Monday, 30 July 2012

GK question -12

  • Which one of the following was the last Buddhist text published in India ?
    a) Divya Vandana
    b) Dohakosa
    c) Vajrachedika
    d) Vamsathapakasini

    Ans. d
  • Arthasastra was Written by :
    a) Dhanananda
    b) Kautilya
    c) Bimbisara
    d) Pushyamitra

    Ans. b
  • Who translated Ramayan into Persian ?
    a) Abul Fazl
    b) Badauni
    c) Abdul Latif
    d) Isar Das

    Ans. b
  • Which one of the following is a major port on the east coast of India ?
    a) Vishakhapatnam
    b) Kandla
    c) Puddichery
    d) Karikal

    Ans. a
  • The approximate circumference of the Earth is :
    a) 13000 km
    b) 25000 km
    c) 30000 km
    d) 20000 km

    Ans. c
  • When did India join the international tsunami warning system ?
    a) 2004
    b) 2005
    c) 2006
    d) 2007

    Ans. b
  • 'Cod' is the variety of :
    a) Goat
    b) Crop
    c) Fish
    d) Coral

    Ans. c
  • The All India Muslim League was founded by :
    a) Maulana Ahmed Ali
    b) Mohammad Ali Jinnah
    c) Agha Khan
    d) Hakim Ajmal Khan

    Ans. c
  • Golden Revolution Refers to :
    a) Sericulture
    b) Horticulture
    c) Apiculture
    d) Viticulture

    Ans. b
  • The Poison of Honey bee is :
    a) Acidic
    b) Alkaline
    c) Saltish
    d) Protien

    Ans. a

Friday, 27 July 2012

GK question -11

  • When was the 'Indian Forest Act' formed ?
    a) 1865
    b) 1927
    c) 1875
    d) 1878

    Ans. b
  • Which Planet has the Largest equatorial radius ?
    a) Mars
    b) Earth
    c) Jupiter
    d) Saturn

    Ans. c
  • How many members are there in the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) ?
    a) 9
    b) 10
    c) 7
    d) 8

    Ans. c
  • The Cricket game was invented by :
    a) England
    b) New Zealand
    c) Australia
    d) South Africa

    Ans. a
  • The biggest mistake Hitler made was :
    a) Attacking Japan
    b) Attacking Italy
    c) Attacking Russia
    d) Attacking France

    Ans. c
  • "There is no alternative to adult franchise" , who said this ?
    a) Sidwik
    b) Bluntshli
    c) Laski
    d) Bryce

    Ans. d
  • The formation of sedimentary rocks tends to withdraw from the system :
    a) Carbon dioxide
    b) Water Vapors
    c) Nitrogen
    d) Oxygen

    Ans. b
  • Which star has the largest percentage in the universe ?
    a) Cepheid stars
    b) Multiple stars
    c) Single star
    d) Binary star

    Ans. b
  • Minimum how many times the session of Lok Sabha is called in a year ?
    a) Two times
    b) Once
    c) Four Times
    d) Three times

    Ans. a
  • 'Baster Revolt' took place in the year :
    a) 1864
    b) 1910
    c) 1907
    d) 1878

    Ans. b

Sunday, 22 July 2012

GK question -10

  • The Rural Infrastructural Development fund is under the Department of :
    a) Rural development
    b) Infrastructure
    c) Agriculture
    d) Housing Development

    Ans. c
  • The Public Debt Offices function under the control of :
    a) Central Govt.
    b) State Govt.
    c) Reserve Bank of India
    d) All of these

    Ans. c
  • Agha Khan Cup is associated with which game :
    a) Hockey
    b) Cricket
    c) Tennis
    d) Football

    Ans. a
  • The Speaker of Lok Sabha can resign his office by addressing his resignation to :
    a) The President
    b) The Prime Minister
    c) The Deputy speaker of Lok Sabha
    d) The Chief Justice of India

    Ans. c
  • Tropical Cyclone of Philippines is termed as :
    a) Typhoon
    b) Willy-willy
    c) Hurricane
    d) Baguio

    Ans. a
  • Chambal River is a part of :
    a) Sabarmati Basin
    b) Ganga Basin
    c) Godavari Basin
    d) Narmada Basin

    Ans. b
  • Which of the following Plant is referred to as a living foil :
    a) Ephedra
    b) Cycas
    c) Gingko
    d) Adiantum

    Ans. c
  • The major combustible component of gobar gas is :
    a) methane
    b) carbon dioxide
    c) hydrogen
    d) propane

    Ans. a
  • The Tropic of Cancer does not pass through :
    a) Orrisa
    b) Tripura
    c) Chattisgarh
    d) Rajasthan

    Ans. a
  • Which of the following African countries is not land locked ?
    a) Benin
    b) Chad
    c) Lesotho
    d) Mali

