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General Awareness Quiz 2

1. The basis of European Unions Legan with the signing of–
(A) Mastricht Treaty (B) Treaty of Paris
(C) Treaty of Rome (D) Treaty of Lisbon
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2. Near which of the following Forts acquired by Shivaji did he build the Fort of Raigarh, which was to become his future Capital?
(A) Torna (B) Janjira
(C) Supa (D) Purandhar
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3. The Vidhan Sabha is–
(A) the permanent house of State Legislature (B) indirectly elected
(C) subject to dissolution (D) has little importance in the State Government
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4. Which one of the following was recently declared as "Biosphere Reserve" by the Ministry of Environment and Forests?
(A) Manas (B) Simlipal
(C) Kanchanjanga (D) Pachmarhi
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5. In the winter, we get warmer by using two blankets instead of one, why?
(A) Two blankets are thicker, so generate more heat
(B) Two blanket enclose air which does not allow the cold to penetrate
(C) Two blanket compress the air between the body and the blankets
(D) None of the above
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6. A cyclotron can accelerate–
(A) ions (B) atoms
(C) neutrons (D) gamma rays
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7. How does the 'hypo' used in photography?
(A) It acts as a strong reducing agent (B) It acts as a strong oxidising agent
(C) It removes unreacted AgBr in the form of complex (D) All of the above
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8. The Preamble enshrines certain ideals that were first given in–
(A) the Nehru Report (B) Tej Sapru Report
(C) proposal by C R Gopalachari (D) Objectives Resolution adopted by the Constituent Assembly
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9. In which one of the following cases, the Supreme Court initially had held that Preamble is not part of the Constitution?
(A) Berubari Case (B) Sajjan Singh Case
(C) Golaknath Case (D) Kesavananda Bharti Case
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10. The Attorney General holds office during the pleasure of the–
(A) Prime Minister (B) President
(C) Parliament (D) Chief Justice
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11. Falkland Island is recently the bone of contention between South America and Britishers. This Island is located in–
(A) North Atlantic Ocean (B) South Atlantic Ocean
(C) South Indian Ocean (D) North Pacific Ocean
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12. Westerlies is the flow water from West to East. It is known as Westerlies because it is under the influence of Westerlies wind. It also increase the speed of the wind. Sometime it is known as Roaring forties, etc. The speed of the Westerlies wind drift is due to–
(A) Corollis force (B) Vastness of the South Atlantic Ocean
(C) Less Landmass (D) None of the above
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13. Which committee was set up to review the concept of the poverty line?
(A) Dutt Committee (B) Wanchoo Committee
(C) Chakarvarthy Committee (D) None of the above
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14. Finance Commission is constituted–
(A) every year (B) once in two years
(C) once in four years (D) once in five years
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15. In what way did Sambhajl throw a challenge to Aurangzeb?
(A) By harassing Mughal armies
(B) By capturing Mughal Forts
(C) By giving shelter to Aurangzeb's rebel son, Prince Akbar
(D) By extorting chauth and sardeshmukhi from newly acquired Mughal territories
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16. The immediate objective of the Treaty of Purandhar was to–
(A) re1llove the humiliation of defeat and keep Shivaji in good humour
(B) throw a bone of contention between Shivaji and the ruler of Bijapur
(C) place Shivaji on a treacherous course
(D) make him a tool in the hands of the Mughals
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17. In the year 1946, who among the following joined the Viceroy's Executive Council with the finance portfolio?
(A) Mohammad Ali Jinnah (B) Liaqat Ali Khan
(C) Nawab Salimullah (D) Shaukat Ali
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18. What was the pre-Korean War boundary between North Korea and South korea?
(A) 17th Parallel (B) 38th Parallel
(C) 49th Parallel (D) Radcliffe Line
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19. Which of the following was not one of the founder office-bearers of the Hind Mazdoor Sevak Sangh formed in 1938 to train labour workers, to assist them to find a suitable field for work and to maintain them in times of need?
(A) N M Joshi (B) GL Nanda
(C) Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel (D) Jairamdas Doulatram
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20. Which one of the following countries has replaced Italy as the major importer, of bauxite from India?
(A) Canada (B) Greece
(C) Ukraine (D) United Arab Emirates
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21. Which one of the following alkali metals is the lightest?
(A) Na (B) Cs
(C) K (D) Rb
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22. Soaps are important cleansing agent and this property is due to their emulsifying action. How does soap enhance the cleansing action?
(A) It has a strong acidic character which can dissolve the dirt
(B) It rises the temperature of the reaction
(C) It breaks triple bond formed between dirt and cloth
(D) It has capacity to render more prolonged the mixing of oil and water
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23. What is the concentration of formaldehyde in the formalin which is used in the preservation of biological specimens?
(A) 15-20 % (B) 35-40 %
(C) 65-70 % (D) 75-85 %
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24. The Ministers are individually responsible to–
(A) the President (B) the House of the People
(C) the Prime Minister (D) the House of which they are members
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25. The candidate for Vice Presidential election must possess the qualifications prescribed for the Presidential candidate except that he must be–
(A) a citizen of India (B) over 35 years of age
(C) holding no office of profit under the government (D) qualified to be a member of the Rajya Sabha
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