General Awareness : Model Question Paper, Question Set - 14


  • 1. The central point in Ashoka’s Dharma was:

    • A. Loyalty to kings
    • B. Peace and non-violence
    • C. Respect to elders
    • D. Religious toleration

  • 2. In India agriculture of jute is maximum on which Delta area?

    • A. Ganga
    • B. Mahanadi
    • C. Brahamputra
    • D. Godavari

  • 3. Who is associated with Green Revolution in India?

    • A. C. Subramanyam
    • B. M.S. Swaminathan
    • C. Dr. C.V. Kurien
    • D. Mathew George

  • 4. When is the ‘International Women’s Day’ observed?

    • A. March, 8
    • B. February, 14
    • C. May, 10
    • D. October, 2

  • 5. The heaviest mass revolving around the Sun?

    • A. Moon
    • B. Jupiter
    • C. Neptune
    • D. Pluto

  • 6. Who was the first Indian lady to preside over the Congress?

    • A. Rajkumari Amrit Kaur
    • B. Annie Besant
    • C. Vijaylakshmi Pandit
    • D. Amrita Shergill

  • 7. Mohenjodaro & Harrappa stopped flourishing?

    • A. From 1500 B.C.
    • B. From 1750 B.C.
    • C. From 2000 B.C.
    • D. From 1000 B.C.

  • 8. The largest concentration of Harappan sites has been found along the:

    • A. Sutlej
    • B. Indus
    • C. Ghaggar Hakara
    • D. Ravi

  • 9. Who was the one of the first Indian Leader to agitate for politics reforms?

    • A. Tantia Tope
    • B. Raja Ram Mohan Roy
    • C. Kanwer Singh of Bihar
    • D. Nana Saheb

  • 10. Which of the sites reveal both Harrappan & Pre-Harrappan culture:

    • A. Ropar & Lothal
    • B. Banwali & Kalibanga
    • C. Sutkagendor & Harrappa
    • D. Alamgirpur & Boghava

  • 11. Bal Khalsa was founded by:

    • A. Guru Gobind Singh
    • B. Guru Nanak
    • C. Ranjit Singh
    • D. Tej Bahadur

  • 12. Whose painting has broken, for the first time, the one-crore price barrier for a painting by an Indian?

    • A. M.F. Hussain
    • B. Tyeb Mehta
    • C. Anjolie LIa Menon
    • D. Manjeet Bawa

  • 13. The first to have relations with India were the:

    • A. Dutch
    • B. Portuguese
    • C. English
    • D. French

  • 14. Name the world’s highest railway?

    • A. Qinghai-Tibet
    • B. Siberia
    • C. Siliguri – Darjeeling
    • D. Tetley mountain in Switzerland

  • 15. Which site of the Indus valley civilization has dockyard been found:

    • A. Lothal
    • B. Rangpur
    • C. Kalibanga
    • D. Rangpur

  • 16. Seed should be stored in:

    • A. Hot water
    • B. Air Tight container
    • C. cold water
    • D. None of the above

  • 17. 6th April, 1930 is well known in the history of India because this date is associated with:

    • A. Dandi March by Mahatma Gandhi
    • B. Quit India Movement
    • C. Partition of Bengal
    • D. Partition of India

  • 18. The 2008 Olympics was held in:

    • A. London
    • B. Sydney
    • C. Beijing
    • D. Seoul

  • 19. Who is known as the “Father of Geometry”?

    • A. Kepler
    • B. Eulid
    • C. Pythagorus
    • D. Newton

  • 20. The concept of ‘Din-e-Elahi’ was founded by which king?

    • A. Dara Shikoh
    • B. Akbar
    • C. Shershah Suri
    • D. Shahjahan

  • 21. India’s first noble prize was for:

    • A. Physics
    • B. Medicine
    • C. Chemistry
    • D. Literature

  • 22. Mahatma Gandhi for the first time practised his Satyagraha in India at:

    • A. Chauri-Chaura
    • B. Ahmedabad
    • C. Champaran
    • D. Nauokhali

  • 23. Quit India Movement was adopted by the National Congress at:

    • A. Calcutta
    • B. Ahmedabad
    • C. Bombay
    • D. Pune

  • 24. LASER is an acronym for light amplification by:

    • A. Stimulated emission of Radio waves
    • B. Stimulated emission of Radiation
    • C. Spontaneous emission of Radio waves
    • D. Spontaneous emission of Radiaiton

  • 25. Firing in Jallianwaln Bagh was ordered by?

