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    GK Questions 2020

    1.Under an agreement With which of the following countries did Subhash Chandra Bose mobilize Indian soldiers, who were included in the Azad Hind Fauj, as prisoners by the Axis Powers?

    Answer- Japan

    1. We hear of two emissaries to the Roman kings, one in the court of Augustus in 27–28 AD and the other in the court of 110–20 AD ————-.

    Answer: Trajan

    1. Guru Gopi Krishna was a master of which of the following dance forms?

    Answer: Kathak

    1. Ms. Bachendri Pal launched a unique campaign to focus on which of the following?

    Answer: Spirit of Adventure

    1. Metals are good conductors of electricity because ———.

    Answer- They contain free electrons.

    1. A thin capillary tube is replaced with another tube of insufficient length, then we look at water ———–.

    Answer – will not rise

    1. Which is the major part of the United Nations which virtually fulfills its object?

    Answer – Trusteeship Council

    1. UNESCO is headquartered at —————.

    Answer- Paris

    1. ‘Kathakali’ may be a folk dance prevalent during which state?

    Answer – Kerala

    1. Which of the following dances is a solo dance?

    Answer: Otten Thull

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    1. The use of Kharoshthi in ancient Indian architecture is the result of India’s contact with ————.

    Answer- Greece

    1. Vaikhansa Vishnu’s five-fold conception includes ————-.

    Answer – I, III, IV, V and VI

    1. Nageswara Rao is associated with which of the following regions?

    Answer- Motion Pictures

    1. Jaimini Roy was famous?

    Answer- Painter

    1. From the following pairs, choose a pair that does not have the same dimensions in physical quantities?

    Answer – Moment of impulse and force

    1. If two bodies of different mass, initially at rest, are acted upon at the same time by the same force, both bodies achieve the same ———.

    Answer:

    1. Which UN body deals with the population problem?

    Answer: UNFPA

    1. Apart from UK, USA, Germany and Japan, G-7 countries include ————.

    Answer – Canada, France and Italy

    1. In which year was the National Anthem sung for the first time ——-

    Answer – 1911

    1. Thilana is a form ————-.

    Answer: Bharatanatyam

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    1. The soldiers raised by the emperor but were not paid directly to the kingdom and the place under the charge of mansabdars was known as ————.

    Answer – Dakhili

    1. In which area has ‘han Achan Maharaj’ made his mark?

    Answer: Dance

    1. Take out the scalar amount ———.

    Answer – Pressure

    1. Rectifiers are used to convert —————–.

    Answer – bring current into direct current

    1. The headquarters of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) is located in ————–.

    Answer: Geneva

    1. ‘Madhubani’, a genre of folk paintings, is popular in which of the following states of India?

    Answer: Bihar

    1. Which country has shared AI-based technology, high-end equipment with AIIMS to help deal with COVID-19?

    Answer: Israel

    1. Which state government started the S Karm Sthal Prakashan ‘scheme to provide soft loan, subsidy to the youth?

    Answer – West Bengal

    1. Crown Prince of which nation gave a USD 25 million commission to expand Unified Champion Schools in 6 countries including India?

    Answer: Abu Dhabi

    1. Which state is going to bring promulgate ordinance to increase punishment for non-compliance of Kovid-19 rules?

    Answer – Odisha

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    GK Questions 2020

    1. The Battle of Plassey was fought in ————.

    Answer: Since 1757

    1. The region of Porus which offered strong resistance to Alexander was situated between the rivers of —————.

    Answer: Jhelum and Chenab

    1. 101 Who prohibited the import of defense goods?

    Answer: Rajnath Singh

    1. Who is called the father of geometry?

    Answer: Euclid

    1. What is common between Kutty, Shankar, Laxman and Sudhir Dar?

    Answer- Creating cartoons

    1. Who inaugurated the National Cleanliness Center, ‘Gandgi Mukt Bharat’ – Week-long campaign?

    Answer: Narendra Modi

    1. Radiocarbon is produced in the atmosphere as a result of ————-.

    Answer: Collision between sharp neutrons and nitrogen nuclei present in atmosphere

    1. The stone sloping road is easy to roll, because of the —————– it has to be lifted upwards.

    Answer- The work done in lifting a stone is not less than lifting it

    1. Which of the following is not affiliated with the United Nations?

    Answer: ASEAN

    1. The President / President of the United Nations Security Council rotates among the members of the Council ————–.

    Answer- Every month

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    1. What is the ratio of the width to the width of our national flag ———–.

    Answer- 2: 3

    1. Rabindranath Tagore’s ‘Jana Gana Mana’ has been adopted as the national anthem of India. How many verses of the above song were adopted?

    Answer- Only the first verse

    1. Under Akbar, Mir Bakshi was required to take care of ————.

    Answer – Military Affairs

    1. Tripitaka is the holy books of ————-.

    Answer: Buddhist

    1. Which state signed an MoU with the Boston group for the setup center in Visakhapatnam?

    Answer – Andhra Pradesh

    1. Who was known as the Iron Man of India?

    Answer- Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

    1. The Indian to beat computer in mathematical knowledge is ————.

    Answer: Shakuntala Devi

    1. Blotting of paper involves the absorption of ink ————.

    Answer: capillary action phenomenon

    1. Siphon will fail to work if ————.

    Answer: In two ships, the level of liquid is at the same height.

