General Knowledge

Arrange features formed by rivers in its course starting from upstream

Rivers

Arrange the following features formed by rivers in its course starting from upstream:

  1. Meanders
  2. Falls
  3. Delta
  4. Oxbow Lake

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

  1. 1-4-2-3
  2. 2-1-4-3
  3. 1-2-3-4
  4. 2-1-3-4

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The Kashmir region receives additional amount of precipitation

Climate

The Kashmir region receives additional amount of precipitation during the winter brought by

  1. South-west Monsoon
  2. Western Disturbances
  3. Retreating Monsoon
  4. Temperate Cyclone

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Which part of India has the Kalakot tertiary coal field

Minerals Industries

Which part of India has the Kalakot tertiary coal field?

  1. Brahmaputra river basin of Assam
  2. Damodar river basin of Jharkhand and West Bengal
  3. Himalayan mountain region
  4. Cardamom hills in Kerala

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Who can attend the meetings of both Houses of Parliament

Legislature

Who among the following can attend the meetings of both Houses of Parliament while not being a member of either House?

  1. The Solicitor General of India
  2. The Vice-President of India
  3. The Comptroller and Auditor General of India
  4. The Attorney General of India

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Who was the founder of the Avadh Kingdom in the 18th century

Medieval History

Who among the following was the founder of the Avadh Kingdom in the 18th century?

  1. Murshid Quli Khan
  2. Saadat Khan
  3. Alivardi Khan
  4. Sarfaraz Khan

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Who was the founder of the Young Bengal Movement

Modern History

Who among the following was the founder of the Young Bengal Movement?

  1. Henry Vivian Derozio
  2. David Hare
  3. Dwarkanath Tagore
  4. Prasanna Kumar Tagore

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Koradi Thermal Power Station is located in

Minerals Industries

Koradi Thermal Power Station is located in

  1. Nagpur
  2. Raipur
  3. Mumbai
  4. Secunderabad

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Which is the theme of World Heritage Day 2017

World GK Current GK

Which one of the following is the theme of the International Day for Monuments and Sites (World Heritage Day) 2017?

  1. The Heritage of Sport
  2. Cultural Heritage and Sustainable Tourism
  3. Past and Present Heritage
  4. Heritage and Science

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SAMPADA scheme is being implemented by the Ministry of

Current GK

SAMPADA scheme is being implemented by the Ministry of

  1. Finance
  2. Housing and Urban Affairs
  3. Food Processing Industries
  4. Earth Sciences

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The shortest day length that occurs in the Northern hemisphere

World Geography

The shortest day length that occurs in the Northern hemisphere is on

  1. 21st March
  2. 23rd September
  3. 22nd November
  4. 22nd December

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In India, maximum amount of rainfall is received from

Climate

In India, maximum amount of rainfall is received from

  1. Western Disturbances
  2. North-east Monsoon
  3. South-west Monsoon
  4. Retreating Monsoon

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Which biosphere reserves in India is included in the World Network of Biosphere Reserves

Biodiversity

Which set of the following biosphere reserves in India is included in the World Network of Biosphere Reserves?

  1. Gulf of Mannar, Nokrek, Panchmarhi and Simlipal
  2. Gulf of Mannar, Kanchanjunga, Nokrek and Seshachalam
  3. Nilgiri, Nokrek, Panchmarhi and Panna
  4. Nilgiri, Nokrek, Panchmarhi and Seshachalam

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Which is the correct chronological order of movements

National Movement

Consider the following movements:

  1. Moplah Rebellion
  2. Bardoli Satyagraha
  3. Champaran Satyagraha
  4. Salt Satyagraha

Which one of the following is the correct chronological order of the above in ascending order?

  1. 1-3-4-2
  2. 3-1-2-4
  3. 2-3-1-4
  4. 4-2-1-3

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According to the Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Index (TTCI) 2017

Current GK

According to the Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Index (TTCI) 2017 released by the World Economic Forum, among the 136 economies across the world, India ranked

  1. 50th
  2. 40th
  3. 30th
  4. 20th

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Which is the theme of the World Health Day, 2017

World GK Current GK

Which one of the following is the theme of the World Health Day, 2017 celebrated by the World Health Organization?

  1. Diabetes
  2. Food Safety
  3. Depression: Let's Talk
  4. Ageing and Health

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Which Ministries has launched a new programme on Interdisciplinary Cyber Physical Systems

Current GK

Which one of the following Ministries has launched a new programme on Interdisciplinary Cyber Physical Systems (ICPS) to foster and promote R&D?

