Static GK Quiz for Upcoming Exams Set 251

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

  1. The Prince of Wales Zoological Gardens is in which Indian city?
    A) Kolkata
    B) Hyderabad
    C) Lucknow
    D) Jaipur
    E) Ahmedabad
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      Option C
    Some Extra: Nawab Wazid Ali Shah Prani Udyan earlier known as Prince of Wales Zoological Gardens or popularly known as Lucknow Zoological Garden is a 71.6-acre zoo located in the heart of the capital city of Uttar Pradesh.
  2. World’s Highest Waterfall-Angel Falls- is in which country?
    A) Switzerland
    B) Venezuela
    C) Siberia
    D) Russia
    E) Sweden
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      Option B
    Some Extra: World’s Highest Waterfall. Angel Falls (Salto Angel) in Venezuela is the highest waterfall in the world. The falls are 3230 feet in height, with an uninterrupted drop of 2647 feet. Angel Falls is located on a tributary of the Rio Caroni.
  3. Ghumura is a popular folk dance with origin from the state of________
    A) West bengal
    B) Haryana
    C) Rajasthan
    D) Odisha
    E) Kerala
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      Option D
    Some Extra: Ghumura dance is a folk dance of Kalahandi district of the Indian state Odisha. It is classified as folk dance as the dress code of Ghumura resembles more like a tribal dance
  4. The Blue Bird Lake is located in which of the following states?
    A) Haryana
    B) West Bengal
    C) Madhya Pradesh
    D) Sikkim
    E) Rajasthan
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      Option A
    Some Extra: Blue Bird Lake, Hisar is a resident and endangered migratory bird wetland habitat, lake and recreation area in the town of Hisar, in the Hisar district of Haryana State, India.
  5. Daulatabad Fort is located in which state?
    A) Punjab
    B) Karnataka
    C) Maharashtra
    D) Rajasthan
    E) Assam
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      Option C
    Some Extra: Daulatabad, also known as Devagiri, is a 14th-century fort city in Maharashtra state of India, about 16 kilometres northwest of Aurangabad.
  6. Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology is located in which state of India?
    A) Bihar
    B) Uttar Pradesh
    C) Madhya Pradesh
    D) Gujarat
    E) Rajasthan
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      Option B
    Some Extra: Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology, in Jais, Amethi district, Uttar Pradesh, India, is a training and education institute that gives technical and management training to the petroleum industry and was formally opened on July 2008. It started academic sessions in June 2008 at a temporary campus at Rae Bareli. On 15 October 2016, the institute moved from temporary campus to the permanent campus at Jais.
  7. Ujjain, a city located in Madhya Pradesh, is situated along the banks of the River_____________
    A) Betwa
    B) Narmada
    C) Chambal
    D) Shipra
    E) Son
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      Option D
    Some Extra: The holy city of Ujjain is on the bank of the river Shipra which flows into the nearby Chambal. 
  8. Name the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Dena Bank
    A) Ashwani Kumar
    B) Rajeev Rishi
    C) Mahesh Kumar Jain
    D) Jai Kumar Garg
    E) Suresh N. Patel
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      Option A
    Some Extra: Dena Bank, headquartered in Mumbai and its total branch network stands at 1874. The bank was founded in 1938 and the Indian government nationalized it in 1969. 
  9. Who among the given is also referred as the father of Evolution?
    A) Aristotle
    B) Martin Cooper
    C) Charles Darwin
    D) Frederick Winslow Taylor
    E) Nicolaus Copernicus
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      Option C
    Some Extra: Charles Robert Darwin was an English naturalist, geologist and biologist, best known for his contributions to the science of evolution.
  10. Manama is the capital of which country?
    A) Belarus
    B) Bahrain
    C) Cuba
    D) Czech Republic
    E) Guinea
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      Option B
    Some Extra: Currency-Bahrain dinar
  11. When is the World Water Day observed?
    A) February 17
    B) August 19
    C) July 12
    D) March 22
    E) November 30
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      Option D
    Some Extra: World Water Day is an annual observance day on 22 March to highlight the importance of freshwater. It is also used to advocate for the sustainable management of freshwater resources. The theme for 2018 was “Nature for Water”
  12. Mundra Thermal Power Station is situated in which state?
    A) Gujarat
    B) Maharashtra
    C) Haryana
    D) Rajasthan
    E) Uttar Pradesh
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      Option A
    Some Extra: Mundra Thermal Power Station or Mundra Thermal Power Project is located at Mundra in Kutch district in the Indian state of Gujarat. The power plant is one of the coal-based power plants of Adani Power.
  13. The International Hydrographic Organization is headquartered at___________
    A) Paris, France
    B) The Hague, The Netherlands
    C) Monaco
    D) Los Angeles, USA
    E) Ebene, Mauritius
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      Option C
    Some Extra: The International Hydrographic Organization is the inter-governmental organisation representing hydrography. A principal aim of the IHO is to ensure that the world’s seas, oceans and navigable waters are properly surveyed and charted. 
  14. Who is the current Defence Secretary of India?
    A) G. Mohan Kumar
    B) Sanjay Mitra
    C) R.K. Mathur
    D) Shashi Kant Sharma
    E) Ajai Vikram Singh
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      Option B
    Some Extra: The Defence Secretary is the administrative head of the Ministry of Defence. This post is held by a senior IAS officer of the rank of Secretary to Government of India. The current Defence Secretary is Sanjay Mitra.
  15. The Bhimbandh Wildlife Sanctuary is located in__________
    A) Andhra Pradesh
    B) Assam
    C) Haryana
    D) Madhya Pradesh
    E) None of These
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      Option E
    Some Extra: Bhimbandh Wildlife Sanctuary is a wildlife sanctuary in Bihar in the south west of Munger district.

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