Common General Knowledge Questions and Answers Practice Question and Answer

Q:

The 2019 meeting of Council of Heads of Government (CHG) of SCO was held in which city?

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    Baku
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    Tashkent
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    Ashgabat
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    Bishkek
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Answer : 2. "Tashkent"
Explanation :

Under India's first-ever Chairmanship, the 23rd Summit of the SCO Council of Heads of State will be held in the virtual format on 4 July 2023, chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi.


Q:

In which year child marriage Prevention Act was passed in India?

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    2006
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    2008
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    2011
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    1997
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Answer : 1. "2006"
Explanation :

The short name of this Act is Child Marriage Prohibition Act, 2006.

Q:

The Panchatantra fables are thought to be composed by

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    Mullah Nasruddin
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    Vishnu Sharma
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    King Sudhrashan
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    Tenali Raman
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Answer : 2. "Vishnu Sharma"
Explanation :

1. Vishnu Sharma is the author of 'Panchantra' and an Indian scholar.

2. Panchatantra refers to an ancient Indian collection of interrelated animal fables and was originally written in the Sanskrit language.

3. It was written around 200 BC and is one of the oldest surviving texts.

4. Panchatantra was translated into other languages like Persian, Syriac and Arabic languages.

Q:

ISRO chairman at the time of launch of Mars Orbiter? 

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    K. Radhakrishnan
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    Dr. Sarabhai
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    Shri G.Madhavan Nair
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    Dr. K Sivan
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Answer : 1. "K. Radhakrishnan "
Explanation :

The Mars Orbiter Mission (Mangalyaan) was launched by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on November 5, 2013. At that time, Dr. K. Radhakrishnan was the Chairman of ISRO. Mangalyaan was India's first interplanetary mission, and it made India the first Asian nation to reach Martian orbit and the first nation in the world to do so in its maiden attempt.

Q:

Books in electronic formats are called _________.

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    e-library
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    e-learning
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    i-books
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    e-books
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Answer : 4. "e-books"
Explanation :

Books in electronic formats are commonly referred to as "e-books" or "ebooks." E-books are digital versions of printed books that can be read on electronic devices such as e-readers, tablets, smartphones, or computers. They offer the convenience of portability and easy access, allowing readers to carry an entire library in a single device.

Q:

Who is the first blind person in Asia to climb Mount Everest?

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    Kami Rita Sherpa
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    Edmund Hillary
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    Zhang Hong
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    Mahipal Singh
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Answer : 3. "Zhang Hong"
Explanation :

1. Chinese Zhang Hong has climbed the world's highest peak from Nepal.

2. He has become the first blind person in Asia and the third in the world to climb Mount Everest.

3. Zhang completed the 8,849-metre-high Himalayan adventure with three high-altitude guides on May 24, 2021.

4. He was inspired by Eric Weihenmayer, a blind American mountaineer who scaled Everest in 2001.

Q:

Where in Tamil Nadu is the temple of Lord Venkateswara built on the lines of Tirupati?

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    Kanyakumari
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    Madurai
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    Visakhapatnam
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    Rameshwaram
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Answer : 1. "Kanyakumari"

Q:

Which one of the following is a credit card association?

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    India Card
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    Citibank Cards
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    SBI Card
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    Master Card
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Answer : 4. "Master Card"

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