  1. Ministry of Earth Sciences
  2. Ministry of Science and Technology
  3. Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
  4. Ministry of New and Renewable Energy

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Ashoka's connection with Buddhism is evident from

Ancient History

Ashoka's connection with Buddhism is evident from which one of the following edicts?

  1. Major Rock Edict 13
  2. Rock Edict 6
  3. Minor Rock Edict 1
  4. Pillar Edict 4

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The Cabinet Mission Plan for India envisaged a

National Movement

The Cabinet Mission Plan for India envisaged a

  1. Federation
  2. Confederation
  3. Unitary form of Government
  4. Union of States

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The creation of the institution of Lokpal was first recommended by

Organisations & Policies

The creation of the institution of Lokpal was first recommended by

  1. Law Commission
  2. Santhanam Committee
  3. Shah Commission
  4. Administrative Reforms Commission

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Sunrise in eastern Arunachal Pradesh would be about how many hours

Physical Features

Sunrise in eastern Arunachal Pradesh would be about how many hours before the sunrise in western Gujarat?\

  1. One hour
  2. Two hours
  3. Three hours
  4. Four hours

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Which States in India has the longest coastline

Indian States

Which one of the following States in India has the longest coastline?

  1. Odisha
  2. Tamil Nadu
  3. Karnataka
  4. West Bengal

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Which States in India has the largest area under forest cover

Indian States

Which one of the following States in India has the largest area under forest cover?

  1. Maharashtra
  2. Chhattisgarh
  3. Madhya Pradesh
  4. Andhra Pradesh

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Which is not an igneous rock

World Geography

Which one of the following is not an igneous rock?

  1. Gabbro
  2. Granite
  3. Dolomite
  4. Basalt

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The Coriolis effect is the result of

World Geography

The Coriolis effect is the result of

  1. Pressure gradient
  2. Earth’s axis of inclination
  3. Earth’s rotation
  4. Earth’s revolution

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Where is Mekong Delta located

World Geography

Where is Mekong Delta located?

  1. Thailand
  2. Cambodia
  3. Myanmar
  4. Vietnam

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Which pairs of rivers and tributaries is not correctly matched

Rivers

Which one of the following pairs of rivers and tributaries is not correctly matched?

  1. Godavari : Indravati
  2. Ganga : Penganga
  3. Krishna : Bhima
  4. Luni : Sukri

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Consider the following characteristics of a tropical cyclone

Climate

Consider the following characteristics of a tropical cyclone:

  1. A warm sea temperature of > 26 Degree Celcius
  2. High relative humidity of atmosphere at a height of > 700 m
  3. Atmospheric instability

The above mentioned characteristics are associated with which one of the following cycles of its development?

  1. Formulation and initial stage
  2. Modification stage
  3. Full maturity
  4. Decay

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In the Mesopotamian records, which terms was used for the Indus Valley

Ancient History

In the Mesopotamian records, which one of the following terms was used for the Indus Valley (Harappans)?

  1. Dilmun
  2. Meluha
  3. Magan
  4. Failaka

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The Aral Sea is situated between

World Geography

The Aral Sea is situated between

  1. Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan
  2. Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan
  3. Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan
  4. Uzbekistan and Tajikistan

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Which countries was not a signatory to the SAARC Charter signed on December 1985

World GK

Which one of the following countries was not a signatory to the SAARC Charter signed on December 1985?

  1. Afghanistan
  2. Sri Lanka
  3. Pakistan
  4. Maldives

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Which is the Official Mascot for the 2018 FIFA World Cup

Current GK Sports GK

Which one of the following is the Official Mascot for the 2018 FIFA World Cup?

  1. Zabivaka
  2. Fuleco
  3. Zakumi
  4. Footix

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Which countries was defeated by the Indian Women's hockey team

Current GK Sports GK

Which one of the following countries was defeated by the Indian Women's hockey team in the final match, to lift the Asian Champions Trophy 2016?

  1. Japan
  2. Pakistan
  3. Bangladesh
  4. China

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Which is the oldest nuclear power plant in India

Minerals Industries

Which one among the following is the oldest nuclear power plant in India?

  1. Kaiga
  2. Tarapur
  3. Kundankulam
  4. Kakrapar

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The volcanic island 'Barren Island' is located in

Physical Features

The volcanic island 'Barren Island' is located in

  1. Chile
  2. India
  3. Italy
  4. Iceland

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In ancient India, Mehrgarh was a

Ancient History

In ancient India, Mehrgarh was a

  1. neolithic site in the Bolan Valley
  2. graveyard of the Delhi Sultans
  3. kingdom in the Deccan area
  4. fort in Rajasthan

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In which one of the following edicts is the name 'Ashoka' inscribed

Ancient History

In which one of the following edicts is the name 'Ashoka' inscribed?

