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. A European who worked ardently for the Indian National Movement and bitterly criticised the British rule by- saying: "The Briths empire is rotten to the core, corrupt in every direction, and tyrannical and mean," was–
(A) AO Hume (B) Sister Nivedita
(C) Mrs Annie Besant (D) William Wedderburn
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2. Which of the following Cups/ Trophies is not awarded for football?
(A) B C Roy Trophy (B) Vithal Cup
(C) Baradoli Trophy (D) Shivanti Gold Cup
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3. The Indian team in the 4 Nation Shastri Junior Women's Hockey Tournament will be led by–
(A) Poonam Rani (B) mamta kharab
(C) Helen Mary (D) Jyoti Sunita Kullu
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4. The only woman driver in Indian Grand Prix 2011 was–
(A) Alice Powell (B) Sarah Fisher
(C) Maria Teresa de Filippis (D) Divina Galica
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5. Who among the following gave a systematic critique of the moderate politics of the Indian National Congress in a series of articles entitled New Lamps for Old?
(A) Aurobindo Ghosh (B) RC Dutt
(C) Syed Ahmed Khan (D) Viraraghavachari
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6. Who was the first woman President of the Indian National Congress?
(A) Annie Besant (B) Aruna Asaf Ali
(C) Sarojini Naidu (D) Vijayalakshmi Pandit
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7. Who was the Defence Minister of India during the Indo-China War of 1962?
(A) R N Thapar (B) Jagjivan Ram
(C) VK Krishna Menon (D) Govind Ballabh Pant
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8. In which pair, both the organisms are ammonotelic?
(A) Man and Toad (B) Frog and Man
(C) Salmander and Frog (D) Salamander and Tadpole
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9. Which one of the following countries is the largest producer of bauxite in the world?
(A) Argentina (B) Australia
(C) Brazil (D) South Africa
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10. 'Marketing Support and Services Scheme' (in the Eleventh plan) supports artisans related to
(A) Handicrafts (B) Leather goods
(C) Gems and Jewellery (D) Handlooms
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11. The Second Five year Plan was based on–
(A) Mohalanobis Model (B) Vakil and Brahmananda's wage- Goods Model
(C) Herrod-Domer Growth Model (D) Solow Growth Model
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12. Which of the following acted as bankers and money lenders?
(A) Sarthavahas (B) Sresthis
(C) Nagar-Sresthins (D) Nagarakas
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13. Which one of the following is the highest mountain peak?
(A) Nanga Parbat (B) Nanda Devi
(C) Kanchenjunga (D) K2
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14. CENVAT is associated with–
(A) rate of indirect tax (B) rate of income tax
(C) rate of direct tax (D) None of these
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15. Which of the following sectors does not come under tertiary sector?
(A) Electricity (B) Business Services
(C) Transport (D) Trade
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16. Who was the first foreign minister of India?
(A) VK Krishna Menon (B) Sardar Baldev Singh
(C) Rafi Ahmad Kidwai (D) Pt Jawaharlal Nehru
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17. An "autobiography of a Yogi" is a book written by–
(A) Paramhansa Yogananda (B) Orham Pamuk
(C) Tony Blair (D) None of the above
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18. The coal mines of Coraganda are situated in–
(A) Kazakhstan (B) Azerbaijan
(C) Uzbekistan (D) Georgia
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19. The book "Sonia Gandhi-An Extraordinary Life, An Indian Destiny", an autobiography of Sonia Gandhi is written by–
(A) Julian Barnes (B) Mohd Hanief
(C) Rani Singh (D) Tahmima Anam
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20. Which of the following Muslim leaders was not one of the founding fathers of the All India Muslim League (1906)?
(A) Mohammad Ali Jinnah (B) Aga Khan
(C) Nawab Salimulla of Dacca (D) Nawab Moshin-ul-Mulk
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