Quiz 130: General Awareness

1. In which year the Damodar Valley Corporation which is first multipurpose river valley project of India was launched?
[A] 1948
[B] 1951
[C] 1953
[D] 1956

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2. Centre for Wind Energy Technology (C-WET) is located at ?
[A] Hyderabad
[B] Chennai
[C] Bangalore
[D] Kochi

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3. What is the use of Venturimeter?
[A] to measure subdivisions of scale
[B] to measure wavelength of radio wave
[C] To measure friction
[D] to measure rate of flow of fluids

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4. The jute entrepreneurs of which of the following countries were once called as Jute Barons?
[A] Britan
[B] Germany
[C] Thailand
[D] Scotland

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5. Ceylon became a stronghold of which among the following branches of Buddhism?
[A] Mahayan
[B] Hinayan
[C] Mahnendra
[D] Theravada

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6. Who among the following was King of Magadha at the time of Mahaparinirvana of Gautam Buddha?
[A] Bimbisara
[B] Udayi
[C] Ajatshatru
[D] Chandragupta Maurya

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7. Who is the chief executive head of the state?
[A] Chief minister
[B] Governor
[C] Presidnet
[D] None of the above

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8. Who can remove a chief justice of Supreme Court ?
[A] Parliament by resolution
[B] Judges of supreme court by Majority
[C] President on a resolution by parliament
[D] President on his/ her own discretion

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9. In economic language, which of the following term used drop in Indian Rupee?
[A] Devaluation
[B] Depreciation
[C] Deflation
[D] Depression

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10. Which among the following state / Union Territory of India has lowest population density as per the provisional data of Census 2011?
[A] Sikkim
[B] Arunachal Pradesh
[C] Lakshadweep
[D] Andaman & Nicobar Islands

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  • Anonymous

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