General knowledge

Question Number 1: Which of the following games is not
included in Olympic Games?
A) Football
B) Golf
C) Badminton
D) Hockey
Answer & Explanation: Golf is not included in Olympic
Games.

Question Number 2: ‘PVR’ is the name of a leading ______?
A) Retail Store Chain
B) Trousers Brand
C) Fast Food Restaurants
D) Multiplex Chain Operators
Answer & Explanation: ‘PVR’ is the name of leading
Multiplex Chain Operators.
Question Number 3: Who amongst the following is the
Solicitor General of India at present?
A) Rohinton Nariman
B) Harish Salve
C) Abhishek Manu Singhvi
D) Ranjit Kumar

Answer & Explanation: Ranjit Kumar is Solicitor General of
India.
Question Number 4: Who won the FIFA World Cup 2014?
A) Brazil
B) Germany
C) France
D) Argentina
Answer & Explanation: Germany
Question Number 5: Which of the following awards is
given only to individuals and organizations of Asian
countries for excellence in their respective fields?
A) Booker Prize
B) Noble Prize
C) Templeton Prize
D) Ramon Magsaysay Award
Answer & Explanation: Ramon Magsaysay Award is given
only to individuals and organizations of Asian countries.
Question Number 6: Who from amongst the following is
the founder of ‘Facebook’?
A) Steve Jobs
B) Steve James
C) Sabeer Bhatia
D) Mark Zuckerberg
Answer & Explanation: Mark Zuckerberg is the founder of
‘Facebook’.

Question Number 7: Which is the top gold producing
country in the world?
A) Saudi Arabia
B) China
C) Singapore
D) India
Answer & Explanation: China is the top gold producing
country in the world.
Question Number 8: Which Indian city is known as the
‘Garden City’?
A) Udaipur
B) Chandigarh
C) Srinagar
D) Bengaluru
Answer & Explanation: Bengaluru is known as the ‘Garden
City’.
Question Number 9: Who amongst the following is the
author of the English novel “The White Tiger”?
A) Kiran Desai
B) V.S. Naipaul
C) Shashi Tharoor
D) Aravind Adiga
Answer & Explanation: Aravind Adiga is the author of the
English novel “The White Tiger”.

Question Number 10: World ‘No Tobacco Day’ is observed every year on ______? A) 31st January B) 31st May C) 31st July D) 31st October Answer & Explanation: World ‘No Tobacco Day’ is observed every year on 31st May. Question Number 12: ‘CHALLENGERS’ is the name of a _________? A) Planet B) Nuclear Weapon C) Island D) Space Shuttle Answer & Explanation: ‘CHALLENGERS’ is the name of a Space Shuttle. . Question Number 11: Which of the following is a power generating company? A) Reliance B) HINDALCO C) TISCO D) HPCL Answer & Explanation: Reliance is a power generating company.

Question Number 15: Who amongst the following person is a former Governor of RBI? A) P Chidambaram B) Yashwant Sinha C) Pranab Mukhrjee D) Manmohan Singh . Question Number 14: Which of the following is the abbreviated name of a rural sports initiative introduced by the Government of India to promote youth and social developing through sports? A) NLMP B) PYKKA C) CGHS D) AABY Answer & Explanation: ‘PYKKA’ is the abbreviated name of a rural sports initiative introduced by the Government of India to promote youth and social developing through sports.Question Number 13: Which of the following is not a Public Sector Bank? A) Corporation Bank B) United Bank of India C) Vijaya Bank D) Federal Bank Answer & Explanation: Federal Bank is not a Public Sector Bank.

1917? A) Rajiv Gandhi B) Morarji Desai C) Charan Singh D) Indira Gandhi Answer & Explanation: Morarji Desai was born on November 19. Hume.Answer & Explanation: Manmohan Singh is a former Governor of RBI. Question Number 16: Which Indian Prime Minister was born on November 19. Kennedy .O.F. Hume C) Annie Besant D) Motilal Nehru Answer & Explanation: The Indian National Congress was founded byA.O. Question Number 17: The Indian National Congress was founded by _________? A) Surendranath Banerjee B) A. 1917. Question Number 18: Who was the First President of the United States of America? A) George Washington B) Abraham Lincoln C) K.

