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Saturday, June 9, 2012

General Knowledge for 2012 Competitive Exams (GK Quiz - 179)

1. ‘Loktat’ is a
[A]Valley
[B]River
[C]Lake
[D]Mountain Range


2. Which city receives the highest cosmic radiation among the following?
[A]Chennai
[B]Mumbai
[C]Kolkata
[D]Delhi


3. The common tree species in Nilgiri Hills is-
[A]Sal
[B]Eucalyptus
[C]Pine
[D]Teak


4. The maximum limit on poll expenditure for Assembly Constituencies has been raised in February 2011 to
[A]16 lakhs
[B]20 lakhs
[C]18 lakhs
[D]25 lakhs


5. The first Indian Prime Minister to visit Siachen has been
[A]Rajiv Gandhi
[B]Manmohan Singh
[C]IK Gujral
[D]None


6. Which of the following books has written by Kishwer Desai?
[A]The Red Devil
[B]Tonight This Savage Rite
[C]Witness the Night
[D]Earth and Ashes


7. Which of the folk/ tribal dances is associated with the state of Karnataka?
[A]Yakshagana
[B]Jatra
[C]Veedhi
[D]Jhora


8. Who among the following received the Sangeet Natak Academy’s Ustad Bismill Khan Yuva Puraskar for 2009 in theatre?
[A]Omkar Shrikant Dadarkar
[B]Abanti Chakraborty & Sukracharya Rabha
[C]Ragini Chandra Sarkar
[D]Nellai Manikandan


9. Which of the following country did not win FIFA World Cup in 2002, 2006 &2010?
[A]Brazil
[B]Argentina
[C]Spain
[D]South Africa


10. Who invented vaccination for small Pox?
[A]Sir Fredrick Grant Banting
[B]Edward Jenner
[C]Sir Alexander Fleming
[D]Louis Pasture


11. Who was the first Indian to become a member of British Parliament?
[A]Bankim Chandra Chaterjee
[B]WC Banerjee
[C]Dadbhai Naroji
[D]None


12. The purchase of shares and bonds of Indian companies by Foreign Institutional Investors is called?
[A]Foreign Direct Investment
[B]NRI investment
[C]Portfolio Investment
[D]Foreign Indirect Investment


13. A BT seed is associated with?
[A]Rice
[B]Cotton
[C]Wheat
[D]Oilseeds


14. The Head quarter of International Atomic Energy Agency is in-
[A]Geneva
[B]Vienna
[C]Paris
[D]Washington


15. In the budget estmates for 2011-`12, an allocation of Rs 400 Cr has been made to bring in a green revolution of in the East in the rice based cropping system of
[A]Assam and West Bengal
[B]Assam and West Bengal, Odisha, Bihar and Jharkhand
[C]Assam and West Bengal, Odisha and Bihar
[D]Assam and West Bengal, Odisha, Bihar, Jharkhand eastern UP and Chattisgarh


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