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Static General Awareness is an important component of most of the competitive exams for employment in the government sector in India including, but not limited to, Banking, SSC, UPSC, Railways Insurance, etc. The following Static Awareness Quiz 2018 - Practice Sets have been designed keeping in view the significant role of General Awareness sections in the scoring of competitive exams.

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Q1. Where is Panna National Park located?
Answer: Madhya Pradesh
Q2. Dudhawa Dam is built across which river in Chhattisgarh?
Answer: Mahanadi River
Q3. Which organization publishes the World Economic Outlook (WEO) report?
Answer: International Monetary Fund(IMF)
Q4. The folk dance 'Fugdi' is related to which state?
Answer: Goa
Q5. Tallinn is the largest and the capital city of which country?
Answer: Estonia
Q6. The Book ‘India 2017 Yearbook" is authored by?
Answer: Rajeev Mehrishi
Q7. Where is the headquarter of Amnesty International located?
Answer: London, UK
Q8. Where is the headquarter of the International Weightlifting Federation located?
Answer: Budapest, Hungary
Q9. Balphakram National Park is situated at which place?
Answer: Meghalaya
Q10. In which Indian State, Achnakamer wildlife sanctuary is situated?
Answer: Mungeli district, Chhattisgarh
Q11. Dhirubhai Ambani Solar Park is situated in?
Answer: Rajasthan.
Q12. Where is the headquarter of 'MIGA'?
Answer: Washington DC
Q13. Prague is the capital of which country?
Answer: Czech Republic
Q14. Imperfect is an autobiography of
Answer: Sanjay Manjrekar
Q15. Bhat is the currency of which country?
Answer: Thailand
Q16. Where is the headquarter of Central Registry of Secularization Asset Reconstruction and Security Interest of India (CERSAI)?
Answer: New Delhi
Q17. Great Indian Bustard Sanctuary is a wildlife sanctuary in
Answer: Maharashtra
Q18. Cuttac is a city in the eastern Indian state of Odisha. Cuttack city is situated on the bank of which river?
Answer: Mahanadi River
Q19. What is the currency of Malaysia?
Answer: Malaysian Ringgit
Q20. Gobind Sagar is a man-made reservoir situated in which Indian State?
Answer: Himachal Pradesh
Q21. Where is the Headquarter of SIDBI?
Q22. Imphal is the capital city of
Answer: Manipur
Q23. The riel is the currency of
Answer: Cambodia
Q24. Where is the Head Office of World Food Programme/Organisation?
Answer:Rome, Italy
Q25. Which country will host the BRICS summit 2018?
Answer:South Africa
Q26. Baglihar Dam located in which Indian State?
Answer:Jammu and Kashmir
Q27. Where is the headquarter of World Customs Organization?
Answer:Brussels, Belgium
Q28. In which state Somasila Dam located?
Answer:Andhra Pradesh
Q29. Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary is located in
Answer: Kerala
Q30. Unstoppable: My Life So Far is the autobiography of
Answer:Maria Sharapova
Q31. Reykjavik is the capital of
Q32. JSCA International Stadium Complex is in
Q33. Chamera III Hydroelectric Power Plant is situated in
Answer: Himachal Pradesh
Q34. Badrinath temple is situated on the bank of which river?
Answer: Alaknanda River
Q35. Every year 3rd March is celebrated as
Answer:World Wildlife Day
Q36. Nokrek National Park is situated in
Q37. Ajanta Cave Temple is situated in
Q38. The capital of Latvia is
Q39. Brackish institute is in
Q40. Central Institute of Road Transport is in
Q41. Chandi Lahiri is
Q42. OPCW HQ is in
Answer: The Hague
Q43. Lakhwar Dam is located on which state?
Q44. What is the capital of Stockholm?
Q45. Jabalpur situated on which river
Answer: Narmada
Q46. Gol Gumbaz is in Bijapur district of which state?
Q47. Lilly Festival was organized in which state?
Q48. Every year May 29 is celebrated as?
Answer:International Day of United Nation Peacemakers
Q49. Firojpur is on the bank of which river?
Q50. May 11 is observed as which day?
Answer:National Technology Day
Q51. What do I stand for in UNIDO?
Answer: Industrial
Q52. Where is Moti Bagh Stadium?
