General Knowledge 271

General Knowledge – General Awareness Quiz – Questions and Answers, GK 2010

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1. In which of the following country is located the ” Stand Haus ” which resembles the Calcutta High Court Building?

 
 
 
 

2. Consider the following statements:
1. It takes approx. 11 seconds for the light to reach the earth from moon
2. It takes approx. 8 minutes for the light to reach from the sun.
3. It takes 4.22 years for the light to reach from the nearest star Alpha Centauri
Which among the above statements is/ are correct ?

 
 
 
 
 

3. The following years a national emergency has been proclaimed so far ?

 
 
 
 
 

4. “Normal” rainfall is slightly acidic (and a pH of 5.6 has been assigned which might be somewhere near 5 ) because of the presence of _______?

 
 
 
 
 

5. Girish Wagh is related to which of the following Indian Giants ?

 
 
 
 
 

6. To facilitate synergy between research and higher education in science, at which of the following places National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER) was started in 2007?

 
 
 
 
 

7. How many countries are there in the BASIC group which was recently (in year 2010) in news?

 
 
 
 
 

8. What is the current number of Regional Headquarters of Indian Coast Guard?

 
 
 
 
 

9. Consider the following statements:
1. Micro nations are imaginary social groups
2. Micro nations exist only on paper or internet
Which among the above statements is / are correct?

 
 
 
 

10. Consider the following types of Plants :
1. Calcicoles 2. Calcifuges 3. Calcareous
Which among the above plants grow in most acidic soils?

 
 
 
 
 

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