General Awareness Important Questions and Answers
1.Panchayatiraj form of rural government was first adopted by
A) Rajasthan & Madhya Pradesh
B) Rajasthan & West Bengal
C) Rajasthan & Andhra Pradesh
D) Rajasthan & Uttar Pradesh
Answer: C) Rajasthan & Andhra Pradesh
2.Todar Mal was associated with
A) Land revenue reforms
B) Music and Literature
C) Law and Music
D) Law and Literature
Answer: A) Land revenue reforms
3.Which of the following diseases is not caused by VIRUS?
A) Chicken Pox
Answer: C) Cholera
4.Who rules the state in the event declaration of emergency under Article 356?
A) Prime Minister
B) Chief Minister
D) Chief Justice of the High Court
Answer: C) Governor
5.Name a common greenhouse gas containing only hydrogen and oxygen?
Answer: C) H2O
6.Who set up the world’s first floating ATM ?
A) Bank of America
B) Barclays Bank
C) Axis Bank
D) State Bank of India
Answer: D) State Bank of India
7.Three Presidency Banks viz., Bank of Madras, Bank of Bombay and Bank of Calcutta, were merged to form
A) New Bank of India
B) Corporation Bank
C) Reserve Bank of India
D) Imperial Bank of India(now SBI)
Answer: D) Imperial Bank of India(now SBI)
8.What are the followers of buddhism called?
C) Noble Truths
Answer: A) Buddhists
9.Which supercomputer is developed by the Indian Scientists?
A) Super 3
B) Param 808
C) Super 149
D) Param 8000
Answer: D) Param 8000
10.Operation Kutir Jyothi refers to
A) Rural electrification
B) Adult literacy
D) Olympic torch
Answer: A) Rural electrification
11.Which Airport is named as Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhay Airport ?
Answer: D) Agra
12.The Indian Railways has integrated its helpline numbers into a single number. What is the number?
13.A semi-mechanised car park, the first of its kind in Jammu and Kashmir, was inaugurated by ___________.
A) Mehbooba Mufti
B) Narendra Modi
C) Nitin Gadkari
D) Pranab Mukherjee
Answer: A) Mehbooba Mufti
14.Which state government has launched Pashu Bazar website for online cattle sale ?
B) Andhra Pradesh
Answer: A) Telangana
15.India became the first country to partner with which global company on Disaster Response Management?
16.In which type of economy National Income and Domestic Income is equal?
A) Closed Economy
B) Open Economy
C) Developed Economy
D) Developing Economy
Answer: A) Closed Economy
17.NASA and ISRO to come together to inspect ‘oldest civilisation’ site in ____________
Answer: C) Haryana
18.Which action is safe for a pwc?
A) towing a skier behind a pwc rated for 3 people with two persons on board
B) shutting off the engine before cleaning debris from the pump intake
C) seating a child to small to hold on the operator in front of the operator
D) All the above
Answer: C) seating a child to small to hold on the operator in front of the operator
19.In India, the term ‘hot money’ is used to refer to
A) Currency + Reserves with the RBI
B) Net G D R
C) Net Foreign Direct Investment
D) Foreign Portfolio Investment
Answer: D) Foreign Portfolio Investment
20.First Bank to introduce Credit Card in India
A) HSBC Bank
B) ICICI Bank
C) State Bank of India
D) Central Bank of India
Answer: D) Central Bank of India
21.The civilian award bestowed by the president of India to persons for rendering exceptional and distinguished service in any field is
A) Bharat Ratna
B) Padma Shri
C) Padma Vibhushan
D) Padma Bhushan
Answer: A) Bharat Ratna
22.Which one of the following does not contain Silver ?
A) Horn Silver
B) Ruby Silver
C) Lunar Caustic
D) German Silver
Answer: D) German Silver
23.The world’s largest refinery and petrochemical complex will be set up in which Indian state ?
