General Knowledge- 74

General Knowledge – 74

Apart of the Prime Ministers from the Nehru-Gandhi clan, pick the only two Indian PMs to have airports named after them.
1. Lal Bahadur Shashtri
2. Charan Singh
3. Vishwanath Pratap Singh
4. Atal Bihari Vajpayee

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 Lal Bahadur Shashtri (Varanasi) And Charan Singh (Lucknow) 

The Emerald Route, a travelogue by RK Narayan, is a pseudo-Travel guide to which Indian state?
1. Kerala
2. Goa
3. Karnataka
4. Tamil Nadu

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Writer Taarak Mehta’s witty newspaper column ‘Duniya Na Undha Chasma’ has been adapted in popular TV show ‘Tarak Mehta Ka Ulta Chashma’. Which Indian Language does Mehta write in?
1. Hindi
2. Bangla
3. Gujarati
4. Oriya

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‘Gun For Glory’ is a Pune- based International shooting academy run by which Indian Olympic medal winning shooter?
1. Gagan Narang
2. Abhinav Bindra
3. Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore
4. Anjali Bhagwat

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 Gagan Narang 

‘Dhandha- How Gujaratis Do Business’ is a well received book authored by:
1. Shobha De
2. Chetan Bhagat
3. Shobha Bondre
4. Mukesh Ambani

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 Shobha Bondre  

Which Indian electronics making company has a ‘punch’ as its brand logo?
1. Videocon
2. Spice Mobile
3. Micromax
4. Idea

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‘Double Ka Meetha’ is an iconic Hyderabadi dessert where ‘Double’ in the local language stands for:
1. Milk
2. Maida (Refined Flour)
3. Chandi ka Vark (Silver foil)
4. Bread

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 Bread. Also known as Double-Roti in local language, Bread is an essential ingredient  

Which Indian Union Territory is the first to prohibit the Sale and consumption of alcohol completely?
1. Lakshadweep
2. Dadar and Nagar Haveli
3. Andaman and Nicobar Islands
4. Chandigarh

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Kudali or Koodli is a place in Karnataka where two rivers have their confluences to form which other river?
1. Tungrabhadra
2. Kaveri
3. Krishna
4. Sharavathi

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Which stock broker was held for a scam of Rs 5000 crore in the infamous 1992 Bombay Stock Exchange scandal?
1. Abdul Karim Telgi
2. A. Raja
3. Harshad Mehta
4. Ketan Parekh

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 Harshad Mehta  


General Knowledge- 73

General Knowledge – 73

An astronaut in space finding it difficult to stop floating due to lack of gravity is an example of:
1. Inertia
2. Newton’s Second Law of Motion
3. Newton’s Third Law of Motion
4. None of the above

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A simple vacuum cleaner works on which principle?
1. Centrifugal force
2. Suction
3. Inertia
4. Thermodynamics

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In submarines, which instrument is used to see objects above the sea level ?
1. Barometer
2. Polygraph
3. Telescope
4. Periscope

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Which are the three primary Colours ?
1.Yellow, Green, Blue
2.Red, Magenta, Blue
3.Red, Green, White
4.Red, Green, Blue

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 Red, Green, Blue. All the colours can be made by them by mixing in different proportions 

Which one among the following is not an example of Gravitational force?
1. Water settles at the depth of your glass
2. A child goes down on a slide in a park
3. A balloon filled with helium escapes from your hand
4. Moon causing tides in the ocean

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 A balloon filled with helium escapes from your hand  

A satellite rotating around a planet is an example of:
1. Centripetal force
2. Centrifugal Force
3. Newton’s Third Law of Motion
4. Friction

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 Centripetal force  

If you slip on a wet floor, which law of Physics is working?
1. Gravitational force
2. static friction
3. Suction
4. Laws of Thermodynamics

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 Static friction 

Lux is a unit used to measure:
1. Astronomical distance
2. Intensity of illumination
3. Depth of oceans
4. Magnetic flux

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 Intensity of illumination 

Heavy ships easily float on water due to which principle of Physics?
1. Newton’s first law of motion
2. Archimedes’ principle of Buoyancy
3. Newton’s Third Law of Motion
4. Gravitational force

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 Archimedes’ principle of Buoyancy 

Energy posses by a moving body is called
1. Potential Energy
2. Kinetic Energy
3. Both of Above
4. Sound Energy

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 Kinetic Energy 


General Knowledge- 72

General Knowledge – 72

Hindi classics like Lehron Ke Raj Hans, Andhere Band Kamre, Ashadh Ka Ek Din are written by:
1. Harivansh Rai Bachchan
2. Mohan Rakesh
3. Munshi Premchand
4. Khushwant Singh

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 Mohan Rakesh 

Which Indian state has the largest Scheduled Caste population?
1. Bihar
2. Maharashtra
3. West Bengal
4. Uttar Pradesh

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 Uttar Pradesh 

Which city served as the Summer Capital for British in India after Murree (Pakistan) ceased to be one in 1864?
1. Mussoorie
2. Nainital
3. Ooty
4. Shimla

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Which planet in our solar system is the densest of all?
1. Jupiter
2. Earth
3. Mars
4. Mercury

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After Indian independence, which city was declared as the capital of Punjab state as Chandigarh was under planning phase?

