20 Easy General Knowledge Quiz Questions and Answers

General Knowledge Quiz 17

1. Tonga Kermadec is the ocean trench. It's location is in–
(A) Atlantic Ocean (B) Indian Ocean
(C) Pacific Ocean (D) Arctic Ocean
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2. The Suez Canal, the Panama Canal the Straits of the Dardamelles are similiar because of they–
(A) are strategie waterways (B) is the points of conflict
(C) Both 'a' and 'b' (D) Neither 'a' nor 'b'
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3. The 'Father of Economics' is–
(A) Max Muller (B) Karl Marx
(C) Adam Smith (D) Paul
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4. 'World Development Report' (2010) by World Bank classifies various countries on the basis of–
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5. Who among the following were official Congress negotiators with Cripps Mission?
(A) Mahatma Gandhi and Sardar Patel (B) Acharya JB Kripalani and C Rajagopalachari
(C) Pandit Nehru and Maulana Azad (D) Dr Rajendra Prasad and Rafi Ahmed Kidwai
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6. The earliest Indian politico-economist and a great champion of Swadeshi was–
(A) Dadabhai Naoroji (B) Dr RC Dutt
(C) Aurobindo Ghosh (D) MG Ranade
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7. Which one of the following is not an ASEAN member?
(A) Cambodia (B) China
(C) Laos (D) Philippines
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8. Who among the following was a contemporary of Gautam Buddha?
(A) Nagarjuna (B) Kanishka
(C) Kautilya (D) Mahavir
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9. The concept of eight-fold path forms the theme of–
(A) Dipavamsa (B) Divyavadana
(C) Mahaparinibban Sutta (D) Dharma Chakra Pravartana Sutta
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10. Which one of the following river flows between Vindhyan and Satpura ranges?
(A) Narmada (B) Son
(C) Mahe (D) Netravati
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11. A coin immersed in water pond appears to be raised when view from the top. What is this due to?
(A) Total internal reflection of light (B) Refraction of light
(C) Scattering of light (D) Reflection of light
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12. Which of the following wavelengths will suffer maximum deviation while passing through a prism?
(A) Orange (B) Red
(C) Green (D) Violet
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13. Cavitation is a special application property exhibited only by–
(A) audible sound (B) infrasonic
(C) ultrasonic (D) electromagnetic waves
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14. In which one of these cases, the Supreme Court held that "the concept of secularism is that state will have no religion"?
(A) Bal Patil vs Union of India (2005) (B) Keshvananda Bharti Case (1973)
(C) Minerva Mills Case (1984) (D) Sajjan Singh Case (1967)
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15. In a parliamentary form of government, real powers of the state are vested in the–
(A) President (B) Council of Ministers headed by the Prime Minister
(C) Vice-President (D) Parliament
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16. The word socialist was added to the Preamble in 1976. What is it's main objective?
(A) The state shall promote policies for the welfare of the people (B) Eliminate class based society
(C) Eliminate biological/natural inequality (D) Eliminate political inequality
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17. Japan, Indonesia, Malaysia and Philippines have very rich and developed fishing industry in the world is due to–
(A) coastline (B) location
(C) Both 'a' and 'b' (D) None of these
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18. Which of the following countries shares coastline with Arabian Sea?
(A) Pakistan (B) India
(C) Bangladesh (D) Yeman
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19. National Sample Survey (NSS) Wasestablished in–
(A) 1950 (B) 1951
(C) 1952 (D) 1943
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20. Agriculture Income Tax is assigned to the State Government by–
(A) the Finance Commission (B) the National Development Council
(C) the Inter-State Council (D) the Constitution of India
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21. Milindapanho is in the form of a dialogue between the king Menander and the Buddhist monk–
(A) Nagasena (B) Nagarjuna
(C) Nagabhatta (D) Kumarilabhatta
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22. According to the Buddha, the cause of all human sorrows is trishna which means–
(A) desire for worldly things (B) desire for material enjoyments and worldly things
(C) worldly attachments (D) hyperactivity of mind
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23. MERCOSUR consists of a group of countries of–
(A) Africa (B) Asia
(C) Latin America (D) South East Asia
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24. Among the following who is given the credit of carrying Jainism in South India?
(A) Sudharmana (B) Indrabhuti
(C) Bhadrabahu (D) Sthulabhadra
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25. Where is the famous Virupaksha temple located?
(A) Bhadrachalam (B) Chidambaram
(C) Hampi (D) Srikalahasti
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