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General Awareness Quiz 14

1. The Maratha Kingdom was founded by shivaji during the reign of–
(A) Muhammad-bin-Tughlaq (B) Akbar
(C) Shahjahan (D)Aurangzeb
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2. Who was the successor of shivaji?
(A) Ramaraja (B) Sahu II
(C) Sambhaji (D) None of these
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3. Which one of the following countries is not a member of ASEAN?
(A) Vietnam (B) Brunei Darussalam
(C) Bangladesh (D) Myanmar
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4. Who among the following was killed by shivaji?
(A) Shaista Khan (B) Vyankoji
(C) Jai Singh (D) Afzal Khan
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5. Why did Dutch East India Company fail to maintain its influence in India?
(A) Portuguese did not allow them to trade in India
(B) There was a growing interference of Dutch Government in the company's internal affairs
(C) Dutch indulged in forcible religious conversion of the people and thus were expelled by local kings
(D) The English forces made them to leave India
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6. Recently, 'oilzapper' was in the news. What is it?
(A) It is an eco-friendly technology for the remediation of oily sludge and oil spills
(B) It is the latest technology developed for under-sea oil exploration
(C) It is a genetically engineered high biofuel-yielding maize variety
(D) It is the latest technology to control the accidentally caused flames from oil wells
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7. Carbonated beverages such as soft drinks and soda water contains mainly–
(A) carbon dioxide (B) calcium carbonate
(C) calcium hydroxide (D) potassium carbonate
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8. If a man of blood group 'A' marries a woman of blood group 'B', their children can be of the blood group–
(A) A, B, AB or O (B) A, B or AB
(C) A or B (D) Only AB
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9. Which one among the following cell organelle is associated with GERL complex?
(A) Ribosomes (B) Golgi bodies
(C) Peroxisomes (D) Glyoxysomes
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10. The quorum for soint sitting of the Indian Parliament is–
(A) One-twelfth of the total number of members of the house
(B) One-sixth of the total number of members of the house
(C) One- tenth of the total number of members of the house
(D) Two-third of the total number of members of the house
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11. When a State Governor dies or resigns, who normally exercises his functions until a new Governor is appointed?
(A) Secretary General of the Governor (B) A person designated by State Cabinet
(C) Chief Justice of the High Court (D) Advocate General of the State
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12. The leader of Ghadar Party in Bengal and Orissa was–
(A) Jatindranath Mukherjee (B) Jatindranath Das
(C) Barindra Ghosh (D) MN Roy
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13. What was the main reason for which Niger was in the news in recent times?
(A) Many deaths due to AIDS (B) Fierce civil war
(C) Intense fighting with Algeria (D) Famine and starvation
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14. Which one of the following region has greater annual range of temperature?
(A) Northern Hemisphere (B) Southern Hemisphere
(C) South-Eastern region of the world (D) North-Western region of the world
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15. 'Bhoodan Yojana', as a measure of gifting land by the rich landlords to the landless labourers, was started by–
(A) Acharya Vinoba Bhave (B) Acharya Narendra Dev
(C) Raj Narain (D) Medha Patkar
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16. 'Doha Round of WTO' is related with, which of the following?
(A) Agriculture (B) Industry
(C) Services (D) Investment
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17. The Mauryan Government was–
(A) an autocracy (B) an absolute monarchy
(C) a benevolent despotism (D) a centralised despotism
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18. When Congress Leaders condemned the Montague-Chelmsford Report. many moderates left the party to form the–
(A) Swarajya Party (B) Indian Freedom Party
(C) Independence Federation of India (D) Indian Liberal Federation
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19. Knesset is the name of Parliament of–
(A) Bosnia (B) Israel
(C) France (D) Japan
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20. Which one of the following Acts of British India strengthened the Viceroy's authority over his executive council by substituting "portfolio" or departmental system for corporate functioning?
(A) Indian Councils Act, 1861 (B) Government of India Act, 1858
(C) Indian Councils Act, 1892 (D) Indian Councils Act, 1909
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21. To which among the following the residuary powers were conferred by the federation established by the Act of 1935?
(A) Federal Legislature (B) Provincial Legislatures
(C) Governor General (D) Provincial Governors
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22. Which one of the following is not a site for in-situ method of conservation of flora?
(A) Biosphere Reserve (B) Botanical Garden
(C) National Park (D) Wildlife Sanctuary
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23. The neurogenic heart is the characteristic feature of–
(A) higher vertebrates (B) lower vertebrates
(C) human (D) rats
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24. Which among the following hormones can be used in the treatment of diabetes insipidus?
(A) Estrone (B) Erythropoietin
(C) Thyroxine (D) Vasopressin
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25. The meiosis cell division can be best studied in–
(A) young stem (B) root tip
(C) yourn leaf (D) young anther
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