Protection Force has been announced to be formed by which of the following states? a) Rajasthan b) Maharashtra c) Telangana d) West Bengal Answer: c • The Telangana government has decided to form a ‘State Tiger Protection Force’ to save the Big Cat population in the State. • The 112-member-armed STPF will […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 24 Jan 2019

1) Subhash Chandra Bose museum has recently been inaugurated in a) Andaman and Nicobar b) Kolkata c) New Delhi d) Lucknow Answer: c • Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Subhash Chandra Bose museum at the iconic Red Fort to mark the leader’s 122nd birth anniversary. • Modi also inaugurated the Yaad-e-Jallian Museum, (museum on […]

SSC CGL and CHSL 2018 dates announced!

SSC has released its exam calendar. And the aspirants have many things to be ecstatic about. All the three stages of SSC CGL 2018 exam dates have been announced. Tier 1 from 4 to 19 June 2019 Tier 2 from 11  to 13 Sep 2019 Tier 3 on 29 Dec 2019 SSC CHSL 2018 exam […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 23 Jan 2019

1) As per the latest Lloyds Report, which of the following is the only port to be listed amongst the top 30 container ports globally? a) Kandla port b) JNPT Port c) Haldia Port d) Mormugao Port Answer: b • Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT), India’s premiere container port got listed amongst the top 30 […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 22 Jan 2019

1) Who among the following has recently been sworn-in as the President of Madagascar? a) Nicolas Maduro b) Andry Rajoelina c) Rodrigo Duterte d) Emmerson Mnangagwa Answer: b • Madagascar president Andry Rajoelina sworn into office after taking the oath of office in Antananarivo before nine judges of the High Constitutional Court. 2) Keerian-Gandyal bridge […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 21 Jan 2019

1) 15th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas will be held in a) New Delhi b) Varanasi c) Nagpur d) Mysore Answer: b • Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the 15th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas at Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh 2) Which of the following recently became the first in India to launch of a full-fledged bachelor’s programme […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 19 Jan 2018

1) National Museum of Indian Cinema (NMIC) was recently inaugurated in a) New Delhi b) Mumbai c) Ahmedabad d) Kolkata Answer: b • First museum of Indian films opens in Mumbai • The government-funded National Museum of Indian Cinema, set in an elegant 19th century heritage bungalow in south Mumbai, traces Indian cinema’s history from […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 18 Jan 2019

1) Global Risks Report 2019 was recently released by a) World Bank b) IMF c) World Economic Forum d) UNDP Answer: c • The 14th edition of the Global Risks Report, prepared by the World Economic Forum with the support of Marsh & McLennan Companies and other partners, examines the evolving macro-level risk landscape and […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 17 Jan 2019

1) Who among the following recently became the world’s youngest mountaineer to climb 7 highest peaks and volcano summits across all continents? a) Satyarup Siddhanta b) Arunima Sinha c) Malavath Purna d) Aaryan Balaji Answer: a • India’s Satyarup becomes world’s youngest mountaineer to climb 7 peaks, 7 volcano summits • Mountaineer Satyarup Siddhanta conquered […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 16 Jan 2019

1) Who among the following recently became the youngest Indian and second youngest Grand Master in the world? a) Parimarjan Negi b) D Gukesh c) Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa d) Nihal Sarin Answer: b • Tamil Nadu lad D Gukesh became the second youngest Grand Master in the world and the youngest Indian to achieve the feat […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 15 Jan 2019

1) India’s largest start up ecosystem was recently inaugurated in which of the following states? a) Karnataka b) Gujarat c) Telangana d) Kerala Answer: d • India’s largest startup ecosystem inaugurated in Kerala; to provide 2.5 lakh IT jobs • The Integrated Startup Complex under the Kerala Startup Mission (KSUM) includes the ultra-modern facilities of […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 14 Jan 2019

1) Which of the following has become the first state to implement 10% reservation for the economically weaker sections (EWS) in the general category? a) Kerala b) Gujarat c) Maharashtra d) Odisha Answer: b • Gujarat has become the first state in the country to implement the new provision • The BJP-led Gujarat government implemented […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 12 Jan 2019

1) Renukaji Multi-Purpose Project is proposed to be constructed on which of the following rivers? a) Chenab b) Giri c) Ganga d) Tons Answer: b • Three storage projects are proposed to be constructed on the river Yamuna and two of its tributaries – Tons and Giri in the hilly regions of Uttarakhand and Himachal […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 11 Jan 2019

1) India’s longest single lane steel cable suspension bridge was recently inaugurated in a) Uttarakhand b) Arunachal Pradesh c) Maharashtra d) Chattisgarh Answer: b • India’s longest 300-metre single lane steel cable suspension bridge was inaugurated by Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu • The bridge across the Siang river at Yingkiong in Upper Siang […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 10 Jan 2019

1) Moran is a tribe inhabiting which of the following Indian states? a) Assam b) Rajasthan c) Jammu and Kashmir d) Karnataka Answer: a • NCST gives nod to grant ST status to six communities in Assam. The Assam government’s proposal was to grant ST status to the communities of Koch Rajbongshi, Chutia, Moran, Matka, […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 09 Jan 2019

1) Who among the following has recently been appointed as the first Indian to become the president of Global Solar Council (GSC)? a) Pranav R Mehta b) Gita Gopinath c) Satyendra Dubey d) Pradeep Kumar Sinha Answer: a • A visionary in the field of Solar Energy and the Chairman of National Solar Energy Federation, […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 08 Jan 2019

1) The One Hundred and Twenty- Fourth Constitution Amendment Bill seeks to provide what percent of reservation to economically backward sections among the upper castes? a) 2 % b) 7 % c) 10 % d) 25 % Answer: c • BJP-led NDA government decided to amend the Constitution to provide  10 percent reservation for the […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 07 Jan 2019

1) Which of the following Indian states topped the Ease of Doing Business Index (EDB Index ABC) recently released by Asia Competitiveness Institute? a) Gujarat b) Andhra Pradesh c) Haryana d) Tamil Nadu Answer: b • In the latest ranking of Asia Competitiveness Institute’s (ACI) EDB Index ABC, Andhra Pradesh bagged the top rank in […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 05 Jan 2019

1) Indian Panorama Film Festival was recently held in a) Goa b) Mumbai c) Thiruvananthapuram d) New Delhi Answer: d • Indian Panorama Film Festival, being organized by Directorate of Film Festivals, Ministry of I&B, was inaugurated by Secretary, Ministry of I&B, Shri Amit Khare at Siri Fort Auditorium II, New Delhi. 2) The Centre […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 04 Jan 2019

1) Who among the following is the first female amputee to have conquered Mt Everest? a) Malavath Purna b) Tamae Watanabe c) Premlata Agarwal d) Arunima Sinha Answer: d • Arunima Sinha, the Indian mountaineer who became the world’s first woman amputee to climb Mount Everest in 2013, has now become the first woman amputee […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 03 Jan 2019

1) The 106th Indian Science Congress was recently held in which of the following Indian states? a) Punjab b) New Delhi c) Maharashtra d) Kerala Answer: a • Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the 106th edition of Indian Science Congress at Jalandhar, an annual congregation that witnesses deliberations by top scientific minds of the country. […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 02 Jan 2019

1) Who among the following was recently sworn-in as the first ever Chief Justice of Telangana High Court? a) Justice T B Radhakrishnan b) Justice Ramesh Ranganathan c) Justice Sujata Manohar d) Justice Naresh Patil Answer: a • Four years and seven months after it was carved out as a separate State, Telangana got a […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 01 Jan 2019

1) Which of the following monument/(s) have been declared as monuments of national importance in 2018 by Archaeological Survey of India? a) Hathi Khana b) Neemrana Baori c) Group of Temples at Ranipur Jharail d) All of the above Answer: d • The 125-year-old Old High Court Building in Nagpur, Maharashtra, and two Mughal-era monuments […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 31 Dec 2018

1) Which of the following islands of Andaman group has been recently renamed as Shaheed Dweep? a) Neil island b) Ross island c) Havelock island d) Sentinel island Answer: a • Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced renaming of three islands of Andaman and Nicobar on the occasion of 75th anniversary of tricolour hoisting by Netaji […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 29 Dec 2018

1) Dachigam National Park is located in which one of the following Indian states? a) Manipur b) Madhya Pradesh c) Jammu and Kashmir d) Uttarakhand Answer: c • The hangul, the state animal of Jammu and Kashmir, is an endangered species. But the recent discovery that the animal, long thought to be confined to the […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 28 Dec 2018

1) Which one of the following Indian states has launched Vajpayee international schools for rural students? a) Uttar Pradesh b) Maharashtra c) Bihar d) Gujarat Answer: b • Marking the 94th birth anniversary celebrations of the late Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis launched the ‘Bharat Ratna Atal Bihar Vajpayee International […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 27 Dec 2018

1) Which of the following districts topped the Second Delta Ranking under the Aspirational Districts Programme? a) Nuapada b) Siddarthnagar c) Virudhunagar d) Aurangabad Answer: c • The NITI Aayog released the Second Delta ranking for the Aspirational Districts which measures the incremental progress made by them between June 1, 2018 and October 31, 2018, […]

SSC GD Constable and SSC CAPF SI/ASI notified

There is no stopping the SSC! It is heartening to now that SSC has started clearing its backlog of pending exams. The notification dated 27 Dec 2018 has further added the exam dates of Constable (GD) in CAPFs, NIA, SSF, and Rifleman (GD) in Assam Rifles, 2018. Also the long pending exam of SI in […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 26 Dec 2018

1) Rythu Bandhu is an agriculture investment support scheme launched in which of the following Indian states? a) Madhya Pradesh b) Haryana c) Telangana d) Karnataka Answer: c • According to Telangana Government, investment is one of the ways to enhance agriculture productivity and also income of the farmers. This is scheme is also known as “Agriculture […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 24 Dec 2018

1) Lalitgiri is a major Buddhist complex comprising major stupas, Buddha images, and monasteries located in a) Telangana b) Maharashtra c) Bihar d) Odisha Answer: d • PM to open Buddhist site museum at Lalitgiri in Odisha • Lalitgiri o One of the earliest Buddhist settlements in Odisha, Lalitgiri, where excavations have yielded ancient seals […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 22 Dec 2018

