20 Easy General Knowledge Quiz Questions and Answers

General Knowledge Quiz 8

1. Which one among the following is the smallest computer?
(A) Main frame (B) Desktop
(C) Workstation (D) Notebook
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2. In the event of the resignation or death of the Prime Minister–
(A) the Council of Ministers stands automatically dissolved
(B) the senior most member of the Council of Ministers automatically becomes the Prime Minister
(C) the Lok Sabha stands automatically dissolved and fresh elections must be held within six months
(D) the President can take any of the above actions
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3. The President holds office for a term of five years–
(A) from the date of his election (B) from the date of his entering the office
(C) from a date specified in the Constitution (D) from a date notified by the Election Commission
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4. Which one of the following regions on the surface of Earth has Horse Latitudes?
(A) Equatorial low pressure belt (B) Sub-tropical high pressure belt
(C) Sub-polar low pressure belt (D) Polar high pressure belt
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5. From which one of the following is the percentage of reflected amount of radiation highest?
(A) Wet ground (B) Thick cloud
(C) Forest (D) Snow cover
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6. The main objective of TRYSEM was–
(A) To train rural youth for self employment (B) To train urban youth for self employment
(C) To train for Beggary (D) None of the above
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7. Which committee recommended religion and caste as new Below Poverty Line (BPL) criteria?
(A) NC Saxena (B) C Rangarajan
(C) Kelkar (D) None of these
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8. Who among the following immediately succeeded Rammohan Roy as the head of the Brahmo Samaj?
(A) Devendranath Tagore (B) Akshay Kumar Datta
(C) Keshab Chandra Sen (D) Sibnath Shastri
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9. What was the underlying unity of the religious reform movements of modern times?
(A) All of them appealed to faith and ancient authority
(B) Most of them derived their support from the masses
(C) Most of them were based on the twin doctrine of Reason and Humanism
(D) All of them had a broad and scientific approach to the problems of society
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10. Which Sultan declared himself as Sikandar-i-Sani, the Second Alexander?
(A) Balban (B) Kaiqubad
(C) Iltutmish (D) Alauddin Khaji
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11. Who among the following had founded the Theosophical Society in the United States of America?
(A) Swami Dayanand Saraswati (B) Madame Blavatsky
(C) Madame Cama (D) Lala Hardayal
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12. A great Indian woman revolutionary, who committed suicide with a written note in her pocket giving a clarion call to the womanhood of India to rise up in arms against. the foreign oppressors and to stand by the side of their brothers fighting for freedom was–
(A) Kalpana Datta (B) Preetilata Waddedar
(C) Ambika Chakrabarty (D) Apurba Sen
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13. Which one of the following is included in the world list of Biosphere Reserves by UNESCO?
(A) Kinnaur Region (B) Spiti Valley
(C) Nallamalai Hills (D) Sunderbans
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14. The pigment similar to animal haemoglobin in plants "leg haemoglobin" occurs in–
(A) ectomycorhiza (B) fungi associated with gymnosperms
(C) nodulated roots of non-legumes (D) Poacteriods associated with legumes
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15. The respiratory centre, which regulates respiration in men is located in–
(A) cerebral peduncle (B) cerebellum
(C) vagus nerve (D) medulla oblongata
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16. Mycobacterium leprae has never been successfully grown on an artificial cell culture media. Which of following animal is used as a culture media?
(A) Mouse (B) Nine-banded armadillos
(C) Rabbit (D) Both 'a' and 'b'
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17. Besides its permanent seat at Delhi, the Supreme Court can also meet at–
(A) any state capital
(B) any major city
(C) any other union territory
(D) any other place as decided by the Chief Justice of India in consultation with the President
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18. Which of the following is true about the Supreme Court?
(A) It has only appellate jurisdiction (B) It is the highest federal court of India
(C) It can amend the Constitution (D) It does not have the original jurisdiction
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19. Which of the following device uses a handheld operating system?
(A) A personal computer (B) A laptop
(C) A main frame (D) A PDA
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20. Which one of the following is different in local time between the places located at 165° East and 165° West?
(A) 0 hr (B) 12 hr
(C) 22 hr (D) 24 hr
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21. Which one of the following countries was admitted as the 189th member of the United Nations in September 2000?
(A) Nauru (B) Palau
(C) Tonga (D) Tuvalu
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22. Ladli Laxmi Yojana has been launched for supporting girls of all religions and caste upto their marriage by–
(A) UP Government (B) MP Government
(C) Haryana Government (D) None of the above
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23. Subsidy implies–
(A) payment made by companies to shareholders
(B) payment by government for purchase of goods and services
(C) payment made by government to business enterprises, without buying any goods and services
(D) payment made by business enterprises to factor of production
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24. Which among the following was not one of the provisions of 'the Communal Award?’
(A) Member of the depressed classes were assigned reserved seats and separated electorates
(B) Separate electorates for the Muslims
(C) Separate electorates for the Europeans and the Sikhs
(D) The separate electorates were to lapse at the end of 10 years
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25. Due to the leadership and success in which one of the following did Vallabhbhai Patel get the title of 'Sardar'?
(A) Kheda Satyagraha (B) Non-Cooperation Movement
(C) Bardoli Satyagraha (D) Civil Disobedience Movement
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