Objective General Knowledge (Pages :518)

  • 1 Which mountain range stretches from Gujarat in west to Delhi in the north?

    Ans : Aravallis
  • 2 What is the name of the highest summit of Nilgiri Hills?

    Ans : Doda-betta
  • 3 For whose removal Parliament’s resolution is not needed?

    Ans : Judge of Supreme Court
  • 4 In which animal skin is a respiratory organ?

    Ans : Frog
  • 5 What is the largest state in the USA?

    Ans : Alaska
  • 6 Which crop does India have the largest cultivated area in the world?

    Ans : Rice
  • 7 St. Thomas came to India in 1st century A. D. to propogate christianity. During which reign did he come?

    Ans : Gondophernes
  • 8 What do the contact of two air masses differing sharply in humidity originate?

    Ans : Temperate cyclones
  • 9 Which is the birth place of Guru Gobind Singh?

    Ans : Patna
  • 10 In which country are ‘Dykes’ especially constructed?

    Ans : Norway
  • 11 Which formulates fiscal policy?

    Ans : Finance Ministry
  • 12 Who was the first black tennis player to win a Wombledon title?

    Ans : Althea Gibson
  • 13 Of which metals were the tools and weapons of Harappan civilisation?

    Ans : Copper; tin and bronze
  • 14 Which is the largest sea in the world?

    Ans : South China Sea
  • 15 What does the theory of Fundamental Rights imply?

    Ans : Limited government
  • 16 Who was the first Chairman of the Planning Commission?

    Ans : Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru
  • 17 Which polymeric material is used for making bullet proof jacket?

    Ans : KEVLAR
  • 18 By whom was ltmad-ud-daula’s tomb at Agra was built?

    Ans : Nur Jahan
  • 19 The cauliflower shape is associated with which cloud formations?

    Ans : Cumulus
  • 20 Which organs are morphologically different but perform the same function?

    Ans : Analogous organs
  • 21 The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty came into force in which year?

    Ans : 1970
  • 22 What is used in preparing match sticks?

    Ans : Red phosphorus
  • 23 Nobel Prize winning scientist James D. Watson is known for his work in which area?

    Ans : Genetics
  • 24 Knowledge about the- existence of which animal is doubtful in the Indus VaElley Civilization?

    Ans : Cat
  • 25 Which is present in the largest amount in terms of percent by mass in the earth’s crust?

    Ans : Oxygen
  • 26 In which year was the first International Film Festival of India held?

    Ans : 1952 at Bombay
  • 27 Baan Ki-moon; the former UNO Secretary-General belong to which country?

    Ans : South Korea
  • 28 Where are a large number of species are found within a small unit of area?

    Ans : Wet evergreen equatorial forests
  • 29 In which plan was the growth rate of agricultural production negative?

    Ans : Third Plan
  • 30 Who was not the member of the Cabinet Mission which visited India in 1946?

    Ans : Lord Mountbatten