Friday, January 21, 2011

Online Practice Test GK

Online Practice Test GK
1. Doldrums is area of—
(a) low temperature
(b) low rainfall
(c) low pressure
(d) low humidity
Ans. (c)

2. The headquarters of SAARC is in—
(a) Colombo
(b) Dhaka
(c) New Delhi
(d) Katmandu
Ans. (d)

3. Who invented the ‘Gobar gas plant?
(a). C. B. Desai
(b) Robert Wilhelm
(c) C. B. Pascau
(d) Gigar
Ans. (a)

4. Dry ice is—
(a) Solid Carbon Dioxide
(b) Hydrogen
(c) Oxygen
(d) Chlorine
Ans. (a)

5. Which of the following is surrounded by river Narmada and Tapti?
(a) Vindhya mountains
(b) Satpura mountains
(c) Rajmahal mountains
(d) Aravali mountains
Ans. (b)

6. The largest lake in India is—
(a) Dal lake
(b) Pushkar lake
(c) Wular lake
(d) Chilka lake
Ans. (c)

7. Garba is a folk dance of—
(a) Punjab
(b) Delhi
(c) Haryana
(d) Gujarat
Ans. (d)

8. Mahendra Singh Dhoni is related to—
(a) Football
(b) Hockey
(c) Cricket
(d) Baseball
Ans. (c)

9. World population day is celebrated on—
(a) 10 December
(b) 11 July
(c) 11 May
(d) 11 October
Ans. (b)

10. Which among the following minerals is found in Khetri?
(a) Gold
(b) Silver
(c) Copper
(d) Iron
Ans. (c)

11. Which of the following is not an original particle?
(a) Electron
(b) Neutron
(c) Proton
(d) Deutron
Ans. (d)

12. Mac-Mohan line demarcates—
(a) India and China
(b) India and Afghanistan
(c) India and Nepal
(d) India and Bhutan
Ans. (a)

13. Kathak is a dance style of—
(a) North India
(b) Andhra Pradesh
(c) Kerala
(d) Tamil Nadu
Ans. (a)

14. ‘Scurvy’ is caused due to the deficiency of…..
(a). vitamin A
(b) vitamin C
(c) vitamin B
(d) vitamin D
Ans. (b)

15. Where is the oldest oil refinery of India located?
(a) Haldia
(b) Barauni
(c) Digboi
(d) Cochin
Ans. (c)

16. Akbar’s maiso1eum is situated at—
(a) Agra
(b) Sikandara
(c) Delhi
(d) Sasaram
Ans. (b)

17. Members of Rajya Sabha have a term of—
(a) four years
(b) seven years
(c) five years
(d) six years
Ans. (d)

18. Who founded the Servants of India Society?
(a) J. P. Narayan
(b) O. K. Gokhale
(c) Lajpat Rai
(d) Annie Besant
Ans. (b)

19. Who controls the cabinet secretariat?
(a) The President
(b) The Vice—President
(c) The Prime. Minister
(d) The Parliament
Ans. (c)

20. Who is ex—officio chairman of Rajya Sabha?
(a) President of India
(b) Vice — President of India
(c) Minister of Parliamentary Affairs
(d) Leader of Opposition.
Ans. (b)

21. The Vijaya Nagar empire owes its origin to—
(a) Krishnadeva Raya
(b) Balaji Vishwanath
(c) Harihar and Bukka
(d) Raja Raja Chola
Ans. (c)

22. Article 356 Of the constitution of India provides for—
(a) reservation of jobs for backward classes
(b) protection of religious monuments
(c) a special status for Jammu & Kashmir
(d) imposition of president’s rule in a state
Ans. (d)

23. The ‘Sea of Tranquility’ is located in—
(a) South — East Africa
(b) on the West Coast of Russia
(c) on the Moon
(d) on the West Coast of India
Ans. (c)

24. Rh factor is a term that we hear in connection with—
(a) space travel
(b) air pressure
(c) blood transfusion
(d) blood pressure
Ans. (c)

