Quiz 74: General Knowledge of India for All Examinations

1. Consider the following rivers:
1. Indus
2. Brahamputra
3. Ganga
4. Godavari
Which among the following is the correct decreasing order of the above rivers in terms of their length?
[A]1→2→3→4
[B]2→1→3→4
[C]3→1→4→2
[D]2→3→1→4


2. India’s first Nobel Prize for Physics was claimed in 1930 by the renowned physicist Sir C.V. Raman for his work in which among the following fields?
[A]Particle Physics
[B]Optics
[C]Thermodynamics
[D]Quantum Mechanics


3. Which among the following was the main center of activity of Mother Teresa , where she served the cause of dying destitute, lepers and drug addicts?
[A]Angel’s Home
[B]Nirmal Hridaya
[C]Shanti Gram
[D]Jeevan Jyoti


4. Chandrashekhar Limit, devised by Dr S. Chandrashekhar posts a limit of mass of which among the following?
[A]Neutron Star
[B]White Dwarf
[C]Steller Black Hole
[D]Young stellar object


5. In terms of Economics, who among the following has propounded the “impossibility theorem”, which says that it was not possible to aggregate individual choices into a satisfactory choice for society as a whole?
[A]Amartya Sen
[B]Kenneth Arrow
[C]Alfred Marshall
[D]Irving Fisher


6. How many Prime Ministers of India have been awarded Bharat Ratna till date?
[A]3
[B]4
[C]5
[D]6


Explanation
7. Who among the following was the first chairman of UPSC?
[A]Sir Ross Barker
[B]Sir David Petrie
[C]Sir Eyre Gorden
[D]Sir F.W. Robertson


8. Atal Bihari Vajpayee was sworn in as India’s Prime Minister for how many times?
[A]Once
[B]Twice
[C]Thrice
[D]Four Times


Explanation
9. In which among the following current Union Territories of India, a Varishtha Panchayat was working as an advisory body of the Administration, immediately after it was merged with Union of India?
[A]Daman & Diu
[B]Dadra & Nagar Haveli
[C]Pondicherry
[D]Lakshadweep


10. Before its name was shortened by the British into United Provinces in 1935, by which among the following names Modern Uttar Pradesh was known?
[A]United Provinces of Northern India
[B]Presidency of Agra and Allahabad
[C]United Provinces of Agra and Oudh
[D]United Provinces of Agra, Allahabad and Oudh


11. Which among the following states of India is also known as Dev Bhoomi?
[A]Uttar Pradesh
[B]Uttarkhand
[C]Rajasthan
[D]Kerala


12. ‘Rajmala’ is an important source of History of which among the following states of India?
[A]Nagaland
[B]Assam
[C]Tripura
[D]Jammu & Kashmir


13. Consider the following :
1. Bhutias
2. Lepchas
3. Nepalese
Which among the above are principle ethnic communities of Sikkim?
[A]Only 1
[B]1 & 2
[C]2 & 3
[D]1, 2 & 3


14. The famous Muslim pilgrimage town “Galiakot” is located in which among the following states of India?
[A]Uttar Pradesh
[B]Haryana
[C]Rajasthan
[D]Gujarat


15. Which among the following was the first conglomeration of the scattered princely states , which later became modern Rajasthan after several more mergers?
[A]Greater Rajputana
[B]Matsya Union
[C]United State of Greater Rajasthan
[D]Rajputana Union

Comments

  • Gaurav bansal
    Reply

    in india indus river length is less than BRAHAMPUTRA.

    • GKToday

      Ya, but question did not ask it.

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    Q. What is the difference b/w “Success -Victory” &”Goal – Aim” ? Please explain.

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  • tarun adhikari
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  • annapurna
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    ganga is the longest river. How godavari is in last?

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  • muskan
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    What is the difference b/w “Success -Victory” &”Goal – Aim” ? Please explain.