1) National Mathematics Day is celebrated on a) January 24th b) March 3rd c) December 22nd d) October 1st Answer: c • Famed Mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan’s birth anniversary on December 22 is celebrated as National Mathematics Day. 2) 15th edition of the Global SME Business Summit, 2018 was held in a) New Delhi b) Kolkata […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 21 Dec 2018

1) Paika Rebellion, an armed rebellion against the British East India Company’s rule, happened in a) Tamil Nadu b) Maharashtra c) Manipur d) Odisha Answer: d Paika Rebellion • Pre-dating what has been popularly regarded as the first war of independence in 1857, the Paika Bidroha (Paika Rebellion) of 1817 in Odisha briefly shook the […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 20 Dec 2018

1) The Department of Posts released a commemorative postage stamp on Rajkumar Shukla who was involved in a) Kheda Satyagraha b) Non-cooperation Movement c) Champaran Satyagraha d) Bardoli Satyagraha Answer: c • In drawing the attention of Mahatma Gandhi to the plight of peasants suffering under an oppressive system established by European indigo planters in […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 19 Dec 2018

1) Gender Gap Index 2018 was recently released by a) World Bank b) World Economic Forum c) UNESCO d) United Nations Development Programme Answer: b • The Global Gender Gap Report by WEF benchmarks 149 countries on their progress towards gender parity across four thematic dimensions: Economic Participation and Opportunity, Educational Attainment, Health and Survival, […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 18 Dec 2018

1) The recently erupted Mount Soputan volcano is located on which of the following countries? a) Italy b) Philippines c) Indonesia d) Mexico Answer: c • Soputan is a small stratovolcano that rises to an elevation of 1,784m, and is located on the northern arm of Sulawesi Island in Indonesia. • It erupted on 16th […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 17 Dec 2018

1) Which of the following nuclear power plants in India has set a new world record for operating uninterrupted for the most number of days? a) Kaiga Atomic Power Station b) Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant c) Jaitapur Nuclear Power Project d) Kakrapar Nuclear Power Plant Answer: a • The indigenously developed Kaiga Atomic Power Station […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 15 Dec 2018

1) India’s first private Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) factory has been set up in which of the following cities? a) Ahmedabad b) Hyderabad c) Kochi d) Visakhapatnam Answer: b • India’s first private Unmanned Aerial Vehicles factory comes up in Hyderabad • Built by the Adani Group and Israel-based Elbit Systems, the facility will develop […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 14 Dec 2018

1) Government e-market (GeM) aimed at facilitating procurement of goods and services by the government functions under a) Ministry of Home Affairs b) NITI Aayog c) Ministry of Commerce and Industry d) Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs Answer: c • The National Mission on GeM (NMG) was launched on 5th September 2018 till 17th October 2018. […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 13 Dec 2018

1) Mekadatu Dam Project is an initiative of which of the following Indian states? a) Tamil Nadu b) Karnataka c) Kerala d) Telangana Answer: b Mekadatu project and the dispute: • Mekadatu is a location along Kaveri in Kanakapura Taluk of Ramanagara District. • Karnataka intends to build a reservoir across river Cauvery near Mekedatu. […]

Finally, SSC Exams Dates Announced!

There was a general apprehension among the aspirants regarding SSC exams especially in the wake of the inordinate delay in conducting the much awaited SSC CGL and SSC CAPF exams of 2018. To make the matters worse, the near cancellation of SSC CHSL 2017 and further the postponement of Supreme Court hearing on the same […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 12 Dec 2018

1) @CyberDost’, a Twitter account, to spread awareness about cybercrimes and precautions was recently launched by a) Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology b) NITI Aayog c) Ministry of Home d) Delhi Police Answer: c • With an objective of spreading awareness about cybercrimes and precautions to be taken, the Ministry of Home Affairs has […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 11 Dec 2018

1) PCS 1x to boost Ease of Doing Business ranking have been launched by a) EXIM Bank of India b) Indian Ports Association c) NITI Aayog d) Confederation of Indian Industries Answer: b • Indian Ports Association (IPA), under the guidance of Ministry of Shipping launched the Port Community System ‘PCS1x’. • ‘PCS 1x’ is […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 10 Dec 2018

1) The first international conference on Sustainable Water Management under the aegis of National Hydrology Project was recently held in a) Gandhinagar b) Mohali c) Nagpur d) Vishakhapatnam Answer: b • The first international conference under the aegis of National Hydrology Project, Union Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation will be held […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 08 Dec 2018

1) Global Hackathon on Artificial Intelligence, was recently launched in India by a) Facebook b) Centre for Development of Advanced Computing c) NITI Aayog d) Google Answer: c • NITI Aayog has recently launched the Global Hackathon. • The Global Hackathon is launched with a vision to expand the idea of ‘Artificial Intelligence, AI for […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 07 Dec 2018

1. Hand-in-Hand is an annual military exercise between India and which of the following countries? a) Saudi Arabia b) United Kingdom c) China d) Iran Answer: c • Exercise Hand-in-Hand is conducted annually as part of military diplomacy and interaction between armies of India and China. • The aim of the exercise is to build […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 06 Dec 2018

1) Department of Investment and Public Asset Management (DIPAM) comes under the aegis of which of the following ministries/organisations? a) Ministry of Commerce and Industry b) Ministry of Finance c) NITI Aayog d) Ministry of Home Affairs Answer: b • Department of Investment and Public Asset Management (DIPAM), Ministry of Finance observed Swachhata Pakhwada to […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 05 Dec 2018

1) Conference of Parties (COP-24) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) will be held in which of the following cities? a) Lisbon b) Abu Dhabi c) Katowice d) Seville Answer: c • The 24th meeting of Conference of Parties (COP-24) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) will […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 04 Dec 2018

1) Which of the following countries has recently announced its exit from the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries? a) Saudi Arabia b) Qatar c) UAE d) Iran Answer: b • Qatar will leave the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) in order to focus on gas production. • It has been a member […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 03 Dec 2018

1) Cope India Air Exercise is a joint military exercise between India and which of the following countries? a) USA b) France c) South Korea d) Canada Answer: a Cope India air exercise: • Cope India are a series of international Air Force exercises between the Indian Air Force and the United States Air Force […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 01 Dec 2018

1) REPLACE, a comprehensive plan to eliminate industrially-produced trans-fat from the global food supply by 2023, was recently launched by? a) World Health Organisation b) Global Health Council c) International Food Policy Research Institute d) None of the above Answer: a • The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI launched a new mass […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 30 Nov 2018

1) Which of the following government schemes is intended to provide last mile connectivity to all remaining un-electrified households in both rural and urban areas? a) UJWAL Discom Assurance Yojana b) Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana c) Saubhagya Yojana d) UJALA Scheme Answer: c • According to the Union Ministry of Power, Eight States […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 29 Nov 2018

1) The leading implementation agency of eNAM, an online trading platform for agricultural commodities, is a) Small Farmers’ Agribusiness Consortium b) Commission for Agricultural Costs and Prices c) NITI Aayog d) National Agricultural Co-Operative Marketing Federation Answer: a • National Agriculture Market or eNAM is an online trading platform for agricultural commodities in the country. […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 28 Nov 2018

1) NASA’s spacecraft Insight is designed to study the deep interiors of which planet? a) Jupiter b) Saturn c) Mars d) Neptune Answer: c • NASA’s Insight spacecraft successfully lands on Mars. Insights Spacecraft: • The Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport (InSight) mission is a robotic lander designed to study the […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 27 Nov 2018

1) The Logistic Performance Index report is released by which of the following organisations? a) World Bank b) World Economic Forum c) World Freight Organisation d) European Logistics Association Answer: a • The Logistics Performance Index is an interactive benchmarking tool created by the World Bank to help countries identify the challenges and opportunities they face […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 26 Nov 2018

1) The National Constitution Day is celebrated on a) August 15th b) January 26th c) November 26th d) None of the above Answer: c • Constitution Day (National Law Day), also known as Samvidhan Divas, is celebrated in India on 26 November every year to commemorate the adoption of the  Constitution of India. • On […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 24 Nov 2018

1) Sangai festival is an annual cultural festival organised in which of the following Indian states? a) Odisha b) Manipur c) Sikkim d) Himachal Pradesh Answer: b • Sangai festival begins in Manipur. Sangai festival: • Sangai festival is an annual cultural festival organised by Manipur Tourism Department every year in the month of November. […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 23 Nov 2018

1) The Gurudwara Darbar Sahib in Kartarpur is located on the banks of which of the following rivers? a) Indus b) Ravi c) Beas d) Jhelum Answer: b • India Pak commit to Kartarpur corridor. Kartarpur Corridor: • Kartarpur Corridor is a proposed border-corridor between India and Pakistan connecting the holy shrine of Dera Baba […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 22 Nov 2018

1) Global Annual Talent Ranking, 2018 is published by which among the following organisations? a) World Economic Forum b) UNESCO c) Yale and Cornell Universities d) None of the above Answer: d • India slips two places in Global Annual Talent Ranking. Global Annual Talent Ranking 2018: • India has slipped two places to rank […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 21 Nov 2018

1) The Central Bureau of Investigation comes under the aegis of which of the following ministries? a) Ministry of Home Affairs b) Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions c) Ministry of Law and Justice d) Ministry of Defence Answer: b Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal has recently withdrawn the general consent for CBI investigation. […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 20 Nov 2018

1) The International Tourism Mart has been organised recently in which of the following states? a) Tripura b) Nagaland c) Sikkim d) Mizoram Answer: a • International Tourism Mart, an annual event organised in the North Eastern region with the objective of highlighting the tourism potential of the region in the domestic and international markets. […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 17 Nov 2018

1) OSIRIS-Rex is an initiative of space organisation of which of the following countries? a) Japan b) Russia c) USA d) European Union Answer: c • NASA OSIRIS Rex begins asteroid operations. OSIRIS -Rex mission: • The OSIRIS-REx (Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security, Regolith Explorer) is a NASA asteroid study and sample-return mission. • […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 16 Nov 2018

