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General Knowledge (GK) Objective Questions

201) British Parliament passed Indian Independence Act on?
A) 14th August 1947
B) 15th August 1947
C) 18th July 1946
D) 18th July 1947

202) Broad money in India is :
A) M1
B) M2
C) M3
D) M4

203) Bromine is:
A) Colourless gas insoluble in water
B) A highly inflammable gas
C) A Black solid
D) A red liquid

204) Bronze is an alloy of
A) Copper and Zinc
B) Tin and Zinc
C) Copper and Tin
D) Iron and Zinc

205) Bryophytes are often called as amphibian plants because they
A) are found both in water and on land
B) do not have habitat preference
C) can eat insects
D) appear like frog

206) Buddha delivered his first sermon at:
A) Sanchi
B) Sarnath
C) Kapilvastu
D) Vaisali

207) Buddhism was divided into Mahayana and Hinayana during the reign of:
A) Asoka
B) Kanishka
C) Menander
D) Harsha

208) By a regulation in 1793, the District Collector was deprived of his judicial powers and made the collecting agent only. What was the reason for such regulation?
A) Lord Cornwallis felt that the District Collector's efficiency of revenue collection would enormously
B) Lord Cornwallis was alarmed at the extent of power concentrated in the District Collector and felt t
C) Lord Cornwallis felt that Judicial power should compulsorily be in the hands of Europeans while Indi
D) The judicial work demanded a deep knowledge of India and a good training in law and Lord Cornwallis

209) By defeating Harshavardhana on the banks of river Narmada, which Chalukya ruler stopped him from expanding into south ?
A) Vikramaditya
B) Pulkesin II
C) Pulkesin I
D) Chandragupta Maurya

210) By what name is Krishna Dvaipayana, author of the epic Mahabharat, better known ?
A) Ved Vyas
B) Tulsidas
C) Ramanujacharya
D) Valmiki

211) By what name is spiritual guru Narendra Nath Datta, founder of Belur Math near Kolkata, better known ?
A) Swami Vivekanand
B) Ram Krishna Pramhansa
C) Swami Prabhupad
D) Swami Dayanand Saraswati

212) By what name is the Ganga known in Bangladesh?
A) Padma
B) Bhagirathi
C) Rupnarayan
D) Nubra

213) By which Act the Bicameral Central Legislature was established during the British period for the first time?
A) Govt. of India Act 1919
B) Govt. of India Act 1935
C) Indian Council Act 1861
D) None of the these

214) By which of the following Acts were the Commercial Rights of East India Company abolished?
A) Charter Act of 1813
B) Charter Act of 1853
C) Regulating Act of 1773
D) Charter Act of 1833

215) Can one person act as Governor for more than one State?
A) Yes
B) No
C) Only for six months
D) Only for one year

216) Can the qualifications of acquiring natural citizenship be waived? Under which conditions can these be waived?
A) Yes, if the applicant worked for human progress in general
B) Yes, if the applicant has rendered service for world peace
C) Yes, if a person has rendered distinguished service to the cause of science or art, philosophy or li
D) All of these

217) Canal irrigation is most important in the Northern Plains of India because:
A) the soil is porous
B) the level of underground water is high
C) the sources of canals are perennial rivers
D) the region is densely populated

218) Capital of Belgium is?
A) Paris
B) Brussels
C) Austria
D) Ottawa

219) Capital output ratio of a commodity measures
A) Its per unit cost of production
B) The amount of capital invested per unit of output
C) The ratio of capital depreciation to quantity of output
D) The ratio of working capital employed to quantity of output

220) Carbohydrates are the compounds of:
A) Carbon and hydrogen
B) Carbon, oxygen and hydrogen
C) Carbon, oxygen, hydrogen and nitrogen
D) Carbon, nitrogen and hydrogen

221) Carborandum is:
A) Silicon Dioxide
B) Silicon Carbide
C) Silicon Nitride
D) Silicon Phosphide

222) Caustic Soda is:
A) NaCl
B) Na2CO3

223) Cell theory was propounded by?
A) Robert Hooke
B) William Harvey
C) Schleiden and Schwann
D) R.Virchow

224) Cereal(s) grown by the people of the Harappan Civilisation was/were:
A) Wheat
B) Rice
C) Millet
D) All of these

225) Chandragupta Maurya built the first great empire in India with the help of?
A) Bindusara
B) Kautilya
C) Seleucus
D) Mahapadmananda

226) Chandragupta Maurya with the help of Chanakya decided to overthrow the Nandas because:
A) Chanakya had been humiliated by the Nandas
B) the Nandas were low-born
C) the Nandas had accumulated a great deal of wealth by extortion and oppression of the people
D) Chanakya wanted to restore the ideal of Kshatriya rule

227) Chankya was the chief advisor of which Mauryan ruler?
A) Kanishka
B) Ashoka
C) Harshvardhana
D) Chandragupta Maurya

