Quiz 390: General Knowledge for State Public Sevices and Other Examinations

1.Which among the following are the oldest surviving rock-cut caves in India ?
(A)Bagh Caves
(B)Ellora Caves
(C)Uday Giri Caves
(D)Barabar Caves
(E)Gupteswar Caves

2.Who among the following was not among the 9 gems (Navratna) of the Vikramaditya’s court ?
(B)Amar Simha

3.Bring out the Incorrect statement:
(A)Guru Arjun Dev was put to death by Jahangir
(B)Aryabhatta was a contemporary of Chandra Gupta-II
(C)Asanga was originator of Buddhist Yogachara idealism
(D)Asiatic Society Of Calcutta was formed by Sir William Jones to take on Social reforms
(E)Back to vedas was a mantra given by Dayanand Saraswati.

4.Bring out the incorrect statement:
(A)Hasan Gangu was the founder of Bahamani Kingdom.
(B)Hasan Gangu had revolted against Muhammad bin Tughluq
(C)British forces were led by Hector Munro during the Battle of Buxar
(D)Siraj-ud-Daulah was supported by the French Forces during Battle of Plasey
(E)Bombay was acquired by England from France

5.Which among the following part of Bombay (now Mumbai) is known as Old Woman’s Island?

6.As per Indian Mythology, Dhumravarna is an incarnation or avatara of _______?

7.In which of the following modern area “Amri Culture” developed?
(A)North East States of India
(B)Sindh and Balochistan of Pakistan
(C)Eastern Iraq
(D)South India
(E)Mekong River

8.In context with the Ashta Pradhan, a
1. Pantpradhan(Moro Trimbak Pingale) – General administration of the kingdom.
2. Amatya(Ramchandra Neelkanth Mujumdar) – Accounts of the kingdom.
3. Sachiv(Annaji Datto) – To prepare royal edicts.
4. Mantri(Dattaji Trimbak Waknis) – state correspondence.
5. Senapati(Hambirrao Mohite) – Managing the army and protection of the kingdom.
6. Sumant(Ramchandra Trimbak Dabir) – Foreign relations.
7. Nyayadhish(Niraji Raoji) – to dispense justice.
8. Panditrao(Moreswar Panditrao) – Religious matters.’, STICKY, CAPTION, ‘More Details’);” onmouseout=”return nd();”>council of eight men
that helped with the administration of the Maratha empire of Shivaji, who among the following was in charge of General Administration?
(A)Moro Trimbak Pingale
(B)Ramchandra Neelkanth Mujumdar
(C)Annaji Datto
(D)Dattaji Trimbak Waknis
(E)Niraji Raoji

9.The first Buddhist Council was held at Rajagriha ________?
(A)Shortly after Budhha’s Death
(B)Shortly before Buddha’s Death
(C)A century After Buddha’s Death
(D)2 centuries after Buddha’s Death
(E)None of them

10.Under which act , the title of Governor General of India was substituted for that of Governor General of Bengal ?
(A)Act of 1786
(B)Charter Act 1813
(C)Charter Act 1833
(D)Charter Act 1853
(E)None of them

11.Which among the following is the largest tropical lake in the world?
(A)Lake Victoria
(B)Lake Malawi
(C)Lake Kivu
(D)Lake Turkana
(E)None of them

12.Where is located the
Atomic Energy Commission: Bombay
Bhabha Atomic Research Center: Trombay (Bombay)
Electronics Corporation of India: Hyderabad
High Altitude Research Laboratory: Gulmarg (Kashmir)
Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute: Durgapur (West Bengal)
Central Mining Research Institution: Dhanbad (Bihar)
Indian Rare Earths, Ltd.,: Alwaye
Radio Astronomy Center: Ootacamund
Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics: Calcutta
Tata Institute of Fundamental Research : Bombay
Tata Memorial Center: Bombay
Uranium Corporation of India: Jaduguda(Bihar) ‘, STICKY, CAPTION, ‘More Details’);” onmouseout=”return nd();”>Radio Astronomy Center
of the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research?
(A)Trombay (Bombay)
(B)Gulmarg (Kashmir)

13.Which of the following rulers built the Gujri Mahal in Hissar , Haryana?
(A)Muhammad Bin Tughlaq
(B)Feroz Shah Tughlaq
(C)Ala ud din Khilji
(D)Qutub ud din Mubarak Shah
(E)None of them

14.In which country is located the Rungrado May Day Stadium?
(C)North Korea
(D)South Korea

15.Which of the following groups of plants is known as Magnoliophyta?

16.Approximately what fraction of total global carbon dioxide emissions are emitted by India?

17.Which among the following is not a
1- Chinook- Hot, dry wind in Rockies, also called `snow eater`.
2- Foehn- Hot, dry wind in the Alps
3- Khamsin- Hot, dry wind in Egypt.
4- Sirocco- Hot, moist wind from Sahara to Mediterranean Sea
5- Solano- Hot, moist wind from Sahara towards Iberian Peninsula
6- Harmattan- Hot, dry wind blowing outwards from the interior of W.Africa, also called Guinea Doctor.
7- Bora- Cold, dry wind blowing outwards from Hungary to the north of Italy (near Adriatic Sea).
8- Mistral- Very cold wind, which blows from the Alps over France
9- Punas- Cold, dry wind blowing down towards the western side of Andes.
10- Blizzard- Very cold winds in Tundra region
11- Purga- Cold wind in Russian tundra
12- Levanter- Cold wind in Spain
13- Norwester- Hot wind in New Zealand
14- Santa Ana- Hot wind in S. California in USA.’, STICKY, CAPTION, ‘More Details’);” onmouseout=”return nd();”>local wind

18.In context with electromagnetism, which among the following is a correct definition of Permeability?
(A)Ability of a material to repel magnetic field within itself
(B)Ability of a material to support the formation of a magnetic field within another body
(C)Ability of a material to support the formation of a magnetic field within itself
(D)Ability of a material to create magnetic dipoles
(E)None of the above

19.Who among the following wrote Fathul Mujahidin?
(B)Tipu Sultan
(C)Hyder Ali
(D)Shah Alam

20.Which among the following gas has lowest
Methane -580 °C
Hydrogen -560 °C
Propane -493 °C
Ethylene -425 °C
Acetylene -305 °C
Naphtha -290 °C
Carbon disulfide -102 °C’, STICKY, CAPTION, ‘More Details’);” onmouseout=”return nd();”>auto-ignition temperature
(E)Carbon Di Sulphide

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  • Shonit

    In Q3. option C is also incorrect as the founder of yogachara school was Maitreyanath. Asanga later on took over the reins of the school from him and was the greatest exponent of this school of thought.

  • abhijeet gaurav

    Nice collection, shows the quality of effort….Thanks sir!!!


    sir… Why is the UPSc GS paper jus stopped… I wish u update the entire q.paper with solutions very soon and also with ur expected cut-off if any for the aid of the candidates….

  • deep-end-u

    is there ny way to contribute also here?

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  • Anonymous

    Sir post some questions for assistant station master exam.

  • Anonymous

    In question no. 20 u asked the Lowest Auto-ignition temperature therefore answer must be Methane because it has -540 degree whereas CS2
    has -102 degree So the lowest in B/w is methane(CH4)

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    Are you sure?

  • amitlav

    can u plz post some questions for LIC ADO exam which will be held on 13 june..

  • govindarao

    sir i want to genenal knowdge sir please send every g.k bits to my id

    and thanking you sir