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General Knowledge 2016 – Quiz-1: GK for UPPSC Examinations

1. The Battle of Chillianwalla was a part of? [A]Anglo-Maratha Wars [B]Anglo-Carnatic Wars [C]Anglo-French Wars [D]Anglo-Sikh Wars Answer: Anglo-Sikh Wars Battle of Chillianwalla was fought on 13 January 1849 during the Second Anglo-Sikh War. Sikhs fought British in this battle under Shersingh. 2. Which among the following is the source of Ricin, a toxic substance? ..

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Quiz-653: GK for SSC-CGL Examinations 2016

1. Which of the following two countries currently occupy / control the Golan heights? [A]Egypt & Syria [B]Turkey & Israel [C]Israel & Syria [D]Syria & Turkey Answer: Israel & Syria The Golan Heights also called the Golan or the Syrian Golan. The Golan Heights is a basaltic plateau bordered by the Yarmouk River in the ..

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Quiz – 652: Indian History Questions for State Public Service Examinations

1. .2. .3. Which of the following cities was capital of Maharaja Ranjit Singh? [A] Amritsar [B] Patiala [C] Lahore [D] Kapurthala Answer: Lahore Maharaja Ranjit Singh (called “The Lion of the Punjab”) (1780-1839) was a Sikh ruler of the Punjab. His tomb is located in Lahore, Pakistan. He is remembered for uniting the Punjab ..

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Quiz 652: Geography for State PSC / Civil Services Examinations

1. Who among the following is associated with the discovery of rings of Saturn? [A]Galileo [B]Newton [C]Edmund Halley [D]Christian Huygens Answer: Galileo 2. In which country is located world’s largest temple? [A]Indonesia [B]Cambodia [C]India [D]United States Answer: Cambodia World’s largest temple is Angkor Wat, located in Angkor, Cambodia. This temple was built by Khmer King ..

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Quiz 651: Rajasthan GK for state level RPSC Examinations

1. Chaurasi Khambon ki Chhatri or “84-Pillared Cenotaph” is located in which district of Rajasthan? [A]Bundi [B]Alwar [C]Jaisalmer [D]Jaipur Answer: Bundi Chaurasi Khambon ki Chhatri or “84-Pillared Cenotaph” is located in Bundi district of Rajasthan.It was constructed in 1740 by the Maharaja of Bundi, Rao Raja Anirudh, as a memorial to his foster brother, Deva. ..

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