General knowledge short questions Gk PART -17

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General knowledge short questions Quiz

The scientist who studies water is called
A) Geographer
B) Herpetologist
C) archaeologist
d) hydrologist

Question: Three Presidency Banks viz., Bank of Madras, Bank of Bombay and Bank of Calcutta were merged as merger.
A) New Bank of India
B) Corporation Bank
C) Reserve Bank of India
D) Imperial Bank of India (now SBI)

Question: Goa Shipyard Limited (GSL) was established in
A) 1955
B) 1956
C) 1957
d) 1958

Question: NASA and ISRO will come together to inspect ‘Oldest Civilization’ site in ____________.
A) Gujarat
B) Rajasthan
C) Haryana
D) Telangana

Question: Name a common greenhouse gas which contains only hydrogen and oxygen?
A) CH4
B) O3
C) H2O
d) no

A universal recipient belongs to the blood group
A) ab
b) 0
C) b
d) a

Question: The country’s first ‘Brain Bank’ which can store up to 300 human brains has been opened.
A) Alleppey
b) Bangalore
C) Bhubaneswar
D) Bombay

Question: The world’s largest biofuel plant has been set up with a production capacity of 110 million liters of fuel
A) China
B) India
C) Brazil
d) USA

Question: Which of the following does not contain silver?
A) Horn Silver
B) Ruby Silver
C) lunar caustic
d) German silver

Question: ESCAP stands for
A) Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
B) European Society Council for Africa and the Pacific
C) Economic and Social Commission for Africa and the Pacific
D) none of the above

Question: The “Doing Business Report” is prepared every year by which of the following organizations / agencies?
A) Asian Development Bank (ADB)
B) World Trade Organization (WTO)
C) International Monetary Fund (IMF)
D) World Bank

Question: Name the state which has become the first state in the state to start a special awareness campaign to register transgenders as voters.
A) Tripura
b) Mizoram
C) Maharashtra
D) Haryana

India’s first rural telephone exchange is located at
A) Karnataka
B) Andhra Pradesh
C) Kerala
D) Uttar Pradesh

Question: Which Union Minister has launched “Celebrating Yoga”, a mobile app for scientific healthy living?
A) Narendra Modi
B) Arun Jaitley
C) M. Venkaiah Naidu
d) Harshvardhan

Question: The world’s smallest country

A) Canada
B) Australia
C) Maldives
d) Vatican City

India’s largest producer
A) cotton
b) milk
C) mango
d) all of the above

In which of the following wars, the French were completely defeated by the English?
A) Battle of Vandivash
B) Battle of Buxar
C) Battle of Plassey
d) Battle of Adyar

Who is the primary author of HTML?
A) Sabir Bhatia
B) Tim Berners-Lee
C) Brendan Eich
D) Google Inc.

Pincode in India is the number of postal regions
A) 5
B) ६
C) 7
D) 8

Home Rule Movement in India was started by
A) SN Banerjee and WC Banerjee
B) Annie Besant and Tilak
C) Mahatma Gandhi and Motilal Nehru
D) Annie Besant and Gokhale

Buying goods on credit means
A) A promise to pay for the goods later.
B) Pay only a discounted price.
C) a promise to pay only the selling price.
D) Pay cash for goods.

The richest municipal corporation in India?
A) Hyderabad
B) Mumbai
C) Delhi
D) Ludhiana

India has launched Mahatma Gandhi Pravasi Suraksha Yojana in which of the following countries but it was already closed?
C) Bhutan
D) Bangladesh

Good Governance Day (GGD) is observed on which day in India?
A) 22 December
B) 25 December
C) 21 December
d) 24 December

Which of the following is not a tributary of Ganga?
(A) Subarnarekha
(B) done
(C) Gandak
(D) Kosi

China is bordered by which state?
(A) Manipur
(B) Nagaland
(C) Assam
(D) Arunachal Pradesh

After how many years does the national census take place?
(A) ten
(B) five
(C) three
(D) twenty five

Kaziranga National Park is?
(A) Orissa
(B) Maharashtra
(C) Assam
(D) None of these

Operation is related to Flood?
(A) Tamil Nadu
(B) flood control
(C) Import of milk
(D) Dairy Development

Which is the best soil for paddy cultivation?
(A) hard soil
(B) Black soil
(C) Loam soil
(D) Red soil

Name of eminent agricultural industrialist, who is credited with Green Revolution in India?
(a R. Venkatman
(B) Sitakant Mahapatra
(C) Dr. Varghese Kurien
(D) Jayant Narlikar

Rana Pratap Sagar is related to whom?
(A) solar energy
(B) irrigation
(C) Atomic energy
(D) Hydropower

On which date is the maximum distance between the Earth and the Sun?
(A) On 22 July 1947
(B) 30 January
(C) 4th of July
(D) 21 September

The term ‘Satyameva Jayate’ which is used in the royal emblem of India is derived from which Upanishad?
(A) Ish Upanishad
(B) Mundaka Upanishad
(C) Kath Upanishad
(D) None of these




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