Static GK Quiz for Upcoming Exams Set 254

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

  1. Who is the President of FICCI?
    A) Sangita Reddy
    B) Rashesh Shah
    C) Sandip Somany
    D) Dilip chenoy
    E) None of These
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      Option B
  2. Helsinki is the capital of which country?
    A) Finland
    B) Iceland
    C) Macedonia
    D) Nigeria
    E) Slovenia
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      Option A
    Some Extra: Currency: Euro
  3. The Rajiv Gandhi Thermal Power Station is located in which state?
    A) Uttar Pradesh
    B) Maharashtra
    C) Haryana
    D) Madhya Pradesh
    E) Gujarat
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      Option C
    Some Extra: Rajiv Gandhi Thermal Power Station is located at Khedar in Hisar district of Haryana. The power plant is one of the coal based power plants of HPGCL. The Engineering, procurement and construction contract is given to Reliance Infrastructure. 
  4. The National Institute of Advanced Studies (NIAS) is located in which city?
    A) New Delhi
    B) Bengaluru
    C) Mumbai
    D) Kolkata
    E) Lucknow
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      Option B
    Some Extra: National Institute of Advanced Studies (NIAS) is a centre of higher learning in India engaged in interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary research in natural sciences, social sciences, arts and humanities. It was founded by J. R. D. Tata for providing an avenue for administrators, managers and social leaders for interaction and exchange of information with notable academics in the areas of science, arts and humanities. The institution, based in Bengaluru.
  5. Ujani Dam in the state of Maharashtra is situated across which river?
    A) Mula River
    B) Maval River
    C) Purna River
    D) Bhima River
    E) Koyna River
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      Option D
    Some Extra: Ujani Dam & Reservoir is built on Bhima River (a tributary of Krishna) in Maharashtra state in India.
  6. Kannauj is a city in Uttar Pradesh. It is situated along the banks of the river__________
    A) Yamuna
    B) Gomti
    C) Ganges
    D) Rapti
    E) Son
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      Option C
    Some Extra: Kannauj district is an administrative district of Uttar Pradesh state in northern India, along the river Ganges. 
  7. Khoria Dance is a popular folk dance form of which state?
    A) Haryana
    B) Assam
    C) Goa
    D) Rajasthan
    E) Kerala
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      Option A
    Some Extra: Khoria Dance, a variety of Jhumar Dance, is popular in the central areas of Haryana.
  8. Kumbhalgarh Fort is located in which state?
    A) Himachal Pradesh
    B) Gujarat
    C) Madhya Pradesh
    D) Rajasthan
    E) Uttar Pradesh
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      Option D
    Some Extra: Kumbhalgarh fort is a Mewar fortress on the westerly range of Aravalli Hills, in the Rajsamand district near Udaipur of Rajasthan state in western India. It is a World Heritage Site included in Hill Forts of Rajasthan.
  9. Equitas Small Finance Bank was founded in which year?
    A) 2010
    B) 2009
    C) 2007
    D) 2005
    E) 2000
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      Option C
    Some Extra: Equitas Small Finance Bank is a small finance bank founded in 2007 by Equitas as a microfinance lender, with headquarters in Chennai.
  10. Shipki Pass is situated in which state?
    A) Jammu & Kashmir
    B) Himachal Pradesh
    C) Haryana
    D) Gujarat
    E) Sikkim
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      Option B
    Some Extra: The Shipki pass or Shipki La Pass is a mountain pass and boundary check post on the border between India and China. The Sutlej River moves into India from Tibet via this pass. The pass is situated in Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh in India and Autonomous Region of Tibet in PRC (People’s Republic of China). 
  11. Wanakbori Thermal Power Station is in which state?
    A) Haryana
    B) Madhya Pradesh
    C) Karnataka
    D) Maharashtra
    E) None of These
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      Option E
    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.
  12. The Orang National Park is located in which state?
    A) Kerala
    B) Arunachal Pradesh
    C) Assam
    D) Himachal Pradesh
    E) Maharashtra
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      Option C
    Some Extra: The Orang National Park also known as Rajiv Gandhi Orang National Park which is located on the north bank of the Brahmaputra River in the Darrang and Sonitpur districts of Assam, India, covers an area of 78.81 square kilometres.
  13. The headquarter of United Nations Human Settlements Programme is located at___________
    A) New York, United States
    B) Geneva, Switzerland
    C) Vienna, Austria
    D) Nairobi, Kenya
    E) Paris, France
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      Option D
    Some Extra: The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN–Habitat) is the United Nations agency for human settlements and sustainable urban development. It was established in 1978 as an outcome of the First UN Conference on Human Settlements and Sustainable Urban Development (Habitat I) held in Vancouver, Canada, in 1976. UN-Habitat maintains its headquarters at the United Nations Office at Nairobi, Kenya. 
  14. When is the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty observed?
    A) October 17
    B) November 21
    C) June 19
    D) August 9
    E) September 31
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      Option A
    Some Extra: The International Day for the Eradication of Poverty is an international observance celebrated every year on October 17 throughout the world.
  15. What is the currency of Indonesia?
    A) Dinar
    B) Rupiah
    C) Dollar
    D) Franc
    E) Krone
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      Option B
    Some Extra: Capital: Jakarta; Currency: Indonesian rupiah

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