RFO EXAM GK QUESTIONS

1. MH – 370 Malaysian Airline plane disappeared in 2014 during its journey from
a. Kula lampur – Singapore b. Kula lampur - Bejing
c. Bejing to Kula lampur d. Tokyo – Kula lampur
e. Kula lampur – Bangalore.
2. Which of the following combination regarding Republic Day guest is correct
1. 2015 - Barak Obama
2. 2014 – Abe Shimzo
3. 2013 – Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck
a. 1 only b. 2 only c. 3 only d. 1&3 e. 1,2 & 3
3. Who is the Chief Justice of India
a. Justice HL Dattu b. Justice RM Lodha
c. Justice DH waghila d. Justice Y. Bhaskar Rao
e. None of above
4. Gold Medal Tally of India at Asian Games at Inchcon South Korea was
(A) 11 (B) 10 (C) 57 (D) 15 (E) 36
5. Dada Sahab Phalke Award for 61st National Award was conferred to
(A) Gulzar (B) Girish Karnad (C) Pran (D) Rajkumar (E) K.Balachander
6. Jaipur Column is located at
(A) Jaipur (B) Jodhpur (C) New Delhi (D) Udapur (E) Bangalore
7. As per Tiger Census -2014 which of the following statement is correct
1. Number of Tiger in Country is 2226
2. Number of Tiger in Karnataka is 406
3. Highest Number of Tigers are in Karnataka
a. Statement 1 only b. Statement 1 & 2
c. Statement 2 & 3 d. Statement 1 & 3
c. Statement 1,2 & 3
8. Objective of Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana(PMJDY) is
1. Availability of basic Saving Account
2. Access to need based credit
3. Insurance
4. Pension to excluded section & low income group
5. Tax collection scheme
a. Statement 1 & 2 correct b. Statement 2 & 3 correct
c. Statement 3 & 4 correct d. Statement 1 & 4 correct
e. Statement 1,2, 3 & 4 correct
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9. During his visit to USA, PM spoke to Indian Diaspora at Madison Square
Garden. It is located in city
a. Washington b. New Jersey c. New York
d. Chicago e. Los Angles
10. Chairman of National Institution for Transforming India Aayog is
a. Prime Minister b. Arvind Panagariya
c. Montek Singh Ahluwalia d. Bibek Debroy e. None of above
11. 21st FIFA World Cup 2018will held at
a. Argentina b. Germany c. France d. Brazil e. Russia
12. United Nations Framework convention on climate change
 December-2014 held at
a. Lima b. Warraw c. Paris d. Kyoto e. Doha
13. Which of the following statement is correct
1. Number of GP in Karnataka State are 5629
2. Number of Taluks in Karnataka are 176
3. Number of District in Karnataka are 28
a. Statement 1 is correct b. Statement 2 is correct
c. Statement 1,2 & 3 is correct
d. Statement 1& 2 are correct
e. Statement 2 & 3 are correct
14. Which of the following dances are recognised as classical dances by
 Government of India
1. Sathriya 2. Manipur 3. Kathak 4. Chhau
a. 1 & 2 b. 2 & 3 c. 2,3 & 4 d. 1,2 & 3 e. 1,2,3 & 4
15. “Malegalali Madumaglu” Novel is written by
a. Kuvempu b. Shivram Karanth c. U R Annanth Murthy
d. Nissar Ahmd d. None
16. On November 1, 2014 name of how many cities of Karnataka changed
a. 9 b. 10 c. 12 d. 15 e. 13
17. Who among following received Janpeth Award
1. Chandshekar Kambhar 2. Girish Karnad
3. U.R Ananth Murthy 4. V.K. Gokak 5. D.R. Bendre
a. 1,2 & 3 b. 2,3 & 5 c. 3,4 & 5
d. 1,2,3,4 & 5 e. None

18. New capital of Andhra Pradesh will be established at
a. Kurnool b. Vishakhapatnam c. Tirupati
d. Guntur e. Vijayawada
19. All England open Badminton Champion for 2014 is
a. Prakash Padukone b. Chen Long c. Lee Chong Wei
d. Pullela Gopichand e. P. Kashyap
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20. Swarna Soudha is located at
