Static Awareness Quiz For BOB/IBPS Exam

Q1. On the banks of which river is the Jamshedpur, the steel city of India, situated?

(a) Tapti

(b) Narmada
(c) Subarnarekha
(d) Hooghly
(e) Ganga

Q2. Shivkasi in Tamil Nadu is famous for which industry?
(a) Glass
(b) Leather
(c) Diamond
(d) Fireworks
(e) Textile
Q3. In which union territory of India, would you meet the people of the Onge tribe? 
(a) Daman and Diu
(b) Lakshadweep
(c) Dadra and Nagar Haveli
(d) Andaman and Nicobar Islands
(e) None of the above
Q4. On 1st July 1997, where was India’s first Science City inaugurated?
(a) Mumbai
(b) Bengaluru
(c) Hyderabad
(d) Bhopal
(e) Kolkata
Q5. Who was popularly known as the ‘Lady with the Lamp’?
(a) Mother Teresa
(b) Sister Nivedita
(c) Florence Nightingale
(d) The Mother (Mirra Alfassa)
(e) None of the above
Q6. What is the minimum age limit to become the Governor of a state in India?  
(a) 18 years
(b) 25 years
(c) 30 years
(d) 35 years
(e) 25 years
Q7. Yakshagana, literally meaning celestial music, is a popular dance drama of which Indian state?
(a) Gujarat
(b) Maharashtra
(c) Karnataka
(d) West Bengal
(e) Madhya Pradesh
Q8. Hirakud Dam at Sambalpur in Orissa, the longest dam in India, is built across which river? 
(a) Narmada
(b) Mahanadi
(c) Godavari
(d) Kaveri
(e) Ganga

Q9. ‘Kathakali’, ‘Mohiniaattam’ and ‘Thullal’ dance forms are native of which state? 

(A) Karnataka

(B) Andhra Pradesh
(C) Tamil Nadu
(D) Odisha
(e) Kerala
Q10. ‘Vinaya Pitaka’, ‘Sutta Pitaka’ and ‘Abhidhamma Pitaka’ – collectively known as the ‘Tripitaka’ (three baskets) – are sacred texts of which religion? 
(a) Buddhism
(b) Sikhism
(c) Jainism
(d) Christianity
(e) Hinduism
Q11. Ghatigaon Sanctuary, set up for the conservation of the Son Chiriya (great Indian bustard), is located in which state? 
(a) Haryana
(b) Rajasthan
(c) Madhya Pradesh
(d) Karnataka
(e) Assam
Q12. Which coastal city is known as the ‘Queen of the Arabian Sea’? 
(a) Kochi (Kerala)
(b) Mangalore (Karnataka)
(c) Ratnagiri (Maharashtra)
(d) Marmagao (Goa)
(e) None of the above
Q13. Which city in Uttar Pradesh is famous for Glass Bangles industry?
(a) Agra
(b) Firozabad
(c) Moradabad
(d) Aligarh
(e) Kanpur

Q14. In terms of area, which is the smallest continent?  

(a) Europe

(b) Australia
(c) South America
(d) Antarctica
(e) Asia
Q15. In which city is the Central Building Research Institute located?
(a) Roorkee (Uttarakhand)
(b) Cuttack (Orissa)
(c) Nagpur (Maharashtra)
(d) Karnal (Haryana)
(e) Kanpur (U.P.)