General Knowledge: SET-04
1. What is theme of the International Day of Happiness 2020?
A. Have right to live happy
B. Happiness for All, Together
C. Forgotten Sufferers
D. Never Alone
E. Live Happy
2. Libreville is the capital of which country?
3. Ordinance Factories Day is observed on which Date?
A. 18 March
B. 19 March
C. 17 March
D. 16 March
E. 15 March
4. Which day has been celebrated as National Vaccination Day?
A. 16 March
B. 16 April
C. 10 April
D. 11 May
E. 16 June
5. What is the theme of World Consumer Rights Day 2020?
A. Consumer Safety
B. Consumer Awareness
C. The Sustainable Consumer
D. Consumer Rights – Awareness and Safety
E. Educate Consumers
6. Gudi Padwa or ‘Chaitra Shukla Pratipada’ is mainly celebrated in which state?
D. Uttar Pradesh
7. Gorakhpur city is located on which of the following river?
8. Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the most important bird sanctuaries of the world. The sanctuary is located in ______.
B. Andhra Pradesh
E. Tamil Nadu
9. Jainsem is the traditional costume for women and is usually made of mulberry silk, a local specialty. Over the jainsem, they wear cotton shawls called tap-moh khlieh. The dress belongs to which state?
10. What is ‘Sowa-Rigpa’?
A. Tibetan system of medicine
B. Tibetan Festivals
C. Name of Herb found in Ladakh
D. Yunani system of medicine
E. None of these
11. In which of the following states wheat is not produced?
C. Tamil Nadu
D. West Bengal
12. Which is the state with the lowest population in India?
13. Which one of the following National Park/Sanctuary is not in Rajasthan?
A. Sariska National Park
B. Sambar Wildlife Sanctuary
C. Rajaji National Park
D. Rhanthambore National Park
14. Which of the following museums in India and its location is wrongly matched?
A. National Railway Museum : New Delhi
B. The Calico Museum of Textiles : Mumbai
C. Salar Jung Museum : Hyderabad
D. Napier Museum : Thiruvananthapuram
15. Volcanic activity is more common in
D. New Zealand
16. The atmospheric layer closest to the earth is:
17. ‘Yellow Revolution’ is associated with the production of:
D. Oil seeds
18. Which city has the Headquarters of two railway zones in India?
B. New Delhi
19. The Kullu Valley is situated between
A. Ladakh and Pirpanjal
B. Ranjoti and Nag Tibba
C. Lesser Himalayas and Siwalik
D. Dhauladhar and Pirpanjal
20. The mountains which are not a part of the Himalayan chain:
- International Day of Happiness is celebrated globally on 20th March every year. The 2020 International Day of Happiness campaign theme is ‘Happiness for All, Together’.
- International Day of Happiness campaign theme is a call on all 7.8 billion members of the global human family, and all 206 nations and territories of planet earth, to unite in solidarity, and steadfast resolve, in fighting back against the COVID 19 Coronavirus.
- Libreville is the capital city of and largest city in the Gabonese Republic, in western central Africa. The city is a port on the Komo River, near the Gulf of Guinea, and a trade center for a timber region.
- 8 March is celebrated as the Ordnance Factory Day in India. OFB is the world’s largest government-operated production organisation, and the oldest organisation run by the Government of India.
- It has a total workforce of about 80,000.
- India observes National Vaccination Dayevery year on 16th March.The day is also known as National Immunization Day.
- The Government of India celebrates National Vaccination Day every year to convey the importance of vaccination to the people of the country.
- According to the Consumers International organisation the theme for World Consumer Rights Day 2020, 15 March 2020, will be ‘The Sustainable Consumer’.
- The campaign will discuss the need for sustainable consumption globally, as well as highlighting the important role that consumer rights and protection can play
- CHAITRA SHUKLA PRATIPADA OR GUDI PADWA. Gudi Padwa, the first Holy festival which marks the beginning of the New Year, new month and new day for the Hindus falls on Chaitra Shukla Pratipada. (8th April 2016) It is known as Gudhi Padwa (in Maharashtra), Ugadi (in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh).
- Gorakhpur is a city along the banks of the Rapti river in the north-eastern part or the Purvanchal region of the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.
- It is situated 273 kilometres north-east of the state capital Lucknow.
- Pushpagiri Wildlife Sanctuary is one of 21 Wildlife Sanctuaries of India’s Karnataka state.
