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College Level General Awareness

1. Which one of the following is a program that converts high level language to machine language?
a) Linker
b) Assembler
c) Interpreter
d) Compiler

2. Classification of an enterprise into public or private sector is based on
a) number of employees in the enterprise
b) ownership of assets of the enterprise
c) employment conditions for workers in the enterprise
d) nature of products manufactured by the enterprise

3. Which one of the following glands produces the growth hormone (somatotrophin)?
a) Adrenal
b) Pancreas
c) Pituitary
d) Thyroid

4. Who among the following was elected as the President of All India Khilafat Conference met at Delhi in 1919?
a) Motilal Nehru
b) Mahatma Gandhi
c) M A Jinnah
d) Shaukat Ali

5. Which one of the following Indian states does not have a common international border with Bangladesh?
a) Manipur
b) Paschim Banga
c) Tripura
d) Asom

6. Who among the following is the author of the book. ‘The Namesake’?
a) Arundhati Roy
b) Amitava Ghosh
c) Jhumpa Lahiri
d) Kiran Desai

7. Who among the following was not a member of the Constituent Assembly?
a) Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
b) Acharya JB Kriplani
c) Lok Nayak Jayprakash
d) K M Munshi

8. Carbon dioxide is called a greenhouse gas because
a) its concentration remains always higher than other gases
b) it is used in photosynthesis
c) it absorbs infrared radiation
d) it emits visible radiation

9. Laser is a device to produce
a) a beam of white light
b) coherent light
c) microwaves
d) X-rays

10. In the human body, Cowper’s glands form a part of which one of the following system?
a) Digestive system
b) Endocrine system
c) Reproductive system
d) Nervous system

11. Mist is a result of which one of the following
a) Condensation
b) Evaporation
c) Sublimation
d) Saturation

12. ‘Dyarchy’ was first introduced in India under
a) Morley-Minto reforms
b) Montford reforms
c) Simon Commision plan
d) Government of India Act, 1935

13. When Lord Mountbatten became the first Governor-General of India, who among the following became the Governor-General for Pakistan?
a) Lord Mountbatten
b) Muhammad Ali Jinnah
c) Liaquat Ali Khan
d) Shaukat Ali
14. Fiscal Policy in India is formulated by
a) the Reserve Bank of India
b) the Planning Commission
c) the Finance Ministry
d) the Securities and Exchange Board of India
15. Fat can be separated from milk in a cream separation because of
a) cohesive force
b) gravitational force
c) centrifugal force
d) centripetal force
16. The average fixed cost curve will always be
a) a rectangular hyperbola
b) a downward sloping convex to the origin curve
c) a downward sloping straight line
d) a U-shaped curve
17. Malaria in the human body is caused by which one of the following organisms?
a) Bacteria
b) Virus
c) Mosquito
d) Protozoan
18. The focal length of convex lens is
a) the same for all colours
b) shorter for blue light than for red
c) shorter for red light than for blue
d) maximum for yellow light
19. The Name of Ram Prasad Bismil is associated with
a) Kanpur Conspiracy Case
b) Alipore Conspiracy Case
c) Kakori Conspiracy Case
d) Meerut Conspiracy Case
20. The Indian Research Station ‘Himadri’ is located at
a) Siachen
b) Darjeeling
c) Arctic Region
d) Antarctica
21. What is the theme of the first-ever “National Yoga Olympiad”, which has been organized by the NCERT?
a) Yoga for Peace and Dhyana
b) Yoga for Health and Harmony
c) Yoga fo r Kriya and Harmony
d) Yoga for Emotional and Mental development
22. Mohammad Shahid is associated with which sports?
a) Hockey
b) Badminton
c) Wrestling
d) Boxing
23. KG Subramanyan, who passes away recently, was a famous personality of which field?
a) Art
b) Journalism
c) Sports
d) Politics
24. Who has won the 2016 wins Iceland’s presidential election?
a) Davíd Oddsson
b) Olafur Ragnar Grimsson
c) Gudni Johannesson
d) Andri Snaer Magnason
25. Which of the following countries has become the newest member of the Missile Technology
Control Regime (MTCR)?
a) Canada
b) India
c) Brazil
d) Poland

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