Basic General Awareness 8 Online Test

When and where was weightlifting introduced in Olympics?
1896 at Athens
1988 at Seoul
1924 at St. Louis
1908 at London
When and where was tennis introduced in the Asian Games?
In 1958 at Tokyo
In 1962 at Jakarta
In 1966 at Bangkok
In 1974 at Tehran
What was the purpose of EFTA (European Free Trade Association)?
To remove all tariffs on trade of industrial goods between the member countries
To aid the creation of a single west European market to help boost world trade
Both (1) and (2)
None of the above
What was the purpose of ECSC (European coal and steel community)?
To contribute towards, economic expansion
Growth of employment opportunity
Raising the standard of living in member states
All of the above
What was the importance of French Revolution?
It gave new direction to the oppressed peoples of other countries
It caused liberty, fraternity & equality by awakening people against despotic rulers in their countries
Both (1) and (2)
None of the above
What was the cause of Russian revolution?
Arbitrary ways and weak administration of Nicholas II
Division of Russian society into two categories of citizens the upper class and the lower class
After industrial revolution in Russia, another calls the middle class was introduced, who was exploited labourers and factory workers
All of the above
What was originally offered as a prize to the winners of the Olympics?
The meat of the sacrificed animal
A crown of olive branches
Medals and certificates
None of the above
What was India’s position in the medals tally of 2002 Commonwealth Games?
What percentage of the world’s people, constitute the commonwealth?
20 per cent
30 per cent
40 per cent
50 per cent
What is the weight of tennis ball?
100.21 – 102.63 g
56.79 – 58.47 g
33.11 – 35.23 g
None of the above
What is the weight and circumference of basketball?
200-100 g; 60-80 cm
300-200 g; 70-75 cm
600-50 g; 75-78 cm
600-500 g; 60-65 cm
What is the total number of muscles in the normal human body?
More than 400
What is the significance of yellow flag?
Iloun an ships carrying patients suffering from infectious diseases
What is the S.I. unit of temperature?
What is the role of WTO(World Trade Organisation)?
To settle trade disputes between nations
To widen the principle of free trade to sectors such as services and agriculture
Both (1) and (2)
None of the above

This test is a part of a series on Basic General Awareness for preparation of Competitive Examinations in India (e.g. SSC, PSC, Bank PO etc)


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