Quiz 18: Basic General Knowledge

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1. Which among the following is the correct meaning of a word “Manigramam” used in medieval India?
[A] Association of Villages
[B] Complex of various markets
[C] Association of Merchants
[D] Unit of administration in a small village

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2. The term “Vitasta” in Rig Veda refers to which among the following rivers?
[A] Indus
[B] Beas
[C] Jhelum
[D] Chenab

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3. Who among the following is the writer of famous “Poverty and Un-British Rule in India”?
[A] Firoz Shah Mehta
[B] Dada Bhai Naoroji
[C] William Wedderburn
[D] A O Hume

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4. Simon Commission had visited India during the times of which among the following Viceroys?
[A] Lord Irwin
[B] Lord Chelmsford
[C] Lord Willingdon
[D] Lord Wood

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5. At which among the following places, the aeration zone is located in Earth’s Lithosphere
[A] Above earth surface
[B] Below earth surface & above Water Table
[C] Below Earth’s surface and parallel to water table
[D] Below earth’s surface and below water table

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6. At which among the following points, the high tides are lower than usual and low tides are higher than usual?
[A] New Moon
[B] Full Moon
[C] Apogee
[D] Perigee

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7. At which among the following sessions of the Muslim League, Mohammed Ali Jinnah had invented a new slogan “Divide and Quit”?
[A] Lucknow Session 1931
[B] Karachi Session 1933
[C] Lahore Session 1940
[D] Karachi Session 1943

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8. At which among the following sessions, the All India Muslim league passed the Pakistan Resolution on 23 March 1940?
[A] Karachi
[B] Hyderabad
[C] Lahore
[D] Lucknow

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9. At which among the following temperatures, the indicator of Celsius and Fahrenheit thermometers will show the same reading?
[A] -40°C
[B] -65°C
[C] -25°C
[D] -32°C

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10. Where did Swami Vivekananda give his famouse Chicago speech?
[A] 11th September, 1893
[B] 14th September, 1892
[C] 19th September, 1893
[D] None of the above

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