General Awareness Quiz Upcoming 2016-17 Exams

1. The metal compound commonly found in Sindhoor or Kumkum is based on—
(a) Zinc
(b) Copper
(c) Lead
(d) Tin

2. Who launched the Chipko Movement
(a) Rallan
(b) Ram Lal Bahuguna
(c) Sunder Lal Bahuguna
(d) None of above

3. Which one of the following statements is not true about cosmic rays? 
(a) They have very short wavelength
(b) They are electromagnetic waves
(c) They are made of highly energetic charged particles 
(d) They originated from the sun

4. The Ganga basin encompasses and area of about___________
(a) 70 lakh
(b) 85 lakh=====
(c) 1100 lakh
(d) 110 lakh

5. 90% coal of India is found in :
(a) Bihar and Bengal
(b) Orissa and M.P
(c) A.P  U Tamil Nadu
(d) None of these

6. Soil erosion is :
(d) Man-made problem
(b) Nature made problem
(c) The result of flooded river
(d) None of these

7. Sahara has an area of :
(a) 35, 00, 000 sq miles
(b) 40,00,000 sq miles
(c) 30,40,000 sq miles 
(d) None of above

8. Which one of the following is not present in cement? 
(a) Alum
(b) Alumina 
(c) Clay
(d) Gypsum

9. Which one of the following elements exists in liquid state at room temperature? 
(a) Mercury
(b) Lead 
(c) Sodium 
(d) Calcium

10. Which one is a sublime substance? 
(a) Table salt 
(b) Iodine
(c) Sugar
(d) Potassium Iodide