Static GK Quiz for Upcoming Exams Set 15

Static GK Quiz for upcoming SBI PO, Indian Bank PGDBF, Syndicate Bank PO (PGDBF) and other exams.

 

  1. Name the author of book “Pathways to Greatness”.
    A) Arundhati Roy
    B) Salman Rushdie
    C) A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
    D) Amitav Ghosh
    E) Shashi Tharoor
    View Answer
    Option C
    Some Extra:

    Kalam finished the manuscript of “Pathways to Greatness” in March 2015, barely four months before he passed away.
  2. When is Earth Day observed?
    A) 22 April
    B) 17 April
    C) 26 April
    D) 18 March
    E) 01 March
    View Answer
    Option A
    Some Extra:

    Earth Day is an annual event, celebrated on April 22, on which day events worldwide are held to demonstrate support for environmental protection
  3. Where is Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium situated?
    A) Amravati
    B) Trivandrum
    C) Bhubaneswar
    D) Kolkata
    E) Nagpur
    View Answer
    Option E
    Some Extra:

    The Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium also known as New VCA stadium is a cricket ground built in 2008 located in Nagpur, Maharashtra, India,and it is largest cricket stadium in India in terms of field area.
  4. Kampala is the capital of?
    A) Rwanda
    B) Uganda
    C) Yemen
    D) Liberia
    E) Kosovo
    View Answer
    Option B
    Some Extra:

    Currency of Uganda – shilling
  5. Where is Bandhavgarh National Park situated?
    A) Jharkhand
    B) Jammu and Kashmir
    C) Madhya Pradesh
    D) Uttarakhand
    E) Andaman and Nicobar Islands
    View Answer
    Option C

  6. Where is Maithon Dam located?
    A) Kerala
    B) Rajasthan
    C) Karnataka
    D) Jharkhand
    E) Punjab
    View Answer
    Option D

  7. What is the currency of Montenegro?
    A) Euro
    B) Dinar
    C) Shilling
    D) Franc
    E) Dong
    View Answer
    Option A
    Some Extra:

    Capital city of Montenegro is Podgorica
  8. CK Nayudu Trophy is related to which of the following sports?
    A) Archery
    B) Football
    C) Cricket
    D) Tennis
    E) Golf
    View Answer
    Option C

  9. Where is Mundra Thermal Power Station situated?
    A) Maharashtra
    B) Odisha
    C) Gujarat
    D) Uttar Pradesh
    E) Jharkhand
    View Answer
    Option C
    Some Extra:

    It is the world’s 11th-largest single location coal-based thermal power plant as well as India’s second largest operational power plant .
  10. Where is Sambhar Salt Lake situated?
    A) Jaipur
    B) Kolkata
    C) Chennai
    D) Ahmedabad
    E) Varanasi
    View Answer
    Option A
    Some Extra:

    It is India’s largest saline lake and is the source of most of Rajasthan’s salt production
  11. Where is the headquarters of Transparency International situated?
    A) Brussels, Belgium
    B) Geneva, Switzerland
    C) Brasilia, Brazil
    D) Vienna, Austria
    E) Berlin, Germany
    View Answer
    Option E
    Some Extra:

    Its nonprofit purpose is to take action to combat corruption and prevent criminal activities arising from corruption.
  12. Where is Anandeshwar Temple situated?
    A) Surat
    B) Kanpur
    C) Kurukshetra
    D) Udaipur
    E) Agra
    View Answer
    Option B

  13. Rasleela is the folk dance of which state?
    A) Gujarat
    B) Himachal Pradesh
    C) Bihar
    D) Uttar Pradesh
    E) Rajasthan
    View Answer
    Option D

  14. Which state will host National Games 2018?
    A) Uttarakhand
    B) Goa
    C) Kerala
    D) Arunachal Pradesh
    E) Meghalaya
    View Answer
    Option A

  15. Who was the first man who introduced printing press in India?
    A) David Brown
    B) James Hicky
    C) Carlon Rich
    D) Harley Bond
    E) Rohinton Thayil
    View Answer
    Option B
    Some Extra:

    In 1780 he introduced the printing press and released the first printed newspaper in whole of India. The name of the newspaper was Bengal Gazette. However, the paper became popular by the name Hicky’s Bengal Gazette.

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