Basic General Knowledge Question and Answers - Set 6

 Basic General Knowledge Question and Answers - Set 6

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1) World’s first oil paintings have been found in which of the following countries ? 
A) China
B) India
C) Afghanistan
D) Pakistan
Answer:C) Afghanistan

2) Bhavai' is a traditional dance form of ______.
A) Maharashtra
B) Gujarat
C) Punjab
D) Bihar
Answer:B) Gujarat

3) Which country have declared 2020 'Unique Year for Space Sector' ?
A) India
B) United Arab Emirates
D) England
Answer:B) United Arab Emirates

4) Which of these national parks has the world's largest population of the Indian one horned Rhino ?
A) Mrugavani national park
B) Gir national park
C) Manas national park
D) Kajiranga national park
Answer:D) Kajiranga national park

5) Who among the following leaders, did not believe in the drain theory of Dadabhai Naoroji?
A) M Patanjali Sastri
B) Sir Maurice Gwyer
C) S. Varadachari
D) Harillal M. Kania
6) The Periyar Game Sanctuary at Thekkady is in 
A) Kerala
B) Tamil Nadu
C) Karnataka
D) Goa
Answer:A) Kerala

7) With which Bank, Solar energy services company Freyr Energy has tied up to offer term loans ?
A) Axis Bank
C) United Bank
D) Union Bank
Answer:A) Axis Bank

8) In which of the following wars, the French were completely defeated by the English?
A) Battle of Buxar
B) Battle of Adyar
C) Battle of Plassey
D) Battle of Wandiwash
Answer:D) Battle of Wandiwash

9) Rakshasa type of marriage is 
A) marriage by giving dowry
B) marriage by seduction
C) marriage by capture
D) marriage by purchase
Answer:C) marriage by capture

10) Select the related word/letters/number from the given alternatives.
Answer:D) TZ

11) Which country has exported apples to India, for the first time on 50 years?
A) China
B) Israel
D) Australia
Answer:C) UK

12) Which country’s new rules on drones, permit them to fly over people and at night in the country?
A) Russia
B) South Korea
C) United States
D) China
Answer:C) United States

13)  Which of the following autonomous body locates in Delhi Nirvachan Sadan ?
C) Election Commission of India
Answer:C) Election Commission of India

14) India is the largest producer of
A) All the above
B) Milk
C) Mangoes
D) Cotton
Answer:A) All the above

15) Who has been appointed as the Election Commissioner of India  ?
A) Nasim Zaidi
B) S. Y. Quraishi
C) Sunil Arora
D) H. S. Brahma
Answer:C) Sunil Arora

16) Which of the following national parks of India is also a UNESCO world heritage site ?
A) Jim Corbett national park
B) Keibul Lamjao national park
C) Keoladeo national park
D) Namdapha national park
Answer:C) Keoladeo national park

17) Who is known as the Father of Geometry?
A) Thales of Miletus
B) Euclid
C) Pythagoras of Samos
D) Aryabhata
Answer:B) Euclid

18) Which State has been declared as the Open Defecation Free state?
A) Uttarakhand
B) Arunachal Pradesh
C) Maharashtra
D) Uttar Pradesh
Answer:B) Arunachal Pradesh

19) Which country is hosting the International Diamond Conference "Mines to Market 2017" ? 
A) South Africa
B) Namibia
C) India
D) Japan
Answer:C) India

20) Which Temple has been awarded the ‘most visited place of the world’ by 'World Book of Records' (WBR)?
A) Golden Temple
B) Rawli Maharaj Temple
C) Meenakshi Temple
D) Vaishnodevi temple
Answer:A) Golden Temple

21) Who amongst the following is the author of the book " We the People"?
A) Khushwant Singh
B) Nani Palkhivala
C) Morarji Desai
D) Arun Gandhi
Answer:B) Nani Palkhivala

22) 9th BRICS summit was held in ___________ ?
A) Shangai
B) Xiamen
C) Beijing
D) Chengdu
Answer:B) Xiamen

24) India’s first contactless business credit card has been launched by __________in association with Jet Airways, India premier international airline.
A) HDFC Bank
B) Axis Bank
D) YES Bank
Answer:C) ICICI Bank

