GK Questions (Static GK/GS)


1. Which of the following features of Indian temples resembles pylons of the Egyptian temples?

[A] Lat
[B] Vimana
[C] Gopura
[D] Shikhara

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2. Who among the following has been described by Banabhatta as “a lion to the Huna deer’?

[A] Harshavardhana
[B] Prabhakarvardhana
[C] Grahavarmana
[D] None of the above

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3. What is the other name of aurora borealis?

[A] northern polar lights
[B] southern polar lights
[C] Solar Winds
[D] Both A & B

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4. In context with the financial markets in India, which among the following aims to trap the innocent investors and intends to create huge false volumes?

[A] Dividend Stripping
[B] Intra -Day trading
[C] Forward trading
[D] Circular trading

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5. SOFAR is a phenomenon which plays an important role in submarine warfare & also known as deep sound channel. Which of the following is correct full form of SOFAR?

[A] Sound Field Radio Ranging
[B] Sound Fixing and Altering Range
[C] Sound Fixing and Ranging channel
[D] Sound Fixing and Auto Reflection

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6. In which year Nawab of Bengal Sirajuddaula, attacked British Factory in Calcutta?

[A] 1753
[B] 1756
[C] 1759
[D] 1760

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7. Which of the following states in India is known for largest net irrigated area in India?

[A] Haryana
[B] Punjab
[C] Uttar Pradesh
[D] Maharastra

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8. Archeological Survey of India has been working from December 2003 for restoration of Ta Prohm Temple in which among the following countries?

[A] Cambodia
[B] Vietnam
[C] Laos
[D] Indonesia

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9. At which rate, Reserve Bank of India borrows money from commercial banks?

[A] Bank Rate
[B] Repo Rate
[C] Reverse Repo Rate
[D] Statutory Liquidity Rate

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10. Who among the following invented the vacuum pump?

[A] Otto von Guericke
[B] Cai Lun
[C] Melitta Bentz
[D] William Henry Fox Talbot

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