General Knowledge Question Answer | Set – 16

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Q. The layer of atmosphere close to earth surface is called

ANS:-  Troposphere

Q. By which bill the government propose collection of revenue for a year ?

ANS:-  Finance bill

Q. What is the minimum age laid down for candidate to seek election to lok sabha

ANS:-  25

Q. Ozone hole is due to release of


Q. Which among the following is not an account under Balance of Payment (BOP)?

ANS:-  Official Reserves Account

Q. ”Foreign jurisdiction” is listed in the __________ list given in the Seventh Schedule in the Constitution of India.

ANS:-  Union

Q. Who built the Group of Monuments at Mahabalipuram?

ANS:-  Chalukya Kings

Q. In Indian constitution, the method of election of President has been taken from which country?

ANS:-  Ireland

Q. Who administers the oath of the President of India?

ANS:-  Chief Justice

Q. Which Fundamental Right in the Indian Constitution states that all persons shall be equally protected by the laws of the country?

ANS:-  Right to Equality

Q. India will co-host the first International Solar Alliance (ISA) summit with which country?

ANS:-  France

Q. In which part of the Indian Constitution is concerned with the administration of scheduled areas and tribal areas?

ANS:-  Article 244 in Part X

Q. Which country is not a member of Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC)?

ANS:-  Pakistan

Q. India’s population is what percentage of to the world population?

ANS:-  17%

Q. Inflation is caused by –

ANS:-  Increase in money supply

Q. The Arya Samaj was founded by –

ANS:-  Swami Dayananda Saraswati

Q. The earth is at maximum distance from the sun on-

ANS:-  July 4th

Q. Which is the second most abundant metal in the earth’s crust

ANS:-  Aluminium

Q. The first Famine Commission was constituted under-

ANS:-  Sir Richard Strachey

Q. Who among the following Governor General framed the triple alliance against Tipu Sultan?

ANS:-  Lord Cornwallis

Q. Which one of the following cities is associated with the river Mekong?

ANS:-  Phnom-Penh

Q. A Royal Commission on the Public Service was appointed in the year

ANS:-  1912

Q. The authorization for the withdrawal of funds from the- Consolidated Fund of India must come from:

ANS:-  The Parliament of India

Q. When some detergent is added to water, the surface tension

ANS:-  Decreases

Q. Which one of the following region is most rich in coal deposits?

ANS:-  Damodar Valley

Q. Rainfall caused by intense evaporation in equatorial areas is called ________.

ANS:-  Convectional rainfall

Q. An increase in the growth rate of the nominal money supply results in –

ANS:-  Higher rate of inflation

Q. Who appoints Chief Election Commissioner of India?

ANS:-  The President of India

Q. Who among the following holds the office during the pleasure of President?

ANS:-  Attorney General of India & Governors of states

Q. The minimum age limit for the membership of the Vidhan Parishad is _____.

ANS:-  30 years

Q. What is the approximate circumference of earth?

ANS:-  40,000 Km

Q. In terms of size, Mars ranks no. ___ in our Solar System.

ANS:-  7

Q. Which is the coldest planet?

ANS:-  Neptune

Q. Who of the following was for the first time designated as the Governor general of Bengal?

ANS:-  Warren Hastings

Q. The Indian Civil Service Act was passed during the Viceroyalty of

ANS:-  Lytton

Q. The famine in Bihar and Bengal in 1873-74 was averted by the timely action of

ANS:-  Northbrook

Q. In Indian Parliamentary System, Gram Panchayat is elected for how many years?

ANS:-  Five years

Q. Under universal adult franchise, people of what age have the right to vote, irrespective of their social or economic backgrounds?

ANS:-  18 years and above

Q. The remains of the resistant rocks found in the river eroded plain or peneplain are called ___________.

ANS:-  Monadnock

Q. Who is the exponent of Continental Drift Theory?

ANS:-  Wegener

Q. Where warm air rises up, the air ____.

ANS:-  Pressure at that place is lowered

Q. In 1916 Mahatma Gandhi travelled to _______________ to inspire the peasants to struggle against the oppressive plantation system.

