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SNAP General Knowledge Question Bank_ 2009

1. This disease is caused by the deficiency of protein. Can you identify it from the given options?
a. Goitre b. Kwashiorkar c. Hypokalemia d. Dermatosis

2. We all know very well that the Pacific Ocean is the earth’s largest ocean. Which of the following
represents the percentage area (approximately) of the earth covered by it?
a. 25% b. 35% c. 40% d. 45%

3. This place is the wettest place on earth. Can you identify it from the given options?
a. Mount Waialeale b. Cherapoonji c. Mawsynram d. None of these

4. The number of non-permanent members of the UN Security Council is


a. 5 b. 10 c. 15 d. 20

5. According to the latest population Census, the state with the least population density is
a. Sikkim b. Mizoram
c. Andaman & Nicobar Islands d. Arunachal Pradesh

6. The number of Union Territories in India is


a. 5 b. 6 c. 7 d. 8

7. The maximum duration for which the President’s office can remain vacant is
a. 1 month b. 2 months c. 3 months d. 6 months

8. Which of the following represents the minimum age required to become the member of the Rajya
Sabha?
a. 25 years b. 30 years
c. 35 years d. There is no age limit as such

9. Which of the following represents the percentage contribution of the agriculture sector to the Growth
Domestic Product of the Indian Economy (approximately)?
a 15% b. 17% c. 21% d. 30%

10. Sakyamuni is another name of


a. Mahavir b. Buddha c. Lord Shiva d. Lord Vishnu

11. The last amendment to the Preamble of the Constitution of India was carried out in the year …
a. 1958 b. 1962 c. 1976 d. 1978

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12. Which of the following is NOT a primary activity?
a. Fishing b. Mining c. Agriculture d. Banking

13. How many Bharat Ratna awardees have won the Nobel Prize till date?
a. 1 b. 2 c. 3 d. 4

14. Who discovered Ultrasound ?


a. Ian Donald b. Roger Bacon c. JP Merril d. Joseph Lister

15. Maltimadhava is the famous creation of which of the following personalities?


a. Kalidas b. Bharat Muni c. Bhavabhuti d. Vishnu Sharma

16. The work for which French Nobleman Baron Pierre de Coubertin is known for, is
a. He was the founder of Scouts movement
b. He was the founder of Amnesty International
c. He was the founder of Red Cross Society
d. He was responsible for the revival of modern Olympic games.

17. Which of the following is NOT a recipient of Bharat Ratna?


a. Aruna Asaf Ali
b. PV Kane
c. DK Karve
d. MGK Menon

18. Which of the following is not matched properly?


Biosphere reserve State
a. Dibru Saikhowa Assam
b. Dehang Debang Mizoram
c. Norkek Meghalaya
d. Pachmarhi Madhya Pradesh

19. The first cotton mill of India was set up at…


a. Surat b. Mumbai c. Kanpur d. Ahmedabad

20. Which Indian city is also known as the ‘school capital of India’?
a. Lucknow b. New Delhi c. Dehradun d. Ajmer

21. Reserve Bank of India was nationalized in


a. 1949 b. 1952 c. 1955 d. 1964

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22. We all know very well that the largest planet of the solar system is Jupiter. Can you identify the
name of the second largest planet of the solar system?
a. Earth b. Saturn c. Uranus d. Venus

23. You would find Andes mountain range in


a. North America b. South America c. Europe d. Australia

24. The world’s rarest element on earth is


a. Palladium b. Astatine c. Radium d. None of these

25. Which of the following is the densest planet of the solar system?
a. Earth b. Saturn c. Jupiter d. Mercury

26. Which of the following is NOT based on the banks of river Danube?
a. Vienna b. Belgrade c. Budapest d. Warsaw

27. Which of the following cases highlighted that ‘total reservation in the government jobs cannot exceed
50% of total?
a. T.A. Pai case b. Minerva Mills case
c. Keshvanand Bharti case d. Indira Sawhney case

28. Ngultrum is the name of the currency of


a. Chile b. Bhutan c. Botswana d. Bulgaria

29. International Committee of Red Cross has won the Nobel Peace Prize for record _____times.
a. Three b. Four c. Five d. Six

