Quiz 525: General Knowledge Questions For All Examinations

1. Agreeing to the Fiscal autonomy to India, in which of the following years, the British Government established an Indian Fiscal Commission in the pre-independence Era?
[A] 1919
[B] 1920
[C] 1925
[D] 1930

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2. At which of the following conferences, the text of the United Nations charter was finalized among international leaders?

[A] Dumbarton Oaks Conference
[B] Yalta Conference
[C] Tehran Conference
[D] San Francisco Conference

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3. At which of the following sessions, the Indian National Congress adopted a significant resolution against the use of Indian troops in China, Mesopotamia and Persia?
[A] 1920 Calcutta Session
[B] 1923 New Delhi Session
[C] 1927 Madras Session
[D] 1931 Karachi Session

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4. The First authoritative exposition of the Extremist ideological position within the Indian National Congress was penned down by which among the following as a series of articles titled ” New Lamps for old” in a Bombay Newspaper?
[A] Bal Gangadhar Tilak
[B] Arubindo Ghose
[C] Bipin Chandra Pal
[D] Lala Lajpat Rai

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5. In the wake of the partition of Bengal in 1905, Bengal saw some new movements such as boycott, Swadeshi, National Education etc. Out of them, the “boycott” was inspired by most probably which among the following contemporary events?
[A] Boycott of all foreign goods by Mahatma Gandhi in South Africa
[B] Boycott of American goods by Chinese
[C] Boycott of some English Land Agents by the Irish people
[D] Boycott of Japanese products in China

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6. Consider the following 6 rivers of Indus System:

  1. Indus
  2. Jhelum
  3. Chenab
  4. Sutlej
  5. Beas
  6. Ravi

As per the Indus Water Treaty, India has got rights for exclusive use of all of the waters of which of the above river and their tributaries before the point where the rivers enter Pakistan?

[A] Chenab, Sutlej and Beas
[B] Sutlej, Beas and Ravi
[C] Beas & Ravi
[D] Sutlej and Beas

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7. Consider the following statements:

  1. The Coromandel Coastal plain is wider than the Malabar Coastal Plain
  2. Malabar Coast is home to tropical moist broadleaf forests while Coromandel Coast is home to dry evergreen forests.

Which among the above statements is/ are correct?

[A] Only 1 is correct
[B] Only 2 is correct
[C] Both 1 & 2 are correct
[D] Neither 1 nor 2 is correct

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8.  Consider the following statements:

  1. Mumbai Port does not possess a natural harbour
  2. Mahanadi does not form an estuary
  3. Tista River is a tributary to the Ganga River

Which among the above statements is / are correct?

[A] 1 & 2 are correct
[B] 1, 2 & 3 are correct
[C] 2 & 3 are correct
[D] Only 2 is correct

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9. Consider the following statements:

  1. India has a tropical monsoon climate
  2. India’s geographical boundaries are within the tropics

Which among the above statements is/ are correct?

[A] Only 1 is correct
[B] Only 2 is correct
[C] Both 1 & 2 are correct
[D] Neither 1 nor 2 is correct

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10. Consider the following statement:

  1. Old Tehri is a Confluence town located on the confluence of Bhagirathi and Bhilangna rivers
  2. To reach Vindya Mountains, the ancient sages needed to cross Dandakaranya first

Which among the above statements is / are correct?

[A] Only 1 is correct
[B] Only 2 is correct
[C] Both 1 & 2 are correct
[D] Neither 1 nor 2 is correct

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  • mcjaspirant
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