Mock Test: Trivia Quiz On General Knowledge, Vocabulary And Word Problems!

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Mock Test: Trivia Quiz On General Knowledge, Vocabulary And Word Problems!

This Mock Test is a Trivia Quiz on General Knowledge, Vocabulary and Word Problems! It is perfect for activating you for learning as it has some general knowledge quiz, and some of the things you have definitely learnt in school at one point. How about you give it a try and get to see just how much you know about it. All the best!


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  • 1. 
    The best material for the core of a transformer is
    • A. 

      Stainless steel

    • B. 

       mild steel

    • C. 

      Hard steel

    • D. 

      Soft iron

  • 2. 
    The time taken to reach the Sunlight up to the surface of the earth is approximate- 
    • A. 

      4.2 sec

    • B. 

      4.8 sec

    • C. 

       8.5 minutes

    • D. 

      3.6 hrs.

  • 3. 
    GPS stands for which one of the following? 
    • A. 

      Greenwich Polar Satellite

    • B. 

      Global Police Surveillance

    • C. 

      Global Positioning System

    • D. 

      General Pacific Survey

  • 4. 
    Optical fibre works on the principle of: 
    • A. 

      Total internal reflection 

    • B. 

      Refraction 

    • C. 

      Scattering

    • D. 

      Interference

  • 5. 
    “Endoscope” used by the doctors for examining the inside of patient’s stomach, works on the principle of- 
    • A. 

      Reflection of light

    • B. 

      Dispersion of light

    • C. 

      Refraction of light 

    • D. 

      Total internal reflection of light

  • 6. 
    Who was the founder of the city of Agra?
    • A. 

      Firoz tughlaq

    • B. 

      Alauddin khilji

    • C. 

      Sikander lodi

    • D. 

      Mohammed bin tughlaq

  • 7. 
    The GT road was renovated and named as Grand Trunk Road by?
    • A. 

      British

    • B. 

      Dutch

    • C. 

      Portuguese

    • D. 

       French

  • 8. 
    Where is Pimpet Ca cave?
    • A. 

      Rajasthan

    • B. 

      Haryana

    • C. 

      Madhya Pradesh

    • D. 

      Maharastra

  • 9. 
    The gold coins of Gupta period were called
    • A. 

      Nishka

    • B. 

      Dinara

    • C. 

      Mana

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 10. 
    Muhammad Ali Jinnah declared which day as ‘Direct Action Day’? 
    • A. 

      15 August

    • B. 

      4 July

    • C. 

      16 August

    • D. 

      14 August

  • 11. 
    Rice has high Crop concentration in?
    • A. 

      Northern States

    • B. 

       Sothern States 

    • C. 

      East Indian States

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 12. 
     The soil of northern plain of India is formed by-
    • A. 

      Degradation

    • B. 

      Aggradation

    • C. 

      Weathering in situ 

    • D. 

      Erosion

  • 13. 
    Petrology is the study of –
    • A. 

      Land 

    • B. 

      Mineral

    • C. 

      Rock

    • D. 

      Soil

  • 14. 
    Which of the following are the main crops grown in dry farming areas?
    • A. 

      Coarse

    • B. 

      Wheat

    • C. 

      Pulses

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 15. 
    The Laterite soil is found in which of the following state?
    • A. 

      Karnataka 

    • B. 

      Uttar Pradesh

    • C. 

      Rajasthan

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 16. 
    Which cricket team clinches the Irani Cup Title?
    • A. 

      Jharkhand cricket team

    • B. 

      Mumbai cricket team

    • C. 

      Vidarbha cricket team

    • D. 

      Karnataka cricket team

  • 17. 
    Which of the following will be the Mascot of National Games 2022?
    • A. 

      Margay

    • B. 

      Caracal

    • C. 

      Felidae

    • D. 

      Clouded Leopard

  • 18. 
    Which country has won the 2019 Asian Cup Football tournament?
    • A. 

      Japan

    • B. 

      Singapore

    • C. 

      Qatar

    • D. 

      Iran

  • 19. 
    Who won the Gandhi Peace Prize for the year 2018?
    • A. 

      Akshaya Patra Foundation

    • B. 

