General Awareness Quiz For KVS/NVS 2016


1. With reference to the ‘revolt of the year 1857’, who of the following was betrayed by a friend captured and put to death by the British? 
(a) Nana Sahib  
(b) Kunwar Singh
(c) Khan Bahadur Khan 
(d) Tantiya Tope

2.Who was the Governor General of India during the sepoy Mutiny?
(a) Lord Canning  
(b) Lord Dalhousie
(c) Lord Hardings  
(d) Lord Lytton

3.The First Governor General and Viceroy of British India was—
(a) Lord Dalhousie  
(b) John Lawrence
(c) Warren Hastings 
(d) Lord Canning

4.Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists : 
List-I                                       List-II 
(Leaders)                        (Area under their operation)
(a) Maulavi Ahmed Shah             1. Barrackpore
(b) Mangal Pandey                      2. Faizabad
(c) Bakht Khan                            3 .Kanpur 
(d) Nana Sahib                            4. Delhi 
Codes :  A B C D
(a)  2 4 1 3
(b)  3 4 1 2
(c)  2 1 4 3
(d)  3 1 4 2

5.When did Queen Victoria declared the taking over of Indian Administration under British Crown ?
(a) 1 November, 1858 
(b) 31 December, 1857
(c) 6 January, 1958  
(d) 17 November, 1859

6. In which type of rocks are coal and petroleum found ?
(a) Granite
(b) Igneous
(c) Metamorphic
(d) Sedimentary

7. Which of the following regions of the world is most thickly populated ?
(a) East Asia
(b) South Asia
(c) North-West Europe
(d) North and South America

8. What approximately is the percentage of the world population concentrated in Asia?
(a) 17%
(b) 39%
(c) 58%
(d) 73%

9. The maping of which of the following is most difficult?
(a) Mountains
(b) Plateaus and Plains
(c) Interior of the Earth
(d) Oceans and their depth

10.The deepest mine in the world (about 4 km deep) is in the Continent of
(a) Africa
(b) Asia
(c) North America
(d) South America