30. Poise is the unit of


a. pressure b. viscosity
c. luminous intensity d. inductance

31. This personality is credited with the invention of Electro cardiogram (ECG). Can you identify the
personality from the given options?
a. Ian Donald b. A. Laveran
c. Williem Einthoven d. C.Sholes

32. Time Machine is the name of a famous work of


a. Carl Segan b. H.G. Wells c. Alvin Tofler d. Arthur C. Clarke

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33. Jakob Von Vexkull was the founder of
a. Booker Prize b. Pulitzer Prize
c. Right Livelihood Award d. Templeton Prize

34. Which of the following chemical elements is used for the bleaching process?
a. Fluorine b. Bromine c. Chlorine d. Xenon

35. Cirrhosis is the disease which affects the


a. brain b. liver c. kidney d. lungs

36. Which of the following is the capital of Ireland?


a. Dublin b. Istanbul c. Amsterdam d. Berne

37. Where would you find the Indian Textile Institute?


a. Surat b. Kanpur c. Pune d. Mysore

38. Which of the following is the least populous union territory of India?
a. Pondicherry b. Lakshadweep
c. Dadra and Nagar Haveli d. Andaman & Nicobar Islands

39. The first Indian state where the President’s rule was imposed in the year 1951 was ...
a. Uttar Pradesh b. Rajasthan
c. Punjab d. Orissa

40. Which of the following Indian states has the lowest sex ratio (number of females per thousand
males)?
a. West Bengal b. Haryana c. Punjab d. Uttar Pradesh

41. Which of the following is NOT a work of Salman Rushdie?


a. Moor’s Last Sigh b. Midnight’s Children
c. Shalimar The Clown d. The Piano Teacher

42. International Labor Day is celebrated on ___every year.


a. August 1 b. March 1 c. September 1 d. May 1

43. Who wrote Ramayana?


a. Vishwamitra b. Maharishi Valmiki
c. Tulasidas d. None of these

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44. Who is credited with the construction of the Grand Trunk road?
a. Tipu Sultan b. Mohammed –bin-Tughlaq
c. Shershah Suri d. Jehangir

45. Which of the following is also known as “ Silicon valley of India”?


a. Hyderabad b. Bangalore c. Chennai d. Noida

46. This personality is also considered as the Father of computers . Can you name him from the given
options?
a. Blaise Pascal b. Alan M. Turing
c. Charles Babbage d. None of these

47. Peace Palace is the official headquarters of


a. WHO b. FAO c. ICJ d. IBRD

48. Find the odd one out.


a. DOS b. WINDOWS c. LINUX d. LISP

49. Which of the following is the capital of ‘the land of midnight sun’?
a. Vienna b. Oslo c. Helsinki d. Prague

50. Christiana is the former name of which of the following cities?


a. Copenhagen b. Oslo c. Ottawa d. Berlin

51. She is the first woman Chief Justice of a High Court in India. Can you identify her from the given
options?
a. M. Fathima Bibi b. Leila Seth
c. Kadambini Ganguli d. Dina Vakil

52. Who is the first Indian to have crossed the English Channel?
a. Mihir Gupta b. Mihir Sharma c. Mihir Sen d. Mihir Mukherjee

53. Mohiniattam is a dance form from


a. Andhra Pradesh b. Kerala c. Tamil Nadu d. Karnataka

54. Which of the following represents the name of the India’s first indigenously built submarine?
a. INS Shakti b. INS Delhi c. INS Savitri d. INS Vibhuti

55. Narora Atomic Power station is in


a. Uttar Pradesh b. Rajasthan c. Madhya Pradesh d. Tamil Nadu

56. The earth’s axis is inclined to the ___ to the plane of its orbit.
a. 33.5° b. 46.5° c. 52.8° d. 66.5°

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57. Equinoxes are the dates when the sun shines directly over the
a. Tropic of Cancer b. Tropic of Capricorn c. Equator d. None of these

58. The second most abundant gas in the atmosphere after nitrogen is
a. hydrogen b. carbon dioxide c. oxygen d. helium

59. Which of the following is NOT matched properly?

Mountain Range Continent


a. Himalayan Karakoram Asia
b. Alps Europe
c. Andes South America
d. Rockies Asia

