RRB General Knowledge Questions

1. Which of the following countries is a land locked country in south America?
a. Ecuador
b. Peru
c. Uruguay
d. Bolivia
Ans : d

2. Canary Islands belongs to
a. Norway
b. Spain
c. New Zealand
d. Portugal
Ans : b

3. Titan is the largest natural satellite of planet
a. Mercury
b. Venus
c. Saturn
d. Neptune
Ans : c

4. Which of the following planets rotates clock wise?
a. Pluto
b. Jupiter
c. Venus
d. Mercury
Ans : c

5. A difference of 1 degree in longitude at the Equator is equivalent to nearly
a. 101 km
b. 111 km
c. 121 km
d. 125 km
Ans : b

6. The earliest known Indian script is
a. Mori
b. Devanagari
c. Brahmi
d. Kharosti
Ans : c

7. How many times the preamble was amended
a. once
b. twice
c. thrice
d. four times
Ans : a

8. The term socialist was added in the Preamble by the…amendment
a. 40th
b. 42nd
c. 44th
d. 49th
Ans : b

9. The state with the lowest population in India is
a. Goa
b. Tripura
c. Mizoram
d. Sikkim
Ans : d

10. Which person or organisation received the Nobel Prize three
times so far?
a. Medame Curie
b. Linus Pauling
c. Alexender Flemming
d. International Committee of the Redcross
Ans : d

11. The Finance Commission is appointed for every… year
a. 3
b. 4
c. 5
d. 6
Ans : c

12. Under which five year plan did agriculture show a negative growth?
a. 1st plan
b. 2nd plan
c. 3rd plan
d. 4th plan
Ans : c

13. Who is the founder of the Capital city of Agra?
a. Akbar
b. Babar
c. Sikinder Lodi
d. Mubarak Shah Sayyad
Ans: c

14. The first tide generated electricity project was established at
a. Vizhinjam, Kerala
b. Mangalore, Karnataka
c. Paradeep, Orissa
d. Vishakapattanam
Ans : a

15. National Institute of Oceanography is located in :
a. Calcutta
b. Chennai
c. Mangalore
d. Panaji
Ans : d

16. The 2004 Olympics were held in :
a. Bangkok
b. Rome
c. Athens
d. Nagasaki
Ans : c

17. Who headed the committee appointed on Kargil War ?
a. Gen. V. P. Malik
b. Gen. S. K. Sinha
c. K. Subramanyam
d. K. C. Panth
Ans : c

18. The C. K. Nayudu Trophy is related to the sport of
a. cricket
b. Hockey
c. Football
d. Chess
Ans : a

19. New York is situated on the river
a. Hudson
b. Thames
c. Danube
d. Tigris
Ans : a

20. “The Woman of the Millennium” selected by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is
a. Margaret Thacher
b. Hillary Clinton
c. Chandrika Kumaratunga
d. Indira Gandhi
Ans : d

21. The General Assembly of United Nations meets
a. Once a year
b. twice a year
c. thrice a year
d. Once in five years
Ans : a

22. The “Common Wealth Games 2002” will be held in
a. Toranto
b. Manchester
c. Tokyo
d. Canberra
Ans : b

23. All India Radio commenced operations in
a. 1926
b. 1936
c. 1945
d. 1947
Ans : b

24. The “Killer Instinct” is written by
a. Sulakshan Mohan
b. M.K.Santanam
c. O.P.Sabharwal
d. Subash Jain
Ans : c

25. The Secretary-General of UN is appointed by the
a. Security Council
b. Trusteeship Council
c. General Assembly
d. World Bank
Ans : c

26. Postal Voting is otherwise called:
a. external voting
b. secret voting
c. plural voting
d. proxy voting
Ans : d

27. The Common Wealth of Independent states (CIS) consists of……..republica?
a. 10
b. 11
c. 12
d. 13
Ans : c

28. Which of the following harbours is considered as the world’s finest natural harbour?
a. Sydney harbour
b. Toronto harbour
c. New Jersy harbour
d. Singapore harbour
Ans : a

29. Who invented Radar?
a. Henrey Backquerel
b. Max Planck
c. Robert Watson Watt
d. Humphrey Davy
Ans : c

30. Sandal Wood trees are mostly found in…
a. Trophical Evergreen Forests
b. Tropical most Decidous
c. Alpine forests
d. Trophical Thorn Forests
Ans : d

31. The first country to legalise medically assisted suicide is
a. Switzerland
b. New Zealand
c. USA
d. Netherlands
Ans : d

31. India’s newsprint industry is mainly located in
a. Indore
b. Dehradun
c. Nepanagar
d. Nagpur
Ans : c

32. The tomb of Babur is at
a. Kabul
b. Lahore
c. Multan
d. Larkhana
Ans : a

33. The joint session of the two houses is presided by
a. the speaker
b. the president
c. chairman of Rajyasabha
d. none of these
Ans : a

34. The Gandhara school of Art was influenced most by the
a. Greeks

b. Shakas
c. persians
d. Kushans
Ans : a

35. The Simon Commission was appointed in
a. 1927
b. 1928
c. 1929
d. 1930
Ans : c

36. Sikkim became a full fledged state of the Indian Union, in the year ?
a. 1972
b. 1973
c. 1974
d. 1975
Ans : d

37. Who is the founder of Mahabalipuram ?
a. Rajaraja Chola
b. Mahendra Varman
c. Narsimha Varman
d. Narsimha Chola
Ans : c

38. The 189th member of United Nations is
a. Palau
b. Tuvalu
c. Soloman Islands
d. Nauru
Ans : b

39. When was Burma separated from India
a. 1947
b. 1942
c. 1937
c. 1932
Ans : c

40. Which of the following country has more than 55,000 lakes?
a. Poland
b. Denmark
c. Finland
d. Norway
Ans : c

41. Mechanical waves
A) Are longitudinal only
B) Transverses only
C) Both A and B
D) None of these

42. Transverses waves can propagate
A) Both in a gas and in a metal
B) In a gas but not in a metal
C) Not in a gas but in a metal
D) Neither in a gas nor in a metal

43. Waves which do not require any material medium for its propagation is
A) Matter waves
B) Mechanicalwaves
C) Elestic waves
D) Electromagnetic waves

44. The period of pendulum depends upon
A) Mass
B) Length
C) Amplitude
D) Energy

45. If a pendulum is allowed to oscillate in to jar containing water, its period will be
A) Increase
B) Decrease
C) Remain same
D) None of these

46. If the mass of the pendulum is doubled, the time period
A) Become double
B) Become half
C) Become four times
D) None of these

47. When the bomb is central position the forces are
A) Balenced
B) Un Balenced
C) Both A and B
D) None of these

48. The phenomenon in which the amplitude of oscillationof pendulum decreases gradually is called
A) Decay period of oscillation
B) Damping
C) Building up oscillation
D) Maintained oscillation

49. The product of the time period of a wave and its frequency is
A) Infinite
B) Zero
C) Unity
D) None of these

50. Sound travels fastest in
A) Steel
B) Air
C) Water
D) Vacume

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