      Shri Yohei Sasakawa

    • C. 

      Ekal Abhiyan Trust

    • D. 

      Vivekananda Kendra

  • 20. 
    When did International Mother Language Day observed?
    • A. 

      22nd February

    • B. 

      21st February

    • C. 

      20nd February

    • D. 

      19th February

  • 21. 
    Improve the bracketed part of the sentences. Obviously he isn’t (cut up) to be a good teacher.
    • A. 

       cut out

    • B. 

      Cut in

    • C. 

      Cut for

    • D. 

      No improvement

  • 22. 
    Improve the bracketed part of the sentences. Power got with money is the most (craved for) today.
    • A. 

      Sought after

    • B. 

      Wished for

    • C. 

      Welcomed for

    • D. 

      No improvement

  • 23. 
    Improve the bracketed part of the sentences. The brown shirt (wants washing).
    • A. 

      Has to wash

    • B. 

      Is in need of a wash

    • C. 

      Requires a wash

    • D. 

      No improvement

  • 24. 
    Find the misspelt word. 
    • A. 

      Prioratise

    • B. 

      Picturesque

    • C. 

      Visualize

    • D. 

      Individuality 

  • 25. 
    Find the misspelt word. 
    • A. 

      Mendacious

    • B. 

      Obnoxcious

    • C. 

      Pernicious

    • D. 

       Ferocious

  • 26. 
    Find the misspelt word. 
    • A. 

       Rapport

    • B. 

      Support

    • C. 

      Repport

    • D. 

      Purport

  • 27. 
    One who journeys from place to place 
    • A. 

      Quack

    • B. 

      Cannibal

    • C. 

      Itinerant

    • D. 

      Courier 

  • 28. 
    Belief that God is in everything and that everything is God. 
    • A. 

      Atheism

    • B. 

      Pantheism

    • C. 

      Scepticism

    • D. 

      Animism

  • 29. 
    A wall or bank of earth or stone built to prevent a river flooding an area.
    • A. 

      Dam

    • B. 

      Mound

    • C. 

      Channel

    • D. 

      Embankment

  • 30. 
    Commencement of adjacent words with the same letter. 
    • A. 

      Pun

    • B. 

      Alliteration

    • C. 

       Oxymoron

    • D. 

      Epithet 

  • 31. 
    A situation that stops an activity from progressing.   
    • A. 

      Bypass

    • B. 

      Breach

    • C. 

      Bottleneck

    • D. 

      Blockhead

  • 32. 
    Be in the swim
    • A. 

      Aware of current affairs or events

    • B. 

       To refuse to do what someone else wants

    • C. 

      To pursue a line of thought or course of action that is misguided

    • D. 

      Someone who is completely crazy

  • 33. 
    Featherbrained
    • A. 

      To show that you do not support something

    • B. 

      Silly or often forgetting things

    • C. 

      To be over excited

    • D. 

      To take a balanced diet

  • 34. 
    Hear it on grapevine
    • A. 

      To hear stories regularly

    • B. 

      To listen news carefully

    • C. 

       Acquire information by rumour

    • D. 

      To continue to listen songs

  • 35. 
    A wee bit 
    • A. 

      To a very small degree

    • B. 

      A withered thing

    • C. 

      To a larger extent

    • D. 

      Bitterly hostile

  • 36. 
    In an army selection process, the ratio of selected to unselected candidates was 6:1. If 30 less had applied and 10 less selected, the ratio of selected to unselected would have been 7:1. How many candidates had applied for the process?
    • A. 

      910

    • B. 

      1820

    • C. 

      455

    • D. 

      2730

  • 37. 
    The ratio of the no. of players in three cricket teams A, B and C is 2 : 5 : 3. If the ratio of number of runs scored per player for each of the three teams A, B andC is 30 : 17 : 25 respectively, then what is the average number of runs scored per player across all the three teams collectively ?
    • A. 

      20

    • B. 

      21

    • C. 

      22

    • D. 

      23

  • 38. 
    Priya’s marks in History and Geography are in the ratio 5 : 7. If she got 14 marks more in Geography than in History, what are her History marks?
    • A. 

      49

    • B. 

