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GENERAL KNOWLEDGE MCQ Questions & Answers

GENERAL KNOWLEDGE MCQs : This section focuses on the "GENERAL KNOWLEDGE". These Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) should be practiced to improve the GENERAL KNOWLEDGE skills required for various interviews (campus interview, walk-in interview, company interview), placement, entrance exam and other competitive examinations.




Question 1

Which of these is the score of a player with no points in a game of tennis?

A. Kiss
B. Hug
C. Romance
D. Love

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Question 2

According to the Ramayana, who among these could not be killed by any Devata, Danav, Gandharv or Yaksha due to a boon given to him by Brahma?

A. Kumbhakarna
B. Bali
C. Ravana
D. Khara

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Question 3

A coin of what value is called as “Athhanni”?

A. 1 Rupee
B. 25 Paise
C. 50 Paise
D. 2 Rupees

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Question 4

Where in India did the British East India Company establish their first permanent factory?

A. Calcutta
B. Surat
C. Calicut
D. Madras

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Question 5

Which of these capital cities is located on the banks of a river with the same name as the city?

A. Kathmandu
B. Kabul
C. Beijing
D. Colombo

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Question 6

Who was the first person to be awarded the Bharat Ratna posthumously?

A. Rajiv Gandhi
B. Vinoba Bhave
C. Lal Bahadur Shastri
D. Indira gandhi

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Question 7

Which country has first invented covid vaccine?

A. India
B. United States
C. Russia
D. China

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Question 8

Which of these personalities is credited with the creation of the advertising icon ‘Amul Girl’?

A. Alyque Padamsee
B. Sylvester Da Cunha
C. Bharat Dabholkar
D. Bobby Kooka

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Question 9

Who became the Prime Minister of Pakistan in June 2012?

A. Makhdoom Shahabuddin
B. Maulana Fazlur Rehman
C. Raja Perviz Ashraf
D. Sardar Mehtab Abbasi

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Question 10

Who was the founder-chairman of the national Dairy Development board established in 1965?

A. Tribhuvandas Patel
B. H. M. Dalaya
C. Amrita Patel
D. Verghese Kurien

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Question 11

What is the traditional occupation of the Kalbelia tribe, known for its Kalbelia dance?

A. Shepherds
B. Snake Charmers
C. Magicians
D. Tailors

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Question 12

Which of the following is a form of a dance as well as a tangy sauce?

A. Samba
B. Salsa
C. Hip-Hop
D. Disco

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Question 13

What is the taste of Churma in the traditional Rajasthani dish of ‘Dal Bhati Churma’?

A. Salty
B. Sour
C. Bitter
D. Sweet

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Question 14

Who is the only MP in the current Lok Sabha who is also an Olympic medalist?

A. Abhinav Bindra
B. Rajyavardan Singh Rathore
C. Karnam Maleshwari
D. Gagan Narang

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Question 15

The 'Jal Satyagraha' protest launched in August 2012 is associated with which of these dams?

A. Omkareshwar
B. Sardar Sarovar
C. Tehru
D. Gandhi Sagar

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Question 16

Who was the NDA backed candidate against Hamid Ansari in the 2012 Indian Vice-Presidential elections?

A. Yashwant Sinha
B. S. Y. Quereshi
C. Jaswant Singh
D. Arun Jaitley

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Question 17

Which Viceroy of India was the great-grandson of Britain’s Queen Victoria?

A. Lord Wavell
B. Lord Linlithgow
C. Lord Willington
D. Lord Mountbatten

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Question 18

Which of these festivals is not celebrated on a full moon?

A. Holika Dahan
B. Raksha Bandhan
C. Janmashtami
D. BuDh Jayanti

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Question 19

In the story ‘The Thirsty crow’, what does the crow throw into the pot to make the level of water rise?

A. Leaves
B. Ball
C. Wood
D. Pebbles

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Question 20

According to the Mahabharata, which Pandava got his name from the fact that there was no one more handsome than him in the family?

A. Arjuna
B. Bheema
C. Sahdeva
D. Nakula

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Question 21

Which song written by Gulzar won an Oscar award?

A. O Saaya
B. Jao Ho
C. Dhan Te nan
D. Beedi

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Question 22

For which of the following can a consumer in India avail number portability?

A. Bank Account Number
B. Gas Connection
C. Mobile
D. Insurance Policy

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Question 23

In India, while filling up the forms for which of these would you have to declare your assets?

