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

1. 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 ?

2. Which among the following act was known as the Anarchical and Revolutionary Crime act 1919?

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

4. Which of the following acts first time explicitly defined the constitutional position of the British territories in India?

5. “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?

6. Consider the following facts about a pioneer social reformer of Maharastra:
1. He is widely considered to be the first journalist and editor in Marathi Language.
2. He started a weekly Bombay Darpan in 1832 and Digdarshan in 1840
3. His many works include the books in history & math for children
Identify this personality from the given names:

7. Consider the following statements:
1. Oil-for-Food Programme was introduced by United Nations for allowing Iraq to sell oil on the world market in exchange for food, medicine, and other humanitarian needs.
2. Oil-for-Food Programme worked on an escrow system
Which among the above statements is/ are correct?

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

9. Which among the following plant has been prohibited from cultivation and planting in India via the Willd Life protection Act?

10. India is the only country in the world which produces 5 distinct kinds of silk viz. Mulberry, Tasar, Oak Tasar, Eri and Muga silks. Out of them, which among the following set is called "Vanya Silks" or the "Eco-Friendly Green Silks" produced by the tribals from Central and North Eastern India?

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