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General Knowledge questions with answers

Total Question – 100

1. What is inertia?
A. Measurement of electrical resistance
B. A ratio between mass and velocity
C. Resistance to motion or change
D. The speed at which an object falls

2. Who heads Reserve Bank of India?
A. Finance Minister
B. Governor
C. Chief Bank Manager
D. Commissioner

3. Which is the common European Currency?
A. European Dollor
B. Yen
C. Pound Sterling
D. Euro

4. Which is the tallest grass?
A. Palm
B. Sugar Cane
C. Bamboo
D. Wheat

5. The collection of all Subset of a set A is itself a set, called the
A. Power Set
B. Proper Set
C. Elementary Set
D. Empty Set

6. Vitamin -D deficiency causes
A. Pellagra
B. Scurvy
C. Rickets
D. None of these

7. The council of Minister is collectively responsible to the
A. Parliament
B. Lok Sabha
C. Rajya Sabha
D. Prime Minister

8. Parliamentary Elections in India are organized by
A. The President
B. The Prime Minister
C. The Election Commission
D. Lok Sabha

9. Rate of the rotation of the earth Earth on its axis is fastest in the month of
A. January
B. June
C. July
D. it never changes

10. By which method is energy generated by the sun?
A. Nuclear Fussion
B. Nuclear Fission
C. Nuclear Radiation
D. All of these

11. Dialysis is meant for
A. kidney
B. Gall Bladder
C. Lungs
D. Liver

12. To prepare dry ice, which is used?
A. Nitrogen
B. Ammonia
C. Carbon dioxide
D. Oxygen

13. The people of Indus Valley Civilization worshipped
A. Pasupati
B. Indra and varuna
C. Brahma
D. Vishnu

14. Buddha preached his first sermon at
A. Lumbini
B. Sarnath
C. Sanchi
D. Gaya

15. Indian Civil Services was introduced during the rule of
A. Lord Dalgousie
B. Lord Curzon
C. William Bentinck
D. Lord Cornwallis

16. Who was the first president of congress?
A. Annie Besant
B. Vijaylakshmi pandit
C. Sarojini Naidu
D. Aruna Asif Ali

17. Which part of the sun is visible during a total solar eclipse?
A. Photoshphere
B. Chromosphere
C. Corona
D. No part of the sun

18. Satellite is to Orbit as projectile to
A. Trajectory
B. Range
C. Target
D. Missile

19. E H L O S ?
A. W, Z
B. U, V
C. V,

25. The Indian Trade policy is best described as
A. Control of all trade
B. Control of foreign trade
C. Free trade
D. Control of exports

26. The planning commission of India is
A. A constitutional Body
B. An independent and Autonomous Body
C. A Statutory Body
D. A non-Statutory Body

27. In which language was “Srimad Bhagavad Gita” originally written?
A. Sanskrit
B. Apabhramsa
C. pakriti
D. Pali

28. Who was the political guru of Gandhiji?
A. Naoroji
B. Gokhale
C. Tilak
D. Lala Lajpat Rai

29. Who wrote Vande Matharam?
A. Mohd Iqbal
B. Sarat Chandra Chatterjee
C. Bankin Chandra Chatterjee
D. Rabindranath Tagore

30. When was the Non-Cooperation Movement suspended?
A. 1942
B. 1941
C. 1920
D. 1922

31. What occurs in earthquakes?
A. The occurrence of underground water
B. Volcanic eruptions
C. Occurence of craks and fissures in rocks
D. No definite cause has been ascertained

32. How many digits are there in the PIN Code number?
A. 5
B. 6
C. 8
D. It varies

33. Gypsum is used in the case of soils which are
A. Saline
B. Alkaline
C. Water-logged
D. Clayed

34. The cultivation of which crop require water-logging?
A. Cotton
B. Rice
C. Tea
D. Oilseeds

35. Which planet is known as red planets?
A. Mercury
B. Mars
C. Venus
D. Saturn

36. The first metal used by Man was
A. Iron
B. Copper
C. Alumunium
D. Gold

37. Richter scale is used to measure
A. Earthquakes
B. Wind intensity
C. Ocean Depth
D. Body heat

38. President gives his resignation to the
A. Prime Minister
B. Vice-president
C. Chief Justice
D. Parliament

39. Which of the following is not a function of Vitamins?
A. useful in metabolism
B. To give energy
C. Useful in growth
D. useful in digestion

