1500+ General Knowledge (GK) Questions and Answers For Competitive Exams Part 8

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Q.1:- The term ‘Double Fault’ is associated with ?

  1. Baseball
  2. Golf
  3. Tennis
  4. Bridge

Q.2:- ‘Antennae’ is associated with ?

  1. Hockey
  2. Tennis
  3. Volleyball
  4. Racing

Q.3:- India won Kabaddi World Cup 2011 by defeating ?

  1. Canada
  2. Australia
  3. Pakistan
  4. USA

Q.4:- The youngest player who led India in test Cricket is ? [CDS Exams 2003]

  1. Sachin Tendulkar
  2. Azharuddin
  3. Nawab of Pataudi
  4. Kapil Dev

Q.5:- Anuja Thakur plays ? [Bank PO 2005]

  1. Billiards
  2. Golf
  3. Hockey
  4. Badminton

Q.6:- For which sport is the Val Barker Cup awarded in the Olympic Games ? [IAS Exams 2006]

  1. Swimming
  2. Boxing
  3. Long Jump
  4. High Jump

Q.7:- Who amongst the following is not a Law Tennis player ?

  1. Serena Williams
  2. Roger Federer
  3. Tiago Fernandes
  4. Saina Nehwal

Q.8:- The United Nations proclaimed 21st June as ? [NDA and NA II Exams 2016]

  1. International Mother Language Day
  2. International Widow’s Day
  3. International Day of Yoga
  4. International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

Q.9:- Which country signed a memorandum of Understanding with India for promoting the production of Pigeons peas / Turn and other pulses in July 2016 ? [CDS Exams 2017]

  1. South Africa
  2. Syria
  3. Egypt
  4. Mozambique

Q.10:- The ‘Water Frame’ of Richard Arkwright was a device for ? [CDS II Exam 2016]

  1. Producing a new type of painting
  2. Irrigating fields for rice cultivation
  3. Producing strong threads of yarn
  4. The faster movement of steamships

Q.11:- When was the last telegram sent in India ? [SSC CHSL Exam 2015]

  1. July 30, 2013
  2. June 14, 2013
  3. August 1, 2013
  4. July 14, 2013

Q.12:- The ‘Black Flag’ signifies ?

  1. Revolution / Danger
  2. Peace
  3. Protest
  4. Truce

Q.13:- The political party Adolf Hitler associated with ?

  1. Labour Party
  2. Nazi Party
  3. Ku-Klux-Klan
  4. Democratic Party
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Q.14:- John F. Kennedy, President of USA, died in ?

  1. 1963
  2. 1964
  3. 1965
  4. 1966

Q.15:- In which country is Bandung, where the Conference of African and Asian Nations was held which led to establishing Non-Aligned Movement (NAM), situated ? [IAS Exam 2005]

  1. Thailand
  2. Egypt
  3. Indonesia
  4. Philippines

Q.16:- Other than India and China, which of the following groups of countries border Myanmar ? [IAS Exam 2006]

  1. Bangladesh, Thailand and Vietnam
  2. Cambodia, Laos and Malaysia
  3. Thailand, Vietnam and Malaysia
  4. Thailand, Laos and Bangladesh

Q.17:- Which one of the following regions is culturally closer to India but ethnically closer to China ? [CDS Exams 2009]

  1. Central Asia
  2. West Asia
  3. Polynesia
  4. South-East Asia

Q.18:- Which country joined the European Union in 2013 ?

  1. Bulgaria
  2. Romania
  3. Croatia
  4. Latvia

Q.19:- Unique Identification Authority of India will set up data base for ? [IBPS PO Exams 2011]

  1. Identity and Biometrics details of Indian residents
  2. Identity and Biometrics details of Indian Citizens
  3. Identity and Biometrics details of person’s residents in India or visiting India
  4. All of the above
  5. None of these

Q.20:- Which one among the following is not a Millennium Development Goal of the United Nations ? [CDS Exams 2012]

  1. Eradicate extreme poverty
  2. Reduce birth rate and death rate
  3. Improve material health
  4. Promote gender equality

Q.21:- Where is the headquarters of Microsoft located ?

  1. Santa Clara, California
  2. Tucson, Arizona
  3. Richmond, Virginia
  4. Redmond, Washington

Q.22:- The Education Innovation Fund for India (EIFI) is an innovation of ?

  1. IBM
  2. Microsoft
  3. Hewlett-Packard
  4. Dell

Q.23:- Shimla Pact between India and Pakistan was signed in ?

  1. 1947
  2. 1949
  3. 1958
  4. 1972
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Q.24:- The first man to step onto the moon in 1969 was ?

  1. Charles Conrad
  2. Edwin Aldrin
  3. Neil Armstrong
  4. Vivian Fuchs

Q.25:- Epigraphy is the study of ?

  1. Inscriptions
  2. Epidemics
  3. Temple Architecture
  4. Rocks and Mountains

 

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