June 10, 2014

Quiz -37 (Q723-Q800) - for General Knowledge

723 Q) The Bengali leader who opposed socio-religious reforms and support orthodoxy was— (A) Radhakant Deb(B) Nemisadhan Bose(C) Hemchandra Biswas(D) Hemchandra De

724 Q) The best method of applying water to sandy undulating area is— (A) Free flooding(B) Sub irrigation(C) Furro method(D) Sprinkler irrigation

725 Q) The biggest port in India is— (A) Vishakhapatnam(B) Mumbai(C) Tuticorin(D) Kandla

726 Q) The book ’Cricket My Style’ is written by (a) Sunil Gavaskar(b) Sachin Tendulkar(c) Kapil Dev (d) Mohinder Amarnath

727 Q) The book ’Living with Honour’ is written by (a) Arundhati Roy (b) Shiv Khera(c) Pramod Batra(d) Vikram Seth

728 Q) The book 'The Players of the Past' has been written by (a) David Candena(b) M.N.Srinivas(c) K.A.Abbas(d) Khushwant Singh

729 Q) The books 'My Years With Indira Gandhi'has been written by (a) Khushwant Singh(b) P.C.Alexander(c) Mihir Bose(d) Praful Mohanti

730 Q) The branch of Science that deals with tumors is known as— (A) Serology(B) Oncology(C) Chromology(D) Urology

731 Q) The branch of study dealing with old age and aging is called— (A) Oncology(B) Gerentology(C) Teratology(D) Ornithology

732 Q) The British Secretary of the State governed India through which Institution— (A) Executive Council(B) Parliament(C) Governor assisted by an Executive Council(D) Governor General appointed by an Executive Council

733 Q) The capital of Bahmani Kingdom was (a) Gulbarga(b) Ellichpur(c) Warangal(d) Devagiri

734 Q) The capital of Eastern Chalukyas was (a) Vatapi(b) Amravati(c) Nagarjunakonda(d) Vengi

735 Q) The capital of Kakatiya dynasty was (a) Hampi(b) Dwarasamudra(c) Warangal(d) Madurai

736 Q) The captain of the Indian Hockey Team which won Sultan Azlan Shah Hockey Tournament, 2009 was— (A) Dilip Tirkey(B) Rajpal Singh(C) Sandeep Singh(D) V. Raghunath

737 Q) " The cardinal features of political system in India are— 1. It is a democratic republic. 2. It has a Parliamentary form of government. 3. The supreme power vests in people of India. 4. It provide for a unified authority Select the correct answer from the codes given below : Codes: A) 1 and 2(B) 1, 2 and 3(C) 2, 3 and 4(D) All the four"

738 Q) The Chola empire reached its zenith under (a) Parantaka I(b) Rajendra Chola II(c) Rajaraja(d) Rajendra Chola I

739 Q) The Chola king who conquered the northern part of Sri Lanka and made it a province of his empire, was (a) Adhirajendra(b) Rajaraja(c) Parantaka I(d) Rajendra I

740 Q) The Chola ruler who subdued the Ganges and obtained the title Gangai Konda Cholan was (a) Kulottunga(b) Rajendra Chola I(c) Rajadhiraja Chola(d) Rajaraja Chola

741 Q) The Chola rulers undertook extensive land survey to ascertain— (A) Right of ownership(B) Government’s share of revenue(C) Production of grains(D) Limit of the sources of irrigation

742 Q) The city of Jaunpur was founded by— (A) Muhammad Tughlaq(B) Firoz Shah Tughlaq(C) Ibrahim Shah Sharqi(D) Sikandar Lodi

743 Q) The city of Jaunpur was founded by— (A) Muhammad Tughlaq(B) Firoz Shah Tughlaq(C) Ibrahim Shah Sharqi(D) Sikandar Lodi

744 Q) The city of Rome is situated on the bank of river— (A) Vistula(B) Avon(C) Rhine(D) Tiber

745 Q) The coast areas of which of the following oceans are called ‘ring of fire’ ? (A) Atlantic Ocean(B) Pacific Ocean(C) Indian Ocean(D) None of the above

746 Q) The commercial objective of the Portuguese in India was to—' '(A) Capture territories on the western coast(B) Capture trade of textiles and spices(C) Oust Arabs and the Persians from India’s maritime trade(D) Capture trade of pepper and other superior spices (I.A.S. 2003)

747 Q) The Competition Commission of India will succeeded which body a. Securities Exchange Board of India b. Monopolies and Restrictive Trade Practice Commission c. Anti-Competition Commission d. Nanavati Commission

