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
[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

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?

9. General Agreement on Tariffs & Trade (GATT) came into existence in

10. Vyas Samman is given by
[A]Rajiv Gandhi Foundation
[B]K. K. Birla Foundation
[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?

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

14. ‘Diet’ is the name of the parliament of

15. International Rice Research Institute is based at
[C]Kuala Lumpur