20 Easy General Knowledge Quiz Questions and Answers

General Knowledge Quiz 9

1. Among the following persons whose birth anniversary is celebrated as Sadbhavana Divas and death anniversary as Anti-Terrorism Day?
(A) Indira Gandhi (B) Rajiv Gandhi
(C) Mahatma Gandhi (D) Sanjay Gandhi
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2. The day Mahatma Gandhi launched the Non-Cooperation Movement, a great national leader died. He was–
(A) Gopal Krishna Gokhale (B) Bal Gangadhar Tilak
(C) Pheroz Shah Mehta (D) CR Das
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3. "In this instance we could not playoff the Mohammedans against the Hindus." To which one of the following events did this remark of Aitchison relate?
(A) Revolt of 1857 (B) Champaran Satyagraha (1917)
(C) Khilafat and Non-Cooperation Movement (1919-22) (D) August Movement of 1942
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4. Bamboo flowering is known to be associated with a subsequent famine. Which of the following is caused by bamboo flowering?
(A) Rainfall decreases (B) Pests and insects increase
(C) Land becomes infertile (D) Population of rats increases
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5. Which of the following pair of cell orga- nelles is mainly concerned with fatty acid metabolism in both plants and animals?
(A) Ribosomes and Nucleus (B) Lysosomes and Mitochondria
(C) Peroxisomes and Mitochondria (D) Glyoxysomes and Peroxisomes
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6. In sharks, there are–
(A) 4 pairs of gills covered by operculum (B) 4 pairs of gills without operculum.
(C) 5 7 pairs of gills with operculum. (D) 5 7 pairs of gills without operculum
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7. Which one among the following is the ‘Bombaykol’?
(A) A sol synthesized in Bombay (B) A type of poison
(C) A pheromone extracted from a silk moth (D) None of the above
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8. The right to seek advisory opinion of the Supreme Court on any question of law or fact belongs to–
(A) the President (B) High Courts
(C) the Governor (D) All of these
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9. Which one of the following is not a function of the Election Commission?
(A) To superintend, direct and control elections to the office of the President
(B) To select candidates for election
(C) To recognize and derecognize political parties
(D) To prepare electoral rolls
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10. Which of these Commissions had death with the issue of centre state relations recently?
(A) MM Punchchi Commission (B) Administrative Reforms Commission
(C) Shah Commission (D) Nanavati Commission
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11. Which one of the following is not an Alpine range of mountain formed during the Tertiary Period?
(A) Alps (B) Himalayas
(C) Andes (D) Aravalli
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12. Which one of the following volcanoes is called the lighthouse of the Mediterranean?
(A) Vesuvius (B) Stramboli
(C) Etna (D) Vulcan
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13. Indian Economy is _____economy.
(A) mixed (B) socialist
(C) free (D) Gandhian
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14. Mixed economy means an economy where–
(A) both agriculture and industry are equally promoted by the state
(B) there is co-existence of public sector along with private sector
(C) there is importance of small scale industries along with heavy industries
(D) economy is controlled by military as well as civilian rulers
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15. Which of the following kings of Magadha transferred the capital from Girivraja to Pataliputra permanently?
(A) Ajatshatru (B) Shisunaga
(C) Kalashoka (D) None of these
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16. In the context of Indian society, which one of the following terms does not belong to the category of the other three?
(A) Kula (B) Vamsa
(C) Kosa (D) Gotra
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17. Panini, the first Grammarian of Sanskrit language in India, lived during the–
(A) 2nd Century BC (B) 6th-5th Century BC
(C) AD 2nd Century (D) AD 5th-6th Century
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18. Tundiyas and Akasias were the royal officers connected with which of the following works?
(A) Supervision of ganikas (B) Supervision of mints
(C) Tax collection (D) Judicial pronouncements
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19. Which one among the following is not a characteristic of Rig-Vedic Aryans?
(A) They were acquainted with horses, chariots and the use of bronze
(B) They were acquainted with the use of iron
(C) They were acquainted with the cow, which formed the most important form of wealth
(D) They were acquainted with the use of copper and the modern ploughshare
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20. Where is Asiatic wild ass found?
(A) Rann of Kachchh (B) Kaziranga
(C) Ranthambhore (D) Periyar
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21. Which of the following is the cause of suffering of aged people from joint pains?
(A) Overproduction of synovial fluids (B) Drying up of synovial fluids
(C) Presence of more osteocytes (D) Absence of osteocytes
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22. The rigor mortis ie, sudden contraction of muscles after death is actually caused by–
(A) increase in ATP (B) decrease in ATP
(C) increase in calcium ion (D) decrease in calcium ion
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23. The excretion of insoluble calcium phosphate present in our body is done by–
(A) kidney (B) liver
(C) intestine (D) lung
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24. Which of the following is not included in the State List in the Constitution of India?
(A) Law and Order (B) Prison
(C) Criminal Procedure Code (D) Police
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25. English in the official language of which of the following states?
(A) Nagaland (B) Manipur
(C) Andhra Pradesh (D) Goa
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