A General Knowledge Quiz About India

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A General Knowledge Quiz About India

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
     Which one of the following is a Reptile? 
    • A. 

       Newt

    • B. 

      Shark

    • C. 

      Salamander

    • D. 

      Turtle

  • 2. 
    Which one of the following animal possesses the least number of body segments? 
    • A. 

      Prawn

    • B. 

       Cockroach

    • C. 

      Flatworm

    • D. 

      Earthworm

  • 3. 
    Which one of the following is a polymorphic species? 
    • A. 

      Gorilla

    • B. 

      Ant

    • C. 

      Garden Lizard

    • D. 

      Spider

  • 4. 
    The animal group that is not found in marine water:
    • A. 

      Reptiles

    • B. 

      Aves

    • C. 

      Mammals

    • D. 

      Amphibia

  • 5. 
    The number of cervical vertebrae in the mammal is:
    • A. 

      Seventy-seven

    • B. 

      Eleven

    • C. 

      Seven

    • D. 

      Seventeen

  • 6. 
    According to a cellular structure which one of the following is most complex?
    • A. 

       Algae

    • B. 

      Fungi

    • C. 

      Bacteria

    • D. 

      Protozoa

  • 7. 
    In plants, the receptor for detecting photoperiod is:
    • A. 

      Protein molecule

    • B. 

      Gradient of K+

    • C. 

      Sensory cell

    • D. 

      Sensory organelles

  • 8. 
    Which one of the following is a protozoan?
    • A. 

      Yeast

    • B. 

      Variola

    • C. 

      Pea mosaic

    • D. 

       Entamoeba Hystolytica

  • 9. 
    Which one is not a protozoan?
    • A. 

      Amoeba

    • B. 

      Paramoec

    • C. 

      Hydra

    • D. 

      Euglena

  • 10. 
     The smallest size of a cell which can be seen with the unaided eye is:
    • A. 

      100 microns

    • B. 

      1000 microns

    • C. 

       One micron

    • D. 

      10 microns

  • 11. 
    The Speaker of the Lok Sabha:
    • A. 

      Has no right to vote

    • B. 

      Has to votes one in the ordinary course and another in case of a tie

    • C. 

      Votes only in case of a tie

    • D. 

      Votes like any other member of the Lok Sabha

  • 12. 
    To be granted the status of the official opposition in a legislature a political party must have at least:
    • A. 

      5 percent of elected members

    • B. 

       7 percent of elected members

    • C. 

      10 percent of elected members

    • D. 

      15 percent of elected members

  • 13. 
    Find the incorrect statement:
    • A. 

      The President is elected for a term of five years

    • B. 

      The President can be removed by impeachment

    • C. 

      The President presides over cabinet meetings

    • D. 

      The President is elected by the system of proportional representation

  • 14. 
    To pass a Money Bill in the Parliament which of the following is not necessary?
    • A. 

      Approval of the Rajya Sabha

    • B. 

      Approval of the Finance Minister

    • C. 

      Approval of the Lok Sabha

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 15. 
    The leader of the Opposition in the Lok Sabha enjoys the rank of a —
    • A. 

      High Court Judge

    • B. 

      Supreme Court Judge

    • C. 

      Central Minister

    • D. 

      Governor

  • 16. 
    Consider the following statements:                                                          1. Rajya Sabha is a permanent body                                                       2. Every member of the Rajya Sabha is entitled to a maximum term of five years.                                                      3. Rajya Sabha can make laws on subjects mentioned in the State List.                                                                            Which of the above statements is/are correct?
    • A. 

      2 only

    • B. 

      None of 1, 2 & 3

    • C. 

      2 and 3

    • D. 

      1 and 3.

  • 17. 
    The Lok Sabha in India can be dissolved by the:
    • A. 

      President of India on the advice of the Prime Minister

    • B. 

      Speaker of the Lok Sabha on the advice of the Prime

    • C. 

      Chief Justice of the Supreme Court

    • D. 

      Prime Minister

  • 18. 
    The Union Budget is laid before the two Houses of Parliament in accordance with Article No. of Indian Constitution.
    • A. 

      360

    • B. 

      370

    • C. 

      73

    • D. 

      112

  • 19. 
     The Parliament of India consists of:
    • A. 

      The Lok Sabha, Speaker, and Prime Minister

    • B. 

      The Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha

    • C. 

      The President, Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 20. 
    A Money Bill can originate:
    • A. 

      Only in the Rajya Sabha

    • B. 

      Only in the joint sitting of the two Houses

    • C. 

       In either House of Parliament

    • D. 

       Only in the Lok Sabha

  • 21. 
    President of India is directly elected by:
    • A. 

      MPs

    • B. 

      Elected MLAs and MPs

    • C. 

       The people of India

    • D. 

      Cabinet Minister

  • 22. 
    The Supreme Commander of Indian Armed Force is:
    • A. 

      Prime Minister of India

    • B. 

      Union Home Minister

    • C. 

      President of India

    • D. 

      Governors of States

  • 23. 
    The first Vice-President of India was:
    • A. 

      Dr. Zakir Hussain

    • B. 

      V. V. Giri

    • C. 

      G.S. Pathak

    • D. 

      Dr. S. Radhakrishnan

  • 24. 
    The first citizen of the Republic of India is:
    • A. 

      The Prime Minister of India.

    • B. 

      The Speaker of the Lok Sabha.

    • C. 

      The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.

    • D. 

      The President of India.

  • 25. 
    The Vice-President of India is elected by the:
    • A. 

      Members of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha

    • B. 

      President

    • C. 

      People of the country

    • D. 

      Members of Rajya Sabha

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