General Awareness : Model Question Paper, Question Set - 7


  • 1. The part of the profit or other surpluses of a company distributed proportionately among shareholders is called:

    • A. Preference Share
    • B. Equity Share
    • C. Face Value
    • D. None of these

  • 2. The longest National Highway in India runs from:

    • A. Kolkatta to Jammu
    • B. Jammu to Kanyakumari
    • C. Ambala to Nagarcoil
    • D. Varanasi to Kanyakumari

  • 3. Who is the first woman to get six gold medals in one Olympics?

    • A. Florence Griffith Joyner
    • B. S.Wodars
    • C. Ashford
    • D. Kristin Otto

  • 4. The trophy known by the name of “Grand Prix” is associated with:

    • A. Table Tennis only
    • B. Lawn Tennis only
    • C. Table Tennis and Lawn Tennis only
    • D. Table Tennis, Lawn Tennis and Shooting

  • 5. Jules Rimet Cup is associated with:

    • A. Basketball
    • B. Football
    • C. Hockey
    • D. Lawn Tennis

  • 6. The term “Steeplechase” is associated with which of the following sports:

    • A. Boxing
    • B. Polo
    • C. Rowing
    • D. Horse Racing

  • 7. “Cannon, Cue, and Pot” are three terms associated with:

    • A. Billiards only
    • B. Golf only
    • C. Both Billiards and Golf
    • D. Billiards, Golf and Shooting

  • 8. The Ajanta caves were built during the period of

    • A. Guptas
    • B. Kushans
    • C. Mauryas
    • D. Chalukyas

  • 9. The term “Ground Stroke” is associated with which of the following games:

    • A. Cricket
    • B. Badminton
    • C. Tennis
    • D. Hockey

  • 10. Ex-Officio Chairman of Rajya Sabha is the:

    • A. Prime Minister of India
    • B. Deputy Prime Minister of India
    • C. Vice President of India
    • D. President of India

  • 11. The money owned by the Central Government to domestic and foreign lenders is known as:

    • A. Consolidated fund
    • B. Public Debt
    • C. National Debt
    • D. Fiscal Debt

  • 12. “Grand Slam” is a term associated with

    • A. Bridge (Cards)
    • B. Chess
    • C. Horse Racing
    • D. Shooting

  • 13. Which country is known as the “Land of Thousand Lakes”?

    • A. Norway
    • B. Finland
    • C. Canada
    • D. Ireland

  • 14. In India, the first bank of limited liability managed by Indian and founded in 1881 was:

    • A. Hindustan Commercial Bank
    • B. Oudh Commercial Bank
    • C. Punjab National Bank
    • D. Punjab and Sindh Bank

  • 15. The term “Smash” is associated with :

    • A. Badminton
    • B. Billiards
    • C. Lawn Tennis
    • D. Volleyball

  • 16. Durand Cup is associated with the game of:

    • A. Cricket
    • B. Football
    • C. Hockey
    • D. Volleyball

  • 17. “Epsom” is a place associated with:

    • A. Horse Racing
    • B. Polo
    • C. Rowing
    • D. Swimming

  • 18. World Population Day is observed on:

    • A. July, 15
    • B. July, 11
    • C. October, 8
    • D. Sept, 5

  • 19. “Pulitzer Prize” is given for excellence in the field of:

    • A. Sports
    • B. Music
    • C. Science
    • D. Media

  • 20. Merdeka Cup is associated with:

    • A. Badminton
    • B. Football
    • C. Hockey
    • D. Polo

  • 21. “Bottle Neck Inflation” means:

    • A. No rise in prices despite increase in aggregate demand
    • B. Rise in prices without increase in the aggregate demand
    • C. Decline in prices due to increase in aggregate demand
    • D. None of these

  • 22. NABARD stands for :

    • A. National Bank of Agriculture and Regional Development
    • B. National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development
    • C. National Bureau of Aeronautical Research and Development
    • D. None of these

  • 23. The first Winter Olympic Games were held at:

    • A. Innsbruck (Austria)
    • B. Lake Placid (USA)
    • C. Chamonix (France)
    • D. Calgary (Alberta)

  • 24. Which one of the following taxes is not shared by the Central Government with the States?

