Common General Knowledge Practice Question and Answer

Q:

Which type of patient can benefit from the Bhamashah Swasthya Bima Yojana (BSBY)?

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    OPD (Out Patient Department)
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    IPD (Department of Internal Medicine)
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    Both OPD and IPD
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    None of these
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Answer : 3. "Both OPD and IPD"
Explanation :

The following types of patients can get the benefit of the Bhamashah Health Insurance Scheme (BSBY)-

1. General Patients: Under BSBY, insurance cover up to Rs 30,000 is provided for general illnesses. These include cold, fever, diarrhoea, and other common illnesses.

2. Critical Illness: Under BSBY, insurance cover up to Rs 3 lakh is provided for critical illnesses. These include cancer, heart attack, stroke, and other serious diseases.

3. Children disabled from birth: Under BSBY, an insurance cover of up to Rs 5 lakh is provided to children disabled from birth.

4. Pregnant women: Under BSBY, pregnant women are provided insurance cover of up to Rs 1 lakh for delivery and post-natal care.

Q:

Which of the following language is not in the Eighth Schedule of the Constitution?

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    Sanskrit
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    Persian
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    Nepali
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    Kashmiri
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Answer : 2. "Persian"
Explanation :

The Eighth Schedule to the Constitution of India lists the official languages of the Republic of India and English is not one of them.


Q:

With whom is the Golden Temple related?

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    Buddhism
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    Sikhism
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    Hinduism
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    none of these
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Answer : 2. "Sikhism"
Explanation :

1. Golden Temple is located in Punjab.

2. The Golden Temple was established by the fourth Sikh Guru, Sri Guru Ram Das in 1577 AD.

3. It was built on a plot of land where three different rivers met, which is why the names of the holy rivers are part of the name Amritsar.

4. Buildings have been added to over the years and now cover an area of 28 acres.

5. Harmandir Sahib, also known as the Golden Temple, is built in the form of a pool (sarovar), with the Guru Granth Sahib seated on a raised platform or throne.

6. Sarovar represents the body of the Supreme Creator Lord, who is situated at the origin of all existence.

7. It is said that Guru Gobind Ji created "Khalsa Panth".

8. Guru Nanak had predicted that the day would come when his people would be tested by their faith in God.

Q:

Who among the following was the founder of Arya Samaj?

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    Swami Dayanand Saraswati
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    Swami Vivekananda
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    Raja Rammohun Roy
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    Ramakrishna Paramhansa
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Answer : 1. "Swami Dayanand Saraswati"
Explanation :

1. Arya Samaj is a monotheistic Hindu reform movement in India that promotes principles and practices based on belief in the infallible authority of the Vedas.

2. Maharishi Dayanand Saraswati founded the society on April 10, 1875.

3. Arya Samaj follows the belief that there is only one God and his idol worship is not appropriate.

4. Arya Samaj was the first Hindu organization to promote proselytism.

Q:

Who was the founder of Arya Samaj?

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    Raja Rammohan Roy
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    Mahavir Swami
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    Abdul Latif
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    Dayanand Saraswati
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Answer : 4. "Dayanand Saraswati"
Explanation :

1. Arya Samaj is a monotheistic Hindu reform movement in India that promotes principles and practices based on belief in the infallible authority of the Vedas.

2. Maharishi Dayanand Saraswati founded the society on April 10, 1875.

3. Arya Samaj follows the belief that there is only one God and his idol worship is not appropriate.

4. Arya Samaj was the first Hindu organization to promote proselytism.

Q:

What is the name of widest river in India?

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    Brahmaputra
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    Gomti
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    Ganges
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    Chambal
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Answer : 1. "Brahmaputra"
Explanation :

1. Brahmaputra is the widest river in India.

2. The Brahmaputra River originates as Siang or Dihang from the Chemayungdung glacier of the Kailash range near Lake Manasarovar.

3. It enters India from the west of Sadiya town in Arunachal Pradesh.

Tributaries: Dibang, Lohit, Siang, Budhi Dihing, Tista and Dhansiri.

4. The average width of the Brahmaputra valley is about 80 kilometres.

5. The main river of the valley, the Brahmaputra is one of the largest rivers in the world and ranks fifth in terms of its average runoff.

6. Namcha Barwa is a mountain peak in the Tibetan Himalayas with an altitude of 7757 meters. Tsangpo - The Brahmaputra river takes a U-turn on reaching Namcha Barwa and enters India in Arunachal Pradesh through a narrow valley.

7. The Himalayas extend in the east-west direction from the Indus Valley in the west to the Brahmaputra Valley in the east.

Q:

In which state is the Lingaraj temple located?

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    Andhra Pradesh
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    Uttar Pradesh
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    Karnataka
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    Orissa
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Answer : 4. "Orissa"
Explanation :

1. Lingaraja Temple, built in the 11th century, is a temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is considered to be the largest temple in the city of Bhubaneswar (Odisha).

2. It is built of red stone which is an excellent example of Kalinga style of architecture.

3. Spread over a huge complex, this temple has 150 subsidiary temples.

4. It was built by Somavanshi king Yayati I.

Q:

When is the state with the highest sex ratio in India?

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    Nilgiris
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    Haryana
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    Mizoram
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    Rajasthan
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Answer : 2. "Haryana"
Explanation :

As per the Census of India 2011, Haryana had the lowest sex ratio among all the Indian states. The sex ratio is defined as the number of females per 1,000 males. Haryana's sex ratio was reported to be lower than the national average at that time. Efforts have been made to address gender imbalances and improve the sex ratio in various regions of the country through awareness campaigns and policy measures.


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