General Knowledge Quiz No. 26 - Top General Knowledge Questions

General Knowledge Quiz No. 26
1. Usual Status (US) unemployment is calculated with reference to a period of–
(A) One year (B) Indefinite
(C) One month (D) One week
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2. What is the chief function of the UPSC?
(A) To conduct examinations for appointment to All India and Central Services
(B) To advise the President regarding claims of civil servants for costs incurred in the course of execution of duties
(C) To advise the President regarding disciplinary action against a civil servant
(D) All the above
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3. We always see the same face of the moon because–
(A) It is smaller than the earth
(B) It revolves on its axis in a direction opposite to that of the earth
(C) It takes equal time for both revolution around the earth and rotation on its own axis
(D) It rotates at the same speed as the earth around the sun
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4. When an electric bulb breaks, there is a mild bang due to–
(A) The chemical reaction between the enclosed gases
(B) The compressed gases rushing out suddenly
(C) The air rushing in to fill the evacuated space
(D) Some other reason
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5. Tetraethyl Lead (TEL) is added to petrol to–
(A) Prevent freezing (B) Increase boiling point
(C) Increase flash point (D) Increase anti-knocking rating
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6. Who represents the State government at Panchayat level?
(A) VLW (B) Mukhiya
(C) Sarpanch (D) Panchayat Samiti
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7. When an iron nail gets rusted, Iron oxide is formed–
(A) With reduction of weight (B) Without any change in weight
(C) Without any change in colour (D) With increase in weight
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8. National Dairy Research Centre is situated at–
(A) Karnal (B) Bhopal
(C) Mumbai (D) Chandigarh
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9. ECO mark is related to–
(A) Environment (B) Gold
(C) Quality of food stuffs (D) None of these
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10. Any dispute related to the election of the President is settled by the–
(A) Supreme Court (B) Parliament
(C) Council of Ministers (D) Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha
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11. The member of Union Public Service Commission submits his resignation to–
(A) President (B) Chairman of the UPSC
(C) Chief Justice of the Supreme Court (D) Prime Minister
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12. The three tier Panchayati Raj Institution was established on the recommendation of–
(A) Balwant Rai Committee (B) Ashok Mehta Committee
(C) Vishweshraiya Committee (D) Singhvi Committee
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13. What is the best indicator of growth?
(A) National Income (B) Per capita average income
(C) Import (D) Export
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14. Who was the supreme Commander of army during the thirteenth century?
(A) Malik (B) Khan
(C) Sarkhail (D) Sipahasalar
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15. Coal is found in–
(A) Igneous rock (B) Sedimentary rock
(C) Metamorphic rock (D) None of these
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16. Who gave the concept of “Antyodaya” ?
(A) Vinoba Bhave (B) Mahatma Gandhi
(C) Sri Aurobindo (D) Jay Prakash Narayan
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17. Who installed the chair of justice ?
(A) Humayun (B) Babur
(C) Jahangir (D) Akbar
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18. The first Muslim Ruler to formulate the theory of Kingship similar to the theory of divine rights of kings was–
(A) Alauddin Khilji (B) Qutubuddin Aibak
(C) Iltutmis (D) Balban
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19. The famous ruler of ancient India, who towards the end of his life is said to have converted to Jainism was–
(A) Bindusara (B) Samundra Gupta
(C) Chandra Gupta (D) Ashoka
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20. The main difference between the Indus Valley Civilization and Vedic Civilization is–
(A) first was urban whereas later was rural
(B) in first emphasis was on trade whereas later was on religion
(C) first believed in nonviolence whereas later had no hard fast rules about it
(D) None of these
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