GK Questions

11. The Indian leader who had failed to present himself at the horse riding examination for ICS, and had been disqualified for the Service.

(a) Subhas Chandra Bose
 (b) Aurobindo Ghosh
(c) Satyendranath Tagore
(d) Bankim Chandra Chatterjee

12. After graduating from Wilson College, Mumbai, he joined the civil service and became a Deputy Collector. Later, he left the service and became a freedom fighter. Name the prime minister of India mentioned here:

(a) HD Dewe Gowda
 (b) PV Narasimha Rao
(c) Morarji Desai
 (d) Charan Singh

13. The first plant mentioned in Hortus Malabaricus:
(a) Teak
 (b) Coconut tree
(c) Ficus
(d) Paddy

14. They are the only exclusively Asian genus of extant great ape. Native to Indonesia and Malaysia, they are currently found only in rainforests on the islands of Borneo and Sumatra. They are among the most intelligent primates.-Name the animal:

(a) Lemur
(b) Orangutan
(c) Gorilla
(d) Loris

15. The Nitrogen base not present in RNA:

(a) Cytosine
 (b) Guanine
(c) Adinine
(d) Thymine

16.The Indus water treaty of 1960 gives India exclusive use of all of the waters of the Eastern Rivers of Indus system and their tributaries before the point where the rivers enter Pakistan. Which one of the following does not belong to the Eastern Rivers?

(a) Sutlej
 (b) Ravi
(c) Jhulum
(d) Beas

17. This is the only example of a divided capital in the world. The country is situated at the junction of three continents. Name the capital of Mediterranean island nation:

(a) Victoria
 (b) Nicotia
(c) Hamilton
 (d) Edinburh

18. The region of Indian union which is not geographically a part of South Asia:

(a) Lakshadweep
(b) Rameswaram
(c) Andaman Nicobar
 (d) Goa

19. The largest province of British India at the time of independence:
(a) Madras
(b) United Province
(c) Bombay
 (d) Bengal

20. Hammurabi is known for the set of laws called Hammurabi's
Code, one of the first written codes of law in recorded history.
He was the ruler of:

(a) Egypt
(b) China
(c) Babylon
 (d) Greece

11(b) 12(c) 13(b) 14(b) 15(d) 16(c) 17(b) 18(c) 19(d) 20(c)

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