30 September 2016

General Knowledge quiz 635


General Knowledge
Sodium acetamide smell like
(a) Reminiscent of mice
(b) pleasant
(c) Garlic
(d) Rotten egg

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Fermentation of ethyl alcohol into acetic is done by
(a) Bacterium mycoderma acetic
(b) Maltase
(c) Zymase
(d) Diastase

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Paraldehyde is used as
(a) Polymer
(b) Dye
(c) Medicine
(d) Poison

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At room temperature, formaldehyde is
(a) A solid
(b) A gas
(c) A liquid
(d) Not known

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Which is a tribasic acid
(a) Citric acid
(b) Valeric acid
(c) Succinic acid
(d) Tartaric acid

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The disaccharide present in milk is
(a) Maltose
(b) Sucrose
(c) Lactose
(d) None of these

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Iodine deficiency in diet is known to cause
(a) Goitre
(b) Night-blindnesss
(c) Beri-beri
(d) Rickets

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The coagulation of protein is called
(a) Denaturing
(b) Deamination
(c) Dehydration
(d) Decay

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Which one is a disaccharide?
(a) Fructose
(b) Cellulose
(c) Starch
(d) Lactose

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Biuret test is used for the detection of
(a) Protein
(b) Saturated oils
(c) Sugars
(d) Fats

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29 September 2016

General Knowledge Quiz 634


General Knowledge
Who was the Prime Minister of England when India got independence?
(a) Wilson
(b) Thatcher
(c) Attlee
(d) Churchill

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The Universities of Calcutta, Madras and Bombay were founded in the year
(a) 1843
(b) 1857
(c) 1862
(d) 1864

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The Rowlatt Act was passed in the year
(a) 1916
(b) 1919
(c) 1921
(d) 1926

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Where did the Tebhaga Movement occur in 1946?
(a) Bengal
(b) Bihar
(c) Punjab
(d) Gujarat

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Who gave the slogen "Jai Hind"?
(a) Bal Gangadhar Tilak
(b) Subhash Chandra Bose
(c) Mahatma Gandhi
(d) Jawahar Lal Nehru

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The Prime Minister of England at the time of Quit India Movement was
(a) Clement Attlee
(b) Mac Donald
(c) Chamberlain
(d) Churchill

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Who led the Salt Satyagraha Movement with Mahatma Gandhi?
(a) Muthu Lakshmi
(b) Sarojini Naidu
(c) Annie BEsant
(d) Mridula Sarabhai

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When was established the Muslim League?
(a) 1904
(b) 1905
(c) 1906
(d) 1907

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Who was the first editor of the Yogantar?
(a) ullaskar Dutt
(b) Jatindra Nath Mukherjee
(c) Bipin Chandra Pal
(d) Barindra Ghosh

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Who was the founder of All India Muslim League?
(a) Nawab Salimullah Khan
(b) Agha Khan
(c) Mohammad Iqbal
(d) Syed Ahmed Khan

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General Knowledge Quiz 633



General Knowledge
Quantity that remains unchanged in a transformer is
(a) Current
(b) Voltage
(c) Frequency
(d) None of these

Answer:

A compass needle just above a wire in which electrons are moving toward east, will point
(a) North
(b) South
(c) East
(d) West

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A substance which radiates light when heated to a light temperature is said to be
(a) Phosphorescent
(b) Fluorescent
(c) Luminescent
(d) Incandescent

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In a p-type semiconductor the majority charge carriers are
(a) Neutrons
(b) Protons
(c) Electrons
(d) Holes

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Who called Indian Federalism as the Co-operative federalism?
(a) Sir Ivor Jennings
(b) D.D. Basu
(c) G. Austin
(d) K.C. Wheare

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Where was the first parliamentary form of Government formed?
(a) Britain
(b) Switzerland
(c) France
(d) Belgium

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In Indian Polity which one is Supreme?
(a) The Parliament
(b) Religion
(c) The Supreme Court
(d) The Constitution

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Who wrote 'Discovery of India'?
(a) Moti Lal Nehru
(b) Dadabhai Naoroji
(c) Lala Lajpat Rai
(d) Jawahar Lal Nehru

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The system of Competitive Examination for Civil Services was accepted in principle in the year
(a) 1833
(b) 1837
(c) 1847
(d) 1853

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Who, among the following, was called "Tagore of Punjab"?
(a) Amrita Pritam
(b) Kartar Singh Duggal
(c) Puran Singh
(d) Mohan Singh