1) Rail Madad, a digital initiative of Indian railways is aimed at a) Streamlining employee grievances b) Expediting passenger grievances c) Booking tickets online d) Booking amenities online Answer: b • In line with digital initiatives of the government of India, Indian railways has for the first time completely digitized the Complaint management system. • […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 14 Nov 2018

1) The 10th anniversary celebrations of the Indian Ocean Naval Symposium (IONS) was held in a) Mumbai b) Chennai c) Goa d) Kochi Answer: d • The 10th anniversary celebrations of the Indian Ocean Naval Symposium (IONS) is being held in Kochi. • The commemorative Special Cover of IONS 10th Anniversary celebrations depicts a map […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 13 Nov 2018

1) INDRA, 2018 is a joint military exercise between India and which of the following countries? a) Australia b) U.S c) Indonesia d) Russia Answer: d • The joint military exercise between Indian and Russia EXERCISE INDRA 2018 on combating insurgency under the aegis of United Nations (UN) is being conducted at Babina Field Firing […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 12 Nov 2018

1) Samudra Shakti is a bilateral naval exercise between India and which among the following countries? a) Bangladesh b) Myanmar c) Indonesia d) Sri Lanka Answer: c • Samudra Shakti is a bilateral naval exercise between Indian navy and Indonesian navy. • The aim of the exercise is to strengthen bilateral relations, expand maritime co-operation, […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 10 Nov 2018

1) Which of the following became the first state in India to treat Hepatitis-C patients through oral medicine? a) Kerala b) Tamil Nadu c) Odisha d) Haryana Answer: d • Haryana has emerged as the first state in India to treat Hepatitis-C patients through oral medicine. • Hepatitis C is an infectious liver disease caused […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 09 Nov 2018

1) Simbex 2018, is a bilateral naval exercise between India and which of the following countries? a) Sri Lanka b) Singapore c) South Korea d) Seychelles Answer: b • Bilateral Exercise Between Indian & Republic of Singapore Navies – SIMBEX 18 – marks Silver Jubilee this Year. • The 25th edition of SIMBEX, an acronym […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 08 Nov 2018

1) The Global IT Challenge for Youth with Disabilities, 2018 is being organised by which of the following ministries? a) Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports b) Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment c) Ministry of Health & Family Welfare d) Ministry of Electronics & IT Answer: b • “Global IT Challenge for Youth with […]

How Important is General Awareness for SSC?

There is always a misconception that SSC is all about Maths and English since these are repeated at all stages. There is no denying that Maths and English are very important for SSC but at the same time one cannot overlook the importance of General Awareness especially in the scenario of SSC exams becoming very […]

Current Affais Quiz , 06 Nov 2018

1) The National Sample Survey Organisation comes under the aegis of a) Ministry of Labour and Employment b) Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation c) Ministry of Human Resource Development d) Ministry of Home Affairs Answer: b • The National Sample Survey Office (NSSO), formerly called the National Sample Survey Organisation is the largest organisation […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 05 Nov 2018

1) Which of the following groups is India not a part of? a) Australia Group b) Nuclear Suppliers Group c) Wassenaar Agreement d) Missile Technology Control Regime Answer: b • Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR) o Established in April 1987, it is a voluntary association of 35 countries and four “unilateral adherents” that follow its […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 03 Nov 2018

1) Samruddhi Scheme to boost employment opportunities for SC/ST youth through entrepreneurship was launched by a) Odisha b) Maharashtra c) Kerala d) Karnataka Answer: d • Following the success of Unnati and Airavata schemes, Karnataka Social Welfare Department today launched the Samruddhi scheme. • Karnataka Social Welfare Department launched the Samruddhi scheme to boost employment […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 02 Nov 2018

1) What are the minimum and maximum age limits for joining Atal Pension Yojana? a) 18-40 b) 15-60 c) 1-unlimited d) 18-55 Answer: a • Easy to Explain Benefits drive Atal Pension Yojana (APY) backed by Government of India’s Guarantee. • Atal Pension Yojana (APY) addresses the old age income security of the working poor […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 01 Nov 2018

1) The International Solar Alliance is a joint initiative of India and which of the following countries? a) Japan b) France c) Brazil d) Australia Answer: b • The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that Botswana announced their decision to join the International Solar Alliance. • The International Solar Alliance […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 31 Oct 2018

1) Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana was launched by a) Ministry of Health and Family Welfare b) Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment c) Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilisers d) Ministry of Tribal Affairs Answer: c • Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana (PMBJP) is a campaign launched by the Department of Pharmaceuticals, Ministry of Chemicals […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 30 Oct 2018

1) Visakha guidelines are concerned with which among the following issues? a) Sexual Harassment at workplace b) Maternity benefits c) Credit target for women entrepreneurs d) Domestic abuse Answer: a • The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear a PIL petition to extend the Vishakha guidelines against sexual harassment in workplace to ashrams, madrasas and […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 29 Oct 2018

1) When is International Women Day celebrated? a) 8th March. b) 18th June c) 28th July d) 20th August Answer: a • Every Year, Ministry of Women & Child Development celebrates International Women Day on 8th March. • The significance of the International Women’s Day lies in our re-affirmation of improve the condition of women, […]

Once bitten,twice shy!

Once bitten, twice shy: Cops to step up vigil This headline in the New Indian Express couldn’t go unnoticed. So what is the meaning of Once bitten, twice shy? To be cautious and vigilant the second time because you had an unpleasant experience doing it the first time. Another interesting headline which was found in […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 27 Oct 2018

1) Which of the following was designated as the first “Ramsar Site” of India? a) Renuka lake b) Bhoj Wetland c) Bhitarkanika d) Chilika Lake Answer: d • Chilika lake t is the largest coastal lagoon in India and the second largest lagoon in the world after The New Caledonian barrier reef in New Caledonia. […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 26 Oct 2018

1) Which country lies at the far end of the East-West Economic Corridor starting from India and passing through 4 countries in between? a) Vietnam b) Laos c) Cambodia d) Thailand Answer: a • The India–Myanmar–Thailand Trilateral Highway is a highway under construction under India’s Look East policy that will connect Moreh, India with Mae […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 25 Oct 2018

1) “Unnayan Banka”, which won the Commonwealth Association for Public Administration and Management (CAPAM) awards was an initiative of which of the following states? a) Bihar b) Uttar Pradesh c) Jharkhand d) Madhya Pradesh Answer: a • The CAPAM Awards celebrate the spirit of innovation in the public service by recognizing organizations that have made […]

Current Affairs Quiz , 24 Oct 2018

1. Who was conferred with Seoul Peace Prize 2018? a. Donald Trump b. Kim Jong-un c. Vladimir Putin d. Narendra Modi Answer: d • Prime Minister Narendra Modi was conferred with the Seoul Peace Prize 2018 “for his contribution to high economic growth in India and world through ‘Modinomics. • Modi, who is the fourteenth […]

Call the Shots!

Idioms form an important part of SSC CGL, CHSL and MTS exams – both objective and descriptive exams. Ravi always likes to call the shots- be it at office or home. What does it mean: To call the shots Call the shots means to take control of a situation, to be in charge

Lying Through One’s Teeth!

The BJP on Thursday accused Congress president Rahul Gandhi of “lying through his teeth” https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics-and-nation/rahul-gandhi-lying-on-rafale-comes-from-family-of-middlemen-bjp/articleshow/66166944.cms lying through his teeth – To tell an outright lie without remorse Ms. Amin took to Facebook to recount her interactions with Mr. Nath. “Everyone in the industry knows that Alok Nath is an obnoxious drunkard who harasses women. Years […]

GENERAL AWARENESS QUIZ – 140

1. Which of the following companies has developed a new text-to-speech artificial intelligence (AI) system in association with its ‘AI first’ dream? a) Apple b) Google c) Nokia d) Microsoft 2. Which is the first state in eastern India to inaugurate compressed natural gas stations for vehicles? a) West Bengal b) Bihar c) Odisha d) Assam 3. […]

GENERAL AWARENESS QUIZ – 139

1. In which city did the 18th All India Whips’ Conference was held in January 2018, which had deliberations for paperless Parliament and State Legislatures? a) Guwahati b) Chennai c) New Delhi d) Udaipur 2. Which among the following is the new project under the Digital India Mission to make Parliament & State Legislatures paperless? […]

GENERAL AWARENESS QUIZ- 138

1. Which automobile company has signed an MoU with the Union Skill Development & Entrepreneurship to offer skill training? a) Maruti Suzuki b) Tata Motors c) Mahindra d) San Motors 2. Which state government has recently signed an MoU with Isha Foundation to rejuvenate its rivers? a) Tamil Nadu b) Gujarat c) Assam d) Uttar Pradesh 3. […]

GENERAL AWARENESS QUIZ – 137

1. With which International financial organisation did India sign a loan agreement of $250 million for the skill-development project SANKALP? a) International Monetary Fund b) Asian Development Bank c) World Bank d) European Investment Bank 2. Which state government has launched India’s first social audit law? a) Kerala b) Gujarat c) Uttarakhand d) Meghalaya 3. […]

GENERAL AWARENESS QUIZ – 136

1. Which is the second country, after France, to successfully build a photovoltaic highway? a) Norway b) China c) Japan d) India 2. Who has won the 2017 World Rapid Chess Championship in Riyadh? a) Garry Kasparov b) Fabiano Caruana c) Magnus Carlsen d) Viswanathan Anand 3. Which among the following golf players won the […]

GENERAL AWARENESS QUIZ -135

1. What is the name of the ambitious project of the Government of India for rural internet connectivity programme implemented under Bharat Broadband Network Limited (BBNL)? a) Bharat Net or National Optical Fibre Network (NOFN) b) National Rural Network of India (NRNI) c) Bharat Connected d) Last-Mile Inter Connectivity Network (L-MICN) 2. What is the […]

UPSC PRELIMS QUIZ – 1

1. Consider the following statements about Bharat Stage (BS) emission standards 1. The Indian government announced that the country would skip the BS – V norms altogether and adopt BS VI norms 2. The proposed BS VI emission standards will essentially bring Indian regulations into alignment with European union regulations for light cars and commercial […]

