GK quiz – MBA entrance – quiz 8

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1. Which of the following country is a member of OECD group?

A. Venezuela B. Brazil C. Mexico D. South Africa

2. In descending order, which of the following group of countries is correct about the length of India’s land borders with its neighbors?

A. Bangladesh, Pakistan, China, Myanmar, Nepal

B. China, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Nepal

C. China, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Nepal, Myanmar

D. Bangladesh, China, Pakistan, Nepal, Myanmar

3. The antibiotic penicillin is obtained from:

A. a bacterium B. fungus C. synthetic means D. virus-infected cells

4. Chronologically which one of the following is correct?

A. (1) India’s first nuclear test, (2) Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty comes to force, (3) “France and China sign Non Proliferation Treaty

B. (1) India conducts its second nuclear test – 1998, (2) N. Korea conducts test of nuclear weapon, (3) Chernobyl nuclear power station accident in Ukraine

C. (1) International Atomic Energy Agency set up, (2) France conducts first nuclear test, (3) China conducts its first nuclear test

D. (1) France and China sign Non Proliferation Treaty, (2) India conducts its second nuclear test, (3) France conducts first nuclear test

5. Select the correct Organization – Purpose match:

    Organization                Purpose

    1 NABARD                   i Financial assistance for warehousing

    2 NCDC                      ii Refinancing agricultural credit

   3 SCARDB                  iii Inter-state sale of agricultural products

   4 NAFED                    iv Land development

A. 1 – ii, 2 – i, 3 – iv, 4 – iii

B. 1 – iii, 2 – i, 3 – iv, 4 – ii

C. 1 – ii, 2 – iii, 3 – iv, 4 – i

D. 1 – iii, 2 – iv, 3 – ii, 4 – i

6. Select the correct Diseases – Plants affected match:

    Diseases              Plants affected

    i. Black heart          a. Peas

    ii. Red Rot              b. Wheat

   iii. Karnal Bunt        c. Sugarcane

   iv. Powdery Mildew d. Potatoes

   A. i-a, ii-b, iii-d, iv-c    B. i-d, ii-c, iii-b, iv-a

  C. i-b, ii-c, iii-a, iv-d     D. i-a, ii-b, iii-c, iv-d

7. Which one of the following state is having maximum number of special economic zone (SEZ), notified under the SEZ Act, 2005.

A. Andhra Pradesh B. Maharashtra C. Tamil Nadu D. Karnataka

8. Which of the following group of countries is not member of the United Nations?

A. Taiwan, Yemen, Tunisia

B. Tunisia, Vatican City, Turkish Cyprus

C. Tunisia, Turkish Cyprus, Vatican City

D. Vatican City, Turkish Cyprus, Taiwan

9. Match the correct combination in the following:

     Cartoon Characters                Creators

     (i) Asterix                              (a) Bill Watterson

     (ii) Dilbert                              (b) Jim Davis

     (iii) Calvin and Hobbes        (c) Charles Shulz

     (iv) Peanuts                           (d) Albert Uderzo& Rane Coscinny

      (v) Garfield                          (e) Scott Adams

A. i-a, ii-c, iii-b, iv-e, v-d

B. i-d, ii-e, iii-a, iv-c, v-b

C. i-d, ii-d, iii-a, iv-e, v-c

D. i-c, ii-a, iii-b, iv-d, v-e

10. Who amongst the following was not nominated by the Government of India on the board of Satyam Computer Services?

A. T.N. Manoharan

B. Ketan Parekh

C. Suryakant Balakrishnan Mainak

D. Kiran Karnik

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