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General Knowledge Model Paper – 2

 

 

1. ’Prithvirajraso” was written by
(a) Bhavabhuti
(b) Jaideva
(c)  Chand Bardai
(d)  Banabhatta
2. A speculator who sells stocks for gain in order to buy back when price falls, is a
(a)     Bull
(b) Bear
(c) Boar
(d) Bison
3. Parallel economy emerges due to
(a) Tax Avoidance
(b) Tax Evasion
(c)  Tax Compliance
(d)  Tax Estimation
4. While estimating the national income, which of the following is not taken into account ?
(a)  Services of a teacher
(b)  Services of a doctor
(c)  Services of a housewife
(d)  Services of a maid servant
5. Under-writing refers to
(a) Under estimation
(b) Under selling
(c)  Winding up the business
(d)   An act of insuring risk
6. The world’s first drainage system was built by the people of
(a)  Egyptian civilisation
(b)  Indus Valley civilisation
(c)  Chinese civilisation
(d)  Mesopotamian civilisation
7. The State is a necessary evil according to
(a)  Communists
(b)  Liberalists
(c)  Individualists
(d)   Anarchists
8. Who was the President of India during the Janata Party regime?
(a)  Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed
(b)  N. Sanjeeva Reddy
(c)  Giani Zail Singh
(d)  R. Venkataraman
9. Which Lok Sabha Constituency had the highest number of voters during the 13th Lok Sabha Elections?
(a) Uttarahalli
(b) Outer Delhi
(c)  North Bombay
(d) Amethi
10. Federal form of government was introduced under the
(a)  Government of India Act, 1919
(b)  Government of India Act, 1935
(c)  Indian Councils Act, 1909
(d)  Government of India Act, 1858
11. The General Assembly of the United Nations meets
(a)  Several times a year
(b)  Once a year
(c)  Twice a year
(d) Continuously
12. The floral part that receives pollen- grains during pollination is
(a) Ovary
(b) Style
(c)     Stigma
(d) Ovules
13.     Which of these is a micronutrient for plants ?
(a) Carbon
(b)   Oxygen
(c) Nitrogen
(d)   Boron
14.     Which of the following gives energy most readily ?
(a) Lactose
(b)   Cellulose
(c) Maltose
(d)   Glucose
15. A plant which reproduces by means of spores is
(a) Mustard
(b)   Coriander
(c) Ferns
(d)   Petunia
16.     An edible underground stem is
(a) Ginger
(b)   Sweet-potato
(c) Sugarcane
(d)   Radish
17.     Subhash Chandra Bose set up the provisional Government of Free India in
(a)     Burma
(b)   Singapore
(c)     Thailand
(d).    Indonesia
18.     Who created “Hotmail” ?
(a)     Sabeer Bhatia
(b) Bill Gates
(c) Jack St. Clair Kilby
(d) Donald W. Davies
19.     Who was the first Indian woman President of the Indian National Congress ?
(a) Annie Besant
(b) Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit
(c) Kasturba Gandhi
(d) Sarojini Naidu
20. Who was the leader of the team that developed the “Web Browser” known as Mosaic ?
(a)  Marc Anderssen
(b) Bob Kahn
(c)  Paul Mockapetris
(d)  Tim Berners-Lee
21. “Purushapura” is the other name for
(a) Patna
(b) Pataliputra
(c) Peshawar
(d)   Punjab
22.Napoleon I and the Duke of Wellington fought the famous
(a) Battle of Austerlitz
(b) Battle of Leipzig
(c) Battle of Borodini
(d) Battle of Waterloo
23. Which of the following was the capital of the Chola Kings?
(a) Vanchi
(b)  Tanjore
(c) Madurai
(d)  Trichirapally
24. The most significant Act which declared that the sovereignty of the British Empire in India was in the hands of the British Crown was
(a) The Company’s Charter Act of 1813
(b)The Company’s Charter Act of 1853
(c) The Indian Councils Act of 1861
(d) The Indian Councils Act of 1893
25. The ‘Cremean War’ was fought between
(a) France and Britain
(b) Russia and Turkey
(c) France and Turkey
(d) Britain and Turkey
26. If an ordinary glass tube and a glass capillary tube are both dipped in a beaker of water, then the water rises in
