GENERAL KNOWLEDGE 20-20 (24.02.2024)

GENERAL KNOWLEDGE 20-20 (24.02.2024)

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Q.1 In 1958, who became the first Indian to receive Ramon Magsaysay Award?

(A) Jai Prakash Narain

(B) Vinoba Bhave

(C) Baba Amte

(D) Satyajit Ray

Ans:- (B)

Q.2 Which term is used to describe the rearing of silkworms for the production of raw silk?

(A) Apiculture

(B) Sericulture

(C) Viticulture

(D) Horticulture

Ans:- (B)

Q.3 At the time of independence, who was the president of Indian National Congress?

(A) Jawahar Lal Nehru

(B) Mahatma Gandhi

(C) Sardar Patel

(D) J.B.Kriplani

Ans:- (D)

Q.4 Which metal is the best conductor of electric current?

(A) Copper

(B) Gold

(C) Silver

(D) Aluminium

Ans:-  (C)

Q.5 Vishvambhar Mishra was the original name of which spiritual guru?

(A) Swami Vivekananda

(B) Chaitanya Mahaprabhu

(C) Swami Dayanand Saraswati

(D) Swami Prabhupada

Ans:- (B)

Q.6 What is the popular name of Ascorbic acid?

(A) Vitamin D

(B) Vitamin B

(C) Vitamin C

(D) Vitamin A

Ans:-  (C)

Q.7 Who was the first person to address the United Nations in Hindi?

(A) Atal Behari Vajpayee

(B) P.V.Narasimha Rao

(C) Morarji Desai

(D) V.P.Singh

Ans:- (A)

Q.8 Which city did Sikandar Lodi founded in 1504 on the banks of Yamuna river?

(A) Agra

(B) Mathura

(C) Delhi

(D) Allahabad

Ans:-  (A)

Q.9 Who coined the name `Pakistan’?

(A) Muhammad Ali Jinnah

(B)  Allama Iqbal

(C) Liaquat Ali Khan

(D) Chaudhary Rahmat Ali

Ans:-  (D)

Q.10 Which of the following gland is responsible for the secretion of insulin?

(A) Pancrease

(B) Pituitary

(C) Pineal

(D) Thymus

Ans:- (A)

Q.11 Insulin is discovered by:

(A) Linak   

(B) Banting & Best

(C) Jenner

(D) Waksman

Ans:-  (B)

Q.12 When did USA join World War I?

(A) August 1914

(B) December 1914

(C) May 1916

(D) April 1917

Ans:- (D)

Q.13 The earliest evidence of agriculture in Indian sub-continent comes from?

(A) Koldihwa

(B) Tokwa

(C) Lahuradeva

(D) Mehrgarh

Ans:- (D)

Q.15 Islets of Langerhans is situated in –

(A) Liver

(B) Spleen

(C)  Pancreas

(D) Brain

Ans:-  (C)

Q.16 Who possibly ruled during the Indus Valley Civilisation?

(A) An assembly of elders

(B) Merchants

(C) Kings

(D) Priests

Ans:-  (B)

Q.17 Corpus luteum is a mass of cells found

(A) Spleen

(B) Brain

(C) Ovary

(D) Pancreas

Ans:-  (C)

Q.18 Titan is a moon of

(A) Saturn

(B) Jupiter

(C) Mars

(D) Uranus

Ans:- (A)

Q.19 Voltmeter is device used to measure

(A) Current

(B) Resistance

(C) Potential difference

(D) Intensity of electric shock

Ans:- (C)

Q.20 The Richter Scale is used to measure the intensity of

(A) Earthquakes

(B) Volcanic eruptions

(C) T sunamis

(D) Tornados

Ans:- (A)

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