General Knowledge Questions and Answers

General Knowledge Questions and Answers for Competitive Exam.

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1. To put out the fire, which gas is released by Fire Extinguishers ?

Answer is (D)
Carbon dioxide

2. Ramon Magsaysay Award, often considered as Asia's Nobel Prize, is given in memory of which Asian country's former president ?

Answer is (D)

3. In 1885, who developed the vaccine for rabies ?

Answer is (A)
Louis Pasteur

4. Which former Indian Prime Minister's birthday on 23 December is celebrated as 'Kisan Divas' (Farmer's Day) in India ?

Answer is (C) Charan Singh
Kisan Divas or Farmer's Day is celebrated every year on 23 December, on the birthday of the 5th Prime Minister of India, Choudhary Charan Singh

5. Who among the following was also known as the 'Little Corporal' ?

Answer is (B)
Napoleon Bonaparte

6.Which among the following is popularly referred as 'Plastic Money' ?

Answer is (B)
Credit Card

7. In terms of area, which is the smallest continent ?

Answer is (B)

8. With which sport are the national tournaments 'Durand Cup' and 'Santosh Trophy' associated ?

Answer is (D)

9. In which city is the Indian Institute of Petroleum (IIP) located ?

Answer is (D) Dehradun (Uttarakhand)

10.The significant rise in production of which commodity is referred as `Yellow Revolution' ? 

Answer is (C)

11. Which element is necessarily present in all acids ?

Answer is (C)

12. Who administers the oath of office to the President of India ?

Answer is (C)
Chief Justice of India

13. Which body organ is the most affected by Hepatitis ?

Answer is (C)

14. Which is the principal ore of Mercury ?

Answer is (C)

15. Which planet is referred Morning Star as well as Evening Star ?

Answer is (B)

16. Which is not a part of our parliament ?

Answer is (D)
Supreme Court

17.Which capital city houses the headquarters of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) ?  

Answer is (C)

18.In 1954, with which Chinese premier did Indian PM Jawaharlal Nehru sign Panchsheel (five principles of peaceful co-existence) Pact ?

Answer is (C)
Zhou Enlai

19. In domestic LPG cylinders, a small quantity of which foul smelling chemical is added to act as a warning agent in case of any gas leakage ?

Answer is (B)
Ethyl Mercaptan

20. What is the minimum age limit to become the President of India ?

Answer is (C)
35 years

21. Kavaratti, an island town, is the capital of which Indian union territory ?

Answer is (D)

22.Who authored the 'Rajatarangini', a historical chronicle of Kashmir ?  

Answer is (D)

23. At which temprature, Celsius and Fahrenheit scales will show same reading ?

Answer is (D)
Minus 40 degree

24. In humans, the deficiency of Vitamin C leads to which disease ?

Answer is (B)

25. Jalandhar in Punjab is famous for which indusrty ?

Answer is (B)
Sport Goods


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