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General Awareness Questions For DSSSB,KVS Exam :14 november 2018

General Awareness Questions For DSSSB,KVS Exam :14 november 2018_30.1

General Awareness is the most important and vast section to cover in any examination perspective but to get command over this section is not a tough job. You have to explore more in your surrounding and just more update yourself. Most important thing Friends, you can practice General Awareness questions on a daily basis so that you can make great command over this section.

Q1. Which of the following transports water from the roots of the plant to its leaves?
(a) Xylem
(b) Phloem
(c) Both xylem and phloem
(d) Cortex

Q2. Which of the following is not a vector quantity?
(a) Momentum
(b) Displacement
(c) Torque
(d) Speed

Q3. At what temperature (in Fahrenheit) pure water freezes?
(a) 32
(b) 0
(c) 48
(d) 37

Q4. In which graphics, digital photos and scanned images are typically stored with extensions such as.bmp, .png, .jpg, .tif or.gif?
(a) Bitmap
(b) Pixels
(c) Plane
(d) Both Bitmap and Pixels

Q5. Process of gaining electrons is known as _____.
(a) oxidation
(b) reduction
(c) radiation
(d) both oxidation and reduction

Q6. Which of the following metal (shown by its symbol) is generally used for making filaments of bulb?
(a) Fe
(b) An
(c) Ag
(d) W

Q7. Which of the following trees shed their leaves once in a year?
(a) Deciduous trees
(b) Coniferous trees
(c) Evergreen trees
(d) Both deciduous and coniferous trees

Q8. The Entrepreneurship Development Scheme (EDS) has been launched under New Economy Development Policy (NEDP) on January 19, 2017 at _____.
(a) New Delhi
(b) Mizoram
(c) Gujrat
(d) Uttar Pradesh

Q9. Who invented Dynamite?
(a) J B Dunlop
(b) Alfred Nobel
(c) James Simons
(d) Peter Hargreaves

Q10. ‘Rovers cup’ is associated with which of the following sport?
(a) Football
(b) Hockey
(c) Golf
(d) Basketball


1. (a); The basic function of xylem is to transport waterfrom roots to shoots and leaves, but it also transports some nutrients.

2. (d); Speed is the distance travelled by object in a certain interval of time.Speed is not dependent on direction hence it is a scalar quantity.While Displacement, Momentum and Torque has both magnitude and direction, so they are vector quantity.

3. (a); The temperature at which a liquid freezes is called the Freezing Point. The freezing point of water is 32°F.

4. (a); A bit map (often spelled “bitmap”) defines a display space and the color for each pixel or “bit” in the display space. A Graphics Interchange Format and a JPEG are examples of graphic image file types that contain bit maps.

5. (b); Reduction is the loss of oxygen from a molecule or the gaining of one or more electrons.

6. (d); Most incandescent bulbs use tungsten (W) as a filament element. Tungsten is an inexpensive metal that has a long lifespan as a filament. It is a suitable option for incandescent bulbs because it has an extremely high melting point and is flexible. Pliable tungsten filaments are easily formed and hold up well against temperatures as high as 4,500 degrees Fahrenheit.

7. (a); Trees who shed their leaves once in a year most commonly in autumn is known as deciduous trees.Teak, Sisam, neem etc. are some examples of deciduous tree in India.

8. (b); Mizoram Chief Secretary Lalmalsawma inaugurated the Entrepreneurship Development Scheme (EDS) on January 18, 2017 in Aizawl, Mizoram under the New Economic Development Policy (NEDP). The EDS could be instrumental in implementation of 17 Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations with minimum harm to the environment.

9. (b); Dynamite is an explosive made of nitroglycerin,
sorbents (such as powdered shells or clay) and stabilizers. It was invented by the Swedish chemist and engineer Alfred Nobel in Geesthacht, and patented in 1867. It rapidly gained wide-scale use as a safer alternative to black powder.

10. (a); The Rovers Cup was a football tournament held in India. It was started by British football enthusiasts at Bombay in 1891. 1st Worcester Regiment was the winner in the inaugural year. The last time this championship was held was in the 2000-01 season, when Mohun Bagan beat Churchill Brothers Sports Club from Goa 2-0 in the final. The Western India Football Association (WIFA) is making efforts to revive the tournament.