General Knowledge - General Awareness Quiz - Questions and Answers, GK 2013
The 'Voluntary Compliance Encouragement Scheme, 2013' is related to which one of the following?
To encourage self employment among youths
To encourage the defaulters of service tax
To promote exporters
To encourage NRI investors
In 2013 which Islands in India were declared as the World Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO under its MAB (Man and Biosphere) Programme?
St. Marina Islands
Hilary Koprowski who passed away in 2013 was a pioneer in the development of first successful ________:
Oral vaccination for polio
Vaccination for hepatitis B
Interest Subsidy Scheme for Housing the Urban Poor (ISHUP) scheme which was under pilot phase during Eleventh Five Year Plan period is being revised for launch with enhanced credit limits and targets as:
Rajiv Rinn Yojana (RRY)
Indira Gandhi Awas Vikas Yojana (IGAVY)
Rajiv Gandhi Scheme for Housing the Urban Poor (RGSHUP)
Nehru Awas Vikas Yojana (IGAVY)
Which of the following books were written by Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru?
1.Discovery of India
2.The Century for Young People
3.Glimpses of World History
4.The Story of Civilization
Select the correct answer from the codes given below:
Only 1 & 4
Only 1 & 2
Only 1 & 3
Only 2 & 3
The much debated 'Bangaru Thalli' scheme is related to which state?
In a recent survey released by NSSO , what is the status of India's unemployment for the year 2011-12?
It rose by 2%
It declined by 2%
It rose by 2.7%
It declined by 2.7%
In which of the following states 'Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary' is located?
Which of the following are India's largest onion producing states?
Maharashtra, Karnataka, Gujarat
Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Rajasthan
Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Madhya Pradesh
Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Gujarat
In 2013, which among the following countries has started a six-day massive naval drill dubbed Velayat 91, or Guardianship 91?
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2. World Geography -Test-02
3. World Geography -Test-03
4. Geography of India -Test-01
5. Geography of India -Test-02
6. Geography of India -Test-03
7. Geography of India -Test-04
8. Geography of India -Test-05
9. History of India - Test - 01
10. History of India - Test - 02
11. History of India - Test - 03
12. History of India - Test - 04
13. History of India - Test - 05
14. History of India - Test - 06
15. History of India - Test - 07
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