Basic General Knowledge Question and Answers - Set 7

 Basic General Knowledge Question and Answer - Set 7

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1) DRDL stands for
A) Differential Research and Documentation Laboratory
B) Defence Research and Development Laboratory
C) Department of Research and Development Laboratory
D) None of the above
Answer:B) Defence Research and Development Laboratory

2) _______ is Google's new app aimed at helping children in primary school learn to read in Hindi and English.
A) Bolo
B) Padho
C) Khelo
D) Seekho
Answer:A) Bolo

3) Which of the following statements about the philosopher Shankara is/are true?
A) 1 and 2 only
B) 4 only
C) 1, 2 and 3
D) 3 and 4
Answer:C) 1, 2 and 3

4) The part of earth where life exists
A) Atmosphere
B) Biosphere
C) Lithosphere
D) Hydrosphere
Answer:B) Biosphere

5) The
A) Architecture
B) Painting
C) Music
D) Dancing
Answer:B) Painting

6) A semi-mechanised car park, the first of its kind in Jammu and Kashmir, was inaugurated by ___________.
A) Narendra Modi
B) Mehbooba Mufti
C) Nitin Gadkari
D) Pranab Mukherjee
Answer:B) Mehbooba Mufti

7) Grand Central Terminal Park Avenue is the world's
A) largest railway station
B) smallest railway station
C) longest railway station
D) None of above
Answer:A) largest railway station

8) In December 2018, Havelock Island was renamed as ________.
A) Swaheed Dweep
B) Swaraj Dweep
C) Veer Savarkar Island
D) Netaji Subhash Bose Island
Answer:B) Swaraj Dweep

9) Which company has been associated with the development of Post-It and Scotch Tape?
A) 3M
B) Amazon
C) Unilever
D) Johnson and Johnson
Answer:A) 3M

10) Which one of the following has recently conferred the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Letters (D.Lit) on UN Secretary General Bank-ki- Moon?
A) Lal Bahadur Shastri Sanskrit University
B) G.G.S Indraprastha University
C) Jamia Millia Islamia University
D) I.I.T Delhi
Answer:C) Jamia Millia Islamia University

11) Which statement about broadheads is true?
A) Broadheads have a dull edge
B) Dress game with great caution until you find all parts of the broadhead
C) Use needle-nose pliers or locking pliers to screw on broadheads
D) Broadheads are risk-free
Answer:B) Dress game with great caution until you find all parts of the broadhead

12) Extrusive volcanoes are not found in which one of the following mountains?
A) Himalayas
B) Andes
C) Rocky
D) Alaska
Answer:A) Himalayas

13) ______ Tribunal has banned the use of Chinese 'Kite' strings made of nylon or any other synthetic material in India from July 2017 ?
A) Central Administrative Tribunal
B) National Consumer Dispute Redressal Commission
C) Industrial Tribunals
D) National Green Tribunal
Answer:D) National Green Tribunal

14) Who of the following scientists is named after ISRO in sriharikota ?
A) APJ Abdul Kalam
B) Homi J Baba
C) Satish Dhawan
D) Vikram Sarabhai
Answer:C) Satish Dhawan

15) Arrange the continents from largest to smallest?
A) D,B,F,C,G,A,E
B) A,C,B,F,E,D,G
C) E,A,C,D,G,F,B
D) D,A,C,F,G,B,E
Answer:D) D,A,C,F,G,B,E

16) During the Sao Joao festivities, Goans present _____ to each other.
A) beer
B) flowers
C) fruits
D) fish
Answer:C) fruits

17) India's first experimental telecommunication satellite APPLE was put into orbit from a launch site in 
A) Russia
B) French Guiana
D) Mexico
Answer:B) French Guiana

18) _________ has successfully created the country’s first smart grid project, which will generate power from renewable sources of energy.
A) Indian Institutes of Space Science and Technology
B) Indian Institutes of Engineering Science Technology
C) Indian Institutes of Management
D) Indian Institutes of Technology
Answer:B) Indian Institutes of Engineering Science Technology

19) Carbon monoxide is a common atmospheric pollutant.
Answer:B) TRUE

20) As of January 2020, who is the managing director of YES Bank?
A) Amitabh Chaudhry
B) Arundhati Bhattacharya
C) Aditya Puri
D) Ravneet Gill
Answer:D) Ravneet Gill

21) CT scans, X-rays and blood tests free in all government hospitals in ________ , except those in the medical colleges.
A) Odisha
B) Assam
C) Tamilnadu
D) Gujarat
Answer:B) Assam

