Basic General Knowledge Question and Answers - Set 9

 Basic General Knowledge Question and Answers - Set 9

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1) Who is considered the promoter of Bhakti Movement in Bengal?
A) Namdev
B) Ramanand
C) Chaitanya
D) Ramanuj
Answer: C) Chaitanya

2) Which state has become the first state to deploy specially-trained dogs to check smuggling of liquor?
A) Maharashtra
B) Bihar
C) Uttar Pradesh
D) Telangana
Answer: B) Bihar

3) According to the Mercer’s 19th annual Quality of Living survey released in 2017, which of the following city has emerged as the best city in terms of living standards among Indian cities ?
A) Bengaluru
B) Ahmedabad
C) Hyderabad
D) Delhi
Answer: C) Hyderabad

4) The mobile app 'cVIGIL' is helpful in
A) conducting free and fair e-tendering process in government offices
B) removing garbage from the muncipal areas
C) reporting violation of  model code of conduct in election bound States
D) fighting against corruption in public services
Answer: C) reporting violation of  model code of conduct in election bound States

5) India's which is the India's only aircraft carrier, will be fitted with a marine hydraulic system to boost the air operations of the ship, for the first time?
A) INS Vikrant
B) INS Viraat
C) INS Vikramaditya
D) INS Tarini
Answer: C) INS Vikramaditya

6) Name the lender that has signed an agreement with the Government e-Marketplace (GeM) under which the bank will facilitate a host of services to the public procurement portal for Central and state government organizations.
B) Bank of Baroda
D) HDFC Bank
Answer: D) HDFC Bank

7) An interest group hires lobbyists to
A) handle tough problems
B) influence legislators
C) enact laws in its favor
D) raise money for politicians
Answer: B) influence legislators

8) Which NASA's spacecraft is sent for Jupiter mission?
Answer: B) JUNO

9) Which neighbouring country of India is also reffered as 'Druk Yul'?
A) Afghanistan
B) Bhutan
C) Maldives
D) Myanmar
Answer: B) Bhutan

10) Which of the following is not a concurrent power?
A) the power to borrow money
B) the power to levy taxes
C) the power to maintain a court system
D) the power to sign treaties
Answer: D) the power to sign treaties

12) The black flag signifies
A) troop
B) peace
C) danger
D) protest
Answer: D) protest

13) As of December 2019, _______ was the largest crude oil supplier to India.
A) Iraq
B) Iran
C) United Arab Emirates
D) Saudi Arabia
Answer: A) Iraq

15) Which of the following produces the most solid waste ?
A) Manufacturing
B) Packaging Industry
C) Agriculture
D) Nuclear Power Plants
Answer: A) Manufacturing

16) Which IIT has announced the launch of a full-fledged bachelor's programme in Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology, first for the country?
A) IIT Madras
B) IIT Hyderabad
C) IIT Mumbai
D) IIT Kanpur
Answer: B) IIT Hyderabad

17) What is the name of the
A) Freak
B) Koo
C) Sparrow
D) Whisper
Answer: B) Koo

18) Which nation officially changed its name to North Macedonia?
A) Albania
B) Kosovo
C) Macedonia
D) Serbia
Answer: C) Macedonia

19) What is India's famous comic series started by
A) Tinkle
B) Amar chitra Katha
C) chandamama
D) Raj Comics
Answer: B) Amar chitra Katha

21) Which of the following statements about Alladi Krishnaswami Ayyar, as a drafting member of the Constitution of India, are correct?1. He favoured the role of the Supreme Court in taking important decisions related to the interpretation of the Constitution of India.2. He felt that the Supreme Court had to draw the line between liberty and social control.3. He believed in the dominance of the executive over the judiciary.4. He favoured a dictatorial form of governance.Select the correct answer using the code given below.
A) 1, 2 and 3
B) 1,2 and 4
C) 1 and 2 only
D) 3 and 4
Answer: C) 1 and 2 only

22) The Ministry of Power, Government of India has recently constituted a Committee to investigate the causes of the accident that occurred on 1stNovember, 2017 at Feroze Gandhi Thermal Power Plant Ltd., Unchahar, in Uttar Pradesh. Who among the following is the Chairman of the Committee?
A) Shri P. Siwal
B) Dr. L. D. Papney
C) Shri Subir Chakraborty
D) Shri Dhawal Prakash Antapurkar
Answer: A) Shri P. Siwal

