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General Knowledge Questions and Answers For Competitive Exams – Part X

Enhanced knowledge is just the flip-side of potential and cognizable wisdom. More you are knowledgeable, better the chance of acclaimed. Lots of students are studying hard with the only notion to make a dream career in terms of social prevalence. Competition is getting tougher and tougher day by days, so it’s the ‘survival of the fittest’ policy. Puzzle Duniya brings a set of current news for students preparing hard for their upcoming competitive exams like IAS, IBPS, WBCS, CDS, RRB and other Government jobs…..

GK Quality Questions Answers for Job Seekers

Below 20 questions with their probable answers are given. Try to practice them randomly to have yourself prepare hard and sound for the career oriented examinations.

Q1. Through which of the following countries the Tropic of Cancer doesn’t pass through?

Answer Options:
a. Bangladesh
b. China
c. Myanmar
d. Nepal

Answer

Answer

Nepal

Q2. When it’s 12:00 noon in India, the time in San Francisco (USA) would be closed to

Answer Options:
a. 11:30 pm
b. 8:30 pm
c. 11:30 pm of previous day
d. 8:30 pm of previous day

Answer

Answer

8:30 pm of previous day

Q3. Which of the following cities doesn’t have the same clock time as that of the other three cities at any given instant?

Answer Options:
a. London (UK)
b. Accra (Ghana)
c. Lisbon (Portugal)
d. Addis Abada (Ethiopia)

Answer

Answer

Addis Abada (Ethiopia)

Q4. The earth rotates around its axis from

Answer Options:
a. North to South
b. East to West
c. South to North
d. West to East

Answer

Answer

West to East

Q5. The total surface area of the Earth is

Answer Options:
a. 510 million sq km
b. 610 million sq km
c. 710 million sq km
d. 810 million sq km

Answer

Answer

510 million sq km

Q6. Moh’s Scale is used to indicate the

Answer Options:
a. degree of brittleness of substance
b. degree of hardness of minerals
c. degree of viscosity of a liquid
d. degree of elasticity of a material

Answer

Answer

degree of hardness of minerals

Q7. Which one of the following is not the effect of the revolution of the Earth?

Answer Options:
a. Change of seasons
b. Length of days and night
c. Determinations of latitudes
d. Change in the direction of winds and ocean currents

Answer

Answer

Change in the direction of winds and ocean currents

Q8. The Tropic of Cancer passes through

Answer Options:
a. India and Iran
b. Iran and Pakistan
c. India and Saudi Arabia
d. Iran and Iraq

Answer

Answer

India and Saudi Arabia

Q9. The core of the earth is made up of

Answer Options:
a. mainly of iron in the liquid form
b. mainly of nickel in the liquid form
c. both iron and silica in the liquid form
d. both iron and magnesium in the plastic state

Answer

Answer

both iron and magnesium in the plastic state

Q10. At the summer solstice, which one of the following latitudes will have the longest night?

Answer Options:
a. 45 degree S
b. 60 degree N
c. 45 degree S
d. 60 degree S

Answer

Answer

60 degree S

Q11. Which type (s) of pen uses capillary action in addition to gravity for flow of link?

Answer Options:
a. Fountain pen
b. Ballpoint pen
c. Gel pen
d. Both ballpoint and gel pen

Answer

Answer

Fountain pen

Q12. A thin pin of iron can be made of float on water in a bowl. This phenomenon is due to the:

Answer Options:
a. surface tension of water
b. viscous nature of water
c. presence of ionic bonds in water molecules
d. presence of covalent bonds in water molecules

Answer

Answer

surface tension of water

Q13. Which of the following statements is/are true regarding a light wave travelling from air to glass?

Answer Options:
a. It’s frequency remains unchanged
b. It’s speed changes

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:
a. Only 1
b. Only 2
c. Both 1 and 2
d. Neither 1 nor 2

Answer

Answer

Both 1 and 2

Q14. If small raindrop falls through air

Answer Options:
a. it’s velocity goes on increasing
b. it’s velocity goes on decreasing
c. it’s velocity goes on increasing for sometime and then remains constant
d. it falls with constant speed for sometime and then velocity goes on increasing

Answer

Answer

it’s velocity goes on increasing for sometime and then remains constant

Q15. To start you loaded trolly bag, you extent more force than when it’s moving. This is an example of

Answer Options:
a. first law of thermodynamics
b. second law of thermodynamics
c. Newton’s second law of motion
d. Newton’s first law of motion

Answer

Answer

Newton’s first law of motion

Q16. Who invented the LASER?

Answer Options:
a. Sir Frank Whittle
b. Fred Morrison
c. Charles H Townes
d. Seymour Cray

Answer

Answer

Charles H Townes

Q17. You placed a car in an open a parking area in a summer day. After a few hours, you noticed that the heat is trapped inside the car. This phenomenon is known as

Answer Options:
a. ozone deplation
b. greenhouse effect
c. solar effect
d. cosmic ray impingement

Answer

Answer

greenhouse effect

Q18. Which of the following radiations has the highest energy per quantum?

Answer Options:
a. 320-400 nm
b. 200-280 nm
c. 280-320 nm
d. 400-600 nm

Answer

Answer

200-280 nm

Q19. India’s first dedicated radiations satellite IRNSS-1A was launched from

Answer Options:
a. Sriharikota
b. Ahmedabad
c. Thiruvananthpuram
d. Bengaluru

Answer

Answer

Sriharikota

Q20. Ball bearings are used in bicycles, cars, etc, because

Answer Options:
a. the actual area of contact between the wheel and axle is increased
b. the effective area of contact between the wheel and axle is increased
c. the effective area of contact between the wheel and axle is reduced
d. None of the above statements is correct

Answer

Answer

the effective area of contact between the wheel and axle is reduced

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