GENERAL AWARENESS QUIZ -134

1. What is the name of the bill introduced in the Lok Sabha against Triple Talaq in December, 2017? a) The Muslim Woman (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2017. b) Uniform Civil Code Bill, 2017 c) The Muslim Women Rights Bill, 2017 d) Protection against Arbitrary Divorce Bill, 2017 2. Which country other than […]

GENERAL AWARENESS 133

1. Who is the Director-General of UNESCO? a) Audrey Azoulay b) Hamid bin Abdulaziz-al-Kawari c) Soumya Swaminathan d) Irina Bokova 2. The first SAARC Health Ministers’ Conference was organised in which of the following cities? a) Kathmandu b) Colombo c) New Delhi d) Islamabad 3. Who became the first Indian to win the Asian Marathon […]

GENERAL AWARENESS 132

1. In which country will the Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas be celebrated in January 2018 to celebrate the 25 years of ASEAN-India partnership? a) China b) Singapore c) Bhutan d) Japan 2. Who among the following has won his fifth FIFA Best Player Award in 2017? a) J. Rodriguez b) Lionel Messi c) Christiano Ronaldo d) […]

GENERAL AWARENESS 131

1. Which tree is no longer considered as a tree in non-forest areas as per an ordinance passed by the President in November, 2017 amending the Indian Forest Act (IFA) 1972? a) Apple b) Banyan c) Cinnamon d) Bamboo 2. According to a recent study, India has the largest emission of which polluting gas in […]

GENERAL AWARENESS 130

1. Which committee has drafted the 3rd National Wildlife Action Plan (NWAP) for 2017-2031? a) TSR Subrahmaniam Committee b) Rajiv Kumar Committee c) Bibek Debroy Committee d) JC Kala Committee 2. Which Indian city hosted the India International Science Festival 2017? a) Delhi b) Kolkata c) Chennai d) Hyderabad 3. Which country has opened the […]

GENERAL AWARENESS 129

1. What is the name of the 1st Space Nation or the virtual nation envisaged by Russian scientist billionaire Igor Ashurbeyli that had sent its first satellite from NASA’s Wallop facility in Virginia? a) Asgardia b) Babylon c) Cygnus d) Dimerius 2. Recently, the natural bacterial immune system of which bacteria was modified by US […]

GENERAL AWARENESS 128

1. Which Former Economic Affairs Secretary was appointed as India’s G-20 Sherpa in November, 2017 for Development Track of the grouping? a) Snehalata Shrivastava b) Debjani Ghosh c) Hasmukh Adhia d) Shaktikanta Das 2. Who among the following persons was reappointed for a second term as the chief of Prasad Bharati? a) Surya Prakash b) […]

GENERAL AWARENESS 127

1. Which body is responsible for making recommendations to CCEA for fixing minimum support price (MSP) of crops? a) Commission for Agricultural Costs and Products b) Commission for Agricultural Costs and Prices c) Agricultural Costs and Prices Committee d) Committee for Agricultural Costs and Prices 2. Which country’s cricket team has clinched the 2017 ACC […]

GENERAL AWARENESS 126

1. Which of the following states is not a member of the eight Empowered Action Group (EAG) States? a) Uttarakhand b) Uttar Pradesh c) Bihar d) West Bengal 2. Where is WTO’s 11th biennial Ministerial Conference taking place? a) Argentina b) Brazil c) Morocco d) Nigeria 3. The 86th Constitutional Amendment Act, 2002 amended which […]

GENERAL AWARENESS 125

1. Which country has signed an Implementation Agreement on Sustainable Urban Transport project on December 8th which will give impetus for urban transportation under Smart City Mission? a) USA b) Israel c) Germany d) Japan 2. Which country became the Team Champions of AIBA Youth World Women Boxing Championship held at Guwahati in November, 2017? […]

GENERAL AWARENESS 124

1. What is the name of the resolution adopted by the Conference of Power and New & Renewable Energy Ministers of States and UTs concluded on 7th December, 2017? a) Complete Rural Electrification b) Sahaj Bijli c) 24X7 Power for All d) Enlightened India 2. Under whose captaincy Indian men’s national team has won the […]

GENERAL AWARENESS 123

1. The National Policy for Drug Demand Reduction is formulated by a) Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment b) Ministry of Home Affairs c) Ministry of Women and Child Development d) Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports 2. Which organisation prepared the 1st ever World Report on Disability? a) Centre for Independent Living b) Association […]

GENERAL AWARENESS 122

1. What is the theme of the latest round of Global Entrepreneurship Summit at Hyderabad? a) Women First, Prosperity for All b) Women & Children c) Women Empowerment d) Women Entrepreneur 2. Which among the following is the agency formed on June 1 this year to promote the development of Islands of the nation? a) […]

GENERAL AWARENESS 121

1. The Justice K. S. Radhakrishnan panel in news is associated with? a) Reservations in Government jobs. b) Road safety. c) Police reforms. d) Child abduction. 2. Who was the 8 th President of India who was also a member of the United Nation’s administrative tribunal (1955 – 79) ? a) R. Venkataraman b) K. […]

GENERAL AWARENESS 120

1. Which among the following country has developed world’s first artificial intelligence politician ‘SAM’? a. Japan b. Canada c. New Zealand d. U.S. A 2. Which among the following satellite will image sun’s magnetic field from space for the very first time in world? a. IRNSS b. Aditya c. Juno d. MARS 3. ‘Punchhi Commission’ […]

GENERAL AWARENESS 119

1. Which among the following is not a member country of SAARC? a. Nepal b. Pakistan c. Maldives d. Myanmar 2. New UNESCO head Audrey Azoulay belongs to which among the following country? a. France b. U. K. c. Sweden d. Denmark 3. ‘Esther Staubli’ the first woman referee to officiate a match at the […]

GENERAL AWARENESS 118

1. Which among the following committee has recommended the merging of banks into a three tiered structure? a. P J Nayak Committee b. M. Narasimham Committee c. Reghuram Rajan Committee d. D. Subharao Committee 2. Which among the following articles of the constitution empowers Jammu and Kashmir legislature to define permanent residents (PR) of state? […]

GENERAL AWARENESS 117

1. What is India’s infant mortality rate (IMR) according to recently released sample registration bulletin? a. 37 per 10,000 live births b. 37 per 100 live births c. 34 per 10,000 live births d. 34 per 1000 live births 2. ‘Bermuda Triangle’ is located in which among the following ocean? a. Atlantic b. Indian c. […]

GENERAL AWARENESS 116

1. Who among the following is the head of recently constituted high level committee for water management in northeast India? a. Anoop Mishra b. Ashwani Lauhani c. Rajiv Lauba d. Rajiv Kumar 2. Which among the following article of Indian constitution deals with the tenure of the Governor of a state? a. Article 155 b. […]

GENERAL AWARENESS 115

1. Through which among the following state Barak river is not following? a. Assam b. Arunachal Pradesh c. Manipur d. Mizoram 2. Who among the following is the present head of Bank Board Bureau? a. Vinod Rai b. Reghuran Rajan c. Arun Jaitely d. Urjith Patel 3. Which among the following is the oldest commercial […]

GENERAL AWARENESS 114

1. At which among the following places is a turtle sanctuary going to be setup? a) Hyderabad b) Paradip c) Allahabad d) Patna 2. Which among the following National Water Way is connected to Amaravati, the proposed capital of Andhra Pradesh? a) NW I b) NW II c) NW III d) NW IV 3. Which […]

GENERAL AWARENESS 113

1. For how many years, the Advance Pricing Mechanism will help to fix pricing of international transactions in advance? a) 1 year b) 2.5 years c) 3 years d) 5 years 2. Who among the following is the first Indian who won ‘Reach All Women in WAR’- Anna Politkovskaya Award? a) Medha Patkar b) Kiran […]

GENERAL AWARENESS 112

1. Which among the following country topped the 2017 Global Innovation Index? a) Germany b) Switzerland c) Norway d) U. S. A 2. In which among the following place is Rajeev Gandhi National Aviation University located? a) Ezhimala, Kerala b) Gopalpur, Odisha c) Rae Bareli, U.P. d) Mathura, U. P. 3. Surya Kiran XI is […]

GENERAL AWARENESS 111

1. Which among the following state is not a party of Cavery river water dispute? a) Kerala b) Tamil Nadu c) Karnataka d) Andhra Pradesh 2. The title ‘Raja’ was given to Mohan Roy by? a) Robert Clive b) Queen Victoria c) Mughal Emperor Akbar II d) None 3. Which among the following is the […]

GENERAL AWARENESS 110

1. What is India’s position in Global Competitiveness Index 2017? a) 39 b) 30 c) 32 d) 40 2. Which among the following is the northernmost major port of India? a) Kandla b) Calcutta c) Hooglie d) Mumbai 3. At which among the following places will the South Asian Boxing Championship be held? a) Ambala […]

GENERAL AWARENESS 109

1. Which among the following state bagged ‘Best Tourism State’ award for 2015-2016? a) Tamil Nadu b) Bihar c) Kerala d) Madhya Pradesh 2. Which among the following city is ranked as the ‘Best Heritage City’ in 2017? a) Varanasi b) Rajkot c) Hampi d) Chanderi 3. Best Tourist – Friendly Railway Station Award – […]

5 benefits of making UGC NET once a year

5 benefits of making UGC NET once a year UGC NET Exam was held twice a year – in July and December. It is a qualifying exam for recruitment of assistant professors in universities and colleges. Though there is a general resentment against making it one year, there are many benefits to it. More time […]

GENERAL AWARENESS 108

1. Canada does not maintain consulates in one among the following Indian cities. Which is that city? a) Mumbai b) Chandigarh c) Bangalore d) Bhopal 2. Where is the Indian Aviation Academy (IAA) situated? a) Mumbai b) New Delhi c) Kochi d) Vishakhapatnam 3. In which among the following places is the apparel fair VASTRA […]

GENERAL AWARENESS 107

1. In which among the following country is Cox’s Bazar beach located? a. India b. Bangladesh c. Myanmar d. Brazil 2. ‘Rohingya Community’ belongs to which among the following country? a. Bangladesh b. Indonesia c. Myanmar d. Nepal 3. According to the verdict, of a High court, the principal of non-refoulement is incorporated into which […]