22) Which among following first generation of computers ?
A) All of above
B) Magnetic Tape and Transistors
C) Integrated Circuits
D) Vaccum Tubes and Magnetic Drum
Answer:D) Vaccum Tubes and Magnetic Drum

23) Merdeka cup is associated with
A) Tennis
B) Hockey
C) Football
D) Badminton
Answer:C) Football

24) Which of the following cities has recently included Hindi as third official court language?
A) Abu Dhabi
B) Dubai
C) Ajman
D) Sharjah
Answer:A) Abu Dhabi

25) Which of the following countries have topped the list of foreign investors in real estate in Dubai according to Dubai Land Department?
A) India
B) Pakistan
D) British
Answer:A) India

26) Country's first unmanned tank, rolls out from the Chennai lab. What is its name ?
A) Santra
B) Lira
C) Myntra
D) Muntra
Answer:D) Muntra

27) The Indian Railways has integrated its helpline numbers into a single number. What is the number?
A) 150
B) 145
C) 160
D) 139
Answer:D) 139

28) _______ own's world's top 4 most downloaded apps ?
A) Myntra
B) Amazon
C) Flipkart
D) Facebook
Answer:D) Facebook

29) First Indian woman to participate in Olympics?
A) Mary Kom
B) Karnam Malleswari
C) Geeta Phogat
D) P.V. Sindhu
Answer:B) Karnam Malleswari

30) Which international organization has declared 2017 as the “International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development”?
A) World Trade Organisation (WTO)
B) Asian Development Bank (ADB)
C) International Monetary Fund (IMF)
D) United Nations (UN)
Answer:D) United Nations (UN)

31) Which one of the following rivers is recharged by subsoil water?
A) Narmada
B) Damodar
C) Godavari
D) Krishna
Answer:A) Narmada

32) Who is representing India at the 2017 Little Miss Universe competition  ?
A) Vinita Sayal
B) Rajeshwari Dyal
C) Padmalaya Nanda
D) Nandita Das
Answer:C) Padmalaya Nanda

34) What did the Bhore committee deal with ?
A) Development of airports in India
B) Rural development in India
C) Health development in India
D) Economic development in India
Answer:C) Health development in India

36) In the context of stock Market, the abbreviation IPO stands for
A) Immediate Payment Order
B) None of these
C) Initial Public Offering
D) Internal Policy Obligation
Answer:C) Initial Public Offering

37) Which of the following is a secondary air pollutant?
A) CO2
B) Dust particles
C) Acid rain
D) SO2
Answer:C) Acid rain

38) The shortest book in number of words?
A) Jude
B) Philemon
C) Obadiah
D) John
Answer:D) John

39) Which of the following is India's new rating Index developed by Ministry of Finance?
Answer:C) CRIS

40) With which Sport is the Jules Rimet Trophy associated?
A) Hockey
B) Football
C) Golf
D) Badminton
Answer:B) Football

41) Name the mobile manufacturing company that has recently partnered withAirtel and BSNL to set up 5G internet speed in India to introduce a fast internet ecosystem in the country.
A) Samsung
B) Micromax
C) Nokia
D) Vivo
Answer:C) Nokia

42) Which unit of valuation is known as paper gold?
A) Eurodollar
D) Petrodollar
Answer:C) SDR

43) Which country has dominated the FOBES ASIA Best under a billion list 2017 ?
A) Japan
B) Guyana
C) India
D) China
Answer:D) China

44) Who has been elected as Chairman and CEO of KPMG India in 2017 ?
A) Arun M Kumar
B) Richard Rekhy
C) John Veihmeyer
D) Subir Moitra
Answer:A) Arun M Kumar

47) Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre is located at
A) Sriharikota
B) Ahmedabad
C) Pune
D) Thiruvananthapuram
Answer:D) Thiruvananthapuram

48) Saraswat Bank, the largest lender in the co-operative space has appointed ______________ as its Managing Director (MD),  in 2017 ?
A) Smita Sandhane
B) Shikha Pandey
C) Laxmi Sadhana
D) Kavitha Chander
Answer:A) Smita Sandhane

49) Garden inside the Taj Mahal is known as _____.
A) Taj Mahal Garden
B) Mughal Garden
C) Mahal Bageecha
D) Taj Bageecha
Answer:B) Mughal Garden

