General Awareness Quiz - Set 86

1. A mixture of two liquids which has a constant boiling point and composition throughout distillation is called
a) azeotrope
b) allotrope
c) catalyst
d) electrolyte

2. Which of the following committees of the Constituent Assembly was not chaired by Dr. Rajendra Prasad?
a) Rules of Procedure
b) Drafting Committee
c) Steering Committee
d) Finance and Staff Committee

3. _________ carry oxygen from your lungs to your tissues and bring carbon dioxide back to your lungs.
a) Red blood cells
b) White blood cells
c) Platelets
d) Plasma

4. The language of the Allahabad pillar inscription of Samudragupta is
a) Hindi
b) Sanskrit
c) Pali
d) Not known

5. The chemical reaction that occurs when a vegetable oil or animal fat is mixed with a strong alkali is called
a) alkalisation
b) hydration
c) sublimation
d) saponification

6. The group of the modern periodic table also known as the coinage metals is
a) Group 9
b) Group 10
c) Group 11
d) Group 12

7. The world’s first public immunization programme for dengue fever was recently launched in
a) Philippines
b) Mexico
c) Thailand
d) Malaysia

8. Gandhara art flourished largely during the reign of
a) Kushan Dynasty
b) Gupta Dynasty
c) Maurya Dynasty
d) Nanda Dynasty

9. Which of the following is not one of the west-flowing rivers of India?
a) Tapti
b) Mahi
c) Narmada
d) Kaveri

10. Penicillin was discovered in 1928 by
a) Howard Florey
b) Alexander Fleming
c) Edward Jenner
d) Louis Pasteur


Answers:


1. a) azeotrope
2. b) Drafting Committee
3. a) Red blood cells
4. b) Sanskrit
5. d) saponification
6. c) Group 11
7. a) Philippines
8. a) Kushan Dynasty
9. d) Kaveri
10. b) Alexander Fleming


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