1500+ General Knowledge (GK) Questions and Answers For Competitive Exams Part 5

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Q.1:- One of the occupational health hazards commonly faced  by the workers of ceramics, pottery and glass industry is ? [CDS 2011 Exam]

  1. Stone formation in gall bladder
  2. Melanoma
  3. Silicosis
  4. Stone formation in kidney

Q.2:- The rate of breathing in aquatic animals / organisms is much faster than that seen in terrestrial organisms. This could be attributed to ? [SSC CGL Exam 2010]

  1. High amount of dissolved Oxygen in water as compared to the amount of Oxygen in air
  2. High amount of Oxygen in air as compared to the amount of dissolved Oxygen in water
  3. Presence of gills in aquatic organisms
  4. Low amount of dissolved Oxygen in water as compared to the amount of Oxygen in air

Q.3:- The ultimate cause of water movement in a plant stem against gravity is ? [CDS Exam 2012]

  1. Osmosis
  2. Transpiration
  3. Photosynthesis
  4. Diffusion

Q.4:- Who produced the first automobile ? [CPO SI 2002 Exam]

  1. Gottleib Daimler
  2. Henry Ford
  3. Rudolf Diesel
  4. Carl Benz

Q.5:- Which one among the following is not a source of renewable energy ? [NDA Exam 2011]

  1. Hydroelectricity
  2. Solar Energy
  3. Fuel Cell
  4. Wind Energy

Q.6:- The natural source of Hydrocarbon is ? [CPO SI Exam 2003]

  1. Crude Oil
  2. Biomass
  3. Coal
  4. Carbohydrates

Q.7:- Who is the inventor of the ‘World Wide Web’ ?

  1. Tim Berners Lee
  2. Mike Sendall
  3. Bill Gates
  4. Ted Nelson

Q.8:- Who was associated with the development of ‘Pentium Chip’ ?

  1. Arun Netravalli
  2. Sabeer Bhatia
  3. Kumar Patel
  4. Vinod Dham

Q.9:- Which one of the following petroleum refinery products has the lowest boiling point ? [CDS Exam 2009]

  1. Kerosene
  2. Diesel
  3. Gasoline
  4. Lubricating Oil

Q.10:- Who is known as the ‘Father of Geometry’ ?

  1. Euclid
  2. Pythagoras
  3. Aristotle
  4. Kepler

Q.11:- Which one of the following laser types is used in a laser printer ? [IAS Exam 2008]

  1. Dye laser
  2. Gas laser
  3. Semiconductor laser
  4. Excimer laser
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Q.12:- Which one of the following is another name of RDX ? [IAS Exam 2007]

  1. Cyanohydrin
  2. Dextran
  3. Cyclohexane
  4. Cyclonite

Q.13:- Which one of the following is considered as the drug of last resort for human being ? [CDS Exam 2009]

  1. Penicillin
  2. Tetracycline
  3. Chloramphenicol
  4. Streptomycin

Q.14:- The great epical work of ancient India, the Kadambari is written by ?

  1. Patanjali
  2. Banabhatta
  3. Kalhana
  4. Panini

Q.15:- Who amongst the following is the author of the book The Miracle of Democracy of India’s Amazing Journey ?

  1. S. Krishnamurthy
  2. Nandan Nilekani
  3. Madhav Godbole
  4. Gopal Krishna Pillai

Q.16:-  Who amongst the following is the author of the book ‘Inside Third World’ ?

  1. Amit Chaudhary
  2. Harrison
  3. William Golding
  4. Harrison

Q.17:- The Song ‘Vande Matram’ was originally composed in ? [CDS Exam 2002]

  1. Assamese
  2. Bengali
  3. Hindi
  4. Sanskrit

Q.18:- Who has won the Jnanpith Award for her book ‘Yama’ ?

  1. Mahadevi Verma
  2. Maheshwari Devi
  3. Asha Poorna Devi
  4. Amrita Preetam

Q.19:- The book ‘The Other Side’, dealing with the supernatural, is written by ?

  1. Faraaz Kazi
  2. Vikram Singh
  3. Arundhati Roy
  4. Amish Tripathy

Q.20:- ‘The Fifth Wave’ is written by ?

  1. Dan Brown
  2. Rick Yance
  3. Vikas Swarup
  4. Rick Yancey

Q.21:- Who among the following wrote the book ‘Babubivah’ ? [IAS Exam 2007]

  1. Raja Rammohan Roy
  2. Ishwar Chandra Vidya Sagar
  3. Pandita Rambai
  4. Rabindranath Tagore

Q.22:- Which of the following books is written by Chetan Bhagat ? [IBPS PO Exam 2010]

  1. The Golden Gate
  2. Journey to Ithaca
  3. Fore on the Mountain
  4. The Inheritance of Loss
  5. 2 States : The Story of My Marriage

Q.23:- Who amongst the following is the author of the book ‘Termites in the Trading System’ ?

  1. S. Swaminathan
  2. Jagdish Bhagwati
  3. Jaswant Singh
  4. Chelapati Rao
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Q.24:- Which of the following books has been written by Dominique Lapierre ?

  1. A New World
  2. Living History
  3. City of Joy
  4. Two Lives

Q.25:- ‘My Land and My People’ is the work of ?

  1. Dalai Lama
  2. Khushwant Singh
  3. Bal Thackeray
  4. John Major

 

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