General Awareness MCQ-10 January 29, 2016admin0 Comments CategoriesGeneral Awareness 1. The Althing, the oldest functioning legislative assembly in world, is the parliament of which country ? Iceland France Japan Israel 2. To measure hardness of minerals, which scale is used ? Kelvin Richter Mohs Mercalli 3. Which freedom fighter is also known as Lokmanya ? Gopal Krishan Gokhle Jai Praksha Narain Bal Gangadhar Tilak Lala Lajpat Rai 4. By how many hours Indian Standard Time (IST) is ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) ? 4:00 Hours 4:30 Hours 5:00 Hours 5:30 Hours 5. Who was the first Jain Tirthankar ? Rishabh Dev Neminath Parshavnath Mahavir 6. On August 8, 1942, in which city Indian National Congress passed Quit India Resolution ? Karachi Mumbai Kolkata Lucknow 7. Where is the Indira Point, the southernmost point of land in the territory of India, situated ? Lakshadweep Andaman & Nicobar Islands Kerala Tamilnadu 8. The book `Beyond The Last Blue Mountain’ written by R.M.Lala is the biography of which industrialist ? G.D.Birla Dhirubhai Ambani Jamnalal Bajaj J.R.D.Tata 9. Which term is used to describe the rearing of silkworms for the production of raw silk ? Sericulture Viticulture Horticulture Apiculture 10. Crescograph, a device for measuring growth in plants, was invented by which Indian scientist ? Jagadish Chandra Bose Satyendra Nath Bose Jayant Narlikar Meghnad Saha 11. What line connects the points on a map that have the same temprature ? Isobar Isohel Isotherm Isohume 12. Out of four Hindu Dhams, three are dedicated to lord Vishnu & one to lord Shiva. Which one is dedicated to lord Shiva ? Puri Dwarka Badrinath Rameshwaram 13. In 1916, who founded Banaras Hindu University in Varanasi ? Annie Besant Madan Mohan Malaviya Syed Ahmed Khan S.Radhakrishnan 14. Who became the first space tourist on 28 April, 2001 ? Dennis Tito Mark Shuttleworth Gregory Olsen Anousheh Ansari 15. What is the popular name of Ascorbic acid ? Vitamin A Vitamin B Vitamin C Vitamin D 16. Which blood group is universal donor ? A B AB O 17. In history, how do we better know Mughal empress Arjumand Banu Begum ? Mumtaz Noorjahan Hazrat Mahal Manmati 18. What is the observation that `Supply creates its own demand’ is popularly called ? Gresham’s Law Murphy’s Law Say’s Law Parkinson’s Law 19. Which metal is the best conductor of electric current ? Copper Gold Silver Aluminium 20. Khajuraho temples were built by rulers of which dynasty ? Chola Pallava Chandela Chalukya 21. Where are the headquarters of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) situated ? Geneva Vienna Brussels The Hague 22. By mixing equal amount of Blue and Yellow colours, which colour will result ? Green Purple Orange Brown 23. In which river is India’s largest riverine island Majuli is situated ? Ganga Brahmaputra Mahanadi Godavari Loading … Related posts: General Awareness MCQ-14 General Awareness MCQ-13 General Awareness MCQ-16 General Awareness MCQ-20 General Awareness MCQ-3 Powered by YARPP.