Q53. Sipat Thermal Power
Q54. World Health Day theme
Answer:Universal health coverage: everyone, everywhere
Q55. Bhitarkanika national park
Answer: Odisha
Q56. Bhadra river tributary
Q57. Statistics Day is celebrated on which date
Answer:29th June
Q58. What is the theme of 2018 World Environment Day
Answer:Beat Plastic Pollution
Q59. Where is the Headquarter of AIIB
Answer: Beijing, China
Q60. Where is the headquarter of SAARC Development Fund
Answer:Thimphu, Bhutan
Q61. Indira Sagar dam is located in which Indian State/City
Answer: Narmada River at Narmada Nagar, Mundi in the Khandwa district of Madhya Pradesh
Q62. Pilibhit wildlife sanctuary is located in which Indian State
Answer:Pilibhit district, Uttar Pradesh
Q63. Malabo is the capital of which country
Answer: Equatorial Guinea
Q64. New Sports University is in which city
Q65. 'Bharosa Centres' are in which city of India
Q66. When is World Micro, Small and Mediumsized Enterprises (MSMEs) Day celebrated
Answer:27th June 2018
Q67. Where is the headquarter of OECD
Answer:Paris, France
Q68. Patratu thermal Power plant is located in which Indian State
Q69. What is the theme of Yoga Day 2018
Answer:Yoga for Peace
Q70. Where is the Headquarters of Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Answer: Manila, Philippines
Q71. Hirakud Dam is built across the Mahanadi River in which state
Answer: Odisha
Q72. Dudhwa National Park is situated in which state
Answer: Uttar Pradesh
Q73. Lusaka is the capital of which country
Answer: Zambia
Q74. What does 'W' stands for in
Answer: SAWEN Wildlife (South Asia Wildlife Enforcement Network)
Q75. Where is the mental health institute is located
Answer: Bhopal
Q76. India’s longest road-rail bridge Bogibeel bridge is located in which State
Q77. What is the theme of World wildlife day 2018
Answer: Big cats predators under threat
Q78. Where is Amangarh tiger reserve?
Answer: Bijnore, UP
Q79. Asteroid Day
Answer: 30th June 2018
Q80. Numaligarh Refinery Plant
Answer: Assam
Q81. Jayant Ganpat Nadkarni who passed away in July 2018. He was?
Answer:Indian Naval Chief
Q82. What does 'H' stands in HDI
Answer:Human (Human Development Index)
Q83. The cultural festival “Behdienkhlam 2018” was celebrated in?
Answer: Meghalaya
Q84. The country’s first e-waste recycling unit will come up in
Answer: Bengaluru
Q85. Bharat Qr code
Answer: NPCI
Q86. The theme of literacy week by RBI
Answer: Consumer Protection
Q87. Who is chairman of PM economic advisory council
Answer:Bibek Debroy
Q88. For the first time, the traditional 'Sangrai dance' performed in the ceremonious Republic Day parade in 2018. Sangrai Dance is associated with which state
Answer: Tripura
Q89. Headquarter of NDB
Answer:(New Development Board): Shanghai
Q90. Ramon Magsaysay winner Bharat Vatvani was related to which field?
Q91. International Literacy day
Answer: ‘Literacy and skills development.’
Q92. Duleep trophy is related to which sports?
Answer: Cricket
Q93. No spin is the autobiography of which cricketer?
Answer:Shane Warne
Q94. “Moving On, Moving Forward: A year in Office” has been authored by VicePresident
Answer:M. Venkaiah Naidu
Q95. 21st August is celebrated by UN for?
Answer:International Day of Remembrance and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism
Q96. Bogibeel bridge on which river?
Answer: Brahmaputra
Q97. Bulgaria capital:
Q98. Where is the Lakhwar Dam?
Q99. Lippa Asrang wildlife sanctuary?
Answer: Himachal Pradesh
Q100. Kofi Annan has died recently, He belongs to which Country?
Q101. Bajrang Punia is related to which sport
Answer:Freestyle Wrestler
Q102. Where is the Headquarter of World bank located
Answer:Washington DC, USA.
Q103. Where is the Headquarter of UNESCO located
Answer:Paris, France
Q104. Biplab Kumar Dev is the chief minister of which Indian state
Q105. Justin Trudeau is the Prime Minister of which country
Answer: Canada
Q106. Who is the chairman of SEBI
Answer:Ajay Tyagi
Q107. World Redcross day is observed on which date
Answer: 8th May
Q108. Rana Kapoor is the CEO of which of the following bank
Answer:Yes Bank
Q109. What is the currency of Denmark
Answer: Krone
Q110. What is the full form of DRDO
Answer: Defense Research and Development Organisation
Q111. Backheel term used in which of the following sport
Answer: Football
Q112. What is the Currency of Argentina
Answer: Peso
Q113. Prague is the capital of which country
Answer: Czech Republic
Q114. What is the Full form of UNCTAD
Answer: United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
Q115. Bhimbetka is located in which state?