    1. Which of the following is not a major part of the United Nations?

    Answer – International Labor Organization

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    1. The permanent secretariat for the implementation of the SAARC program is located at

    Answer: Kathmandu

    1. source Natya-Shastra was written by ————- the main source of classical dances of India.

    Answer: Bharata Muni

    1. ‘Dandiya’ is a popular dance of ————-.

    Answer – Gujarat

    1. The trident-shaped symbol of Buddhism does not represent ———.

    Answer: Nirvana

    1. Jude Felix is ​​a famous Indian player of which field?

    Answer – Hockey

    1. Large transformers, when used for some time, become very hot and the oil is circulated and cooled. The heat of the transformer is due to ———–.

    Answer- Both the heating effect of current and hysteresis loss

    1. The atomic size is expressed in a unit named ————.

    Answer – Fermi

    1. Who led the Indian delegation to the First World Conference on Human Rights ————.

    Answer: Dr. Manmohan Singh

    1. The word ‘Satyameva Jayate’ is inscribed below the base plate of the symbol of India ———-.

    Answer: Mundak Upanishad

    1. Who has been appointed as the Prime Minister of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania?

    Answer: Mohammad Aulad Bilal

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    GK Questions 2020

    1. The national flag was adopted by the Constituent Assembly of India on 22 July 1947 and was presented to the nation at the midnight session of the Assembly on 14th August 1947 on behalf of ————-.

    Answer- the women of India

    2. The highest average salinity amongst the following seas is reported from ———–.

    Answer- Dead Sea

    3. The number of waves in n x 10th Bohr’s orbit is ————.

    Answer- n

    4. The phrase ‘procedure established by the law’ means ———-.

    Answer- the judges in India cannot question the fairness or validity of a law, provided it is within the limits of the constitution

    5. The most plausible explanation for the location of the Thar desert in western India is ————-.

    Answer- the absence of mountains to the north of Rajasthan to cause orographic rainfall in it

    6. The president convenes and prorogues all sessions of Parliament in consultation with ———–.

    Answer- the prime minister

    7. The preamble to our constitution provided that India is ————–.

    Answer- a sovereign, socialist, secular and democratic republic

    8. Does the Himalayan mountain system belong to which of the following?

    Answer- Fold mountains

    9. The heavy day soils that show significant expansion and contraction due to the presence or absence of moisture is called ———.

    Answer- vertisols

    10. The mass of one Avogadro number of helium atom is ————–.

    Answer- 4.00 gram

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    11. The items amenable to detection by soft x-rays are ————–.

    Answer- genuine coins from counterfeit coins

    12. The national anthem was written by ————–.

    Answer- Rabindranath Tagore

    13. The member of a State Public Service Commission can be removed on the ground of misbehaviour only after an enquiry has been conducted by the ———.

    Answer- Supreme Court of India

    14. The northern boundary of the peninsular plateau of Indian runs parallel to the Ganga and the Yamuna from Rajmahal hills to a point near —–.

    Answer- Delhi

    15. Which of the following food grain crops occupies the largest part of the cropped area in India?

    Answer- Rice

    16. The minimum age required to become a member of Rajya Sabha is ———-.

    Answer- 30 years

    17. The president can be impeached for ———–.

    Answer- violating the constitution

    18. The HBJ Upgradation project upgraded the capacity of the HBJ pipeline from 18.2 MM SC MD to ————-.

    Answer- 33.4 MM SC MD

    19. The highest mountains on earth namely Mount Everest, K2, Kanchenjunga are located in ————-.

    Answer- the greater Himalayas

    20. The material which can be deformed permanently by heat and pressure is called a —————.

    Answer- thermoset

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    21. The mass number of a nucleus is ————-.

    Answer- the sum of the number of protons and neutrons present in the nucleus

    22. The name of the union given in the Constitution is ————-.

    Answer- India or Bharat

    23. The infrared radiation by sun are strongly absorbed by ————.

    Answer- carbon dioxide

    24. The inexpensive and commonly used variety of glass is called soda glass. It is called so because ——-.

    Answer- is made using soda(sodium carbonate)

    25. The members of the standing committee are taken from the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha in the ratio of ————–.

    Answer- two and one respectively

    26. The preamble enshrines certain ideals that were first spelt out in ———–.

    Answer- the Objectives Resolution adopted by the Constituent Assembly

    27. The number of major languages, recognized in the Indian Union as official language, are ———-.

    Answer- 22

    28. The oldest rocks in India are reported from —————-.

    Answer- Dharwar region, Karnataka

    29. The Nagaland State of India cannot be termed as a state because it lacks —————.

    Answer- sovereignty

    30. National Education Policy 2020 emphasizes to set up which fund?

    Answer- Gender Inclusion Fund

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    GK QUIZ

    1. Where did British first open their factories in Eastern part of India?

    Answer – Orissa

    2. The swaraj party was formed by

    Answer- Dr. C.R. Das

    3. Who established the Mughal Dynasty?

    Answer- Babur

    4. . The clouds float in the atmosphere because of their low:

    Answer- Density

    5. The Mangroove forests of the Gangetic delta (West Bengal) are called

    Answer- Sunderbans

    1. What is the literacy rate of West Bengal?

    Answer- 69.22 per cent

    1. Which countries from the membership of CACM (Central American Common Market)?

    Answer- Costa Rica, EI Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua

    1. Which is the oldest paramilitary force in the country?

    Answer- Assam Rifles

    1. Which of the subsequent agencies associated with the United Nations cares with promoting the expansion of international trade and equilibrium within the balance of payments?