50) At which particular place on earth are days and nights of equal length always?
A) Poles
B) Equator
C) Prime Meridian
D) No where
Answer:B) Equator

51) Nipah virus outbreak in Bangladesh in the year
A) 2006
B) 2001
C) 2015
D) 2012
Answer:B) 2001

52) Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged off the third Mahamana Express running between_______ .
A) Patna and Delhi
B) Vadodara and Varanasi
C) Delhi and Lucknow
D) Vadodara and Delhi
Answer:B) Vadodara and Varanasi

53) India's largest telecom operator Bharti Airtel announced a partnership with __________ to provide cyber security solutions to businesses in India.
A) Raytheon
B) Cisco
C) Mimecast
D) Symantec Corp
Answer:D) Symantec Corp

54) A team of scientists from which organisation has entered China, to probe the source of Coronavirus?
C) John Hopkins University
Answer:A) WHO

55) Which of the following makes us know the exact age of a tree ?
A) Height of the tree
B) Branches of the tree
C) Rings of the tree
D) Width of trunk
56) Which city is the venue of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) meeting 2021?
A) Shanghai
B) Dushanbe
C) Moscow
D) New Delhi
Answer:B) Dushanbe

57) Which one of the following rivers is recharged by subsoil water?
A) Damodar
B) Narmada
C) Krishna
D) Godavari
Answer:B) Narmada

58) Pure Banking, Nothing Else - is a slogan of
A) YES Bank
B) SBI Bank
C) Axis Bank
D) HDFC Bank
Answer:B) SBI Bank

59) “One People, One State, One leader” was the policy of
A) Hitler
B) Stalin
C) Lenin
D) Mussolin
Answer:A) Hitler

60) Which of the following is the regulator of the credit rating agencies in india?
Answer:A) SEBI

61) Which of the following countries is the largest producer of wheat in the world?
A) China
B) Myanmar (Burma)
C) Bangladesh
D) India
Answer:A) China

A) Piyush Goyal
B) Dharmendra Pradhan
C) R.K. Singh
D) Narendra Modi
Answer:B) Dharmendra Pradhan

63) Which Indian city is the most polluted city in the world as per a study recently released by WHO?
A) Pune
B) Chennai
C) Delhi
D) Mumbai
Answer:C) Delhi

64) The largest fresh water lake in India is
A) Chilka Lake
B) Pulicat Lake
C) Kolleru Lake
D) Veeranam Lake
65) In India, the term ‘hot money’ is used to refer to 
A) Net Foreign Direct Investment
B) Foreign Portfolio Investment
C) Currency + Reserves with the RBI
D) Net G D R
Answer:B) Foreign Portfolio Investment

66) In a Certain Code Language PUBLIC is written as MWYNFE. How will SYSTEM be written  in that code language?
Answer:C) PAPVCO

67) The First modern warship built in India in 1952 was
A) INS Nilgiri
B) Ins Vikram
C) INS Goa
D) INS Kailash
Answer:A) INS Nilgiri

68) Who said, "Inflation is unjust but deflation is inexpedient. Of the two, deflation is worse "?
A) Amartya Sen
B) J.N Bhagwati
C) J.G Gurlay
D) J.M Keynes
Answer:D) J.M Keynes

69) _______has conferred the 'Best Performance Award' for 2015-16 and 2016-17 to Karnataka VIKAS GRAMEEN Bank (KVGB) for its work in the field of credit-linking joint liability groups (JLGs).
Answer:B) NABARD

70) Where are Maglev trains used?
A) Russia
B) Germany
C) Japan
D) London
Answer:C) Japan

71) The coldest planet in the solar system is ?
A) Jupiter
B) Venus
C) Pluto
D) Uranus
Answer:D) Uranus

72) India's Largest overseas investment in the UK is the Tata Corus deal. What is the UK's largest investment in India?
A) Vodafone
B) Tetley
C) Allianz
D) Idea
Answer:A) Vodafone

73) "A-Z GST Guide" program launched by which E-commerce firm for sellers to get insights and help related to the goods and services tax (GST) in 2017 ?
A) Flipkart
B) eBay
C) Snapdeal
D) Amazon
Answer:D) Amazon

74) Which public sector bank has tied up with Tirumala Milk Products for providing loans to dairy farmers  ?
A) State Bank Of India
C) Axis Bank
D) HDFC Bank
Answer:A) State Bank Of India

75) A person who writes decoratively
A) Collier
B) Calligrapher
C) Cartographer
D) Choreographer
Answer:B) Calligrapher

