General knowledge(GK)/Basic General Knowledge - Section 4 Sample Test,Sample questions

Question:
  People who secretly indulge in anti-national or anti-government activities and help the enemy are called

1.Second column

2.Third column

3.Fourth column

4.Fifth column

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Question:
  Rajiv Gandhi, Prime Minister of India, was assassinated in

1.1961

2.1971

3.1981

4.1991

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Question:
 Ornithology is the

1.study of bones

2.study of birds

3.study of smells

4.None of the above

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Question:
 Oscar Awards are conferred annually by

1.Academy of Motion Pictures, arts and sciences, USA

2.Government of United States

3.Hollywood Foreign Press Association

4.None of the above

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Question:
 Pan - American Highway, north-west Alaska to Southernmost Chile is the worlds

1.longest road

2.highest road

3.busiest road

4.None of the above

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Question:
 Rabindranath Tagore is also known as

1.Guruji

2.Gurudev

3.Mahamana

4.Netaji

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Question:
 Raj Kapoor received Dada Saheb Phalke Award in

1.1986

2.1987

3.1988

4.1989

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Question:
 Steel is more elastic than Rubber because

1.its density is high

2. it is a metal

3.ratio of stress to strain is more

4.ratio of stress to strain is less

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Question:
 The air we inhale is mixture of gases. Which of the following gases in the mixture is highest in percentage?

1.Carbon dioxide

2.Nitrogen

3.Oxygen

4.Ozone

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Question:
.  Soil is formed from the parent rock material by

1.chemical decomposition

2.physical decomposition

3.biological decomposition

4.All of the above

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Question:
he ancient Olympics Games came to a sudden end when the Roman Emperor Theodosius banned them as paper manifestations. The modern Olympic Games were received after a lapse of nearly

1.ten centuries

2. twelve centuries

3.fifteen centuries

4.eighteen centuries

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Question:
Squadron leader Rakesh Sharma was Indias first man to go into space. He was ____ cosmonaut to be in space in the world.

1.12th

2.107th

3.139th

4.151st

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Question:
Oscar Awards were instituted in

1.1968

2.1929

3.1901

4.1965

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Question:
Oxford university was founded in

1.1139 AD

2.1163 AD

3.215 BC

4.55 BC

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Question:
Oxygen was independently discovered by

1.Rutherford

2. William Ramsay

3.Joseph Priestley

4.Neils Bohr

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Question:
P.T. Usha, who came close to bagging a bronze finished fourth in ____ in 1984 Olympics.

1.400 m final

2.800 m final

3.400 m hurdle

4.the marathon

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Question:
Pakistan left the Commonwealth in 1972, but rejoined as 49th member of the Commonwealth in

1.1984

2.1991

3.1997

4.2000

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Question:
Paleontology is a branch of science that deals with the

1.behavior of animals

2.origin and growth of plants

3.the forms of life as revealed by fossils of animals or plants

4.formation of new stars

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Question:
Penicillin is widely used as

1.an antiseptic

2.a disinfectant

3.an antibiotic

4.an insecticide

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Question:
Penicillin was invented by

1.Dr Jonas E. Salk

2.Gregory Mendal

3.Paul Ehrlich

4.A. Fleming

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Question:
Philology is the

1. study of bones

2.study of muscles

3.study of architecture

4.science of languages

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Question:
Photophobia is

1.a disease cause by too much sunlight

2.abnormal intolerance of light

3.the adjustment of the eye for light

4.the ability to perceive light

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Question:
Plorence(Chadwick) is the associated place for which of the following sport?

1.Snooker

2.Racking Horse

3.Skiing

4.Tennis

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Question:
Presently known as the European Union, the EEC was established in

1.1957

2.1958

3.1959

4.1960

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Question:
Pressure cooker cooks rice faster because

1.it always lets the steam escape

2.high pressure crushes the hard covering of rice grains

3. it does not let the heat energy escape easily

4.high pressure raises the boiling point of water

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Question:
Primary rainbow is formed when light suffers

1. two internal refractions before emerging out of the drop

2.one internal refractions before emerging out of the drop

3.no internal refraction

4. either one or two internal refractions before emerging out of the drop

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Question:
Prince Charles and Princess Diana of Britain announce their separation in

1.1990

2.1991

3.1996

4.1997

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Question:
Profit made when an asset is sold more than the price at which it was bought is called

1.capital

2.capital-gain

3.capitalism

4.None of the above

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Question:
Pythagoras was first to ____ the universal validity of geometrical theorem.

