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    January 17, 2022

  1. General Knowledge - Static GK

    ‘Desert Knight-21’ is the Military exercise between India and which country?

    1. China
    2. USA
    3. France
    4. Japan
    Choice C
    France

  2. General Knowledge - Static GK

    Which among the following diseases is also known as “Pink Eye”?

    1. Conjunctivitis
    2. Myopia
    3. Astigmatism
    4. Presbyopia
    Choice A
    Conjunctivitis

  3. General Knowledge - Static GK

    ‘Central Institute of Classical Tamil’ is located in which city?

    1. Chennai
    2. Madurai
    3. Coimbatore
    4. Tiruchirappalli
    Choice A
    Chennai

  4. January 13, 2022

  5. General Knowledge - Static GK

    Since which Summer Olympics, Taekwondo became a full medal sport in the Olympic games?

    1. 1996 Summer Olympics
    2. 2000 Summer Olympics
    3. 2004 Summer Olympics
    4. 2008 Summer Olympics
    Choice B
    2000 Summer Olympics

  6. General Knowledge - Static GK

    Who was the founder of Satya Shodhak Samaj?

    1. Atmaram Pandurang
    2. Gopal Hari Deshmukh
    3. M. G. Ranade
    4. Jyotiba Phule
    Choice D
    Jyotiba Phule

  7. General Knowledge - Static GK

    Digital Currency “eNaira” is associated with which country?

    1. Nigeria
    2. Australia
    3. Belgium
    4. Austria
    Choice A
    Nigeria

  8. January 12, 2022

  9. General Knowledge - Static GK

    Khajuraho heritage site is located in which location?

    1. Assam
    2. Jammu and Kashmir
    3. Madhya Pradesh
    4. Andhra Pradesh
    Choice C
    Madhya Pradesh

  10. General Knowledge - Static GK

    Which state celebrates ‘Thiruvalluvar Dhinam (Day)’ to honour the famous philosopher-poet Thiruvalluvar?

    1. Tamil Nadu
    2. Kerala
    3. Andhra Pradesh
    4. Karnataka
    Choice A
    Tamil Nadu

  11. General Knowledge - Static GK

    The size, mass & density of which of the planets is very near to those of Earth?

    1. Mercury
    2. Moon
    3. Jupiter
    4. Venus
    Choice D
    Venus

  12. January 11, 2022

  13. General Knowledge - Static GK

    Who wrote the book India Wins Freedom?

    1. Akhilesh Tilotia
    2. Amitav Ghosh
    3. Abdul Kalam Azad
    4. A. B. Vajpayee
    Choice C
    Abdul Kalam Azad

  14. General Knowledge - Static GK

    Which of the following is not a classical dance of India?

    1. Kathak
    2. Sattriya
    3. Manipuri
    4. Bhangra
    Choice D
    Bhangra

  15. General Knowledge - Static GK

    Which Indian star wrestler won the Gold medal at the Ukrainian Wrestlers and Coaches Memorial tournament?

    1. Vinesh Phogat
    2. Bajrang Punia
    3. Babita Kumari
    4. Gita Phogat
    Choice A
    Vinesh Phogat

  16. January 10, 2022

  17. General Knowledge - Static GK

    Which country is the world’s top producer of ‘Rare earth material’?

    1. India
    2. China
    3. Japan
    4. USA
    Choice C
    Japan

  18. General Knowledge - Static GK

    Which state/UT announced that all departments of the government will use only electric vehicles?

    1. Tamil Nadu
    2. Kerala
    3. Odisha
    4. Delhi
    Choice D
    Delhi

  19. General Knowledge - Static GK

    Where is the headquarters of Bioversity International located?

    1. Italy
    2. Spain
    3. England
    4. Germany
    Choice A
    Italy

  20. January 8, 2022

  21. General Knowledge - Static GK

    Who has been appointed as the CEO of Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI)?

    1. Rajeev Kumar
    2. Rajeev Sinha
    3. Sanjay Agarwal
    4. Saurabh Garg
    Choice D
    Saurabh Garg

  22. General Knowledge - Static GK

    “Satmala Hills” are located in which among the following states?

