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Graduate Level Questions - 7

Graduate Level Questions and Answers - 7

1201. Which of the following is a biologically incompatible marriage?
(a) Rh+man and Rh- woman
(b) Rh-man and Rh+ woman
(c) Rh+man and Rh+ woman
(d) Rh-man and Rh- woman
Answer: (a)

1202. Energy to carry out any action of life process is obtained from:
(a) Adenosine triphosphate  (b) Adenosine diphosphate
(c) Guanosine diphosphate  (d) Guanosine triphosphate
Answer: (a)

1203. Which of the following compound is found most abundantly in nature?
(a) Fructose (b) Glucose
(c) Cellulose (d) Maltose
Answer: (c)

1204. Quinine is obtained from:
(a) Pinus (b) Ricinus
(c) Eucalyptus (d) Cinchona
Answer: (d)

1205. Persons sitting in an artificial satellite of the earth have:
(a) Half weight (b) 60% weight
(c) 75% weight (d) Zero-weight
Answer: (d)

1206. A radioisotope has a half-life of 75years. The fraction of atoms of the element that would decay in 150 years are:
(a) 75%   (b) 66.6% 
(c) 85.5%  (d) 62.5%
Answer: (a)

1207. In which date India’s Chandrayan was launched?
(a) 2008 October 22   (b) 2008 September 21
(c) 2009 January 15   (d) 2009 August 12
Answer: (a)

1208. Who first used the term ‘Nanotechnology’?
(a) Richard Feynman (b) Eric Drexler
(c) Sumido Iijima (d) Nario Taniguchi
Answer: (d)

1209. The mass of a body is 8kg on earth. What is its mass in moon?
(a) 8Kg   (b) 4Kg  
(c) 6Kg   (d) 10Kg
Answer: (a)

1210. Technocity, the Information TechnologyBusiness Park, is located at:
(a) Kochi (b) Thiruvananthapuram
(c) Kollam (d) Kannur
Answer: (b)

1211 . Which country was defeated by India in the finals of the 2011  ICC World Cup?
(a) Pakistan (b) Sri Lanka
(c) England (d) Australia
Answer: (b)

1212. ____ is known as the first Aadhar village in India.
(a) Tembhli  (b) Karnal
(c) Hissar (d) Nagaur
Answer: (a)

1213. The first all-woman post office in India was started in:
(a) New Delhi (b) Kolkata
(c) Shimla (d) Mumbai
Answer: (a)

1214. The 9,900 MW Jaitapur nuclear project is in the state of:
(a) Maharashtra (b) Tamil Nadu
(c) Karnataka (d) Goa
Answer: (a)

1215. Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple at Srirangam is dedicated to :
(a) Rama (b) Brahma
(c) Shiva (d)  Vishnu
Answer: (d)

1216. If a political party is recognized in ....... or more states and is either the ruling party or is in the opposition in these states, it is considered as a National Party
(a) Four   (b) Five  
(c) Six   (d) Seven
Answer: (a)

1217. The main political party in United Progressive Alliance:
(a) BJP    (b) INC   
(c) CPI(M)   (d) CPI
Answer: (b)

1218. Who compared Directive Principles of State Policy to the Instrument of Instructions in the Govt. of India Act, 1935?
(a) Dr.Rajendraprasad (b) Jawaharlal Nehru
(c) KM Munshi (d) BR Ambedkar
Answer: (d)

1219. The second chamber of the state legislature is known as:
(a) Legislative Assembly (b) Council of State
(c) Council of People (d) Legislative Council
Answer: (d)

1220. The power to superintend, direct and control elections to the Panchayat is vested in the:
(a) Election Commission of India
(b) State Election Commission
(c) Both (a) and (b)
(d) None of these
Answer: (b)

1221. The venue of the fifth and last Malabar political conference held in 1920:
(a) Kozhikode (b) Thalassery
(c) Vadakara (d) Mancheri
Answer: (d)

1222. The leader who led ‘Starvation March’ to Chennai in 1936:
(a) K.Kelappan (b) K.P.Kesavamenon
(c) C.Sankaran Nair (d) A.K.Gopalan
Answer: (d)

1223. The largest strike organised by the Communist party in Kerala:
(a) Kayyur (b) Thaillnkeri
(c) Karivellur (d) Punnapra-Vayalar
Answer: (d)