60. What is the capital of Tanzania?


a. Kiev b. Dodoma c. Abuja d. Capetown

61. ‘AFP’, is the news agency of


a. UK b. USA c. Germany d. None of these

62. Which of the following represents the year in which Alexander invaded India?
a. 323 BC b. 324 BC c. 326 BC d. 328 BC

63. In which of the following years did United Nations (UN) come into existence?
a. 1941 b. 1943 c. 1944 d. 1945

64. Khyber Pass is in


a. Pakistan b. India c. Myanmar d. Afghanistan

65. The first Secretary-General of the United Nations was


a. U. Thant b. Trygve Lie
c. Boutros-Boutros Ghali d. Javier Perez de Cuellar

66. Southern Railway is headquartered at


a. Hyderabad b. Bangalore c. Secunderabad d. Chennai

67. First ministerial meeting of World Trade Organization took place at


a. Washington b. New York c. Geneva d. Singapore

68. The first Chief Election Commissioner of India was


a. S. L. Shakadhar b. Sukumar Sen c. H. J. Kania d. P. C. Sen

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69. Identify the correct match:

Date Celebrated as
a. May 8 World Health Day
b. May 1 World Literacy Day
c. May 17 World Telecommunication Day
d. June 5 World Ozone Day

70. Mount Etna is a famous volcano located in


a. Argentina b. Italy c. Mexico d. Phillipines

71. Tungabhadra Sanctuary is located at


a. Madhya Pradesh b. Uttar Pradesh c. Karnataka d. West Bengal

72. The agency of United Nations that was set-up to strengthen the international cooperation in the field
of education and improve the standards of education is
a. UNEP b. UNCTAD c. UNESCO d. UNDP

73. What is the approximate length of Indian coastlines?


a. 3,440 km b. 4,589 km c. 7,500 km d. 8,924 km

74. Reserve Bank of India is headquarted at


a. Kolkata b. New Delhi c. Mumbai d. Chennai

75. Jana Gana Mana, was accepted as the National Anthem of India by the Constituent Assembly of
India in
a. 1950 b. 1949 c. 1948 d. 1947

76. Which of the following cricketers holds the world record for maximum number of double centuries in
test cricket?
a. Mark Waugh b. Martin Crowe c. Marwan Atapattu d. Don Bradman

77. The person who has climbed Mount Everest the most — 12 times is
a. Babu Chheri b. Appa Sherpa c. Peter Hillary d. T. W. Tenzing

78. Which Indian state has its maximum area under the forest cover?
a. Maharashtra b. Madhya Pradesh c. Arunachal Pradesh d. Kerala

79. This personality is known as ‘The Father of Geometry’. Identify him from the given options.
a. Euclid b. Pythagoras c. Newton d. Laplace

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80. Who is the founder of the World Economic Forum?
a. George McDonald b. Jack Barry c. Robert Allen d. Klaus Schwab

81. Who among the following is the author of Meghdoot?


a. Bana Bhatta b. Kalhana c. Kalidas d. Tulsidas

82. Under whose presidentship, the first session of Indian National Congress took place in Bombay?
a. A. O. Hume b. Dadabhai Naoroji c. G. K. Gokhale d. W. C. Bannerjee

83. How many members are there in the Rajya Sabha?


a. 238 b. 242 c. 246 d. 250

84. Panama Canal links


a. Pacific Ocean and Atlantic Ocean b. Red Sea and Mediterranean Sea
c. Red Sea and Caspian Sea d. Atlantic Ocean and Arctic Ocean

85. Which of the following rays is NOT harmful?


a. Ultraviolet rays b. X-rays c. Infrared rays d. Short radio waves

86. Who is considered as ‘The Father of Genetics’?


a. Robert Hook b. G. J. Mendel c. Charles Darwin d. T. H. Morgan

87. Which Indian President has also been the speaker of the Lok Sabha?
a. N. Sanjiva Reddy b. R. Venkatraman
c. Dr. Shankar Dayal Sharma d. Giani Zail Singh

