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Friday, February 17, 2012

General Knowledge Quiz - 103 (GK For all Exams)

1. Which of the following represents the percentage contribution of the agriculture sector to the Growth Domestic Product of the Indian Economy (approximately)?
[A]0.15
[B]0.17
[C]0.21
[D]0.3



2. Sakyamuni is another name of
[A]Mahavir
[B]Buddha
[C]Lord Shiva
[D]Lord Vishnu



3. The last amendment to the Preamble of the Constitution of India was carried out in the year …
[A]1958
[B]1962
[C]1976
[D]1978



4. Which of the following is NOT a primary activity?
[A]Fishing
[B]Mining
[C]Agriculture
[D]Banking



5. How many Bharat Ratna awardees have won the Nobel Prize till date?
[A]1
[B]2
[C]3
[D]4



6. Who discovered Ultrasound ?
[A]Ian Donald
[B]Roger Bacon
[C]JP Merril
[D]Joseph Lister



7. Maltimadhava is the famous creation of which of the following personalities?
[A]Kalidas
[B]Bharat Muni
[C]Bhavabhuti
[D]Vishnu Sharma



8. The work for which French Nobleman Baron Pierre de Coubertin is known for, is
[A]He was the founder of Scouts movement
[B]He was the founder of Amnesty International
[C]He was the founder of Red Cross Society
[D]He was responsible for the revival of modern Olympic games.



9. Which of the following is NOT a recipient of Bharat Ratna?
[A]Aruna Asaf Ali
[B]PV Kane
[C]DK Karve
[D]MGK Menon



10. Which of the following is not matched properly?
Biosphere reserve State
[A]Dibru Saikhowa Assam
[B]Dehang Debang Mizoram
[C]Norkek Meghalaya
[D]Pachmarhi Madhya Pradesh



11. The first cotton mill of India was set up at…
[A]Surat
[B]Mumbai
[C]Kanpur
[D]Ahmedabad



12. Which Indian city is also known as the ‘school capital of India’?
[A]Lucknow
[B]New Delhi
[C]Dehradun
[D]Ajmer



13. Reserve Bank of India was nationalized in
[A]1949
[B]1952
[C]1955
[D]1964



14. We all know very well that the largest planet of the solar system is Jupiter. Can you identify the name of the second largest planet of the solar system?
[A]Earth
[B]Saturn
[C]Uranus
[D]Venus



15. You would find Andes mountain range in
[A]North America
[B]South America
[C]Europe
[D]Australia



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