76) The study of the weather is known as
A) Weatherology
B) Siesmology
C) Pulmology
D) Meteorology
Answer:D) Meteorology

77) Which planet is known as "Bright Wandering Star"?
A) Saturn
B) Venus
C) Earth
D) Jupiter
Answer:D) Jupiter

78) Which Bank has bagged the 'Best Bank' award among small banks  ?
A) BOI Bank
B) Karnataka Bank
C) Karur Vysya Bank
D) Kotak Mahindra Bank
Answer:B) Karnataka Bank

79) During which decade did the population of India record a negative growth rate?
A) 1941 - 51
B) 1911 - 21
C) 1921 - 31
D) 1931 - 41
Answer:B) 1911 - 21

80) What is the Tagline of Bank of Baroda?
A) One Family One Bank
B) A tradition of trust
C) Relationships beyond Banking
D) India’s International Bank
Answer:D) India’s International Bank

81) Which Airport ranked first in Customer Satisfaction Index Survey in India ?
A) Raipur Airport
B) Dehradun Airport
C) Amritsar Airport
D) Udaipur Airport
Answer:A) Raipur Airport

82) Who will be the chief guest of the opening ceremony of United Nation Vesak Day celebration to be held at Colombo, Sri Lanka between 12 May and 14 May ?
A) Sheikh Hasina
B) Bidhya Devi Bhandari
C) Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe
D) Narendra Modi
Answer:D) Narendra Modi

83) Which of these following "Pizza" is originated from?
A) Chaina
B) Mexico
C) Canada
D) Italy
Answer:D) Italy

84) Which Indian athlete was the flag bearer for the Indian contingent in the 22nd Asian Athletics Championship (AAC)-2017 ?
A) Dipa Karmakar
B) Tintu Luka
C) Srabani Nanda
D) Jitu Rai
Answer:B) Tintu Luka

85) Which country going to introduce its own Encyclopaedia by 2018  ?
A) China
B) Iraq
C) India
D) Iran
Answer:A) China

86) The First Special Economic Zone (SEZ) in NorthEastern States will be set up in the State of :
A) Nagaland
B) Arunachal Pradesh
C) Mizoram
D) Manipur
Answer:C) Mizoram

87) Who is the richest person in the world 2018?
A) Mark Zuckerberg
B) Jeff Bezos
C) Warren Buffets
D) Bill Gates
Answer:B) Jeff Bezos

88) National Commission for Backward Classes was set up in 
A) 1991
B) 1993
C) 1994
D) 1992
Answer:B) 1993

90) Which results from an increase in the greenhouse effect?
A) Ozone depletion
B) Smog pollution
C) Ocean acidification
D) All the above
Answer:D) All the above

92) Which day was declared as the 'Direct Action Day' by the Muslim League ?
A) 4th December 1946
B) 16th may 1946
C) 16th August 1946
D) 3rd September 1946
Answer:C) 16th August 1946

93) Study of Rocks is called
A) Cytology
B) Petrology
C) Geology
D) Petology
Answer:B) Petrology

94) What is the currency of Indonesia?
A) rupiah
B) rangit
C) dinar
D) riyal
Answer:A) rupiah

95) “C25” India’s first indigenously developed high thrust cryogenic rocket engine has successfully ground-tested by the ISRO for which rocket vehicle? 
B) GSLV-Mark-V
Answer:D) GSLV-Mark-III

96) India's First Rual Telephone exchange is located in 
A) Karnataka
B) Andhra Pradesh
C) Kerala
D) Uttar Pradesh
Answer:A) Karnataka

97) What is the name of the online discovery platform for the most promising start-ups of the country?
A) Start-up India Finder
B) Startup India Discovery
C) Start-up India Showcase
D) Start-up India Lens
Answer:C) Start-up India Showcase

98) Which state announced the shift of financial year from March - April to Jan - December  ?
A) Assam
B) Kerala
C) Madhya Pradesh
D) Goa
Answer:C) Madhya Pradesh

99) ISRO has signed a memorandum of understanding with which of the following company to help develop low-cost lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles ?
Answer:A) BHEL

100) Israel’s Rafael Defense Systems ltd has formed a joint venture with ________ to produce anti-tank guided missiles for the Indian armed forces.
A) Hindustan Aeronautics Limited
B) Hindustan Aeronautics Limited
C) Kalyani Group
D) Goa Shipyard
Answer:C) Kalyani Group

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