Answer:Madhya Pradesh
Q116. Every year, Kalidas Samman given by which Indian state?
Answer:Madhya Pradesh
Q117. Ajanta caves are located in which state
Answer: Mumbai
Q118. What was the Theme of national voters day 2018
Answer:Accessible Elections
Q119. 13 February is celebrated as which day?
Answer: World Radio Day
Q120. International Yoga day is celebrated on which date?
Answer:21st June
Q121. Ganeshi Lal is the governor of which Indian State?
Q122. Kathak is the classical dance from which state?
Answer: Uttar Pradesh
Q123. Who is the current CEO of IPPB
Answer: Suresh Sethi
Q124. Gangtok is the capital of which Indian State?
Q125. Where is the Headquarters of the organization for the prohibition of chemical weapons located
Answer: The Hague, Netherlands
Q126. Where is Satkosia tiger reserve
Answer: Odisha
Q127. Name of the bridge in Jammu &Kashmir
Answer:Chenab bridge
Q128. The world's longest sandstone cave named Krem Puri was recently discovered in which Indian state
Q129. Who is the chairman of BSE?
Answer: S Ravi
Q130. Which is chairman of SEBI?
Answer: Ajay Tyagi
Q131. Indian Army day is celebrated on which date?
Answer: 15 January
Q132. Who is CM of Himachal Pradesh?
Answer:Jai Ram Thakur
Q133. Harela Festival is celebrated in which state?
Q134. Parupalli Kashyap is related to which sports?
Q135. Where is the headquarter of the International maritime organization
Q136. Where is the headquarter of SIDBI?
Q137. Zagreb is the capital of which country?
Q138. Where is the Headquarters of Indian Army East Region?
Answer:New Delhi
Q139. Which organization is Sole re-insurer of
Answer:India General Insurance Corporation of India GIC Re
Q140. Manama is the capital of which country?
Answer: Bahrain
Q141. Commonwealth games 2018 were held in which country
Answer:Gold Coast, Australia
Q142. Which person has been appointed as First CFO of RBI
Answer: Sudha Balakrishnan
Q143. Who has become first woman firefighter in Airport Authority of India
Answer: Taniya Sanyal
Q144. Who is Prime minister of Australia
Answer: Scott Morrison
Q145. Which Jain Muni has passed away recently
Answer: Tarun Sagar
Q146. Who is the author of the book named on Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar 'Vyakti Nahin Sankalp'
Answer: Shri Kishor Makwana
Q147. 1st Indian women to climb Mount Everest?
Answer:Bachendri Pal
Q148. Lakshya Sen is related to which sports
Answer: Badminton.
Q149. Venue of Asian Games 2018
Answer: Indonesia
Q150. The capital of Sikkim?
Q151. Name the famous footwear retailer, who has set up a new retail format to sell affordable fashion footwear and accessories targeted at young adults under ‘Footin’ brand? a) Adidas b) Reebok c) Nike d) Bata Answer: d
Q152. Which of the following board, had entered into a partnership with a private foreign education company, Pearson? a) Board of Secondary Education, Delhi b) Indian Council for Secondary Education c) Jammu and Kashmir State Board for school Education d) Central Board of Secondary Education Answer: d
Q153. The Bhilai steel plant was in news, for mining at which of the following disputed iron-ore mine, after Dalli-Rajhara, to continue the plant? a) Bailadila b) Mahamaya-Dulki c) Sinshi Gaval d) Rowghat Answer: d
Q154. India’s first financial super market aimed at cross-selling non-standard banking products was opened in which of the following city? a) Bengaluru b) Jaipur c) Mumbai d) New Delhi Answer: b
Q155. India Post has chosen which of the following company as its technology and consulting partner, to integrate its delivery of financial products across the country,? a) Mahindra Satyam b) Wipro c) Infosys d) TCS Answer: c
Q156. G. Ananthapadmanabhan, has been the Chief Executive, in India, of which of the following organisations? a) World Bank b) United Nations Refugee Agency c) Amnesty International d) International Monetary Fund Answer: c
Q157. Biju Kolara Veettil, an Indian was in news to be released by a militant group Abu Sayyaf group in a) Philippines b) Malaysia c) Indonesia d) Myanmar Answer: a
Q158. Which of the following, Asia’s largest fresh water lake, was in news to be encroached upon over the past century reducing it from 217 sq km to just 125 sq km? a) Van Sea b) Wullar Lake c) Caspian Sea d) Kolleru Lake Answer: b
Q159. The Dokdo island is disputed between which of the following countries? a) North Korea and South Korea b) China and Taiwan c) South Korea and Japan d) Australia and New Zealand Answer: a
Q160. Green-on-blue attacks is related to which of the following countries? a) Pakistan b) Syria c) Afghanistan d) Egypt Answer: c
Q161. Guor Marial, shared Olympic in London as a refugee. He belongs to which of the following country? a) Sierra Leone b) Burkina Faso c) Sudan d) Libya Answer: c
Q162. The women sprint relay team of which of the following country drew a new world record of 40.82 seconds at the London Olympic? a) Russia b) United States of America c) Ghana d) Kenya Answer: b
