G.K. Quiz

1. Designed by Bengali architect Vidhyadhar Bhattacharya, which city is known as ‘Pink City’ ?
(A) Jaipur
(B) Jodhpur
(C) Bengaluru
(D) Chandigarh



2.    Which metal is used to make electric bulb filaments ?
(A) Copper
(B) Silver
(C) Tungsten
(D) Aluminium


3.    Who was the first Viceroy of India ?
(A) Lord Mayo
(B) Lord Dalhousie
(C) Lord Canning
(D) Lord Curzon


4.    In terms of both area and population, which is the smallest country in the world ?
(A) Nauru
(B) Monaco
(C) Tuvalu
(D) Vatican City


5.    Which portfolio did Rajkumari Amrit Kaur, the first woman cabinet minister in India, hold in the independent India’s first cabinet ?
(A) Labour
(B) Health
(C) Education
(D) Railways


6.    Palghat Gap, about 20 miles wide mountain pass between the Nilgiri Hills and the Anaimalai Hills, connects Kerala to which state ?
(A) Tamil Nadu
(B) Karnataka
(C) Maharashtra
(D) Andhra Pradesh


7.    Named after the mount of Hindu god Vishnu, ‘Garuda’ is the national airline of which most Muslim populous country ?
(A) Nigeria
(B) Pakistan
(C) Bangladesh
(D) Indonesia


8.    At which town in Andhra Pradesh, famous for silk sarees, did Vinoba Bhave start the Bhoodan Movement in 1951?
(A) Vijayawada
(B) Rajahmundry
(C) Pochampally
(D) Warangal


9.    Daughter of the East’ book is the autobiography of which Asian woman leader ?
(A) Indira Gandhi
(B) Benazir Bhutto
(C) Aung San Suu Kyi
(D) Maghawati Sukarnoputri


10.  In domestic LPG cylinders, a small quantity of which foul smelling chemical is added to act as a warning agent in case of any gas leakage ?
(A) Pyridine
(B) Isocyanide
(C) Cadaverine
(D) Ethyl Mercaptan

Answers:

Q1.    (A) Jaipur
Q2.    (C) Tungsten
Q3.    (C) Lord Canning
Q4.    (D) Vatican City
Q5.    (B) Health
Q6.    (A) Tamil Nadu
Q7.    (D) Indonesia
Q8.    (C) Pochampally
Q9.    (B) Benazir Bhutto
Q10.  (D) 

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78 Comments

  1. Kumarrr,,I will for sure,just give me.some time,,promise I will do.the same for u

  2. Heheheh….maine tier-1 bhi clear ne kiya…or tm tier-2 pooch rahe ho….ask mam/sir for the same..they will guide u for sure

  3. Arey mujhe nahi banana…or waise bhi SA ko after office tymng mods ki need ne hi….

  4. Hello mam..gd afternoon…man can u plzz suggest me which book shuld i prfer for ssc cgl n fci exam either lucent gk or 7,8,9, history-geogy-economics

  5. Bacha.aise mt bolo…he is very nice…or bacha ho k bhi usne tier-1 clear kiya or tier-2 bhi krega m sure

  6. Hello my dream…

    Ist I think fci will be held in may..so least ym u have….

    U u wanna clear ur basics,means if u r not belongs to arts background than definitely u should go for 11-12th ncert books …otherwise u can buy lucent subjective or objective both,,mug up all…bcoz usme point wise diya hai.har ek line se question arise hota hai….book Chahay koe bhi lo ek nahi 2-3 baar mug up kr lo…
    Nd yess don't forget to learn things from SA quiz it helps a lot nd means a lot..bht question previous papers me aaye huye hai…nd best of luck

  7. I think ki ap strong areas ko strong kro like maths,english and reasoning,jha tk g.k ka sawal h topper bhi 50 60 % Hi kr pate h!
    from my analysis i will read only ssc adda gk questions, and all question related to current gk and biology ,chemistry,physics and chemistry!
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  8. Thanx @sam n ofcourse i never forget to read SA topics Bt shuld i take 7,8,9 book or 11-12th..as m science background..

  9. Answers to Above Questions –

    1. Jaipur (Must be known to everyone)

    2. Tungsten

    3. Warren Hastings (Not in the option)

    4. Vatican city (Monaco – second smallest)

    5. Health

    6. Palghat Gap, major break in the Western Ghats mountain range, in southwestern India. Located between the Nilgiri Hills to the north and the Anaimalai Hills to the south,
    it is about 20 miles (32 km) wide and straddles the Kerala–Tamil Nadu border, serving as a major communication route between those two states.

    7. Indonesia

    8. The movement was started on 18 April 1951 at Pochampally village in A.P. (@@Kumar must e knowing this)

    9. Written by Benazir Bhutto, the first, and to date the only, female Prime Minister of Pakistan and in general in the Muslim World, “Daughter of the East” is a
    comprehensive political autobiography recounting a detailed panorama of Bhutto's fight against the military regime in Pakistan.

    10. Ethanethiol, commonly known as ethyl mercaptan, is a colorless gas or clear liquid with a distinct odor. It is an organosulfur compound with the formula CH₃CH₂SH.

  10. Dear Admin, I have a doubt I read Lord Canning was appointed as the 1st Viceroy after the war bt cud nt find the details of which war.plz provide the details of that war. ThnkU

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