20 Easy General Knowledge Quiz Questions and Answers

General Knowledge Quiz 13

1. Which of the following pesticide is applied to the foundation of buildings to prevent termites?
(A) Aldrin (B) Malathion
(C) Atrazine (D) Carbaryl
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2. Which one among the following agents is added to domestic LPG cylinder to help in the detection of gas leakage?
(A) Methano (B) Ethanol
(C) Thioethanol (D) Chloroform
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3. Which one of the following is the metallurgical operation in which a metal is obtained in a fused state?
(A) Calcination (B) Roasting
(C) Froth floatation (D) Smelting
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4. The financial powers of the President of India are–
(A) he is responsible for the preparation of the Union Budget and causes it to be laid before the Parliament
(B) he appoints the Chairman and Members of the Finance Commission
(C) no Money Bill can be introduced without his prior approval
(D) All of the above
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5. Which one of the following diagrams shows the direction and duration of wind?
(A) Cartogram (B) Climogram
(C) Ergograph (D) Star diagram
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6. Who elects the Vice-President?
(A) The same electoral college which elects the President
(B) Members of the Rajya Sabha
(C) An electoral college consisting of elected Members of Parliament
(D) Members of Parliament and State Legislatures
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7. Which one of the following stages indicate the initiation of population explosion in the demographic transition?
(A) Stage I (B) Stage II
(C) Stage III (D) Stage IV
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8. Which one of the following does not represent the primitive gathering in the high latitudes?
(A) Yukaghirs (B) Yabgans
(C) Eskimos (D) Auca Indians
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9. Octroi is levied and collected by–
(A) Centre (B) State Government
(C) Local bodies (D) Both 'a' and 'b'
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10. Which one of the following forms the largest share of deficit of Government of India Budget?
(A) Primary deficit (B) Budgetary deficit
(C) Fiscal deficit (D) Revenue deficit
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11. The Poona Pact which was signed between the British Government and Mahatma Gandhi in 1934 provided for–
(A) the creation of dominion status for India (B) separate electorates for the Muslims
(C) separate electorates for the Harijans (D) joint electorate with reservation of Harijans
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12. Kabul is the Capital of Afghanistan. It is situated on Kabul river. Kabul river is the tributary of–
(A) Brahmaputra (B) Indus river
(C) Neelam river (D) Krishna river
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13. The first ever census in modern human history was conducted by–
(A) UK (B) America
(C) New Zealand (D) India
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14. On which of the following points both Brahmanism and Buddhism are in agreement with each other?
(A) On the right of the king to receive taxes (B) On the right of the king to supervise religious centre
(C) On the social categories based on varna and jati (D) On the issue of non-killing
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15. Which of the following pairs indicating the contents of the sacred Buddhist pitakas is not correctly matched?
(A) Vinaya Pitaka : Rules of monastic discipline
(B) Abhidhamma Pitaka : Philosophical development of the Buddha's teachings
(C) Sutta Pitaka .Stories of Buddha's previous births (Jataka stories)
(D) Dhamma pada : The original sermon of the Buddha at Sarnath
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16. Local supply of coal is not available to–
(A) TISCO, Jamshedpur (B) VSL, Bhadravati
(C) HSL, Durgapur (D) HSL, Bhilai
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17. The Fiscal Policy of India is formulated by–
(C) Finance Ministry (D) Planning Commission
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18. The phragmoplast, a cell plate formed in plant cells originates from–
(A) ribosomes (B) Golgi bodies
(C) peroxisomes (D) glyoxysomes
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19. Which of the following shows relationship of "Echinoderms and Chordates"?
(A) Balanoglossus (B) Salpa
(C) Peripatus (D) Archaeopteryx
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20. Who has the authority to remove the Vice-President from his office before the expiry of his term?
(A) Rajya Sabha (B) Lok Sabha
(C) Parliament (D) Supreme Court
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21. Entitlement of legal aid is a Concomitant right that arises out of the Fundamental Right–
(A) to freedom (B) against exploitation
(C) to equality before law (D) All of the above
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22. Under which law it is prescribed that all proceedings in the Supreme Court of India shall be in English-language?
(A) The Supreme Court Rules, 1966 (B) A Legislation made by the Parliament
(C) Article 145 of the Constitution of India (D) Article 348 of the Constitution of India
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23. On planet Earth, there is no centrifugal force at the–
(A) Equator (B) Tropic of Cancer
(C) Tropic of Capricorn (D) Poles
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24. In which one of the following is a great dark plain called 'Maria' found?
(A) Earth (B) Mars
(C) Jupiter (D) Moon
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25. Individual cannot open his account in–
(A) Urban Cooperative Banks (B) Reserve Bank of India
(C) Regional Rural Banks (D) Scheduled Commercial Banks
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