General Awareness Question Answers For KVS 2016


1. Consider the following statements—
1. Tape worm is harmaphrodite
2. Round- worm has separate sexes
3. Filaria is caused by a nematode
4. Guinea—worm is an annelid
Which of these is correct?
(a) 1 and 2 
(b) 1, 2 and 3
(c) 3 and 4 
(d) 2, 3 and 4

2. Which one of following group of animals are primates?
(a) Giraffes and Zebra 
(b) monkey and apes
(c) Lemurs and horses 
(d) None of these

3. Lobaster is –
(a) An arachnoid 
(b) A crustacean
(c) An Insect 
(d) A myriapod

4. Match List-I (Name of the animal) with List-II (Class in the animal kingdom) and select the correct answer using the codes given below :
    List-I                                  List-II
(Name of the animal)        (Class in the animal kingdom)
A. Himalayan Salamander      1. Amphibia
B. Indian shark                      2. Chondriethyes
C. Sea – horse                       3. Osteichthyes
D. Tortoise                           4. Reptilia 
Codes : A B C D
(a)   1  2  3  4
(b)   2  1  4  3
(c)   1  2  4  3
(d)   2  1  3  4

5. Crocodiles store fat in—
(a) Head 
(b) Stomach
(c) Tail
(d) Arteries

6.Why does temperature increase with increase in height in stratosphere? 
(a) Closeness of the sun 
(b) Decrease in atmospheric pressure 
(c) Concentration of ozone 
(d) None of these 

7.The velocity of winds is related to 
(a) revolution of the earth 
(b) rotation of the earth
(c) temperature 
(d) pressure gradient 

8.Excess carbon dioxide in the atmosphere due to pollution cause 
(a) earth’s temperature to rise 
(b) earth’s temperature to fall 
(c) no change in earth’s temperature 
(d) increase in ultra-violet radiation reaching the earth 

9.The radiation that heats earth’s atmosphere comes from the 
(a) sun    
(b) earth 
(c) ionosphere   
(d) sun and earth

10.Match the following: 
List-I                             List-II 
A. Chinook          1. Local hot wind in mid latitudes 
B. Mistral            2. Cold dry wind in winter 
C. Simoon           3. Whirlwind in the Sahara 
      A  B  C 
(a)  1  2  3 
(b)  2  1  3 
(c)  3  2  1 
(d)  1  3  2