Static GK Quiz for Upcoming Exams Set 219

Static GK Questions for IBPS RRB, IBPS PO/Clerk, RBI Assistant, NIACL, OICL, NABARD, Bank of Baroda and other competitive exams.

  1. Who among the following is the Union Minister of Earth Sciences?
    A) Dr Harsh Vardhan
    B) Dharmendra Pradhan
    C) Thawar Chand Gehlot
    D) Anant Geete
    E) None of Them
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      Option A
    Some Extra: Dr. Harsh Vardhan is the incumbent minister at Ministry of Science & Technology (India), Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change and Ministry of Earth Sciences. He represents Chandni Chowk in Delhi as a Member of Parliament in the 16th Lok Sabha. 
  2. Where is the headquarter of TRAI (Telecom Regulatory Authority of India) located?
    A) Bengaluru
    B) Kolkata
    C) Mumbai
    D) New Delhi
    E) Gurgaon
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      Option D
    Some Extra: Agency executive: Ram Sewak Sharma (Chairman), Sudhir Gupta(Secretary)
  3. Which among the given cities is situated along the bank of the river Krishna?
    A) Tiruchirappalli
    B) Vijayawada
    C) Kurnool
    D) Hyderabad
    E) Cuttack
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      Option B 
  4. The Bhaduriya Saila Dance is a popular dance form of which state?
    A) Assam
    B) Himachal Pradesh
    C) West Bengal
    D) Punjab
    E) Haryana
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      Option C
    Some Extra: Bhaduriya Saila Dance is a popular dance form of West Bengal. It is performed during the Makar Sankranti festival. This dance form is performed exclusively by men folk. 
  5. The Keoladeo Ghana National Park is situated in __________
    A) Karnataka
    B) Rajasthan
    C) Uttar Pradesh
    D) Bihar
    E) Odisha
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      Option B
    Some Extra: Keoladeo National Park or Keoladeo Ghana National Park formerly known as the Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary in Bharatpur, Rajasthan
  6. Where is the headquarter of United Bank of India located?
    A) Kolkata
    B) New Delhi
    C) Mumbai
    D) Bengaluru
    E) Chennai
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      Option A
    Some Extra: CEO : Pawan Kumar Bajaj 
  7. The Brindavan Gardens is located in which state of India?
    A) Himachal Pradesh
    B) Uttar Pradesh
    C) Madhya Pradesh
    D) Karnataka
    E) Odisha
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      Option D
    Some Extra: The Brindavan Gardens is a garden located in the Mandya District of the state of Karnataka
  8. The Quit India Movement was started in which year?
    A) 1942
    B) 1950
    C) 1952
    D) 1949
    E) 1947
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      Option A
    Some Extra: The Quit India Movement or the India August Movement, was a movement launched at the Bombay session of the All-India Congress Committee by Mahatma Gandhi on 8 August 1942, during World War II, demanding an end to British Rule of India
  9. Banjul is the capital of which country?
    A) Angola
    B) Cameroon
    C) The Gambia
    D) Mozambique
    E) Serbia
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      Option C
    Some Extra: Currency – Dalasi
  10. The UNESCO World Heritage Site ‘Bhimbetka Rock Shelters’ is in which state?
    A) Uttar Pradesh
    B) Madhya Pradesh
    C) Haryana
    D) Rajasthan
    E) Gujarat
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      Option B
    Some Extra: The Bhimbetka rock shelters are an archaeological site in central India that spans the prehistoric paleolithic and mesolithic periods, as well as the historic period.
  11. The Wanakbori Thermal Power Plant is situated in which state of India?
    A) Tamil Nadu
    B) Madhya Pradesh
    C) Karnataka
    D) Gujarat
    E) Jharkhand
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      Option D
    Some Extra: Wanakbori Thermal Power Station is a coal-fired power station in Gujarat, India. It is located on the bank of Mahi river in Kheda district. There are seven units of each 210 MW capacity. 
  12. Where is the headquarter of the International Cricket Council located?
    A) Geneva, Switzerland
    B) The Hague, Netherlands
    C) Dubai, UAE
    D) London, UK
    E) New York, US
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      Option C
    Some Extra: The International Cricket Council is the international governing body of cricket. It was founded as the Imperial Cricket Conference in 1909 and renamed the International Cricket Conference in 1965, and took up its current name in 1989.
  13. Name the President of Zimbabwe
    A) Emmerson Mnangagwa
    B) Benjamin Netanyahu
    C) Justin Trudeau
    D) Malcolm Turnbull
    E) Michel Temer
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      Option A
    Some Extra: Capital – Harare
    Currency – US Dollar (official)
  14. The Zaruki International Airport is in which state?
    A) Guwahati, Assam
    B) Kochi, Kerala
    C) Nagpur, Maharashtra
    D) Shillong, Meghalaya
    E) Bhubaneswar, Orissa
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      Option D 
  15. When is the World Day for International Justice observed?
    A) March 31
    B) July 17
    C) August 9
    D) October 21
    E) April 15
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      Option B
    Some Extra: World Day for International Justice, also referred to as Day of International Criminal Justice or International Justice Day, is an international day celebrated throughout the world on July 17 as part of an effort to recognize the emerging system of international criminal justice.

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