Important General Knowledge Questions March 2016 for RRB, Banking, SSC, PSC & Other Govt Exam

General Awareness Questions : March 2016 for RRB, Banking, SSC, PSC & Other Government Examination.

1. The river most mentioned in early Vedic literature is ….
1) Sindhu
2) Sutudri
3) Sarasvati
4) Ganga

2. Who among the following is constitutionally empowered to declare a geographic area as a scheduled area?
1) Governor
2) Chief Minister
3) Prime Minister
4) President

3. ‘Right to constitutional remedy’ has been mentioned in which article of the constitution?
1) 30
2) 31
3) 35
4) 32

4. What are masala bonds?
1) Rupee denominated domestic bonds
2) Rupee denominated overseas bonds
3) Dollar denominated overseas bonds
4) Dollar denominated domestic bonds

5. Which country is conducting the first ‘South Asian Annual Disaster Management Exercise’ (SAADMEx) – 2015?
1) Myanmar
2) India
3) Sri Lanka
4) Bangladesh

6. Who among the following was a lady Alvar Saint?
1) Andal
2) Madhura Kavi
3) Perumal
4) Tirupan

7. Who is the author of the autobiography, “The Indian Struggle”?
1) Annie Besant
2) Subhash Chandra Bose
3) Chittaranjan Das
4) Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

8. Who among the following has been elected as President of FICCI for 2016?
1) Venugopal Dhoot
2) Rajan Raheja
3) Harshavardhan Neotia
4) Sanjiv Goenka

9. In which country, the world’s second largest diamond ever has been discovered?
1) South Africa
2) Botswana
3) Democratic Republic of Congo
4) Namibia

10. Who among the following is honored with UN Disaster Risk Reduction Asia Champion?
1) Ajinder Walia
2) Kiren Rijiju
3) Shekher Chaturvedi
4) Sreeja S. Nair

11. Which of the following union territories of India has the highest density of population per sq km?
1) Pondicherry
2) Lakshadweep
3) Delhi
4) Chandigarh

12. Which atomic power station in India is built completely indigenously?
1) Kalpakkam
2) Narora
3) Rawat Bhata
4) Tarapore

13. The south-west monsoon contributes ………. of the total rain in India.
1) 86%
2) 50%
3) 22%
4) 100%

14. Who among the following is the winner of the 2015 Infosys Prize for Social Sciences?
1) Srinath Raghavan
2) Amit Sharma
3) Mohan Maharaj
4) G Ravindra Kumar

15. In which among the following cities, India’s first AMRIT pharmacy outlet was opened?
1) Bhubaneswar
2) Surat
3) Mangalore
4) New Delhi

16. The apex institution in the area of rural finance is:
1) RBI
2) SBI
3) NABARD
4) All of these

17. Which among the following is the most famous Bronze Image of Chola Period?
1) Murugan
2) Nataraja
3) Venkateshwara
4) Vishnu

18. The Kuka Movement started in the midnineteenth century is …..
1) Western Punjab
2) Maharashtra
3) Bengal
4) Madhya Bharat

19. Who among the following Indian women farmer is included in BBC’s list of 100 most
aspirational women?
1) Shoba Pramila
2) Lakshmi Kumari
3) Rimppi Kumari
4) M. Mahadevi

20. The East Asia Summit 2015 was held in which country?
1) Singapore
2) Indonesia
3) Philippines
4) Malaysia

21. Which Indian state has signed a historic sister- state agreement with South Australia?
1) West Bengal
2) Rajasthan
3) Madhya Pradesh
4) Andhra Pradesh

22. Which one of the following scripts of ancient India was written from right to left?
1) Brahmi
2) Nandnagari
3) Sharada
4) Kharoshti

23. The silver coins issued by the Guptas were called ….
1) Rupaka
2) Karshapana
3) Dinara
4) Pana

24. Which Indian state has entered the Guinness Book of World Records for planting the most number of saplings in one day?
1) Karnataka
2) Tamilnadu
3) Rajasthan
4) Uttarpradesh

25. Which organ is the custodian of the National purse?
1) Executive
2) Judiciary
3) Legislature
4) Civil Servants

26. The tenth schedule of Indian constitution deals with ……
1) Anti-defection legislation
2) Panchayati Raj
3) Land Reforms
4) Distribution of powers between the Union and states

27. The best indicator of economic development of any country is ……..
1) its agriculture
2) its transport
3) its gross production
4) its per capita income

