General Awareness Quiz - Set 29

1. Greenhouse effect is a case of
a) air pollution
b) water pollution
c) pollution of edible greens
d) non- degradable pollutants

2. Wasteland is that land
a) which is uncultivable
b) which is degraded beyond repair
c) which is degraded but cultivable
d) which is alkaline soil 

3. Which, among the following, is not an official language of the United Nations?
a) English
b) French
c) German
d) Russian 

4. When and where was the first International Film Festival of India held?
a) In 1952 at Bombay
b) In 1955 at Madras (now, Chennai)
c) In 1962 at Calcutta
d) In 1965 at Mysore 

5. Kurukshetra, the scene of the epic battle between the Kauravas and Pandavas, is situated in
a) Sind (Pakistan)
b) Punjab
c) Uttar Pradesh
d) Haryana 

6. There is a Hyderabad in Pakistan. In which Province?
a) Sind
c) Punjab
d) Baluchistan 

7. Legumes are highly nutritious because they are rich in
a) starch
b) oil
c) fat
d) protein 

8. Acid rain occurs because of pollution of air by
a) Carbon monoxide
b) Chlorine
c) SO2
d) CO2
9. Epigraphy is the study of
a) epidemics
b) temple architecture
c) inscriptions
d) rocks and mountains 

10. The Radar is used to detect
a) flying objects
b) artilleries
c) submarines
d) army tanks


1. a) air pollution
2. c) which is degraded but cultivable
3. c) German
4. a) In 1952 at Bombay
5. d) Haryana
6. a) Sind
7. d) protein
8. c) SO2
9. c) inscriptions
10. a) flying objects

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