Basic General Knowledge

1. Grand Central Terminal, Park Avenue, New York is the world’s

A. largest railway station
B. highest railway station
C. longest railway station
D. None of the above

Option A

2. Entomology is the science that studies

A. Behavior of human beings
B. Insects
C. The origin and history of technical and scientific terms
D. The formation of rocks

Option B

3. Eritrea, which became the 182nd member of the UN in 1993, is in the continent of

A. Asia
B. Africa
C. Europe
D. Australia

Option B

4. Garampani sanctuary is located at

A. Junagarh, Gujarat
B. Diphu, Assam
C. Kohima, Nagaland
D. Gangtok, Sikkim

Option B

5. For which of the following disciplines is Nobel Prize awarded?

A. Physics and Chemistry
B. Physiology or Medicine
C. Literature, Peace and Economics
D. All of the above

Option D

6. Hitler party which came into power in 1933 is known as

A. Labour Party
B. Nazi Party
C. Ku-Klux-Klan
D. Democratic Party

Option B

7. FFC stands for

A. Foreign Finance Corporation
B. Film Finance Corporation
C. Federation of Football Council
D. None of the above

Option B

8. Fastest shorthand writer was

A. Dr. G. D. Bist
B. J.R.D. Tata
C. J.M. Tagore
D. Khudada Khan

Option A

9.  Epsom (England) is the place associated with

A. Horse racing
B. Polo
C. Shooting
D. Snooker

Option A

10.  First human heart transplant operation conducted by Dr. Christiaan Barnard on Louis Washkansky, was conducted in

A. 1967
B. 1968
C. 1958
D. 1922

Option A

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