Quiz 545: General Knowledge For All Exams

1. Who among the following is the first citizen of a city in India?
Mayor
Chairman
Sheriff
Member of Legislative Assembly


2. The Elephanta caves have been mostly ascribed to which among the following dynasty?
Chalukyas
Cholas
Rastrakutas
Pallavas


3. The Bhagat Movement is related to which among the following tribes of India?
Birhor
Bhil
Santal
Kol


Explanation
4. Which among the following Isthumuses has been known as “The Devil’s Neck”?
Kra Isthmus
Isthmus of Panama
Karelian Isthmus
Isthmus of Corinth


Explanation
5. Which among the following two countries are separated by the Straits of Johor?
Korea and Japan
Singapore and Malaysia
Denmark and Sweden
Singapore and Indonesia


Explanation
6. In which of the following food chains, the Pyramid of Numbers will be always inverted?
Grassland Food chain
Ponds Food chain
Forests Food Chain
Parasitic food chain


Explanation
7. If earth stops rotating, the impact on weight of a body will be minimum on which among the following places?
Equator
North Pole
Tropic of Cancer
Tropic of Capricorn


Explanation
8. Who among the following is considered to be the custodian of the nation’s Finances?
Prime Minister
Finance Minister
Comptroller & Governor General of India
Reserve Bank of India


9. The hormonal activities of which of the following substances were discovered while studying “foolish seedling” disease in rice?
Cytokinins
Ethylene
Auxins
Gibberellin


10. Which among the following planet / body shows anti-green house effect?
Mars
Venus
Jupiter
Titan


Explanation
11. Which among the following phenomena of the optics makes the Endoscopy capable of examining the internal organs such as Abdomen?
Interference
Total Internal Reflection
Diffraction
Scattering


Explanation
12. Who among the following is called the “guardian of the public purse” of India?
Comptroller & Auditor General
Finance Minister
Chairman of Public Accounts Committee
Prime Minister


13. Which among the following is the SI physical unit of dynamic viscosity?
Poise
Pascal-second
Newton-second
Poise-second


14. Recently, two funds viz. ‘Financial Inclusion Fund’ and ‘Financial Inclusion Technology Fund’ have been established in accordance with the Rangarajan Committee in which among the following banks?
Reserve Bank of India
SIDBI
NABARD
All of above


Explanation
15. The recommendations of which among the following working groups were implemented by the RBI with the introduction of the Base Rate with effect from July 1, 2010?
Usha Thorat
Deepak Mohanty
G.Gopalakrishna
N. Sadasivan


Explanation

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