1224. Why Gandhiji called for the boycott of the Simon Commission?
(a) None of the members was Indians
(b) India was dragged into the Second World War
(c) The Commission refused to come to India
(d) None of these
Answer: (a)

1225. Who was called the Grand old man of India’?
(a) Gandhiji (b) Nehru
(c) Dadabhai Navroji (d) WC Bannerjee
Answer: (c)

1226. The first peafowl sanctuary in Kerala:
(a) Choolannur (b) Thattekkad
(c) Thenmala (d) Mangalavanam
Answer: (a)

1227. What is known as ‘Railway city of Kerala’?
(a) Kollam (b) Bepur
 (c) Shornur (d) Tirur
Answer: (c)

1228. Mannadi, the place where Velu Thampy Dalawa committed suicide is in the district of:
(a) Kollam (b) Pathanamthitta
(c) Alappuzha (d) Ernakulam
Answer: (b)

1229. Which European power built the Thalassery fort?
(a) British (b) Dutch
(c) French (d) Portuguese
Answer: (a)

1230.  Who wrote the song’ Omanathinkal Kidavo’?
(a) Swati Tirunal (b) Irayimman Thampy
(c) Unnayi Varrier (d) Kunchan Nambiar
Answer: (b)

1231. The novel ‘Indulekha’ was published in:
(a) 1889 (b) 1894
(c) 1885 (d) 1872
Answer: (a)

1232. ‘Jeevitha Samaram’ is the autobiography of:
(a) C Kesavan (b) K P Kesava Menon
(c) Thoppil Bhasi (d) Thakazhi
Answer: (a)

1233. The only subject in which organisations are eligible for Nobel Prize:
(a) Peace (b) Economics
(c) Literature (d) Chemistry
Answer: (a)

1234. The first Indian to become Miss Universe:
(a) Aishwarya Rai (b) Susmita Sen
(c) Diana Heydan (d) Reita Faria
Answer: (b)

1235. The headquarters of the International Court of Justice is in Peace Palace in:
(a) Geneva (b) Amsterdam
(c) Hague (d) London
Answer: (c)

1236. The leader related to ‘Pravasi Bharatiya Divas’(NRI Day):
(a) Rajiv Gandhi (b) VP Singh
(c) Morarji Desai (d) Gandhiji
Answer: (d)

1237. “ Four hostile newspapers are more to be feared than a thousand bayonets” this statement was made by:
(a) Abraham Lincoln (b) Churchill
(c) Napoleon (d) Gandhiji
Answer: (c)

1238. Isac Newton who is famous for his discovery of Laws of gravitation and three laws of motion were born in:
(a) France (b) Germany
(c) Spain (d) England
Answer: (d)

1239. The spiritual guru of Vivekananda:
(a) Ramakrishna Paramahansa
(b) Dayanand Saraswathy
(c) Iswar Chandra Vidyasagar
(d) Rajaram Mohun Roy
Answer: (a)

1240.  Who was known as ‘Fuhrer’?
(a) Mussolini (b) Adolf Hitler
(c) Garibaldi (d) Stalin
Answer: (b)

1241. Statue of Tiruvalluvar is the tallest statue in India. It is in:
(a) Maharashtra (b) Andhra Pradesh
(c) Tamil Nadu (d) Karnataka
Answer: (c)

1242. The first Asian city to host the Olympics:
(a) Beijing  (b) Sydney
(c) Tokyo (d) Bangkok
Answer: (c)

1243. Ohmmeter measures:
(a) Potential difference (b) Electrical resistance
(c) Salinity (d) Humidity
Answer: (b)

1244. The colour of the universe:
(a) Black   (b) White
(c) Red  (d) Blue
Answer: (a)

1245. The full form of IBM:
(a) Indian Business Machines
(b) International Business Machines
(c) International Business Management
(d) None of these
Answer: (b)

1246. The gas using for filling balloons:
(a) Nitrogen (b) Oxygen
(c) Helium (d) Argon
Answer: (c)

1247. The full form of D.D.T.
(a) Dichlorodiphenyltrichloromethane
(b) Dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane
(c) Diphenyldichlorotrichloroethane
Answer: ()