    Ans. a

Saturday, 21 July 2012

GK question -9

  • Indian Banks have maximum foreign branches in :
    a) Bangladesh
    b) U.K.
    c) USA
    d) Sri Lanka

    Ans. b
  • Which is the Credit Rating agency in India ?
    a) CRISIL
    b) CARE
    c) ICRA
    d) All of these

    Ans. d
  • The Rate at which RBI gives short term loans to commercial banks is called :
    a) Repo Rate
    b) Reverse Repo Rate
    c) Bank Rate
    d) Cash Reserve Rate

    Ans. a
  • Which of the following was the first state in the country to introduce Mobile Number Portability Number Service in November 2010 ?
    a) Punjab
    b) Gujarat
    c) Haryana
    d) Kerala

    Ans. c
  • According to 2011 census , per 1000 male female number is :
    a) 939
    b) 940
    c) 942
    d) 946

    Ans. b
  • Which Union territory ensured Lowest Population in 2001 census ?
    a) Delhi
    b) Chandigarh
    c) Puducherry
    d) Lakshadweep

    Ans. d
  • The Largest source of National Income in India is :
    a) Service Sector
    b) Agriculture
    c) Industrial Sector
    d) Trade Sector

    Ans. a
  • Which of the first subsidiary bank of SBI was merged with State Bank of India ?
    a) State Bank of Indore
    b) State Bank of Patiala
    c) State bank of Hyderabad
    d) State bank of Saurashtra

    Ans. d
  • Indian Production of the Tea in the World stands :
    a) First
    b) Second
    c) Third
    d) Fourth

    Ans. a
  • Diamond Mines in India are at :
    a) Uttar Pradesh
    b) Madhya Pradesh
    c) Bihar
    d) Andhra Pradesh

    Ans. b

Wednesday, 18 July 2012

GK question -8

  • Baichung Butia is a famous :
    a) Politician
    b) Cine Actor
    c) Social worker
    d) Football Player

    Ans. d
  • Wimbledon Trophy is associated with
    a) Football
    b) Chess
    c) Lawn Tennis
    d) Badminton

    Ans. c
  • Which of the following books is written by Chetan Bhagat ?
    a) A Bend in River
    b) A China Passage
    c) Revolution 2020
    d) A suitable boy

    Ans. c
  • Which of the following phenomenon is considered for 'Global Warming' ?
    a) Green House Effect
    b) Fire in Coal Mines
    c) Dry Farming
    d) Monsoon

    Ans. a
  • At present , who is the governor of the Reserve Bank of India ?
    a) Dr. Y. V. Reddy
    b) Dr. D. Subbarao
    c) Dr. C. Rangrajan
    d) Dr. Subir Gokarn

    Ans. b
  • GNP , the term used by economist stands for :
    a) Group Net Product
    b) Gross National Product
    c) Grand National Promotion
    d) Grand Nuclear Process

    Ans. b 
  • Who amongst the following is the prime minister of Pakistan ?
    a) Yusuf Raza Gilani
    b) Nawab Shareef
    c) Asif Ali Zardari
    d) Hina Rabbani Khar

    Ans. a
  • Sri B.C. Khanduri has become the Chief Minister of which of the following states for the second term:
    a) Orissa
    b) Himachal Pradesh
    c) Jharkhand
    d) Uttrakhand

    Ans. d
  • First share market in India was established in which of the following cities ?
    a) Kanpur
    b) Mumbai
    c) Chennai
    d) Jaipur

    Ans. b
  • Which of the following is the currency of Myanmar ?
    a) Kyat
    b) Dinar
    c) Pesso
    d) Euro

    Ans. a

Tuesday, 17 July 2012

GK question -7

  • The 5th India-Brazil-South Africa Summit was held in October 2011 in :
    a) Cape Town
    b) Durban
    c) Johannesburg
    d) Pretoria

    Ans. d
  • The 4th Conference of the power ministers of SAARC countries was held in September 2011 in :
    a) Colombo
    b) Dhaka
    c) Kathmandu
    d) New Delhi

    Ans. b
  • In September 2011,  Helle Thorning Schmidt has been elected as Prime Minister of :
    a) Denmark
    b) Finland
    c) Norway
    d) Sweden

    Ans. a
  • According to data released by the Government of India in March 2011 which State/Union Territory recorded highest pe capita income during 2009 - 2010 ?
    a) Chandigarh
    b) Delhi
    c) Goa
    d) Maharashtra

    Ans. b
  • Entrepreneurial Development Institute of India is located in :
    a) Ahmadabad
    b) Chennai
    c) Mumbai
    d) New Delhi

    Ans. a
  • India is constructing its 25th Nuclear Power Plant at :
    a) Bargi (Madhya Pradesh)
    b) Fatehabad (Haryana)
    c) Kakrapar (Rajasthan)
    d) Rawat Bhata (Rajasthan)

