General knowledge(GK)/Basic General Knowledge - Section 8 Sample Test,Sample questions

Question:
  The term of office of a Judge of the International Court of Justice is

1.five years

2.six years

3.nine years

4.ten years

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Question:
  The term steeplechase is associated with which of the following sports?

1.Boxing

2.Chess

3.Rowing

4.Horse Racing

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Question:
  The term used to describe a sudden fall of a government, brought about by illegal force is called

1.credit squeeze

2. loup de etat

3.deficit financing

4.deflation

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Question:
  The term used to describe money that flows into a country to take advantage of high rates of interest is called

1.hot money

2.hard sector

3.hard currency

4.None of the above

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Question:
  The three abundant elements in the earths crust are aluminium, oxygen and silicon. The correct order of their abundance is

1.oxygen, aluminium, silicon

2.aluminium, silicon, oxygen

3.oxygen, silicon, aluminium

4.silicon, oxygen, aluminium

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Question:
  The Treaty of Versailles was signed in

1.1917

2.1918

3.1919

4.1920

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Question:
  The tribe residing in Meghalaya is

1.Garos

2.Khas

3.Kol

4.Murias

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Question:
  The unit of energy in MKS system is

1.volt

2.erg

3.ohm

4.joule

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Question:
  To which of the following countries does the news agency Cetreko belong?

1.Czechoslovakia

2.Indonesia

3.France

4.USA

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Question:
  Todar Mal was

1.revenue minister in the court of Akbar

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

3.known for his reforms in policies of land revenue during Akbars reign

4.All of the above

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Question:
  Tomb of Vasco-da-Gama is situated at

1.Chittorgarh (Rajasthan)

2.Kochi (Kerala)

3.Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu)

4.Durgapur (West Bengal)

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Question:
  Toxin is a poisonous substance produce by

1. some higher plants

2. certain animals

3.pathogenic bacteria

4.All of the above

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Question:
  Trans World Airlines is an International Airline of

1.United Kingdom

2.United States of America

3.Russia

4.Scandinavia

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Question:
  Under article 61 of the UN Charter, the membership of the Economic and Social Council was which of the following years from 27 to 54?

1.1963

2.1973

3.1978

4.1983

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Question:
  Unofficial, and usually illegal, system of providing people with more then their share of goods and services where their prices are controlled, is called

1.black money

2.blue chip

3.black market

4. black economy

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Question:
  Vir Chakra (a medal) is made up of

1.bronze

2.gold gilt

3. standard silver

4.None of the above

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Question:
 The term hit wicket in cricket refers to

1.when the bowler bowls out three batsman with three successive balls

2.when the batsman intercepts the ball with his leg or any part of his body between the wicket

3.when the batsman, while hitting the ball, strikes his own wicket with his bat or body and is declared out

4.None of the above

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Question:
 The third crusade was led by

1.Richard I of England

2.Fredrick Barbarossa of Germany

3.Philip II of France

4.All of the above

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Question:
 The transport fleet of Air Force consists of

1.IL-765

2.Boeing-731

3. AN-352

4. All of the above

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Question:
 Tiger Woods is associated with which of the following sports?

1.Table tennis

2.Tennis

3.Golf

4.Boxing

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Question:
 To which country did the first Secretary-General of the UN belong?. 

1.Austria

2.Sweden

3.Burma

4.Norway

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Question:
 Under which article in 1968, the number of votes required in the Security Council to convene a general conference to review the charter was increased from seven to nine?

1.Article 81

2.Article 98

3.Article 109

4.Article 115

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Question:
 UNO Day is on

1.20th July

2.24th October

3.14th November

4.12th February

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Question:
 Weight of an object put in a satellite orbiting in space around the earth is

1. the same as on the earth

2.slightly more than that on the earth

3. less than that on the earth

4.reduced to zero

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Question:
UN General Assembly elects a President and how many Vice Presidents at the start of its each regular session?

1.Seven

2.Fifteen

3.Twenty one

4.Two

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Question:
The telescope is used for viewing

1.distant objects

2.near objects

3. small objects

4.living cells

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Question:
The temporary suspension of hostilities by mutual consent in order to stout a peace negotiation is called

1.arbitration

2.asylum

3.armistice

4.apartheid

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Question:
The term butterfly is associated with

1.kabaddi

2.swimming

3.boxing

4.wrestling

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Question:
The term cover point in cricket means

1.the position given by the bowler to the fielder on the offside, in front of a wicket

2.if the ball goes off the batsmans leg

3.an off-break ball bowled by a left-handed bowler to a right-handed batsman

4.. None of the above

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Question:
The term Ground Stroke is associated with which of the following games?

