General Knowledge Questions for Government Exams 20146

General Knowledge Questions
(Useful for CSAT, State CSAT/PCS/PSC, SSC, RRB, NDA, CDS, B.Ed., LIC, GIC, Police, Force, Teacher Exams etc.)

1. Something which has easily understood instruction is said to be–
(A) Analogue data (B) Digital data
(C) Modem data (D) Watts data
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2. Which one of the following countries is the leading producer of uranium?
(A) United States of America (B) Canada
(C) Germany (D) Zambia
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3. Which one of the following pairs of countries are the major palm-oil producing countries?
(A) Myanmar and Thailand (B) Indonesia and Malaysia
(C) Laos and Vietnam (D) Cambodia and Philippines
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4. The headquarters of IMF and World Bank are located at–
(A) Geneva and Montreal (B) Geneva and Vienna
(C) New York and Geneva (D) Washington DC
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5. A genetically engineered form of brinjal known as the Bt-brinjal has been developed. The objective of this is–
(A) to make in pest-resistant (B) to improve its taste and nutritive qualities
(C) to make it drought-resistant (D) to make it shelf-life longer
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6. Salinization occurs when the irrigation water accumulated in the soil evaporates, leaving behind salts and minerals. What are the effects of salinizating on the irregated land?
(A) It greatly increases the crop production (B) It makes some soils impermeable
(C) It raises the water level (D) It fills the air spaces in the soil with water
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7. Who of the following is an accomplished vocalist?
(A) Monu Mazumdar (B) Shiv Kumar Sharma
(C) Satish Gujral (D) Dinanath Mishra
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8. Who was the first speaker of the 'Indian Parliament?
(A) GV Mavalankar (B) KM Munshi
(C) Dr Rajendra Prasad (D) Dr BR Ambedkar
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9. The biggest British capital investment in India was made in–
(A) the tea, coffee, and indigo plantations (B) the railways, banking insurance, and shipping
(C) the cotton textile industry (D) the jute mills
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10. Sukhoi-30 MKI Squadron is not stationed at–
(A) Tezpur (B) Pune
(C) Jamnagar (D) Bareilly
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11. Which of the following is an indigenously built light combat aircraft of India?
(A) Akash (B) Vikrant
(C) Tejas (D) Arjun
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12. With reference to Indian Freedom struggles, who among the following was labelled as 'Moderate' leader" in the Congress?
(A) Gopal Krishna Gokhale (B) Bipin Chandra Pal
(C) Lala Lajpat Rai (D) Aurobindo Ghosh
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13. The concept of sustainable development relates to–
(A) consumption levels (B) exhaustible resources
(C) social equity (D) intergenerational equity
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14. Which country among the following has the largest cultivated area of cotton in the world?
(A) Egypt (B) India
(C) Pakistan (D) USA
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15. Deleted data remains on a disk until–
(A) the data is overwritten (B) a file compressed utility is used
(C) the recycle bin is emptied (D) the disk is scanned
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16. Under which one of the following systems of assessment, the British Government collected revenue directly from the farmers?
(A) Zamindari (B) Ryotwari
(C) Annawari (D) Desaiwari
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17. A Muslim organisation, which proposed during the First world war that muslims should participate and try to reach an accord with the congress, was–
(A) Muslim Leauge (B) Ahmadiya Movement
(C) Ehrar League (D) Deoband Movement
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18. During the period of the Indian Freedom struggle, who among the following started the Central Hindu School?
(A) Annie Besant (B) Bhikaji Cama
(C) MG Ranade (D) Madan Mohan Malaviya
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19. 'Bhuvan' is–
(A) a mini satellite launched by ISRO for promoting the distance education in India
(B) the name given to the next Moon Impact Probe, for Chandrayan II
(C) a geoportal of ISRO with 3-D imaging capabilities of India
(D) a space telescope developed by India
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20. The first phase of construction of which base of Indian Navy is code-named 'Project Seabird'?
(A) INS Kadamba (B) INS Airavat
(C) INS Shivalik (D) INS Khukri
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