General Knowledge Questions and Answers | GK Questions Set-36

General Knowledge Questions and Answers

1. Who won the men’s national table tennis championship in January 2013 held in Raipur?
(A) Soumyajit Ghosh (B) Sharat Kamal
(C) Sourabh Chaktaborty (D) G Jalyan
Ans : (A)

2. The advantage of micro hydel projects is that they–
(A) prevent flash floods (B) save water
(C) involve less cost (D) make use of water of the perennial hill streams and irrigation canals
Ans : (C)

3. ‘Canterbury’, the premium Indian brand of woollen cardigans and pullovers is from the house of–
(A) Monte-Carlo (B) Woodland
(C) Digjam (D) OCM
Ans : (A)

4. Which state has the traditional dress of men known as “Sola or Fotua” and “Eri-Chaddar” ?
(A) Assam (B) Tripura
(C) Nagaland (D) Meghalaya
Ans : (A)

5. Which one of the following cosmetic companies has launched Color Riche Nail Collection “Le nail Art” ?
(A) Lakme (B) L’Oreal
(C) Garnier (D) Clinique
Ans : (B)

6. Which of the following is a food grain grown in India ?
(A) Rose (B) Mustard
(C) Sunflower (D) Paddy
Ans : (D)

7. Dr. D. Subbarao is a well known name in the field of–
(A) Science & Technology (B) Politics
(C) Sports (D) Banking
Ans : (D)

8. Viswanathan Anand is a world famous–
(A) Cricket player (B) Chess player
(C) Hockey player (D) Golf player
Ans : (B)

9. Which of the following is decided by the RBI?
(A) Interest rate on time deposits (B) Rent of safe deposit vaults
(C) Inflation Rate (D) Cash Reserve Ratio
Ans : (D)

10. Members of the Lok Sabha are elected for a period of–
(A) 4 years (B) 5 years
(C) 6 years (D) 3 years
Ans : (B)

11. Who will head the Jury of the Awards Committees of Padma Ratna and other highest honorary awards ?
(A) President of India (B) Vice-President of if India
(C) Home Minister (D) Prime Minister of India
Ans : (B)

12. Most important responsibility of a Welfare State is–
(A) to preserve private property (B) to promote religion of the people
(C) to check exploitation (D) to check encroachments on Fundamental Rights
Ans : (C)

13. Which one of the following events are chronologically correct ?
(A) Civil Disobedience Movement – Quit India Movement – The Cabinet Mission Plan
(B) The Cabinet Mission Plan – Civil Disobedience Movement – Quit India Movement
(C) Quit India Movement – Civil Disobedience Movement – Cabinet Mission Plan
(D) Civil Disobedience Movement – The Cabinet Mission Plan – Quit India Movement
Ans : (A)

14. Who founded the Vikramasila University ?
(A) Dhruva (B) Devapala
(C) Dharmapala (D) Mahipala
Ans : (C)

15. Which of the following was not known during the Rigvedic period ?
(A) Joint family system (B) Agriculture
(C) Varna system (caste) (D) Marriage system
Ans : (C)

16. Global warming increases primarily due to increase in the levels of ……….. gas in the atmosphere.
(A) Carbon monoxide (B) Ozone
(C) Carbon dioxide (D) CNG
Ans : (C)

17. A citizen can directly move the Supreme Court for any violation of Fundamental Rights under–
(A) Article 31 (B) Article 32
(C) Article 33 (D) Article 34
Ans : (B)

18. Which one of the following sitting Vice-Presidents of India contested for the post of President and lost the election?
(A) S. Radhakrishnan (B) V. V. Giri
(C) Bhairon Singh Shekhawat (D) Both (B) and (C)
Ans : (C)

19. The French challenge to British in India came to an end with–
(A) Battle of Wandiwash (B) Battle of Srirangapattinam
(C) Battle of Plassey (D) Battle of Buxar
Ans : (A)

20. Identify the medical trio of ancient India from the following names–
(A) Charaka, Susruta and Vagbhata (B) Charaka, Vatsyayana and Vagbhata
(C) Charaka, Susruta and Bharata (D) Charaka, Susruta and Patanjali
Ans : (A)

21. Under Right to Education Act, the children of which of the following age groups are eligible to get free education–
(A) Up to 5 years (B) Between 6 and 10 years
(C) Between 6 and 14 years (D) Between 8 and 12 years
Ans : (C)

22. The Indian Parliament consists of–
(A) Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha and the President (B) Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha
(C) Lok Sabha and State assemblies (D) Lok Sabha only
Ans : (A)

23. A line on a meteorological map joining places of equal rainfall is called–
(A) Isoclinic (B) Isobar
(C) Isogenic (D) Isohyet
Ans : (D)

24. In which part of a human body “Hippocampus” is located ?
(A) Brain (B) Eyes
(C) Ears (D) Nose
Ans : (A)

25. What is psephology ?
(A) Statistical study of elections voting etc. (B) Study of rainfall pattern
(C) Study of gene disorder (D) None of the above is true
Ans : (A)

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