Static GK Quiz for Upcoming Exams Set 247

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

  1. The International Council for the Exploration of the Sea is headquartered at___________
    A) The Hague, The Netherlands
    B) London, United Kingdom
    C) Brussels, Belgium
    D) Copenhagen, Denmark
    E) Zurich, Switzerland
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      Option D
    Some Extra: The International Council for the Exploration of the Sea is the world’s oldest intergovernmental science organization. ICES is headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark, where its multinational Secretariat staff of 51 provide scientific, administrative and secretarial support to the ICES community. It was established on July 22, 1902 in Copenhagen.
  2. The Shivanasamudra Hydroelectric Power plant is located in which state?
    A) Madhya Pradesh
    B) Karnataka
    C) Tamil Nadu
    D) Odisha
    E) Maharashtra
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      Option B
    Some Extra: The first hydro electric power station was established in Karnataka’s Shivanasamudra. It was in fact Asia’s first.
  3. Jimmy Morales is the President of which country?
    A) Panama
    B) Peru
    C) Guatemala
    D) Chile
    E) Colombia
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      Option C
    Some Extra: Jimmy Morales is a Guatemalan politician, who won the 2015 Guatemalan presidential election with 70% of the vote. He has served as President of Guatemala since January 2016.
  4. The Khirganga National Park is located in which Indian state?
    A) Himachal Pradesh
    B) Arunachal Pradesh
    C) Madhya Pradesh
    D) Rajasthan
    E) Jharkhand
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      Option A
    Some Extra: Khirganga National Park is a national park in Himachal Pradesh, India established in 2010. 
  5. Gwalior city of Madhya Pradesh is situated along the bank of the river___________
    A) Parwati
    B) Shipra
    C) Narmada
    D) Chambal
    E) None of These
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      Option D 
  6. International Literacy Day is observed on___________
    A) March 11
    B) September 8
    C) December 21
    D) April 2
    E) August 19
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      Option B
    Some Extra: September 8 was declared International Literacy Day by UNESCO on October 26, 1966 at 14th session of UNESCO’s General conference. It was celebrated for the first time in 1967.
  7. Vilnius is the capital of which country?
    A) Romania
    B) Madagascar
    C) Lithuania
    D) Namibia
    E) Guyana
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      Option C
    Some Extra: Currency- Euro
  8. Dr. Akhilesh Das Gupta Stadium is located in which city?
    A) Jaipur
    B) Patna
    C) Faridabad
    D) Bhopal
    E) Lucknow
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      Option E
    Some Extra: Dr. Akhilesh Das Gupta Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium, used mostly for Cricket and Association football, situated in the campus of Babu Banarasi Das University, Lucknow. 
  9. Cheraw is an important folk dance performed by the people of which state?
    A) Arunachal Pradesh
    B) Sikkim
    C) Assam
    D) Mizoram
    E) Nagaland
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      Option D
    Some Extra: Cheraw dance is a ritual dance performed in Mizoram, India, consisting of four people holding two crossed pairs of bamboo staves. 
  10. Who is the current Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India?
    A) Rajiv Mehrishi
    B) Arvind Subramaniam
    C) Viveck Goenka
    D) Bibek Debroy
    E) V K Sharma
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      Option A
    Some Extra: The current CAG of India is Rajiv Mehrishi, who assumed office on 25 September 2017. He is the 13th CAG of India.
  11. The Jolly Grant Airport is located in which state?
    A) Rajasthan
    B) Uttarakhand
    C) Tamil Nadu
    D) Gujarat
    E) Jammu & Kashmir
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      Option B
    Some Extra: Dehradun Airport also known as Jolly Grant Airport is a domestic airport located about 22 km southeast of Dehradun, Uttarakhand
  12. The Shaukat Mahal is a famous palace which is located in __________
    A) Lucknow
    B) Guwahati
    C) Bhopal
    D) Jaipur
    E) Jaisalmer
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      Option C
    Some Extra: The Shaukat Mahal and Sadar Manzil displays a combination of Asian and Western styles of architecture which makes this building stand out in the crowd of the traditional Islamic architecture of Bhopal.
  13. Which among the given Thermal Power Plants is located in Maharashtra?
    A) Jharsuguda Thermal Power Plant
    B) Korba Thermal Power Plant
    C) Wanakbori Thermal Power Plant
    D) Khaperkheda Thermal Power Plant
    E) None of The Above
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      Option D
    Some Extra: Kaparkheda Thermal Power Station is located in Nagpur district in the Indian state of Maharashtra. The power plant is one of the coal based power plants of MAHAGENCO.
  14. The Lohabarrack Salt Water Crocodile Sanctuary is situated in which state/UT of India?
    A) Andaman and Nicobar Islands
    B) Assam
    C) Odisha
    D) Delhi
    E) Goa
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      Option A
    Some Extra: Lohabarrack Crocodile Sanctuary spreads over an area of 100 sq km and is situated north of Marine National Park, Wandoor in South Andaman Island. The creeks inside the sanctuary are the excellent habitat of salt water crocodile.
  15. What is the currency of Colombia?
    A) Colombian Dollar
    B) Colombian Peso
    C) Colombian Franc
    D) Colombian Euro
    E) Colombian Pound
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      Option B
    Some Extra: Capital-Bogota

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