1. Shimla
2. Amritsar
3. Delhi
4. Ludhiana

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Moon’s gravity is __ of the Earth’s gravity.
1. Half
2. Equal
3. Double
4. 1/6th

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News and Media giant BBC’s full name is:
1. Boston’s Broadcasting Corporation
2. Britain’s Broadcasting Company
3. British Broadcast Company
4. British Broadcasting Corporation

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 British Broadcasting Corporation 

At 64 years and 67 days, who among the following holds the record of being the Youngest President of India?
1. Pranab Mukherjee
2. Neelam Sanjiva Reddy
3. Pratibha Patil
4. APJ Abdul Kalam

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 Neelam Sanjiva Reddy 

India’s IT company HCL Technology stands for:
1. Hightech Computer Limited
2. Himalaya Company Limited
3. Hindustan Computer Limited
4. Himganga Computing Limited

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 Hindustan Computer Limited 

In Computers, what does WAN stand for?
1. Wireless Access Network
2. Wireless Area Network
3. Wide Area Network
4. Wide Access Network

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 Wide Area Network 


General Knowledge- 71

General Knowledge – 71

How much is equal to 1 Million, in Indian perspective?
1. 1 crore
2. 10 crore
3. 1 lakh
4. 10 lakh

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 10 Lakh 

India’s first gun for women, meant for self defense, was launched on January 9, 2014. What is it called as?
1. Damini
2. Shakti
3. Nirbhaya
4. Nirbheek

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World’s Most Admired People List 2013 by agency YouGov positions Sachin Tendulkar on 5th and Narendra Modi on 7th places. Who tops the list?
1. Amitabh Bachchan
2. Barack Obama
3. Bill Gates
4. Shahrukh Khan

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 Bill Gates 

Java, Blue Mountain, Colombian, Bourbon etc are the varieties of:
1. High Level Languages
2. Beer Malt
3. Coffee
4. Operating systems

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Which town in Uttar Pradesh is called as city of Bangles, for its famous glass bangles industry?
1. Meerut
2. Muradabad
3. Muzaffarnagar
4. Firozabad

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Which Indian Prime Minister was the first occupant of 7, Race Course Road, New Delhi; the official residence of the PM?
1. Indira Gandhi
2. Atal Bihari Vajpayee
3. Rajiv Gandhi
4. VP Singh

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 Rajiv Gandhi 

Reserve Bank of which country made Indian Rupee as ‘Legal’ to be circulated in that country, on 29 January 2014?
1. Zimbabwe
2. Kenya
3. Fiji
4. Mauritius

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Which famous comedy by William Shakespeare had characters like Hermia, Oberon and Titania?
1. Othello
2. Macbeth
3. A Midsummer Night’s Dream
4. Merchent of Venice

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 A Midsummer Night’s Dream 

Guinness World Records holds which Indian temple as the ‘World’s Largest Comprehensive Hindu Temple’?
1. Akshardham, Delhi
2. Tirumala Temple, Andhra Pradesh
3. Akshardham, Gandhinagar
4. Siddhivinayak, Mumbai

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 Akshardham, Delhi 

Silver Bromide (AgBr) is extensively used in:
1. Baking Cakes
2. Washing soda
3. Photographic films
4. Cleaning old jewellery

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 Photographic films 



General Knowledge -70

General Knowledge – 70

English phrase ‘Airport Accent’ means:
1. Very sophisticated usage of language
2. A travel loving person
3. A mixed accent from various cultures
4. British way of speaking

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 A mixed accent from various cultures 

What is meant by ‘Lingua Franca’?
1. A medium of communication between peoples of different languages
2. French language
3. Languages spoken in overseas French colonies
4. Speaking very frankly

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 A medium of communication between peoples of different languages 

The word ‘tweeps’ was included in the Oxford Dictionary on August 2012. It means:
1. Tailor made
2. Tears
3. Claps
4. Twitter followers of a person

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 Twitter followers of a person 

Phrase ‘Catch 22 Situation’ means:
1. A paradox in which the attempt to escape makes escape impossible
2. Caught red-handed
3. Placing blames on others
4. A financial crisis

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 A paradox in which the attempt to escape makes escape impossible  

The Latin phrase ‘Modus Operandi’, widely used in English, means:
1. Being moderate
2. Being Optimist
3. mode of operating or working
4. Mode of diplomacy

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 Mode of Operating or Working  

By the phrase ‘Hard and Fast’ one means:
1. Hard to achieve
2. Strict and Rigidly adhered to
3. Fast showing results
4. None of the above

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 Strict and Rigidly adhered to 

‘Turn Of The Century’, a popular English phrase’ refers to :
1. the transition from one century to another
2. an opportunity of a life time
3. 100 runs in the game of cricket
4. A person waiting for his turn or chance

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 the transition from one century to another 

Coined by William Shakespeare , the word ‘Assassination’ means:
1. Assigning task
2. A stupid person
3. Murder of an important person
4. Killing by hanging

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 Murder of an important person  

A person who can write with both hands is called as :
1. ambidextrous
2. Atheist
3. clairvoyant
4. None of the above

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Included in the Oxford Dictionary in August 2013, the term ‘Digital Detox’ means:
1. High technology appliances
2. Avoiding gadgets and devices completely for a period of time
3. Musical instruments
4. None of the above

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 Avoiding gadgets and devices completely for a period of time