General Awareness Question Papers
17th August 2017 (Shift-1)
Question-26: In a centrally planned economy, the ____________ plans all the important activities in the economy.
Correct Answer: Government
Question-27: __________ says that if we keep increasing the employment of an input, with other inputs fixed, eventually a point will be reached after which the resulting addition to output (i.e., marginal product of that input) will start falling.
1) Law of diminishing marginal product
2) Law of variable proportions
3) The Short Run
4) The Long Run
Correct Answer: Law of diminishing marginal product
Question-28: ______________ means that the Supreme Court will reconsider the case and the legal issues involved in it.
1) Original Jurisdiction
2) Writ Jurisdiction
3) Appellate Jurisdiction
4) Advisory Jurisdiction
Correct Answer: Appellate Jurisdiction
Question-29: Which amendment of the Constitution of India increased the age of retirement of High Court judges from 60 to 62 years?
Correct Answer: 15th
Question-30: During their rule the British persuaded or forced cultivators in Madras to grow __________.
Correct Answer: Rice
Question-31: The queen with the title Didda ruled over which part of India between 980: 1003?
Correct Answer: Kashmir
Question-32: In the north-west, India shares its land boundaries with which country?
1) Sri Lanka
Correct Answer: Pakistan
Question-33: The part of the Himalayas lying between Satluj and Kali rivers is known as ____________.
1) Punjab Himalaya
2) Nepal Himalayas
3) Kumaon Himalayas
4) Assam Himalayas
Correct Answer: Kumaon Himalayas
Question-34: Potato, tomato and brinjal are three different species but all belong to which genus?
Correct Answer: Solanum
Question-35: The first formed primary xylem elements are called ___________.
3) Xylem fibres
4) Xylem parenchyma
Correct Answer: Protoxylem
Question-36: Nereis, Pheretima (Earthworm) and Hirudinaria (blood sucking leech) are examples of which Phylum?
Correct Answer: Annelida
Question-37: In humans, the sound is produced by the ________.
Correct Answer: larynx
Question-38: The vocal cords in men are about _______ long.
Correct Answer: 20mm
Question-39: The __________ uses an addressing scheme known as URL to indicate the location of files on the web.
2) World Wide Web
Correct Answer: World Wide Web
Question-40: Most liquids that conduct electricity are solutions of acids, bases and ______.
Correct Answer: Salts
Question-41: Which base is present in milk of magnesia?
1) Magnesium hydroxide
2) Ammonium hydroxide
3) Sodium hydroxide
4) Calcium hydroxide
Correct Answer: Magnesium hydroxide
Question-42: ___________ is the process of restoring a forest that once existed but was removed at some point of time in the past.
4) Jhum cultivation
Correct Answer: Reforestation
Question-43: ______________ scheme launched by the Central Government to eliminate open defecation by constructing toilets for households, communities.
1) Swachh Bharat Abhiyan
2) Gram Uday Se Bharat Uday Abhiyan
3) Stand up India scheme
4) National RU URBAN Mission
Correct Answer: Swachh Bharat Abhiyan
Question-44: Who discovered Sodium?
1) Humphry Davy
2) William Henry Fox
4) Karl Benz
Correct Answer: Humphry Davy
Question-45: Who was the 2016 Men’s Kabaddi World Cup Runner-Up?
Correct Answer: Iran
Question-46: Jama Masjid of Delhi was built in which century?
Correct Answer: 17th
Question-47: Which of the following won The Man Booker Prize 2016?
1) The Sellout
2) A Brief History of Seven Killings
3) The Narrow Road to the Deep North
4) The Luminaries
Correct Answer: The Sellout
Question-48: Which of the statements given below are correct?
1. The author of the novel ‘Gilead’ is Don Winslow.
2. The author of the novel ‘Wolf Hall’ is Stephen Dobyns.
3. The author of the novel ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ is Harper Lee.
1) 1 and 2
2) 2 and 3
3) 1 and 3
4) 1, 2 and 3
Correct Answer: 1 and 2
Question-49: What was United Kingdom’s rank in 2016 Human Development Index published by the United Nations Development Programme?
Correct Answer: 16
Question-50: Which railway station is used for immigration and customs of passengers who travel on the Thar Express between Pakistan and India?
1) Jalal Marri
2) Zero Point
3) Lal Pir
4) Gujar Garhi
Correct Answer: Zero Point