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World Geography General Knowledge Questions

Q. Assertion (A): ‘DNA Fingerprinting’ has become as an important test to establish paternity and identity of criminals of rape cases. Reason (R): Small samples such as hair, dried blood and semen are adequate for DNA analysis. Select the correct answer using the code given below. Code
(A) Both (A) and (R) are true and
(R) is the correct explanation of
(B) Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A)
(C) (A) is true, but (R) is false
(D) (A) is false, but (R) is true
Ans: (A)

16. Miscellaneous

Q. In addition to fingerprint scanning, which of the following can be used in the biometric identification of a person?
1. Iris scanning
2. Retinal scanning
3. Voice recognition Select the correct answer using the code given below.

(A) Only 1
(B) Only 2 and 3
(C) Only 1 and 3
(D) 1, 2 and 3
Ans: (D)

Q. ‘Red Ribbon Express’ is a visual and moving medium for
(A) Awareness about AIDS
(B) Awareness about Pulse Polio
(C) Programme for protecting girl child
(D) Programme for protecting all the children from malnutrition
Ans: (A)

Q. An endoscope is used by a physician to view the internal parts of a body organ. It is based on the principle of
(A) Refraction of light
(B) Reflection of light
(C) Total internal reflection of light
(D) Dispersion of light
Ans: (C)

Q. Myoglobin contains the metal
(A) Copper
(B) Silver
(C) Gold
(D) Iron
Ans: (D)

Q. Which one of the following varieties of dogs is unable to bark?
(A) Dingo
(B) Alsatian
(C) Dalmatian
(D) Labrador
Ans: (A)

Q. Which of the following type is used by Computed Tomography employed for visualisation of the internal structure of human body?
(A) X-rays
(B) Sound waves
(C) Magnetic resonance
(D) Radio isotopes
Ans: (A)

Q. Mission Indradhanush Campaign in India is associated with
(A) Nutrition to pregnant women
(B) Awareness of diabetes
(C) Eradication of blindness
(D) Vaccination of children
Ans: (D)

Q. ‘Mission Indradhanush’ of the Union Government is related to
(A) Pulse production
(B) Immunization of children against seven vaccine preventable diseases
(C) Skill development
(D) Tourism promotion
Ans: (B)

Q. Cholesterol is
(A) Type of chlorophyll
(B) Derivative of chloroform
(C) Fatty alcohol found in animal fat
(D) Chromium salt
Ans: (C)

Q. Cholesterol is
(A) An insecticide
(B) A vitamin
(C) A steroid
(D) An enzyme
Ans: (C)

Q. Generally, cholestrol levels are related with
(A) Arteries becomes hardned
(B) Veins becomes hardened
(C) In kidney becomes stone
(D) Liver cirrhosis
Ans: (A)

Q. Doctors recommend that we should cook our food in oil rather than in vanaspati ghee because
(A) Oil contain unsaturated fats
(B) Oil contain saturated fats
(C) Oil is easier to store
(D) Oil is cheaper
Ans: (A)

Q. Trans fat is generally considered to be bad for human health because it lowers the level of
(C) Triglycerides
(D) Insulin
Ans: (A)

Q. Which vegetable oil is suitable for heart patients?
(A) Sunflower oil
(B) Groundnut oil
(C) Mustard oil
(D) Soyabean oil
Ans: (A)

Q. In July 2004, where is the world largest session of HIV/AIDS is organized in the world?
(A) Bangkok
(B) Singapore
(C) New York
(D) Rome
Ans: (A)

Q. 1st December, is celebrated every year as
(A) World Environment Day
(B) World Food Day
(C) World AIDS Day
(D) World Literacy Day
Ans: (C)

Q. ‘World AIDS Day’ is celebrated on which date?
(A) 12th January
(B) 1st April
(C) 1st May
(D) 1st December
Ans: (D)

Q. Pheromones are found in
(A) Insects
(B) Snakes
(C) Birds
(D) Bats
Ans: (A)

Q. Iodine is obtained from
(A) Laminaria
(B) Polysiphonia
(C) Chara
(D) Spirogyra
Ans: (A)

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