Quiz 24: Basic General Knowledge

1. The permanent seismological observatory has been installed at which among the following places in India?
[A]Palanpur, Gujarat
[B]Latur, Maharastra
[C]Chamoli, Uttarakhand
[D]Pune, Maharastra


2. Consider the following:
1. Tropical Evergreen
2. Savanna
3. Dry deciduous
4. Deciduous
What would be the order of above 4 types of forests, if a person starts traveling from Thiruvanthapuram to Delhi?
[A]1 2 3 4
[B]1 4 3 2
[C]1 3 2 4
[D]1 2 4 3


3. Which among the following states produces 60% Salt of India?
[A]Rajasthan
[B]Odisha
[C]Gujarat
[D]Maharastra


4. Which among the following state produces maximum raw silk in India?
[A]Bihar
[B]West Bengal
[C]Assam
[D]Karnataka


5. In which year , Arunachal Pradesh became a full-fledged state of India?
[A]1985
[B]1986
[C]1987
[D]1988


6. In which among the following states is located the Banihal Pass?
[A]Jammu & Kashmir
[B]Himachal Pradesh
[C]Uttarakhand
[D]Sikkim


7. By which name the main branch of river Ganga is known as in Bangladesh?
[A]Jamuna
[B]Padama
[C]Meghna
[D]Kalindi


8. Coir Industry is maximum concentrated in which among the following states of India?
[A]Karnataka
[B]Tamil Nadu
[C]Kerala
[D]Andhra Pradesh


9. Who among the following has written a book titled “Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer”?
[A]Atul Gawande
[B]S. Ramachandran
[C]Siddhartha Mukherjee
[D]Mitchell Zuckoff


10. Which among the following days has been kept aside for observance of “Central Excise Day”?
[A]January 24
[B]February 24
[C]March 24
[D]April 24


11. In BIMSTEC, B stands for which among the following?
[A]Bengal
[B]Bangladesh
[C]Bay of Bengal
[D]Brazil


12. Ustad Allah Rakkha Khan is a famous exponent of which among the following instruments?
[A]Shehnai
[B]Tabla
[C]Sitar
[D]Harmonium


13. What was the common name of Mehrunissa?
[A]Jahan Ara
[B]Nur Jahan
[C]Hamida Bano
[D]Gulbadan Bano


14. Which of the following Mughal Emperors was known as Firdaus Manzil?
[A]Mohammad Shah Rangila
[B]Shah Alam II
[C]Farrukhsiyar
[D]Rafi ul Darjat


15. Famous Indian classical singer Girija Devi belongs to which among the following Gharanas?
[A]Kirana
[B]Banaras
[C]Jaipur
[D]Mewati

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