PSC Degree Level GK Previous Questions - Set 24

231.       Who founded Advaita Ashram at Aluva?
(A) Sankaracharya
(B) Sree Narayana Guru
(C) Chattampi Swamikal
(D) Swami Chinmayananda
Answer: B
232.       Who started Sanskrit Educational Centre called Tatva Prakasika Ashram at Calicut?
(A) Vaghbatananda
(B) Brahmananda Swami
(C) V. T. Bhatathiripadu
(D) K. P. Karuppan
Answer: A
233.       Who won the Nobel Prize for Literature in the year 2016?
(A) Alice Munro
(B) Patrick Modiano
(C) Svetlana Alexievich
(D) Bob Dylan
Answer: D
234.       Revolt of 1857 began at Meerut near Delhi on:
(A) 10th May 1857
(B) 10th March 1857
(C) 20th May 1857
(D) 20th March 1857
Answer: A
235.       The Act Which empowered the British Government to arrest and imprison any person without trial?
(A) Act of 1909
(B) Charter Act of 1833
(C) Rowlatt Act
(D) The Act of 1919
Answer: C

236.       Who founded the ‘Servants of India Society’ in 1905?
(A) Bala Gangadhara Tilak
(B) Gopalakrishna Gokhale
(C) M.G Ranade
(D) Lala Lajpat Rai
Answer: B
237.       Who said “Give me blood, in turn I will give you freedom”?
(A) Bhagat Singh
(B) Sukh Dev
(C) Bala Gangadhara Tilak
(D) Subhash Chandra Bose
Answer: D
238.       Which is the most populous city in India as per 2011 census?
(A) Mumbai
(B) Delhi
(C) Kolkata
(D) Kochi
Answer: A
239.       In which year the single self Employment Programme Swarna Jayanti Gram Swarozgar Yojana (SGSY) launched?
(A) 1999
(B) 1982
(C) 2001
(D) 1998
Answer: A
240.    The 12th Five Year Plan growth rate target is:
(A) 7% per annum
(B) 8.2% per annum
(C) 8% per annum
(D) 7.2% per annum
Answer: C

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