    Answer- International Bank for Reconstruction and Development Organisation

    1. What is the circumference of the table tennis ball?

    Answer- 3.71-3.82 cm

    1. Which company manufacturers low and high power communication system like radius for the utilization of defence services and paramilitary organisations?

    Answer- Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL)

    1. When was Mahatma Gandhi assassinated?

    Answer- 1948

    1. Which of the following are the members of CARICOM?

    Answer- All of the above

    1. What is the capital of Jharkhand?

    Answer- Ranchi

    1. Where is the Judicature of Orissa?

    Answer- Cuttack

    1. Which is India’s largest and the oldest museum?

    Answer- Indian Museum, Kolkata

    1. When was the International Monetary Fund established?

    Answer- 1945

    1. When did Hitler become President of Germany?

    Answer- 1934

    1. Which of the following are the members of SAARC (South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation)?

    Answer- Bhutan, Bangladesh, the Maldives, Nepal, India, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Sri Lanka

    1. When was pottery developed in the Indus Valley?

    Answer- 3500 BC

    1. Which company carries the development of submarines, missile-boats and destroyers then on for the India navy and offshore supply vessels and well-head platforms then on?

    Answer- Mazgaon Dock Limited (MDL)

    1. What is the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS)?

    Answer- Group of 12 former republics of dissolved USSR

    1. Where is the permanent secretariat of the SAARC?

    Answer- Kathmandu

    1. Which Academy promotes and develops literature in all the 22 languages of India?

    Answer- Sahitya Academy

    1. Which is the major mineral found in Punjab?

    Answer- Salt

    1. What is the literacy rate of Mizoram?

    Answer- 88.49 per cent

    1. When was Shakespeare born?

    Answer- 1564 AD

    1. Which city in Tamil Nadu has an airport?

    Answer- All of the above

    1. Which minerals are found in Chhattisgarh?

    Answer- All of the above

    1. Which is a post-harvest folk dance in Assam?

    Answer- Bihu

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    100 general knowledge pub quiz questions

    Pub quizzes have been an easy way for everyone to stay entertained and connected with far away friends during the pandemic.

    So we’ve compiled 100 general knowledge pub quiz questions for you to try out covering everything from the human body to birds of prey and everything in between.

    You’ll find the answers at the bottom so you can check how many you got right.100 general knowledge quiz questions

    1. How many teeth does an adult human have?

    2. What is the largest bird of prey in the world?

    3. In which sport would you use a shuttlecock?

    4. Who is fifth in line to the British throne?

    5. What is the biggest state in America?

    6. Who wrote Snow White And The Seven Dwarves?

    7. What is the capital of Hawaii?

    8. Enchiladas originated in which country?

    9. In Dirty Dancing, what is Baby’s first name?

    10. How many eggs does the average chicken lay per year?

    11. In which English seaside town was ‘Fawlty Towers’ set?

    12. What is a group of lions called?

    13. Where would you find the River Thames?

    14. What animal alive today is even bigger than a dinosaur?

    15. What alcohol do you traditionally use to flame a Christmas pudding?

    16. What is a baby kangaroo called?

    17. What is the name of the fictional town where the series Stranger Things is set?

    18. What year did Rihanna achieve global success with the mega-hit ‘Umbrella’?

    19. Name the slowest animal in the world.

    20. Is the sun a star or a planet?

    21. What are the names of Harry Potter’s parents?

    22. What is the capital city of Spain?

    23. Who plays Tommy Shelby in Peaky Blinders?

    24. How many legs does a lobster have?

    25.  How many Michelin stars does Restaurant Gordon Ramsay in London currently hold?

    26. What’s the best selling book of all time?

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    28. Botany is the study of what?

    29. To the tip – how tall is the Eiffel Tower?

    30. Sofia is the capital of which country?

    31. What is the name of James Corden’s character in Gavin & Stacey?

    32. Who famously said “You must be the change you wish to see in the world.”

    33. Which is the only venomous snake native to the UK?

    34. Arctic Monkeys took the indie scene by storm in 2005 with the now classic ‘I Bet You Look Good on the Dancefloor’ – but what’s the first line of the song?