ANS:-  Champaran

Q. Mahatma Gandhi returned to India from ______________ in January 1915.

ANS:-  South Africa

Q. Name the Commission that came to India in 1928 to reform India’s constitutional system.

ANS:-  Simon Commission

Q. Name the British General who was responsible for the Jallianwalla Bagh massacre.

ANS:-  Dyer

Q. The words “Satyamave Jayate” is taken from?

ANS:-  Mundaka Upanishad

Q. Blood grouping was discovered by?

ANS:-  Landsteinar

Q. Where is the Golden Temple Dambulla located ?

ANS:-  Sri lanka

Q. Which of the following rivers is known as the ‘Sorrow of Bengal’?

ANS:-  Damodar

Q. Artries carries blood that are filled with

ANS:-  Oxygen

Q. When was the Indian Constitution amended for the first time?

ANS:-  1951

Q. Bacillus Cal Mete Guerin (BCG) is inoculated for


Q. The smallest planet in solar system is

ANS:-  Mercury

Q. With the help of Panchayat Samitis, who regulates the money distribution among all the Gram Panchayats?

ANS:-  Zila Parishad

Q. How many countries will participate in the world cup Cricket 2019?

ANS:-  10

Q. The President of India is elected for a period of

ANS:-  5 years

Q. Kilowatt-hour is the unit of

ANS:-  Energy

Q. The Headquarters of UNESCO is in

ANS:-  Paris

Q. In the 42nd Constitutional Amendment 1976, which word was added to the Preamble?

ANS:-  Secular

Q. Potato is a modified?

ANS:-  Stem

Q. Rearing silk worms is known as-

ANS:-  Sericulture

Q. What was the original nationality of Annie Besant?

ANS:-  British

Q. Which foreign country is closest to Andaman Island?

ANS:-  Myanmar

Q. Sudden decrease of birth rate would cause___________.

ANS:-  Increase in per capita income

Q. During which Five Year Planning was NABARD established?

ANS:-  Sixth

Q. According to the Indus water treaty which river will be not governed by Pakistan?

ANS:-  Ravi

Q. Myanmar shares around ___________ border with India.

ANS:-  1,643 km

Q. The distance between the two latitudes is approximately ___________.

ANS:-  111 km

Q. The Chief Election Commissioner of India holds the office for ______.

ANS:-  65 years of age or for six years, whichever early

Q. Increased wind speed is accompanied by a reduced air _____________.

ANS:-  Pressure

Q. Hygrometer is used for measuring ?

ANS:-  Humidity

Q. Which of the following rivers converges in the Bay of Bengal?

ANS:-  Mahanadi

Q. When did India become a fully Sovereign Democratic Republic—

ANS:-  26th Jan. 1950

Q. According to the Indus water treaty which river will be not governed by Pakistan?

ANS:-  Ravi

Q. The ozone layer protects us from harmful _______________ rays of the sun.

ANS:-  Ultraviolet

Q. First time which year the Railway Budget and the General Budget were presented separately?

ANS:-  1924

Q. In which conference of 1888, the constitution was created for Congress?

ANS:-  Allahabad

Q. Which of the following decisive battles had established the dominion of the British in India?

ANS:-  Battle of Buxar

Q. Which of the following states/union territories have a common High Court?

ANS:-  Andaman nicobar and West Bengal

Q. What is called the residual eroded mounds sporadically located in Karst Plains?

ANS:-  Hum

Q. Who is the author of Sri Lanka’s national anthem?

ANS:-  Ananda Samarkone

Q. The Preamble was for the first time amended by the –

ANS:-  42nd Amendment

Q. Which of the following Articles empowers the President of India to summon Joint sitting of both Houses of Parliament?

ANS:-  Article 108

Q. Sandstone is which type of rock?

ANS:-  Sedimentary Rock

Q. Who invented Elevator(Lift)?

ANS:-  E.G Otis

Q. Myanmar shares around ___________ border with India.

ANS:-  1,643 km

Q. Satyagraha Sabha was formed by Gandhi at

ANS:-  Bombay

Q. When King George V and Queen of India visited India, a magnificent Durbar was held at

ANS:-  Delhi

Q. Who was the Chairman of the States Reorganization Commission?

ANS:-  Syed Fazel Ali

Q. When was the States Reorganization Commission constituted?

ANS:-  December 29, 1953


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