A) Andhra Pradesh
Answer: D) Maharashtra
24.It is not advisable to sleep under a tree at night because of release of
A) oxygen in a lesser quantity than the required levels
B) oxygen in large amounts
C) carbon monoxide
D) carbon dioxide
Answer: D) carbon dioxide
25.The country’s first ‘brain bank’ that can store up to 300 human brains has been opened at
26.Which Indian pharma company is set to produce the Russian Covid-19 vaccine Sputnik V in India?
A) Serum Institute of India
C) Dr Reddys Labs
D) Bharat Biotech
27.Goa Shipyard Limited (GSL) was established in
Answer: C) 1957
28.Where does the series number on a map appear?
A) Upper right margin
B) Lower left margin
C) Both A & B
D) Not Exist
Answer: C) Both A & B
29.Name the state that has become the first state to launch a special awareness drive to ensure that transgenders in the state register as voters.
Answer: C) Maharashtra
30.Which statement about broadheads is true?
A) Use needle-nose pliers or locking pliers to screw on broadheads
B) Broadheads are risk-free
C) Dress game with great caution until you find all parts of the broadhead
D) Broadheads have a dull edge
Answer: C) Dress game with great caution until you find all parts of the broadhead
31.Select the related word/letters/number from the given alternatives.
? : GA : : QR : JI
Answer: D) TZ
32.Which bank has the tagline – Your Trusted Family Bank?
A) Indian Overseas Bank
B) Dena Bank
C) Indian Bank
D) Yes Bank
Answer: B) Dena Bank
33.The world’s largest biofuel plant with production capacity of 110 million liters of fuel annually has been set up in
Answer: C) Brazil
34.Orkut’s creator Buyukkokten has launched a new social network called ________, which is available on mobile only.
Answer: B) Hello
35.”Doing Business Report” is prepared by which of the following organisations/agencies every year?
A) Asian Development Bank(ADB)
B) World Trade Organisation(WTO)
C) International Monetary Fund (IMF)
D) World Bank
Answer: D) World Bank
36.A universal recipient belongs to the blood group
Answer: A) AB
37.First Bank to introduce ATM in India is ?
A) ICICI Bank
B) HSBC Bank
C) HDFC Bank
D) YES Bank
Answer: B) HSBC Bank
38.Which city in the country has created a new Guinness world record with maximum number of people sweeping the ‘floor’ (single venue) ?
Answer: A) Vadodara
39.Breeding and management of bees is called
Answer: D) Apiculture
40.Which device is called silico sapiens?
Answer: B) Robot
41.Who is the primary Author of HTML?
A) Sabeer Bhatiya
B) Tim Berners-Lee
C) Brendan Eich
D) Google Inc.
Answer: B) Tim Berners-Lee
42.Which unit of valuation is known as paper gold?
Answer: A) SDR
43.ESCAP stands for
A) Economic and Social Commission for Asia and Pacific
B) European Society Council for Africa and Pacific
C) Economic and Social Commission for Africa and Pacific
D) None of the above
Answer: A) Economic and Social Commission for Asia and Pacific
44.Which is the first Indian state/UT to achieve 100% first dose coverage, for Covid-19?
C) Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Answer: B) Ladakh
45.Merdeka cup is associated with
Answer: C) Football
46.Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has handed over a Dornier 228 light-weight aircraft to DRDO. What is the name of this aircraft?
Answer: C) Nabhrathna
47.Which Country has opened its fifth Nuclear Power Plant to meet its growing energy demands ?
Answer: B) Pakistan
48.Which is not true of the Intertropical Convergence Zone?
A) It features heavy precipitation
B) It’s where the trade winds collide
C) It’s a high-pressure zone with sinking air
D) It is also known as the doldrums
Answer: C) It’s a high-pressure zone with sinking air
49.Whose signature on Indian currency notes?
A) Finance minister
B) RBI Governor
C) Prime minister
Answer: B) RBI Governor
50.Hockey was introduced in the Asian Games in
A) 1958 in Tokyo
B) 1962 in Jakarta
C) 1966 in Bangkok
D) 1970 in Bangkok
Answer: A) 1958 in Tokyo
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