Basic General Knowledge Question and Answers - Set 4

 Basic General Knowledge Question and Answers - Set 4

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1) Which of the following nations in India sub-continent generates about 5000 mw electricity the excesss of which would be imported by india?
A) Myanmar
B) Bangladesh
C) Nepal
D) Bhutan
Answer:D) Bhutan

2) Which Wins Patent for Flying Warehouse to Deliver Parcels via Drones ?
A) Snapdeal
B) Flipkart
C) Paytm
D) Amazon
Answer:D) Amazon

3) Which city has been designated as the UNESCO World Book Capital 2019  ?
A) Warsaw
B) Pune
C) Sharjah
D) Kochi
Answer:C) Sharjah

4) Who set up the world's first floating ATM ?
A) State Bank of India
B) Barclays Bank
C) Axis Bank
D) Bank of America
Answer:A) State Bank of India

5) Pulitzer prize winners are selected by the Pulitzer prize Board and announced by the president of the
A) Wesleyan University
B) New York University
C) Columbia University
D) Cambridge university
Answer:C) Columbia University

6) The instrument used to measure blood pressure?
A) Sphygmomanometer
B) Stethescope
C) Thermometer
D) Manometer
Answer:A) Sphygmomanometer

7) What is an Indian Depository Receipt ?
A) A deposit account with a Public sector Bank
B) A depository account with any of the Depositories in india
C) An instrument in the form of deposit receipt issued by indian depositories
D) An instrument in the form of depository receipt created by an Indian depository against underlying equity shares of the issuing company
Answer:D) An instrument in the form of depository receipt created by an Indian depository against underlying equity shares of the issuing company

8) Netherlands is hosting a festival of India at which cities in 2017 ?
A) Amsterdam
B) All the above
C) Hague
D) Groningen
Answer:B) All the above

9) Richest Municipal Corporation in India?
A) Delhi
B) Hyderabad
C) Mumbai
D) Ludhiana
Answer:C) Mumbai

11) Which continent is known as white continent?
A) Asia
B) Antarctica
C) Europe
D) Africa
Answer:B) Antarctica

12) Which program requires concurrent enrollment?
A) Advanced Placement
B) International Baccalaureate
C) Dual Credit
D) Articulated Credit
Answer:C) Dual Credit

13) Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has recently launched E-wallet Scheme. This Scheme is available only for which type of users?
A) ADHAR Card holders
B) None of these
C) Voter ID Card holders
D) PAN Verified users
Answer:D) PAN Verified users

14) What does 'C' stand for in ITCZ?
A) Convergence
B) Constant
C) Circulation
D) Convection
Answer:A) Convergence

15) Which is not true of the Intertropical Convergence Zone?
A) It features heavy precipitation
B) It's where the trade winds collide
C) It is also known as the doldrums
D) It's a high-pressure zone with sinking air
Answer:D) It's a high-pressure zone with sinking air

16) ISRO has successfully launched GSAT-19 communication satellite through which launch vehicle  ?
B) GSLV Mark I
Answer:A) GSLV Mark III

17) Some pins are needles. Some needles are handles. Some handles are locks. Some locks are keys.
A) only II and III follow
B) only I and III follow
C) None follows
D) Only I and II follow
Answer:C) None follows

18) _____ was named the cleanest city in the 'Swachh Survekshan Survey 2019'.
A) Surat
B) Indore
C) Mysuru
D) Ujjain
Answer:B) Indore

19) Wild animals are not considered a natural resource.
Answer:A) FALSE

20) Thoubal Multipurpose Project has been inaugurated in which Indian state?
A) Mizoram
B) Assam
C) Bihar
D) Manipur
Answer:D) Manipur

21) A 16th Century Indian Jurist has stated that 'land is the property of its owner, and kings have only the right to tax it'. His Name?
A) Hemadri
B) Vijnaneswara
C) Nilakantha
D) Yajnavalkya
Answer:C) Nilakantha

22) Plants that make their own food are called
A) Heterotrophs
B) Hydrophylls
C) Decomposers
D) Autotrophs
Answer:D) Autotrophs

24) K-9 Journal, which was recently released, is associated with which field?
A) Robotics
B) Medicine
C) Pandemic
D) Policing
Answer:D) Policing

25) Which of the following statements about the India Post Payments Bank (IPPB) is/are correct?
A) 1 only
B) 2 only
C) Both 1 and 2
D) Neither 1 nor 2
Answer:A) 1 only

