General Knowledge Questions with Answers 2014

General Knowledge Questions with Answers

1. The branch of biology dealing with the study of cells is known as–
(A) Cytology (B) Histology
(C) Psychology (D) Physiology
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2. The study of extinct animals is called–
(A) Herpetology (B) Ornithology
(C) Geology (D) Palaeontology
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3. The medical term used for the sleeplessness is–
(A) Somnambulism (B) Insomnia
(C) Hallucination (D) Nyctinuria
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4. The causative agent of Tuberculosis is–
(A) Mycobacterium (B) Aspergillus
(C) Rhabdovirus (D) HIV
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5. The enzyme that is present in the saliva of man is–
(A) Pepsin (B) Renin
(C) Amylase (D) Trypsin
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6. Lamberts law is related to–
(A) Reflection (B) Refraction
(C) Interference (D) Illumination
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7. Which of the following laws validates the statement that matter can neither be created nor destroyed?
(A) Law of Conservation of Energy (B) Le Chatelier’s Principle
(C) Law of Conservation of Mass (D) Law of Osmosis
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8. Decibel is the unit used for–
(A) Speed of light (B) Intensity of heat
(C) Intensity of sound (D) Radio wave frequency
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9. Conversion of chemical energy into electrical energy occurs in–
(A) Dynamos (B) Electric heaters
(C) Battery (D) Atomic bombs
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10. Which of the following is the petroleum wax ?
(A) Bees wax (B) Carnauba wax
(C) Paraffin wax (D) Jojoba wax
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11. The difference between G.D.P. at market prices and G.D.P. at factor prices is–
(A) Net factor income from abroad (B) Net export
(C) Depreciation (D) Net indirect taxes
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12. With increase in the price of commodity ‘X’, the demand of ‘Y’ decreases. The commodity ‘Y’ is a/an–
(A) inferior good (B) composite good
(C) substitute good (D) complementary good
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13. The concept of carbon credit originated from which one of the following?
(A) Earth Summit, Rio de Janeiro (B) Kyoto Protocol
(C) Montreal Protocol (D) G-8 Summit, Heiligendamm
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14. Corporate Tax is imposed by–
(A) Central Government (B) Both Central and State Government
(C) State Government (D) Local Government
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15. Which one of the following is essential for proper working of democracy?
(A) Responsible and efficient opposition (B) Written constitution
(C) Universal adult franchise (D) Parliamentary system
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16. Semi-permeable membrane permits the flow of–
(A) Solute through it (B) Solvent through it
(C) Both (A) and (B) above (D) None of the above
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17. The equilibrium constant decreases with rise of temperature in the case of–
(A) Endothermic reaction (B) Exothermic reaction
(C) Heterogeneous reaction (D) Homogeneous reaction
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18. Equilibrium established in a system in which two or more phases occur is called–
(A) Homogeneous equilibrium (B) Heterogeneous equilibrium
(C) Stable equilibrium (D) None of the above
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19. The rate constant for a first order reaction depends on–
(A) Initial concentration of reactants (B) Time of reaction
(C) Extent of reaction (D) Temperature
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20. The series in which the electrode potentials of metals are arranged in an order is known as–
(A) Electrode potential series (B) Electrical conductivity series
(C) Electrochemical series (D) Chemical affinity series
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21. The nucleus of an atom consists of–
(A) Electrons and neutrons (B) Electrons and protons
(C) Protons and neutrons (D) All of the above
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22. The atomic number of an element is equal to the number of–
(A) Neutrons present in the nucleus (B) Electrons revolving around the nucleus in different orbits
(C) Isotopes (D) None of these
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23. Which of the following particles move around the nucleus of an atom and are negatively charged ?
(A) Protons (B) Neutrons
(C) Electrons (D) None of these
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24. With respect to which element, the valency of elements corresponds to group number ?
(A) Hydrogen (B) Oxygen
(C) Carbon (D) Helium
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25. Which is the most reactive Halogen?
(A) Fluorine (B) Iodine
(C) Chlorine (D) Bromine
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