a. Bangalore b. Dharwad c. Gulbarga d. New Delhi
e. Belgaum
21. Miss Malala Yousafzai – Nobel Peace Prize winner for 2014 shared the
 prize with
a. Ahmed Karzai b. Barak Obama c. Valdamir Putin
d. Kailash Satyarthi e. Dalai Lama
22. 4th BRICS summit - 2012 was hosted by
a. Fortaleza b. New Delhi c. Yekaterinburg
d. Durban e. Sanya
23. In which of the following dance forms “Guru Kelucharan Mahapatra” is
associated with
a. Kathak b. Kuchipudi c. Bharathanatiyam
d. Odissi e. Kathakali
24. Kalchakra ceremony is associated with which of the following aremonies
a. Hinduism b. Buddhism c. Jainism d. Islam e. Christian
25. Which rural sector is not included in Bharat Nirman Yojana
a. Irrigation b. Water supply c. Education d. Telephone
e. Rural Road
26. SAPTA is related to
a. Education b. Trade c. Security d. Environment e. Medicine
27. Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant is developed with support of
a. France b. USA c. Australia d. USSR e. Germany
28. Himalyan Mountaineering Institute is located at
a. Darjeeling b. Marmago c. Dehradun d. Despur e. Imphal
29. Which combination is false
1. Bandipur - Karnataka
2. Manas - Arunachal Pradesh
3. Jaldapara - West Bengal
4. Chilka Lake - Orissa
5. Melghat - Maharastra
a. 1 b. 2 c. 3 d. 4 e.5
30. Hurricane “Sandy” has effected following countries
a. Bahamas, Bermuda b. Greece c. France
d. Mexico e. Japan
31. Bara Kaman is located in
a. Vijayapur b. Kalburgi c. Bagalkot d. Chitradurga e. Bidar
32. Who among the following was called as Father of Indian Renaissance
a. B.G. Tilak
b. Gopal Krishna Gokhale
c. Lala Lajpat Rai
d. Raja Ram Mohan Roy
e. Motilal Nehru
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33. The first to start a joint stock company to trade with India were the
a. Dutch b. Portuguese c. French d. Danish e. Italian
34. Talikote battle was fought between
a. Vijayanagar and Deccan b. Chalukyas and Kadambas
c. Keladi and Vijayanagar d. Vijayanagara and Woodiyars
e. Vijayanagar & Marathas
35. Lion of Karnataka title was given to
a. R.R. Diwakar b. Gangadhar Rao Deshpande c. K.C. Reddy
d. Nijalingappa e. Bangarappa
36. Asiatic Society was founded by
a. Max Mullur b. Cunningham c. William Jones
d. Sir John Marshal e. Annie Beasent
37. Treaty of Srirangpatna was signed between Tipu Sultan and
a. Robert Clive b. Cornwallis c. Dalhousie
d. Warren Hastings e. None of above
38. The title given by the British Government to Mahatma Gandhi which he
 surrendered during the non co-operation movement was
a. Hind Kesari b. Kaiser–e-Hind c. Rai Bahadur
d. Rt Honorable e. Sir
39. The Venetian traveller who travelled with his wife and reached
 Vijayanagara around 1420 AD was
a. Athanasius Nikitin b. Nicolo de Conti c. Ibn Batuta
d. Ferishta e. Fa-he-yien
40. Pulakesin-II was the famous ruler of
a. Chalukyas b. Pallavas c. Cholas
d. Satavahanas e. Gupta
41. To which of the republic of Buddha belong
a. Licchavi’s b. Mallas c. Sakyas d. Methela
e. None of the above
42. Krishnadevaraya belonged to the
a. Sangam dynasty b. Saluva dynasty c. Tuluva dynasty
d. Aravindu dynasty e. None of above
43. Where was the historical case upon INA settled
a. in the Fort William, Calcutta b. In the Red Fort of Delhi
c. In the Central Hall of Parliament d. In the Worship near Bombay
e. None of above
44. The affairs of East India Company came into the hands of the British by
a. Pitts India Act b. Cabinet Mission Plan c. Regulating Act
d. Government of India Act e. None of above
45. The statue of Gomateshwara of Sravanbalgola was built by