A. Election nomination
B. Driving license
C. Examination form
D. Passport Application

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Question 24

Which of these is a Hindi idiom that means “to move slowly”?

A. Chuhe ki daud Iagana
B. Chhuchhandar ki chaal chalna
C. Kachhue ki chaal chalna
D. Kabutar ki tarah phudakna

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Question 25

The SI unit for which of these is named after James Watt, a Scottish inventor and engineer?

A. Temperature
B. Power
C. Force
D. Electric Current

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Question 26

Which of these is the nickname of an Indian cricket captain and also the name of a film actress?

A. Mahi
B. Rani
C. Kalki
D. Rakhi

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Question 27

Staring from the most, arrange the following geometrical figures in descending order of the number of corners they have.

A. Triangle
B. Square
C. Hexagon
D. Pentagon

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Question 28

Which glacier is the primary source of the river Ganga?

A. Pindari
B. Godwin-Austen
C. Siachen
D. Gangotri

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Question 29

Starting with the oldest, arrange these characters from the Mahabharata in decreasing order of their seniority.

A. Parikshit
B. Bhishma
C. Yudhisthira
D. Shantanu

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Question 30

About whom did Matthew Hayden once say, “I have seen God. He bats at number 4 in India in tests”?

A. V V S Laxman
B. Sachin Tendulkar
C. Rahul Dravid
D. Virendar Sehwag

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Question 31

Which company developed the dreamliner aircraft which has been inducted into Air India in 2012?

A. Airbus
B. Dassault
C. Bombardier
D. Boeing

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Question 32

Which of the following dish is made from Curd (Dahi) ?

A. Kofta
B. Raita
C. Kheee
D. Kulfi

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Question 33

Which of these creatures can look up with one eye while looking down with the other eye at the same time?

A. Bat
B. Shark
C. Chameleon
D. Owl

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Question 34

With reference to the Indian Railways, which of these is a scheme related to ticket bookings?

A. Apaatkaal
B. Sambhaal
C. Janjaal
D. Tatkal

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Question 35

Luxor is the city of___________?

A. Luxembourg
B. Israel
C. Egypt
D. Finland

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Question 36

At the 2010 Delhi commonwealth games, Indian Women won all the three medals – gold, silver and bronze – in which of these events?

A. 10 m Air Rifle Shooting
B. Discus
C. Shot Put
D. Tennis Singles

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Question 37

Who was India’s food and agriculture minister in Jawaharlal Nehru’s interim government of 1946?

A. Jagjivan Ram
B. Asaf Ali
C. Rajendra Prasad
D. jawaharlal Nehru

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Question 38

Who among these is considered as the author of the Natya Shastra?

A. Bhaas
B. Bharata Muni
C. Bharwi
D. Bhartrihari

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Question 39

Who wrote the introduction to the English translation of Rabindranath Tagore’s Gitanjali?

A. P.B. Shelley
B. Alfred Tennyson
C. W.B. Yeats
D. T.S. Elliot

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Question 40

Complete this Hindi proverb “Aasman Se gira ____”?

A. peepal pe Phansa
B. Khajoor per Atka
C. Kaataon Me Atka
D. Kichad mein Phansa

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Question 41

Where was the great Arab traveller Ibn Battutah born?

A. Saudi Arabia
B. Syria
C. Egypt
D. Morocco

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Question 42

Which of these is a kind of sari named after a place in Maharashtra?

A. Jamdani
B. Paithani
C. Navsari
D. Chanderi

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Question 43

Under whose captaincy has India won the most number of test Matches until now?

A. M S Dhoni
B. Sourav Ganguly
C. Md Azharuddin
D. Kapil Dec

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Question 44

Which of these hill stations literally means "Three Rivers" in Tamil and Malayalam?

A. Munnar
B. Madikeri
C. Kodaikanal
D. Peerumedu

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Question 45

What does "Jugnoo" produce?

A. Sahad (Honey)
B. Kapas (Cotton)
C. Prakash (Light)
D. Mome (Wax)

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Question 46

What is Balushahi a type of?

A. Sweet
B. paper Art
C. Dance Form
D. Turban

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Question 47

Which of these places is called the Coal Capital of India?

A. Durgapur
B. Raniganj
C. Dhanbad
D. Hazaribag

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Question 48

“Jwar Bhata” or “Tide” ka nirman inme se kahaan hotha hai?

A. Ocean
B. Desert
C. Jungle
D. Stream

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