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GK Practice Test - 7
1. What approximate percentage of worlds population lives in Asia?
(A) 30% (B) 35%
(C) 45% (D) More than 50%
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2. Which of the following sequences of the oil refineries of India as they occur from South to North is correct?
(A) Kochi-Mangalore-Mumbai-Koyali (B) Koyali-Mumbai-Mangalore-Kochi
(C) Kochi-Mumbai-Mangalore-Koyali (D) Mangalore-Kochi-Mumbai-Koyali
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3. In 1921, the Presidency Banks of Bengal, Madras and Bombay were nationalised to give birth to–
(A) Punbjab National Bank (B) Syndicate Bank
(C) State Bank of India (D) Punjab and Sind Bank
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4. Which of the following is not an asset held by Commercial Banks?
(A) Bills of exchange (B) Current account deposits
(C) Credit balances with the Reserve Bank (D) Money lent at short notice
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5. A Mughal Queen whose name was written to all the Mughal Farmans and inscribed on the coins was–
(A) Maham Ananga (B) Nur Jahan
(C) Mumtaz Mahal (D) Mariam Makani
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6. Dhrupad Dhamar style of singing was started by–
(A) Amir Khusro (B) Raja Man Singh Tomar
(C) Tansen (D) Vishnu Digambar Paluskar
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7. Where is the headquarter of Animal Welfare Board of India located?
(A) Ahmedabad (B) Chennai
(C) Hyderabad (D) Kolkata
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8. The clique of four persons who ruled the Mughal Empire from 1611 to 1621 comprised–
(A) Jahangir, Mahabat Khan, Khurram and Asaf Khan
(B) Mirza Aziz Koka, Khurram, Khusrau and Asaf Khan
(C) Bir Singh Bundela, Aziz Koka, Asaf Khan and Khurram
(D) Nur Jahan, Asaf Khan, Itmatuddaulah and Asaf Khan
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9. The head of the military department under the recognized central machinery of administration during Akbar's reign was–
(A) Diwan (B) Mir Bakshi
(C) Mir Saman (D) Bakshi
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10. Which one of the following pairs of States are connected by the National Highway No 4?
(A) Tamil Nadu and Uttar Pradesh (B) Andhra Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh
(C) Andhra Pradesh and Paschim Banga (D) Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra
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11. Which one of the following oxides is the most abundant in Earth crust?
(A) Na2O (B) CaO
(C) MgO (D) SiO2
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12. Which one among the following when dissolved in water give hissing sound?
(A) Limestone (B) Sodalime
(C) Slaked lime (D) Quick lime
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13. Which one of the following reactions is responsible for the transformation of inexpensive liquid vegetable fats into commercially important solid fats (e. g. ghee )?
(A) Hydrogenation (B) Oxidation
(C) Halogenation (D) Saponification
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14. Who among the following was the Finance Minister of India in the Interim Government during 1946-1947?
(A) R K Shanmukham Chetty (B) John Mathai
(C) Liaquat Ali Khan (D) Chintamanrao Deshmukh
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15. Who among the following was the first Law Minister of India?
(A) Jawahar Lal Nehru (B) Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
(C) B R Ambedkar (D) T Krishnemachari
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16. Who of the following constitutes a Finance Commission for a State in India?
(A) The President of India (B) The Governor of the State
(C) The Union Finance Minister (D) The Union Cabinet
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17. Which one of the planets is known as "morning star" as well as "evening star" because it is the first to appear in the evening and that last to disappear in the morning?
(A) Jupiter (B) Mars
(C) Mercury (D) Venus
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18. The Glacial Control Theory of 'Coral Reefs' has been put forward by–
(A) Daly (B) Lecante
(C) Sluiter (D) Darwin and Dana
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19. The slogan 'Garibi Hatao' was included in ………. plan–
(A) Fifth (B) First
(C) Fourth (D) Ninth
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20. In which state 'Kanya Vidyadhan Yojana' is operational?
(A) Uttar Pradesh (B) Punjab
(C) Gujarat (D) Madhya Pradesh
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21. Which of the following was not one of the well known mixed castes of the period?
(A) Ambastha (Vaidya) (B) Magadha (Court-bard)
(C) Modaka (Sweet meat maker) (D) Kayasthas (Scribes and Clerks)
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22. Sati was declared illegal and punishable by the Regulation XVII during the Governor Generalship of–
(A) Lord William Bentinck (B) Lord Canning
(C) Lord Ripon (D) Lord Dalhousie
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23. Who of the following invented movie projector?
(A) Alexander Graham Bell (B) Benjamin Franklin
(C) JL Baird (D) Thomas Edison
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24. Which of the following radical reformers of Maharashtra was not associated with founding of the Paramahamsa Mandali (1850) which aimed at fighting idolatry and the caste system?
(A) Ram Balkrishna Jayakar (B) Daboda Panduranga Tarkhad
(C) Atmaram Panduranga (D) Gopal Hari Deshmukh
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25. In which one of the following cities is the Global Automotive Research Centre being set up?
(A) Chennai (B) Hyderabad
(C) Pune (D) Gurgaon
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