General Awareness Quiz For 2016-17 Exams


1. Which of the following is the most commonly used bleaching agent?
(a) alcohol 
(b) carbon dioxide 
(c) chlorine
(d) Sodium chloride

2. Animals that live in tree trunks are known as
(a) Arboreal 
(b) Volant 
(c) Amphibious 
(d) Aquatic

3. Arrange the dynasties of Delhi Sultanate in the chronological order:
1. Tughlaq 2. Lodis 3. Saiyyad 4. Ilbari Turk(Salve) 5. Khilji
(a) 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 
(b) 5, 4, 3, 2, 1 
(c) 2, 4, 5, 3, 1
(d) 4, 5, 1, 3, 2

4. Who among the following was the author of the book ‘The Indian War of Independence’?
(a) Krishna Verma 
(b) Madame Carna 
(c) B.G. Tilak
(d) V.D. Savarkar

5. When two countries exchange commodities, it is known as
(a) Balance of trade 
(b) Bilateral trade 
(c) Volume of trade
(d) Multilateral trade

6. Which of the following is used to prevent soil erosion on hill slopes?
(a) Afforestation 
(b) Crop Rotation 
(c) Water logging
(d) Contour farming

7.The term ‘Geography’ was coined by
(a) Ptolemy 
(b) Eratosthenese
(c) Hacataus 
(d) Herodotus

8. _____________are known as the “ecological hot spot of India”?
(a) Western Ghats
(b) Eastern Ghats 
(c) Western Himalayas
(d) Sunderbans

9. Which of the following can be used to determine the age of Earth?
(a) Geological Time Scale 
(b) Radio-Metric Dating
(c) Gravity method 
(d) Fossilization method

10. Who among the following defeated Harshvardhana?
(a) Prabhakaravardhana 
(b) Pulakesin II
(c) Narasimhasvarma Pallava 
(d) Sasanka