General Knowledge

1.The Comptroller and Auditor-General(CAG) is appointed by

[A] The President

[B] The Council of Ministers

[C] The Prime Minister

[D] The Speaker of the Lok Sabha

ANS: A

2.The minimum gap permissible between two sessions of Parliament

[A] 4 months

[B] 6 months

[C] 100 days

[D] 90 days

ANS:D

3.The Council of Ministers remains in office as long as it enjoys the confidence of

[A] President

[B] Lok Sabha

[C] Prime Minister

[D] None of these

ANS:B

4.To whom the Speaker of Lok Sabha has to address his resignation letter?

[A] Chief Justice of Indiaa

[B] Deputy Speaker of Lok Sabha

[C] The Prime Minister

[D] The President

ANS:B

5.Which is the largest committee of Parliament of India?

[A] Public Accounts Committee

[B] Business Advisory Committee

[C] Estimates Committee

[D] Joint Parliamentary Committee

ANS:C

20 frequently asked questions in competitive exams GK

1) Who is India’s first Woman Grand Master in Chess ?
Ans- Koneru Humpy

2) During the Mughal period, which one of the following were the first to come to India as traders ?Ans- Portuguese

3) Who among the following Delhi Sultans is known for introducing market control mechanism ?
Ans- Alauddin Khalji

4) Which one of the following mountain peaks of the Himalayas is NOT in India ?
Ans- Annapurna

5) The creator of Sherlock Holmes’ was
Ans- Arthur Conan Doyle

6) The Parliament of Afghanistan is
Ans- Shora

7) India first took part of the Olympic Games in the year
Ans- 1920

8) The largest coal producing state in India is
Ans- Jharkhand

9) Days and Nights are equal throughout the globe when the sun is above
Ans- Equator

10) Which one of the following was an associated state of India before becoming a full fledged state ?Ans – Sikkim

11) Railway is a subject on the
Ans- Union list

12) How many times the President of India can seek re-election to his post ?
Ans – Any number of times

14) Which of the following gases is used for refrigeration ?
Ans – Ammonia

15) Who is called the Flying Sikh of India ?
Ans – Milkha Singh

16) Nobel Prizes are distributed annually at
Ans- Stockholm

17) The first satellite to be sent into space was
Ans- Sputnik

18) The book ‘A wounded civilisation’ was written by
Ans- V. S. Naipaul

19) Ajanta paintings depict scenes from the
Ans- Jatakas

20) The President rule of a state can be continued for a maximum period of
Ans- 6 month