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General Awareness Quiz - Set 57

Published on Saturday, July 16, 2016
1. The first Indian state to accept the Subsidiary Alliance introduced by Lord Wellesley was
a) Mysore
b) Hyderabad
c) Sikkim
d) Travancore

2. The Becquerel (Bq) is the SI derived unit of
a) Luminosity
b) Radioactivity
c) Energy
d) Temperature 

3. Which of the following is used in ovens?
a) Radio waves
b) X-rays
c) Microwaves
d) UV rays 

4. The most abundant element by mass in the human body is
a) Iron
b) Calcium
c) Oxygen
d) Magnesium 

5. Which of the following is a conventional source of energy?
a) Tidal power
b) Wind energy
c) Solar energy
d) Nuclear energy 

6. The force acting between molecules, which is responsible for surface tension in liquids, is
a) Electrical force
b) Adhesive force
c) Gravitational force
d) Cohesive force 

7. Which of the following fertilizers contains high nitrogen content?
a) Ammonium Nitrate
b) Urea
c) Calcium Citrate
d) Ammonium Sulphate 

8. Who among the following have authored the book “A Secular Agenda”?
a) Kiran Desai
b) Arun Shourie
c) AB Vajpayee
d) Arundhati Roy 

9. Who among the following is the father of ‘C’ programming language?
a) John Kemeny
b) Thomas Kurtz
c) Bill Gates
d) Dennis Ritchie 

10. The govt reduced the deadline for completion of flagship Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) from 2022 to
a) 2016
b) 2017
c) 2018
d) 2019 


1. b) Hyderabad
2. b) Radioactivity
3. c) Microwaves
4. c) Oxygen
5. d) Nuclear energy
6. d) Cohesive force
7. b) Urea
8. b) Arun Shourie
9. d) Dennis Ritchie
10. d) 2019 


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