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General Awareness

  1. Algebra
  2. Progressions
  3. Averages
  4. Clocks and Calendars
  5. Data Sufficiency
  6. English Grammar
  7. Function
  8. Geometry
  9. Coordinate Geometry
  10. Interest
  11. Mensuration
  12. Mixtures & Alligations
  13. Number System
  14. Percentages
  15. Permutation & Combination
  16. Pipes & Cisterns And Work & Time
  17. Probability
  18. Profit & Loss
  19. Races
  20. Ratio, Proportion
  21. Speed, Time & Distance
  22. Trigonometry
  23. Miscellaneous
  24. General Knowledge
January 2, 2003
The General Awareness questions for the day are given below.

1. During the reign of which king did Mahayanism formally come into existence?
(1) Ashoka
(2) Kanishka
(3) Chandra Gupta
(4) Ajatashatru
   
2. Who was the founder of Sunga Dynasty?
(1) Pushyamitra
(2) Agnimitra
(3) Devabuthi
(4) Kirtivarman
   
3. Who was the first Muslim ruler of Delhi?
(1) Iltumish
(2) Allauddin Khalji
(3) Mahmud of Ghazni
(4) Qutbuddin Aibak
   
4. Lord Dalhousie introduced the first telegraph line in 1853, which ran between
(1) Mumbai and Calcutta
(2) Calcutta and Agra
(3) Mumbai and Thana
(4) Mumbai and Chennai
   
5. What is the new economy term that is used to describe a new product or service that uses new technology, which can destroy competitors and or sometime even the entire industry?
(1) Melissa
(2) Virus
(3) Killer App
(4) Widget
   
6. When there is one buyer and many sellers in a market – what is this situation called?
(1) Monopoly
(2) Monopsony
(3) Monotony
(4) Oligopoly
   
7. Which credit card company has recently issued an affinity card targeted at workingwomen under the sub-brand Diva?
(1) Standard Chartered
(2) Citibank
(3) HSBC
(4) ICICI
   
8. Whats common to: Devil Dx, Target, Neon, Queen, Miss India?
(1) Original names suggested for Femina magazine brand name
(2) All names of successful knap sack brands
(3) All bicycles models of Hero Cycles
(4) All sub-brands of Bombay Dyeing’s range of clothing.
   
9. By taking over which mutual fund company has Franklin Templeton Investments become the largest private sector mutual fund company in India?
(1) Pioneer ITI
(2) SBI Mutual Fund
(3) Sundaram Newton
(4) IDBI Principal
   
10. Which famous CEO, currently applauded for turning around the fortunes of a famous computer company, reportedly takes home a salary of $1 per year?
(1) Steve Case
(2) Steve Jobs
(3) Larry Ellison
(4) Jim Clark

Answer Key
(1) 2  (6) 2
(2) 1  (7) 1
(3) 4   (8) 3
(4) 2  (9) 1
(5) 3  (10) 2
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