GK - Round 1

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GK - Round 1

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Grand Central Terminal, Park Avenue, New York is the world's
    • A. 

      Largest railway station

    • B. 

      Highest railway station

    • C. 

      Longest railway station

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    Entomology is the science that studies
    • A. 

      Behavior of human beings

    • B. 

      Insects

    • C. 

      The origin and history of technical and scientific terms

    • D. 

      The formation of rocks

  • 3. 
    Dr. Zakir Hussain was
    • A. 

      The first Muslim president of India

    • B. 

      First vice president of India

    • C. 

      First president of Indian National Congress

    • D. 

      First speaker of Lok Sabha

  • 4. 
    The territory of Porus who offered strong resistance to Alexander was situated between the rivers of
    • A. 

      Sutlej and Beas

    • B. 

      Jhelum and Chenab

    • C. 

      Ravi and Chenab

    • D. 

      Ganga and Yamuna

  • 5. 
    Tripitakas are sacred books of
    • A. 

      Buddhists

    • B. 

      Hindus

    • C. 

      Jains

    • D. 

      NONE.

  • 6. 
    To which professions earlier leaders who struggled for freedom of India mainly belonged?
    • A. 

      Lawyers

    • B. 

      Teachers

    • C. 

      Journalists

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    'The Vedas contain all the truth was interpreted by
    • A. 

      Swami Vivekananda

    • B. 

      Swami Dayananda

    • C. 

      Raja Rammohan Roy

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    The system of competitive examination for civil service was accepted in principle in the year
    • A. 

      1833

    • B. 

      1853

    • C. 

      1866

    • D. 

      1997

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is a non metal that remains liquid at room temperature?
    • A. 

      Phosphorous

    • B. 

      Bromine

    • C. 

      Chlorine

    • D. 

      Helium

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is used in pencils?
    • A. 

      Graphite

    • B. 

      Silicon

    • C. 

      Charcoal

    • D. 

      Phosphorous

  • 11. 
    Who was known as Iron man of India?
    • A. 

      Govind Ballabh Pant

    • B. 

      Jawaharlal Nehru

    • C. 

      Subhash Chandra Bose

    • D. 

      Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

  • 12. 
    The members of the Rajya Sabha are elected by
    • A. 

      The people

    • B. 

      Lok Sabha

    • C. 

      Elected members of the legislative assembly

    • D. 

      Elected members of the legislative council

  • 13. 
    The present Lok Sabha is the
    • A. 

      13th Lok Sabha

    • B. 

      14th Lok Sabha

    • C. 

      15th Lok Sabha

    • D. 

      16th Lok Sabha

  • 14. 
    The great Victoria Desert is located in
    • A. 

      Australia

    • B. 

      Canada

    • C. 

      West Africa

    • D. 

      North America

  • 15. 
    The intersecting lines drawn on maps and globes are
    • A. 

      Latitudes

    • B. 

      Longitudes

    • C. 

      Geographic grids

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 16. 
    ICICI is the name of a
    • A. 

      Chemical industry

    • B. 

      Bureau

    • C. 

      Corporation

    • D. 

      Financial institution

  • 17. 
    India changed over to the decimal system of coinage in
    • A. 

      April 1957

    • B. 

      April 1959

    • C. 

      April 1951

    • D. 

      April 1967

  • 18. 
    2016 Indian banknote demonetisation began on the month of.....
    • A. 

      8 December

    • B. 

      8 November

    • C. 

      15 November

    • D. 

      26 November

  • 19. 
    Who invented the BALLPOINT PEN?
    • A. 

      Biro Brothers

    • B. 

      Waterman Brothers

    • C. 

      Bicc Brothers

    • D. 

      Write Brothers

  • 20. 
    Which scientist discovered the radioactive element radium?
    • A. 

      Isaac Newton

    • B. 

      Albert Einstein

    • C. 

      Benjamin Franklin

    • D. 

      Marie Curie

  • 21. 
    What Galileo invented?
    • A. 

      Barometer

    • B. 

      Pendulum clock

    • C. 

      Microscope

    • D. 

      Thermometer

  • 22. 
    What James Watt invented?
    • A. 

      Diving bell

    • B. 

      Steam boat

    • C. 

      Hot air balloon

    • D. 

      Rotary steam engine

  • 23. 
    In which decade was the telephone invented?
    • A. 

      1870s

    • B. 

      1860s

    • C. 

      1850s

    • D. 

      1850s

  • 24. 
    Ajanta-Ellora caves are situated near
    • A. 

      Aurangabad

    • B. 

      Jaipur

    • C. 

      Patna

    • D. 

      Ajmer

  • 25. 
    What is part of a database that holds only one type of information?
    • A. 

      Report

    • B. 

      Field

    • C. 

      Record

    • D. 

      File

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