General Knowledge Quiz No. 16 - Top General Knowledge Questions

General Knowledge Quiz No. 16
1. How is 3/4 expressed as percentage?
(A) 0.75% (B) 60%
(C) 75% (D) 7.5%
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2. If a place is located at 20 N 80 E, in which of the following continents does it lie?
(A) Africa (B) Asia
(C) Europe (D) North America
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3. The sun shines vertically on the equator–
(A) Throughout the year (B) For six months
(C) Twice a year (D) Once a year
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4. ‘Greenhouse Effect’ means–
(A) Pollution in houses in tropical regions
(B) Trapping of solar energy due to atmospheric oxygen
(C) Trapping of solar energy due to atmospheric carbon dioxide
(D) Cultivation in green house so as to check pollution
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5. Who among the following is a social activist campaigning against child labour?
(A) Baba Amte (B) Shabana Azmi
(C) Mira Nair (D) Swami Agnivesh
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6. Judiciary in India works under–
(A) Prime Minister (B) President
(C) Parliament (D) Independent
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7. Which of the following strongly opposes the British?
(A) Sikh (B) Rajput
(C) Maratha (D) Mughal
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8. The main purpose of the preaches of Lord Buddha was–
(A) The purity of opinion and character (B) Faithfulness
(C) The behaviour of science of rituals (D) Faithness in one God
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9. Who is the first Indian Woman Olympic medalist?
(A) Karnam Malleshwari (B) Sunita Rani
(C) D. Kunja Rani (D) Shiney Abraham
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10. Originally, Bhagwad Gita was written in–
(A) Hindi (B) Pali
(C) Sanskrit (D) Maithili
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11. Ahilyabai was the queen of–
(A) Gwalior (B) Malwa
(C) Jaipur (D) Bijapur
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12. Moorish traveller, Ibn Batutah, came to India during the reign of–
(A) Ala-ud-din Khilji (B) Firuz Shah Tughlaq
(C) Balban (D) Muhammad bin Tughlaq
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13. The relics of Indus Valley Civilisation indicates that the main occupation of the people, was–
(A) Agriculture (B) Cattle rearing
(C) Commerce (D) Hunting
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14. The Mahabalipuram temples were built by the king of................dynasty.
(A) Gupta (B) Chola
(C) Pallavas (D) Kushan
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15. The first telegraph line between Calcutta and Agra was opened in–
(A) 1852 (B) 1853
(C) 1854 (D) 1855
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16. The term ‘Butterly Stroke’ is related to–
(A) Kabaddi (B) Swimming
(C) Boxing (D) Wrestling
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17. First of all a complete Indian film was made in India in 1913. Its name was–
(A) Alam-Ara (B) Laila Majanu
(C) Aan (D) Aag
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18. The green colour in our National Flag symbolises–
(A) Truth (B) Progress
(C) Sacrifies (D) Bravery
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19. Which of the following received the largest outlay in the last Central Government’s annual budget ?
(A) Energy (B) Agriculture
(C) Defence (D) Education
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20. Which one of the following is known as Banker’s cheque ?
(A) Demand draft (B) Debit card
(C) Pay order (D) Fixed deposit
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