Quiz 64: Basic GK for All Examinations

1. When was Indian Calendar adopted officially?
[A] 1954
[B] 1955
[C] 1956
[D] 1957

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2. Which act was introduced by British govt to address the short comings of the East India Company?
[A] Pitts India Act
[B] British Union Act
[C] 1707 Act of Union
[D] India Act 1784

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3. Who founded the Banaras Hindu University ,the largest residential Central University in Asia located in Varanasi
[A] Vivekananda
[B] Annie Besant
[C] Pandit Madan Mohan Malviya
[D] Jawahar lal Nehru

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4. Range that rises in eastern Gujarat state near the Arabian Sea coast, running east through Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh to Chhattisgarh?
[A] Vindhya Range
[B] Aravalli Range
[C] Toba Kakar Range
[D] Satpura Range

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5. The most important Aluminium ore is?
[A] limestone
[B] bauxite
[C] granite
[D] lead

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6. A goitre is also called as
[A] Bronchocele
[B] Larynx
[C] autoimmune disease
[D] inflammation

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7. A civilization (mature period 2600–1900 BCE) which was centred mostly in the western part of the Indian Subcontinent?
[A] Vedic civilization
[B] Mahajanpada
[C] Kushan Empire
[D] Indus Valley Civilization

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8. Where is NATO Headquarter?
[A] Iraq
[B] New york
[C] Brussels
[D] London

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9. Who is the father of Botany?
[A] Adam Smith
[B] Greco-Roman
[C] Theophrastus
[D] Carl Linnaeur

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Comments

  • TWINKI
    Reply

    3.Pick the wrong one out:-
    (A)Qutab Minar-Iltutmish
    (B)Buland Darwaja-Akbar
    (C)Gol Gumbaj-Md.Adil Shah
    (D)Moti Masjid-Aurangzeb
    (E)Above all are correct

    The correct answer of this question must be option 1 i.e Qutab Minar-Iltutmish.

    Because the Qutb Minar (also spelled Qutab or Qutub), a tower in Delhi, India, is at 72.5 meters the world's tallest brick minaret. Construction commenced in 1193 under the orders of India's first Muslim ruler Qutb-ud-din Aibak, and the topmost storey of the minaret was completed in 1386 by Firuz Shah Tughluq.

    • Pushpinder

      Answer is correct TWINKU.

  • Lokesh
    Reply

    a steps toward success……
    thanks for Knowledge of current affairs

  • Jyoti
    Reply

    Construction commenced by Qutb-ud-din Aibak who won Delhi from Prithviraj under Muhammad Ghori as his commander in chief, and finished by Iltutmish..
    i think the answer given by Sir is right…

  • kaushik ahir
    Reply

    Thanks for giving me such important info.

  • poornima
    Reply

    this is very helpful for all students taking competative exams………..

  • JAYSHREE
    Reply

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  • GAUTHAM
    Reply

    KEY TO SUCCES

  • sumit
    Reply

    moti masjid-shah jahan in agra

  • purnananda
    Reply

    plz correct errors found in quiz section.viz.moti masjid-aurangzeb.