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GK For FCI Assistant Job (A) Barometer (A) 1,3 and 4

exam (B) Hygrometer (B) 2and3
(C) Hydrometer (C) 2,3and4
1. Which is the largest airport in the (D) Sphygmomanometre (D) All of the above
world? 9. Who was the Prime Minister of 15. How many faces are there in an
(A) Singapore Airport England when India got octahedron?
(B) The Kaulalumpur International independence? (A)4
Airport (A) Attlee (B)6
(C) Heathrow at London (C) Thatcher (C)8
(D) The King Khalid airport at (B) Churchill (D) 12
Saudi Arabia (D) Wilson 16. Night-blindness is caused by
2. Prithvi is a? 10. Which, among the following, lackof which vitamin?
(A) Surface-to-air missile would you consider a historical (A) Vitamin A
(B) Surface-to-surface missile source? (B) Vitamin B
(C) Air-to-surface missile (A) Numismatics (C) Vitamin C
(D) Air-to-air missile (B) Epigraphs (D) Vitamin D
3. At the end of 2001, the Indian (C) Rock paintings 17. The most abundant element in
government approved the cultivation (D) Census reports Earth’s atmosphere is?
of B. T. Cotton. Which 11. What is not correct about a soft (A) Argon
multinational company is the major loan? (C) Oxygen
beneficiary of this deci sion? 1. It is a loan bearing no rate of (B) Nitrogen
(A)Cargil interest (D) Krypton
(B) BASF 2. It has an interest rate which is 18. The breadth of the railway
(C) Monsanto above the true cost of the capital lent broadgauge is approximately?
(D) All of these 3. The world bank gives soft loans (A)2m
4. The World Literacy Day is to developing countries for long- (B) 1.88 m
celebrated on? term capital (C)1.67 m
(A) 8th September projects (D) 1.33 m
(B) 5th June (A)Only 1 19. Which is the richest soil among
(C) 15th August (B) Only 2 the following?
(D) 5th September (C)2and3 (A) Black soil
5. Which was the first University to (D) 1 and3 (B) Red soil
be established in the world? 12. Which is the only historical (C) Laterite soil
(A) Harvard University monument which can be seen by (D ) Alluvial soil
(B) Nalanda University the naked eyes from the moon? 20. Sun rises in the east and sets in
(C) Oxford University (A) The Leaning Tower of Pisa the west due to the?
(D) None of these (B) The Pyramids of Egypt (A) shape of earth
6. The speed of light will be (C) The Statue of Liberty, NewYork (B) revolution of earth around the
minimum while passing through? (D) The Great Wall of China sun
(A)glass 13. Formal services of Credit do not (C) rotation of earth on its axis
(B) vacuum include? (D) movements of the sun
(C)air (A) Self-help groups 21. A person of which of the
(D) water (B) Cooperatives following blood group can receive
7. Which of the following chemicals (C) Employers blood of any group?
has been recently allowed by the (D) L.I.C. (A)A
government of India to be mixed 14. The most common route for (B)AB
with petrol? investments by MNCs in countries (C)B
(A) Methanol around the world is to? (D)0
(C) Kerosene 1. Set up new factories 22. Evergreen type of forests are
(B) Ethanol 2. Buy existing local companies found in?
(B) Butanol 3. Form partnerships with local (A) Equatorial climate
8. What is the name of the companies (B) Monsoon climatic region
instrument used to measure blood 4. Invest in companies with low turn (C) Desert regions
pressure? over (D) Mediterranean region
23. What is the other name for River ‘Land of Cakes’? 40. Which is the first Asian
Gangas? (A)Britain country to host the Commonwealth
(A) Sapthanadi (B) Spain Games?
(B) Bhageerathi (C)France (A) South Korea
(C) Savitri (D) Scotland (B) Japan
(D) Bhadravati 33. Which of the following books is (C)Malaysia
24. The earth is? not written by Kalidas? (D) China
(A)Spherical (A) Kathasaritsagar Answers :
(B)Elliptical (B) Meghdutam 1 D2 B
(C)Oblate spheroid (C) Raghuvansham 3 C4 A
(D) Pralate spheroid (D) Pushpavan Vikasam 5 B6 A
25. Which of the following set can 34. In India, the Chief Minister of a 7 B8 D
not enter into the list of fundamental State is not eligible to vote in the 9 A 10 C
quantities in any system of units? Presidential elections if? 11 B 12 D
(A) Length, mass and velocity (A) he himself is a candidate 13 C 14 B
(B) Length, time and velocity (B) he is yet to prove his majority in 15 C 16 A
(C) Mass, time and velocity the State legislature 17 B 18 C
(D) Length, time and mass (C) he is a member of the upper 19 D 20 C
26 Which of the following is / are house of the State legislature 21 B 22 A
the main agents of soil erosion? (D) he is a caretaker Chief Minister 23 B 24 C
(A) Wind and water 35. When can the Speaker exercise 25 A 26 A
(B) Rocks his right to vote in the house? 27 A 28 D
(C) Sand (A) Whenever he desires 29 A 30 C
(D) High temperature and humidity (B) Whenever the house desires 31 D 32 D
27. Who is the Minister of (C) In the event of equality of votes 33 A 34 C
Agriculture of India? (D) Whenever his party directs 35 C 36 B
(A) Sharad Pawar 36. which of the following is not a 37 C 38 D
(B) Ran Vilas Paswan cash crop? 39 C 40 C
(C) Shiv Raj Patil (A)Jute
(D) None of these (B) Paddy
28. Monsoon is caused by? (C)Cashew-nut
(A) Revolution of Earth (D) Rubber
(B) Movement of Clouds 37. Which TV channel has been in
(C) Seasonal reversal of the winds the news for its coverage of the
(D) Larger change in amplitude of Bin Laden crisis, especially for
seasonal cycle of land temperature having carried out the broadcast
29. Which is the last letter of the of Osama Bin Laden to audiences in
Greek alphabet? West Asia?
(A) Omega (A) Star Asia
(B) Sigma (B) B. B. C. Asia
(C) Zeta (C) Al Jazeera
(D) Chi (D) Khaleed Times
30. Which is the birth place of 38. The oldest monarchy in the
Hitler? world is that of? 2nd
(A) Germany (A) Nepal
(B) Hungary (B) U. K. 1. Total cropped area in India is:
(C) Austria (C) Spain
(D) France (D) Japan (a) 137 mha
31. Who elects President of India? 39. Who was Karl Marx’s main
(A) Lock Sabha collaborator on his famous works? (b) 142 mha
(B) Rajya Sahha (A) V.I. Lenin
(C) People of India (B) Max Weber (c) 147 mha
(D) Parliament and State Assemblies (C) Fredrick Engels
32. Which country is called the (D) Joseph Stalin (d) 152 mha
2. The average agricultural (d) Sunnhemp Jalore, Sirohi and Jodhpur are
production from irrigated area is: included in Zone
7. First agricultural university was
(a) 1/8 tonnes/ha established (a) II-B