748 Q) The confluence of Alaknanda and Bhagirathi river is— (A) Devprayag(B) Rudraprayag(C) Nandprayag(D) Karnaprayag

749 Q) The Constitution is silent in the Directive Principles of State Policy about— (A) adult education(B) living wages for workers(C) free legal aid to the poor(D) Primary education to children till they complete the age of 6 years

750 Q) The Constitution of India contains how many Articles? a. 444 b. 390 c. 445 d. 446

751 Q) The Constitution of India permits the Supreme Court to sit at? a. Delhi only b. Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Calcutta c. Delhi and Chennai only d. Anywhere in India

752 Q) The Constitution of India, was drafted and enacted in which language— (A) Hindi(B) English(C) Tamil(D) Telugu382. In Article 394A which language is the authoritative text of the constitution of India—

753 Q) The construction of 16 km long underground water tunnel from Joshiyara to Dharasu for a power project lies on the river— (A) Dhauli(B) Sharda(C) Bhagirathi(D) Alaknanda

754 Q) The contour lines having different elevations can intersect only in case of— (A) Plane ground(B) Valley(C) River bed(D) An overhanging cliff

755 Q) The country which has the finest system of protected lands in the world is— (A) China(B) Costa Rica(C) India(D) Switzerland

756 Q) The cross-section of the water column in the given figure is circular. The diameter of the bigger limb is 4 cm and that of the smaller limb 2 cm. A force of 40kg is placed at the bigger end. What force will be required at the smaller end to keep the level of water balanced? A. 20 kg B. 80 kg C. 160 kg D. 10 kg

757 Q) The deepest lake of the World is— (A) Pushkar lake in Rajasthan(B) Lake superior in America(C) Victoria lake in Africa(D) Baikal lake in Russia

758 Q) The deepest surface depression on the earth is— (A) Kurile Trench(B) Mariana Trench(C) Tonga-Kermadec Trench(D) Benfley Subglacial Trench

759 Q) The deepest trenches of the ocean are found in— (A) Indian Ocean(B) Pacific Ocean(C) Arctic Ocean(D) Atlantic Ocean

760 Q) The density of population of Uttar Pradesh according to 2001 Census, is— (A) 689 per square km(B) 589 per square km(C) 489 per square km(D) 389 per square km

761 Q) The density of population of Uttar Pradesh according to 2001 Census, is— (A) 689 per square km(B) 589 per square km(C) 489 per square km(D) 389 per square km

762 Q) The distance of Moon from the Earth is— (A) 364 thousand kms(B) 300 thousand kms(C) 446 thousand kms(D) 384 thousand kms

763 Q) The distribution of legislative power between the centre and the states in the Constitution is given in— (A) Sixth schedule(B) Seventh schedule(C) Eighth schedule(D) Ninth schedule

764 Q) The Doctrine of three jewels- Right belief, Right conduct, and Right Knowledge is.? (a) Buddhism(b) Christianity(c) Jainism(d) None

765 Q) The Drafting Committee of the Constituent Assembly under Dr. B. R. Ambedkar had how many other members ? (A) 7(B) 6(C) 5(D) 4

766 Q) The drug ‘Quinine’ is obtained from which plant ? (A) Cannabis Plant(B) Cinchona Plant(C) Tulsi Plant(D) Sunflower plant

767 Q) The Dutch fort called Geldria was to eated at—(A) Golcunda(B) Goa(C) Pune(D) Pulicat

768 Q) The Dutch who discovered commercial possibilities in India and whose book caused sensa-tion in the western world is—(A) Jan Pietyoovan Coen(B) Huyghen van Linschoten(C) William Barents(D) Houtman

769 Q) The dynasty that excelled itself as a naval power was that of the (a) Cholas(b) Hoysalas(c) Cheras(d) Pallavas

770 Q) The earliest evidence of agriculture in Indian sub-continent comes from— (A) Koldihwa(B) Lahuradeva(C) Mehargarh(D) Tokwa

771 Q) The earliest evidence of Jewish community settling in India is provided by a charter of a (a) Chera King(b) Vijayanagara King(c) Chola King(d) Pandya King

772 Q) The East India company secured the ‘Golden firman’ from which ruler ?' '(A) Jahangir(B) Sultan of Golcunda(C) Ruler of Chandragiri(D) Mughal emperor Farukh-siyar (M.P.P.S.C. 2000)

773 Q) The effect of circular movements on a person in a satellite around the earth is that:A. his mass becomes nil while the weight remains the sameB. his mass remains constant while weight becomes zeroC. his mass goes up while the weight remains unchangedD. None of the above

774 Q) The Eiffel Tower is situated at— (A) London(B) Berlin(C) Paris(D) Washington

775 Q) The 'Electoral College' for the election of the President of India constitutes? a) Members of the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha b) Members of the Lok Sabha c) Members of the Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha and Legislative Assemblies of the States, including National CapitalTerritory of Delhi and the Union Territory of Pondicherry. d) Elected Members of the Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha and Legislative Assemblies of the States, including NationalCapital Territory of Delhi and the Union Territory of Pondicherry.

