General Knowledge Quiz No. 19 - Top General Knowledge Questions

General Knowledge Quiz No. 19
1. Who appoints the members of the All India Services?
(A) The President
(B) The Union Home Minister
(C) The Chairman of the Union Public Service Commission
(D) The Attorney General of India
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2. The words ‘socialist’ and ‘secular’ used in the Preamble were–
(A) Part of the original Preamble (B) Added by the 29th Amendment
(C) Added by the 42nd Amendment (D) Added by the 44th Amendment
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3. The filament of an electric lamp becomes white hot but the lead in wires holding the filament are only slightly heated because they–
(A) Have smaller current passing through them (B) Have very low resistance
(C) Have higher melting point (D) Are made of black iron
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4. Antarctic Treaty was signed in–
(A) 1960 (B) 1954
(C) 1958 (D) 1959
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5. The concept of Total Fertility Rate (TFR) in population means–
(A) The average number of children born to a woman during her lifetime
(B) The average number of children born to an adult male during his lifetime
(C) The average number of children born in a family
(D) The average rate of growth of population
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6. The tropic of cancer passes through–
(A) Bihar (B) Maharashtra
(C) Manipur (D) Mizoram
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7. Who built the Tajmahal?
(A) Akbar (B) Ustad Usman
(C) Sohrab (D) Shahjehan
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8. Which of the following dams is not on the river Narmada?
(A) Koyana (B) Indira Sagar
(C) Sardar Sarovar (D) Gandhi Sagar
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9. What is lagoon?
(A) Pond (B) Lake
(C) Spring (D) Water fall
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10. Bhatkal port is situated in–
(A) Karnataka (B) Gujarat
(C) Goa (D) Kerala
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11. Who is the director of film ‘Sideways’?
(A) Liyam Nelson (B) Thomas Hayden
(C) Mira Nair (D) Alfred Keens
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12. Which one of the following is correctly matched?
(A) Tharu – Bihar
(B) Semang – Yemen
(C) Maasai – East African Plateau
(D) Badu – Malaya
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13. On which day World Health Day is observed?
(A) April 7 (B) March 15
(C) April 9 (D) April 10
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14. Where is Waterloo?
(A) England (B) France
(C) Spain (D) Belgium
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15. What is the remedy for salinity and alkalinity in the soil?
(A) Dryland Farming (B) Plantation
(C) Use of gypsum in fields (D) Farming according to level ground
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16. The diaphragms of telephone are made up of–
(A) Magnets (B) Soft irons
(C) Thin sheet of any metal (D) None of these
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17. Tehri Dam is situated on which river ?
(A) Alakananda (B) Bhagirathi
(C) Yamuna (D) Mandakini
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18. Which among the following is concerned with personal liberty ?
(A) Mandamus (B) Habeas Corpus
(C) Certiorari (D) Quo Warranto
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19. Which place of Harappa-age was discovered first of all ?
(A) Harappa (B) Mohen-jo-daro
(C) Lothal (D) Sutkajendar
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20. Tornado resembles the following–
(A) Cyclone (B) Anti-cyclone
(C) Monsoon surge (D) Sudden arrival of big monsoon
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