    35. What planet is known as the red planet?

    36. What is the name of the Greek dip consisting of yoghurt and cucumber?

    37. Catalonia is a region of what country?

    38. Who wrote Oliver Twist?

    39. What colour is a giraffe’s tongue?(Image: Jonathan Myers)

    40. What do you call a group of jellyfish?

    41. What was the name of Tom Cruise’s character in Top Gun?

    42. In ‘The Jungle Book’, what kind of animal is Baloo?

    43. What is the proper term for your funny bone?

    44. Which animal name means river horse?

    45. In which English county would you find Slough?

    46. In the film “The Lion King”, what kind of animal is Timon?

    47. Earth is located in which galaxy?

    48. What is David Schwimmer’s character in Friends called?

    49. What name is given to an adult female sheep?

    50. Which bird can fly backwards?

    51. What is the capital of Chile?

    52. Who was the first female Prime Minister of Australia?

    53. Which English city was once known as Duroliponte?

    54. Who won the FIFA Women’s World Cup in 2019?

    55. Who was the only British Prime Minister to be assassinated?

    56. Which country is the origin of the cocktail Mojito?

    57. In what Netflix series does actress Gillian Anderson play a sex therapist?

    58. One Direction is known for being the runners-up in The X Factor in 2010, but who came first?

    59. Which year was the Premier League founded?

    60. Which singer was known amongst other things as ‘The King of Pop’?

    61. True or false – The Channel Tunnel is the longest rail tunnel in the world

    62. Alberta is a province of which country?

    63. Who was Henry VIIIs last wife?

    64. How many world titles has Phil Talyor won in darts?

    65. Who is Donald Trump’s vice president?(Image: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

    66. What does IPA stand for?

    67. Who does the voiceover on Love Island?

    68. Who is the only musician ever to have been awarded the Nobel prize for literature?

    69. Who scored the first Premier League hat-trick?

    70. Tom Cruise is an outspoken member of which religion?

    71. What is the longest river in the world?

    72. In which year was Joan of Arc burned at the stake?

    73. In tennis, what piece of fruit is found at the top of the men’s Wimbledon trophy?

    74. What is the middle name of Angela Merkel?

    75. What is Japanese sake made from?

    76. Who wrote Dracula?

    77. Where are the 2028 Olympics going to be held?

    78. Who won Dancing on Ice 2020?

    79. Who was Prime Minister on VE Day, in 1945?

    80. Which country was the first to give women the right to vote, in 1893?

    81. How many people have walked on the moon?

    82. What is the longest running soap opera in the UK?

    83. Who is the Queen’s youngest child?

    84. What is the name of Boris Johnson’s newborn son?

    85. What is the most spoken language in the world?

    86. What is the capital of Switzerland?

    87. What is the name of the headteacher in Roald Dahl’s Matilda?

    88. Charles Dickens wrote A Tale of Two Cities. What are the two cities?

    89. The Stadium of Light is home to which English football club?

    90. What is Lady Gaga’s real name?

    91. In what year was the Chernobyl disaster?

    92. The Troubles in Northern Ireland were brought to an end in 1998 with the signing of what document?

    93. Who discovered Penicillin?

    94. What is the collective noun for a group of giraffes?

    95. What year did Elizabeth II become Queen?

    96. Where was Prince Philip born?

    97. How old do you have to be to stand for US president?

    98. What is Keir Starmer’s constituency?

    99. How many times has Katie Price been married?

    100. How many sitting US presidents have been assassinated?100 general knowledge quiz answers

    1. 32

    2. Andean Condor

    3. Badminton

    4. Prince Louis

    5. Alaska

    6. The Brothers Grimm

    7. Honolulu

    8. Mexico

    9. Frances

    10. 260

    11. Torquay

    12. A pride

    13. London

    14. Blue Whale

    15. Brandy (or rum)

    16. A joey

    17. Hawkins

    18. 2007

    19. Three-toed sloth

    20. A star

    21. Lily and James Potter

    22. Madrid

    23. Cillian Murphy

    24. Eight

    25. Three

    26. The Bible

    27. Hertfordshire

    28. Plants

    29. 324 m

    30. Bulgaria

    31. Smithy

    32. Mahatma Gandhi

    33. Adder

    34. “Stop making the eyes at me I’ll stop making the eyes at you”

    35. Mars

    36. Tzatziki

    37. Spain

    38. Charles Dickens

    39. Blue

    40. A bloom

    41. Maverick

    42. Bear

    43. Humerus

    44. Hippopotamus

    45. Berkshire

    46. Meerkat

    47. The Milky Way galaxy

    48. Ross Geller

    49. Ewe

    50. Hummingbird

    51. Santiago

    52. Julia Gillard (2010-2013)

    53. Cambridge

    54. USA

    55. Spencer Perceval – May 1812

    56. Cuba

    57. Sex Education

    58. Matt Cardle

    59. 1992

    60. Michael Jackson

    61. False – The Gotthard Base Tunnel in Switzerland is 4 miles longer at 35.5 miles long

    62. Canada

    63. Catherine Parr

    64. 16

    65. Mike Pence

    66. India Pale Ale

    67. Iain Stirling

    68. Bob Dylan

    69. Eric Cantona

    70. Scientology

    71. River Nile

    72. 1431

    73. Pineapple

    74. Dorothea

    75. Rice

    76. Bram Stoker

    77. Los Angeles

    78. Joe Swash

    79. Winston Churchill

    80. New Zealand

    81. 12

    82. Coronation Street

    83. Prince Edward

    84. Wilfred Lawrie Nicholas Johnson

    85. Mandarin

    86. Bern

    87. Miss Trunchbull

    88. London and Paris

    89. Sunderland

    90. Stefani Germanotta

    91. 1986

    92. The Good Friday Agreement

    93. Alexander Fleming

    94. A tower

    95. 1952

    96. Greece

    97. 35-years-old

    98. Holborn and St Pancras

    99. Three (Peter Andre, Alex Reid and Kieran Hayler)

    100. Four (Abraham Lincoln, James Garfield, William McKinley and JFK

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    Top GK Questions for July 26, 2020

    1. Which state/UT Chief Minister presented Rs 9000 crore tax-free budget for the financial year 2020-2021 in the assembly?DelhiPuducherryGoaLadakh

