General Knowledge Quiz 445

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The Moti Masjid in Agra was built during the reign of
(a) Aurangzeb
(b) Shal Alam II
(c) Shahjahan
(d) Humayun

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Who among the following was called Bal Gangadhar Tilak the "Father of Indian Unrest"?
(a) Valentile Chirol
(b) Henry Cotton
(c) Lord Curzon
(d) Vincent Smith

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Which one among the following fuels is used in gas welding?
(a) Methane
(b) Acetylene
(c) Ethylene
(d) LPG

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Which one of the following is not a digestive enzyme in human system?
(a) Ptylin
(b) Pepsin
(c) Gastrin
(d) Trypsin

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Largest gland found in man
(a) Kidney
(b) Intestine
(c) Pancrease
(d) Liver

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Which one of the following is smallest gland of body
(a) Pituitary
(b) Kidney
(c) Liver
(d) Thyroid

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Pineal gland is situated in
(a) Uterus
(b) Kidney
(c) Liver
(d) Brain

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Who is the father of Genetics?
(a) Bridge
(b) Wiseman
(c) Mendel
(d) Darwin

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Who painted the masterpiece "Hamsa Damyanti"?
(a) Raja Ravi Varma
(b) Amrita shergil
(c) Abanindranath Tagore
(d) Ajolie Ela Menon

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Who is the author of the book "Glimpses of World History'?
(a) S. Gopalan
(b) S. Radhakrishnan
(c) Abul Kalam Azad
(d) Jawahar Lal Nehru

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General Knowledge Quiz 444

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The process of sudden cooling is known as
(a) Quencing
(b) Sedimentation
(c) Annealing
(d) Diffusion

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Which one of the following mineral does not contain oxygen?
(a) Cryolite
(b) Calcite
(c) Bauxite
(d) Haematite

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Which is the most reactive metal?
(a) Iron
(b) Potassium
(c) Calcium
(d) Sodium

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Hydrogen was discovered by
(a) Scheele
(b) Lavosier
(c) Cavendish
(d) Rutherford

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Carbon reacts with metal to form
(a) Hydroxide
(b) Oxide
(c) Carbonate
(d) Carbide

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Oils are purified by
(a) Vacuum distillation
(b) Simple distillation
(c) fractional distillation
(d) Steam distillation

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Lemon is sour due to
(a) Oxalic acid
(b) Acetic acid
(c) Tartaric acid
(d) Citric acid

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Bhagavatism centred around the worship of
(a) Skanda
(b) Vishnu
(c) Siva
(d) Bhagavati

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Who was the first real king of Sultanate?
(a) Alauddin Khilji
(b) Balban
(c) Qutubuddin Aibak
(d) Iltutmish

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Who was called the Akbar of Kasmir?
(a) Sujauddaulla
(b) Hussain Shah
(c) Zainul abidin
(d) Balban

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General knowledge Quiz 443

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The Vikramsila Vihara was founded by
(a) Dharmapala
(b) Surapala
(c) Devapala
(d) Mahipala I

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Sun Temple is situated at
(a) Gaya
(b) Konark
(c) Khajuraho
(d) Puri

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Taxila University was situated in
(a) Burma
(b) Bangladesh
(c) Pakistan
(d) India

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Where was the capital of Sasanka?
(a) Karna Suvarna
(b) Lakhnawati
(c) Tamralipta
(d) Samatata

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Which of the following cannot be polarized
(a) Sound wave in air
(b) Infrared radiation
(c) X-ray
(d) Radio Wave

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Total internal reflection can take place when light travels from
(a) Air to water
(b) Air to glass
(c) Diamond to glass
(d) Water to glass

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Camberts, law is related to
(a) Interference of light
(b) Illumination
(c) Refraction
(d) Reflection

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What is the minimum legal age of marriage for girls in India?
(a) 16 yrs.
(b) 18 yrs.
(c) 19 yrs.
(d) 21 yrs.