1248.The acid contained in Palm oil:
(a) Palmitic acid (b) Citric acid
(c) Malic acid (d) Lactic acid
Answer: (a)

1249. The birthplace of the Coffee plant:
(a) India  (b) Arabia
(c) Ethiopia (d) Ghana
Answer: (c)

1250. Which animal produces tears without crying?
(a) Elephant (b) Monkey
(c) Donkey (d) Seal
Answer: (d)

1251. Which bird lays eggs with dark green colour:
 (a) Kiwi (b) Emu
(c) Ostrich (d) Penguin
Answer: (b)

1252. The planets without satellite are Mercury and .......
(a) Mars (b) Earth
(c) Venus (d) Neptune
Answer: (c)

1253. Britain of the South:
(a) Japan (b) New Zealand
(c) Sri Lanka (d) India
Answer: (b)

1254.  Mettur Dam in Tamil Nadu is in ..... river.
(a) Noyal (b) Amaravati
(c) Tamraparni (d) Kaveri
Answer: (d)

1255. The only person to be granted the highest honorary rank of Indian Airforce -Marshal of the Air Force:
(a) Manekshaw (b) Kariappa
(c) Arjan Singh (d) None of these
Answer: (c)

1256. The Indian State where the Hindu Marriage Act is not applicable is:
(a) Jammu & Kashmir (b) Sikkim
(c) Assam (d) Tamil Nadu
Answer: (a)

1257. The source of Indian Philosophy:
(a) Ramayana (b) Upanishads
(c) Rig Veda (d) Yajur Veda
Answer: (b)

1258.  Who founded the Khilji dynasty?
(a) Balban (b) Alauddin Khilji
(c) Jalaluddin Khilji (d) Iltutmish
Answer: (c)

1259. Who coined the slogan ‘Inquilab Zindabad’?
(a) Bhagat Singh (b) Netaji Bose
(c) Aurobindo Ghosh (d) Muhammad Iqbal
Answer: (d)

1260. What was the real name of Dayanand Saraswathy?
(a) Mul Sankar (b) Narendranath
(c) Gadhadhar (d) Moniya
Answer: (a)

1261. The first session of INC was held in:
(a) 1885   (b) 1887 
(c) 1889  (d) 1890
Answer: (a)

1262. The parliament of...... is known as the ‘mother of all parliaments’:
(a)  USA   (b) India
(c) Britain   (d) Greece
Answer: (c)

1263. Who among the following is the authority to issue ordinances?
(a)  Prime Minister (b) Speaker
(c) Supreme Court (d) President
Answer: (d)

1264. The number of states formed in 1956 under the State Reorganisation Act:
(a) 20   (b) 22   (c) 28    (d) 14
Answer: (d)

1265. Which Article of the Constitution is related to amenedment procedure?
(a) 268   (b) 386   (c) 368   (d) 383
Answer: (c)

1266. Which Act passed by the British Parliament divided India and Pakistan?
(a) Indian Independence Act, 1947
(b) Govt. of India Act, 1935
(c) Govt. of India Act, 1947
(d) Atlee’s declaration
Answer: (a)

1267. The first chairman of the National Human Rights Commission:
(a) A.S. Anand (b) Venkitachelliah
(c) Ranganath Mishra (d) None of these
Answer: (c)

1268. Maxim Gorkey who authored ‘Mother’ was a........writer:
(a) Italian (b) Spanish
(c) French  (d) Russian
Answer: (d)

1269. The Austrian woman who was married by Subhas Chandra Bose:
(a) Madelein Slade (b) Emile Shenkel
(c) Bhikaji Kama (d) None of these
Answer: (b)

1270. ‘Bridgestone’ is related to:
(a) Scooter (b) Cement
(c) Tyres (d) Shoes
Answer: (c)

1271. The place where Rajiv Gandhi was assassinated:
(a) New Delhi (b) Amethi
(c) Sriperumputhur (d) Chennai
Answer: (c)

1272.  Who was the president of India during the celebration of the 50 th year of Repulic of India?
(a) Shankar Dayal Sharma (b) APJ Abdul Kalam
(c) KR Narayanan (d) R Venkataraman
Answer: (c)

1273. Servants of India Society was founded by Gopal Krishna Gokhale in:
(a) 1900   (b) 1905   (c) 1906   (d) 1907
Answer: (b)

