General Awareness Quiz - Set 25

1. In Jainism, "perfect knowledge" is referred to as
a) Jina
b) Ratna
c) Kaivalya
d) Nirvana

2. Which one of the following is not an astronomical object?

a) Pulsar
b) Brittle Star
c) Black Hole
d) Quasar

3. Soils of western Rajasthan have a high content of

a) Aluminium
b) Calcium
c) Nitrogen
d) Phosphorus

4. Which one of the following seeds, can benefit a patient of diabetes meillitus by normalising his blood sugar level?
a) Coriander seeds
b) Fenugreek seeds
c) Cumin seeds
d) Mustard seeds

5. The 38th parallel separates

a) North Vietnam from South Vietnam
b) South Korea from North Korea
c) Hungary from Serbia
d) Afghanistan from Uzbekistan

6. The Buddhist sect Mahayana formally came into existence during the regin of

a) Ajatashatru
b) Ashoka
c) Dharmapala
d) Kanishka

7. The only land-locked country in South-East Asia is
a) Laos
b) Thailand
c) Malaysia
d) Kampuchea

8. A child goes on vomiting profusely and develops symptoms of diarrhoea. Chances are that in the child's blood serum, there is a drop in
a) calcium
b) iron
c) sodium
d) phosphorus

9. The famous Nathadwara Temple is a tourist attraction in

a) Rajasthan
b) Gujarat
c) Madhya Pradesh
d) Kerala

10. Excess of amino-acids are broken down to form urea in the
a) Liver
b) Kidney
c) Spleen
d) Rectum


1.c) Kaivalya
2.b) Brittle Star
3.d) Phosphorus
4.b) Fenugreek seeds
5.b) South Korea from North Korea
6.d) Kanishka
7.a) Laos
8.c) sodium
9.a) Rajasthan
10.a) Liver


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