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General Awareness Quiz of Upcoming 2016-17 Exam

General Awareness Quiz of Upcoming 2016-17 Exam_30.1

1.Joint Parliamentary Sessions in India are chaired by the –
(A) President of India
(B) Vice President of India who is the Chairman of the Rajya Sabha
(C) Speaker of the Lok Sabha
(D)Prime Minister of India

2.The terms ‘bull’ and ‘bear’ are used in –
(A) Planning Commission
(B) Stock Exchange
(C) Sale Tax Department
(D) Income Tax Department

3.Financial Action Task Force (FATF) is an Inter-governmental Body established in 1989. It is concerned with –
(A) Money laundering
(B) Stock markets
(C) Foreign Direct Investment
(D) Foreign Institutional Investors

4.What name is given to the soil brought down by the rivers?
(A). Laterite Soil
(B). Black Soil
(C). Alluvial Soil
(D). Red Soil

5.  The Preamble of our Constitution reads India as—
(A) Sovereign, Democratic, Socialist, Secular Republic
(B) Socialist, Democratic, Secular Republic
(C) Democratic, Sovereign, Secular, Socialist Republic
(D) Sovereign, Socialist, Secular, Democratic Republic
6.Which one of the following methods of soil conservation is most effective in arid areas ?
(A) Mulching
(B) Shelter belt
(C) Gully plugging
(D) Terracing

7.The river which is not West flowing towards the Arabian Sea is—
(A) Narmada
(B) Tapti
(C) Periyar
(D) Kaveri

8.  Tsunamis are caused by—
(A) Mixing of cold and warm currents
(B) Earthquakes
(C) Changes in sea level
(D) Volcanic eruption

9. Which current is responsible for increasing the temperature of Western Europe ?
(A) Labrador current
(B) Gulf stream
(C) Canari current
(D) North Equatorial current

10. Smog is a combination of—
(A) Air and water vapours
(B) Water and smoke
(C) Fire and water
(D) Smoke and fog