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?

4. Which among the following state produces maximum raw silk in India?
[B]West Bengal

5. In which year , Arunachal Pradesh became a full-fledged state of India?

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

7. By which name the main branch of river Ganga is known as in Bangladesh?

8. Coir Industry is maximum concentrated in which among the following states of India?
[B]Tamil Nadu
[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?
[C]Bay of Bengal

12. Ustad Allah Rakkha Khan is a famous exponent of which among the following instruments?

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
[D]Rafi ul Darjat

15. Famous Indian classical singer Girija Devi belongs to which among the following Gharanas?