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100 General Knowledge Quiz Questions for Entrance Exams
1. The speed of light with the rise in the temperature of the medium (1) Increases
(2) DecreasesA
(3) Remains unaltered
(4) Drops sharply
2. Which from the following rivers does not originate in Indian territory? (1) Mahanadi
(2) BrahmaputraA
(3) Ravi
(4) Chenab
3. The gas predominantly responsible for global warning is
(1) Carbon dioxideA
(2) Carbon monoxide
(3) Nitrous oxide
(4) Nitrogen peroxide
4. 26th January is India's
(1) Independence DayA
(2) Republic Day
(3) Revolution Day
(4) Parliament Day
5. Which of the following uses non-conventional Source of Energy? (1) Kerosene lamp
(2) Wax candle
(3) Solar lanternA
(4) Torch
6. Electric current is measured by
(1) VoltmeterA
(2) Anemometer
(3) Commutator
(4) Ammeter
7. The dynamo is a device for converting
(1) Heat energy into electrical energy
(2) Mechanical energy into electrical energyA
(3) Magnetic energy into electrical energy
(4) None of these
8. Galvanised Iron sheets have a coating of
(1) Tin
(2) Lead
(3) ZincA
(4) Chromium
9. The hardest substance available on earth is
(1) Platinum
(2) DiamondA
(3) Quartz
(4) gold
10. Washing soda is the common name for
(1) Calcium carbonate
(2) Calcium bicarbonate
(3) Sodium carbonate
(4) Sodium bicarbonateA
11. 2008 Olympic games were held in
(1) China
(2) GreeceA
(3) Italy
(4) France
12. Who among the following has been appointed as the new Captain of Indian Test Cricket Team? (1) Sachin Tendulkar
(2) Rahul Dravid
(3) Anil Kumble
(4) Mahender Singh DhoniA
13. Who among the following has been selected as new coach for the Indian Cricket Team? (1) Vivian Richards
(2) Gary Kirsten
(3) Kapil Dev
(4) Allan BorderA
14. The mascot for the 34th National Games held in Jharkhand in 2008, is (1) SheruA
(2) Roopa
(3) Chauva
(4) None of these
15. With which game is the Agha Khan Cup associated?
(1) Football
(2) Badminton
(3) Basketball
(4) HockeyA
16. The term, L.B.W. is associated with which of the following games? (1) CricketA
(2) Hockey
(3) Football
(4) Polo
17. Wankhede stadium is situated in?
(1) ChandigarhA
(2) Bangalore
(3) Mumbai
(4) Chennai
18. The Olympic games are normally held at an interval of
(1) 2 yearsA
(2) 3 years
(3) 4 years
(4) 5 years
19. Jaspal Rana is the name associated with which of the following games? (1) Boxing
(2) Shooting
(3) ArcheryA
(4) Weight lifting
20. Netaji Subhash National Institute of Sports is located at (1) Kolkata
(2) New DelhiA
(3) Jhansi
(4) Patiala
21. A person wants to contest election for the membership of Gram Panchayat, what should be his age? (1) 18 years or above
(2) 19 years or above
(3) 21 years of above
(4) Minimum 25 yearsA
22. Who summons the joint sitting of the Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha? (1) President
(2) Speaker of the Lok SabhaA
(3) Chairman of the Rajya Sabha
(4) Prime Minister
23. Which of the following is not a source of revenue to the village panchayat? (1) Property Tax
(2) House Tax
(3) Land Tax
(4) Vehicle TaxA
24. All electioneering campaigns during the time of elections are stopped. (1) 48 hours before the appointed time of election results
(2) 48 hours before the actual pollA
(3) 24 hours before the actual poll
(4) 36 hours before the actual poll
25. Who appoints the Chief Election Commissioner of India?
(1) PresidentA
(2) Prime Minister
(3) Parliament
(4) Chief Justice of India
26. The General Budget is presented in the parliament normally in the month of (1) January
(2) February
(3) MarchA
(4) Last month of the year
27. Who is the signatory on the Indian currency notes in denomination of two rupees and above? (1) Secretary, Reserve Bank of India
(2) Finance Secretary, Minister of Finance
(3) Governor, Reserve Bank of IndiaA
(4) Finance Minister, Ministry of Finance
28. The monetary unit of Bangladesh is
(1) Rupee
(2) TakkaA
(3) Rupiah
(4) Dollar
29. Sellers market denotes a situation where...
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