GK Question Series-Set 01

Solve the following General Knowledge Questions.

Answers are given at the end

Q1. Which one of the following is not included while estimating national income through income method?

A. Rent 
B. Mixed incomes
C. Pension
D.  Undistributed profits

Q2. Taxation is a tool of

A. Monetary policy 
B. Fiscal policy
C. Price policy 
D. Wage policy

Q3. Globalisation means

A. Integration of economy
B. Integration of financial market
C. Integration of the domestic economy with the world economy
D. Integration of the various sectors of economy

Q4. Which is the artificial port of India?

A. Kandla 
B. Mangalore
C. Chennai or Madras
D. Haldia

Q5. The Nobel Prize was instituted by the country

A. USA 
B. UK
C. Russia 
D. Sweden

Q6. Which among the following states, first introduced the Panchayati Raj System?

A. Rajasthan
B. Haryana
C. Uttar Pradesh
D. Maharashtra

Q7. Which was the backbone of Indus Economy?

A. Agriculture
B. Trade
C. Wheel Made Pottery
D. Carpentry

Q8. Which Mughal Emperor transferred the Mughal Capital from Agra to Delhi?

A. Jahangir
B. Aurangzeb
C. Shahjahan
D. Bahadur Shah

Q9. Who said, “A living thing is born” after the League of Nation’s Covenant was drafted?

A. Lord Robert Cecil
B. Woodrow Wilson
C. Orlando
D. Neville Chamberlain

Q10. The Election Commission is established under the Article

A. Article-355
B. Article-256
C. Article-324
D. Article-320

Q11. Who was the founder of the “Prarthana Samaj”?

A. Ramakrishna Paramahansa
B. Swami Vivekananda
C. Athamaram Panduranga
D. Dayananda Saraswathi

Q12. The southernmost point of India is:

A. Cape Comorin
B. Point Calimere
C. Indira Point
D. Port Blair

Q13. Which of the following soils is most ideal for paddy cultivation?

A. Laterite Soil
B. Red Soil
C. Alluvial Soil
D. Black Soil

Q14. Which of the following rivers crossed the equator two times?

A. Congo River
B. Amazon River
C. Niger River
D. Nile River

Q15. The type of root formed in Betel vine is 

A. Stilt Root
B. Clinging Root
C. Climbing Root
D. Prop Root


Answer Key

1. C. Pension

Learn more: http://www.businessmanagementideas.com/national-income/methods-of-estimating-national-income-3-methods/2425

2. B. Fiscal policy

Learn more: https://www.businessnewsdaily.com/3484-fiscal-policy.html

3. C. Integration of the domestic economy with the world economy

Learn more: http://www.managementstudyguide.com/what-is-globalization.htm

4. C. Chennai or Madras

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

5. D. Sweden

Learn more: https://www.nobelprize.org/ceremonies/archive/history/index.html

6. A. Rajasthan

Learn more: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Panchayati_raj_(India)

7. A. Agriculture

Learn more: Indus Civilization edited by R.K. Pruthi [Google Book]

8. C. Shahjahan

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

9. B. Woodrow Wilson

Learn more: http://www.let.rug.nl/usa/essays/1901-/the-league-of-nations-karl-j-schmidt.php

10. C. Article-324

Learn more: http://eci.nic.in/eci_main1/election-machinery.aspx

11. C. Athamaram Panduranga

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

12. C. Indira Point

Learn more:

13. C. Alluvial Soil

Learn more: http://www.yourarticlelibrary.com/cultivation/cultivation-of-rice-suitable-conditions-required-for-the-cultivation-of-rice-6-conditions/25491

14. A. Congo River

Learn more: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Congo_River#cite_note-3

15.  C. Climbing Root
Learn more: http://eagri.org/eagri50/HORT282/lec16.html

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