1.give

2.prove

3.both

4.None of the above

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Question:
Queensland and Northern Territory Aerial Service is an International Airline of

1.Afghanistan

2.Belgium

3.East Africa

4.Australia

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Question:
Rabindranath Tagore receive Nobel Prize in 1913 in the field of

1.physics

2.peace

3.literature

4.economy

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Question:
Radioactive substances can be produced readily in

1.an electron gun

2.an atomic pile

3. a transistor

4. a Wilson cloud chamber

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Question:
Raja Rammohan Roy

1.was a social reformer who tried to eradicate sati, purdah and child marriage

2.advocated widow remarriage and womans education

3.was the founder of the Brahmo Samaj

4.All of the above

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Question:
Rana Pratap Sagar (Rajasthan) is famous for

1. hydropower generation

2.aluminum industry

3.brassware

4. sports goods

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Question:
Rangaswamy Cup is associated with

1.archery

2.cricket

3.football

4.hockey

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Question:
Rare Earth factory is situated in

1.Allepey (Kerala)

2.Aluva (Kerala)

3.Ambernath (Maharashtra)

4.Avadi (Tamil Nadu)

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Question:
Recently lead free petrol was introduced in our country because

1.they are not needed now as anti-knock agents

2. they tower the efficiency of the engine

3. they cause less pollution

4.to reduce the cost of petrol

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Question:
Recession is

1.slowing down of economic activity over a limited period

2. period during which unemployment may rise and demand and output may fall, leading to slump in trade

3.period that results from accumulation of unsold goods, owing to fall in demand

4.All of the above

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Question:
Regular meetings of Trusteeship Council (UNO) are held

1.once a year

2.twice a year

3.thrice a year

4.four times a year

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Question:
Reproductive cells in human beings are produced

1.in greater numbers for a longer period of time in the male

2.for a longer period in the female than in male

3. in equal number in both sexes

4.in greater numbers by the female than by the male

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Question:
Republican party is

1.One of the important parties in USA

2. the political parties which has no definite principles

3.the political party which changes with the change in the times and circumstances in the country

4.All of the above

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Question:
Richter scale is used for measuring

1.density of liquid

2.intensity of earthquakes

3.velocity of wind

4.humidity of air

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Question:
Rise of the Chinese civilization along the banks of Hawang 40 took place in

1.2500 - 2000 BC

2.2700 - 2600 BC

3.2205 - 1122 BC

4.2000 - 1200 BC

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Question:
Robert Koch worked on

1.tuberculosis

2.cholera

3.malaria

4.diabetes

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Question:
Rohinton Baria Trophy is associated with

1.football

2.hockey

3.cricket Inter-University

4.inter-university sports and athletics

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Question:
Satellite launching station is located at

1.Sriharikotta (Andhra Pradesh)

2.Solapur (Maharashtra)

3.Salem (Tamilnadu)

4.Warangal (Telangana)

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Question:
Satyajit Ray received Magsaysay Award for journalism, literature and creative communication arts in

1.1963

2.1965

3.1966

4.1967

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Question:
School of Aviation Medicine (Air Force) is located at

1.Allahabad

2.Hyderabad

3.Bangalore

4.Jalahalli

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Question:
Sculpture flourished during

1.Egyptian civilization

2.Indus valley civilization

3.Chinese civilization

4.None of the above

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Question:
Shankracharya was the founder of

1.Buddhism

2.Jainism

3.Arya Samaj

4.Advaitic philosophy

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Question:
Shares with a fixed rate of dividend that entitle their holders to priority payment over those who hold ordinary shares of a company are called

1.preference shares

2.bull

3.bear

4.shareholder

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Question:
Shaurya Chakra made up of bronze is awarded for

1.gallantry otherwise than in the face of the enemy

2.most conspicuous bravery for some act of self sacrifice

3.gallantry in the presence of enemy

4.None of the above

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Question:
Sheikh Mujibur Rahman is a well known freedom fighter of

1. Bangladesh

2.Myanmar

3.Pakistan

4.Afghanistan

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Question:
Sir Humphry Davy was a British chemist who

