General Knowledge Online Test

Through is session, presents the most relevant general knowledge questions. These questions are not geographic or country specific and includes general areas of GK like science, economy, environment, history, geography etc. Useful for all competitive exams, students and knowledge seekers. Any comments/doubts are welcomed!! 

1. Which among the following led to the Greece crisis started in 2010? 
a) Excessive borrowing from IMF 
b) Sudden depreciation of Euro 
c) Unrestricted spending and cheap loans 
d) Outflow of foreign capital

2. Clean Development Mechanism for reduction of greenhouse gas emission as per Kyto Protocol implies that 
a) industrial countries receive carbon credits by funding carbon saving projects in another poor nations
b) industrial countries reduce their carbon emission y using environment friendly technologies 
c) Both A and B 
d) None of these
3. Jet streams are usually found in the 
a) Ozonosphere 
b) Mesosphere 
c) Troposphere 
d) Ionosphere
4. When a moving bus suddenly applies brakes, the passengers sitting in it fall in the forward direction. This explains 
a) the theory of relativity 
b) Newtons first law 
c) Newtons second law 
d) Newtons third law
5. The jet engine works on the principle of conversion of 
a) linear momentum 
b) angular momentum 
c) energy 
d) mass
6. The surface temperature of Sun is nearly 
a) 2000K 
b) 4000K 
c) 6000K 
d) 8000K
7. A bee-sting leaves an acid which causes pain and irritation. The injected acid is 
a) acetic acid 
b) sulphuric acid 
c) citric acid 
d) methanoic acid
8. Which among the following statements is/are true with regards to WTO membership? 
1. All WTO members automatically receive the "most favoured nation" status 
2. Over 75% of WTO members are developing countries 
a) 1 only 
b) 2 only 
c) 1 and 2 
d) none of these
9. Which of the following is not a source of renewable energy 
a) Hydroelectricity 
b) Solar energy 
c) Fuel cell 
d) Wind cell
10. The stars seem to be higher on the sky than they actually are because of 
a) atmospheric refraction 
b) dispersion of light 
c) total internal reflection 
d) diffraction of light
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Questions are compiled from National Defence Academy (NDA) Exam - 2011