Quiz Questions with Answers on India

Quiz Questions with Answers on India
1. An example of Prokaryotic cell is–
(A) Human cell (B) Bacterium
(C) Plasmid (D) Plant cell
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2. Healing of wound is accelerated by–
(A) Vitamin A (B) Vitamin C
(C) Vitamin E (D) Vitamin K
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3. A genetic disorder characterised by poor blood circulation and abnormal haemoglobin molecules is better known as–
(A) Sickle-cell anaemia (B) Haemophilia
(C) Phenylketonuria (D) Huntington’s chorea
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4. Conjunctivitis is a disease of the–
(A) liver (B) colon
(C) eyes (D) mouth
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5. Which is the smallest planet of the solar system?
(A) Mars (B) Mercury
(C) Earth (D) Pluto
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6. In the map given above, what is the population density in the region represented by the shaded area?
(A) Below 100 persons per sq. km (B) 100 to 300 persons per sq. km
(C) 300 to 500 persons per sq. km (D) Above 500 persons per sq. km
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7. Which one of the following statements is not correct?
(A) The heavy snowfall in the western Himalayas is caused by the ‘western disturbances’
(B) The ‘western disturbances’ originate over the Mediterranean Sea
(C) The rainfall caused by ‘western disturbances’ on plains is harmful to the Rabi crops in India
(D) The precipitation caused by ‘western disturbances’ decreases from north to south on the Himalayan mountains
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8. Percentage of forest coverage in India is the highest in–
(A) Himalayan region (B) Peninsular hills and plateau regions
(C) Western Ghats and coastal regions (D) Eastern Ghats and coastal regions
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9. The religious literature of the Jains at the early stage was written in–
(A) Ardhamagadhi (B) Pali
(C) Prakrit (D) Sanskrit
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10. Buddha was born in–
(A) Lumbini (B) Kapilvastu
(C) Vaishali (D) Kosala
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11. Who was the founder of Rashtrakuta dynasty?
(A) Dantidurga (B) Krishna I
(C) Dhruva (D) Amoghversa
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12. The first sermon of Gautama Buddha was called the–
(A) Turning of the Wheel of Law (B) Salvation through Meditation
(C) Asceticism was not the path of Salvation (D) God was not essential to the Universe
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13. The term Vrajapati, used in the Vedic literature, denoted–
(A) The head of the family (B) The head of the village
(C) A senior member of the Sabha (D) The head of the merchants
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14. The Governor-General responsible for stopping the practice of sati by law was–
(A) Lord Cornwallis (B) Lord William Bentinck
(C) Lord Wellesley (D) Lord Dalhousie
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15. The first weekly paper published by the Indian National Congress (in 1889) was–
(A) Independent (B) Voice of India
(C) India (D) Young India
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16. Who was the founder of Din-e-Elahi?
(A) Babar (B) Humanyun
(C) Akbar (D) Aurangzeb
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17. Who was the main leader of the Indian freedom struggle of 1857?
(A) Mahatma Gandhi (B) Sardar Ballabh Bhai Patel
(C) Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru (D) Nana Saheb
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18. Fundamental Duties were introduced in the Constitution by the–
(A) 40th Amendment (B) 42nd Amendment
(C) 43rd Amendment (D) 44th Amendment
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19. Who among the following can be removed from the office without impeachment?
(A) President of India (B) Chief Justice of India
(C) Governor of a State (D) Chief Election Commissioner
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20. As per the Constitution of India, the intervening period between two sessions of Parliament should not be more than–
(A) one year (B) nine months
(C) six months (D) three months
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21. The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) was created under the aegis of the UN in–
(A) 1945 (B) 1946
(C) 1955 (D) 1957
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22. The secretary General of United Nations is–
(A) Jayntna Dhanapala (B) Shashi Tharoor
(C) Ban-Ki-Moon (D) Matti Vanhann
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23. Which of the following is a weaker section of society?
(A) Teacher (B) Officer
(C) Doctor (D) Labour
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24. With the increase in the production of an industrial concern, which of the following increases continuously?
(A) Average cost (B) Fixed cost
(C) Marginal cost (D) Variable cost
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25. In inaccessible areas of the country a large part of the local needs are met by–
(A) imports from towns (B) migrant shop keepers
(C) religious fairs (D) rural cottage industry
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