General Knowledge Quiz 223


1. The aim of which Five Year Plan was to correct the disequilibrium in the economy?
[a] First Five year plan
[b] Second Five year plan
[c] Third Five year plan
[d] Fourth five year plan

2. Which of the following is the Central bank of India?
[a] State Bank of India
[b] Reserve bank of India
[c] Imperial Bank of India
[d] Punjab National bank

3. The Reserve Bank of India came into existence on
[a] April 1, 1936
[b] January 26, 1894
[c] August 15, 1947
[d] April 1, 1947

4. Which of the following was the first Indian bank?
[a] Bank of Baroda
[b] Bank of Hindustan
[c] Punjab National Bank
[d] State Bank of India

5. In which of the following years was power development initiated in India?
[a] 1900
[b] 1905
[c] 1911
[d] 1915

6. How many banks were nationalized in 1969?
[a] 10
[b] 12
[c] 13
[d] 14

7. Who was the Prime Minister of India when nationalization of banks took place in 1969?
[a] Indira Gandhi
[b] Jawaharlal Nehru
[c] Lal Bahadur Shastri
[d] Morarji Desai

8. At which of the following places was the first hydroelectric power station commissioned?
[a] Chambal
[b] Damodar
[c] Mandi
[d] Shivasamudram

9. Garland canal project envisages the conservation of water resources in the country through the construction of
[a] dams
[b] canals
[c] embankments
[d] none of these

10. The largest percentage of bonded labour in India belongs to
[a] scheduled castes
[b] scheduled tribes
[c] other backward classes
[d] none of these

11. In which of the following year was the mining of coal started in India?
[a] 1775
[b] 1774
[c] 1800
[d] 1805

12. Which of the following is India’s biggest dam?
[a] Bhakra Nangal
[b] Hirakud
[c] Farakka
[d] Pong Dam

13. On which river is the Pong Dam hydro electric power project built?
[a] Ganga
[b] Ravi
[c] Beas
[d] Hughly

14. In India which crop is sown on the largest area?
[a] Jowar
[b] wheat
[c] tobacco
[d] rice

15. Bakra Nangal is a joint project of Haryana, Punjab and Rajasthan. On which river is this built?
[a] Yamuna
[b] Sindhu
[c] Sutlej
[d] Ravi

1. First Five year plan
2. Reserve bank of India
3. April 1, 1936
4. Bank of Hindustan
5. 1900
6. 14
7. Indira Gandhi
8. Shivasamudram
9. canals
10. scheduled tribes
11. 1774
12. Bhakra Nangal
13. Beas
14. rice
15. Sutlej