Objective General Knowledge Multiple Questions

Objective GK Multiple Questions

1. Which Amendment restored the power of judicial review to the Supreme Court and High Court after it was curtailed by the 42nd Amendment?
(A) 42nd (B) 43rd
(C) 44th (D) 56th
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2. Which of the following cannot be altered by the Parliament by ordinary legislative procedure?
(A) Acquistion and termination of citizenship (B) Privileges of the Parliament
(C) Composition of State Legislative Councils (D) Representation of States in the Parliament
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3. As per the Anti-Defection Law, the final authority to decide on a members disqualification from the House is–
(A) President (B) Governor
(C) Speaker of the House (D) Council of Ministers
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4. Kiel Canal connects–
(A) Baltic Sea and North Sea (B) Red Sea and Mediterranean Sea
(C) Caribbean Sea and Pacific Sea (D) Atlantic Ocean and Pacific Ocean
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5. The current produced by upwelling of cold water off the coast of Chile and Peru known as–
(A) El Nino (B) Humboldt Current
(C) Agulhas Current (D) Canary Current
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6. NABARD was established on the recommendation of which of the following?
(A) Public Account Committee (B) Shivaraman Committee
(C) Narsimham Committee (D) Tendulkar Committee
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7. The destruction of the Mauryan Empire was followed by a series of invasions, and the first to invade India were the–
(A) Bactrian-Greeks (B) Parthians
(C) Kushanas (D) Shakas
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8. Whom did the Dutch turn out from Malay Straits and Indonesian Islands?
(A) English (B) Portuguese
(C) French (D) Surat
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9. Which of the following did not participate in the alliance forged by Mir Qasim after he was defeated by the English in 1763?
(A) Mir Qasim (B) Shah Alam the Mughal Emperor
(C) Shuja-ud-Daula, the Nawab of Awadh (D) The Nizam of Hyderabad
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10. Prior to 2011 the caste census was last conducted in the year–
(A) 1911 (B) 1921
(C) 1931 (D) 1951
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11. The worst feature of the Dual Government in Bengal was that–
(A) maintenance of law and order was nobody's responsibility
(B) the English began to enjoy rights without responsibilities
(C) the poor peasantry of Bengal was auctioned to the revenue bidders
(D) All of the above
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12. The main plank of the programme of the Faraizi sect, founded by Haji Shariatulla of Faridpur in Eastern Bengal, was–
(A) radical reforms- in Muslim religious practices
(B) opposition to the exploitation of the peasantry by the zamindars
(C) to expel the British and restore Muslim rule in Bengal
(D) to offer civil disobedience to the British by non-payment of taxes etc
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13. The reservoir GB Pant Sagar is located on which river?
(A) Betwa (B) Ghaghara
(C) Kosi (D) Rihand
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14. Which one of the following uses 'laser' technology to store large amount of information?
(A) Floppy disc (B) Hard disc
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15. Which type of memory holds only the programme and data that CPU is presently processing?
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16. Which one of the following is the weakest force?
(A) Gravitational force (B) Electromagnetic force
(C) Nuclear force (D) Electrostatic force
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17. How many States are required to ratify certain Amendments to the Constitution?
(A) Not less than half the number (B) Three-fourths of the number
(C) At least 10 States (D) All States in some cases
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18. When was disinvestment started in public enterprises?
(A) 1990-91 (B) 1991-92
(C) 1992-93 (D) 1956
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19. Freedom of the press in India is–
(A) available to the people under the law of the Parliament
(B) specifically provided in the Constitution
(C) implied in the Right to Freedom of Expression
(D) available to the people to India under Executive order
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20. Which one of the following is the correct sequence of the four stages of water movement in a hydrological cycle?
(A) Evaporation-Condensation-Precipitation- Infiltration
(B) Evaporation-Precipitation-Condensation- Infiltration
(C) Infiltration-Evaporation-Condensation -Precipitation
(D) Condensation-Precipitation-Evaporation- Infiltration
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21. Which one of the following regions is culturally closer to India but ethnically related to China?
(A) Central Asia (B) Polynesia
(C) West Asia (D) South-East Asia
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22. In which one of the following places was Asia's first Export Processing Zone (EPZ) set up?
(A) Santa Cruz (B) Kandla
(C) Cochin (D) Surat
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23. Fresh evaluation of every item of expenditure from the very beginning of each financial year is called–
(A) fresh budgeting (B) performance budgeting
(C) zero-based budgeting (D) deficit budgeting
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24. The first census was conducted in India at the time of–
(A) Lord Dufferin (B) Lord Lytton
(C) Lord Auckland (D) Sir John Napier
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25. What was the Ilbert Bill intended for?
(A) To remove racial discrimination in employment
(B) To enable Indian District Magistrates and Session Judges to try Europeans
(C) To save Indians from racial humiliation
(D) To change the method of recruitment in the Indian Civil Service
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