Question Number 21: Which day is celebrated as the United Nations Day? A) 20th October B) 24th October . Question Number 20: The Headquarters of the UNO is located at _______? A) New York B) Geneva C) Rome D) Paris Answer & Explanation: The Headquarters of the UNO is located at New York. Question Number 19: Who was defeated in the Battle of Waterloo? A) Hitler B) Napoleon C) Mussolini D) Bismarck Answer & Explanation: Napoleon was defeated in the Battle of Waterloo.D) Roosevelt Answer & Explanation: George Washington was the First President of the United States of America.

Question Number 24: Who among the following was not the president of India? A) Rajendra Prasad B) Zakir Hussain C) Fakruddin Ali Ahmed D) Maulana Azad . Question Number 23: Which is the Lower House of the State Assembly? A) Rajya Sabha B) Lok Sabha C) Vidhan Sabha D) Vishan Parishad Answer & Explanation: Vidhan Sabha is the Lower House of the State Assembly. Question Number 22: Who invented the telescope? A) Galileo B) Edison C) Copernicus D) Newton Answer & Explanation: Galileo invented the telescope.C) 26th October D) 28th October Answer & Explanation: 24th October is celebrated as the United Nations Day.

Question Number 27: Governor of a State is answerable to the ______? A) Chief Minister of States B) President C) Lok Sabha D) Prime Minster . Question Number 25: The minimum Age to become a member of the Rajya Sabha is? A) 25 years B) 30 years C) 35 years D) 40 years Answer & Explanation: The minimum Age to become a member of the Rajya Sabha is 30 years. Question Number 26: Who appoints the Chief Minister of State? A) Prime Minister B) President C) Governor D) Chief Justice of India Answer & Explanation: Governor appoints the Chief Minister of State.Answer & Explanation: Maulana Azad was not the president of India.

Question Number 29: The member of the Lok Sabha is elected by _____? A) Electoral College B) Secret Ballot C) Ordinance D) Prime Minister Answer & Explanation: The member of the Lok Sabha is elected by Secret Ballot. he can go to the _____? A) President of India B) Prime Minister of India C) Supreme Court D) Any of the above .Answer & Explanation: Governor of a State is answerable to the President. Question Number 30: When the Fundamental Rights of a person are violated. Question Number 28: Who is removed from office through Impeachment? A) President B) Prime Minister C) Attorney General D) Governor of a State Answer & Explanation: President is removed from office through Impeachment.

Question Number 33: Which of the following is the river port? A) Mumbai B) Kolkata C) Cochin D) Visakhapatnam Answer & Explanation: Kolkata is the river port. Question Number 32: Which currency commonly used in most European countries? A) Dollar B) Pound C) Yen D) Euro Answer & Explanation: Euro currency commonly used in most European countries. .Answer & Explanation: When the Fundamental Rights of a person are violated. he can go to the ‘Supreme Court’. Question Number 31: Which of the following is not a Nationalized Bank? A) Sate Bank of India B) Oriental Bank of Commerce C) United Bank of India D) Yes Bank Answer & Explanation: Yes Bank is not a Nationalized Bank.

Question Number 36: Which of the following is a mammal? A) frog B) crocodile C) snake D) platypus Answer & Explanation: platypus is a mammal.Question Number 34: What is the full form of OPEC? A) Oil and Petrol Exporting Companies B) Oil Producing and Export Countries C) Oil Production and Export Corporation D) Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries Answer & Explanation: Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries Question Number 35: Which port city is called the ‘Queen of Arabian Sea’? A) Kandla B) Kochi C) Mumbai D) Marmagao Answer & Explanation: Kochi is called the ‘Queen of Arabian Sea’. Question Number 37: Which of the following can fly? A) hornbill .

blue and green Answer & Explanation: Primary colours are red. blue and green C) red. blue and green. Question Number 40: Who among the following is not a badminton player? A) Saina Nehwal B) Jwala Gutta C) P. yellow and green D) yellow.B) ostrich C) emu D) penguin Answer & Explanation: hornbill can fly. Sindhu . Question Number 39: Ratan Tata has recently decided to partner with which Aviation company? A) Thai Air B) Singapore Airlines C) Air Asia India D) Air Malaysia Answer & Explanation: Ratan Tata has recently decided to partner with Singapore Airlines. blue and yellow B) red. Question Number 38: Primary colours are _____? A) red.V.

