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General Knowledge Quiz with Answers
1. Who among the following became the first individual athlete from India to win consecutive medals at Olympics?
(A) MC Mary Kom (B) Sushil Kumar
(C) Abhinav Bindra (D) Leander Paes
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2. ‘Mirroring’ is a technique in which same data is written to–
(A) two duplicate disk drives simultaneously
(B) multiple disk drives simultaneously
(C) a mainframe (D) None of these
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3. Which of the following scripts is the basis of newly introduced Indian rupee symbol?
(A) Roman and Devanagari Script (B) Roman and Latin Script
(C) Latin and Devanagari Script (D) None of these
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4. Who among the following is the Chairman of Indian Railways High Level Safety Review Committee?
(A) B. N. Srikrishna (B) Anil Kakodkar
(C) Adi Godrej (D) Anand Mahindra
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5. Who among the following criticised the moderate politics of Indian National Congress in a series of articles entitled ‘New Lamps for Old’?
(A) Aurobindo Ghosh (B) R. C. Dutt
(C) G. V. Joshi (D) Govind Ranade
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6. Who among the following was a staunch Arya Samajist and was asked by Muslims to preach from pulpit of Jama Masjid?
(A) Swami Sahajanand (B) Swami Shradhanand
(C) Lal Chand (D) Baba Ramchandra
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7. Who among the following was the advisor to the Drafting Committee of the Constituent Assembly?
(A) B. Shiva Rao (B) Dr. B. R. Ambedkar
(C) Sachchidananda Sinha (D) B. N. Rau
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8. The largest planet with no magnetic field is–
(A) Mercury (B) Venus
(C) Jupiter (D) Saturn
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9. The oceans are a natural “Sink” for atmospheric carbon dioxide coming from various natural sources. Which of the following is not a prominent source of CO2?
(A) Volcanic activity (B) Respiration by living beings
(C) Farming (D) Human activity
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10. Which of the following is the most abundant “greenhouse gas” in our atmosphere?
(A) CO2 (B) Water vapour
(C) Methane (D) Chlorofluorocarbon
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11. Who among the following Chief Election Commissioners of India was a Cabinet Secretary to the Government of India?
(A) Sukumar Sen (B) T. N. Seshan
(C) J. M. Lyogdoh (D) Navin Chawla
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12. Who among the following has a residuary power of legislation?
(A) President (B) Parliament
(C) Council of Ministers (D) Governor
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13. Money received by Courts in connection with affairs of the Union shall form part of–
(A) Public Account of India (B) Consolidated Fund of India
(C) Contingency Fund of India (D) None of these
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14. Which of the following is not correctly matched?
(A) First Schedule : List of the States and the Union Territories.
(B) Fifth Schedule : Administration and Control of Scheduled Areas.
(C) Ninth Schedule : Acts and Orders relating to land tenure, land tax, railways industries etc.
(D) Eleventh Schedule : 18 items on which Municipalities shall have powers and authority.
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15. Fresh evaluation of every item of expenditure at the beginning of each financial year is called–
(A) Fresh Budgeting (B) Zero-based Budgeting
(C) Deficit Budgeting (D) None of these
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16. Which of the following is carcinogenic?
(A) Hydrocarbons (B) Carbon monoxide
(C) Nitrous oxide (D) Nitric oxide
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17. When pH of rainwater drops below 5.6 it is–
(A) Acidic (B) Basic
(C) Neutral (D) None of these
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18. Excess of nitrate in drinking water can cause disease such as methemoglobinemia, which is also called–
(A) Green baby syndrome (B) Blue baby syndrome
(C) Pink baby syndrome (D) White baby syndrome
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19. German Silver is an alloy that consists of copper, zinc and–
(A) Nickel (B) Tin
(C) Lead (D) Chromium
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20. Amorphous form of Silica used in filtration plants is called–
(A) Kieselguhr (B) Silicones
(C) Carbon black (D) None of these
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