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Quiz

1. Chariman of First Finance Commission of India ?

(1) A. K. Chanda
(2) K. C. Niyogi
(3) K. Santhanam
(4) Y. B. Chavan

2. Gilt-edged market is ?

(1) Bullion market
(2) Market of guns
(3) Market of Government Securities
(4) Market of pure metals

3. India has the maximum volume of foreign trade with ?

(1) Germany
(2) Japan
(3) UAE
(4) USA

4. Vasco Da Gama arrived at Calicut on ?

(1) 27 May 1498
(2) 27 May 1499
(3) 26 June 1496
(4) 26 June 1497

5. The first and the last only Indian Governor General of Free India ?

(1) C. Rajagopalachari
(2) J. B. Kripalani
(3) Jawaharlal Nehru
(4) S. Radhakirshnan

6. "World Development Report" is an annual publication of ?

(1) International Monetary Fund
(2) International Bank of Reconstruction and Development
(3) World Trade Organization
(4) United Nations Development Programme

7. The first Mughal Ruler who divorced religion from politics ?

(1) Akbar
(2) Babar
(3) Humayun
(4) Sher Shah Suri

8. Dhanvantari, a great physician lived during the ?

(1) Gupta Dynasty
(2) Kalinga Dynasty
(3) Magadha Dynasty
(4) Mauryan Dynasty

9. Year of birth of Mahatma Gandhi ?

(1) 1862
(2) 1864
(3) 1869
(4) 1870

10. Literacy rate in India in 2011 ?

(1) 63. 48%
(2) 65.46%
(3) 72.32%
(4) 74.04%

11. First Foreign Minister of Independent India ?

(1) C. D. Deshmukh
(2) G. L. Nanda
(3) John Mathai
(4) Jawaharlal Nehru

12. First Indian to receive Nobel Prize ?

(1) C. V. Raman
(2) Jawaharlal Nehru
(3) Tagore
(4) Zakir Hussain

13. Women and men ratio in India in 2011 ?

(1) 940 : 1000
(2) 960 : 1000
(3) 980 : 1000
(4) 990 : 1000

14. First Indian in British Parliament ?

(1) B. G. Tilak
(2) Dadabhai Naoroji
(3) Motilal Nehru
(4) S. P. Sinha

15. Women literacy in India in 2011 ?

(1) 63.46%
(2) 64.22%
(3) 65.46%
(4) 74.04%

16. Highest foodgrains producer in India ?

(1) Haryana
(2) Rajasthan
(3) Punjab
(4) Uttar Pradesh

17. The concept of public interest litigation originated in ?

(1) Australia
(2) Canada
(3) U. S. A.
(4) United Kingdom

18. Which among the following countries was the earliest to give women the right to vote ?

(1) Iceland
(2) India
(3) New Zealand
(4) U. S. A.

19. Which one of the following countries is land-locked ?

(1) Bolivia
(2) Peru
(3) Surinam
(4) Uruguay

20. The State which has the largest number of seats reservd for the Scheduled Tribes in the Lok Sabha ?

(1) bihar
(2) Gujarat
(3) Madhya Pradesh
(4) Uttar Pradesh

21. Among the following cities, which one is nearest to the Tropic of Cancer ?

(1) Delhi
(2) Jodhpur
(3) Nagpur
(4) Kolkata

22. The Thermal Power Plant of Bokaro is located in ?

(1) Bihar
(2) Chhattisgarh
(3) Jharkhand
(4) Orissa

23. Nanda Devi peak forms a part of ?

(1) Assam Himalayas
(2) Nepal Himalayas
(3) Kumaon Himalayas
(4) Punjab Himalayas

24. The river that causes tremendous floods in Assam is ?

(1) Brahmaputra
(2) Ganga
(3) Gomati
(4) Yamuna

25. Sixth Five Year Plan period in India ?

(1) 1978-82
(2) 1980-85
(3) 1985-90
(4) 1992-97

26. First Indian Governor of R. B. I. ?

(1) C. D. Deshmukh
(2) John Mathai
(3) K. C. Niyogi
(4) T. T. Krishnamachari

27. The first bank established in India ?

(1) Bank of Bombay
(2) Bank of Bengal
(3) Bank of Hindustan
(4) Bank of Madras

28. Imperial Bank of India was created in by amalagmation of three presidency banks ?

(1) 1919
(2) 1920
(3) 1921
(4) 1922

29. The main aim of First Aid ?

(1) To preserve life
(2) To promote recovery
(3) To prevent victim's condition from worsening
(4) All of the above

30. Swarnajayanti Gram Swarozgar Yojana started on ?

(1) 1-4-1996
(2) 1-4-1997
(3) 1-4-1998
(4) 1-4-1999

31. Rememberance Day was observed on 11-11-2011 to commemmorate the end of which of the following wars ?

(1) Crimean War
(2) First World War
(3) Second World War
(4) U. S. Civil War

32. India's longest distance train which began in November 2011 ?

(1) Vivek Express
(2) Vinay Express
(3) Viplav Express
(4) Vijaya Express

33. Regional Rural Banks were set up in ?

(1) 1965
(2) 1974
(3) 1975
(4) 1976

34. Indian Security Press is at ?

(1) Gwalior
(2) Pune
(3) Nashik
(4) Hyderabad

35. Providing broadband connectivity to all villages by 2012 was the goal of ?

(1) 9th Plan
(2) 10th Plan
(3) 11th Plan
(4) None of the above

36. The first Indian King who could be called a national ruler ?

(1) Ashoka
(2) Bindusara
(3) Chandragupta
(4) Samudragupta

37. 'South Indian Liberal Federation' later came to be known as ?

