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28 Jul 2017

Top 10 Compulsory GK for Upcoming Competitive Examination


1. The word 'Buddha' means

A. an enlightened one
B. a wanderer
C. a conqueror
D. a liberator

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2. The period of one revolution of Sun around the centre of galaxy is called

A. Parsec
B. Astronomical year
C. Cosmic year
D. Light year

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3. Who admits a new State to the Union of India ?

A. President
B. Supreme Court
C. Prime Minister
D. Parliament

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4. Who is called the 'Father of Economics' ?

A. Adam Smith
B. Alfred Marshall
C. Max Muller
D. Karl Marx

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5. The shape of rain drop is spherical due to

A. viscosity
B. surface tension
C. elasticity
D. gravitation

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6. Who invented aeroplane ? 

A. Hoffman
B. Wright Brothers
C. Edison
D. Stevenson

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7. The depletion of Ozone layer is mainly due to

A. aviation fuels
B. radioactive rays
C. chloro-fluro-carbons
D. valcanic eruptions

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8. Who among the following Mughal rulers has been called 'Prince of Builders' ?

A. Shah Jahan
B. Babur
C. Akbar
D. Jahangir

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9. India is the largest producer and exporter of

A. Cotton
B. Copper
C. Tea
D. Mica

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10. Who among the following is popularly known as 'Nightingale of India' ?

A. Lata Mangeshkar
B. Asha Bhonsle
C. Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit
D. Sarojini Naidu
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