Important General Knowledge Question

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        Important  General Knowledge  Questions

  1. Which of the following is not a fresh- water ecosytem ?

Ans: Open Ocean

  1. Which of these is not an ecosystem srevice ?

Ans:- Winds

  1. Desert ecosystems are characterized by annual rainfall of less than :

Ans:- 25 cm

  1. Which of these places is reputed to be world’s most biologically diverse ?

Ans:- Yasuni tripical rain forest

  1. India is home to how many (approximately) mammalian species ?

Ans:- 350

  1. Identify the correct sequence of countries with the highest biodiversity :

Ans:- Brazil > Colombia > China > Indonesia

  1. Which of these is not a factor threatening extinction of several species in india ?

Ans:- Socio- cultural practices

  1. According to Paris agreement on climate change, the rise in average temperature of earth,s surface above pre- industrial levels should be limited to :

Ans;- 2 degree centigrate

  1. The acronym ‘UNFCC’ represents :

Ans:- United National Fund for Climate Control

  1. In the context of climate change, measure undertaken by Government of india have a target of electric power generation by renewable energy (by year 2030) of :

Ans-:350 GW

  1. When a body is taken from the earth to moon :

Ans:- Weight changes but mass remains the same

  1. Decible is used to measure the intensity of :

Ans:- Sound

  1. Which of the following vegetable oils does not contain essential fatty acids ?

Ans;- Coconut oil

  1. Usually fuels on burning causes pollution. Which one of the following fuel causes minimum environmental pollution ?

Ans:- Hydrogen

  1. Vegetablesare easily perishable because of their high content of :

Ans:- Water

  1. Sweat mainly serves to eliminate :

Ans:- Water, NaCL

  1. In a poultry unit the factor most influencing the cost is the cost of :

Ans:- Feed

  1. Bombyx mori is a :

Ans:- Silkworm

  1. A pressure cooker works on the principle of :

Ans:- Elevation of boiling points of water by application of pressure

  1. Which of the following is not the feature of caste system ?

Ans:- Untouchability

  1. Ashish Bose is well known for his concept :

Ans:- BIMARU States

  1. Which state of India was the first to pass Jamindari Abolition Act ?

Ans:- Utter Pradesh

  1. In which year was the Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act Passed ?

Ans:- 2005

  1. Which is not an indicator of Human Development Index ?

Ans;- Life expectancy

  1. Of which river’s tributaries are Phojal, Sarvari and Hansa streams ?

Ans:- Beas

  1. What is the architectural style of Adi Brahma temple of Khokhan ?

Ans:- Pagoda

  1. With which region of H.P. IS bONANGCHYU dance associated ?

Ans:- Kinnaur

  1. According to 2011 census which district of H.P. has the highest number of urban households ?

Ans:- Shimla

  1. Who was the court poet of Raja Dharam Chand of Kangra who wrote Dharam Chand Natak around 1562 AD.

Ans:- Manik Chand

  1. To which princely state did Zorawar Singh, General of Raja Gulab Singh Who invaded Ladakh and Baltistan during 1834-41, belong ?

Ans:- Kehlur

  1. When did the Chandrabhaga valley which was held as Jagir by the families of Tibetan origin come under the sway of Kullu ?

Ans:- Seventeenth century

  1. The territory of which of the following princely state was divided between two cousins/scions Vijay Singh and Ram Singh during the nineteenth century ?

Ans:- Siba

  1. Around which year did captain R.C. Lee set up an apple orchard in Kullu ares ?

Ans:- 1870 AD

  1. Which raja of Sirmaur princely state shifted the capital of his state from Rajban to Kalsi in the beginning of the thirteenth century ?

Ans:- Udit Parkash

  1. Which raja of Bushahr princely stste received Hang – Rang valley from Tibet as Jagir ?

Ans:- Kehri Singh

  1. Around which year did Russian painter Nicholas Roerichj visit Naggar in Kullu district for the first time ?

Ans:- 1923

  1. Which raja of Bangahal princely state was treacherously killed by Raja Siddha Sen of Mandi ?

Ans:- Prithi Pal

  1. In which river basin is Upper Joiner hydro-power project ?

Ans:- Ravi

  1. Which school did Amrita Shergill join in Shimla around 1924 – 25 ?

Ans:- Jesus and Mary

  1. At which place in kullu districtttttttt of H.P is fish farm ?

Ans:- Patli Kuhl, Moheli, Nagini

  1. Which bank is collaborating with the H.P. Government in implementing Doodh Ganga Yojana ?


  1. wHICH agency is managing Himachal Pradesh Stare Wide Area Network (Himswan) services ?