    2. The term used to describe money that flows into a country to take advantage of high rates of interest is called —————.hot moneyhard sectorhard currencyNone of the above

    3. The term which refers to the total amount of sales made by a firm in one year or the total amount of money changing hands in the business is —————.trade gapturnoverreservesreferendum

    4. Under which article in 1968 the number of votes required in the Security Council to convene a general conference to review the charter was increased from seven to nine?Article 81Article 98Article 109Article 115

    5. To consider a large number of agenda items, the General Assembly has how many main committees?

    6. The world’s largest international organisation and a successor to the League of Nations is ————–.UNESCOUNOUNICEFNone of the above

    7. Todar Mal was ——————.revenue minister in the court of Akbarone of the nine gems in the court of Akbarknown for his reforms in policies of land revenue during Akbar’s reignAll of the above

    8. Treaty of Versailles rearranged the boundaries of several countries in Europe and many countries were formed such as —————–.Poland and YugoslaviaLithuania and Estoniaboth (a) and (b)None of the above

    9. The term Ground Stroke is associated with which of the following games?CricketBadmintonTennisDraughts

    10. Until December 1991 ____ were integral parts of the USSR & not independent countries but had separate UN memberships.Belarus and UkraineThe Czech Republic and SlovakiaTonga and NauruNone of the above

    11. Tomb of Vasco-da-Gama is situated at ———–.Chittorgarh (Rajasthan)Kochi (Kerala)Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu)Durgapur (West Bengal)

    12. The unit of energy in the MKS system is ———-.

    13. The tribe residing in Meghalaya is ——-.

    14. The type of root system of all of the following is the tap root system, except that of ————–.mango treekachnar treesunflower plantmaize plant

    15. To which of the following countries does the news agency Cetreko belong?CzechoslovakiaIndonesiaFranceUSA

    16. The Territorial Army was established in ——–.

    17. Tripura is surrounded by ____ in the eastAssamMizoramboth (a) and (b)Bangladesh

    18. To produce a sound it is necessary that ——-.the source should execute longitudinal vibrationsthe source should execute transverse vibrationsthe source may execute any type of vibrationsthe vibrations of the source are not necessary

    19. Tiger Woods is associated with which of the following sports?Table tennisTennisGolfBoxing

    20. The trophy given for exemplary conduct displayed by an athlete during the Olympic games is ———-.Mohammad Toher TrophyCount Alberto Bonacossa TrophyTokyo TrophyNone of the above

    21. The UN library is known by the name of ————.Nation’s libraryU Thant libraryHammarskjoeld libraryTrygve Lie library

    22. The UN charter was ratified in 1945 by ————-.25 nations29 nations33 nations37 nations

    23. The toxin is a poisonous substance produce by ————–.some higher plantscertain animalspathogenic bacteriaAll of the above

    24. The theory of inheritance of acquired character was propounded by ————.Charles DarwinGregor MendelJ. LamarckWeismann

    25. Uttaranchal has an international boundary with ____ in north, north-east and eastern side.ChinaNepalboth (a) and (b)None of the above

    26. Vedanthangal Bird Sanctuary at Tamil Nadu has reserves of ————-.the wild ass, wolf, nilgai, chinkaraimportant bird sanctuaryPantha, chital, sloth bear, wolfelephant, deer, wild boar, crocodile, crangetic dolphin

    27. Water is a good solvent of ionic salts because of ————.it has a high boiling pointit has a high dipole momentit has a high specific heatit has no colour

    28. The trophy known by the name of Grand Prix is associated with ————–.table tennislawn tennistable tennis and lawn tennistable tennis, lawn tennis and shooting

    29. The term of office of a Judge of the International Court of Justice is —————-.five yearssix yearsnine yearsten years

    30. Vijayalakshmi Pandit was ———-.the first women minister of an Indian state (UP)the first women to become president of the UN General Assemblythe first Indian women Ambassador to MoscowAll of the above

    Also Read: Current Affairs 2020 For June 09 | Daily Updated Quiz On National & International AffairsGK 2020 Answer

    1. Which state/UT Chief Minister presented Rs 9000 crore tax-free budget for the financial year 2020-2021 in the assembly?

    Answer- Puducherry

    2. The term used to describe money that flows into a country to take advantage of high rates of interest is called —————.

    Answer- hot money

    3. The term which refers to the total amount of sales made by a firm in one year or the total amount of money changing hands in the business is —————.

    Answer- turnover

    4. Under which article in 1968, the number of votes required in the Security Council to convene a general conference to review the charter was increased from seven to nine?

    Answer- Article 109

    5. To consider a large number of agenda items, the General Assembly has how many main committees?

    Answer- Seven

    6. The world’s largest international organisation and a successor to the League of Nations is ————–.

    Answer- UNO

    7. Todar Mal was ——————.

    Answer- All of the above

    8. Treaty of Versailles rearranged the boundaries of several countries in Europe and many countries were formed such as —————–.

    Answer- both (a) and (b)

    9. The term Ground Stroke is associated with which of the following games?

    Answer- Tennis

    10. Until December 1991 ____ were integral parts of the USSR & not independent countries but had separate UN memberships.

