Thursday, July 18, 2013

History Quiz I | Pre Historic Period

1. Which is the only Neolithic settlement found in Indian subcontinent which is attributed to be 7000 BC?

A. Mehargarh ( Baluchistan )
B. Bori ( Maharashtra )
c. Bhimbetka ( Madhya Pradesh )
D. Chhota Nagpur Plateau

2. Which Chalcolitic site in India reflects the idea of burying the dead under the floor of their house in North to South position?

A. Maharashtra
B. Madhya Pradesh
C. Punjab
D. Gujarat

3. The burying of pet dogs in the graves of the masters did not seem to be a practise with Neolithic people in any part of India except?

A. Assam
B. Southern India
C. Kashmir
D. Meghalaya

4. From which one of the following Mesolithic sites charred and carbonised grains of wild rice embedded in the burnt clay remains of wattle and daub walls of huts, has been discovered?

A. Chopani Mando
B. Mahadaha
C. Barkaccha
D. Langhanaj

5. Which one of the following statements is not true about the Chalcolithic cultures of India?

A. They were primarily communities in the hilly and riverine areas
B. They mostly used stone and copper objects and occasionally low grade bronze
C. A large number of them appeared after the end of the bronze Harappan culture
D. They were restricted to the Ganga-Yamuna doab and foothills of the Himalayas . Ans

6. The Neolithic site of Gumia is in

A. West Punjab
B. East Punjab
C. Rajastan
D. North West Frontier Province

7. Which of the following Chalcolithic sites does not fall in the Godavari Pravara system?

A. Nevasa
B. Daimabad
C. Navdatoli
D. Jorwe

8. Which of the following is a characteristic feature of the East Indian Neolithic?

A. It is based on barley
B. It is based on barley and wheat
C. It is based on rice
D. Did not produce any cereal crop

9. Which animal figures most in the cave painting of mesolithic age?

A. Tiger
B. Cow
C. Buffalo
D. Deer

10. Ganeshwar the Pre-Harappan Chalcolithic site which supplied copper objects to Harappan sites is in

A. Swat Valley
B. Kashmir
C. Rajastan
D. Uttar Pradesh

Sunday, January 22, 2012

Quiz 252 | General Awareness For Civil Service Exams

1.In computer terminology, what is a mirror server?

A. It is a server with a mirror attached to it
B. It is a computer without a CPU
C. It is a server with identical data to make the traffic in the web server smooth
D. It is a computer where data can be stored but cannot be used

2.On account of its numerous temples, which city is also known as the 'Cathedral City of India' ?

A. Madurai (Tamil Nadu)
B. Haridwar (Uttarakhand)
C. Bhubaneswar (Orissa)
D. Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh)

3.When did 19 NATO members and 11 'Partners for Peace' join hands for peace plan for Kosovo Crisis?

A. 1999
B. 1989
C. 1979
D. 1969

4.The main buffer system of the human blood is

A. H2CO3 - HCO3
B. H2CO3 - CO32-

5.The high reactivity of fluorine is due to

A. Its high electro negativity
B. Small size of fluorine atom
C. Availability of d-orbitals
D. Strong F - F bond

6.Which of the following is not a method of knowing seed life?

A. Respiration test
B. Embryo culture method
C. Seed dormancy method
D. Indigocarmine method

7.Which of the following diseases is caused by the deficiency of iron in human body?

A. Anaemia
B. Scurvy
C. Dermatosis
D. Beri-Beri

8.Which among the following has taken over as the President of Serbia after the General elections held there in February 2008 ?

A. Boris Tadic
B. Tomislav Nicolic
C. Samak Sundaravej

9.The large flightless bird is to be found in Africa. What is it?

A. Ostrich
B. Rhea
C. Emu
D. Emperor penguin

10.Central Sugarcane Research Institute is situated at ?

A. Karnal
B. Dhanbad
C. Coimbatore
D. Ranchi

11.Who built the famous Sanchi stupa?

A. Buddha
B. Vikramaditya
C. Ashoka

12.In which tribe the divorced women is most respected

A. Korawa of Mizapur
B. Santhals
C. Lushai of Assam
D. Khasi tribe

13.Built across the Godavari river, Pochampad Dam is located in which state ?

A. Karnataka
B. Maharashtra
C. Madhya Pradesh
D. Andhra Pradesh

14.Who among the following can participate in the proceedings of the both Houses of the Parliament?

A. Chief Justice of Supreme Court
B. Vice-President
C. Solicitor-General
D. Attorney-General

15.If the linear momentum of a particle is doubled, then its kinetic energy will be

A. Doubled
B. Quadrupled
C. Halved
D. None of these

16.Which of these animals has the maximum number of legs?

A. Crabs
B. Octopus
C. Millipedes
D. Spider

17.The 'Sea of Tranquility' is Located in

A. South East Africa
B. The West coast of Russia
C. The Moon
D. The West Coast of India

18.The geothermal gradient of the asthenosphere is:

A. The same as the temperature structure of the lithosphere
B. About 1 degree per kilometer
C. The reverse of the geothermal gradient in the lithosphere
D. Always changing as a result of plate tectonics

19.The group of countries that have agreed to participate in the General Arrangements to Borrow (GAB) 1962 are collectively called as ______?

A. G-5
B. G-10
C. G-8

20.Georgia, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan became the members of UNO in _______ .

A. 1994
B. 1993
C. 1992
D. 1991

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Quiz 251 | General Knowledge Questions and Answers

1.Who is known as Chacha Uncle of the children in India?

A. Jawahar Lal Nehru
B. Sonia Gandhi
C. Sardar Patel
D. Atal Bihari Vajpayee

2.Gandhiji published ‘Hindi Swaraj’ in the year __ ?

