General Knowledge Quiz No. 8 - Top General Knowledge Questions

General Knowledge Quiz No. 8
1. Who among the following Muslim writers had a good knowledge of Sanskrit?
(A) Al-Beruni (B) Amir Khusro
(C) Amir Hasan Dehlavi (D) Badaruddin
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2. How many railway zones are there at present ?
(A) 16 (B) 11
(C) 18 (D) None of these
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3. The distance between the Earth and the Sun is the greatest during–
(A) Summer Solstice (B) Winter Solstice
(C) Aphelion (D) Prihelion
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4. The first hour of every sitting in both the Houses is devoted to asking and answering questions. This is known as–
(A) Zero Hour (B) Question Hour
(C) Half hour discussion (D) Guillotine
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5. CDMA is telephony stands for–
(A) Cyclic Divided Microwave Access (B) Code Division Multiple Access
(C) Centrally Distinct Multiple Access (D) Coded Dots Mobile Access
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6. In India mass production of Rose takes place in–
(A) Anantnag district of Kashmir (B) Near Delhi
(C) Pushkar Valley of Ajmer (D) All of the above places
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7. Which of the following is a good insulator?
(A) Wool (B) Cotton thread
(C) Ebonite (D) Wood
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8. Which of the following is not a subject of concurrent list?
(A) Newspaper (B) Family Planning
(C) Factory (D) Public Health
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9. Which Mughal emperor first included Maratha into Umara Caste?
(A) Aurangzeb (B) Shahjahan
(C) Jahangir (D) Bhadur Shah-I
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10. Mercedes cup is related to which sport?
(A) Football (B) Lawn tennis
(C) Golf (D) Badminton
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11. The atomic mass of an element is expressed in terms of–
(A) Grams (B) Milligrams
(C) Kilograms (D) a.m.u.
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12. Atomic number of an element does not help in the determination of the–
(A) Number of neutrons present in the nucleus
(B) Number of protons present in the nucleus
(C) Number of electrons present the nucleus
(D) Valency of the element
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13. An atom of an element has 10 electrons, 10 protons and 12 neutrons. The atomic mass of the element is–
(A) 32 (B) 22
(C) 44 (D) 20
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14. In a balanced chemical equation, the reactant side and the product side have the same number of–
(A) Moles (B) Molecules
(C) Atoms (D) Ions
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15. The quantity of heat required to change the temperature of one gram substance by 1C is called it–
(A) Specific heat (B) Total energy
(C) Latent heat (D) None of these
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16. Goa was liberated from Portugal in–
(A) 1955 AD (B) 1952 AD
(C) 1966 AD (D) 1961 AD
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17. The international electronic network operating in 150 countries joining 4 crores people, now available in India–
(A) Arpa net (B) Delphi
(C) Computer Serve (D) Internet
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18. ‘UNCED’ means–
(A) United Nations Council for Economic Development
(B) United Nations Conference on Environment and Development
(C) United Nations Commission for Environmental Development
(D) United Nations Council for European Development
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19. When was decimal system introduced in the coinage system of India ?
(A) 1956 AD (B) 1954 AD
(C) 1957 AD (D) 1967 AD
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20. Who is the author of the book ‘Through the magic window’ which is a historical account of the beginning days of television from 1959 to the present ?
(A) K. P. Singhdev (B) Shobha De
(C) Mira Nair (D) Savanti Ninan
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