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RRB 2016 (Non Technical) Exam General Knowledge Practice Questions

Updated on Mon, 18 April 2016 at 16:42 IST
2016
Year:
2016
 

RRB 2016 (Non Technical) Exam General Knowledge Practice Questions

1. Which of the following crops is regarded as a plantation crop?
1) Coconut
2) Cotton
3) Sugarcane
4) Rice

2. Which of the following is used in oven?
1) X-rays
2) UV rays
3) Microwaves
4) Radioactive

3. Gamma rays can cause .....
1) gene mutation
2) sneezing
3) burning
4) fever

4. Which element found in all organic compounds?
1) Carbon
2) Nitrogen
3) Calcium
4) None of them

5. Alloys made with mercury as one metal are called?
1) Mixtures
2) Emulsions
3) Solders
4) Amalgams

6. All noble gases are .....
1) Colourless
2) Colour
3) Colourless and odourless
4) Colourless and but have odour

7. What is the hardest form of carbon?
1) Coke
2) Graphite
3) Charcoal
4) Diamond

8. What is hottest part of the gas flame is called ........
1) blue zone
2) luminous zone
3) dark zone
4) non-luminous zone

9. Which type of lens is used to correct myopia?
1) Convex lens
2) Concave lens
3) Biconcave lens
4) Biconvex lens

10. Which one of the following is used to coat household articles?
1) Lead
2) Silver
3) Chromium
4) Tin

11. Which one of the following radioactive elements is used in heart pacemakers?
1) Platinum
2) Cobalt
3) Iodine
4) Iron

12. What is the chemical name of a substance which kills rats?
1) White phosphorus
2) Red phosphorus
3) Potassium cyanide
4) Ethyl Alcohol

13. The boiling point of water can be raised by..
1) reducing pressure
2) increasing pressure
3) reducing heat supply
4) increasing heat supply

14. Optic fibre are used in:
1) CAT scans
2) X-ray photos
3) Ultrasound scans
4) Endoscopy

15. "curie" is unit of:
1) Radioactivity
2) Temperature
3) Heat
4) Energy

16. Which of the following types of soil are mostly confined to river basins and coastal plains of India?
1) Alluvial soils
2) Black soils
3) Laterite soils
4) Red soils

17. T.V. antennas are usually made up of .....
1) Copper
2) Steel
3) Aluminium
4) Brass

18. The natural region which holds the Indian subcontinent is .......
1) equatorial climate change region
2) hot desert
3) monsoon
4) Mediterranean

19. Which of the following diseases is caused by a virus?
1) Diabetes
2) Malaria
3) Smallpox
4) Tuberculosis

20. What is the mainstay of Indian economy?
1) Manufacturing
2) Business
3) Public sector
4) Agriculture

21. Name the poison present in tobacco.
1) Coniine
2) Nicotine
3) Theobromine
4) Narcotine

22. Alcoholic drink contains ......
1) Butyl Alcohol
2) Ethyl Alcohol
3) Propyl Alcohol
4) Methyl Alcohol

23. Which of the following dams has generations of power more than irrigation as its main purpose?
1) Gandhi Sagar
2) Hirakud
3) Periyar
4) Tungabhadra

24. Which of the following areas or regions is most prone to earthquakes?
1) Ganga-Brahmaputra valley
2) Deccan plateau
3) Plains of Northern India
4) Western ghats

25. For which Diode is used?
1) Modulation
2) Oscillation
3) Amplification
4) Purification

26. Name the gas used for making vegetable ghee.
1) Nitrogen
2) Oxygen
3) Sulphur
4) Hydrogen

27. In summer, the mirages are seen due to the phenomenon of .......
1) reflection of light
2) total internal reflection
3) interference of light
4) diffraction of light

28. Electron microscope was invented by .....
1) Knoll and Ruska
2) Robert Koch
3) Leeuwenhoek
4) CPS Wanson

29. Which metal does not undergo corrosion due to the formation of oxide layer?
1) Copper
2) Iron
3) Aluminum
4) Zinc

30. The chemical part of the dye that absorbs light and produces colour is called .............
1) Neon
2) a chromophore
3) a photochrome
4) a pigment

31. A nautical mile is equal to ....
1) 5060 feet
2) 6080 feet
3) 5280 feet
4) 6060 feet

32. What is viewed through an electron microscope?
1) electrons and other elementary particles
2) structure of bacteria and viruses
3) inside of human stomach
4) inside of the human eye

33. 'Vinegar' is commercial name of ....
1) Oxalic acid
2) Hydrochloric acid
3) Acetic acid
4) Citric Acid

34. The study of Dendrology is associated with:
1) Flowers
2) Trees
3) Shrubs
4) Plants

35. The food poisoning is caused by .....
1) Clostridium titeni
2) Clostridium botulinum
3) Salmonella toyphosis
4) Baslils anthresis

36. The Bhopal gas tragedy was caused by the gas ........
1) Methyl chloride
2) Methyl Iso cyanide
3) Methyl Iso Cyanate
4) Methyl Cyanide

37. Molasses a by-product in the manufacture of sugar, is converted into .......
1) Alcohol
2) Paper
3) Fuel
4) Pulp

38. The thermal equator is found .....
1) at the equator
2) at the Tropic of Cancer
3) north of the geographical equator
4) south of the geographical equator

39. A large blood vessel that carries blood away from the heart is called.....
1) a vein
2) an artery
3) a capillary
4) nerve

40. Horse latitudes lie within the atmosphere pressure belts of .......
1) Equatorial low
2) Polar high
3) Sub-tropical high
4) Sub-polar low

41. Name the Continents that form a mirror image.
1) Asia and Africa
2) North America and South America
3) Africa and South America
4) Europe and Asia

42. Which of the following is an air-borne disease?
1) Measles
2) Pink eye
3) Typhoid
4) Tuberculosis

43. Plants which grow on saline soils are ......
1) Xerophytes
2) Hydrophytes
3) Halophytes
4) Succulents

44. Which component of plants receives stimulus for flowering?
1) Stems
2) Branches
3) Leaves
4) Roots

45. Which one of the following hormones is a steroid?
1) Cortisone
2) Glucagon
3) Insulin
4) Oxytocin

46. Fungi are plants that lack ........
1) Oxygen
2) Carbon dioxide
3) Chlorophyll
4) None of these

47. Submarines move under water. They have engines that run on ......
1) Petrol and oxygen
2) Diesel
3) Batteries
4) Stream

48. Reptiles are ......
1) Cold blooded
2) Warm blooded
3) Non-hearing
4) Egg-laying

49. Camberts law is related to .....
1) Reflection
2) Refraction
3) Interference
4) Illumination

50. Which one among the following is a major source of sugar?
1) Watermelon
2) Beetroot
3) Sugarcane
4) Date

ANSWERS:

1-1, 2-3, 3-1, 4-1, 5-4, 6-3, 7-4, 8-4, 9-2, 10-1
11-1, 12-1, 13-2, 14-4, 15-1, 16-1, 17-3, 18-3, 19-3, 20-4
21-2, 22-2, 23-1, 24-1, 25-4, 26-4, 27-2, 28-2, 29-3, 30-4,
31-2, 32-2 33-3, 34-2, 35-2, 36-3, 37-1, 38-3, 39-2, 40-3
41-3, 42-1, 43-3, 44-3, 45-1, 46-3, 47-2, 48-1, 49-3, 50-3

 
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