Q163. Find out, from among the following, the first Vice-President of India to get second consecutive tenure? a) Zakir Hussain b) Fakharuddin Ali Ahmed c) G.S. Pathak d) S. Radhakrishnan Answer: b
Q164. Well-known person from literature and 2011 Kendra Sahitya Akademi award winner, Samala Sadasiva recently passed away at the age of 85. He writes in which of the following languages? a) Assamese b) Telugu c) Malayalam d) Tamil Answer: d
Q165. Who among the following cabinet ministers was conferred with the Gujar Mal Modi Award for Innovation? a) P. Chidambaram b) Sharad Pawar c) Ambika Soni d) Renuka Chowdhury Answer: b
Q166. Being a global tourist destination during last over two decades, which of the following state bagged the Best State for Adventure Tourism Destination Award? a) Kerala b) Sikkim c) Uttarakhand d) Himachal Pradesh Answer: a
Q167. Name the state, which started Platinum Jubilee celebration of its Legislative Assembly from 13th of August, 2012? a) Bihar b) West Bengal c) Maharashtra d) Tamilnadu Answer: c
Q168. According to a report of the Drug Controller-General of India, during January 2008- January 2012, which of the following states has recorded the maximum number of deaths due to drug trials? a) West Bengal b) Andhra Pradesh c) Kerala d) Maharashtra Answer: b
Q169. Miss World 2012, Yu Wenxia belongs to which of the following countries? a) Mongolia b) China c) Vietnam d) South Korea Answer: d
Q170. The global house price index survey by property consultants Knight Frank shows recently that Indian property prices increased by 12%, propelling it to third position among 53 countries. Which among the following countries has recorded the strongest annual growth (23.5%) in the past year in property prices? a) Estonia b) Brazil c) UAE d) South Africa Answer: d
Q171. Which among the following power companies is the world’s fifth largest wind turbine manufacturer? a) Suzlon Energy b) Gamesa c) Siemens d) None of the above Answer: b
Q172. Which of the following river originates at Amar Kantak? a) Narmada b) Tapti c) Shipra d) Mahi Answer: a
Q173. Which of the following is a joint venture between the Sistema of Russia and Shyam Group of India? a) MTS India b) Aircel c) Micromax d) Answer: a
Q174. The first Economic Census of India was conducted in year a) 1951 b) 1967 c) 1991 d) 1977 Answer: b
Q175. The central banking functions in India are performed by the I.Central Bank of India II.Reserve Bank of India III.State Bank of India IV.Punjab National Bank A. I, II B. II C. I D. II, III Answer: B
Q176. Development expenditure of the Central government does not include A. defence expenditure B. expenditure on economic services C. expenditure on social and community services D. grant to states Answer: A
Q177. ICICI is the name of a A. chemical industry B. bureau C. corporation D. financial institution Answer: D
Q178. Gilt-edged market means A. bullion market B. market of government securities C. market of guns D. market of pure metals Answer: B
Q179. In the last one decade, which one among the following sectors has attracted the highest foreign direct investment inflows into India? A. Chemicals other than fertilizers B. Services sector C. Food processing D. Telecommunication Answer: D
Q180. Gross domestic capital formation is defined as A. flow of expenditure devoted to increased or maintaining of the capital stock B. expenditure incurred on physical assets only C. production exceeding demand D. net addition to stock after depreciation Answer: D
Q181. On July 12, 1982, the ARDC was merged into A. RBI B. NABARD C. EXIM Bank D. None of the above Answer: B
Q182. Which of the following is the most appropriate cause of exports surplus? A. Country's exports promotion value B. Country's stringent import policy C. Developments in national and international markets D. None of the above Answer: C
Q183. If the cash reserve ratio is lowered by the RBI, its impact on credit creation will be to A. increase it B. decrease it C. no impact D. None of the above Answer: A
Q184. Which of the following items would not appear in a company's balance sheet? A. Value of stocks of raw materials held B. Total issued capital C. Revenue from sales of the company's products D. Cash held at the bank Answer: C

Q185. Which of the following cities is known as Electronic City of India ? A. Mumbai B. Hyderabad C. Bangalore D. Gurgaon Answer: C

Q186. Who was the ICC Cricket world Cup 2015 ambassador? A. Ricky Ponting B. Sachin Tendulkar C. M. S. Dhoni D. AB de Villiers Answer: B

Q187. Where is the National Remote Sensing Agency located ? A. Bangalore B. Dehradun C. Shadnagar D. Chennai Answer: C

Q188. The first underground railway in India was opened in 1984 in A. Mumbai B. Chennai C. Kolkata D. Bangalore Answer: C

Q189. Ashok Pandit is known for his outstanding performance in which of the following ? A. Swimming B. Wrestling C. Shooting D. Kabaddi Answer: C
