Saturday, January 5, 2019

General knowledge(GK 2019) Questions & Answers with Explanation (Part 1)

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GENERAL KNOWLEDGE 2019

General knowledge

Q1 The Namdapha National Park is located in which state?

  1. Assam
  2. Sikkim
  3. Arunachal Pradesh
  4. Tripura
  5. Meghalaya 
Answer: -  Arunachal Pradesh
Explanation
The Namdapha National Park is located in the Changlang district of Arunachal Pradesh. It covers an area of 1,985 square kilometers. In the year 1983, it was declared as the national park.

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Q2 The Achanakmar wildlife sanctuary is situated in which state?

  1. Jharkhand
  2. Chhattisgarh
  3. Bihar
  4. Rajasthan
  5. Madhya Pradesh 

Answer: - Chattisgarh

Explanation

The Achanakmar wildlife sanctuary is situated in the Mungeli district of  Chhattisgarh. It covers an area of 557.55 square kilometers. It was established in the year 1975.

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Q3 The headquarter of the World Food Programme is located in _____________.

  1. Vienna, Austria
  2. Gland, Switzerland
  3. Zurich, Switzerland
  4. Rome, Italy
  5. Geneva, Switzerland 

Answer: - Rome, Italy

Explanation

The headquarter of the World Food Programme is located in Rome, Italy. It was established in the year 1961.

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Q4 Deomali peak is the highest mountain peak of which state?

  1. Madhya Pradesh
  2. Bihar
  3. Rajasthan
  4. West Bengal
  5. Odisha 

Answer: - Odisha

Explanation

Deomali peak is the highest mountain peak of Odisha. It is a mountain peak in the Chandragiri-Pottangi subrange of the Eastern Ghats. The total height of this mountain peak is 1,672  meters.

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Q5 Moroni is the capital of which country?

  1. Comoros
  2. Sweden
  3. Togo
  4. Somalia
  5. Senegal 

Answer: - Comoros

Explanation

Moroni is the capital of Comoros.

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Q6 Which is the currency of Comoros?

  1. Comorian Krona
  2. Comorian Dollar
  3. Comorian Franc
  4. Comorian  Dram
  5. Comorian Shilling 

Answer: - Comorian Franc

Explanation

Comorian Franc is the currency of Comoros.

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Q7 The Tugela Falls is situated in which country?


  1. Nigeria
  2. South Africa
  3. Austria
  4. Argentina
  5. Colombia 

Answer: - South Africa

Explanation

The Tugela Falls is situated in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. It is the world’s second tallest waterfalls. The total height of this waterfall is 948 meters.

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Q8 The World Polio Day is observed every year on __________________.

  1. 27th October
  2. 26th October
  3. 25th October
  4. 24th October
  5. 23rd October 

Answer: - 24 the October

Explanation

The World Polio Day is observed every year on 24th October. The aim to celebrate this day is to create awareness about the hazards of the crippling Polio disease.  The day was instituted by Rotary International to commemorate the birth of Jonas Salk who had led the first team of polio vaccine researchers.

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Q9 Who among the following wrote the book  “Fables of Fractured Times”?

  1. Manish Tewari
  2. Ram Prakash Karath
  3. Surjit Singh
  4. Akhilesh Sircar
  5. Anirban Ganguly 

Answer: - Manish Tewari.

Explanation

The book “Fables of Fractured Times” has been written by former Cabinet minister Manish Tewari. The Book is a compilation of articles written by Manish Tewari on a wide array of issues, trends, and events of National and International Arena between 2017 and 2018.

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Q10 Volta dam is situated in which of the following countries?

  1. Chile
  2. Chad
  3. Kenya
  4. Nigeria
  5. Ghana 

Answer: -  Ghana

Explanation

Volta dam is situated in Ghana. The dam is also known as Akosombo Dam. It covers an area of 8,502 square kilometers. The main purpose of the Akosombo Dam was to provide electricity for the aluminum industry. 

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