    Ans. d
  • The Planning Commission's Expert Panel has recently recommended surcharge on taxable income for the purpose of :
    a) Development of Roads
    b) Expansion of education
    c) Providing free health care
    d) Providing relief to educated unemployed

    Ans. c
  • The period of Eleventh Five Year Plan is :
    a) 2006-11
    b) 2007-12
    c) 2008-13
    d) 2009-14

    Ans. b
  • 'Amon' Rice is grown during :
    a) April-May
    b) June-July
    c) November-December
    d) May-June

    Ans. c
  • Which one of the following is a port city of Andhra Pradesh ?
    a)  Nellore
    b) Ongole
    c) Vizianagaram
    d) Kakinada

    Ans. d

GK question -6

  • Who was the first speaker of Lok Sabha ?
    a) Mavlankar
    b) Hukum Singh
    c) B.D. Jatti
    d) V.V. Giri

    Ans. a
  • World Environment Day is observed on :
    a) November 19
    b) November 14
    c) October 2
    d) June 5

    Ans. d
  • In which of the following states , the density of population , as per the provisional figures of 2011 Census , is the lowest ?
    a) Arunachal Pradesh
    b) Meghalya
    c) Sikkim
    d) Uttrakhand

    Ans. a
  • National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI) is Located at :
    a) Banglore
    b) Hydrabad
    c) Nagpur
    d) New Delhi

    Ans. c
  • The Combustion of coal , petrol and diesel etc. is the main source of :
    a) Water Pollution
    b) Land Pollution
    c) Air Pollution
    d) Noise Pollution

    Ans. c
  • Nagarjunga Sagar lies on the :
    a) Godavari River
    b) Krishna River
    c) Penganga River
    d) Tungabhadra River

    Ans. b
  • Shivasamudram Hydro electricity project is located in :
    a) Tamil Nadu
    b) Karnataka
    c) Andhra Pradesh
    d) Kerala

    Ans. b
  • Which state has the largest reserves of Lignite Coal ?
    a) Tamil Nadu
    b) Gujarat
    c) Rajasthan
    d) Kerala

    Ans. a
  • Which one of the following is a temperate desert ?
    a) Arabian Desert
    b) Atacama Desert
    c) Kalahari Desert
    d) Patagonian Desert

    Ans. d
  • Tawakkul Karman joint winner of 2011 Nobel Peace Prize , is a citizen of :
    a) Egypt
    b) Morocco
    c) Qatar
    d) Yemen

    Ans. d

Sunday, 15 July 2012

GK questions -5

  • The anatomy of the word 'Derogatory' is :
    a) praising
    b) immediate
    c) conferred
    d) roughish

    Ans. d
  • The synonyms of 'neat' is :
    a) bright
    b) sharp
    c) close
    d) clean

    Ans. d
  • Choose the correct word to fill the blank:- Cotton is _______ than wood.
    a) softest
    b) softer
    c) soft
    d) more soft

    Ans. b
  • 'Modus operandi' means :
    a) way of working
    b) the mode of working
    c) mode of travelling
    d) manner of working

    Ans. b
  • 'Adjudicate' means :
    a) Allot
    b) Decide
    c) Settle
    d) Arbitrate

    Ans. b
  • Which of the following factors were responsible for the emergence of Sociology ?
    a) French revolution
    b) Spread of capitalism
    c) Industrial revolution
    d) Urge of Democracy

    Ans. c
  • The new version of MGNREGA included more than 25 agricultural and allied activities . The new version of the act will be implemented from :
    a) April 1, 2012
    b) May 1, 2012
    c) June 1, 2012
    d) July 1, 2012

    Ans. a
  • Which Governor-General had abolished slavery in India ?
    a) Lord Cornwallis
    b) Lord Ellenborough
    c) Sir Jhon Shore
    d) Lord William Bentinck

    Ans. b
  • Subsidiary alliance was implimented during the reign of :
    a) Lord Cornwallis
    b) Lord Wellesley
    c) Sir John Shore
    d) Lord Aukland

    Ans. b
  • In which sessions of the Indian National Congress 'Poorna Swaraj' was declared the Goal of Congress ?
    a) Lahore
    b) Karachi
    c) Delhi
    d) Bombay

    Ans. a

GK question -4

  • From which district of Madhya Pradesh Chambal Originates ?
    a) Indore
    b) Dhar
    c) Khargaon
    d) Khandwa

    Ans. a
  • Which of the following countries is in Africa ?
    a) Mangolia
    b) Romania
    c) Ethopia
    d) Bolivia

    Ans. c
  • Who is not related to Madhya Pradesh ?
    a) Kishore Kumar
    b) Ashok Kumar
    c) Rajkumar
    d) Anoop Kumar