    Answer- Belarus and Ukraine

    11. Tomb of Vasco-da-Gama is situated at ———–.

    Answer- Kochi (Kerala)

    12. The unit of energy in the MKS system is ———-.

    Answer- joule

    13. The tribe residing in Meghalaya is ——-.

    Answer- Garos

    14. The type of root system of all of the following is the tap root system, except that of ————–.

    Answer- maize plant

    15. To which of the following countries does the news agency Cetreko belong?

    Answer- Czechoslovakia

    16. The Territorial Army was established in ——–.

    Answer- 1948

    17. Tripura is surrounded by ____ in the east

    Answer- Mizoram

    18. To produce a sound it is necessary that ——-.

    Answer- the source may execute any type of vibrations

    19. Tiger Woods is associated with which of the following sports?

    Answer- Golf

    20. The trophy given for exemplary conduct displayed by an athlete during the Olympic games is ———-.

    Answer- Tokyo Trophy

    21. The UN library is known by the name of ————.

    Answer- Hammarskjoeld library

    22. The UN charter was ratified in 1945 by ————-.

    Answer- 29 nations

    23. The toxin is a poisonous substance produce by ————–.

    Answer- All of the above

    24. The theory of inheritance of acquired character was propounded by ————.

    Answer- J. Lamarck

    25. Uttaranchal has an international boundary with ____ in north, north-east and eastern side.

    Answer- both (a) and (b)

    26. Vedanthangal Bird Sanctuary at Tamil Nadu has reserves of ————-.

    Answer- an important bird sanctuary

    27. Water is a good solvent of ionic salts because of ————.

    Answer- it has a high dipole moment

    28. The trophy known by the name of Grand Prix is associated with ————–.

    Answer- table tennis, lawn tennis and shooting

    29. The term of office of a Judge of the International Court of Justice is —————-.

    Answer- nine years

    30. Vijayalakshmi Pandit was ———-.

    Answer- All of the above

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    GK Questions and Answers on Richest persons in the world

    The prestigious Forbes magazine’s estimation says that the world has around 2,095 billionaires by March 18, 2020. The total net worth of the world’s all billionaires is $8 trillion.

    Mukesh Ambani of India is the richest person in the Asia continent. Now read this article to solve a GK quiz on the richest persons in the world.

    1. Who is the richest person in the world in July 2020?

    (a) Jeff Bezos (b) Jack ma(c) Bill Gates(d) Warren Buffett

    Answer: -a

    Explanation:-  Jeff Bezos (Amazon) is the richest person in the world in FY 2020. Currently, the net worth of Bezos is $183.9.

    2. Who is the richest man in China in July 2020?(a) Ma Huateng(b) Jack Ma(c) Hui Ka Yan(d) He XiangjianAnswer:- a

    Explanation:- Ma Huateng is the richest man in China. He is the founder and CEO of Tencent. His net worth is $58 billion in July 2020.

    3. Which country has the most number of billionaires in the world?

    (a) India(b) China (c) USA(d) United Kingdom

    Answer:- c

    Explanation:- USA has the highest number of billionaires worldwide which is 614 while China has 388 billionaires up to July 2020.

    4. How many billionaires in India?

    (a) 120(b) 102(c) 230(d) 77

    Answer:-b

    Explanation:- India has 102 billionaires which is the fourth highest number in the world. Germany has 107 billionaires.

    5. Who is the richest person in the Asian continent?

    (a) Jack Ma(b) Ma Huateng(c) Mukesh Ambani(d) Anil Ambani

    Answer:-c

    Explanation:- Mukesh Ambani is the richest person in the Asian continent. His net worth was around 72 billion dollars in July 2020. Mr. Ma Huateng of China is the second most rich person in the Asian Continent.

    6. How many billionaires are there in the world 2020?(a)1000(b)1930(c) 2095(d) 2560Answer:-c 

    Explanation:-Forbes named 2,095 billionaires worldwide by March 18, 2020. The total net worth of the world’s all billionaires is $8 trillion.

    7. Which of the following option is not matched correctly?

    (a) Larry Page: Google(b) Warren Buffett: Berkshire Hathaway(c) Elon Musk: Tesla motors(d) Larry Ellison: Facebook

    Answer:- d

    Explanation:- Larry Ellison (United States) is a business magnate, investor, and co-founder and the executive chairman and chief technology officer of Oracle Corporation. His net worth is $73.2 billion in July 2020.

    8. Berkshire Hathaway is ………….

    (a) Only a Sports equipment manufacturing company(b) Only a Search Engine(c) Only an Automobile company(d) A holding company of a multitude of businessesAnswer:-dExplanation:- Berkshire Hathaway is an American holding company based in Omaha, Nebraska ( United States). It serves as an investment vehicle for Warren Buffett. Berkshire Hathaway a holding company of multitude businesses, including GEICO and Fruit of the Loom.

    9. Who is the youngest billionaire in the Forbes top 20 richest list?

    (a) Mukesh Ambani(b) Mark Zuckerberg(c) Elon Musk(d) Larry Page

    Answer:-b

    Explanation:- Mr. Mark Zuckerberg is the youngest billionaire in the top 20 list. At the age of just 36, Zuckerberg’s net worth is $88 billion and he ranks at number 4 in the world.

