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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 is the correct location of McMurdo Dry Valleys the hyper saline water bodies on dry land?


2. Consider the following statements about the GST council in the Constitution 115th Amendment Bill:
1.GST Council is to be headed by finance minister with members from states
2.GST Council is to make recommendations the taxes to be levied, goods to be exempted, GST rate etc.
3.GST Council is to adjudicate any dispute or complaint
Which among the above statements is / are correct ?


3. The controversial Sindol hydro-power project is located in which among the following states of India?


4. Consider the following statements:
1.In India, Odisha is the leading mineral producing state during 2010-11
2.The Offshore areas share maximum fraction of mineral production of India
Which among the above statements is / are correct?


5. Recently we read in the newspapers that Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (Irda) is coming up with guidelines for “monoline” insurance agents. Who are these monoline insurance agents?



6. The time period of a pendulum when taken to the moon would ?


7. Which among the following states of India is running the Dhanwantari Yojana in the healthcare sector?


8. Who among the following has been awarded the ‘Mahatma Gandhi International Award for Peace’ for 2011?


9. Recently, social activist and Narmada Bachao Andolan leader Medha Patkar was chosen for the Basava Sri award for the year 2010 for excellence in service in the social sector. Which state Government confers the Basava Sri award?


10. Consider the following :
1.Pyrite
2.Gypsusm
3.Organic Manure
Which among the above can be used in reclaimation of the Alkali soil?


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    - 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.



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    - 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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