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General Knowledge Quiz 15

1. Which one of the following organelles takes part in the formation of acrosome in human sperms?
(A) Ribosomes (B) Golgi bodies
(C) Lysosome (D) Nucleolus
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2. Which of the following was an associate state of India before becoming a full fledged state?
(A) Mizoram (B) Meghalaya
(C) Manipur (D) Sikkim
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3. A change is distribution of powers between the centre and the states can be done by–
(A) the Central Government (B) the federating units by themselves
(C) amending the Constitution (D) None of the above
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4. The Union Parliament has the power to legislate on the subjects of all three lists in respect of–
(A) Scheduled Areas (B) Hill Areas
(C) Backward Areas (D) Union Territories
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5. 28.38° N and 77.12° E are the respective latitude and longitude of which one of the following places?
(A) Jaipur (B) Delhi
(C) Lucknow (D) Allahabad
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6. Which of the following rivers drains into the Atlantic Ocean?
(A) Nile River (B) Mekong River
(C) Congo River (D) Yellow River
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7. Where are the headquarters of World Bank situated?
(A) Washington DC (B) New York
(C) Manila (D) Geneva
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8. The Annapurna Scheme has been merged with–
(A) National Old Age Pension (B) Ujjwala
(C) IRDP (D) None of the above
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9. The Huzur dafter was–
(A) the king's court at Satara (B) the office of Nyayadhish
(C) the office of Mamlatdar (D) the Peshwa's Secretariat at Pune
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10. The Modi script' was employed in the documents of the–
(A) Wodeyars (B) Zamorins
(C) Hoysalas (D) Marathas
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11. Kalhana's well-known work' Rajatarangini' is an important source material for the study of which one of the following?
(A) Ancient Kamarupa (B) Post-Mauryan Magadha
(C) Medieval Rajasthan (D) Early Medieval Kashmir
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12. The last Peshwa who became British Pensioner and lived for about thirty years at Bithur near Kanpur was–
(A) Narain Rao (B) Madhav Rao I
(C) Madhav Rao Narain (D) Baji Rao II
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13. Which of the following was responsible for cutting down the allowance of, and imposing various kinds of restrictions on, Sahu II– (1777-1808)?
(A) Peshwa Narayana Rao (B) Peshwa Madhav Rao Narayan
(C) Peshwa Bajirao IInd (D) Nand Phadnavis
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14. Which one of the following is correct?
The Palghat Gap serves inland communications from
(A) Madurai to Thiruvananthapuram (B) Chennai to Kochi
(C) Pune to Mumbai (D) Bengaluru to Mangalore
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15. The vestigial organ, vermiform appendix found in human beings is a part of–
(A) small intestine (B) large intestine
(C) stomach (D) rectum
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16. The cell theory was proposed by–
(A) Schleiden and Schwann (B) Robert Hooke
(C) Leeuwenhoek (D) Robert brown and Purkinjee
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17. All the logic and mathematical calculations done by the computer happen in/on the–
(A) System board (B) Central control unit
(C) Central processing unit (D) Mother board
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18. Under which of these Articles, Parliament has power to make any law for implementing any international treaty or agreement?
(A) Article 250 (B) Article 251
(C) Article 253 (D) Article 255
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19. 'Marriage', 'Divorce' and 'Adoption' are an entry in the Seventh Schedule of 'the constitution under the following–
(A) List I-Union List (B) List II-State List
(C) List III-Concurrent List (D) None of the above
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20. Special representation in Panchayati Raj Institutions is given to–
(A) women (B) co-operative societies
(C) backward classes (D) All of the above
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21. Which among the following rivers is the largest?
(A) Nile (B) Congo
(C) Volga (D) Amazon
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22. Karachi is situated on the bank of which river?
(A) Chenab (B) Indus
(C) Neelam (D) Tagris
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23. By eradicating poverty who wished to 'wipe out every tear from every eye'?
(A) JL Nehru (B) Rabindranath Tagore
(C) Indira Gandhi (D) None of these
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24. The 'Antyodaya' programme was started first of all in which state?
(A) Tamil Nadu (B) Paschim Banga
(C) Uttar Pradesh (D) Madhya Pradesh
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25. Which of the following aspects of the caste system was particularly condemned by all social reformers?
(A) Varna System (B) Jati System
(D) Ashram System (D) Untouchability
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