GK/History and geography Sample Test,Sample questions

Question: Abhidhamma Pitaka is the ____ and latest of the Pali canonical texts recognized in the early Buddhist Theravada tradition

1.2nd

2.3rd

3.4th

4.5th


Question: Areas of which of the following current states did not come under control of Vijayanagar emperor Krishnadeva Raya?

1.Tamil Nadu

2.Kerala

3.Maharashtra

4.None


Question: Bikini Day is celebrated in?

1.China

2.Japan

3.USA

4.None


Question: Bikini Day is observed in Japan in memory of the victims of the hydrogen bomb explosion on?

1.1 Mar 1954

2.1 Apr 1955

3.1 May 1956

4.1 June 1957


Question: Bitumen is a mixture of organic liquids that are

1.sticky

2.highly viscous

3.soluble in carbon disulfide

4.All


Question: Buddhism from India was introduced to which current region by Kasyapa Matanga?

1.South East Asia

2.China

3.Sri Lanka

4.Africa


Question: correct definition of Isohyets?

1.Lines on a map having same mean temperature

2.Lines on a map showing equal rainfall

3.Lines on a map having same barometric pressure

4.Lines on a map showing equal height from mean sea level


Question: Foundation of the Indo-Greek empire by Demetrius in?

1.182 BC

2.183 BC

3.184 BC

4.185 BC


Question: Fourth Buddhist Council was held in

1.Kashmir

2.Ujjain

3.Bhopal

4.Jaipur


Question: Godavaya is

1.Ancient port trade site

2.A Fort

3.A dance

4.A river


Question: How many presidents of India so far were elected unopposed?

1.1

2.2

3.3

4.4


Question: In stone age, the Microliths were most commonly found in which of the following ages?

1.Mesolithic

2.Paleolithic

3.Chalcolithic

4.Neolithic


Question: Incorrect statement is

1.Coffee is an important plantation crop in Karnataka

2.Rice is a commercial crop in Odisha

3.Groundnut is a major Kharif crop in Gujarat

4.Meghalaya is a major pineapple producing states of India


Question: India first Uranium Mine is located at which among the following places?

1.Tummalapalle

2.Jadugauda

3.Dalbhum

4.Pichli


Question: Indias efforts to provide education to millions of Africans using internet technology will come under which of the following?

1.Track-II diplomacy

2.Track-I diplomacy

3.Track-IV diplomacy

4.Track-III diplomacy


Question: Jaduguda is first Uranium Mine in India located in

1.Jharkhand

2.Maharashtra

3.Madhya Pradesh

4.Haryana


Question: Jorwe Ware Culture include

1.Red pottery

2.Green pottery

3.Blue pottery

4.Yellow pottery


Question: Jorwe Ware Culture is named after site of the same name in Maharashtra. This culture dates between

1.1600 to 1000 BC

2.1500 to 1000 BC

3.1400 to 1000 BC

4.None


Question: Kalpasutra is written by

1.Patanjali

2.Bhadrabahu

3.Panini

4.Simuka


Question: Myanmar does not share its international boundary with?

1.Thailand

2.Laos

3.Vietnam

4.None


Question: Poorest conductor of heat in comparison to other?

1.Lead

2.Mercury

3.Silver

4.Copper


Question: Rummindei Pillar Inscription which talks about taxation in Maurya era has been found at which of the following places?

1.Junagarh in Gujarat

2.Bhabru in Rajasthan

3.Ranchi in Jharkhand

4.Lumbini in Nepal


Question: Spanish is official language in around?

1.10 countries

2.20 countries

3.30 countries

4.15 countries


Question: Tabo Monastery is located in which among the following states?

1.Maharashtra

2.Madhya Pradesh

3.Assam

4.Himachal Pradesh


Question: Tabo Monastery is situated at the height of --- meters in Spiti valley of Himanchal Pradesh

1.3050

2.3065

3.3028

4.3089


Question: The ancient port-site of Godavaya is located in which among the following country?

1.Sri Lanka

2.USA

3.Brazil

4.India


Question: The Australia group was established to control the spread of which among the following?

