General Studies for all Competitive Exam (TNPSC, SSC, UPSC, TET, TRB,RRB,IBPS, BANKING EXAM)

1. Reasons for the growth of Regional Political Parties in India is?
A) Lack of effective opposition
B) Economic disparities among the States
C) Failure of the national parties
D) All of the above

2. The first state in India to be formed on linguistic basis is
A) Andhra Pradesh
B) Odisha
C) Karnataka
D) Maharashtra

3. The only Union Territory which has High Court of its own is
A) Chandigarh
B) Daman and Diu
C) Delhi
D) Lakshadweep

4. One of the following subjects is not in the State List:
A) Market and fairs
B) Bankruptcy and insolvency
C) Police and Prisons
D) Public health and sanitation

5. Who was the founder of Slave Dynasty in India?
A) Balban
B) Qutub-ud-din Aibak
C) Muhammad Ghori
D) Iltutmish

6. Chandragupta Maurya was the
A) Great-grandfather of Ashoka
B) Brother of Ashoka
C) Father of Ashoka
D) Grandfather of Ashoka

7. Who was known as ‘Lakh Baksh’?
A) Iltutmish
B) Raziya
C) Qutub-ud-din Aibak
D) Babar

8. Who was among the pioneer among the social reforms?
A) Ramkrishna Paramhans
B) Swami Vivekananda
C) Raja Rammohun Roy
D) Dayanand Saraswati

9. Which of the following classes did not participate in the Revolt of 1857?
1. Agriculture labourers
2. Money lenders
3. Peasants
4. Zamidars

A) 2 only
B) 2 and 4
C) 1 only
D) 1 and 2

10. Pradhanmantri Bharat Jodo Pariyojna is related to
A) Linking of rivers
B) Development of Roads
C) Communication
D) Social Integration

11. CD-ROM is a
A) Magnetic Memory
B) Secondary Memory
C) Semiconductor Memory
D) Memory Register

12. pH value of blood is
A) In between 8 and 10
B) Greater than 10
C) Less than 6
D) In between 7 and 8

13. Great Barrier Reef is situated in
A) Australia
B) Nova Scotia
C) North Sea
D) Southern China

14. In India, the longest day occurs on
A) April 13
B) October 13
C) June 21
D) March 21

15. Which one of the following is not found in new alluvial soil?
A) Humus
B) Gas
C) Minerals
D) Water

16. Palghat Gap connects Tamil Nadu with
A) Kerala
B) Karnataka
C) Andhra Pradesh
D) Both (A) and (B)

17. Jodhpur receives less rainfall than Delhi because
A) Arabian Sea runs parallel to Aravali
B) It is on leeward side of the winds
C) Condensation does not place there
D) All of above factors

18. Bamboo is a
A) Tree
B) Climber
C) Shrub
D) Herb

19. Which vitamins are those which if taken in excess can be dangerous as they are stored in the body?
A) B Complex
B) E and C
C) B and C
D) A and D

20. Which one of the following constitutes two best reasons for distinguishing the living from the non-living?
A) Respiration and excretion
B) Reproduction and locomotion
C) Irritability and locomotion
D) Growth and locomotion

21. The expansion of D.D.T. is
A) Dichloro Diphenyl Trichloroethane
B) Dichloro Diamine Trichloroethane
C) Dichloro Diphenyl Tetrachloroethane
D) None of the above

22. Which of the following animals is a parasite?
A) Amoeba
B) Sponge
C) Plasmodium
D) Earthworm

23. Which of the following respires by gills?
A) Cray-fish
B) Star-fish
C) Silver-fish
D) Jelly-fish

24. The book ‘Friends and Foes’ was written by
A) Rajmohan Gandhi
B) Sheikh Majibur Rahman
C) Lord Tennyson
D) Dr. S. Radhakrishnan

