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Degree Lectures / Junior Lectures / Gazetted Officers Exams Questions and Answers

1. Which of the following is rich in all the foods, carbohydrates, proteins and fats?
1. Rice grains
2. Cabbage leaves
3. Soyabean Seeds
4. Mango fruit


2. The highest civilian honour for a Sri Lankan national is ?
1. Srilankabhimanya
2, Srilanka Ratna
3, Srilanka Bhushan
4, srilanka Vibhushan


3. The artificial lake, Govind Sagar, is located in ?
1. Himachal Pradesh
2, Maharashtra
3. Tamil Nadu
4. Uttar Pradesh


4. Who was the first Russian President after the collapse of the USSR ?
1. Boris Yeltsin
2. Vladimir Putin
3. Dmitri Medvedev
4, Gorbachev


5. The International Warning System administered by the National Oceanic and Atmosphere Administration was started in the year ?
1. 1964
2. 1965
3. 1966
4. 1967

6. The present Governor of RBI is
1. Dr. Bimal Jalan
2. Dr. C. Rangarajan
3. Dr. YV Reddy
4, LG, Patel


7. Who is the richest man in the world ?
1. Warren Buffett
2. Lakshmi Mittal
3. Bill Gates
4. Ratan Tata

8. The Central Information Commission is headed by ?
1. Kuldeep Nair
2, Arun Shourie
3. Wajahat Habibullah
4. Pranab Roy

9. who is the Myanmarese Nobel Peace Prize Laureate who is now under detention ?
1. Winnie Mandela
2. Aung San Suu Kyi
3. William Shockley
4- None of the above

10. The current UN Secretary General is ?
1. Kurt Waldheim
2. Boutros Boutros Ghali
3. Kofi Annan
4. U. Thant

11. The present Chairperson of the Children’s Film Society is ?
1. Jaya Bachchan
2, Madhuri Dixit
3, Nafisa Ali
4, Shabana Azmi

12. The first Indian to be elected President of the International Council of Science is ?
1. MG K Menon
2. Vikram Sarabhai
3, Goverdhan Mehta
4. R. Srinivasan

13. Who is the former president  of India who was reffed to as the “Messiah of the Downtrodden”
1. Shankar Dayal Sharma
2. Venkatraman
3. Neelam Sanjeeva Reddy
4. K.R. Narayanan


14. The last Chairman of the Planning Commission is ?
1. Montek Singh Ahluwalia
2. Dr. Manmohan Singh
3. K.C. Pant
4. T.R Prasad

15. Indian Space Programme was launched in ?
1. 1961
2. 1962
3 1963
4 1964

16. The largest island of the world is
1. Borneo
2. Greenland
3. Sumatra
4, New Guinea


17. World’s largest river is
1 Amazon
2. Nile
3. Congo
4. Darling

18. world’s longest river is
1. Amazon
2. Nile
3. Congo
4. Darling

19. The study of sound is called
1. Aeronomy
2. acoustics
3. aetiology
4. astrology

20. The study of lakes is called
1. Lithology
2. Mycology
3. Metrology
4. limnology

21. The Biologist who discovered the Theory of Evolution was ?
1. Madam Curie
2. Charles Darwin
3. Louis Pasteur
4. Alfred Nobel


22. The largest planet is ?
1. Jupiter
2. Mercury
3. Venus
4. Neptune

23. The smallest planet is ?
1. Jupiter
2. Mercury
3. Venus
4. Neptune

24. The boundary line between France and Germany is called
1. Radcliffe Line
2. Durand Line
3. Maginot Line
4. 49th Parallel

25. Of the total number of States and Union Territories in India, how many are prone to disasters?
1. 22
2. 23
3. 24
4. 25

26. National Institute of Disaster Management is located at ?
1. New Delhi
2. Cuttack
3. Baroda
4. Surat


27. National Policy on Disaster Management was approved by the Union Cabinet in ?
1. 2009
2. 2008
3. 2010
4, 2007

28. Features of India’s Underdeveloped Economy
1. Low per capita income
2. Low levels of living
3. Low productivity
4. All the above

29. Population of India in 1951 was
1, 341.1 million
2. 351.1 million
3, 361.1 million
4. 362.1 million

30. Causes of poverty in India
1. Low productivity
2. Jobless economic growth
3, Slow rate of economic development
4. All the above

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