    • A. O’Dwyer
    • B. Rowlatt
    • C. Curzon Wyllie
    • D. Lord Simon

  • 26. Civil Servants are not permitted to become:

    • A. Members of Parliament
    • B. Chief Election Commission
    • C. Vice Chancellors of Universiti
    • D. Heads of Commissions of Inquiry

  • 27. ‘Do or Die’ was one of the most powerful slogans of India’s freedom struggle. Who gave it?

    • A. Gandhiji
    • B. J.L. Nehru
    • C. Balgangadhar Tilak
    • D. Subhash Chandra Bose

  • 28. Who among the following formed a party named as ‘Forward Block’?

    • A. Subhash Chandra Bose
    • B. Sardar Bhagat Singh
    • C. Chandrashekhar Azad
    • D. J.L. Nehru

  • 29. Indra Nooyi is the Chief Executive Officer of which company?

    • A. Pepsi
    • B. Coca Cola
    • C. LG
    • D. Samsung

  • 30. Kautilya’s Arthasastra is a great treatise on:

    • A. Economic Policies
    • B. State Craft
    • C. Interstate relations
    • D. Ethics

  • 31. Where are the Dilwara Temple’s located?

    • A. Shravana Belgola
    • B. Parasnath Hills
    • C. Indore
    • D. Mt. Abu

  • 32. COFEPOSA is associated with one:

    • A. Smuggling
    • B. Foreign exchange
    • C. Both of these
    • D. None of these

  • 33. The most discussed Tehri Dam Project is located in which of the following States?

    • A. Madhya Pradesh
    • B. Rajasthan
    • C. Haryana
    • D. Uttarakhand

  • 34. A person well known as Father Teresa is:

    • A. Arvaratne
    • B. Gerhard Fischer
    • C. Abdus sattar Edhi
    • D. Baba Amte

  • 35. Which of the following is an odd one?

    • A. Aryabhatta
    • B. Bhasa
    • C. Bhaskara - 1
    • D. Bhaskaracharya - II

  • 36. Nobel Prizes are not given for which of the following fields?

    • A. Physics
    • B. Chemistry
    • C. Peace
    • D. Music

  • 37. The function of Ozone layer is:

    • A. to protect the earth from cosmic rays
    • B. to stabilise the earths temperature
    • C. to filter harmful ultra violet rays of the sun
    • D. to prevent the radiation from earth

  • 38. What is the length of tunnel to be dug below 140 meter under the city of Niagra Falls for diverting water from Canadian Hydroelectric project?

    • A. 15.6 Km
    • B. 10.4 Km
    • C. 20 Km
    • D. 8.3 Km

  • 39. The co-founder of Hotmail, Indian born Sabeer Bhatia, sold Hotmail to whom?

    • A. Microsoft
    • B. Apple
    • C. Google
    • D. Yahoo

  • 40. Whose name is associated with innovative low-cost, environment friendly housing?

    • A. Aga Khan
    • B. Ayyankali
    • C. Laurie Baker
    • D. Hafeez Contractor

  • 41. Budha was born in:

    • A. Kapil Vastu
    • B. Lumbini
    • C. Vaishali
    • D. Kosla

  • 42. In India, there are three crop seasons. Two of them are Kharif and Rabi, name the third one?

    • A. Barsati
    • B. Grama
    • C. Zaid
    • D. Khari

  • 43. The layer of atmosphere close to earth’s surface is called:

    • A. Exosphere
    • B. Ionosphere
    • C. Stratosphere
    • D. Troposphere

  • 44. Which of the following was absent in Indus Valley civilization?

    • A. Metallic Currency
    • B. Wheels
    • C. Boats
    • D. None of these

  • 45. Who among the following were the first British Viceroy as well as Governor General of India?

    • A. Lord Dalhousie
    • B. Lord Warren Hasting
    • C. Lord Bentinck
    • D. Lord Canning

  • 46. In India Political Parties are given recognition by :

    • A. Law Commission
    • B. Election Commission
    • C. Speaker of the Lok Sabha
    • D. President

  • 47. The Bhoodan Movement by Vinoba Bhave had its beginning from:

    • A. Andhra Pradesh
    • B. Karnataka
    • C. Maharashtra
    • D. Gujarat

  • 48. Mother Teressa was born in:

    • A. Switzerland
    • B. India
    • C. Germany
    • D. Albania

  • 49. Lumbini is a sacred place of the:

    • A. Muslims
    • B. Buddhists
    • C. Christians
    • D. Sikhs

  • 50. Shivaji was coroneted at:

    • A. Aurangabad
    • B. Raigarh
    • C. Peshawar
    • D. Bundela