1500+ General Knowledge (GK) Questions and Answers For Competitive Exams Part 17

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Q.1:- India’s foreign policy is based on several principles, one of which is ? [RBI Grade B Officer 2011 Exam]

  1. Panchsheel
  2. Satyamev Jayate
  3. Live and Let Live
  4. Vasudhaiv Kutumbkam
  5. None of these

Q.2:- Among the following, which one has the largest number of neighbouring countries sharing the land border ? [IAS Exam 2009]

  1. Sudan
  2. Brazil
  3. China
  4. Zaire

Q.3:- With which one of the following is the “Tennis Court Oath” associated ? [NDA Exam 2008]

  1. English Revolution
  2. American Revolution
  3. French Revolution
  4. Russian Revolution

Q.4:- The Sun City is located in ? [UP PCS Exams 2011]

  1. Italy
  2. Japan
  3. Mexico
  4. South Africa

Q.5:- Why is Switzerland unable to join European Union (EU) till date (2010) despite its government’s persistent effort to do so ? [CDS Exams 2011]

  1. Few EU countries like France and Germany are opposed to Switzerland’s joining the Union
  2. The Swiss people continue to vote against joining the EU as they do not want to lose Switzerland’s sovereignty
  3. EU rejected Switzerland’s application as Swiss Government did not agree to use Euro as currency
  4. All of the above

Q.6:- The concept of “Carbon Credit” is associated with which of the following areas ? [IBPS PO Exams 2010]

  1. Protection of Environment
  2. Women Empowerment
  3. Development of coal mines
  4. None of these

Q.7:- ‘AVAHAN’, the India segment of ‘Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation’, is engaged in the prevention of ? [BPSC Exams 2011]

  1. Dengue
  2. Polio
  3. HIV / AIDS
  4. Filariasis

Q.8:- Which of the following is the publisher of ‘Employment News’ ?

  1. Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
  2. Indian Express Group
  3. Times of India Group
  4. Professional Management Group

Q.9:- Citizens of which one of the following Caribbean Islands enjoy all U.S. rights except voting rights ? [CDS Exams 2001]

  1. Bahamas
  2. Bermudas
  3. Jamaica
  4. Puerto Rico
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Q.10:- Operation Neptune Spear refers to ?

  1. Death of Muammar Gaddafi
  2. Death of Saddam Hussein
  3. Death of Osama Bin Laden
  4. Death of Idi Amin

Q.11:- The highest rank in the Indian Navy is the ?

  1. Admiral of the fleet
  2. Commodore
  3. Vice Admiral
  4. Rear Admiral

Q.12:- Tashkent is the capital of ?

  1. Uzbekistan
  2. Turkmenistan
  3. Kyrgyzstan
  4. Kazakhstan

Q.13:- The capital city of Montenegro is ?

  1. Managua
  2. Chisinau
  3. Asuncion
  4. Podgorica

Q.14:- What is Arabian White Oryx ?

  1. An oil field in Iraq formerly owned by the UK
  2. A rare animal
  3. A petroleum product
  4. An Arabian food delicacy

Q.15:- Operation Golden Bird is associated with ?

  1. Mizoram
  2. Odisha
  3. Maharashtra
  4. Nagaland

Q.16:- ‘Bombay High’ refers to ?

  1. Offshore oil field
  2. Onshore oil field
  3. Offshore gas field
  4. Onshore gas field

Q.17:- The National Anthem (Jana Gana Mana) was first sung in the year ?

  1. 1911
  2. 1921
  3. 1931
  4. 1941

Q.18:- What kind of animal is a dolphin ?

  1. A large sea fish
  2. An aquatic mammal
  3. An ocean arthropod
  4. None of the above

Q.19:- The largest Buddhist Monastery in India is located at ?

  1. Gangtok, Sikkim
  2. Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh
  3. Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh
  4. Sarnath, Uttar Pradesh

Q.20:- How many states in India are coastal states ?

  1. Eight
  2. Nine
  3. Ten
  4. Eleven

Q.21:- Indian Institute of Medical Research was established in ?

  1. 1911
  2. 1941
  3. 1971
  4. 1905

Q.22:- Where is the Central Water and Power Research Station located ? [IAS Exams 2006]

  1. Khadakwasla
  2. Sileru
  3. Jamnagar
  4. Srisailam

Q.23:- Which is the Agency the Government has engaged to grade and standardize various agricultural products ? [SSC CGL 2003 Exam]

  1. Food Corporation of India
  2. Directorate of Marketing and Inspection
  3. Bureau of Indian Standards
  4. Central Statistical Organisation
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Q.24:- Central Electronics Engineering Research Institute (CEERI) was established in ?

  1. 1972
  2. 1953
  3. 1982
  4. 1984

Q.25:-National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro  Sciences is based at ?

  1. Bijapur
  2. Chennai
  3. Mumbai
  4. Bengaluru

 

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