General Knowledge Quiz No. 17 - Top General Knowledge Questions

General Knowledge Quiz No. 17
1. What distinguishes economic growth from economic development is that the latter implies–
(A) An increase in per-capita income (B) Changes in institutions and attitudes
(C) Concern for ecology and environment (D) All of the above
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2. Which of the following figures has the longest perimeter?
(A) A square of side 10 cms (B) A rectangle of sides 12 cms and 9 cms
(C) A circle of radius 7 cms (D) A rhombus of side 9 cms
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3. The most literate Union Territory in India is–
(A) Delhi (B) Pondicherry
(C) Chandigarh (D) Lakshadweep
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4. The bacteria responsible for ‘nitrogen fixation’ is found in the roots of–
(A) Grass (B) Citrus plants
(C) Leguminous plants (D) Neem tree
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5. A chemical reaction that takes place with the evolution of heat is called a/an–
(A) Reversible reaction (B) Endothermic reaction
(C) Thermal reaction (D) Exothermic reaction
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6. Which authority imposes the income tax–
(A) State Government (B) Reserve Bank of India
(C) Central Government (D) Both Central and State Government
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7. The ratio of the L.C.M. & H.C.F. of 270 and 450 is–
(A) 6– 1 (B) 2– 3
(C) 3– 2 (D) 1– 6
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8. Fan gives a sensation of relief during summer because–
(A) Conductivity of the heat of the air increases (B) Fan keeps air cold
(C) The evaporation of sweat develops quickly (D) Fan gives cold air
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9. Chemical found in tobacco is–
(A) Morphine (B) Nicotine
(C) Heroine (D) Quinine
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10. Panchayat Samiti is a .................. at Block level.
(A) Inspecting Authority (B) Observative Council
(C) Administrative Authority (D) Advisory Organization
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11. The image formed on the retina of a human eye is–
(A) Real and upright (B) Real and inverted
(C) Imaginary and upright (D) Imaginary and inverted
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12. In increasing sequence, the major elements present in the human body are–
(A) Calcium, iron, sodium, phosphorus (B) Calcium, phosphorus, potassium, sulphur
(C) Calcium, iron, sodium, sulphur (D) Calcium, potassium, phosphorus, iron
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13. A light sensitive compound used in photography is–
(A) Silver chloride (B) Silver sulphide
(C) Silver bromide (D) Silver oxide
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14. Protective foods in our diet are–
(A) Fats and vitamins (B) Carbohydrates and minerals
(C) Vitamins and minerals (D) Proteins and carbohydrates
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15. The ancient name of Bengal was–
(A) Kamrupa (B) Vatsa
(C) Gauda (D) Vallabhi
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16. Which of the following is not a union territory ?
(A) Arunachal Pradesh (B) Lakshadweep
(C) Andaman and Nicobar Islands (D) Pondichery
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17. Sikkha Khalsa was founded by the following–
(A) Guru Hargobinda (B) Guru Gobinda Singh
(C) Guru Nanak (D) Guru Tegbahadur
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18. Which of the following is a method of irrigation used in many countries ?
(A) Sprinkler (B) Budding
(C) Cropping (D) Fatterning
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19. Who is called the ‘Napoleon of India’ ?
(A) Chandragupta I (B) Samudragupta
(C) Vikramaditya (D) Skandagupta
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20. Ritcher scale measure the intensity of the following–
(A) Earthquake (B) Air-intensity
(C) Sea-depth (D) Body-temperature
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