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The ligthest metal is
(a) Cu
(b) Ag
(c) Li
(d) Fe

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Which has the highest electron affinity
(a) Br
(b) I
(c) F
(d) Cl

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General Knowledge Quiz 442

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The electromagnetic radiation most prevalent in the atmosphre is
(a) Ultraviolet
(b) Radio waves
(c) Visible light
(d) Infrared

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A red flower kept in green light will appear
(a) White
(b) Black
(c) Green
(d) Red

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Focal length of a convex lens is maximum for
(a) Red light
(b) Green light
(c) Blue light
(d) Yellow light

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Poona Pact was signed between
(a) Gandhiji and Ambedkar
(b) Gandhiji and S.C. Bose
(c) Gandhiji and Jinnah
(d) Gandhiji and Lord Irwin

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The mantra 'Do or Die' was given by
(a) C.V. Raman
(b) J.C. Bose
(c) Mahatma Gandhi
(d) P.C. Roy

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Who was called 'Grand Old Man of India'?
(a) C. Rajagopalachari
(b) Surendranath Bannerjee
(c) Dadabhai Naoroji
(d) Jamshedji Tata

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The Revolt of 1857 at Lucknow was led by
(a) Rani Laxmi Bai
(b) Nana Sahib
(c) Begum Hazarat Mahal
(d) Tantia Tope

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Kunwar Singh led the Revolt of 1857 in
(a) Maharashtra
(b) Bengal
(c) Punjab
(d) Bihar

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Mahabalipuram was established by the
(a) Cholas
(b) Chalukyas
(c) Pallavas
(d) Pandyas

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Who wrote "Ramcharita"?
(a) Tulsidas
(b) Sandhyakar Nandi
(c) Banabhatta
(d) Kalidas

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General Knowledge Quiz 441

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An organism which can monitor air pollution is
(a) Bacteria
(b) Lichen
(c) Fungi
(d) Algae

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Ozone hole is due to release of
(a) CFCs
(b) SO2
(c) PAN
(d) NO2

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Kilowatt is a unit to measure
(a) Current
(b) Electricity
(c) Work
(d) Power

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SI unit of temperature is
(a) Fahrenheit
(b) Joule
(c) Celsius
(d) Kelvin

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Which of the following substances has greatest specific heat?
(a) Mercury
(b) Copper
(c) Iron
(d) Water

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Thermo flask prevents heat loss by
(a) Convection
(b) Radiation
(c) Conduction
(d) All of these

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Which is the following is the best conductor of the heat
(a) Silver
(b) Leather
(c) Benzene
(d) Mercury

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the best conductor of heat among the following is
(a) Mercury
(b) Water
(c) Alcohol
(d) Ether

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Decibe is a
(a) Unit of intensity
(b) Unit of intensity
(c) Musical instrument
(d) Musical note

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The velocity of light is maximum in
(a) Glass
(b) Vacuum
(c) Water
(d) Diamond

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General Knowledge Quiz 440

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Dewan Velu Thampi of Travancore organised the revolt in
(a) 1805
(b) 1809
(c) 1813
(d) 1816

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Who was the leader of the Indian revolutionary activities in America?
(a) Sardar Singh Rana
(b) V.D. Savarkar
(c) Lala Hardayal
(d) Shyamji Krishna Varma

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The Bombay Survey System, introduced in the Bombay Presidency and British Gujarat, was framed by
(a) George Wingate and Goldsmid
(b) Sir John Shore
(c) Sydenham Clarke
(d) James Grant

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The Archaeological Survey of India was established during the period of
(a) William Bentinck
(b) Lord Canning
(c) Lord Wellesley
(d) Warren Hastings

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Public Interest Litigation (PIL) may be linked with
(a) Judicial intervention
(b) judicial sanctity
(c) Judicial review
(d) Judicial activism

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Who is the custodian of Indian Constitution?
(a) Supreme Court
(b) President
(c) Parliament
(d) Council of Ministers

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Comptroller and Auditor-General of India is appointed by
(a) Finance Minister
(b) Chairman of the Planning Commission
(c) Speaker of the Lok Sabha
(d) President

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Which of the following is the largest island
(a) Sri Lanka
(b) Baltic Sea
(c) Mediterranean Sea
(d) Black Sea

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The largest island in the Indian Ocean is
(a) Sri Lanka
(b) Medagascar
(c) Sumatra
(d) Tasmania

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The temperate grasslands of North America are known as
(a) Prairies
(b) Steppes
(c) Pampas
(d) Downs

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General Knowledge Quiz 439

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The evergreen rainforests are found in
(a) Canada
(b) France
(c) Brazil
(d) Australia

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Molasses is an excellent raw material for
(a) Urea
(b) Power alcohol
(c) Glycerine
(d) Acetic acid

