Basic General Knowledge – Series 6

1) Medicines are more effective, if they are used in

a) gaseous state

b) colloidal state

c) solid state

d) solution state

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Option – b)

2) Which sector of the Indian Economy contributed largest to the Gross National Product (GNP)?

a) Primary Sector

b) Secondary Sector

c) Public Sector

d) Tertiary Sector

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Option – a)

3) Internal energy of gas depends only on

a) Pressure

b) Temperature

c) Volume

d) Temperature and Pressure

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Option – b)

4) A plant cell differ from animal in having

a) chloroplast

b) cell wall

c) cell membrane

d) nucleus

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Option – b)

5) India’s largest multi-purpose river valley project is

a) Nagarjuna Sagar

b) Damodar Valley

c) Bhakra Nangal

d) Thungabhadra

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Option – c)

6)Which of the following stage is associated with the formation of chiasmata during meiotic division?

a) Leptotene

b) Zygotene

c) Pachytene

d) Diplotene

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Option – c)

7) Parsec is the unit of

a) Distance

b) Time

c) Intensity of light

d) Magnetic line

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Option – a)

8) The ability of the eye to see in the dark is due to the production of a purple pigment known as

a) carotene

b) rhodopsin

c) iodopsin

d) retinene

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Option – d)

9) Who scripted Gandhiji’s favourite song ‘’Vaishnav Jan To ……’’?

a) Narsinh Mehta

b) Premanand

c) Chunilal

d) Dharmiklal

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Option – a)

10) Clear nights are colder than cloudy nights because of

a) conduction

b) condensation

c) radiation

d) insolation

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Option – c)

11) Which of the following is not a folk dance of Tamil Nadu?

a) Bharatanatyam

b) Kummi

c) Kolattam

d) Karagam

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Option – a)

12) Which of the following is an indigenously built light combat aircraft of India?

a) Akash

b) Vikrant

c) Tejas

d) Arjun

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Option – c)

13) The first modern regular census in India,was started in 1881 by

a) Lord Ripon

b) Lord Lytton

c) Lord Powell

d) Lord Clive

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Option – a)

14) Van Mahotsav-an annual pan-Indian tree planting festival is celebrated on

a) 10th June

b) 10th July

c) 5th June

d) 5th July

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Option – c)

15) Nobel Prize Winning Indian Amartya Sen is known for his work in

a) Physics

b) Chemistry

c) Medicine

d) Economics

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Option – d)