NDA General Knowledge

GP Sound Waves

Which one of the following frequency range is sensitive to human ears?

  1. 0 - 200 Hz
  2. 20 - 20000 Hz
  3. 200 - 20000 Hz
  4. 2,000 - 20000 Hz

Antonyms

There are a few miscellaneous items to discuss in this meeting.

  1. pure
  2. mixed
  3. homogenous
  4. discordant

Constitution

Which of the following provision(s) of the Constitution of India became effective from November 26, 1949?

  1. Elections
  2. Citizenship
  3. Emergency provisions
  4. Appointment of the Judges

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

  1. Only 1
  2. 1 and 2
  3. 1, 2 and 3
  4. 2 and 4

Organisations & Policies

The Superintendence, direction and control of elections in India is vested in

  1. The supreme Court of India
  2. The Parliament of India
  3. The Election Commission of India
  4. The Chief Election Commissioner

Organisations & Policies

Which one of the following statements with regard to the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India is not correct?

  1. He is appointed by the President of India.
  2. He can be removed from office in the same way as the judge of the Supreme Court of India.
  3. The CAG is eligible for further office under the government of India after he has ceased to hold his office.
  4. The salary of the CAG is charged upon the Consolidated Fund of India.

Legislature

Which one of the following about the Parliament of India is not correct?

  1. The Parliament consists of the President, the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha.
  2. There are no nominated members in the Lok Sabha.
  3. The Rajya Sabha cannot be dissolved.
  4. Some members of the Rajya Sabha are nominated by the President.

Medieval History

Who among the following was the author of Humayun Nama?

  1. Roshanara Begum
  2. Ruquaiya Sultan Begum
  3. Gulbadan Begum
  4. Gauhara Begum

Culture

Which of the following is / are not historical biography / biographies?

  1. Dipavamsa
  2. Harshacharita
  3. Vikramankadevacharita
  4. Prithvirajavijaya

Select the correct answer from the codes given below:

  1. Only 1
  2. 2 and 3
  3. 2, 3 and 4
  4. All of these

Constitution

Who among the following are the two civil servants who assisted the Constituent Assembly in framing the Constitution of India?

  1. BN Rau and KM Munshi
  2. SN Mukherjee and Alladi Krishnaswamy Aiyar
  3. BN Rau and SN Mukherjee
  4. KM Munshi and Alladi Krishnaswamy Aiyar

Modern History

Name the rebel who fought against the British in the Battle of Chinhat in the course of the 1857 Revolt?

  1. Ahmadullah Shah
  2. Shah Mal
  3. Mangal Pandey
  4. Kunwar Singh

Modern History

Who among the following introduced the Permanent Settlement of Bengal in 1793?

  1. Lord Cornwallis
  2. Lord Ripon
  3. Robert Clive
  4. John Adam

Modern History

Name the first major voluntary association representing primarily Indian landlord interests that was set-up in Calcutta in 1851?

  1. British Indian Association
  2. Landholder’s Society
  3. Madras Native Association
  4. Bombay Association

Medieval History

Who among the following social reformer started a society for the encouragement of widow remarriage in 1866 in Maharashtra?

  1. Bal Gangadhar Tilak
  2. Jyotirao Phule
  3. Vishnushastri Pandit
  4. Pandita Ramabai

Medieval History

What is the name of the award given to meritorious men in the Mughal Court in the form of a robe of honour that was once worn by the Emperor?

  1. Sarapa
  2. Patka
  3. Padma murassa
  4. Khilat

Modern History

Who gifted the Badshah Nama to King George in 1799?

  1. Abul Fazl
  2. Abdul Hamid Lahori
  3. Nawab of Awadh
  4. William Jones

GP Heat

Thermal capacity of a body depends on the

  1. mass of the body only
  2. mass and shape of the body only
  3. density of the body
  4. mass, shape and temperature of the body

GP Sound Waves

Which of the following statements about electromagnetic waves, sound waves and water waves is/are correct?

  1. The exhibit reflection.
  2. They carry energy.
  3. They exert pressure.
  4. They can travel in vacuum.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below

  1. 1, 2 and 3
  2. 2 and 4
  3. 1 and 3
  4. Only 1

GP Measurement

Light year is a unit for measurement of

  1. age of universe
  2. very large distance
  3. very small time intervals
  4. very high temperature

Minerals Industries

Which of the following are essential prerequisites for establishment of a thermal power station?

  1. Availability of fossil fuels
  2. Proximity to a river, lake or sea
  3. Good transport network
  4. Proximity to an urban centre

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

  1. 1, 2 and 3
  2. 2 and 4
  3. 2 and 3
  4. 1 and 3

Minerals Industries

Which one of the following centres is not known for iron and steel industry?

  1. Bhadravati
  2. Salem
  3. Vishakhapatnam
  4. Renukoot

World Geography

Which one of the following is a local wind that blows out from Siberia?

  1. Bora
  2. Purga
  3. Mistral
  4. Blizzard

Minerals Industries

Bharatmala Project is related to

  1. Improving road connectivity
  2. Interlinking ports and railways
  3. Interlinking of rivers
  4. Interlinking major cities with gas pipelines

Agriculture

Which of the following conditions is/are essential for tea cultivation?

  1. Tropical and sub-tropical climate.
  2. Heavy rainfall ranging from 150 cm to 250 cm.
  3. Soil should contain good amount of lime.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below

  1. All of these
  2. 1 and 2
  3. 2 and 3
  4. Only 1

Rivers

Which one of the following rivers is not a tributary of river Cauvery?

