General Studies for All Competitive Examination

1. Which material is considered as the most suitable for making an electromagnet?
(a) Copper
(b) Tungsten
(c) Soft iron
(d) Steel

2. In which year was ISRO (Indian Space Research Organization) established?
(a) 1980
(b) 1970
(c) 1975
(d) 1969

3. Pick out the semiconductor
(a) Silicon
(b) Glass
(c) Phosphorous
(d) Gold

4. Which is the heaviest among the inner planets?
(a) Mars
(b) Mercury
(c) Earth
(d) Venus

5. A type communication which is becoming very important in transmission of data between computer networks is known as
(a) Bank Networking
(b) Communication Network
(c) Satellite area networking
(d) Internal working

6. Social reform aims at
(a) Changing basic values of the society
(b) Changing the norms of the group
(c) Changing the religious practices
(d) Changing the habits of the individuals

7. The spread of Internet for higher education is premised on
(a) Research and Development, is vital
(b) Browsing encourages critical thinking
(c) Easy management and dissemination of knowledge
(d) India should he second to none in the world

8. Which one of the following in not an input specification for a Batch System?
(a) Input Record Layout
(b) Prototype report
(c) Expanded Data Dictionary
(d) Source Document Layout

9. The World Trade Organisation believes in intellectual property and liberalized trade regime.Their belief is based on the assumption that?
(a) Modern economy bestows equal benefits
(b) All countries are well suited for modern trade
(c) Rich countries will always help the poor countries
(d) knowledge-based economy and globalization is reality

10. A structured data type made up of finite collections of ordered elements all of which are of the same date types is a
(a) array
(b) File
(c) Record
(d) None of these

11. The essence and justification for beauty contests is that
(a) Women have standard features on which they can he rated
(b) Beautiful women have a vision and role to play in social upliftment
(c) They symbolize eternal freedom for women
(d) They provide an opportunity for beautiful women of the world to come on one platform

12. Which one of the following types of soil is predominant in Bundelkhand region?
(a) Alluvial soil
(b) Karail soil
(c) Black cotton soil
(d) Vindhyas soil

13. Who among the following released ‘Citizen’s Guide’ for generating awareness among people against corruption?
(a) Department of Public grievances
(b) Consumer Co-operative Societies
(c) Transparency International
(d) Central Vigilance Commission

14. Which one of the following statements is NOT correct?
(a) Gram Sabha and Gram Panchayat have the same territorial area
(b) Gram Panchayat arid Nyaya Panchayat has the same territorial area
(c) Pradhan of a Gram Panchayat is elected by electors 
(d) The term of a Gram Panchayat is usually five years

15. Sambar wild life Sanctuaryis located in?
(a) Tamil Nadu
(b) Kerala
(c) Andhra Pradesh
(d) Rajastan

16. Who among the following is called the “Father of Modern Urdu Poetry”?
(a) Amir Khusrau
(b) Mirza Ghalib
(c) Mazhar Jaanjana
(d) Wali Deccani

17. At present Ram is half of his father’s age. Fifteen years ago he was one-third of his father’s age. How old will Ram be after 5 years?
(a) 45 years
(b) 40 years
(c) 35 years
(d) 30 years

18. Which pollutant gas is released by cud chewing cattles.
(a) CO
(b) CH4
(c) NO2
(d) CO2

19. Who among the following lady revolutionaries fired at the Governor while receiving degree in the convocation of 1932?
(a) Priti Lata Vadedar
(b) Kalpana Datta
(c) Shanti Ghosh
(d) Bina Das

20. Who said “Education is the best contraceptive for population stabilisation ?
(a) Dr. Manmohan Singh
(b) Sam Pitroda
(c) Som Nath Chatterjee
(d) Pranab Mukherjee

21. In one minute 3/7 of a bucket is filled. How much more time will be required to fill up the rest of the bucket?
(a) 7/3 minutes
(b) 4/3 minutes
(c) 21 minutes
(d) 2 minutes

22. Who among the following lady revolutionaries fired at the Governor while receiving degree in the convocation of 1932?
(a) Priti Lata Vadedar
(b) Kalpana Datta
(c) Shanti Ghosh
(d) Bina Das

23. The capital of Vatican City is:
(a) Kinshasa
(b) Nauru
(c) Lusaka
(d) Vatican city

24. Blue Tongue is a disease found in?
(a) Blue Whale
(b) Snakes
(c) Birds
(d) Cattle Sheep

25. If cost price is 96% of the selling price, the percentage of profit is?
(a) 4.17
(b) 4.00
(C) 4.01
(d) 4.25

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