Friday, January 21, 2011

General Awareness Sample paper

General Awareness Sample paper
1. Which of the following missiles and their respective ranges have been paired wrongly here?
(a) Akash - 27 km
(b) Nag - 2500 km
(c) Prithvi - 150 km
(d) Trishul - 9km
Ans. (c)

2. India’s first nuclear explosion was conducted in
(a) Trombay, Maharashtra
(b) Jaisalmer, Rajasthan
(c) Pokharan, Rajasthan
(d) Rann of Kutch, Gujarat
Ans. (c)

3. Match of the following:-
Tribe State
A. Bhils 1. Bihar
B. Santhals 2. Rajasthan
C. Todas 3. Madhya Pradesh
D. Gonds 4. Tamil Nadu
(a) 1 2 4 3.
(b) 3 2 1 4
(c) 2 4 1 3
(d) 2 1 4 3
Ans. (d)

4. Paradeep is a
(a) thermal power station
(b) port on the eastern coast of India
(c) port on the western coast of India
(d) None of these
Ans. (b)

5. The missile ‘Agni’ was launched from
(a) Maharashtra
(b) Andhra Pradesh
(c) Kerala
(d) Orissa
Ans. (d)

6. The indigenously built missile recently inducted into the Indian Army is known as
(a) Akash
(b) Agni
(c) Trishul
(d) Prithvi
Ans. (d)

7. All the following cities are located on the banks of river Ganga except
(a) Calcutta
(b) Kanpur
(c) Haridwar
(d) Mathura
Ans. (d)

8. India’s biggest nuclear research reactor is known as
(a) Purnima
(b) Apsara
(c) Dhruva
(d) Cirus
Ans. (c)

9. India’s first long range missile is
(a) Nag
(b) Trishul
(c) Prithvi
(d) Agni
Ans. (d)

10. Which one of the following places is well known for diamond cutting and polishing industry?
(a) Surat
(b) Jaipur
(c) Kanchipurarn
(d) Bombay
Ans. (b)

11. NEFA is the old name of
(a) Karnataka
(b) Tamil Nadu
(c) Nagaland
(d) Arunachal Pradesh
Ans. (d)

12. From the following, the tribals of Tamil Nadu living in Nilgiris are
(a) Uralis
(b) Kolam
(c) Todas
(d) Chenchus
Ans. (c)

13. Nilgiri, Himgiri and Beas are
(a) aircraft carrier ships
(b) frigates
(c) nuclear submarines
(d) Oil tankers of ONGC
Ans. (b)

14. Kaiga in Karnataka is famous for
(a) nuclear plant
(b) ancient fort
(c) fertilizer plant
(d) cement plant
Ans. (a)

15. Kuki Tribes which were recently in the news, are mainly inhabited in which of the following states?
(a) Nagaland
(b) Manipur
(c) Assam
(d) Sikkim
(e) Arunachal Pradesh
Ans. (b)

16. Which one of the following is not situated on the bank of river Godavari?
(a) Nanded
(b) Khammam
(c) Rajamundry
(d) Nasik
Ans. (b)

17. The ballistic missile Agni tested by India has a maximum range of
(a) 1000 km
(b) 1500 km
(c) 2000 km
(d) 2500 km
Ans. (b)

18. The biggest Public Sector undertaking in the country is
(a) iron & steel plants
(b) roadways
(d) airways
Ans. (c)

19. Which is India’s main battle tank inducted in the army recently?
(a) Trishul
(b) Arjun
(c) Nag
(d) Lakshya
Ans. (b)

20. Which one of the following is the correct sequence in decreasing other of the population sizes of the given cities as per the 1991 census.
(a) Calcutta, Bombay, Madras, Delhi
(b) Bombay, Calcutta, Madras, Delhi
(c) Calcutta, Bombay, Delhi, Madras
(d) Bombay, Calcutta, Delhi, Madras
Ans. (d)