25) Name the media company that purchased the legendary studio of 21st Century Fox.
A) Disney
B) Sony
C) Viacom
D) Time Warner
Answer:A) Disney

26) Which is the only Indian monument to figure in the world’s top 10 TripAdvisor’s Travellers’ Choice awards for Landmarks  ?
A) India Gate
B) Taj Mahal
C) Qutab Minar
D) Gateway of India
Answer:B) Taj Mahal

27) GDPR means
A) Generic Data Per Random
B) General Data Protection Regulation
C) Generic Data Protection Regulation
D) Gross Data Protection Regulation
Answer:B) General Data Protection Regulation

28) Which country hosted the CoWIN Global Conclave?
A) Canada
C) Australia
D) India
Answer:D) India

29) According to WHO, the bird flu virus cannot be transmitted through food cooked beyond
A) 70 degrees celsius
B) 90 degree celsius
C) 100 degree celsius
D) 60 degrees celsius
Answer:A) 70 degrees celsius

30) In which year did the Indian Premier League (IPL) start?
A) 2010
B) 2002
C) 2008
D) 2004
Answer:C) 2008

31) Giant Leatherback turtle
A) Goa
B) West Bengal
C) Andaman & Nicobar
D) Odisha
Answer:C) Andaman & Nicobar

32) The first edition of National Youth Parliament Festival was held in which year?
A) 2015
B) 2016
C) 2019
D) 2020
Answer:C) 2019

33) According to experts what percentage of trash is recyclable?
A) 72%
B) 90%
C) 36%
D) 16%
Answer:B) 90%

34) A cavern is an underground chamber formed by
A) Runoff
B) Erosion
C) Deposition
D) Evaporation
Answer:B) Erosion

35) Epsom(England) is the place associated with
A) Horse racing
B) Snooker
C) Shooting
D) Polo
Answer:A) Horse racing

36) Which of the following countries has signed a 22-point Agreement with madhesi people's Rights Forum(MPRF)?
A) China
B) Bangladesh
C) India
D) Nepal
Answer:D) Nepal

37) Which of the following are true of meditation in buddhism?
A) It can involve concetration on your breathing
B) Right concertation is reached through meditation
C) It can mean visualizing certain things
D) All of the above
Answer:D) All of the above

38) Name the continent where 'Tundra' type of climate is not found
A) Africa
B) Asia
C) Europe
D) North America
Answer:A) Africa

39) First Indian woman to win Man Booker Prize?
A) Arundhati Roy
B) V.S. Naipaul
C) Salman Rushdie
D) Kiran Desai
Answer:A) Arundhati Roy

41) Indus Valley Civilization is called the protohistoric civilization because its people knew 
A) copper
B) art
C) writing
D) pottery
Answer:C) writing

42)  The Narasapur in West godavari district is renowned for which of the following crafts ?
A) Siver Filligri
B) Leather Puppetry
C) Crochet Lace
D) Ikat
Answer:C) Crochet Lace

43) Web based complaints redressal system 'SCORES' is launched by which of the following organizations/agencies?
A) Ministry of Corporate Affairs
C) State Bank of India
Answer:B) SEBI

44) Which of the following is/ are credit rating agency/agencies in India?
A) All of the above
Answer:A) All of the above

45) Which city is the world’s most crowded cities, according to World Economic Forum (WEF) citing UN Habitat Data ?
A) Lahore
B) Mumbai
C) Lagos
D) Dhaka
Answer:D) Dhaka

46) Who became the first woman Director of an IIM ?
A) Deena Mehta
B) None
C) Neelu Rohmetra
D) Bhimaraya Metri
Answer:C) Neelu Rohmetra

47) Which union minister has launched a mobile app “Celebrating Yoga” for scientific healthy living ?
A) Harsh Vardhan
B) Arun Jaitley
C) M. Venkaiah Naidu
D) Narendra Modi
Answer:A) Harsh Vardhan

48) Who had introduced yoga first time to western world in a religion conference Chicago, America in 1893?
A) Narendra Modi
B) Maharshi Patanjali
C) Swami Vivekananda
D) Baba Ramadev
Answer:C) Swami Vivekananda

