GK Current Affairs – Basic General Knowledge Questions and Answers

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  1. 1 he Mandal Commission was constituted during the tenure of which among the following prime ministers?

    1. Indira Gandhi
    2. Morarji Desai
    3. Rajiv Gandhi
    4. V P Singh

    Answer : - Morarji Desai

    On 20 December 1978 India’s prime minister, Morarji Desai of the Janata Party, announced the formation of a second Backward Classes Commission whose chairman was B. P. Mandal, a former member of Parliament On 31 December 1980 the Mandal Commission submitted its report to President N. S. Reddy, recommending ways to advance India’s “socially and educationally backward classes.” On 7 August 1990 Prime Minister V. P. Singh announced in the Parliament that his government would implement the Mandal Commission’s recommendations. This was followed by the violent objections in northern part of India.

  2. 2 When did the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) pass a resolution for the observation of the International Day of Human Space Flight?

    1. .1990
    2. 2002
    3. 2011
    4. 2017

    Answer : - 2011

    In its 65th session, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) passed a resolution in April 2011 and designated the observation of International Day of Human Space Flight on 12 April.

  3. 3 Which country made the first space flight and set history?

    1. China
    2. US
    3. Japan
    4. Russia

    Answer : - Russia

    Russia made the first space flight and set history. Yuri Gagarin carried out Vostok 1 space flight on 12 April 1961. The flight made one orbit around the Earth over 108 minutes in the Vostok 3KA spacecraft. The spacecraft was launched by the Vostok-K launch vehicle. This historic achievement paved the way for space exploration for the benefit of all humanity.

  4. 4 Which among the following does not come under the monetary policy for regulating the economy?

    1. Discount rate
    2. Government spending
    3. reserve requirement
    4. Open market Operations

    Answer : - Government spending

  5. 5 When is the International day Day of Human Space Flight observed?

    1. 08 April
    2. 12 April
    3. 15 April
    4. 19 April

    Answer : - 12 April

    International Day of Human Space Flight is observed on 12 April. The day commemorates the anniversary of Yuri Gagarin's historic spaceflight in 1961. The day is celebrated as the Cosmonautics Day in Russia.

  6. 6 Which of the following metals is mostly used for filaments of electric bulbs?

    1. Copper
    2. Nickel
    3. Silver
    4. Tungsten

    Answer : - Tungsten

    Tungsten is mostly used to manufacture filaments of electric bulbs. Among all the metals, Tungsten has the highest melting point. Its symbol is W, its atomic number is 74, and its atomic weight is 183.85. It is used in many other high temperature application because of its high melting point.

  7. 7 Which organisation monitors the banks in actually maintaining cash balance?

    1. State Bank of India
    2. Reserve Bank of India
    3. Grameen Bank of India
    4. None of these

    Answer : - Reserve Bank of India

    The cash balance that is to be maintained by scheduled banks with the RBI should not be less than 4% of the total NDTL, which is the Net Demand and Time Liabilities.

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