SNAP 2014 GK questions test

SNAP 2014 GK questions test

No. of Questions: 40
DIRECTIONS for the question: Mark the best option:
Q1 What is the full-form of RSVP?
A rigorous session of voice protocol
B repondez, s’ilvous plait
C repondez, sans vous plaint
D response sought vous plaint

Correct answer by Cetking: B

Q2
The Callanish Stones, which are considered to be petrified giants, as per a folklore, who did not convert to Christianity are located in which country:
A Norway
B Wales
C Scotland
D Ireland

Correct answer by Cetking: C

Q3
Which of the following sites or monuments is not in the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites?
A Huinayiuvs Tomb at Delhi
B Kaziranga Natural Park in Assam
C Tirupati Temple
D Agra Fort

Correct answer by Cetking: C

Q4
Mr. Ramon Magsaysay, in whose name the prestigious Magsaysay award is given, belonged to:
A Malaysia
B Thailand
C Philippines
D Indonesia

Correct answer by Cetking: C

Q5
Indian musician noted for his exemplary skills at playing mandolin who died in 2014:
A Uppalapu Srinivas
B Amjad Ali Khan
C Zarin Daruwalla
D Ustad Usman Khan

Correct answer by Cetking: A

Q6
In the Fifth meeting of SAARC Energy Ministers, which from the following has been the key area of discussion:
A Telecom
B Environment
C Power Grid
D Education

Correct answer by Cetking: C

Q7
Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 was a scheduled international passenger flight, presumed to have been shot down, crashed on 17 July 2014 killing all 283 passengers and 15 crew on board was flying,
A from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur
B from Kuala Lumpur International Airport to Beijing Capital International Airport
C from Kuala Lumpur to Amsterdam
D from Beijing Capital International Airport to Kuala Lumpur International Airport

Correct answer by Cetking: A

Q8
Ukraine has been in news recently on account of conflict with Russia. The name of the Ukrainian President is:
A Petro Poroshenko
B Viktor Yushebenko
C Yulia Timoshenko
D None of the above

Correct answer by Cetking: A

Q9
Oldest brand of the Tata Group is
A The Taj Palace and Tower
B Ginger
C Taj Cape Town
D Quilon

Correct answer by Cetking: A

Q10
‘Gold fixing’ refers to setting the price of gold. Where is the value of gold set?
A New York
B London
C Tokyo
D Singapore

Correct answer by Cetking: B

Q11
Which of the following nations has declared issuance of digital currency?
A Ecuador
B Estonia
C United States of America
D United Kingdom

Correct answer by Cetking: A

Q12
What is the significance of EPS in the stock market parlance?
A Equilibrium of Private Securities
B Earning Per Share
C Elongated Period of Settlement
D Equity Per Share

Correct answer by Cetking: B

Q13
Which commiuee was appointed by RBI to provide recommendations on financial services for small businesses and low income households in the year 2013?
A Nachiket Mor Committee
B Bimal Jalan Committee
C Tarapore Committee
D Damodaran Committee

Correct answer by Cetking: A

Q14
Dadabhai Naoroji, in his book “Poverty and Un-British rule in India” in 1867 explained about
A Brain Drain Theory
B Economic Drain Theory
C Wants and Means of India
D Benefits of British Rule

Correct answer by Cetking: B

Q15
He is a famous playwright, socialist and one of the Co-Founders of London School of Economics, name the person:
A Beatrice Webb
B George Bernard Shaw
C Arnold Bennett
D Richard Brome

Correct answer by Cetking: B

Q16
Auto didacticism is a form of education where
A One automatically learns from experience of peers
B A set of logical deductions are taught by the teacher
C One teaches oneself about a subject
D One learns automatically from elders

Correct answer by Cetking: C

Q17
The author of the book “An inquiry into the nature and causes of The Wealth of Nations” is,
A Adam Smith
B Karl Marx
C Amartya Sen
D Alfred Marshall

Correct answer by Cetking: A

Q18
The Universities of Delhi, Madras and Calcutta were set up in the same year. Which was the year?
A 1818
B 1857
C 1947
D 1860

Correct answer by Cetking: B

Q19
Shaurya-Dridata-Karmanishtha’ is the motto of
A Border Security Force
B The Indian Coast Guard
C Indo Tibetan Border Police
D National Security Guard

Correct answer by Cetking: C

Q20
The “Leaf shape with strips”is the logo of

A Cannes International Film Festival
B Berlin International Film Festival
C London Film Festival
D Amnesty International Film Festival

