Awareness GK Practice Question and Answer

Q:

Goods and Services Tax (GST) was implemented in India?

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    15 July 2017
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    1st July 2017
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    1st August 2017
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    10 August 2017
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Answer : 2. "1st July 2017"
Explanation :

1. The 101st Constitutional Amendment of 2016 is the most far-reaching change from a fiscal perspective since the formation of the first Finance Commission in 1951, providing concurrent powers to the Center and the states in the matter of indirect taxation.

2. This amendment introduced a national Goods and Services Tax (GST) in India from 1 July 2017.

3. GST is based on a concurrent system of indirect taxes, where central and state GST is imposed on every transaction.

Q:

Rajkiran Rai has been appointed as the president of which organization recently?

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    Data Security Council of India
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    National Payments Corporation of India
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    Reserve Bank of India
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    Indian Banks' Association
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Answer : 4. "Indian Banks' Association"
Explanation :

On 20 November 2020, Union Bank of India's MD & CEO Rajkiran Rai was elected as the new Chairman of IBA. Dinesh Khara, Chairman of State Bank of India; Madhav Nair, Country Head & CEO of Mashreq Bank; and S. S. Mallikarjuna Rao, MD & CEO of Punjab National Bank, were elected as deputy chairmen.

Q:

From which date the new foreign trade policy will come into force?

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    1st April
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    31st March
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    1st March
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    1st February
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Answer : 1. "1st April"
Explanation :

The new foreign trade policy has highlighted the vision to take India's goods and services exports to $2 trillion by 2030. The new FTP comes into effect from April 1, 2023.

Q:

Chaitra 1 of the national calendar based on the Saka Era corresponds to which one of the following dates of the Gregorian calendar in a normal year of 365 days? 

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    31st March ( or 30th March )
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    21st April ( or 20th April )
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    22 March ( or 21st March )
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    15th May ( or 16th May)
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Answer : 3. "22 March ( or 21st March ) "
Explanation :

The correct answer is 22nd March (or 21st March).

Q:

The longest rail journey by Rajdhani Express is between…… 

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    Hazrat Nizamuddin to Thiruvananthapuram
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    Jammu to Thiruvananthapuram
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    Jammu to Mumbai
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    Saharsa to Amritsar
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Answer : 1. "Hazrat Nizamuddin to Thiruvananthapuram "

Q:

In which year Forest Conservation Act was passed? 

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    1980
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    1988
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    1986
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    1990
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Answer : 1. "1980 "

Q:

In which of the following countries was the 95th edition of the prestigious Hastings International Chess Congress held? 

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    England
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    France
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    Australia
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    Belgium
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Answer : 1. "England"

Q:

In January 2020, Home Minister Amit Shah released a book ‘Karmayoddha Granth’. This book is based on the life of ________. 

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    Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
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    Narendra Modi
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    Mahatma Gandhi
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    Jawaharlal Nehru
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Answer : 2. "Narendra Modi"

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