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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 8, 2003
The General Awareness questions for the day are given below.

1. Who was the author of ‘Raghuvamsa’?
(1) Kannadasan
(2) Kalidasa
(3) Sivadas
(4) Shankaracharya
   
2. Who said “Some books are to be tasted others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested”?
(1) Francis Bacon
(2) H G Wells
(3) John Steinbeck
(4) Isaac Asimov
   
3. How many moons (satellites) does the planet Saturn have?
(1) Twelve
(2) Ten
(3) Eight
(4) Twenty one
   
4. Which country is called the ‘Land of cakes’?
(1) Britain
(2) Spain
(3) France
(4) Scotland
   
5. Which is the birth place of Hitler?
(1) Prussia
(2) Hungary
(3) Austria
(4) France
   
6. One of the following countries has compulsory military service for women?
(1) Phillippines
(2) Israel
(3) Finland
(4) New Zealand
   
7. Which is the last letter of the Greek alphabet?
(1) Omega
(2) Sigma
(3) Zeta
(4) Chi
   
8. What is the other name for River Ganges?
(1) Sapthanadhi
(2) Bhageerathi
(3) Savithri
(4) Bhadravathi
   
9. In which year did Hitler become the Chancellor of Germany?
(1) 1919
(2) 1929
(3) 1933
(4) 1939
   
10. Which is the largest flightless bird?
(1) Ostrich
(2) Dodo
(3) Albatross
(4) Peahen

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