1274. An Irish woman Margaret Noble became the disciple of ....... and adopted the name Sister Nivedita.
(a) Vivekananda (b) Gandhiji
(c) Aurobindo Ghosh (d) Dayanand Saraswathy
Answer: (a)

1275. Who authored ‘In search of Gandhi”?
(a) Louis Fischer (b) R.K.Narayan
(c) Richard Attenborough (d) None of these
Answer: (c)

1276. Which country is not the part of Indian subcontinent?
(a) Myanmar (b) Bangladesh
(c) Nepal (d) Bhutan
Answer: (a)

1277. The oldest rocks in India:
(a) Himalayas (b) Aravallis
(c) Karakoram (d) Shiwalik
Answer: (b)

1278. Ahmedabad is on the banks of:
(a) Ganga (b) Sabarmati
(c) Yamuna (d) Indus
Answer: (b)

1279. The Simhachalam Temple is dedicated to:
(a) Rama (b) Narasimha
(c) Krishna (d) Brahma
Answer: (b)

1280. “ Unity and Discipline’ is the motto of:
(a) NCC (b) Indian Army
(c) Coastguard (d) CRPF
Answer: (a)

1281. Which is the largest state-owned bank in India?
(a) Punjab National Bank (b) Allahabad Bank
(c) State Bank of India (d) Canara Bank
Answer: (c)

1282. Territorial Army was raised in:
(a) 1949.   (b) 1948 
(c) 1962  (d) 1965
Answer: (a)

1283. Lalith Kala Academy was established in:
(a) 1954   (b) 1955  
(c) 1956  (d) 1957
Answer: (a)

1284. The largest agro-based industry in India:
(a) Cotton textiles (b) Sugar
(c) Silk                  (d) Jute
Answer: (a)

1285. Biju Patnaik airport is at:
(a) Cuttack (b) Puri
(c) Bhubaneswar (d) Sambalpur
Answer: (c)

1286. The most important type of soil in India:
(a) Alluvial (b) Red soil
(c) Laterite soil (d) Desert soil
Answer: (a)

1287. The system of ombudsman was originated in:
(a) Switzerland (b) Syria 
(c) Sweden (d) China
Answer: (c)

1288. Playground of Europe:
(a) Belgium  (b) Switzerland
(c) France (d) Britain
Answer: (b)

1289. Riksdag is the parliament of:
(a) Sweden (b) Portugal
(c) Hungary (d) Iceland
Answer: (a)

1290.  Which is not correctly matched?
(a) Israel- Senate (b) Denmark- Folketing
(c) Sri Lanka- Parliament (d) Norway- Storting
Answer: (a)

1291. General Franco was the dictator of :
(a) Romania (b) Spain
(c) Italy (d) Germany
Answer: (b)

1292. The only planet with the name of a female Roman mythological character:
(a) Earth (b) Venus
(c) Jupiter (d) Neptune
Answer: (b)

1293.  Excretory organ of Amoeba:
(a) Kidney (b) Malpigean tubes
(c) Contractive vacuole (d) Nephridia
Answer: (c)

1294. Blood of Snail is ...... in colour:
(a) Red (b) Blue
(c) Green (d) Yellow
Answer: (b)

1295. The tendency of plants to grow in the direction of gravitational force:
(a) Geotropism (b) Phototropism
(c) Chemotropism (d) None of these
Answer: (a)

1296. The rate of photosynthesis is highest in ..... light:
(a) Yellow (b) Blue
(c) Green (d) Red
Answer: (b)

1297. Wax is soluble in:
(a) Benzene (b) Water
(c) Alcohol (d) Iodine
Answer: (a)

1298. Acid contained in onion:
(a) Oxalic acid (b) Citric acid
(c) Malic acid (d) Prussic acid
Answer: (a)

1299. Element obtained from seaweeds:
(a) Chlorine (b) Calcium
(c) Iodine (d) Magnesium
Answer: (c)

1300. ‘SIM Card’ related to:
(a) Bank (b) Mobile phone
(c) Artificial satellite (d) Black box
Answer: (b)

1301. In which country Three Mile Island nuclear disaster occurred in 1979?
(a) USA (b) UK
(c) Ukraine (d) China
Answer: (a)

