GENERAL KNOWLEDGE 20-20 (22.12.2023)

GENERAL KNOWLEDGE 20-20 (22.12.2023)

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Q.1 Which gland is both exocrine and endocrine?

(a) Pituitary gland

(b) Thyroid gland

(c) Pancreas

(d) Small intestine

Ans:- (C)

Q.2 What happens when one crosses 180 degrees longitude from east to west?

(a) gains a day

(b) loses a day

(c) neither gains a day nor loses a day

(d) may gain or lose a day depending upon latitude at which one crosses

Ans:- (B)

Q.3 Which soil is best suited for cotton?

(a) Red soil

(b) Black soil

(c) Alluvial soil

(d) Loam

Ans:- (B)

Q.4 Which of the following input devices is used for converting pictures, maps and drawings into digital form storage in computers?

(a) OCR

(b) Digitizer

(c) OMR

(d) MICR

Ans:- (B)

Q.5 Which state has the largest waste land area?

(a) UP

(b) Bihar

(c) Jammu Kashmir

(d) Rajasthan

Ans:- (D)

Q.6 Who founded the association ‘ Naujawan Bharat Sabha’ to help foster revolution against the British Raj?

(a) Chandra Shekhar Azad

(b) Surya Sen

(c) Bhagat Singh

(d) V.D.Savarkar

Ans:- (C)

Q.7 Colour of the Urine is yellow because of-

(a) Urochrome

(b) Potassium

(c) Endorphin

(d) Insulin

Ans:- (A)

Q.8 Who among the following proposed the adage “Survival of the fittest”?

(a) Darwin

(b) Lamarck

(c) William

(d) Huxley

Ans:- (A)

Q.9  Who has been called Napoleon of India?

(a) Samudragupta

(b) Chandragupta

(c) Kumargupta

(d) Harsha Vardhana

Ans:- (A)

Q.10 What is the name of Japanese art of aesthetic miniaturization of trees, by growing them in containers ?

(a) Nikkei

(b) Sensei

(c) Bonsai

(d) Origami

Ans:- (C)

Q.11  Which is the largest river basin in India?

(a) Godavari Basin

(b) Narmada Basin

(c) Yamuna Basin

(d) Ganga Basin

Ans:- (D)

Q.12 Who among the following Urdu poets was invited to the Second and Third round Table Conference?

(a) Faiz Ahmad Faiz

(b) Josh Malihabadi

(c) Firaq Gorakhpuri

(d) Muhammad Iqbal

Ans:- (D)

Q.13 Which river originates at Amarkantak?

(a) Mahanadi

(b) Godavari

(c) Narmada

(d) Krishna

Ans:- (C)

Q.14 Who among the following is known as the ‘Iron Man’ of India?

(a) Jawaharlal Nehru

(b) Gandhiji

(c) Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

(d) Bhagat Singh

Ans:- (C)

Q.15 Largest fresh water lake of the world is-

(a) Lake Superior

(b) Lake Michigan

(c) Lake Baikal

(d) Great Bear Lake

Ans:- (C)

Q.16 Which of following is the primary photosynthetic pigment?

(a) Chlorophyll-b

(b) Carotenoid

(c) Chlorophyll-a

(d) Anthocyanin

Ans:- (C)

Q.17 Which day is celebrated as World Environment Day?

(a) 5th June

(b) 8th June

(c) 5th April

(d) 10th December

Ans:- (A)

Q.18 Which of the following roads negotiates four high passes of the world in the Himalayas?

(a) Leh to Manali

(b) Shimla to Dalhousie

(c) Darjeeling to Nepal

(d) Shimla to Kulu

Ans:- (A)

Q.19 Which is a land locked sea?

(a) Caribbean Sea

(b) Aral Sea

(c) Red Sea

(d) South China Sea

Ans:- (B)

Q.20 Maximum strength of Rajya Sabha in India-

(a) 550

(b) 250

(c) 210

(d) 238

Ans:- (B)

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