Postal Assistant exam 2014

Model General Knowledge paper:

Which country honoured Aung San Suu Kyi with Congressional Gold Medal recently?

U.S.A

The present strength of rajya Sabha members is  out of which are representatives of states and UT of delhi and pudhucherry and ___ are nominated by president 245,233,12(Present strength of rajya sabha members )

Maximum strength is 250,238,12.

Which city in South Africa is the host for Ninth World Hindi Conference?

Johannesburg

Development of goiter (Enlarged thyroid gland ) is mainly due to deficiency of

Iodine

World Tourism Day is observed on which date?

September 27

FIFA-2014 world cup is proposed to be held in

Brazil

In which Indian State, Asia’s largest cattle fair is held annually?

Bihar

Who has been appointed as the new Secretary General of Rajya Sabha?

Shumsher.K.Sheriff

This is the rate at which reserve bank of India borrows money from commercial banks

Reverse Repo rate

Who is elected as the new Prime Minister of Libya?

Mustafa Abu Shagour

The emission of which causes global warming.

carbon dioxide

Who is the author of the book ‘India Grows at Night: A Liberal Case for A Strong State?”

Gurcharan Das

What percent of FDI was allowed by Union Cabinet in Civil Aviation Sector recently?

49

What is the annual average economic growth target revised by the Planning Commission for the 12th Five Year Plan (2012-1 from the 9 percent envisaged earlier?

8.2 percent

Which Indian state has recently introduced a bill to protect the tigers?

Arunachal Pradesh

As per election commission of India, how many recognized national political parties are there in India.

6

Who is known as the “The Maker of Modern India”?

Raja Ram Mohan Roy

Who has been appointed as the Director General of Narcotics Control Bureau (N.C.B) recently?

Rajiv Mehta

The constitution of India was adopted on

26 November 1949

Which was the first Indian State to ban Plastic by law in 1995?

Himachal Pradesh

Wanchoo Committee dealt with

Direct Taxes.

‘Krishna’ is the official residence of Chief Minister of which state?

Karnataka

Who is the President of World Bank?

Jim Yong Kim

Who won the inaugural hockey India league ended in Ranchi recently?

Ranchi Rhinos

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) was established in

1992

Government of India has recently granted “Maharatna” status to two more navratna public sector enterprises which are the these new companies joining the club of maharatna public sector undertaking.

Bharat Heavy Electrical Ltd & Gas Authority of India Limited

The Indian rupee is a legal tender in two other countries. One is Nepal. The other is

Bhutan

Which Indian state leads in the production of rubber?

Kerala

Which of the following is India’s biggest dam?

Bhakra Nangal

‘India for the Indians’ was the political message of:

Dayanand Saraswati

India successfully completed its 101th space mission by lauching indo French satellite SARAL recently this satellite is for

Oceanographic Studay

Who among the following is credited with the invention of polio vaccine?

Jonas Salk

Kyoto Protocol is

An International agreement to reduce the green houses gases

Currency of Denmark is

Krone

India newly built and tested missile “Astra” Meant for

Air to Air Strike

Name the personality who was also known as Deshbandhu.

Chittaranjan Das

The governor general who adopted a policy of Europeanization of bureaucracy and an exclusion of Indian from higher posts

Cornwallis

Which of the following chemical elements is used for the bleaching process?

Chlorine

In union budget 2013-2014 “Voluntary Compliance encouragement scheme” was launched by government of India. This scheming is related to

Service tax

Which of the following is the densest planet of the solar system?

Earth

The present deputy chairman of Rajya Sabha is elected Member of Parliament from which state of India.

Kerala (P.J Kurien)

Dr. Julius K. Nyerere was the first winner of which award?

Gandhi Peace Prize

Which Indian state has the largest tribal population in India?

Madhya Pradesh

Economic survey 2012-2013 states that non performing assets of increased from 2.36% to 3.57% in September 2012. The description of non performing assets was with reference to which sector?

Banking sector

Due to which physical property does the water drop take round (spherical) shape?

Surface Tension

Who authored the ‘Buddhacharita’, a Sanskrit narrative on the life of Gautam Buddha?

Ashvagosh

Jerry Young and David Flio are associated with the foundation of which of the following companies?

Yahoo

Who wrote the novel ‘Train to Pakistan’?

Khushwant Singh

During which movement bal Gangadhar tilak was given the epithet Lokmanya and Gandhiji give the slogan “Swaraj in a year” respectively

Home Rule Movement and non cooperation movement

Who is the first Indian cricketer to take Hat Trick in Test Cricket?

Harbhajan Singh

In history, how do we better know Mughal empress Arjumand Banu Begum?

Mumtaz

Bauxite is an ore of

Aluminium

Suva is the capital of which of the following countries?

Fiji

Which is one of the following is the land area I the extreme south of India?

Cape Comorin near Kanyakumari

Tehri Hydro Power Complex is built on which of the following rivers?

Bhagirathi

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