Quiz 418 : General Studies for Civil Services Examinations

1.Which among the following city was originally planned as a replica of legendary city of Esfahan of Persia?
(A)Hyderabad
(B)Ahamadabad
(C)Secundarabad
(D)Aurangabad

2.Consider the following states:
1. Uttar Pradesh
2. Bihar
3. Rajasthan
4. West Bengal
5. Andhra Pradesh
3. How many states in the above group are having bicameral legislatures?
(A)One
(B)Two
(C)Three
(D)Four

4.Which among the following is the First University of India which had an Indian language (Urdu) as medium of instruction?
(A)Osmania University
(B)Kakatiya University
(C)Aligarh Muslim University
(D)Allahabad University

5.Consider the following statements:
1. State Reorganization Commission refused the idea of a separate Telangana State
2. The Merger of Telangana with Andhra was as per the Gentlemen’s Agreement
Which among the above statements is / are correct?
(A)1 only
(B)2 only
(C)Both 1 & 2
(D)Neither 1 nor 2

6.Who among the following was the Chief Minister of Hyderabad State, when the Gentlemen’s Agreement was signed?
(A)B. Rama Krishna Rao
(B)K.V. Ranga Reddy
(C)M. Channa Reddy
(D)J.V. Narsing Rao

7.Consider the following:
1. Both 1946 agitation and 1969 agitations in Andhra Pradesh were led by Communist Party of India
2. Both 1946 agitation and 1969 agitations in Andhra Pradesh gave more strength to Communist Party of India
Which among the above statements is / are correct?
(A)1 only
(B)2 only
(C)Both 1 & 2
(D)Neither 1 nor 2

8.Consider the following statements:
1. The State of Junagarh wanted to accede with Pakistan
2. The State of Junagarh had common borders with Both India and Pakistan
Which among the above statements is / are correct?
(A)1 only
(B)2 only
(C)Both are correct
(D)Both are incorrect

9.Consider the following statements:
1. When we move from North to South in West Bengal we come across more plains and plateaus
2. When we move from North to South in West Bengal we come across more land with Red soil
Which among the above statements is/ are correct?
(A)1 only
(B)2 only
(C)Both 1 & 2
(D)Neither 1 nor 2

10.who among the following heads the National Drinking Water and Sanitation Council in India?
(A)Prime Minister
(B)Deputy Chairman of Planning Commission
(C)Rural Development Minister
(D)Chairman of National Commission on Farmers

11.Who among the following headed the National Judicial Pay Commission (NJPC) , which was appointed by the Supreme Court in 2009?
(A)Justice E Padmanabhan
(B)Justice Srikrishna
(C)Justice D.P. Wadhwa
(D)None of them

12.Who among the following is known to have put forward the idea of Constituent assembly?
(A)Jawahar Lal Nehru
(B)M N Roy
(C)V P Menon
(D)Rajendra Prasad

13.Which among the following is a de-facto constitution?
(A)Japan
(B)Germany
(C)US
(D)UK

14.Due to whose pressure, Jahangir did not give permission to Captain Hawkins to establish a factory in India?
(A)His own courtmen
(B)French
(C)Portuguese
(D)No body

15.In Collaboration with David Hare & Alexander Duff, who among the following established “Hindu College” at Kolkata?
(A)Ishwar Chandra Vidya Sagar
(B)Debendra nath Tagore
(C)Raja Ram Mohan Roy
(D)Keshab Chandra Sen

16.Consider the following Matches:
1. Tabo monastery
2. Tawang Monastery
3. Talo Monastery
4. Matho Monastery
How many of them are located in India?
(A)One
(B)Two
(C)Three
(D)Four

17.Which among the following rivers does not originate in India?
(A)Beas
(B)Chenab
(C)Ravi
(D)Sutlej

18.Consider the following countries:
1. Brazil 2. Paraguay
3. Argentina 4. Chile
The tropic of Capricorn passed through which of the above countries?
(A)1 & 3 only
(B)1, 2, 3 only
(C)1 & 4 only
(D)1, 2, 3, & 4

19.As per the Buddhist theology, who among the following is the first Buddha of the present Kalpa?
(A)Kakusandha
(B)Konāgamana
(C)Kassapa
(D)Gautama

20.Ashtapad mount has been described in the theology of which of the following religions?
(A)Buddhism
(B)Jainism
(C)Sikhism
(D)Zoroastrians

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  • satyajit
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    thank you

  • Abhishek
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    Can you please check the answer of QNo2.
    As per my knowledge only 5 states have two houses:Karnataka, Maharastra, UP, BIHAR and J&K.;
    Can you please tell is this AP having two houses??

  • Admin
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    AP has two houses

  • Anonymous
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    under NTR govt it was introduced . but it was abolished now.now itis existing in only 5 states have two houses:Karnataka, Maharastra, UP, BIHAR and J&K;.

  • Anonymous
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    thanks

  • Anonymous
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    i am from andhra pradesh. andhra has two houses now. it is headed by the chairman chakrapani. it is revived by YSR government

  • bishworjit
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    thanks a lot .dil mange more