GENERAL AWARENESS SET 106

1. In which among the following Indian State is Sankaram, the Buddhist heritage site located? a. Bihar b. Odisha c. Andhra Pradesh d. Karnataka 2. Which among the following day is being celebrated as the World Heritage Day? a. April 18 b. May 18 c. September 9 d. September 18 3. At which among the […]

GENERAL AWARENESS SET 105

1. To mark which of the following event August 7 is chosen to celebrate National Handloom Day? a. Quit India Movement b. Civil Disobedience Movement c. Swadeshi Movement d. Non-Cooperation Movement 2. On the banks of which of the following is the Chabahar Port located ? a. Gulf of Kambhath b. Gulf of Aden c. […]

Literature in SSC (Part 1)

SSC has always shown an inclination towards literature when it comes to questions from English. Often, lines from Thomas Gray or Chesterton or Pope creep up surreptitiously in the form of Error Correction or Sentence Improvement. In this article, let us have a look at such lines. Some are oft repeated and others have the […]

GENERAL AWARENESS SET 104

1. Which among the following Indian states has a separate state flag? a. Sikkim b. Punjab c. Jammu and Kashmir d. Himachal Pradesh 2. Which of the following ministry launched the programme ‘Aakar Sethu’? a. Shipping b. Textiles c. Home Affairs d. Finance 3. Which among the following is the first Indian State to launch […]

GENERAL AWARENESS SET 103

1. Which among the following states has recently signed an expression of intent with the International Association of Athletics Federation and Athletics Federation of India to establish a high performance academy? a) Haryana b) Odisha c) Kerala d) Tamil Nadu 2. Who among the following is the last President to stay at Ashiana Annex? a) […]

GENERAL AWARENESS SET 102

1. In which among the following states is the Ashiana Annex, the Annex of the Presidential retreat situated? a) Shimla b) Hyderabad c) Dehradun d) Mussoorie 2. Which among the following correctly defines SWAYAM? a) Digital initiative for higher education b) An initiative for micro-financing of SHGs c) Financial incentive to build a house for […]

GENERAL AWARENESS SET 101

1. Which among the following is an additional levy on goods and products entering a local market? a. Counter veiling duty b. Anti-dumping duty c. Octroi d. Excise duty 2. In which among the following country ‘Maccabiah Games’ is being held? a. Greece b. Israel c. Germany d. Japan 3. Which among the following article […]

GENERAL AWARENESS SET 100

1. International boundary ‘Doko La’ junction connects which among the following countries? a) India, Bhutan, China b) India, Nepal, China c) India, Nepal, Bhutan d) India, Pakistan, China 2. Which among the following is not an indirect tax? a) Excise duty b) Customs duty c) Goods and services tax d) Wealth tax 3. In which […]

GENERAL AWARENESS SET 99

1. Who among the following is not a member of the electoral college which elects the President of India? a) Elected members of Lok Sabha b) Elected members of Rajya Sabha c) Elected members of State Legislative Assembly d) Elected members of State Legislative Council 2. Which among the following articles specifies the powers and […]

GENERAL AWARENESS SET 98

1)Who invented ATM machine? a)Shepherd-Barron. b)Reg Varney c)McMurdo d)None. 2)With which field is Kaushik Basu related to ? a)Mathematician b)Economist c)Politician d)None 3)Where is International Economic Association (IEA) Headquartered ? a)Madrid b)Geneva c)Paris d)Barcelona 4)Lodha committee reforms is related to ? a)Indian Railway b)Cricket c)Banking d)None 5)Who among the following persons is not associated with […]

GENERAL AWARENESS SET 97

1)Where is Vankor Oil and Gas Field ? a)Canada b)USA c)Russia d)Denmark 2)With what is Liu Xiaobo associated with ? a)Human Rights activist b)Sports c)Scientist d)None. 3)With which of the following countries does Qatar share land boundary? a)Saudi Arabia b)Iran c)Bahrain d)UAE 4)In which among the following is the Air-independent propulsion (AIP) used? a)Ships b)Aircraft […]

GENERAL AWARENESS SET 96

1)In which among the following places is the headquaters of the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction? a)Geneva b)New York c)Paris d)Vienna 2)In which country is Azores Archipelago? a)Spain b)Portugal c)Italy d)Morrocco 3)Near the coast of which country is the Great Barrier Reef located? a)Australia b)New Zealand c)Japan d)Philippines 4)S-400 is related to? a)Air […]

GENERAL AWARENESS SET 95

1. Which Ministry has launched the ‘City Liveability Index’? a) Ministry of Human Resource Development b) Ministry of Urban Development c) Ministry of Finance d) Ministry of Water Resource 2. With which among the following countries has India not signed and operationalized Social Security Agreements (SSAs)? a) Netherlands b) Canada c) China d) France 3. […]

GENERAL AWARENESS SET 94

1. With which sports is Sai Praneeth is related? a) Badminton b) Tennis c) Table Tennis d) Volleyball 2. Who authored the book ‘Lalan Shah Fakir Ke Geet’? a) P Sainath b) Muchkund Dubey c) Anju Saha d) Gurcharan Das 3. Which among the following is correct about Zika fever? a) It is spread by […]

GENERAL AWARENESS SET 93

1. When is International Yoga Day celebrated? a) June 21 b) July 21 c) June 22 d) July 22 2. By which ministry is the Slum Daud Scheme promoted? a) Ministry of Youth Affairs And Sports b) Ministry of Urban Development c) Ministry of Rural Development d) Ministry of Health and Family Welfare 3. Where […]

GENERAL AWARENESS SET 92

1. What is the tenure of non permanent members of UN Security Council? a. 1 year b. 2 years c. 5 years d. 10 years 2. What is the maximum strength of UN Security Council? a. 5 b. 10 c. 15 d. 20 3. Which among the following Indian Sports Person has featured among the […]

GENERAL AWARENESS SET 91

1. Which among the following is not a biological hotspot? a. Himalayas b. Western Ghats c. Eastern Ghats d. Andaman and Nicobar 2. ‘Connecting people to nature’ is the theme of which of the following? a. International Biological Diversity Day b. International Tourism Day c. World Environment Day d. Earth day 3. Who among the […]

GENERAL AWARENESS SET – 90

1. In which among the following Indian states will Japan build a war museum? a. Arunachal Pradesh b. Manipur c. Mizoram d. Nagaland 2. Which among the following countries hosted the Asian Continental Blitz Chess Championship? a. India b. Myanmar c. China d. Japan 3. Which among the following day is being celebrating as International […]

GENERAL AWARENESS SET – 89

1. When is the World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought celebrated? a) June 17 b) June 18 c) July 17 d) July 18 2. Narmada River doesn’t flow through one among the following states. Which among the following is that state? a) Madhya Pradesh b) Maharashtra c) Gujarat d) Rajasthan 3. With which among […]

GENERAL AWARENESS SET – 88

1. In which of the following places is the Indian Rail Coach factory located? a. Vadodara b. Varanasi c. Kapurthala d. Kumbakonam 2. In which among the following sea was ‘SIMBEX – 17′ bilateral Naval exercise of India and Singapore held? a. Arabian sea b. Bay of Bengal c. South China Sea d. East China […]

GENERAL AWARENESS SET – 87

1. River Mandakini is the tributary of which among the following rivers? a. Bhagirati b. Alakananda c. Yamuna d. Godavari 2. Winter rainfall is the typical feature of which among the following climatic regions? a. Monsoon regions b. China type climatic region c. British type climatic region d. Mediterranean type 3. Which among the following […]

CURRENT AFFAIRS SET – 86

1. Indian Navy with which among the following country is carrying out annual maritime exercise SIMBEX? a. Srilanka b. Sweden c. Singapore d. Switzerland 2. Mark Lowcock, who has recently been appointed as the UN Humanitarian chief belongs to which among the following country? a. Britain b. U. S. A c. France d. Denmark 3. […]

GENERAL AWARENESS SET 5

1. Which among the following brings about the Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Index? a. UN World Tourism Organization b. World Economic Outlook c. World Economic Forum d. Transparency International 2. With which is the Chitale Committee associated? a. Defence reforms b. Desiltation of the Ganga c. Banking reforms d. Reforms in private sector 3. The […]

GENERAL AWARENESS SET 4

1. Which among the following correctly defines a bight? a. A long, gradual bend or recess in the shoreline that forms a large, open bay b. Small type of bay with narrow, restricted entrances often circular c. A portion of a stream that is affected by ebb and flow of ocean tides d. A landform […]

GENERAL AWARENESS SET 3

1. Consider the following statements 1. India is one of the founding member of South Asia sub regional economic cooperation 2. South Asia Growth Quadrangle is the predecessor of South Asia Regional Economic Cooperation 3. World Bank is the financial supporter of South Asia sub regional economic cooperation Which of the above statements is / […]

GENERAL AWARENESS SET 2

1. Which among the following is true about Paraguay? a. The Tropic of Capricorn passes through the country b. It is one among the three landlocked countries of South America c. Paraguay has observer status in Mercosur. d. Guarani, French and Spanish are the official languages of Paraguay 2. Consider the following statements on the […]

GENERAL AWARENESS SET 1

1. Which among the following is NOT true about the Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs? a. It is an autonomous body b. Works under the aegis of the Ministry of Corporate Affairs c. It is registered as a Society under the Societies Registration Act d. Recruits the Indian Corporate Law Officers 2. Who among the […]

CURRENT AFFAIRS SET 85

1. To mark which event of the life of Buddha, Buddha Purnima is being celebrated? a. Nirvana b. Paninirvana c. Dharmachakrapravrthana d. Mahabhinishkramana 2. In which among the following island of Andaman is Port Blair located? a. North Andamans b. Middle Andamans c. South Andamans d. Little Andamans 3. Which among the following is the […]

CURRENT AFFAIRS SET 84

1. Which among the following country has recently been elected as the president of UN – Habitat? a. Pakistan b. India c. Japan d. China 2. In which among the following city will the eighth World Water Forum be held? a. New Delhi b. Kyoto c. Brasilia d. Johannesburg 3. At which of the following […]