    1. Tamil Nadu
    2. Gujarat
    3. Maharashtra
    4. Rajasthan
    Choice C
    Maharashtra

  23. General Knowledge - Static GK

    On which of the following the weight of a person will be minimum?

    1. Venus
    2. Moon
    3. Jupitar
    4. Mercury
    Choice B
    Moon

  24. January 7, 2022

  25. General Knowledge - Static GK

    ‘PM’s Excellence Award’ is being awarded for which sector?

    1. Culture
    2. Finance
    3. Education
    4. Public Administration
    Choice D
    Public Administration

  26. General Knowledge - Static GK

    As on January 1, 2022, what is the estimated population of the world, as per the US Census Bureau?

    1. 3.8 billion
    2. 5.8 billion
    3. 7.8 billion
    4. 9.8 billion
    Choice C
    7.8 billion

  27. General Knowledge - Static GK

    Which country passed the ‘Law on the Protection of the Rights and Interests of Women’?

    1. India
    2. China
    3. Russia
    4. Saudi Arabia
    Choice B
    China

  28. January 6, 2022

  29. General Knowledge - Static GK

    Which among the following is world’s largest foreign exchange market?

    1. New York
    2. London
    3. Tokyo
    4. Moscow
    Choice B
    London

  30. General Knowledge - Static GK

    In which year “Zero Based Budgeting” started in India?

    1. 1960
    2. 1983
    3. 1991
    4. 2000
    Choice B
    1983

  31. General Knowledge - Static GK

    Which Indian is one among the 2021 Yidan Prize awardees?

    1. Dr Rukmini Banerji
    2. Santanu Mishra
    3. Rippan Kapur
    4. Anshu Gupta
    Choice A
    Dr Rukmini Banerji

  32. January 5, 2022

  33. General Knowledge - Static GK

    What is the Sex Ratio at Birth (SRB) of India in the year 2020-21?

    1. 918
    2. 920
    3. 937
    4. 951
    Choice C
    937

  34. General Knowledge - Static GK

    ‘Tellicherry breed’ is a registered native chicken breed of which state?

    1. Kerala
    2. Tamil Nadu
    3. Karnataka
    4. Madhya Pradesh
    Choice C
    Karnataka

  35. General Knowledge - Static GK

    Which country hosted the G20 Culture Ministers Meeting, 2021?

    1. Italy
    2. Spain
    3. Germany
    4. France
    Choice A
    Italy

  36. January 3, 2022

  37. General Knowledge - Static GK

    Which is India’s first large state to record 100 per cent first-dose vaccinations?

    1. Tamil Nadu
    2. Telangana
    3. Maharashtra
    4. Gujarat
    Choice B
    Telangana

  38. General Knowledge - Static GK

    Which city has the longest metro rail network in the world?

    1. Kuala Lumbar
    2. Shanghai city
    3. Tokyo
    4. New Delhi
    Choice B
    Shanghai city

  39. General Knowledge - Static GK

    India is set to chair the counter-terrorism committee at UNSC in which year?

    1. 2022
    2. 2023
    3. 2024
    4. 2025
    Choice A
    2022

  40. December 30, 2021

  41. General Knowledge - Static GK

    Which company has launched ‘Future Engineer Programme’ in India?

    1. Google
    2. Amazon
    3. Microsoft
    4. Facebook
    Choice B
    Amazon

  42. General Knowledge - Static GK

    What is the theme of the ‘International Day of Older Persons’ 2021?

    1. Digital Equity for All Ages
    2. Respect and Love for Elders
    3. Empathy and Equity
    4. Fair Treatment to all Elders
    Choice A
    Digital Equity for All Ages

  43. General Knowledge - Static GK

    When is the ‘International Day of Non-Violence’ observed every year?

    1. October 1
    2. October 2
    3. October 4
    4. October 5
    Choice B
    October 2

  44. December 29, 2021

  45. General Knowledge - Static GK

    ‘Paika rebellion’ is associated with which Indian state?

    1. Tamil Nadu
    2. Odisha
    3. Assam
    4. Andhra Pradesh
    Choice B
    Odisha

  46. General Knowledge - Static GK

    The recently erupted Semeru volcano is located in which country?

