“The Knowledge Library”

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An Initiative by: Kausik Chakraborty.

“The Knowledge Library”

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

The Knowledge Library

Competitive Exam Questions & Answers -80

(1)In a Parliamentary form of Government_______________
(a) The Legislature is responsible to the Judiciary
(b) The Executive is responsible to the Legislature
(c) The Legislature is responsible to the Executive
(d) The Judiciary is responsible to the Legislature
Ans-b(The Executive is responsible to the Legislature)
(2)Which of the following statements is correct about the President of India?
(a) Addresses the first session of Parliament after each General Election.
(b) Addresses the first session of Parliament at the beginning of each year
(c) Addresses every session of Parliament
(d) Never addresses Parliament
Ans-a(Addresses first session of Parliament after each General Election.)
(3)Which of the following periodicals is not correctly matched with its editor?
(a) Bande Mataram: Aurobindo Ghosh
(b) New India: Bipin Chandra Pal
(c) Yugantar: Bhupendranath Dutta
(d) Sandhya: Barindra Ghosh
Ans-d(Sandhya: Barindra Ghosh)
(4)Silk worms feed on
(a) Basil leaves
(b) Curry leaves
(c) Rose leaves
(d) Mulberry leaves
Ans-d(Mulberry leaves)
(5)Who among the following has been appointed the new coach of the Indian Cricket team by the BCCI recently?
(a) Saurav Ganguly
(b) Anil Kumble
(c) Rahul Dravid
(d) S. R. Kulkarni
Ans-b(Anil Kumble)
(6)What is the product formed when sodium bicarbonate is heated strongly?
(a) Sodium Carbonate
(b) Sodium Hydroxide
(c) Sodium Peroxide
(d) Sodium Monoxide
Ans-a(Sodium Carbonate)
(7)Mission Indradhanush a  programme introduced recently in the country by the NDA Government is related to:
(a) Systematic immunization of children against disease
(b) Providing insurance cover to farmers against crop failure
(c) Development of fisheries in rural areas
(d) Development of multiple cropping in hilly region
Ans-a(Systematic immunization of children against disease)
(8)Who among the following Indians has been honoured by a special Oscar?
(a) Mahesh Bhatt
(b) Satyajit Ray
(c) Mira Nair
(d) G.P.Sippy
Ans-b(Satyajit Ray)
(9)What situation would result if Government expenditure exceeds the Government revenue on Current Account?
(a) Deficit budgeting
(b) Zero­based budgeting
(c) Performance­based budgeting
(d) Surplus budgeting
Ans-a(Deficit budgeting)
(10)Disguised unemployment in India is mainly related to
(a) Agricultural sector
(b) Rural Area
(c) Factory sector
(d) Urban Area
Ans-a(Agricultural sector)
(11)Which of the following is not guaranteed by Indian Constitution?
(a) Right to Equality
(b) Right of religious freedom
(c) Right to Constitutional Remedies
(d) Right to free education for all
Ans-d(Right to free education for all)
(12)A wide inlet of the sea usually concave in shape is termed as a:
(a) strait
(b) Sound
(c) Bay
(d) Fjord
(13)Punjab has a large number of inundation canals drawing water from?
(a) Jhelum river
(b) Chenab river
(c) Beas river
(d) Sutlej river
Ans-d(Sutlej river)
(14)The sexual reproductive organs of Aspergillus are:
(a) Spermatium and Oogonium
(b) Antheridium and Oogonium
(c) Spermatium and Ascogonium
(d) Antheridium and Ascogonium
Ans-d(Antheridium and Ascogonium)
(15)Stars twinkle but planets do not twinkle because
(a) they emit light of a constant intensity
(b) their distance from the earth does not change with time
(c) they are very far away from the earth resulting in a decrease in intensity of light
(d) they are nearer to the earth and hence we receive a greater amount of light and therefore minor variations in intensity are not noticeable
Ans-d(they are nearer to the earth and hence we receive a greater amount of light and therefore minor variations in intensity are not noticeable)
(16)Which of the following is not true about X­rays?
(a) have low penetrating power
(b) travel with the speed of light
(c) Can be reflected or refracted
(d) can affect photographic plates
Ans-a(have low penetrating power)
(17)____________changes each time it is installed to avoid detection by antivirus software
(a) Polymorphic virus
(b) worm
(c) logic bomb
(d) trojan horse
Ans-a(Polymorphic virus)
(18)Which one of the following weeds is effective in controlling water pollution caused by industrial effluents?
(a) Parthenium
(b) Elephant grass
(c) Water hyacinth
(d) Mogar grass
(19)One of the following is also called as World Bank
(a) IMF
(b) IBRD
(c) WTO
(d) IDA
(20)The book entitled, ‘Playing it my way’ has been authored by
(a) Sachin Tendulkar
(b) V V S Laxman
(c) Saurav Ganguly
(d) Chetan Chauhan
Ans-a(Sachin Tendulkar)
(21)Which of the following is an example of Cartel?
(a) OPEC
(b) IMF
(c) WTO
(d) UNO
(22)Sullage water is__________
(a) Waste water released from kitchen
(b) waste water released from toilets
(c) waste water released from factories
(d) waste water released from hospitals
Ans-a(Waste water released from kitchen)
(23)Who was the first woman Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh?
(a) Annie Besant
(b) Mayawati
(c) Vijayalakshmi Pandit
(d) Sucheta Kriplani
Ans-d(Sucheta Kriplani)
(24)The most pure form of carbon among the options is
(a) Anthracite
(b) Lampblack
(c) Graphite
(d) Wood Charcoal
(25)Chalukya temples (Jain temples) at Dilwara are situated in
(a) Madhya Pradesh
(b) Uttar Pradesh
(c) Rajasthan
(d) Haryana

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