Static GK Quiz for Upcoming Exams Set 20

  1. National LED programme “Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for All” (UJALA) will be implemented across the country by
    A) 2017
    B) 2018
    C) 2019
    D) 2020
    E) 2021
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      Option C
    Some Extra:

    UJALA scheme aims to promote efficient use of energy at the residential level; enhance the awareness of consumers about the efficacy of using energy efficient appliances and aggregating demand to reduce the high initial costs thus facilitating higher uptake of LED lights by residential users. It may be noted that the scheme was initially labelled DELP (Domestic Efficient Lighting Program) and was relaunched as UJALA.
    Every domestic household having a metered connection from their respective Electricity Distribution Company is eligible to get the LED bulbs under the UJALA Scheme.
  2. When is National Civil Services Day observed?
    A) 11 April
    B) 02 March
    C) 14 February
    D) 10 March
    E) 21 April
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      Option E
  3. What is the capital of Hungary?
    A) Kinshasa
    B) Bogota
    C) Nicosia
    D) Budapest
    E) Bissau
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      Option D
    Some Extra:

    Currency of Hungary is Forint
  4. Alamatti Dam is situated on the banks of which river?
    A) Krishna
    B) Kaveri
    C) Tungabhadra
    D) Damodar
    E) Periyar
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      Option A
    The Almatti Dam is a hydroelectric project on the Krishna River in Karnataka
  5. In which of the following Indian states is the World’s largest solar power plant situated?
    A) Rajasthan
    B) Tamil Nadu
    C) Madhya Pradesh
    D) Maharashtra
    E) Himachal Pradesh
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      Option B
    Some Extra:
    World’s largest solar power plant is Kamuthi Solar Power Project which is a solar photovoltaic power generating station at Kamuthi, 90 km from Madurai, in the state of Tamil Nadu, India.
  6. What is the currency of Qatar?
    A) Naira
    B) Kina
    C) Peso
    D) Riyal
    E) Dinar
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      Option D
  7. Where is Agatti Airport situated?
    A) Andaman and Nicobar Islands
    B) Chandigarh
    C) Lakshadweep
    D) Puducherry
    E) Daman and Diu
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      Option C
  8. What is the currency of Sudan?
    A) Dinar
    B) Ruble
    C) Peso
    D) Dollar
    E) Pound
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      Option A
    Some Extra:

    Capital of Sudan is Khartoum
  9. Name the Prime minister of Canada.
    A) John Key
    B) Malcolm Turnbull
    C) Dmitry Medvedev
    D) Justin Trudeau
    E) Sorin Grindeanu
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      Option D
    Some Extra:

    Capital of Canada is Ottawa. Currency is Dollar
  10. Where is Sawai Mani Singh Stadium situated?
    A) Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu
    B) Dispur, Assam
    C) Pune, Maharashtra
    D) Kolkata, West Bengal
    E) Jaipur, Rajasthan
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      Option E
  11. Heena Sidhu is related to which of the following sports?
    A) Badminton
    B) Archery
    C) Tennis
    D) Shooting
    E) Squash
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      Option D
    Some Extra:
    She is the first Indian Pistol shooter to be Ranked World No.1 (as on 7 April 2014) by ISSF. She is also the first Indian Pistol shooter to have won a Gold medal in the 2013 ISSF World Cup Finals -Pistol in 10 metre Air Pistol event. She thus became the third Indian shooter after Anjali Bhagwat (2003) and Gagan Narang (2008) to win a Gold medal in a Rifle/Pistol World Cup Finals.
  12. Where is Inderkilla National Park located?
    A) West Bengal
    B) Odisha
    C) Telangana
    D) Himachal Pradesh
    E) Madhya Pradesh
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      Option D
  13. Dollu Kunitha dance is the folk dance of which state?
    A) Karnataka
    B) Andhra Pradesh
    C) Odisha
    D) West Bengal
    E) Jharkhand
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      Option A
  14. Where is Umiam Lake located?
    A) Meghalaya
    B) Sikkim
    C) Assam
    D) Manipur
    E) Arunachal Pradesh
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      Option A
  15. Where is Rihand Dam located?
    A) Sikkim
    B) Tripura
    C) Uttar Pradesh
    D) Goa
    E) Arunachal Pradesh
    View Answer
      Option C

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