Prep Quiz 11 : Basic General Knowledge for New Learners

1.____________ is also knows as “Berlin wall of Asia”?
(A)Amritsar
(B)Patiyala
(C)Wagah border
(D)POK
(E)None of the above

2.Who is the deputy chairman of Planning commission?
(A)Manmohan Singh
(B)Montek Singh Ahluwalia
(C)Pranab Mukherjee
(D)P Chidambaram
(E)None of the Above

3.Who is the current chairman of the board and chief executive officer of GE?
(A)Jeffrey Immelt
(B)Thomas Edison
(C)Elihu Thomson
(D)Edwin J. Houston
(E)None of the above

4.Who is the CEO of honeywell(A major conglomerate company that produces a variety of consumer products, engineering services, and aerospace systems for a wide variety of customers, from private consumers to major corporations and governments.)
(A)David M. Cote
(B)William D. Green
(C)Shantanu Narayen
(D)Montie Brewer
(E)Kevin W. Sharer

5.What is Scheduled Bank?
(A)Those banks which are under Government observations.
(B)Banks which have a investement of about 500crore.
(C)Bank with 50 government branches
(D)Those banks which have been included in the Second Schedule of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Act.
(E)All of the above.

6.What is golden handshake scheme?
(A)Provides severance Package when executive loses his or her job through firing.
(B)Severance package due to restructuring, or even scheduled retirement.
(C)schemewhich is paid in the forms of cash, equity, and other benefits, and is often accompanied by an accelerated vesting of stock options.
(D)A scheme which is offered only to high-ranking executives by major corporations.
(E)All of the above

7.Autograpy of Dev Anand?
(A)I have a dream
(B)Romancing with life
(C)Romancing Mary Jane
(D)The Hungary Tide
(E)Gone with the Wind

8.Award given to recognize outstanding Indian work in science and technology?
(A)Janapith Award
(B)Civil awards
(C)Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar
(D)Ramineni Foundation Awards
(E)Udyan Pandit award

9.A temple art form which has evolved in Kerala?
(A)Telugu drama
(B)Kathak
(C)Koothambalam
(D)Panchavadyam
(E)Nakashi art

10.How many schedules constitution of India contains?
(A)9
(B)10
(C)11
(D)12
(E)13

11.Who discovered Positron?
(A)Seth Neddermeyer,
(B)Victor Franz Hess
(C)Bavquerel
(D)Carl David Anderson
(E)None of the above

12.U.S. research station at the South Pole, in Antarctica.?
(A)Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station
(B)South Pole station
(C)Antratic Station
(D)All of the above
(E)None of the above

13.first to sail around Cape of Good Hope crosses ?
(A)Vasco da Gama
(B)James Cook
(C)James Weddell
(D)Bartolomeu Dias
(E)None of the above

14.Mahabalipuram is an important city that reveals interest in arts of?
(A)Cholas
(B)Pandyas
(C)Pallavas
(D)All of the above
(E)None of the above

15.Rigvedic religion emphasised in the worship of?
(A)Trees
(B)Murties
(C)Nature
(D)Sun
(E)Noneof the above

16.Who is popularly called Deshbandhu “Friend of the country”?
(A)C.R.Das
(B)Pt.Madan Mohan Malviya
(C)Pt..Motilal Nehra
(D)Rajiv Gandhi
(E)Bal Gangadhar Tilak

17.A political agreement signed by Mahatma Gandhi and the then Viceroy of India, Lord Irwin on 5th March 1931.
(A)civil disobedience
(B)Round Table Conference
(C)Purna Swaraj
(D)Gandhi–Irwin Pact
(E)None of the above

18.Who constructed Jantar Mantar?
(A)Muhammad bin Tughlaq
(B)Maharaja Jai Singh II
(C)Humayun
(D)Sher Sha Suri
(E)None of the above

19.What is the motto of Common wealth Games?
(A)HUMANITY – EQUALITY – DESTINY
(B)Destiny
(C)Be a winner
(D)Be a champion
(E)None of the above

20.Who is the author of Novel “Pride and Prejudice”?
(A)Sidney Sheldon
(B)Jane Austen
(C)Shobha De
(D)Amartya Sen
(E)None of the above

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