2017-Quiz-2: GK for SSC / State PCS Examinations

1. Which of the following organ / tissue of human body is most sensitive to intake of lead?
[A] Blood
[B] Brain
[C] Kidney
[D] Lungs

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2. Which of the following is an ex situ mode of wildlife conservation?
[A] Sacred Groves
[B] Home Gardens
[C] National Parks
[D] Biosphere Reserves

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3. Pahlavi dynasty is related to which of the following countries?
[A] Thailand
[B] Iran
[C] Egypt
[D] Sri Lanka

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4. The Domari language is spoken in which among the following regions?
[A] South East Asia
[B] Middle East and North Africa
[C] Central Africa
[D] Latin America

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5. Which of the following is NOT a correct statement with respect to Surendranath Banerjee?
[A] He was co-founder of Indian National Association
[B] He was founder of Ripon College in Kolkata
[C] He is known to have evolved National Consciousness as a formal concept
[D] He co-founded Sadharan Brahmo Samaj with Anandmohan Bose

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6. The death of Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb occurred at which among the following places?
[A] Agra
[B] Bijapur
[C] Ahmednagar
[D] Pune

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7. Which among the following fertilizers is least likely to affect the Soil pH?
[A] Urea
[B] Rock Phosphate
[C] Ammonia
[D] Muriate of potash

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8. The Dampier-Hodges line is related to which of the following?
[A] Bay of Cambay
[B] Palk Strait
[C] Andaman and Nicobar Islands
[D] Sundarbans

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9. The north-east trade winds cause which of the following in India?
[A] Winter rains in northwestern India
[B] Winter Rains in Chennai
[C] Dust storm in the Thar Desert
[D] Inclement conditions in the Indian Himalayas

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10. During Freedom Struggle, Rabindranath Tagore renounced his Knighthood in protest for?
[A] Partition of Bengal
[B] Jallianwalla Bagh Massacre
[C] Execution of Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev
[D] None of them

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