GK quiz – MBA entrance – quiz 9

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General knowledge is extremely important for MBA aspirants. While questions from logical reasoning and quantitative analysis can be time-consuming, the GK section can help you increase your scores quickly.

We present this GK quiz to help you prepare comprehensively for your upcoming MBA entrance tests. Post your responses in the comments section and soon we will let you know the correct answers!

1. Mark all the correct statements:

A. Hanumantha Rao replaced Verghese J. Kurien as the chairman of the National Dairy Development Board.

B. Dabur is the best known institution of Unani medicine worldwide which ploughs back nearly 90% of its 1200 odd unani products into social welfare.

C. Pascal Lamy is current the Director General of the World Trade Organization.

D. JawaharLal Nehru had said that it was his ultimate aim to wipe every tear from every eye.

2. Mark all the correct statements:

A. Sand dunes occur only in arid desert regions.

B. Central Africa is home to the second largest rainforest.

C. The heat buildup inside the earth reached a high early in the earth’s history.

D. The troposphere is a layer of the earth’s atmosphere near its surface which is cooler higher up and warmer farther down.

3. Mark all the correct statements:

A. Chlorine may be collected by downward displacement of air, as it is two and a half times heavier than air, or it may be collected over warm water.

B. Chlorine is a greenish yellow gas, easily condensed to a liquid; it does not burn in air, but many substances burn in it, forming chlorides, just as bodies burning in oxygen form oxides.

C. Because of combining with free hydrogen, chlorine is not able to separate hydrogen from some of its compounds and to combine with it.

D. Chlorine bleaches mineral colouring matters.

4. Mark all the correct statements:

A. Doppler effect refers to the phenomenon whereby the pitch of a sound appears to change as the object moves away.

B. The equation V = d x d, where V is the volume and d is the diameter of the sphere is dimensionally correct.

C. Bernoulli’s principle states that the pressure of a fluid is inversely proportional to its volume.

D. Northern lights are caused by energetic particles released from the sun reacting in earth’s atmosphere.

5. Select the correct Railway Zone – Head Quarter match:

     Railway Zone                Head Quarter

    i. South-East Central      a. Jablpur

    ii. North-East Frontier     b. Maligaon

    iii. North Eastern             c. Bilaspur

    iv. West Central              d. Gorakhpur

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

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

6. Select the correct Inventions/Discoveries – Inventors/Discoverers match:

    Inventions/Discoveries                   Inventors/Discoverer

    i. Cassette (Audio)                            a. Philips Co.

    ii. Super Computer                           b. J. H. Van Tassel 

    iii. Cloning (Mammal)                        c. Wilmut, et al

    iv. HIV                                                d. Mortagnier

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

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

7. In descending order, which one of the following is the correct sex ratio of states in India?

A. Kerala, Chhatisgargh, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Orissa

B. Kerala, Chhatisgargh, Orissa, Tamil Nadu,Andhra Pradesh

C. Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Orissa, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu

D. Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Chhatisgargh, Orissa, Andhra Pradesh

8. Match the women CEOs with the company

     Column A                               Column B

   a. Ms Shikha Sharma              i. HSBC

   b. Ms Naina Lal Kidwai           ii. Axis Bank

   c. Ms Indira Nooyi                  iii. Biocon India

   d. Ms Kiran Mjaumdar Shaw  iv. Pepsico

A. a-iii, b-I, c-ii, d-iv

B. a-I, b-ii, c-iv, d-iii

C. a-ii, b-I, c-iv, d-iii

D. a-I, b-iii, c-iv, d-ii

9. Match the correct Country with its Capital City and Currency:

    Country                  Capital City                Currency

   a. Argentina             i. Ashgabat                   1 Birr

   b. Ethiopia               ii. Buenos Aires            2 Rial

   c. Turkmenistan      iii. Addis Ababa           3 Peso

   d. Yemen                 iv. Sana                        4 Manat

A. a-iv-2; b-i-3; c-iii-4; d-ii-1

B. a-ii-2; b-iii-1; c-iv-4; d-i-3

C. a-ii-3; b-iii-1; c-i-4; d-iv-2

D. a-ii-2; b-iii-3; c-i-1; d-iv-4

10. Select the WRONG Venue of Hockey World Cup – Year – Winner match:

      Venue of Hockey World Cup          Year              Winner

    A. Kuala Lumpur                                  1975               India

    B. London                                            1986               Australia

    C. Sydney                                            1994               Netherlands

    D. Monchengladbach                         2006              Germany