General Knowledge section is an integral part of all competitive exams including IBPS PO exam. Candidates preparing for such exams must be aware of the type of current affairs and general knowledge questions set by the examiners. Whether you are studying through online videos or attending a regular class, you must go through common general knowledge questions to strengthen the knowledge of current affairs. The expert team of Vidya Guru has come up with the following frequently asked questions to help you out.
Question 1: Which of the below nations does not come under Melanesia area in the Pacific Ocean?
b. Solomon Islands
Question 2: Lines on a map depicting equal rainfall are known as
Question 3: Name the Monastery identified as Galden Namgey Lhatse.
a. Tawang Monastery
b. Shaolin Monastery
c. Bomdila Monastery
d. Rumtek Monastery
Answer: Tawang Monastery
Question 4: Which of the following isn’t related to the World Trade Organization (WTO)?
a. Trade Related Intellectual Property Rights
b. GATT (General Agreement on Trade and Services)
c. Multilateral Agreement on Investment
d. Agreement on Agriculture
Answer: Multilateral Agreement on Investment
Question 5: In history, the shortest war was fought between which two sovereign countries?
a. Denmark & UK
b. Britain & Zanzibar
c. Britain & France
d. Italy & France
Answer: Britain & Zanzibar
Question 6: Which of the following canals is known to be a significant link between the developed nations and the developing nations?
a. Grand Canal
b. Panama Canal
c. Kiel Canal
d. Suez Canal
Answer: Suez Canal
Question 7: The accurate order of Indian sea ports from “South to North” is
a. Calicut→ Thiruvananthapuram→ Cochin→ Mangalore
b. Cochin →Thiruvananthapuram→Calicut→Mangalore
c. Thiruvananthapuram→ Calicut→ Mangalore→ Cochin
d. Thiruvananthapuram→ Cochin→ Calicut→ Mangalore
Answer: Thiruvananthapuram→ Cochin→ Calicut→ Mangalore
Question 8: Which of the below states didn’t belong to areas under the control of Vijayanagar ruler Krishnadeva Raya?
d. Tamil Nadu
Question 9: The prime minister of India can’t participate in voting on a No-confidence motion against his / her government if he / she __:
a. has minority in Rajya Sabha
b. leads a coalition government
c. forbidden by speaker of Lok Sabha
d. is a member of Rajya Sabha
Answer: is a member of Rajya Sabha
Question 10: Which of the below isn’t an equatorial harvest?
d. Oil Palm
Question 11: Which of the following isn’t a petrochemical center of India?
Question 12: Myanmar doesn’t share its international boundary with
Question 13: Name the first Indian (post-independence) to have attained a medal in an individual Olympic occurrence.
a. K D Jadhav
c. Harishchandra Birajdar
d. Prithipal Singh
Answer: K D Jadhav
Question 14: According to whom is Democracy a “Government of the people, by the people and for the people”?
b. Abraham Lincoln
Answer: Abraham Lincoln
Question 15: The poorest conductor of temperature in comparison to other choices is
Question 16: Which of the below statements isn’t true?
a. Rice is a commercial crop of Orissa
b. Groundnut is a major Kharif crop of Gujarat
c. Coffee is an important plantation crop of Karnataka
d. Meghalaya is a key pineapple producing state of India
Answer: Rice is a commercial crop of Orissa
Question 17: The size of Rs. 2000 currency note is
a. 68 mm X 150 mm
b. 68 mm X 166 mm
c. 66 mm X 166 mm
d. 66 mm X 152 mm
Answer: 66 mm X 166 mm
Question 18: Which of the following is the essential element for batteries used in electric cars?
Question 19: Which of the below nations isn’t related to BIMSTEC?
Question 20: How many Indian presidents until now have been chosen unopposed?
Question 21: Which of the following is a passive investment instrument?
a. Gold ETFs
b. Mutual Funds
c. Preference shares
Answer: Gold ETFs
Question 22: To whom among the following is Duty Drawback Scheme offered?
Question 23: Which of the below currencies doesn’t comprise SDR (Special Drawing Rights) Currency Basket?
a. British Pound
b. Indian Rupee
c. Japanese Yen
d. Chinese Renminbi
Answer: Indian Rupee
Question 24: Which is the 1st paper currency supplied by RBI?
a. Rs. 1 Note
b. Rs. 2 Note
c. Rs. 5 Note
d. Rs. 100 Note
Answer: Rs. 5 Note
Question 25: Name the industry that isn’t included in the Index of 8 Core Industries.
a. Crude Oil
d. Natural Gas
Question 26: The Vice-President of India is:
a. elected by the members of Rajya Sabha
b. nominated by the President
c. chosen by the members of the electoral college comprising members of both Houses of Parliament
d. None of the above
Answer: chosen by the members of the electoral college comprising members of both Houses of Parliament
Question 27: Name the state that isn’t included in the 6th schedule of the Indian Constitution.
Question 28: Which of the following isn’t correctly matched with respect to India?
a. Panthera tigris : National Animal
b. Pavo cristatus : National Bird
c. Mangifera indica : National Fruit
d. None of these
Answer: None of these
Question 29: Which of the below places isn’t a location for currency note printing press in India?
Question 30: From which part of the plant is ‘Saffron’ obtained?
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