24) First Indian Institute of Skills will get in which city?
A) Hyderabad
B) Noida
C) Mumbai
D) Bangaluru
Answer: C) Mumbai

25) "Christ the Redeemer" is located in which among the following places?
A) Rio De Janeiro
B) Porto Alegre
C) Salvador
D) Brasilia
Answer: A) Rio De Janeiro

26) Which state govt launched farm debt-waiver scheme 'Jai Kisan Rin Mukti Yojana'?
A) Telangana
B) Madhya Pradesh
C) Andhra Pradesh
D) Uttar Pradesh
Answer: B) Madhya Pradesh

27) 'Agronomy' is the practice of raising ______________
A) Agriculture
B) Crop plants
C) Plants and Animals
D) Fruit plants only
Answer: C) Plants and Animals

28) Which of the following crop is major foreign exchange earner for Sri Lanka?
A) Tea
B) Appare
C) Apparel and Tea both
D) Rice
Answer: C) Apparel and Tea both

29) Which of the following professionals cannot diagnose a patient?
A) Nurse
B) Physician's assistant
C) Medical doctor
D) Specialist
Answer: A) Nurse

30) The Channel Tunnel is the name of an undersea tunnel connecting:
A) France and Spain
B) Spain and Morocco
C) France and England
D) France and Germany
Answer: C) France and England

31) Which of the following is a war-related dance?
A) Bhangra of Panjab
B) Kathakali of Kerala
C) Chhau of Mayurbhanj
D) Bamboo dance of Meghalaya
Answer: C) Chhau of Mayurbhanj

32) Study of sound is called
A) Accoustics
B) Aesthetics
C) Aeronautics
D) Agronomy
Answer: A) Accoustics

34) Who became the first wicketkeeper in world cricket to effect 100 stumpings in ODI's in 2017 ?
A) Mark Boucher
B) Adam Gilchrist
C) Mahendra Singh Dhoni
D) Kumar Sangakkara
Answer: C) Mahendra Singh Dhoni

35) The saffron-orange colour of Bhutan’s national flag symbolizes _______________
A) the secular power of the country
B) the authority of the king
C) the practice of religion
D) the purity of the country
Answer: C) the practice of religion

36) Which one of the folllowing is the joint Army exercises between France and India?
A) Garuda Shakti
B) Shakti
C) Sampriti
D) Khanjar
Answer: B) Shakti

37) The Motto of Defence academy?
B) Yours is here
C) Service Before Self
D) Do or Die
Answer: C) Service Before Self

38) What is one example of a closed economy?
A) China
B) Brazil
C) India
D) Pakistan
Answer: B) Brazil

39) In 2015, a special semi-luxury train covering Jaisalmer, Jodhpur & Jaipur was launched by the IRCTC. What is the name of the train?
A) Rajasthan Queen
B) Rajasthan Darshan
C) Desert Circuit
D) Desert Queen
40) The oldest news agency in the world is
A) None of the above
B) Reuters
C) Agence France-Presse
D) Associated Press
Answer: D) Associated Press

41) French established their first factory at Surat and second factory at ___________
A) Masulipatnam
B) Mumbai
C) Calcutta
D) Banaras
Answer: A) Masulipatnam

42) The Official Residence-cum-Office of the President of Bangladesh is called ______________.
A) Dhaka House
B) No option is correct
C) Sonar Bangla
D) Bangabhaban
Answer: D) Bangabhaban

43) Handwritten wills are also known as which of the following?
A) Holographic
B) Monographic
C) Homographic
D) Solographic
Answer: A) Holographic

44) Which of the following cities is the venue of the 4th edition of World Summit on Accrediation (WOSA) 2018?
A) Patna
B) Hyderabad
C) Pune
D) New Delhi
Answer: D) New Delhi

45) National Khadi Festival 2018 held in
A) Hyderabad
B) Mumbai
C) Bangaluru
D) Kolkata
Answer: B) Mumbai

46) Which country has the largest postal network in the world?
A) Japan
C) China
D) India
Answer: D) India

47) Speeding is a factor in ___ % of fatal crashes.
A) 25
B) 30
C) 15
D) 20
Answer: B) 30

