Static GK Quiz for Upcoming Exams Set 249

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

  1. Gaborone is the capital of which country?
    A) Madagascar
    B) Iceland
    C) Gabon
    D) Croatia
    E) Botswana
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      Option E
    Some Extra: Currency: Botswana Pula
  2. The International Tiger Day is observed annually on________
    A) May 30
    B) August 19
    C) June 10
    D) July 29
    E) April 15
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      Option D
    Some Extra: Global Tiger Day, often called International Tiger Day, is an annual celebration to raise awareness for tiger conservation, held annually on 29 July. It was created in 2010 at the Saint Petersburg Tiger Summit.
  3. Panthi is a popular folk dance form of which state of India?
    A) West Bengal
    B) Chhattisgarh
    C) Odisha
    D) Maharashtra
    E) Uttar Pradesh
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      Option B
    Some Extra: Panthi dance is the most popular ritual of the Satnami community of Chhattisgarh.
  4. The Moti Bagh Stadium is located in which state?
    A) Gujarat
    B) Madhya Pradesh
    C) Maharashtra
    D) Haryana
    E) Punjab
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      Option A
    Some Extra: Moti Bagh Stadium is a cricket stadium located in Vadodara, Gujarat. The ground form part of the Lakshmi Vilas Palace building complex – a spawling 700-acre complex in the heart of the city.
  5. Wilson Dam is located in which Indian state?
    A) Andhra Pradesh
    B) Goa
    C) Maharashtra
    D) Gujarat
    E) Madhya Pradesh
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      Option C 
  6. Who is the Chairman of the Industrial Development Bank of India (IDBI)?
    A) Mahesh Kumar Jain
    B) V. K. Sharma
    C) Rakesh Bharti Mittal
    D) Shashi Shanker
    E) Karnal Singh
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      Option A 
  7. Goecha La pass is situated in which state of India?
    A) Himachal Pradesh
    B) Uttarakhand
    C) Sikkim
    D) Jammu & Kashmir
    E) None of These
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      Option C
    Some Extra: Goecha La is a high mountain pass in Sikkim, India in the Himalaya range. 
  8. The Bhimbandh Wildlife Sanctuary is located in which of the following states?
    A) Bihar
    B) Uttar Pradesh
    C) Jharkhand
    D) Madhya Pradesh
    E) Haryana
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      Option A
    Some Extra: Bhimbandh Wildlife Sanctuary is a wildlife sanctuary in Bihar in the south west of Munger district.
  9. The World Wide Fund for Nature is headquartered at_________
    A) Paris, France
    B) Kathmandu, Nepal
    C) Gland, Switzerland
    D) Washington D.C., USA
    E) The Hague, The Netherlands
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      Option C
    Some Extra: The World Wide Fund for Nature is an international non-governmental organization founded in 1961, working in the field of the wilderness preservation, and the reduction of human impact on the environment.
  10. Bolivar is the currency of which among the given countries?
    A) Lebanon
    B) Venezuela
    C) Rwanda
    D) Tunisia
    E) Uruguay
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      Option B
    Some Extra: Capital- Caracas
  11. Identify the correct pair of Thermal Power Plant with its respective location
    A) Hirakund Hydro Electric Power Plant – West Bengal
    B) Tehri Hydro Electric Power Plant – Odisha
    C) Teesta Hydro Electric Power Plant – Sikkim
    D) Indirasagar Hydro Electric Power Plant – Himachal Pradesh
    E) Sardar Sarovar Hydro Electric Power Plant – Madhya Pradesh
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      Option C 
  12. Warli is a traditional art style having its origin from which state?
    A) Madhya Pradesh
    B) Bihar
    C) Odisha
    D) Maharashtra
    E) Andhra Pradesh
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      Option D
    Some Extra: Warli painting is a style of tribal art mostly created by the tribal people from the North Sahyadri Range in India. This range encompasses cities such as Dahanu, Talasari, Jawhar, Palghar, Mokhada, and Vikramgadh of Palghar district. This tribal art was originated in Maharashtra, where it is still practiced today.
  13. The National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER) is located in which of the following cities?
    A) Bhopal
    B) Bhubaneswar
    C) Chandigarh
    D) Kolkata
    E) Pune
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      Option B 
  14. Name the incumbent Minister of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj.
    A) Ananth Kumar
    B) Chaudhary Birender Singh
    C) Nitin Gadkari
    D) Birender Singh
    E) Narendra Singh Tomar
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      Option E
    Some Extra: He also holds the portfolio of the Ministry of Mines
  15. Who is the author of the book titled “The Coalition Years: 1996-2012”?
    A) Pranab Mukherjee
    B) Raghuram Rajan
    C) Jairam Ramesh
    D) Rajiv Mehrishi
    E) Venkaiah Naidu
    View Answer
      Option A 

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