21. Which of the following states has achieved the highest literacy rate?
(a) Haryana
(b) West Bengal
(c) Kerala
(d) Maharashtra
Ans. (c)

22. During the 1981-1991 period, the population of which one of the following states had registered the maximum growth rate?
(a) Arunachal Pradesh
(b) Meghalaya
(c) Nagaland
(d) Sikkim
Ans. (c)

23. Which of the following is the second most literate state?
(a) Kerala
(b) West Bengal
(c) Karnataka
(d) Mizoram
Ans. (d)

24. What is the approximate literacy rate as per 1991 data?
(a) 43%
(b) 48%
(c) 53%
(d) 58%
(e) 65%
Ans. (c)

25. According to the recent survey, -which state has the highest per capita income?
(a) Punjab
(b) Haryana
(c) Delhi
(d) Maharashtra
Ans. (c)

26. The total population of India according to 1991 census is
(a) 841 million
(b) 842 million
(c) 843 million
(4) 844 million
Ans. (d)

27. Which one of the following is correctly matched in the light of 1991 census?
(a) Andhra Pradesh : Land-man ratio is lowest
(b) West Bengal : Sex ratio is highest
(c) Kerala : Density of population is highest
(d) Tamil Nadu : Sex ratio is lowest
Ans. (a)

28. According to the figures of the 1991 census, the total male population in India was nearly
(a) 30.7 crore
(b) 35.7 crore
(c) 43.7 crore
(d) 45.7 crore
Ans. (c)

29. Which of the following states has the slowest rate of population growth as per 1991 census?
(a) West Bengal
(b) Kerala
(c) Goa
(d) Nagaland
Ans. (b)

30. Which one of the following is the group of states that have shown a net rise in population during 1981 - 91 according to 1991 census?
(a) Punjab, Gujarat and Rajasthan
(b) Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra and Gujarat
(c) Maharashtra, Gujarat and Kerala
(4) Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Punjab
Ans. (d)

31. As per the recent data available (1991 census), which of the following represents the national average of tribal literacy in India?
(a) 10.92%
(b) 16.85%
(c) 19,90%
(d) 20.35%
(e) None of these
Ans. (e)

32. The population of India as per 1991 census reports is increasing at an average annual rate of
(a) 2.11
(b) 2.35
(c) 2.5
(d) 2.7
Ans. (a)

33. In India, women workers constitute approximately what percent of the total women population as per the latest figures available (1991 census)
(a) 21.40 %
(b) 22.69 %
(c) 26.80 %
(d) 31.74 %
(e) 42.26 %
Ans. (b)

34. Among the following groups of states, which one is having literacy rate in the range of 38% - 44%?
(a) Rajasthan, West Bengal, UP., Bihar
(b) Bihar, Karnataka, U.P., M.P
(c) Bihar, UP., M.P, Rajasthan
(d) Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Bihar, Orissa
Ans. (c)

35. The growth rate of population in India between 1981 and 1991 was
(a) 19.95%
(b) 23.85%
(c) 27.15%
(d) 31.85%
Ans. (b)

36. According to the recent survey, which state has the highest per capita income?
(a) Punjab
(b) Haryana
(c) Delhi
(d) Maharashtra
Ans. (c)

37. Which of the following states in India is least populated as per the l991 census?
(a) Mizoram
(b) Nagaland
(c) Goa
(d) Sikkim
(e) Arunachal Pradesh
Ans. (e)

38. Ratio of women to men in India according to 1991 census is
(a) 0.921
(b) 0:929
(c) 0.936
(d) 0.942
Ans. (a)

39. As per the 1991 census, Kerala registered the lowest fertility rate among the states in India.
This has been attributed to the
(a) small population of child-bearing age
(b) high overall literacy rate
(c) high rate of literacy among women
(d) high level of urbanization
Ans. (b)

40. As per the 1991 census, what percentage of the total population was in the urban areas?
(a) 11
(b) 18
(c) 21
(d) 25
(e) 26
Ans. (e)

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