Objective General Knowledge Questions and Answers

Objective GK Questions and Answers

1. Which one of the following computer programs is used to create a copy of all the visited pages and index the downloaded pages to provide fast searches?
(A) Web crawlers (B) Trojan horse
(C) Spyware (D) None of these
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2. To shield an instrument from an external magnetic field it may be placed in a cabinet made of–
(A) wood (B) ebonite
(C) metal (D) diamagnetic substance
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3. Which of the following is not a recommendation of the Ashok Mehta Committee on Panchayati Raj?
(A) Open participation of Political Parties in Panchayati Raj Affairs
(B) Creation of a three-tier system
(C) Reservation of seats for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes
(D) Compulsory powers of taxation of Panchayati Raj Institution
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4. Which one of the following Articles of the Constitution of India makes a specific mention of Village Panchayats?
(A) Article 19 (B) Article 21
(C) Article 40 (D) Article 246
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5. Which one of the following is not a feature of the Government of India Act of 1935?
(A) Dyarchy at the centre as well as in the Provinces (B) A bicameral legislature
(C) Provincial autonomy (D) An All India Federation
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6. Great Barrier Reef is situated along the coast of–
(A) Australia (B) Canada
(C) UK (D) South Africa
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7. "Lectures from Colombo to Almora" is based on the experiences of which one of the following?
(A) Veer Savarkar (B) Annie Besant
(C) Ramkrishna Pararmhansa (D) Swami Vivekanand
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8. If the cash reserve ratio is lowered by the RBI, its impact on credit creation will be to–
(A) increase it (B) decrease it
(C) no impact (D) None of these
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9. The Central Co-operative Banks are in direct touch with–
(A) farmers (B) state co-operative banks
(C) land development banks (D) central government
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10. Which of the following was not one of the effects of the growth of a feudal society in India?
(A) It weakened the position of the ruler
(B) The law and order situation uniformly deteriorated
(C) The growing social gaps between the upper and the lower social structure
(D) Growing rigidity regarding marriage, touch taboos and food taboos
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11. Who among the following laid the foundation of Rashtrakuta Empire?
(A) Amoghavarsha I (B) Dantidurga
(C) Dhruva (D) Krishna I
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12. Which one of the following is not related to the United Nations?
(A) Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (B) International Finance Corporation
(C) International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (D) Bank of International Settlements
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13. Which one of the following scientific subjects was not taught at the University of Nalanda?
(A) Medicine and Pharmacology (B) Astronomy
(C) Metallurgy (D) Life Sciences
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14. Bronze icons of Nataraja cast during the Chola period invariably show the deity with–
(A) eight hands (B) six hands
(C) four hands (D) two hands
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15. The Nuclear Power Station Rawatbhata is in which State?
(A) Maharashtra (B) Uttar Pradesh
(C) Rajasthan (D) Tamil Nadu
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16. The scent sprayer is based on–
(A) Carle's law (B) Boyle's law
(C) Archimede's principle (D) Bernoulli's theorem
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17. A person is standing on a rotating stool spreading his arms. What will happen if he suddenly contracts his arm?
(A) His angular momentum increases (B) His moment of inertia increases
(C) His moment of inertia decreases (D) His angular momentum decreases
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18. The solar system is an example of–
(A) conservation of energy (B) conservation of linear momentum
(C) conservation of angular momentum (D) None of the above
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19. Which of the following exercised the most profound influence in framing the Indian Constitution?
(A) British Constitution (B) US Constitution
(C) Irish Constitution (D) The Government of India Act, 1935
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20. The first attempt to introduce a representative and popular element in the governance of India was made through–
(A) Indian Council Act, 1861 (B) Indian Council Act, 1892
(C) Indian Council Act, 1909 (D) Government of India Act, 1935
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21. Two independent states of India and Pakistan were created by–
(A) the Simla Conference (B) the Cripps Proposal
(C) the Cabinet Mission Plan (D) the Indian Independent Act
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22. Which one of the following countries is not a member of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS)?
(A) Armenia (B) Belarus
(C) Estonia (D) Georgia
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23. Which one of the following countries does not border Brazil?
(A) Argentina (B) Bolivia
(C) Uruguay (D) Ecuador
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24. The RBI keeps on modifying various rates/ratios to keep the flow of liquidity in the market in a balanced situation. Which of the following is not directly controlled by RBI?
(A) Cash Reserve Ratio (CRR) (B) Bank Rate
(C) Repo Rate (D) Wholesale Price Index (WPI)
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25. "Pure Banking, Nothing Else" is a slogan raised by–
(A) ICICI Bank (B) HDFC Bank
(C) SBI (D) UTI Bank
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