Quiz 489 : General Knoweldge For All Exams
1.India is the only country in the world which produces 5 distinct kinds of silk viz. Mulberry, Tasar, Oak Tasar, Eri and Muga silks. Out of them, which among the following set is called “Vanya Silks” or the “Eco-Friendly Green Silks” produced by the tribals from Central and North Eastern India?
(A)Tasar, Eri and Muga
(B)Mulberry, Tasar and Oak Tasar
(C)Mulberry and Tasar
2.Consider the following:
1. Sulphur Dioxide (SO2)
2. Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2)
3. Respairable Particulate Matter
Which among the above are being monitored under the National Air Quality Monitoring Programme (NAMP)?
(A)1 & 2
(B)1 & 3
(C)2 & 3
(D)all of them
3.Which among the following famous telecom company started working as a pulp paper manufacturing entity in the 19th century?
4.Which among the following is known as the Great Andaman Trunk Road, connects Port Blair and Mayabunder in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands?
(A)National Highway 221
(B)National Highway 222
(C)National Highway 223
(D)National Highway 224
5.The Western Ghats region runs to a length of 1600 kilometers. Which among the following states are covered by the Western Ghats?
(A)Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Kerala
(B)Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Kerala, Goa
(C)Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Kerala, Goa, Maharashtra
(D)Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Kerala, Goa, Maharashtra , Gujarat
6.Which among the following observance was established by the United Nations General Assembly in 1972 at the Stockholm Conference?
(A)World Water Day
(B)World Wetlands Day
(C)World Environment Day
7.In which of the following African country is observed an annual ceremony “Kwita Izina” which involves naming a new born Baby Gorilla? (this country was host of World Environment Day 2010)
8.The Mahatma Gandhi NREGA programme has been launched by the Government of India keeping in view the following provision/s of Constitution of India:
1. Fundamental Rights
2. Fundamental Duties
3. Directive Principles of State Policy
Which among the above follows the given statement?
(B)Only 1 & 3
(D)All of them
9.How many Indian languages are recognized by the Sahitya Akademi for its awards?
10.Which among the following is correct about Bhabhatron II?
(A)It’s an experiment conducted by Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC), Mumbai
(B)It’s a new particle discovered by the team of Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC), Mumbai
(C)It’s a teletherapy machine developed by Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC), Mumbai for Cancer Treatment
(D)It’s Robot developed by Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC), Mumbai which is being used in atomic experiments
11.The “PYKKA” scheme launched by the Government of India aims to develop which among the following?
(A)Health facilities in villages
(B)Sports in villages
(C)Drinking water facilities in Villages
(D)Telecommunication in Villages
12.As per the projected own tax revenues of their governments (excluding the shares from Union tax pool), by Thirteenth Finance Commission which among the following states in India ranks first in projected revenue generation for 2010-15 period?
13.Borobudur, A UNESCO World Heritage Site, famous for Buddhist temples is located in which among the following countries?
14.Mount Logan is the highest point of which among the following countries?
15. What is the number of Red Balls in Snooker?