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General Knowledge - Current Affairs, General Awareness Quiz - Questions and Answers, GK for UPSC, Bank PO & All Exams


1. Which among the following observance was established by the United Nations General Assembly in 1972 at the Stockholm Conference?


2. The nuclear reactors which were damaged heavily due to strong Earthquake-cum-Tsunami that hit Japan on March 11, 2011 causing radiation leakage at:


3. Microbial fuel cells are considered a source of sustainable energy. Why ?
1. They use living organisms as catalysts to generate electricity from certain substrates.
2. They use a variety of inorganic materials as substrates.
3. They can be installed in waste water treatment plants to cleanse water and produce electricity.
Which of the following statements given above is/ are correct ?


4. Every kilogram of seawater has approximately how much dissolved salts?


5. In India, at present, there is a need to protect honest officials from undue harassment with protecting persons making a public interest disclosure.Consider the following statements in this context: 1. There is no statutory regulation as of now regarding the complaints by Whistleblowers. 2. The powers of Centre and State Vigilance Commissions are restricted to recommend corrective action to the public authorities.Which among the above statements is / are correct ?



6. Which among the following scheme is related exclusively to Financial Inclusion?


7. Acid rain is capable of damaging the buildings and historic monuments which are made up of rocks such as limestone and marble. Which among the following is the end product of such reaction?


8. Though the Mahatma Gandhi NREGA provides a legal guarantee for at least 100 days of wage employment to every rural household in every financial year, yet the average number of days of employment provided per household was 42 days during 2007-08; 48 days during 2008-09 and 54 days during 2009-10. What could be the most probable reason for this ?


9. Gypsum is added to Cement so that, _________?


10. Kuno Palpur Wildlife Sanctuary, which is being proposed as a new home for some relocated Gir lions from Gujarat, is located in which among the following states?


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