20 Easy General Knowledge Quiz Questions and Answers

General Knowledge Quiz 2

1. Which one of the following was initially the most powerful city state of India in the 6th century BC?
(A) Gandhar (B) Kamboj
(C) Kashi (D) Magadh
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2. The agenda for the Round Table Conferences held in London was to–
(A) discuss the report of the Simon Commission
(B) form a Constitution for India
(C) find a solution of the communal problem in India
(D) find a solution for the problems of the 'depressed' classes of India
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3. Which one of the following iron and steel plants was established with the British collaboration?
(A) Bhilai (B) Rourkela
(C) Bokaro (D) Durgapur
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4. Which one of the following is associated with the formation of brown air in traffic congested cities?
(A) Sulphur dioxide (B) Nitrogen oxide
(C) Carbon dioxide (D) Carbon monoxide
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5. Which one of the following is the correct order of density of alkaline earth metals?
(A) Sr > Ca > Mg > Be (B) Be > Mg > Ca > Sr
(C) Sr > Mg > Be > Ca (D) Ca > Be > Mg > Sr
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6 Which one among the following is the natural polymer?
(A) Nylon (B) Teflon
(C) PVC (D) Cellulose
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7. During financial emergency, the President can–
(A) order the reduction of salaries of the Supreme Court and High Court Judges
(B) order the reduction of salaries and allowances of all central and state civil servants
(C) ask states to reserve the money or financial bills passed by the State Legislature for his considerations
(D) All of the above
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8. To which of the following bills must the President accord his sanction without sending it back for reconsideration?
(A) Money Bills (B) Ordinary Bills
(C) Bills seeking Amendment to the Constitution (D) Bills passed by both the Houses of Parliament
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9. Which one of the following was elected President of India unopposed?
(A) Dr Rajendra Prasad (B) Dr Radhakrishnan
(C) Dr Neelam Sanjeeva Reddy (D) KR Narayanan
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10. Starting from the best quality of iron ore, which one of the following is the correct sequence of the iron ore based on the contents of pure iron?
(A) Magnetite-Hematite-Limonite- Siderite (B) Hematite-Magnetite-Limonite- Siderite
(C) Magnetite-Hematite-Siderite- Limonite (D) Hematite-Magnetite-Siderite- Limonite
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11. Claims to the historical Macedonian territory have been a bone of contention between which of the following countries?
(A) Portugal and Spain (B) Bulgaria and Greece
(C) Romania and Bulgaria (D) Portugal and Greece
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12. The Currency Convertibility concept in its original form is originated in–
(A) Taylors agreement (B) Wells agreement
(C) Bretton Woods agreement (D) Symmonds agreement
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13. The purpose of land reforms was to achieve–
(A) increase in production (B) increase the purchasing power of the rural population
(C) ensure distributive justice with economic growth (D) All of the above
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14. At which one of the following places Shankaracharya did not establish a matha?
(A) Kashi (B) Kanchi
(C) Purl (D) Kedarnatha
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15. Which one of the Chola Kings conquered Ceylon?
(A) Aditya I (B) Rajaraja I
(C) Rajendra (D) Vljayalaya
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16. Which one of the following South-East Asian countries is a member of OPEC?
(A) Indonesia (B) Libya
(C) Myanmar (D) Thailand
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17. In India, who is the Chairman of the National Water Resources Council?
(A) Prime Minister (B) Minister of Water Resources
(C) Minister of Environment and Forests (D) Minister of Science and Technology
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18. The rock-cut temples of Mahabalipuram were built under the patronage of the–
(A) Chola Kings (B) Pandya Kings
(C) Pallava Kings (D) Satavahana Kings
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19. Which of the following divides India into Northern and Southern parts?
(A) Equator (B) Tropic of Cancer
(C) Tropic of Capricorn (D) Arctic Circle
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20. Which one of the following is the hardest alkali metal?
(A) Li (B) K
(C) Na (D) Cs
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21. The ability of geckos which can hang on a glass surface using only one toe and to climb on sheer surfaces has been attributed to the–
(A) hydrophobic interaction (B) van der Waals force
(C) electrostatic interaction (D) covalent bond
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22. Which among the following gland is known as "Clockwork gland" of human beings?
(A) Thyroid gland (B) Pituitiary gland
(C) Pineal gland (D) Gonads
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23. Which one of the following has been wrongly listed as judicial power of the President of India?
(A) He appoints the Chief Justice and other Judges of the Supreme Court
(B) He can grant pardon, reprieve and respite to a person awarded punishment
(C) He can consult the Supreme Court on any question of law or fact
(D) He can remove a Judge of the Supreme Court on grounds of misconduct
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24. Which one of the following Vice-Presidents resigned from his office to contest for the office of President?
(A) Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed (B) Neelam Sanjeeva Reddy
(C) V V Giri (D) Both 'b' and 'c'
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25. The Supreme Court was set up under–
(A) Regulating Act, 1773 (B) Pitts India Act, 1784
(C) Indian Councils Act, 1861 (C) Indian Councils Act, 1892
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