Basic General Knowledge Question and Answers - Set 3

 Basic General Knowledge Question and Answers - Set 3

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1) Examine these two statements carefully and select the correct answer using the code given below.
A) Statement I is false but Statement II is true
B) Both the Statements are individually true and Statement II is the correct explanation of Statement I
C) Both the Statements are individually true but Statement II is not the correct explanation of Statement I
D) Statement Iis true but Statement II is false
Answer:B) Both the Statements are individually true and Statement II is the correct explanation of Statement I

2) In Indian Technology, Param is the name of ?
A) First aeroplane
B) First Super Computer
C) First Satellite
D) First helicopter
Answer:B) First Super Computer

3) The study of Heavenly bodies is called
A) Astronomy
B) Astrology
C) Astronautics
D) Astrophysics
Answer:A) Astronomy

4) Indian Oil Corporation, the nation's largest fuel retailer, has started selling the convenient 5-kg cooking gas(LPG) cylinder at kirana stores and supermarkets. The sale of these cylinders has not been launched in which of the following cities?
A) Chennai
B) Bangalore
C) Gorakhpur
D) Pune
Answer:D) Pune

5) In which of the following cases, the Supreme Court held that fundamental rights are unamendable?
A) A.K.Gopalan's case
B) Keshvananda Bharati's case
C) M.C Mehta's case
D) Golak Nath's case
Answer:D) Golak Nath's case

6) Which state government has implemented ‘Green Protocol’ for weddings  ?
A) Himachal Pradesh
B) Goa
C) Telangana
D) Kerala
Answer:D) Kerala

7) Who launched UPI 2.0 in 2018?
Answer:A) NPCI

8) A word that means the same thing as consumer is
A) Producer
B) Autotroph
C) Heterotroph
D) Carbohydrate
Answer:C) Heterotroph

9) World’s largest aircraft supercarrier USS Gerald R Ford belongs to _____ country.
A) India
B) Russia
C) China
Answer:D) USA

10) Which country recently signed an order to allow Transgender persons to serve in Military roles?
A) India
B) United States
C) Singapore
D) New Zealand
Answer:B) United States

11) There are _____ Zones in Indian Railways.
A) 18
B) 16
C) 12
D) 8
Answer:D) 8

12) The Trans-Siberian Railway(8960 km) connects ____ in the west to ____ in the East.
A) St. Petersburg, Omsk
B) Moscow, Irkutsk
C) St. Petersburg, Vladivostok
D) Moscow, Tashkent
Answer:C) St. Petersburg, Vladivostok

15) Which one of the following breeds of sheep has been imported to increase wool production in india ?
A) Bellary
B) Merino
C) Chokla
D) Magra
Answer:B) Merino

16) Father of Modern Western Education in India?
A) Lord Dalhousie
B) Lord Aucland
C) William Bentick
D) Lord Hardinge
Answer:C) William Bentick

17) Name the state that has become the first state to launch a special awareness drive to ensure that transgenders in the state register as voters.
A) Haryana
B) Maharashtra
C) Tripura
D) Mizoram
Answer:B) Maharashtra

18) ______ is the first state to have Logo for Vehicles Driven by person with Hearing Impairment ?
A) Rajasthan
B) Telangana
C) Gujarat
D) Haryana
Answer:B) Telangana

19) Which of the following cities is the first mono rail inaugurated?
A) Kolkata
B) Bangalore
C) Delhi
D) Mumbai
20) People from which state celebrate their harvest festival around Makar Sankranti?
A) Punjab
B) Karnataka
C) Tamil Nadu
D) Kerala
Answer:B) Karnataka

21) A scientist who studies water is called a
A) Geographer
B) Herpetologist
C) Hydrologist
D) Archeologist
Answer:C) Hydrologist

22) Who amongst  the following authors was in 2007 conferred the knighthood by the British government?
A) Salman Rushdie
B) V.S. Naipaul
C) Chetan Bhagat
D) Khushwant Singh
Answer:A) Salman Rushdie

24) Which state government has recently signed MoU with State Bank of India (SBI) to provide subsidized loans to its employees ? 
A) Assam
B) West Bengal
C) Punjab
D) Bihar
Answer:A) Assam

25) Who is the primary Author of HTML?
A) Brendan Eich
B) Sabeer Bhatiya
C) Google Inc.
D) Tim Berners-Lee
Answer:D) Tim Berners-Lee

