RRB NTPC Practice Test (General Awareness)
The state of Andhra Pradesh was established on ____________.
Correct answer: November 1, 1956
Andhra Pradesh was established on November 1, 1956, based on the language. It is India's first state to be formed on the basis of a language.
Which state government passed the DISHA Act-2019?
Correct answer: Andhra Pradesh
The Andhra Pradesh government passed the Disha Act -2019, which allows for the death penalty for rape and gangrape offenses and mandates that trials in such cases be completed within 21 days.
Who is India's 47th Chief Justice?
Correct answer: Sharad Arvind Bobde
Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde is India's 47th Chief Justice. Ranjan Gogoi was India's 46th Chief Justice. Harilal Jekisundas Kania was India's first Chief Justice.
Who wrote the novel "The Blue Umbrella"?
Correct answer: Ruskin Bond
Ruskin Bond wrote the Indian novel The Blue Umbrella. Ruskin Bond's other books include Delhi Is Not Far, A Flight of Pigeons, Our Trees Still Grow in Dehra, and others.
Which of the following is an example of an E-Commerce company?
Correct answer: Flipkart
E-commerce is the purchase and sale of goods and services over the internet. Flipkart is an E—commerce company among the options provided.
In India, which of the following rivers is known as Dihang?
Correct answer: Brahmaputra
The Brahmaputra rises in Tibet and is known as Tsangpo before entering India in Arunachal Pradesh as Dihang. Subansiri, Jia Bhareli, Dhansiri, Puthimari, Pagladiya, and Manas are the main tributaries of the Brahmaputra in India.
Which of the following articles empowers the Election Commission to conduct all parliamentary and state legislature elections?
Correct answer: Article 324
Article 324 of the Indian Constitution empowers the Election Commission to direct, control, and conduct elections for Parliament, each state's legislature, the President, and the Vice President.
How many medals did India win at the 2018 Winter Olympics?
Correct answer: None
In the 2018 Winter Olympics, India did not win a single medal. It took place in Pyeongchang, South Korea. At the 2016 Summer Olympics, India took home two medals.
Which of the following gases is the second most abundant in the atmosphere?
Correct answer: Oxygen
The atmosphere is made up of a variety of gases. Nitrogen makes up 78% of the atmosphere, oxygen 21%, and argon 0.9%.
Pushyamitra Sung assassinated which of the following rulers?
Correct answer: Brihadratha
Pushyamitra Shunga assassinated Brihadratha, the last Mauryan king, and established the Shunga dynasty. Agnimitra, Bhagabhadra, and Devabhuti are the other rulers of this dynasty.
Who is in charge of the GST Council?
Correct answer: Finance Minister
The GST Council is the supreme body in charge of determining GST rules, regulations, and rates. It is led by India's Finance Minister. GST is an indirect tax that was implemented in India on July 1, 2017.
In what year was Guru Nanak born in Talwandi?
Correct answer: 1469
Guru Nanak was born in Talwandi on April 15, 1469. He is Sikhism's founder and first Guru. Guru Gobind Singh was Sikhism's final Guru.
Article 21A of the Indian Constitution refers to which of the following Acts?
Correct answer: Right to Education
The right to education is covered by Article 21A of the Indian constitution. The state must provide free and compulsory education to all children between the ages of six and fourteen.
Article 368 is related to
Correct answer: Constitutional amendment
Part XX of the Indian constitution contains Article 368, which deals with the powers of the parliament to amend the constitution and its procedure.
The Delhi Parliament House was built during
Correct answer: 1921-1927
Parliament House, also known as Sansad Bhavan, was built between 1921 and 1927.
The Chief Election Commissioner of India may be removed from office by
Correct answer: Both houses of Parliament
The President may remove an Election Commissioner based on a resolution passed by both Houses of Parliament with a special majority, either on the basis of proven misbehavior or incapacity.
What is the meaning of "Satyameva Jayate"?
Correct answer: Truth alone triumphs
Satyameva Jayate is a mantra from the ancient Indian scripture Mundaka Upanishad that means "Truth alone triumphs." It was adopted as India's national motto after independence. It is scripted at the bottom of the national emblem.
In which of the following cases does the Parliament use a special majority?
Correct answer: Acquisition and Termination of Citizenship
Acquisition and Termination of Citizenship
What does it mean to have a “bicameral legislature”?
Correct answer: The legislature is divided into two separate assemblies.
The practice of having two Houses of Parliament is known as bicameralism. The Vidhan Sabha (Legislative Assembly) is the state equivalent of the Lok Sabha, and the Vidhan Parishad is the state equivalent of the Rajya Sabha (Legislative Council).
Which of the following is an example of a constitutional body?
Correct answer: Finance Commission
Except for the Finance Commission, none of the bodies are constitutional in the sense that they were established by an act of Parliament.
Which of the following colors has the lowest frequency?
Correct answer: Red
Which of the following was Alexander Fleming's first antibiotic discovery in 1928?
Correct answer: Penicillin
In 1981, ISRO launched India's first geostationary satellite, named
Correct answer: APPLE
What was the name of the first President of the Indian National Congress?
Correct answer: Womesh Chunder Bonnerjee
The Hornbill Festival is held in
Correct answer: Nagaland