General Knowledge Questions for Government Exams 2016

General Knowledge Questions
(Useful for CSAT, State CSAT/PCS/PSC, SSC, RRB, NDA, CDS, B.Ed., LIC, GIC, Police, Force, Teacher Exams etc.)

1. What is mixed farming?
(A) Growing of several corps in a planned way (B) Growing Rabi as well as Kharif crops
(C) Growing several crops and also rearing animals (D) Growing of fruits as well as vegetables
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2. The Japanese are fish and rice eaters as they–
(A) are Asians (B) are Buddhists
(C) cultivate rice and catch fish (D) import fish and rice
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3. The most appropriate measure of a country's economic growth is the–
(A) gross domestic product (B) net domestic product
(C) net national product (D) per capita real income
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4. Which one of the following agricultural products is the largest earner of foreign exchange for India?
(A) Sugarcane (B) Jute
(C) Tea (D) Tobacco
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5. The main ore from which Manganese is extracted in India is?
(A) Siderite (B) Chalcopyrite
(C) Pyrolusite (D) Covellite
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6. A London branch of the All India Muslim League was established in 1908 under the presidency of–
(A) Aga Khan (B) Ameer Ali
(C) Liaquat Ali Khan (D) MA Jinnah
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7. The Constituent Assembly of India was set up under the–
(A) Cabinet Mission Plan (B) Wavell Plan
(C) Mountbatten Plan (D) Indian Independence Act
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8. Which one of the following first mooted the idea of a Constituent Assembly to frame a Constitution for India?
(A) Swaraj Party in 1934 (B) Congress Party in 1936
(C) Muslim League in 1942 (D) All Parties Conference in 1946
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9. Which film received the Vasudha Award for best film on environmental issues in 42nd Indian Film Festival of India?
(A) A Pestering Journey (B) Another Planet
(C) Disaster Ahead (D) Khule Darwazze
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10. Which of the following was not one of the three chief Sufi orders in India?
(A) Shuttari (B) Chishti
(C) Suhrawadi (D) Firdausi
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11. Falun Gong is–
(A) an ethnic minority in Eastern China (B) an insurgency outfit in Western China
(C) a pro-democracy movement in China (D) a spiritual movement in China
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12. The major amount of wheat, in Ukraine is produced in the area of–
(A) Acidic soil (B) Podzol soil
(C) Black Earth (soil) (D) Red soil
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13. Worlds leading producer of tobacco is–
(A) China (B) USA
(C) India (D) Russia
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14. Who was awarded "The Lifetime Service Award" in the 12th Wildlife Sanctuary Award?
(A) George Schaller (B) Arun Das
(C) George Michael (D) Arun Singh
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15. The Congress policy of pray and petition ultimately came to an end under the guidance of–
(A) Aurobindo Ghosh (B) Bal Gangadhar Tilak
(C) Lala Lajpat Rai (D) Mahatma Gandhi
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16. Who among the following was not a member of the Cabinet Mission?
(A) Sir Stafford Cripps (B) AV Alexander
(C) Radcliffe (D) Pethwick Lawrence
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17. At the time of partition of India, which one of the following provinces of British India came forward with a plan for a united and independent existence?
(A) Punjab (B) Assam
(C) Bengal (D) Bihar
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18. Who is the author of the book "New Dimensions of India's Foreign Policy"?
(A) A B Vajpayee (B) Jaswant Singh
(C) PC Alexander (D) Yashwant Sinha
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19. In which country did the Industrial Revolution begin in the year 1750?
(A) France (B) Italy
(C) Germany (D) England
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20. Mekong Ganga Co-operation Project is–
(A) an irrigation project involving India and Myanmar
(B) a joint tourism initiative of some Asian countries
(C) a hydroelectric power project involving India, Bangladesh and Myanmar
(D) a defence and security agreement of India with its Eastern neighbours
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