Objective General Knowledge Questions and Answers

Objective GK Questions and Answers

1. Who among the following took over as Chief Election Commissioner from B B Tandon?
(A) M Damodaran (B) N Gopalaswamy
(C) Y V Reddy (D) S Y Qureshi
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2. During Indian Freedom Struggle, which one of the following happened earliest?
(A) Simon Commission (B) Gaya Session of Congress
(C) Tripuri Session of Congress (D) Gandhi-Irwin Pact
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3. Who of the following started Swaraj Party?
(A) Bipin Chandra Pal and Rajendra Prasad (B) Bipin Chandra Pal and Subhash Chandra Bose
(C) CR Das and Motilal Nehru (D) CR Das and Madan Mohan Malaviya
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4. Which one of the following East flowing rivers of India has rift valley due to down warping?
(A) Damodar (B) Mahanadi
(C) Son (D) Yamuna
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5. Father of biology is–
(A) Aristotle (B) Birbal Sahni
(C) C Linnaeus (D) Charles Darwin
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6. How many cells and meiosis are needed to produce 200 cells?
(A) 100 and 50 respectively (B) 25 and 50 respectively
(C) 50 and 25 respectively (D) 50 and 50 respectively
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7. Which of the following vitamin combines with avidin contained in egg-white forming a compound that cannot be absorbed by the intestine and is therefore, excreted–
(A) vitamin B2 (B) vitamin B3
(C) vitamin B7 (D) vitamin A
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8. The Supreme Court had appointed a task force on judicial impact assessment. Who was the Chairman of this Task Force?
(A) Justice M Jagannadha Rao (B) Justice AR Lakshman
(C) Dr Justice PV Reddi (D) Justice Shiv Kumar Sharma
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9. The total number of High Courts in India at present is–
(A) twenty one (B) sixteen
(C) fifteen (D) eighteen
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10. Which Article of the Indian Constitution discusses the financial relations between the Centre and the States?
(A) Article 268 to 281 (B) Article 289 to 295
(C) Article 278 to 291 (D) Article 168 to 171
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11. Approximately one-half of the world population lives in–
(A) East Asia and Europe (B) Europe and Eastern-North America
(C) Southern and South-East Asia (D) East and South Asia
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12. The largest permanent migration of the Indians outside the country in the last century was associated with the–
(A) demand for the professionals (B) petro-dollar revolution
(C) sugarcane plantations (D) rubber and tea plantations
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13. Money in India consists of–
(A) paper currency (B) current deposits
(C) metallic coins (D) All of these
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14. Highest per capita income is inversely co-related with the proportion of active population engaged in–
(A) service (B) industry
(C) agriculture (D) All of these
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15. Who among the following was not a contemporary of the other three?
(A) Bimbisara (B) Gautama Buddha
(C) Milinda (D) Prasenjit
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16. Which of the following kingdoms did not appear in the later-Vedic North India?
(A) Kuru Panchala (B) Kosala
(C) Kashi (D) Anga
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17. Among the following who was the earliest visitor to India?
(A) Al Beruni (B) Fa-Hien
(C) Hiuen-Tsang (D) Megasthnese
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18. Which one of the following scripts of ancient India was written from right to left?
(A) Brahmi (B) Nandnagari
(C) Sharada (D) Kharoshti
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19. Which vedic text refers to money lending?
(A) Atharvaveda (B) Satapatha Brahmana
(C) Yajurveda (D) Gopatha Brahmana
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20. Which one of the following statements is not true?
(A) Ghaggar's water is utilised in the Indira Gandhi Canal (B) Narmada rises from Amarkantak region
(C) Nizam Sagar is situated on the Manjra river (D) Penganga is a tributary of the Godavari
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21. The improper function of which of the following results in the condition 'Myxedema' in human beings?
(A) Adrenal gland (B) Pancreas
(C) Thyroid gland (D) Liver
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22. In which one of the following type of cell divisions does crossing over of chromosomes take place?
(A) Mitosis (B) Amitosis
(C) Meiosis (D) Cytokinesis
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23. Which of the following organism does not obey the ‘cell theory’?
(A) Virus (B) Bacteria
(C) Fungi (D) Plants
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24. The executive power relating to concurrent subjects remain with–
(A) the Centre (B) the States
(C) the President (D) the Constitution
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25. The Union List contains–
(A) 47 Subjects (B) 97 Subjects
(C) 63 Subjects (D) 92 Subjects
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