1302. China was officially declared republic in:
(a) 1912 (b) 1913 (c) 1914 (d) 1915
Answer: (a)

1303. The first country to win the world cup cricket thrice:
(a) West Indies (b) Pakistan
(c) England  (d) Australia
Answer: (d)

1304. The first team to win Santosh trophy:
(a) Bengal (b) Kerala
(c) Karnataka (d) Tamil Nadu
Answer: (a)

1305. Which is known as the sorrow of Bengal:
(a) Kosi (b) Damodar
(c) Mahanadi (d) Brahmaputra
Answer: (b)

1306. Which organisation was founded by Henri Dunant?
(a) Amnesty International (b) Boy Scouts
(c) Lions Club (d) Red Cross
Answer: (d)

1307. The first to get two Booker prizes:
(a) Salman Rushdie (b) Peter Carey
(c) Ben Okri (d) JM Coetzee
Answer: (d)

1308. “We have to now fight for peace with the same courage and the determination as we fought against aggression” Whose words are these?
(a) FD Roosevelt (b) Jawaharlal Nehru
(c) Lal Bahadur Shastri (d) Indira Gandhi
Answer: (c)

1309. Who wrote ‘Pritvirajaraso’?
(a) Chandbardai (b) Faizi
(c) Tulsidas (d) Surdas
Answer: (a)

1310. Abdul Rahman Tunku was the first prime minister of:
(a) Malaysia (b) Singapore
(c) Brunei (d) Indonesia
Answer: (a)

1311. Name of which Indus valley site means ‘black bangles’?
(a) Harappa  (b) Dholavira
(c) Kalibangan (d) Banawali
Answer: (c)

1312. The founder of Chola empire:
(a) Simhavishnu (b) Vijayalaya
(c) Harihara (d) Simuka
Answer: (b)

1313.  Who was the Viceroy when Indian National Congress was formed in 1885?
(a) Dufferin (b) Reading
 (c) Mayo (d) Curzon
Answer: (a)

1314.  Whom Gandhiji called ‘the great sentinel’?
(a) Rajendraprasad (b) Subhas Chandra Bose
(c) Rabindranath Tagore (d) Nehru
Answer: (c)

1315. The year of foundation of Muslim League:
(a) 1903 (b) 1904 (c) 1907 (d) 1906
Answer: (d)

1316.  The Indian president who translated ‘The Republic’ of Plato:
(a) VV Giri (b) Zakkir Hussain
(c) S Radhakrishnan (d) Rajendraprasad
Answer: (b)

1317.  The first to become the prime minister of India while he/she was a member of Rajya Sabha:
(a) Lal Bahadur Shastri (b) Indira Gandhi
(c) Rajiv Gandhi (d) PV Narasimha Rao
Answer: (b)

1318. The budget is presented in the Lok Sabha by the Finance Minister in the name of the ......of India.
(a) President (b) Prime Minister
(c) RBI Governor (d) Speaker
Answer: (a)

1319. The Winter session of Lok Sabha begins in the month of:
(a) September  (b) October
(c) November (d) December
Answer: (c)

1320. Motions of no confidence against the government can only be introduced and passed in the......
(a) Lok Sabha (b) Rajya Sabha
(c) Either House (d) None of these
Answer: (a)

1321. The number of schedules in the Constitution of India when it was brought into force:
(a) 12 (b) 10 (c) 9 (d) 8
Answer: (d)

1322.  The Indian who headed a new sect ‘The Order of the Star of the East” at the age of 20:
(a) Rajaneesh (b) Jiddu Krishnamurthy
(c) Shri Shri Ravisankar (d) Chinmayananda
Answer: (b)

1323.  Kublai Khan was the emperor of:
(a) Russia  (b) Egypt 
(c) China   (d) Persia
Answer: (c)

1324. The nationality of Akiro Kurasova, the world-famous film-maker:
(a) France  (b) Russia
(c) Japan  (d) China
Answer: (c)

1325. Number of members in the first ministry of Kerala
including Chief Minister:
(a) 12    (b) 11   (c) 13    (d) 10
Answer: (b)

1326. The first Malayalam film to get President’s silver medal in 1954:
(a) Chemmeen (b) Swayamvaram
(c) Thulabharam (d) Neelakkuyil
Answer: (d)

