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Wednesday, February 22, 2012

General Knowledge Quiz - 108 (GK for SSC exams)

1. Panama Canal links
[A]Pacific Ocean and Atlantic Ocean
[B]Red Sea and Mediterranean Sea
[C]Red Sea and Caspian Sea
[D]Atlantic Ocean and Arctic Ocean



2. Which of the following rays is NOT harmful?
[A]Ultraviolet rays
[B]X-rays
[C]Infrared rays
[D]Short radio waves



3. Who is considered as ‘The Father of Genetics’?
[A]Robert Hook
[B]G. J. Mendel
[C]Charles Darwin
[D]T. H. Morgan



4. Which Indian President has also been the speaker of the Lok Sabha?
[A]N. Sanjiva Reddy
[B]R. Venkatraman
[C]Dr. Shankar Dayal Sharma
[D]Giani Zail Singh



5. Bhakhra Nangal dam is built over
[A]Ravi
[B]Chenab
[C]Sutluj
[D]Beas



6. Between Hope and History, is a work of
[A]Mikhail Gorbachev
[B]Boris Yeltsin
[C]Bill Clinton
[D]Mao Tse Sung



7. The Ottawa process negotiations are related to
[A]environmental pollution
[B]ozone layer’s depletion
[C]nuclear weapons
[D]banning of landmines



8. What percentage of the world area is occupied by India?
[A]0.013
[B]0.024
[C]0.045
[D]0.057



9. General Agreement on Tariffs & Trade (GATT) came into existence in
[A]1947
[B]1948
[C]1969
[D]1984



10. Vyas Samman is given by
[A]Rajiv Gandhi Foundation
[B]K. K. Birla Foundation
[C]UNESCO
[D]Uttar Pradesh Government



11. January 26 — besides, being Republic Day of India, is also celebrated as
[A]International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking
[B]World Ozone day
[C]International Customs Day
[D]World Food Day



12. Which among the following is the world’s smallest republic?
[A]Tonga
[B]Tuvalu
[C]Nauru
[D]Vatican



13. Which party was founded by Subhash Chandra Bose in 1939, after he broke away from the Congress?
[A]South Bloc
[B]Forward Bloc
[C]AIADMK
[D]Indian National Party



14. ‘Diet’ is the name of the parliament of
[A]Norway
[B]Spain
[C]Sweden
[D]Japan



15. International Rice Research Institute is based at
[A]Bangkok
[B]Manila
[C]Kuala Lumpur
[D]Tokyo



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