Quiz 253: General Awareness for State PSC Examinations

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1. Which among the following was the most important grain grown in the Vedic Age?

[A] Wheat
[B] Barley
[C] Maize
[D] Rice

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2. In Vedic age which among the following grains was referred as vrihi?

[A] Barley
[B] Wheat
[C] Rice
[D] Maize

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3. What was the profession of Karmara in Vedic age?

[A] Blacksmith
[B] Potter
[C] Ratha (Chariot ) Makers
[D] Goldsmith

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4. ’Puttaraj Samman’ is given for outstanding work in the field of __?

[A] Music
[B] Dance
[C] Painting
[D] Literature

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5. Cesar Awards are the national film awards of which of the following countries?

[A] Germany
[B] France
[C] England
[D] Italy

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6. In the wake of the Chinese aggression in 1962, which of the following squadron was formed to strengthen our supply lines to the Army in the Northern Sector encompassing J&K; and Ladakh regions?

[A] 25 Squadron (Himalayan Eagles)
[B] No 44 Squadron (Mighty Jets)
[C] No. 43 Squadron (Nabhasa Jivan Dhara)
[D] 41 Squadron (Otters)

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7. Mach number” is a measure of which of the following?

[A] Speed
[B] Heat Transfer
[C] Static Pressure
[D] Volume

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8. For which of the following the term Sandalwood is used?

[A] Kannada Cinema
[B] Telugu Cinema
[C] Tamil Cinema
[D] South Indian Cinema

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9. Anuradha Sawhney is well known for her work in which of the following fields?

[A] Micro Finance
[B] Animal rights
[C] Environment Protection
[D] Rainwater Harvesting

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10. What is the name of first of its kind solo circumnavigation sea voyage undertaken by any Indian ?

[A] Sagar Pawan
[B] Sagar Dwaj
[C] Sagar Parikrama
[D] Sagar Parakram

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  • HItesh

    Sir , answer for 7th question is not displaying,please rectify it

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  • Anonymous

    hello sir,am jyothi,..thanks a tonne for these much valuable infortmation..
    can you please include books and authors of some important books that are likely to be asked for upcoming bank exams….

  • Anonymous

    Respected sir can u add some questions regarding general mental ability

  • loveyD

    Thanks a ton sir..a very nice collection..

  • Anonymous

    V nice collection regarding what I had required…. It will be very useful if I can get quiz or articles for GK of IRMA(nstitute of Rural Management,Anand,Gujarat .. https://www.irma.ac.in/)

  • ravi

    thanks a lot sir

  • Anonymous

    Dear Sir,
    thanks for the great work. Could you please some material related to geography, especially related to Maps and pointing of places both Indian and world, like the ones coming in UPSC

  • Anonymous

    hi do anyone know any site or blogs where u would get list of important books and authors