General knowledge(GK)/Basic General Knowledge - Section 5 Sample Test,Sample questions

Question:
  The branch of science that studies cells is called

1.cytology

2.entomology

3.homoplasty

4.hormonology

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Question:
  The common pesticides which are in use consist of

1.PCBs

2.organochlorines

3.olefins

4.heterocyclic compounds

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Question:
  The common terms used in shooting are

1. hunting, show-jump, dressage

2.bed, ballsege, marksmanship, plug

3.bou, bucket, low, feather, paddle, regatta

4.None of the above

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Question:
  The energy of food is measured in

1.Kelvin

2.calories

3.bushel

4.None of the above

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Question:
  The exhaled air contains

1.carbon dioxide only

2.a mixture which has more carbon dioxide than oxygen

3.a mixture of carbon dioxide, nitrogen and oxygen in which nitrogen has the highest percentage

4.a mixture of carbon dioxide and nitrogen

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Question:
  The fighter force of Air Force is comprised of

1.MIG-21 variant

2.MIG-23s, MIG-25s, MIG-27s, MIG-29s

3.Jaguars

4.All of the above

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Question:
  The first Dada Saheb Phalke Award, given in 1969, was received by

1.Devika Rani

2.Pankaj Mullick

3.Kanan Devi

4. Sohrab Modi

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Question:
  The frequency of which of the following is the highest?

1.Gamma rays

2.Light waves

3.Micro waves

4.Radio waves

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Question:
 The buoyancy depends on

1.the shape of the body

2.the mass of the body

3. the mass of the liquid displaced

4. the depth to which the body is immersed

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Question:
 The college of Military Engineering is situated at

1.Kirkee (Pune)

2.Mhow

3.Dehradun

4.Chennai

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Question:
 The command from a superior officer or a judge to a subordinate right given to a person to act in the name of another, is

1.Mandamus

2.Mandate

3.Manifesto

4.Modvat

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Question:
 The country's first indigenously built missile boat was

1.INS Vibhuti

2.INS Vipul

3.INS Savitri

4.INS Shakti

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Question:
 The first chairman of the Africa fund committee was

1.Late Rajiv Gandhi

2.Late Rajiv Gandhi

3.Late Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru

4.None of the above

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Question:
 The first General Elections in India took place in

1.1948

2.1950

3.1952

4.1954

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Question:
 The five permanent members of the Security Council are

1.China, France, Russia, UK, USA

2.China, UK, Belgium, France, USA

3.India, UK, USA, China, Germany

4.None of the above

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Question:
.  The first launch of the missile 'Trishul' was made in

1.February, 1988

2. May, 1989

3.June, 1990

4.September, 1995

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Question:
he first foreigner to receive Bharat Ratna was

1. Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan

2.Nelson Mandela

3.C.V. Raman

4.None of the above

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Question:
The chief constituent of gobar gas is

1.ethane

2.methane

3.hydrogen

4.carbon dioxide

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Question:
The award instituted to honor outstanding agricultural scientists is

1.Bhatnagar Award

2.Dadabhai Naoroji Award

3.Borlaug Award

4.Arjuna Award

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Question:
The Awards conferred by the Hollywood Foreign press Association which is given annually for creditable efforts in film direction, are

1.Golden Bear Award

2.Oscar Award

3.Owen Global Prize

4.Golden Globe Award

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Question:
The basic cause of World War II was

1.an unjust Treaty of Versailles

2.rise of the Nazi Party in Germany

3.Japan's policy of expansion and imperialism of England and France

4.All of the above

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Question:
The battle tanks designed and developed by the Defence Research and Development Organization in collaboration with Heavy Vehicles Factory and Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited are

1.Vijayanta

2.T-55 and T-72

3.Arjun

4.All of the above

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Question:
The battle tanks that have been modernized to keep pace with the latest technology development is

1.Vijayanta

2. T-55 and T-72

3.Arjun

4.All of the above

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Question:
The best way to tackle local environmental problems is to