40. Hydroponics is
A. Soil presentation techniques
B. instrument for measuring the density of liquids

41. Mahabalipuram was established by
A. Pallavas
B. Pandyas
C. Colas
D. Chalukyas

42. NABARD is a
A. Board
B. Bank
C. Bureau
D. Department

43. Which of the following fights against the diseases?
C. Liver
D. Heart

44. Duncan Pass is between
A. Andaman and Nicobar
B. North Andaman and South Andaman
C. North and East Andamans
D. India and Sri Lanka

45. Which of the following is a Universal Blood Donor?
A. A
B. B
D. O

46. Rajatarangini written by kalhan is
A. History of Kashmir
B. An anthology of lyrics
C. About Chandragupta’s reign
D. None of the above

47. Ants are social insects because
A. They live in colonies
B. They live in forests
C. They have a language
D. They share food

48. Select the odd list from the following

49. Who was the founder of the Indian National Congress?
A. Annie Besant
B. A.O. Hume
C. Surendra Nath Banerjee
D. Motila Nehru

50. The Quit India Movement was organized in
A. 1930
B. 1940
C. 1942
D. 1947

51. Who has been called the father of local self-government in India?
A. Lord Canning
B. Lord Ripo
C. Lord Lytton
D. Lord Mayo

52. The capital was shifted from Calcutta to Delhi in
A. 1910
B. 1912
C. 1911
D. 1913

53. Which is the most important agency of social control in modern cities?
A. Customs
B. Law
C. Religion
D. Caste

54. who wrote a book on the theory of economic drain of India during the British period?
A. Jawaharlal Nehru
B. Annie Besant
C. Dadabhai Naoroji
D. M. Visvesvarayya

55. of the following, the medicine for typhoid is
A. Chloroquin
B. Vitamin A
C. Chloromycetin
D. Sulpha Drugs

56. Who presented India in the World Congress of Religins at Chicago in 1893?
A. Dadabhai Naoroji
B. Swami Dyananad
C. Swami Vivekanand
D. Ramakrishna Paramhans

57. Mahatma Gandhi Setu is on the river
A. Godavari
B. Brahmaputra
C. Sutlej
D. Ganga

58. Deltas are formed where the shores are free of
A. Low tide
B. Hard rocks
C. High tide
D. Trees

59. Gerontology is the study of
A. Ageing
B. Effect of light on tissue
C. Fungal disease
D. The process of communication between minds

60. The optical technique of recording waves and amplitude is known as
A. Audigraphy
B. Lexicography
C. Holography
D. Photography

61. The Governor of the state is appointed by the president on the advice of the
A. Chief Minister
B. Chief Justice
C. Prime Minister
D. Vice President

62. The original aim of the East India Company was
A. Colonization
B. Trade
C. Exploitation
D. Expansion

63. Which of the following vedas is oldest?
A. Samveda
B. Yajurveda
C. Atharvaveda
D. Rigveda

64. After kalinda war Ashoka
A. Became a Buddhist
B. Went on to conquer other places
C. Realise that he was not strong enough to
D. All are the correct rule as a king

65. The last great Emperor was
A. Akbar
B. Sher Shah Suri
C. Aurangzeb
D. Shahjahan

66. The Battle of Plassey was fought in
A. 1679
B. 1742
C. 1757
D. 1764

67. The Gitanjali was first published in
A. 1909
B. 1910
C. 1913
D. None of these

68. Which is not the indo-Aryan Language?
A. Gujrati
B. Tamil
C. Oriya
D. Marathi

69. The Home Rule Movement was launched by
A. Annie Besant
B. Bal Gangadhar Tilak
C. Mahatma Gandhi
D. Lala Lajpat Rai

70. The Public Accounts Committee is
A. An ad hoc committee
B. A standing committee of woman
C. A standing committee and falls under the category of the finance committee
D. is a legislative committee

71. Fundamental Duties were laid down by
A. 40th Amendment
B. 42nd Amendment
C. 39th Amendment
D. The original Constitution

72. The ‘City of seven Hills’ is
A. Kathmandu
B. Rome
C. Bern
D. Vatican City

73. The planning commission was set up in
A. 1969
B. 1962
C. Jan 1950
D. March 1950

74. Essay on the Principles of the population was written by
A. Adam Smith
B. Malthus
C. Herbert spencer
D. Hebert A. Simon

75. Cause of inflation is
A. an increase in the money supply
B. fall in production
C. an increase in money supply production and fall in
D. decrease in money supply and fall in production

