KARNATAKA GENERAL KNOWLEDGE QUESTION ANSWERS

1. Which of the following Acts was called ‘Gagging Act’ ?
 (1) Regulating Act, 1773
 (2) Pitts India Act, 1784
 (3) Charter Act, 1813
 (4) Vernacular Press Act, 1878 *
Answer:  (4) Vernacular Press Act, 1878 *

 2. The Kaladan Multimodal Transport Project connects
 (1) Tripura with Bangladesh
 (2) Manipur with Myanmar
 (3) Assam with Bangladesh
 (4) Mizoram with Myanmar *
Answer:  (4) Mizoram with Myanmar *

3. The argument for reduction in the rate of taxation to promote economic activity role on the following premises :
 A. Lower taxes increases the amount of savings.
 B. Moderate taxes lead to lower prices.
 C. It promotes consumption.

 D. It increases government’s revenue.
 (1) A, B, C, D
 (2) A only
 (3) D only
 (4) A and C *
Answer:  (4) A and C *

4. Name the following Adil Shahi ruler became a Mughal prisoner and died in captivity on April 3rd
1700
 (1) Muhammad Adil Shah
 (2) Sikandar Adil Shah*
 (3) Ibrahim Adil Shah I
 (4) None of the above
Answer:  (2) Sikandar Adil Shah*

5. Famous Jami-Masjid at Gulbarga built in 1367 by
 (1) Muhmmad Shah I*
 (2) Alla-ud-din Hassan
 (3) Firoz Shah
 (4) None of the above
Answer:  (1) Muhmmad Shah I*

6. Following foreign Traveller said Vijayanagar people perhaps could not live without roses and it had necessary to them as food itself :
 (1) Nikitin
 (2) Abdul Razaak*
 (3) Nuniz
 (4) Barbose
Answer:  (2) Abdul Razaak*

7. According to UNFPA projections,world population will touch 10 billion by
 (1) 2100*
 (2) 2050
 (3) 2016
 (4) 2085
Answer:  (1) 2100*

8. What are the conditions favourable for tea cultivation ?
 a. Warm temperature
 b. High rainfall
 c. High altitude
 d. Sloping land
 (1) a, b and c
 (2) b, c and d
 (3) a, b and d*
 (4) All the above
Answer:  (3) a, b and d*

9. First Iron and Steel industry in India was established ______.
 (1) TISCO, Jamshedpur*
 (2) IISCO, Burnpur
 (3) Bengal Iron and Steel, Kulti
 (4) Mysore Steel Works,Bhadravati
Answer:  (1) TISCO, Jamshedpur*

10. Which of the following statement is not correct with respect toInternational Monetary Fund
(IMF) ?
 A. India is a founder member of IMF
 B. IMF conducts regular review of India’s status under Article IV
 C. India’s quota in the IMF is more than 2
 D. Finance Minister is ex-officio governor of the IMF
 Choose the correct answer :
 (1) A and D
 (2) C only*
 (3) A only
 (4) B and D only
Answer:  (2) C only*

11. Which of the following element is highly electro-negative ?
 (1) Fluorine*
 (2) Chlorine
 (3) Bromine
 (4) Iodine
Answer:  (1) Fluorine*

12. The zig-zag movement of the colloidal particles present in a colloidal solution is called ____
 (1) Brownian movement*
 (2) Tyndal effect
 (3) Coagulation
 (4) None of these

Answer:  (1) Brownian movement*