General Knowledge Question Answer | Set – 02

General Knowledge. For cracking any competition exams, the general knowledge and current affairs are mandatory.
General Knowledge is an essential part of any competitive exam, so we thought of a system that will help people in general knowledge.

Q. How many players are there on an ice hockey team?


Q. LPG(Liquefied Petroleum Gas) is mainly a mixture of which gases?

Propane and Butane

Q. Which instrument is used for measuring wind speed?


Q. Convection, Frontal and Relief are the three main types of clouds, rainfall, or winds?


Q. Can you name the legendary Benedictine monk who invented champagne?

Dom Perignon

Q. What does the term ‘birdie’ mean in a game of golf?

One under par

Q. Which actress has won the most Oscars?

Katherine Hepburn (4 Oscars and 12 nominations)

Q. Which kind of ‘bulbs’ were once exchanged as a form of currency?


Q. How many straight edges does a cube have?


Q. What does the term ‘Piano’ mean?

‘To be played softly.’

Q. Which layer of planet Earth is made up of tectonic plates: Inner Core, Outer Core, Mantle, or Crust?


Q. Entomology is the science that studies?


Q. Grand Central Terminal, Park Avenue, New York is the worlds?

largest railway station

Q. FFC stands for?

Film Finance Corporation

Q. Fastest shorthand writer was?

Dr. G. D. Bist

Q. Golf player Vijay Singh belongs to which country?


Q. Film and TV institute of India is located at?

Pune (Maharashtra)

Q. Guru Gobind Singh was?

The 10th Guru of the Sikhs, founder of Khalsa, Author of Dasam Granth

Q. The ozone layer restricts?

Ultraviolet radiation

Q. Ecology deals with?

The relation between organisms and their environment

Q. Filaria is caused by?


Q. DRDL stands for?

Defense Research and Development Laboratory

Q. Golden Temple, Amritsar is India’s?

largest Gurdwara

Q. Durand Cup is associated with the game of?


Q. Headquarters of UNO is situated at?

New York, USA

Q. First International Peace Congress was held in London in?

1843 AD

Q. Fathometer is used to measure?

Ocean depth

Q. For galvanizing iron which of the following metals is used?


Q. Hockey was introduced in the Asian Games in?

1958 in Tokyo

Q. ESCAP stands for?

Economic and Social Commission for Asia and Pacific

Q. Himalayan Mountaineering Institute is at?


Q. The chemical formula for water is?


Q. The gas usually filled in the electric bulb is?


Q. Washing soda is the common name for?

Sodium carbonate

Q. Which of the gas is not known as green house gas?


Q. Bromine is a?

Red liquid

Q. The hardest substance available on earth is?


Q. Which of the following is used as a lubricant?


Q. The average salinity of sea water is?


Q. Galvanised iron sheets have a coating of?


Q. The group of metals Fe, Co, Ni may best called as?

Transition metals

Q. Heavy water is?

Deuterium oxide

Q. The element common to all acids is?


Q. Non stick cooking utensils are coated with?


Q. Soda water contains?

Carbon dioxide

Q. The most important ore of aluminum is?


Q. Most soluble in water is?


Q. Which of the following is in liquid form at room temperature?


Q. Sodium metal is kept under?


Q. Which of the following are the ingredients of gun metal?

Copper, Tin

Q. What is laughing gas?

Nitrous Oxide

Q. The filament of an electric bulb is made of?


Q. Diamond is an allotropic form of?


Q. In fireworks, the green flame is produced because of?


Q. The latitudinal differences in pressure delineate a number of major pressure zones, which correspond with

Zones of climate

Q. The great Victoria Desert is located in-


Q. The intersecting lines drawn on maps and globes are-

Geographic grids

Q. The habitats valuable for commercially harvested species are called

Sea grass bed

Q. Which of the following is tropical grassland?


Q. The iron and steel industries of which of the following countries are almost fully dependent on imported raw materials?


Q. The temperature increases rapidly after?


Q. The humidity of the air depends upon

Temperature, Location, Weather

Q. The groundwater can become confined between two impermeable layers. This type of enclosed water is called?


Q. The largest glaciers are –

Continental glaciers

Q. The ionosphere includes –

Thermosphere and Exosphere

Q. The highest degree of concentration of mineral deposits are found in

Northeastern zone

Q. The members of Lok Sabha are –

Directly elected by the people

Q. The members of Parliament can express themselves in the House in?

English, Hindi or mother tongue

Q. The president convenes and prorogues all sessions of Parliament in consultation with –

The prime minister

Q. The minimum age required to become a member of Rajya Sabha is?

30 years

Q. The name of the union given in the Constitution is?

India or Bharat

Q. The national anthem was written by –

Rabindranath Tagore

Q. The members of the standing committee are taken from the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha in the ratio of?

Two and One respectively

Q. The Objectives Resolution was unanimously adopted by the Constituent Assembly on –

22nd January 1947

Q. The Muslim League as a political party was founded in –


Q. The minimum age required to become the prime minister of India is –

25 years

Q. The members of the state legislative assemblies are elected for a period of –

5 years

Q. The members of the State Public Service Commission are appointed by the –


Q. The president addresses both the Houses of Parliament assembled together?

First session after each general election and the first session of each year

Q. The president can dissolve the Lok Sabha on?

The advice of the prime minister

Q. The pre-requisite for the enforcement of directive principles of the state policy is?

Active opposition

Q. The position of a chief minister is?

Similar to that of the prime minister

Q. The members of the Rajya Sabha are elected for a term?

Of six years

Q. Preamble enshrines the ideals of liberty, equality and fraternity – ideals inspired by the?

French Revolution

Q. The minimum number of members that must be present to hold the meeting of the Lok Sabha is?

One-tenth of the total membership of the Houses

Q. The power to prorogue the Lok Sabha rests with?

The president

Q. The phrase ‘bicameral legislature’ means?

A legislature consisting of a lower and an upper chamber

Q. The power of the Supreme Court of India to decide the dispute between the centre and states falls under its

Original Jurisdiction

Q. The name of the Laccadive, Minicoy and Amindivi islands was changed to Lakshadweep by an Act of Parliament in which year?


Q. The members of the Rajya Sabha are elected by?

Elected members of the legislative assembly

Q. The members of the panchayat are?

The electorates of the respective territorial constituencies

Q. The power to decide an election petition is vested in the?

High courts

Q. The present Lok Sabha is the?

16th Lok Sabha

Q. The members of Lok Sabha hold office for a term of?

5 years

Q. The number of writs that can be prayed for and issued by the Supreme Court and/or a High Court is?


Q. The minimum age to qualify for election to the Lok Sabha is?

25 years

Q. The minimum age of the voter in India is?

18 years

Q. The members of the Rajya Sabha are?

Elected by the members of the state legislative assemblies

Q. Marsh gas is?


Q. LPG consists of mainly?

Methane, Butane and Propane

Q. Balloons are filled with?


Q. Which of the following does not contain a coinage metal?

Zinc and Gold

Q. Which metal pollute the air of a big city?


Q. Which of the following is not an isotope of hydrogen?


Q. Which of the following is the lightest metal?


Q. Which of the following metals remain in liquid for under normal conditions?


Q. Potassium Permanganate is used for purifying drinking water, because?

It is an oxidising agent

Q. Which of the following is an element?


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