1.use the local administrative machinery

2.implement environmental laws strictly

3. provide environmental education to the local people and create awareness

4. leave it to the local public to decide

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Question:
The blood pressure of a young male human being is

1.110/70

2.120/80

3.135/90

4.140/100

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Question:
The Central Command of Army is located at

1.Pune

2.Udhampur

3.Lucknow

4.Mhow

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Question:
The chief administrative office of the UNO, which co-ordinates and supervises the activities of the UNO, is

1. the International court of justice

2.the General Assembly

3.the secretariat

4.the Trusteeship council

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Question:
The chief of Air Staff is assisted by

1. Vice-chief of the Air Staff

2.Deputy-chief of the Air Staff

3.Air Officer Incharge Administration

4.All of the above

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Question:
The chief of the Army staff is assisted by

1. Vice-chief of the Army Staff

2. Principal staff officers such as Deputy Chief, Adjutant General, Military Secretary

3.both (a) and (b)

4.None of the above

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Question:
The chief purpose of crop rotation is to check the loss of top soil

1.by water erosion

2.by wind erosion

3.by weathering

4.of its mineral content

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Question:
The clear sky looks blue because

1.reflection of light

2.refraction of light

3.diffraction of light

4.dispersion of light

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Question:
The committee of the Norwegian Parliament awards the prize for

1.economics

2.peace

3.medicine

4.literature

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Question:
The company that has acquired interest in different industries by taking over or merging with other companies, is called

1.collateral

2.coalition

3.conglomerate

4.None of the above

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Question:
The conservation hawks and owls is important to mankind chiefly because these birds eat

1.numerous weed seeds

2.harmful birds

3.many harmful rodents

4.harmful reptiles

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Question:
The corps of Military Police central school is situated at

1.Bangalore

2.West Bengal

3.Trimulgherry

4.Secunderabad

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Question:
The corresponding Gregorian date of the saka month, Bhadra is

1. July 23

2.23-Aug

3. September 23

4.23-Oct

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Question:
The countries that had maintained research stations in Antarctica under Antarctic Trade are

1.Argentina, Australia, Belgium and South Africa

2. Chili, France and Japan

3.New Zealand, Norway, the former USSR, the UK and the USA

4.All of the above

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Question:
The country, which was admitted to the membership of the United Nations in September 2002, is

1.Macedonia

2. East Timor

3.Andorra

4.Eritrea

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Question:
The credit of inventing the television goes to

1.Faraday

2.Baird

3.Edison

4.Marconi

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Question:
The dance in Himachal Pradesh, performed indoor, solo or duet, especially when life comes to a standstill during cold winter is

1.Luddi dance

2.Munzra

3.Giddha parhaun

4.Rouf

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Question:
The dance performed by women to invoke rain in Bihar is

1.Jata Jatin

2.Faguna or Fog

3.Purbi

4.Bihu

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Question:
The date of operation of first open heart surgery in India was

1.6-Jul-59

2.12-Aug-91

3. June 20, 1990

4.11-Jan-85

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Question:
The department of Atomic Energy was established in

1.1948

2.1954

3.1963

4.1971

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Question:
The electron was first identified by

1.J. J. Thompson @

2.J. Kepler

3.D. Rutherford

4.James Chadwick

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Question:
The element of an electric stove made

1.copper

2.invar

3.magnalium

4.nicrome

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Question:
The Enron project is a

1. hydro-electric project

2.thermal power project

3.atomic power project

4. gas-fired power project

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Question:
The first Afro-Asian Games were held in

1.Hyderabad

2.Sydney

3.Cairo

4.Kuala Lumpur

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Question:
The first attempt in printing was made in England by

1. James Arkwright

2.James Watt

3.William Caxton

4.Isaac Newton

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Question:
The first batch of women pilots was commissioned on