a. Chandragupta Maurya b. Kharvila c. Amoghavarsha
d. Chamundarya e. Tipu
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46. Who among the following is known for his work on medicine during the
 Gupta period
a. Saumilla b. Sudraka c. Shaunaka d. Susrutha e. All of above
47. Which of the following pairs are correctly matched
1. Lothal - Ancient dockyard
2. Sarnath - First Sermon of Buddha
3. Rajgir - Lion of capital of Ashoka
4. Nalanda - Great seat of Buddhist
a. 1,2,3& 4 b. 3&2 c. 1&2 d. 2&4 e. 1,2 & 4
48. Consider the following pair
1. B.G. Tilak - Founder of the Poona Sarvajank Sabha
2. Madam Mohan Malaviya -Founder of Banaras Hindu University
3. Keshav Chandra Sen - Leader of Brahmo Samaj
Which of pairs are corret
a. 1 only b. 2 only c. 1&2 d. 2&3 e.1,2&3
49. During freedom struggle Aruna Asif Ali was the major woman organiser
 of underground activity in
a. Civil disobedience movement b. Non Co-operation movement
c. Quit India movement d. Swadeshi movement
e. None of above
50. Who of the following Prime Minister sent Cripps Mission to India
a. James Ramsay MacDonald b. Stanley Baldwin
c. Neville Chhamberlain d. Winston Churchill
e. None of above

51. Theme of 12th Five Year Plan is
a. Faster growth b. Inclusive growth
c. Sustainable growth
d. Faster, more inclusive and sustainable growth e. None of these
52. FDI in multi brand retail is allowed by Government of India
a. 1992 b. 2009 c. 2012 d. 2014 e. 2005
53. Lakdawala Committee was constituted to study
a. Estimating Poverty in Country b. Inflation
c. Tourism in India d. Sports infrastructure
e. Reorganisation of States
54. The rate at which bank lend to RBI is known as
a. Bank Rate b. Repo rate c. Reverse Repo rate
d. Interest rate e. None of above
55. Purchasing power parity theory was given by
a. Haberier b. J.S. Mill c. J.E. Meade
d. Gustav Cassel e. Karl Marks
56. Lorenz Curve is used to measure
a. Poverty b. Inefficiency c. Production possibility
d. Inequality e. Development
57. The Central Banking function in India are performed by the
1. Central Bank of India 2. Reserve Bank of India
3. State Bank of India 4. NABARD
a. 1&2 b. 2&3 c. 3&4 d. 2 only e. 1,2,3 & 4
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58. If the cash reserve ratio is lowered by the RBI, its impact on credit creation
will be to
a. Increase b. Decrease c. No impact d. Fluctuation e. None of the above
59. Deficit financing means that the Government borrows money from the
a. Local Bodies b. From Market c. Corporate d. IMF e. RBI
60. The banks are required to maintain a certain ratio between their cash in hand
and total assets. This is called
a. Statutory Bank Ratio b. Statutory Liquid Ratio
c. Central Bank Reserve d. Central Liquid Ratio
e. None of above
61. Which of the following statement are correct
1. Eastern part of Karnataka plateau is known as Bayaluseeme and
 Western part is Malnad
2. Karnataka plateau is near to equator & sea so has small range of
 temperature
3. Major portion of Karnataka plateau falls under the evergreen forest and
is rich in coal
a. 1 & 2 b. 2 & 3 c. 1 & 3 d. 1,2 & 3 e. None
62. Fathometer is used to measure
a. Earth Quake b. Ocean Depth c. Rainfall
d. Sound Intensity e. Electricity
63. The Rock formation that cannot store ground water are called
a. Spring b. Aquifers c. Perched Aquifer d. Aquicludes
e. Statemites
64. The Phenomenon of an opening occurring in the earth surface through
 which jet of hot water and steam forces out at irregular intervals is calleda.
