Basic General Knowledge – Series 7

1) The vitamin most readily destroyed by heat is

a) riboflavin

b) ascorbic acid

c) tocopherol

d) thiamine

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Option – b)

2) Pair of ribs found in man

a) 12

b) 10

c) 14

d) 11

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Option – a)

3) The first month of the Saka Calender is

a) Falgun

b) Chaitra

c) Vaisakh

d) Magh

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Option – b)

4) The longest river Peninsular Indian is

a) Narmada

b) Godavari

c) Mahanadi

d) Cauvery

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Option – b)

5)  Who amongst the following won the Nobel Prize atleast ywice?

a) Winston Churchill

b) Madame Curie

c) Octavio Paz

d) George Choupak

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Option – b)

6) ‘Uttar Ramcharit’ has been written by

a) Harsha

b) Tulsidas

c) Bhavbhuti

d) Shudrak

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Option – c)

7) The element which is the most abundant in the human body is

a) oxygen

b) carbon

c) iron


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Option – a)

8) Where was electricity supply first introduced in India?

a) Kolkata

b) Darjeeling

c) Mumbai

d) Chennai

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Option – b)

9) Which amongst the following currencies the costliest?

a) French Franc

b) Swiss Franc

c) Euro

d) Pound Sterling

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Option – d)

10) Which state has the lowest area forest?

a) Gujarat

b) Uttar Pradesh

c) Andhra Pradesh

d) Haryana

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Option – d)

11) Which of the following districts is on the international border of India?

a) Gorakhpur

b) Jaipur

c) Kinnaur

d) Kullu

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Option – c)

12) Which of the following Nobel laureates was never an Indian?

a) Mother Teresa

b) S Chandrashekhar

c) V S Naipaul

d) H G Khurana

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Option – c)

13) Where was the first cotton mill in India established?

a) Surat

b) Mumbai

c) Ahmedabad

d) Coimbatore

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Option – b)

14) Which of the following major sea ports of India does not have a natural harbor?

a) Mumbai

b) Kochi

c) Marmagao

d) Paradweep

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Option – d)

15) Liquid metal is

a) mercury

b) Saline

c) lead

d) zinc

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Option – a)