Static Awareness Quiz 10th September 2018

1.Which of the following animals is state animal of Rajasthan?

(a)Cow

(b)Tiger

(c)Camel

(d)Lion

(e)Peacock

2.Grey Revolution is associated with:

(a) Oil Seeds

(b) Food Grains

(c) Fertilizer Production

(d) Milk Production

(e) Coffee Seeds

3.Keoladeo National Park is situated in:

(a) Uttar Pradesh

(b) Rajasthan

(c) Madhya Pradesh

(d) Odisha

(e) Gujarat

4.”Sattriya” dance form is performed in which of the following states?

(a) Manipur

(b) Assam

(c) Meghalaya

(d) Tamil Nadu

(e) Gujarat

5.Gangrel Dam, also known as the RS Sagar Dam, is located in which of the following states?

(a) Gujarat

(b)Chattisgarh

(c) Punjab

(d) Jharkhand

(e) Uttar Pradesh

6.Every year 11 July is observed internationally as which of the following day?

(a) International Day of Cooperatives

(b) International Day of Friendship

(c) World Hepatitis Day

(d) Nelson Mandela International Day

(e) World Population Day

7.Narinder Nath Vohra is the present governor of which of the following states?

(a) Punjab

(b) Manipur

(c) Sikkim

(d) Odisha

(e) Jammu and Kashmir

8.Periyar National Park is located in which of the following states?

(a) Kerala

(b) Karnataka

(c) Andhra Pradesh

(d) Gujarat

(e) Odisha

9.Ngultrum is the Currency of which of the following countries?

(a) Bangladesh

(b) Nepal

(c) Bhutan

(d) Sri Lanka

(e) Myanmar

10.SEBI headquarter is situated in which of the following cities?

(a) Lucknow

(b) Pune

(c) New Delhi

(d) Mumbai

(e) Hyderabad

Solution

Ans1.(c)

Exp. Camel is the official state animal of Rajasthan.

Ans2.(c)

Exp. Grey Revolution is associated with fertilizer production.

Ans3.(b)

Exp. Keoladeo National Park or Keoladeo Ghana National Park formerly known as the Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary in Bharatpur, Rajasthan, India is a famous avifauna sanctuary that hosts thousands of birds, especially during the winter season.

Ans4.(b)

Exp. Sattriya or Sattriya Nritya, is a major Indian classical dance. It is a dance-drama performance art with origins in the Krishna-centered Vaishnavism monasteries of Assam, and attributed to the 15th century Bhakti movement scholar and saint named Srimanta Sankardev.

Ans5.(b)

Exp. Gangrel Dam, also known as the R.S. Sagar Dam, is located in Chhattisgarh, India. It is built across the Mahanadi River. It is located in Dhamtari district, about 15 km from dhamtari and about 90 km from Raipur. It is the longest dam in Chhattisgarh. This dam supplies year round irrigation, allowing farmers to harvest two crops per year. The dam also supplies 10 MW of hydro-electric power capacity.

Ans6.(e)

Exp. World Population day is an annual event, observed on July 11 every year, which seeks to raise awareness of global population issues. The event was established by the Governing Council of the United Nations Development Programme in 1989.

Ans7.(e)

Exp. Narinder Nath Vohra is the present governor of Jammu and Kashmir state.

Ans8.(a)

Exp. Periyar National Park, also known as Periyar Tiger Reserve is a protected area near Thekkady in the districts of Idukki, Kottayam and Pathanamthitta in Kerala, India. It is also notable as a elephant reserve. The park is a repository of rare, endemic and endangered flora and fauna and forms the major watershed of two important rivers of Kerala, the Periyar and the Pamba.

Ans9.(c)

Exp. Bhutanese currency is Ngultrum (Nu.) and is officially pegged to the Indian Rupee (Rs.). Also Indian Rupee is acceptable all over Bhutan, except Rs 500 and Rs 2000 currency notes.

Credit Cards have limited acceptability and payment through credit card is accepted mainly by Deluxe hotels, restaurants and few selected Handicrafts establishments, located in relatively larger towns.

Ans10.(d)

Exp. The Securities and Exchange Board of India is the regulator for the securities market in India. It was established in the year 1988 and given statutory powers on 30 January 1992 through the SEBI Act, 1992. It is headquartered in Mumbai.

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