General Awareness MCQ-18

Recently, between which of the following countries has a 534 km long gas pipeline been proposed to be constructed?

(A) France and Hungary
(B) Germany and Italy
(C) Poland and Lithaemia
(D) Greece and Turkey

Consider the following statements:
1. Snakes are always at the end of a food chain.
2. Some snakes are viviparous.
Which of the statements given above’ is/are correct?

(A) 1 only
(B) 2 only
(C) Both 1 and 2
(D) Neither 1 nor 2

An eastward traveller from India crossing the International Date Line, in order to get the correct day and time of the local area should turn his watch.

(A) forward
(B) forward and should move his day calendar backward
(C) backward
(D) backward and should move his day calendar forward.

Consider the following statements:
1. Red panda its natural habitat is found in Eastern Himalayas.
2. Gharial in its natural habitat is found in Bhitarkanika mangroves.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(A) 1 only
(B) 2 only
(C) Both 1 and 2
(D) Neither 1 nor 2

Who among the following was the first Governor-General of Independent India?

(A) C. Rajagopalachari
(B) Rajendra Prasad
(C) Lord Mountbatten
(D) S. Radhakrishan

With reference to carbon dioxide, which of the following statements is/ are correct?
1. It is released from the interior of the Earth during volcanic eruption.
2. It corrodes metal surfaces.
3. It is required for the green plants for their survival.
Select the correct answer using the code given below:

(A) 1 and 2 only
(B) 3 only
(C) 2 and 3 only
(D) 1,2 and 3

A group of countries called G4 is often mentioned in the news as contenders for a permanent membership in the United Nations Security Council. Which of the following is not one of them?

(A) Brazil
(B) Germany
(C) Japan
(D) South Africa

Turkey, which is frequently in the news, does not have a border with, which of the following?

(A) Romania
(B) Iran
(C) Georgia
(D) Bulgaria

Consider the following:
1. Amino acids
2. Fatty acids
3. Hormones
4. Vitamins
Which of the above can be the sources of cellular energy in a human body?

(A) 1 and 2 only
(B) 2 and 4 only
(C) 3 and 4 only
(D) 1,2, 3 and 4

What causes wind to deflect towards left in the southern hemisphere?

(A) Atmospheric temperature
(B) Earth’s magnetic field
(C) Rotation of the Earth
(D) Atmospheric pressure

Which one of the following statements about Earth’s diameter is true?

(A) Polar diameter is slightly less than the equatorial diameter.
(B) Polar and equatorial diameters are equal.
(C) Polar diameter is longer than the equatorial diameter.
(D) Polar diameter is half of the equatorial diameter.

Recently the Interim Secretariat of the International Solar Alliance was inaugurated at:

(A) Gurgaon
(B) Panipat
(C) Vadodara
(D) Visakhapatnam

With reference to Loktak lake, consider the following statements:
1. Loktak is a freshwater lake in northeastern India.
2. Loktak lake carries floating islands that are made up of decaying masses of Vegetation, soil and organic matter.
Which of these statements given above is/are correct?

(A) 1 only
(B) 2 only
(C) Both 1 and 2
(D) Neither 1 nor 2

Mahatma Gandhi suspended Non-Cooperation Movement due to:

(A) Its taking violent turn
(B) Inadequate cooperation from people
(C) Disapproval of Congress
(D) III health of Mahatma Gandhi

A warm-blooded animal is one which

(A) has a fluctuating body temperature depending on its surroundings
(B) does not lose heat to surroundings
(C) absorbs heat from surroundings
(D) has a constant body temperature