General Awareness MCQ-17

Which one of the following is India’s first indigenously built nuclear powered submarine?

(A) INS Arihant
(B) INS Sindhurakshak
(C) INS Viraat
(D) INS Vikramaditya

The Constitution of India was adopted by the Constituent Assembly on:

(A) 26th January 1950
(B) 15th August 1947
(C) 30th January 1948
(D) 26th November 1949

Which National Highway connects Uttar Pradesh and Tamil Nadu?

(A) NH 4
(B) NH 5
(C) NH6
(D) NH7

Which one of the following countries is not a member of ASEAN ?

(A) Indonesia
(B) South Korea
(C) Thailand
(D) Vietanam

The term ‘Bali Action Plan’, is sometimes seen in news in the context of:

(A) Global climate change
(B) Global terrorism
(C) Global wildlife trafficking
(D) World trade

Who of the following is known as the ‘Iron Man of India’

(A) Vallabhbhai Patel
(B) Bipin Chandra Pal
(C) Gopal Krishna Gokhale
(D) Bal Gangadhar Tilak

Bardoli Saytagrarh, 1928 a peasant movement launched against the:

(A) Raised rate of tax by the Government
(B) Failure of Round Table Conference
(C) Visit of Simon Commisston
(D) Lathi charge on Lala Lajpat Rai

Consider the following pairs:
Well known lake— State
1. ChilikaLake : Oaisha
2. “Kolleru Lake : Kerala
3. Pulican Lake : Karnataka
Which of the pairs given above is/ are correctly matched?

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

Which one of the following is not a -ember of SAARC?

(A) Myanmar
(B) Maldives
(C) Bhutan
(D) Afghanistan

In the Union Government, the Council of Ministers is collectively responsible to :

(A) Prime Minister
(B) Lok Sabha
(C) Both Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha
(D) Union Cabinet

If the annual Union Budget is not passed by Lok Sabha:

(A) The President of India asks the Finance Minister to resign
(B) The Prime Minister asks the Finance Minister to resign
(C) The Finance Minister modifies it and present it again
(D) The Prime Minister submits the resignation of his Cabinet

Which of the following is/are used as both fertilizer as well as explosive?
1. Ammonium nitrate
2. Calcium sulfate
3. Potassium permanganate
Select the correct answer using the code given below:

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

The expenditure which can be charged on the Consolidated Fund of India:

(A) is discussed and voted by the Parliament
(B) can be discussed but is not put to vote before Parliament
(C) can neither be discussed nor voted by the Lok Sabha only
(D) is discussed and voted by the Lok Sabha only.

What is NEO Shield sometimes seen in news?

(A) An international consortium to address the asteroid threat to Earth.
(B) A geo-engineering project of OECD countries to find the ways to save the Earth from global warming.
(C) NASA’s project to find the ways to ward off the effects so solar flares on our communication systems
(D) A ballistic missile defence system developed by a group of countries

Consider the following plants:
1. Cycas
2. Date palm
3. Pinus
Which of the above is/are flowering plants?

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