1.invented the safety lamp for miners

2.discovered the anesthetic properties of nitrous oxide

3. both (a) and (b)

4.None of the above

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Question:
Sir Thomas Fearnley Cup is awarded to

1.a club or a local sport association for remarkable achievements

2.amateur athlete, not necessarily an Olympian

3.National Olympic Committee for outstanding work

4.None of the above

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Question:
Small amounts of iodine are necessary in our diet to

1.prevent pellagra

2.compensate for underactive the thyroid gland

3.compensate for underactive the thyroid gland

4.stimulate pituitary gland

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Question:
Socrates was the wisest man of the ancient world and developed the method of enquiry and instruction, belonged to

1.France

2.Athens

3.Greece

4.China

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Question:
Soil acidity is generally corrected by

1.proper irrigation

2.adding sodium hydroxide

3.liming

4.application of fertilizers

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Question:
Sonia Nazario of "Los Angeles Times" was awarded Pulitzer Prize in 2003 for

1.commentary

2.editorial writing

3.music

4.feature writing

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Question:
South Africa joined the Commonwealth as 51st member in

1.May-93

2.May-94

3.May-95

4.May-96

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Question:
South Indian temples have

1.tall towers with curving sides that taper at the top

2.gateway towers shaped like trapezoidal pyramids

3. both are correct

4. None of the above

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Question:
Study of earthquakes is known as

1.ecology

2.seismology

3.numismatics

4.None of the above

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Question:
Study of life in outer space is known as

1.endbiology

2.exobiology

3.enterbiology

4.neobiology

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Question:
Sulphur is not present in

1. iron pyrites

2.gypsum

3.coal

4.chlorapatite

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Question:
Super conductivity is a phenomenon in which the resistance of a substance

1.increases with temperature

2.decreases with temperature

3.does not change with temperature

4.becomes zero at very low temperature

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Question:
Sushri Lata Dinanath Mangeshkar received Bharath Ratna in

1.2000

2.2001

3.2002

4.2003

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Question:
Tansen was

1.a great exponent of Indian classical music

2.one of the nine gems in the court of Akbar

3.both (a) and (b)

4.None of the above

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Question:
Taoism is followed in

1.worldwide

2.Iran and north-west India

3.China, Taiwan, Nauru, Brunei, Singapore and Vietnam

4.Japan

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Question:
The 2002 Commonwealth Games were held in

1.Canada

2.UK

3.Australia

4.Malaysia

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Question:
The 2003 Right Livelihood Honorary Award honors ____, when the jury recognizes "for his steadfast work over many years for a world free of nuclear weapons".

1.New Zealands former Prime Minister David Lange

2.Martin Almada (Australia)

3.Martin Green (Australia)

4.None of the above

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Question:
The 2005 Australian Open Tennis Championship titles for mens and womens singles were won, respectively by

1.Pete Sampras and Steffi Graf

2.Rafael Nadal and Venus Williams

3.Andre Agassi and Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario

4. Marat Safin and Serena Williams

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Question:
The 2005 Wimbledon Womens Singles champion defeated which of the following to win the title?

1.Maria Sharapova

2.Lindsay Davenport

3.Mary Pierce

4.Serena Williams

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Question:
The 2006 World Cup Football Tournament held in

1.France

2.China

3.Germany

4.Brazil

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Question:
The 2012 Olympics Games were held in

1.London

2.Seoul

3.Sydney

4.Tokyo

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Question:
The Africa fund (Action for Resisting Invasion, Colonialism and Apartheid) under Indias leadership was instituted by

1.UNO

2.SAARC

3.NAM

4. the Commonwealth

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Question:
The agreement according to which the UK, the USA and the former USSR cannot assist other countries in acquiring technology to develop nuclear weapons, is known as

1.Izmir Treaty

2.Nuclear Non-proliferation Treaty (NPT)

3.both (a) and (b)

4.both (a) and (b)

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Question:
The American General who led the revolt against the British and declared American independence was

1.George Washington

2. Bill Clinton

3.George Bush

4.None of the above

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Question:
The Black flag signifies

1. revolution/danger

2.peace

3.protest

4.truce

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Question:
The Red Triangle symbol denotes

1.Air India

2. family planning

3.culture and civilization

4.None of the above

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