Crater b. Geyser c. Hot spring d. Volcano e. Fold
65. The Northern hemisphere and the Southern hemisphere are separated by
a. The international Dali line b. The plane of equator
c. The plane of Tropic of Cancer e. None of these
d. The plane of Tropic of Capricorn
66. The river Sutlej on which the Bhakra Dam has been built originate from
a. a spring in vering b. Near Bala Lacha pass in Lahul
c. Rakas Lake in Tibet d. Mansarovar Lake
e. None of the above
67. The Northern portion of the Western Coastal plain is called
a. Konkan Plain b. Malabar Coast c. Coromandal coast
d. Ganga Coast e. None of the above
68. The Suez Canal connects the
a. Baltic Sea and Caspian Sea b. Medeterrarian Sea & Red Sea
c. Red Sea and Caspian Sea d. Medeterrarian Sea & North Sea
e. Red Sea and Caspian Sea
69. The study of Soils is called
a. Geomorphology b. Hydrology c. Biogeography
d. Pedology e. None of above
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70. The smallest country population wise in the world is
a. Vatican City b. Monaco c. Nourure d. Liechtenstein e. Libiya
71. Which of the following is measured on the Richter Scale
a. Density of Liquids b. Intensity of Earth Quake
c. Velocity of Tornadoes d. Height of mountains
e. All of above
72. Which of the following is an igneous rock
a. Granite b. State c. Limestone d. Quartzite e. None of above
73. The main dividing line between the geological regions of the Indo Gangetic
plains and Peninsula is
a. Vindhya range b. The Aravallis c. Nilgiris Hills
d. Satpuras e. Karakorum
74. Nanak Jheera is located in which district of Karnataka
a. Yadgir b. Bidar c. Gulbarga d. Vijayapura e. Shimoga
75. The Radcliffe line is a boundary between
a. India and Pakistan b. India and China
c. India and Myanmar d. India and Afghanistan
e. India and Bhutan
76. The pension of a High Court Judge is charged to the
a. Consolidated fund of India
b. Consolidated fund of the State where he last served
c. Consolidated fund of the different States where he has surved
d. Contingency fund of India
e. None of above
77. Human Development Index was formulated by
a. World Bank b. IMF c. UNICEF d. UNCTAD e. UNDP
78. Forest Right Act (Schedule Tribe and other forest dwellers Act) was
 passed by Government of India in
a. 1980 b. 1986 c. 2006 d. 2009 e. 1963
79. State list consisted which one of the following item
a. P&T b. Insurance c. Land d. Shipping and Navigation
e. Foreign affairs

80. How many members are nominated to Rajya Sabha by the President of India
a. 15 b. 14 c. 13 d. 16 e. 12
81. The President can dissolve the Lok Sobha on
a. Advice of Prime Minister b. Advice of Chief Justice of India
c. Recommendation of Lok Sabha d. Recommendation of Rajya Sabha
e. Recommendation of Election Commission of India
82. Preamble enshrines the ideals of liberty, equality and fraternity it
 emerge from
a. Russian Revolution b. Irish Revolution c. French Revolution
d. US Constitution e. British Constitution
83. The power of Supreme Court of India to decide the dispute between the
 Centre and State fall under its
a. Advisory jurisdiction b. Appellate jurisdiction
c. Original jurisdiction d. Constitutional jurisdiction e. None of above
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84. The objective of Resolution was adopted by the Constituted Assembly on
a. 22nd January 1947 b. 26th November 1946 c. 1st October 1948
d. 15th August 1948 e. None of above
85. The Oath of office to the President of India is conducted by
a. The speaker of Lok Sabha b. The Chief Justice of India
c. Vice President of India d. The outgoing President e. None of above
86. Filaria is caused by
a. Bactreia b. Protozoa c. Mosquito d. Virus e. None of above
87. Law of Natural Selection is associated with
a. Dalton b. Darwin c. Keplre d. Mendel e. None
88. The group of metals Fe, Co, Ni may be called as
a. Transition Metals b. Main group metals c. Alkali metal
d. Rare metals e. None of these
89. Sodium metal is kept under
a. Petrol b. Alcohol c. Kerosene d. Water e. Milk
90. Which of the following combination is correct
1. Nautical Mile - Navigation
2. Knot - Ship
3. Bar - Heat
4. Kilowatt - Power
a. 1&3 b. 1,2,3&4 c. 2&3 d. 1,2 &4 e. 3&4
91. Ptyalin is an enzyme produced in the
a. Salivary Glands b. Pituitary Glands c. Thyroid Glands d. Pancreas e. Liver
92. Nymph is the name of young one of
a) Butterfly b. Housefly c. Beetle d. Cockroach e. Earthworm
93. Mumps is a disease caused by
a. Fungus b. Virus c. Bacterium d. Blood impurity e. None of above
94. Night Blindness is caused by lack of which vitamin
a. Vitamin A b. Vitamin B c. Vitamin C d. Vitamin D e. None of above
95. Plants developing in dry condition are
a. Xerophytes b. Lithophytes c. Mesophytes d. Hydrophytes e. None of above
96. Nuclear sizes are expressed in a unit named
a. Fermi b. Newton c. Angstrom d. Fesla e. None of these
97. Magnetism at the centre of the bar magnet is
a. Minimum b. Zero c. Maximum d. Uniform e. Variable
98. What do we call a collection of two or more computer that are located within a limited distance of each other and that are connected to each other directly or indirectly
a. Intranet b. Internet c. Local Area Network d. Wide Area Network
e. None of above
99. Founder of Face book is
a. Mark Zuckerbug b. Bill Gates C. Steve Jobs
d. Ronald Wayne e. None of above
100. Ebola virus causes
a. Pain in joints b. Blindness c. Hemorrhagic fever
d. Effects Liver e. Damages Pancreas