25. The U. N. Day is observed on—
(a) 24th October
(b) 24th July
(c) 24th November
(d) 24th August
Ans. (a)

26. The time difference between I.S.T. and GMT is—
(a) 5 ½ hours
(b) 6 ½ hours
(c) 8 ½ hours
(d) 7 ½ hours
Ans. (a)

27. What are drugs used for relieving pain called?
A. Tranquilizer
B. Antipyretics
C. Analgesics
D. Smallpox
Ans. (C)

28. Suez navigation canal links up Mediterranean sea with—
(a) Atlantic Ocean.
(b) North Sea
(c) Pacific Ocean
(d) Red Sea
Ans. (d)

29. Symbol of sodium is—
(a) S
(b) So
(c) Na
(d) K
Ans. (c)

30. Alberuni was a historian during the period of—
(a) Muhammad Ghazni
(b) Iltutmish
(c) Balban
(d) None of these
Ans. (a)

31. The fourth Buddhist council was held during the reign of—
(a) Ashoka
(b) Kanishka
(c) Chandragupta
(d) Harsha
Ans. (b)

32. Who was the first president of Indian National Congress?
(a) A. O. Hume
(b) Dadabhai Naoroji
(c) W. C. Bannerjee
(d) B. G. Tilak
Ans. (c)

33. Chalukya ruler Pulkeshin II, defeated—
(a) Samudragupta
(b) Harshavardhana
(c) Chandragupta II
(d) Dharampala
Ans. (b)

34. international date line passes through—
(a) 0° Greenwich
(b) 90° Greenwich
(c) 180° Greenwich
(d) 270° Greenwich
Ans. (c)

35. Rabindra Nath Tagore renounced the Knighthood in 1919 as a protest against—
(a) Mob violence that took place
(b) Jallianwala Bagh Massacre
(c) Racial violence between Hindus and Muslims
(d) None of these
Ans. (b)

36. The image formed on the retina of the eye is—
(a) real and inverted
(b) upright and real
(c) virtual and upright
(d) enlarged and real
Ans. (a)

37. Which of the following passes through India?
(a) Tropic of Capricorn
(b) Tropic of cancer
(c) Equator
(d) 0° longitude
Ans. (b)

38. Device used to rectify far sightedness is—
(a) concave lens
(b) spherical lens
(c) convex lens
(d) plane glass
Ans. (c)

39. Chandigarh was designed by—
(a) Edward Lutyens
(b) Wren
(c) Michelangelo
(d) Le Corbusier
Ans. (d)

40. Nasik is situated on the bank of——
(a) Krishna
(b) Cauvery
(c) Godavari
(d) Narmada
Ans. (c)

41. High Altitude Research Laboratory is situated in—
(a) Srinagar
(b) Gulmarg
(c) Laddakh
(d) Pehlgam
Ans. (c)

42. RDX is—
(a) an instrument
(b) a gene
(c) a fertilizer
(d) an explosive
Ans. (d)

43. Mahatma Gandhi started his first Satyagraha on the Indian soil in 1917 at
(a) Ahmedabad
(b) Sabarmati
(c) Champaran
(d) Bardoli
Ans. (c)

44. World environment day is celebrated every year on—
(a) 5th June
(b) 7th June
(c) 6th June
(d) 8th June
Ans. (a)

45. Which of the following is not a unit of time?
(a) Nano second
(b) Light year
(c) Micro second
(d) Second
Ans. (b)

46. India House is located in—
(a) London
(b) New Delhi
(c) Mumbai
(d) Kolkata
Ans. (a)

47. The Indian Independence League was set up by—
(a) Subhash Bose
(b) S. M. Joshi
(c) Rash Bihari Bose
(d) Aruna Ashaf Ali
Ans. (c)

48. When a ship crosses date line from west to east—
(a) it loses one day
(b) it gains one day
(c) it loses half a day
(d) it gains half a day
Ans. (b)

49. Authors of the book, ‘The Good Earth” is:
(a) Norman Angell
(b) Charles Dickens
(c) Margaret Mitchell
(d) Pearl S. Buck
Ans. (b)

50. The most important divinity in Rig-Veda is?
(a) Indra
(b) Agni
(c) Mitra
(d) Varun
Ans. (a)

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