88. Bhakhra Nangal dam is built over


a. Ravi b. Chenab c. Sutluj d. Beas

89. Between Hope and History, is a work of


a. Mikhail Gorbachev b. Boris Yeltsin c. Bill Clinton d. Mao Tse Sung

90. The Ottawa process negotiations are related to


a. environmental pollution b. ozone layer’s depletion
c. nuclear weapons d. banning of landmines

91. What percentage of the world area is occupied by India?


a. 1.3% b. 2.4% c. 4.5% d. 5.7%

92. General Agreement on Tariffs & Trade (GATT) came into existence in
a. 1947 b. 1948 c. 1969 d. 1984

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93. Vyas Samman is given by
a. Rajiv Gandhi Foundation b. K. K. Birla Foundation
c. UNESCO d. Uttar Pradesh Government

94. January 26 — besides, being Republic Day of India, is also celebrated as


a. International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking
b. World Ozone day
c. International Customs Day
d. World Food Day

95. Which among the following is the world’s smallest republic?


a. Tonga b. Tuvalu c. Nauru d. Vatican

96. Which party was founded by Subhash Chandra Bose in 1939, after he broke away from the Congress?
a. South Bloc b. Forward Bloc c. AIADMK d. Indian National Party

97. ‘Diet’ is the name of the parliament of


a. Norway b. Spain c. Sweden d. Japan

98. International Rice Research Institute is based at


a. Bangkok b. Manila c. Kuala Lumpur d. Tokyo

99. What is the effect on the density of a gas if it is heated under constant pressure?
a. It will decrease b. It will increase
c. Remains constant d. First increases and then decreases

100. This person has written National Anthem for two nations. Who is he?
a. Iqbal b. Bankim Chandra Chatterjee
c. Rabindra Nath Tagore d. Sharat Chandra Chatterjee

101. The second largest Indian state in terms of area is


a. Maharashtra b. Rajasthan c. Uttar Pradesh d. Madhya Pradesh

102. According to latest Census 2001, the least populated state in India is
a. Mizoram b. Manipur c. Sikkim d. Goa

103. Which of the following countries was earlier called Northern Rhodesia?
a. Zimbabwe b. Zambia c. Zaire d. Namibia

104. United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is headquartered at
a. Rome b. Geneva c. Paris d. New York

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105. Brettonwoods conference is related with the establishment of
a. ADB b. IMF c. EU d. WTO

106. The Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre is based at


a. Bangalore b. Pune c. Hyderabad d. Thiruvananthapuram

107. Which of the following Union Territories is the largest in India, in terms of area?
a. Pondicherry b. Dadra & Nagar Haveli
c. Andman & Nicobar islands d. Daman & Diu

108. Which city is known as the ‘Garden city of India’?


a. Hyderabad b. New Delhi c. Mumbai d. Bangalore

109. Marcel Corbillion Cup is associated with


a. hockey b. lawn tennis c. football d. table tennis

110. 2002 Busan Asiad was the ___ edition of the game.
a. 11th b. 12th c. 13th d. 14th

111. Milk is basically a type of


a. emulsion b. solvent c. suspension d. gel

112. Scientific principle of electric motor was discovered by


a. Michael Faraday b. B. Franklin c. T. A. Edison d. Enrico Fermi

113. ‘The Sojourner’ is the name of


a. a space observatory of Russia
b. a vehicle deployed by NASA on Mars
c. space shuttle to be launched by USA for exploration of Jupiter
d. this year’s Booker Prize winning book

114. World Consumer Rights Day is observed on


a. March 4 b. March 15 c. March 30 d. April 7

115. This Indian state is the most literate, biggest producer of natural rubber and is promoted by the tag
line God’s Own Country. Identify the state in question from the given options.
a. Andhra Pradesh b. Kerala c. Karnataka d. Tamil Nadu

116. The capital of Portugal is


a. Algiers b. Lisbon c. Brussels d. Madrid

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117. Where are the headquarters of the world’s foremost Human Right’s Organization, Amnesty
International?
a. Berlin b. New York c. London d. Geneva

