GK Quiz- 01 December 2017

Dear student, in this post you will study 10 questions related to General Knowledge. All these questions will help you in various competitive examinations.

Answers to the questions are given at the end of the post. Each answer has also a link for you to learn more about the topic asked in the question.

Q1. With the help of which of the following, bats are able to fly in the dark?

A. Infrared ray
B. Ultrasonic ranges
C. Sound waves
D. Ultraviolet ray


Q2. In Brazil, the coffee gardens are known as:

A. Fazendas
B. Trasil
C. Estancias
D. Coral


Q3. By which amendment the fundamental duties were added to the Indian Constitution?

A. 31st
B. 42nd
C. 58th
D. 82nd


Q4. The Suez Canal connects the Mediterranean Sea to the:

A. Gulf of Patras
B. Bering Sea
C. Red Sea
D. Caspian Sea


Q5. In human body, how long do red blood cell live?

A. 120 days
B. 190 days
C. 60 days
D. 265 days


Q6. Who is regarded as the Indian Machiavelli?

A. Megasthenes
B. Chandragupta II
C. Valmiki
D. Chanakya


Q7. “The Prince” a 16th-century political treatise is written by:

A. Thomas Hobbes
B. Plato
C. Niccolò Machiavelli
D. Sun Tzu 


Q8. Which layer of the atmosphere absorbs the radio waves and reflects back to Earth?

A. Stratosphere
B. Mesophere
C. Ionosphere
D. Exosphere

Q9. Arrange the following layers of atmosphere from the lowest distance to the highest from the Earth:
I. Mesosphere
II. Troposphere
III. Thermosphere
IV. Stratosphere



Q10. Which one of the following can be used to focus sunlight?

A. Plane mirror
B. Concave mirror
C. Concave lens
D. Convex mirror



1. B. Ultrasonic ranges

Learn more: https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/how-do-bats-echolocate-an/

2. A. Fazendas

Learn more: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fazenda

3. B. 42nd

Learn more: http://www.thehansindia.com/posts/index/Civil-Services/2016-07-25/Fundamental-Duties/244609

4. C. Red Sea

Learn more: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suez_Canal

5. A. 120 days

Learn more: https://bloodcenter.stanford.edu/how_long_do_red/

6. D. Chanakya

Learn more: http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-in-school/qa-who-is-known-as-the-indian-machiavelli/article19531132.ece

7. C. Niccolò Machiavelli

Learn more: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Prince

8. C. Ionosphere

Learn more: 

  1. http://teachertech.rice.edu/Participants/louviere/struct.html
  2. http://www.radio-electronics.com/info/propagation/common/atmosphere.php


Learn more:  http://www.lvcsd.k12.ny.us/minisites/weiner/Layers%20of%20Earth’s%20Atmosphere.htm

10. B. Concave mirror

Learn more: https://web.pa.msu.edu/courses/2000fall/PHY232/lectures/mirrors/focal.html

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