Online General Knowledge Practice Test - GK Question Answers

GK Practice Test - 1
1. In scuba diving, while ascending towards the water surface, there is a danger of bursting the lungs. It is because–
(A) Graham's law of diffusion (B) Archimede's principle
(C) Boyle's law (D) Henry's law
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2. Two resistances when connected in parallel have equivalent resistance of 3W. When one of the resistant is burnt and broken, the net resistant is 12 W. What is the resistance of the burnt resistor?
(A) 4 W (B) 8 W
(C) 12 W (D) 16 W
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3. A person standing at the middle point of a wooden ladder which starts slipping between a vertical wall and the floor of a room, While continuing' to remain in a vertical plane. The path traced by a person standing at the middle point of the slipping ladder is–
(A) a straight line (B) a elliptical line
(C) a circular path (D) a parabolic path
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4. Which one of the following suggested the reconstitution of the Viceroy s Executive Council in which all the portfolios including that of the war members were to be held by the Indian leaders?
(A) Simon Commission (B) Simla Conference
(C) Cripps Proposals (D) Cabinet Mission
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5. In the 'Individual Satyagraha', Vinoba Bhave was chosen as the first Satyagrahi. Who was the second?
(A) Dr Rajendra Prasad (B) Jawaharlal Nehru
(C) C Rajagopalachari (D) Vallabhbhai Patel
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6. In the integration of the princely states, the following played a major role–
(A) Jawaharlal Nehru and Vallabhbhai Patel (B) Vallabhbhai Patel and V P Menon
(C) Panikkar and Kunzru (D) S K Dhar and Fazl Ali
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7. Quartzite is metamorphosed from–
(A) limestone (B) obsidian
(C) sandstone (D) shale
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8. Identify the correct order of the process of soil erosion from the following–
(A) splash erosion, sheet erosion, rill erosion, gully erosion
(B) sheet erosion, splash erosion, gully erosion, rill erosion
(C) rill erosion, gully erosion, sheet erosion, splash erosion
(D) gully erosion, rill erosion, sheet erosion, splash erosion
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9. The State Financial Corporations have given assistance mainly to develop–
(A) agriculture farms (B) cottage industries
(C) medium and small-scale industries (D) large scale industries
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10. New Economic Policy aims at–
(A) giving importance to rural techniques of production
(B) reforms in production pattern, obtaining new technology, making Indian economy more competitive
(C) creating more tax brackets
(D) imposing Tobin tax
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11. At which one of the following sites a pre-Harappan settlement has not been found?
(A) Dholavira (B) Kot Diji
(C) Kalibangan (D) Harappa
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12. The worship of fire in Harappan Civilization is proved by the discovery of fire altars at–
(A) Surkotda and Rangpur (B) Rang pur and Alamgirpur
(C) Lothal and Kalibangan (D) Chanhudaro, Kayatha, Prabhas and Daimabad
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13. The capital of IMF is made up by contribution of the–
(A) credit (B) deficit financing
(C) member nations (D) borrowing
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14. The chief opponents of the Aryans were the indigenous people of non Aryan origin known as Panis and Dasas or Dasyus. The factor which enabled the Aryans to emerge victorious in the struggle against the indigenous tribes was–
(A) lack of unity among the indigenous tribe (B) better organization among the Aryans
(C) superior military equipment of the Aryans (D) cultural superiority
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15. The latest Harappan site discovered in Gujarat is–
(A) Dholavira (B) Khandla
(C) Kuntasl (D) Manda
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16. The discovery of Oak flora in 1966 added a new chapter to the history of Indian sericulture. Which one of the following states is the leading producer of Oak Tasar Silk?
(A) Asom (B) Bihar
(C) Manipur (D) Odisha
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17. If the spinning speed of the earth is increased then the weight of body at the equator–
(A) increases (B) decreases
(C) doubles (D) does not change
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18. When the light is passed through a prism, the colour which deviates least is–
(A) red (B) green
(C) violet (D) blue
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19. Which of the following pairs of chemical compounds has the potential for carbon capturing by chemical process to reduce the global warming?
(A) Potassium oxide and sodium oxide (B) Magnesium oxide and calcium oxide
(C) Magnesium oxide and potassium oxide (D) Calcium oxide and potassium oxide
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20. Which of the following British Prime Ministers sent Cripps Mission to India?
(A) MacDonald (B) Baldwin
(C) Chamberlain (D) Churchill
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21. During the Indian Freedom struggle, who of the following raised an army called "Free Indian Legion"?
(A) Lala Hardyal (B) Rashbehari Bose
(C) Subhash Chandra Bose (D) V D Savarkar
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22. If the Prime Minister is a Member of the Rajya Sabha–
(A) he/she has to get elected to the Lok Sabha within six months
(B) he/she can declare the Government's Policies only in the Rajya Sabha
(C) he/she cannot take part in the voting when a vote of no confidence is under consideration
(D) he/she cannot take part in the budget deliberations in the Lok Sabha
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23. When it is 12 Noon in Allahabad (India), the time to Wellington (New Zealand) would be close to–
(A) 4.30 pm (B) 4.30 pm of previous day
(C) 6.30 pm (D) 6.30 pm of previous day
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24. When a tide enters the narrow and shallow estuary of river, the front of the tidal wave appears to be vertical owing to the piling up of water of the river against the tidal wave and the friction of the river bed. The appropriate name of this vertical wall of water is–
(A) Tidal Current (B) Tidal Bore
(C) Tidal Bulge (D) Tidal Loop
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25. When and under whose Prime Ministership was the New Economic Policy first divised and implemented in India?
(A) 1970, Indira Gandhi (B) 1985, Rajiv Gandhi
(C) 1989, VP Singh (D) 2010, Dr Manmohan Singh
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