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Which river has the largest drainage basin?
(a) Amazon
(b) Congo
(c) Nile
(d) Mississippi

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The world's longest river is
(a) Amazon
(b) Mississippi - Missouri
(c) Ganges
(d) Nile

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The world's largest lake is
(a) Caspian Sea
(b) Black Sea
(c) Lake Victoria
(d) Lake Superior

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Japan's Parliament is known as
(a) Dail
(b) Yuan
(c) Shora
(d) Diet

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Who gave the slogan "Jai Hind"?
(a) Subash Chandra Bose
(b) Bal Gangadhar Tilak
(c) Jawahar Lal Nehru
(d) Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi

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Who is known as the "Father of Modern India"?
(a) Mahatma Gandhi
(b) W.C. Bannerjee
(c) Jawahar Lal Nehru
(d) Ram Mohan Roy

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Which of the following territories were restored to the Mughal Emperor Shah Alam-II by the English?
(a) Awadh and Orissa
(b) Bihar and Orissa
(c) Kara and Allahabad
(d) 24 Paraganas

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Ghasiti Begam, Shaukat Jang, Rajballabh and Yar Latrif Khan were sworn enemies of
(a) Shuja-ud-Daulah
(b) Siraj-ud-Daulah
(c) Nanda Kumar
(d) Nawab Alivardi Khan

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General Knowledge Quiz 438

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A number of invasions took place around 200 BC. The first to invade India were the Greeks, who were also called the Indo-Greeks. They introduced the practice of military governorship in India. The governors were called
(a) Androkotus
(b) Macedona
(c) Strategos
(d) Aristonemei

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Ratha Temple of the Pallava period in the South are the best examples of Ekasmaka (monolith) temples which are built in
(a) Nandivarman style
(b) Aparajita style
(c) Mamalla style
(d) Mahendra style

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Among the following kingdoms of medieval India, which one was founded earliest?
(a) Jaunpur
(b) Khandesh
(c) Golkonda
(d) Bahmani

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The famous phrase 'Tattvamasi' is found in which one of the following Upanishads?
(a) Isavasya
(b) Mandukya
(c) Mundaka
(d) Chandogya

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The Nidanasutra in ten Prapathakar belong to which one of the following
(a) Yajurveda
(b) Atharvaveda
(c) Samaveda
(d) Rigaveda

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Which one of the following cities is not correctly matched with its country?
(a) Bruges: Belgium
(b) Cancun: Mexico
(c) Cannes: Italy
(d) Salamanca: Spain

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Which among the following is the hardest part in our body?
(a) Cementum
(b) Dentine
(c) Bone
(d) Enamel

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Iron content is found maximum in
(a) Green Vegetables
(b) Milk
(c) Eggs
(d) Beans

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Pascal is a unit of measuring
(a) Sulphur dioxide
(b) Chlorine
(c) Carbon dioxide
(d) Ammonia

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Permanent Settlement in Bengal and Bihar was introduced by
(a) Wellesley
(b) Warren Hastings
(c) Minto
(d) Cornwallis

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General Knowledge Quiz 437

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The largest reservoir of sulphur in the biosphere is the
(a) Rocks
(b) Ocean
(c) Organisms
(d) Atmosphere

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Mangroves of of marshy Suderban is characterized by
(a) Vivipary
(b) Prop roots
(c) Pneumatophores
(d) All of these

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Catalytic converter in vehicle is used for controlling
(a) Soil pollution
(b) Radioactive pollution
(c) Air pollution
(d) Water pollution

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Magna Carta in England led to the development of
(a) Criminal law
(b) Labour law
(c) International law
(d) Constitutional law

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What is 1 GB equal to
(a) 100 MB
(b) 124 MB
(c) 1024 MB
(d) 10024 MB

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Birju Maharaj is a renowned dancer of
(a) Kathak
(b) Kuchipudi
(c) Odissi
(d) Bharatnatyam

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Number 6 is carried by the face having which colour?
(a) White
(b) Grey
(c) Pink
(d) Blue

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Which vitamin is essential for coagulation of blood?
(a) E
(b) K
(c) A
(d) D

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Who among the following Delhi Sultanas made Agra the capital of his Empire?
(a) Sikander Lodi
(b) Feroz Shah Tughluq
(c) Balban
(d) Iltumish

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Where are the headquarters of INTERPOL located?
(a) Lyon
(b) Rome
(c) Berne
(d) London

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