Quiz: Some Basic General Knowledge Questions For Students!

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Quiz: Some Basic General Knowledge Questions For Students!

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  • 1. 
    Name the state that on 3 October 2014 became the first state of India to start olive refinery?
    • A. 

      Tamil Nadu

    • B. 

      Maharashtra

    • C. 

      Kerala

    • D. 

      Rajasthan

  • 2. 
    NASA's Earth Observatory in October 2014 claimed that the world’s fourth-largest lake of its time has dried and is at the verge of vanish. Name the lake?
    • A. 

      Lake Oroumieh

    • B. 

      Aral Sea

    • C. 

      Cachuma Lake

    • D. 

      Dead Sea

  • 3. 
    Chalein Saath Saath: Forward Together We Go is the Vision Statement signed between which two countries on 30 September 2014?
    • A. 

      India-China

    • B. 

      India-Japan

    • C. 

      India-US

    • D. 

      India-Vietnam

  • 4. 
    Which one of the following is not one of the agreements signed between India and the US on 30 September 2014?
    • A. 

      Agreement on developing smart cities in Ajmer, Vishakhapatnam and Allahabad

    • B. 

      Agreement on partnership to improve access to clean water and sanitation for all in India

    • C. 

      Agreement on a new and enhanced strategic partnership on energy security, clean energy, and climate change

    • D. 

      Agreement on training Indian defence personnel to check cyber terrorism

  • 5. 
    Name the State where on 28 September 2014 President Rule under the meaning of Article 356 of the Constitution was imposed after the ruling government came into minority?
    • A. 

      Sikkim

    • B. 

      Haryana

    • C. 

      Maharashtra

    • D. 

      West Bengal

  • 6. 
    World Rabies Day was observed on which date?
    • A. 

      29 September 2014

    • B. 

      28 September 2014

    • C. 

      1 October 2014

    • D. 

      30 September 2014

  • 7. 
    Consider the following statements related to world’s first solar rechargeable battery.I. It was developed by Scientists at Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyII. It is a hybrid device that is party rechargeable battery and part solar cellIII. It comprises of three electrodes instead of four electrodes which normally is required to connect a solar cell to a batteryWhich is/are correct?
    • A. 

      I and II

    • B. 

      II and III

    • C. 

      I and III

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 8. 
    Facebook – WhatsApp deal worth 19 billion US dollars was recently approved by competition commission of which country/association?
    • A. 

      USA

    • B. 

      UK

    • C. 

      European Union

    • D. 

      ASEAN

  • 9. 
    The US on 3 October 2014 announced to lift 40 years long ban on arms sales to which country to boost sea defence in the South China Sea?
    • A. 

      North Korea

    • B. 

      Myanmar

    • C. 

      The Philippines

    • D. 

      Vietnam

  • 10. 
    World's first baby born through womb-transplant was born in which country?
    • A. 

      The Netherlands

    • B. 

      USA

    • C. 

      China

    • D. 

      Sweden

  • 11. 
    Pakistan on 3 October 2014 recorded the maximum number of polio cases in 14 years. In this context which is/are other nation(s) that are polio endemic nation(s)?
    • A. 

      Nigeria and Afghanistan

    • B. 

      Afghanistan and India

    • C. 

      Afghanistan and Sudan

    • D. 

      Sudan and Nigeria

  • 12. 
    Name the Bollywood actor who received the Global Diversity Award for the year 2014 given by the House of Commons of Britain?
    • A. 

      Amitabh Bachchan

    • B. 

      Om Puri

    • C. 

      Shah Rukh Khan

    • D. 

      Priyanka Chopra

  • 13. 
    Who won the Champions League Twenty20 title of cricket on 4 October 2014?
    • A. 

      Kolkata Knight Riders

    • B. 

      Chennai Super Kings

    • C. 

      Cape Cobras

    • D. 

      Delhi Dynamos

  • 14. 
    The aim of the Swacch Bharat Mission, that was launched on 2 October 2014, is to make India clean by the year
    • A. 

      2016

    • B. 

      2020

    • C. 

      2019

    • D. 

      2022

  • 15. 
    Who became the first Indian woman boxer to win a Gold medal at Asian Games on 1 October 2014?
    • A. 

      L Sarita Devi

    • B. 

      Pooja Rani

    • C. 

      Mary Kom

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 16. 
    Who has been authorized by President Pranab Mukherjee recently to act as Chief Vigilance Commissioner?
    • A. 

      Rajiv

    • B. 

      Pradeep Kumar

    • C. 

      JM Garg

    • D. 

      K. Santhanam

  • 17. 
    World Heart Day was observed globally on?
    • A. 

      26 October

    • B. 

      29 September

    • C. 

      4 October

    • D. 

      30 September

  • 18. 
    Name the organisation that released Living Planet Report 2014 and suggested that wildlife numbers have plunged by more than a half in just 40 years?
    • A. 

      Zoological Society of London

    • B. 

      World Wildlife Fund

    • C. 

      UNESCO

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 19. 
    Umbrella Revolution which was in news recently relates to
    • A. 

      Demand for democracy by Hong Kong peoples

    • B. 

      Demand for freedom by Hong Kong peoples from China

    • C. 

      Demand for referendum on Independence from China by Tibet

    • D. 

      Demand for democracy by Taiwan peoples

  • 20. 
    Name the state whose government recently introduced Cage Culture Technique for fish farming?
    • A. 

      Himachal Pradesh

    • B. 

      Rajasthan

    • C. 

      Uttarakhand

    • D. 

      Tamil Nadu

  • 21. 
    Krishak Express and Lucknow-Barauni Express collided near which station recently?
    • A. 

      Gorakhpur Station

    • B. 

      Banaras Station

    • C. 

      Patna Station

    • D. 

      Lucknow Station

  • 22. 
    Union government on 30 September 2014 accorded in-principle approval for setting up six more Software Technology Parks in a state. Name it?
    • A. 

      Karnataka

    • B. 

      Odisha

    • C. 

      Andhra Pradesh

    • D. 

      Himachal Pradesh

  • 23. 
    Name the city where a stampede occurred during the Ram Leela ceremony leading to death of at least 30 people?
    • A. 

      Allahabad

    • B. 

      Patna

    • C. 

      Delhi

    • D. 

      Ahmadabad

  • 24. 
    Name the programme through which the Prime Minister Narendra Modi connected to people over radio?
    • A. 

      Battein dil se

    • B. 

      Sach ki Baat

    • C. 

      Mann Ki Baat

    • D. 

      Desh ki Baat

  • 25. 
    World Animal Day was observed across the world on?
    • A. 

      4 October

    • B. 

      30 September

    • C. 

      14 October

    • D. 

      25 November

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