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General knowledge questions and answers – GK Quiz
Q. Which permanent tissue is responsible to make a plant hard and stiff ?
> Sclerenchyma is a strengthening tissue in plants
Q. A Sound with single frequency is called ?
> Pitch = degree of high and low of sound
> Hertz – a measure of frequency
Q. The salt which is acidic in nature ?
a. Magnesium sulphate
b. Ammonium phosphate
c. Sodium carbonate
d. Sodium acetate
Q. For reproduction in flowers, the essential organs are –
a. Stamen and pistil
b. Sepal and stamen
c. Petal and pistil
d. Sepal and petal
Q. Energy stored in a dry cell is –
a. Nuclear energy
b. Potential energy
c. Chemical energy
d. Kinetic energy
Q. The credit for classifying the elements on the basis of atomic mass goes to –
a. Johann wolfgang dobereiner
b. D. Mendeleev
c. John dalton
d. John alexander reina newlands
Q. Who among the following was not in the ‘Nine gems’ in Emrepor Akbar’s court ?
a. Fakir aziao din
b. Osman ali khan
c. Raja todar mal
d. Abu’l fazl ibn mubarak
Q. First person to conduct heart transplantation in India
a. Dr. R Valiathan
b. Dr. Venugopal
c. Dr. R Kesavan Nair
Q. Gautam Buddha attained parinirvana at
c. Bodh gaya
GK quiz – GK questions and answers
Q. Write down the full form of
a. NASA = national aeronautics space administration [headquarter – Washington DC U.S.]
b. NATO = north atlantic treaty organisation [Brussels, Belgium]
c. CCTV = closed circuit television
d. MOU = memorandum of understanding
e. PDF = portable document format [very important question asked in major SSC exams, its a computer term]
f. UNICEF = united nations international children’s emergency fund [New york, U.S.]
g. SIM = subscriber identity module
h. ATM – automated teller machine [its a very important question asked in SSC CGL, CHSL, MTS exams]
Q. RBI reserve bank of India established in the year of
Q. Where is Jog waterfalls situated
Q. Highest waterfall in India
a. Jog waterfalls
b. Kunchikal falls
c. Barkana falls
> 455 mt, its in Karnataka
Q. Dandi march started in the year
> 12 march 1930
Q. Who had composed Ain-e-akbari ?
a. Ibn batuta
b. abul fazal
Q. Who had introduced ‘Doctrine of Lapse’ ?
a. lord canning
b. lord dalhousie
c. lord rippon
d. lord lytton
GK Quiz – Very important GK questions with answers (common for exams)
Q. Who among the following permitted to establish first factory in India ?
Q. What is the meaning of the word BUDDHA
a. a preacher
b. a winner
c. an enlightened
d. a traveller
Q. The boundary line between India and Pakistan was determined by whom ?
b. sir cripps
c. sir radcliff
d. lord mountbaten
Q. The decision of the Partition of Bengal was effected from which year ?
> By Lord Curzon
Q. Who among the following was the chairman of Drafting committee of Farmers of Indian constitution ?
a. rajendra prasad
b. B.R. ambedkar
c. J.L. Nehru
d. J.B. kriplani
Q. During the Quit India Movement who gave the slogan ‘Do or Die’ ?
a. J.L. Nehru
b. mahatma gandhi
c. bal gangadhar tilak
d. subhash chandra bose
Q. The longest river of Karnataka is ?
Now some GK Questions and Answers quiz from General Science
1. Which of the following is used with iron to make it rust free ?
> Chromium is mixed with iron to make it rust-free and it is known as stainless steel
> Very important question
2. How many chambers are there in human heart?
> The four chambers are > Left ventricle, right ventricle, right atrium, left atrium
3. From the following, Nilgai belongs to ?
4. By which process Water can be separated from alcohol in a water-alcohol mixture ?
> It is a process in which pure liquid is separated from a mixture of liquids
> very important question
5. Who among the following declared earlier than Newton about the gravitation force of earth ?
6. Pyrometer is used to measure
Ans. High temperature like in furnaces, kilns
7. Ammeter is used to measure
Ans. Current in a circuit
> very important question
8. Anemometer is used to measure
Ans. Speed of wind or current of gas
> It is also a common weather station instrument
9. Earth’s escape velocity is?
a. 15 km/sec
b. 7 km/sec
c. 11.2 km/sec
d. 9 km/sec
> Escape velocity is the lowest velocity needed to escape the gravitational attraction