1.Ballistic Missiles

2.Nuclear Weapons

3.Chemical and Biological Weapons

4.All


Question: The Berne convention was pioneer convention in the field of?

1.protection of victims of wars

2.protection of wildlife

3.protection of intellectual property rights

4.None


Question: The concept of differential heating about the origin of Indian Monsoon was given by

1.Halley

2.Barner

3.Harber

4.None


Question: The concept of differential heating was primarily given to explain which of the following geographical phenomena in India?

1.Jet streams

2.Monsoon

3.Cyclones

4.Desert storms


Question: The constitutional position of President of India is most closely similar to

1.US President

2.Russian President

3.British Monarch

4.British Prime Minister


Question: The dispute over Shatt-al-Arab region gave way to which of the following wars in modern world history?

1.Iran-Iraq War

2.Arab Israeli conflict

3.Russo-Persian War

4.None


Question: The earliest historic evidences of use of metal are of Chalcolithic Age or Stone-Copper Age, which covered the period from

1.1800 to 800

2.1600 to 600

3.1400 to 400

4.1200 to 200


Question: The Greek Ambassador Deimachus of Plataea had visited the court of which among the following rulers of Magadha?

1.Chandragupta Maurya

2.Bindusara

3.Asoka

4.Dhanananda


Question: The invention of swarm intelligence has been possible because of which of the following branches of science?

1.Phrenology

2.Phenology

3.Bionomics

4.Bionics


Question: The Jorwe culture of ancient India has been named after site of the same name in which state?

1.Rajasthan

2.Assam

3.Uttar Pradesh

4.Maharashtra


Question: The major examples of Equatorial crops are

1.Pepper

2.Cocoa

3.Betel nut

4.All


Question: The shortest war recorded in history between two sovereign powers was between which of the following?

1.UK and France

2.UK and Zanzibar

3.UK and USA

4.None


Question: The Survey of India is responsible for

1.All topographic control

2.Surveys

3.Mapping of India

4.All


Question: True for Arikamedu?

1.Ancient Roman trade centre is 4 Kms. South of Puducherry on the right bank of Ariyankuppam river

2.Arikamedu was an Indo- Roman coastal trading station

3.An important centre of trade

4.All


Question: True statement is

1.Rice is a commercial crop in Haryana

2.Rice is a commercial crop in Panjab

3.In Odisha, it is a subsistence crop.

4.All


Question: Vindhyashakti (c. 250 _ c. 270 CE) was the founder of the Vakataka dynasty. His name is derived from the name of the

1.goddness Kalachuri

2.goddess Vindhya

3.goddness Vakataka

4.None


Question: Vindhyashakti was founder of which of the following dynasties in ancient India?

1.Chalukyas of Badami

2.Vakataka

3.Kakatiya

4.Kalachuri


Question: Which among ofthe following is a correct statement about Indus Valley Civilization?

1.Both Chanhudaro and Kalibangan were located within the boundaries of present day Rajasthan

2.Both Harappa and Mohejodero are is located on the banks of Indus River

3.Both Surkotada and Dholavira are located in Katch of Gujarat

4.None


Question: Which among the following country is not a part of Melanesia region in the pacific ocean?

1.Fiji

2.Vanuatu

3.Solomon Islands

4.Kiribati


Question: Which among the following is a correct set of two official languages of the United Nations?

1.Japanese and Chinese

2.Arabic and Chinese

3.Hindi and Chinese

4.Hindi and French


Question: Which among the following is equatorial crop?

1.Coconut

2.Rubber

3.Oil Palm

4.All


Question: Which among the following is not a correct statement about Buddhist Canonical literature?

1.Digha Nikaya is a part of the Sutta Pitaka

2.Abhidhamma Pitaka was compiled in third Buddhist Council

3.Vinaya Pitaka primarily deals with monastic rules for monks and nuns

4.Sutta Pitaka deals with philosophy and psychology and lays down methods for training the mind


Question: Which among the following is not a feature of the Eutrophic lakes?

1.They have high plant nutrient flux

2.They are generally occupied by blooms

3.They are dominated by blue green algae

4.They have low primary productivity


Question: Which among the following is not an equatorial crop?