26) The articles 17 and 18 of Constitution provide
A) Social Equality
B) Religious Equality
C) Economic Equality
D) Political Equality
Answer:A) Social Equality

27) Hakki, Pikki and Siddi are ______ from Karnataka.
A) theatre forms
B) music types
C) languages
D) dance forms
Answer:C) languages

28) The branch of agriculture science which deals with principles and practices of soil, water and crop management is called ______ ?
A) Crop Farming
B) Horticulture
C) Home Science
D) Agronomy
Answer:D) Agronomy

29) Which one of the following is correct?
A) Corps of Electrical and Mechanical Engineers is subsumed in the corps of Engineers.
B) Army has its own Corps of Air Defence.
C) Army Medical Corps and ArmyDental Corps are two divisions of the Army Service Corps.
D) Infantry Regiment is also known as the Mechanized Infantry Regiment.
Answer:A) Corps of Electrical and Mechanical Engineers is subsumed in the corps of Engineers.

30) What was the rank of the Indian passport in the world as per ‘Henley Passport Index 2020’?
A) 74th
B) 38th
C) 26th
D) 84th
Answer:D) 84th

32) The first space rocket to hit the moon was 
A) Zond 5
B) Luna 9
C) Lunik 2
D) Apollo II
Answer:D) Apollo II

33)  What is the full form of GSLV ?
A) Group satellite Launching vehicle
B) Ground Satellite Launching Vehicle
C) Geosynchronous Satellite Launching Vehicle
D) Gravity synchronous Launching Vehicle
Answer:C) Geosynchronous Satellite Launching Vehicle

35) A _____ is not constrained by prior work.
A) strategic alliance
B) joint venture
C) greenfield project
D) franchise
Answer:C) greenfield project

36) Elisa test is employed to diagnose
A) Cancer
C) Polio
D) Tuberculosis
Answer:B) HIV

37) Consider the following statements about National Wildlife Action Plan (NWAP) of India for 2017-2031 :
A) 1, 2 and 3
B) 1 and 2 only
C) 2 and 3 only
D) 1 only
Answer:B) 1 and 2 only

39) Which device is called silico sapiens?
A) Moniter
B) Robot
C) Hardware
D) Computer
Answer:B) Robot

40) " One Earth ” is the name of the corporate headquarters of which firm ?
A) Power grid Corporation of India Ltd
B) Wipro
C) Tata Consultancy Services
D) Suzlon Energy
Answer:D) Suzlon Energy

41) Where is second World health Expo being held?
A) New York, USA
B) Geneva, Switzerland
C) Wuhan, China
D) Paris, France
Answer:C) Wuhan, China

42) SEBI decided to give an exemption to some companies from the requirement of the minimum 25 per cent public shareholding. Companies exempted from such requirement should fulfil which of the following norms?
A) Only B
B) Both A & B
C) Only A
D) Only C
Answer:B) Both A & B

43) The First Indian city to get " Electric Radio Cabs " is ?
A) Hyderabad
B) Delhi
C) Nagpur
D) Goa
Answer:C) Nagpur

44) Germany signed the Armistice Treaty on ____ and World War I ended
A) January 19, 1918
B) November 11, 1918
C) May 30, 1918
D) February 15, 1918
Answer:B) November 11, 1918

45) FFC stands for
A) None of the above
B) Foreign Finance Corporation
C) Federation of Football Council
D) Film Finance Corporation
Answer:D) Film Finance Corporation

46) Africa is seperated from Europe by
A) Atlantic Ocean
B) Red Sea
C) Persian Gulf
D) Mediterranean Sea
Answer:D) Mediterranean Sea

47) The 'Friendship Highway' is a road that connects China to ______.
A) Nepal
B) India
C) Pakistan
D) Myanmar
Answer:A) Nepal

48) In China, 2019 (which starts on 5 February and ends on 24 January) is the year of the ________.
A) Dog
B) Rat
C) Pig
D) Ox
Answer:C) Pig

49) The Basic Architecture of Computer was developed by
A) Charles Babbage
B) John Von Neumann
C) Blaise Pascal
D) Garden Moore
Answer:B) John Von Neumann

50) Which company briefly touched $800 billion market valuation, making it the world's first ever company to hit the milestone  ?
A) Apple
B) Google
C) Facebook
D) Microsoft
Answer:A) Apple

