Multiple Choice Questions (Pages :239)

  • 181 First official census conducted in India on?

    (A) 1881
    (B) 1875
    (C) 1873
    (D) 1872
  • 182 The first general election conducted in Independence India on?

    (A) 1950
    (B) 1954
    (C) 1952
    (D) 1956
  • 183 The National Highway which connected Kolkata to Chennai?

    (A) NH 47
    (B) NH 6
    (C) NH 5
    (D) NH 10
  • 184 First woman chief election commissioner of India?

    (A) V.S. Ramadevi
    (B) Sujeta Kripalani
    (C) Vijayalakshmi Pandit
    (D) Fathima Beevi
  • 185 'Sardar Sarovar Project' built in .............. river?

    (A) Thapti
    (B) Looni
    (C) Narmada
    (D) Mahanadi
  • 186 Who was the first opposition leader of Kerala legislative assembly?

    (A) P.T. Chacko
    (B) K.M. George
    (C) K. Karunakaran
    (D) A.K. Gopalan
  • 187 The first summit of 'NAM'?

    (A) Belgrade
    (B) Dhaka
    (C) Kanmandu
    (D) OSLO
  • 188 World Red Cross Day is?

    (A) March 9
    (B) March 8
    (C) March 3
    (D) May 8
  • 189 The Secretary General of UNO?

    (A) U. Thant
    (B) Ban Ki Moon
    (C) CofiAnnan
    (D) None of these
  • 190 How many members in Rajya Sabha?

    (A) 252
    (B) 251
    (C) 250
    (D) 260
  • 191 First Chief Minister of Kerala?

    (A) C. Achutha Menon
    (B) R. Sankar
    (C) E.M. Sankaran Namboothiripad
    (D) C.H. Muhammad Koya
  • 192 Which is not a food crop?

    (A) Wheat
    (B) Barley
    (C) Maize
    (D) Cotton
  • 193 Choose the correct spelt word?

    (A) Forti
    (B) Fourti
    (C) Fourty
    (D) Forty
  • 194 Which religious reformer of Western India was known as 'Lokhitwadi"?

    (A) Gopal Hari Deshmukh
    (B) R.G. Bhandarkar
    (C) Mahadev Govind Ranade
    (D) B.T. Tilak
  • 195 Sati was declared illegal and punishable during the Governor Generalship of?

    (A) Lord William Bentik
    (B) Lord Canning
    (C) Lord Ripon
    (D) Lord Dalhousie
  • 196 Which one of the following slogans is attributed to Subhash Chandra. Bose?

    (A) Jai Jawan Jai Kisan
    (B) Vande Mataram
    (C) Jai Hind
    (D) Inquilab Zindabad
  • 197 If any question arises whether a Bill is a Money Bill or not, whose decision shall be final?

    (A) The SupremeCourt of India
    (B) The President ofIndia
    (C) The Speaker ofLok Sabha
    (D) JointParliamentaIyCommittee
  • 198 The Preamble of the Indian Constitution was largely influenced by the Consitution of?

    (A) U.S.A.
    (B) U.K.
    (C) Canada
    (D) Australia
  • 199 Who among the following leaders is considered the God Father of Pakistan?

    (A) Rahmat Ali
    (B) Muhammed Ali Jinnah
    (C) Muhammed Iqbal
    (D) Sir Wazir Hussain
  • 200 Who among the following Prime Ministers of India did not face the Lok Sabha even once?

    (A) Morarji Desai
    (B) Charan Singh
    (C) Indira Gandhi
    (D) Lal Bahadur Sastri
  • 201 Which of the following organizations has provided a US 150Million loan to overhaul the Khadi and Village Industry in India?

    (A) World Bank
    (B) International Monetary Fund
    (C) Asian Development Bank
    (D) European Union
  • 202 Paper currency first started in India in?

    (A) 1862
    (B) 1542
    (C) 1601
    (D) 1680
  • 203 The SEBI stands for?

    (A) State Earnings Board ofIndia
    (B) Securities and Exchange Bank of India
    (C) Securities and Exchange Board of India
    (D) State Exchange Bank ofIndia
  • 204 Which among the following planets is smaller in size than the Earth?

    (A) Neptune
    (B) Venus
    (C) Saturn
    (D) Uranus
  • 205 The largest Gulf in the world is?

    (A) Gulf of Mexico
    (B) Persian Gulf
    (C) Gulf of Carpenteria
    (D) Gulf of Mannar
  • 206 The progressive wave theory regarding the origin of tides was putforth by?

    (A) R.A.Harris
    (B) Issac Newton
    (C) William Whewell
    (D) G.B. Airy
  • 207 Who amongst the following is the author of the novel "The White Tiger"?

    (A) Jhumpa Lahiri
    (B) Steve Waugh
    (C) Aravind Adiga
    (D) Paul Krugmal
  • 208 Who is the founder of Microsoft Corporation?

    (A) Ross Perot
    (B) Narayana Moorthy
    (C) Bill Gates
    (D) Azim Premji
  • 209 The Headquaters of Asian Development Bank is located in which of the following cities?

    (A) Jakarta
    (B) Singapore
    (C) Bangkok
    (D) Manila
  • 210 The Headquarters of International Atomic Energy Agency(IAEA) are situated at?

    (A) Vienna
    (B) Geneva
    (C) Rome
    (D) Paris

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