26) Who will inaugurate the 6th Asia Pacific Ministerial Conference?
A) Menaka Gandhi
B) Venkaiah Naidu
C) Sushma Swaraj
D) Narendra Modi
Answer:B) Venkaiah Naidu

29) Full-service airline Jet Airways has announced a partnership with ride-hailing app ________ to book airport cabs through the Jet Airways app itself in 2017.
A) Bookmycab
B) Uber
C) Dot cabs
D) Meru
Answer:B) Uber

30) Which of the following statements about Attorney General of India is/are not correct?
A) 1 only
B) 3 only
C) 2 and 4
D) 1, 2 and 3
Answer:D) 1, 2 and 3

31) Tata Steel's Wholly owned indirect subsidiary, Tata Steel Global Minerals Holdings Pvt Limited, Singapore, on October 1, 2008, entered into a binding agreement  with new Millennium Capital Corporation, _______(NML) whereby Tata Steel will become a strategic investor in NML
A) Canada
B) Taiwan
C) Mexico
D) South Africa
Answer:A) Canada

32) City of lakes in India is
A) Madurai
B) Bangaluru
C) Udaipur
D) Bhubaneswar
Answer:C) Udaipur

33) Microbial Type Culture Collection Centre is situated at
A) Chandigarh
B) New Delhi
C) Hyderabad
D) Bangalore
Answer:A) Chandigarh

34) Which organization conducts the TOEFL and GRE tests?
C) Cambridge University
D) IIT Bombay
Answer:B) ETS

35) Prime Minister of India is de-facto head of which of the following bodies?
A) Both II and III
B) All I, II and III
C) Only I
D) Only II
Answer:B) All I, II and III

36) Which of the following diseases is not caused by VIRUS?
A) Chicken Pox
B) Dengue
C) Cholera
D) Polio
Answer:C) Cholera

37) In which city 2017 Global Entrepreneurship Summit will be held ?
A) Bangaluru
B) Hyderabad
C) New Delhi
D) Mumbai
Answer:B) Hyderabad

38) Asia's biggest milk brand Amul has recently announced to set up a dairy processing plant with the investment of 200 crore rupees in which of the following cities?
A) Varanasi
B) Lucknow
C) All of above
D) Kanpur
Answer:C) All of above

39) Which is the first metro rail in India?
A) Hyderabad
B) Delhi
C) Kolkata
D) Mumbai
Answer:C) Kolkata

41) Bats can fly in the dark because
A) they have a better vision in the dark
B) none of the above
C) they produce high pitched sounds called ultrasonics
D) the light startles in them
Answer:C) they produce high pitched sounds called ultrasonics

42) Who has become the first Indian to be nominated as a member of the ITTF Umpires and Referees Committee (URC)  ?
A) Pankaj Awasthi
B) S. Sridhar
C) Raksheet Kota
D) Ganeshan Neelakanta Iyer
Answer:D) Ganeshan Neelakanta Iyer

43) Country that was called as Land of Rising Sun
A) Korea
B) Holland
C) Japan
D) Russia
Answer:C) Japan

44) Who has become First Hindu to be a Pakistan Cabinet Minister in 20 years ?
A) Raghav Verma
B) Parash Kumar
C) Darshan Lal
D) Manik Patel
Answer:C) Darshan Lal

45) Badhti ka Naam Zindagi is the tagline of which of the following banks?
A) Axis
B) Syndicate
C) Corporation
D) Indian
Answer:A) Axis

46) Which Bank has become the first bank in India to launch DigiPOS, a Point of Sale (POS) machine ?
B) Yes Bank
C) HDFC Bank
Answer:C) HDFC Bank

47) The boring of India’s first underwater rail tunnel has completed under which river  ?
A) Godavari River
B) Krishna River
C) Kaveri River
D) Hooghly River
Answer:D) Hooghly River

48) Which is the first country in the world to use drones for national mail service?
A) France
B) Russia
C) Sweden
D) China
Answer:A) France

49) Who was the first englishman to sail around the world?
A) Henry Hudson
B) Sir Francis Drake
C) Magellan
D) Juan Sebastian Elcano
Answer:B) Sir Francis Drake

50) Which Asian country was declared Malaria-Free by the World Health Organisation recently?
A) Nepal
B) China
C) Bangladesh
D) Thailand
Answer:B) China

51) Which missile was test fired by the India successfully  ?
A) Prithvi II
B) PSLV C 37
D) Quick reaction surface-to-air short range missile (QR-SAM)
Answer:D) Quick reaction surface-to-air short range missile (QR-SAM)