51) Who has been appointed as the new Executive Director (ED) of RBI in place of US Paliwal ?
A) Surekha Marandi
B) Susheela Singh
C) Manish Tomar
D) Anjali Singh
Answer:A) Surekha Marandi

52) The G-7 is a group consisting of  ?
A) the heads of the states of US, UK, France, Germany, Italy, Canada and Japan
B) the heads of the states of US, UK, France, Germany, Russia, Canada and Japan
C) the heads of the states of US, UK, France, Germany, Russia, Italy and Japan
D) the finance ministers of US, UK, France, Germany, Italy, Canada and Japan
Answer:D) the finance ministers of US, UK, France, Germany, Italy, Canada and Japan

54) Where is the renowned multi-arts centre Bharat Bhavan located?
A) Jaipur
B) Bangalore
C) New Delhi
D) Bhopal
Answer:D) Bhopal

55) The International Kite Festival (Uttarayan) will be started from which of the following states?
A) Gujarat
B) Telangana
C) Odisha
D) Karnataka
Answer:A) Gujarat

56) "Doing Business Report" is prepared by which of the following organisations/agencies every year?
A) World Trade Organisation(WTO)
B) Asian Development Bank(ADB)
C) International Monetary Fund (IMF)
D) World Bank
Answer:D) World Bank

57) Headquarters of Competition Commission of India (CCI) is in 
A) Hyderabad
B) New Delhi
C) Kolkata
D) Bangalore
Answer:B) New Delhi

59) GNLF stands for
A) Gross National Liberation Form
B) Both option A and B
C) Gorkha National Liberation Front
D) None of the above
Answer:C) Gorkha National Liberation Front

61) It is not advisable to sleep under a tree at night  because of release of 
A) carbon monoxide
B) oxygen in large amounts
C) oxygen in a lesser quantity than the required levels
D) carbon dioxide
Answer:D) carbon dioxide

62) The angle between the geographical meridian and magnetic meridian is called as ______.
A) Angle of dip
B) Angle of inclination
C) Angle of declination
D) Azimuth
Answer:C) Angle of declination

63) Full form of BCG is 
A) Bacillus Cholera Guerin
B) Bacillus Calmette Guerin
C) Bacillus Cholera Germ
D) Bacillus Curative Gene
Answer:B) Bacillus Calmette Guerin

64)  Which city will host the 2018 Winter Olympics?
A) Pyeongchang
B) Sapporo
C) Annecy
D) Salzburg
Answer:A) Pyeongchang

65) Which of the following sports is most popular worldwide?
A) Tennis
B) Cricket
C) Football
D) Hockey
Answer:C) Football

66) 'Sheqel' is the currency of 
A) Israel
B) Iraq
C) Kenya
D) Iran
Answer:A) Israel

67) 12 year old Padmalaya Nanda from _________has created history by becoming the youngest girl to bag the "Little Miss Universe Internet 2017".
A) Haryana
B) Gujarat
C) Karnataka
D) Odisha
Answer:D) Odisha

68) What group sets hunting regulations in most states?
A) Hunting outfitters agency
B) A wildlife management agency
C) Forest management agency
D) Head hunting firms agency
Answer:B) A wildlife management agency

69) Who was the first woman to walk on the moon?
A) Sally Ride
B) Valentina Tereshkova
C) Svetlana Savitskaya
D) Williams
Answer:B) Valentina Tereshkova

70) What is the name of India’s initiative to deliver Covid-19 vaccines to friendly countries?
A) Vaccine Maitri
B) Bharat Vaccine Mitra
C) Vaccine to Mitron
D) India Contributes
Answer:A) Vaccine Maitri

71) Which of the following is NOT a source of tax revenue collected by the Govt of India?
A) Income Tax
B) Custom Duty
C) Dividends & Profits
D) Excise Duty
Answer:C) Dividends & Profits

72) The biggest public sector undertaking in the country is
A) Airways
B) Roadways
C) Iron and steel Plants
D) Railways
Answer:D) Railways

73) Special row reserved by which airlines for solo women passengers in 2017 ?
A) AirIndia
B) Airasiana
C) SpiceJet
D) Vistara
Answer:C) SpiceJet

74) Who was the only Secretary General of the UNO to have died while in office ?
A) U Thant
B) Dag Hammarskjold
C) Trygve Lie
D) Kurt Waldhiem
Answer:B) Dag Hammarskjold

75) Which instrument has keys, pedals and strings?
A) Violin
B) Tumbra
C) Guitar
D) Piano
Answer:D) Piano

