General Knowledge Quiz for CDS & INET : 6th OCTOBER

General Knowledge Quiz for CDS & INET : 6th OCTOBER

Dear Students, Defence Adda is providing you all with this quiz on General Knowledge questions for CDS, AFCAT, CAPF, INET, and other Defence Examinations.

Q1.Dhamek Stupa was built by?
(a) Akbar
(b) Humayun
(c) Ashoka
(d) Narasimha

Q2. Which is the first newspaper of India?
(a) Bombay Gazette
(b) Bengal Gazette
(c) Bombay Times
(d) Hindustan Times

Q3.  The Equator does NOT pass through which of the following countries?
 (a) Kenya
 (b) Mexico
 (c) Indonesia
 (d) Brazil

Q4.What is the percentage of the constituent of the population of the working age group (15-64 years) in the Indian economy?
(a) Less than 25%
(b) Less than 50%
(c) More than 50%
(d) More than 75%

Q5.Which one of the following economists firstly introduced gross Domestic Product to measure the economic growth of a country? 
(a) Simon Kuznets
(b) Max O Lorenz
(c) John Maynard Keynes
(d) Ernst Engel

Q6. New York city is situated on the bank of which of the following rivers?
(b)St. Lawrence

Q7.Starch iodide paper is used to test for the presence of
(a) iodine
(b) iodide iron
(c) oxidising agent
(d) reducing agent

Q8. What type of disease is ringworm?
(a) Bacterial
(b) Protozoal
(c) Viral
(d) Fungal

Q9.Which of the following is a source of bio-fertilizer?
(a) Yeast
(b) Chlorella
(c) Azolla
(d) Mold

Q10. Study of disease like cancer is  
(a) Osteology
(b) Oncology
(c) Karyology
(d) Nephrology
S1. Ans.(c)
Sol. The Dhamek Stupa was built by the great Mauryan king Ashoka in 249 BCE. It is a massive stupa located at Sarnath, 13 km away from Varanasi in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India.

S2. Ans.(b)
Sol.Hickey's Bengal Gazette was an English newspaper published from Kolkata (then Calcutta), India. It was the first major newspaper in India, started in 1780.

S3. Ans.(b)
Sol. The equator passes through 13 countries: Ecuador, Colombia, Brazil, Sao Tome & Principe, Gabon, Republic of the Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda, Kenya, Somalia, Maldives, Indonesia and Kiribati.

S4. Ans.(c)
Sol. The constituent of the population of the working age group (15-64 years) in the Indian economy is more than 50% (almost 65 percent of the population is in the working age group).

S5. Ans.(a)
Sol. Simon Kuznets firstly introduced gross Domestic Product.

S6. Ans.(c)
Sol. The Hudson River is a 315-mile (507 km) river that flows from north to south primarily through eastern New York in the United States.

Sol. Starch iodide paper is used to test for the presence of Oxidising agent.

Sol. At their root are fungi, not the bacteria or viruses that cause other infections. Technically speaking, "ringworm is a dermatophyte," says Weinberg. A dermatophyte is simply a type of fungi that can cause skin, hair, or nail infections.

S9. Ans. (c)
Sol. Azolla has the capability of nitrogen-fixing. That is why it is being widely used as a bio-fertilizer, especially in parts of southeast Asia.

S10. Ans.(b)
Sol. Oncology is the study of cancer. An oncologist is a doctor who treats cancer and provides medical care for a person diagnosed with cancer.

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