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General Knowledge Questions and Answers For Competitive Exams – Part VI

Continuation to the other parts in previous articles, Part VI consists another set of 15 questions and answers from general awareness and current affairs including daily news digests, political and economical situation, awards, sports, literature, history and others.

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Q1. The Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Award is given by which of the following organisations?

Answer Options:
a. Council for Scientific and industrial research
b. Indian Council for Agricultural Research
c. Indian National Science Academy
d. ISRO

Answer

Answer

Council for Scientific and industrial research

Q2. The first recipient of Nehru Award was:

Answer Options:
a. Mother Teresa
b. Martin Luther King
c. Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan
d. U Thant

Answer

Answer

U Thant

Q3. The oath of office is conducted to the president by – See more at:

Answer Options:
a. the chief justice of India
b. the vice-president of India
c. the speaker of Lok Sabha
d. None of the above

Answer

Answer

the chief justice of India

Q4. The Muslim League as a political party was founded in:

Answer Options:
a. 1896
b. 1901
c. 1906
d. 1919

Answer

Answer

1906

Q5. The Nagaland State of India cannot be termed as a state because it lacks:

Answer Options:
a. sovereignty
b. bicameral legislature
c. a high court exclusively of its own
d. None of the above

Answer

Answer

sovereignty

Q6. The current price index (base 1960) is nearly 330. This means that:

Answer Options:
a. all items cost 3-3 times more than what they did in 1960
b. the prices of certain selected items have gone up to 3-3 times
c. weighted means of prices of certain item has increased 3-3 times
d. gold price has gone up 3-3 times

Answer

Answer

weighted means of prices of certain item has increased 3-3 times

Q7. The annual yield from which of the following Union Government taxes is the highest?

Answer Options:
a. Custom duties
b. Corporation tax and income tax
c. Inheritance tax, wealth tax, interest tax and gift tax
d. Excise duties

Answer

Answer

Excise duties

Q8. In India, the first bank of limited liability manages by Indians and founded in 1881 was:

Answer Options:
a. Hindustan Commercial Bank
b. Oudh Commercial Bank
c. Punjab National Bank
d. Punjab and Sind Bank

Answer

Answer

Oudh Commercial Bank

Q9. National Agricultural Insurance Scheme replacing Comprehensive Crop Insurance Scheme was introduced in the year:

Answer Options:
a. 1996
b. 1998
c. 1999
d. 2001

Answer

Answer

1999

Q10. The system of Dual Government during the latter half of the 18th century AD is associated with the name of :

Answer Options:
a. Clive
b. Comwallis
c. Waren Hastings
d. William Bentinck

Answer

Answer

Clive

Q11. The Turko-Afghan rule in India lasted for about:

Answer Options:
a. two centuries
b. three centuries
c. four centuries
d. none of the above

Answer

Answer

three centuries

Q12. The ‘satellite freight city’ is being developed near which of the following cities?

Answer Options:

a. New Delhi
b. Orissa
c. Guragon
d. Kolkata

Answer

Answer

Guragon

Q13. Largest Mint in India is located at:

Answer Options:
a. Guragon
b. Kolkata
c. Delhi
d. Bangaluru

Answer

Answer

Kolkata

Q14. The first Indian Satellite launched from Soviet Cosmodrome is?

Answer Options:
a. Bharat
b. Aryabhatta
c. Rohini
d. None of the above

Answer

Answer

Aryabhatta

Q15. Indian School of Mines is located in:

Answer Options:
a. Dhanbad
b. Asansol
c. Rourkela
d. None of the above

Answer

Answer

Dhanbad

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