Common General Knowledge Questions Practice Question and Answer

Q:

One of the techniques used for the desalination of seawater is

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    Filtration
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    Distillation
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    Evaporation
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    Condensation
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Answer : 2. "Distillation"
Explanation :

Reverse osmosis is used for desalination of sea water.

Q:

Which of the following refers to hypotheses which are confirmed by varied tests?

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    Assumption
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    Theory
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    Answer
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    Opinion
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Answer : 2. "Theory"
Explanation :

When hypothesis are confirmed by varied tests then it becomes theory. A theory is always backed by evidence; a hypothesis is only a suggested possible outcome, and is testable and falsifiable.

Q:

Who among the following is the current Lokayukta of Delhi?

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    Harish Chandra Mishra
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    Justice Manmohan Sarin
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    Justice Mohd. Shamim
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    Justice Rajendra Nath Agarwal
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Answer : 1. "Harish Chandra Mishra"
Explanation :

The present lokayukt is Harish Chandra Mishra of Delhi.

Q:

Abhinav Bharat Society of Revolutionaries was organized by

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    Mahatma Gandhi
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    Bhagat Singh
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    Vinayak Savarkar
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    Jawaharlal Nehru
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Answer : 3. "Vinayak Savarkar"
Explanation :

Abhinav Bharat Society (Young India Society) was an Indian Independence secret society founded by Vinayak Damodar Savarkar and his brother Ganesh Damodar Savarkar in 1904.

Q:

The national Song of India,’ Vande Mataram’ was composed in ___ language.

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    Sanskrit
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    Pali
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    Urdu
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    Hindi
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Answer : 1. "Sanskrit"
Explanation :

Bankim Chandra Chatterjee wrote the national song Vande Mataram. It is a poem written in Sanskrit by Bankim Chandra Chatterjee in his Bengali novel Anandamath. It later was made the National Song of our country.

Q:

The Nobel Peace Prize 2016 was awarded to :

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    Juan Manuel Santos
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    Bernard L. Feringa
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    David J. Thouless
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    Bod Dylan
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Answer : 1. "Juan Manuel Santos"
Explanation :

Nobel Peace Prize 2016 was awarded to Colombian President John Manual Santos for his resolute efforts to bring the countries more than 50 years long Civil War to an end. He is the second Colombian to win Nobel Prize after Gabriel Garcia Marquez who won the 1982 Nobel Prize for literature.

Q:

The spherical form of raindrop is due to

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    Density of liquid
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    Surface tension
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    Atmospheric pressure
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    Gravitational force
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Answer : 2. "Surface tension"
Explanation :

Raindrops start to form in a roughly spherical structure due to the surface tension of water. This surface tension is the "skin" of a body of water that makes the molecules stick together.

Q:

Name the country, which has officially launched 5G Service?

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    China
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    India
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    USA
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    Japan
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Answer : 1. "China"
Explanation :

South Korea, China, and the United States are the countries that lead the world in building and deploying 5G technology.

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