General Awareness Quiz - Set 20

1. The number of pawns on the Chess Board, when the game begins, is
a) 4
b) 8
c) 16
d) 32

2. Which, among the following, is a solid lubricant?
a) carbohydrate
b) graphite
c) protein
d) starch

3. The instrument used to measure the strength of electric current at a point is
a) Ammeter
b) Altimeter
c) Adrinometer
d) Anemometer

4. Sales tax was introduced in India for the first time by
a) CD Deshmukh
b) C Rajagopalachari
c) Morarji Desai
d) TT Krishnamachari

5. Consumption of potassium cyanide leads to total stoppage of cellular activity in the human body, as it cripples the
a) heart
b) lungs
c) kidneys
d) mitochondria

6. What was the principal programme of the swaraj Party?
a) rural reconstruction plans
b) constitutional opposition
c) council entry
d) boycott of foreign goods

7. “Harishchandra Awards” are given by
a) Ministry of Education
b) Ujjain University
c) Government of Uttar Pradesh
d) Ministry of Information & Broadcasting

8. Enriched Uranium is used as fuel in the power plant at
a) Kalpakkam
b) Narora
c) Kota
d) Tarapur

9. A plant cell is distinguishable from an animal cell by the presence of
a) nucleus
b) cell wall
c) chloroplasts
d) cell membrane

10. Which, among the following, is a communicable disease?
a) Beri Beri
b) Diabetes
c) Leucoderma
d) Dysentery


1. c) 16
2. b) graphite
3. a) Ammeter
4. b) C Rajagopalachari
5. d) mitochondria
6. c) council entry
7. d) Ministry of Information & Broadcasting
8. d) Tarapur
9. b) cell wall
10. d) Dysentery

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