General Knowledge 290

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

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1. The Practice of Polyandry was common in which of the following in ancient India?


2. Consider the following statements:
1. Proportional Reserve System was prevalent in India from 1939 till 1956
2. In Proportional Reserve System, RBI was required to keep Gold or Sterling reserves equal to the notes issued in the Issue Department
Which among the above statements is / are correct?


3. Which among the following is correct about “My Dear Kuttichathan”?


4. The first metal to be used by man was:


5. Consider the following statements in context with the Blood Diamonds:
1. The Flower Report raised the issue of the trade of Blood Diamonds by prestigious diamond companies of the world.
2. The Kimberley process, which can prevent intermix of Blood Diamonds works on the principle of ‘Certificate of Origin’
3. Kimberley Process Certification Scheme (KPCS) is a legally binding process accepted by most countries of the world.
Which among the above statements is / are correct?


6. Consider the following statements: 1. In context with the Human intervention in the protected areas, Biosphere Reserves are called ‘living laboratories’2. In Biosphere Reserve, no activities except research are permitted Which among the above statements is/ are correct?


7. The National Highways in India cover which among the following fractions of India’s total Road Network?


8. In which among the following states of India, the longest tunnel on the Indian Railways network (11 km) is under Construction?


9. With reference to the period of Indian freedom struggle, which of the following was/were recommended by the Nehru report ?
1.Complete independence for India.
2.Joint electorates for reservation of seats for minorities.
3.Provision of fundamental rights for the people of India in the constitution.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below :


10. Bring out the only incorrect statement:


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