118. Huen Tsang visited India during the reign of


a. Kanishka b. Harsha c. Ashok d. Chandragupta

119. Which of the following is not an official language of the United Nations?
a. Chinese b. French c. German d. Arabic

120. In which of the following years was the name of G7 changed to G8?
a. 1994 b. 1996 c. 1998 d. 1999

121. Which of the following countries is not a member of G-15 group?


a. Kenya b. Chile c. Nigeria d. Pakistan

122. ‘White Revolution’ is related with


a. flood control b. fish production c. wheat production d. milk production

123. Ozone layer is depleted the most by


a. carbon dioxide b. carbon monoxide
c. chloroflourocarbons d. sulphur dioxide

124. Which of the following days is celebrated as the World Food Day throughout the world?
a. April 14 b. October 16 c. June 19 d. December 10

125. Brass is an alloy that is made up of


a. zinc and sulphur b. sulphur and copper
c. copper and zinc d. zinc and magnesium

126. What is the limit of thermosphere, a division of atmosphere?


a. 220 km b. 430 km c. 690 km d. 810 km

127. Golden Revolution is associated with the increased production of


a. fertilisers b. eggs c. fruits d. milk

128. The youngest mountaineer to have scaled Mount Everest is


a. Temba Tsheri b. Ang Rita c. Nawang Gombu d. Fu Dorjee

129. The World Tourism Day is celebrated on


a. August 16 b. September 3 c. September 27 d. October 7

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130. India’s first steel plant was set-up at
a. Rourkela b. Bhilai c. Durgapur d. Jamshedpur

131. The application of mathematics to the study of living beings is known as


a. bionomics b. biotechnology c. bionics d. biometry

132. LIBOR stands for


a. Long Island Borrowing Offer Rate
b. London Inter Bank Offer Rate
c. Luxemburg International Banks Organisation Regime
d. None of the above

133. ‘Deenabandhu’, was the title given to


a. C. R. Dass b. A.O. Hume c. B.G. Tilak d. C.F. Andrews

134. When was the rupee devalued for the first time after independence?
a. 1948 b. 1949 c. 1952 d. 1954

135. Central Drug Research Institute (CDRI) is based at


a. Jabalpur b. Pune c. Lucknow d. Hyderabad

136. The nature of Indian Economy can best be described as


a. socialist b. mixed c. capitalist d. None of these

137. ‘Cue’ is a term used in


a. billiards b. football c. hockey d. chess

138. Word ‘secular’, was inserted into the Constitution of India with the help of
a. 38th Constitutional amendment
b. 36th Constitutional amendment
c. 44th Constitutional amendment
d. 42nd Constitutional amendment

139. A person bends forward while climbing to


a. reduce atmospheric pressure b. decrease friction
c. increase stability d. avoid slip-ups

140. Tripitakas, are the sacred text of


a. Jainism b. Buddhism c. Hinduism d. Sikhism

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141. Animal that can live both on land and water, are known as
a. mammals b. reptiles c. amphibians d. None of these

142. Sanjukta Panigrahi was a famous dancer of


a. Bharat Natyam b. Kathak c. Odissi d. Mohiniattam

143. India’s percentage area under agriculture is


a. 47% b. 56% c. 63% d. 74%

144. K.C. Neyogy was the


a. first chair person of finance commission of India
b. first governor of RBI
c. first finance minister of Independent India
d. None of these

145. ‘Sugar Bowl of India’, is


a. Madhya Pradesh b. Uttar Pradesh c. Kerala d. Karnataka

146. Approximately 90 percent of the earth’s crust is made up of


a. metamorphic rocks
b. sedimentary rocks
c. igneous rocks
d. None of these

147. Who among the following is credited with the invention of polio vaccine?
a. Louis Pasteur b. Albert Sabin c. Jonas Salk d. Alexander Flemming

148. Pick the odd one out.


a. Juan Antonio Samaranch b. Perez de Cuellar
c. Boutros-Boutros Ghali d. Kofi Annan

149. Which of the following countries is also known as ‘Dairy of Northern Europe’?
a. Switzerland b. Finland c. Denmark d. Belgium

150. Currency of Denmark is


a. Rand b. Krone c. Pound d. Peseta

151. Who was the person behind the ‘Kuka movement’?


a. Kunwar Singh b. V. B. Phadke
c. Guru Ram Singh d. Sir Syed Ahmad Khan

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152. In the 552 — strong Lok Sabha, how many members are there from the Union Territories?
a. 10 b. 20 c. 30 d. 40

