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Tuesday, March 13, 2012

General Knowledge Quiz - 121(About GK)

1. Which of the following parts of the sunlight makes the solar cooker hot?
[A]Ultra violet
[B]Red light
[C]Infra red
[D]Cosmic rays



2. If the velocity time graph of a particle is represented by y = m t + c, then the particle is moving with—
[A]Constant speed
[B]Constant velocity
[C]Constant acceleration
[D]Varying acceleration



3. The most suitable vessel for storing concentrated Sulphuric acid is—
[A]Copper vessel
[B]Aluminum vessel
[C]Glass vessel
[D]Earthen vessel



4. Carbohydrate is stored in the body as—
[A]Glucose
[B]Starch
[C]Glycogen
[D]Sucrose



5. The most important Sufi shrine in India is
[A]Pandua
[B]Bidar
[C]Ajmer
[D]Shahjahanabad



6. The ‘Ajivikas’ were a—
[A]Sect contemporary to the Buddha
[B]Breakaway branch of the Buddhists
[C]Sect founded by Charvaka
[D]Sect founded by Shankaracharya



7. The Indian Universities were first founded in the time of—
[A]Macaulay
[B]Warren Hastings
[C]Lord Canning
[D]Lord William Bentick



8. One of the following was not involved in the Chittagong Armoury Raid, 1934. Who was he?
[A]Kalpana Dutt
[B]Surya Sen
[C]Pritilata Woddedar
[D]Dinesh Gupta



9. Which of the following events made the English East India Company the legitimate masters of the Bengal Subah?
[A]Battle of Buxar, 1764
[B]Battle of Plassey, 1757
[C]Farrukh Siyar’s Farman, 1717
[D]Ibrahim Khan’s Farman, 1690



10. As per 2001 census, what is the percentage of India’s population to the world population?
[A]8
[B]16
[C]26
[D]28



11. Which unit of Valuation is known as ‘Paper Gold’?
[A]Eurodollar
[B]Petrodollar
[C]SDR
[D]GDR



12. What is known as the open market operation of the RBI?
[A]Buying and selling of stocks
[B]Auctioning of foreign exchange
[C]Trading in securities
[D]Transactions in gold



13. ‘NABARD’ is associated with the development of—
[A]Agricultural sector and rural areas
[B]Heavy industries
[C]Banking sector
[D]Real estates



14. Apart from the Quit India Movement which started on 9th August 1942, what other sensational activity of the freedom fighters was done on 9th August?
[A]Salt Satyagraha
[B]Boycott of Simon Commission
[C]Champaran Satyagraha
[D]Kakori mail train ‘Robbery’



15. Which amidst the following is not a credit rating agency?
[A]CRISIL
[B]CARE
[C]ICRA
[D]IFCI



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