20 Easy General Knowledge Quiz Questions and Answers

General Knowledge Quiz 5

1. Most important source of capital formation in India has been–
(A) household savings (B) public sector savings
(C) government revenue surpluses (D) corporate savings
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2. Which of the following is correct regarding the gross domestic savings in India?
(A) Contribution of household sector is the largest (B) Contribution of government sector is the largest
(C) Contribution of corporate sector is the largest (D) None of the above
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3. Under whose presidency was the Lahore Session of the Indian National Congress held in the year 1929 wherein a resolution was adopted to gain complete independence from the British?
(A) Bal Gangadhar Tilak (B) Gopal Krishna Gokhale
(C) Jawaharlal Nehru (D) Motilal Nehru
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4. Who among the following had moved the objectives resolution which formed the basis of the Preamble of the Constitution of India in the Constituent Assembly on December 13, 1946?
(A) Dr BR Ambedkar (B) Dr Rajendra Prasad
(C) Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel (D) Pt Jawaharlal Nehru
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5. High Altitude Warfare School of the Indian Army is located at–
(A) Gulmarg (B) Siachen
(C) Leh (D) Manali
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6. It made its proposals in May. It still wanted a united India. There was to be a Federal Union composed of British Provinces–
The above quotation is related to
(A) Simon Commission (B) Gandhi-Irwin Pact
(C) Cripps Mission (D) Cabinet Mission
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7. Which one of the following was a corporation of merchants in ancient India?
(A) Parishad (B) Chaturvedimangalam
(C) Ashtadikgaja (D) Manigrama
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8. The river with highest tidal bore in India is–
(A) Cauveri (B) Mahanadi
(C) Hoogli (D) Krishna
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9. Choose the correct answer of the networks according to their decreasing size of extension/coverage–
(A) WAN-LAN-MAN-PAN (B) WAN-MAN-LAN-PAN
(C) MAN-LAN-PAN-WAN (D) MAN-PAN-WAN-LAN
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10. Which one of the following computer memory is reprogrammable and can be erased by exposing to uv-light?
(A) RAM (B) EEPROM
(C) EPROM (D) PROM
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11. The super computer 'PARAM' was developed by–
(A) TATA (B) IIT-Kharagpur
(C) IIT- Kanpur (D) C-DAC
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12. The list of items which may be entrusted to the Panchayats is given in the–
(A) Eleventh Schedule (B) Twelfth Schedule
(C) Seventh Schedule (D) State List
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13. Which of the following is a source of income of the Gram Panchayats?
(A) Income Tax (B) Sales Tax
(C) Professional Tax (D) Levy Duties
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14. The function of the Panchayat Samiti is to–
(A) deal with administration of justice at the Panchayat level
(B) implement community development project schemes
(C) deal with financial matters of the Panchayat
(D) deal with rural industrialisation
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15. Which one of the following is not a characteristic of the equatorial and tropical rain forest?
(A) A lush green biome (B) Broadleaf evergreen trees
(C) Dense canopy usually arranged in three levels (D) Low diversity in plants and animals
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16. Infant mortality and birth rate tend to vary together, which suggests that–
(A) decrease in one leads to decrease in the other (B) decrease in one leads to increase in the other
(C) increase in one leads to decrease in the other (D) increase in one leads to increase in the other
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17. The new Share Price Index (in dollar value) of Mumbai share market is–
(A) DOLEX (B) UREX
(C) FOREX (D) SENSEX
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18. The cause of deflation is–
(A) lack of goods and services as compared to money supply (B) lack of imports as compared to exports
(C) lack of money supply as compared to supply of goods and services (D) None of the above
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19. The river most mentioned in early Vedic literature is–
(A) Sindhu (B) Sutudri
(C) Saraswati (D) Ganga
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20. The following map shows four of the sixteen mahajanapadas that existed in ancient India The places marked A, B, C, and D respectively are–
(A) Matsya, Cedi, Kosala, Anga (B) Surasena, Avanti, Vatsa, Magadha
(C) Matsya, Avanti, Vatsa, Anga (D) Surasena, Cedi, Kosala, Magadha
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21. Recently the manuscripts of which one of the following have been included in the UNESCO's Memory of World Register'?
(A) Abhidhamma Pitaka (B) Mahabharata
(C) Ramayana (D) Rigveda
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22. The famous grammarian Panini hailed from which of the following mahajanapadas?
(A) Gandhara (B) Kamboja
(C) Vatsa (D) Avanti
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23. Which of the following provides the correct sequence of dynasties ruling at Magadha?
(A) Brihdratha, Harayanka, Shisunaga, Nanda (B) Harayanka, Brihdratha, Shisunaga, Nanda
(C) Harayanka, Shisunaga, Nanda, Brihdratha (D) Brihdratha, Shisunaga, Harayanka, Nanda
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24. Which among the following statements provides the best evidence that a river is flowing through a rift valley?
(A) The Chambal Valley is marked by bad land topography
(B) River Tapi does not have delta but estuary only
(C) River Mahanadi flows through a gorge at Satkosia
(D) River Colorado has the Grand Canyon. along its valley
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25. When speaking of input, output etc, the input refers to–
(A) any data processing that occurs from new data input into the computer
(B) data or information that has been entered into the computer
(C) the transmission of data that has been input into the computer
(D) Both 'b' and 'c'
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