knowledge_philic daily quiz.


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quiz set. These sets of questions are necessary not only for knowledge but also for
various exams.

Which of the following compiles red list?
a) World Wide fund for Nature
b) United Nations Environment Programme
c) International Union for Conservation of Nature
d) Greenpeace
Modi offered prayers at Mahabodhi tree in Sri
Lanka, the tree which grew from the branch of the Bodhi tree in Bodh Gaya. Who
amongst the following brought its branch to Srilanka?
a) Sangahmitra
b) Ashoka
c) Gautamiputra Satakarni
d) Devi
Consider the following statements
1. Nai Roshni
 is a scheme for Leadership
Development of Minority Women launched in 2012-13.
2. The scheme would provide minority women support,
leadership training, information and confidence to interact with government
system, banks and intermediaries at all levels.
3.The scheme is implemented through panchyati  Raj and NGOs
Which of the above statements are true?
a) 1,2 
b) 2,3
c) 1,3
d) All the above
Which country contains the greatest number of
speakers of Welsh, after the UK?
(a) Argentina
(b) The United States
(c) Canada
(d) Australia
  5) Berar was
annexed to the British Empire by:
(a) Lord Curzon
(b) Dalhousie
(c) Lord Cornwallis
(d) Lord Wellesley
      6) Vasco-da-Gama
landed in India at
(a) Bombay
(b) Cochin
(c) Madras
(d) Calicut
      7) Gautama
Buddha was born in the year
(a) 537 BC
(b) 400 BC
(c) 525 BC
(d) 563 BC
     8) The author of
the book ‘Changing Village , Changing Life’ is
(a) Praful  Mohanti
(b) M.N. Srinivas
(c) Andhra Bettile
(d) S.C. Dube
    9) Sania Mirza and
Martina Hingis reached into the final of Miami Open by defeating which of the
following pair?
A. Makarova and Vesnina
B. Andrea Hlavackova and Lucie Hradecka 
C. Elena and Sara 
D. Timea Babos and Kristina Mladenovic
     10) Where was
recently banned cow slaughter’s bill by president?
A. Rajasthan
B. Maharashtra
C. Delhi
D. Uttar Pradesh
      11) 1974 was
declared as the year of_________ by U.N.O
(a) Copernicus Year
(b) International Book Year
(c) World Population Year
(d) International Tourism Year
     12) The world’s
most advanced solar-powered aircraft 1st world journey took off from Abu Dhabi
A. Ahmadabad
B. Lucknow
C. Mumbai
D. Delhi
     13) The idea of a
Constituent Assembly to form a Constitution of India was first mooted by
A. M N Roy in 1927
B. the Indian National Congress in 1936
C. the Muslim League in 1942
D. the All Parties Conference in 1946
   14) Find the
opposite word of ’Ingest’ is
 a. Dismiss
 b. Display
 c. Disrupt
 d. Disgorge
    15) Opposite word
of  Extol is
 a. Hate
 b. Scold
 c. Heckle
 d. Censure
    16) Same word of Knave
 a. Soldier
 b. Scoundrel
 c. Enchanter
 d. Emperor
     17) Same word of Obstinate
 a. Mischievous
 b. Unyielding
 c. Foolish
 d. Unreasonable
In questions given below , groups of four words are given. In
each group , one word is correctly spelt.
     18) Find the
correctly spelt word and mark your answer…
(i) a. Voluptous
 b. Virtuous
 c. Volumenous
 d. Voceferous
(ii) a. Lision
 b. bavine
 c. benine
 d. Aqueous
(iii)a. Tumble
 b. Tunnle
 c. Trable
 d. Tussel
Spotting error
     19) The
introduction of job – oriented courses (1) / in the self – financing colleges
(2) / attract many students (3) / No error (4)
     20) A man
pointing to a photograph says, “The lady in the photograph is my nephew’s
maternal grandmother.” How is the lady in the photograph related to the man’s
sister who has no other sister?
A. Mother
B. Cousin
C. Mother–in–law
D. Sister–in–law
     21) Tanya moves
towards South–east a distance of 7 km, then she moves towards West and travels
a distance of 14 m. From here, she moves towards North-west a distance of 7 m
and finally she moves a distance of 4 m towards East and stood at that point.
How far is the starting point from where she stood?
A. 3 m
B. 4 m
C. 5 m
D. 10 m
      22) If 18th
February, 1997 falls on Tuesday then what will be the day on 18th February,
A. Monday
B. Tuesday
C. Wednesday
D. Thursday
     23) If in a certain code, MICROWAVE is
written as LJBSNXZWD, how is POPULAR written in that code?
     24) A constant
distance from Chennai to Bangalore is covered by Express train at 5O km/hr. If
it returns to same distance at 40 km/hr. then the average speed during the
whole journey is
(1) 45 km/h
(2) 48 km/h
(3) 45.45 km/h
(4) 44.44 km/h
 25) By selling an
article for Rs. 39. a shopkeeper gains 30%. For how much should he sell it to
gain 10%?
(1) 31 
(2) 32.5
(3) Rs 30 
(4) Rs33
      26) The two
numbers are in the ratio 2:3 and their product is 54 the sum of the numbers is?
(1) 15 
(2) 5
(3) 9 
(4) 6
      27)  A can do 2/3 of a job in 8 days and Q is
twice as efficient as P. In how many days Q will finish the job
(1) 6  
(2) 8
(3) 12  
(4) 4
            28)  A, B and C undertake to complete a piece of
work for Rs 1950. A  works  for 8 days, B for 9 days and C for 12 days to
complete the work. If their daily wages are in the ratio of  3 : 5 : 4, what does C get?
(1) 400
(2) 750
(3) 675
(4) 800
         29)  If 100 men can do 100 jobs in 100 days, then 1
man can do 1 job in
(1) 1 day
(2) 100 days
(3) 50 days
(4) 10 days
          30)  Fruit seller buys mangoes at the rate of 15
for 12 and sells them at the rate of 15 per dozen. Find his gain percentage.
(1) 25.65%
(2) 32.25%
(3) 51.35%
(4) 56.25%
     31) The difference between 90% of a number
and 83% of the same number is 175. What is 99% of that number?
(1) 2420
(2) 2475
(3) 2500
(4) 1750
       32) The difference between 90% of a
number and 83% of the same number is 175. What is 99% of that number?
(1) 2420
(2) 2475
(3) 2500
(4) 1750
      33) Find the odd
one out. 3576, 1784, 888, 440, 216, 105, 48
A. 105
B. 216
C. 888
D. 1784
     34) Find the odd
one out. 30, -5, -45, -90, -145, -195, -255
A. -5
B. -145
C. -255
D. -195
      35) A thief
running at 8 km/h is chased by a policeman whose speed is 10 km/h. if the thief
is 100 m ahead of the policeman, than the time required for the policeman to
catch the thief will be:
A.  2 mins
B.  3 mins
C.  4 mins
D.  6 mins
Answer key of this quiz is posted next day, with another set
of questions.



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