(b) 2.0 tonnes/ha (a) Ludmana (b) II-A

(c) 2.4 tonnes/ha (b) Pusa (c) I-B

(d) 2-8 tonnes/ha (c) Kanpur (d)I-A

3. Indian agriculture is facing the (d) Pant Nagar 12. Which state is devoid of arid
following major problems. Which is zone?
NOT CORRECT? 8. Nobel Prize for Peace was
awarded to (a) Punjab
(a) Land degradation
Dr. Norman Borlaug in (b) Madhya Pradesh
(b) Rising population
(a) 1969 (c) Maharashtra
(c) Lack of bullock power
(b) 1970 (d) Andhra Pradesh
(d) Stagnant cultivable area
(c) 1971 13. Indian Institute of Soil Science
4. The area occupied by legume in is located at
India is (d) 1972
(a) Ludhiana
(a) 24 mha 9. Dr Rajendra Singh Paroda has
been felicitated (b) Hisar
(b) 29 mha
with the award (c) New Delhi
(c) 34 mha
(a) Padam Shri (d) Bhopal
(d) 39 mha
(b) Padam Bhushan 14. The irrigation water requirement
5. The principle oil seed crop of of onion is
India is (c) Padam Vibhushan
(a) 60 cm
(a) Sesame (d) Bharat Ratna
(b) 50 cm
(b) Mustard 10. To be self reliant in agriculture
the following growth rate per year is (c) 40 cm
(c) Linseed necessary
(d) 30 cm
(d) Groundnut (a) 3.0%
15. Sowing of second crop in
6. Which fiber crop occupies largest (b) 3.5% between the standard rows of the
area in India? first crop before its removal is called
(c) 4.0%
(a) Jute (a) Inter cropping
(d) 4.5%
(b) Flax (b) Multi copping
11. On the basis of agro climatic
(c) Cotton conditions Pali, (c) Intensive cropping
(d) Relay cropping (c) C-horizon (b) Ammonium sulphate

16. The cropping system beneficial (d) D-horizon (c) Calcium ammonium nitrate
to prevent soil erosion due to winds
is 21. The diameter of very fine sand (d) Ammonium nitrate
particles is-
(a) Mixed cropping Answers:
(a) Below 0.002 mm
(b) Strip cropping 1. b 2. a 3. d 4. a 5. a
(b) 0.05-0.002mm
(c) Relay cropping 6. c 7. d 8. d 9. c 10. c
(c) 0.01-0.05 mm
(d) Multi cropping 11. a 12. c 13. b 14. c 15. d
(d) 0.05-0.10mm
17. The optimum temperature for 16. b 17. a 18. d 19. a 20. b
sugarcane is 22. The mineral weathering and clay
formation are rapid where the 21. a 22. c 23. c 24. b 25. b
(a) 21-27 °C climate is-

(b) 14-29 °C (a) Warm and moist

(c) 25-30 °C (b) Warm and dry

(d) 28-34 °C (c) Cold and moist

18. Per hectare seed rate of guar is (d) Cold and dry

(a) 3 kg 23. Alkali soils are treated with

gypsum to correct the deficiency of-
(b) 6 kg
(a) Sulphur
(c) 9 kg
(b) Calcium
(d)12 kg
(c) Magnesium
19. The production of oil seeds in.
India during 1996-97 was (d) Zinc

(a) 22 million tonnes 24. Which micro-nutrient is most

deficient in Indo-Gangatic alluvium
(b) 25 million tonnes soils?

(c) 24 million tonnes (a) Iron

(d) 26 million tonnes (b) Zinc

20. The layer in the soil profile (c) Copper

where material removed from the
two overlaying horizons is deposited (d) Manganese
is called
25. Which fertilizer is most
(a) A-horizon beneficial for alkali soils?

(b) B-horizon (a) Urea