A. 1903
B. 1905
C. 1911
D. 1908

3.What is the name of the movie which has 8 nominations for Academy Award and set to re-release in India?

A. The Social Network
B. Slumdog Millionarie
C. Peepli live
D. 3 Idiot

4.Which company manufacturers low and high power communication equipment like radius for the use of defence services and paramilitary organisations?

A. Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL)
B. God Shipyard Limited (GSL)
C. Bharat Dynamic Limited (BDL)
D. None of the above

5.Which is the national tree of India?

A. Mango
B. Banyan
C. Palm
D. Pipal

6.According to Hindu mythology, who is the teacher of the gods?

A. Brihaspati
B. Sukracharya
C. Durvasha
D. Kashyapa

7.In Mammalian embryo, which among the following is the outermost membrane that serves as exchange between embryo and environment?

A. Amnion
B. Allantois
C. Chorion
D. Yolk Sac

8.Where is the local branch of International Social Security Association (ISSA), South Asia in India?

A. Chennai
B. Mumbai
C. New Delhi

9.How many members in Rajya Sabha are nominated by the President of India ?

A. 10
B. 11
C. 12
D. 13

10.Indian Army Day is observed on which of the following day of the year?

A. 13 January
B. 14 January
C. 15 January
D. 16 January

11.Which of these states of Australia is an island?

A. Queensland
B. Tasmania
C. Victoria

12.What is the distance of running in a marathon race?

A. 26 miles 385 yards
B. 26 miles 405 yards
C. 26 miles 180 yards
D. 26 miles

13.In 1801, the United Kingdom was formed, consisting of Great Britain and what other country?

A. Ireland
B. Scotland
C. Wales
D. Australia

14.Which body of water separates Kolkata and Howrah ?

A. Hubli
B. Hoogly
C. Buriganga
D. Padma

15.Azurite is an ore of

A. Aluminum
B. Copper
C. Gold
D. Mercury

16.Which of these foreign rulers were the last to leave the country?

A. Portugese
B. Dutch
C. French

17.Which mountain range in Chhatisgarh, with name literally meaning the hump of ox, is world famous for top-quality deposits of iron ore ?

A. Aravali
B. Bailadila
C. Nilgiri
D. Patkai

18.The ideal fluid which is a hypothetical fluid should contain _______?

A. Zero Viscosity Only
B. Zero Compressibility Only
C. Zero Viscosity & Zero Compressibility

19.The purpose of choke in tube light is ?

A. To decrease the current
B. To increase the current
C. To decrease the voltage momentarily

20.During the Indian freedom movement, the first great experiment in Satyagraha came in 1917 in

A. Bardoli
B. Sabarmati
C. Champaran

Saturday, January 14, 2012

Quiz 250 | General Awareness For Govt Exams

1.What is the name of Rama's brother who goes with him into exile?

A. Bharatha
B. Dasartha
C. Ravana
D. Lakshmana

2.Who directed the famous TV Serial 'Tandoori Nights'?

A. Farukh Dhondy
B. Jon Amiel
C. Zohra Sehgal
D. Saeed Jaffrey

3.How many wickets did Zaheer Khan pick up in his ODI debut?

A. 0
B. 3
C. 5
D. 2

4.Under whose reign was Newton honored with a knighthood?

A. Queen Anne
B. King Charles II
C. King James II
D. King William III and Queen Mary II

5.A new satellite survey of Egypt on 25 May 2011 identified seventeen lost pyramids and more than a thousand unexcavated tombs. The survey was done by -

A. NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration)
B. ISRO (Indian Space Research Organisation)
C. CYSO (Cypriot Young Scientists Organisation)
D. World Scientist Organisation

6.In the Mahabharata, who was the father of Iravan?

A. Drupada
B. Dronacharya
C. Arjuna
D. Karna

7.The downslope movement of material under the influence of gravity is known as:

A. Mass wasting
B. Land sliding
C. Downslope movement
D. None of these

8.By which of the following dates the member countries joining IMF were known as founding members? (India is one among them)

A. 31 December 1945
B. 31 December 1946
C. 31 December 1947
D. 31 December 1948

9.Where is located the Central Accounts Section of Reserve Bank of India?

A. Mumbai
B. Pune
C. Nagpur
D. Jaipur

10.The Canary islands, in the Pacific Ocean, has its name based on which animal?

A. Cats
B. Puppies
C. Lion
D. Cheetah

11.In which State is the famous Hill Station "Ranikhet" located?

A. Jharkhand
B. Uttaranchal
C. Maghalaya

12.Who has written the book "Moonwalk" ?

A. Katherine Mayo
B. Michael Jackson
C. Maxim Gorky

13.Which of the following folk dances is performed by women in Punjab?

A. Ghero
B. Goncha
C. Giddha

14.Which is the national game of China?

A. Sumo Wrestling
B. Chess
C. Table Tennis

15.Which Mughal Emperor's father-in-law was Itmad-ud-daulah?

A. Shah Jahan
B. Jahangir
C. Humayun

16.Which of the following types of lens is used in a camera?

A. Convex
B. Concave
C. Spherical
D. Of uniform thickness

17.Who was the first non Congress Indian Prime Minister?

A. Vishwanath Pratap Singh
B. Morarji Desai
C. Charan Singh

18.What is the colour of a novice's belt in Karate?

A. Saffron
B. Black
C. Yellow
D. Lemon

19.Who conquered German East Africa during World War I?

A. France
B. Austria
C. Sweden

20.In India, Engineer's day is celebrated on __________________.

A. September 12
B. September 10
C. September 15
D. September 12