Quiz's for General Studies(GK) for Civil Service Exams 17 12

## February 5, 2014

### Quiz-28 (Q273 to Q322) - General Knowledge for Competitive Exams

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273 Q) As one goes up the mountain one suffers from nose bleeding sometimes. The reason is that A. blood pressure decreases at high altitudes B. blood pressure increases at high altitudes C. as one starts going up, the pressure of the blood capillaries becomes higher than the outside pressure D. None of the above

274 Q) As per world statistics 2008, what approximate percentage of world population lives in Asia ? (A) 61%(B) 63%(C) 65%(D) 66%

275 Q) " Assertion (A) : In winter although many lakes and rivers are frozen, the marine fish still survives. Reason (R) : The density of water is maximum at 4°C. Hence water below the frozen outer surface is maintain at 4 °C. (A) Both A and R are individually true and R is the correct explanation of A(B) Both A and R are individually (correct) true but R is not the correct explanation of A(C) A is true but R is false(D) A is false but R is true"

276 Q) " Assertion (A) : River Kalinadi is an east-flowing river in the southern part of India. Reason (R) : The Deccan Plateau is higher along its Western edge and gently slopes towards the Bay of Bengal in the east. Codes : (A) Both A and R are individually true and R is the correct explanation of A(B) Both A and R are individually true but R is not the correct explanation of A.(C) A is true but R is false.(D) A is false but R is true."

277 Q) " Assertion (A) : There are no tea plantations in any African country. Reason (R) : Tea plants need fertile soil with high humus. Codes : (A) Both A and R are individually true and R is the correct explanation of A(B) Both A and R are individually true but R is not the correct explanation of A(C) A is true but R is false(D) A is false but R is true"

278 Q) At the time of commencement of the Indian Community how many years were laid down for appointment to the post in the Railways, Customs, Postal & Telegraph services for the Anglo-Indian community— (A) 2 years(B) 5 years(C) 4 years(D) 6 years354. What shall be the composition of National Commission for SC and ST—

279 Q) At the time of H. D. Deva Gowda, what was the number of President's Rule— (A) 2(B) 5(C) 13(D) 16

280 Q) At the time of Muhammad Ghori’s invasion against Prithviraj Chauhan who of the following ruled Kannauj ? (A) The Chandellas(B) The Pratihars(C) The Palas(D) The Gahadwalas

281 Q) At the time of V. P. Singh, how many times President's Rule was imposed— (A) 2(B) 6(C) 7(D) 8

282 Q) Author of 'Bitter Sweet' is (a) K.A.Abbas(b) Noel Coward(c) John O'hara(d) L.C.Donglas

283 Q) Author of 'Deserted Village' is (a) Oliver Goldsmith(b) H.J.Laski(c) A.Dante(d) J.D.Watson

284 Q) Author of 'Gulliver's Travels' is (a) Rabindranath Tagore(b) William Wordsworth(c) H.G.Wells(d) Jonathan Swift

285 Q) Average blood-pressure of human is— (A) 60/100(B) 20/80(C) 60/140(D) 120/80

286 Q) Bacteria were first discovered by— (A) Robert Koch(B) L. Pasteur(C) Robert Hooke(D) A. Von Leuwenhoek

287 Q) Bagalihar Project lies on the— (A) Jhelum river(B) Ravi river(C) Chenab river(D) Indus river

288 Q) Bahmani Kingdom in South India extinguished in the (a) End of 16th century(b) Later half of 17th century(c) Beginning of 17th century(d) Beginning of 16th century

289 Q) Bahmani Kingdom was founded by (a) Zain-ul-Abidin(b) Malik Kafur(c) Timur(d) Hason

290 Q) Ball bearings are used in cycles and scooters to:A. reduce the area of contact between the two surfaces in contactB. reduce friction between wheel and axleC. increase friction between wheel and axleD. reduce friction between ground and vehicle

291 Q) Bamboo flowering is known to be associated with a subsequent famine. Which of the following is caused by bamboo flowering ? (A) Rainfall decreases(B) Pests and insects increase(C) Land becomes infertile(D) Population of rats increase

292 Q) Bauxite is used for making— (A) Coal(B) Gold(C) Aluminium(D) None of these

293 Q) Before 61st Amendment Act 1989, what was the age of Indian citizen eligible to vote in the Election— (A) 23(B) 24(C) 21(D) 22331. Under Article 326, what was the Constitutional requirment for the Indian citizen not to become eligible as a voter—

294 Q) Before 61st Amendment Act 1989, what was the age of Indian citizen eligible to vote in the Election— (A) 23(B) 24(C) 21(D) 22

295 Q) Before ascending the Mauraya throne, Ashoka served as a Viceroy of (a) Taxila(b) Kaushambi(c) Tosali(d) Patliputra

296 Q) Before Indian Independence, how was the Post of Deputy Speaker in the Central Legislative Assembly called— (A) Vice President(B) Vice Chairman(C) Deputy President(D) None of the above

297 Q) Before which Constitutional Amendment, 20 years were fixed for reservation of seats for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes in Lok Sabha and State Legislature— (A) 23rd Amendment Act 1969(B) 8th Amendment Act 1959(C) 44th Amendment Act 1978(D) 45th Amendment Act 1980347. Through which Constitutional Amendment, 30 years were fixed for reservation of seats for SC and ST in Lok Sabha and State Assembly—

