PSC Questions - General Knowledge, Current Affairs

1) USA has asked India to reduce its dependence on crude oil supply from which country is also a member of OPEC ?
Iran

2) What does the letter 'F' denote in 'NBFC', a term seen very frequently in Banking world these days ?
Financial

3) Who among the following is the Deputy Governor of the RBI at present ?
H.R. Khan
 
4) Standard and Poor's is a Credit Rating Agency of international repute. Which of the following is one such agency of Indian origin?
CRISIL

5) Which of the following is not a highlight of the Union Budget 2012-13?
     i) No change in the rate of Corporate Tax.
        ii) All types of loans upto `35 lakh will be given on 6% interest only.
        iii) Service Tax raised from 10% to 12%.
        iv) Fiscal Deficit is targeted at 5.1% of GDP.
        v) Substantial increase in Defence Budget.
  Ans; All types of loans upto `35 lakh will be given on 6% interest only

6) Who among the following is the recipient of Nobel Prize in Literature given
         in2011?
        1) Bruce A Beutler 2) V S Naipaul 3) Thomas Transtromer
        4) Ralph M Steinman 5) Chetan Bhagat
 Ans: Thomas Transtromer

7)Which of the scheme was launched to make cities of India
      slumfree?
Ans: Rajiv Awas Yojana

8) What is the unit of heat?
Ans: Joule

9) Who among the following is a famous author of Indian origin?
    1) Homi K Bhabha 2) Kiran Desai 3) Swati A Piramal
4) Shabana Azmi 5) Ronen Sen
Ans: Kiran Desai

10) Which award is given to the coaches of sportspersons?
       1) Dronacharya Award 2) Arjun Award 3) Kalidas Samman
   4) Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna 5) Saraswati Samman
Ans: ) Dronacharya Award

PSC Questions about Kerala

Frequently asked questions on basic facts of Kerala

1) The state Kerala formed in the Year
Ans - 1956 November 1
2) Capital of Kerala
Ans - Thiruvananthapuram / Trivandrum
3) Population density 
Ans - 819 / sq km
4) Literacy rate of Kerala
Ans 90.92 %
5) Number of Districts in Kerala
Ans  14
6) Number of block panchayaths
Ans 152
7) Number of Grama Pachayaths
Ans 999
8) Number of Municipalities in Kerala 
Ans 54
9) Number of Revenue villages 
Ans 1452
10) Number of Taluks in Kerala 
Ans 63
11) Number of Corporations in Kerala
Ans 5
12) Number of contolment
Ans 1
13) Biggest district in Kerala
Ans Palakkad
14) Smallest district in Kerala
Ans Alappuzha
15) Highly populated district 
Ans Malappuram
16) District with least population
Ans Wayanad
17) Dist with high population density
Ans Alappuzha
18) District of Kerala lowest in population density
Ans Idukki
19) Northen dist
Ans Kasargod
20) District with high number in vehicles
Ans Ernakulam
21) Dist. of Kerala with lowest number of vehicles
Ans Wayanad
22) Biggest Taluk
Ans Eranadu
23) Smallest Taluk in Kerala
Ans Paravoor
24) North most legislative assembly of Kerala
Ans Manjeswaram
25) Head quarters of Idukki
Ans Pinavu

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