Quiz 542: General Awareness Questions

1. A piece of Ice was tied with a string to a water bucket’s bottom, and the water bucket was filled with water with ice fully submerged in it. What would be the impact on the level of water when the ice melts away completely?

[A] The level of water will go up
[B] The level of water will go down
[C] The level of water will remain unchanged
[D] The level of water will first increase then come to the previous on

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2. Above 70 °C, sodium bicarbonate has a property of gradually decomposing, which makes it usable in Bakery products. Which among the following end product of this Thermal decomposition of Sodium bicarbonate makes it usable for the above purpose?

[A] Hydrogen
[B] Carbon Dioxide
[C] Water Vapor
[D] Sodium Carbonate

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3. Acetylene cannot be safely pressurized as a pure compound. Which among the following is used for safe storage and transportation of Acetylene?

[A] Kerosene
[B] Acetone
[C] Vinegar (Acetic Acid)
[D] Propylene glycol

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4. Aihole Inscription is ascribed to which of the following rulers ?

[A] Pulkeshin II
[B] Rudradaman
[C] Kharvela
[D] Ashoka

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5. As per the Constitution of India, a new All India service can be instituted with only on the initiative of which among the following?

[A] Lok Sabha
[B] Rajya Sabha
[C] 2/3rd of the States of India
[D] Interstate Council

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6. As per the Government of India act 1919, the life of the Council of State and Legislative Assembly were as follows

[A] 5 Years , 3 years
[B] 3 Years , 5 years
[C] 5 Years , 5 years
[D] 3 Years , 3 years

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7. Which among the following organization compiles the Global Hunger Index (GHI)?

[A] United Nations World Food Programme
[B] United Nations Development Programme
[C] International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
[D] Food and Agriculture Organization of United Nation

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8. Which among the following economists is best known for his concepts of New Trade Theory and New Economic Geography?

[A] Edward C Prescot
[B] Amartya Sen
[C] Edmund S Phelps
[D] Paul Krugman

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9. Makran is located in which among the following ?

[A] Arabian Sea
[B] Indian Ocean near southern coast of Sri Lanka
[C] Bay of Bengal
[D] Mediterranean Sea

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10. What is Carbon Levy?

[A] It’s a tax levied on jet and shipping fuel to finance climate change mitigation
[B] It’s a tax levied on carbon fuel
[C] It’s a tax levied on production of fossil fuel and coal
[D] It’s a tax levied on production of coal only

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    • GKToday

      Readers can send the papers on [email protected]. The answers will be posted as soon as possible.

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    • GKToday

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