50 Multiple Questions for your next quiz competition

1. The creator of Sherlock Holmes' was-

(a) Shakespeare (b) Dr. Watson

(c) Ian Fleming (d) Arthur Conan Doyle

2. Which of the following is not written by Munshi Premchand ?

(a) Gaban (b) Godan

(c) Mansarovar (d) Guide

3. The Parliament of Afghanistan is-

(a) Senate (b) Majlis

(c) Shora (d) National Assembly

4. Amnesty International has its headquarters at-

(a) New York (b) London (NDA

(c) Washington (d) Berlin

5. The first Secretary General of UNO was-

(a) U. Thant (b) Trygve Lie

(c) Kurtt Waldheim (d) Dag Hamarskjoeld

6. The first multipurpose project of India is-

(a) Damodar Valley Project (b) Rihand Project

(c) Bhakra-Nangal Project (d) Hirakund Project

7. The International Rice Research Institute is located in-

(a) Malaysia (b) Thailand

(c) Indonesia (d) Philippines

8. The Yellow Stone National Park is in-

(a) U. S. A. (b) France

(c) China (d) Maldives

9. World Resources Institute is located at-

(a) Oslo (b) Brussels

(c) New York (d) None of these

10. Which of the following cities was known earlier as 'Pearl of the An tiles' ?

(a) Mumbai (b) Cuba

(c) Manila (d) Shanghai

11. The famous Sphinx is located at-

(a) Saudi Arabia (b) Egypt

(c) Italy (d) Thailand

12. First Olympic games were held in-

(a) 776 B. C. (b) 798 B. C.

(c) 876 B. C. (d) 898 B. C.

13. With which sport the term 'Caddie' is associated ?

(a) Polo (b) Golf

(c) Bridge (d) Billiards

14. India first took part of the Olympic Games in the year-

(a) 1920 (b) 1928

(c) 1972 (d) 1974

15. R. K. Laxman is a renowned-

(a) Journalist (b) Writer

(c) Cartoonist (d) None of these

16. Which of the following animals was not native to India ?

(a) Elephant (b) Horse

(c) Rhinoceros (d) Tiger

17. Which of the following states is highly flood prone as well as drought prone ?

(a) West Bengal (b) Uttar Pradesh

(c) Madhya Pradesh (d) Bihar

18. Which one of the following is known as the "Manchester of India" ?

(a) Ahmadabad (b) Sholapur

(c) Coimbator (d) Mumbai

19. In which city the telephone instruments manufactured ?

(a) Hyderabad (b) Chennai

(c) Bangalore (d) Patna

20. The largest coal producing state in India is-

(a) Jharkhand (b) West Bengal

(c) Bihar (d) Orissa

21. Which of the following rivers flows through a rift valley ?

(a) Cauvery (b) Narmada

(c) Kosi (d) Godavari

22. Which of the following countries is the largest producer of coal ?

(a) Russia (b) China

(c) S. Africa (d) India

23. The average elevation of Tibetan Plateau above sea level is-

(a) 2 Km (b) 3 Km

(c) 4 Km (d) 5 Km

24. The equator passes through which of the following continents ?

(a) Africa (b) Australia

(c) Europe (d) North America

25. The smallest country in the south America is-

(a) Uruguay (b) Guiana

(c) Surinam (d) Equador

26. The strait which separates Africa from Europe is-

(a) Hook strait (b) Strait of Gibralter

(c) Palk strait (d) Bering strait

27. Days and Nights are equal throughout the globe when the sun is above-

(a) Poles (b) Tropic of cancer

(c) Equator (d) Tropic of Capricorn

28. In which of the following industries is the maximum number of women employed in India ?

(a) Textiles (b) Jute

(c) Tea (d) Coal

29. Seasonal unemployment refers to-

(a) Banks (b) Agriculture

(c) Public Sector (d) Private Sector

30. Bank rate policy is a component of-

(a) Trade Policy (b) Fiscal Policy

(c) Monetary Policy (d) None of these

31. The goals of monetary policy do not include-

(a) price stability (b) maximum tax revenue

(c) full employment (d) maximum output

32. In a short run a producer contains his production as long as he covers-

(a) variable cost (b) fixed cost

(c) average cost (d) marginal cost

33. The profounder of the 'Law of market' is-

(a) J. B. Say (b) A. C. Pigou

(c) T. R. Malthus (d) Ricardo

34. Which is at the apex of the three tier system of Panchayati Raj system ?

(a) Gram Sabha (b) Gram Panchayat

(c) Zila Parishad (d) Panchayat Samiti

35. Which one of the following was an associated state of India before becoming a full fledged state ?

(a) Meghalaya (b) Mizoram

(c) Sikkim (d) Manipur

36. A common High Court for two or more states and /or union Territory may be established by-

(a) President (b) Parliament by law

(c) Governor of the state (d) Chief Justice of India

37. Railway is a subject on the-

(a) concurrent list (b) union list

(c) state list (d) residual list

38. The President of India can be removed from his office by the-

(a) Prime Minister (b) Lok Sabha

(c) Chief Justice of India (d) Parliament

39. The Chairman and members of state Public Service Commission are appointed by the-

(a) President (b) Prime Minister

(c) Governor (d) Chairman

40. How many times the President of India can seek re-election to his post ?

(a) Once (b) 2 times

(c) 3 times (d) Any number of times

41. The Ilbert Bill controversy during Lord Lytton's time related to the concepts of-

(a) Judicial equality (b) political representation

(c) economic justice (d) revenue allocation

42 Minto-Morley Reforms aimed at-

(a) Grant of Dominion status to Indians (b) Separate electrorates for the Muslims

(c) Special powers to the government to deal with anti-government elements

(d) Full development of education

43. Who amongst the following was involved in the Alipur Bomb case ?

(a) S. N. Banerjee (b) Bipin Chandra Pal

(c) Jatin Das (d) Aurobindo Ghosh

44. Which of the following was the oldest Dravidian Language ?

(a) Kannada (b) Tamil

(c) Telugu (d) Malyalam

45. The Invasion of Huns first took place during the reign of-

(a) Mauryas (b) Nandas

(c) Kushanas (d) Guptas

46. The first to invade India out of the following were-

(a) Afghans (b) Turks

(c) Mongols . (d) Arabs

47. Which of the following gases is used for refrigeration ?

(a) Chlorine (b) Sulphur dioxide

(c) Phosphine (d) Ammonia

48. Aspirin is the common name of-

(a) salicylic acid (b) salicylate

(c) methyl salicylate (d) acetyl salicylic acid

49. Sun's heat reaches earth by which of the following of transmission ?

(a) conduction (b) convection

(c) radiation (d) heat exchange

50. Ion-exchange is a process of-

(a) fermentation (b) metal extraction

(c) water softening (d) heavy water production


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7. (d) 8. (a) 9. (d) 10. (b) 11. (b)

12. (a) 13. (b) 14. (a) 15. (c)

16. (b) 17. (d) 18. (a) 19. (c) 20. (a)

21. (b) 22. (a) 23. (c) 24. (a) 25. (c)

26. (b) 27. (c) 28. (c) 29. (b) 30. (b)

31. (b) 32. (b) 33. (a) 34. (c) 35. (c)

36. (b) 37. (b) 38. (d) 39. (c) 40. (d)

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