Objective General Knowledge Questions and Answers

Objective GK Questions and Answers

1. Which one of the following does not take part in the elections of the President?
(A) Elected Members of the Lok Sabha (B) Elected Members of the Rajya Sabha
(C) Members of the Legislative Councils (D) None of the above
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2. Among the following Presidents of India, who was also the Secretary General of Non-Aligned Movement for some period?
(A) Dr S Radhakrishnan (B) VV Giri
(C) Giani Zail Singh (D) Dr Shankar Dayal Sharma
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3. Who decides the disputes regarding election of the President?
(A) The Supreme Court (B) The Election Commission
(C) The Parliament (D) Both 'a' and 'b'
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4. Plants of tropical and sub-tropical regions are called–
(A) Megatherms (B) Mesotherms
(C) Microtherrns (D) Heksotherms
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5. Plants having thorny leaves and penetrating roots are classified as–
(A) Xerophytes (B) Hygrophytes
(C) Mesophytes (D) Desert plants
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6. Jai Prakash Narain Employment Guarantee Yojana was proposed in the budget of–
(A) 2002-03 (B) 2001-02
(C) 2003-04 (D) 2000-01
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7. What is Nirmal Bharat Abhiyan Yojana associated with?
(A) Making Community Latrines in slums (B) Educating rural women
(C) Drinking water (D) Building dams
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8. Xanthoderons is the term of skin applied to–
(A) Caucasoid race (B) Negroid race
(C) Mongoloid race (D) Australoid race
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9. Who among the following established Ferguson college at pune in the year1885 ?
(A) Decan Education Society (B) Bhartiya Sewak Samaj
(C) Samaj Sewa Sangh (D) Theosophical Society
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10. Who of the following has not been a Chief Justice of India?
(A) RC Lahoti (B) G B Pattanaik
(C) S S Gill (D) VN Khare
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11. Population explosion is associated with–
(A) high birth rate and low death rate (B) high birth rate and high death rate
(C) low birth rate and high death rate (D) low birth rate and low death rate
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12. Who of the following Prime Ministers sent Cripps Mission to India?
(A) James Ramsay MacDonald (B) Stanley Baldwin
(C) Neville Chamberlain (D) Winston Churchill
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13. The canal-carrying capacity of Farrakka is–
(A) 75000 Cusecs (B) 70000 Cusecs
(C) 40000 Cusecs (D) 35000 Cusecs
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14. The virus was discovered by–
(A) Urey (B) Haeckel
(C) Smith (D) Ivanowski
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15. Bacteriophage is–
(A) bacterium (B) fungus
(C) virus (D) mycoplasm
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16. Interferon suppresses the pathogenic activity of–
(A) bacteria (B) fungus
(C) virus (D) protozoa
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17. Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) is a new index being/to be included in–
(A) World Human Report (B) Human Development "Report
(C) Both 'a' and 'b' (D) None of the above
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18. Who was the Chairman of the First law Commission of India after independence?
(A) MC Setalvad (B) BM Rau
(C) KM Munshi (D) Justice JL Kapur
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19. Which of the following is not true regarding the Judicial Standards and Accountability Bill 2010?
(A) Provides for the accountability of judges (B) Lays down judicial standards
(C) Provides a mechanism for the removal of judges (D) Judges are not required to declare their assets
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20. Travelling from the equator towards pole, what would be the correct sequence of vegetation types you would encounter?
(A) Tropical rain forest -tundra - savanna (B) Tropical rain forest - desert scrub - tundra
(C) Desert scrub - tropical rain forest - tundra (D) Mediterranean scrub - desert scrub - tundra
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21. The highest growth rate of population is found in–
(A) India (B) Malaysia
(C) Bangladesh (D) Sri Lanka
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22. Aam Admi Bima Yojana is an insurance scheme for rural landless households introduced by–
(C) ICICI (D) None of these
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23. Excess of public expenditure over public revenue leads to–
(A) deficit financing (B) capital formation
(C) tax reduction (D) surplus creation
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24. Who of the following was associated with the August Offer?
(A) Lord Wavell (B) Lord Irwin
(C) Lord Linlithgow (D) Lord Mountbatten
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25. Which of the following acted as President of the Indian National Congress for six consecutive years?
(A) JL Nehru (B) Dadabhai Naoroji
(C) Abul Kalam Azad (D) Gopal Krishna Gokhale
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