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  • 1. 

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  • 2. 

    Where was the first Indian Institute of Management (IIM) established in 1961

    • A.

      Kolkata

    • B.

      Bengaluru

    • C.

      Ahmedabad

    • D.

      Lucknow

    Correct Answer
    A. Kolkata
    Explanation
    The first Indian Institute of Management (IIM) was established in Kolkata in 1961. This institution was the first of its kind in India and played a significant role in shaping management education in the country. Kolkata was chosen as the location for the first IIM due to its historical significance as a major educational and cultural center in India.

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  • 3. 

    Which is India's largest state in terms of area?

    • A.

      Uttar Pradesh

    • B.

      Maharashtra

    • C.

      Madhya Pradesh

    • D.

      Rajasthan

    Correct Answer
    D. Rajasthan
    Explanation
    Rajasthan is the correct answer because it is the largest state in India in terms of area. It covers a vast area of approximately 342,239 square kilometers. Uttar Pradesh is the most populous state in India, but it is not the largest in terms of area. Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh are also large states, but they are smaller than Rajasthan.

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  • 4. 

    Which state in India produces the most silk?

    • A.

      Tamil Nadu

    • B.

      Karnataka

    • C.

      Kerala

    • D.

      West Bengal

    Correct Answer
    B. Karnataka
    Explanation
    Karnataka is the correct answer because it is the largest producer of silk in India. The state is known for its sericulture industry, with a high number of silk farms and silk production units. Karnataka's favorable climate and availability of mulberry trees, which are essential for silkworm rearing, contribute to its dominance in silk production. The state's silk is renowned for its quality and is in high demand both domestically and internationally.

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  • 5. 

    The only state in India that produces saffron is

    • A.

      Assam

    • B.

      Himachal Pradesh

    • C.

      Jammu and Kashmir

    • D.

      Meghalaya

    Correct Answer
    C. Jammu and Kashmir
    Explanation
    Jammu and Kashmir is the correct answer because it is the only state in India that produces saffron. Saffron cultivation requires specific climatic conditions, including cool winters and hot summers, which are found in the Kashmir Valley. The saffron fields in Pampore, near Srinagar, are famous for their high-quality saffron production. Assam, Himachal Pradesh, and Meghalaya do not have the suitable climate for saffron cultivation, making Jammu and Kashmir the sole producer of saffron in India.

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  • 6. 

    Hum Log was the India's First Soap Opera

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Hum Log is widely regarded as India's first soap opera. It aired on Doordarshan in 1984 and became a huge success, paving the way for the development of the soap opera genre in India. The show focused on the everyday lives of an average Indian family and tackled social issues prevalent in society. Its relatable characters and engaging storyline captured the attention of viewers across the country, making it a landmark show in Indian television history. Therefore, the statement that Hum Log was India's first soap opera is true.

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  • 7. 

    Who plays Jamal Malik in 'Slumdog Millionaire'?

    • A.

      Chetan Anand

    • B.

      Dev Patel

    • C.

      Ashmit Patel

    • D.

      Dev Anand

    Correct Answer
    B. Dev Patel
    Explanation
    Dev Patel plays the character of Jamal Malik in the movie 'Slumdog Millionaire'.

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  • 8. 

    India became independent (of British colonial rule) in: 1923; 1933; 1947; or 1952?

    Correct Answer
    1947
    Explanation
    India became independent from British colonial rule in 1947. This was a significant milestone in India's history as it marked the end of nearly 200 years of British rule. The independence movement, led by various leaders including Mahatma Gandhi, had gained momentum in the early 20th century and eventually led to the formation of an independent Indian nation. The year 1947 is widely recognized as the year of India's independence and the birth of modern India as we know it today.

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  • 9. 

    To whom does the Vice President of India address his resignation ?

    • A.

      President

    • B.

      Prime Minister

    • C.

      Rajya Sabha Deputy Speaker

    • D.

      Lok Sabha Speaker

    Correct Answer
    A. President
    Explanation
    The Vice President of India addresses his resignation to the President. As per the constitutional provisions, the Vice President is elected by an electoral college consisting of members of both houses of Parliament. Therefore, it is logical that the Vice President submits his resignation to the President, who is the highest authority in the country. The President holds the power to accept or reject the resignation of the Vice President.

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  • 10. 

    Who is Minister of Railways in current Cabinet ?

    • A.

      Nitin Gadkari

    • B.

      Ananth Kumar

    • C.

      Ram Vilas Paswan

    • D.

      D. V. Sadananda Gowda

    Correct Answer
    D. D. V. Sadananda Gowda
    Explanation
    D. V. Sadananda Gowda is the correct answer for the Minister of Railways in the current Cabinet.

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  • 11. 

    India - In addition to winning the 2011 Cricket World Cup on home ground, they won the _____ Cricket World Cup

    • A.

      1987

    • B.

      1979

    • C.

      1983

    • D.

      1992

    Correct Answer
    C. 1983
    Explanation
    India won the 1983 Cricket World Cup in addition to winning the 2011 Cricket World Cup on home ground.

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  • 12. 

    The National Fruit of India is the

    • A.

      Lotus Fruit

    • B.

      Mango

    • C.

      Gauva

    • D.

      Papaya

    Correct Answer
    B. Mango
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Mango because it is officially recognized as the National Fruit of India. Mango is not only a popular and widely consumed fruit in India but also holds cultural and religious significance. It is often referred to as the "King of Fruits" and is celebrated during festivals like Holi and Eid. Mangoes are grown in various regions of India and come in different varieties, making them an integral part of Indian cuisine and traditions.

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