Online General Knowledge Practice Test - GK Question Answers

GK Practice Test - 12
1. Jinnah's 14 points did not include which one of the following?
(A) India's Constitution should be formulated with the residuary powers vested in the centre
(B) Relatively greater autonomy for the provinces
(C) One-third representation of the Muslims in the central legislature
(D) Full religious liberty for all communities of India
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2. The design of the National Flag was adopted by the Constituent Assembly of India in–
(A) July, 1948 (B) July, 1950
(C) July, 1947 (D) August, 1947
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3. Which one of the following acts provided for a federal form of government for India?
(A) Indian Council Act, 1909 (B) Government of India Act, 1935
(C) Government of India Act, 1919 (D) Indian Independence Act, 1947
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4. Which one of the following commercially important groups of trees belongs to cool temperate hardwood species?
(A) Maple, mahogany and oak (B) Mahogany, ebony and maple
(C) Oak, poplar and maple (D) Ebony, oak and poplar
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5. The term 'demographic gap' signifies the difference–
(A) in sex ratio (B) in age
(C) in child/woman ratio (D) between the birth and the death rate
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6. Who gave the call for 'Evergreen Revolution' in India?
(A) MS Swaminathan (B) APJ Abdul Kalam
(C) Dr Manmohan Singh (D) MS Ahluwalia
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7. After European Union which another group of countries have come forward for adopting common currency?
(A) OPEC (B) Gulf Countries
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8. What is the process by which a lipid mass is converted into a number of small droplets?
(A) Saponification (B) Emulsification
(C) Oxidation (D) Dehydrogenation
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9. Which of the following is not one of the postulates of the Ramakrishna Mission?
(A) It aims at the development of the highest spirituality inherent in man
(B) It holds up the pure Vedantic doctrine as its ideal and rejects all later religious thought and believes that the Puranas are full of false teachings
(C) It recognises the value and utility of later developments in Hinduism such as worship of images
(D) It recognizes the value and utility of modern developments in natural sciences and technology
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10. The National Commission on population is headed by–
(A) Prime Minister (B) President
(C) Home Minister (D) Registrar General of India
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11. Which one among the following prompted Rabindranath Tagore to surrender his title of 'Sir'?
(A) The passing of the Rowlatt Act
(B) The passing of the Act of 1919
(C) To support Mahatma Gandhi's Satyagraha Movement
(D) To protest against the massacre at Jallianwalabagh and the imposition of martial law in Punjab
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12. According to Gandhi Civil Disobedience means–
(A) capacity for unlimited suffering (B) discipline, thought, care and attention
(C) that it should be wholly civil without provoking retaliation (D) All of the above
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13. The Nanda Devi Peak is located in–
(A) Himachal Pradesh (B) Jammu and Kashmir
(C) Sikkim (D) Uttarakhand
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14. A body lying at rest suddenly breaks into two parts of equal masses which starts moving. The parts will move in–
(A) opposite direction with equal speed (B) opposite direction with unequal speed
(C) any direction with equal speed (D) same direction with equal speed
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15. The size of Be2+ and AI3+ is not so close but they show diagonal relationship due to–
(A) different effective nuclear charge (B) different atomic number
(C) similar charge per unit area (D) None of the above
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16. Who is commonly known as the Father of the Indian Constitution?
(A) Dr B R Ambedkar (B) Mahatma Gandhi
(C) Vallabhbhai Patel (D) Jawaharlal Nehru
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17. Who was the President of India at the time of proclamation of emergency in the year 1976?
(A) VV Giri (B) Giani Zail Singh
(C) Fakhruddin Ali Ahmad (D) Shankar Dayal Sharma
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18. Currently half of the world's population live in just six countries. Identify them from the following–
(A) India, China, Pakistan, Brazil, Bangladesh, Indonesia
(B) India, China, Bangladesh, South Africa, Pakistan, Indonesia
(C) China, India, United States, Indonesia, Brazil, Pakistan
(D) China, India, Bangladesh, United States, Pakistan, Indonesia
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19. India is regarded as a country with 'Demographic Dividend'. This is due to–
(A) its high population in the age group below 15 years
(B) its high population in the age group of 15-64 years
(C) its high population in the age group above 65 years
(D) its high total population
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20. 'Global Competitiveness Report' is released by which of the following organization?
(A) WTO (B) World Economic Forum
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21. Joint SAARC University of eight SAARC nations will be established in–
(A) New Delhi (B) Male
(C) Colombo (D) Dhaka
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22. What is the pH of pure water?
(A) 1 (B) 7
(C) 5 (D) 12
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23. Which one of the following movements started from Dandi?
(A) Swadeshi Movement (B) Non-Cooperation Movement
(C) Civil Disobedience Movement (D) Quit India Movement
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24. The responsibility of conducting the decennials census rests with the..........and Census Commissioner, under the Ministry of.
(A) Registrar General, Human Resources (B) Registrar General, Human Development
(C) Registrar General, Home Affairs (D) Registrar General. Human Resources and Population Development
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25. Gandhi coined the term Harijan for the people of the lower castes, influenced by the philosophy of–
(A) Vivekanand (B) Vaishnawa Saints of Gujarat
(C) Both 'a' and 'b' (D) Tolstoy
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