Monday, August 29, 2016

Q1. In which year of First World War Germany declared war on Russia and France?
(a) 1913
(b) 1914
(c) 1915
(d) 1916
(e) 1917
On August 1, 1914, four days after Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia, two more great European powers—Russia and Germany—declare war on each other; the same day, France orders a general mobilization. The so-called “Great War” 

Q2. India's first Technicolor film ____ in the early 1950s was produced by ____
(a) 'Jhansi Ki Rani', Sohrab Modi
(b) 'Jhansi Ki Rani', Sir Syed Ahmed
(c) 'Mirza Ghalib', Sohrab Modi
(d) 'Mirza Ghalib', Munshi Premchand
(e) None of the above
Sohrab Modi produced the India’s first Technicolor film ‘Jhansi Ki Rani’ in 1950.

Q3. How many Lok Sabha seats belongs to Rajasthan?
(a) 32
(b) 35
(c) 24
(d) 30
(e) 25
Elections in Rajasthan are held since 1952 to elect members of Rajasthan Legislative Assembly and of Lok Sabha. There are 200 assembly constituencies and 25 Lok sabha constituencies. The maximum strength of the House envisaged by the Constitution of India is 552, which is made up by election of up to 530 members to represent the states; up to 20 members to represent the Union Territories and not more than two members of the Anglo-Indian Community to be nominated by the President of India.

Q4. India's first atomic reactor was?
(a) Zerlina
(b) Apsara
(c) Dhruva
(d) Kamini
(e) None of the above
Apsara is the oldest of India's research reactors. The reactor was designed by the Bhabha Atomic Research Center (BARC) and built with assistance from the United Kingdom (which also provided the initial fuel supply consisting of 80 percent enriched uranium). Apsara first went critical on 4 August 1956.

Q5. India's first ocean wave's energy project was launched in..?
(a) 1993
(b) 1990
(c) 1991
(d) 1992
(e) None of the above
Vizhinjam harbour is the site of a unique demonstration plant that converts energy from waves to electricity using Oscillating Water Columns (OWCs). The electricity generated is then fed into the local grid.[1] A caisson was constructed on the site in December 1990 and two generations of power modules have so far been tested. The plant was first commissioned in October 1991.

Q6. India's tallest stone statue of the Jain sage Gomateswara is at?
(a) Mysore, Karnakata
(b) New Delhi
(c) Mandu, Madhya Pradesh
(d) Sravanabelagola, Karnataka
(e) None of the above
The image shows the 17.9 m statue of the Jain prophet Gomatheswara. Carved between 978-993 AD, it is thought to be the largest monolithic statue in the world.

Q7. How much districts are there in Punjab??
(a) 22
(b) 28
(c) 19
(d) 25
(e) 30
The state of Punjab, with a total population of 2.77 crore, is divided into 22 districts. Population of all the 22 districts of Punjab is given here. Amongst the total 22 districts of Punjab, Ludhiana is the most populous district whereas Barnala is the least populous district.

Q8. India participated in Olympics Hockey in?
(a) 1918
(b) 1928
(c) 1938
(d) 1948
(e) 1954
The Indian Hockey Team is the national men's hockey team of India. It was the first non-European team to be a part of the International Hockey Federation. In 1928, the team won its first Olympic gold medal

Q9. How many times has Brazil won the World Cup Football Championship?
(a) Four times
(b) Six times
(c) Five times
(d) Twice
(e) Once
Brazil have won five times, and they are the only team to have played in every tournament. The other World Cup winners are Germany and Italy, with four titles each; Argentina and inaugural winner Uruguay, with two titles each; and England, France and Spain, with one title each.

Q10. In August, 1996 at Kolar(near Bangalore), India made successful test flights of Unmanned Air Vehicle (UAV) named..?
(a) Nishant
(b) Vijayanta
(c) Lakshya
(d) Arjun
(e) None of the above
The DRDO Nishant was an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) developed by India's ADE (Aeronautical Development Establishment), a branch of DRDO (Defence Research and Development Organisation) for the Indian Armed Forces.

Q11. India's first nuclear blast at Pokhran in Rajasthan took place in..?
(a) 1984
(b) 1964
(c) 1954
(d) 1981
(e) 1974
Smiling Buddha (MEA designation: Pokhran-I) was the assigned code name of India's first successful nuclear bomb test on 18 May 1974. The bomb was detonated on the army base, Pokhran Test Range (PTR), in Rajasthan by the Indian Army under the supervision of several key army officials

Q12. India's first indigenous helicopter was successfully flown in Bangalore on?
(a) August 30, 1990
(b) August 30, 1982
(c) August 30, 1994
(d) August 30, 1992
(e) None of the above
Indigenous Helicopter India's first indigenous helicopter was successfully flown in Bangalore on 30 August 1992.
Q13. In which of the followings places was the last Winter Olympics Games held?
(a) Albertville
(b) Lillehammer
(c) Sochi, Russia
(d) Salt Lake City (USA)
(e) None of the above
The 2014 Winter Olympics, officially called the XXII Olympic Winter Games (French: Les XXIIes Jeux olympiques d'hiver) and commonly known as Sochi 2014, were a major international multi-sport event held from 7 to 23 February 2014 in Sochi, Krasnodar Krai, Russia,
Q14. Hundred year war was fought between..?
(a) Greek and Persian forces
(b) Civil war in England
(c) India and England
(d) France and England
(e) None of the above
The Hundred Years' War was a war between England and France. England and France fought over who would be the king of France. The war lasted from 1337 to 1453.
Q15. India's Integrated Missiles Development Programme was started in ____ under the chairmanship of Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam.
(a) 1981-82
(b) 1982-83
(c) 1980-81
(d) 1979-80
(e) None of the above
The Integrated Guided Missile Development Programme (IGMDP) was an Indian Ministry of Defence programme for the research and development of the comprehensive range of missiles. The project started in 1982–83 with popular political support from the successive governments and bestowed under the leadership of Abdul Kalam

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