20 Easy General Knowledge Quiz Questions and Answers

General Knowledge Quiz 12

1. Where does the ethnic group called Dayak live?
(A) Bali (B) Borneo
(C) Tenggara Sunda Islands (D) West Timor
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2. The 'Greening of the East' refers to–
(A) fodder cultivation in Eastern India
(B) agricultural development in East European countries
(C) intensive forestry development of Andaman and Nicobar Islands
(D) spread of Green Revolution to non-traditional areas of Eastern India
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3. Index 'Residex' is associated with–
(A) Share Prices (B) Mutual Fund Prices
(C) Price Inflation Index (D) Land Prices
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4. Who among the following abolished the 'Sati System'?
(A) Lord Minto (B) Lord Ripon
(C) Lord Bentinck (D) Lord Lytton
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5. Who among the following wrote the book Babuvivah ?
(A) Raja Rammohan Roy (B) lshwar Chandra Vidyasagar
(C) Pandita Rambai (D) Rabindranath Tagore
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6. is also called the "Year of Great Divide" in the demographic history of India–
(A) 1921 (B) 1901
(C) 1931 (D) 2011
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7. Which of the following did not effect a change in the status of the lower castes?
(A) Loss of monopoly on land ownership by the traditional upper class (B) Rise of the rural capitalist class
(C) Growth of a new middle class (D) British colonial policy of undermining native traditions
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8. Who among the following leaders did not believe in the drain theory of Dadabhai Naoroji?
(A) B G Tilak (B) R C Dutt
(C) M G Ranade (D) Sir Syed Ahmed Khan
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9. Petroleum is referred to as liquid gold because of its–
(A) scarcity (B) diversified use
(C) Both 'a' and 'b' (D) Neither 'a' nor 'b'
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10. By which one of the following, an old written material which cannot be read easily, can be read?
(A) a- rays (B) c- rays
(C) X-rays (D) IR- rays
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11. A mirror produces magnified erect image of an object. The nature of the mirror is–
(A) convex (B) concave
(C) plane (D) Neither convex nor concave
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12. If a limestone piece is dipped in water, bubbles evolve. The bubbling is due to–
(A) hydrogen (B) oxygen
(C) water vapour (D) carbon dioxide
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13. From which one of these constitution has the idea of Preamble been borrowed by the Constitution of India?
(A) US Constitution (B) Canadian Constitution
(C) French Constitution (D) Italian Constitution
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14. The Preamble was proposed before the Drafting Committee by–
(A) B N Rau (B) B R Ambedkar
(C) Jawaharlal Nehru (D) Sardar Patel
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15. The office of the Prime Minister of India–
(A) is based on conventions (B) has been created by Parliament
(C) has been created by the Constitution (D) is less powerful than that of the President
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16. Which one of the following ethnic groups does not belong to Mongoloids?
(A) The Yakuts (B) The Samoyeds
(C) The Red Indians of North America (D) The Bantus
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17. Tribes belonging to which one of the following groups earn their livelihood through food-gathering and hunting?
(A) Bushman, Pigmy and Eskimo (B) Masai, Kirghiz and Boro
(C) Pigmy, Eskimo and Kirghiz (D) Boro, Bushman and Masai
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18. The number of approved share markets in India is–
(A) 24 (B) 20
(C) 19 (D) 23
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19. A rise in 'SENSEX' means–
(A) a rise in prices of shares of all companies registered with Bombay Stock Exchange
(A) a rise in prices of shares of all companies registered with National Stock Exchange
(C) an overall rise in prices of shares of group up companies registered with Bombay Stock Exchange
(D) a rise in prices of shares of all companies belonging to a group of companies registered with Bombay Stock Exchange
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20. A National Emergency remains in operation, with the approval of the Parliament, for–
(A) a maximum period of three years (B) a maximum period of one year
(C) a maximum period or six months (D) an indefinite period
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21. Mahatma Gandhi Presided over the annual session of Congress only once at–
(A) Kakinada 1923 (B) Belgaum 1925
(C) Kanpur 1925 (D) Guwahati 1926
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22. Along with the highest sex ratio, Kerala also has the dubious distinction of highest–
(A) transgenders (B) greying population
(C) handicapped population (D) child marriages
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23. Who among the following Gandhian followers was a teacher by profession?
(A) AN Sinha (B) Braj Kishore Prasad
(C) JB Kriplani (D) Rajendra Prasad
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24. Which of the following works of Gandhi was the first to be written by him?
(A) Hind Swaraj (B) Economics of Khadi
(C) Ashram Observances in Action (D) From Yervada Mandir
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25. Which is not a factor of industrial location?
(A) Market (B) Capital
(C) Power (D) Population density
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