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General Awareness Quiz 13

1. The timber of which one of the following trees is used for making cricket bats?
(A) Deodar (B) Sal
(C) Teak (D) Willow
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2. Which of the following is true when the cells are connected in series?
(A) Current capacity increases (B) Current capacity decreases
(C) The emf increases (D) The emf decreases
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3. Which one of the following enzyme is used to digest gelatine in the process of recovering silver from the photographic film?
(A) Amylase (B) Pepsin
(C) Lipase (D) None of these
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4. Which one among the following statements is not correct? The word 'Socialist' in the preamble of the constitution of India, read with–
(A) Article 39 (D). Would enable the court to uphold the constitutionality of nationalization laws
(B) Article 14, would enable the court to strike down a statute which failed to achieve the socialist goal to the fullest extent
(C) Article 25, would enable the court to ensure freedom guaranteed under that Article
(D) Article 23, would enable the court to reduce inequality in income and status
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5. Which one among the following is a function of the Pro-Tem Speaker of the Lok Sabha?
(A) Conduct of the proceedings of the house in the absence of the Speaker
(B) To check if the election certificates of the members of the house are in order
(C) Swear in the members of the house and hold the charge till a regular Speaker is elected
(D) Give his assent to the bills passed by the house
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6. The time at Cairo is 2 hours ahead of Greenwich. Hence, it is located at–
(A) 30°W longitude (B) 30°E longitude
(C) 28°E longitude (D) 28°W longitude
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7. Which one of the following cities is associated with the river Mekong?
(A) Hong Kong (B) Phnom-Penh
(C) Shanghai (D) Yangon
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8. During which Plan were the steel plants at Durgapur, Bhilai and Rourkela established?
(A) Second Five Year Plan (B) Third Five Year Plan
(C) Ninth Five Year Plan (D) First Five Year Plan
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9. In which of the following years was the Food Corporation of India– (FCI) set up?
(A) 1955 (B) 1960
(C) 1965 (D) 1970
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10. Which one of the following monuments has a dome which is said to be one of the largest in the world?
(A) Tomb of Sher Shah, Sasaram (B) Jama Masjid, Delhi
(C) Tomb of Ghiyas-ud-din Tughlaq, Delhi (D) Gol Gumbaz, Bijapur
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11. To streamline the working of the Military Department, Alauddin Khilji introduced–
(A) preparation of a regular muster of the armed forces
(B) introduction of the system of branding (dagh) of horses
(C) payment of cash salaries to soldiers
(D) All of the above
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12. Where is Bundala Biosphere Reserve which has where been recently added to the UNESCO's 'Man and Biosphere (MAB), network, located?
(A) Russia (B) India
(C) Sri Lanka (D) Bangladesh
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13. Which of the given statements is/are correct?
(A) Ghiyasuddin Tughlaq founded the fortress-city of Tughlaqabad
(B) Firoz Tughlaq founded the city of Fatehabad, Jaunpur and Hissar
(C) Sikandar Lodi made the city of Agra as his capital
(D) All of the above
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14. The Mongols under Chengiz Khan invaded India during the reign of–
(A) Balban (B) Feroz Tughlaq
(C) Iltutmish (D) Muhammad bin Tughlaq
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15. A sandy and saline area is the natural habitat of an Indian animal species. The animal has no predators in that area but its existence is threatened due to the destruction of its habitat. Which one of the following could be that animal?
(A) Indian wild Buffalo (B) Indian wild Ass
(C) Indian wild Boar (D) Indian Gazelle
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16. The highest temperature can be achieved in which type of furnace?
(A) Blast (B) Reverberatory
(C) Electric (D) None of these
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17. Milk, mayonnaise are the examples of–
(A) sol (B) gel
(C) emulsion (D) foam
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18. Which of the following is known as hyzone?
(A) H2 (B) H5+
(C) H7+ (D) H3+
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19. The core of political democracy lies in the basic axiom of electoral democracy which is based on–
(A) Right to Education (B) Freedom of Speech
(C) Right to Equality (D) Universal Adult Franchise
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20. Zero Hour in the Indian Parliament starts at–
(A) first hour of the sitting (B) last hour of the sitting
(C) 12 : 00 noon (D) no fixed timings
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21. Identify the correct sequence of passing a Budget in the Parliament–
(A) Vote on Account—Finance Bill— Appropriation Bill—Discussion on Budget
(B) Finance Bill—Appropriation Bill—Discussion on Budget—Vote on Accounts
(C) Discussion on Budget—Vote on Account— Finance Bill—Appropriation Bill
(D) Discussion on Budget—Appropriation Bill— Finance Bill—Vote on Account
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22. The place where the Blue Nile and White Nile effect a confluence is–
(A) Port Said (B) Cairo
(C) Khartoum (D) Alexandria
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23. The Volta River Project is located in–
(A) Nigeria (B) Sudan
(C) Ghana (D) Republic of Congo
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24. During the last 4 years, the growth of the non-agricultural sector has been–
(A) faster than the agricultural sector (B) slower than the agricultural sector
(C) equal to the agricultural sector (D) None of the above
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25. The basic objective of planing in India is–
(A) increasing employment opportunities (B) expansion of key industries
(C) increase in agricultural output (D) All of the above
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