Static GK Quiz for Upcoming Exams Set 239

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

  1. Which among the following Port is located in Gujarat?
    A) Paradip
    B) Tuticorin
    C) Mormugao
    D) Jawaharlal Nehru
    E) Kandla
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      Option E
    Some Extra: Kandla, also known as the Kandla Port Trust or Deendayal Port is a seaport in Kutch District of Gujarat state in western India, near the city of Gandhidham. Located on the Gulf of Kutch, it is one of major ports on west coast. 
  2. Borlaug award is given for which of the following field?
    A) Agriculture
    B) Magic
    C) Art
    D) Music
    E) Science
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      Option A
    Some Extra: Norman Ernest Borlaug was an American agronomist and humanitarian who led initiatives worldwide that contributed to the extensive increases in agricultural production termed the Green Revolution.
  3. Karagam is a popular folk dance form of which Indian state?
    A) Uttar Pradesh
    B) Maharashtra
    C) Odisha
    D) Tamil Nadu
    E) None of these
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      Option D
    Some Extra: Karakattam is an ancient folk dance of Tamil Nadu performed in praise of the rain goddess Mariamman.
  4. The International Day of Democracy is observed on______
    A) 15 June
    B) 15 September
    C) 15 October
    D) 15 November
    E) 15 December
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      Option B
    Some Extra: In 2007 the United Nations General Assembly resolved to observe 15 September as the International Day of Democracy—with the purpose of promoting and upholding the principles of democracy
  5. Which of the following Indian city is known as “City of Castles”?
    A) Kolkata
    B) Kanpur
    C) Pune
    D) Mumbai
    E) Bangalore
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      Option A 
  6. The Credit Rating Information Services of India Limited (CRISIL) is headquartered at___________?
    A) Ahmedabad
    B) Mumbai
    C) Gurugram
    D) Pune
    E) Kolkata
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      Option B
    Some Extra: Formed- 1987
  7. Aadi Perukku festival is celebrated at which of the following Indian state?
    A) Odisha
    B) Kerala
    C) Andhra Pradesh
    D) Tamil Nadu
    E) None of the above
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      Option D
    Some Extra: Aadi pirappu commonly known as the Aadi monsoon festival and also written as Aadiperukku is a Tamil festivalcelebrated on the 18th day of the Tamil month of Adi The festival pays tribute to water’s life-sustaining properties.
  8. Kanchenjunga Biosphere Reserve is located at__?
    A) Sikkim
    B) Arunachal Pradesh
    C) Tripura
    D) Bihar
    E) West Bengal
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      Option A
    Some Extra: Kanchenjunga National Park also Kanchenjunga Biosphere Reserve is a National Park and a Biosphere reserve located in Sikkim
  9. Where is the headquarter of Transparency International situated?
    A) London
    B) New York
    C) Paris
    D) Berlin
    E) Baghdad
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      Option D
    Some Extra: Transparency International is an international non-governmental organization which is based in Berlin,Germany, and was founded in 1993.
  10. Who is the current chairman of Press Council of India?
    A) Shekar Basu
    B) Sunil Kanoria
    C) Chandramauli Kumar Prasad
    D) Shashikant Sharma
    E) Archana Ramasundaram
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      Option C
    Some Extra: Justice Chandramauli Kumar Prasad is the current Chairman of the Council as of 2015.
  11. Belgrade is the capital of which country?
    A) Yemen
    B) Serbia
    C) Uganda
    D) Togo
    E) Sudan
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      Option B
    Some Extra: Currency – Serbian dinar
  12. Who among the following is the Director- General of World Health Organization (WHO)?
    A) Amjed Hussain B. Sial
    B) Anthony Lake
    C) Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus
    D) Roberto Azevedo
    E) Paul Romer
    View Answer
      Option C
  13. Who is the Minister of State in the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment?
    A) Ram Kripal Yadav
    B) Vishnu Deo Sai
    C) Ramesh Jigajinagi
    D) S.S. Ahluwalia
    E) Ramdas Athawale
    View Answer
      Option E 
  14. The Mitti Dam is located in which of the following states?
    A) Gujarat
    B) Punjab
    C) Rajasthan
    D) Haryana
    E) Madhya Pradesh
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      Option A
    Some Extra: The Mitti Dam is a concrete and earthen dam built on the Mitti River in Abdasa Taluka, Kutch District, Gujarat, India. 
  15. Which among the following Nuclear Power plant is located in Karnataka?
    A) Kakarpar Nuclear Power plant
    B) Kalpakkam Nuclear Power plant
    C) Kundankullam Nuclear Power
    D) Kaiga Nuclear Power plant
    E) All of These
    View Answer
      Option D
    Some Extra: Kaiga Generating Station is a nuclear power generating station situated at Kaiga, near the river Kali, in Uttar Kannada district of Karnataka.

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