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TNPSC GROUP – 2A General Knowledge Practice Set – 16


1. Jainism was founded by

(a) Bodhisatva

(b) Vikrama Jain

(c) Mahavira

(d) Vikrama Jain

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Answer : (c) Mahavira

2. The old name of Delhi was

(a) Pataliputra

(b) Ayodhya

(c) Indraprastha

(d) Agra

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Answer : (c) Indraprastha

3. Indian Napolean was

(a) Chandra Gupta I

(b) Chandra Gupta II

(c) Samudra Gupta

(d)Skanda Gupta

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Answer : (c) Samudra Gupta

4. The first Governor-General of India was

(a) Rajaji

(b) Warren Hastings

(c) Robert Clive

(d) Lord Mountbatten

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Answer : (b) Warren Hastings

5. Abraham Lincoln is known for

(a) Land reforms

(b) Abolition of untouchability

(c) Abolition of slavery

(d) Independence movement

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Answer : (c) Abolition of slavery

6. Who organised Indian National Army?

(a) Gandhiji

(b) Muthuramalinga Thevar

(c) Netaji Subash Chandra Bose

(d) Motilal Nehru

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Answer : (c) Netaji Subash Chandra Bose

7. The UNO came into existence in

(a) 1920

(b) 1935

(c) 1945

(d) 1955

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Answer : (c) 1945

8. Bauxite is an ore of

(a) Iron

(b) Aluminium

(c) Lead

(d) Gold

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Answer : (b) Aluminium

9. The currency of Bangladesh is

(a) Rupee

(b) Taka

(c) Kata

(d) Pound

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Answer : (b) Taka

10. The 11nth International Conference on AIDS was held in which city?

(a) Mexico

(b) Vancover

(c) Jakarta

(d) Istanbul

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Answer : (b) Vancover

11. The recognition in which field is not considered essential for nomination to the Rajya Sabha by the President

(a) Art

(b) Literature

(c) Commerce

(d) Social Service

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Answer : (c) Commerce

12. The currency of China is

(a) Yen

(b) Yuan

(c) Kyat

(d) Baht

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Answer : (b) Yuan

13. “Trachoma” is a disease connected with

(a) Liver

(b) Skin

(c) Eyes

(d) Brain

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Answer : (c) Eyes

14. Vitamin C is found in

(a) Oranges

(b) Eggs

(c) Butter

(d) Wheat

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Answer : (a) Oranges

15. Ammonia is a compound of hydrogen with

(a) Oxygen

(b) Helium

(c) Nitrogen

(d) Carbon

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Answer : (c) Nitrogen

16. Diamond is chemically a

(a) metal carbonate

(b) pure carbon

(c) pure nitrate

(d) phosphate

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Answer : (b) pure carbon

17.Which of the following gave Kindergarten system?

(a) Maria Montessori

(b) Froebel

(c) Rowland Hill

(d) Edison

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Answer : (a) Maria Montessori

18. The Headquarters of the Hindustan Teleprinters is in

(a) Bangalore

(b) Visakhapatnam

(c) Chennai

(d) Chittaranjan

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Answer : (c) Chennai

19. Aurangzeb in burried was

(a) Delhi

(b) Doulatabad

(c) Agra

(d) Mathura

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Answer : (b) Doulatabad

20. Crescography is an instrument to record

(a) The age of star

(b) Plant growth

(c) Earth growth

(d) Growth of man

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Answer : (b) Plant growth

21. Who built Grand Trunk Road?

(a) Sher Shah Suri

(b) Lord Dalhousie

(c) Grand Trunk

(d) Shahjahan

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Answer : (a) Sher Shah Suri

22. The God of War as per the Rigveda is

(a) Varuna

(b) Indra

(c) Mitra

(d) Rudra

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Answer : (b) Indra

23. Who has written the famous novel Jai Somnath?

(a) Somnath

(b) Munishi

(c) Jaiveer

(d) Gulam

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Answer : (b) Munishi

24. Who has the first woman ruler of Delhi?

(a) Noorjahan

(b) Saniyuktha

(c) Razia Begum

(d) Jhansi Rani

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Answer : (c) Razia Begum

25. Who made English as the medium of instruction in India?

(a) Wellesly

(b) Clive

(c) Cornwallis

(d) Macaulay

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Answer : (d) Macaulay




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