Sunday, 30 April 2017

General Knowledge for Competitive Exams- UPSC/ State PCS/ SSC/ Defence/ Banking/ Insurance- 01.

General Knowledge for Competitive Exams- UPSC/ State PCS/ SSC/ Defence/ Banking/ Insurance

1. Which of the following term is used for a “school” of learning and teaching the branches of Vedas?

A. Shakha
B. Charna
C. Ratha
D. Yajna

2. What fraction of Rajasthan’s total area is covered by Thar Desert?

A. Around 30%
B. Around 40%
C. Around 60%
D. Around 70%

3. The Sankosh river forms boundary between which of the following two states?

A. Bihar and West Bengal
B. Assam and Arunachal Pradesh
C. Assam and West Bengal
D. Bihar and Jharkhand

4. Which of the following is not the name of a foreign bank?

A. BNP Paribas,
B. Deutsche Bank,
C. Barclays,
D. Cathay Pacific

5. Which of the following days is observed as the International Day for Tolerance?

A. October 2
B. November 16
C. October 24
D. October 16

6. Who among the following is the current Chief of National Security Guards?

A. AK Mitra
B. JK Dutt
C. NPS Aulakh
D. R C Tayal

7. Hathigumpha inscription gives account of which of the following rulers?

A. Asoka
B. Chandragupta Maurya
C. Kharvela
D. Samudragupya

8. The place Dharanikota in South India is related to which ancient dynasty?

A. Chola
B. Satavahana
C. Pandya
D. Chera

9. In which of the following regions, maize is used as staple food ?

A. Western Europe
B. Russia
C. Middle Africa
D. South-East Asia

10. Where is the National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange Limited (NCDEX) located?

A. Hyderabad,
B. Mumbai,
C. Kolkata,
D. Bangalore

Get The Answers:

1. B. Charna
2. C. Around 60%
3. B. Assam and Arunachal Pradesh
4. D. Cathay Pacific
5. B. November 16
6. D. R C Tayal
7. C. Kharvela
8. B. Satavahana
9. C. Middle Africa
10. B. Mumbai

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