52) Which element is used for the shiny trim on cars?
A) Aluminium
B) Chromium
C) Silicon
D) Carbon
Answer:B) Chromium

53) Which animal gives both milk and eggs?
A) All of the above
B) Wombat
C) Platypus
D) Echidna
Answer:C) Platypus

54) What is the Lithosphere made of?
A) Water
B) Soil
C) Rocks
D) Dirt
Answer:C) Rocks

55) Which one of the following canons of taxation was not advocated by Adam Smith?
A) Canon of certainty
B) Canon of fiscal adequacy
C) Canon of equity
D) Canon of convenience
Answer:B) Canon of fiscal adequacy

56) How many provinces are there in Sri Lanka?
A) 11
B) 9
C) 8
D) 6
Answer:B) 9

57) Who has been appointed as Chairman and Managing Director of Hindustan Copper Limited (HCL) in 2017 ?
A) Sankara Rao
B) Debasis Jana
C) Dev Patel
D) Santosh Sharma
Answer:D) Santosh Sharma

59) Which of the following languages is a Slavic Language?
A) Polish
B) Romanian
C) Gaelic
D) Flemish
Answer:A) Polish

60) A five-member committee has been formed to select the candidate for the post of editor-in-chief of Rajya Sabha TV (RSTV). Who will head this committee ?
A) Rahul Srivastava
B) Swapan Dasgupta
C) Shashi Shekhar Vempati
D) A Surya Prakash
Answer:D) A Surya Prakash

61) What is formed by all the ecosystems of the earth?
A) Biosphere
B) Troposphere
C) Ionosphere
D) Stratosphere
Answer:A) Biosphere

62) To buy goods on credit means to
A) promise to pay for goods later.
B) promise to pay only a sale price.
C) pay only a discount price.
D) pay cash for goods.
Answer:A) promise to pay for goods later.

63) RBI has recently allowed minors to open and operate savings bank accounts  independently. The minor should be above  how many years of age?
A) 9
B) 12
C) 10
D) 14
Answer:C) 10

64) Which of the following is a legal requirement for PFDs?
A) All the above
B) Must be in good, serviceable condition.
C) Sizing for PFDs is based on body weight and chest size.
D) PFDs must be properly sized for the intended wearer.
Answer:A) All the above

65) The Reserve Bank of India does NOT decide the .........
A) Marginal Standing Facility Rates
B) Rate of Dearness Allowance to Govt. Employees
C) Statutory Liquidity Ratio
D) Rate of Repo and Reverse Repo
Answer:B) Rate of Dearness Allowance to Govt. Employees

66) Yakshagana, a dance drama is popular in
A) Kerala
B) Tamil Nadu
C) Karnataka
D) Andhra Pradesh
Answer:C) Karnataka

67) Who has been appointed as the chairman of Syndicate Bank in August 2017 ?
A) Rudra Narayan Kar
B) Ajay Vipin Nanavati
C) R N Dubey
D) Melwyn Rego
Answer:B) Ajay Vipin Nanavati

68) Australian state government has approved the world's biggest single tower solar thermal power plant a _______ structure to be built in South Australia by 2020.
A) 250-megawatt
B) 150-megawatt
C) 300-megawatt
D) 200-megawatt
Answer:B) 150-megawatt

69) The planet nearest to the Sun is
A) Jupiter
B) Venus
C) Saturn
D) Mercury
Answer:D) Mercury

70) India's Grandmaster Vishwanathan Anand won the Rapid World Chess Championship by defeating
A) Levon Aronian
B) Anatoly Karpov
C) Robert Fischer
D) Boris Spassky
Answer:A) Levon Aronian

71) Which country has launched its first environmental research satellite 'Venus' ?
A) China
B) Israel
C) Russia
D) India
Answer:B) Israel

72) In Cricket the two sets of wickets are
A) 24 yards apart
B) 20 yards apart
C) 21 yards apart
D) 22 yards apart
Answer:D) 22 yards apart

73) Why are the Gypsies regarded as of Indian origin?
A) 1, 2 and 4
B) 2 and 3
C) 2 only
D) 1 and 4 only
Answer:B) 2 and 3

74) Exposure to sunlight helps a person improve his health because
A) the ultraviolet rays convert skin oil into Vitamin D
B) resistance power increases
C) the pigment cells in the skin get stimulated and produce a healthy tan
D) the infrared light kills bacteria in the body
Answer:A) the ultraviolet rays convert skin oil into Vitamin D

75) Largest cricket stadium in the world by boundary
A) Eden Gardens
B) Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium
C) Melbourne Cricket Stadium
D) Greenfield International Stadium
Answer:C) Melbourne Cricket Stadium

76) The expressway is defined as a
A) high-speed privately owned highway.
B) form of improved rural highway.
C) limited-access or controlled-access highway.
D) road designed for express transport.
Answer:C) limited-access or controlled-access highway.