Par. Question Number 41: ‘Tee. Flagstick’ are associated with which of the following games? A) Golf B) Squash C) Billiards D) Tennis Answer & Explanation: ‘Tee. Par. Question Number 42: Osama bin Laden was captured by the US Army in which city of Pakistan? A) Jalalabad B) Abbottabad C) Zaffrabad D) Peshawar Answer & Explanation: Osama bin Laden was captured by the US Army in Abbottabad. Question Number 43: Which famous freedom fighter was born at Lyallpur Punjab Province of British India? A) Jinnah B) Bhagat Singh C) Rajguru D) Batukeshwar Dutt . Flagstick’ are associated with Golf.D) Somdev Devburman Answer & Explanation: Somdev Devburman is not a badminton player.

Answer & Explanation: Bhagat Singh was born at Lyallpur Punjab Province of British India. Question Number 46: The filament of an electrical bulb is made out of ______? A) Copper B) Aluminum C) Tungsten D) Alloy . Question Number 44: The rise of kerosene oil in wicks of lamps is due to which property of liquids? A) Capillary action B) Viscosity C) Elasticity D) Flotation Answer & Explanation: The rise of kerosene oil in wicks of lamps is due Capillary action. Question Number 45: Which freedom movement was initiated from Bombay? A) Quit India Movement B) Civil Disobedience Movement C) Non-Cooperation Movement D) Rowlatt Satyagraha Answer & Explanation: Rowlatt Satyagraha freedom movement was initiated from Bombay.

Question Number 49: Which of the following is an Indian classical dance form? A) Chhau B) Garba C) Bhangra D) Kuchipudi . Question Number 47: Which of the following instruments does not need to blow air by mouth to play? A) Flute B) Banzo C) Trumpet D) French horn Answer & Explanation: Banzo do not need to blow air by mouth to play. Question Number 48: Which among the following festivals is not celebrated during the months of March-April? A) Holi B) Easter C) Durga Puja D) Navroze Answer & Explanation: Durga Puja is not celebrated during the months of March-April.Answer & Explanation: The filament of an electrical bulb is made out of Tungsten.

Question Number 50: Who among the following is not a classical vocalist? A) Ustad Rehmat Khan B) Pt. Question Number 52: Who among the following is a Silver medal winner on Olympics? A) Saina Nehwal B) Mary Kom C) Sushil Kumar D) Leander Paes . Question Number 51: The playback singer who is the recipient of Bharat Ratna Award is ______? A) Durga Khote B) Asha Bhonsle C) Kishore Kumar D) Lata Mangeshkar Answer & Explanation: Lata Mangeshkar is the recipient of Bharat Ratna Award.Answer & Explanation: Kuchipudi is an Indian classical dance form. Jasraj C) Ustad Bismillah Khan D) Ustad Bade Ghulam Ali Khan Answer & Explanation: Ustad Bismillah Khan is not a classical vocalist.

C++ are different type of ______? A) computer language B) machine language C) sign language . Zoroastrianism Answer & Explanation: The places of worship Masjid. Zoroastrianism B) Islam. Fire temple are respectively related to Islam. A Compilation of Question Number 54: If someone damages his or her eyes in an accident. Fire temple are respectively related to ______? A) Islam. Gurdwara. then he or she should consult to ______? A) ophthalmologist B) optician C) orthopedic D) oncologist Answer & Explanation: He or she should consult to ophthalmologist. Jainism D) Islam.Answer & Explanation: Sushil Kumar is a Silver medal winner on Olympics. Sikhism. Cobol. Zoroastrianism. Question Number 55: Basic. Sikhism. Sikhism. Hinduism C) Islam. Gurdwara. Question Number 53: The places of worship Masjid. Sikhism. Jainism.

D) assembly language Answer & Explanation: Basic. colt. colt. Halogen. LED. LED. Neon . Question Number 58: Washing Soda. Question Number 57: Foal. Cobol. used to soften water domestically. C++ are different type of computer Language Question Number 56: CFL. Neon associated with lamp.all four can be associated with _____? A) fan B) lamp C) pump D) gas type Answer & Explanation: CFL. filly – all the three names are related with baby ____? A) deer B) horse C) dog D) cat Answer & Explanation: Foal. filly are related with baby horse. Halogen. is actually__? A) calcium bicarbonate .

used to soften water domestically. Question Number 60: A disease widely spread worldwide. is known as ____? A) pandemic B) endemic C) epidemic D) sporadic Answer & Explanation: A disease widely spread worldwide. is actually sodium carbonate.B) sodium carbonate C) sodium bicarbonate D) calcium carbonate Answer & Explanation: Washing Soda. is known pandemic. Question Number 59: Which of the following helps in clotting of blood? A) plasma B) thrombocytes C) leucocytes D) erythrocytes Answer & Explanation: thrombocytes help in clotting of blood. Question Number 61: RNA stands for _____? A) Renucleic Acid .

