1500+ General Knowledge (GK) Questions and Answers For Competitive Exams Part 31

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Q.1:- In which Indian State is the Vivekananda Rock Memorial located ?

  1. Kerala
  2. Andhra Pradesh
  3. Tamil Nadu
  4. Karnataka

Q.2:- Which fruit or vegetable does not grow on a vine ?

  1. Pumpkin
  2. Blueberry
  3. Watermelon
  4. Cucumber

Q.3:- ‘Baker’s Dozen’ Denotes’ ?

  1. 11
  2. 12
  3. 13
  4. 24

Q.4:- The first to propound the theory that the Sun is the centre of our Solar System and the Earth revolve around the Sun, was ?

  1. Newton
  2. Galileo
  3. Panini
  4. Copernicus

Q.5:- Salar Jung Museum is located in ?

  1. Pune
  2. Patna
  3. Hyderabad
  4. Kochi

Q.6:- Pure water freezes at what temperature ?

  1. 47 F
  2. 32 F
  3. 0 F
  4. 19 F

Q.7:- Antrix Corporation, the marketing arm of ISRO is based at ?

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

Q.8:- Central Arid Zone Research institute is located in ?

  1. Gujarat
  2. Madhya Pradesh
  3. Rajasthan
  4. Odisha

Q.9:- Uranium Corporation of India Limited is situated in ? (CDS Exams 2000)

  1. Maharashtra
  2. West Bengal
  3. Bihar
  4. Rajasthan

Q.10:- Central Building Research Institute (CBRI) established in 1947 is based at ?

  1. Pune
  2. Jaipur
  3. Lucknow
  4. Roorke

Q.11:- Regional Research Laboratory is located at ?

  1. Kolkata
  2. Bhubaneswar
  3. Hyderabad
  4. New Delhi

Q.12:- Jammu and Kashmir Rifles is ? [CDS (II) Exam 2016]

  1. An infantry regiment of the Indian Army
  2. A battalion of the Rashtriya Rifles
  3. The name of the Armed Police of the State of Jammu and Kashmir
  4. A parliamentary force under the Ministry of Home Affairs

Q.13:- Which of the following is not correctly matched ?

  1. Defence Service Staff College : Wellington
  2. Armed Forces Medical College : New Delhi
  3. Institution of National Integration : Pune
  4. High Altitude Warfare School : Gulmarg

Q.14:- Which of the following is / are wrong regarding the Brahmos Missile ? [IAS Exam 2003]

  1. It has been developed jointly by Russia
  2. It’s range is about 300 km
  3. It is a cruise missile
  4. All are correct
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Q.15:- SIMBEX is an annual joint maritime bilateral exercise conducted between ? [CDS Exams 2011]

  1. China and India
  2. Singapore and Indonesia
  3. India and Singapore
  4. Malaysia and Thailand

Q.16:- The ‘Coast Guard’ was constituted as an independent Armed  Force of India in ?

  1. 1978
  2. 1977
  3. 1975
  4. 1993

Q.17:- Who invented ‘Cinema’ ?

  1. William Murdock
  2. Nicolas and Jean Lumiere
  3. J. Brandenberger
  4. Thomas Alva Edison

Q.18:- The computer was invented by ?

  1. Michael Faraday
  2. Charles Babbage
  3. Chester Floyd Carlson
  4. Bill Gates

Q.19:- A close bottle containing water at room temperature was taken to the Moon and then the lid is opened. The water will ? [CDS Exam 2011]

  1. Freeze
  2. Boil
  3. Decompose into Oxygen and Hydrogen
  4. Not Change at all

Q.20:- Genetically modified ‘Golden Rice’ has been engineered to meet human nutritional requirements. Which one of the following statements best qualifies golden rice ? [IAS Exam 2010]

  1. The grains have been fortified with genes to provide three times higher grain yield per acre than other high yielding varieties
  2. Its grains contain pro-vitamin A which upon ingestion is converted to Vitamin A in the human body
  3. Its modified genes cause the synthesis of all the nine essential amino acids
  4. Its modified genes cause the fortification of its grains with Vitamin D

Q.21:- ‘Bacteria’ was first discovered by ?

  1. Robert Hooke
  2. Robert Koch
  3. AV Leeuwenhoek
  4. Luis Pasteur

Q.22:- Who introduced the use of artificial heart for surgery ?

  1. Christian Barnard
  2. Michael De Bakey
  3. Walton Lillehel
  4. Denton Cooly

Q.23:- Which one of the following is the first geostationary telecommunication satellite of India ? [CDS Exam 2008]

  1. INSAT-1A
  2. APPLE
  3. ROHINI
  4. ARYABHATTA
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Q.24:- Who is the author of the book ‘Nineteen Eighty Four’ ?

  1. Thomas Hardy
  2. George Orwell
  3. Emile Zola
  4. Walter Scott

Q.25:- Who is the author of the book ‘The Three Mistakes in My Life’ ? [SSC CHSL Exam 2015]

  1. Chetan Bhagat
  2. Jhumpa Lahiri
  3. Ruskin Bond
  4. Amrita Pritam

 

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