Online General Knowledge Practice Test - GK Question Answers

GK Practice Test - 8
1. Amongst the following Indian States which one has the minimum total forest cover?
(A) Sikkim (B) Goa
(C) Haryana (D) Kerala
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2. Aqua-regia used by alchemist to separate silver and gold is a mixture of–
(A) concentrated HNO3 and concentrated H2SO4(B) concentrated HCl and concentrated H2SO4
(C) concentrated HNO3 and concentrated HCl (D) dilute HNO3 and dilute HCl
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3. Commercially vulcanisation of rubber involves–
(A) sulphur (B) carbon
(C) phosphorus (D) selenium
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4. Which of the following is the most important factor for speciation?
(A) Morphological isolation (B) Ethological isolation
(C) Reproductive isolation (D) Geographical isolation
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5. Who among the following was never a Deputy Prime Minister of India?
(A) Devi Lal (B) G L Nanda
(C) L K Advani (D) Y B Chavan
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6. Which one of the following is the subject of the Narasimhan Committee Reports of years 1991 and 1998?
(A) Administrative Reforms (B) Banking Reforms
(C) Constitutional Reforms (D) Electoral Reforms
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7. The system of Public Interest Litigation has been introduced in India–
(A) through constitutional amendments (B) by judicial initiative
(C) by political parties (D) by a parliamentary act
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8. The surface of a lake is frozen in severe winter but the water at its bottom is still 'liquid. What is the reason?
(A) Ice is a bad conductor of heat
(B) Since, the surface of the lake is at the same temperature as the air, no heat is lost
(C) The density of water is maximum at 4°C
(D) None of the above
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9. An artificial satellite orbiting around the Earth does not fall down. This is so because the attraction of Earth–
(A) does not exist at such distance
(B) is neutralized by the attraction of the Moon
(C) provides the necessary speed for its steady motion
(D) provides the necessary acceleration for its motion
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10. The helpline 'Udyami' is to assist–
(A) only female entrepreneurs (B) micro, small and medium enterprises
(C) Both 'a' and 'b' (D) None of the above
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11. NREGA, 2005 ensures for how many days of employment in a year in rural areas?
(A) 100 days (B) 365 days
(C) 120 days (D) 7 days
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12. The social reformer of Maharashtra who became famous by the pen-name of "Lokahitawadi" was–
(A) Atmaram Panduranga (B) Bal Gangadhar Tilak
(C) Gopal Hari Deshmukh (D) Krishna Shastri Chaplunkar
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13. The first effort at drafting a Dominion Status Constitution for India was made in response to the–
(A) Minto-Morley Reforms (B) Montague-Chelmsford Reforms
(C) Simon Commission (D) First Round Table Conference
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14. Professor Muhammad Yunus is renowned in which one of the following areas?
(A) International Economics (B) Human Rights
(C) Freedom of Press (D) Microcredit Concept
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15. Rajmohan Gandhi's book 'A Tale of Two Revolts' (2009) deals with the–
(A) Taiping and Indigo Revolts (B) Revolt of 1857 and the American Civil War
(C) Revolt of 1857 and the Deccan Uprising (D) American Civil War and Santhal Uprising
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16. The Praja Mandal or the All India States People's Conference fully fused with the National Movement during or after–
(A) the resignation of the Congress Ministries in 1939 (B) the Quit India Movement
(C) the Civil Disobedience Movement (D) the transfer of power
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17. Gandhi Sagar Dam is a part of which one of the following?
(A) Chambal Project (B) Kosi Project
(C) Damodar Valley Project (D) Bhakra Nangal Project
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18. Which one of the following is the connecting link between phylum annelida and arthropoda?
(A) Peripatus (B) Elphidium
(C) Neopilina (D) Archaeopteryx
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19. In a DNA molecule, thymine is 20%, then guanine will be–
(A) 10% (B) 20%
(C) 30% (D) 40%
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20. The initiation factors for protein synthesis are located in–
(A) smaller sub-units of ribosomes (B) larger sub-units of ribosomes
(C) both sub-units of ribosomes (D) cytoplasm
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21. The Supreme Court of India is a court of record, which implies that–
(A) it has to keep a record of all its decisions
(B) all the decisions have evidentiary value and can not be questioned in any court
(C) it has the power to punish for its contempt
(D) Both 'b' and 'c'
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22. Which of the following High Courts is the second oldest in India?
(A) Calcutta High Court (B) Bombay High Court
(C) Madras High Court (D) Allahabad High Court
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23. The power of judicial review in India is–
(A) explicit (B) implicit
(C) given by the President (D) given by the Parliament
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24. The International Date Line, passes through–
(A) Baffin Bay (B) Bering Strait
(C) Denmark Strait (D) Hudson Bay
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25. Which one among the following is not a Baltic nation?
(A) Lativia (B) Slovakia
(C) Lithuania (D) Estonia
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