Ans:- m/s Orange Business Services

  1. Who founded the Himachal Vikas Congress (HVC) ?

Ans:- Pandit Sukh Ram

  1. Which two districts of H.P are covered under Backward Region Grant Fund of Ministry Of Panchayati Raj, Government of India ?

Ans:- Chamba and Sirmaur

  1. Who among the following persons has secured India’s 12th olympic quota berth for shooting for the Rio Games ?

Ans:- Jitu Rai

  1. Who among the following persons has been appointed as UP’S Lokayukta ?

Ans:- Virendra Singh

  1. Which of the following Indian States will get the first ever solar – stellar observatory ?

Ans:- Gujarat

  1. In which of the following states, ‘Hornbill’ festival has been observed to uphold Unity in Diversity ?

Ans:- Nagaland

  1. Who built the Sudarshana lake in the Saurashtra region ?

Ans:- Pushyagupta

  1. Which one of the following festivals was most famous in Vijayanagar Empire ?

Ans:- Mahanavami

  1. Which of the following Bhakti poets of Maharashtra conveyed his teachings through the numerous Abhangas ?

Ans:- Tukaram

  1. Dara Shikoh was the disciple of which Sufi saint ?

Ans:- Mulla Mir

  1. Which of the following states were not annexed to the English East India Company’s dominions under Dalhousie’s Doctrine of Lapse ?

Ans:- Jodhpur

  1. Who established the East India Association in 1866 in London ?

Ans:- Dadabhai Naoroji

  1. Which was the Civil Disobedience Movement finally called off by Mahatma Gandhi ?

Ans:- 1934

  1. How much time did Lord Mountbatten given to Sir C. Radcliffe to delineate the international borders of india in 1947 ?

Ans:- One and half month

  1. Bermuda Triangle is located in :

Ans:- Atlantic Ocean

  1. Which line separates India from Afghanistan ?

Ans:- Durand line

  1. What is the name of shifting cultivation in Mexico ?

Ans:- Milpa

  1. Which soil is best for cotton cultivation ?

Ans:- Black soil

  1. Which is the longest river of the world ?

Ans:- Nile

  1. Varhala beach is located in :

Ans:- Kerala

  1. Who among the following was the constitutional advisor to the Constituent Assembly ?

Ans:- Sir B.N. Rau

  1. The Central Information Commission falls under :

Ans:- The Ministry of Personnel

  1. During the term of office criminal proceedings cannot be instituted against :

Ans:-The President and the Governor

  1. Who among the following decides the question of disqualification of a member of Parliament on grounds of defection ?

Ans:- Presiding officer of the House

  1. Who among the following has the power to declare a caste or a tribe as scheduled caste or scheduled tribe ?

Ans:- President of India

  1. Who among the following determines the area of a Lok Sabha constituency for the purpose of election ?

Ans:-Delimitation Commission

  1. Which of the following statements is correct about NITI Aayog ?

Ans:-It is neither a constitutional body nor a statutory body

  1. Which of the following are All India Services ?

Ans:- Indian Foreign Service (IFS)

  1. Who is the Chief Ecconomic Advisor to the Government of India ?

Ans:- Arvind Subramanian

  1. What has been the growth rate of GDP of India during 2014 – 15 at the current prices and constant prices respectively ?

Ans:- 10.5% and 7.3%

  1. As per HDR, 2014 the Gender Inequality Index of India is :

Ans:- 127

  1. The 14th Finance Commission has enhanced the states share in the central divisible pool of taxes from :

Ans:- 32 percent to 42 percent

  1. First Census was conducted in which year in india ?

Ans:- 1872

  1. What is the population density (per sq. km) of India and Himachal Pradesh respectively as per Census 2011 ?

Ans:- 382 and 123

  1. Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana was approved by Central Government on :

Ans:- 13th January, 2015

  1. As per the Census 2011, the average age is above 30 years for the gollowing states :

Ans;- Kerala, Goa, Tamil Nadu and Himachal Pradesh

  1. Which of the following is not a function of Reserve Babk of India ?

Ans:- Management of Fiscal deficit

  1. Swabhiman is a :

Ans:- Financial inclusion initiative

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