Static GK Quiz for Upcoming Exams Set 478

    Static GK Questions for SBI PO/Clerk, IBPS RRB, IBPS PO/Clerk, RBI Assistant, LIC, NIACL, OICL, NABARD, SEBI and other competitive exams

  1. The Nagarjuna Sagar Dam is the world’s largest masonry dam built across River ____?
    A) Mahanadi
    B) Kaveri
    C) Krishna
    D) Narmada
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    It is situated in Nalgonda district of Telangana, India.

  2. Ordinance Factories Day is observed on which Date?
    A) 18 March
    B) 14 February
    C) 26 October
    D) 9 January
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    Option A

  3. What is the currency of Jamaica?
    A) Euro
    B) Pound
    C) Dollar
    D) Peso
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Capital – Kingston

  4. Gorakhpur city is located on which of the following river?
    A) Gomti
    B) Rapti
    C) Tapti
    D) Ganga
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Gorakhpur is a city along the banks of the Rapti river in the north-eastern part or the Purvanchal region of the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.

  5. Haridwar lies along the banks of which river?
    A) Narmada
    B) Krishna
    C) Yamuna
    D) Ganges
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    Option D

  6. Gudi Padwa or ‘Chaitra Shukla Pratipada’ is mainly celebrated in which state?
    A) Maharastra
    B) Uttar Pradesh
    C) Madhya Pradesh
    D) Gujarat
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Gudi Padwa, the first Holy festival which marks the beginning of the New Year, new month and new day for the Hindus falls on Chaitra Shukla Pratipada. (8th April 2016) It is known as Gudhi Padwa (in Maharashtra), Ugadi (in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh).

  7. Which among the given are also referred as the Young Fold Mountains?
    A) Vindhyas
    B) Aravallis
    C) Nilgiris
    D) Himalayas
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Himalayas are known as the young fold mountains because they have been formed only few million years ago.

  8. Amman is the capital city of which country?
    A) Oman
    B) Qatar
    C) Bahrain
    D) Jordan
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Currency – Dinar

  9. Golden Globe Awards is associated with_____?
    A) Sports
    B) Literature
    C) Films & Television
    D) Journalism
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    Option C

  10. Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the most important bird sanctuaries of the world. The sanctuary is located in _____?
    A) Karnataka
    B) Kerala
    C) Tamil Nadu
    D) Uttrakhand
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    This sanctuary is located in Somwarpet taluk of the Kodagu district. The Kadamakkal reserve forest is a part of the sanctuary. Pushpagiri is the highest peak in it.

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