      42

    • C. 

      56

    • D. 

      35

  • 39. 
    Raman, Rohit and Raja are partners and invest in a business. Raman invests 1/4th of total and Rohit invest 1/3th of the total. What is the ratio of profit of Raman, Rohit and Raja respectively?
    • A. 

      4 : 3 : 1

    • B. 

      3 : 4 : 4

    • C. 

      3 : 4 : 5

    • D. 

      4 : 3 : 5

  • 40. 
    The ratio of present ages of Rahul and his sister is 3 : 4. Before 10 years the ratio of their ages was 13:19. What is Rahul’s present age (in years)?
    • A. 

      36

    • B. 

      48

    • C. 

      42

    • D. 

      54

  • 41. 
    A machine depreciates in value each year at the rate of 10% of its previous value. However, every second year there is some maintenance work so that in that particular year, depreciation is only 5% of its previous value. If at the end of the fourth year, the value of the machine stands at Rs. 1, 46, 205, then find the value of machine at the start of the first year.
    • A. 

      Rs. 1, 90, 000

    • B. 

      Rs. 2, 00, 000

    • C. 

      Rs. 1, 95, 000

    • D. 

      Rs. 2, 10, 000

  • 42. 
    In a test consisting of 80 questions carrying one mark each, Arpita answers 65% of the first 40 questions correctly. What percent of the other 40 questions does she need to answer correctly to score 75% on the entire test?
    • A. 

      60%

    • B. 

      80%

    • C. 

      75%

    • D. 

      85%

  • 43. 
    Atul scored 30% marks in an examination and failed by 40 marks where as his friend Sunil gets 42% marks which is 32 marks more than the minimum required marks for the examination. The maximum marks for the examination.
    • A. 

      600

    • B. 

      700

    • C. 

      800

    • D. 

      900

  • 44. 
    Chunilal invests 65% in machinery, 20% in raw material and still has Rs. 1,305 cash with him. Find his total investment.
    • A. 

      Rs. 6,500

    • B. 

      Rs. 7, 225

    • C. 

      Rs. 8,500

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 45. 
    5% of income of A is equal to 15% of income of B and 10% of income of B is equal to 20% of income of C. If C’s income is Rs. 2000, then the total income of A, B and C is :
    • A. 

      Rs. 6000

    • B. 

      Rs. 14,000

    • C. 

      Rs. 18,000

    • D. 

      Rs. 20,000

  • 46. 
    A shopkeeper sold 12 cameras at a profit of 20% and 8 cameras at a profit of 10%. If he had sold all the 20 cameras at a profit of 15%, then his profit would have been reduced by Rs. 36. What is the cost price of each camera?
    • A. 

      100

    • B. 

      150

    • C. 

      180

    • D. 

      220

  • 47. 
    The marked price of an article is increased by 25% and the selling price is increased by 16.66%, then the amount of profit doubles. If the original marked price be Rs. 400 which is greater than the corresponding cost price by 33.33%, what is the increased selling price?
    • A. 

      240

    • B. 

      360

    • C. 

      420

    • D. 

      600

  • 48. 
    The cost price of the article ‘A’ is Rs. 160 and selling price of another article ‘B’ is Rs. 240. If the selling price of A will be equal to the cost price of B, then the profit after selling A is 20%. What is the profit on ‘B’?
    • A. 

      16.66%

    • B. 

      50%

    • C. 

      25%

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 49. 
    Pepsi and Coke, there are two companies, selling the packs of cold-drinks. For the same selling price, Pepsi gives two successive discounts of 10% and 25%. While Coke sells it by giving two successive discounts of 15% and 20%. What is the ratio of their marked price?
    • A. 

      143 : 144

    • B. 

      19 : 11

    • C. 

      136 : 135

    • D. 

      73 : 77

  • 50. 
    A company instead of raising the mark-up by 20% discounted the cost price by 20% while stitching the price tag on its product. Further, the company offers a discount of 6.25% to its customer. In this process, the company incurs a loss of Rs. 37.5 on a single article. What is the selling price of that article?
    • A. 

      417.5

    • B. 

      112.5

    • C. 

      365.5

    • D. 

       None of these