Basic General Knowledge Questions and answers for competitive exams

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1.
The first thermionic valve was invented by

a
J.A. Fleming
b
Thomas Edison
c
Richardson
d
Lee De Forest

2.
Who among the following recommends to the parliament for the abolition of the Legislative Council in a State?

a
the Governor of the concerned State
b
the Legislative Council of the concerned State
c
the president of India
d
the Legislative Assembly of the concerned State

3.
What is meant by demography?

a
All the above
b
The well being of populations
c
Growth of population
d
Birth and death of population

4.
Which state has established India's first Centre for Animal Law ?

a
Telangana
b
Maharashtra
c
Uttar Pradesh
d
Madhya Pradesh

5.
It travels over land and water. Who invented the HOVERCRAFT?

a
C. Cockerell
b
T. Henman
c
O. Stricheg
d
S. Sperrow

6.
Telengana creation as in independent state is primarily the outcome of _____ ?

a
13 Lok Sabha
b
14th Lok Sabha
c
16th Lok Sabha
d
15th Lok Sabha

7.
Which the smallest among all the birds?

a
King Fisher
b
Ostrich
c
Humming Bird
d
Sparrow

8.
In which region does rainfall occur throughout the year?

a
Polar region
b
Sub-polar region
c
Equatorial region
d
Middle-latitude region

9.
Magnetic disks are the most popular medium for

a
Sequential access
b
None of the above
c
Direct access
d
Both A & B

10.
The first Progressives felt called to action by

a
Crowded tenements
b
Dangerous working conditions
c
Unsafe food processing
d
All of the above

11.
During which decade did the population of India record a negative growth rate?

a
1941 - 51
b
1931 - 41
c
1921 - 31
d
1911 - 21

12.
How many Earth- sized Exoplanets have been discovered by NASA around a single star in February 2017 ?

a
11
b
7
c
14
d
6

13.
The Indian Subcontinent was partitioned into

a
Pakistan and Bangladesh
b
India and Bangladesh
c
India and Tibet
d
India and Pakistan

14.
Spices detoriate after prolonged boiling

a
The essential oils in the spices easily evaporate
b
Spices are put in the pickels to add to the flavour
c
None
d
Both A and B

15.
Which of the following is generally true about the stratosphere?

a
It is very moist
b
The dryness level varies with the moon cycle
c
The dryness level varies with the season
d
It is very dry

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