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Q 1. Consider the following countries of South Asia :
1. Bangladesh
2. India
3. Pakistan
4. Sri Lanka
The descending order of literacy status of these countries is :

A

4, 2, 1, 3

B

2, 4, 3, 1

4, 2, 3, 1

D

2, 4, 1, 3

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Q 2. Consider the following countries :
1. Brazil
2. Indonesia
3. Japan
4. Russia
What is the descending order of the size of the above countries population wise?

A

1, 2, 4, 3

B

2, 3, 1, 4

2, 1, 4, 3

D

1, 2, 3, 4

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Q 3. Match the following :

CountryCurrency
A. Holland1. Yuan
B. China2. Guilder
C. Libya3. Peso
D. Mexico4. Dinar

A

A-2, B-1, C-3, D-4

A-2, B-1, C-4, D-3

C

A-3, B-2, C-4, D-1

D

A-3, B-2, C-1, D-4

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Q 4. Which among the following countries was the earliest to give women the right to vote?

A

Ireland

B

India

New Zealand

D

U.S.A.

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Q 5. The country with minimum birth rate is :

A

China

B

Italy

Sweden

D

USA

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Q 6. In which one of the following countries, did an ethnic violence between the communities of Hema and Lendu result in the death of hundreds of people?

Democratic Republic of Congo

B

Indonesia

C

Nigeria

D

Zambia

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Q 7. The oldest monarchy in the world is that of :

A

Nepal

B

Saudi Arabia

Japan

D

U.K.

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Q 8. Kimono is a dress style of which Asian country?

A

China

B

Korea

Japan

D

Laos

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Q 9. How many states of the U.S.A. are not attached to its mainland?

A

One

Two

C

Three

D

Four

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Q 10. The Parliament of Japan is known as :

A

Assembly

B

Key

C

Senate

Diet

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Q 11. In which of the following countries both the Prime Minister and the leader of the Opposition are Women?

A

Sri Lanka

B

Pakistan

Bangladesh

D

Turkey

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Q 12. 'Golan Heights' has become a controversial issue between which of the following pairs of nations :

A

Iraq-Iran

B

Israel-Libya

Israel-Syria

D

Kuwait-Iraq

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Q 13. Which of the following republics, besides Russia, are nuclear powers?
1. Ukraine 2. Georgia 3. Belarus 4. Kazakhstan

A

1, 2 and 4

B

2, 3 and 4

C

1, 2 and 3

1, 3 and 4

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Q 14. Among the following countries which one has largest internet subscriptions :

China

B

Japan

C

Germany

D

India

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Q 15. Which one among the following countries has the lowest GDP per capita?

A

China

India

C

Indonesia

D

Sri Lanka

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Q 16. Which among the following countries has the largest population?

Indonesia

B

Japan

C

Pakistan

D

Sudan

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Q 17. Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched?

A

Azerbaijan : Baku

B

Tajikistan : Dushanbe

C

Turkmenistan: Ashkabad

Kazakhstan : Kiev

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Q 18. For which one of the following countries, is Spanish not an official language?

A

Chile

B

Colombia

Republic of Congo

D

Cuba

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Q 19. Mandarin is mostly spoken in:

China, Tiwan, Singapore

B

Mexico, Argentina, Panama

C

Russia, Turkey, Chechniya

D

China, Japan, Malaysia

Explanation

China, Tiwan, Singapore

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Q 20. The second major language (as per the number of speakers) in the world is:

A

English

Spanish

C

Hindi

D

Arabic

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Q 21. The largest proven oil reserve of the world lies in

A

Venezuela

Saudi Arabia

C

Iran

D

Iraq

Explanation

The largest proven oil reserve of the world lies in Saudi Arabia. Proven oil reserves in Saudi Arabia are the second largest claimed in the world, estimated to be 267 billion barrels (42 x 109 m3) (Gbbl hereafter) including 2.5 Gbbl in the Saudi-Kuwaiti neutral zone. These reserves were the largest in the world until Venezuela announced they had increased their proven reserves to 297 Gbbl in January 2011.

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Q 22. Peanuts are the main crop of

A

Georgia

Gambia

C

Ghana

D

Guatemala

Explanation

Peanuts are the main crop of Gambia. The Gambia has no important mineral or other natural resources and has a limited agricultural base. About 75% of the population depends on crops and livestock for its livelihood. Small-scale manufacturing activity features the processing of peanuts, fish, and hides.

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Q 23. Which of the following countries is the largest producer of diamond?

A

Australia

B

Venezuela

Russia

D

Botswana

Explanation

Russia is the largest producer of diamond. In September 2012, Russia officially stated there are massive diamond reserves under the mines containing “trillions of carats” (hundreds of thousands of tons) and claimed there are enough diamonds in the field to supply global requirements for 3,000 years.

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Q 24. The Ruhr basin is the famous industrial region of

A

China

B

Japan

Germany

D

United Kingdom

Explanation

The Ruhr basin is the famous Industrial region of Germany. Formerly Germany's coal-mining region, the Ruhrgebiet forms one of the largest conurbations in Europe with 5 million residents and is now known for its diverse and vibrant cultural scene.

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Q 25. Which one of the following is the second leading exporter of petroleum after Saudi Arabia?

A

Norway

B

U.A.E.

Russia

D

Venezuela