AHSEC Junior Assistant Exam: GK Questions


1. Only one Tribal Group among those given below hails from the Indian state of Assam. Find it

(a) Bhil
(b) Kacharis
(c) Birhor
(d) Chenchuas

2. All these cities of the Indian state of Assam lie on the banks of river Brahmaputra except one. Which one is it?

(a) Guwahati
(b) Tezpur
(c) Dibrugarh
(d) Bongaigaon

3. The Indian state of Assam is home to the world’s largest river island. Find the correct name of this island among those given below.

(a) Kaziranga
(b) Majuli
(c) Manas
(d) Laokhowa

4. Only one among these hills stated below lies in the state of Assam. Find it

(a) Mishmi Hills
(b) Khasi Hills
(c) Mikir Hills
(d) Garo Hills

5. First ever Gold medal for India in a Global track event was won by this Assamese athlete ‘Hima Das’ very recently. In which track event did she win the Gold Medals?

(a) 100 metres running race Finals
(b) 100 metres Hurdle Finals
(c) 400 metres Running Finals
(d) 100 X 4 Women’s Relay Finals

6. Pertaining to the state of Assam, in July 2018 President Shri Ram Nath Kovind gave his assent to a landmark but long pending bill since 2015, prepared in lines with spirit of universal declaration of human rights to eliminate superstition in society. Which of these issues below the bill relates to?

(a) Assam Witch Hunting issue
(b) Digital North East Vision proposal issue
(c) Revised cost estimates for updation of National Register of Citizens issue.
(d) None of these

7. Post independence, the Indian state of Assam saw the separation of these territories from its original region, giving birth to these states except one, which is that one from list below?

(a) Meghalaya
(b) Arunachal Pradesh
(c) Nagaland
(d) Tripura

8. This ancient kingdom of Medieval Assam is proudly said to have revolutionized the entire cultural and tradition scenario of Assam state. Which is that kingdom from list below?

(a) Kachari Kingdom
(b) Ahom Kingdom
(c) Chutiya Kingdom
(d) Koch Kingdom

9. The Battle of Saraighat in 1671 in Assam was fought between these two forces find the correct one from the list below

(a) Mughal Empire and Ahom Kingdom
(b) British East India Company and Ahom Kingdom
(c) Chutiya Kingdom and Ahom Kingdom
(d) None of these

10. The Indian state of Assam flanked on its borders by these two different countries, one of them being Bangladesh, which is the other one?

(a) Burma
(b) Bhutan
(c) China
(d) Nepal

11. Along with Kaziranga National Park in Assam, this protected wildlife area in the state of Assam too was declared as a natural World Heritage site in 1985. Find its name the options listed below.

(a) Khangchendzonga National Park
(b) Keoladeo National Park
(c) Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka
(d) Manas Wildlife Sanctuary

12. How many coastal states are there in India?

(a) 4
(b) 5
(c) 7
(d) 9

13. Which of the following is NOT true observation of Quit India Movement?

(a) It was led by Mahatma Gandhi
(b) It was non violent movement
(c) It was spontaneous
(d) Many Indian businessmen profiting from heavy wartime spending did not support Quit India

14. A Shakespearean sonnet typically consists of how many lines?

(a) 12
(b) 10
(c) 14
(d) 16

15. What was the code name given to the Pokhran nuclear tests conducted in 1974?

(a) Smiling Buddha
(b) Shakti
(c) Parmanu
(d) Shiva

16. She is a famous International sportswoman of Assam and an Arjuna Awardee in 1987 for excelling in sports. Her name is Monalisa Baruah Mehta. In which discipline of sports has she excelled.

(a) Cricket
(b) Hockey
(c) Badminton
(d) Table tennis

17. Born in an Assamese Brahmin family in Guwahati, Mr. Arnab Goswami, a renowned journalist Editor in chief and TV news anchor of Indian news channel ‘TIMES NOW’ resigned from this channel and started his own news channel from May 2017. Find the correct name of this News channel among those listed below?

(a) News X
(b) Mirror Now
(c) Republic TV
(d) News9

18. This bridge “Dhola- Sadiya” is considered to be the longest bridge in India and was recently inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Assam and is thought to be a tactical asset in the ongoing dispute between India and neighbouring state, which is that state?

(a) Tripura
(b) Meghalaya
(c) Arunachal Pradesh
(d) Manipur

19. He was an eminent writer and poet from Assam of yesteryears and was adorned with the title of “Protimar Khonikor” in Assamese literature for his remarkable contribution to the beginning of Modern Assamese Literature. What was his name?

(a) Laxminath Bezbaruah
(b) P. A. Sangma
(c) Hemchandra Goswami
(d) Chandra Kumar Agarwala

20. A six-year agitation demanding identification and deportation of illegal immigrants was launched by the All Assam Students’ Union(AASU). It culminated with the signing of the Assam Accord. The accord brought an end to the Assam Movement. In which year was the accord signed?

(a) 1979
(b) 1985
(c) 1974
(d) 1980

21. Who was the leader of the Red Shirt movement against the British regime in India?

(a) Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan
(b) Maulana Azad
(c) Muhammad Ali Jinnah
(d) Muzzafar Ahmad

22. Which of the following Viceroys of India has laid the first rail road in India?

(a) Lord Curzon
(b) Lord Dalhousie
(c) Lord Ripon
(d) Lord Mountbatten

23. The none Indian who has been conferred Bharat Ratna:

(a) Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan
(b) Bill Clinton
(c) Mother Teresa
(d) C. Rajagopalachari

24. Who won the 2016 Ballon d’Or awarded to the best male footballer of the year?

(a) Lionel Messi
(b) Luis Suarez
(c) Zaltan Imrahimovic
(d) Christiano Ronaldo

25. From the following which is the first basic and the only complete document amongst all commercial documents for the shipment?

(a) Bill of lading
(b) Bill of Exchange
(c) Commercial Invoice
(d) Airway Bill

26. From the given options which is the transport document for air carriage?

(a) Airway Bill
(b) Post Parcel Receipt
(c) Sight Bill
(d) None of the above

27. What is the minimum eligibility period for receipt of pension in accordance with the pension rule of central government?

(a) 10 years
(b) 15 years
(c) 20 years
(d) 25 years

28. ” A blueprint of a projected plan of action of a business for a definite period of time” the statement is defined as

(a) budget
(b) Cost sheet
(c) Balance sheet
(d) None of the above

29. Which one of the following is not the essentials of a budget.

(a) It is prepared in advance and is based on a future plan of actions
(b) It relates to a future period and is based on objectives to be attained.
(c) It is a statement expressed in monetary and /or physical units prepared for the implementation of policy formulated by the management
(d) It is not prepared in advance and not for a future of plan of actions

30. Who regulates the National Pension System?

(a) Pension Fund Regulatory And Development Authority
(b) Government of India
(c) Ministry of HRD
(d) None of the above.

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