General knowledge for Exams

1. Which among the following states won the best state award in the 34th National Games held in Ranchi in early 2011?
(A)West Bengal
(B)Tamil Nadu
(C)Manipur
(D)Meghalaya                                                                               Manipur

2. Which among the following is the largest nuclear power station of India by capacity?
(A)Tarapur Atomic Power Station, Maharastra
(B)Rajasthan Atomic Power Station, Rawatbhata
(C)Kaiga Atomic Power Station, Karnataka
(D)Madras Atomic Power Station, Kalpakkam, Tamil Nadu

Ans- With a capacity of 1400 MW, today, Tarapur is the largest nuclear power station in India.

3. Presence of which among the following salts in water causes Blue Baby Syndrome?
(A)Sulphates
(B)Chlorides
(C)Carbonates
(D)Nitrates                                                                                  Ans- Nitrates

4. In which among the following years, Essentials Commodities act enacted?
(A)1955
(B)1958
(C)1965
(D)1971                                                                                    Ans- 1995

5. Where is located the Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeobotany?
(A)Kolkata
(B)Lucknow
(C)Hyderabad
(D)Chandigarh                                                                         Ans- Lucknow

6. In which of the following plants , you can find Leghemoglobin?

(A)Wheat
(B)Soyabean
(C)Potato
(D)Brinjal                                                                                 Ans- Soyabean

7. A near pandemic Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), which affected many parts of the world in 2002-3 was caused due to which among the following?
(A)Bacteria
(B)Virus
(C)Protozoa
(D)Fungus                                                                                Ans- Virus

8. Which among the following states is largest producer of Coffee in India?
(A)Tamil nadu
(B)Andhra Pradesh
(C)Karnataka
(D)Kerala                                                                               Ans- Karnataka

9. Which among the following states of India was carved out of United Khasi Hills and Jaintia Hills, and the Garo Hills on 21 January 1972?
(A)Mizoram
(B)Manipur
(C)Meghalaya
(D)Nagaland                                                                          Ans- Meghalaya

10. Consider the following:
1. French
2. Tamil
3. Telugu
4. Malayalam
Which among the above are the official languages of Union Territory of Puducherry?
(A) 1 & 2
(B) 1,2 &,3
(C) 1,2,3 & 4
(d) 1,2 & 4                                                                            Ans- 1,2,3 & 4

11. From which among the following parts of a plant Cinnamon is obtained?
(A)Leaves
(B)Seeds
(C)Buds
(D)Bark                                                                                  Ans- Bark

12. The Mocha Town, which was once famous and largest exporter of Mocha Coffee is located in which among the following countries?
(A)Bahrain
(B)Yemen
(C)Syria
(D)Ethiopia                                                                           Ans- Yemen

13. Which among the following Island of the Andaman Nicobar islands contains the only known examples of mud volcanoes in India, called locally as jalki
(A)Baratang Island
(B)Barren Island
(C)Car Nicobar
(D)Havelock Island                                                            Ans- Baratang Island

14. Interview Island is the part of which among the following in India?
(A)Lakshadweep
(B)Andaman Nicobar Islands
(C)Goa
(D)Puducherry                                                                   Ans- Andaman Nicobar Islands

15. In which of the following states is located the Indian Astronomical Observatory?
(A)Karnataka
(B)Uttar Pradesh
(C)Maharastra
(D)Jammu & Kashmir                                                        Ans- Jammu & Kashmir, located in Leh

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