General Knowledge Quiz No. 21 - Top General Knowledge Questions

General Knowledge Quiz No. 21
1. Anaemia occurs due to the lack of–
(A) Iodine (B) Calcium
(C) Potassium (D) Iron
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2. Ten men can finish construction of a wall in eight days. How many men are needed to finish the work in half-a-day?
(A) 80 (B) 100
(C) 120 (D) 160
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3. In the manufacture of bread, the dough rises because of–
(A) The action of heat in the baking process
(B) The capillary action of water in the dough
(C) The evaporation of water used in kneading the dough
(D) The releasing action of carbon dioxide formed during the fermentation process.
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4. Which of the following was not an important animal during the Indus Civilization?
(A) Humped bull (B) Goat
(C) Horse (D) Elephant
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5. The reagent that bleaches the colour of a fabric is–
(A) Sodium chloride (B) Sulphur dioxide
(C) Carbon dioxide (D) Sulphur trioxide
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6. Which of the following is fastest storing input/output device in a computer?
(A) Tele-typewriter (B) Visual display unit
(C) Magnetic floppy disc (D) None of these
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7. Which of the following is used in beauty parlours for hair setting?
(A) Sulphur (B) Silicon
(C) Phosphorous (D) Chlorine
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8. Which of the following is the largest living mammals?
(A) Blue whale (B) Giraffe
(C) White elephant (D) Rhinoceros
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9. Dr. Har Gobind Khorana was honoured with Nobel Prize of Medicine for–
(A) Genetic code deciphering (B) Reading essay on genes
(C) Discovering DNA composition (D) None of these
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10. Which organ of human body has the largest number of bones?
(A) Fingers (B) Brain
(C) Chest (D) None of these
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11. Which of the following is the latest Tank?
(A) Akash (B) Prithvi
(C) Arjun (D) Bhim
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12. Which of the following types of clothes is manufactured by using petroleum product?
(A) Rayon Silk (B) Terelyne
(C) Silk (D) Cotton
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13. The function of haemoglobin in body is–
(A) Transport of oxygen (B) Destruction of bacteria
(C) Prevention of anaemia (D) Utilisation of iron
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14. Which disease is more common among agricultural workers as compared to urban population?
(A) Lung’s disease (B) Cirrhosis of liver
(C) Hookworm infection (D) Cancer
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15. Biological fixation of nitrogen occurs most commonly in which of the following crops?
(A) Pulses (B) Rice
(C) Wheat (D) None of these
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16. Who was the first Prime Minister of India ?
(A) Dr. Rajendra Prasad (B) Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru
(C) Smt. Indira Gandhi (D) Smt. Sarojini Naidu
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17. What is the name of the book that has been compiled by Jaya Bachchan on the life of her husband Amitabh Bachchan ?
(A) Amitabh– The Megastar (B) Actor Extraordinary
(C) Life and Times of Amitabh Bachchan (D) To be or Not to be
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18. Which of the following countries has been admitted to the UN as its 191st member nation ?
(A) Somalia (B) Switzerland
(C) Peru (D) East Timor
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19. Which of the following terms is used in the field of banking & finance ?
(A) Surface Tension (B) Know Your Customer
(C) Resistance (D) Friction
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20. The forest area known as ‘Silent Valley’ is in–
(A) Kerala (B) Uttarakhand
(C) Karnataka (D) Nagaland
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