20 Easy General Knowledge Quiz Questions and Answers

General Knowledge Quiz 4

1. For which one of the following is Sualkuchi famous?
(A) Bird sanctuary. (B) Temple city
(C) Silk centre (D) Hill station
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2. Organisms free floating on the surface of water body are–
(A) benthos (B) nektons
(C) neustons (D) phytoplanktons
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3. Which of the following is the honey bee queen substance?
(A) An ingredient of honey (B) A pheromone secreted by the queen
(C) A type of wax used in cell construction (D) An excretory product of the queen
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4. Which one among the following chemical compounds sis found in very high concentration in the blood of gout patient?
(A) Urea (B) Amino acids
(C) Ammonia (D) Uric acid
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5. When can the salaries of the Judges of the Supreme Court be reduced during their term of office?
(A) If the Parliament passes a bill to this effect (B) During a financial emergency
(C) As and when the President desires (D) Never
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6. The idea of incorporation of the Concurrent List in the Indian Constitution has been borrowed from the Constitution of–
(A) Australia (B) United Kingdom
(C) Canada (D) Germany
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7. The residuary powers of Legislation in case of Jammu and Kashmir belong to–
(A) Parliament (B) the State legislature
(C) the Governor (D) Both 'a' and 'b'
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8. What is the maximum potential number of inhabitants which can be supported in a given ecosystem known as?
(A) Biotic potential (B) Carrying capacity
(C) Reproductive capacity (D) Tolerance limit
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9. In 1930, J L Nehru undertook fast in protest against–
(A) flogging of prisoners
(B) indiscriminate arrest of Congress workers
(C) refusal of the British authorities to release him on parole to sea his ailing father
(D) police firing on volunteers picketing liquor shops
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10. The Kelkar proposals which were in the news recently were the–
(A) recommendations for reforms in the power sector
(B) recommendations for tax reforms
(C) guidelines for the privatization of public sector undertakings
(D) guidelines for reducing vehicular pollution, and the promotion of CNG use
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11. The term National Income represents–
(A) gross national product at market prices minus depreciation
(B) gross national product at market prices minus depreciation plus net factor income from abroad
(C) gross national product at market prices minus depreciation and indirect taxes plus subsidies
(D) gross national product at market prices minus net factor income from abroad
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12. Who among the following started the newspaper Shome Prakash?
(A) Dayanand Saraswati (B) Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar
(C) Raja Rammohan Roy (D) Surendranath Banerjee
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13. Which of the following was a striking feature of Indian Cultural renaissance?
(A) Birth of new regional languages
(B) Growth of the novel at the expense of other forms of writing
(C) Research oriented study of the past history and antiquities of India
(D) Growth of new schools of philosophy
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14. Which one among the following statements regarding SAARC is correct?
(A) Myanmar is a member of SAARC
(B) Headquarters of SAARC are located in Dhaka
(C) The first SAARC Award was posthumously conferred upon late President Ziaur Rahman of Bangladesh
(D) The present Secretary General of SAARC is from India
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15. During the Indian Freedom Struggle, why did Rowlatt Act arouse popular indignation?
(A) It curtailed the freedom of religion (B) It suppressed the Indian traditional education
(C) It authorized the government to imprison people .without trial (D) It curbed the trade union activities
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16. Which of the following important pledges/resolutions was not drafted by Gandhi himself?
(A) Anti Rowlatt Act Satyagraha Pledge (B) Poorna Swarajya Pledge
(C) Quit India Resolution (D) Non-Cooperation Resolution
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17. What is the correct sequence of the rivers Godavari, Mahanadi, Narmada and Tapi in the descending order of their lengths?
(A) Godavari-Mahanadi-Narmada-Tapi (B) Godavari-Narmada-Mahanadi-Tapi
(C) Narmada-Godavari- Tapi-Mahanadi (D) Narmada-Tapi-Godavari-Mahanadi
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18. The pneumatic bones are expected to be found in–
(A) pigeon (B) rabbit
(C) calotes (D) frogs
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19. Which one among the following muscles is immune to fatigue?
(A) Striped muscle (B) Unstriped muscle
(C) Cardiac muscle (D) Voluntary muscle
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20. The sliding-filament theory of muscle contraction was proposed by–
(A) A Pullman and F Pullman (B) AF Huxley and H E Huxley
(C) AF Huxley and A Sherrington (D) A Sherrington and HE Huxley
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21. When can a State Law on a subject in the Concurrent List get precedence over a Central Law on the same subject?
(A) In no circumstance
(B) If it had got the President's consent before being introduced as a bill in the state legislature
(C) If it was made before the central law
(D) If it had got the President's assent before the enactment of the central law
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22. The Union Territories are administered by the–
(A) the Prime Minister (B) the Union cabinet
(C) the Parliament (D) the President through administrators appointed by him
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23. Which of the following subjects comes under the Concurrent List?
(A) Citizenship (B) Inter-state rivers
(C) Trade union (D) Local government
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24. The Aura Borealis occurs in the–
(A) Exosphere (B) Ionsphere
(C) Ozonosphere (D) Stratasphere
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25. The rate of decrease of temperature in the tropos phere is–
(A) 5.4°C (B) 6.4°C
(C) 7°C (D) 7.4°C
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