GK Questions and Answer, GK Quiz

1:  A deflator is a technique of which among the following options?
Options:
  1. adjusting for changes in price level
  2. adjusting for changes in commodity
  3. accounting for higher increase of GNP
  4. accounting for decline of GNP

Answer: Option1

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2:  'Bears' and 'Bulls' are terms used in a stock market that refers to those speculators who believe that prices of shares will
Options:
  1. go up and come down respectively
  2. come down and go up respectively
  3. go up and remain constant respectively
  4. come down and remain constant respectively

Answer: Option2

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3:  The terms 'Bull' and 'Bear' are associated with which of the following aspects of commerce?
Options:
  1. Banking
  2. Foreign trade
  3. Stock market
  4. Internal trade

Answer: Option3

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4:  A country's debt service ratio implies the ratio between
Options:
  1. import and debt
  2. export and principal plus interest payment on debt
  3. domestic saving and import
  4. domestic saving and export

Answer: Option2

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5:  In Economics, the term 'Utility' means the capacity to
Options:
  1. provide comforts
  2. earn an income
  3. satisfy human wants
  4. satisfy human motives

Answer: Option3

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6:  The 'Garibi Hatao' (meaning abolish poverty) slogan was coined in which of the following years in India?
Options:
  1. 1958
  2. 1966
  3. 1971
  4. 1980

Answer: Option3

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7:  The Minimum Needs Programme (MNP) was introduced in the first year of the Fifth Five Year Plan of India to
Options:
  1. provide means for greater mechanization of agriculture
  2. improve the living condition of the poor and also promote their education and health
  3. provide necessary resources by way of refinance to primary lenders
  4. None of these

Answer: Option2

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8:  The Government of India launched 'Kutir Jyoti Programme' on occasion of Nehru Centenary year (1988-89) to provide electricity
Options:
  1. to all homes of rural poor
  2. to the urban poor free
  3. to homes of rural poor families below the poverty line
  4. to the urban poor at moderate rates

Answer: Option3

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9:  On which of the following dates was the National Adult Education Programme (NAEP) launched in India?
Options:
  1. 15th August, 1977
  2. 16th January, 1978
  3. 2nd October, 1978
  4. 30th January, 1979

Answer: Option3

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10:  Among the following, which was formed to suggest means for eradicating black money in India?
Options:
  1. Finance Commission
  2. Sarkaria Commission
  3. Shah Commission
  4. Chelliah Committee

Answer: Option4

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11:  The Nehru Rozgar Yojana (NRY) consisted of three schemes. Which of the following schemes does not come under it?
Options:
  1. Training of Rural Youth for Self-Employment (TRYSEM)
  2. Scheme of Urban Micro Enterprises (SUME)
  3. Scheme of Housing and Shelter Upgradation (SHASU)
  4. Scheme of Urban Wage Employment (SUWE)

Answer: Option1

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12:  The Sanskrit term 'Sarvodaya', which was used by Mahatma Gandhi, aimed at
Options:
  1. a classless society
  2. an economic revolution
  3. upliftment of weaker sections
  4. upliftment of all, irrespective of their status

Answer: Option4

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13:  The Government of India sponsored scheme Antyodaya Anna Yojana (AAY) was first implemented in which of the following Indian states?
Options:
  1. Orissa
  2. Maharashtra
  3. Rajasthan
  4. West Bengal

Answer: Option3

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14:  Which among the following was the objective of the Command Area Development Programme (CADP), initiated by the Government of India?
Options:
  1. To ensure that land is given to the tillers.
  2. To ensure better utilisation of irrigation potential.
  3. To develop the area under the command of Army.
  4. Poverty alleviation in selected areas.

Answer: Option2

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15:  The 'Sick Industrial Companies (Special Provisions) Act' (SICA) was enacted by the Government of India in the year
Options:
  1. 1975
  2. 1980
  3. 1985
  4. 1990

Answer: Option3

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16:  The 'Accelerated Rural Water Supply Programme' (ARWSP) was introduced in India to assist States and Union Territories with 100 per cent grants-in-aid to implement drinking water supply schemes in such villages in
Options:
  1. 1960-61
  2. 1972-73
  3. 1979-80
  4. 1986-87

Answer: Option2

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17:  The 'Prosperity 2000' programme, which was a strategy to generate 100 million jobs over a period of ten years in India, was launched with the help of
Options:
  1. World Bank
  2. International Finance Commission
  3. International Monetary Fund
  4. International Commission on Peace and Food

Answer: Option4

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18:  Who among the following is the founder of Self-Employed Women's Association (SEWA), which is a trade union based in India, promoting the rights of low-income, independently-employed female workers?
Options:
  1. Ela Bhatt
  2. Aruna Roy
  3. Medha Patkar
  4. Subhashini Ali

Answer: Option1

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19:  Who is the founder & head of the department Diwan-i-Khairat in Medieval Period?
Options:
  1. Alauddin Khilji
  2. Muhammad Bin Qasim
  3. Firoz Tughlaq
  4. Muhammad Bin Tughlaq

Answer: Option3

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20:  In which session of The Indian National Congress, they put forward the demand for the Constituent Assembly?
Options:
  1. Lahore
  2. Faizpur
  3. Bombay
  4. Kanpur

Answer: Option2

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