1327. Who was the first secretary of the SNDP Yogam, formed in 1903?
(a) Narayana Guru (b) Kumaranasan
(c)  Dr.Palpu (d) None of these
Answer: (b)

1328. Name the publication started by Muhammad Abdur Rehman Sahib from Kozhikode in 1924:
(a)  Al Hilal (b) Al Ameen
(c) Comrade (d) None of these
Answer: (b)

1329. The first Malayali to get Magsaysay Award:
(a) MS Swaminathan (b) V Kurien
(c) Sugathakumari (d) K Kelappan
Answer: (b)

1330. Who wrote ‘Agnisakshi’?
(a) Lalithambika Antharjanam (b) Madhavikutty
(c) PK Balakrishnan (d) O. N. V. Kurup
Answer: (a)

1331. Kappad, where Vasco da Gama landed on 20th May1498 is in the district of:
(a) Kannur (b) Kozhikode
(c) Palakkad (d) Malappuram
Answer: (b)

1332. The place where an observatory was established in ancient Kerala:
(a) Vizhinjam (b) Kollam
(c) Mahodayapuram (d) Alappuzha
Answer: (c)

1333.  Which is known as ‘bird village in Kerala’?
(a) Nooranad (b) Pakshipathalam
(c) Thattekkad (d) Choolannoor
Answer: (a)

1334. Which district in Kerala has the largest number of Panchayat Raj Institutions?
(a) Thiruvananthapuram (b) Ernakulam
(c) Palakkad (d) Malappuram
Answer: (d)

1335. State Institute of Rural Development is situated at:
(a) Peechi (b) Mulankunnathkavu
(c) Kottarakkara (d) Thiruvananthapuram
Answer: (c)

1336. Wife of J.B.Kripalani, who became the first woman Chief Minister of an Indian State:
(a) Sarojini  (b) Swarnalatha
(c) Suchetha (d) Sarada
Answer: (c)

1337. The pope who introduced the Gregorian calendar in the 16th century:
(a) Gregory XII (b) Gregory VIII
(c) Gregory XI (d) Gregory XIII
Answer: (d)

1338. The Czech born German novelist who authored ‘The Trial’:
(a) Jose Saramago (b) Franz Kafka
(c) Immanuel Kant (d) Victor Hugo
Answer: (b)

1339.  Who was the first Chairman of National Human Rights Commission?
(a) Js. J.S.Varma (b) Js. A.S.Anand
(c) Js. Rangnath Mishra (d) Js.M.N.Venkitachellayya
Answer: (c)

1340. The first Deputy Chairman of Planning Commission
(a) Jawaharlal Nehru (b) K.C.Neogi
(c) Gulsarilal Nanda (d) K.S.Santhanam
Answer: (c)

1341. The first mid-term poll in India was held in:
(a) 1957   (b) 1962   (c) 1967  (d) 1971
Answer: (d)

1342. The shortest of the three lists in the Seventh Schedule of the Constitution:
(a) Union     (b) State    
(c) Concurrent  (d) Both (b) and (c)
Answer: (c)

1343. Who among the following cannot be removed from office except in the manner prescribed in the Constitution of India?
(a) The Deputy Chairman, Planning Commission
(b) The Chief Election Commissioner
(c) The Chairman, Finance Commission
(d) The Governor of a State
Answer: (b)

1344. Rajiv Gandhi was born at:
(a) Amethi (b) Lucknow
(c) Allahabad (d) Mumbai
Answer: (d)

1345. Whose autobiography is ‘My Life and Times’?
(a) Zakkir Hussain (b) V.V.Giri
(c) SD Sharma (d) KR Narayanan
Answer: (b)

1346. Who gave the slogan ‘Jai Hind’?
(a) Tagore (b) Gandhiji
(c) Netaji Subhas Bose (d) Nehru
Answer: (c)

1347. In which language Gandhiji started the weekly ‘Young India’?
(a) English (b) Marathi
(c) Hindi (d) Gujarati
Answer: (a)