153. Which of the following personalities gave ‘The Laws of Heredity’?


a. Robert Hook b. G. J. Mendel c. Charles Darwin d. William Harvey

154. Name the personality who was also known as Deshbandhu.


a. S. Radhakrishanan b. G. K. Gokhale c. Chittaranjan Das d. Madan Mohan Malviya

155. Which of the following is NOT the language enshrined in the eighth schedule of the Indian Constitution,
as the language of the state?
a. Nepali b. Kashmiri c. English d. Konkani

156. The capital of Uttaranchal is


a. Masoorie b. Dehra Dun c. Nainital d. None of these

157. The Dewang Mehta award is given in the field of


a. Medicine b. Sports c. IT d. None of these

158. Which of the following represents the Finance Commissions that have been set-up so far?
a. 10 b. 11 c. 12 d. 13

159. World Trade Organization came into existence in


a. 1992 b. 1993 c. 1994 d. 1995

160. According to the Constitution of India, which of the following is NOT one of the main organs of the
Government?
a. Legislature b. Bureaucracy c. Executive d. Judiciary

161. Which of the following is a Central Government Tax?


a. Income tax b. Corporation tax c. Sales tax d. Octroi

162. English education in India was introduced by


a. Lord Dalhousie b. Lord Curzon c. Lord Macaulay d. Lord Rippon

163. Governor is apointed by the


a. Prime Minister b. President
c. Chief Justice d. Chief Justice of the concerned state’s high court

164. My Passage from India, is a book authored by


a. E. M. Foster b. Ismail Merchant c. Nirad C. Choudhary d. Mulk Raj Anand

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165. When did the Second Round Table conference take place?
a. 1915 b. 1922 c. 1928 d. 1931

166. Metals which chemically behave both as metals and non-metals are called
a. alloys b. metalloids c. halogens d. chalkogens

167. The fear of heights is termed as


a. acrophobia b. phosophophobia c. claustrophobia d. hydrophobia

168. Jalianwala Bagh massacre took place during the governorship of


a. Lord Dalhousie b. Lord Ripon c. Lord Minto d. Lord Chelmsford

169. Which of the following articles of the Constitution deals with Financial Emergency?
a. Article 352 b. Article 356 c. Article 360 d. Article 370

170. Scurvy is a disease caused by the deficiency of


a. Vitamin B b. Vitamin C c. Vitamin K d. Vitamin A

171. The largest river (in terms of volume of water it carries) is


a. Nile b. Mississippi Missouri
c. Amazon d. Yangtze

172. ‘Hasan’ is situated in


a. Madhya Pradesh b. Karnataka c. Orissa d. Tamil Nadu

173. ‘Manchester of South India’, is


a. Madurai b. Coimbatore c. Bangalore d. Thiruvananthapuram

174. Approximately what portion of the world’s population reside in India?


a. One-third b. One-fourth c. One-fifth d. One-sixth

175. Decibel is the unit of


a. frequency b. wavelength c. sound d. luminous intensity

176. Which of the following US state is also known as the ‘Empire State’?
a. Chicago b. San Francisco c. New York d. Washington DC

177. He is also known as the ‘Light of Asia’. Can you identify him from the given options?
a. Guru Nanak Dev b. Mahavir Swami
c. Swami Vivekananda d. Gautam Buddha

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178. Which of the following trains is India’s first certified ISO-9001 train?
a. Tamilnadu Express b. Magadh Express
c. Bhopal Express d. AP Express

179. Which of the following represents the name of the Chinese character on whom the emblem of
Beijing Olympics is based?
a. Yan b. Ying c. Jing d. Jang

180. Central Leather Research Institute (CLRI) is based at


a. Varanasi b. Chennai c. Hyderabad d. Kanpur

181. Who wrote the book The Algebra of Infinite Justice?


a. Vikram Seth b. Rohington Mistry c. Anurag Mathur d. Arundhati Roy

182. Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB), is based at


a. Kolkata b. Bangalore c. Hyderababd d. Chennai

183. Global Trust Bank is founded by…


a. Deepak Parekh b. K. V. Kamath c. Ramesh Gelli d. P. V. Narasimhan

184. ‘Manas Tiger Sanctuary’, is in


a. Uttar Pradesh b. Assam c. West Bengal d. Rajasthan

185. Panini was


a. a Greek philosopher b. an Indian astronomer and famous mathematician
c. a sanskrit grammarian of vedic times d. great poet of ancient times

