“The Knowledge Library”

Knowledge for All, without Barriers…

An Initiative by: Kausik Chakraborty.
09/02/2023 11:39 AM

“The Knowledge Library”

Knowledge for All, without Barriers……….
An Initiative by: Kausik Chakraborty.

The Knowledge Library

Competitive Exam Questions & Answers -44

(1)Which Governor General decided to make English as the medium of instruction in India?
(a) Lord Wellesley
(b) Lord Hardinge
(c) Lord Dalhousie
(d) Lord William Bentinck
Ans-d(Lord William Bentinck)
(2)Who among the following is a renowned campaigner against manual scavenging who was recently conferred with the prestigious Magsaysay award?
(a) T.M. Krishna
(b) Bezwada Wilson
(c) Anshu Gupta
(d) Sanjiv Chaturvedi
Ans-b(Bezwada Wilson)
(3)An indifference curve measures________________level of satisfaction derived from different combinations of commodity X and Y.
(a) same
(b) higher
(c) lower
(d) minimum
(4)Who among the following was the first to make use of artillery in medieval India?
(a) Babur
(b) Ibrahim Lodi
(c) Sher Shah Suri
(d) Akbar
(5)Person who is colour-blind cannot distinguish between
(a) Black and yellow
(b) Red and green
(c) Yellow and white
(d) Green and blue
Ans-b(Red and green)
(6)During the motion of a projectile fired from the earth surface,________________
(a) its kinetic energy remains constant
(b) its momentum remains constant
(c) vertical component of its velocity remains constant
(d) horizontal component of its velocity remains constant
Ans-d(horizontal component of its velocity remains constant)
(7)Which of the following waves can not be polarised?
(a) Radio
(b) Ultra Violet
(c) Infrared
(d) Ultrasonic
(8)Of the following commonly used materials, the one that is not an alloy is
(a) Steel
(b) Brass
(c) Bronze
(d) Copper
(9)“Himayat” is a training cum-placement programme for unemployed youth in the State of
(a) Haryana
(b) Punjab
(c) Jammu and Kashmir
(d) Himachal Pradesh
Ans-c(Jammu and Kashmir)
(10)“Agha Khan Cup” is associated with the game of
(a) Cricket
(b) Football
(c) Lawn Tennis
(d) Hockey
(11)Absolute Zero is defined as
(a) The temperature at which all molecular motion ceases
(b) At which water boils at 298K
(c) At which liquid Helium boils
(d) At which the volume becomes zero
Ans-a(The temperature at which all molecular motion ceases)
(12)Nitrogen fixation is a process of
(a) Assimilation of nitrate
(b) Utilisation of nitrogen gas
(c) Conversion of organic nitrogen to proteins
(d) Conversion of molecular nitrogen to ammonia
Ans-c(Conversion of organic nitrogen to proteins)
(13)Which among the following is called as ‘Land of the Midnight Sun’?
(a) Norway
(b) Sweden
(c) Denmark
(d) France
(14)Among the following which one lays eggs and does not produce young ones directly?
(a) Echidna
(b) Kangaroo
(c) Porcupine
(d) Whale
(15)The mountain range which divides the North and the South India is
(a) Himalayas
(b) Western Ghats
(c) Vindhyas
(d) Satpura
(16)Bronze is an alloy of
(a) Copper & tin
(b) Copper & zinc
(c) Copper & Iron
(d) Iron & nickel
Ans-a(Copper & tin)
(17)In which of the following States is Dampa Tiger Reserve situated?
(a) Assam
(b) Karnataka
(c) Mizoram
(d) Orissa
(18)Japanese folk tradition and ritual, with no founder or single sacred scripture, is popularly known as____________
(a) Taoism
(b) Zoroastrianism
(c) Shintoism
(d) Paganism
(19)In IT the technique that is used to increase the bandwidth is
(a) Memory Management
(b) Memory Interleaving
(c) Memory Intraleaving
(d) Memory Leaving
Ans-b(Memory Interleaving)
(20)A motion that seeks to reduce the amount of demand presented by government to Rs 1/- is known as
(a) Disapproval of policy Cut
(b) Token cut
(c) Economy cut
(d) Vote on account
Ans-a(Disapproval of policy Cut)
(21)The State which produces the largest number of orchids in India is
(a) Assam
(b) Arunachal Pradesh
(c) Meghalaya
(d) Sikkim
(22)Which one of the following bio reserves of India is not included in the World Network of Biosphere Reserve?
(a) Sunderbans
(b) Gulf of Mannar
(c) Nandadevi
(d) Corbett
(23)What was ‘Kamagata Maru’?
(a) An army unit
(b) A harbour
(c) A ship
(d) An industrial township
Ans-c(A ship)
(24)Redistribution of income in a country can be brought about through
(a) Progressive taxation combined with progressive expenditure
(b) Progressive taxation combined with regressive expenditure
(c) Regressive taxation combined with regressive expenditure
(d) Regressive taxation combined with progressive expenditure
Ans-a(Progressive taxation combined with progressive expenditure)
(25)A motion moved by Member of Parliament when he feels a minister has committed a breach of privilege of the House by withholding facts of a case is called
(a) No confidence motion
(b) Censure motion
(c) Privilege motion
(d) Cut motion
Ans-c(Privilege motion)

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