10. Collection of Which type of acid in our body muscle leads to fatigue ?
a. Uric acid
b. Lactic acid
c. Benzoic acid
d. Pyruvic acid
11. Which of the following is the constituents of atomic nucleus ?
a. Proton and neutron
b. Electron and proton
c. Proton, neutron and electron
d. Electron and neutron
> Proton and neutron are present in nucleus
> Electrons are present in external part
12. In plants, from which part we get Turmeric ?
> Scientific name of turmeric – Curcuma longa
13. Which of the following is used in preservation of foods ?
a. Socium chloride
b. Potassium chloride
c. Citric acid
d. Sodium benzoate
14. The tissue which connects bones and muscles ?
d. Interstitial fluid
15. In human body which vitamin is most easily manufactured ?
a. Vit A
b. Vit D
c. Vit B
d. Vit E
16. Non-sticky Kitchenware are generally coated with which of the following ?
d. PVC (Polymerization of vinyl chloride)
Teflon full name – PTFE (PolyTetraFluoro Ethylen)
Very important GK questions and answers from Science
17. Hemoglobin is a type of ?
> Hemoglobin is found in RBC (red blood cells)
> Our blood has red colour due to Hemoglobin
> Hemoglobin transport/carries oxygen from the lungs to rest of body tissues
18. Which among the following is a scaler quantity ?
> Force, displacement, velocity are vector quantity
> Very important question
19. pH value of Human blood is ?
> Important question
20. The study of Flowers is called ?
> Phrenology – study of personality and character
> Agrostology – study of grasses
> Palynology – plant spores, plant organisms
21. The Tomato has red colour due to ?
> For photosynthesis process, Tomatoes has 2 pigments – Chlorophyll which is green and Lycopene which is red
> Important question
22. The chemical name of Milk of Magnesia is ?
a. Calcium hydroxide
b. Magnesium hydroxide
c. Sodium bicarbonate
d. Magnesium carbonate
History GK for Competitive Exams –
Q. Who said Government India act 1935 as ‘Charter of Slavery’
a. Pandit Jawaharlal nehru
b. Subhash chandra bose
c. Mahatma gandhi
d. Sardar ballabh bhai patel
Q. Who was the viceroy of India when the quit India resolution was passed in the year 1942
a. lord mountbatten
b. lord willingdon
c. lord linlithgow
d. lord wavell
During his office tenure (18 April 1936 – 1 October 1943) the resolution was passed
Q. At which session, The Indian national congress passed the Quit India Resolution
a. Bombay session 1934
b. Wardha session 1942
c. Ramgarh session 1940
d. Tripuri session 1939
Launched by M.Gandhi
Q. In the year of 1943, Subhash chandra bose became the supreme commander of which army
a. Japan army
b. Indian national army
c. Indian national congress
d. Indian army
Q. Subhash chandra Bose renamed the Andaman Nicobar islands as
a. Samaj and swaraj island
b. Samaj and shaheed island
c. Shaheed and swaraj island
d. Swaraj and matribhoomi island
After Japan handed over the islands to Subhash chandra bose, he renamed them as Shaheed and swaraj island respectively
Q. Hindu Dharma Sangrakshini sabha was established by
a. Damodar and balkrishana chapekar
b. Dyanand saraswati
c. Raja ram mohan roy
d. Bal gangadhar tilak
Q. Who from the following were associated with Indian League established in Calcutta in the year 1875
a. Arvindo ghosh and Kali mohan das
b. Arvindo ghosh and Sisir kumar ghosh
c. Kali mohan das and Sisir kumar ghosh
d. None of the above
Q. The other name of Subhash chandra bose is Desh Nayak. Who called him Desh nayak
a. Mahatma gandhi
b. Bal gangadhar tilak
c. Rabindra nath tagore
d. Lala lajpat rai
Q. Haryanka Dynasty was founded by
He was anointed king by his father when he was 15 years old.
Q. Chandra shekhar azad, Ram prasad Bismill, Rajendra Lahiri, Roshan singh, Ashfaqullah Khan; all revolutionaries are related with which of the following event
a. Chauri chaura case
b. Jallianwala bagh
c. The Kakori conspiracy
d. 1857 Revolt
Also known as Kakori case, Kakori train robbery.
It was took place between Lucknow and Kakori.
Date – 9 Aug 1925.
Organized by HRA (Hindustan Republican Association).
Q. The Moplah Rebellion of 1921 was against
a. The non tribal outsiders
b. Muslim land holders
c. Hindu land holders
d. The british government authority
The rebellion was a Muslim peasants rebellion
Q. The Rowlatt Act was passed
Also known as The Anarchical and Revolutionary Crimes Act or Black act
Q. The Kheda Satyagrah was launched by Mahatma Gandhi to support
a. Mill owners
b. Kol rebellion
c. The peasants
It was launched in the year 1918 in Kheda, Gujarat.
It was a Satyagraha movement against British raj.
Q. East India Association was set up
Founded by Dadabhai Naoroji.
It was arised in London.