General Awareness MCQ-20

The Polavaram Irrigation Project, recently in the news, is located in:

(A) Andhra Pradesh
(B) Karnataka
(C) Kerala
(D) Tamil Nadu

At which of the following places is the Marine National Park located?

(A) Chandipur-on-sea
(B) Jamnagar
(C) Puducherry
(D) Visakhapatnam

How many north-eastern States of India (West Bengal in not included) share its/their border with three other countries?

(A) One
(B) Two
(C) Three
(D) None of these

‘Fly ash’, which can be used in making bricks, is emitted from:

(A) Burning of agricultural waste
(B) Burning of municipal solid waste
(C) Mining of aluminum and iron ores
(D) Thermal power plants

Consider the following statements:
1. Snowline occurs at a higher altitude in Eastern Himalayas than in the Western Himalayas.
2. Mangrove forests in India occur along the coastal areas of West Bengal and Odisha only.
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

Which one among the following is known as the largest producer of steel in the world?

(A) Australia
(B) China
(C) India
(D) South Korea

Which of the following is/are World Heritage Properties as per UNESCO?
1. Bhitarkanika National Park
2. Bandhavgarh National Park
3. Sundarbans National Park
Select the correct answer using the code given below:

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

Which of the following places have nuclear power plants?
1. Amarkantak
2. Kaiga
3. Rawatbhata
4. Visakhapatnam
Select the correct answer using the code given below:

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

‘Wolf 1061 c’, recently in news, refers to a/an :

(A) Comet to which a space probe has been sent recently
(B) Asteroid that flew past the earth recently
(C) Galaxy closer to our galaxy
(D) Exoplanet in the Goldilocks Zone around a red dwarf star

Consider the following countries:
1. Namibia
2. Syria
3. Mozambique
Recently, in which of the above countries has a lot of displacement of its/their citizens been caused due to civil war/terrorist violence?

(A) 1 and 2 only
(B) 2 only
(C) 1,2 and 3
(D) None

Which one of the following rivers rises near Mahabaleshwar?

(A) Godavari
(B) Krishan
(C) Kaveri
(D) Tapi

Recently, India made a deal with Japan to introduce India’s first high speed rail (bullet train) between :

(A) Ahmedabad and Mumbai
(B) Pune and Mumbai
(C) Ahmedabad and Delhi
(D) Chennai and Hyderabad

In Gandhara School of Art, the image of which of the following deities is a prominent feature?

(A) Buddha
(B) Krishna
(C) Mahavira
(D) Shiva

Which one of the following, considered a carcinogen, is often secretively used by some for artificial fruit ripening?

(A) Calcium carbonate
(B) Calcium carbide
(C) Sodium benzoate
(D) Sodium sulfate

Which of the following is not a member of a group of countries known as G7?

(A) Australia
(B) Canada
(C) France
(D) Japan