CURRENT AFFAIRS SET 83

1. Which among the following Indian State has tied up with the World Health Organisation for eradication of Rubella Measles? a. Tamil Nadu b. Maharashtra c. Kerala d. Odisha 2. Which among the following country has launched “Thor”- an experimental project to generate electricity from heat stored inside the Earth? a. Germany b. USA c. […]

CURRENT AFFAIRS SET 82

1. According to Swachh Survekshan 2017 which among the following cities has topped as the cleanest city? a. Navi Mumbai b. Bhopal c. Tirupati d. Indore 2. Which among the following is NOT true about the Quality Council of India (QCI)? a. It is a statutory body under the Bureau of Indian Standards Act. b. […]

CURRENT AFFAIRS SET 81

1. What is India’s rank in World Press Freedom Index? a. 134 b. 136 c. 132 d. 124 2. Who among the following is the Union Sports Minister? a. Uma Bharati b. Nitin Gadkari c. Vijay Goel d. Kalraj Mishra 3. In which among the following oceans is the Marshall Islands located? a. Indian Ocean […]

CURRENT AFFAIRS SET 80

1. Which among the following Ministry launched ‘SWAYAM’ an online platform? a. Ministry of Commerce and Industries b. Ministry of Human Resources Development c. Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation d. Ministry of Rural Development 2. Which among the following is the Anti – submarine torpedo of India? a. Varunastra b. Agni c. Prithvi d. […]

CURRENT AFFAIRS SET 79

1. Which among the following Indian cities has become the first Indian city to win the Pierre L’enfant International Planning excellence award 2017? a. Kolkata b. Mumbai c. Bhubaneswar d. Kochi 2. Which among the following is a technique that facilitates the discovery of distant objects by using background stars as flash lights? a. Microlensing […]

CURRENT AFFAIRS SET 78

1. Which among the following countries is participating with India in exercise Varuna? a. USA b. Japan c. Russia d. France 2. Which among the following planet’s moon is Titan? a. Jupiter b. Saturn c. Venus d. Neptune 3. In which among the following North Eastern states is India’s sixth and largest information hub recently […]

CURRENT AFFAIRS SET 77

1. Which among the following species of Rhinoceros is near extinction? a. Sumatran Rhino b. Black Rhino c. Greater One Horned Rhino d. White Rhino 2. Which Indian State has recently cancelled fifteen of its government holidays? a. Telangana b. Uttar Pradesh c. Uttarakhand d. Madhya Pradesh 3. What does the term “Nomothermic” suggest? a. […]

CURRENT AFFAIRS SET 76

1. Which of the following convention is a multilateral environment agreement which prescribes obligations on the importers and exporters of certain hazardous chemicals? a. Rotterdam convention b. Basel convention c. Stockholm convention d. Kyoto convention 2. At which of the following place is the headquarters of National Biodiversity Authority –(NBA ) located? a. New Delhi […]

CURRENT AFFAIRS SET 75

1. Which of the following convention restricts trans boundary movements of hazardous wastes and its disposal with environmentally sound management? a. Stockholm convention b. Basel convention c. Montreal protocol d. Nagoya protocol 2. In which of the following Indian state is Rewa solar project – world’s largest single site solar power project? a. Uttar Pradesh […]

CURRENT AFFAIRS SET 74

1. India recently signed a loan amount of $ 175 million loan agreement with which of the following organization? a. World Bank b. Asian Development Bank c. New Development Bank d. International Monetary Fund 2. Which of the following country is not a member of G7? a. Canada b. Russia c. France d. Italy 3. […]

CURRENT AFFAIRS SET 73

1. Who among the following is credited for inspiring the Bhakti movement in Assam? a. Ramananda b. Kabir c. Basava d. Sankardeva 2. In which among the following places is the Asian Games – 2018 will be held? a. New Delhi b. Incheon c. Seoul d. Jakarta 3. Which of the following planet’s atmosphere is […]

CURRENT AFFAIRS SET 72

1. Which day is celebrated as World Heritage Day?? a. Dec 15 b. April 09 c. April 18 d. Oct 24 2. Which among the following places is going to have a privately run railway station, a first of its kind in India? a. Bhopal b. Lucknow c. Kolkata d. Ahmadabad 3. With which sports […]

CURRENT AFFAIRS SET 71

1. Which of the following counties has recently joined South Asia sub-regional Economic Corporation as its 7th member? a. India b. Srilanka c. Myanmar d. Nepal 2. Who among the following is the President of Nepal? a. Bidya Devi Bhandari b. Sushila Karki c. Jhamak Ghimire d. Anuradha Koirala 3. Which among the following organization […]

CURRENT AFFAIRS SET 70

1. At which of the following Indian states is the International Centre for Foot and Mouth Disease established? a. Gujarat b. Uttar Pradesh c. Punjab d. Odisha 2. In which state is the Almatti Dam Hydroelectric Project? a. Karnataka b. Telangana c. Kerala d. Odisha 3. Which among the following agencies has launched the Lucky […]

CURRENT AFFAIRS SET 69

1. In which of the following Indian states was the ancient Vikramshila University located? a. Jharkhand b. Chhattisgarh c. Bihar d. West Bengal 2. Which among the following day is celebrated as the World Homeopathy Day? a. April 02 b. April 10 c. November 15 d. June 06 3. “Bharat ke Veer” app caters to […]

CURRENT AFFAIRS SET 68

1. Which among the following groups does the koala bear belong to? a. Bird b. Fish c. Marsupial d. Reptile 2. Which among the following is not correct about “Divya Nayan””? a. It can scan any script and read it aloud b. Enables visually challenged to read non-Braille documents c. Can be used by illiterates […]

CURRENT AFFAIRS SET 67

1. Which among the following has the highest number of “Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Group”? a. Andaman and Nicobar b. Jharkhand c. Arunachal Pradesh d. Odisha 2. Which among the following tribal groups have the smallest population size among the “Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Group”? a. Onges b. Todas c. Jarawas d. Sentinelese 3. What is India’s […]

CURRENT AFFAIRS SET 66

1. Which among the following state government has launched Deendayal Rasoi Yojana, to provide whole some food at Rs. 5? a. Maharashtra b. Madhya Pradesh c. Uttar Pradesh d. Odisha 2. Which among the following countries has established world’s largest solar plant? a. India b. Iran c. Egypt d. Morocco 3. With which of the […]

CURRENT AFFAIRS SET 65

1. Which among the following is the second highest peacetime gallantry award? a. Paramveer Chakra b. Shourya Chakra c. Kirti Chakra d. Ashoka Chakra 2. Which among the following articles states that the law declared by the Supreme Court is binding an all Courts within the territory of the country? a. Art 140 b. Art […]

CURRENT AFFAIRS SET 64

1. ‘Bhangra’ is the folk dance of which among the following states? a. Karnataka b. Maharashtra c. Assam d. Punjab 2. To which of the following planets is NASA’s Cassini Spacecraft launched? a. Jupiter b. Saturn c. Neptune d. Venus 3. Which among the following countries passport is considered the World’s most Powerful Passport that […]

CURRENT AFFAIRS 63

1. Who among the following is the new Chairman of the Central Water Commission? a. U K Sinha b. B P Kanungo c. P L Punia d. Narendra Kumar 2. In which among the following places was the Indian Ocean Rim Association Summit held? a. Antananarivo b. Sydney c. Jakarta d. Moroni 3. When was […]

CURRENT AFFAIRS SET 62

1. Which among the following seaweed has the highest amount of iodine in it? a. Red seaweed b. Brown seaweed c. Green seaweed d. blue seaweed 2. From which region of the country was the world’s oldest plant fossil discovered? a. North India b. East India c. South India d. Central India 3. Which company […]

CURRENT AFFAIRS SET 61

1. In which of the following Indian State is Khurja Power Project proposed? a. Punjab b. Rajasthan c. Uttar Pradesh d. Madhya Pradesh 2. Which of the following Space Agency launched Chandra X-Ray observatory? a. NASA b. ISRO c. ESA d. ROSCOSMOS 3. The Pravasi Bharatiya Samman 2017 Winner Priti Patel is the minister of […]

CURRENT AFFAIRS SET 60

1. Which among the following herbs has the scientific name Withania somnifera? a. Ashwagandha b. Tulsi c. Neem d. Thyme 2. Under which department is the Enforcement Directorate? a. Department of Economic Affairs b. Department of Revenue c. Department of Expenditures d. Department of Foreign Exchange 3. Where has been India’s longest road tunnel been […]

CURRENT AFFAIRS SET 59

1. Who is the present chairman of National Hydro Electric Power Corporation? a. Shyam Shankar b. K M Singh c. U K Sinha d. J P Nanda 2. Which state celebrates its formation Day as Utkal Divas? a. Uttarakhand b. Telangana c. Odisha d. Jharkhand 3. Which of the following Indian state established ‘State Police […]

CURRENT AFFAIRS SET 58

1. Which of the following place is called Ekamra Kshetra? a. Puri b. Bhubaneshwar c. Varanasi d. Rishikesh 2. Under which of the following Ministry’s administrative control is BSF working? a. Ministry of defence b. Ministry of Home Affairs c. Pmo’s Office d. None of the above 3. Which among the following Indian states has […]

CURRENT AFFAIRS SET 57

1. Where is the India – based Neutrino Observatory (INO) going to be set up? a. Andhra Pradesh b. Tamil Nadu c. Karnataka d. Madhya Pradesh 2. For which region has the Government created the Social and Infrastructure Development Fund (SIDF) with a sum of Rs. 586.20 cr? a. Western Regions of Rajasthan b. North […]

CURRENT AFFAIRS SET 56

1. Which country has been recently hit by cyclone ‘Debbie”? a. Australia b. USA c. Thailand d. Mexico 2. With which country is Umbrella Movement associated with? a. Taiwan b. Hongkong c. Egypt d. Tunisia 3. Where is the world’s first nanocar racing going to be held? a. Spain b. USA c. France d. Germany […]

CURRENT AFFAIRS SET 55

1. Who is the present Chairman of ICC? a. Shashank Manohar b. N Srinivasan c. Sunil Gvaskar d. Ravi Shastri 2. Who has been awarded this year’s Abel Prize? a. Shobha Madan b. Terence Tao c. Yves Meyer d. Manjul Bhargav 3. Which regions of the country are inhabited by Chenchu tribals? a. Bundelkhand Regions […]

