Quiz 636: GK Questions for IBPS and SSC Examinations

1.

The ‘Paracel Islands’ and ‘Spratly Islands’, sometimes seen in news are disputed territories among which of the following?

  1. China
  2. Taiwan
  3. Vietnam

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] 1 and 2
[B] 1 and 3
[C] 2 and 3
[D] 1, 2 and 3

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2. Which of the following volcano(es) is/are active?
1. Mt. Kilimanjaro
2. Mt. Cotopaxi
3. Mauna Loa
[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 2 and 3
[D] All of them

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3. Which of the following local winds is/are not correctly matched in the region which they blow?
1.Mistral – cold northerly wind from central France and the Alps to Mediterranean
2.Sirocco – Southerly wind from north Africa to southern Europe
3.Chinook – Warm dry westerly wind off the Rocky Mountains
4.Harmattan – Dry northerly wind across central Africa
[A] 1 and 4
[B] 1, 2 and 3
[C] 2, 3 and 4
[D] All of them

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4. The nutritional supplements Spirulina, Chorella and the Vitamin-C supplement, Dunaliella are actually :
[A] Algae
[B] Lichens
[C] Probiotics
[D] Bryophytes

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5. The first British ‘Presidency’ in India was established at :
[A] Surat
[B] Madras
[C] Bengal
[D] Bombay

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6. Ahmad Shah Abdali invaded India for the first time during the reign of which among the following Mughal Emperors?
[A] Muhammad Shah
[B] Ahmad Shah
[C] Shah Alam-II
[D] Akbar-II

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7. Neel-Darpan’ by Din Bandhu Mitra portrays the plight of :
[A] Bengali Artisans
[B] Indigo Planters
[C] Landless Labourers
[D] All of the above

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8. Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar was a great 19th Century Social Reformer who waged a struggle for/against which of the following social cause?
[A] Education of Women
[B] Widow Remarriage
[C] Abolition of Sati
[D] Untouchability

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9. Who among the following was popularly known as the ‘Frontier Gandhi’?
[A] Hasrat Mohani
[B] Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
[C] Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan
[D] Iqbal Khan

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10. Human Papilloma Virus is related to which of the following diseases?
[A] Prostate Cancer
[B] Cervical Cancer
[C] Lymphatic Filariasis
[D] Leukemia

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Comments

  • kamal
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    good questions… :)

  • jay singh neta ji
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    good question thank

  • sona
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    thanks for gud questions….