General Knowledge Quiz 213


1. In terms of geographical area India occupies what position in the world?
[a] Five
[b] six
[c] seven
[d] three

2. India does not share its boundary with which of the following countries?
[a] China
[b] Taiwan
[c] Burma
[d] Bhutan

3. Agriculture employs almost what percent of the Indian population?
[a] 90
[b] 50
[c] 40
[d] 70

4. Which one of the following is a Kharif crop?
[a] bajra
[b] wheat
[c] mustard
[d] barley

5. Which one of the following is a rabi crop?
[a] rice
[b] jowar
[c] cotton
[d] peas

6. Who is known as the ‘Father of White Revolution’?
[a] V Kurien
[b] MS Swaminathan
[c] JP Narayan
[d] Baba Amte

7. Who was the chief architect of Green Revolution that significantly improved the agricultural yield in the country?
[a] MS Swaminathan
[b] VR Krisha Aiyyar
[c] V Kurien
[d] Jawaharlal Nehru

8. The Chota Nagpur Plateau famous for its mineral deposits is in
[a] Uttar Pradesh
[b] Jharkhand
[c] Madhya Pradesh
[d] Bihar

9. The Mumbai Stock Exchange was set up in
[a] 1875
[b] 1900
[c] 1922
[d] 1947

10. What does the term NSDL stands for?
[a] National Securities Development Limited
[b] National Securities Depository Limited
[c] National Safety Development Limited
[d] Natural Safety Deployment Limited

1. seven
2. Taiwan
3. 70
4. bajra
5. peas
6. V Kurien
7. MS Swaminathan
8. Jharkhand
9. 1875
10. National Securities Depository Limited