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TNPSC GROUP – 2A General Knowledge Practice Set – 15


1. The Gandhara School of Art was also known as

(a) Mathura School

(b) Amravati School

(c) Greco-Bactrian

(d) Indo-Greek Art

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Answer : (d) Indo-Greek Art

2. “My father do not rest” are the words of _______ after the assassination of Gandhiji

(a) Sarojini Naidu

(b) Y.B. Chavan

(c) Indira Gandhi

(d) Nehruji

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Answer : (a) Sarojini Naidu

3. Indian National Congress was founded by

(a) Mahatma Gandhi

(b) Annie Besant

(c) W.C. Bannerji

(d) A.O. Hume

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Answer : (d) A.O. Hume

4. “Swaraj is my birth right” declared

(a) Subhas Chandra Bose

(b) G. Tilak

(c) Lala Lajpat Rai

(d) Mahatma Gandhi

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Answer : (b) G. Tilak

5. The disease caused by the deficiency of Vitamin D is

(a) Diabetes

(b) Rickets

(c) Beri-Beri

(d) Scurvy

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Answer : (b) Rickets

6. Whose signature is found on a hundred rupee note in India?

(a) Finance Minsiter

(b) Prime Minister

(c) Governor of Reserve Bank of India

(d) President of India

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Answer : (c) Governor of Reserve Bank of India

7. Dialysis is restored to in the case of failure of

(a) heart

(b) kidneys

(c) lungs

(d) liver

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Answer : (b) kidneys 

8. The Finance Commission is appointed  every

(a) second year

(b) third year

(c) fourth year

(d) fifth year

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Answer : (d) fifth year

9. The chemical name for sugarcane is

(a) Glucose

(b) Sucrose

(c) Lactose

(d) Starch

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Answer : (b) Sucrose

10. Frakka Agreement between India and Bangladesh was about

(a) to attack Pakistan

(b) sharing the Ganga water

(c) to make atom bomb

(d) none of the above

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Answer : (b) Sucrose

11. Which country is the largest producer of gold?

(a) India

(b) South Africa

(c) U.S.A

(d) Russia

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Answer : (b) South Africa

12. Which of the following planet is called the “Evening Star”?

(a) Mars

(b) Mercury

(c) Venus

(d) Moon

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Answer : (c) Venus

13. How many litres are there in one gallon?

(a) 6

(b) 4.5

(c) 5

(d) 5.5

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Answer : (d) 5.5

14. Insulin is secreted by

(a) Pancreas

(b) Thyroid

(c) Pituitary

(d) None

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Answer : (a) Pancreas

15. Arthritis is

(a) a heart disease

(b) a disease of joints

(c) an eye disease

(d) sleeplessness

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Answer : (b) a disease of joints

16. When were the Commercial Banks nationalised?

(a) 1969

(b) 1970

(c) 1971

(d) 1972

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Answer : (a) 1969

17. The deficiency of Vitamin A causes

(a) Scurvy

(b) Diabetes

(c) Night blindness

(d) Beri-Beri

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Answer : (c) Night blindness

18. The method of proportional representation is adopted in the election of

(a) The President

(b) Prime Minister

(c) Governor

(d) Chief Justice of India

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Answer : (a) The President

19. The Election Commission is constituted

(a) Every five years

(b) Every six years

(c) It is a permanent constitutional body

(d) Every ten years

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Answer : (c) It is a permanent constitutional body

20. The Judges of Supreme Court can be removed by the

(a) President

(b) Law Minister

(c) Parliament

(d) Prime Minister

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Answer : (c) Parliament 

21. The constitution of India was amended for the first time in

(a) 1950

(b) 1951

(c) 1952

(d) 1947

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Answer : (b) 1951

22. The twenty-first Century will start on January 1 in the year

(a) 2001

(b) 2000

(c) 2101

(d) 2100

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Answer : (a) 2001

23. The velocity of light was first measured by

(a) Galileo

(b) Newton

(c) Foucault

(d) Romer

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Answer : (d) Romer

24. The youngest mountain in India is

(a) Aravallis

(b) Himalayas

(c) Satpuras

(d) Vindhyas

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Answer : (c) Satpuras

25. Study of insects is called

(a) Entomology

(b) Anthropology

(c) Ontology

(d) Ornithology

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Answer : (a) Entomology


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