B) Random Nitrogen Access C) Regulated Nitrogen Activation D) Ribonucleic Acid Answer & Explanation: RNA stands for Ribonucleic Acid. Question Number 63: Night Blindness is caused due to lack of _____? A) Vitamin D B) Vitamin C C) Vitamin E D) Vitamin A Answer & Explanation: Night Blindness is caused due to lack of Vitamin A. Question Number 64: Name of the political party founded by legendary cricketer Imran Khan is _____? A) Tehrik e Insan B) Tehrik e Imam C) Tehrik e Insaf . Question Number 62: Soya bean is rich in _____? A) proteins B) carbohydrates C) fats D) minerals Answer & Explanation: Soya bean is rich in proteins.

Question Number 67: The capital of Jammu and Kashmir is ____? A) Shimla B) Delhi . Question Number 65: Chandigarh is the capital of which two states? A) Punjab and Himachal Pradesh B) Punjab and Uttar Pradesh C) Himachal Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh D) Punjab and Haryana Answer & Explanation: Chandigarh is the capital of Punjab and Haryana.D) Tehrik e Iman Answer & Explanation: Tehrik e Insaf founded by legendary cricketer Imran Khan. Question Number 66: Which country is separated from Indian by the Radcliffe Line? A) China B) Afghanistan C) Pakistan D) Nepal Answer & Explanation: Pakistan is separated from Indian by the Radcliffe Line.

Question Number 69: Rihand River Valley Project is in which state? A) Bihar B) Madhya Pradesh C) Uttar Pradesh D) Rajasthan Answer & Explanation: Rihand River Valley Project is in Uttar Pradesh.C) Srinagar D) Chandigarh Answer & Explanation: The capital of Jammu and Kashmir is Srinagar. Question Number 70: Which city is located on the banks of Gomti river? A) New Delhi B) Lucknow C) Amritsar . Question Number 68: The largest producer of sugarcane in India is ____? A) Haryana B) Tamil Nadu C) Jammu & Kashmir D) Uttar Pradesh Answer & Explanation: The largest producer of sugarcane in India is Uttar Pradesh.

Question Number 73: According to 2011 Census. Question Number 71: Which of the following rivers is not a tributary of the Indus? A) Jhelum B) Yamuna C) Ravi D) Chenab Answer & Explanation: Yamuna is not a tributary of the Indus. the population density of our country is _____? A) 324 persons per square kilometre B) 340 persons per square kilometre C) 375 persons per square kilometre D) 382 persons per square kilometre Answer & Explanation: 382 persons per square kilometre . Question Number 72: Which is not a BRICS country? A) China B) India C) Brazil D) Singapore Answer & Explanation: Singapore is not a BRICS country.D) Chandigarh Answer & Explanation: Lucknow is located on the banks of Gomti river.

Question Number 77: Which mountain pass connects Himachal Pradesh to Ladakh? A) Nathu La Pass . Question Number 76: The Northern Plains of India is covered by _____? A) Red soil B) Black soil C) Literite soil D) Alluvial soil Answer & Explanation: The Northern Plains of India is covered by alluvialsoil. Question Number 75: Which is not a restaurant chain? A) Nirulas B) Punjabi by Nature C) Dominoes D) Wal-Mart Answer & Explanation: Wal-Mart is not a restaurant chain.Question Number 74: Who is Prashant Bhushan? A) Eminent Film Star B) Eminent Physician C) Eminent Singer D) Eminent Lawyer Answer & Explanation: Prashant Bhushan is an Eminent Lawyer.

B) Zojila Pass C) Rohtang Pass D) Khyber Pass Answer & Explanation: Rohtang Pass connects Himachal Pradesh to Ladakh. Question Number 80: Muhammad-bin-Tughlaq was a failure because _______? A) he was mad . Question Number 79: “Indica” was a famous book written by _____? A) Megasthenes B) Amir Khusro C) Ibn Batuta D) Fa-Hien Answer & Explanation: “Indica” was a famous book written by Megasthenes. Question Number 78: “Akbarnama” was written by _____? A) Birbal B) Kalhan C) Abul Fazl D) Ibn Batuta Answer & Explanation: “Akbarnama” was written by Abul Fazl.