298 Q) Before which Constitutional Amendment, 20 years were fixed for reservation of seats for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes in Lok Sabha and State Legislature— (A) 23rd Amendment Act 1969(B) 8th Amendment Act 1959(C) 44th Amendment Act 1978(D) 45th Amendment Act 1980

299 Q) Before which Constitutional Amendment, Prince, Chief or other person were recognised by the President of India as the Ruler of the Indian State— (A) 26th Amendment Act 1971(B) 24th Amendment Act 1971(C) 16th Amendment Act 1963(D) 17th Amendment Act 1964269. Under which Constitutional Amendment Privy Purses were abolished—

300 Q) Before which Constitutional Amendment, Prince, Chief or other person were recognised by the President of India as the Ruler of the Indian State— (A) 26th Amendment Act 1971(B) 24th Amendment Act 1971(C) 16th Amendment Act 1963(D) 17th Amendment Act 1964

301 Q) Birds get thrust (forward motion) and lift (upward motion) from:A. flapping of wingsB. twisting of feathersC. shape of wings which is similar to aeroplane bladesD. air sacs

302 Q) Brightest planet in our solar system is— (A) Venus(B) Mercury(C) Mars(D) Jupiter

303 Q) By which amendment to the Constitution was the minimum voting age reduced from 21 to 18 a) 61st b) 93rd c) 2nd d) 91st

304 Q) By which Constitutional amendment, the appellation Rajpramukh was omitted— (A) 7th Amendment Act 1956(B) 4th Amendment Act 1955(C) 6th Amendment Act 1956(D) 10th Amendment Act 1961262. Which constitutional article provides personal immunity for President and Governors for official act—

305 Q) By which Constitutional amendment, the appellation Rajpramukh was omitted— (A) 7th Amendment Act 1956(B) 4th Amendment Act 1955(C) 6th Amendment Act 1956(D) 10th Amendment Act 1961

306 Q) By which procedure the Indian President and American President are elected as laid down by their country's constitution— (A) Elected through Member of Legislature(B) Elected by the People(C) Elected by State Legislatures(D) Elected by an Electoral College212. In what way our Indian Parliament is not Sovereign or Supreme with respect to the Constitution—

307 Q) By which procedure the Indian President and American President are elected as laid down by their country's constitution— (A) Elected through Member of Legislature(B) Elected by the People(C) Elected by State Legislatures(D) Elected by an Electoral College

308 Q) Can de-recognition of the Political Party by the Election Commission on the basis of its performance at the last Election be subjected to scrutiny— (A) Judicial Review(B) Judicial Order(C) Judicial Scrutiny(D) None of the above299. On whose recommendation, Election Commissioner or Regional Election Commissioner shall be removed from the office—

309 Q) Central Institute of Subtropical Horticulture is located at— (A) Jhansi(B) Saharanpur(C) Lucknow(D) Varanasi

310 Q) Central Institute of Subtropical Horticulture is located at— (A) Jhansi(B) Saharanpur(C) Lucknow(D) Varanasi

311 Q) Chalukya dynasty in South India was founded by (a) Bukka(b) Parantaka I(c) Pulakesin I(d) Harihara

312 Q) Chandra Gupta Maurya spents his last days at.? (a) Shravana Belgola(b) Nalanda(c) Ujjain(d) Patna

313 Q) Chandragupta II fought war with the (a) Sakas(b) Parthians(c) Huns(d) Kushans

314 Q) Chandragupta Maurya overthrew the power of Nandas at (a) Taxila(b) Sravana Belgola(c) Ujjain(d) Magadha

315 Q) Changiz Khan, who invaded India in 13th century belonged to.? (a) Arab(b) China(c) Mongol(d) Tibet

316 Q) Charak was the court physician of.? (a) Ashoka(b) Kanishka(c) Chandragupta(d) Samudragupta

317 Q) Chemically, dry ice is— (A) Solid Carbondioxide(B) Solid Sulphurdioxide(C) Ice formed from distilled water(D) Ice kept at Sub-zero temperature

318 Q) Chief Election Commissioner cannot be removed except by which process— (A) Resignation(B) Presidential Order(C) Impeachment(D) Judicial Decision324. Under which Chief Election Commissioner, Election Commission was made a body of multimember Election Commission—

319 Q) Chilka lake is situated in— (A) West Bengal(B) Andhra Pradesh(C) Orissa(D) Tamil Nadu

320 Q) Choose the correct pair from the following— (A) Khajuraho —Chandellas(B) Ellora caves —Saka(C) Mahabalipuram—Rashtrakutas(D) Meenakshi Temple—Pallavas

321 Q) Compaction of soil— (A) Decreases void ratio(B) Decreases dry density and increases voids ratio(C) Decreases shear strength and increases porosity(D) Increases shear strength as well as porosity

322 Q) Conduct of Election Rules, 1961 was made by the Central Govt. in consultation with which commission— (A) Parliamentary Members Inquiry Commission(B) Regional Election Commissioners(C) Election Commission(D) None of the above295. Who decides disputes relating with the allotment of symbols to Political Parties—