1348. Ramanuja expounded :
(a) Vishishtadwaitha (b) Suddhadvaitha
(c) Advaithavedanta (d) None of these
Answer: (a)

1349. The mother of Akbar:
(a) Gulbadan Begum (b) Hamida Banu Begum
(c) Noor Jahan (d) None of these
Answer: (b)

1350. Persian Emperor Darius annexed Punjab in the year:
(a) 516 BC (b) 326 BC 
(c) 327 BC (d) 461 BC

1351. Father of Civil Aviation in India:
(a) Jamshedji Tata (b) JRD Tata
(c) Ratan Tata (d) MS Swaminathan
Answer: (b)

1352. The first European to invade India:
(a) Darius (b) Cyrus
(c) Seleucus (d) Alexander
Answer: (d)

1353 .Cambay is famous for:
(a) Petroleum (b) Woolen products
(c) Locomotive (d) Dairy
Answer: (a)

1354. Dilwara Jain temples are in:
(a) Mount Abu (b) Junagarh
(c) Palitana (d) Bhubaneswar
Answer: (a)

1355. Ahmedabad is on the banks of:
(a) Ganga and Yamuna (b) Narmada
(c) Sabarmati (d) Tapti
Answer: (c)

1356. Haldia forms a part of ...... port.
(a) Mumbai (b) Paradeep
(c) Kolkata (d) Chennai
Answer: (c)

1357. The Imperial Bank of India became State Bank of India in:
(a) 1949  (b) 1950  (c) 1955 (d) 1960
Answer: (c)

1358. The number of General insurance companies in public sector India:
(a) 3   (b) 5  (c) 2  (d) 4
Answer: (d)

1359 The Indus Valley site Lothal is in the state of:
(a) Rajasthan (b) Punjab
(c) Haryana (d) Gujarat
Answer: (d)

1360. What is known as ‘Adikavya’?
(a) Ramayan (b) Rig Veda
(c) Bhagavat Gita (d) Mahabharat
Answer: (a)

1361. The first country to make silk cloths:
(a) China (b) India
(c) Egypt (d) Mesopotamia
Answer: (a)

1362. The vehicle that carried Yuri Gagarin, the first cosmonaut, to space on 12th April 1961
(a) Vostok-1 (b) Sputnik-1
(c) Vostok-VI (d) Sputnik-2
Answer: (a)

1363. Which planet has the highest gravitational force?
(a) Earth  (b) Mars (c) Jupiter  (d) Neptune
Answer: (c)

1364. Which gland is known as ‘biological clock’?
(a) Pineal gland (b) Pituitary
(c) Thymus (d) Pancreas
Answer: (a)

1365. Xerophthalmia is caused by the deficiency of
(a) A   (b) B2   (c) D (d) K
Answer: (a)

1366. Alexander the Great passed away at:
(a) Alexandria (b) Taxila
(c) Hindukush (d) Babylon
Answer: (d)

1367. Who was called ‘the parrot of India’?
(a) Amir Khusrau (b) Faizi
(c) Abul Fazl (d) Tansen
Answer: (d)

1368.Guru Nanak was born in:
(a) 1439   (b) 1469 (c) 1479  (d) 1489
Answer: (a)

1369. Who wrote ‘Indian Unrest’?
(a) Bal Gangadhar Tilak (b) Valentine Chirol
(c) Annie Besant (d) AO Hume
Answer: (b)

1370. Who wrote ‘Lolita’?
(a) Vladimir Nabokov (b) Tolstoy
(c) Maxim Gorky (d) Victor Hugo
Answer: (a)

1371. Who is the chairperson of the National Advisory Council?
(a) Margarette Alwa (b) Sheila Dixit
(c) Sonia Gandhi (d) Pratibha Patil
Answer: (c)

1372. Tumalapalli Uranium Mine is in the state of:
(a) Karnataka (b) Bihar
(c) Jharkhand (d) Andhra Pradesh
Answer: (d)

1373. Who was in charge of the portfolio of finance when 14 Indian banks were nationalised on 19th July 1969?
(a) Indira Gandhi (b) V.P.Singh
(c) YB Chawan (d) C Subramanyam
Answer: (a)

1374. The headquarters of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) formed in 2009:
(a) Mumbai (b) Chennai
(c) New Delhi (d) Kolkata
Answer: (c)

1375. Woollen industrial units are largely concentrated in the north Indian states namely.......
(a) Punjab and Haryana (b) UP and MP
(c) Rajasthan and Gujarat
(d) Jharkhand and Bihar
Answer: (a)
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