General Awareness Quiz - Set 108

1. __________ is the state document established for documenting rare and endangered species of animals, plants and fungi.
a) Red Data Book
b) Green Data Book
c) Brown Data Book
d) Yellow Data Book

2. The ‘Karman line’ commonly represents the boundary between the
a) Planets of the solar system
b) Earth and the moon
c) Earth’s atmosphere and the outer space
d) Oceans of the world

3. This noble gas was once commonly used to treat cancer as the radiation it gives off kills the affected cells:
a) Krypton
b) Argon
c) Radon
d) Helium

4. Gandhiji started publishing a weekly journal in 1932 from Yerwada Jail. It was named
a) Young India
b) Harijan
c) Indian Opinion
d) The Independence

5. What is meant by pegging of a currency? Fixing the value of a currency at a
a) lower level
b) higher level
c) constant level
d) None of the above

6. After which of the following Five-year Plans was the Plan Holiday declared in India?
a) Second
b) Third
c) Fourth
d) Fifth

7. The CAG acts as the friend, philosopher and guide for the
a) Union Finance Minister
b) Estimates Committee
c) Prime Minister’s Office
d) Public Accounts Committee

8. The first meeting of the Indian National Congress was presided by WC Bonnerjee and was held in 1885 in
a) Pune
b) Calcutta
c) Bombay
d) Delhi

9. The damage of the human body due to radiation (X-rays, gamma-rays etc) is measured in
a) Dioptre
b) Rem
c) Roentgen
d) Curie

10. The legislative assembly of which of the following states has 295 (294 elected and Inominated) seats as of now?
a) Assam
b) West Bengal
c) Odisha
d) Kerala


1. a) Red Data Book
2. c) Earth’s atmosphere and the outer space
3. c) Radon
4. b) Harijan
5. c) constant level
6. b) Third
7. d) Public Accounts Committee
8. c) Bombay
9. b) Rem
10. b) West Bengal


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