1500+ General Knowledge (GK) Questions and Answers For Competitive Exams Part 1

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Q.1:- Where is Salar Jung Museum situated ?

  1. Hyderabad
  2. Jaipur
  3. Lucknow
  4. Mumbai

Q.2:- Which one of the following is not an Air Defence Missile System ?

  1. Akash
  2. Trishul
  3. Tatra
  4. Astra

Q.3:- Seismography is the science of ? [SSC CHSL, 2015]

  1. Mountains
  2. Earthquakes
  3. Rivers
  4. Volcanoes

Q.4:- Photochemical smog occurs in ? [CDS 2011]

  1. Cool and humid climate
  2. Warm, dry and sunny climate
  3. Cool, dry and sunny climate
  4. Warm and Humid Climate

Q.5:- A patient suffering from a prolonged illness and on an antibiotic regime is recommended intake of probiotics in his diet. These probiotics are supplements essentially comprising ?

  1. Proteins
  2. Vitamins
  3. Lactic Acids Bacteria
  4. Electrolysis

Q.6:- The largest ecosystem of the Earth is ? [SSC CGL 2011]

  1. Biome
  2. Hydrosphere
  3. Lithosphere
  4. Biosphere

Q.7:- Anosmia is ?

  1. Loss of the sense of taste
  2. Loss of the sense of smell
  3. Loss of the sense of touch
  4. Loss of the sense of heat

Q.8:- The cat can survive fall from a height much more than human or any other animal. It is because the cat ? [CDS 2011]

  1. Can immediately adjust itself to land on all four paws and bend the legs to absorb the impact of falling.
  2. Has elastic bones
  3. Has thick and elastic skin
  4. Also gets injury with other animals but has tremendous endurance body resistance and speedy recovery

Q.9:- Electron Microscope was discovered by ?

  1. Garhn and Shortt
  2. Knoll and Ruska
  3. Farmer and Moore
  4. Janseen and Janseen

Q.10:- Polythene bags are harmful to the environment because they ? [CDS 2000]

  1. Cannot be disposed of by burning
  2. Cannot be recycled
  3. Are water resistant
  4. Are not biodegradable

Q.11:- The Sun is visible a little before the actual sunrise because of which one of the following ? [NDA 2008]

  1. Atmospheric reflection
  2. Atmospheric dispersion
  3. Atmospheric diffraction
  4. Atmospheric refraction
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Q.12:- Which one of the following is associated with the formation of brown air in traffic congested cities ? [CDS 2009]

  1. Sulphur Dioxide
  2. Nitrogen Oxide
  3. Carbon Dioxide
  4. Carbon Monoxide

Q.13:- Who among the following is the author of the book, ‘Pakistan Paradox: Instability and Resilience’ ? [NDA and NA (II) 2015]

  1. Christophe Jaffrelot
  2. G Parthasarthy
  3. Imran Khan
  4. Mamnoon Hussain

Q.14:- In India the first television programme was broadcasted in ?

  1. 1959
  2. 1965
  3. 1976
  4. 1957

Q.15:- Who amongst the following is the author of the book novel ‘Infinite Jest’ ?

  1. Quentin Bryce
  2. David Foster Wallace
  3. Arvind Adiga
  4. Paul Newman

Q.16:- The famous character ‘Pickwick’ was created by ?

  1. Charles Dickens
  2. Steven Spielberg
  3. Leo Tolstoy
  4. Walt Disney

Q.17:- Who among the following translated the Autobiography of Madam Curie in Hindi ? [IAS 2008]

  1. Atal Bihari Vajpayee
  2. Lal Bahadur Shastri
  3. Choudhary Charan Singh
  4. Gobind Vallabh Pant

Q.18:- Who amongst the following is the author of the book ‘The Other Side of Midnight’ ?

  1. Salman Rushdie
  2. Katherine Mayo
  3. Sidney Sheldon
  4. Ernest Hemmingway

Q.19:- Which kingdom did the temple of Hajara Rama belong to ?

  1. Avadh
  2. Travancore
  3. Vijayanagara
  4. Ahom

Q.20:- The title of ‘Sparrow’ given to ?

  1. Napoleon
  2. T. Krishnamachari
  3. Major General Rajinder Singh
  4. Sardar Patel

Q.21:- The first India to swim across English Channel was ?

  1. K. Banerji
  2. Mihir Sen
  3. Merchant
  4. Arati Saha

Q.22:- Who among the following was the first woman minister of a state ?

  1. Vijayalakshmi Pandit
  2. Sarojini Naidu
  3. Rajkumari Amrit Kaur
  4. Indira Gandhi

Q.23:- Who among the following the following India origin immigrants has become the Governor of Louisiana province of the USA in 2007 ? [NDA 2008]

  1. Swaraj Paul
  2. Laxmi Mittal
  3. Vikram Pandit
  4. Bobby Jindal
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Q.24:- ‘Rath Yatra’ at Puri is celebrated in honour of ?

  1. Lord Rama
  2. Lord Jagannath
  3. Lord Shiva
  4. Lord Vishnu

Q.25:- Which of the following is a dance-drama ?

  1. Odissi
  2. Manipuri
  3. Kathakali
  4. Bharat Natyam

 

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