1.Cricket

2.Badminton

3.Tennis

4.Draughts

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Question:
The term used in billiards are

1.blocking, held ball, holding, jump ball, pivot

2.target, field, flight, ballsege

3.auxiliary point system, rabbit punch, break, cut

4.blank line, break, bolting, cannon, cue, hazard, in-oft

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Question:
The term used when a member of a legislature leaves his party on whose ticket he was elected to join the ruling party or the opposition, is called

1.floor crossing

2.fourth estate

3.fifth column

4. free ports

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Question:
The term which denotes that each side has made equal point at game point, in Tennis, is referred to as

1.baseline

2.deuce

3.fault

4.grand slam

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Question:
The term which refers to the total amount of sales made by a firm in one year or the total amount of money changing hands in business, is

1.trade gap

2.turnover

3.reserves

4.referendum

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Question:
The Territorial Army was established in

1.1962

2.1948

3.1920

4.1953

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Question:
The theory of inheritance of acquired character was propounded by

1.Charles Darwin

2.Gregor Mendel

3.J.B. Lamarck

4.Weismann

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Question:
The theory of utilitarianism was expounded by

1.Jeremy Bentham (1748-1836)

2. James Mill(1773-1839)

3.Henry Sidgwick (1838-1900)

4.All of the above

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Question:
The third highest nation award given for distinguished service in any field is

1.Padma Vibhushan

2.Padma Bhushan

3.Padma Shri

4.Bharat Ratna

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Question:
The total number of Judges of the International Court of Justice is

1.10

2.12

3.15

4.18

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Question:
The total number of members of UN Security Council is

1.5

2.10

3.15

4.20

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Question:
The treaty which ushered in NATO, was signed by the member nations at

1.Geneva

2.London

3.Paris

4.Washington

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Question:
The trophies and cups awarded for cricket are

1.McDowells Challenge cup and World cup

2. Federation cup

3.Moin-ud-Dowla cup and B. C. Gupta cup

4.None of the above

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Question:
The trophy given for exemplary conduct displayed by an athlete during the Olympic games is

1.Mohammad Toher Trophy

2.Count Alberto Bonacossa Trophy

3.Tokyo Trophy

4. None of the above

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Question:
The trophy know by the name of Grand Prix is associated with

1.table tennis

2. lawn tennis

3.table tennis and lawn tennis

4. table tennis, lawn tennis and shooting

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Question:
The type of root system of all of the following is tap root system, except that of

1.mango tree

2.kachnar tree

3.sunflower plant

4.maize plant

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Question:
The UN charter was finalized at ___ and become effective on ___ .

1. San Francisco, 24th October, 1945

2. Dumbarton Oaks, 5th March, 1944

3.Yalta, 2nd February, 1945

4. Teheran, 24th October, 1943

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Question:
The UN charter was ratified in 1945 by

1.25 nations

2.29 nations

3.33 nations

4.37 nations

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Question:
The UN Flag is made up of

1. the white UN Emblem is super-imposed on a light blue background

2.. the red UN Emblem is super-imposed on white background

3.. the light blue UN Emblem is super-imposed on white background

4.None of the above

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Question:
The UN library is known by the name of

1.Nations library

2.U Thant library

3. Hammarskjoeld library

4.Trygve Lie library

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Question:
The unit of current is

1.ohm

2.watt

3.ampere

4. None of the above

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Question:
The velocity of light was first measured by

1.Einstein

2.Newton

3.Romer

4.Galileo

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Question:
The velocity of sound in air (under normal condition) is

1.30 m/sec

2.320 m/sec

3.343 m/sec

4.3,320 m/sec

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Question:
The worlds largest international organisation and a successor to the League of Nations is

1.UNESCO

2.UNO

3.UNICEF

4.None of the above

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Question:
The XV Asian Games are scheduled to be held at

1.Qatar

2.Hiroshima

3.Beijing

4.Jakarta

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Question:
Theory of Idealism was expounded by George Hegal, Bishop George and Berkeley According to this

1. mathli is an illusion and that the only reality that which exists mentally

2.good was pleasure and that evil was pain

3.base of knowledge is sense-experience, that is, observations governed by scientific principles

4.all knowledge is derived from sensory experience, by observing and experimenting

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Question:
Thomas Cup is associated with

1.badminton

2.billiards

3. lawn tennis

4.table tennis

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Question:
Tiruchirapalli is situated on river

1.Cauvery

2.Tapti

3.Krishna

4.Ganga

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Question:
To consider the large number of agenda items, General Assembly has how many main committees?

