Basic General Knowledge - 6

The last month of the Saka year is

A. Phalguna

B. Chaitra

C. Asadha

D. Pausa

The headquarter of ECA (Economic Commission for Africa) are situated at

A. Bangkok

B. Geneva

C. Addis Ababa

D. Baghdad

The increased use of groundwater for irrigation purposes has led to

A. salinization

B. lowering of the water table

C. water logging

D. All of the above

The main crops of Sikkim are

A. rice, maize, bajra, wheat, barley, cardamom

B. sugarcane, tobacco, wheat, rice,

C. chillies, oilseeds, groundnut, pepper

D. None of the above

The largest airport in the world is

A. Palam Airport

B. Indira Gandhi International Airport

C. Cochin International Airport

D. King Khalid International Airport

The last or 13th NAM (Non-aligned Movement) conference was held on

A. September 2000 at Jakarta (Indonesia)

B. September 2001 at Cartagene

C. September 2002 at Durban

D. September 2003 at Kuala Lumper

The height of the net in the center of the tennis court is

A. 2 ft. 10 inches

B. 2 ft. 11 inches

C. 2 ft. 1 inch

D. 3 ft. 2 inches

The member states of European Union are

A. Belgium, Denmark, France and Greece

B. The Federal Republic of Germany, Republic of Ireland, Italy

C. Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain

D. All of the above

The influx of domestic sewage containing detergents cause nutrient enrichment in water bodies due to the presence of

A. carbonates

B. nitrates

C. phosphates

D. silicates

The Law of Natural Selection is associated with

A. Dalton

B. Darwin

C. Kepler

D. Mendel

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