GK Questions – 05 December 2017

General Knowledge Questions for various competitive exams.

Q1. Who is the author of “Suspected Poems”?

A. Gulzar
B. Prasoon Joshi
C. Jawed Akhtar
D. Amitabh Bhattacharya

Q2. “Unstoppable: My Life So Far” is an autobiography by which sportsperson:

A. Maria Sharapova 
B. Virat Kohli
C. Virendra Sehvag
D. Kevin Pietersen

Q3. Which government regulatory agency controls the prices of pharmaceutical drugs in India?

A. National Pharmaceutical Pricing Agency
B. National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority
C. Indian Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority
D. Indian Pharmaceutical Pricing Agency

Q4. The Union government has fixed the target for agricultural credit in 2017-18 at a record level of:

A. Rs 12 lakh crore
B. 15 lakh crore
C. 10 lakh crore
D. 20 lakh crore

Q5. Which is the driest place on the Earth?

A. Dry Valleys, Antarctica
B. Al-Kufrah,Libya
C. Atacama desert, Chile
D. Aswan, Egypt

Q6.  Which is the driest inhabited place on Earth?

A. Al-Kufrah,Libya
B. Arica, Chile
C. Luxor, Egypt
D.  Ica, Peru

Q7. Which type of lens is given to a myopic patient?

A. Concave
B. Convex
C. Biconvex
D. None of the above

Q8. Who was the first Indian governor of the Reserve Bank of India?

A. Sir Benegal Rama Rau
B. Sir C D Deshmukh
C. K G Ambegaonkar
D. H V R Iengar

Q9. Which of the following tissue is not present in an animal?

A. Epithelial Tissue
B. Parenchyma Tissue
C. Connective Tissue
D. Muscle Tissue

Q10. In 2017, the world is celebrating 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights Day. The day is observed every year on: 

A. 1 December
B. 6 December
C. 15 November
D. 10 December

Answer Key: 

1. A. Gulzar

Reading for this question: http://www.hindustantimes.com/books/suspected-poems-gulzar-s-new-book-deals-with-class-caste-and-polity/story-5zItXHDNDfTQHE6i4tmDlM.html

2. A. Maria Sharapova 

Reading for this question: http://www.thehindu.com/books/books-reviews/on-and-off-the-court/article19896281.ece

3. B. National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority

Reading for this question: http://www.nppaindia.nic.in

4. C. 10 lakh crore

Reading for this question: http://indianexpress.com/article/business/budget/union-budget-2017-agriculture-credit-raised-to-record-rs-10-lakh-crore-4501980/

5. A. Dry Valleys, Antarctica

Reading for this question:  https://ourplnt.com/top-ten-driest-places-earth/

6. B. Arica, Chile

Reading for this question:  https://ourplnt.com/top-ten-driest-places-earth/

7. A. Concave

Reading for this question: https://www.visionexpress.com/eye-health/eye-conditions/myopia-hypermetropia/

8. B. Sir C D Deshmukh

Reading for this question: https://rbi.org.in/Scripts/governors.aspx

9. B. Parenchyma Tissue

Reading for this question:
1. http://www.augusta.edu/scimath/biology/docs/animaltissues.pdf
2. http://amrita.olabs.edu.in/?sub=79&brch=15&sim=131&cnt=1

10. D. 10 December

Reading for this question: http://www.un.org/en/events/humanrightsday/



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