49) Who among the following took over as the 25th Director General of the Border Roads(DGBR) ?
A) Lt. Gen. David R. Syiemlieh
B) Lt. Gen. Srikanth Mishra
C) Lt. Gen. Suresh Sharma
D) Lt. Gen. Sanjeev Kumar Shrivastava
Answer:D) Lt. Gen. Sanjeev Kumar Shrivastava

50) Which new train is being flagged off by railway minister Suresh Prabhu in April 2017 ?
A) Metro train
B) Double Deck Passenger Trains
C) High-speed rail
D) Vistadome coach train
Answer:D) Vistadome coach train

52) Many times we see a term in newspapers 'IPO'. What is the full form of the Same?
A) Industrial Purchase Offer
B) Institutional Purchase Offer
C) Initial Public Offer
D) Indian Public Offer
Answer:C) Initial Public Offer

53) Who wrote The Great Indian Middle Class?
A) Jayprakash Sharma
B) Vikram Chandra
C) Pawan verma
D) Arundhati Roy
Answer:C) Pawan verma

54) Which among the following comes under the elements of Basic Structure of Indian constitution?
A) All I, II and III
B) Only I
C) Only II
D) Both I and II
Answer:A) All I, II and III

55) The bank which has launched new scheme '
A) Central Bank of India
C) Syndicate Bank
D) Axis Bank
Answer:D) Axis Bank

56) Which of the following is not a monotheistic religion?
A) Hinduism
B) Islam
C) Christianity
D) Sikhism
Answer:A) Hinduism

57) Which country has passed the ‘Holocaust property bill’?
A) Germany
B) Israel
C) Poland
D) Sweden
Answer:C) Poland

58) What is the name of the scheme for providing physical aids and assisted-living devices for senior citizens belonging to BPL category that was launched in Andhra Pradesh’s Nellore district on 1 April 2017? 
A) Rashtriya Vayoshri Yojana
B) Vayovrudh Yojana
C) Yantra Laxmi
D) Sarkari Yojana
Answer:A) Rashtriya Vayoshri Yojana

60) Which superhero shares a name with a town in Turkey?
A) None of the above
B) Spiderman
C) Ironman
D) Batman
Answer:D) Batman

61) How many languages are contained in the  VIIIth schedule of the Indian Constitution?
A) 22
B) 12
C) 18
D) 16
Answer:A) 22

62) India’s first multi-modal electric vehicle project has launched in which city  ?
A) New Delhi
B) Nagpur
C) Shimla
D) Jaipur
Answer:B) Nagpur

63) Which country is planning to send mini-ecosystems containing potato seeds and silkworm eggs to the Moon next year  ?
A) Russia
B) India
C) China
Answer:C) China

64) Panchayatiraj form of rural government was first adopted by 
A) Rajasthan & Andhra Pradesh
B) Rajasthan & Madhya Pradesh
C) Rajasthan & Uttar Pradesh
D) Rajasthan & West Bengal
Answer:A) Rajasthan & Andhra Pradesh

65) Who was appointed as new Brand Ambassador for Swachh Bharat Mission in 2017 ?
A) Anushka Sharma
B) Priyanka Chopra
C) Shilpa Shetty
D) Kangana Ranaut
Answer:C) Shilpa Shetty

66) Todar Mal was associated with
A) Music and Literature
B) Law and Music
C) Land revenue reforms
D) Law and Literature
Answer:C) Land revenue reforms

67) Google has removed the Personal Loan applications in which country, amid safety concerns?
A) China
B) India
C) Bangladesh
D) Pakistan
Answer:B) India

68) Source of river
A) Trimbak Plateau
B) None
C) Mahabaleshwar
D) Dandakaranya
Answer:D) Dandakaranya

69) Which of the following bank has recently launches a special edition ' Cricket Credit Card' in association with IPL franchise Delhi Daredevils?
A) Yes Bank
B) Federal Bank
C) Kotak Mahindra Bank
D) Ratnakar Bank Limited
Answer:D) Ratnakar Bank Limited

70) Shares of a company given in exchange for work done are called ?
A) Hot equity
B) Sweat equity shares
C) Secondary shares
D) Preferential shares
Answer:B) Sweat equity shares

71) Which is a green planet in the solar system?
A) Uranus
B) Pluto
C) Mars
D) Venus
Answer:A) Uranus

72) What part of a check is the least important?
A) The check number
B) Memo line
C) Signature line
D) Routing number
Answer:B) Memo line

