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GK Practice Test - 6
1. Which one of the following statements about Brihadeswara Temple at Tanjavur, is not correct?
(A) The temple is a splendid example of Chola architecture (B) It was built by emperor Rajaraja
(C) The temple is constructed of granite (D) The temple is a monument dedicated to Lord Vishnu
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2. It is said that the "real cause for the defeat of the Rajputs against the Turks lay in the prevalent social system", because–
(A) in the caste-ridden society the defence of the country was the sole concern of the Rajputs
(B) it rendered all other people psychologically unfit for military service
(C) it killed the national will to put a common front against the Turks
(D) All of the above
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3. When you travel in a car from Bhubaneshwar to Vishakhapatnam, which National Highway would you take?
(A) NH 4 (B) NH 5
(C) NH 6 (D) NH 7
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4. Which of the following is non-symbiotic biofertilizers?
(A) Anabaena (B) Rhizobium
(C) Azotobacter (D) VAM
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5. Two balloons are blown into spherical shape of unequal size and are connected through a narrow tube. Then what will observe?
(A) The smaller balloon becomes bigger (B) The bigger balloon becomes smaller
(C) The smaller becomes smaller and the bigger becomes bigger (D) There is no change in their size
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6. If a door of running refrigerator is kept open in a closed room, what will happen to the room?
(A) It cool the room (B) It will heat the room
(C) It will make no difference on the average (D) It will make the temperature go up and down
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7. Mayor of a Muncipal Corporation holds the office for a period of–
(A) 1 Year (B) 3 Years
(C) 4 Years (D) 5 Years
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8. Under whose presidency was the Lahore Session of the Indian National Congress held in 1929 wherein a resolution for complete independence from the British was adopted?
(A) Bal Gangadhar Tilak (B) Gopal Krishna Gokhale
(C) Jawaharlal Nehru (D) Motilal Nehru
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9. Poorna Swaraj Diwas was celebrated on the following day–
(A) 26th January, 1929 (B) 26th January, 1930
(C) 26th January, 1949 (D) 26th January, 1950
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10. Why South-East Asia has the largest concentration of peasant population at the global scale?
(A) The area is dominated by shifting cultivation due to favourable terrain character
(B) Intensive subsistence farming is practiced in the region
(C) The region has favourable and healthier climate
(D) The area has a large forested area which is cleared for cultivation of various crops
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11. Which one of the following does not have a heavy water plant?
(A) Narora (B) Sriharikota
(C) Kakrapar (D) Kota
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12. The basic regulatory authority for mutual funds and stock markets lies with the–
(A) Government of India (B) Reserve Bank of India
(C) SEBI (D) Stock Exchanges
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13. Which of the following is not an affiliate of the RBI?
(C) Agricultural Refinance Corporation (D) Deposit Insurance Corporation
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14. A popular Hindi film based on the famous Sanskrit play Mrcchakatika was titled–
(A) Meghadoot (B) Amrapali
(C) Utsav (D) Shakuntala
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15. The Arab traveller to India whose work is called the "Mirror of the eleventh century India" was–
(A) Al Mashar (B) Al Beruni
(C) Al Hajjaj (D) Al Mansur
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16. The Rotterdam Convention deals with–
(A) banning of human clone experiment (B) reducing nuclear weapon stockpiles
(C) limiting the use of toxic chemicals (D) protecting the oceans
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17. An Arab astronomer who all the way went to Varanasi and studied Sanskrit language and astronomy there, for a decade was–
(A) Al Beruni (B) Amir Khusrau
(C) Al Mashar (D) Al Bidari
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18. The loss of Qandhar was a big blow to the Mughal Empire From the view point of–
(A) natural resources (B) buffer territory
(C) communication (D) strategic stronghold
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19. Which one of the following pairs of National Highways crosses Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Maharashtra?
(A) NH 4 and NH 6 (B) NH 5 and NH 7
(C) NH 6 and NH 7 (D) NH 7 and NH 9
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20. Which of the following cannot be emitted by radioactive substances during their decay?
(A) Electrons (B) Protons
(C) Neutrons (D) Helium
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21. For which one of the following is capillary not the reason only?
(A) Rising of water from the roots of plant to its foliage (B) Blotting of ink
(C) Rising of underground water (D) Spread of water drop on a cotton cloth
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22. The focal length of convex lens is–
(A) the same for all the colours (B) shorter for blue light than for red
(C) shorter for red light than for blue (D) maximum for yellow light
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23. Which one of the following is the correct chronological order of the formation of the following as full states of the Indian Union?
(A) Sikkim-Arunachal-Nagaland-Haryana (B) Nagaland-Haryana-Sikkim-Arunachal
(C) Sikkim-Haryana-Nagaland-Arunachal (D) Nagaland-Arunachal-Sikkim-Haryana
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24. Who wrote the book-"The Story of the Integration of the Indian States"?
(A) BN Rau (B) C Rajagopalachari
(C) Krishna Menon (D) VP Menon
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25. Who among the following formulated the Dickie Bird Plan?
(A) Lord Mountbatten (B) Stafford Cripps
(C) A V Alexander (D) C Rajagopalachari
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