GK Questions and Answers – GK Quiz – Science, History, Geography MCQs

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This GK Quiz class is important for those who are preparing for exams. For better result you can note down these GK questions with a pen and notebook. 

General knowledge questions and answers – GK Quiz

Q. Which permanent tissue is responsible to make a plant hard and stiff ?

a. Sclerenchyma

b. Collenchyma

c. Aerenchyma

d. Parenchyma

Ans. a

> Sclerenchyma is a strengthening tissue in plants

Q. A Sound with single frequency is called ?

a. Hertz

b. Pitch

c. Note

d. Tone

Ans. d

> 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

Ans. c

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

Ans. a

Q. Energy stored in a dry cell is –

a. Nuclear energy

b. Potential energy

c. Chemical energy

d. Kinetic energy

Ans. c

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

Ans. b

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

Ans. b

Q. First person to conduct heart transplantation in India

a. Dr. R Valiathan

b. Dr. Venugopal

c. Dr. R Kesavan Nair

Ans. b

Q. Gautam Buddha attained parinirvana at

a. Sarnath

b. Lumbini

c. Bodh gaya

d. Kushinagar

Ans. d

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

a. 1936

b. 1935

c. 1929

d. 1952

Ans. b

Q. Where is Jog waterfalls situated

a. J&K

b. Karnataka

c. WB

Ans. b

Q. Highest waterfall in India

a. Jog waterfalls

b. Kunchikal falls

c. Barkana falls

Ans. b

> 455 mt, its in Karnataka

Q. Dandi march started in the year

a. 1932

b. 1930

c. 1936

Ans. b

> 12 march 1930

Q. Who had composed Ain-e-akbari ?

a. Ibn batuta

b. abul fazal

c. birbal

d. farista

Ans. b

Q. Who had introduced ‘Doctrine of Lapse’ ?

a. lord canning

b. lord dalhousie

c. lord rippon

d. lord lytton

Ans. b

GK Quiz – Very important GK questions with answers (common for exams)

Q. Who among the following permitted to establish first factory in India ?

a. sahajahan

b. aurangzeb

c. akbar

d. jahangir

Ans. d

Q. What is the meaning of the word BUDDHA

a. a preacher

b. a winner

c. an enlightened

d. a traveller

Ans. c

Q. The boundary line between India and Pakistan was determined by whom ?

a. Laurence

b. sir cripps

c. sir radcliff

d. lord mountbaten

Ans. c

Q. The decision of the Partition of Bengal was effected from which year ?

a. 1906

b. 1905

c. 1902

d. 1908

Ans. b

> 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

Ans. b

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

Ans. b

Q. The longest river of Karnataka is ?

a. cauvery

b. krishna

c. tungbhadra

d. godavari

Ans. b

Now some GK Questions and Answers quiz from General Science

1. Which of the following is used with iron to make it rust free ?

a. Tin

b. Carbon

c. Aluminium

d. Chromium

Ans. d

> 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?

a. 2

b. 4

c. 5

d. 3

Ans. b

> The four chambers are > Left ventricle, right ventricle, right atrium, left atrium

3. From the following, Nilgai belongs to ?

a. Goat

b. Deer

c. Sheep

d. Cow

Ans. b

4. By which process Water can be separated from alcohol in a water-alcohol mixture ?

a. Distillation

b. Evaporation

c. Sublimation

d. Decantation

Ans. a

> 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 ?

a. Varahamihira

b. Aryabhatta

c. Buddhagupta

d. Brahmagupta

Ans. d

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

Ans. c

> 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

Ans. b

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

Ans. a

> Proton and neutron are present in nucleus

> Electrons are present in external part

12. In plants, from which part we get Turmeric ?

a. Flower

b. Stem

c. Root

d. Fruit

Ans. b

> 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

Ans. d

14. The tissue which connects bones and muscles ?

a. Ligament

b. Cartilage

c. Tendon

d. Interstitial fluid

Ans. c

15. In human body which vitamin is most easily manufactured ?

a. Vit A

b. Vit D

c. Vit B

d. Vit E

Ans. b

16. Non-sticky Kitchenware are generally coated with which of the following ?

a. Teflon

b. Oxygen

c. Graphite

d. PVC (Polymerization of vinyl chloride)

Ans. a

Teflon full name – PTFE (PolyTetraFluoro Ethylen)

Very important GK questions and answers from Science

17. Hemoglobin is a type of ?

a. Protein

b. Vitamin

c. Carbohydrate

d. Fat

Ans. a

> 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 ?

a. Force

b. Displacement

c. Velocity

d. Volume

Ans. d

> Force, displacement, velocity are vector quantity

> Very important question

19. pH value of Human blood is ?

a. 7.2

b. 6.4

c. 6.6

d. 7.4

Ans. d

> Important question

20. The study of Flowers is called ?

a. Agrostology

b. Phrenology

c. Anthology

d. Palynology

Ans. c

> Phrenology – study of personality and character

> Agrostology – study of grasses

> Palynology – plant spores, plant organisms

21. The Tomato has red colour due to ?

a. Lycopene

b. Capsaicin

c. Xanthophyll

Ans. a

> 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

Ans. b

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