    10. Which of the following statement is not correct?(a) Mukesh Ambani is the only Asian in the list of top 14 billionaires in the world.(b) Jim Walton is related to Walmart company(c) Ma Huateng is the richest man in Japan(d)Amancio Ortega belongs to Zara

    Answer:-c

    Explanation:- Ma Huateng is the richest man in China not in Japan. He is the founder and CEO of Tencent. His net worth is $58 billion in July 2020.

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    Top Gk questions for June 30, 2020

    Top GK Questions for June 30, 2020

    1. According to Moody’s Global Macro Outlook report for June 2020, there will be a contraction of how much per cent in India’s gross domestic product in 2020?

    2. According to SBI report per capita, income will decline by how much per cent during 2020-21?

    3. Who inaugurated two important Bridges namely Devika and Puneja in Udhampur and Doda districts respectively in Jammu & Kashmir through the virtual platform?Nitin Jairam GadkariJitendra SinghNirmala SitharamanRaj Nath Singh

    4. Which state is set to launch a 100-day employment scheme “Mukhyamantri SHRAMIK Yojna” to enhance the livelihood and security of urban poor?RajasthanHaryanaJharkhandBihar

    5. Who inaugurated a two-day digital conference on the defence & aerospace manufacturing sector Defence Conclave 2020, Gujarat via video conference on 26 June?Shripad NaikNarendra Singh TomarRaj Nath SinghV. Sadananda Gowda

    6. The CCEA has approved an additional investment of how much by ONGC Videsh Ltd towards further development of blocks A-1 and A-3 Blocks of Shwe oil & gas project in Myanmar?$ 100.27 million$ 156.27 million$ 121.27 million$ 234.27 million

    7. Who launched an initiative ‘YUKTI 2.0’ to help systematically assimilate technologies having commercial potential and information related to incubated startups in higher education institutions?Ramvilas PaswanHarsimrat Kaur BadalRamesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’Narendra Singh Tomar

    8. Who won the controversial parliamentary election in Serbia?Ana BrnabicAleksandar VucicOliver IvanovicIvica Dacic

    9. Which state introduced the Nishtha Vidyut Mitra Scheme for women empowerment?HaryanaJharkhandMadhya PradeshMaharashtra

    10. Which country’s court ordered the Johnson & Johnson to pay $2.1 billion in damages for causing ovarian cancer by talcum powder?

    11. Who hosted the Russia-India-China Foreign Minister-level virtual conference following the cross border clash between Indian and Chinese troops in Galwan Valley?

    12. 45th edition of Toronto International Film Festival 2020, which is to be held virtually will be held on which dates?September 20-29September 10-19September 1-9September 15-25

    13. Which Bank launched a new product ‘KBL Micro Mitra’ for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises?Karnataka BankRBL BankTamilnad Mercantile BankJammu & Kashmir Bank

    14. Who has launched the Food Processing Edition of the Exclusive Investment Forum hosted by Invest India?Prakash JavadekarV. Sadananda GowdaNarendra Singh TomarHarsimrat Kaur Badal

    15. Which company has signed an agreement to acquire the 49% of stake in Odisha Power Generation Corporation?Eveready Industries IndiaBallarpur Industries LimitedAdani Power LtdAditya Birla Group

    16. Who launched the Credit Guarantee Scheme for Sub-ordinate debt which is also called the “Distressed Assets Fund-Sub-ordinate Debt for MSMEs” to provide Rs 20000 crore guarantee cover to two lakh MSMEs?Raj Nath SinghNitin GadkariHarsimrat Kaur BadalAmit Shah

    17. Who has launched ‘eBloodServices’ mobile app developed by the ERaktkosh team of C-DAC India for easy access to blood needed for transfusion?Narendra ModiAmit ShahNirmala SitharamanHarsh Vardhan

    18. The International Day of the Seafarer is observed annually on which date as a tribute to the Seafarers and sailors who are essential to global trade and transport?June 25June 23June 24June 22

    19. India asks Pakistan to reduce High Commission staff by how much per cent within a week?

    20. Which country has successfully launched the last Satellite of its BeiDou Navigation Satellite System, which is a rival for the Global Positioning System of the US, to become a major space power?ChinaAustraliaFranceNew Zealand

    21. Which company in partnership with US Gold Currency Inc. and Block fills introduced the world’s first monetary gold-backed US Gold digital currency in India, Gulf Cooperation Council, Middle East and Africa?IBMC Financial Professionals GroupVisionary Related EntertainmentRockwell CollinsMarriott International

    22. Who released the annual TB Report 2020 through a virtual event on 24 June?Nitin Jairam GadkariJitendra SinghNirmala SitharamanHarsh Vardhan

    23. The Cabinet has also approved a scheme for interest subvention of how much per cent for a period of 12 months to all Shishu loan accounts under Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana to eligible borrowers?

    24. IMF in the June 2020 update “A Crisis Like No Other, An Uncertain Recovery” of its flagship World Economic Outlook, has predicted that the Indian economy will have how much per cent contraction in 2020?

