General Knowledge Quiz 101


Who of the following scientists proved that the stars with mass less than 1.44 times the mass of the Sun end up as White Dwarfs when they die ?
(A) Edwin Hubble
(B) S. Chandrashekhar
(C) Stephen Hawking
(D) Steven Weinberg

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Which one of the following brings out the publication called "Energy Statistics" from time to time?
(A) Central Power Research Institute
(B) Planning Commission
(C) Power Finance Corporation Ltd.
(D) Central Statistical Organization

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At which one of the following places do two important rivers of India originate; while one of them flows towards north and merges with another important river flowing towards Bay of Bengal, the other one flows towards Arabian Sea ?
(A) Amarkantak
(B) Badrinath
(C) Mahabaleshwar
(D) Nasik

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If a Panchayat is dissolved, elections are to be held within:
(A) 1 month
(B) 3 months
(C) 6 months
(D) 1 year

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Consider the following statements :
1. The Governor of Punjab is concurrently the Administrator of Chandigarh.
2. The Governor of Kerala is concurrently the Administrator of Lakshadweep.

Which of the above statements is/are correct ?
(A) 1 only
(B) 2 only
(C) Both 1 and 2
(D) Neither 1 nor 2

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Consider the following pairs:
Organization : Location of Headquarters
1. Asian Development Bank : Tokyo
2. Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation : Singapore
3. Association of South East Asian Nations : Bangkok

Which of the above pairs is/are correct matchd?
(A) 1 and 2 only
(B) 2 only
(C) 2 and 3 only
(D) 3 only

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With reference to I ho United Nations, consider the following statements :
1. The Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of UN consists of 24 member States.
2. It is elected by a 2/3 majority of The General Assembly for a 3-year term.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct ?
(A) 1 only
(B) 2 only
(C) Both 1 and 2
(D) Neither 1 nor 2

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Who of the following founded the Ahmedabad Textile Labour Association ?
(A) Mahatma Gandhi
(B) Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
(C) N.M. Joshi
(D) J.B. Kripalani

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Which British Prime Minister announced the notorious 'Communal Award'?
(A) Ramsay MacDonald
(B) Clement Attlee
(C) Winston Churchill
(D) Neville Chamberlain

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Who was awarded Nobel Prize both for Physics and for Chemistry?
(A) Marie Curie
(B) Albert Einstein
(C) C.V. Raman
(D) Pierre Curie

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