1.Five

2.Seven

3.Nine

4.Fifteen

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Question:
To prevent loss of weight plants reduce transpiration by

1.shedding of leaves

2. reducing the size of leaves

3.developing hair around stomata

4.All of the above

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Question:
To produce sound it is necessary that

1. the source should execute longitudinal vibrations

2.the source should execute transverse vibrations

3.the source may execute any type of vibrations

4.the vibrations of source are not necessary

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Question:
To which country does the present UN Secretary-General belongs?

1.Ghana

2.South Korea

3.Spain

4.Sweden

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Question:
To which of the following country Olympic Airways belong?

1.France

2.Greece

3.Hong Kong

4.Indonesia

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Question:
Treaty of Versailles rearranged the boundaries of several countries in Europe and many countries were formed such as

1.Poland and Yugoslavia

2.Lithuania and Estonia

3.both (a) and (b)

4.. None of the above

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Question:
Triple antigen provides immunity to children against all of the following disease, except

1.diphtheria

2.polio

3.tetanus

4.whooping cough

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Question:
Tripura is surrounded by ____ in the east

1.Assam

2.Mizoram

3.both (a) and (b)

4.Bangladesh

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Question:
UNESCO (United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organisation) was established in

1.1919

2.1957

3.1945

4.1946

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Question:
Until December 1991 ____ were integral parts of the USSR & not independent countries, but had separate UN memberships.

1.Belarus and Ukraine

2.Czech Republic and Slovakia

3.Tonga and Nauru

4.None of the above

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Question:
Uttar Pradesh is surrounded by ___ in north

1.Nepal

2.Uttrakhand

3.Haryana and Delhi

4. Rajasthan

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Question:
Uttaranchal has international boundary with ____ in north, north-east and eastern side.

1.China

2.Nepal

3. both (a) and (b)

4. None of the above

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Question:
Value Added Tax (VAT) is

1.indirect tax levied at each stage of production and distribution, from the primary produce to the retailer

2.tax calculated on the selling price, but in declaring the liability to the government, the seller is allowed to deduct any tax paid by him when he bought the goods

3.both (a) and (b)

4.None of the above

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Question:
Vedanthangal Bird Sanctuary at Tamil Nadu has reserves of

1.wild ass, wolf, nilgai, chinkara

2.important bird sanctuary

3. pantha, chital, sloth bear, wolf

4.elephant, deer, wild boar, crocodile, crangetic dolphin

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Question:
Velocity of wind is measured by

1.speedometer

2.tachometer

3.anemometer

4.audiometer

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Question:
Venturi tube is used for

1.measuring intensity of earthquakes

2.measuring specific gravity

3.measuring density

4.measuring flow of a fluid

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Question:
Vijayalakshmi Pandit was

1. the first women minister of an Indian state (UP)

2.the first women to become president of the UN General Assembly

3.the first Indian women Ambassador to Moscow

4.All of the above

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Question:
Vitamin B12 is most useful for combating

1.anemia

2.goitre

3.night blindness

4.rickets

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Question:
Walt Disney was

1.the President of America during World War I

2. the creator of cartoon films starring popular cartoon characters Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck

3.the British physician known for his discovery of Addisons disease

4.None of the above

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Question:
War of the Roses was

1. civil war in England

2. religious-cum-political war between the Lutherans Catholics in Germany

3.war between Syrian and Roman forces

4. None of the above

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Question:
Water is a good solvent of ionic salts because

1.it has a high boiling point

2.it has a high dipole moment

3.it has a high specific heat

4.it has no colour

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Question:
WTO, (World Trade Organization), WHO, (World Health Organization) and IDA (International Development Association) are ___ of General Assembly (UNO).

1.principal organs

2. other United Nations Organs

3.specialized agencies and other autonomous organization

4.they are independent agencies and not a part of UNO

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