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


1. In which year, the World Bank revised the common international poverty line to $1.25 at the 2005 purchasing power parity?


2. Consider the following statements:
1.The Central Government fixes the wage rates in MGNREGA on the basis of the Minimum Wages Act, 1948
2.As per the provisions of the NREGA Act, the revision of the Wage rates are to be done on periodical basis
Which among the above statements is / are correct?


3. Kudumbashree, the model poverty alleviation programme is known to have been implemented in which among the following states successfully?


4. In India, Public Sector plays a dominant role in mineral production accounting for 74.48% of the total value of minerals produced in 2009-10. In the production of which of the following, the share of Public Sector is maximum?


5. Which among the following is the main industry of MENA region of the World?



6. Consider the following statements in context with the motion of the Sunflowers in response to Sun's movement (Heliotropism):
1.The Phenomenon is more pronounced in grown up flowers in comparison to young buds
2.The Sodium Ions play a very important role in Heliotropism
3.Heliotropism is mostly ascribed to the "Blue" segment of Sun Light
Which among the above statements is/ are correct?


7. Who among the following determines the qualifications which shall be requisite for appointment as members of the Finance Commission in India?


8. Who among the following countries has recently developed humanoid robot "Robonaut 2 "?


9. Which among the following company has bagged the Golden Peacock Environment Management Award 2011?


10. What was the initial growth target of the Eleventh Plan (2007-08 to 2011-12) on an average a year?


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