General Awareness MCQ-25

Question1

Match List- I (Institute) with List- II (Location) and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists
List-I List-II
(Institute) (Location)
A. Indian Institute of Tourism and Travel Management          1. Bangalore
B. Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology                   2. Pune
C. Indian Institute of Astrophysics                   3. Gwalior
D. Indian Institute of Astrophysics                   4 .Hyderabad
5 Mumbai
Codes:
A B C D

(A) 3 2 5 1
(B) 5 1 4 2
(C) 3 1 5 2
(D) 5 2 4 1

Question2

Consider the following statements:
1. Pattadakal Group of Monuments have been recognized as a World Heritage Site
2. Pattadakal Group of Monuments were built by the Chola Dynasty of Southern India.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(A) 1 only
(B) 2 only
(C) Both 1 and2
(D) Neither 1 nor 2

Question3

Consider the following statements about former Australian cricketer Steve Waugh:
(a) He is the author of the book ` True Colours: My life `
(b) He is deeply influenced by the deeds of Mother Teresa.
(c) He is working for the cause of the children afflicted by leprosy in India.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(A) b and c only
(B) a only
(C) a and c only
(D) a b and c



Question4

Match List-I with. List-II and select the correct answer using the code given below:
List-I List-II
(Process) (Contaminant)
A. Aeration followed by filtration          1. Removal of colour
B. Reverse Osmosis                         2. Removal of microorganism
C. Filtration through activated carbon          3. Removal of iron
D. Treatment with UV light                4. Removal of excess salts
Codes:
A B C D

(A) 3 1 4 2
(B) 4 3 2 1
(C) 3 4 1 2
(D) 2 4 1 3

Question5

Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the code given below:
List-I List-II
(Commission) (Issue)
A. Dar Commission          1. Assassination of Indira Gandhi
B. Kalelkar Commission          2. Ragging in educational institutions
C. Thakkar Commission          3. Demand for Linguistic States
4. Backward Classes
Codes:
A B C

(A) 3 4 1
(B) 3 2 4
(C) 1 2 4
(D) 1 4 2

Question6

Which of the following movement address both sociological and ecological issues?
(a) The Trade Union movements in postcolonial India
(b) Narmada Bachao Andolan
(c) Jai Prakash Narain`s movement for total revolution
(d) Chilka Bachao Andolan
Select the correct answer using the code given below:

(A) a and c only
(B) b and d only
(C) a b and c only
(D) a b c and d

Question7

Which of the following statements are correct?
The attorney general of India
(a) must have the qualifications as that required by a judge of the supreme court
(b) enjoys the same privileges and immunities as the members of Parliament.
(c) has the right of audience in all courts of India.
(d) his salaries and expenses are charged on the Consolidated Fund of India.
Select the correct answer using the code given below:

(A) a b and c
(B) a and b only
(C) c and d
(D) b and d

Question8

Consider the following statements:
(a) When the inflation decreases but still remains positive. it is deflation.
(b) Deflation reduces the real value of money over time.
(c) Historically not all episodes of deflation correspond with periods of poor economic growth.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(A) a b and c
(B) a and c only
(C) c only
(D) b only

Question9

Consider the following Statements with respect to Pulitzer Prizes:
(a) The Pulitzer Prize Gold Medal is awarded each year to the American newspaper that wins the Public Service category.
(b) The Pulitzer Prize Gold Medal is never awarded to an individual.
(c) Jhumpa Lahiri won the Pulitzer Prize in the year 2000 for her first book: a short story collection called The Interpreter of Malacities.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(A) a b and c
(B) a only
(C) b and c only
(D) a and c only

Question10

Consider the following statements about Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG):
(a) The NSG guidelines are implemented by each participating government in accordance with its national laws.
(b) The NSG guidelines facilitate the development of nuclear trade.
(c) South Africa is the only country from Africa in the NSG.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(A) a only
(B) b and c only
(C) a b and c
(D) a and b only

Question11

Which of the following statements is/are not correct about the historic Stilwell road`?
(a) It connects India and Myanmar through Arunachal Pradesh.
(b) It was built by the Japanese during the World War II
(c) The road lies in the lands of `three different countries China Myanmar and India.
Select the answer using the code given below:

(A) a and b
(B) b only
(C) a and c
(D) b and c



Question12

Consider the following paragraph:
With origins shrouded in mystery the dancers of this classical form of dance of India communicate inner emotions and themes through candences of body flexions movements and kinetic suggestions. Three styles of this form of dance exist originating from the three different regions of Seraikela (Jharkhand) Purulia (West Bengal) and Mayurbhanj (Orissa). Martial movements strong rhythmic statements and dynamic use of space are characteristic of this dance form. The dance is an excellent culmination of enormous vitality and virility. As It is difficult to dance for long with a mask the dance does not last more than 7-10 minutes.
The above paragraph may be attributed to which one of the following dance form?

(A) Jatra
(B) Chhau
(C) Garba
(D) Cheraw

Question13

Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the code given below:
List-I List-II
(Chairperson) (Working Group on)
A. Prof. D. L. Seth          1. Empowerment of Scheduled Castes
B. Prof. S. K. Thorat          2. Empowerment of Minorities
C. Shri. S. Sankaran          3. Empowerment of the other backward classes
4. Empowerment of Scheduled Tribes
Codes:
A B C

(A) 4 3 2
(B) 1 4 3
(C) 3 1 4
(D) 3 2 4

Question14

Consider the following statements about Employees` State Insurance (ESI) Act 1948:
(a) The Act is applicable to non seasonal factories using power and employing 20 or more persons.
(b) The ESI Scheme has already been implemented in different areas in all the State/Union Territories of India.
(c) ESI Scheme being contributory in nature all the employees in th factories or establishments to which the Act applies shall be insured.
Which of the statements given above are correct?

(A) a and b only
(B) a and c only
(C) b and c only
(D) a b and c

Question15

Consider the following statements with respect to recent developments in infrastructure sector in India:
(a) India Infrastructure Finance Company Limited was Set up as a banking company for providing long-term loans for financing infrastructure projects.
(b) 100 per cent Foreign Direct Investment under automatic route is permitted for all infrastructure projects.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(A) a only
(B) b only
(C) Both a and b
(D) Neither a nor b

Question16

Consider the following statements:
1. National Thermal Power Corporation has diversified into hydropower sector.
2. Power Grid Corporation of India has diversified into telecom sector.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(A) 1 only
(B) 2 only
(C) Both 1 and 2
(D) Neither l nor 2

Question17

Which one of following pairs is not correctly matched?
Unit of Indian Railways : Location

(A) Railway Staff College : Vadodra
(B) Central Origination for Railway Electrification : Varanasi
(C) Wheel and Axel plant : Bangalore
(D) Rail Coach Factory : Kapurthala

Question18

Consider the following statements:
1. Damodar Valley Corporation is the first multipurpose valley project of independent India.
2. Damodar Valley Corporation includes thermal and gas power stations.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(A) 1 only
(B) 2 only
(C) Both 1 and 2
(D) Neither 1 nor2