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Wednesday, March 14, 2012

General Knowledge Quiz - 122(Bank GK)

1. Which of the following occurred first?
[A]Albert Einstein propounded the General theory of Relativity
[B]Max Planck unveiled the Quantum Theory
[C]Guglielmo Marconi sent out the first wireless signals
[D]Wright brothers successfully flew an aircraft



2. Which is the latest satellite of India placed in the geosynchronous orbit?
[A]INSAT-2D
[B]INSAT-3A
[C]INSAT- 4A
[D]Kalpana



3. Which was the first talkie feature film of India?
[A]Raja Hans Chandra
[B]Alam Ara
[C]Duniya na Mane
[D]Aadmi



4. Which was the first enzyme isolated in pure crystalline form?
[A]Amylase
[B]Catalase
[C]Lipase
[D]Clrease



5. Process of digestion is helped by—
[A]Enzyme
[B]Hormone
[C]Mineral
[D]Vitamin



6. Which is the organ that excretes water, fat and various catabolic wastes?
[A]Kidney
[B]Skin
[C]Spleen
[D]Salivary glands



7. Which country is the world’s largest archipelago?
[A]Philippines
[B]Indonesia
[C]Sweden
[D]Greenland



8. What is the element that is in the highest percentage in the composition of the earth?
[A]Silicon
[B]Oxygen
[C]Magnesium
[D]Iron



9. What is the playing time of the full version of the Indian National Anthem?
[A]47 Seconds
[B]50 Seconds
[C]52 Seconds
[D]60 Seconds



10. Which amidst the following is not a specialized agency of the UN?
[A]International Maritime Organization
[B]World Intellectual Property Organization
[C]International Telecommunication
[D]FAO



11. Which region of the Americas has the highest concentration of World Heritage Sites on the list of the UNESCO?
[A]USA and Canada
[B]Brazil and Argentina
[C]Chile
[D]Central Americas (Between the tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn)



12. Match the Artistes and their Art form— (Artiste) (Art form)
(a) Amrita Shergill 1. Flute
(b) T. Swaminathan Pillai 2. Kathakali
(c) Kalamandalam Krishnan Nair 3. Painting
(d) Padmasubramaniam 4. Bharatanatyam Codes:
(a) (b) (c) (d)
[A]3 1 2 4
[B]2 3 1 4
[C]4 2 3 1
[D]1 4 2 3



13. What Constitutional provision enables the Central Government to provide reservations in jobs and educational institutions for the weaker sections of the society?
[A]Art. 14
[B]Art. 16
[C]Art. 46
[D]Art. 19



14. If the Election Commission is satisfied that a candidate has failed to lodge an account of election expenses, within the prescribed time and in the manner, for no good reason or justification, what is the period for which the EC can disqualify him to be member or from continuing to be a member of the elected office from the date of the order?
[A]2 Years
[B]3 Years
[C]4 Years
[D]5 Years



15. What provision in the Constitution enabled the Central Government to impose the service tax and to expand its span?
[A]List I, Schedule VII
[B]List III, Schedule VII
[C]Residuary Powers under Art. 248
[D]Emergency Powers



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