Friday, January 1, 2016

G K - Questions and Answers - 21

301. From which part of the plant is cotton fibre is derived?
(a) Bark of stem (b) Phloem
(c) Xylem (d) Epidermal hairs of seed
Answer: (d)

302. Geographically, Galapagos Islands belong to:
(a) Africa (b) Europe
(c) South America (d) North America
Answer: (c)

303. Yak is an animal belongs to …… family.
 (a) Horse (b) Dog
(c) Cat (d) Cattle
Answer: (d)

304. Which of the following types of light are strongly absorbed by plants?
(a) Violet and Orange (b) Yellow and violet
(c) Blue and red (d) Indigo and Yellow
Answer: (c)

305. Which city hosted the 2008 Olympics?
(a) Shanghai (b) Beijing
(c) London (d) Paris
Answer: (b)

306. Economic Planning is a subject in the
(a) Union List (b) State List
(c) Concurrent List (d) Unspecified in any special list
Answer: (a)

307. Chandra Mohan Jain is better known as:
(a) Mahesh Yogi (b) Baba Amte
(c) Rajneesh (d) None of these
Answer: (c)

308. The rarest metal on earth:
(a) Astatin (b) Rhodium
(c) Platinum (d) Gold
Answer: (b)

309. The first university established by the British in India:
(a) Madras (b) Mumbai
(c) Culcutta (d) Delhi
Answer: (c)

310. China occupied Tibet in:
(a) 1959 (b) 1962
(c) 1949 (d) 1955
Answer: (a)

311. British Empire Games is now known as:
(a) Olympics (b) Afro-Asian Games
(c) Commowealth Games (d) Asian Games
Answer: (c)

312. The major source of revenue of the state governments
(a) Sales Tax (b) Customs Tax
(c) Income Tax (d) Excise Duty
Answer: (a)

313.The famous painting Monalisa is now kept in Luvre Museum. It is in:
(a) USA (b) Britain
(c) Italy (d) France
Answer: (d)

314. The Life Insurance Corporation of India was nationalised in:
(a) 1972 (b) 1973 (c) 1956 (d) 1966
Answer: (c)

315. To which God of the Hindu Pantheon is the Gayatri Mantra addressed?
(a) Shiva (b) Vishnu
(c) Savitri (d) Yama

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