GK MCQ Questions for Competitive Exams Set 1

Q.1. Should all train engines operated by coal be converted to electric engines?

(A) Yes, coal engines pollute the environment more than electric engines
(B) Yes, electric engines are more powerful and efficient
(C) No, we do not have enough electric power to cater to the need of domestic use
(D) No, we have enough coals to run train engines

Ans. A

Q.2. According to Census 2011, the district of Madhya Pradesh with highest female-male ratio is –

(A) Jhabua
(B) Dindori
(C) Mandla
(D) Balaghat

Ans. D

Q.3. Organization related to ‘Red Data Book’ or ‘Red List’ is –

(A) U.T.E.S.
(B) I.U.C.N.
(C) I.B.W.C.
(D) W.W.F.

Ans . B

Q.4. The ‘Dalong Village’ covering an area of 11.35 sq. km. has recently (May 2017) been declared as a Biodiversity Heritage Site under Section 37(1) of the Biological Diversity Act, 2002. The village is situated in the Indian State of –

(A) Manipur
(B) Madhya Pradesh
(C) Mizoram
(D) Maharashtra

Ans . B

Q.5. The order of the tricolour of the Indian Flag from top to bottom is in which of the following sequences?

(A) Saffron, White with 24-spoke Wheel, Green
(B) Green, White with 24-spoke Wheel, Saffron
(C) Saffron, White with 22-spoke Wheel, Green
(D) Green, White with 22-spoke Wheel, Saffron

Ans . A

Q.6. What is the approximate present irrigation potential, in lakh hectares, of Madhya Pradesh?

(A) 68.20
(B) 44.94
(C) 78.20
(D) 33

Ans . D

Q.7. Who among the following is regarded as the leader of ‘Chipko Movement’?

(A) Medha Patkar
(B) Baba Amte
(C) Sundarlal Bahuguna
(D) Kiran Bedi

Ans . C

Q.8. ……….. is the first woman to head a public sector bank.

(A) Arundhati Bhattacharya
(B) Shikha Sharma
(C) Chanda Kochar
(D) Usha Ananthasubramanyan

Ans . A

Q.9. World Tourism Day is celebrated on-

(A) September 12
(B) September 25
(C) September 27
(D) September 29

Ans . C

Q.10. ‘Montreal Protocol’ is related to –

(A) White Tiger
(B) Chlorofluorocarbon
(C) Water pollution
(D) Agriculture

Ans . B

Q.11. Madhya Pradesh State was constituted on –

(A) 1st November, 1959
(B) 1st September, 1956
(C) 1st November, 1956
(D) 1st September, 1951

Ans . C

Q.12. The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDA) is a –

(A) Statutory Body
(B) Constitutional Body
(C) Non Governmental Organization
(D) Advisory Body

Ans . A

Q.13. A major in-stream use of water is for –

(A) producing hydroelectric power
(B) dissolving industrial wastes
(C) agricultural irrigation
(D) domestic use

Ans . A

Q.14. Which of the following pairs is/ are correctly matched ?

  1. Francis Collins : Mapping human genome
  2. Sergey Brin : Google Search Engine
  3. Jimmy Wales : Wikipedia
  4. (A) 1 and 2
    (B) 2 and 3
    (C) 3 only
    (D) 1,2 and 3

Ans . D

Q.15. Who introduced ‘Green Army’ for environment conservation?

(A) Japan
(B) China
(C) Australia
(D) Egypt

Ans . C

Q.16. What is the rank of India in silk production in the world?

(A) First
(B) Second
(C) Third
(D) Fourth

Ans . B

Q.17. Where is Bose Institute ?

(A) Dispur
(B) Kolkata
(C) Mumbai
(D) New Delhi

Ans . B

Q.18. Who among the following Scientists got two Nobel prizes of which one was in Peace?

(A) Albert Einstein
(B) H. G. Khorana
(C) Linus Pauling
(D) Paul Berg

Ans . C

Q.19. According to the World Health Organization the most affected country by Ebola was –

(A) Nigeria
(B) Mali
(C) Liberia
(D) Senegal

Ans . C

Q.20. According to Census 2011, of the total population of Madhya Pradesh the percentage of rural population is –

(A) 72.4
(B) 67.8
(C) 75.4
(D) 62.8

Ans . A

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