73) Which of the following are elements of the colder principle?
A) Keep clothing clean and dry
B) All the above
C) Repair clothing as necessary
D) Wear clothing loose and layered
Answer:B) All the above

74) Nepal Government announces public holidays during Nepalese President's visit to _____
A) China
B) Japan
C) India
D) Russia
Answer:C) India

75) The act of formally approving something is known as Arbitration.
Answer:A) FALSE

76) The States which have set up State - Level Human Rights Commissions are 
A) Tamil Nadu and Uttar Pradesh
B) West Bengal and Himachal Pradesh
C) Rajasthan and West Bengal
D) Maharashtra and Gujarat
Answer:D) Maharashtra and Gujarat

77) India ranks _____ in 2016 Human Development Index ?
A) 155
B) 188
C) 128
D) 131
Answer:D) 131

78) Hockey was introduced in the Asian Games in
A) 1962 in Jakarta
B) 1970 in Bangkok
C) 1958 in Tokyo
D) 1966 in Bangkok
Answer:C) 1958 in Tokyo

79) The Black Box is a device used in an aircraft to
A) detect any flaw in the engines
B) Record the flight data
C) maintain contact with the ground
D) control the speed
Answer:B) Record the flight data

80) World's smallest Computer is unveiled by
A) Infosys
B) Microsoft
C) Intel
Answer:D) IBM

81) As of February 2020, who is the President of Sri Lanka?
A) Maithripala Sirisena
B) Chandrika Kumaratunga
C) D.M. Jayaratne
D) Gotabaya Rajapaksa
Answer:D) Gotabaya Rajapaksa

84) Largest gulf in the world
A) Persian Gulf
B) Gulf of Mexico
C) Gulf of Mannar
D) Gulf of Carpentaria
Answer:B) Gulf of Mexico

85) Borders can be applied to
A) All of the above
B) paragraph
C) text
D) cells
Answer:A) All of the above

86) What is the name of the World's smallest republic which has an area of 21
A) Vatican City
B) Palermo
C) Nauru
D) Namur
Answer:C) Nauru

87) Which country earned the title “The Queen of Seas”?
A) Britain
B) Italy
C) Germany
D) France
Answer:D) France

88) Who rules the state in the event declaration of emergency under Article 356?
A) Chief Minister
B) Chief Justice of the High Court
C) Governor
D) Prime Minister
Answer:C) Governor

89) Name the plant important in sericulture
A) Cassia
B) Mulberry
C) Legumes
D) Pea
Answer:B) Mulberry

90) Which, among the following industries , consumes the maximum power?
A) steel
B) coal
C) petroleum refining
D) aluminium
Answer:D) aluminium

91) Which is the biggest air carrier in Saudi Arabia?
A) Qantas Airlines
B) Etihad Airways
C) Saudi Arabian Airlines
D) Emirates Airlines
Answer:C) Saudi Arabian Airlines

92) Which Indian airport has become the busiest single-runway airport in the world with 1 flight in 65 seconds ?
A) Kempegowda International Airport
B) Indira Gandhi International Airport
C) Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport
D) Chennai International Airport
Answer:C) Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport

93)  What does '
A) Committee
B) None of the above
C) Cinema
D) Crime
Answer:D) Crime

94) Which of the following is NOT a Financial Institute/Agency ?
Answer:B) BCCI

95) How much abount can the Postal Department invest in revenue - generating instruments and / or stock market to reduce its budgetary deficit?
A) Rs. 4,500 crore
B) Rs. 7,400 crore
C) Rs. 2,500 crore
D) Rs. 10,000 crore
Answer:D) Rs. 10,000 crore

96) Where does the series number on a map appear?
A) Both A & B
B) Not Exist
C) Upper right margin
D) Lower left margin
Answer:A) Both A & B

97) Which country has topped the 2017 A.T. Kearney Global Retail Development Index (GRDI) ?
A) China
B) Russia
C) India
D) Nepal
Answer:C) India

98) Which state government started the distribution of kits for new borns and mothers across the State  ?
A) Telangana
B) Madhya Pradesh
C) Haryana
D) Uttar Pradesh
Answer:A) Telangana

100) Which of the following is a Project to develop watersheds in India?
Answer:A) AVARD

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