(1) Dravidian Party
(2) D. M. K. Party
(3) Justice Party
(4) Socialist Party

38. Bharat Nirman Yojana started on ?

(1) 16.12.2004
(2) 16.12.2005
(3) 18.11.2004
(4) 18.11.2005

39. United Nations International Day of Tolerance is observed on ?

(1) November 15
(2) November 16
(3) November 17
(4) November 18

40. Aryabhatta, Varahamihira, Brahmagupta lived during ?

(1) Gupta dynasty
(2) Mauryan empire
(3) Magadha empire
(4) Shishunga dynasty

41. Who presided over Indian National Congress Session of Belgaon in 1924 ?

(1) M. K. Gandhi
(2) Motilal Nehru
(3) Rajendra Prasad
(4) Sarojini Naidu

42. Discoverer of Law of Gravitation ?

(1) Anderson
(2) Pascal
(3) Plimsoll
(4) Newton

43. Who founded the British Civil Service in India ?

(1) Lord Bentinck
(2) Lord Cornwallis
(3) Lord Hardinge
(4) Lord Metclafe

44. For the first time in Indian history, a census was held in 1871 during the period of ?

(1) Lord Elgin
(2) Lord Lawrence
(3) Lord Lytton
(4) Lord Mayo

45. Discoverer of Calculator ?

(1) Densi Gobar
(2) Robert Mallet
(3) Pascal
(4) Paulson

46. Who was instrumental in laying the foundation of the British empire in India ?

(1) Robert Clive
(2) Watson
(3) Warren Hastings
(4) None of the above

47. Discoverer of Television ?

(1) James Chadwick
(2) J. L. Baird
(3) Max Planck
(4) Max well

48. When the Swaraj Party was formed, who was the Viceroy ?

(1) Lord Curzon
(2) Lord Dufferin
(3) Lord Lansdowne
(4) Lord Ripon

49. Discoverer of electron ?

(1) Berline
(2) J. J. Thomson
(3) Room Corf
(4) Rutherford

50. Instrument which measures the depth of sea ?

(1) Electrometer
(2) Epidiascope
(3) Fathometer
(4) Gravimeter

51. Air consists of maximum amount of ?

(1) Carbon dioxide
(2) Helium
(3) Oxygen
(4) Nitrogen

52. Which of the following States has two houses ?

(1) Assam
(2) Rajasthan
(3) Karnataka
(4) West Bengal

53. Sacred text of Sikhism ?

(1) Nanak Granth
(2) Nanak Saheb
(3) Gurudwara
(4) Guru Granth Saheb

54. Chairman of First Finance Commission of India ?

(1) K. C. Pant
(2) K. C. Niyogi
(3) K. Santhanam
(4) Y. B. Chavan

55. Father of English Poetry ?

(1) Aeschylus
(2) Aristophanes
(3) Chaucer
(4) Milton

56. World Population Day ?

(1) July 11
(2) August 11
(3) September 11
(4) October 11

57. Father of Economics ?

(1) Adam Smith
(2) J. M. Keynes
(3) Ricardo
(4) Malthus

58. Discover of Solar System ?

(1) Amundsen
(2) Copernicus
(3) Kepler
(4) Marco Polo

59. First devaluation of currency in India took place in ?

(1) 1947
(2) 1948
(3) 1949
(4) 1950

60. Green which time behind Indian Standard Time by ?

(1) 5 hours
(2) 51/2 hours
(3) 6 hours
(4) 61/2 hours

61. Which metal is mixed in gold while making ornaments ?

(1) Copper
(2) Iron
(3) Silver
(4) Zinc

62. Brasilia is the capital of ?

(1) Belarus
(2) Belize
(3) Bolivia
(4) Brazil

63. The first Atom Bomb was dropped on Hiroshima on ?

(1) 6-8-1942
(2) 6-8-1945
(3) 9-8-1945
(4) 9-8-1946

64. The largest Public Sector Bank of India ?

(1) ICICI Bank
(2) Punjab National Bank
(3) R. B. I
(4) State Bank of India

65. Garden Reach Workshop Ltd. is at ?

(1) Avadi
(2) Durgapur
(3) Kolkata
(4) Ranchi

66. First woman IAS officer ?

(1) Anna George Malhotra
(2) Anna Chandi
(3) Leela Seth
(4) Ujwala Rai

67. Mother-in-law of Europe

(1) Belgium
(2) Denmark
(3) Norway
(4) Thailand

68. Paper currency was introduced by the British Govt. in the year ?

(1) 1881
(2) 1882
(3) 1883
(4) 1884

69. Himalayan Mountaineering Institute is at ?