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General Knowledge Quiz 632


General Knowledge
The operating principle of a hydraulic press is
(a) Newton's law of gravitation
(b) Boyle's law
(c) Pascal's principle
(d) Archimedes' principle

Answer:

Bernoulli's theorem is based on the conservation of
(a) Energy
(b) Mass
(c) Momentum
(d) All of the above

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When a body is immersed in a liquid, it force acting on it is
(a) Mass
(b) Upthrust
(c) Weight
(d) Upthrust and Weight

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On which of the following principles does a rocket work?
(a) Conservation of Energy
(b) Conservation of Mass
(c) Conservation of Inertia
(d) Conservation of momentum

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The period of pendulum depends upon
(a) Energy
(b) Amplitude
(c) Mass
(d) Length

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Which are the relevant waves in telecommunication?
(a) Red rays
(b) Micro waves
(c) X-rays
(d) Violet-rays

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Air bubble in water behaves as a
(a) Plane glass
(b) Convergent lens
(c) Divergent lens
(d) None of these

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To an observer on the lunar surface, during the day time the sky will appear to be
(a) Blue
(b) Light yellow
(c) Orange
(d) Black

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The chemical part of the dye that absorbs light and produces colour is called
(a) a photochrome
(b) a pigment
(c) neon
(d) a chromophore

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A water tank appears shallower when it is viewed from top due to
(a) Refraction
(b) Reflection
(c) Rectilinear propagation of light
(d) Total internal reflection

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General Knowledge Quiz 631


General Knowledge
The first General Election in India, was held in
(a) 1948
(b) 1950
(c) 1951
(d) 1953

Answer:

What is National flower of India?
(a) Lotus
(b) sunflower
(c) Lily
(d) Rose

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"Consent of the people" means consent of
(a) LKeader of the people
(b) Majority of the people
(c) A few people
(d) All people

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The headquarter of World Trade Organization (WTO) are at
(a) Rome
(b) Doha
(c) New York
(d) Geneva

Answer:

Which is known as the third pillar in international economic relations?
(a) WTO
(b) GATT
(c) IMF
(d) World Bank

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FERA in India has been replaced by
(a) FEMA
(b) FETA
(c) FEPA
(d) FENA

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Number of basic SI unit is
(a) 3
(b) 5
(c) 7
(d) 9

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Which of the following is a scalar quantity?
(a) Linear momentum
(b) Acceleration
(c) Electric current
(d) Electric field

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A rocket works on the principle of conservation of
(a) Angular momentum
(b) Energy
(c) Mass
(d) Linear momentum

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Who among the following gave first the experimental value of G?
(a) Galileo
(b) Newton
(c) Cavendish
(d) None of these

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General Knowledge Quiz 630


General Knowledge
Dewan Velu Thampi of Travancore organized the Revolt in
(a) 1805
(b) 1809
(c) 1811
(d) 1815

Answer:

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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"Indian War of Independence, 1857" was written by
(a) V.D. Savarkar
(b) S.S. Chaudhary
(c) S.N. Sen
(d) R.C. Majumdar

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The British introduced the Portfolio System for the first time in
(a) 1851
(b) 1855
(c) 1857
(d) 1961

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The Viceroy who put forward the proposals of August offer in 1940 was
(a) Brabourne
(b) Wellingdon
(c) Linlithgow
(d) Wavell

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Lord Macaulay was associated with
(a) Permanent Settlement
(b) Codification of laws
(c) Abolition of Sati
(d) Reforms in the army

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Who among the following was the president of All India Trade Union Congress in 1929?
(a) Jawaharlal Nehru
(b) Jayaprakash Narayan
(c) S.A. Dange
(d) M.N. Roy

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

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In India, the Federal Court was constituted by an Act of
(a) 1925
(b) 1930
(c) 1935
(d) 1941

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

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28 September 2016

General Knowledge Quiz 629


General Knowledge
When did Tilak declare "Swaraj is my birth right, and I will have it"?
(a) 1911
(b) 1916
(c) 1919
(d) 1922

Answer:

Who among the following was India's Defence Minister when the Chinese invaded the northern part of India in 1962?
(a) Jagjivan Ram
(b) T.T. Krishnamachari
(c) V.K. Krishna Menon
(d) Morarji Desai

Answer:

The Leaders of the Home Rule Movement borrowed the term 'Home Rule' from a similar movement in
(a) Canada
(b) USA
(c) Ireland
(d) Scotland

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The author who described the Revolt of 1857 as 'The First War of Independence' was
(a) V.D. Savarkar
(b) S.N. Sen
(c) R.C. Majumdar
(d) Asok Mehta

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Satyashodhak Samaj was founded by
(a) Bhaskar Rao Jadav
(b) Gopal Babu Walong
(c) Sri Narayan Guru
(d) Jotiba Phule

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The drain theory has been propounded by
(a) Mahatma Gandhi
(b) Bal Gangadhar Tilak
(c) Lala Lajpat Rai
(d) Dadabhai Naoroji

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Who started the Kuka Movement in about 1840?
(a) Dadu Mian
(b) Hari Singh Nalwa
(c) Bhagat Jawahar Mal
(d) Guru Ram Singh

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Where was Arya Samaj founded
(a) Rajkot
(b) Lahore
(c) Bombay
(d) Haridwar

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Who among the following was the first Commander-in-Chief of the Indian national Army
(a) shah Nawaz Khan
(b) Subhash Chandra Bose
(c) Pitam Singh
(d) Mohan Singh

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Under the Regulating Act of 1773, a Supreme Court was established at
(a) Madras
(b) Calcutta
(c) Bombay
(d) Delhi

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General Knowledge Quiz 628


General Knowledge
Mendel's law fail for
(a) Pseudodominance
(b) Intermediate dominance
(c) Codominance
(d) All of these

Answer:

What is Ribozyme?
(a) RNAs
(b) a DNa molecule
(c) a kind of protein enzyme
(d) a type of Ribosome

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Biodegradable plastics are made using the following bacteria compounds
(a) Alkaloids
(b) Poly hydroxy alconates
(c) Lipids
(d) Proteins

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In human body which one of the following hormones regulates blood calcium and phosphate?
(a) Thyoxine
(b) Parathyroid hormones
(c) Growth hormones
(d) Glucagon

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In which organ of the human body are the B cells formed?
(a) spleen
(b) Pancreas
(c) Liver
(d) Long bone

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Arteries supplying blood to the heart are called
(a) Pulmonary Arteries
(b) Coronary Arteries
(c) Heptic Arteries
(d) Carotid Arteries

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Organelle not present in animal cell is
(a) Mitochondria
(b) Nucleus
(c) Plastid
(d) Centrosome

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The earlist Vaishnava Bhakti saints from the south were
(a) Bhagvatas
(b) Vivashaivites
(c) Alvaras
(d) Nayanars

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Jahangir tomb is constructed at
(a) Agra
(b) Sikandra
(c) Shahadra, Lahore
(d) shahdra, Delhi

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It was during whose time that Jizyah became a separate tax from a revenue tax
(a) Firoz Shah Tughlaq
(b) Bahlol Lodhi
(c) Alauddin khilji
(d) Ghiyasuddin Balban

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General Knowledge Quiz 627


General Knowledge
Which of the following is used for inducing sleep?
(a) Bithional
(b) Paracetamol
(c) Chloroquine
(d) Barbituric acid derivatives

Answer:

In an electrochemical cell, the electrons flow from
(a) Solution to cathode
(b) Anode to solution
(c) Anode to cathode
(d) Cathode to anode

Answer:

Age of earth is estimated by
(a) Biological clock
(b) Uranium dating
(c) Carbon dating
(d) All of these

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A storm is predicted if atmospheric pressure
(a) Falls suddenly
(b) Rises suddenly
(c) Falls gradually
(d) Rises gradually

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In which of the following industries we use mica as a raw material?
(a) Glass and Pottery
(b) Electrical
(c) Iron and Steel
(d) Cement

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Which of the following are bacterial diseases?
(a) Tuberculosis
(b) Dysentery
(c) Typhoid
(d) All of these

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Which of these element(s) is/are present in all proteins?
(a) hydrogen
(b) Nitrogen
(c) Carbon
(d) All of these

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Other than spreading malaria, anopheles mosquitoes are also vectors of
(a) Yellow fever
(b) Encephalitis
(c) dengue fever
(d) Filariasis

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Photosynthesis takes place faster in
(a) Darkness
(b) Red light
(c) White light
(d) Yellow light

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Which one of the following hormones is not produced by Pituitary gland?
(a) Vasopressin
(b) Oxytocin
(c) Prolaction
(d) Relaxin

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