186. Mein Kemf is authored by


a. Napoleon Bonaparte b. Karl Marx
c. Adolf Hitler d. Benito Mussolini

187. Which of the following is the largest and the deepest ocean of the world?
a. Arctic b. Atlantic c. Pacific d. Indian

188. The literacy rate of India is


a. 57.86% b. 61.34% c. 63.98% d. 65.38%

189. North Korea and South Korea are divided by


a. Durand line b. 17th Parallel c. 49th Parallel d. 38th Parallel

190. Which Indian state has the least literacy rate?


a. Bihar b. Rajasthan c. Orissa d. Arunachal Pradesh

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191. SAARC was formed in
a. 1982 b. 1984 c. 1985 d. 1986

192. Which of the following is NOT the member of the European Union?
a. Greece b. Finland c. Norway d. United Kingdom

193. Euro was launched in 12 European Union Countries on January 1,


a. 2000 b. 2001 c. 2002 d. 2003

194. ASEAN is headquartered at


a. Male b. Kathmandu c. Jakarta d. Kuala Lumpur

195. Which of the following personalities is the first woman chairperson of Planning Commission of
India?
a. Vijaylakshmi Pandit b. Indira Gandhi c. Sucheta Kripalani d. Sarojini Naidu

196. Which of the following is the capital of Zimbabwe?


a. Dar-es-Salam b. Abidjan c. Harare d. Nairobi

197. Who is the youngest cricketer in the world to have played 100 test matches?
a. Shoaib Akhtar b. Mohammed Sami c. Michael Bevan d. Sachin Tendulkar

198. Which Indian state is inhabited by ‘Jaintiya tribes’?


a. Arunachal Pradesh b. Mizoram c. Manipur d. Meghalaya

199. Nagarjuna Sagar is a dam built over


a. Cauvery b. Mahanadi c. Krishna d. Godavary

200. TISCO was established in


a. 1947 b. 1937 c. 1927 d. 1907

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1 b 51 b 101 d 151 c
2 b 52 c 102 c 152 b
3 c 53 b 103 b 153 b
4 b 54 c 104 c 154 c
5 d 55 a 105 b 155 c
6 c 56 d 106 d 156 b
7 d 57 c 107 c 157 c
8 b 58 c 108 d 158 c
9 c 59 d 109 d 159 d
10 b 60 b 110 d 160 b
11 c 61 d 111 c 161 a
12 d 62 c 112 a 162 c
13 d 63 d 113 b 163 b
14 a 64 d 114 b 164 b
15 c 65 b 115 b 165 d
16 d 66 d 116 b 166 b
17 d 67 d 117 c 167 a
18 b 68 b 118 b 168 d
19 b 69 c 119 c 169 c
20 c 70 b 120 c 170 b
21 a 71 c 121 d 171 c
22 b 72 c 122 d 172 b
23 b 73 c 123 c 173 b
24 b 74 c 124 b 174 d
25 a 75 a 125 c 175 c
26 d 76 d 126 c 176 c
27 d 77 b 127 c 177 d
28 b 78 b 128 a 178 c
29 a 79 a 129 c 179 c
30 b 80 d 130 d 180 b
31 c 81 c 131 d 181 d
32 b 82 d 132 b 182 c
33 c 83 d 133 d 183 c
34 c 84 a 134 b 184 b
35 b 85 d 135 c 185 c
36 a 86 b 136 b 186 c
37 b 87 a 137 a 187 c
38 b 88 c 138 d 188 d
39 c 89 c 139 c 189 d
40 b 90 d 140 b 190 a
41 d 91 b 141 c 191 c
42 d 92 b 142 c 192 c
43 b 93 b 143 a 193 c
44 c 94 c 144 a 194 c
45 b 95 c 145 b 195 b
46 c 96 b 146 c 196 c
47 c 97 d 147 c 197 d
48 d 98 b 148 a 198 d
49 b 99 a 149 c 199 c
50 b 100 c 150 b 200 d

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