    • A. Union Excise Duties
    • B. Custom Duty
    • C. Income Tax
    • D. Estate duty

  • 25. The height of the net in the centre of tennis court is:

    • A. 2.10 F
    • B. 2.11 F
    • C. 3.1 F
    • D. 3.2 F

  • 26. Headquarter of World Trade Organization (WTO) is located in:

    • A. New York
    • B. Tokyo
    • C. Geneva
    • D. Berlin

  • 27. BPO is an abbreviation for :

    • A. Bharat Petroleum Organization
    • B. Business Process Outsourcing
    • C. Business Products Outsourcing
    • D. Bharat Pesticides Outlet

  • 28. The first historical mention of the holding of the ancient Olympic Games occurred about:

    • A. 2000 years ago
    • B. 2250 years ago
    • C. 2500 years ago
    • D. 2775 years ago

  • 29. The Dronacharya Award for sports coaches was instituted by the government in:

    • A. 1961
    • B. 1970
    • C. 1985
    • D. 1987

  • 30. The United Nations came into existence in the year:

    • A. 1945
    • B. 1950
    • C. 1946
    • D. 1947

  • 31. The weight of the ball used in Test Cricket matches is:

    • A. 4.57 Ounces
    • B. 5.00 Ounces
    • C. 5.25 Ounces
    • D. 5.50 Ounces

  • 32. Inflation is caused by:

    • A. increase in money supply
    • B. increase in production
    • C. decrease in production
    • D. Both A and C

  • 33. The new series of Wholesale Price Index released by the Government of India is with reference to the base prices of:

    • A. 1981-82
    • B. 1990-91
    • C. 1993-94
    • D. 1994-95

  • 34. Insurance sector is regulated by:

    • A. RBI
    • B. CII
    • C. IRDA
    • D. SEBI

  • 35. “Bunker and Chukker” are the two terms associated with

    • A. Rowing
    • B. Polo
    • C. Skiing
    • D. Draughts

  • 36. “Gambit “ is a term associated with which of the following games?

    • A. Bridge
    • B. Carrom
    • C. Chess
    • D. Billiards

  • 37. The restoration of the Olympic Games at the end of the last century was at the initiative of a/an:

    • A. French Baron
    • B. Greek Philosopher
    • C. German Philanthropist
    • D. English Duke

  • 38. In which year did Sir Edmund Hillary reach the summit of Mount Everest?

    • A. 1952
    • B. 1953
    • C. 1954
    • D. 1955

  • 39. In Cricket, the two sets of wickets are:

    • A. 18 Yards
    • B. 20 Yards
    • C. 22 Yards
    • D. 24 Yards

  • 40. The main cause of International Trade is:

    • A. Equal cost difference
    • B. Absolute cost difference
    • C. Comparative cost difference
    • D. Equal and comparative cost difference

  • 41. “Dribbling” is a term associated with all of the following except:

    • A. Basketball
    • B. Baseball
    • C. Football
    • D. Hockey

  • 42. Which of the following is considered as a non-conventional source of energy?

    • A. Coal
    • B. Hydroelectricity
    • C. Natural Gas
    • D. Wind Power

  • 43. The term “Butterfly” is associated with :

    • A. Kabaddi
    • B. Swimming
    • C. Boxing
    • D. Wrestling

  • 44. The Summer Olympic Games are formally held at intervals of :

    • A. 2 Years
    • B. 3 Years
    • C. 4 Years
    • D. 5 Years

  • 45. How many players are there on each side in the game of Basketball?

    • A. 4
    • B. 5
    • C. 6
    • D. 7

  • 46. “Stymied” is a term associated with:

    • A. Golf
    • B. Wrestling
    • C. Boxing
    • D. Polo

  • 47. Recession in the market implies:

    • A. Slump in trade and industry due to fall in demand
    • B. Increase in trade and industry due to rise in demand
    • C. No change in trade and industry due to stability in demand
    • D. None of these

  • 48. The most appropriate measure of a country’s growth is its:

    • A. Gross Domestic Product
    • B. Net Domestic Product
    • C. Net National Product
    • D. Per Capita Real Income

  • 49. The Olympic Flame symbolizes:

    • A. Unity among various nations of the world
    • B. Speed, perfection, and strength
    • C. Sports as a means for securing harmony among nations
    • D. Continuity between the ancient and modern games

  • 50. At which place did Gandhiji make salt during freedom struggle?

    • A. Sevagram
    • B. Wardha
    • C. Dandi
    • D. Sabarmiti