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Sunday, February 5, 2012

General Knowledge Quiz - 94

1. All of the following noble gases are present in the atmosphere, except
[A]Argon
[B]Helium
[C]Radon
[D]Xenon



2. Which among the following is not a feature of a developing economy?
[A]high rate of population growth
[B]high rate of capital formation
[C]high rate of unemployment
[D]widespread poverty



3. Who was the Chairman of the first official Language Commission constituted by the President in 1955?
[A]KM Munshi
[B]BG Kher
[C]MC Chhagla
[D]Humayun Kabir



4. Which of the following cities are situated on the banks of the river ‘Tigris’?
[A]Sharjah
[B]Baghdad
[C]Dubai
[D]London



5. What is the difference between Indian Standard Time and Greenwich Mean Time?
[A]6: 30 hours
[B]6 hours
[C]5: 30 hours
[D]5 hours



6. What type of soil is typical of tropical regions which receive heavy rainfall?
[A]black or regur
[B]lateritic
[C]alluvial
[D]none of these



7. The term stagflation is used to describe
[A]inflation with growth
[B]inflation with recession
[C]deflation with growth
[D]deflation with recession



8. Pick the odd one out from the following:
[A]NSE
[B]BSE
[C]DSE
[D]SEBI



9. When demand is inelastic, an increase in the price of a commodity would cause the total expenditure of the consumers to
[A]increase
[B]decrease
[C]first increase and then decrease
[D]none of these



10. Good will is a
[A]washing asset
[B]intangible asset
[C]fictitious asset
[D]current asset



11. When customs duty is levied according to the value of goods, it is called
[A]revenue duty
[B]excise duty
[C]specific duty
[D]ad valorem duty



12. Elasticity of demand indicates
[A]change in quantity demanded
[B]rate of change in quantity demanded
[C]change in income
[D]change in prices



13. Sundarlal Bahuguna is associated with which of the following?
[A]Chipko Movement
[B]Literacy mission
[C]Bhoodan movement
[D]Leprosy eradication



14. The soil best suited for cotton cultivation is
[A]red soil
[B]laterite soil
[C]black soil
[D]desert soil



15. The term hydroponics is used to refer to
[A]sound propagation under water
[B]cultivation of plants in water
[C]a water-borne disease
[D]under-water electronic devices



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