CURRENT AFFAIRS SET 54

1. What is the proposed new name of Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC)? a. Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) b. Central Board of Customs and Excise (CBSE c. Central Board of Taxes and Excise (CBTE) d. Central Boards of Indirect taxes and Excise (CBIE) 2. Which among the following has […]

CURRENT AFFAIRS SET 53

1. Which of the following day is being celebrated as the world tuberculosis day? a. 24 March b. 22 March c. 20 April d. 03 April 2. Recently the union cabinet has decided to replace National Commission for Backward classes with which of the following? a. National Commission for Socially and Economically Backward Classes b. […]

CURRENT AFFAIRS SET 52

1. Which State government has started to call the widows as Kalyanis in all its official documents? a. Uttar Pradesh b. Madhya Pradesh c. Maharashtra d. Karnataka 2. Which among the following countries has been ranked the first in the World Happiness Index prepared by the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network? a. Switzerland b. Bhutan […]

CURRENT AFFAIRS SET 51

1. Which among the following agencies releases the Human Development Report? a. UNDP b. UNFCC c. World Bank d. IMF 2. Which day is being celebrated as World Water Day? a. Mar 21 b. Mar 22 c. Mar 24 d. Mar 28 3. What is the theme of this year’s International Day of Forests? a. […]

CURRENT AFFAIRS SET 50

1. Which of the following Indian state has the highest number of arsenic affected people in the country? a. West Bengal b. Bihar c. Punjab d. Tamil Nadu 2. According to the WHO’s guidelines for drinking water quality (2011), what is the Permissible limit of Arsenic in ground water? a. 1 mg/lit b. .01 mg/lit […]

CURRENT AFFAIRS SET 49

1. Who among the following has been appointed the new Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh? a. Adithyanath Yogi b. Dinesh Sharma c. Kesava Prasad d. Birren Singh 2. Which among the following chemicals is used to make a pressure cooker bomb? a. Acetyl nitrate b. Arsenic sulphide c. Ammonium azide d. Ammonium nitrate 3. Who […]

CURRENT AFFAIRS SET 48

1. In which of the following places is the world’s first fluorescent frog discovered? a. Nile Basin b. Ganga Basin c. Amazon Basin d. Western Ghats 2. Who among the following has recently been appointed the Chief Minister of Manipur? a. Y Joy Kumar Singh b. Ibobi Singh c. Biren Singh d. Irom Sharmila 3. […]

CURRENT AFFAIRS SET 47

1. Who among the following has recently taken oath as Uttarkhand Chief Minister? a. Satpal Maharaj b. Trivendra Singh Rawat c. Harak Singh Rawat d. Prakash Pant 2. In which among the following places is the Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development (RGNIYD) located? a. Uttar Pradesh b. Tamilnadu c. Gujarat d. Maharashtra 3. […]

CURRENT AFFAIRS SET 46

1. Where is the first airbus training centre in Asia going to be set up? a. Tokyo b. Singapore c. Colombo d. New Delhi 2. What is India’s position in the recently released 2017 “Women in Politics Map Report” by the Inter Parliament Union (IPU) and UN Women? a. 148 b. 150 c. 158 d. […]

CURRENT AFFAIRS SET 45

1. Which of the following organization publishes report on Global Competitive Index? a. UNDP b. World Bank c. World Economic Forum d. WTO 2. Who among the following is the chair of the United Nations Development Group? a. Helen Clerk b. Megan Davis c. Lakshmi Puri d. Irena Bokova 3. Which of the following is […]

CURRENT AFFAIRS SET 44

1. National Foundation for Corporate Governments was founded In which of the following year? a. 1990 b. 2003 c. 2010 d. 2016 2. Which of the following is blue revolution related with? a. Oil production b. Milk production c. Fisheries d. Horticulture 3. Which among the following is the largest producer of banana in India? […]

CURRENT AFFAIRS SET 43

1. Recently a national convention of student volunteers started ‘Visaka Campaign’ towards which of the following purpose? a. Financial literacy b. Digital Financial Literacy c. Sanitation Literacy d. Rainwater harvesting literacy 2. To which of the following sector is Sagarmala projects related? a. Industrial development b. Agricultural development c. Digital connectivity d. Shipping and port […]

CURRENT AFFAIRS SET 42

1. Who among the following has been recently appointed as the UNICF Cricket For Good Ambassador for the Women’s World Cup 2017? a. M. S. Dhoni b. Virendra Sewag c. Virat Kohli d. Sachin Tendulkar 2. Which of the following organization publishes Index of Industrial Production? a. Central Statistical Organization b. National Sample Survey Organization […]

CURRENT AFFAIRS SET 41

1. Which among the following is not involved in the implementation of Kisan Credit Card Scheme? a. Commercial Banks b. Cooperative Banks c. Regional Rural Banks d. Post Office Savings Account 2. Which among the following is the nodal Ministry of MPLADS? a. Ministry of Rural Development b. Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation c. […]

CURRENT AFFAIRS SET 40

1. In which of the following states is Koteshwar Hydro Electric Project implemented? a. Himachal Pradesh b. Punjab c. Uttarakhand d. Jammu and Kashmir 2. Which of the following Indian city hosted for the first time in India the executive committee meeting of the International Smart Grid Action Network is being held? a. Gurugram b. […]

CURRENT AFFAIRS SET 39

1. In which of the following place International Road Transport Convention was concluded? a. Geneva b. Vienna c. Nagoya d. Washington 2. In which of the following year United Nations adopted International Women’s day? a. 1970 b. 1975 c. 1990 d. 2000 3. Since which of the following year reserved seats were successfully introduced for […]

CURRENT AFFAIRS SET 38

1. Raymond kopa – a football player, who passed away recently belonged to which of the following country? a. France b. Brazil c. Argentina d. U. K. 2. Which of the following is the theme of World Wild Life Day 2017? a. Listen to species diversity b. Listen to the young voices c. Wildlife and […]

CURRENT AFFAIRS SET 37

1. Who among the following devised the Volcanic Explosivity Index (VEI)? a. Giuseppe Mercalli b. Chris Newhall and Stephen self c. Charles F Ritcher d. William Henry Fox Talbot 2. With which sports in Ankur Mittal associated with? a. Badminton b. Shooting c. Tennis d. Swimming 3. Fully air-conditioned third AC service with an optional […]

CURRENT AFFAIRS SET 36

1. National Conference on “Economics of Competition Law” – 2017 was held at which place? a. Hyderabad b. Chennai c. Agra d. New Delhi 2. Which of the following university won the annual visitors award for the Best University – 2017? a. Benaras Hindu University b. Hyderabad University c. Delhi University d. Central University of […]

CURRENT AFFAIRS SET 35

1. The Harappan site Rakhigarhi is located in which of the following Indian state? a. Punjab b. Haryana c. Gujarat d. Rajasthan 2. In which of the following year Indus water Treaty was signed? a. 1959 b. 1960 c. 1961 d. 1962 3. Who among the following is the Chairman of the Securities and Exchange […]

CURRENT AFFAIRS SET 34

1. Which among the following is not an official language of U. N? a. Arabic b. Chinese c. Russian d. German 2. How many founding member states did UN have? a. 45 b. 50 c. 51 d. 52 3. According to recent National family Health Survey – 4 the sex ratio at birth (number of […]

CURRENT AFFAIRS SET 33

1. Who among the following is the first winner of BCCI Lifetime Achievement Award for women? a. Shantha Rangaswamy b. Mithali Raj c. Harmanpreet Kaur d. Purnima Rao 2. According to recent National Family Health Survey – 4, Infant Mortality Rate (IMR) declined to 41 per 1000 live births from a. 60 b. 57 c. […]

CURRENT AFFAIRS SET 32

1. India’s first training centre dedicated for para athlete is founded at a. Ahmadabad b. Gandhinagar c. Hyderabad d. Chennai 2. Which of the following country is not a member of Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC)? a. Nepal b. Myanmar c. Thailand d. Maldives 3. Which article of […]

CURRENT AFFAIRS SET 31

1. In which of the following Indian state is Rohtang pass located? a. Jammu and Kashmir b. Himachal Pradesh c. Uttarakhand d. Sikkim 2. Which of the following island the only one active volcano of India? a. North Andaman b. Barren c. Narcondum d. Car Nicobar 3. The liquid Propulsion Complex of ISRO is located […]

CURRENT AFFAIRS SET 30

1. International Mercury Award is to honour achievement in which of the following category? a. Space science b. Climate change c. Professional communications d. Nuclear disarmament 2. Who among following is the first woman to win Oscar for direction? a. Kathryn Bigelow b. Shirley Temple c. Sofia Coppola d. Catherine Hardwicke 3. Which ministry has […]

CURRENT AFFAIRS SET 29

1. Which of the following is the 1st foreign airline started its operation from Srinagar International Airport in Jammu and Kashmir? a. Air Asia b. Silk Airlines c. Emirates d. Qatar Airways 2. Which among the following is the only X- Rated movie to win the Oscar? a. Last Tango in Paris b. Midnight Cowboy […]

CURRENT AFFAIRS SET 28

1. Which among the following ship is slated to be the platform for first Indian All Women Circum navigation of the Indian Navy? a. INSV Tarini b. INSV Mahadev c. INSV Tarangini d. INSV Sudarshini 2. What is India’s rank among the countries of the world in terms of number of large dams? a. 1st […]

CURRENT AFFAIRS SET 27

1. Which nation’s National Anthem is composed by Mozart? a. New Zealand b. Greece c. Austria d. Netherlands 2. With which bank has Indian Govt. signed an agreement for construction of a bridge across the Ganga? a. International Monetary Fund b. Asian Development Bank c. Asian Infra-structure Development Bank d. World Bank 3. Which among […]

CURRENT AFFAIRS SET 26

1. Recently Maharashtra government has started cloud seeding with which of the following chemical? a. Potassium Iodide b. Dry Ice c. Silver Iodide d. Liquid Propane 2. Which of the following bank is the winner of National MSME Excellence Award 2017? a. SBI b. ICICI c. Corporation bank d. Canara bank 3. Project loon is […]