77) The members of NAFTA are
A) USA, Canada and Mexico
B) USA, Canada and India
C) USA, Canada and Japan
D) USA, UK and India
Answer:A) USA, Canada and Mexico

78) India's largest digital bank _____________ is the only bank providing zero balance accounts and zero charges on digital transactions.
A) Airtel Payments Bank
B) Paytm Payments Bank
C) All the above
D) India Post Payments Bank
Answer:B) Paytm Payments Bank

79) Harshavardhan's Vallabhi conquest is found in which of the following inscriptions?
A) Damodarpur copper plate Inscription
B) Navsari Copperplate Inscription
C) Junagadh Inscription
D) Aihole Pillar Inscription
Answer:B) Navsari Copperplate Inscription

80) Corporation Tax is imposed by
A) State Government
B) Local Government
C) Central Government
D) None
Answer:C) Central Government

81) Makaibari is the costliest variety of what?
A) Pepper
B) Coffee
C) Tea
D) Water
Answer:C) Tea

82)  Goa Shipyard Limited (GSL) was established in
A) 1955
B) 1957
C) 1956
D) 1958
Answer:B) 1957

84) Which state government has launched Pashu Bazar website for online cattle sale  ?
A) Andhra Pradesh
B) Haryana
C) Telangana
D) Gujarat
Answer:C) Telangana

85) Which company announced the launch of 1Gbps (gigabits per second) wired broadband internet services in Hyderabad, India's first giga city?
C) Telenor India
D) ACT Fibernet
Answer:D) ACT Fibernet

88) ESCAP stands for
A) Economic and Social Commission for Africa and Pacific
B) None of the above
C) Economic and Social Commission for Asia and Pacific
D) European Society Council for Africa and Pacific
Answer:C) Economic and Social Commission for Asia and Pacific

89) Which Asian country has recently launched its 1st messaging app BizBarde ?
A) Japan
B) Turkmenistan
C) Israel
D) Indonesia
Answer:B) Turkmenistan

90) Which supercomputer is developed by the Indian Scientists?
A) Super 149
B) Super 3
C) Param 8000
D) Param 808
Answer:C) Param 8000

91) Which country is set to join as the sixth member of the ‘Five Eyes’ intelligence network?
A) Japan
B) India
C) China
D) Brazil
Answer:A) Japan

92) Paper currency first started in India in the year of ___________.
A) 1601
B) 1680
C) 1542
D) 1862
Answer:C) 1542

93) What does NPP stand for
A) Nobel Peace Prize
B) Nonprofit Partnership
C) All the above
D) National Population Policy
Answer:C) All the above

94) Which is the first Indian state/UT to achieve 100% first dose coverage, for Covid-19?
A) Andaman and Nicobar Islands
B) Puducherry
C) Ladakh
D) Goa
Answer:C) Ladakh

95) The world's largest biofuel plant with production capacity of 110 million liters of fuel annually has been set up in 
A) Brazil
C) India
D) China
Answer:A) Brazil

96) In India the Inflation is calculated on the basis of which of the following indexes?
A) Sensitive Index of Bombay Stock Exchange (sensex)
B) Wholesale Price Index(WPI)
C) Consumer Price Index(CPI)
D) Cash Reserve Ratio
Answer:B) Wholesale Price Index(WPI)

97) Which of the following Rivers has no Bridges built over it?
A) Yellow river
B) Congo river
C) Amazon river
D) Nile
Answer:C) Amazon river

98) In which type of economy National Income and Domestic Income is equal?
A) Closed Economy
B) Developing Economy
C) Developed Economy
D) Open Economy
Answer:A) Closed Economy

99) President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated the biggest river festival of India in 2017, Namami Brahmaputra, in which of the following states ?
A) Orissa
B) Tripura
C) Arunachal Pradesh
D) Assam
Answer:D) Assam

100) The 112-feet tall bust of ‘Adiyogi’ Lord Shiva at the Isha Yoga Foundation in ___________ has been declared the world’s largest bust by the Guinness Book of World Records.
A) Haryana
B) Andhra Pradesh
C) Tamil Nadu
D) Telangana
Answer:C) Tamil Nadu

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