GENERAL AWARENESS QUESTIONS

GENERAL AWARENESS QUESTIONS FOR UPCOMING EXAMS


1. Who escavated the Mohenjodaro  of the Indus Valley Civilization? –Rakhal Das Banerji
2. Planet which spins on its axis at the fastest rate? – Jupiter
3. Demand for the Constituent Assembly put forward by the Indian National Congress in 1936 at its which session? – Lucknow
4. In which sector is 70% of working population of India engaged? – Primary sector
5. Which is the unit of activity of a radioactive source? – Becquerel
6. In which year did India first take part in the Olympic Games? – 1920
7. Where is the headquarters of Oil and National Gas Commission? – Dehradun
8. Which book is entitled as ‘Bible of Communism’ ? – Das Kapital
9. Who is associated with the development of India’s Atomic Bomb? – Raja Ramanna
10. Where is the headquarters of UNHCR located? – Geneva
11. Which monument in India is the memorial to the unknown soldier? – India Gate
12. Who produced the first automobile? – Henry Ford
13. Opium war was fought between which countries? – Britain and Japan
14. Which is the unit raised to protect the naval assets? – Sagar Prahari Bal
15. During 2010-2011, what was the approximate growth rate of population? – 17%
16. Moorti devi Award is given annually in which field? – Literature
17. Who was the mediator between man and gods according to the Vedic people? – Agni
18. Who wrote the Kalpasutra ? – Bhadrabahu
19. What can be the maximum duration of totality for a solar eclipse? – 7 minutes 40 seconds
20. Which right conferred by the Constitution of India is also available to noncitizens? – Freedom to speech
21. For international payments, to which currency is the Indian currency linked? – American Dollar
22. Sodium metal is kept under which liquid? – Kerosene
23. By whom was Insulin discovered? – Dr. F G. Banting
24. Where were first Olympic Games held? – 776 B.C.
25. The National Institute of Communicable Diseases is located at which place? – Delhi
26. ‘Higher than Hopes’ is a biography of which author? – Nelson Mandela
27. Who is the first Air Chief to receive the honour of “Marshal” ? – Arjun Singh
28. Where is the The International Court of Justice located? – Hague
29. Which is the maximum spoken language in the world? – Mandarin
30. What is an organisation’s introductory web page? – Vortal
31. Which countries were involved in 100 year war? – England and France
32. Where is Indian Army’s counterinsurgency school situated? – Vairengte
33. Which state has the lowest women literary rate in India (2011 census) ? – Bihar
34. In which year were Arjuna Awards instituted in the year? – 1961
35. With which external trade of the Sangam were people carried on? – Romans
36. which literary figure of the Gupta Age is given the title of ‘Indian Shakespeare’? – Kalidasa
37. How many kilometres are represented by 10 of latitude? – 111 km
38. Which was the first woman film star nominated/ elected to the Rajya Sabha? – Nargis Dutt
39. In India, in which industry are maximum number of workers employed? – Textile industry
40. What is the life of RBC in human blood? – 120 days
41. Which type of glass is used for making glass reinforced plastic? – Quartz glass
42. Where did India made her debut in Olympic football? – London in 1948
43. Central Arid Zone Research Institute is located in which state? – Rajasthan
44. Who wrote the book – The Story of the Integration of the Indian States’ ? – V. P. Menon
45. Which was the first woman to climb Mount Everest? – Junko Tabei
46. Which organ of UNO is considered as world parliament? – General Assembly
47. In India, maximum number of newspapers are published which language? – Hindi
48. Dog bite can cause rabies. Which other animals can also cause rabies? – Bat
49. Among South Asian countries, which one has the highest level of urbanization? – Bangladesh

50. Which State Government of India has instituted the Iqbal Samman award? – Madhya Pradesh

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