Gk Questions

11. Local time of any place is ....... when the sun is exactly overhead:

(a) 12 Noon
(b) 6.00 am
(c) 6 .00pm
(d) None of these

12. The Prime Meridian passes through .......
(a) Vatican
(b) New York
(c) Rome
 (d) London

13. The uniform time adopted by all places over a certain area without regard to their local time is:

(a) Greenwich time
(b) Standard time
(c) National time
(d) None of these

14. Indian Standard time is ........ hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time:

(a) 4.5
(b) 5.5
(c) 6.5
 (d) 7.5

15. The earth takes ........ minutes to rotate through one degree of longitude.

(a) 15
(b) 8
(c) 4
(d) 60

16. The first Vice Chancellor of IGNOU:

(a) G Parthasarathy
(b) G Ram Reddy
(c) Dr.Radhakrishnan
(d) KS Santhanam

17. The first university in India to start distance education:

(b) Delhi University
(c) Patna University
 (d) JNU

18. The first tribal university in India was started in the state of:

(a) Madhya Pradesh
(b) Uttar Pradesh
(c) Andhra Pradesh
(d) Rajastan

19. The committee that recommended for the 10+2+3 pattern

(a)Santhanam Commission
(b) Mudaliyar Commission
(c) Kothari Commission
(d) Radhakrishnan Commission

20. Which amendment of the Constitution transferred ‘education’ from State list to Concurrent list?

(a) 44
(b) 52
(c) 42
 (d) 61

21. Who was known as ‘Shahid-i-Hind’?

(a) Netaji
(b) Aurobindo Ghosh
(c) Madanlal Dhingra
(d) Bhagat Singh

22. The revelutionary leader who later turned into an ascetic?

(a) Jatin Das
(b) Aurobindo Ghosh
(c) Uddham Singh
(d) Rash Behari Bose

23. Who killed Michael O’Dyer to revenge for the Jallian Walla Bagh Massacre?

(a) Bhagat Singh
(b) Surya Sen
(c) Uddham Singh
(d) Madanlal Dhingra

24. Aurobindo Ghosh was trialed in connection with.....conspiracy case:

(a) Lahore
(b) Kakori
(c) Alipore
 (d) Delhi

25. Who was called ‘the mother of Indian Revolution’?

(a)Annie Besant
(b) Beena Das
(c) Madam Bhikaji Kama
 (d) Sarojini Naidu

Answer :

 11(a) 12(d) 13(b) 14(b) 15(c) 16(b) 17(b) 18(a) 19(c) 20(c) 21(d) 22(b) 23(c) 24(c) 25(c)

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