general knowledge 2011 - 05

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


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


2. Hirakud Dam, one of world's longest earthen dams is located in which among the following states?


3. 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 ?


4. Oldest recorded Indian Music dates back to 1902, when India's first disc had been recorded one of the following singers singing a khayal in Raag Jogiya. Identify the singer:


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



6. 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?


7. In the cultivation of which among the following horticultural crops "Udyan Pandit Award" is given?


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


9. “Glaciers in the Himalayas are receding faster than in any other part of the world… If the present rate continues, the likelihood of them disappearing by the year 2035 and perhaps sooner is very high if the earth keeps warming at the current rate.”
The above flawed warning was given by which among the following organizations?


10. Which among the following has not been a source of substantial power in India as of now?


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