General Knowledge - General Awareness Quiz - Questions and Answers, GK 2010

1. Many a times we read in the financial newspapers about a term " Progressive Tax System". Consider the following statements in this context:
1. Progressive tax is harsher on the poor sections of the society
2. In Progressive tax, average tax rate is less than the marginal tax rate
Which among the above statements is / are correct?

2. Why Commercial banks are called creators of money?

3. U Thant who was a United Nations Secretary General was from which of the following Asian Countries ? (He was first Asian Secretary General of United Nations)

4. Under which of the following Jurisdiction comes the Greenland?

5. Rourkela in Orissa is known as Ispat Nagari also. It is third largest city of Orissa, known for one of the largest steel plants of the Steel Authority of India Limited and also National Institute of Technology . As per some etymologists, the name Rourkela is derived from Ruhr valley which is also rich in minerals particularly iron. Where is located this Ruhr Valley?

6. How many countries of Southern Africa make Southern African Customs Union (SACU)?

7. BrahMos supersonic cruise missile can be launched from submarines, ships, aircraft or land. This missile is a joint venture BrahMos Aerospace Private Limited between India's Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) and Russia's NPO Mashinostroeyenia. In which of the following Indian Armed Forces, this missile is operational at this time?

8. Which of the following country currently holds the Presidency of the Council of the European Union?

9. Who among the following will be called as the first citizen of Mumbai?

10. In which among the following , the first description about the Bhils , a tribe of Rajasthan was found?

General Knowledge

1. World Geography -Test-01
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
16. INM-Test-01
17. INM-Test-02
18. INM-Test-03
19. INM-Test-04
20. INM-Test-05
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