48) Which movie won the Best Film award at Kolkata International Film Festival 2018?
A) Abyakto
B) Beauty Pageants
C) Antony Firingee
D) The Third Wife
Answer: D) The Third Wife

49) Himalaya has emerged from which of the geosyncline?
A) Shiwalik
B) Tethys
C) Godavari
D) Indo-brahma
Answer: B) Tethys

50) Recently, the 2017 Global Hunger Index is published. What is the position of India in this index?
A) 97th
B) 98th
C) 100th
D) 102nd
Answer: C) 100th

51) Which Indian bank has signed pact with Indian Oil Corporation under its
A) HDFC Bank
B) Axis Bank
C) Punjab National Bank
D) Yes Bank
Answer: C) Punjab National Bank

52) Which nation plans to build the first city on Mars by 2117 ?
A) United Arab Emirates
B) China
C) India
D) Russia
Answer: A) United Arab Emirates

53) Indian Navy _ largest in world?
A) 5
B) 3
C) 4
D) 6
Answer: A) 5

54) Who has been elected as the next Director General of the
A) Upendra Tripathy
B) Ajay Kumar Bhalla
C) Ajay Mathur
D) Subash Chandra Khuntia
Answer: C) Ajay Mathur

55) India holded its first-ever global tourism mart in which city?
A) Bangaluru
B) Kolkata
C) Hyderabad
D) New Dehi
Answer: D) New Dehi

56) Which country was responsible for the idea of the internet?
A) India
B) United States
C) China
D) Japan
Answer: B) United States

57) Which is the largest river island in the world?
A) Srirangam Island
B) Bhavani Island
C) Majuli Island
D) Agatti Island
Answer: C) Majuli Island

59) In 2019, IIT-Madras launched the country's first indigenously designed standing wheelchair named as:
A) Marathon
B) Optimist
C) Arise
D) Awake
Answer: C) Arise

60) Who has become the first person to cross the Atlantic Ocean on standup paddle ?
A) Henary Christpher
B) Jack Alberta
C) Chris Bertish
D) Christopher Bernard
Answer: C) Chris Bertish

61) Which country is going to launch the world's first nuclear power plant (Sanmen Nuclear Power Station) that is immune to meltdown ?
A) China
B) Russia
D) India
Answer: A) China

62) What is the usual colour of Aircraft data recorder "Black box" ?
A) Orange
B) Blue
C) Greeen
D) Black
Answer: A) Orange

63) What is name of capital of MARSHALL ISLANDS ?
A) Majuro
B) Tripoli
C) Accra
D) Tunis
Answer: C) Accra

64) The 106th Indian Science Congress 2019 will held in which place?
A) Hyderabad
B) Punjab
C) Bangalore
D) Kolkata
Answer: B) Punjab

65) With which Digital payments firm Paytm has partnered, to launch AI-based cloud computing platform 'Paytm AI Cloud'?
A) Infosys
C) Flipkart
D) Alibaba
Answer: D) Alibaba

66) NGT stands for
A) National Green Trust
B) National Geographic Television
C) National Green Transport
D) National Green Tribunal
Answer: D) National Green Tribunal

67) Which state government has recently decided to rename Child Care Institutes as Jagannath Ashrams?
A) Uttar Pradesh
B) Haryana
C) Rajasthan
D) Telangana
Answer: B) Haryana

69) Artificial port of India is?
A) Chennai or Madras
B) Kandla
C) Mangalore
D) Haldia
Answer: A) Chennai or Madras

71) Which bank introduced Repo Rate linked home loan recently?
C) Axis
Answer: B) SBI

72) Who has Indian gymnast become the first Indian to win an individual medal at the Gymnastics World Cup?
A) Aruna Budda Reddy
B) Veenita Kumari
C) Swati Narang
D) Dipa Karmakar
Answer: A) Aruna Budda Reddy

74) Google has introduced a new app named what that allows anybody to submit stories for and about their communities?
A) FastRead
B) Allo
C) Bulletin
D) Google Express
Answer: C) Bulletin

75) General Knowledge, Language, And Concepts Are Seen As Parts Of
A) episodic memory
B) semantic memory
C) declarative memories
D) procedural memories
Answer: B) semantic memory

76) The recent trial run of
A) vehicle registration numbers
B) odd-even calendar months
C) odd-even calendar dates
D) odd-even hours during 8 am to 8 pm
Answer: A) vehicle registration numbers

