General Knowledge Page - 019

#  The statement, “We shall either free India or die in the attempt.” is associated with—
(A) Non-cooperation Movement
(B) Civil Disobedience Movement
(C) Individual Satyagraha
(D) Quit India Movement


#  Queen Victoria’s Proclamation was read out by Lord Canning on 1st November, 1858 at—
(A) Allahabad
(B) Calcutta
(C) Bombay
(D) Madras


#  The book ‘Mountbatten and the Partition of India’ was written by—
(A) Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre
(B) M. N. Das
(C) Louis Fischer
(D) None of the above


#  Which Sultan of Delhi brought Ashoka’s Pillar to Delhi ?
(A) Firozshah Tughlaq
(B) Jalaluddin Khilji
(C) Mohammad-bin-Tughlaq
(D) Qutub-ud-din Aibak


#  Name the tribe which does not belong to the Panchajana of Rig Vedic Aryans ?
(A) Yadu
(B) Puru
(C) Turvasa
(D) Kikat



#  The first society founded by Raja Ram Mohan Roy was—
(A) Brahma Samaj
(B) Atmiya Sabha
(C) Brahma Sabha
(D) Tatvabodhini Sabha


#  The Sarnath Buddha image of Bhumisparshmudra belongs to—
(A) Mauryan period
(B) Sunga period
(C) Kushana period
(D) Gupta period


#  Who among the following medieval scholars/writers belonged to the Jain religion ?
(A) Maladhar Vasu
(B) Hemchandra Suri
(C) Parthasarthi
(D) Saayan


#  In which of the Vedas, Sabha and Samiti are called as two daughters of Prajapati ?
(A) Rigveda
(B) Samveda
(C) Yajurveda
(D) Atharvaveda


#  The Poorna Swaraj Resolution adopted at the Lahore Session of the Indian National Congress was moved by—
(A) B. G. Tilak
(B) J. L. Nehru
(C) M. K. Gandhi
(D) Sardar Patel


#  Which one of the following pairs is correctly matched ?
(A) Babur —Tuzuk-i-Babari
(B) Humayun —Humayun Namah
(C) Sher Shah —Tarikh-i-Sher Shahi
(D) Akbar —Tabkat-i-Akbari


#  Which country has the largest percentage of its total area under forests ?
(A) Japan
(B) Indonesia
(C) Surinam
(D) Guyana


#  Which one of the following pairs is correctly matched ?
(A) Great Himalayan National Park —Manali
(B) Rajaji National Park —Dehradun
(C) Keoladeo National Park —Bharatpur
(D) Van Vihar National Park —Jabalpur


#  The most polluted city of India is—
(A) Ankleshwar
(B) Lucknow
(C) Ludhiana
(D) Raipur



#  The garden of five seasons is located near—
(A) Dal Lake
(B) Mehrauli
(C) Silent Valley
(D) Ooty


#  Which one of the following does not find a place in UNESCO network of biosphere reserve ?
(A) Sunderban
(B) Gulf of Mannar
(C) Rann of Kutch
(D) Nilgiri


#  The growth rate of population in U.P. out-excelled the national growth rate during—
(A) 1941–51
(B) 1951–61
(C) 1961–71
(D) 1971–81


#  Which one of the following points does not figure in the 10-year Action Plan formulated under the National Population Policy ? (A) Greater involvement of members of self help groups
(B) Free and compulsory elementary education
(C) Compulsory registration of marriages and pregnancy
(D) Special reward for men who adopt terminal family planning methods


#  Uttar Pradesh recorded the highest growth rate of urban population during—
(A) 1961–71
(B) 1971–81
(C) 1981–91
(D) 1991–2001


#  Urban corridors are concerned with—
(A) Expanding urban functions
(B) Urban transport hazards
(C) Rural-urban fringe
(D) Counter-urbanisation


#  The two leading producers of coffee in the world are—
(A) Brazil and Columbia
(B) Brazil and Vietnam
(C) Mexico and India
(D) Ethiopia and Mexico



#  Three leading producers of coal in descending order are—
(A) Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand and Orissa
(B) Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh and Orissa
(C) Orissa, Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand
(D) Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh and Andhra Pradesh


#  Africa’s highest mountain peak Mt. Kilimanjaro lies—
(A) Kenya
(B) Malawi
(C) Tanzania
(D) Zambia


#  The Horn of Africa does not include—
(A) Ethiopia
(B) Eritrea
(C) Somalia
(D) Sudan


#  The Death Valley of the U.S.A. lies in the State of—
(A) Alaska
(B) California
(C) Maine
(D) Atlanta


#  The largest reserves of uranium are found in—
(A) Australia
(B) Canada
(C) Kazakhstan
(D) South Africa


#  The Inuit people are not found in—
(A) Alaska
(B) Greenland
(C) Canada
(D) Sweden


#  Hagari is a tributary of—
(A) Bhima
(B) Godavari
(C) Krishna
(D) Tungbhadra


#  The leading producer of tin in India is—
(A) Andhra Pradesh
(B) Chhattisgarh
(C) Jharkhand
(D) Orissa

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