Posted on: November 1, 2022 | Author: Odisha | Category: GK MCQ



At which rate, Reserve Bank of India borrows money from commercial banks?
(1) Bank Rate
(2) Repo Rate
(3) Reverse Repo Rate
(4) Statutory Liquidity Rate

Reverse repo rate is the rate at which the Reserve Bank of India borrows money from commercial banks within the country. It is a monetary policy instrument which can be used to control the money supply in the country.

Movement along the supply curve is known as ______ .
(1) Contraction of supply
(2) Expansion of supply
(3) Increase in supply
(4) Expansion and contraction

When the price of a commodity increases its quantity supplied also increases it is called the extension of supply. In opposite process, when the price of commodity decreases, the quantity supplied of it also decreases it is called the contraction of supply. The supply keeps on fluctuating with changing prices. When there is an extension and contraction of supply then there will be movements along the same supply curve. This is primarily due to the fact that only the price factor causes these movements keeping all the other factors constant.

What is the minimum age required to become vice-president of India?
(1) 30 years
(2) 35 years
(3) 40 years
(4) 37 years

The qualifications needed tobecome a Vice President of India are the following:
• He or she must be a citizen ofIndia.
• He or she must be over 35years of age.
• He or she must not hold anyoffice of profit.
• He or she must be qualified for election as a Member of the Rajya Sabha or the Council of States.

Which of the following “writ”of the High Court or the Supreme Court is issued to restrain a person from holding a public office which he is not entitled to?
(1) Centiorari
(2) Mandamus
(3) Prohibition
(4) Quo Warranto

Quo-Warranto is a writ issued with a view to restrain a person from holding a public office to which he is not entitled. The writ requires the concerned person to explain to the Court by what authority he holds the office. If a person has usurped a public office, the Court may direct him not to carry out any activities in the office or may announce the office to be vacant.

Who was the son of Chandragupta Maurya?
(1) Bindusara
(2) Chandragupta II
(3) Ashoka
(4) Binbsara

Bindusara was the second Mauryan Emperor of India who ruled from (297–273 BC). He was the son of Chandragupta Maurya, the founder of the Mauryan dynasty. Chanakya remained the chief advisor of Bindusara.

Which dynasty came to powerin India after the Tughlaq dynasty?
(1) The Guptas
(2) The Khiljis
(3) The Mughals
(4) The Sayyids

The Sayyid dynasty was the fourth dynasty of the Delhi Sultanate, with four rulers ruling from 1414 to 1451. Founded by a former governor of Multan, they succeeded the Tughlaq dynasty and ruled the sultanate until they were displaced by the Lodi dynasty.

Which planet is considered asthe Dwarf planet?
(1) Earth
(2) Jupiter
(3) Pluto
(4) Saturn

Pluto was reclassified from a planet to a dwarf planet in 2006. This is when the IAU formalised the definition of a planet as “A planet is a celestial body that (a) is in orbit around the Sun, (b) has sufficient mass for its self-gravity to overcome rigid body forces so that it assumes a hydrostatic equilibrium (nearly round) shape, and (c) has cleared the neighbourhood around its orbit.”



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