76) The ozone layer is located in the
A) Mesosphere
B) Stratosphere
C) Troposphere
D) Ionosphere
Answer:B) Stratosphere

77) The term Upari refers to which one of the following?
A) A village headman in the Mughal period.
B) A category of tenancy tenure under the Maratha rule
C) A soldier in the Maratha army
D) A category of proprietary tenure under the Mughal rule
Answer:B) A category of tenancy tenure under the Maratha rule

78) When was the Internet available to the Public?
A) 1990
B) 1980
C) 2000
D) 1970
Answer:A) 1990

79) What is the name of India’s first-ever industrial-articulated robot that was launched on 11 April 2017 by TAL Manufacturing Solutions ?
Answer:C) BRABO

80) Bhel commissions another 600Mw thermal unit in which state ?
A) Andhra Pradesh
B) Telangana
C) Chattisgarh
D) Karnataka
Answer:B) Telangana

83) Which of the following is NOT a nationalised bank?
A) State Bank of India
B) Punjab and Sind Bank
C) Punjab National Bank
D) United Bank of India
Answer:A) State Bank of India

84) Which of the following fibres is considered as the strongest natural fibre?
A) Jute
B) Wool
C) Silk
D) Cotton
Answer:C) Silk

85) Who has been appointed as Secretary to new President Ram Nath Kovind ?
A) Ashok Malik
B) Bharat Lal
C) Gopal Baglay
D) Sanjay Kothari
Answer:D) Sanjay Kothari

86) The book "The Man who knew Infinity" by Robert Kanigel and extensively reviewed in Indian newspapers is the biography of 
A) Sir CV Raman
B) Vikram Sarabhai
C) Srinivasa Ramanujan
D) Sir Homi J Bhabha
Answer:C) Srinivasa Ramanujan

87) Cactus Spines are Modified 
A) Roots
B) Branches
C) Leaves
D) Stems
Answer:C) Leaves

88) Which of the following groups of countries has almost 50% share in global emission of carbon every year?
A) South Africa, Nepal, Myanmar
B) India, China, Russia, Britain
C) US, China, India, South Africa
D) Us, Russia, China & India
Answer:D) Us, Russia, China & India

89) State-run NTPC has set up first electric vehicle charging business and charging stations in __________.
A) Chennai
B) Bangalore
C) New Delhi
D) Mumbai
Answer:C) New Delhi

90) Which is considered as the biggest port of India?
A) Mumbai
B) Kolkata
C) Chennai
D) Cochin
Answer:A) Mumbai

91) Which of the following software firm will acquire Brilliant Basics, Product Design and Customer Experience (CX) company ?
A) Source code software co.
B) Infosys
C) Nautics Technology
D) Google
Answer:B) Infosys

92) An astronaut in outer space will observe sky as
A) White
B) Blue
C) Black
D) Red
Answer:C) Black

93) Which of the following has introduced ‘style ideas’ on its Android app and web based search for fashion content ?
A) Flipkart
C) Amazon
D) Microsoft
Answer:B) GOOGLE

95) Film and TV institute of india is located at
A) Perambur (Tamilnadu)
B) Pune (Maharashtra)
C) Rajkot (Gujarat)
D) Pimpri (Maharashtra)
Answer:B) Pune (Maharashtra)

96) Which Bank has made online transactions through RTGS and NEFT free of cost from November 1?
A) HDFC Bank
B) Karur Vysya Bank
C) SBI Bank
Answer:A) HDFC Bank

97) Consider the following statements about a scheme launched by the Government of India:
A) Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana
B) Pradhan Mantri Vaya Vandana Yojana
C) Liveability Index Programme
D) Rashtriya Vayoshri Yojana
Answer:B) Pradhan Mantri Vaya Vandana Yojana

98) Fastest Shorthand Writer was
A) Khudada Khan
B) Dr. G. D. Bist
C) J.M. Tagore
D) J.R.D. Tata
Answer:B) Dr. G. D. Bist

99) Which of the following is/are 'rain cloud'?
A) 1 and 4 only
B) 3 and 4 only
C) 1 and 2 only
D) 2 and 3 only
Answer:D) 2 and 3 only

100) A four-day Ministerial level meeting of G-20 and G-33 countries was held in June 2006 in 
A) Jakarta
B) Beijing
C) New Delhi
D) Hong Kong
Answer:B) Beijing

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