General Awareness : Model Question Paper, Question Set - 17


  • 1. At which of the following places are Royal Bengal tigers found?

    • A. Mahanadi delta
    • B. Godawari delta
    • C. Kaveri delta
    • D. Sunderban delta

  • 2. Which estates in France were exempted from paying taxes in the 18th century France?

    • A. The first estate (clergy)
    • B. The second estate (nobility)
    • C. Both first and second estate
    • D. The third estate (traders, artisans and peasants)

  • 3. ‘The Spirit of Laws’ was written by:

    • A. Montesquieu
    • B. Rousseau
    • C. Jean Paul Marat
    • D. John Locke

  • 4. The book ‘Two Treatises on Government’ was written by:

    • A. Rousseau
    • B. John Locke
    • C. Montesquieu
    • D. Karl Marx

  • 5. To which one of the following types of vegetation does rubber belong to?

    • A. Tundra
    • B. Tidal
    • C. Himalayan
    • D. Tropical Evergreen

  • 6. Hitler took over the German Workers Party and renamed it as:

    • A. Secular German Workers
    • B. Socialist Workers of Germany
    • C. National Socialist Party
    • D. National Workers of Germany

  • 7. Who was the leader of Jacobins?

    • A. Robespierre
    • B. Rousseau
    • C. Locke
    • D. Montesquieu

  • 8. Which Revolution gave the ideas of Liberty, Freedom and Equality to the world?

    • A. The American Revolution
    • B. The French Revolution
    • C. The Russian Revolution
    • D. None of these

  • 9. What year is considered a great demographic divide in India?

    • A. 1911
    • B. 1921
    • C. 1931
    • D. 1751

  • 10. Cinchona, rubber, mahogany, ebony are important trees of

    • A. Mangrove forests
    • B. Tropical deciduous trees
    • C. Tropical rainforests
    • D. Montane forests

  • 11. What is the rank of India among the population of different countries of the world?

    • A. First
    • B. Second
    • C. Third
    • D. Fourth

  • 12. Who was the propaganda minister of Hitler?

    • A. Hjalmar Schacht
    • B. Hindenburg
    • C. Goebbels
    • D. Helmuth

  • 13. The Nazi party became the largest party by:

    • A. 1930
    • B. 1931
    • C. 1932
    • D. 1933

  • 14. During First World War against whom Germany did not fight?

    • A. Austria
    • B. England
    • C. France
    • D. Belgium

  • 15. Who from the following were not November Criminals?

    • A. Socialists
    • B. Spartacists
    • C. Catholics
    • D. Democrats

  • 16. Which one of the following type of forests is found in the Ganga-Bramaputra Delta?

    • A. Thorny forests
    • B. Montane forests
    • C. Mangrove forests
    • D. Tropical Rain forests

  • 17. When did the National Population Policy come into effect?

    • A. 1947
    • B. 1952
    • C. 2000
    • D. 2001

  • 18. How many types of plant species are found in India?

    • A. About 45,000
    • B. About 40,000
    • C. About 47,000
    • D. About 20,000

  • 19. Identify the statement which is wrong with reference to Robespierre.

    • A. He banned the use of white flour
    • B. He rationed meat and bread
    • C. He exempted his party men from punishment
    • D. He converted churches into barracks or offices

  • 20. In the context of France, ‘the fall of Bastille’ took place on:

    • A. 14th July 1789
    • B. 20th June 1789
    • C. 4th Aug 1789
    • D. 5th May 1789

  • 21. What was the name given to gas chambers by Nazis?

    • A. Killing Machine
    • B. Solution Areas
    • C. Revolutionary Ground
    • D. Disinfection Areas

  • 22. Why Weimar Republic was called November Criminals?

    • A. Because they signed armistice agreement and conceded Germany to Allies
    • B. Because they crushed Spartacists with the help of Free Corps
    • C. Because they misused Article 48
    • D. They secured loans from USA

  • 23. Cinchona trees are found in the areas of rainfall more than

    • A. 100 cm
    • B. 50 cm
    • C. 70 cm
    • D. less than 50 cm

  • 24. Which one of the following bio-reserves of India is not included in the world network of bioreserve?

    • A. Manas
    • B. Dihang-Dibang
    • C. Gulf of Mannar
    • D. Nanda devi

  • 25. Name the state having the highest percentage of literacy level:

    • A. Kerala
    • B. Maharashtra
    • C. Punjab
    • D. West Bengal

  • 26. The country that has a higher population density than India is:

    • A. China
    • B. US
    • C. Britain
    • D. Bangladesh

  • 27. How many biosphere reserves do we have in India?

