(C) Kuala Lumpur
Basic GK Questions: basic-gk-questions-with-answers-for-competitive-exams
Q.2 What is the effect on the density of a gas if it is heated under constant pressure?
(A) it will decrease
(B) it will increase
(C) Remains constant
(D) First, it will increase and then decrease
Q.3 The Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) came into being in which of the following years?
Q.4 This person has written National Anthem for two nations. Who is he?
(B) Bankim Chandra Chatterjee
(C) Rabindra Nath Tagore
(D) Sharath Chandra Chatterjee
Q.5 Milk is basically a type of……
Q. 6 Scientific principles of electric motor was discovered by which of the following scientists?
(A) Michael Faraday
(B) B. Franklin
(C) T.A. Edison
(D) Enrico Fermi
Q.7 World Consumer Rights Day is observed on which of the following days?
(A) March 4
(B) March 15
(C) March 30
(D) April 30
Q.8 The maximum contribution to the tax revenue collection of the government comes through.
(A) income tax
(B) customs duty
(C) excise duty
(D) service tax
Q.9 The capital of Portugal is….
Q.10 Where is the headquarters of world’s foremost Human Rights Organization, Amnesty International?
(B) New York
Q., 11 During whose reign did Huan Tsang visited India?
General Knowledge Questions: general-knowledge-questions-and-answers-for-competitive-exams-part-2
Q.12 Which of the following is not an official language of the United Nations?
Q.13 In which of the following years was the name of G-7 changed to G-8?
Q.14 Where are the headquarters of the World Trade Organization (WTO)?
Q.15 ‘White Revolution’ is related to….
(A) flood control
(B) fish production
(C) wheat production
(D) milk production
Q.16 Which of the following days is celebrated as the International Labour Day throughout the world?
(A) April 1
(B) May 1
(C) June 1
(D) July 1
Q.17 Brass is an alloy which consists of …….
(A) Zinc and Sulphur
(B) Sulphur and Copper
(C) Copper and Zinc
(D) Zinc and Magnesium
Q.18 The youngest mountaineer to have scaled Mount Everest is…..
(A) Temba Tsheri
(B) Ang Rita
(C) Nawang Gombu
(D) Fu Dorjee
Q.19 The World Tourism Day is celebrated on….
(A) August 16
(B) September 3
(C) September 27
(D) October 7
Q.20 India’s first steel plant was set-up at……
Q.21 LIBOR stands for……
(A) Long Island Borrowing Offer Rate
(B) London Inter Bank Offer Rate
(C) Luxemburg International Banks Organization Regime
(D) None of the above
GK Questions: general-knowledge-questions-and-answers-for-competitive-exams
Q.22 When was the rupee devalued for the first time after independence?
Q.23 Central Drug Research Institute (CRDI) is based at….
Q.24 The nature of Indian Economy can best be described as ….
(D) None of these
Q.25 ‘Cue’ is a term used in which of the following sports disciplines?
Q.26 Word ‘secular’, was inserted into the Constitution of India with the help of which of the following constitutional amendments?
Q.27 The year in which the first train from Thane to Mumbai started in India was….
Q.28 A person bends forward to….
(A) reduce atmospheric pressure
(B) decrease friction
(C) increase stability
(D) avoid slip-ups
Q.29 ‘Tripitakas’, are the sacred text of…
Q.30 Sanjukta Panigrahi is a famous dancer of….
(A) Bharat Natyam
(D) Mohini Attam
Q.31 Indian Agriculture Research Institute (IARI) is headquartered at….
(A) New Delhi
Countries, Capitals and Currencies: list-of-important-countries-capitals-and-currencies
Q.32 The name of the first cloned horse is….
Q.33 Brahmos is a/an….
(A) Supersonic Cruise Missile
(D) Fighter plane
Q.34 Lucknow is situated on the banks of which of the following rivers?
Q.35 ‘Sugar Bowl of India’, is….
(A) Madhya Pradesh
(B) Uttar Pradesh
Q.36 Who among the following is credited with the invention of polio vaccine?
(A) Louis Pasteur
(B) Albert Sabin
(C) Jonas Salk
(D) Alexander Fleming
Q.37 Which of the following countries is also known as ‘Dairy of Northern Europe’?
Q.38 Currency of Denmark is…….
Q.39 Which of the following is a Central Government tax?
(A) Income tax
(B) Corporation tax
(C) Sales tax
Q.40 English education in India was introduced by….
(A) Lord Dalhousie
(B) Lord Curzon
(C) Lord Macaulay
(D) Lord Rippon