1.Banana

2.Rubber

3.Oil Palm

4.Coconut


Question: Which among the following is not an event in ancient Indian history in BC era?

1.Hathigumpha inscription by Kharvela

2.Foundation of the Indo-Greek empire

3.Beginning of Vikram samvat Era

4.Fourth Buddhist Council


Question: Which among the following is not related to the World Trade Organization (WTO)?

1.General Agreement on Trade and Services

2.Multifiber Agreement

3.Multilateral Agreement on Investment

4.None


Question: Which among the following is one of the major pineapple producing states of India?

1.Maharashtra

2.Gujarat

3.Madhya Pradesh

4.Meghalaya


Question: Which among the following organizations creates the topographical maps of India?

1.Survey of India

2.Geological survey of India

3.Geographical survey of India

4.None


Question: Which among the following regions can be safely called the belt of Doldrums?

1.Sub tropical region

2.Polar region

3.Temperate region

4.Equatorial region


Question: Which among the following rulers were closely associated with Yuehzhi nomadic people?

1.Kushana

2.Shaka

3.Pahalva

4.None


Question: Which among the following rulers were contemporary of Buddha?

1.Prasenjit (Pansedi) of Kosala

2.Udayan of Avanti

3.Bimbisar of Magadha

4.All


Question: Which among the following terms is not associated with a tool tradition of ancient India/World?

1.Acheulean

2.Mousterian

3.Oldowan

4.Grotian


Question: Which among the following was denoted by the term kahapana or karshapan during ancient India?

1.A monk

2.A coin

3.A cloth

4.None


Question: Which among the following was most probably the first metal to be used in India?

1.Copper

2.Iron

3.Silver

4.None


Question: Which of the following canals is considered to be an important link between the developed countries and the developing countries?

1.Suez Canal

2.Panama Canal

3.Kiel Canal

4.Grand Canal


Question: Which of the following crop types are affected generally positively by western disturbances in India?

1.Kharif Crop

2.Rabi Crop

3.Zaid Crop

4.All


Question: Which of the following features of Indian temples resembles pylons of the Egyptian temples?

1.Gopura

2.Lat

3.Vimana

4.None


Question: Which of the following is an example of Piedmont plateau?

1.Bolivian Plateau

2.Tibetan Plateau

3.Malwa Plateau

4.Ladakh plateau


Question: Which of the following is not a petrochemical centre of India?

1.Jamnagar

2.Koyali

3.Rourkela

4.Mangalore


Question: Which of the following is responsible for the fact that Tennis ball bounces higher at high altitudes than in plains?

1.High Gravity

2.Low Gravity

3.Low atmospheric temperature

4.Less dense air


Question: Which of the following is the official language in Argentina?

1.Dutch

2.Portuguese

3.French

4.Spanish


Question: Which of the following monasteries is known as Galden Namgey Lhatse?

1.Tawang Monastery

2.Hemis Monastery

3.Bomdila Monastery

4.Namdroling Monastery


Question: Which of the following state was called Gedrosia during times of Alexander?

1.Baluchistan

2.Rajasthan

3.Punjab

4.Maharashtra


Question: Which of the following states is India largest Bauxite producer?

1.Maharashtra

2.Odisha

3.Madhya Pradesh

4.None


Question: Which of the following states is sole producer of agate, chalk, and perlite in India?

1.Karnataka

2.Rajasthan

3.Gujarat

4.Maharashtra


Question: Which statement is correct?

1.Silver is best conductor of heat while among metals lead is poorest conductor of heat.

2.Cooper and aluminum are good conductor

3.mercury is a poor conductor

4.All are correct


Question: Which statement is incorrect about Bitumen?

1.It is a mixture of highly condensed polycyclic aromatic compounds

2.Its is soluble in Carbon Disulphide

3.SARA analysis is used to determine bitumen chemistry

4.All are correct


Question: Who defined democracy as a Government of the people by the people and for the people?

1.Plato

2.Abraham Lincoln

3.Aristotle

4.None


Question: Who was the first Indian in independent India to have won a medal in an individual Olympic event?

1.K D Jadhav

2.Dhyanchand

3.Harishchandra Birajdar

4.Prithipal Singh


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