Gs Quiz-1 [ias-2010]

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  • 1. 
    How many main Tropical cyclone warning centers are there in the world?
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      8

    • D. 

      12

    • E. 

      6

  • 2. 
    Which of the following Pala ruler founded the University of Vikramsila?
    • A. 

      Devapala

    • B. 

      Mahipala

    • C. 

      Gopala

    • D. 

      Dhrampala

    • E. 

      Sheeshpala

  • 3. 
    About 90% of the world's earthquakes and 80% of the world's largest earthquakes occur along the Ring of Fire. In which sea this Ring of Fire lies?
    • A. 

      Himalayan Area

    • B. 

      Atlantic Ocean

    • C. 

      Pacific Ocean

    • D. 

      Mediterranean Area

    • E. 

      None of the Above

  • 4. 
    Which among the following is the most abundant element by mass in Earth's Crust?
    • A. 

      Iron

    • B. 

      Silicon

    • C. 

      Hydrogen

    • D. 

      Nitrogen

    • E. 

      Oxygen

  • 5. 
    Which among the following was not a Landmark of the Iltutmish's rule?
    • A. 

      Organization of Chalisa

    • B. 

      Introduction of silver tanka & Copper Jetal

    • C. 

      Divine Right Theory

    • D. 

      Introduction of iqtadari System

    • E. 

      Completion of Qutub Minar

  • 6. 
    Who among the following was known as Lakha Baksh?
    • A. 

      Qutubuddin Aibak

    • B. 

      Mohammed Ghori

    • C. 

      Iltutmish

    • D. 

      Balban

    • E. 

      Sher-Shah-Suri

  • 7. 
    Which among the following is correct about Qutbuddin Bakhtiar Kaki?
    • A. 

      He was a Muslim Ruler

    • B. 

      It was the real name of Qutubuddin Aibak

    • C. 

      He was a famous Soldier in the medieval India

    • D. 

      He was a traveler and saint who came to India with Mahmood of Ghazni

    • E. 

      He was a Muslim Sufi mystic

  • 8. 
    Who invaded India in 1398 AD during the reign of Nasiruddin Mahmud of Tughlaq Dynasty?
    • A. 

      Chegiz khan

    • B. 

      Khijr Khan

    • C. 

      Gouri

    • D. 

      Tamur

    • E. 

      Babur

  • 9. 
    Which among the following data about India is incorrect as per census 2001?
    • A. 

      Urban Population - 27.8%

    • B. 

      Sex Ratio - 933

    • C. 

      Population Density - 325

    • D. 

      Literacy Rate - 60.4 %

    • E. 

      ST Population- 8.2%

  • 10. 
    Which among the following is not correctly matched?
    • A. 

      Bihu- Assam

    • B. 

      Rasila - Gujarat

    • C. 

      Bidesia - Uttaranchal

    • D. 

      Krishnavattam - Kerala

    • E. 

      Veethi -Andhra Pradesh

  • 11. 
    Which among the following is not correctly matched?
    • A. 

      International Literacy Day - September 8

    • B. 

      International Migrants Day - December 18

    • C. 

      International Volunteer Day - December 5

    • D. 

      International Day of Older Persons - October 1

    • E. 

      All Match Correctly

  • 12. 
    Who is New President of ASSOCHAM [Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India]
    • A. 

      Sajjan Jindal

    • B. 

      Dilip Modi

    • C. 

      Harsh Pati Singhania

    • D. 

      Dr. Vijay Kelkar

    • E. 

      Swati Piramal

  • 13. 
    Where 15th ASEAN summit held recently-?
    • A. 

      East Timor

    • B. 

      Thailand

    • C. 

      Philippines

    • D. 

      Maldives

    • E. 

      India

  • 14. 
    What is India's latest rank in Transparency International's (TI) Global Corruption Report 2009 in the Bribe Payers' Index ?
    • A. 

      23rd

    • B. 

      19th

    • C. 

      27th

    • D. 

      32nd

    • E. 

      12th

  • 15. 
    Who has won Nobel Prize-2009 for Peace recently-?
    • A. 

      Yukio Hatoyama

    • B. 

      Kim Christensen

    • C. 

      Barack Husain Obama

    • D. 

      John Atta Millis

    • E. 

      Hugo Chavez

  • 16. 
    On 9th October 2009, NASA launched its mission LCROSS (Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite). What was the purpose of this mission
    • A. 

      To construct a permanent outpost at one of the lunar poles

    • B. 

      To study atmosphere of moon

    • C. 

      To trace origin of UFO's

    • D. 

      To explore possibilities of water on moon

    • E. 

      To take sample of moon's surface

  • 17. 
    Jaidev Bhist recently got Dronacharya Awards – 2009. He is a coach of which game-?
    • A. 

      Boxing

    • B. 

      Badminton

    • C. 

      Hockey

    • D. 

      Wrestling

    • E. 

      Judo

  • 18. 
    Who wrote controversial book tittled "Jinnah- India, Partition-Independence"
    • A. 

      L. K. Aadvani

    • B. 

      Man Mohan Singh

    • C. 

      Mani Shankar Aiyar

    • D. 

      Jaswant Singh

    • E. 

      Nandan Nilkeni

  • 19. 
    What is the capital city of Armenia-?
    • A. 

      Myanmar

    • B. 

      La Paz

    • C. 

      Amman

    • D. 

      Yerevan

    • E. 

      Timbuktu

  • 20. 
    START or Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty is a series of treaties (START I STARTII etc. ) negotiated between which of the two nuclear powers of the world?
    • A. 

      France & Russia

    • B. 

      Russia & UK

    • C. 

      USA & UK

    • D. 

      France & USA

    • E. 

      USA & Russia