- This sanctuary is located in Somwarpet taluk of the Kodagu district.
- It is home to rare and endangered birdlife.
- The Kadamakkal reserve forest is a part of the sanctuary. Pushpagiri is the highest peak in it.
- Meghalaya is home to the Khasi, Jaintia and Garo tribes. Jainsem is the traditional costume for women and is usually made of mulberry silk, a local specialty. Over the jainsem, they wear cotton shawls called tap-moh khlieh.
- Garo women can be seen wearing eking — a wraparound.
- Answer: A
- “Sowa-Rigpa” commonly known as Tibetan system of medicine is one of the oldest, Living and well documented medical tradition of the world.
- It has been originated from Tibet and popularly practice in India, Nepal, Bhutan, Mongolia and Russia.
- The majority of theory and practice of Sowa-Rigpa is similar to “Ayurveda”.
India is today the second largest wheat producer in the whole world. The major wheat producing states in India are placed in the northern part of the country. About 86 per cent of the India’s wheat production comes from 5 states of Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh while three northern state of Uttar Pradesh, Punjab and Haryana together supply about 72 per cent of the country’s wheat output.
- Sikkim (671,720) is the smallest state and Lakshadweep (71,218) is the smallest union territory of India in terms of population.
- Bihar has the highest growth during 2011-2018 of 14.76%.
Rajaji National Park is an Indian national park & Tiger Reserve that encompasses the Shivaliks, near the foothills of the Himalayas. It is spread over 820 km ², and three districts of Uttarakhand: Haridwar, Dehradun and Pauri Garhwal.
- Answer: B
- The Calico Museum of Textiles is located in the city of Ahmedabad in the state of Gujarat in western India.
- The museum is managed by the Sarabhai Foundation and is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Ahmedabad.
- Answer: A
- Sixty percent of all active volcanoes occur at the boundaries between tectonic plates. Most volcanoes are found along a belt, called the “Ring of Fire” that encircles the Pacific Ocean.
The troposphere is the lowest layer of Earth’s atmosphere and site of all weather on Earth. The troposphere is bonded on the top by a layer of air called the tropopause, which separates the troposphere from the stratosphere, and on bottom by the surface of the Earth.
The growth, development and adoption of new varieties of oilseeds and complementary technologies nearly doubled oilseeds production from 12.6 mt in 1987-88 to 24.4 mt in 1996-97, catalyzed by the Technology Mission on Oilseeds, brought about the Yellow Revolution.
List of All Revolutions:
Black Revolution – Petroleum Production
• Blue Revolution – Fish Production
• Brown Revolution – Leather/non-conventional(India)/Cocoa production
• Golden Fibre Revolution – Jute Production
• Golden Revolution – Fruits/Overall Horticulture development/Honey Production
• Green Revolution – Food grains
• Grey Revolution – Fertilizer
• Pink Revolution – Onion production/Pharmaceutical (India) /Prawn production
• Red Revolution – Meat & Tomato Production
• Round Revolution – Potato
• Silver Fiber Revolution – Cotton
• Silver Revolution – Egg/Poultry Production
• White Revolution (In India: Operation Flood) – Milk/Dairy production
• Yellow Revolution – Oil Seeds production
• Evergreen Revolution – Overall development of Agriculture
The Central Railway is one of the largest of the all zones of Indian Railways. Its headquarters is in Mumbai at Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (formerly Victoria Terminus). It includes the first passenger railway line in India, which opened from Bombay to Thane on April 16, 1853.
Western Railway headquarters is in Mumbai’s Churchgate station and serves the entire state of Gujarat, some portions of Western Madhya Pradesh, and coastal Maharashtra.
The majestic Kullu Valley is cradled by the Pir Panjal to the north, the Parvati Range to the east, and the Barabhangal Range to the west. This is Himachal at its most idyllic, with roaring rivers, pretty mountain villages, orchards and terraced fields, thick pine forests and snow-flecked ridges. The valley extends 80km north from the mouth of the perilously steep and narrow Larji Gorge, near Mandi, to the foot of the Rohtang Pass – gateway to Lahaul and Ladakh.
The Aravali Range literally meaning ‘line of peaks’, is a range of mountains in western India running approximately 692 km in a northeastern direction across Indian states of Gujarat, Rajasthan, Haryana and Delhi. Aravalli range are not a part of the Himalayan chain.