Objective General Knowledge Questions and Answers

Objective GK Questions and Answers

1. The biological specimens in laboratory are preserved in the glass containing formalin. What is the "formalin"?
(A) An aqueous solution of H2SO4 (B) An aqueous solution of HNO3
(C) An aqueous solution of formaldehyde (D) Concentrated solution of HNO3
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2. Which of the following contains the greatest number of atoms?
(A) 1.0 g of butane (C4H10) (B) 1.0 g of nitrogen
(C) 1.0 g of silver (D) 1.0 g of methane (CH4)
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3. Which one of the following is the softest?
(A) Sodium (B) Iron
(C) Aluminium (D) Copper
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4. Who among the following got the Bharat Ratna Award before becoming the President of India?
(A) Dr Zakir Hussain (B) Dr Rajendra Prasad
(C) VV Giri (D) Dr S Radhakrishnan
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5. What is the age of retirement of the President?
(A) 70 (B) 75
(C) 80 (D) No such limit
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6. After a bill is passed by the Parliament and sent to the President for his reconsideration, he can–
(A) refuse to sign it (B) sleep over it
(C) change certain clauses of the bill (D) send back the bill to the Parliament for reconsideration
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7. Which one is the largest among the following deserts?
(A) Australian (B) Gobi
(C) Kalahari (D) Atacama
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8. Which one of the following countries is not a member of the Nordic Council?
(A) Norway (B) Denmark
(C) Iceland (D) United Kingdom
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9. Which one of the following device is not the Input device of a computer?
(A) Keyboard (B) Plotters
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10. Which one of the following statements is/are correct?
Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management Act (FRBM) concerns
(A) Fiscal deficit (B) Revenue deficit
(C) Both 'a' and 'b' (D) Neither 'a' nor 'b'
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11. The Vaikkom Satyagraha was lanched in 1924 for–
(A) opening the temples to the low caste Hindus (B) fighting against the exploitation by the landlords
(C) removal of press restrictions (D) democratization of the administration of Travancore state
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12. According to Mimamsa system of philosophy liberation is possible by means of–
(A) jnana (B) bhakti
(C) yoga (D) karma
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13. Debang Valley, Arunachal Pradesh and Samba Valley J & K have–
(A) least population density (B) least adult sex ratio
(C) least female literacy (D) least child sex ratio
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14. Which one of the following four Vedas contains an account of magical charms and spells?
(A) Rigveda (B) Yajurveda
(C) Atharvaveda (D) Samaveda
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15. The term 'Yavanapriya' mentioned in ancient Sanskrit texts denoted–
(A) a fine variety of Indian Muslim (B) ivory
(C) damsels sent to the Greek court for dance performance (D) pepper
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16. Among the following forest types in India, which one occupies the largest area?
(A) Tropical wet evergreen forest (B) Tropical moist deciduous forest
(C) Sub-tropical dry evergreen forest (D) Montane wet temperate forest
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17. In the modern food processing industries, the foodstuffs are found to be preserved in the brine solution. What is the brine solution?
(A) Saturated solution of MgCl2 (B) Saturated solution of carbonic acid
(C) Saturated solution of NaCl (D) Saturated solution of FeCl3
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18. The yellow and orange colour of fruits and flowers are mainly due to–
(A) leucoplasts (B) chloroplast
(C) aleuroplast (D) chromoplast
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19. Why do we move our hands while walking?
(A) To increase the homeostasis of our body (B) To increase blood circulation in our body
(C) To relieve our tension and walk faster (D) To maintain equilibnum against force of gravity
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20. Which group of Articles relate to the relationship of the President and the Council of Ministers?
(A) 71, 75 and 78 (B) 72, 75 and 78
(C) 74, 75 and 78 (D) 73, 75 and 78
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21. Which of the following amendment curtailed the power of judicial review of the Supreme Court and the High Courts?
(A) 44th (B) 42nd
(C) 24th (D) 26th
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22. The oath to a High Court Judge is administered by the–
(A) Chief Justice of India (B) Chief Justice of that High Court
(C) Governor (D) President
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23. The most important feature of Mediterranean agriculture is–
(A) Rainfed agriculture (B) Mixed cropping
(C) Viticulture (D) Dry field farming
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24. Among the following types of ecosystems, the annual average rate of net plant production is highest in–
(A) Temperate grassland (B) Savanna
(C) Coniferous forest (D) Temperate forest
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25. "Smart Money" is a term used for–
(A) internet banking (B) credit cards
(C) cash with public (D) cash with bank
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