1500+ General Knowledge (GK) Questions and Answers For Competitive Exams Part 39

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Q.1:- What is the target of the Millennium  Development Goal of the United Nations with respect to Universal Primary Education ? [CDS Exam 2011]

  1. All children both boys and girls would complete a full course primary schooling by 2015
  2. All children both boys and girls are to be literate by 2050
  3. All boys should go to school to complete a full course of primary schooling by 2025
  4. All girls should be enrolled in primary school by 2015

Q.2:- When did India join the International Tsunami Warning System ? [CPO SI Exam 2011]

  1. 2004
  2. 2005
  3. 2006
  4. 2007

Q.3:- Stockholm Syndrome is a mental condition experienced by ? [SSC CGL Exam 2002]

  1. The young persons who take up jobs in the industry after passing out from the Management Schools
  2. Persons who migrate from rural areas to urban cities, during the earlier stages of their stay
  3. Drug-addicts in the rehabilitation centres
  4. Hostages and kidnap victims in which positive feelings develop towards their captures

Q.4:- On which one of the following rivers is the Tehri Hydropower Complex located ? [IAS Exam 2008]

  1. Alaknanda
  2. Bhagirathi
  3. Dhauliganga
  4. Mandakini

Q.5:- Who said, “The Child is the father of Man” ?

  1. Wordsworth
  2. Keats
  3. Shelley
  4. Chaucer

Q.6:- Who invented ‘One-Upmanship’ ?

  1. Stephen Potter
  2. Nancy Spain
  3. Paul Jennings
  4. Damon Runyan

Q.7:- The first test tube baby ?

  1. James Hawk
  2. Steve Jordan
  3. Louise Brown
  4. Hawsky Kales

Q.8:- The developer of ‘Suez Canal’ was ?

  1. Le Corbusier
  2. Ferdinand De Lesseps
  3. John Napier
  4. Verroned

Q.9:- The parliament of Maldives is known as ?

  1. National Assembly
  2. Storting
  3. Majlis
  4. Sejm

Q.10:- ‘The Star-Spangled Banner’ is the national anthem of ?

  1. Brazil
  2. Argentina
  3. USA
  4. France

Q.11:- Which of the following is the main base of calculation of dearness allowance for the government employees ?

  1. Consumer price index
  2. National Income
  3. Standard of Living
  4. Per Capita Income

Q.12:- William Booth is the founder to which movement ?

  1. The Salvation Army
  2. The Red Cross
  3. Alcoholics Anonymous
  4. Quakers

Q.13:- The first atomic power reactor in India was ?

  1. Dhruv
  2. Poornima
  3. Jarlina
  4. Apsara

Q.14:- Where is the Computer Insurgency and Jungle Warfare School (CIJWS), a training institution of the Indian Army specializing in unconventional warfare, specially guerrilla warfare, located ? [NDA Exam 2008]

  1. Vairengte, Mizoram
  2. Kirkee, Pune
  3. Raiwala, Dehradun
  4. Dighi Hills, Pune
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Q.15:- Indian Army’s School of Artillery is located at ?

  1. Bangalore
  2. Deolali
  3. Chennai
  4. Pune

Q.16:- In which one of the following places is the Forest Survey of India (FSI), a national organization engaged in forest cover mapping, forest inventory and training in the field of remote sensing and GIS, located ? [CDS Exam 2009]

  1. Dehradun
  2. Itanagar
  3. Ahmedabad
  4. Aizawl

Q.17:- Which one of the following statements about the Missile Technology Control Regime is not correct ? [CDS II Exam 2016]

  1. The Missile Technology Control Regime is an informal and voluntary partnership initially formed among G-7 countries
  2. Members of the Missile Technology Control Regime prevent the proliferation of missile and unmanned aerial vehicle technology capable of carrying above 500 kg payload for more than 300 km
  3. China applied to join the Regime but members did not offer the membership
  4. No other country outside the membership follows the Regime rules

Q.18:- Which one of the following is correct ? [CDS II Exam 2016]

  1. Infantry Regiment is also known as the Mechanized Infantry Regiment
  2. Corps of Electrical and Mechanical Engineers is subsumed in the Corps of Engineers
  3. Army Medical Corps and Army Dental Corps are two divisions of the Army Service Corps
  4. Army has its own Corps of Air Defence

Q.19:- Bicycle Tyres (Pneumatic) was invented by ?

  1. John Boyd Dunlop
  2. Claude Minie
  3. Edouard Michelin
  4. Joseph F. Glidden

Q.20:- Most of the communication satellites today are placed in a geostationary orbit. In order to stay over the same spot on the Earth, a geostationary satellite has to be directly above the ? [CDS Exam 2011]

  1. Tropic of Cancer
  2. Either North or South Pole
  3. Equator
  4. Tropic of Capricorn

Q.21:- Who invented ballpoint pen ?

  1. John J. Loud
  2. George Biro
  3. Jacques Montgolfier
  4. Joseph F. Glidden

Q.22:- If a potato is placed on a pure paper plate which is white and unprinted and put in a microwave oven, the potato heats up but the paper plate does not. This is because ? [IAS Exam 2010]

  1. Potato is mainly made, up of starch whereas paper is mainly made up of cellulose
  2. Potato transmits microwaves whereas paper reflects microwaves
  3. Potato contains water whereas paper does not contain water
  4. Potato is a fresh organic material whereas paper is a dead organic material
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Q.23:- If the level of atmospheric pollution increases ? [CDS Exam 1999]

  1. The length of the day will increase
  2. The length of the day will decrease
  3. The length of the day will remain the same
  4. One will not be able to make any prediction about the length of the day purely on the basis of the level of pollution

Q.24:- Who invented the ‘Video Tape’ ?

  1. Charles Ginsberg
  2. Richard James
  3. T. Farnsworth
  4. Georges De Mestral

Q.25:-   The first ‘Thermionic Value’ was invented by ?

  1. Thomas Edison
  2. A. Flemming
  3. Richardson
  4. Lee De Forest

 

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