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


1. Argon is the third most common gas in the Earth's atmosphere, at 0.93%. This gas is generated due to decay of which among the following isotopes in the Earth's crust ?


2. Which among the following is the correct implication of the "Advisory Jurisdiction" of the Supreme Court of India:


3. Consider the following statements: 1. C-130J is also India's first acquisition from the US through the foreign military sales route 2. It includes some critical components which India is getting from US after India signed the Communications Interoperability and Security Memorandum of Agreement (CISMOA) with USwhich among the above statements is / are correct?


4. Now a days, Yellow lamps are frequently used as street lights. Which among the following gases, is used in these lamps?


5. Consider the following statements: 1. National Population Register has been given a statutory status in India 2. The Census Act 1948 has been amended for the purpose of National Population Register 3. The NPR database is to be used by Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) for biometric de-duplication and assigning of a unique identification numberWhich among the above statements is /are correct?



6. Which among the following international bodies have taken active interest in launching the "Global Tiger Initiative" to save tigers and conserve tiger habitats?


7. Which among the following Gulfs is noted for the extreme rise and fall of its tides, making it ideal location for Tidal energy ?


8. Consider the following:
1. Community Reserves
2. Eco Sensitive Zones
3. Biosphere Reserves
Which among the above are fixed in India as procedures fixed in various acts related to Wildlife / Environment protection?


9. Now a days, a little pack of Silica Gel (granular beads of Silica made from Sodium Silicate) comes with many products to control humidity and avoid spoilage or degradation of some goods. Which among the following property of Silica gel makes it useful for that purpose?


10. What is the number of the Biogeographic zones in India?


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  • All ready and all right (two words) mean that everything is ready or everything is correct / OK:
    - The students are all ready for the test.
    - Your answers are all right. or All your answers are right.

    Already means that something happened earlier than expected:
    - He's only 14 and he's already graduated from high school - he's a genius!
    - The repairs on my car are finished already? Wow, that was fast.
    - You don't have to wash the dishes - I've already done it.



    All right can also mean OK/uninjured, acceptable, or average.
    - Are you all right?
    - If it's all right with you, we'll reschedule the meeting. or If it's acceptable to you
    - The food at that restaurant is all right. or Average; not especially great, but not bad either

    Alright is a variant of "all right" that is not considered correct, even though many people use it informally.
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