GK for PSC Exams


Try to answer these questions by selecting one of the options. It is helpful for assistant, reserve conductor, ldc, last grade or any other psc exam preparations. 


1. Which of the following has the highest protein value?
(a) Fish
(b) Meat
(c) Egg
(d) Milk

2. The instrument used to detect planes and other objects in the sky:
(a) Periscope
(b) Radar
(c) Telescope
(d) None of these

3. Who amongst the following wrote the book Train to Pakistan?
(a) Mulk Raj Anand
(b) Khushwant Singh
(c) Vikram Seth
(d) Ruskin Bond

4. Which is India’s most urbanised State?
(a) Kerala
(b) Maharashtra
(c) Punjab
(d) Karnataka

5. Rights co- exist with ....... in a democratic country:
(a) Privilege
(b) Duties
(c) Needs
(d) Liberty

6. Which state has the highest production of silk in India?
(a) Kerala
(b) Karnataka
(c) Tamil Nadu
(d) Andhra Pradesh

7. During the Russian Revolution Bolsheviks were led by:
(a) Lenin
(b) Karl Marx
(c) Mussolini
(d) Hitler

8. The port of Pakistan is .........
(a) Islamabad
(b) Karachi
(c) Karachi
(d) Rawalpindi

9. Crop failure is a common phenomenon in the Indian agricultural field because the farmers depend on  ......... for water.
(a) Seasonal rains
(b) Irrigation canals
(c) Wells
(d) Pump sets

10. A square solid has  ......... faces
(a) Four
(b) Six
(c) Eight
(d) Ten

11. Cloudy nights are warmer than clear nights because:
(a) Clouds prevent radiation of heat from ground and air
(b) Oxygen contained in the air is decreased
(c) Of the moisture present in the atmosphere
(d) Clouds are good conductors of heat

12. The apparent weight of a man in a lift is less than his real weight:
(a) When the lift is going down with uniform acceleration
(b) When the lift is going up with uniform acceleration
(c) When the lift is stationary
(d) At no time

13. Excessive alcoholic consumption causes:
(a) Hepatitis
(b) Cirrhosis
(c) Jaundice
(d) None of these

14. The British Governor-General who won the title Maker of Modern India:
(a) Lord William Bentinck
(b) Lord Dalhousie
(c) Lord Ripon
(d) Lord Cornwallis

15. A person cups his hand around the mouth when shouting because:
(a) Sound energy is then directed in one direction
(b) Sound increases in volume
(c) Pitch of the sound increases
(d) The action has no bearing on sound

16. The most common synthetic fibre known as artificial silk:
(a) Nylon
(b) Rayon
(c) Polythene
(d) Polyster

17. Wisdom teeth normally appear in the age group of:
(a) 1-6 years
(b) 8-12 years
(c) 17-30 years
(d) 35-60 years

18. Anna Karenina was written by:
(a) Tolstoy
(b) Wordsworth
(c) John Milton
(d) Charles Dickens

19. The Periyar Game Sanctuary in Kerala is renowned for:
(a) Tiger
(b) Lion
(c) Wild elephant
(d) Spotted deer

20. Which one of the following statements is true about glaciers?
(a) Glaciers occur in areas having a permanent cover of snow and ice
(b) The height above which there is permanent cover of snow and ice is called the snow line
(c) Glaciers are the moving masses of ice and snow
(d) All the above

21. The World Food Programme is meant to:
(a) Keep a buffer stock of food grains
(b) Serve as a food bank for countries not able to meet their requirements of food
(c) Regulate the production of food grains
(d) None of these

22. Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose organised INA to:
(a) Attack China
(b) Help Britain in World War II
(c) Fight for India's freedom
(d) Fight against Congress

23. Which of the following does not belong to G-8?
(a) France
(b) Italy
(c) Japan
(d) Australia

24. Aung San Suu Kyi won the  ......... in 1991.
(a) Magsaysay Award
(b) Oscar Film Award
(c) Pulitzer Prize
(d) Nobel Prize

25. Which country is called the 'Land of Golden Pagoda'?
(a) Thailand
(b) Cambodia
(c) Japan
(d) Myanmar

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