General Knowledge Quiz No. 2 - Top General Knowledge Questions

General Knowledge Quiz No. 2
1. In which region can be the phenomenon of Midnight Sun be observed ?
(A) In the tropical zone (B) In warm temperate regions
(C) In the Arctic and Antarctic regions (D) Anywhere at the time of solar eclipse
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2. The order of layers in the atmosphere, upwards from below is–
(A) stratosphere, troposphere, ionosphere and exosphere
(B) exosphere, ionosphere, troposphere and stratosphere
(C) troposphere, stratosphere, ionosphere and exosphere
(D) troposphere, magnetosphere, stratosphere and exosphere
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3. One Astronomical Unit is the average distance between–
(A) Earth and the Sun (B) Earth and the Moon
(C) Jupiter and the Sun (D) Pluto and the Sun
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4. A diagnostic technique commonly known as 'ultrasound’ is based on recording–
(A) echoes of extremely high frequency waves (B) echoes of extremely low frequency waves
(C) ultraviolet rays (D) nuclear magnetic resonances
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5. A remote control gadget (for TV etc.) has in it–
(A) a small electromagnet that emits electromagnetic waves
(B) a small transmitter that emits infra-red signals
(C) a small oscillator that emits electric pulses
(D) None of these
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6. A vegeterian may get required phosphorus for his body from–
(A) Milk (B) Soyabean
(C) Rice (D) Fish
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7. Which among the following is least prone to fire ?
(A) Terrycot (B) Nylon
(C) Rayon (D) Cotton
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8. The Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre is at–
(A) Sriharikota (B) Trivnandrum
(C) Ahmedabad (D) Bangalore
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9. Which of the following constitutional amendments states that 1/3 of the seats in each Gram Panchayat would be reserved for women ?
(A) 81st (B) 84th
(C) 71st (D) 73rd
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10. Which of the following towns is not situated along the Grand Trunk Road ?
(A) Delhi (B) Kanpur
(C) Allahabad (D) Agra
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11. The mirage is formed due to–
(A) Total internal reflection (B) Dispersion
(C) Reflection (D) Refraction
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12. ‘God of Small Things’ book received the–
(A) Pulitzer Award (B) Kalinga Award
(C) Sahitya Academy Award (D) Booker Prize
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13. Who introduced Judo in India ?
(A) Y. Chang (B) Rabindra Nath Tagore
(C) Jawaharlal Nehru (D) Bruss Lee
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14. Malayalam is the language of state–
(A) Andhra Pradesh (B) Karnataka
(C) Kerala (D) Tamilnadu
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15. With which dance is Vaijayantimala related ?
(A) Kathak (B) Kathakali
(C) Bharat Natyam (D) Mohini-attam
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16. Whom did Aryans worship ?
(A) Agni (B) Cow
(C) River (D) Tree
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17. Who said, ‘The child is the father of man?
(A) Wordsworth (B) Shakespeare
(C) Lincoln (D) Pope
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18. Who was the first Governor General of independent India ?
(A) C. Rajgoplachari (B) Lord Mountbatten
(C) Rajendra Prasad (D) Lord Wavell
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19. Which amongst the following pairs is correct ?
(A) Bokaro-Madhya Pradesh (B) Bhilai-Bihar
(C) Rourkela-Odisha (D) Durgapur-Uttar Pradesh
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20. At the bank of which river is the temple of Ayodhya located ?
(A) Ganga (B) Saryu
(C) Yamuna (D) Gomati
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