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Multiple Choice GK Questions with Answers - GK Test (Set 1)

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Multiple Choice GK Questions

1. The seven sacred rivers of India are known as

  1. Saptavahini
  2. Saptatirtha
  3. Saptasindhu
  4. Saptakshetra

2. Which is the longest Indian National Highway?

  1. NH 1
  2. NH 3
  3. NH 5
  4. NH 7

3. Name the place where the only rock-cut Jain Temple exists in South India.

  1. Annavasal
  2. Sittannavasal
  3. Srirangam
  4. Vaikundam

4. Name the State where the only Ass Sanctuary in India is located.

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

5. Name the Indian Union Territory which is having the largest percentage of literate population.

  1. Andaman and Nicobar Islands
  2. Lakshadweep
  3. Chandigarh
  4. Pondicherry

6. Who painted Mona Lisa?

  1. Leonardo da Vinci
  2. Michelangelo
  3. Pablo Picasso
  4. Vincent Van Gogh

7. Who wrote Gita Rahasya, a commentary on Bhagwad Gita?

  1. Bal Gangadhar Tilak
  2. Gopal Krishna Gokhale
  3. Mahadev Govind Ranade
  4. Vidyapati

8. Which is the second largest peninsula in the world next to Arabia?

  1. Alaska
  2. India
  3. Labrador
  4. Scandinavia

9. Which is the brightest plant in the Solar System?

  1. Jupiter
  2. Mercury
  3. Uranus
  4. Venus

10. Name the place where the national film archives of India is located.

  1. Chennai
  2. Mumbai
  3. New Delhi
  4. Pune

11. Asia’s largest vaulted hall called the Bada Imambara is situated at

  1. Agra
  2. Bijapur
  3. Lucknow
  4. Mathura

12. Air bubble in water shines because of the phenomenon of

  1. Dispersion
  2. Refraction
  3. Diffraction
  4. Total internal reflection

13. Among the Gupta monarchs who proclaimed himself as ’Maharajadhiraja’?

  1. Chandragupta I
  2. Samudragupta
  3. Chandragupta II
  4. Kumaragupta

14. Which is the oldest Veda?

  1. Yajurveda
  2. Samaveda
  3. Rigveda
  4. Atharvaveda

15. What are primary colours?

  1. Colours of the rainbow
  2. Colours in the spectrum of white light
  3. Colours which cannot be produced
  4. Colours found in nature

16. Which British Governor-General introduced Postage Stamps in India?

  1. Lord Dalhousie
  2. Lord Auckland
  3. Lord Canning
  4. Lord William Bentinck

17. What was Lord Mahavira’s name before enlightenment?

  1. Vardhamana
  2. Anshumana
  3. Sudhakar
  4. Somdutta

18. The God of small things is a novel by which author?

  1. Satish Gujral
  2. Arundhati Roy
  3. Vikram Seth
  4. Salman Rushdie

19. Which of the following is covered under the original jurisdiction of the Supreme Court?

  1. Dispute relating to civil matters
  2. Dispute relating to criminal cases involving murder
  3. Disputes between two States of the Indian Union
  4. Disputes between two citizens from two different States

20. Zero based budgeting (ZBB) lays emphasis on

    1. Unlimited deficit financing
    2. Preparing new budget right from scratch
    3. Preparing the budget neglecting history of expenditure

    Choose the correct answer based on the above statements:

    1. 1, 2 & 3
    2. 1 & 3
    3. 2 & 3
    4. None of the above

    21. Which of the following is India largest agro Industry?

    1. Textiles
    2. Sugar
    3. Coir
    4. Jute

    22. Which is the most Labour intensive amongst the following?

    1. Iron & Steel
    2. Cotton textiles
    3. Petroleum
    4. Automobiles

    23. Which of the following is not in the infrastructure sector?

    1. Power generation
    2. National highways
    3. Food production
    4. Railways

    24. Which city is referred to as the ’Silicon Valley of India’?

    1. Mumbai
    2. Chennai
    3. Bangalore
    4. Hyderabad

    25. Limited liability means:

    1. The number of shares in the company is strictly limited.
    2. Shareholder is only liable for the debts of the company to the extent of the unpaid value of his shares.
    3. All shareholders have the same liability for the company’s debts.
    4. Shareholder is only liable for the debts of the company limited to the profits.

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