General Knowledge Questions For PA Examination

General Knowledge Questions For PA Examination

1. Sound travels fastest through :
(A) Vacuum
(B) Steel
(C) Water
(D) Air
Ans: (B)

2. What is the approximate velocity of sound in air :
(A) 3 m/s
(B) 30 m/s
(C) 300 m/s
(D) 3000 m/s
Ans: (C)

3. Which of the following does not admit any division?
(A) Atom
(B) Molecules
(C) Compounds
(D) All
Ans: (A)

4. Who is the present Governor of Bihar ?
(A) R.S.Gavai
(B) R.L.Bhatia
(C) Buta Singh
(D) Syed Sibti Razi
Ans: (B)

5. Which of the following is not a primary colour :
(A) Blue
(B) Green
(C) Red
(D) Black
Ans: (D)

6. When ice melts in a beaker of water, the level of water in the beaker will :
(A) Increase
(B) Decrease
(C) Remain the same
(D) First increase and then decrease
Ans: (C)

7. Entomology deals with :
(A) Plants
(B) Animals
(C) Insects
(D) Chemicals
Ans: (C)

8. Ecology deals with :
(A) Birds
(B) Cell formation
(C) Tissues
(D) Relation between organisms and their environment
Ans: (D)

9. Liquified Petroleum Gas (LPG) consist of :
(A) Butane and propane
(B) Ethane and hexane
(C) Ethane and nonane
(D) None of these
Ans: (A)

10. The chemical name of vitamin C is :
(A) Citric acid
(B) Ascorbic acid
(C) Oxalic acid
(D) Nitric acid
Ans: (B)

11. The Export-Import (EXIM) Bank was set up in :
(A) 1980
(B) 1982
(C) 1981
(D) 1989
Ans: (B)

12. The first Indian Bank was :
(A) Traders Bank
(B) Imperial Bank
(C) Presidency Bank of Calcutta
(D) None
Ans: (C)

13. How many banks were nationalized in 1969?
(A) 16
(B) 14
(C) 15
(D) 20
Ans: (B)

14. Which of the following commodities earn maximum foreign exchange for India?
(A) Jute
(B) Iron and Steel
(C) Tea
(D) Sugar
Ans: (C)

15. The Community Development Programme was launched in :
(A) 1950
(B) 1952
(C) 1956
(D) 1960
Ans: (B)

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