General Awareness Questions and Answers

  • Chicken Fry Biryani

  • 1. Who is known as 'the father of Indian missile technology'?
   A.) Dr. Chidambaram
   B.) Dr. Homi Bhabha
   C.) Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
   D.) Dr. U.R. Rao

Answer: Option 'C'

Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

  • 2. “One People, One State, One leader” was the policy of
   A.) Lenin
   B.) Hitler
   C.) Stalin
   D.) Mussolin

Answer: Option 'B'

Hitler

  • 3. DRDL stands for
   A.) Differential Research and Documentation Laboratory
   B.) Department of Research and Development Laboratory
   C.) Defence Research and Development Laboratory
   D.) None of the above

Answer: Option 'C'

Defence Research and Development Laboratory

  • 4. Golf player Vijay Singh belongs to which country?
   A.) USA
   B.) UK
   C.) Fiji
   D.) India

Answer: Option 'C'

Fiji

  • 5. Exposure to sunlight helps a person improve his health because
   A.) the pigment cells in the skin get stimulated and produce a healthy tan
   B.) the ultraviolet rays convert skin oil into Vitamin D
   C.) the infrared light kills bacteria in the body
   D.) resistance power increases

Answer: Option 'B'

the ultraviolet rays convert skin oil into Vitamin D

  • 6. Bats can fly in the dark because
   A.) they produce high pitched sounds called ultrasonics
   B.) the light startles in them
   C.) they have a better vision in the dark
   D.) none of the above

Answer: Option 'A'

they produce high pitched sounds called ultrasonics

  • 7. Which is considered as the biggest port of India?
   A.) Chennai
   B.) Mumbai
   C.) Cochin
   D.) Kolkata

Answer: Option 'B'

Mumbai

  • 8. Name the plant important in sericulture
   A.) Mulberry
   B.) Legumes
   C.) Pea
   D.) Cassia

Answer: Option 'A'

Mulberry

  • 9. Name the continent where 'Tundra' type of climate is not found
   A.) Africa
   B.) Asia
   C.) Europe
   D.) North America

Answer: Option 'A'

Africa

  • 10. Who was appointed as new Brand Ambassador for Swachh Bharat Mission in 2017 ?
   A.) Shilpa Shetty
   B.) Priyanka Chopra
   C.) Kangana Ranaut
   D.) Anushka Sharma

Answer: Option 'A'

Shilpa Shetty
The government has roped in actress Shilpa Shetty as a brand ambassador for the Modi government's cleanliness initiative Swachh Bharat Mission.
The 41-year-old actress will feature in TV and radio campaigns aimed at discouraging people from littering on roads. Soon, campaign posters featuring her will be displayed at various places across the country.