General Knowledge Quiz No. 14 - Top General Knowledge Questions

General Knowledge Quiz No. 14
1. National income is based on the–
(A) Total revenue of the state (B) Production of goods and services
(C) Net profit earned and expenditure made by the state (D) The sum of all factors of income
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2. If in an election to State Legislative Assembly the candidate who is declared elected loses his deposit, it means that–
(A) The polling was very poor
(B) The election was for a multi member constituency
(C) The elected candidate’s victory over his nearest rival was very marginal
(D) A very large number of candidates contested the election
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3. Democracy in India rests on the fact that–
(A) The Constitution is a written one
(B) There are Fundamental Rights
(C) People have right to choose and change the government
(D) There are Directive Principles of State
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4. Which of the following is a source of income of the Gram Panchayats?
(A) Income Tax (B) Sales Tax
(C) Professional Tax (D) Levy duties
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5. Which among the following is not a part of the electoral reforms?
(A) Registration of political parties (B) Disqualifying the offenders
(C) Installation of electronic voting machines (D) Appointment of Election Commissioner
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6. In India the election of President is held after every–
(A) 6 years (B) 5 years
(C) 4 years (D) 3 years
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7. Which of the following crop is affected limitedly by the ‘Green Revolution’?
(A) Pulses (B) Rice
(C) Wheat (D) Maize
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8. Which ruler of Gwalior Province is famous as ‘Patil Babu’?
(A) Mahedji Scindhia (B) Doulat Rao Scindhia
(C) Madhav Rao Scindhia (D) None of these
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9. A General of the army wants his 36562 soldiers to form a solid square. After arranging, some soldiers are left out. Find the number of such soldiers–
(A) 97 (B) 36
(C) 65 (D) 81
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10. Guru Nanak’s sermons are concerned with the–
(A) Unity of Sikhs (B) Human Integrity
(C) Sikh Religion (D) Military Organization of Sikhs
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11. The main external threat to the Sultanate of Delhi was posed by the–
(A) Mughals (B) Afghans
(C) Iranians (D) None of these
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12. Who among the following was a leading exponent of Gandhian thoughts?
(A) J. L. Nehru (B) M. N. Roy
(C) Vinoba Bhave (D) Jay Prakash Narayan
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13. Who were the immediate successors of the Imperial Mauryas in Magadha?
(A) Kushans (B) Pandyas
(C) Satavahanas (D) Sungas
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14. Both Mahavira and Buddha preached during the reign of–
(A) Ajata Shatru (B) Bimbisara
(C) Nandivardhan (D) Uday
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15. Jahangiri Mahal is located in–
(A) Delhi (B) Fatehpur Sikri
(C) Agra Fort (D) Sikandara
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16. What does the letter ‘A’ denote in the term ‘VAT’, the name of a tax levied by the Govt. of India ?
(A) Added (B) Applied
(C) Attached (D) Attracted
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17. Bibi-ka-Makbara is located in–
(A) Agra (B) Ajmer
(C) Aurangabad (D) Delhi
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18. The capital city of Turkey is–
(A) Ankara (B) Aman
(C) Tehran (D) Berut
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19. In Afghanistan there was one of the world’s important museums having many rare artefacts of the past that were destroyed by the Taliban. It was located in an area around–
(A) Bamiyan (B) Kabul
(C) Jacobabad (D) Kandhar
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20. All are correct about Gautam Buddha, except–
(A) He was born in Lumbini (B) He died in Kusinagar
(C) He attained knowledge at Bodh Gaya (D) He attained knowledge at Rajgriha
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