    1. Japan
    2. Indonesia
    3. Philippines
    4. Australia
    Choice B
    Indonesia

  47. General Knowledge - Static GK

    Marusudar River is a tributary of which river?

    1. Chenab
    2. Sutlej
    3. Jhelum
    4. Indus
    Choice A
    Chenab

  48. December 28, 2021

  49. General Knowledge - Static GK

    Who is the Indian appointed as a new CEO of Twitter in 2021?

    1. George Kurian
    2. Shantanu Narayen
    3. Arvind Krishna
    4. Parag Agrawal
    Choice D
    Parag Agrawal

  50. General Knowledge - Static GK

    Which city has hosted the ‘Indian Ocean Conference’ 2021?

    1. New Delhi
    2. Abu Dhabi
    3. Colombo
    4. Tokyo
    Choice B
    Abu Dhabi

  51. General Knowledge - Static GK

    Which institution launched the ‘Vernacular Innovation Program’ in India?

    1. ISRO
    2. NITI Aayog
    3. BARC
    4. NSIL
    Choice B
    NITI Aayog

  52. December 25, 2021

  53. General Knowledge - Static GK

    What is the name of an anti-illicit campaign that was implemented by Punjab’s Excise Department?

    1. Operation Red Cross
    2. Operation White Cross
    3. Operation Red Rose
    4. Operation Blue Rose
    Choice C
    Operation Red Rose

  54. General Knowledge - Static GK

    What is the name of the website launched by Indian climate experts for assessing equity in climate action?

    1. Climate Equity Monitor
    2. Bharat Climate Monitor
    3. Bharat Climate Dashboard
    4. Global CC Monitor
    Choice A
    Climate Equity Monitor

  55. General Knowledge - Static GK

    Which social network has been suspended by Apple, Amazon and Google, after the U.S Capitol violence?

    1. Parler
    2. We Chat
    3. Triller
    4. Peanut
    Choice A
    Parler

  56. December 24, 2021

  57. General Knowledge - Static GK

    Which actor has been chosen as goodwill ambassador for Maharashtra polls?

    1. Akshay Kumar
    2. Madhuri Dixit
    3. Kangana Ranaut
    4. Salman Khan
    Choice B
    Madhuri Dixit

  58. General Knowledge - Static GK

    ‘NISHTHA’ and ‘DIKSHA’ are the initiatives of which Union Ministry?

    1. Education
    2. Agriculture
    3. Commerce and Industry
    4. Social Justice
    Choice A
    Education

  59. General Knowledge - Static GK

    What is the rank of India in Organ Donation, as per Global Observatory on Donation and Transplantation (GODT)?

    1. Sixth
    2. Second
    3. Third
    4. Fourth
    Choice C
    Third

  60. December 23, 2021

  61. General Knowledge - Static GK

    Which telecom operator has launched the VOIP-based telecom service, WINGS, in August 2018?

    1. Reliance
    2. JIO
    3. Airtel
    4. BSNL
    Choice D
    BSNL

  62. General Knowledge - Static GK

    Shilling is the currency of which country?

    1. Tanzania
    2. Somalia
    3. Sudan
    4. Australia
    Choice B
    Somalia

  63. General Knowledge - Static GK

    What was the large gathering of African-American men in Washington, D.C. to combat the negative racial stereotypes in the American media and in popular culture?

    1. Million Man March
    2. March for our lives
    3. Million Women March
    4. Take back the night
    Choice A
    Million Man March

  64. December 22, 2021

  65. General Knowledge - Static GK

    Which organization helps in resolving the balance of payments between countries?

    1. International Monetory Fund
    2. World Trade Organization
    3. International Finance Corporation
    4. World Economic Forum
    Choice A
    International Monetory Fund

  66. General Knowledge - Static GK

    Which automobile manufacturer has joined with Siemens Energy to produce e-Fuel by 2022?

    1. Audi
    2. Mercedes-Benz
    3. BMW
    4. Porsche
    Choice D
    Porsche

  67. General Knowledge - Static GK

    Who is the director of the film 'Life of Pi'?

