General Awareness Quiz - Set 117

1. Which one of the following was not common between the Indus Valley people and the Vedic Aryans
a) meat eating
b) cattle rearing
c) use of cotton clothes
d) worship of Mother-Goddess

2. The greatest concentration in the paper industry in India has taken place in the
a) Hooghly Industrial Belt
b) Asansol Industrial Region
c) Bombay Industrial Region
d) Kanpur Industrial Region

3. Which of the following systems is also known as the Hare System?
a) Single transferable vote system
b) List System
c) Limited vote system
d) Single non transferable vote system

4. Who, among the following is remembered to this day by the Rajputs as a model of chivalry and courage and is the hero of many folk ballads?
a) Jaichand
b) Prithviraj
c) Vidyadhara
d) Parmal

5. Hastinapura of Mahabharata fame was located on the banks of the river
a) Beas
b) Sutlej
c) Ganga
d) Yamuna

6. Vitamins A and C are predominantly present in
a) brinjal
b) Lady's finger
c) potato
d) tomato

7. The number of pin code postal regions in India is
a) 5
b) 6
c) 7
d) 8

8. The focal length of lens of the eye is under the control of the
a) iris
b) pupil
c) ciliary body
d) cornea

9. Coagulation of blood in vessels is prevented during normal circulation by
a) heparin
b) prothrombin
c) plasmogen
d) thromboplastin

10. Ozone layers absorb
a) infrared rays
b) ultraviolet rays coming from the sun
c) all radiations from the sun
d) cosmic rays


1. d) worship of Mother-Goddess
2. a) Hooghly Industrial Belt
3. a) Single transferable vote system
4. b) Prithviraj
5. c) Ganga
6. d) tomato
7. b) 6
8. c) ciliary body
9. a) heparin
10. b) ultraviolet rays coming from the sun


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