Objective General Knowledge Multiple Questions

Objective GK Multiple Questions

1. The Speaker of the Lok Sabha can resign his office by addressing his resignation to–
(A) the President (B) the Prime Minister
(C) the Deputy Speaker of the Lok Sabha (D) the Chief Justice of India
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2. A person moving from Chile to Brazil along the coast has to cross–
(A) Bass Strait (B) Cook Strait
(C) Magellan Strait (D) Torres Strait
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3. Which one of the following geographical conditions makes hunting and fishing the principal mean of livelihood in the Tundra region?
(A) Sparse population (B) Infertile dissected terrain
(C) Scarcity of vegetation (D) Harsh climate
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4. If saving exceeds investment, the national income will–
(A) fall (B) fluctuate
(C) remain constant (D) rise
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5. In recent years the capital outlays for the defence service have been–
(A) increasing steadily (B) going down steeply
(C) more or less constant (D) fluctuating frequently
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6. When the Indian Muslim League was inducted into the interim government in 1946, Liyaqat Ali Khan was assigned the portfolio of –
(A) foreign affairs (B) home
(C) finance (D) defence
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7. Ashoka himself considered his policy of Dhamma as–
(A) the essence of original Buddhism as preached by the Buddha
(B) a way of life which was both practical and convenient as well as highly moral
(C) the ideal of virtuous life based on moral teachings of various thinkers
(D) the essence of all religions or the common religion of mankind
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8. The first modern regular census in India, was started in 1881 by–
(A) Lord Ripon (B) Lord Lytton
(C) Lord Powell (D) Lord Clive
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9 In social matters Ashoka's most revolutionary concept was–
(A) proper behaviour to slaves, servants, elders, etc
(B) his opposition to wasteful social rituals and ceremonies at marriages, births, journeys etc
(C) Both 'a' and 'b'
(D) None of the above
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10. Which Rock Edict of Ashoka provides a description of the horrors of Kalinga War?
(A) 13th Rock Edict (B) Kalinga Edict at Dhauli
(C) The Edict at Jaugada (D) l0th Rock Edict
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11. At which one of the following places do the rivers Alakananda and Bhagirathi merge to form Ganga?
(A) Devprayag (B) Rudraprayag
(C) Karnaprayag (D) Vishnuprayag
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12. The main reason for the failure of the INA was–
(A) sabotage by some disgruntled elements (B) the death of Subhash Chandra Bose in an air crash
(C) staunch opposition of the Congress (D) the collapse of Japanese forces in the war
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13. Gypsum (CaSO4. 2H2P) is added to clinker during cement manufacturing to–
(A) decrease the rate of setting of cement (B) bind the particle of calcium silicate
(C) facilitate the formation of colloidal gel (D) impart strength to cement
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14. In modern days, which one of the following chemical compounds is used for the hair setting in beauty parlour/ salon?
(A) A phosphate compound (B) A sulphur compound
(C) A magnesium compound (D) A bicarbonate compound
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15. If any question arises whether a bill is a Money Bill or not, whose decision shall be final?
(A) The Supreme Court of India (B) The President of India
(C) The Speaker of the Lok Sabha (D) Joint Parliamentary Committee
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16. Who among the following chooses the Speaker of the House of People?
(A) The Prime Minister of India (B) The Union Minister of Parliamentary Affairs
(C) The leader of the opposition in the Lok Sabha (D) The House of People
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17. The authorisation for the withdrawal of funds from the Consolidated Fund of India must come from–
(A) the President of India (B) the Parliament of India
(C) the Prime Minister of India (D) the Union Finance Minister
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18. Which one of the following is not a cause for the present global warming and climate change?
(A) CFC emission (B) Carbon dioxide emission
(C) Deforestation (D) Methane emission
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19. Which one of the following is the deepest point in the ocean floor?
(A) Challenger Deep (B) Earth and Mars
(C) Jupiter and Saturn (D) Saturn and Uranus
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20. The foreign exchange reserves of India is maintained by–
(A) RBI (B) Ministry of Finance
(C) Government of India (D) None of these
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21. The first fully Indian Bank is–
(C) SBI (D) None of these
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22. Which one of the following is not an example of computer hardware?
(A) Mouse (B) Printer
(C) Monitor (D) Excel
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23. Which of the following administrative measures was not taken up by Ashoka?
(A) The practice of royal tours visit of officers once in 5 years
(B) Issuing of code of conduct to his officials
(C) To save people from miscarriage of justice
(D) Release of the convicts on the mercy petition moved by his ministers
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24. In which categories did Marie Curie win her two different Nobel Prizes?
(A) Physics and Chemistry (B) Chemistry and Medicine
(C) Physics and Medicine (D) Chemistry and Peace
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25. Alam Khan, one of those who invited Babur to invade India was–
(A) an uncle of lbrahim Lodi and a pretender to the throne of Delhi
(B) a cousin of Ibrahim Lodi who was ill-treated and expelled from the country
(C) the father of Dilawar Khan to whom cruel treatment was meted out by lbrahim Lodi
(D) a high official in Punjab province who was very much discontented with lbrahim Lodi's treatment to his tribe
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