77) Process by which sediment is removed from its source is called
A) deposition
B) erosion
C) weathering
D) composition
Answer: B) erosion

78) Who is the newly elected Prime Minister of Nepal?
A) Jhalnath Khanal
B) Khil Raj Regmi
C) Sushil Koirala
D) K P Sharma Oli
Answer: D) K P Sharma Oli

79) Who appointed as the new Chief Election Commissioner of India?
A) Sunil Arora
B) Sandeep Misra
C) Rajat Kumar
D) None of the above
Answer: A) Sunil Arora

80) Which layer of the earth is the hottest ?
A) Inner Core
B) Crust
C) Outer Core
D) Mantle
Answer: A) Inner Core

81) What is India’s rank in the Global Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report 2017 by World Economic Forum ?
A) 12th
B) 52nd
C) 6th
D) 40th
Answer: D) 40th

82) Miss Universe 2019 is the native of which of the following nations?
A) Australia
B) France
C) Jamaica
D) South Africa
Answer: B) France

83) The official currency of United Kingdom -
A) Pound Sterling
B) Renminbi
C) Euro
D) Dollar
Answer: A) Pound Sterling

84) Which doctor performs colonoscopy?
A) Dermatologist
B) Pulmonologist
C) Gastroenterologist
D) Gynaecologist
Answer: C) Gastroenterologist

85) Which of the following was not advocated by Mahatma Gandhi?
A) Village Panchayat
B) Prohibition
C) Dignity of Labour
D) Heavy Industries
Answer: D) Heavy Industries

86) ____ was the first female Prime Minister of Sri Lanka.
A) Chandrika Kumaratunga
B) Sirimavo Bandaranaike
C) Ranasinghe Premadasa
D) Dingiri Banda Wijetunge
Answer: B) Sirimavo Bandaranaike

87) Who has appointed as the Ambassador of India to Republic of Colombia ?
A) Dinesh Bhatia
B) Sanjiv Ranjan
C) Navtej Sarna
D) Vijaya Laxmi Pandit
Answer: A) Dinesh Bhatia

88) The belief in one god is called
A) Polytheism
B) None
C) Monotheism
D) Holytheism
Answer: C) Monotheism

89) An oligarchy is best defined as
A) rule by few
B) rule by many
C) All of the above
D) rule by one
Answer: A) rule by few

90) With which country has India signed an agreement for assistance in green and sustainable construction of infrastructure in the Himalayan Kingdom in December, 2016?
A) Bhutan
B) Nepal
C) Pakistan
D) Afghanistan
Answer: A) Bhutan

91) What is the Motto of Indian Army?
A) Service Before Self
B) Duty Unto Death
C) Service & Loyalty
D) We Protect
Answer: A) Service Before Self

92) Pop music appeals to which type of audience?
A) A broad audience
B) An old audience
C) A niche audience
D) North American-born individuals only
Answer: A) A broad audience

93) Prime Minister of which country attended the recently organised river festival 'Namami Brahmaputra' in India?
A) Bhutan
B) China
C) Nepal
D) Bangladesh
Answer: A) Bhutan

94) Siderosis is a disease caused by the inhalation of
A) iron dust
B) zinc dust
C) coal dust
D) silica dust
Answer: A) iron dust

95) The Indian musical instrument 'Samvadini' is which type?
A) Wind
B) String
C) Impact
D) Percussion
Answer: A) Wind

96) Who has sworn in as 45th Chief Justice of India  ?
A) J S Khehar
B) Dipak Misra
C) Ranganath Misra
D) T. S. Thakur
Answer: B) Dipak Misra

97) India has donated a
A) Madagaskar
B) Maldives
C) Mali
D) Malaysia
Answer: A) Madagaskar

98) Which of the following terms is used to describe as computer  Malware ?
A) Roman
B) Spartan
C) Trojan
D) Persian
Answer: C) Trojan

99) India's heaviest satellite built by ISRO is
A) GSAT - 11
B) GSAT - 10
C) GSAT - 09
D) GSAT - 13
Answer: A) GSAT - 11

100) Which state has launched 'Ama Ghare LED' scheme?
A) Maharashtra
B) Uttar Pradesh
C) Odisha
D) Gujarat
Answer: C) Odisha

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