Quiz 29: Basic General Knowledge

1. In which year, “20 Point Programme” was initiated for the first time in India?
[A] 1972
[B] 1975
[C] 1976
[D] 1978

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2. In which city International Statistical Education Center is situated?
[A] Mumbai
[B] Kolkata
[C] Chennai
[D] Bangalore

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3. Who among the following were the first to come to India to establish trade relationships?
[A] Portuguese
[B] Dutch
[C] French
[D] British

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4. “Kuyil Pattu” is a famous work ascribed to which among the following Tamil Poets?
[A] Bharathidasan
[B] Avvaiyar
[C] Anandabharati Aiyangar
[D] Subramanya Bharathi

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5. Which governor of Madras had signed a treaty with Tipu?
[A] George MaCartney
[B] Sir Archibald Campbell
[C] William Medows
[D] Sir Charles Oakeley

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6. In which year East India Company was brought under British parliamentary control?
[A] 1773
[B] 1793
[C] 1813
[D] 1833

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7. Which among the following organizations was started by Behramji Malabari in Bombay?
[A] Bombay Asiatic Society
[B] Seva Sadan
[C] East India Association
[D] None of the above

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8. On what date Indian Rebellion of 1857 started?
[A] 10th May
[B] 16th April
[C] 26th June
[D] 11th July

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9. By which among the following acts, the ban on missionaries in India was lifted?
[A] Charter Act 1793
[B] Charter Act 1813
[C] Charter Act 1853
[D] Charter Act 1773

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10. Approximately , what fraction of SAARC annual administrative expenditure is paid by India?
[A] 22%
[B] 32%
[C] 42%
[D] 52%

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Comments

  • Romesh
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    It doesn’t how much we study here since the questions are always different from what we study,,,

  • Amit Gain
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    Sir in No.3 why not 2007

  • saumya
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    wikipedia says tat afganistan joined SAARC in 2005 n here in d answers its 2007…wchich one s correct?

  • Vandana
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    The answer on gktoday is correct about afghanistan joining SAARC