GK Questions - Basic General Knowledge Questions and Answers

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These questions are useful for any competitive exam like IAS, bank PO, SSC CGL, RAS, CDS, UPSC exams and all state related exams.

Current General Knowledge Topic for Competitive Exams: 2018


Selective Basic General Knowledge Questions and Answers

21. Who among the following got the Bharat Ratna award before becoming the president of India?  

A.  R Venkataraman
B.  Dr. Rajendra Prasad
C.  DR Zakir Hussian
D.  V.V. Giri


Ans .D



22. Who is the first non-Indian to receive the Bharat Ratna?

A.  Martin Luther King
B.  Mother Terasa
C.  Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan
D.  Aubin Mehta


Ans .C



23. When did Mother Teresa win the Nobel Peace Prize?  

A.  1975
B.  1979
C.  1981
D.  1982


Ans .B



24. Which one of the following glasses is used in bullet proof screens?  

A.  Soda glass
B.  Pyrex glasss
C.  Jena glass
D.  Reinforced glass


Ans .D



25. Which substance is used to retard the setting action of cement?  

A.  CaO
B.  AlO
C.  CaSO.2HO
D.  NaO + KO


Ans .C



26. The mineral in which India depends largely on imports is  

A.  Iron Ore
B.  Bauxite
C.  Mica
D.  Mercury


Ans .D



27. The last Mughal Emperor was  

A.  Akbar
B.  Bahadur Shah
C.  NoorJehan
D.  Babur


Ans .B



28. The state which leads in agricultural production is  

A.  Haryana
B.  Punjab
C.  Karnataka
D.  Tamil Nadu


Ans .B



29. The longest mountain range in the world is  

A.  The Alps
B.  The Himalayas
C.  The Andes
D.  The Rockies


Ans .C



30. The most populous city in the world is  

A. Paris
B. London
C. Peking
D. Tokyo


Ans .D


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