General knowledge Questions and Answers

Indian Polity Questions

1. By whom was the idea of the Constitution of India first of all given? – M. N. Roy

2. The source of India’s sovereignty lies in which thing? – Preamble to the Constitution

3. Which Article of Indian Constitution prescribes Hindi in Devanagari script as the official language of the Union? – 343

4. Who can initiate impeachment proceedings against the President of India? – Either House of Parliament

5. To which Bill the President must accord his sanction without sending it back for fresh consideration? – Finance Bills

6. A Judge of a High Court wanting to resign addresses his letter of resignation to whom? – The President

7. Under the Constitution, the residuary powers vest with which government? – Union Government

8. The powers of the Election Commission are given in which Article of the Constitution? – 324

9. Who is to conduct the elections to the Panchayats and Municipalities? – State Election Commission

10. What is the document published by the government to apprise the public on any issue? – White Paper

Indian Economy Questions

1. In India, in which banking is the Public Sector is most dominant? – Commercial banking

2. What is the aim of Operation Blackboard? – Promoting adult literacy

3. Rupee was devalued by what percent in July 1991? – 20 Percent

4. Which is the oldest Development Financial Institution of India? – IFCI

5. Which is the best measure of economic growth of a country ? – GNP

6. In the short run, a producer,’ how long continues his production? – Fixed cost

7. What is the measure of a worker’s real wage? – The purchasing power of his earnings

8. How is the difference between visible exports and visible imports defined? – Balance of trade

9. What percentage of country’s demand for natural rubber is met by in indigenous production? – 97%

10. Basel II relates to which? – International standards for measuring the adequacy of a bank’s capital