    25. India has retained and consolidated its position at which number in terms of purchasing power parity (PPP) for 2017?

    26. Pournima Zanane, a licensed coach of which sport who suffered from cancer for the past 2 years passed away at the age of 42 in Pune, Maharashtra?BoxingShootingCricketTennis

    27. Which state has signed an agreement with Reliance Jio TV to benefit around 52 lakh rural students during the COVID-19 pandemic?JharkhandRajasthanHaryanaDelhi

    28. Who released a report titled “Lives Upended How COVID-19 threatens the futures of 600 million South Asian children”?UNICEFECOSOCUNCTADUNEP

    29. Who has been appointed as Chief Secretary of Maharashtra government?Navin VermaSanjay KumarA Gitesh SarmaRuolkhumlien Buhril

    30. Who becomes the 1st female president of Marylebone Cricket Club in 233 years?Clare ConnorMeg LanningMarizanne KappSmriti Mandhana

    Also Read: Current Affairs 2020 For June 09 | Daily Updated Quiz On National & International AffairsGK 2020 Answer

    1. According to Moody’s Global Macro Outlook report for June 2020, there will be a contraction of how much per cent in India’s gross domestic product in 2020?

    Answer- 3.1 %

    2. According to SBI report per capita, income will decline by how much per cent during 2020-21?

    Answer- 5.4%

    3. Who inaugurated two important Bridges namely Devika and Puneja in Udhampur and Doda districts respectively in Jammu & Kashmir through the virtual platform?

    Answer- Jitendra Singh

    4. Which state is set to launch a 100-day employment scheme “Mukhyamantri SHRAMIK Yojna” to enhance the livelihood and security of urban poor?

    Answer- Jharkhand

    5. Who inaugurated a two-day digital conference on the defence & aerospace manufacturing sector Defence Conclave 2020, Gujarat via video conference on 26 June?

    Answer- Shripad Naik

    6. The CCEA has approved an additional investment of how much by ONGC Videsh Ltd towards further development of blocks A-1 and A-3 Blocks of Shwe oil & gas project in Myanmar?

    Answer- $ 121.27 million

    7. Who launched an initiative ‘YUKTI 2.0’ to help systematically assimilate technologies having commercial potential and information related to incubated startups in higher education institutions?

    Answer- Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’

    8. Who won the controversial parliamentary election in Serbia?

    Answer- Aleksandar Vucic

    9. Which state introduced the Nishtha Vidyut Mitra Scheme for women empowerment?

    Answer- Madhya Pradesh

    10. Which country’s court ordered the Johnson & Johnson to pay $2.1 billion in damages for causing ovarian cancer by talcum powder?

    Answer- USA

    11. Who hosted the Russia-India-China Foreign Minister-level virtual conference following the cross border clash between Indian and Chinese troops in Galwan Valley?

    Answer- Russia

    12. 45th edition of Toronto International Film Festival 2020, which is to be held virtually will be held on which dates?

    Answer- September 10-19

    13. Which Bank launched a new product ‘KBL Micro Mitra’ for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises?

    Answer- Karnataka Bank

    14. Who has launched the Food Processing Edition of the Exclusive Investment Forum hosted by Invest India?

    Answer- Harsimrat Kaur Badal

    15. Which company has signed an agreement to acquire the 49% of stake in Odisha Power Generation Corporation?

    Answer- Adani Power Ltd

    16. Who launched the Credit Guarantee Scheme for Sub-ordinate debt which is also called the “Distressed Assets Fund-Sub-ordinate Debt for MSMEs” to provide Rs 20000 crore guarantee cover to two lakh MSMEs?

    Answer- Nitin Gadkari

    17. Who has launched ‘eBloodServices’ mobile app developed by the ERaktkosh team of C-DAC India for easy access to blood needed for transfusion?

    Answer- Harsh Vardhan

    18. The International Day of the Seafarer is observed annually on which date as a tribute to the Seafarers and sailors who are essential to global trade and transport?

    Answer- June 25

    19. India asks Pakistan to reduce High Commission staff by how much per cent within a week?

    Answer- 50%

    20. Which country has successfully launched the last Satellite of its BeiDou Navigation Satellite System, which is a rival for the Global Positioning System of the US, to become a major space power?

    Answer- China

    21. Which company in partnership with US Gold Currency Inc. and Block fills introduced the world’s first monetary gold-backed US Gold digital currency in India, Gulf Cooperation Council, Middle East and Africa?

    Answer- IBMC Financial Professionals Group

    22. Who released the annual TB Report 2020 through a virtual event on 24 June?

    Answer- Harsh Vardhan

    23. The Cabinet has also approved a scheme for interest subvention of how much per cent for a period of 12 months to all Shishu loan accounts under Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana to eligible borrowers?

    Answer- 2%

    24. IMF in the June 2020 update “A Crisis Like No Other, An Uncertain Recovery” of its flagship World Economic Outlook, has predicted that the Indian economy will have how much per cent contraction in 2020?

    Answer- 4.5 %

    25. India has retained and consolidated its position at which number in terms of purchasing power parity (PPP) for 2017?

    Answer- 3

    26. Pournima Zanane, a licensed coach of which sport who suffered from cancer for the past 2 years passed away at the age of 42 in Pune, Maharashtra?

    Answer- Shooting

    27. Which state has signed an agreement with Reliance Jio TV to benefit around 52 lakh rural students during the COVID-19 pandemic?

    Answer- Haryana

    28. Who released a report titled “Lives Upended How COVID-19 threatens the futures of 600 million South Asian children”?

    Answer- UNICEF

    29. Who has been appointed as Chief Secretary of Maharashtra government?

    Answer- Sanjay Kumar

    30. Who becomes the 1st female president of Marylebone Cricket Club in 233 years?

    Answer- Clare Connor

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