Static GK for Upcoming Exams Quiz Set - 2

21.

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

22.

Which country will host the 2018 BRICS summit?

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

Answer: Option 'B'

South Africa

23.

The Jharsuguda Thermal Power plant is located in which state?

   A.) Rajasthan
   B.) Odisha
   C.) West Bengal
   D.) Haryana

Answer: Option 'B'

Odisha

24.

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

25.

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.

26.

The Export-Import Bank of India (EXIM Bank) was founded in which year?

   A.) 1982
   B.) 1975
   C.) 1991
   D.) 1980

Answer: Option 'A'

Export-Import Bank of India (EXIM Bank) is a specialized financial institution, wholly owned by Government of India, set up in 1982, for financing, facilitating and promoting foreign trade of India.

Headquarters: Mumbai

CEO: Shri Yaduvendra Mathur

27.

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.

28.

What is the currency of Liberia?

   A.) Liberian shilling
   B.) Liberian dollar
   C.) Liberian dinar
   D.) Liberian dollar

Answer: Option 'B'

Capital – Monrovia

29.

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).

30.

When is the National Science Day observed?

   A.) November 29
   B.) February 28
   C.) August 27
   D.) April 26

Answer: Option 'B'

February 28
National Science Day is celebrated in India on 28 February each year to mark the discovery of the Raman effect by Indian physicist Sir Chandrashekhara Venkata Raman on 28 February 1928. 

31.

How many Fundamental Duties are prescribed in the Constitution of India?

   A.) 12
   B.) 11
   C.) 13
   D.) 14

Answer: Option 'B'

The Fundamental Duties of citizens were added to the Constitution by the 42nd Amendment in 1976, upon the recommendations of the Swaran Singh Committee that was constituted by the government earlier that year. Originally ten in number, the Fundamental Duties were increased to eleven by the 86th Amendment in 2002

32.

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

33.

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.

34.

Kallanai Dam is the first dam of India. It is built in which state?

   A.) Odisha
   B.) Tamil Nadu
   C.) Andhra Pradesh
   D.) Karnataka

Answer: Option 'B'

Tamil Nadu

35.

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 

36.

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.

37.

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

38.

Suvarnabhumi Airport is located in__________

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

Answer: Option 'B'

Thailand

39.

Lake Baikal is situated in which country?

   A.) France
   B.) United States
   C.) Germany
   D.) Russia

Answer: Option 'D'

Russia
Lake Baikal in southern Russia is the world’s deepest lake. It is an estimated 5,387 feet deep (1,642 meters), and its bottom is approximately 3,893 feet (1,187 meters) below sea level.Lake Baikal is also the world’s largest freshwater lake in terms of volume.

40.

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) is headquartered at_____

   A.) The Hague, The Netherlands
   B.) Monaco
   C.) Los Angeles, USA
   D.) Kathmandu, Nepal

Answer: Option 'C'

Los Angeles, USA
Headquarters: Los Angeles, California, United States
CEO: Göran Marby (23 May 2016–)

Founded: 18 September 1998


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