25. On the lines of ‘Place on wheels’, a new train ‘Deccan Odyssey’ is operated between
A) Karnataka and Kerala
B) Kerala and Tamil Nadu
C) Tamil Nadu and Karnataka
D) Maharashtra and Goa

26. Name of the famous paper which Gandhiji edited to propagate his ideas?
A) Harijan
B) Satyagrah
C) Khadi
D) Swadeshi

27. The aeroplane that dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima was?
A) White Storm
B) Thunder Power
C) Enola Gay
D) Black Light

28. Which Indian Commercial Bank became the first in provide mobile ATM service?
A) HDFC Bank
D) IDBI Bank

29. Sivakasi, which recently witnessed major explosions in the cracker
manufacturing units, is situated in the State of
A) Kerala
B) Chhattisgarh
C) Tamil Nadu
D) Andhra Pradesh

30. Ajanta-Ellora Caves are situated near
A) Ajmer
B) Aurangabad
C) Patna
D) Jaipur

31. Who is the author of the book ‘Apprenticeship of a Mahatma’ is based
A) Arundhati Roy
B) Shyam Benegal
C) Shobha De
D) Fatima Meer

32. The ‘break-even point’ is where
A) Marginal revenue equals marginal cost
B) Average revenue equals average cost
C) Total revenue equals total cost
D) None of the above

33. South-south dialogue is associated with
A) Co-operation among developing nations
B) Arms conference
C) Summit meeting between the developed and the developing countries
D) All of the above

34. Among the following, which one is not a football club?
A) Arsenal
B) Aston Villa
C) Chelsea
D) Monte Carlo

35. Rate of interest is determined by
A) The rate of return on the capital invested
B) Central Government
C) Liquidity preference
D) Commercial Banks

36. Which of the following has not been a component of the agricultural strategy that brought about the Green Revolution?
A) Greater intensity of cropping
B) Guaranteed maximum prices
C) New agricultural technology
D) Package of inputs

37. Which of the following makes the skin layer impervious to water?
A) Collagen
B) Melanin
C) Keratin
D) Chitin

38. Generally, the soil of the northern plains of India id formed by
A) Degradation
B) Aggradation
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C) Weathering in situ
D) Erosion

39. Two richest source of edible protein are
A) Meat and eggs
B) Milk and vegetable
C) Soyabean and groundnut
D) Some type of algae and other micro-organism

40. Which of the following weeds has been found useful to check water pollution caused by industrial effluents?
A) Parthenium
B) Elephant grass
C) Water hyacinth
D) Both (A) and (B) above

41. Mughal presence in the Red Fort ceased with the fall of
A) Aurangzeb
B) Muhammad Shah
C) Shah Alam
D) Bahadur Shah ‘Zafar’

42. Who was the first known Gupta ruler?
A) Sri Gupta
B) Chandragupta I
C) Ghatotkacha
D) Kumaragupta I

43. Which of the following international prizes/awards is given for outstanding contribution n the field of the journalism?
A) Booker Prize
B) Pulitzer Prize
C) Sakharov Prize
D) Sullivan Prize

44. Who is recognised as the Father of Geometry?
A) Pythagoras
B) Euclid
C) Johann Kepler
D) Rene Descartes

45. With which of the following fields is Ben Kingsley associated?
A) Sports
B) Medical Science
C) Motion Picture
D) Social Service

46. Who among the following leaders was not assassinated?
A) Mahatma Gandhi
B) Liaqat Ali Khan
C) Muhammed Ali Jinnah
D) Lord Louis Mountbatten

47. When was colour TV transmission introduced in India?
A) 1980
B) 1981
C) 1982
D) 1984

48. Who was the founder Director of TIFR?
A) S. S. Bhatnagar
B) H. J. Bhabha
C) M. N. Saha
D) Vikaram Sarabhai

49. When was ISRO set up?
A) 1965
B) 1969
C) 1971
D) 1976

50. How many countries have exploded the atom bomb before India?
A) 5
B) 6
C) 4
D) 3

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