Correct answer by Cetking: A

Q21
The Giant Panda, world’s most threatened species is a symbol of:
A IFAW
B WWF
C CEE
D UNEP

Correct answer by Cetking: B

Q22
Acid rain is caused mainly due to the emissions of
A Calcium oxide and sulfur dioxide
B Nitrogen oxide and sulfur dioxide
C Sodium oxide and nitrogen oxide
D Calcium oxide and carbon dioxide

Correct answer by Cetking: B

Q23
Which of the given rivers does not flow into River Ganga?
A Brahmaputra
B Gomti
C Gandak
D Tapti

Correct answer by Cetking: D

Q24
The International agreement for control of Green House Gas (GHG) emissions is named
A Adelaide Agreement
B Kyoto Protocol
C Manila Convention
D Kuala Lumpur Treaty

Correct answer by Cetking: B

Q25
The International Standard which checks the compliance of the environmental practices of an organization against the best practices followed in the industry is
A ISO 9001
B TS 16949
C ISO 14001
D ISO 9002

Correct answer by Cetking: C

Q26
Comiket the world’s largest comic festival is held in which country?
A Japan
B France
C Korea
D Germany

Correct answer by Cetking: A

Q27
In ______Infosys was listed in NASDAQ and in ______Infosys became a part of NASDAQ 100
A 1998, 2009
B 1997, 2008
C 1999, 2006
D None of the above

Correct answer by Cetking: C

Q28
The Indian team finished with 8th position in the recent Asian games 2014 held at South Korea with a total tally of medals.
A 57
B 37
C 56
D 58

Correct answer by Cetking: A

Q29
A full moon occurs once every
A 14 days
B 30 days
C 21 days
D 15 days

Correct answer by Cetking: B

Q30
The River Danube empties in
A The Dead Sea
B The Mediterranean Sea
C The Black Sea
D The Red Sea

Correct answer by Cetking: C

Q31
Cartography is the study of:
A Cartilages and Bones
B Cartoons
C Maps
D Carrots

Correct answer by Cetking: C

Q32
Regional rural banks are jointly owned by
A Central government, a commercial bank and Central bank of a country
B Central government, a commercial bank and a state government
C Central government, Central bank and a state government
D A commercial bank, Central bank of a country and a state government

Correct answer by Cetking: B

Q33
The famous Meenakshi Temple in Madurai was built by and beautified by the
A Vakatakas, Nayaks
B Chalukyas, Chollas
C Satavahanas, Chollas
D Pandyas, Nayaks

Correct answer by Cetking: D

Q34
Which of the given statements is not correct as per Indian constitution?
A These can be a single person as the Governor for two or more states
B Governor is the Constitutional or nominal head of the State Executive and is bound by the advice of the State Council of Ministers.
C All executive actions of the State shall be expressed to be taken in the name of the Chief Minister.
D The President of India consults the Governor on appointment of the High Court judges.

Correct answer by Cetking: D

Q35
Kwan Yin has a special place in Buddhist tradition and is known:
A To represent healing nature
B To bring in good luck charm
C As a Goddess of compassion
D As Related to higher psychological-scientific teachings from Buddha

Correct answer by Cetking: C

Q36
“Bachpan Bachao Andolan” was initiated by
A Jawaharal Nehru
B Kailash Satyarthi
C Malala’Yusefzai
D Benejer Bhotto

Correct answer by Cetking: B

Q37
Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia, the great freedom fighter and thinker, established a political party named
A Samajwadi Party
B Samyukta Socialist Party
C Janata Party
D Praja Socialist Party

Correct answer by Cetking: D

Q38
The Nobel Prize in Physics 2014 was awarded jointly to three scientists “for the invention of efficient blue light-emitting diodes which has enabled bright and energy-saving white light sources”. Who among the given four names was not in the team?
A Isamu Akasaki
B Hiroshi Amano
C Shuji Nakamura
D Takada Ekimano

Correct answer by Cetking: D

Q39
Chandrasekhar Venkat (CV) Raman was awarded the Nobel Prize for investigation into ‘Raman Effect’, a phenomenon that deals with
A Change in the speed of light as it passes through a transparent medium
B Change in the atomic structure of the medium impacted by light
C Change in the wavelength of the light as it passes through a transparent medium
D Change of light in liquid crystals alone

Correct answer by Cetking: C

Q40
“Working towards a world free of poverty” is a motto of one of these International Organizations:
A UNESCO
B UNICEF
C WORLD BANK
D UNCTAD

Correct answer by Cetking: C

 

SNAP 2014 GK questions test