GK Questions for UPSC,SSC,RRB,APSC AND Bank Competitive Exam Set-1

Q.1. According to international standard, what is the distance of marathon race?

A. 26 miles 385 yards
B. 26 miles
C. 36 miles 500 yards
D. 22 miles

Answer : A. “26 miles 385 yards”

Q.2. What is the primary difference between Piaget and Vygotsky’s theories of language development?

A. Vygotsky argued thought depends on language while Piaget argued language depends on thought
B. Vygotsky argued thought depends on language Piaget argued thought are not necessary for language
C. Piaget argued that thought depends on language while Vygotsky argued language depends on thought
D.There was no difference between Vygotsky and Piaget regarding language and thought

Answer : A. “Vygotsky argued thought depends on language while Piaget argued language depends on thought ”

Q.3. Which one of the following activities is not relevant to controlled composition?

A. Summarising of reading matter.
B. Traditional type of essay writing.
C. Composition prompted by pictures.
D. Writting out a story told beforehand.

Answer : B. “Traditional type of essay writing. ”

Q.4. The view that anything can be taught at any stage of development was expressed by?

A. Bruner
B. Sigmund Freud
C. Piaget
D. Asubel

Answer : A. ” Bruner ”

Q.5. Ganga is a result of confluence of rivers Bhagirathi and Alakananda at which place?

A. Deva Prayag
B. Karan Prayag
C. Gangotri
D. Rudra Prayag

Answer : A. “Deva Prayag”

Q.6. The first Indian Governor of independent India—general —

A. Rajgopalachari
B. Surindnath
C. Rajendra Prasad
D. B.R. Ambedkar

Answer : A. “Rajgopalachari”

Q.7. Which of the following strategies would promote meaning – making in children ?

A. Using punitive measures
B. Uniform and standardized testing
C. Exploration and discussion
D. Transmission of information

Answer : 3. “Exploration and discussion ”

Q.8. Remedial teaching involves?

A. Teaching and testing
B. Testing continuously
C. Teaching, testing and reteaching
D. Teaching difficult topics

Answer : D. “Teaching difficult topics ”

Q.9. The first psychologist who systematically attempt to explore the unconscious part of human personality is-

A. Albert Bandura
B. E.L. Thorndike
C. Max Wertheimer
D. Sigmund Freud

Answer : D. “Sigmund Freud”

Q.10. Which of the following is not an example of direct tax?

A. Income tax
B. Property tax
C. Gift tax
D. Sales tax

Answer : D. “Sales tax”

Q.11. Information in a memory is not wanted or no longer valid is:

A. Surplus
B. Volatile
C. Garbage
D. Censored

Answer : C. “Garbage”

Q.12. Out of the following which is not innate motive?

A. Hunger
B. Thirst
C. Aspiration
D. Sleep

Answer : C. ” Aspiration ”

Q.13. Which of the following is the correct descending order of volume percentage of gases in atmospheric composition?

A. Oxygen – Hydrogen – Argon – Carbon Dioxide
B. Hydrogen – Argon – Carbon Dioxide – Oxygen
C. Hydrogen – Carbon Dioxide – Argon – Oxygen
D. None of these

Answer : C. “Hydrogen – Carbon Dioxide – Argon – Oxygen”

Q.14. Raman and Anmol have the same I.Q. of 120, Raman is two years younger than Anmol. If Anmol is 12 years old then what is the mental age of Raman?

A. 9 years
B. 10 years
C. 12 years
D. 14 years

Answer : C. “12 years ”

Q.15. What is deposited on iron in the process of galvanisation?

A. Tin
B. Zinc
C. Copper
D. Aluminium

Answer : B. “Zinc”

Q.16. Under whose leadership did America achieve independence in 1776 AD?

A. Abraham Lincoln
B. Jeorge W. Bush
C. Jeorge Washington
D. None of these

Answer : C. “Jeorge Washington”

Q.17. Chipko Movement’ is related to?

A. Forest Conservation Correct
B. National Movement
C. Agricultural Movement
D. None of these

Answer : A. “Forest Conservation”

Q.18. Which one of the following is an Autocratic Teaching strategy of Teaching Mathematics?

A. Problem Solving Strategy
B. Lecture Strategy
C. Heuristic Strategy
D. Group Discussion Strategy

Answer : B. “Lecture Strategy ”

Q.19. Simlipal is mainly famous for which wildlife conservation?

A. Elephant
B. Deer
C. Bear
D. Tendua

Answer : A. “Elephant”

Q.20. When ‘Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana’ was launched in India?

A. 20th November 2016
B. April 24, 2018
C. April 25, 2018
D. April 21, 2017

Answer : A. “20th November 2016”

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