28. Who was the father of Operation Flood?
1) Dr. Norman Borlaug
2) Dr. M.S. Swaminathan
3) Dr. Verghese Kurien
4) Dr. William Gande

29. What is the India’s rank in 2015 Global Hunger Index (GHI) report?
1) 55
2) 65
3) 70
4) 80

30. Which of the following groups of rivers originate from the Himachal mountains?
1) Beas, Ravi and Chenab
2) Ravi, Chenab and Jhelum
3) Sutlej, Beas and Ravi
4) Sutlej, Ravi and Jhelum

31. Which of the following groups of states has the largest deposits of iron ore?
1) Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka
2) Bihar and Orissa
3) Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra
4) West Bengal and Assam

32. ‘Ek Kadam Unnati Ki Aur’ campaign is launched by which company in Telangana state?
1) Infosys
2) Intel
3) Flipkart
4) Wipro

33. Service sector (tertiary sector) includes:
1) Trade
2) Transport
3) Health and education
4) All of these

34. Who is the Chairman of the 13th Finance Commission?
1) Vijay Kelkar
2) K.C. Pant
3) C. Rangarajan
4) Montek Singh Ahluwalia

35. Which of the following is related to secondary sector?
1) Manufacturing
2)Transport
3) Trade
4) All of these

36. Who among the following has been appointed as a member to the high-level panel on health by United Nations (UN)?
1) P.M. Bhargava
2) Yusuf Hamied
3) Devi Prasad Shetty
4) Ashok Seth

37. Who among the following is the winner of the IBSF World Snooker Championship 2015?
1) Geet Sethi
2) Aditya Mehta
3) Pankaj Advani
4) Ashok Sandilya

38. The increase in oil seeds production was due to ….
1) White revolution
2) Yellow revolution
3) Green revolution
4) Brown revolution

39. Green Revolution in India was launched in:
1) 1971 – 72
2) 1960 – 61
3) 1966 – 67
4) 1980 – 81

40. On which date, The United Nations’ (UN) International Day for Tolerance is observed?
1) November 10
2) November 16
3) November 21
4) November 24

41. The northern boundary of the peninsular plateau of Indian runs parallel to the Ganga and the Yamuna from Rajmahal hills to a point near ….
1) Allahabad
2) Delhi
3) Gwalior
4) Jaipur

42. Which of the following food grain crops occupies the largest part of the cropped area in India?
1) Barley and maize
2) Jowar and bajra
3) Rice
4) Wheat

43. Which Indian state will organise the Nypunyam 2016, an International Skill Summit?
1) Tamilnadu
2) Kerala
3) Maharashtra
4) Punjab

44. In context to defence system in India, ‘Samarth’ refers which one of the following?
1) Torpedo recovery vessel
2) Offshore patrol vessel
3) Aircraft carrier
4) Amphibious warfare ship

45. Satya Paul Agarwal, who passed away recently, was related to which of the following fields?
1) Cardiologist
2) Space scientist
3) Environmentalist
4) Neurosurgeon

46. India’s first mega silk cluster will come up in which Indian state?
1) Assam
2) Karnataka
3) West Bengal
4) Andhra Pradesh

47. Who has been the only Lok Sabha Speaker
to have become the President of India?
1) Gyani Zail Singh
2) V. V. Giri
3) Neelam Sanjiva Reddy
4) K. R. Narayanan

48. The Comptroller and Auditor General is appointed by the President. He can be removed by
1) By the President
2) On the address from both Houses of Parliament
3) By the Supreme Court
4) On the recommendation of the President by the Supreme Court

49. Who is known as the First Law Officer of India?
1) Chief Justice of India
2) Law Minister of India
3) Attorney General of India
4) Law Secretary

50. What is the minimum age laid down for a candidate to seek election to the Lok Sabha?
1) 18 years
2) 21 years
3) 25 years
4) 30 years

General Awareness Questions Solution

ANSWERS:
1-1, 2-4, 3-4, 4-2, 5-2, 6-1, 7-2, 8-3, 9-2, 10-2
11-3, 12-1, 13-1, 14-1, 15-4, 16-3, 17-2, 18-1, 19-3, 20-4
21-2, 22-4, 23-1, 24-4, 25-3, 26-1, 27-4, 28-3, 29-4, 30-1
31-2, 32-2, 33-4, 34-1, 35-1,,36-2, 37-3, 38-2, 39-3, 40-2
41-2, 42-3, 43-2, 44-2, 45-4, 46-2, 47-3, 48-2, 49-3, 50-3

 

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