1.30-Aug-92

2.17-Dec-94

3.11-Jan-87

4.None of the above

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Question:
The first development flight of SLV-3 took place on

1.31-May-81

2.17-Apr-83

3.21-Dec-99

4.28-Dec-95

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Question:
The first historical mention of the holding of the ancient Olympic Games occurred about

1.2000 years ago

2.2250 years ago

3.2500 years ago

4.2775 years ago

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Question:
The first Indian and Asian to receive the Noble Prize in Physics was

1.C.V. Raman

2.Mother Teresa

3. Rabindranath Tagore

4. S. Chandrasekhar

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Question:
The first Indian to be awarded the Oscar for lifetime achievements in Cinema in 1992 was

1.Satyajit Ray

2. Bhanu Athaiya

3.Dilip Kumar

4.Amitabh Bachchan

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Question:
The first lady Prime Minister of a country was

1.Srimavo Bhadaranaike (Sri Lanka)

2.Maria Estate Pew (Argentina)

3.Junko Taibei (Japan)

4.None of the above

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Question:
The first man-made satellite, Sputnik I was launched by the former USSR in

1.1957

2.1955

3.1967

4.1970

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Question:
The first meeting of the SAARC was opened in

1.Dhaka, Bangladesh

2.Bangalore, India

3. Kathmandu, Nepal

4.Islamabad, Pakistan

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Question:
The first meeting of the UN General Assembly was held in which of the following cities?

1.London

2. New York

3.San Francisco

4.Teheran

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Question:
The first Olympics in the city of Olympia in Greece took place in

1.1000 BC

2.850 BC

3.776 BC

4.753 BC

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Question:
The first permanent Indian oceanographic station, 'Dakshin Gangotry' during Antarctic Expedition, was set up in

1.April/March 1984

2. Dec. 1982/Jan 1983

3.Nov. 1985/Feb 1986

4.Dec. 1988/March 1989

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Question:
The first rice straw power plant has been set up at

1.Kolkata

2. Jalkheri, Punjab

3.Trombay, Maharashtra

4.None of the above

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Question:
The first Winter Olympic Games were held at

1.Innsburck (Austria)

2. Lake Placid (USA)

3.Chamonix (France)

4.Chamonix (France)

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Question:
The first women to climb Mt. Everest was

1.Junko Taibei

2.Karoline Mikkelson

3.Valentina Tereshkova

4.None of the above

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Question:
The five intertwined rings or circles on the Olympic Flag made of white silk are

1.from right to left blue, yellow, black, green and red respectively

2. from left to right blue, yellow, black, green and red respectively

3.from right to left blue, black, green, red and yellow respectively

4.from left to right yellow, red, green, black and blue respectively

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Question:
The founder member of EFTA are

1.Austria, Denmark, Norway

2.Portugal, Sweden, Switzerland

3.UK, Austria, Sweden

4. All of the above

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Question:
The full-fledged Commonwealth Games were first organized in ____ at ____

1. 1930; Hamilton in Canada

2.1934; London in England

3.1932; Sydney in Australia

4.1936; Cardiff in UK

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Question:
The General Assembly meets every year in regular sessions which begin on

1. first Monday in March every year

2.fourth Monday in September every year

3.third Tuesday in September every year

4. Second Tuesday in March every year

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Question:
The General Assembly meets regularly

1.once a month

2.after every three months

3.twice a year

4.once year

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Question:
World War II was fought between

1.Axis Power (Germany, Italy and Japan) against the Allies (Britain, USSR, USA, France)

2.Austria, Hungary, Turkey against France, USA, Japan

3.both (a) and (b)

4.None of the above

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Question:
World's busiest airports by passenger traffic is

1. Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, USA

2. Lhasa Airport, Tibet

3. King Abdul Aziz International Airport, Saudi Arabia

4. Chicago O' Hare International Airport, USA

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Question:
Wright Brothers are regarded inventors of the

1.Balloon

2.Bicycle

3.Aeroplane

4.None of the above

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