Static GK Quiz for Upcoming Exams Set 4

  1. Ngultrum is the currency of
    A) Botswana
    B) Latvia
    C) Bhutan
    D) New Zealand
    E) Jordan
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    Option C

  2. When is World Heritage Day observed?
    A) 18 April
    B) 23 March
    C) 14 April
    D) 02 April
    E) 13 June
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    Option A

  3. Name the first speaker of the Lok Sabha.
    A) Sardar Hukam Singh
    B) Ganesh Vasudev Mavalankar
    C) Neelam Sanjiva Reddy
    D) M. A. Ayyangar
    E) None of these
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    Option B
    Some Extra:

    The current speaker is Sumitra Mahajan of the Bharatiya Janata Party (as of Feb 7 2017), who is presiding over the 16th Lok Sabha.
  4. Where is Chutka Nuclear Power Plant located?
    A) Uttarakhand
    B) Bihar
    C) Himachal Pradesh
    D) Madhya Pradesh
    E) Odisha
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    Option D

  5. Gorumara National Park is situated in which state?
    A) Odisha
    B) West Bengal
    C) Maharashtra
    D) Rajasthan
    E) Jammu and Kashmir
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    Option B

  6. Where is the headquarters of Universal Postal Union?
    A) Vienna, Austria
    B) Paris, France
    C) Dubai, UAE
    D) Brussels, Belgium
    E) Bern, Switzerland
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    Option E
    Some Extra:

    The Universal Postal Union (UPU) is a specialized agency of the United Nations that coordinates postal policies among member nations, in addition to the worldwide postal system.
  7. What is the constituency of Union Minister Radha Mohan Singh?
    A) Bihar (Rajya Sabha)
    B) Uchana Kalan, Haryana
    C) Gwalior, Madhya Pradeh
    D) Champaran, Bihar
    E) Bengaluru, Karnataka
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    Option D
    Some Extra:

    He is the current Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare (as of Feb 7, 2017)
    Constituency is – a group of voters in a specified area who elect a representative to a legislative body. OR. an area whose voters elect a representative to a legislative body.
  8. Where is Taj Falaknuma Palace located?
    A) Hyderabad
    B) Jaipur
    C) Udaipur
    D) Ooty
    E) Mysuru
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    Option A
  9. Who is the CEO & Managing Director of Newly opened Airtel Payments Bank?
    A) Manish Khera
    B) Sunil Taldar
    C) Shashi Arora
    D) Avnish Tiwari
    E) Ravinder Yadav
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    Option C
    Some Extra:

    Shashi Arora (as of Feb 7, 2017)
    It is India’s first payments bank – giving a 7.25% interest on savings account.
    The bank launched its services from Rajasthan in Nov 2016
  10. Where is the Kashi Vishwanath Temple situated?
    A) Varanasi, UP
    B) Dwarka, Gujarat
    C) Gaya, Bihar
    D) Uttarkashi, Uttarakhand
    E) Mumbai, Maharashtra
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    Option A
    Some Extra:

    Kashi Vishvanath Temple is one of the most famous Hindu temples and is dedicated to Lord Shiva.
  11. Laxmirani Majhi is related to which of the following sports?
    A) Cricket
    B) Archery
    C) Badminton
    D) Hockey
    E) Tennis
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    Option B

  12. Which city is situated on the banks of Shipra River?
    A) Vadodra
    B) Rourkela
    C) Jabalpur
    D) Surat
    E) Ujjain
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    Option E
    Some Extra:

    The Shipra, also known as the Kshipra, is a river in Madhya Pradesh state of central India.
  13. Where is Lal Bahadur Shastri Airport situated?
    A) Kolkata, West Bengal
    B) Varanasi, UP
    C) Jaipur, Rajasthan
    D) Kochi, Kerala
    E) Delhi
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    Option B
  14. What is the sex ratio in Haryana according to 2011 census?
    A) 872 : 1000
    B) 865 : 1000
    C) 892 : 1000
    D) 888 : 1000
    E) 879 : 1000
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    Option E
    Some Extra:

    879 females for every 1000 males. It was the lowest of all states. While Kerala has 1084 females for 100o males.
  15. Where is Pulicat Lake?
    A) Tamil Nadu
    B) Andhra Pradesh
    C) Meghalaya
    D) West Bengal
    E) Tripura
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    Option B
    Some Extra:

    Pulicat Lake is the second largest brackish water lake or lagoon in India, after Chilika Lake

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