    Ans. c
  • Poet,  Who is not related to Madhya Pradesh ?
    a) Shrikrishna Saral
    b) Shivmangal Singh Suman
    c) Makhanlal Chaturvedi
    d) Jay Shankar Prasad

    Ans. d
  • Osteoporosis is a disease related with which of the following ?
    a) Stomach
    b) Bone
    c) Skin
    d) Intestine

    Ans. b
  • How many constituencies are there in M.P. state assembly ?
    a) 220
    b) 230
    c) 240
    d) 250

    Ans. b
  • Who was the first Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh ?
    a) Kailash Nath Katju
    b) Dwarka Prasad Mishra
    c) Pt. Ravishankar Shukla
    d) Bhagwantro Mandloi

    Ans. d
  • Which is not a tribal area of Madhya Pradesh ?
    a) Mandla
    b) Badwani
    c) Dhar
    d) Ratlam

    Ans. d
  • In which District of Madhya Pradesh the oil refinery is located ?
    a) Guna
    b) Dewas
    c) Vidisha
    d) Sagar

    Ans. d
  • Which dialect is not spoken in Madhya Pradesh ?
    a) Nimadevi
    b) Santhali
    c) Bundelkhandi
    d) Malvi

    Ans. b

Friday, 13 July 2012

GK question -3

  • More than 90% of the rock forming minerals in the earth's crust consist of :
    a) Silicates
    b) Oxides
    c) Carbonates
    d) Sulphides & Sulphates

    Ans. a
  • Which of the following is the largest island ?
    a) Sumatra
    b) Madagascar
    c) Honshu
    d) Cuba

    Ans. b
  • When the Sun is nearest to the Earth , the earth is said to be in:
    a) Aphelion
    b) Perihelion
    c) Apogee
    d) Perigee

    Ans. b
  • Where is the Doldrums Belt located ?
    a) Near the Equator
    b) Near the Poles
    c) Near the Tropic of Cancer
    d) Near the Tropic of Capricorn

    Ans. a
  • The most important activity of the Tundra region is :
    a) Fish farming
    b) Cattle rearing
    c) Hunting
    d) Cropping

    Ans. c
  • The most urbanized country in the world is :
    a) Japan
    b) Singapore
    c) Germany
    d) Israel

    Ans.  b
  • Which is the poorest country among the following ?
    a) Sierra Leone
    b) Uganda
    c) Bangladesh
    d) Somalia

    Ans. d
  • Which is the land of Morning Calm ?
    a) Finland
    b) Korea
    c) Japan
    d) Thailand

    Ans. b
  • Richter Scale is a /an ______ scale to measure earth tremors
    a) Exponential
    b) Logarithmic
    c) Geometric
    d) Physical

    Ans. b
  • The correct sequence of the given planets in increasing order of their distance from the sun is :
    a) Mercury, Venus, Mars, Saturn, Jupiter
    b) Venus, Mercury, Mars, Saturn, Jupiter
    c) Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn
    d) Venus, Mercury, Jupiter, Mars, Saturn

    Ans. c

GK questions -2

  • The full form of www is :
    a) World wide way
    b) world wide web
    c) world wet weather
    d) white world web

    Ans. b
  • Short Range wireless connecting two electronic device is called :
    a) Blueberry
    b) Blackberry
    c) Blacktooth
    d) Bluetooth

    Ans. d
  • The term which is used to describe legal and regulatory aspect of internet is :
    a) Cyber Law
    b) Cyber Space
    c) Citrous Law
    d) Computer Law

    Ans. a
  • A computer stares its permanent memory on :
    a) Mother Board
    b) Hard Disk
    c) Monitor
    d) CPU

    Ans. b
  • Which is not internet search engine ?
    a) Google
    b) Yahoo
    c) Aim
    d) Duck-Duck Go

    Ans. d

GK questions -1

  •  Which team defeated Indian Team in a match in the world cup cricket 2011 ?
    a) Pakistan
    b) Sri Lanka
    c) England
    d) South Africa

    Ans. d
  • Dada Saheb Phalke Award for the year 2010 was conferred upon :
    a) D.Rama Naidu
    b) Manna Day
    c) K. Balchander
    d) Dharmendra

    Ans. c
  • Why is the place Abbottabad in the news ?
    a) Killing of an International Terrorist
    b) Summit talks between two neighbor countries held
    c) A nuclear power plant to be set up
    d) Developed for International tourism

    Ans. a
  • Smt. Justice Gyan Sudha Mishra is a sitting Judge of :
    a) Rajasthan High Court
    b) Allahabad High Court
    c) Supreme Court
    d) None of These

    Ans. c
  • Excluding the day , how many days in advance tickets may be reserved on regular trains ?
    a) 90 days
    b) 60 days
    c) 80 days
    d) 45 days

    Ans. a