General Studies MCQ Set I

General Studies MCQ Set I
1)18th Global summit was held in –
(a) Rome
(b) Hanoi
(c) Manchester
(d) Geneva
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Answer: b
2) The uplift of the Himalayas began in –
(a) Cretaceous age
(b) Jurassic age
(c) Eocene age
(d) Holocene age
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Answer: a
3) 7th Indian Institute of Management 9IIM) named Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Management was launched in –
(a) Patna
(b) Chennai
(c) Shillong
(d) Jaipur
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Answer: c
4) The last llbari ruler of Delhi was
(a) Fakhr-ud-din
(b) Balban
(c) Nasir-ud-din Mahmum
(d) Kaiqubad
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Answer: d
5) Who was the last king of France ?
(a) Napolean-3
(b) Louie-14
(c) napoleon-2
(d) Louie-14
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Answer: a
6) Sri Lanka is separated from India by a narrow channel of sea formed by
(a) Gulf of Pondicherry
(b) Gulf of manner
(c) Palk Strait
(d) Both (b) and (c)
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Answer: d
7) White Gold is –
(a) Nickel
(b) Platinum
(c) Chromium
(d) All of the above
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Answer: b
8) In which year Integrated Circuit (IC) invented ?
(a) 1960
(b) 1962
(c) 1952
(d) 1958
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Answer: c
9) Rabindra Nath Tagore was the first Asian writer to win the Nobel prize for literature in :
(a) 1912
(b) 1915
(c) 1911
(d) 1913
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Answer: d
10) There were widespread rising against the British in the 1820s. Which one of the following did not revolt in the 1820s ?
(a) Santhals
(b) Ramosi
(c) Ahmos
(d) Pagal Panthis
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Answer: a
11) Deccan Traps are largely made of –
(a) Limestone
(b) Lava flows alternating with sedimentary deposits
(c) Flow of Basalt
(d) Alternate sheets of lava
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Answer: c
12) Linguists are of the view that all Indian languages
(a) are written from left to right
(b) are phonetic
(c) are of Persian Origin
(d) have a common script
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Answer: b
13) Who has been conferred with the ‘Global Version” award by US-India Business Council ?
(a) Sam Pitroda
(b) Indra Nooyi
(c) Sunil Mittal
(d) None of the above
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Answer: c
14) Which one of the following mobile network company has teamed up with social networking site My Space to created an interactive music platform ?
(a) Vodafone
(b) Airtel
(c) Reliance
(d) Idea
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Answer: a
15) The Western disturbances bring rainfall to which part of India ?
(a) Kerala
(b) Bihar, UP and W.B.
(c) Punjab
(d) Tamil Nadu
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Answer: b
16) Which one of the following is used to make nonstick cookware ?
(a) Polyethylene
(b) PVC
(c) Polystyrene
(d) Polytetra fluoroethylene
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Answer: d
17) Tear gas is –
(a) Chloroacetophenone
(b) A-chloroacetophenol
(c) Both
(d) None of the above
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Answer: c
18) Which of the first Latin American country to sign a preferential Trade Agreement with India ?
(a) Chile
(b) Brazil
(c) Mexico
(d) Venezulea
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Answer: a
19) RBC are destroyed in
(a) Liver
(b) Spleen
(c) Limph glands
(d) Kidney
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Answer: b
20) Which one of the following glands controls the blood pressure in human body ?
(a) Kidney
(b) Thyroid
(c) Adrenaline
(d) Pituitary
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Answer: d
21) The National Income in India is estimated by the –
(a) Planning Commission
(b) Indian Statistical Institute
(c) Central Statistical Organization
(d) National Sample Survey
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Answer: c
22) When Ozone is heated, its volume will –
(a) Remain Unchanged
(b) Decrease
(c) Become twice its initial volume
(d) Become thrice its initial volume
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Answer: a
23) In which organ of the United Nations are all the members represented ?
(a) Security Council
(b) The Secretariat
(c) General Assembly
(d) Trusteeship Council
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Answer: c
24) World Court is also known as –
(a) Permanent Court of International Justice
(b) International Court of Justice
(c) International Criminal Court
(d) None of the above
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Answer: b
25) Which battle was fought between Akbar and Rana Pratap ?
(a) Battle of Hydaspaes
(b) Battle of Samugarh
(c) Battle of Haldigarh
(d) Battle of Kanwah
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Answer: c