  1. Hemavati
  2. Arkavati
  3. Indravati
  4. Amravati

Biodiversity

Which one of the following Himalayan vegetation species is found between the altitudes of 1800 to 2600 m?

  1. Saal
  2. Chir
  3. Spruce
  4. Deodar

World Geography

Which of the following statements about Ring of Fire is/are correct?

  1. It is a zone of convergence plate boundaries.
  2. It is an active seismic and volcanic zone.
  3. It is associated with deep trench.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below

  1. 1 and 2
  2. 2 and 3
  3. Only 1
  4. All of these

GC Metals Non-Metals

Which one of the following metals is used in the filaments of photo-electric cells that convert light energy into electric energy?

  1. Tungsten
  2. Copper
  3. Rubidium
  4. Aluminium

GC Metals Non-Metals

Which one of the following metals is alloyed with sodium to transfer heat in a nuclear reactor?

  1. Potassium
  2. Calcium
  3. Magnesium
  4. Strontium

GC Periodic Classification

Which one of the following alkali metals has lowest melting point?

  1. Sodium
  2. Potassium
  3. Rubidium
  4. Caesium

GP Light

Two convex lenses with power 2 dioptre are kept in contact with each other. The focal length of the combined lens system is

  1. 0.10 m
  2. 2 m
  3. 4 m
  4. 0.25 m

GP Magnetism

Which one of the following statements about magnetic field lines is not correct?

  1. They can emanate from a point
  2. They do not cross each other
  3. Field lines between two poles cannot be precisely straight lines at the ends
  4. There are no filed lines within a bar magnet

GP Light

Which one of the following statements about the refractive index of a material medium with respect to air is correct?

  1. It can be either positive or negative.
  2. It can have zero value.
  3. It is unity for all materials.
  4. It is always greater than one.

GP Motion Force

Which one of the following is an example of the force of gravity of the earth acting on a vibrating pendulum bob?

  1. Applied force
  2. Frictional force
  3. Restoring force
  4. Virtual force

GP Heat

Which of the following statements about specific heat of a body is/are correct?

  1. It depends upon mass and shape of the body
  2. It is independent of mass and shape of the body
  3. It depends only upon the temperature of the body

Select the correct answer using the codes given below

  1. Only 1
  2. 2 and 3
  3. 1 and 3
  4. Only 2

Physical Features

Chemical weathering of rocks is much greater in place with

  1. cold and dry climate
  2. hot and humid climate
  3. hot and dry climate
  4. cold and humid climate

Physical Features

Which of the following is/are coastal erosional feature(s)?

  1. Notch
  2. Sea Arch
  3. Cliff
  4. Hook

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

  1. 1, 2 and 3
  2. 2, 3 and 4
  3. 2 and 3
  4. Only 1

Physical Features

Which one of the following is not a coastal depositional feature?

  1. Tombolo
  2. Sand bar
  3. Stack
  4. Spit

Biodiversity

Which one among the following is the largest tiger reserve of India in terms of area of the core/critical tiger habitat?

  1. Manas
  2. Pakke
  3. Nagarjunasagar Srisailam
  4. Periyar

Rivers

Which one of the following is not a tributary of Indus river?

  1. Beas
  2. Ravi
  3. Chenab
  4. Tawi

GB Life Processes

If by an unknown accident the acid secreting cells of the stomach wall of an individual are damaged. Digestion of which one of the following biomolecule will be affected to a greater extent?

  1. Protein only
  2. Lipid
  3. Carbohydrate only
  4. Protein and Carbohydrate

GB Cells Tissues

Which one of the following types of tissues will have contractile proteins?

  1. Nervous tissue
  2. Muscle tissue
  3. Bone tissue
  4. Blood tissue

GB Cells Tissues

Who among the following first discovered cell?

  1. Robert Brown
  2. Robert Hooke
  3. Leeuwenhoek
  4. Rudolf Virchow

GC Metals Non-Metals

Which one of the following elements is needed in the human body to transfer electrical signals by nerve cells?

  1. Lithium
  2. Sodium
  3. Rubidium
  4. Caesium

GS Environment

The poisonous nature of carbon monoxide (CO) is due to its

  1. insolubility in water
  2. ability to form a complex with haemoglobin
  3. ability to reduce some metal oxides
  4. property of having one sigma bond

GC Metals Non-Metals

Which one of the following is the purest form of carbon?

  1. Charcoal
  2. Coke
  3. Fullerene
  4. Carbon black

GC Chemical Bonding

Which one of the following properties is not true for graphite?

  1. Hybridization of each carbon atom is sp3
  2. Hybridization of each carbon atom is sp2
  3. Electrons are delocalized over the whole sheet of atoms
  4. Each layer is composed of hexagonal rings

GC Carbon Compounds

How is carbon black obtained?

  1. By heating wood at high temperature in a absence of air
  2. By heating coal at high temperature in absence of air
  3. By burning hydrocarbons in a limited supply of air
  4. By heating coal at high temperature in presence of air

GC Acids Bases Salts

Which one of the following is the number of water molecules that share with two formula unit CaSO4 in Plaster of Paris?

  1. One
  2. Two
  3. Five
  4. Ten

GP Solids Fluids

Which one of the following devices is sued to measure atmospheric pressure?

  1. Ammeter
  2. Barometer
  3. Potentiometer
  4. Lactometer

GP Work Energy

A ball balanced on a vertical rod is an example of

  1. stable equilibrium
  2. unstable equilibrium
  3. neutral equilibrium
  4. perfect equilibrium