Common GK Quiz with Answers

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Common GK Quiz

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Common GK Quiz with Answers

Q :  

Consider statements (A) and (B) about conventional energy and choose the correct answer.

Statement (A): Conventional sources of energy are those whose occurrence is in

Statement (B): limited local area and which have been in everyday use for a long Atidacti time. Only fossil fuels are sources of conventional energy.

(A) Both (A) and (B) are true (2) Both (A) and (B) are false

(B) Both (A) and (B) are false

(C) (A) is true but (B) is false

(D) (A) is false, (B) is true


Correct Answer : B
Explanation :

Conventional sources of energy are those which have been in common use for a long time. Firewood and fossil fuels are the two main conventional energy sources.


Q :  

"Make a list of different kinds of land use in your neighbourhood." This question attempts to assess students' ability to:

(A) Introspect

(B) Observe

(C) Interpret

(D) Generalize


Correct Answer : B

Q :  

'Why do people of the Sahara desert wear heavy robes' This question attempts to assess students' ability to:

(A) Hypothesise

(B) Reason

(C) Infer

(D) Generalise


Correct Answer : A

Q :  

History at the elementary level constitutes the following:

(A) Grand narratives

(B) Chronology

(C) Subaltern histories

(D) Critical thinking

(A) (A), (B) and (C)

(B) (A), (B). (C) and (D)

(C) (A) and (B)

(D) (B), (C) and D)


Correct Answer : B

Q :  

Which gas is known as a greenhouse gas?

(A) Oxygen

(B) Nitrogen

(C) Carbon Dioxide

(D) Argon


Correct Answer : D
Explanation :

The main greenhouse gases whose concentrations are rising are carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous oxide, hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs), hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) and ozone in the lower atmosphere.


Q :  

Which of the following are forms of precipitation?

(A) Flood

(B) Snow

(C) Hail

(D) Sleet Options:

(A) (A), (B), (C)

(B) (A), (B), (D)

(C) (A), (C), (D)

(D) (B), (C), (D)


Correct Answer : B

Q :  

The Middle Himalayas are known as:

(A) Himachal

(B) Shiwalik

(C) Aravali

(D) Himadri


Correct Answer : A
Explanation :

The mountain range which runs parallel between the Shiwaliks in the south and the Great Himalaya in north is classified as the Middle Himalaya, sometimes also called Himachal or Lower Himalaya.


Q :  

What lies at 66" North of the equator?

(A) Tropic of Cancer

(B) Tropic of Capricorn

(C) Arctic Circle

(D) Antarctic circle


Correct Answer : D
Explanation :

The Arctic circle is located at 66.5 degrees North latitude and the Antarctic circle is located at 66.5 degrees South latitude.


Q :  

When the Prime Meridian of Greenwich has the sun at the highest point in the sky, all the places along this meridian will have.

(A) Sunrise

(B) Sunset

(C) Mid-day

(D) Midnight


Correct Answer : B
Explanation :

When the sun is at the highest point in the Prime Meridian of Greenwich, all the places along this meridian will have midday or noon.


Q :  

If you stay in the Southern Hemisphere, which of the following will hold true about 21 June?

(A) Longest day and shortest night Equal day and night

(B) Equal day and night

(C) Shortest day and longest night

(D) Continuous daylight is experienced


Correct Answer : A
Explanation :

The longest day and the shortest night in northern hemisphere occur on 21st June. At this time in the Southern Hemisphere all these conditions are reversed i.e on June 21st southern hemisphere experience longest night and the shortest day.


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