Objective General Knowledge Multiple Questions

Objective GK Multiple Questions

1. Ethiopia lies in the–
(A) horn of Africa (B) sahel of Africa
(C) cape of Africa (D) central highlands of Africa
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2. Which of the following markets are independtly regulated by Forward Market Commission?
(A) Mutual Funds (B) Commodity Exchanges
(C) Stock Market (D) Foreign Exchange Market
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3. A tax that takes away a higher propotion of one's income as the income rises is termed as–
(A) indirect tax (B) progressive tax
(C) regressive tax (D) propotional tax
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4. Where did the English open their first factory in the South in 1611?
(A) Madras (B) Masulipatnam
(C) Armagoan (D) Vishakhapatnam
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5. The first English obtained the lease of Madras in 1639 from ruler of–
(A) Golconda (B) Karnataka
(C) Mysore (D) Chandragiri
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6. The notion of saptanga that was introduced in Arthashastra includes–
(A) kings, territory, administration and treasury
(B) music, dance, ragas and wrestling
(C) ministers, civil servants, subalterns and those involved in espionage
(D) aristocrats, acharyas, traders and monks
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7. Which one of the following agencies is working for the development of shrimp culture for the farmers?
(A) Fish Farmers' Development Agency (B) Technology Mission on Dairy Development
(C) Fishing Survey of India (D) Brackish Water Fish Farmers' Development Agency
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8. From which of the following Deccan Sultanates did Alburquerque capture Goa?
(A) Ahmadnagar (B) Berar
(C) Bijapur (D) Golconda
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9. The areal spread of fishing ground of the continental shelf along the Peninsular coast of India is over–
(A) 2 lakh sq km (B) 3 lakh sq km
(C) 4 lakh sq km (D) 5 lakh sq km
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10. HIV mainly infects–
(A) a-globulin (B) cytotoxic T-lymphocytes
(C) helper lymphocytes (D) killer lymphocytes
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11. Antigens are present–
(A) inside the nucleus (B) on the nuclear membrane
(C) inside the cytoplasm (D) on the cell surface
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12. Before X-ray examination (coloured X-ray) of the stomach, patients are given suitable salt of barium because–
(A) barium salts are white in colour and this helps stomach to appear clearly
(B) barium is a good absorber of X-rays and helps stomach to appear clearly
(C) barium salts are easily available
(D) barium allows X-rays to pass through the stomach
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13. The powers of the Election Commission are given in which of the following Articles of the Constitution?
(A) Article 286 (B) Article 356
(C) Article 324 (D) Article 362
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14. The Area of Lok Sabha and Vidhan Sabha Constituency for the purpose of elections is determined by the–
(A) Delimitation Commission (B) Election Commission
(C) Census Commissioner (D) President
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15. The conditions of service and tenure of the Chief Election Commissioner is prescribed by–
(A) the Constitution (B) the Parliament
(C) the President (D) Government
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16. Which one of the following countries produces the largest amount of crude steel of the world?
(A) Japan (B) USA
(C) South Korea (D) China
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17. The country well-known for its small scale precision high cost industrial goods is–
(A) Poland (B) Switzerland
(C) France (D) Germany
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18. "World Development Report" is an annual publication of–
(A) United Nations Development Programme (B) International Bank of Reconstruction and Development
(C) World Trade Organisation (D) International Monetary Fund
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19. The National income is more at current prices than at constant prices because–
(A) increase in price is equal to increase in production
(B) increase in price is more than increase in production
(C) increase in production is more than increase in price
(D) of decrease in production only
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20. During the colonial period in India, what was the purpose of the- Witley Commission?
(A) To review the fitness of India for further political reforms
(B) To report on existing conditions of labour and to make recommendations
(C) To draw up a plan for financial reforms for India
(D) To develop a comprehensive scheme for Civil Services in India
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