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. Shencottah Pass connects–
(A) Andhra with Odisha (B) Kerala with Tamil Nadu
(C) Karnataka with Tamil Nadu (D) Andhra Pradesh with Odisha
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2. During the British rule the only British king to visit India and hold his magnificent Durbar, was–
(A) Edward VII (B) George V
(C) James II (D) Edward VI
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3. In which of the following years was the All-India Trade Union Congress formed in Bombay?
(A) 1918 (B) 1919
(C) 1920 (D) 1921
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4. From which plant listed below the maximum amount of ethanol for biofuel is obtained?
(A) Wood (B) Tapioca
(C) Maize (D) Suqarcane
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5. Which one of the following African countries in not land locked?
(A) Benin (B) Chad
(C) Lesotho (D) Mali
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6. Real national income denotes–
(A) national income at constant prices (B) per capita income
(C) national income at current prices (D) net factor income
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7. Which of the following is not required while computing Gross National Product (GNP)?
(A) Net foreign investment (B) Private investment
(C) Per capita income of citizens (D) Purchase of goods by government
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8. National income is the same as–
(A) Net Domestic Product at market price (B) Net Domestic Product at cost factor
(C) Net National Product at market price (D) Net National Product at factor cost
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9. The hill range that separates the State of Manipur from the State of Nagaland is known as–
(A) Arakan hills (B) Patkai hills
(C) Barail hills (D) Manipur
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10. Hyper-osmotic urine secreted by human beings is due to presence of depends on–
(A) length of distal convoluted tubule (B) width of Bowman's capsule
(C) loop of Henle (D) length of proximal convoluted tubule
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11. The feature (s) of Indian art freely adopted in the construction of mosques in India, was/were–
(A) turned Lotus (B) kalash on the domes
(C) ornamentation (D) All of these
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12. Which of the following constituted the highest caste among the Muslims?
(A) Upper caste Hindu converts (B) Clean occupational castes
(C) Warrior castes (D) Families of foreign origin
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13. The concept of hierarchy of needs is associated with–
(A) communication (B) decision making
(C) motivation (D) policy formulation
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14. Liberhan Commission has been appointed to deal with which one of the following?
(A) Anti-Sikh Riots, 1984 (B) Demolition of Babri Masjid
(C) Godhra Incident (D) Mumbai Communal Riots
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15. Which one of the following is responsible for bringing out the report on National and Per Capita Income in India?
(A) Ministry of Planning (B) Ministry of Human Resources
(C) Ministry of Human Affairs (D) Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation
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16. The channel separating the Andaman Island from the Nicobar Islands is known as–
(A) Coco Channel (B) 10° Channel
(C) Duncan Passage (D) Somboraro Channel
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17. Indigo cultivation in India was called a "predial slavery" because the peasants were forced to–
(A) cultivate indigo and accept the dictated prices (B) work on indigo farms as bonded labourers
(C) cultivate indigo on at least one third of their lands (D) sell their indigo produce to the British planters only
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18. The only European country which did not prohibit or impose heavy duties on the import of Indian cotton goods was–
(A) Germany (B) France
(C) Holland (D) Italy
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19. Retreating monsoon causes sporadic rainfall in which of the following areas?
(A) Coast of North Maharashtra (B) Northern Chhattisgarh
(C) Malwa plateau and Vidarbha region (D) Coast of Tamil Nadu
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20. Indian Human Development Report does not give for each sample village–
(A) infrastructure and amenities Index (B) education related index
(C) health related index (D) unemployment related index
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