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Quiz 525 : General Knowledge 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)1924
(C)1926
(D)1928

In which year , Indian Fiscal Commission was established ?
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

Where was the text of the UN Charter was finalized?
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

In which session Indian National Congress adopted a significant resolution against the use of Indian troops in China, Mesopotamia and Persia?
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

Who gave the First authoritative exposition of the Extremist ideological position within the Indian National Congress?
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

By which event, “boycott” in India was inspired in early 20th century?
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

India has got rights for exclusive use of all of the waters of which rivers of the Indus River System?
7. In which of the following countries, ONGC Videsh has recently signed a pact to invest $400 million (about Rs 18,000 crore) in the Satpayev block (Caspian Sea)?
(A)Uzbekistan
(B)Kazakhstan
(C)Kyrgyzstan
(D)Turkmenistan

Where is located Satpayev block?
8. 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

9. 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

Which major port of India does not possess a natural harbour?
Does Mahanadi makes an estuary?
10. Consider the following statements:
1. India has a tropical monsoon climate
2. India is located 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

11. 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

Where is Dandakaranya?
12. Consider the following:
1. Crop Rotation
2. Contour Cultivation
3. Buffer Cropping
Which among the above are parts of the Strip Farming?
(A)Only 1
(B)1 & 2
(C)2 & 3
(D)1, 2 & 3

13. The Asian empire of Portuguese was divided into three independent presidencies. Identify the correct set of these presidencies from the given options:
(A)Goa, Mozambique, Malacca
(B)Goa, Madagascar, Mauritius
(C)Goa, Mozambique, Mauritius
(D)Goa, Reunion, Malacca

14. In the name of which among the following Mughal emperors, the East India Company struck the first coins in India?
(A)Jahangir
(B)Farrukhsiyar
(C)Muhammad Shah
(D)Jahandar Shah

When in India, the British were given permission to struck coins?
15. Consider the following:
1. French
2. British
3. Portuguese
4. Dutch
The Battle of Swally Hole of 1615 was fought between which among the above?
(A)1 & 2
(B)2 & 3
(C)3 & 4
(D)1 & 4

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