Objective General Knowledge Questions and Answers

Objective GK Questions and Answers

1. Which of the following statements is /are correct?
(A) Jahangir, the Mughal Emperor, had excellent knowledge of paintings
(B) Farrukh Beg, Daswanth and Basawan were the famous painters of the court of Akbar
(C) Ustad Mansur, a painter in Jahdngir's court, was famous for his paintings of animals and human portraits
(D) All of the above
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2. Kanha National Park belongs to which one among the following biogeographical areas in the world?
(A) Tropical Sub-Humid Forests (B) Tropical Humid Forests
(C) Tropical Dry Forests (D) Tropical Moist Forests
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3. For producing sound, a CD (compact disc) audio player uses a–
(A) Quartz crystal (B) Titanium needle
(C) Laser beam (D) Barium Titanium ceramic
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4. Which one of the following is mainly used in checking of objective type answer papers in the examinations?
(A) MICR (B) OMR
(C) OCR (D) All of these
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5. Which one of the following memory is not the primary memory of a computer?
(A) ROM (B) RAM
(C) EEPROM (D) CD-ROM
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6. The tenure of Gram Panchayat and Nagarpalika shall be for–
(A) three years (B) four years
(C) five years, unless dissolved earlier (D) co-extensive with the term of Legislative Assembly
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7. The three-tier system of Panchayats–
(A) is uniformly applicable to all states
(B) is applicable only to states with population above 50 lakh
(C) need not be strictly followed in states with population below 20 lakh
(D) has been replaced with a four-tier one
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8. Balwant Rai Mehta committee suggested that the structure of Panchayati Raj should consist of–
(A) the village, the block and the district levels (B) the mandal and the district levels
(C) the village, the district and the state levels (D) the village, the mandal, the district and the state levels
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9. As we proceed from equator to poles, the daily range of temperature tends to–
(A) decrease (B) increase
(C) be constant (D) fluctuate
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10. Which one of the following gases, present in the air near the surface of the Earth, has maximum concentrations?
(A) Oxygen (O2) (B) Hydrogen (H2)
(C) Nitrogen (N2) (D) Methane (CH4)
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11. The impact of Green Revolution was felt most in the case of–
(A) wheat (B) rice
(C) pulses (D) oilseeds
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12. Permanent settlement was a feature of–
(A) Zamindari System (B) Mahalwari System
(C) Ryotwari System (D) None of these
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13. Babar came to India originally from–
(A) Ferghana (B) Khiva
(C) Khorasan (D) Seistan
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14. Which of the following statements is/are correct?
(A) Jahangir, the Mughal Emperor, is credited with the composition of many hindi songs
(B) Shah Jahan, the Mughal Emperor, is credited with very attractive voice
(C) Aurangzeb, the Mughal Emperor, was an accomplished veena player
(D) All of the above
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15. ..... is the Census Commissioner, under whose guidance the 2011 Census has been conducted–
(A) D K Sikri (B) J K Banthia
(C) Dr C Chandramouli (D) Dr M Vijayanunni
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16. Which of the following was considered the ablest writer in Persian during Akbar's period?
(A) Faizi (B) Badauni
(C) Abul Fazl (D) Afizi Sarhindi
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17. Who was responsible for the enactment of the Hindu Widow's Remarriage Act of 1856?
(A) Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar (B) Devendranath Tagore
(C) Raja Rammohan Roy (D) Keshab Chandra Sen
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18. Which one of the following is the nano-device formed by a cloud of networked microscopic robots?
(A) Nanocircuit (B) Utility fog
(C) Nanotube (D) Bin bugs
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19. A circular disc is to be made by using iron and aluminium so that it acquired maximum moment of inertia about the geometrical axis. It is possible with–
(A) iron at interior and aluminium surrounding to it (B) aluminium at interior and iron surrounding to it
(C) using iron and aluminium layers in alternate order (D) None of the above
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20. How is the pressure cooker work?
(A) Heat cannot escape from the cooker
(B) Low pressure inside the cooker rises the boiling point of water
(C) High pressure inside the cooker rises the boiling point of water
(D) Steam inside the cooker makes food to cook with ease
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21. Mr X standing on a rotating platform has his hands lowered. He suddenly outstretched his arms. Which one of the following statements is correct?
(A) The angular momentum is increased (B) The angular momentum is decreased
(C) The angular momentum is remained constant (D) None of the above
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22. The Constitution of India is republican because it–
(A) provides for an elected Parliament (B) provides for adult franchise
(C) contains a bill of rights (D) has no hereditary elements
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23. The Cabinet Mission Plan for India envisaged a–
(A) Federation (B) Confederation
(C) Unitary form of Government (D) Union of States
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24. The Nehru-Mahalanobis strategy of development guided the playing practice in India from the–
(A) First Five-year Plan to the Sixth Five-Year Plan (B) Fourth Five-Year Plan to the Eighty Five-year Plan
(C) Second Five-Year Plan to the Seventh Five-Year Plan (D) First Five-Year Plan to the Eighty Five-Year Plan
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25. The time difference between the two cities city A (30' N 60' E) and city B (30'N 80'B) would be–
(A) 80 min (B) 0 min
(C) 20 min (D) 34 min
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