76. The sudden decrease in birth rate would cause
A. Increase in investment
B. increase in saving
C. increase in per capita income
D. increase in production

77. What is the likely impact of decrease of the population on the economy?
A. increase in per capita income
B. decrease in per capita income
C. an increase in investment
D. decrease in savings

78. The aim of economic planning should be
A. to increase the national income
B. to increase per capita income
C. To improve the quality of life
D. all of these

79. The author of Arthashastra is
A. Kalidas
B. Chanakya
C. Tulsidas
D. Valmiki

80. Which one of the following books are by Firdausi?
A. Gulistan
B. Shahnama
C. Akbarnama
D. Gul-e-Naghma

81. Aurobindo Ghosh has written
A. Life Divine
B. Divine Life
C. Divine Comedy
D. None of these

82. Who wrote Social Contract?
A. John Locke
B. John Ruskin
C. Karl Marx
D. Rousseau

83. The first Indian to get the Nobel Prize is
A. Rabindranath Tagore
B. C.V.Raman
C. J.C.Bose
D. None of these

84. Kalinga Award is given for
A. peace promotion
B. popularisation of science
C. creation of understanding among different communities
D. distinguished service in cause if community development

85. Arjuna Awards are given for
A. Outstanding contribution to sports
B. Exception display of gallantry
C. distinguishing service in the field of social service
D. exploration of outer space

86. Mona Lisa was painted by
A. Raphael
B. Andrea del sario
C. Leonardo da Vinci
D. Rembrandt

87. National Diary institute is at
A. Patiala
B. Anand
C. Karnal
D. Lucknow

88. Where is the national metallurgical laboratory located?
A. Ranchi
B. Jamshedpur
C. Dhanbad
D. Asansol

89. Who was the first Prime Minister in the world?
A. Indira Gandhi
B. Golda Meir
C. Margaret Thatcher
D. Shrimavo Bandaranaike

90. Who designed Rashtra
A. Le Corbusier pati Bhawan in New Delhi
B. Edwin Lutyens
C. Francisco Borromini
D. E.D.Stone

91. Ju-Jitsu is the national game of
A. Spain
B. Japan
C. Canada
D. Scotland

92. Ranji trophy and Aga Khan cup are associated with
A. Cricket and football
B. Cricket and Hockey
C. Cricket and chess
D. Hockey and Cricket

93. Shivaji Stadium is at
A. New Delhi
B. Bombay
C. Calcutta
D. Madras

94. The half volley is a term associated with
A. Hockey
B. Cricket
C. Tennis
D. Billiard

95. Iron, necessary for the body, is abundantly found in
A. Egg
B. Green vegetables
C. Milk
D. Cauliflower

96. Diamond and Emerald are made of
A. Carbon and carbon
B. Silica and silica
C. Silica and Beryllium
D. Carbon and Beryllium

97. Mahatma Gandhi’s first experience in the mass movement in India was at
A. Champaran
B. Bardoli
C. Chaura Chauri
D. Dandi

98. The Khajuraho Shiva temple was built by the
A. Chandelas
B. Chalukyas
C. Cholas
D. Rajputs

99. Alberuni was a famous scholar in the court of
A. Akbar
B. Mahmud of Ghazi
C. Mohammed Ghori
D. Ala-us-din Khalji

100. Aligarh Muslim University was founded by
A. Sir Sikandar Hayat Khan
B. Sir Syed Ahmed Khan
C. M.A. Jinnah
D. Liaquat Ali Khan

Answer Sheet

1 C     2 B     3 D      4 C     5 A     6 C     7 B      8 C     9 D    10 B
11 A   12 C   13 A   14 B   15 D   16 C   17 C   18 A   19 C   20 C
21 A   22 D   23 D   24 B   25 B   26 D   27 A   28 B   29 C   30 D
31 B   32 B   33 B   34 B    35 B   36 B   37 A   38 B   39 B   40 C
41 A   42 B   43 A   44 A   45 D   46 A   47 A   48 C   49 B   50 C
51 B   52 C   53 B   54 C   55 C   56 C   57 D   58 B    59 A   60 C
61 C   62 B   63 D   64 A   65 C   66 C   67 B   68 B    69 A   70 C
71 B   72 B   73 D   74 B   75 C   76 C   77 A   78 D   79 B    80 B
81 A 82 D   83 A   84 D   85 A  86 C   87 C    88 B   89 D   90 B
91 B   92 B   93 A   94 C   95 B   96 D   97 A   98 B   99 B   100 B

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