Question Number 81: In which year was the Third Battle of Panipat fought? A) 1556 B) 1630 C) 1761 D) 1769 Answer & Explanation: The third Battle of Panipat fought in 1761.B) he transferred his capital city C) he killed his father D) he was not a practical statesman Answer & Explanation: Muhammad-bin-Tughlaq was a failure because ‘he was not a practical statesman’. Question Number 82: Who refused his Knighthood after the Jallianwala Bagh massacre? A) Rabindranath Tagore B) Mahatama Gandhi C) Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru D) Subhas Chandra Bose Answer & Explanation: Rabindranath Tagore refused his Knighthood after the Jallianwala Bagh massacre. Question Number 83: Who was the political guru of Gandhiji? A) Dadabhai Naoroji B) Bal Gangadhar Tilak .

Question Number 85: What is the largest satellite of the planet Saturn? A) Titan B) Enceladus C) Rhea D) Lapetus Answer & Explanation: Titan is the largest satellite of the planet Saturn.C) Gopal Krishna Gokhale D) Motilal Nehru Answer & Explanation: Gopal Krishna Gokhale was the political guru of Gandhiji. Question Number 86: Which soil is found in Gangetic planes? A) Loam B) Alluvial . Question Number 84: Which of the following is an organic rock? A) Slate B) Marble C) Granite D) Coal Answer & Explanation: Coal is an organic rock.

Question Number 88: ‘Leech’ belongs to which group? A) Insect B) Mammals C) Parasite D) None of these Answer & Explanation: ‘Leech’ belongs to Parasite.C) Black D) Dry Answer & Explanation: Alluvial soil is found in Gangetic planes. Question Number 89: Which is the most abundant gas in air? A) Nitrogen B) Oxygen C) Hydrogen D) Ozone . Question Number 87: Which is the largest river of Indian subcontinent? A) Ganges B) Indus C) Godavari D) Kaveri Answer & Explanation: Indus is the largest river of Indian subcontinent.

then mass of earth would _____? A) Decrease B) Increase C) No effect D) May increase or decrease depends upon the speed of rotation .Answer & Explanation: Nitrogen is the most abundant gas in air. Question Number 92: If speed of rotation of earth increases. Question Number 91: Whose name is written on ten rupees’ note? A) Governor of RBI B) Finance Secretary of India C) Finance Minister of India D) None of these Answer & Explanation: Governor of RBI name is written on ten rupees’ note. Question Number 90: What is the most abundant element in atmosphere? A) Oxygen B) Nitrogen C) Neon D) Ozone Answer & Explanation: Oxygen is the most abundant element in atmosphere.

study-places. Question Number 95: Radio waves reflect back from which layer? A) Tropospherewww. Question Number 93: Monetary Policy in India is formulated by A) Finance Ministry B) RBI C) SEBI D) CLB Answer & Explanation: RBI Question Number 94: Acid and base combine to form ______? A) Salt & Water B) Base & Water C) Acid & Water D) None of these Answer & Explanation: Acid and base combine to form ‘Salt & Water’.com General Knowledge e-book Volume II A Compilation of www. then mass of earth would have ‘No effect’.com Page 25 B) Stratosphere C) Mesosphere D) Ionosphere .study-places.Answer & Explanation: If speed of rotation of earth increases.

Answer & Explanation: Ionosphere Question Number 96: If lime is added to the soil. then its bottom will ‘Rises due to buoyancy’. . then its bottom will ______? A) Rises due to buoyancy B) Rise in water due to more mass C) Same in both sea or river water D) None of these Answer & Explanation: If a ship comes to sea water from river water. Question Number 97: If a ship comes to sea water from river water. then Acidity of soil decreases. then ______? A) Acidity of soil increases B) Acidity of soil decreases C) Salinity of soil increases D) None of these Answer & Explanation: If lime is added to the soil. Question Number 98: Liver digests _____? A) Proteins B) Fats C) Amino Acids D) Water Answer & Explanation: Liver digests ‘Fats’.

com Page 2B) Liver C) Large intestine D) Kidney Answer & Explanation: ‘Liver’ does not excrete waste from the body.study-places.study-places.Question Number 99: Which of the following does not excrete waste from the body? A) Skinwww.com General Knowledge e-book Volume II A Compilation of www. Question Number 100: Rickets is due to the deficiency of which? A) Vitamin A B) Vitamin C C) Vitamin D D) Vitamin B Answer & Explanation: Rickets is due to the deficiency of Vitamin D .