Quiz 215: General Knowledge for Competitive Examinations

1. Pebble transport by rivers, sand drift over desert surfaces, soil blowing over fields are examples of which of the following phenomena?
[A] Deposition
[B] Saltation
[C] Attrition
[D] Weathering

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2. Which among the following sentences is true?
[A] Ammophos is an organic fertilizer while Urea is an inorganic fertilizer
[B] Ammophos is an inorganic fertilizer while Urea is an organic fertilizer
[C] Both of them are organic fertilizers
[D] Both of them are inorganic fertilizers

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3. Which among the following is correct full form of DDT?
[A] Dichloro-diethyl-trifluoromethane
[B] Dichloro-diphenyl-trichloroethane
[C] Dichloro-diphenyl-trichloromethane
[D] Dipheneyl-dichloro-trichloromethane

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4. Cobalt oxide is used to impart which color to glass?
[A] Brown
[B] Blue
[C] Red
[D] Yellow

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5. which of the following reserves holds the unfortunate distinction of becoming the first tiger reserve in India to lose all its wild tigers to poaching and forest degradation?
[A] Jim Corbett
[B] Sariska
[C] Manas
[D] Gir national park

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6. Headquarters of World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) is loacted at:
[A] Geneva
[B] Montreal
[C] Paris
[D] New York

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7. National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme and Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan were introduced in which of the following plans?
[A] Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan in 9th Five Year Plan & NREGA in 10th five year plan
[B] Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan in 9th Five Year Plan & NREGA in 11th five year plan
[C] Both Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan & NREGA in 10th five year plan
[D] Both Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan & NREGA in 11th five year plan

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8. Shangri-La is an annual meeting which gets its name from the Shangri-La Hotel in Singapore where the meeting is held. This meeting is held since 2002 and is related to which of the following?
[A] Trade in The Asia Pacific Region
[B] Climate Change Strategies
[C] Defence
[D] Agriculture

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9. International Day of the World’s Indigenous People is observed on which date every year ?
[A] August 9
[B] August 19
[C] August 29
[D] August 15

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10. Which among the following is the country’s first Greenfield airport developed under the public-private partnership initiative?
[A] Rajiv Gandhi International Airport
[B] Indira Gandhi International Airport
[C] Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport
[D] None of the above

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  • Anonymous
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    sir, i would lilke to state that in september 2009(second)mega quiz there are many mistakes like primeminister of japan etc which u should clarify as many aspirants are goin through u website for gk or they might get the wrong answers.
    one of ur followers
    plzzzzzzz respond quicklyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy.

  • chaganti
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    In response to the above comment
    This site is well known for its Integrity,,..Japan's PM is Hatayoma only…

  • Anonymous
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    For question 11,

    NREGA was implemented in 2005 which comes under 10th plan.

    Please correct me if i am wrong

  • vipul
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    mr anonymous please check ur general knowledge september mega quiz was correct since 2005 japan have as many as 5 pm's including yukio hatoyama.
    list goes like this
    1)junichiro koizumi(LDP) retired voluntary in 2006
    2)shinzo abe (LDP)2006-07,
    3)yasuo fakuda(LDp)2007-08,
    4)taro aso(LDP) till 2009 ,30th august and now yukio hatoyama (dpj)

  • Anonymous
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    sir,

    In quiz set 188, the headquarter of WADA is given as Switzerland but in this set it is given as Montreal. Can you please clarify?