    1. Bong Joon-Ho
    2. Ang Lee
    3. Park Chan-Wook
    4. Satoshi Kon
    Choice B
    Ang Lee

  68. December 21, 2021

  69. General Knowledge - Static GK

    Which continent has the largest number of countries?

    1. Asia
    2. Africa
    3. Australia
    4. Europe
    Choice B
    Africa

  70. General Knowledge - Static GK

    Who is the US secretary of state?

    1. Mike Pompeo
    2. Daniel Bennett Smith
    3. Antony Blinken
    4. John J. Sullivan
    Choice C
    Antony Blinken

  71. General Knowledge - Static GK

    What is the national game of the US?

    1. Baseball
    2. American Football
    3. Basketball
    4. Golf
    Choice A
    Baseball

  72. December 20, 2021

  73. General Knowledge - Static GK

    Duleep Trophy is associated with which of the following sport?

    1. Cricket
    2. Hockey
    3. Badminton
    4. Table Tennis
    Choice A
    Cricket

  74. General Knowledge - Static GK

    Who is the leading exporter of Basmati Rice to the world?

    1. Singapore
    2. India
    3. Sri Lanka
    4. China
    Choice B
    India

  75. General Knowledge - Static GK

    In which place did India finish in Tokyo Olympics 2020 medal chart?

    1. 45
    2. 47
    3. 48
    4. 66
    Choice C
    48

  76. December 17, 2021

  77. General Knowledge - Static GK

    Which State in India has the highest per capita income?

    1. Goa
    2. Delhi
    3. Sikkim
    4. Chandigarh
    Choice A
    Goa

  78. General Knowledge - Static GK

    "Half Way To Heaven" is the slogan adopted by which state to promote tourism?

    1. Himachal Pradesh
    2. Tripura
    3. Meghalaya
    4. Nagaland
    Choice C
    Meghalaya

  79. General Knowledge - Static GK

    Which of the following term refers to the political, economic, or military predominance or control of one country/state over others?

    1. Intersectionalism
    2. Hegemony
    3. Unilateralism
    4. Acrimony
    Choice B
    Hegemony

  80. December 16, 2021

  81. General Knowledge - Static GK

    Who was the first Indian to enter space?

    1. Kalpana Chawla
    2. Raja Jon Vurputoor Chari
    3. Rakesh Sharma
    4. Sunita Williams
    Choice C
    Rakesh Sharma

  82. General Knowledge - Static GK

    Which city is known as the "Space City of India"?

    1. Mumbai
    2. Chennai
    3. Bangalore
    4. Kolkata
    Choice C
    Bangalore

  83. General Knowledge - Static GK

    Which country has the least population?

    1. Vatican City
    2. Monaco
    3. Gibraltar
    4. Nauru
    Choice A
    Vatican City

  84. December 14, 2021

  85. General Knowledge - Static GK

    Which state is declared the cleanest state in India for the year 2021?

    1. Andhra Pradesh
    2. Uttar Pradesh
    3. Chhattisgarh
    4. Maharashtra
    Choice C
    Chhattisgarh

  86. General Knowledge - Static GK

    Which of the following term refers to the ability to utilize skills and knowledge based on prior learning and experiences?

    1. Crystallized Intelligence
    2. Technical Intelligence
    3. Memory Intelligence
    4. Fluid Intelligence
    Choice A
    Crystallized Intelligence

  87. General Knowledge - Static GK

    Who is TIME's Person of the year 2021?

    1. Joe Biden and Ms. Harris
    2. Elon Musk
    3. Greta Thunberg
    4. Jeff Bezos
    Choice B
    Elon Musk

  88. December 8, 2021

  89. General Knowledge - Static GK

    What is the name of the practice of looking at a product online before going to a conventional store to buy it?

    1. Showrooming
    2. Netrooming
    3. Webrooming
    4. E-Rooming
    Choice C
    Webrooming

  90. General Knowledge - Static GK

    Which athlete holds the credit for winning the most gold medals in his/her Olympics career?