    • A. 14
    • B. 16
    • C. 18
    • D. 20

  • 28. Which is the most populous state of India?

    • A. Maharashtra
    • B. Uttar Pradesh
    • C. Madhya Pradesh
    • D. West Bengal

  • 29. In India the percentage of population engaged in primary activities is:

    • A. 0.5
    • B. 0.6
    • C. 0.64
    • D. 0.79

  • 30. US entered into World War II due to:

    • A. Annexation of Poland by Germany
    • B. Aerial bombing on London
    • C. Japanese attack on Pearl Harbour
    • D. Non payment of reparation dues by Germans

  • 31. When did Hitler join German Workers Party?

    • A. 1918
    • B. 1919
    • C. 4/3/1905 12:00:00 AM
    • D. 1921

  • 32. In which of the following state is the Simlipal bio-reserve located?

    • A. Punjab
    • B. Delhi
    • C. Orissa
    • D. West Bengal

  • 33. The National Assembly of France voted in April 1792, to declare war against:

    • A. Britain and Germany
    • B. Russia and Austria
    • C. Italy and Germany
    • D. Russia and Prussia

  • 34. When did Hitler become Chancellor of Germany?

    • A. January 30, 1923
    • B. January 30, 1929
    • C. January 30, 1933
    • D. March 3, 1933

  • 35. In the context of France, what was ‘tithes’?

    • A. A tax levied by the Church
    • B. Direct tax levied by the State
    • C. The tax levied on the articles of everyday consumption
    • D. None of these

  • 36. Who among the following proposed the Social Contract theory?

    • A. Locke
    • B. Thomas Paine
    • C. Montesquieu
    • D. Rousseau

  • 37. Reichstag refers to:

    • A. Imperial German
    • B. German Parliament
    • C. French Parliament
    • D. Imperial England

  • 38. The Great Depression was a period of:

    • A. Political crisis
    • B. Social crisis
    • C. Global crisis
    • D. Economic crisis

  • 39. What was ‘Dawes Plan’?

    • A. A plan secure loans from US bankers.
    • B. A plan to ease reparation terms on Germany
    • C. A plan to overtake Rhineland mines
    • D. An extension of Versailles treaty.

  • 40. Who among the following was assigned the responsibility of economic recovery by Hitler?

    • A. Goebbels
    • B. Hindenburg
    • C. Hjalmar Schacht
    • D. Adam Smith

  • 41. Which of the following trees is used for treating blood pressure?

    • A. Jamun
    • B. Arjun
    • C. Neem
    • D. Sarpagandha

  • 42. Who amongst these offered Chancellorship to Hitler?

    • A. Churchil
    • B. Goebbels
    • C. Helmuth
    • D. Hindenburg

  • 43. When did Hitler try to seize control of Bavaria and capture Berlin?

    • A. 1919
    • B. 1923
    • C. 1929
    • D. 1933

  • 44. Which is the natural habitat of the Indian lion?

    • A. Sundarban delta in Bengal
    • B. Gir forest in Gujarat
    • C. Thorn forest in Rajasthan
    • D. Decidious forest in Madhya Pradesh

  • 45. When the First World War was fought?

    • A. 1911-1914
    • B. 1914-1918
    • C. 1916-1920
    • D. 1941-1945

  • 46. Which position India occupies at world level in plant diversity?

    • A. First
    • B. Tenth
    • C. Twelveth
    • D. Fiftieth

  • 47. In which year Wildlife Protection Act, was implemented in India?

    • A. 1969
    • B. 1970
    • C. 1971
    • D. 1972

  • 48. Which is the most populous country of the world?

    • A. India
    • B. US
    • C. China
    • D. Russia

  • 49. What was the reason of increased demand for food grains in France during 1715 to 1789?

    • A. Rapid industrialization of agriculture land
    • B. Big Famines for many years
    • C. Heavy export of food grains from France to England
    • D. High rise in population during these years

  • 50. Silver Fir is found in the following type of vegetation zone:

    • A. Mangrove forests
    • B. Montane forests
    • C. Thorn forests
    • D. Deciduous forests

  • 51. Which of the following is true about Bastille Storming?

    • A. It was a fortress prison in France
    • B. It symbolized despotic powers of the French king.
    • C. French common men used to hate Bastille.
    • D. All of these