Quiz 303 : General Knowledge For All Examinations

1.Which among the following is a common industry in Bhadravati (Karnataka) , Churk (Uttar Pradesh), Dalmianagar (Bihar), Gwalior (Madhya Pradesh), Okha (Gujarat), Sawai Madhopur (Rajasthan) & Surajpur (Punjab)?
(A)Automobile
(B)Cotton Textiles
(C)Cycles
(D)Cement
(E)Fertilizers

2.For which of the following ores Baba Budan Hills in South India are famous?
(A)Iron
(B)Aluminum
(C)Silver
(D)Zinc
(E)Cadmium

3.Which among the following is not correctly matched?
(A)Firozabad (UP) – Glass Bangles
(B)Bhagalpur (Bihar) – Silk
(C)Jalandhra (Punjab ) – Sports Material
(D)Sambhar (Rajasthan) – hand block printing
(E)Kachh (Gujarat ) – Salt

4.Bring out the only wrong statement :
(A)In 1867 the first successful oil was sunk in India.
(B)Oil India Ltd was incorporated in collaboration with Burmah Oil Company
(C)Till Independence, Assam was the only oil producing state in India
(D)Mumbai High are the richest oil fields in the country
(E)The offshore drilling rig Sagar Samrat is currently owned by ONGC.

5.Bring out the incorrectly matched pair?
(A)Agrostology – Study of grasses
(B)Nephrology – Kidneys
(C)Orology – Study of Rocks
(D)Zymology – Study of Fermentation
(E)Xylology – Study of structure of woods

6.Which among the following denotes the correct usage of an instrument called “Theodolite”?
(A)Measures distances, elevations, bearings etc.
(B)Measures rotational speed of a shaft
(C)Measures horizontal and vertical angles in triangular networks
(D)Measures acidity or alkalinity of solutions
(E)Measures components of solar radiation.

7.South East Ridge route is a climbing routeto which of the following peaks?
(A)Mount Everest
(B)Kangchenjunga
(C)Dhaulagiri
(D)Himalchuli
(E)None of them

8.During the tenure of which of the following prime ministers The Lok Sabha could never meet?
(A)Morar Ji Desai
(B)Chaudhary Charan Singh
(C)Inder Kumar Gujral
(D)H. D. Deve Gowda
(E)None of them

9.During whose reign Changez Khan invaded India?
(A)Balban
(B)Iltutmish
(C)Razia
(D)Alauddin Khilji
(E)None of above 4

10.Florence Nightingale who was also known as Lady with the Lamp and was the first woman to receive the ‘Order of Merit’ in 1907 had transformed which of the following professions?
(A)Teaching
(B)Nursing
(C)Medicine
(D)Dancing
(E)Painting

11.Kemal Ataturk is known as founder and builder of Modern_______?
(A)Turkey
(B)Georgia
(C)Suria
(D)Kuwait
(E)None of them,

12.Maria Montessary , who was the founder of Montessaory system of education which stresses development of a child’s own initiative and natural abilities through play was from which of the following European country?
(A)France
(B)Italy
(C)Denmark
(D)Netherlands
(E)England

13.Who among the following established Ramakrishna Mission?
(A)Swami Vivekananda
(B)Swami Ashokananda
(C)Swami Nityaswarupananda
(D)Swami Kirtidananda
(E)None of them

14.Who among the following Governor General of India is famous for Sati Reforms & suppression of human sacrifice?
(A)Lord William Bentinck
(B)Sir Charles Metcalfe
(C)Lord Ellenborough
(D)Henry Hardinge
(E)None of them

15.G7 countries + which of the following country gave rise to G-8?
(A)France
(B)Russia
(C)China
(D)Australia
(E)Canada

16.In which of the following infrastructure development projects in India involves maximum PPP (Public private Partnership)?
(A)Ports
(B)Airports
(C)Railways
(D)Roads
(E)Urban Development

17.The summer & winter Youth Olympic Games will be held at the following places?
(A)Bangkok, Kuopio
(B)Singapore , Lillehammer
(C)Singapore, Innsbruck
(D)Moscow, Innsbruck
(E)None of them

18.Srikumar Banerjee is the chairman of which of the following?
(A)Competition Commission of India
(B)Atomic Energy Commission of India
(C)Finance Commission, India
(D)Law Commission of India
(E)None of them

19.Port of Spain the capital of the island nation of Trinidad and Tobago was recently in news for CHOGM meeting. What is CHOGM ?
(A)Country Heads of Government Meeting
(B)Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting
(C)Commonwealth Heads of General Members
(D)Conference of Heads of General Members
(E)Conference of Heads of Government Members

20.Which amendment bill made the number of Fundamental duties from 10 to 11 ?
(A)42nd
(B)44th
(C)73rd
(D)74th
(E)86th

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