Heavy Water Board General-Awareness Contributed by Shiva Kumar updated on Mar 2019

                                Heavy Water Board - Solved Model Question Paper


General Knowledge Questions:-


1. Grand Central Terminal, Park Avenue, New York is the world's
A. largest railway station
B. highest railway station
C. longest railway station
D. None of the above


2. Entomology is the science that studies
A. Behavior of human beings
B. Insects
C. The origin and history of technical and scientific terms
D. The formation of rocks


3. Eritrea, which became the 182nd member of the UN in 1993, is in the continent of
A. Asia 
B. Africa
C. Europe 
D. Australia. 


4. Garampani sanctuary is located at
A. Junagarh, Gujarat
B. Diphu, Assam
C. Kohima, Nagaland
D. Gangtok, Sikkim


5. For which of the following disciplines is Nobel Prize awarded?
A. Physics and Chemistry
B. Physiology or Medicine
C. Literature, Peace and Economics
D. All of the above


6. Hitler party which came into power in 1933 is known as
A. Labour Party
B. Nazi Party
C. Ku-Klux-Klan
D. Democratic Party


7. FFC stands for
A. Foreign Finance Corporation
B. Film Finance Corporation
C. Federation of Football Council
D. None of the above


8. Epsom (England) is the place associated with
A. Horse racing 
B. Polo
C. Shooting 
D. Snooker


9. First human heart transplant operation conducted by Dr. Christian Bernard on Louis Washkansky, was conducted in
A. 1967 
B. 1968
C. 1958 
D. 1922


10. Galileo was an Italian astronomer who
A. developed the telescope
B. discovered four satellites of Jupiter
C. discovered that the movement of pendulum produces a regular time measurement
D. All of the above


11. Exposure to sunlight helps a person improve his health because
A. the infrared light kills bacteria in the body
B. resistance power increases
C. the pigment cells in the skin get stimulated and produce a healthy tan
D. the ultraviolet rays convert skin oil into Vitamin D


12. First China War was fought between
A. China and Britain
B. China and France
C. China and Egypt
D. China and Greek


13. Each year World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day is celebrated on
A. May 8 
B. May 18
C. June 8 
D. June 18


14. Famous sculptures depicting art of love built some time in 950 AD – 1050 AD are
A. Khajuraho temples
B. Jama Masjid
C. Sun temple
D. Mahabalipuram temples


15. Guwahati High Court is the judicature of
A. Nagaland
B. Arunachal Pradesh
C. Assam
D. All of the above


16. Friction can be reduced by changing from
A. sliding to rolling
B. rolling to sliding
C. potential energy to kinetic energy
D. dynamic to static


17. Fire temple is the place of worship of which of the following religion?
A. Taoism
B. Judaism
C. Zoroastrianism (Parsi Religion)
D. Shintoism


18. Guru Gobind Singh was
A. the 10th Guru of the Sikhs
B. founder of Khalsa, the inner council of the Sikhs in 1699
C. author of Dasam Granth
D. All the above


19. The ozone layer restricts
A. Visible light
B. Infrared radiation
C. X-rays and gamma rays
D. Ultraviolet radiation


20. Ecology deals with
A. Birds
B. Cell formation
C. Relation between organisms and their environment
D. Tissues


21. Filaria is caused by
A. Bacteria 
B. Mosquito
C. Protozoa 
D. Virus


22. Who was the first Indian Chief of Army Staff of the Indian Army ?
A. Gen. K.M. Cariappa
B. Vice-Admiral R.D. Katari
C. Gen. Maharaja Rajendra Singhji
D. None of the above


23. Escape velocity of a rocket fired from the earth towards the moon is a velocity to get rid of the
A. Earth's gravitational pull
B. Moon's gravitational pull
C. Centripetal force due to the earth's rotation
D. Pressure of the atmosphere


24. Coral reefs in India can be found in
A. the coast of Orissa
B. Waltair
C. Rameshwaram
D. Trivandrum


25. Golden Temple, Amritsar is India's
A. largest Gurdwara
B. oldest Gurudwara
C. Both option A and B are correct
D. None of the above