GK Questions and Answer, GK Quiz

1:  When is the Union Budget of India presented to the Parliament each year?
Options:
  1. on the last day of February
  2. on 15th March
  3. on the last day of March
  4. on 1st April

Answer: Option1

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2:  An ad valorem duty is a tax, which is levied on the basis of
Options:
  1. the price of a commodity
  2. the value added
  3. the advertisement expenditure
  4. the unit of commodity

Answer: Option1

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3:  By adopting which of the following measures can the balance of payments deficit in India be eased?
Options:
  1. conserving the foreign exchange reserves
  2. promotion of exports
  3. liberalisation of imports
  4. export promotion and import substitution

Answer: Option4

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4:  Which of the following terms is used for the method of budgeting in which there is a fresh evaluation of every item of expenditure from the very beginning of each financial year?
Options:
  1. Fresh Budgeting
  2. Deficit Budgeting
  3. Performance Budgeting
  4. Zero-based Budgeting

Answer: Option4

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5:  Among the following ones, which one is not shared by the Centre and the states?
Options:
  1. Sales Tax
  2. Corporation Tax
  3. Income Tax
  4. Union Excise Duties

Answer: Option1

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6:  The Union Government does not levy which of the following taxes?
Options:
  1. Wealth Tax
  2. Excise Duty
  3. Professional Tax
  4. Income Tax

Answer: Option3

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7:  Under which of the following budget heads do the sale proceeds of Government Bonds come?
Options:
  1. Revenue receipts
  2. Capital Receipts
  3. Capital outlay
  4. Current expenditure

Answer: Option4

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8:  Which of the following statements is not true on the subject of 'vote-on-account'?
Options:
  1. It is a budget presented in the Parliament to cover the deficit left by the last budget.
  2. It does not allow the Government to set for the economic policies of the new plan which starts from April 1.
  3. It prevents the Government from imposing fresh taxes or withdrawing old one.
  4. This allows the Government to withdraw an amount for a period with the consent of Parliament.

Answer: Option1

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9:  Among the following, which one is not a direct tax?
Options:
  1. Wealth Tax
  2. Sales Tax
  3. Income Tax
  4. Corporate Tax

Answer: Option2

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10:  Whose play ' The Disguise' was translated into Bengali & performed in Bengali theatre in Kolkata for first time in India?
Options:
  1. Herbert George Wells,
  2. Isaac Asimov
  3. Richard Jodrell
  4. Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Answer: Option3

Explanation:

Gerasin Stepanovich Lebedev, the Russian,learned Bengali & translated Richard Jodrell Play ' The Disguise' into 'Chhadmabes' which led to the birth of Bengali theatre in Nov.27, 1795 in Ezra Street,Kolkata. Discuss this in Forums

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11:  In Mahabharata, who had 100 brothers except Kauravas?
Options:
  1. Nandas of Kalinga
  2. Sakuni of Gandhar
  3. Ghototkach of Raksas
  4. Drupad of Panchalas

Answer: Option2

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12:  Who conspired with Robert Clive during Nawab Sirajuddaula rule & betrayed him in the Battle of Plassey in the modern age?
Options:
  1. Radhanath Roy
  2. Kedarnath Roy
  3. Tapanjyoti Roy
  4. Bidhyutjyoti Roy

Answer: Option1

Explanation:

Radhanath Roy was the dewan of Nawab Sirajuddaula who conspired with Robert Clive in the Battle of Plassey in 1957 & thus Nawab Sirajuddaula was defeated by the British & he got a huge ransom from British. Then he built a palace in Andul,West Bengal whose remains are still present. Discuss this in Forums

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13:  Who was the founder of Bengali theatre in Kolkata?
Options:
  1. Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  2. Anton Chekhov
  3. Vladimir Nabokov
  4. Gerasin Stepanovich Lebedev

Answer: Option4

Explanation:

Gerasin Stepanovich Lebedev, the Russian, was the founder of Bengali theatre. He learned Bengali & translated ' The Disguise' into 'Chhadmabes' which led to the birth of Bengali theatre. It was the 1st Bengali play which he performed in Nov.27, 1795 in Ezra Street,Kolkata. Discuss this in Forums

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14:  The term " Atithi Deva Vaba" in India is taken from which historical book?
Options:
  1. Mahabharata
  2. Ramayana
  3. Kumarpalacharita
  4. Upanishadas

Answer: Option2

Explanation:

In Ramayana, during the period of 14yr exile when Rama went to catch the golden deer at his wife Sita's request, then Lakhsman went to search his brother but before going out he drew Lakhsman Rekha so that nobody can kidnap Sita. So Ravana in the disguise of sage cannot kidnap Sita after asking for alms.Then Ravana told the above dialogue which forced Sita to cross the Lakhsman Rekha & got kidnapped. Discuss this in Forums

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15:  What is the name of Kolkata for 1yr during Nawab Sirajuddaula in 1756?
Options:
  1. Alinagar
  2. Sutanuti
  3. Govindopur
  4. Pathuriya

Answer: Option1

Explanation:

In 1756 Nawab Sirajuddaula attacked Kolkata & defeated the British Army & captured them & changed the name of Kolkata to Alinagar but in the next year he was defeated by the British in the Battle of Plassey in 1957 & regained their power & again changed the name to Kolkata(Calcutta). Discuss this in Forums

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16:  Who is also known as Frontier Gandhi?
Options:
  1. Lala Lajpat Rai,
  2. Gopal Ganesh Agarkar
  3. Syed Ahmed Khan
  4. Abdul Ghaffar Khan

Answer: Option4

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17:  Who is also known as Iron Man of India?
Options:
  1. Abdul Ghaffar Khan
  2. S. Vallabhbhai Patel
  3. Syed Ahmed Khan
  4. L.K. Advani

Answer: Option2

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18:  Which city & state we find the tomb of Qutubuddin Aibak of the Medieval Period?
Options:
  1. Burdwan,West Bengal
  2. Old Delhi
  3. Lucknow, U.P.
  4. Allahabad, U.P.

Answer: Option1

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19:  Who was the author of Causes of Indian Revolt?
Options:
  1. Bidhyutjyoti Roy
  2. Karl Marx
  3. V.D. Savarkar
  4. Syed Ahmed Khan

Answer: Option4

Explanation:

Actually, Bidhyutjyoti Roy was conferred the author of Causes of Indian Revolt.The book of Bidhyutjyoti Roy was banned by the British intentionally to stop the spread of Communism in India. Discuss this in Forums

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20:  What is Nitya in Vedic literature?
Options:
  1. MatriShakti
  2. Lingam
  3. Eternal
  4. None of the above

Answer: Option3

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