GENERAL KNOWLEDGE 20-20 (13.03.2024)

GENERAL KNOWLEDGE 20-20 (13.03.2024)

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Q.1 _______is used in photography:

(A) Aluminum hydroxide

(B) Silver bromide

(C) Potassium chloride

(D) Sodium hydroxide

Ans:-  (B)

Q.2 Which drug is used to cure Hypertension?

(A) Diazepam

(B) Diazepam

(C) Hydralazine

(D) Aspirine

Ans:- (C)

Q.3 Which of the following bodies is responsible for estimating the National Income?

(A) Ministry of Finance

(B) Indian Statistical Institute

(C) Central Statistical Organisation


Ans:- (C)

Q.4 For preservation of fruit juice which of the following is used:

(A) Sodium benzoate

(B) Sulphuric acid

(C) Acetic acid

(D) Formic acid

Ans:-  (A)

Q.5 Who among the following elects the President of India?

(A) Elected members of both Houses of the Parliament and members of Legislative Assemblies

(B) Members of both Lok Sabha & Rajya Sabha

(C) Members of both Legislative Assemblies & Legislative Councils

(D) Members of Rajya Sabha, Legislative Assemblies & Legislative Councils

Ans:-  (A)

Q.6 The book ‘Sahibs Who Loved India’ has been written by:

(A) Khushwant Singh

(B) Mulk Raj Anand

(C) Pankaj Mishra

(D) Usha Bhagat

Ans:- (A)

Q.7 The ‘Suez Canal’ connects the Red Sea with the:

(A) Pacific Ocean

(B) Mediterranean Sea

(C) Atlantic Ocean

(D) Caspian Sea

Ans:- (B)

Q.8 Which of the following parts of potato is edible?

(A) Root

(B) Fruit

(C) Stem

(D) Seed

Ans:- (C)

Q.9 When can the writ of ‘Habeas Corpus’ be issued?

(A) Violation of freedom of speech

(B) Wrongful annexation of Property

(C) Violation of freedom of religion

(D) Wrongful Police detention

Ans: (D)

Q. 10 Which among the following coasts belongs to Kerala?

(A) Canara Coast

(B) Konkan Coast

(C) Malabar Coast

(D) Coromandel Coast

Ans: (C)

Q.11 In India, the highest rainfall occurs along:

(A) The Eastern ghat

(B) The Western Ghat

(C) The Aravali

(D) The West Coast, North-East and hills of Meghalaya.

Ans: (D)

Q.12 Where is ‘Mariana Trench’ located?

(A) Mediterranean sea

(B) Atlantic Ocean

(C) Arctic Ocean

(D) Pacific Ocean

Ans: (D)

Q.13 At what time of day is the relative humidity normally at a minimum?

(A) At Midnight

(B) When the air temperature is highest

(C) In the Morning

(D) When the air temperature is lowest

Ans:- (B)

Q.14 RBI conducts Open Market Operations (OMO); what does OMO refer to?

(A) Auctioning of gold reserves

(B) Buying and selling equity

(C) Buying and selling of government securities

(D) Transactions in foreign exchange

Ans: (C)

Q.15 Kalgoorlie and Coolgardie -places famous for gold mines are located in:

(A) Japan

(B) Canada


(D) Australia

Ans: (D)

Q.16 The organisational change to turn the Congress Party into a real mass political party was made for the first time in:

(A) 1930

(B) 1920

(C) 1918

(D) 1911

Ans: (B)

Q.17 The biggest island in Indian Ocean is:

(A) Madagascar

(B) Maldives

(C) Sumatra

(D) Lakshadweep

Ans: (A)

Q.18 With which of the following is ‘Operation Flood’ associated?

(A) water conservation

(B) milk production

(C) flood control

(D) liberation of Goa

Ans: (B)

Q.19 Who is known as the father of ‘Panchayati Raj’ in India?

(A) Vallabh Bhai Patel

(B) Vinobha Bhave

(C) Lord Ripon

(D) Balwant Rai Mehta

Ans: (D)

Q.20 Who among the following was the first woman Chief Minister of an Indian State?

(A) Sucheta Kriplani

(B) Kamla Nehru

(C) Sarojini Naidu

(D) Rajkumari Amrit Kaur

Ans: (A)

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