Objective General Knowledge Questions and Answers

Objective GK Questions and Answers

1. In which of the following states was the Panchayati Raj first introduced?
(A) Rajasthan (B) Gujarat
(C) UP (D) Bihar
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2. Father of local self government in India is–
(A) Lord Mayo (B) Acharya Vinoba Bhave
(C) Lord Ripon (D) Mahatma Gandhi
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3. TRIPS (Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights) Agreement is administered by–
(A) United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
(B) United Nations Organization (UNO)
(C) World Trade Organization (WTO)
(D) World Bank (WB)
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4. Mughal architecture is known for its–
(A) simplicity (B) Massiveness
(C) Decoration and delicacy (D) Grandeur and religious predilection
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5. Which one among the following was not a possible reason for the success of Nadir Shah's military Compaign in Delhi?
(A) Weak Mughal Emperor (B) Lack of strong defence in the North-West frontier
(C) Late preparation for the defence of Delhi (D) Use of superior military technology by the invading army
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6. The Tropic of Cancer passes through which one of the following?
(A) Asom (B) Manipur
(C) Mizoram (D) Nagaland
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7. In which of the following cases lies the broadcast band of FM?
(C) SHF (D) HF
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8. What type of reaction is carried out by the lipase in the digestion of fats?
(A) Reduction (B) Dehydration
(C) Hydrolysis (D) Calcification
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9. 'Misch metal' is widely used in the manufacture of which of the following?
(A) Material of car break (B) Smoke detectors
(C) Cigarette lighter (D) Emergency light
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10. Which of the following was ceded by the French to India?
(A) Dadra and Nagar Haveli (B) Daman and Diu
(C) Karaikal and Mahe (D) None of the above
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11. The Genetic Engineering Approval Committee, whose permission is required for cultivation of any genetically modified crop such as Bt-Cotton in India, is under the Union Ministry of–
(A) Agriculture (B) Environment and Forests
(C) Commerce and Industry (D) Rural Development
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12. The Supreme Court of India tenders advice to the President on a matter of law or fact–
(A) on its own initiative
(B) only if he seeks such advice
(C) only if the matter relates to the Fundamental Rights
(D) only if the issue poses a threat to the unity and integrity of the country
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13. Among the following climatic factors, which one has the least effect upon a terrestrial ecosystem?
(A) Temperature variation (B) Wind
(C) Conditions of sunlight (D) Availability of water
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14. Which one of the following regions is not characterised by the Mediterranean type of climate?
(A) South Africa (B) South Western Australia
(C) South Western United States of America (D) North Western Europe
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15. The minimum number of women needed for making a 'Working Group' under DWCRA programme is–
(A) 10 (B) 50
(C) 7 (D) 15
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16. National Rural Health Mission has been launched in the country since–
(A) 12th April, 2005 (B) 31st March, 2001
(C) 2nd October, 2004 (D) 14th November, 2006
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17. Which of the following building's conceived by Akbar was/were inspired by Buddhist architecture–
(A) Panch Mahal, at Fatehpur Sikri (B) Akbar's own mausoleum at Sikandra
(C) Both 'a' and 'b' (D) The Ibadatkhana at Fatehpur Sikri
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18. Which of the following is considered to be the earliest example in India of the double Dome?
(A) Humayun's Tomb, Delhi (B) Jama Masjid, Fatehpur Sikri
(C) Itmatuddaulah's Tomb, Agra (D) Moti Masjid, Agra
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19. Who coined the term "Dictatorship of the Proletariat"?
(A) V Lenin (B) Francis Bacon
(C) Karl Marx (D) J Stalin
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20. The Santhal rebellion of 1855-56 resulted in the creation of a separate geographical entity known as Santhal Parganas for the tribals. Who were the leaders associated with the rebellion?
(A) Sidhu and Chakara (B) Chakara and Bogra
(C) Sidhu and Kanhu (D) Dora and Chakara
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21. Which of the following was not one of the distinguished leaders of the Aligarh School of Syed Ahmad Khan?
(A) Syed Jamal-al-din Afghani (B) Chiragh Ali
(C) Altaf Hussain Hall (D) Nazir Ahmad
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22. The Alamatti is on the river–
(A) Godavari (B) Cauveri
(C) Krishna (D) Mahanadi
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23. Which one of the following is used to measure the performance of a motor or gasoline, an aviation fuel?
(A) Iodine number (B) Octane number
(C) Both 'a' and 'b' (D) Neither 'a' nor 'b'
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24. Which one among the following is the mean life of radioactive element?
(A) Equal to half-life (B) Less than half -life
(C) 0. 693 t ½ (D) 1.44 t ½
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25. Making of chappathi is based on–
(A) Graham's law (B) Henry's law
(C) Charles' law (D) Boyle's law
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