228) Chemical formula of Water glass is:
A) Na2SiO3
B) Al2O3
C) NaAlO2
D) CaSiO3

229) Chilka Lake is located in
A) Bihar
B) Rajasthan
C) Maharashtra
D) Odisha

230) Cholera Bacillus was discovered by?
A) Robert Koch
B) Joseph lister
C) Ronald Ross
D) Louis Pasteur

231) Chromosomes are?
A) the biggest in number in human cells
B) present only in the nucleus of a cell
C) visible in all cells at every time
D) made up of DNA as a main component

232) Citizenship provisions are enshrined in the Constitution in :
A) Part II
B) Part II, Articles 5-11
C) Part II, Articles 5-6
D) Part I, Articles 5-11

233) Citrus fruits are considered a rich source of which vitamin ?
A) Vitamin A
B) Vitamin D
C) Vitamin B
D) Vitamin C

234) Coastal Andhra Pradesh and Odisha often face natural disasters due to
A) Cyclones
B) Earthquakes
C) Landslides
D) Tornadoes

235) Collective farming is done in the grasslands of the
A) velds
B) prairies
C) pampas
D) steppes

236) Colorado in U.S.A. is famous for which of the following landforms?
A) Grand Canyon
B) Grand Crators
C) Great Valleys
D) Great Basins

237) Combustion is the process in which:
A) Heat is produced
B) Light is produced
C) Heat and Light is produced
D) None of these

238) Consequent upon the recommendations of the Working Group on Rural Banks, 5 Rural Regional Banks were initially set up in the year:
A) 1973
B) 1974
C) 1975
D) 1976

239) Consider the following mountain ranges: (1) Ladakh Range, (2) Karakoram, (3) Greater Himalayas, (4) Zanskar Range. What is the correct sequence of these from south to north?
A) 3, 4, 1, 2
B) 3, 1, 4, 2
C) 4, 2, 3, 1
D) 4, 3, 2, 1

240) Consider the following places of Kashmir region : (1) Srinagar, (2) Gilgit, (3) Kargil, (4) Banihal. Arrange the above places from north to south.
A) 1 - 2 - 3 - 4
B) 4 3 2 - 1
C) 2 - 1 3 4
D) 2 - 1 3 4

241) Consider the following ports: (1) Karaikal, (2) Machilipatnam, (3) Paradeep, (4) Visakhapatnam. What is the correct sequence of the above ports from north to south?
A) 1-2-4-3
B) 1-4-2-3
C) 3-2-4-1
D) 3-4-2-1

242) Consider the following seaports: (1) Chennai, (2) Machilipattinam, (3) Nagapattinam, (4) Tuticorin. The correct sequence of these ports as one moves from north to south is :
A) 1, 2, 3, 4
B) 2, 1, 3, 4
C) 1, 3, 2, 4
D) 2, 1, 4, 3

243) Consider the following statements: 1. Dr. Rajendra Prasad persuaded Mahatma Gandhi to come in Champaran to investigate the problem of peasants. 2. Acharya J. B. Kriplani was one of the Mahatma Gandhi's colleagues in his Champaran investigation. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
A) 1 only
B) 2 only
C) Both 1 and 2
D) Neither 1 nor 2

244) Consider the following statements: 1. Raja Rammohun Roy was an advocate of ethical social reform, and political liberalism in India 2. He was the founder of Banaras Hindu University 3. He attacked the practice of Sati Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
A) 1 only
B) 2 only
C) only 1 and 3
D) 1, 2 and 3

245) Consider the following statements: The Cripps Proposals include the provision for 1. Full independence for India. 2. Creation of Constitution-making body. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
A) 1 only
B) 2 only
C) Both 1 and 2
D) Neither 1 nor 2

246) Consider the following: (1) Chilika Lake, (2) Pulicat Lake, (3) Vembanad Lake. Which of these is/are lagoon(s)?
A) 1 and 2
B) 2 only
C) 1 and 3
D) 1, 2 and 3

247) Consider the following: (1) Mahadeo Hills, (2) Sahyadri Parvat, (3) Satpura Range. What is the correct sequence from the north of the south ?
A) 1, 2, 3
B) 2, 1, 3
C) 1, 3, 2
D) 2, 3, 1

248) Consider the statements: 1. The first telegraph line in India was laid between Kolkata and Diamond Harbour. 2. The first Export processing zone in India was set up in Kandla. Which statements given above is/are correct?
A) 1 only
B) 2 only
C) Both 1 and 2
D) Neither 1 nor 2

249) Considering the location of mountains in India which one of the following is in right sequence from south to north?
A) Dodabetta, Kailash, Dhaulagiri, Vindhyachal
B) Dodabetta, Vindhyachal, Dhaulagiri, Kailash
C) Dhaulagiri, Kailash, Dodabetta, Vindhyachal
D) Dhaulagiri, Vindhyachal, Dodabetta, Kailash

250) Constitution of India came into effect on?
A) 20th January 1949
B) 26th January 1949
C) 29th January 1950
D) 26th January 1950