  1. Shahbazgarhi major rock edict
  2. Minor rock edict - I at Maski
  3. Dhauli major rock edict
  4. Kandahar pillar edict

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The provision for a Uniform Civil Code exists

Constitution

The provision for a Uniform Civil Code exists in which of the following parts of the Constitution of India?

  1. Fundamental Rights
  2. Directive Principles of State Policy
  3. Citizenship
  4. Fundamental Duties

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The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, in November 2016, has constituted a four-member team

Current GK

The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, in November 2016, has constituted a four-member team for conservation and management of which one of the following lakes?

  1. Dal Lake, Jammu and Kashmir
  2. Damdama Lake, Haryana
  3. Loktak Lake, Manipur
  4. Chilika Lake, Odisha

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Which statements with regard to the Pradhan Mantri Yuva Yojana are correct

Current GK

Which of the following statements with regard to the Pradhan Mantri Yuva Yojana is/are correct?

  1. This is a scheme on entrepreneurship education and training.
  2. The scheme spans over a period of five years (2016-17 to 2020-21) with a project cost of around Rs. 500 crore.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2

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World Science Day for Peace and Development (organised by UNESCO) is celebrated

Current GK

World Science Day for Peace and Development (organised by UNESCO) is celebrated worldwide on 10th November every year. Which one of the following was the theme for the year 2016?

  1. Quality Science Education : ensuring a sustainable future for all
  2. Science for the rapprochement of peoples and cultures
  3. Celebrating Science Centres and Science Museums
  4. Science for a Sustainable Future

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Which cities hosted the first International Agrobiodiversity Congress

Current GK

Which one of the following cities hosted the first International Agrobiodiversity Congress in the month of November 2016?

  1. New Delhi
  2. Jakarta
  3. Colombo
  4. Dhaka

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Longest day/night is experienced during a year in the

World Geography

Longest day/night is experienced during a year in the

  1. Equator
  2. Pole
  3. Tropics of Cancer / Capricorn
  4. Arctic / Antarctic Circle

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Gir National Park is famous for

Biodiversity

Gir National Park is famous for

  1. Tiger
  2. Lion
  3. Migratory birds
  4. One-horn rhinoceros

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Which one among the following temples is the earliest in time

Culture

Which one among the following temples is the earliest in time?

  1. The Sun Temple at Martand
  2. The Jandial Temple
  3. The Gupta Temple at Deogarh
  4. The Kailasanatha Temple at Kanchipuram

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Which prompted the Mughals to enter into trade negotiations with the English

Modern History

Which one of the following prompted the Mughals to enter into trade negotiations with the English in the early 17th century?

  1. The English victory over the Portuguese fleet off Swally in 1612
  2. The gifts sent by the English king to the Mughal emperor
  3. The diplomatic skills of William Hawkins
  4. The skills of Sir Thomas Roe

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Which is not one of the modes of acquisition of citizenship under the Citizenship Act, 1955

Legislature

Which one of the following is not one of the modes of acquisition of citizenship under the Citizenship Act, 1955?

  1. Descent
  2. Registration
  3. Incorporation of territory
  4. Overseas citizenship/dual citizenship

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Which is not a right guaranteed by Article 19 of the Constitution of India

Constitution

Which one of the following is not a right guaranteed by Article 19 of the Constitution of India?

  1. Freedom of speech and expression
  2. Freedom to practice any profession
  3. Freedom to follow a religion of one's choice
  4. Freedom to form associations or unions

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In which Articles, does the Constitution of India abolish 'untouchability'

Constitution

In which one of the following Articles, does the Constitution of India abolish 'untouchability' and its practice in any form?

  1. Article 17
  2. Article 18
  3. Article 19
  4. Article 15

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Which statements is not correct about the Right to Constitutional Remedies

Constitution

Which one of the following statements is not correct about the Right to Constitutional Remedies under Article 32 of the Constitution of India?

  1. It is a right for the enforcement of Fundamental Rights.
  2. The Supremo Court has the power to issue writs under this provision.
  3. The rights guaranteed by this Article cannot be suspended.
  4. The Parliament can empower any other court to exercise the powers of issuing writ under this provision.

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The First Schedule of the Constitution of India consists of

Constitution

The First Schedule of the Constitution of India consists of

  1. A list of States and Union Territories of India
  2. The Union and State Lists
  3. Languages
  4. Acts outside the purview of judicial review

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