General Knowledge Questions for Government Exams 2016

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

1. In which of the following years was the first Railway line between Bombay and Thane laid?
(A) 1853 (B) 1854
(C) 1856 (D) 1858
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2. Green Revolutionin India is not successful in the–
(A) Beas Valley (B) Brahmaputra Valley
(C) Cauveri Valley (D) Sutlej Valley
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3. Which of the following was not built by Alauddin Khilji?
(A) City of Siri (B) Tomb of Jalaluddin
(C) Hauz-i-Alai (D) Jamaat Khana Masjid
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4. Which region of India was ruled by Sultan Zain-ul-Abidin?
(A) Asom (B) Delhi
(C) Kashmir (D) Odisha
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5. Venkatachaliah Commission was constituted to review the–
(A) sharing of river waters between the states (B) creating of new states
(C) Constitution of India (D) taxation system
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6. Which of. the following were not represented or painted in the medieval Indian paintings?
(A) Court and hunting scenes (B) Portraits of royal personalities
(C) Pictures of animals and birds (D) Religious scenes
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7. Which of the following is not a special feature of Tughlaq architecture?
(A) Sloping walls 'batter' (B) Combining the principles of the arch and the lintel and beam
(C) Curvilinear cornices (D) Use of the cheaper grey stone instead of the costly red sandstone
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8. There is a distinct change in public policies promoting human development in India in the postglobalized era. This change has been termed as–
(A) individual-centric approach to development (B) state centric development
(C) right based approach to development (D) performance based approach to development
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9. Which of the following was not built by Firoz Shah Tughlaq?
(A) Palace fort of Firozabad (B) Kotla Firoz Shah
(C) City of Jahan Panah (D) Hauz-i-Khas
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10. Which one of the following states has seen a series of strong public protests against the Armed Forces Special Powers Act in force in that state?
(A) Nagaland (B) Manipur
(C) Jammu and Kashmir (D) Jharkhand
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11. The growth of modern industries in India was greatly hampered on account of the lack of–
(A) Indian capital (B) technical education
(C) Both 'a' and 'b' (D) spirit of enterprise
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12. Which one of the following is the standard protocol of internet?
(A) HTML (B) Java
(C) Flash (D) TCP/IP
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13. The tropical forests are found in which one of the following regions of India?
(A) Western part of the Western Ghats (B) North-Eastern parts of India
(C) Both 'a' and 'b' (D) None of these
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14. Which one of the following is the first company managed major port in India?
(A) Cochin (B) Ennore
(C) Tuticorin (D) Visakhapatnam
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15. The loess uplands in China are largely devoid of forests due to–
(A) agricultural expansion (B) arid climate
(C) excessive exploitation of forests (D) over-grazing
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16. The last major extension of British Indian territory took place during the time of–
(A) Dufferin (B) Dalhousie
(C) Lytton (D) Curzon
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17. Ridiculing the idea of Swarajya in 1903 who said "Only mad men outside lunatic asylums could think or talk of independence"?
(A) Lord Curzon (B) Lord Hardinge
(C) Gopal Krishna Gokhale (D) Pherozshah Mehta
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18. The World Bank and IMF gives respectively–
(A) long term and short term credits (B) short term and long term credits
(C) Both long term credits (D) Both short term credits
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19. Who of the following was- known as Deshbandhu?
(A) Aurobindo Ghosh (B) Chittranjan Das
(C) Dadabhai Naoroji (D) Jyotiba Phule
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20. The word Adivasi was used for the first time to refer to the tribal people by–
(A) Mahatma Gandhi (B) Thakkar Bappa
(C) Jyotiba Phule (D) BR Ambedkar
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