Quiz 8: Basic General Knowledge

1. Plasmodium falciparum, which causes malaria in humans is kept in which among the following groups?
[A] Bacteria
[B] Viruses
[C] Protozoans
[D] Fungi

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2. Which among the following is the most important role played by Ribosome in the cells?
[A] Synthesis of RNA
[B] Synthesis of DNA
[C] Synthesis of Proteins
[D] Metabolism of Carbohydrates

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3. Who among the following is the current head of International Atomic Energy Agency?
[A] Yukiya Amano
[B] Mohamed ElBaradei
[C] Hans Blix
[D] Sigvard Eklund

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4. Which among the following kinds of roots are found in Sugarcane?

[A] Prop Roots
[B] Stilt Roots
[C] Pneumatophores
[D] Nodulose Roots

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5. The word “Mangal” is used for which among the following kinds of vegetations?
[A] Aquatic Plants
[B] Algal Blooms
[C] Mangroves
[D] Mediterranean forests, woodlands, and scrub

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6. Consider the following statements about Chairman of Rajya Sabha:

  1. Vice President, who is also ex-officio chairman of Rajya Sabha is not a member of the Parliament
  2. Vice President, who is also ex-officio chairman of Rajya Sabha has no right to vote

Which among the above statements is/ are correct?

[A] Only 1 is correct
[B] Only 2 is correct
[C] Both 1 & 2 are correct
[D] Neither 1 nor 2 is correct

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7. Who among the following established Swadesh Bandhab Samiti ?
[A] Ashwini Kumar Datta
[B] Bagha Jatin
[C] Bhavabhushan Mitra
[D] Narendranath Bhattacharya

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8. During the 1857 Mutiny, who among the following was Governor General of India?
[A] Lord Canning
[B] Lord Elgin
[C] Lord Dalhousie
[D] Lord Elleborough

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9. Kalimantan is the part of which among the following countries?
[A] Thailand
[B] Malaysia
[C] Indonesia
[D] Cambodia

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10. What is the maximum size & Minimum size of a Vidhan Sabha in Indian state, as outlined in the Constitution of India?
[A] 500,50
[B] 400,40
[C] 500,60
[D] 450,50

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