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Basic General Knowledge – Section 8

1. UN General Assembly elects a President and how many Vice Presidents at the start of its each regular session? A. Seven B. Fifteen C. Twenty one D. Two Answer: Option C 2. The treaty which ushered in NATO, was signed by the member nations at A. Geneva B. London …

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Basic General Knowledge – Section 7

1. The Olympic Flame, was, for the first time, ceremonially lighted and burnt in a giant torch at the entrance of the stadium at A. Athens Games (1896) B. London Games (1908) C. Paris Games (1924) D. Amsterdam Games (1928) Answer: Option D 2. The Olympic Flame symbolises A. unity …

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Basic General Knowledge – Section 6

1. The main objectives of the UN are A. to maintain peace and security in the world B. to work together to remove poverty, disease and illiteracy and encourage respect for each other’s rights of basic freedom. C. to develop friendly relations among nations D. All of the above Answer: …

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Basic General Knowledge – Section 5

1. The chief constituent of gobar gas is A. ethane B. methane C. hydrogen D. carbon dioxide Answer: Option B 2. The countries that had maintained research stations in Antarctica under Antarctic Trade are A. Argentina, Australia, Belgium and South Africa B. Chili, France and Japan C. New Zealand, Norway, …

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Basic General Knowledge – Section 4

1. Squadron leader Rakesh Sharma was India’s first man to go into space. He was ____ cosmonaut to be in space in the world. A. 12th B. 107th C. 139th D. 151st Answer: Option C 2. Philology is the A. study of bones B. study of muscles C. study of …

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Basic General Knowledge – Section 3

1. Kiran Bedi received Magsaysay Award for government service in A. 1992 B. 1993 C. 1994 D. 1995 Answer: Option C 2. Logarithm tables were invented by A. John Napier B. John Doe C. John Harrison D. John Douglas Answer: Option A 3. With which sport is the Jules Rimet …

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Basic General Knowledge – Section 2

1. In which year of First World War Germany declared war on Russia and France? A. 1914 B. 1915 C. 1916 D. 1917 Answer: Option A 2. ICAO stands for A. International Civil Aviation Organization B. Indian Corporation of Agriculture Organization C. Institute of Company of Accounts Organization D. None …

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Basic General Knowledge – Section 1

1. Grand Central Terminal, Park Avenue, New York is the world’s A. largest railway station B. highest railway station C. longest railway station D. None of the above Answer: Option A For more details, Refer: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grand_Central_Terminal 2. Entomology is the science that studies A. Behavior of human beings B. Insects …

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