General Knowledge Questions for Competitive Exams

General Knowledge Quiz Questions 
1. What is Sequoia?
(A) It is the fastest supercomputer built by United States of America
(B) It is a supercomputer built by Japan that regained the top spot for the world's fastest supercomputer
(C) It is a Sun-bound spacecraft to study the outer atmosphere of the Sun
(D) None of these
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2. With reference to 2012 Oscar Awards which of the following is/are not correctly matched?
(A) Best Picture : Midnight in Paris
(B) Best Actress : Meryl Streep
(C) Best foreign Language Film : A Separation
(D) Best Actor : Jean Dujardin
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3. Which group of States of India has the highest Fertility Rate'?
(A) Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand
(B) Bihar, Haryana and Jammu and Kashmir
(C) Uttar Pradesh, Kerala and Punjab
(D) None of these
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4. Which of the following statements is/are correct?
1. Central Statistical Organisation (CSO) is concerned with measurement of national income.
2. CSO has shifted new base year for the national income estimates from 1999-2000 to 2004-05.
(A) 1 only (B) 2 only
(C) Both 1 and 2 (D) Neither 1 nor 2
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5. Which group of countries have seen an upsurge towards democratic aspirations particularly after 2010?
(A) Tunisia, Egypt, Yemen, Libya and Syria (B) Morocco, Italy, Spain and Syria
(C) Syria, Iraq, Iran and Kuwait (D) None of these
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6. Which of the following statements is/are correct?
1. Cyclist Lance Armstrong was stripped of all his medals after being found guilty of doping.
2. Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna won the Paris Masters in 2012.
3. Andy Murray won the men's singles Gold at 2012 London Olympics after defeating Rafael Nadal.
4. Sushil Kumar won Bronze in the 66 kg freestyle wrestling at the 2012 London Olympics.
(A) 3 and 4 only (B) 1 and 2 only
(C) 1, 2 and 3 (D) All of these
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7. Consider the following statements and identify the National Park in question.
1. It is the largest protected area in the Eastern Himalaya and a biodiversity hotspot.
2. It is a largest National Park in India in terms of area.
3. It has contiguous border with Myanmar.
4. It is only park in the world to have the four feline species—Tiger, Leopard, Snow Leopard and Clouded Leopard.
(A) Namdapha (B) Mouling
(C) Orang (D) Manas
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8. Consider the following statements with respect to National Council for Senior Citizens.
1. Prime Minister of India gave approval for setting up a National Council for Senior Citizens.
2. The Council would advise the Central and the State Governments on issues related to welfare of Senior Citizens.
3. The Council would be chaired by Prime Minister of India.
Which of the following statements is/ are correct?
(A) 1 and 2 (B) 1 and 3
(C) 2 and 3 (D) All of these
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9. Select the correct order in terms of decreasing area of forest cover for the following States–
1. Maharashtra 2. Chhattisgarh
3. Arunachal Pradesh 4. Odisha
(A) 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 (B) 4 - 3 - 2 - 1
(C) 3 - 2 - 1 - 4 (D) 3 - 2 - 4 - 1
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10. Consider the following statements–
1. Active Microwave Remote Sensing provides cloud penetration and day-night imaging capability for the satellites.
2. Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) enables applications in agriculture and management of natural disasters like flood and cyclone.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?
(A) 1 only (B) 2 only
(C) Both 1 and 2 (D) Neither 1 nor 2
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11. Select the correct statement(s)–
1. Vijay Kumar won Silver in rapid-fire pistol event at the 2012 London Olympics.
2. Serena Williams became the first woman to win the Olympic tennis singles Gold after having won all the Grand Slam events.
(A) 1 only (B) 2 only
(C) Both 1 and 2 (D) Neither 1 nor 2
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12. Who among the following won the UEFA Best Player award for 2012?
(A) Lionel Messi (B) Andres Iniesta
(C) Christiano Ronaldo (D) None of these
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13. Who among the following is credited with conceiving and implementing a radically new mode of bringing water to crops in arid and dry land regions called “Micro Irrigation”?
(A) Daniel Hillel (B) Matt Apuzzo
(C) Wang Shu (D) John Gordon
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14. Which of the following is the heaviest satellite successfully launched so far by India?
(A) RISAT-l (B) GSAT-12
(C) GSAT-l0 (D) GSAT-8
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15. Consider the following statements–
1. Agni-V is the most formidable missile with a range of 5,000 km.
2. India has joined the elite league of countries like Russia, United States of America, France and China to have Inter-Continental Ballistic Missile Technology.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?
(A) 1 only (B) 2 only
(C) Both 1 and 2 (D) Neither 1 nor 2
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16. What is the nationality of Victoria Azarenka?
(A) Moldova (B) USA
(C) Belorussia (D) None of these
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17. Who among the following won the Best Player Award for UEFA Euro 2012?
(A) Andres Iniesta (B) Marlo Gomez
(C) Fernano Torres (D) Christiano Ronaldo
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18. Consider the following statements–
1. Dalveer Bhandari has been appointed as a member of the International Court of Justice.
2. Dalveer Bhandari was nominated by the North Western University School of Law, Chicago, United States his alma mater.
Which of the following statements is/are correct?
(A) 1 only (B) 2 only
(C) Both 1 and 2 (D) Neither 1 nor 2
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19. Which of the following statements is/are correct?
1. The first Administrative Reforms Commission was chaired by Morarji Desai.
2. The first National Commission on Labour was set up on 24th December 1966 under the chairmanship of Justice P. B. Gajendragadkar.
(A) 1 only (B) 2 only
(C) Both 1 and 2 (D) Neither 1 nor 2
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20. Who among the following is the Chairman of Indian Railways High Level Safety Review Committee?
(A) B. N. Srikrishna (B) Anil Kakodkar
(C) Adi Godrej (D) Anand Mahindra
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