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Thursday, February 23, 2012

General Knowledge Quiz - 109 (GK for Railway Exams)

1. What is the effect on the density of a gas if it is heated under constant pressure?
[A]It will decrease
[B]It will increase
[C]Remains constant
[D]First increases and then decreases



2. This person has written National Anthem for two nations. Who is he?
[A]Iqbal
[B]Bankim Chandra Chatterjee
[C]Rabindra Nath Tagore
[D]Sharat Chandra Chatterjee



3. The second largest Indian state in terms of area is
[A]Maharashtra
[B]Rajasthan
[C]Uttar Pradesh
[D]Madhya Pradesh



4. According to latest Census 2001, the least populated state in India is
[A]Mizoram
[B]Manipur
[C]Sikkim
[D]Goa



5. Which of the following countries was earlier called Northern Rhodesia?
[A]Zimbabwe
[B]Zambia
[C]Zaire
[D]Namibia



6. United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is headquartered at
[A]Rome
[B]Geneva
[C]Paris
[D]New York



7. Brettonwoods conference is related with the establishment of
[A]ADB
[B]IMF
[C]EU
[D]WTO



8. The Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre is based at
[A]Bangalore
[B]Pune
[C]Hyderabad
[D]Thiruvananthapuram



9. Which of the following Union Territories is the largest in India, in terms of area?
[A]Pondicherry
[B]Dadra & Nagar Haveli
[C]Andman & Nicobar islands
[D]Daman & Diu



10. Which city is known as the ‘Garden city of India’?
[A]Hyderabad
[B]New Delhi
[C]Mumbai
[D]Bangalore



11. Marcel Corbillion Cup is associated with
[A]hockey
[B]lawn tennis
[C]football
[D]table tennis



12. 2002 Busan Asiad was the ___ edition of the game.
[A]11th
[B]12th
[C]13th
[D]14th



13. Milk is basically a type of
[A]emulsion
[B]solvent
[C]suspension
[D]gel



14. Scientific principle of electric motor was discovered by
[A]Michael Faraday
[B]B Franklin
[C]T. A. Edison
[D]Enrico Fermi



15. ‘The Sojourner’ is the name of
[A]a space observatory of Russia
[B]a vehicle deployed by NASA on Mars
[C]space shuttle to be launched by USA for exploration of Jupiter
[D]this year’s Booker Prize winning book



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