(1) Darjeeling
(2) Guwahati
(3) Mussoorie
(4) Srinagar

70. Quit India Day is ?

(1) 16 August
(2) 17 August
(3) 18 August
(4) 19 August

71. First postal service started in India in ?

(1) 1835
(2) 1836
(3) 1837
(4) 1838

72. The largest planet in our Solar System ?

(1) Jupiter
(2) Mercury
(3) Saturn
(4) Venus

73. Smallest continent in the world ?

(1) Africa
(2) Antarctica
(3) Australia
(4) Europe

74. Literacy rate in India in 2011 ?

(1) 63.04%
(2) 65.46%
(3) 74.04%
(4) 78.04%

75. Polio Vaccine was developed by ?

(1) Camille Guerin
(2) Charles Nicolle
(3) Edward Jeener
(4) Jonas Salk

76. Opium is extracted from which part of the plant ?

(1) Flower
(2) Leaf
(3) Root
(4) Stem

77. Longest living tree is ?

(1) Eucalyptus
(2) Sal
(3) Teak
(4) None of the above

78. Govt. of India nationalised 14 banks on ?

(1) 22-1-1969
(2) 22-1-1970
(3) 18-6-1966
(4) 19-7-1969

79. The first Steel Company set up in 1870 was ?

(1) Bengal Iron and Steel Company
(2) Bengal Iron Company
(3) Indian Iron Company
(4) Tata Iron and Steel Company

80. Sick man of Europe ?

(1) Denmark
(2) Germany
(3) Switzerland
(4) Turkey

81. H. L. Kania was ?

(1) The first Chairman of Rajya Sabha
(2) The first Chief Justice of India
(3) The first Election Commissioner of India
(4) The first Speaker of Lok Sabha

82. The National Flag was adopted by the Constituent Assembly of India on ?

(1) 26-1-1950
(2) 12-7-1947
(3) 15-7-1947
(4) 22-7-1947

83. Who invented Computer ?

(1) Charles Babbage
(2) Gatling
(3) Sturgeon
(4) Toricelli

84. District with highest literacy in Andhra Pradesh in 2011 ?

(1) Hyderabad
(2) Ranga Reddy
(3) Krishna
(4) West Godavari

85. Period of the French Revolution ?

(1) 1716-1720
(2) 1722-1726
(3) 1789-1793
(4) 1817-1825

86. The Study of Bones is called ?

(1) Orology
(2) Ornithology
(3) Oncology
(4) Osteology

87. Narora Atomic Power Station is at ?

(1) Kalpakkam
(2) Kakrapar
(3) Kaiga
(4) Narora

88. Average weight of heart in woman ?

(1) 225 gram
(2) 280 gram
(3) 320 gram
(4) 340 gram

89. First woman President of Indian National Congress ?

(1) Annie Besant
(2) Fatima Beevi
(3) Sarojini Naidu
(4) Vijayalakshmi Pandit

90. The world's longest railway platform is at ?

(1) Dhanbad
(2) Kharagpur
(3) Kolkata
(4) Managalagiri

91. Birth of Prophet Mohammed was in ?

(1) 540
(2) 550
(3) 560
(4) 570

92. First Telephone Service started in India at ?

(1) Bombay
(2) Calcutta
(3) Mangalore
(4) Moradabad

93. The Study of Mountains is called ?

(1) Orology
(2) Ornithology
(3) Oncology
(4) Osteology

94. First Indian to be crowned 'Miss World' is ?

(1) Anna Chandi
(2) Dina Vakil
(3) Reita Faria
(4) Sushmita Sen

95. National Anthem (Jana Gana Mana) was first sung at Calcutta Session of Congress on ?

(1) 26-1-1911
(2) 26-12-1910
(3) 27-12-1914
(4) 27-12-1911

96. First Indian in British Parliment ?

(1) Dadabhai Naoroji
(2) Lala Lajpat Rai
(3) Motilal Nehru
(4) Surendranath Banerjee

97. The Lokpal Bill was first introduced in the Lok Sabha in the year ?

(1) 1962
(2) 1969
(3) 2002
(4) 2005

98. The measuring scale found at an Indus site is at ?

(1) Harappa
(2) Kot Diji
(3) Lothal
(4) Mohenjodaro

99. Pakistan and Afghanistan are connected by ?

(1) Afghan pass
(2) Bolan pass
(3) Rohtang pass
(4) Khyber pass

100. 'Hydaspes' is the Greek name of which Indian river ?

(1) Chenab
(2) Jhelum
(3) Ravi
(4) Sutlej

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