UPSC Prelims GK & Current Affairs Sample Questions May 2016

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) announced its official notification regards the Civil Service Examination (CSE) 2016. Please apply accordingly as faster as possible before the last date to avoid rush-hour error. When you check the UPSC Civil Service Syllabus 2016, one thing is very important and easy to score areas without much efforts, i.e. none other than General Knowledge &Current Affairs. These section can easily be covered by going through the daily newspapers at its best. Just in order to give you the pattern or the sample questions for the same section, we come up with the following General Knowledge &Current Affairs Section question for the month May 2016. Make the most of it.

UPSC Prelims Sample Questions for GK & Current Affairs:

1) Bank Note of the Year award, which is presented by the International Bank Note Society (IBNS) conferred on bank notes of which country?

B) Japan
C) New Zealand
4) India

2) Experian India launches fraud detecting credit scoring mechanism known as?

A) Huner Fraud Score
B) Falcon Fraud Manager
C) Cheat Finder
D) Theft Tracker

3) Consider the following statements.
Statement 1: Two-time Olympic gold medalist champion Felix Sanchez has retired from the sport.
Statement 2: He received these medals in High Jump category in Olympics.
A) 1 is true
B) 2 is true
C) Both are true
D) Both are false

4) Consider the following statements.
Statement 1: Ashok Kumar, a research scholar from IIT-Kharagpur, has won the coveted International Plant Nutrition Scholar Award.
Statement 2: Kumar has been pursuing his PhD on nutrition management of rice-chickpea production system in laterite soil.
A) 1 is true
B) 2 is true
C) Both are true
D) Both are false

5) Cricket Council of India’s (CCI) Legends Club has recently added sportsman NanduNatekar. He was known for playing?
A) Tennis
B) Badminton
C) Cricket
D) Chess

6) ICC has recently suspended cricket association of which of the following country?
A) Nepal
B) Afghanistan
C) Iran
D) Bermuda
7) A renowned cartoonist, V T Thomas a.k.a Cartoonist Toms has recently passed away. He was known for his cartoon characters called?
A) Chacha Chaudhary
B) Mr. Citizen
D)Boban& Molly

8) Gopal Subramanian appointed amicus curiae for execution of recommendations made by?
A) Madhukar Gupta Panel
B) R M Lodha Panel
C) B BTandon Panel
D) S N Jha Panel

9) Which one of the following rivers does not originate in India?
A) Beas
B) Chenab
C) Ravi
D) Sutlej

10) Majid Gyre is a feature of which of the following Oceans?
A) Pacific Ocean
B) Indian Ocean
C) Atlantic Ocean
D) Artic Ocean


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