(a) Both the tubes
(b) Only the glass tube
(c) Only the capillary tube
(d) Neither of the tubes
27. ‘Hydraulic brakes’ work on the principle of
(a) Pascal’s law (b) Thomson’s law
(b) Thomson’s law
(c) Newton’s law
(d) Bernoulli’s theorem
28. Stars in the sky appear to twinkle due to
(a) A series of refractions
(b) A series of reflections
(c) A surface tension phenomenon
(d) Multiple diminishing brightness
29.Which language is spoken by the people of Lakshadweep ?
(a) Malayalam
(b) Kannada
(c) Tamil
(d)    Telugu
30. Which river is under dispute involving Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and Gujarat ?
(a) Krishna
(b) Narmada
(c) Koyna
(d)    Tapti
31. The ocean which touches the Asian and American shores is
(a) Atlantic
(b) Indian
(c) Antarctic
(d) Pacific
32. Name the crop-season in India that opens in May-June with major crops like rice and millets.
(a) Rainy season
(b) Rabi
(c)  Kharif
(d)  Winter season
33. Haemoglobin is an important constituent of
(a) Red blood cells
(b) White blood cells
(c) Platelets
(d) Plasma
34. Blood pressure is the pressure exerted by blood on the walls of
(a) Heart
(b) Veins
(c) Arteries
(d) Capillaries
35. Which one of the Endocrine glands is known as master gland ?
(a) Pituitary
(b) Adrenal
(c) Thyroid
(d)    parathyroid
36. Bile is produced by the
(a) Liver
(b) Stomach
(c) Pancreas
(d) Duodenum
37. Gelatin is mostly used in making ice-creams in order to
(a) Prevent making a collide
(b) Stabilise the collide and prevent crystallisation
(c) Stabilise mixture
(d) Enrich the aroma
38. Which of the following is used to remove ink and rust stains on cloth?
(a) Oxalic acid
(b) Alcohol
(c) Ether
(d)    Kerosene oil
39.Two elements which can form a large number of compounds are
(a) Carbon and Hydrogen
(b) Carbon and Nitrogen
(c)  Carbon and Oxygen
(d)  Carbon and Sulphur
40. An inert gas mixed with oxygen, given to the patients suffering from restricted breathing, is
(a) Helium
(b) Krypton
(c)  Radon
(d)  Argon
41. The Indian National Congress was formed during the Governor- Generalship of
(a)  Lord Ripon
(b)  Lord William Bentinck
(c)  Lord Dufferin
(d)  Lord Curzon
42. To take care of the conquered lands, Mohammad Ghori left behind his trusted General
(a) Nasiruddin
(b)  lltutmish
(c)  Qutbuddin Aibak
(d)  Malik Kafur
43. The famous city of Bhopal was founded by the Rajput ruler
(a) Prithviraj Chauhan
(b) Dharmapal
(c) Raja Bhoja
(d) Jaichand
44. Pearl Harbour, an American Naval and Airforce base, was attacked by
(a) Germany
(b) Japan
(c)  France
(d) England
45.The ‘four stroke petrol engine’ is based on
(a) Carnot-cycle
(b) Otto-cycle
(c)  Diesel-cycle
(d) Boyle’s-cycle
46.      An example of major air pollutant is
(a) Oxygen
(b) Carbon monoxide
(c) Helium
(d) Carbon dioxide
47. It is dangerous to observe Solar eclipse with naked eyes because
(a)    Infrared radiations from the sun burn our retina
(b)   Ultraviolet radiations from the sun burn our retina
(c)    All radiations from sun the initiate chemical reactions in eyes
(d)   Cosmic rays reach eyes more during the eclipse
48.      Which of the following waves cannot be transmitted through vaccum ?
(a)    Light
(b)   Sound
(c)    Heat
(d)   Electromagnetic
49.      A gap is left between the two rails of
a railway track to accommodate……
of the metal
(a)    Areal expansion
(b)   Volume expansion
(c)    Linear expansion
(d)   Apparent expansion
50.      What is ‘AGMARK’ ?
(a)    It is a marketing seal issued on the graded agricultural commodity
(b)   It stands for agricultural marketing
(c)    It represents agricultural management and regulation
(d)   None of the above
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