Static GK for Upcoming Exams Quiz Set - 2

1.

The Sambhar Salt Lake is situated in which state?

   A.) Gujarat
   B.) Goa
   C.) Rajasthan
   D.) Andhra Pradesh

Answer: Option 'C'

Rajasthan
The Sambhar Salt Lake, India’s largest inland salt lake, is located 96 km southwest of the city of Jaipur and 64 km northeast of Ajmer along National Highway 8 in Rajasthan. 

2.

Govind Ballabh Pant Sagar is a man made reservoir situated in___________

   A.) HImachal Pradesh
   B.) Uttar Pradesh
   C.) Jharkhand
   D.) Maharashtra

Answer: Option 'B'

Govind Ballabh Pant Sagar is constructed over river Rihand, a tributary of Sone in Uttar Pradesh. It is the largest man made reservoir in India

3.

Suvarnabhumi Airport is located in__________

   A.) Pakistan
   B.) Thailand
   C.) Sri Lanka
   D.) Nepal

Answer: Option 'B'

Thailand

4.

The headquarter of International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry is located at________

   A.) Berlin, Germany
   B.) Zurich, Switzerland
   C.) Washington D.C., USA
   D.) The Hague, The Netherlands

Answer: Option 'B'

Zurich, Switzerland
The International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) is an international federation of National Adhering Organizations that represents chemists in individual countries. It is registered in Zurich, Switzerland.

5.

Who is the Chairman of the Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC)?

   A.) Rakesh Sharma
   B.) Amitabh Chaudhary
   C.) S.K. Roy
   D.) V.K. Sharma

Answer: Option 'D'

V.K. Sharma

6.

‘Bedara Vesha’ is a popular folk dance of which state?

   A.) Tamil Nadu
   B.) Karnataka
   C.) West Bengal
   D.) Odisha

Answer: Option 'B'

Karnataka
‘Bedara Vesha’ is a folk dance performed days before Holi night in Sirsi town of Karnataka. It is also known as ‘Hunter Dance’.

7.

The ‘Global Economic Prospects’ report is issued by___________

   A.) World Economic Forum
   B.) World Bank
   C.) International Monetary Fund
   D.) Asian Development Bank

Answer: Option 'B'

World Bank

8.

The 2023 Cricket World Cup is scheduled to be held in which country?

   A.) Pakistan
   B.) India
   C.) Australia
   D.) England

Answer: Option 'B'

India
The 2023 Cricket World Cup (officially ICC Cricket World Cup 2023) will be the 13th edition of the Cricket World Cup, scheduled to be hosted by India, from 9 February to 26 March 2023.[1][2] This will be the first time the competition is held completely in India (three previous editions were partially hosted there – 1987, 1996, and 2011).

9.

The IPCL Sports Complex Ground is located in___________

   A.) Punjab
   B.) Gujarat
   C.) West Bengal
   D.) Maharashtra

Answer: Option 'B'

Gujarat
The IPCL or Indian Petrochemicals Corporation Limited Sports Complex ground is situated in Vadodara, in Gujarat.  The stadium was founded in the year 1992 and is presently under the ownership of Reliance and hence is also referred to as the Reliance Stadium

10.

Mount Harriet National Park is situated in which place?

   A.) Jammu & Kashmir
   B.) Sikkim
   C.)  Andaman and Nicobar Islands
   D.) Meghalaya

Answer: Option 'C'

 Andaman and Nicobar Islands

11.

The Empress Botanical Garden is located in which city?

   A.) Bengaluru
   B.) Mumbai
   C.) Pune
   D.) Lucknow

Answer: Option 'C'

Pune

12.

Which country will host the 2018 BRICS summit?

   A.) China
   B.) South Africa
   C.) Brazil
   D.) India

Answer: Option 'B'

South Africa

13.

The Magsaysay Award was instituted in which year?

   A.) 1938
   B.) 1958
   C.) 1968
   D.) 1948

Answer: Option 'B'

1958
The Ramon Magsaysay Award is an annual award established to perpetuate former Philippine President Ramon Magsaysay’s example of integrity in governance, courageous service to the people, and pragmatic idealism within a democratic society. First recipient was 

14.

Ace Against Odds is the biography of_______________

   A.) Sania Mirza
   B.) Milkha Singh
   C.) Yuvraj Singh
   D.) Abhinav Bindra

Answer: Option 'A'

Sania Mirza
Ace Against Odds is the 2016 biography of the Indian professional tennis player Sania Mirza. The book is her official biography chronicling her journey to becoming one of India and world’s top female tennis player.

15.

Aanchal Thakur is associated with which sports?

   A.) Swimming
   B.) Skiing
   C.) Shooting
   D.) Wrestling

Answer: Option 'B'

Skiing
Aanchal Thakur is an Indian female alpine skier. She represented India at the 2012 Winter Youth Olympics that took place in Innsbruck.

16.

The World Wetlands Day is observed on____________

   A.) December 18
   B.) February 2
   C.) March 12
   D.) April 7

Answer: Option 'B'

February 2

17.

The branch of science dealing with the study or collection of coins, banknotes, and medals is known as_______

   A.) Aphnology
   B.) Numismatics
   C.) Chrematistics
   D.) Accountancy

Answer: Option 'B'

Numismatics
Numismatics is the study or collection of currency, including coins, tokens, paper money, and related objects.

18.

Luanda is the capital of which country?

   A.) Guyana
   B.) Liberia
   C.) Armenia
   D.) Angola

Answer: Option 'D'

Angola

19.

The Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park is situated in which state?

   A.) Himachal Pradesh
   B.) Rajsthan
   C.) Gujarat
   D.) Bihar

Answer: Option 'C'

Gujarat

20.

The first bank to introduce Masala Bonds is____________

   A.) HDFC Bank
   B.) ICICI Bank
   C.) SBI
   D.) HSBC

Answer: Option 'A'

HDFC Bank
HDFC is first ever Indian corporate to list Masala bond, chooses London Stock Exchange for landmark issuance


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