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1. When do we observe National Consumers’ Day?
(a) December 28
(b) December 24
(c) December 31
(d) December20

2. Who is the only Indian recipient of an Oscar Award for lifetime achievement?
(a) Dev Anand
(b) Satyajit Ray
(c) Dada Saheb Phalke
(d) Govind Nilhani

3. The smallest day in the world is
(a) 22 November
(b) 22 December
(c) 23 January
(d) 21 December

4. Which is the largest continent in the World?
(a) Asia
(b) South America
(c) Africa
(d) North America

5. Oral Rehydration Therapy is associated with the treatment of
(a) Cancer
(b) Diarrhoea
(c) Anaemia
(d) Beri-beri

6. Who can remove the President of India from his office?
(a) Chief justice of India
(b) Prime Minister
(c) Lok Shahha
(d) Parliament

7. Which of the following city is not situated on the hank of river Yamuna?
(a) Haridwar
(b) Agra
(c) Thane
(d) Nagpur

8. Who invented the super Computer?
(a) J.H. Van Tassel
(b) Famsworth
(c) Hairy Brearley
(d) Thomas Newcomen

9. Which of the following is the abbreviated name associated with food security?
(a) ASHA
(b) PDS
(c) WTO
(d) OPEC

10. Which of the following is an economic term?
(a) Plaintiff
(b) Bunker Blaster
(c) Deflation
(d) Lampoon

11. Which of the following is the trophy/ cup associated with the game of cricket?
(a) Derby
(b) Merdeka Cup
(c) Santosh Trophy
(d) Duleep Trophy

12. Which of the following book has been written by Kamala Das?
(a) Witness the Night
(b) The Red Devil
(c) Earth and Ashes
(d) Tonight This Savage Right

13. Which state has smallest land area?
(a) Goa
(b) Nagaland
(c) Sikkim
(d) Tripura

14. The custom of having many wives is known as?
(a) Monogamy
(b) Bigamy
(c) Polygamy
(d) Matrimony

15. Who is the legal advisor to the government of a state in India?
(a) The Solicitor General
(b) The state chief legal officer
(c) The High Court
(d) The Advocate General

16. Who was the first Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of India?
(a) Justice Altamas Kabir
(b) Justice H. J. Kania
(c) Justice M. C. Mahajan
(d) Justice P. Sathasivam

17. With which state is the Katliakali dance associated?
(a) Karnataka
(b) Rajasthan
(c) Gujarat
(d) Kerala

18. Which of the following countries is not in Europe?
(a) Norway
(b) Austria
(c) Belgium
(d) Luxemburg

19. Which of the following is the leading producer of rice?
(a) Australia
(b) Argentina
(c) China
(d) Cuba

20. Which country has the lengthiest constitution?
(a) USA
(b) UK
(c) Canada
(d) India

21. Pankaj Adwani is related to which game?
(a) Tennis
(b) Shooting
(c) Snooker
(d) Badminton

22. Which Mughal Ruler was a known Shayar (Urdu poet)?
(a) Bahadur Shah Jafar
(b) Shahjahan
(c) Jahangir
(d) Aurangzeb

23. Which one of the following Books is written by Vikram Seth?
(a) The Kite Runner
(b) The White Tiger
(c) A Suitable Boy
(d) Shame

24. Which term is NOT associated with the sport-Cricket?
(a) Mid-on
(b) Slip
(c) Third man
(d) Center-forward

25. Which City has the Mono-Rail transport facility?
(a) Mumbai
(b) Delhi
(c) Patna
(d) Bangalore

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26. “Earth Hour Day”, an energy saving initiative, is celebrated on…………
(a) January 2
(b) March 8
(c) April 1
(d) March 29

27. The Chemical name of ordinary Table Salt is –
(a) Sodium Bi- Carbonate
(b) Sodium Chloride
(c) Potassium Chloride
(d) Potassium Bi- Carbonate

28. The first Nuclear Powered Submarine of India is
(a) INS Trishul
(b) INS Arihant
(c) INS Virat
(d) INS Shatrunashak

29. In an ordinary year, which three months begin on the same day of the week?
(a) January, May, October
(b) March, July, December
(c) February, March, November
(d) Never

30. The first Indian to travel in space was:
(a) Rakesh Shanna
(b) Vipin Malhotra
(c) Kalpana Chawala
(d) Michael Phelpss

31. Sunita William spent ……….days in space.
(a) 10
(b) 365
(c) 195
(d) 400

32. Name the fair of Rajasthan that is famous for its camel trading event
(a) Maru mela
(b) Pushkar Mela
(c) Suraj Kund Mela
(d) Sonepur Mela

33. The famour Akshrdham temple is situated in the city of –
(a) Jamnagar
(b) Gandhinagar
(c) Jammu
(d) Madurai

34. Which of the following pairings are incorrect?
(a) Muammar Gaddafi-Syria
(b) Fidel Castro-Cuba
(c) Pol Pot-Cambodia
(d) Hosni Mubarak-Egypt

35. Which Gharana of classical singing did Late Pandit Bhimsen Joshi belong to?
(a) Ohrupad
(b) Maihar
(c) Kirana
(d) Etawah

36. In which place in India the children get more evening time to play?
(a) Mumbai
(b) Bangalore
(c) Gauhati
(d) Kolkata

37. The oldest rock system is found in –
(a) Deccan Traps
(b) Cuddapah System
(c) Dravidian System
(d) Archaen System

38. On 2nd October, 1959, “Panchayati Raj” introduced in India at which of the following places-
(a) Nagore, Rajasthan
(b) Rajmundri, Andhra Pradesh
(c) Sitamarhi, Bihar
(d) Pune, Maharashtra

39. The cause of Tuberculosis is-
(a) Virus
(b) Bacteria
(c) Fungus
(d) Protozoan

40. The global warming in atmosphere is developed due to increase in which gas?
(a) Oxygen
(b) Carbon di oxide
(c) Hydrogen
(d) Nitrogen

41. Snake bite firstly affects which part of body
(a) Nervous system
(b) Brain
(c) Blood circulation
(d) Lungs

42. Insulin is secreted by-
(a) Spleen
(b) Gonads
(c) Liver
(d) Pancreas

43. A colour-blind person cannot differentiate between the colours-
(a) Yellow and green
(b) Black and Blue
(c) Red and green
(d) Blue and green

44. Under the Constitution of India, who is the guardian of fundamental Rights?
(a) Parliament
(b) President
(c) Judiciary
(d) Cabinet

45. Which body in India does the regulation of Insurance Sector?
(a) D.F.H.I
(b) C.I.I.
(c) SEBI
(d) I.R.D.A

46. Acid rain is due to air pollution by-
(a) Carbon dioxide
(b) Carbon monoxide
(c) Methane
(d) Nitous oxide and Sulphur dioxide

47. The Chinese writers mention India by the name of-
(a) Fo-Kwo-ki
(b) Yin-tu
(c) Si-Yu-Ki
(d) Sikia-Pono

48. The earliest occurrence of the mantra famous as Gayatri Mantra is found in the following text-
(a) Bhagwad Gita
(b) Atharva Veda
(c) Rig Veda
(d) Manusmriti

49. The ‘Secretariat Building’ of which State is known as ‘Writer’s Building‘?
(a) Assam
(b) West Bengal
(c) Maharashtra
(d) Karnataka

50. ‘Swadhar’ is the scheme for-
(a) Unique indentification
(b) Self employment for males
(c) Women in difficult circumstances
(d) Common home of senior citizens.