    1. Paavo Nurmi
    2. Usain Bolt
    3. Larisa Latynina
    4. Michael Phelps
    Choice D
    Michael Phelps

  91. General Knowledge - Static GK

    Which country was the first to allow women to vote in parliamentary elections?

    1. Australia
    2. New Zealand
    3. India
    4. Canada
    Choice B
    New Zealand

  92. December 7, 2021

  93. General Knowledge - Static GK

    Which company launched India's first ethanol-based bike to help reduce air pollution?

    1. Maruti Suzuki
    2. TVS
    3. Honda
    4. Yamaha
    Choice B
    TVS

  94. General Knowledge - Static GK

    Which country was the first to implement GST to reduce tax evasion?

    1. Belgium
    2. Germany
    3. France
    4. Italy
    Choice C
    France

  95. General Knowledge - Static GK

    Which city is known as the Manchester of India?

    1. Bangalore
    2. Mumbai
    3. Ahmedabad
    4. Kanpur
    Choice C
    Ahmedabad

  96. December 6, 2021

  97. General Knowledge - Static GK

    What was the theme of the 2021 National Youth Festival of India?

    1. Channelizing Youth Power for Nation Building
    2. Transforming Education
    3. Sankalp Se Siddhi
    4. YUVAAH - Utsah Naye Bharat Ke
    Choice D
    YUVAAH - Utsah Naye Bharat Ke

  98. General Knowledge - Static GK

    Which is the most popular sport in the world?

    1. Football
    2. Cricket
    3. Basketball
    4. Hockey
    Choice A
    Football

  99. General Knowledge - Static GK

    Which treaty paved the way for the creation of a single European currency?

    1. Lisbon Treaty
    2. Maastricht Treaty
    3. Merger Treaty
    4. Treaties of Rome
    Choice B
    Maastricht Treaty

  100. December 4, 2021

  101. General Knowledge - Static GK

    Which of the following is the capital of India before Delhi?

    1. Gujarat
    2. Calcutta
    3. Mumbai
    4. Chandigarh
    Choice B
    Calcutta

  102. General Knowledge - Static GK

    Which of the following is the national currency of the Republic of Albania?

    1. Peso
    2. Rial
    3. Lek
    4. Lev
    Choice C
    Lek

  103. General Knowledge - Static GK

    Which of the following Indian Woman Athlete won multiple medals in Olympics?

    1. Saina Nehwal
    2. Sania Mirza
    3. Karnam Malleswari
    4. P V Sindhu
    Choice D
    P V Sindhu

  104. December 3, 2021

  105. General Knowledge - Static GK

    Point Calimere Wildlife Sanctuary is located in which of the following states?

    1. Tamil Nadu
    2. Kerala
    3. Andhra Pradesh
    4. Goa
    Choice A
    Tamil Nadu

  106. General Knowledge - Static GK

    ‘Sir Ian Botham’ is associated with which of the following sports?

    1. Football
    2. Cricket
    3. Basketball
    4. Hockey
    Choice B
    Cricket

  107. General Knowledge - Static GK

    Which of the following is a benchmark Indian stock market index that represents the weighted average of 50 of the largest Indian companies listed on the National Stock Exchange?

    1. Nifty Bank
    2. Sensex
    3. Nasdaq Index
    4. Nifty 50
    Choice D
    Nifty 50

  108. December 2, 2021

  109. General Knowledge - Static GK

    Do you know who was the first woman chief minister in Independent India?

    1. Sarojini Naidu
    2. Sucheta Kripalani
    3. Shashikala Kakodkar
    4. Nandini Satpathy
    Choice B
    Sucheta Kripalani

  110. General Knowledge - Static GK

    Which one of the following conflicts is an ethnic and territorial conflict primarily between Armenia and Azerbaijan?

    1. Islamic state - Taliban conflict
    2. Nagorno-Karabakh conflict
    3. Israeli - Palestinian conflict
    4. Kurdish - Turkish conflict
    Choice B
    Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

  111. General Knowledge - Static GK

    Which Indian state enjoys special provisions under Article 371(D)?

    1. Andhra Pradesh
    2. Jharkhand
    3. Tripura
    4. Meghalaya
    Choice A
    Andhra Pradesh

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