776 Q) The English Governor who was expelled by Aurangzeb was—(A) De la Haye(B) Sir John Child(C) Dumas(D) Aungier

777 Q) The Equator passes through— (A) Central African Republic(B) Kenya(C) Sarawak(D) Venezuela

778 Q) The equipment ‘Parshall Flume’ is used to measure— (A) Irrigation water(B) Ground water level(C) Soil moisture content(D) None of the above

779 Q) The example of an intermontane plateau is— (A) The Plateau of Bolivia(B) The Plateau of Antrim(C) The Deccan Plateau(D) The Plateau of Pantagonia

780 Q) The famous book ’Anandmath’ has been authorised by (a) Rabindranath Tagore(b) Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyaya(c) Sarojini Naidu(d) Sri Aurobindo

781 Q) The famous book 'The Daughter of the East' is written by A. Ms. Taslima Nasreen B. Ms. Benazir Bhutto C. Ms. Aunsan Suu Kyi D. Ms. Bandaranaike Sirimavo

782 Q) The famous temple of ‘Neelkhanth Mahadev’ is situated in which district ? (A) Dehradun(B) Haridwar(C) Pauri Garhwal(D) Rudraprayag

783 Q) The fastest computer of the world is— (A) Param-10000(B) J-8(C) Yenha-3(D) T-3A

784 Q) The first Danish Trade pact was signed at Tranquebar in the year—' '(A) 1620(B) 1630(C) 1660(D) 1616

785 Q) The first English factory was estabished in India at—(A) Surat(B) Hughli(C) Bombay

786 Q) The first female to have stood for the Vice-Presedential Elections in the United States? a. Geraldine Ferraro b. Hillary Clinton c. Sarah Palin d. Caroline Kennedy

787 Q) The first hand account of conquest of India by Mohammad Ghori and the history of newly established Turkish kingdom is found in which of the following texts ?(A) Faqra-i-Muddabir(B) Qamil-ut-Tawarikha(C) Tabaqat-i-Nasiri(D) Kitab-ul-Yamini

788 Q) The first Industry to develop in India was the— (A) Cottage industry(B) Cement industry(C) Iron and steel industry(D) Engineering industry

789 Q) The first meeting of Indian National Congress was held at— (A) Bombay(B) Poona(C) Madras(D) Calcutta

790 Q) The first monarch of Magadh kingdom in the sixth century B.C. was (a) Jarasandha(b) Bimbisara(c) Prasenajit(d) Ajatashatru

791 Q) The first muslim king to conquer Deccan was.? (a) Moh.bin Tughlaq(b) Akbar(c) Ala-ud-din- Khilji(d) Balban

792 Q) The first Persian ruler who occupied part of Indian Territory was— (A) Cyrus(B) Darius I(C) Cambyses(D) Xerxes

793 Q) The first ruling dynasty of Vijayanagara Kingdom was (a) Aravidu dynasty(b) Sangama dynasty(c) Saluva dynasty(d) Tuluva dynasty

794 Q) The first telegraph line between Kolkata and Agra was opened in.? (a) 1852(b) 1854(c) 1876(d) 1988

795 Q) The first to bring Islam into India were the.? (a) Turks(b) Arabs(c) Khaljis(d) Slave Rulers

796 Q) The first Trade Union was founded in India in the year 1918 by— (A) N. M. Joshi(B) B. P. Wadia(C) V. V. Giri(D) S. A. Dange

797 Q) The first translator of Mahabharata into Tamil was— (A) Perundevanar(B) Kamban(C) Sundaramurthi(D) Bharavi

798 Q) The first University Chair of Sanskrit was founded in— (A) England(B) France(C) Germany(D) Russia

799 Q) The first woman to be the Speaker of Lok Sabha is— (A) Vijay Lakshmi Pandit(B) Sarojini Naidu(C) Indira Gandhi(D) Meira Kumar

800 Q) The flood plain along river banks formed by newer alluvium is called— (A) Bhabar(B) Khadar(C) Tarai(D) Bangar


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