General Awareness Set 1

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General Awareness Set 1

The term “general awareness” covers a broad range of topics – there are plenty of things out there that you should really know about in order to be able to boast about being well aware of the earth’s goings-on. In this quiz we’ll test your general awareness from a more geographical point of view.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following Indonesian regions was a victim of massive earthquake in 2004?
    • A. 

      Irian Jaya

    • B. 

      Sumatra

    • C. 

      Kalibangan

    • D. 

      Java

  • 2. 
    The first non-stop air-conditioned ‘DURANTO’ train was flagged oil’ between
    • A. 

      Sealdah — New Delhi

    • B. 

      Mumbai — Howrah

    • C. 

      Bangalore — Howrah

    • D. 

      Chennai — New Delhi

  • 3. 
    Which among the following agencies released the report, Economic Outlook for 2009-10 ?
    • A. 

      Planning Commission

    • B. 

      PM’s Economic Advisory Council

    • C. 

      Finance Commission

    • D. 

      Reserve Bank of India

  • 4. 
    India and U.S. have decided to finalize agreements related to which of the following?
    • A. 

      Trade and Investment

    • B. 

      Intellectual Property

    • C. 

      Traditional Knowledge

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    Which one o[ the following states does not form part of Narmada River basin?
    • A. 

      Madhya Pradesh

    • B. 

      Rajasthan

    • C. 

      Gujarat

    • D. 

      Maharashtra

  • 6. 
    Which of the following countries has recently become the third largest market for Twitter?
    • A. 

      China

    • B. 

      India

    • C. 

      Brazil

    • D. 

      Indonesia

  • 7. 
    The exchange of commodities between two countries is referred as
    • A. 

      Balance of trade

    • B. 

      Bilateral trade

    • C. 

      Volume of trade

    • D. 

      Multilateral trade

  • 8. 
    Soil erosion on hill slopes can he checked by
    • A. 

      Afforestation

    • B. 

      Terrace cultivation

    • C. 

      Strip cropping

    • D. 

      Contour ploughing

  • 9. 
    Who coined the word ‘Geography’?
    • A. 

      Ptolemy

    • B. 

      Eratosthenes

    • C. 

      Hacataus

    • D. 

      Herodatus

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is called the “ecological hot spot of India”?
    • A. 

      Western Ghats

    • B. 

      Eastern Ghats

    • C. 

      Western Himalayas

    • D. 

      Eastern Himalayas

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