1500+ General Knowledge (GK) Questions and Answers For Competitive Exams Part 10

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Q.1:- Which one of the following is a source of Methane emission into the atmosphere ? [CDS Exam 2012]

  1. Automobile Exhaust Fume
  2. Industrial Chimney
  3. Mining
  4. Wetland

Q.2:- Refrigeration helps in food preservation by ?

  1. Killing the germs
  2. Reducing the rate of biochemical reactions
  3. Destroying enzyme action
  4. Sealing the food with a layer of ice

Q.3:- The period of revolution of geostationary satellite is ? [CPO SI 2010]

  1. 365 Days
  2. 30 Days
  3. 24 Hours
  4. Changing continuously

Q.4:- Instrument used to measure the force and velocity of the wind is ? [CPO SI Exam 2003]

  1. Ammeter
  2. Anemometer
  3. Altimeter
  4. Audiometer

Q.5:- Foot and Mouth disease in animals, a current epidemic in some parts of the world, is caused by ? [IAS Exam 2002]

  1. Bacterium
  2. Fungus
  3. Protozoan
  4. Virus

Q.6:- Which of the following machines was designed by Charles Babbage ?

  1. Arithmetic Engine
  2. Tabulating Machine
  3. Analytical Engine
  4. Punched Card

Q.7:- ‘X-Rays’ were discovered by ?

  1. Roentgen
  2. Becquerel
  3. Marie Curie
  4. Van Lue

Q.8:- Who invented the ‘Oral Polio Vaccine’ ?

  1. Jonas Salk
  2. Albert Sabin
  3. Burkholder
  4. Robert Kock

Q.9:- Which one of the following is the secondary source of light in a fluorescent lamp ? [CDS Exam 2008]

  1. Neon Gas
  2. Argon Gas
  3. Mercury Vapour
  4. Fluorescent Coating on the glass

Q.10:- Which one of the following is the permissible level of noise in a silent zone at daytime ? [CDS Exam 2009]

  1. 50dB
  2. 60dB
  3. 65dB
  4. 75dB

Q.11:- Xerography was invented by ?

  1. Chester Floyd Carlson
  2. Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen
  3. Elisha Thompson
  4. Sir Edward Mellanby

Q.12:- Who wrote the famous novel ‘The Guide’ ? [SSC CHSL 2015 Exam]

  1. Chetan Bhagat
  2. Arundhati Roy
  3. K. Narayan
  4. Satyajit Ray
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Q.13:- Who amongst the following is the author of the book ‘Half A Life’ ?

  1. S. Naipaul
  2. Mark Tully
  3. Deepak Chopra
  4. Chetan Bhagat

Q.14:- Which of the following books has been written by ‘Satlah Gujtal’ ?

  1. A Brush with Life
  2. A General & His Anny
  3. A Bend in the River
  4. A Secular Agenda

Q.15:- The book ‘Gulliver’s Travels’  was written by ? [MBA Exam 1991]

  1. Jonathan Swift
  2. Charles Lamb
  3. Charles Dickens
  4. Alexander Dumas

Q.16:- The creator of ‘Sherlock Holmes’ was ?

  1. Arthur Conan Doyle
  2. Shakespeare
  3. Ian Fleming
  4. Watson

Q.17:- ‘Neela Chand’ which won the Vyas Samman for 1992 is written by ?

  1. Ram Vilas Sharma
  2. Shiv Prasad Singh
  3. Subhash Mukhopadhyay
  4. Ramakant Rath

Q.18:- Who amongst the following is the author of the famous classical book ‘A Passage to India’ ?

  1. M. Foster
  2. Mark Twain
  3. Nayantara Sehgal
  4. Nirad C. Choudhary

Q.19:- Who among the following is the author of the book ‘India Remembered’ ? [CDS Exam 2008]

  1. K. Rowling
  2. Robert Dallek
  3. Pamela Mountbatten
  4. Stephen Hawking

Q.20:- Who was known as Iron Man of India ?

  1. Govind Vallabhbhai Pant
  2. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
  3. Jawaharlal Nehru
  4. Subhash Chandra Bose

Q.21:- Who is known as ‘Grand Old Man of India’ ?

  1. Mahatma Gandhi
  2. Gopal Krishna Gokhale
  3. Dadabhai Naoroji
  4. Madan Mohan Malviya

Q.22:- Hitendra Desai was famous in the field of ?

  1. Social Service
  2. Politics
  3. Journalism
  4. Literature

Q.23:- The first lady Chief Minister of an Indian State after independence is ?

  1. Sarojini Naidu
  2. Sucheta Kriplani
  3. Vijayalaxmi Pandit
  4. Padmaja Naidu

Q.24:- Who was the first Indian to be a Fellow of the Royal Society of London ? [SSC CGL Exam 2003]

  1. Srinivas Ramanujan
  2. C. Wadia
  3. V. Raman
  4. C. Mahalanobis
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Q.25:- Who was the first Indian woman to swim across the English Channel ? [RRB Exams 1993]

  1. Shanta Rangaswami
  2. Arati Saha
  3. Santosh Yadav
  4. Kamaljit Sandhu

 

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