Quiz 407: Basic General Knowledge For All Examinations

1.Which among the following is not correctly matched? (Location of some countries)
(A)Benin – Western Africa
(B)Botswana -Southern Africa
(C)Uganda – Eastern Africa
(D)Togo -Central Africa
(E)all correctly matched

2.Which among the following is the only place in India, where Chinese Fishing Nets are used outside China?

3.Who among the following is the only Finance Minister of India who is known to have tabled the Union budget twice on his birthday?
(A)T. T. Krishnamachari
(B)Morarji Desai
(C)Yashwantrao Chavan
(D)P Chidambaram
(E)Pranab Mukherjee

4.Which of the following Gurudwara in India is the site where the ninth Sikh Guru, Guru Tegh Bahadur was beheaded on the orders of the Mughal emperor Aurangzeb in 1675 A.D?
(A)Gurdwara Moti Bagh Sahib
(B)Gurdwara Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Sahib
(C)Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib
(D)Gurdwara Rakab Ganj Sahib
(E)None of them

5.Which among the following does not fall in the category of morbid fear or Phobia?

6.What is Carbamide?
(A)A Pesticide
(B)A Fertilizer
(C)A Textile Dye
(D)An Explosive
(E)A Fuel

7.Bring out the incorrect usage:
(A)Heavy water – Moderator
(B)DDT – Insecticide
(C)Methyl Alcohol – Beverage
(D)Liquid Ammonia – Refrigerant
(E)Water -coolant

8.Which among the following is not correctly matched:
(A)Brass: copper and zinc
(B)Duralumin : Copper and aluminum
(C)Constantan: Copper and Nickel
(D)White Gold- Gold and Silver
(E)All matched Correctly

9.Which of the following plant growth hormone was recognized by Japanese scientists?
(C)Abscisic acid

10.Where is located the Central Institute of Psychiatry, India’s premier Central Govt. Institute of mental health ?
(D)New Delhi

11.In which year, the Prarambhik Shiksha Kosh was established as a dedicated non-lapsable fund to receive the proceeds of the Education Cess?

12.What is the minimum insurance cover provided by the Pravasi Bhartiya Bima Yojna, to the nominee/legal heir in the event of death or permanent disability of any Indian emigrant who goes abroad for employment purpose after obtaining emigration clearance from the concerned Protector
of Emigrants (POE)?
(A)Rs. 5 Lakh
(B)Rs. 10 lakh
(C)Rs. 15 Lakh
(D)Rs. 20 Lakh
(E)Rs. 8 Lakh

13.Where is located the Lakshmibai National Institute of Physical Education(LNIPE)?

14.Great Purge, a series of campaigns of political repression and persecution is related to which of the following countries?

15.Which among the following is a geology award given annually by Indian Geophysical Union?
(A)Dr. B. C. Roy Award
(B)Siva Prasad Barooah National Award
(C)M. S. Krishanan Award
(D)Karmaveer Puraskaar
(E)None of them

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