General Knowledge for Combiner Higher Secondary Level Exam, 2014

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Q 1. The sun is never overhead at any time in Which of the following zone/zones?

i. North temperate zone.
ii. South temperate zone.
iii. North frigid zone.
iv. Torrid zone.
A. iii    B. i, ii and iii    C. ii and iii     D. i, ii, iii and iv.


Q 2. Give the correct cronological order of the following events.

1. Formation of Muslim League.
2. Formation of All India Untouchability League.
3. All India Trade India Congress.
4. Formation of Indian National Congress
A. 2413    B. 3412     C. 4132     D. 4312


Q 3. The Maratha chief Sambhuji was executed during the reign of which of the following emporer?

A. Jahangir.
B. Shah Jahan.
C. Aurangjeb.
D. Mahabat Khan.


Q 4. Of the great power that made the history of south India, none had a more marked effect on the Architectur of this reign than the earliest of all. This observation refers to-

A. Rashtrakutas.
B. Pallavas.
C. Chalukyas.
D. Cholas.


Q 5. The Ashok Mehta Committee laid greater emphasis on-

A. Gram Sabha.
B. Mandal Panchayet.
C. Taluk Panchayet Samity.
D. Zilla Parishad.


Q 6. Donna Tartt won the fiction Pulitzar Prize 2014 for which of the following nobel?

A. 3 Sections.
B. Goldfinch.
C. Dhool Paudho Par.
D. The god of small things.


Q 7. Which of the following is a environmental activist who won the Goldman prize 2014?

A. Vijay Seshadri.
B. Ramesh Agarwal.
C. Hari Prasad Dwivedi.
D. Shigeru Ban.


Q 8. New Development Bank(NDB) is formed by which of the following organisation?

B. SAARC (South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation).
C. UNCTAD (United Nations Conference on Trade and Development).
D.  IAEA (International Atomic Energy Agency).


Q 9. The famous book "Syntheism - Creating God in the Internet Age" is written by which of the following person?

A. Chetan Bhagat.
B. Alexander Bard.
C. P.C. Parakh.
D. K. Giriprakash.


Q 10. Pataudi Trophy is associated with which of the following game or sport?

A. Football.
B. Cricket.
C. Lawn Tennis.
D. Basketball.