General Knowledge Quiz – 29 (Based on Reasoning & GK)

Q.1 Which does not belong to the group ?

All others are spices except salt.

Q.2 Which One does not belong to the group?

All others have more than one seeds.

Q.3 Which one does not belong to this group?

All others are divisible by 7 ehere as 65 is not.

Q.4 Which one does not belongs to this group?

All letter are at odd place(M-13; S-19; Q-17;D-4) except D.

Q.5 Sobha was facing East. She walked 20 metres. Turning left she moved 15 metres and then turning right moved 25 metres. Finally, she turned right and moved 15 metres more. How far is she from her starting point.

Q.6 Madhu and Shobha are good in Dramatics and Computer Science. Anjali and Madhu are good in Computer Science and Physics. Anjali, Poonam and Nisha are good in Physics and History. Nisha and Anjali are good in Physics and Mathematics. Poonam and Shobha are good in History and Dramatics. Who is good in Computer Science, History and Dramatics?

Q.7 Study the following information carefully to answer these questions: 1. P, Q, R, S, T, U and V are sitting along a circle and facing at the centre. 2. P is between T and S. 3. U is between. Q and V. 4. Q is 2nd to the right of T. V is _______ .

Q.8 Which government agency has developed India’s first unmanned tank “Muntra”?

The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has recently developed India’s first unmanned tank “Muntra” that can remotely operate. The agency has developed the tank in three different variants to tackle any kind of situation – ‘Muntra S’ for surveillance missons, ‘Muntra M’ for mine detection and a third variant ‘Muntra N’ for reconnaissance in areas with nuclear and bio threats. The Muntra variants have surveillance radar, an integrated camera along with laser range finder which can be used to spy on ground target 15km away – may be a crawling men or heavy vehicles.

Q.9 Who has been honoured with the Life Time Excellence Award at the 2017 National Earth System Sciences (NESS) awards?

Professor K. Gopalan has been honoured with the Life Time Excellence Award at the 2017 National Earth System Sciences (NESS) awards for his significant contribution in the field of isotope geo-science. The awards are presented on the Foundation Day of Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES) i.e. July 27, 2017. The National Awards for Ocean Science & technology, Atmospheric Science & technology and Geoscience & technology has been presented to Prof. P. N. Vinayachandran, Dr. K. Krishnamoorthy and Professsor K. S. Krishna respectively. The Young Researcher Awards have been bestowed to Dr. Dhanya C. T. and Dr. Vikram Vishal for their outstanding work in Earth Science & Technology. The Life Time Excellence Award carry an award money of Rs.5,00,000/-; National Awards carry an award money of Rs.1,00,000/- each and Young Researcher Award carry an award of Rs.50,000/- each.

Q.10 The Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary is located in which state?

The Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary (BWS) is a protected area and a Project Tiger, tiger reserve located 38 km northwest of Chikkamagaluru town in Karnataka. It has a wide range of flora and fauna and is a popular place for day outings. The 1,875 m above MSL Hebbe Giri is the highest peak in the sanctuary. It is home to tiger, elephant, gaur, sloth bear, wild boar, black leopard, jungle cat, jackal, wild dog, sambar, spotted deer, barking deer, mouse deer, etc.

Man spends his life in reasoning on the past,
in complaining of the present, in fearing future. – Antoine Rivarol

Reasoning Tricks 

Tips to Solve Blood Relations Questions

In such questions, some information is given about a group of people who are related to each other.

The most common ways of asking such questions are.

i. Mixed Blood Relations- Here, the student has to deduce the family-tree i.e. the family hierarchical arrangement, using the given clues.

ii. Coded Blood Relations- Here, the student has to first decode the given relations by using the rules and then decide upon a family tree.

Blood relation questions become much easier to solve if one draws the
corresponding family-tree figures.

Important Relations:
Mother’s/ Father’s Son –> Brother
Mother’s/ Father’s Daughter –> Sister
Father’s/Mother’s Brother –> Paternal/Maternal Uncle
Father’s/Mother’s Sister –> Paternal/Maternal aunt
Father’s/ Mother’s father –> Grandfather
Father’s/ Mother’s mother –> Grandmother
Brother’s/ Sister’s son –> Nephew
Brother’s/ Sister’s daughter –> Niece

In Laws:
Son’s wife –> Daughter in law
Daughter’s husband –> Son in law
Husband’s/ Wife’s father –> Father in law
Husband’s/ Wife’s mother –> Mother in law
Husband’s/ Wife’s brother –> Brother in law
Husband’s/ Wife’s sister –> Sister in law
Sister’s husband –> Brother in law