CURRENT AFFAIRS SET 25

1. Which is the newly formed district of West Bengal? a. Kamtapur b. Midnapore c. Gorkhaland d. Kalimpong 2. Which Indian Paramilitary force is set to use Patanjali FMCG products? a. CRPF b. BSF c. ITBP d. SSB 3. In which of the place is the IMF’s South Asia Training and Technical Assistance Centre launched? […]

CURRENT AFFAIRS SET 24

1. Which company has recently announced actor Amitabh Bachchan as its brand ambassador? a. Havells b. Crompton Greaves c. Llyod Electric d. ABB India Ltd 2. With which automobile company has Hindustan Motor executed an agreement for the sale of the Ambassador brand? a. General Motors b. Honda Motors c. Peugeot SA d. Fiat Chrysler […]

CURRENT AFFAIRS SET 23

1. With which of the following country India signed Logistics Exchange Memorandum of Agreement (LEMOA)? a. China b. Russia c. USA d. Australia 2. Pyongyang is the capital of which of the following country? a. South Korea b. North Korea c. Laos d. Cambodia 3. Donja village, recently adopted by Sachin Tendulkar under Sansad Adarsh […]

CURRENT AFFAIRS SET 22

1. In which of the following Indian state Sarojini Naidu was born? a. Karnataka b. Andhra Pradesh c. Telangana d. Tamil Nadu 2. Frank Walter Steinmeier is the President of which of the following country? a. France b. Germany c. Spain d. Mexico 3. The Indian Seed Congress – 2017 was held at which of […]

CURRENT AFFAIRS SET 21

1. India defeated which among the following countries to win T20 Blind World Cup 2017? a. Srilanka b. Pakistan c. England d. Australia 2. Which of the following is the theme at Indian Seed Congress – 2017 held at Kolkata? a. Seed of Joy b. Seed of Prosperity c. Seed of Change d. Seed of […]

CURRENT AFFAIRS SET 20

1. How many cities are selected for FIFA U 17 World Cup India? a. 3 b. 5 c. 6 d. 8 2. Which day is celebrated as World Radio Day? a. Feb 10 b. Feb 13 c. Nov 11 d. Dec 15 3. Which team has won the T-20 World Cup for Blind Cricketers? a. […]

CURRENT AFFAIRS SET 19

1. What does the official mascot of FIFA U 17 World Cup represent? a. Clouded Leopard b. Tiger c. Lion d. Red Panda 2. In which of the following state was the Akhil Bharatiya Kabbadi Championship held? a. Maharashtra b. Rajasthan c. Punjab d. Haryana 3. Which among the following is mandatory for availing subsidized […]

CURRENT AFFAIRS SET 18

1. In which of the Indian state was the first Riverfront Global Fest held recently? a. Chennai b. New Delhi c. Amaravati d. Mumbai 2. How many assembly seats are there in Uttarakhand? a. 72 b. 70 c. 68 d. 64 3. Where is the International Aerospace and Defence Exhibition – Aero India 2017 to […]

CURRENT AFFAIRS SET 17

1. Through which of the following states the river Teesta flows? a. Assam & Sikkim b. Assam & West Bengal c. Sikkim & West Bengal d. Bihar & West Bengal 2. With which of the following International Organisation India recently signed a financing agreement (RS 1358 cr) to improve the quality of technical education in […]

CURRENT AFFAIRS SET 16

1. Who is the author of the book “A Long Way Home”? a. Kirk Russel b. Saroo Brierley c. Garth Davis d. R R Haywood 2. Which of the following Indian state has the largest solar power capability? a. Tamil Nadu b. Rajasthan c. Gujarat d. Maharashtra 3. Genesis Prize is associated with which of […]

CURRENT AFFAIRS SET 15

1. The volcano Mauna Kea is located at which among the following country? a. Italy b. Hawaii c. Ecuador d. Indonesia 2. Antonio Guterres is UN’s _____ Secretary? a. 10th b. 11th c. 8th d. 9th 3. Who has been the new Chief of Indian Air Force? a. Sunil Lanba b. Arup Raha c. Birender […]

CURRENT AFFAIRS SET 14

1. In which of the Indian State is Ambukuthi Hills located which has recently gained importance as a prehistoric rock site? a. Tamil Nadu b. Kerala c. Karnataka d. Andhra Pradesh 2. Which among the following is the Earth’s tallest volcano? a. Cotopaxi b. Etna c. Vesuvius d. Mauna Kea 3. In which Indian State […]

CURRENT AFFAIRS SET 13

1. Which country is to host 2017 FIFA U 17 World Cup? a. UAE b. Chile c. Mexico d. India 2. Which among the following has its capital as Addis Ababa? a. Kenya b. Uganda c. Ethiopia d. Eritrea 3. Carli Lloyd is associated with which sport? a. Cricket b. Soccer c. Badminton d. Hockey […]

CURRENT AFFAIRS SET 12

1. How many members are there in African Union? a. 55 b. 48 c. 47 d. 52 2. Who is Pakistan’s new Foreign Secretary? a. Waqar Masood Khan b. Abdul Basit c. Zamir ul Hassan Shah d. Nadeem Ahsan 3. When was Archaeological Survey of India established? a. 1854 b. 1861 c. 1867 d. 1904 […]

CURRENT AFFAIRS SET 11

1. In which of the following state Nagoba Jatara- a tribal fest is celebrated? a. Chhattisgarh b. Telangana c. Andhra Pradesh d. Tamil Nadu 2. Which article of the Indian Constitution provides certain privileges and concessions to the members of scheduled caste? a. 164 b. 352 c. 45 d. 341 3. In which of the […]

CURRENT AFFAIRS SET 10

1. Which Loksabha Constituency is represented by E Ahamed? a. Malappuram b. Vatakra c. Ponnani d. Alathur 2. Which among the following country is the largest producer of litchi plant? a. Vietnam b. China c. India d. Cambodia 3. Who among the following is the Australian Prime Minister? a. Malcolm Turnbull b. Julia Guillard c. […]

CURRENT AFFAIRS SET 9

1. Which among the following is the feature of H 1B Visa? a. Visa for temporary visitors for business or pleasure b. Allows US employers to temporarily employ foreign workers in specialty occupations c. Transit visa issued to individuals who are travelling in immediate and continuous transit through the US enroute to another country. d. […]

CURRENT AFFAIRS SET 8

1. With which athletic event is Devendra Jhajharia associated with? a. Shot-put b. Discus throw c. Javelin d. Cycling 2. What is the motto of Bank of Maharashtra? a. A Tradition of Trust b. One Family One Bank c. India’s International Bank d. Relationships Beyond Banking 3. Where is India‘s first sports museum located at? […]

SSC CGL TIER III- Descriptive

Now that the score cards of SSC CGL Tier II has been notified,the students now have to polish their skill of writing for CGL Tier III. As of now, the proposal is to include essay, precise and letter writing with the duration of 60 min. It is in pen and paper mode. The art of […]

CURRENT AFFAIRS SET 7

1. Who was the chief guest of 2017 Republic Day Parade? a. Adama Barrow b. Theresa May c. Mohammad bin Zayed Al Nahyan d. Htin Kyaw 2. With which of the following country has India signed the White Shipping Agreement? a. USA b. France c. Russia d. Japan 3. Which of the following country has […]

CURRENT AFFAIRS SET 6

1. With which Indian state is Hojagiri dance associated with? a. Arunachal Pradesh b. Assam c. Tripura d. Meghalaya 2. Who among the following is the new President of Gambia? a. Adama Barrow b. Yahya Jammeh c. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf d. Joseph Kabila 3. Which ministry has been designated as the nodal ministry for “Bharat […]

CURRENT AFFAIRS SET 5

1. Who is the author of the book “An Introduction to the Indian Sign Languages”? a. Madan Vasishta b. William Philo Clark c. Arun Joshi d. Birbal Jha 2. The island country Papua New Guinea is located on which of the following oceans? a. Indian Ocean b. Pacific Ocean c. Atlantic Ocean d. Arctic Ocean […]

CURRENT AFFAIRS SET 4

1. Which day is celebrated as National Voter’s Day? a. 26 January b. 25 January c. 26 November d. 30 January 2. In which Indian state is Kambala (buffalo racing) practiced? a. Tamil Nadu b. Karnataka c. Chhattisgarh d. Andhra Pradesh 3. Which Indian state has found its way into the Guinness Book of World […]

CURRENT AFFAIRS SET 3

1. Who among the following was the chief guest of the 14th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas Convention held in Jan 2017? a. Rajkeshwar Purryag b. Antonio Costa c. Kamla d. Mahendra Pal Chaudhary 2. Who among the following is the Director of the Iranian film “Daughter”? a. Abbar Kiarostami b. Jafar Parahi c. Tehminesh Milani d. […]

CURRENT AFFAIRS SET 2

1. Where was the world’s first self-driving taxi launched? a. Singapore b. Tokyo c. Paris d. New York 2. Which is the first state to launch DNA profiling of criminals? a. Kerala b. Himachal Pradesh c. Andhra Pradesh d. Telangana 3. What is India’s ranking in the World Disaster Risk Index? a. 54 b. 85 […]

CURRENT AFFAIRS SET 1

1.            Rafale fighter jets belong to which of the following countries? a.      Britain b.      France c.       Russia d.      Israel 2.            Which prize was formerly known as McConnell Prize? a.      Man Booker Prize b.      Abel Prize c.       Nobel Prize for Economics d.      Sakharov Prize 3.            Who among the following is the first head of Bank Board […]

UPSC Mains Test Q1

  Upanishads mark the culmination of Indian thought. Discuss. (200 words) The constitution of India was above all a social and not simply a political document. Discuss. (200 marks) Discuss the measures needed to be taken to prevent unlawful activities that generate unaccounted money? (200 words) How do legality, free choice and integrity shape administrative […]

UPSC PRELIMS 2016 ANSWER KEY

UPSC PRELIMS 2016 – Overall, this year, questions were asked more on current affairs, system and governance, law, social and economic law and there change 1) Which of the following statements is /are correct? 1. A bill pending in the Lok Saba lapses on its prorogation. 2. A bill pending in Rajya Saba, which has […]