1. Which union minister launched an accessible and comprehensive mobile App “Divyang Sarathi” for Divyangs?
  1. Thaawarchand Gehlot
  2. Venkaiah Naidu
  3. Rajnath Singh
  4. Arun Jaitley
Correct Answer: 1 2. A Universal blood donor has blood type: _______.
  1. O
  2. A
  3. B
  4. AB
Correct Answer: 1 3. In the low damage risk zone we find …………………
  1. Tamil Nadu
  2. Kashmir
  3. Delhi
  4. Western Himalayas
Correct Answer: 1 4. Telangana state's position in terms of extent?
  1. 10th
  2. 12th
  3. 11th
  4. 8th
Correct Answer: 2 5. What can be maximum gap between two sessions of Parliament in India ?
  1. 4 Months
  2. 5 Months
  3. 6 Months
  4. No rule like this
Correct Answer: 3 6. Mallika Sarabhai is associated eith which of the following?
  1. Socail service
  2. Classical dance
  3. Classical music
  4. Protection of environment
Correct Answer: 2 7. 24/7 Women helpline with a view to support schemes/interventions addressing the issues of violence against women. Helpline No. is?
  1. 181
  2. 191
  3. 201
  4. 200
Correct Answer: 1 8. Who was the last Nizam of Hydearbad
  1. Mir Osman Ali Khan
  2. Mir Akbar Ali Khan
  3. Mir Mahbub Ali Khan
  4. Mir Nizam Ali Khan
Correct Answer: 1 9. Five precepts is found in what?
  1. Jainism
  2. Buddhism
  3. Both ‘1’ and ‘2’
  4. None of these
Correct Answer: 3 10. Universities in the Presidency towns in India were established in ?
  1. 1856
  2. 1857
  3. 1858
  4. 1859
Correct Answer: 2
1. Which of the following is the reason for the recent increase in the green cover in Sahel region of Africa? A) Higher temperature leading to high rainfall B) Lower temperature leading to low transpiration C) Reduced grazing D)None of these Answer: A The higher temperatures due to climate change has caused high evaporation and thus higher rainfall.
2. Which layer of the atmosphere witnesses an increase in temperature with increase in height due to the absorption of X-rays and ultra-violet rays? A) Stratosphere B) Mesosphere C) Thermosphere D) Exosphere Answer: C In the thermosphere the temperature increases with the increase in height as the gas molecules present absorb the X-rays and the Ultraviolet radiations of the Sun.
3. In which country is the anoxic basin Manager Fjord is found? A) Denmark B) Canada C) Venezuela D)Mexico Answer: A
4. The Tropic of Cancer does not pass through A) Bangladesh B) Pakistan C) Myanmar D) Taiwan Answer: B
5. In which year was the C.R. Formula proposed? A) 1940 B) 1942 C) 1944 D) 1946 Answer: C The Chakravarti Rajagopalachari Formula was proposed in the year 1944. It proposed to appoint a commission to demarcate the districts in North-West and East where Muslims were in majority.
6. Who had transferred to Sher Shah his father’s jagir of Sasaram? A) Sikandar Lodhi B) Ibrahim Lodhi C) Bahlol Lodhi D) Babur Answer: D Sher Shah’s father Hasan Khan was the jagirdar of Sasaram. Babur transferred his father’s jagir to him.
7. Which of the following will be basic in nature? A) Vitamin C Tablets B) Vinegar C) Colas D) None of these Answer: D
8. Which of the following city is situated on the banks of Gomati river? A) Allahabad B) Kanpur C) Patna D) Lucknow Answer: D