ISRO Assistant Exam Important General Knowledge Questions
Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will be conducting Written Test for Recruitment of Assistants and Upper Division Clerks. The exam will have questions on General Knowledge. Hereby we have provided practice questions for this section.
(Q.1) INSAT Master Control Facility, the centres of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), responsible for post-launch operations on INSAT, GSAT and IRNSS satellites are located at:
- Kota in Rajasthan and Bhopal in Madhya Pradesh
- Hassan in Karnataka and Bhopal in Madhya Pradesh
- Hassan in Karnataka and Kota in Rajasthan
- Kota in Rajasthan and Nagpur in Maharashtra
(Q.2) Harmanpreet Kaur, who won Arjuna Award 2017, is associated with which sport?
(Q.3) The first railway line in India was constructed during the rule of:
- Lord Cornwallis
- Lord Hastings
- Lord Bentinck
- Lord Dalhousie
(Q.4) ‘International Day of Democracy’ is observed on which date every year?
- 15th September
- 16th September
- 17th September
- 18th September
(Q.5) The absorption of ink by blotting paper involves which scientific concept/phenomenon?
- Capillary action
- Viscosity of ink
- Siphon action
- Diffusion of liquid
(Q.6) Rs 50 denomination banknotes which have been recently released by Reserve Bank of India (RBI), has the motif of __________ on the reverse side
- Konark Sun Temple
- Hampi with Chariot
- Taj Mahal
- Qutab Minar
(Q.7) _____________ authorises withdrawal of funds from Consolidated Fund of India
- Prime Minister of India
- President of India
- Parliament of India
- Union Finance Minister
(Q.8) Who among the following won Men’s singles title at US Open 2017 Tennis Tournament?
- Rafael Nadal
- Roger Federer
- Andy Murray
- Novak Djokovic
(Q.9) Which among the following pairs of Country and Capital is Correct?
- Australia – Sydney
- New Zealand – Edgbaston
- Philippines – Jakarta
- Vietnam – Hanoi
(Q.10) ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’ was launched on which date?
- 1st January 2014
- 15th August 2014
- 2nd October 2014
- 26th January 2015
(Q.11) Which among the following river does NOT flow into Bay of Bengal?
(Q.12) Pellagra is a disease caused by a lack of which vitamin?
- Vitamin C
- Vitamin D
- Vitamin B12
- Vitamin B3
(Q.13) Who is the author of the book ‘I Do What I Do’?
- Former President, Pranab Mukherjee
- Former Vice-President, Hamid Ansari
- Former Union Minister, P Chidambaram
- Former RBI Governor, Raghuram Rajan
(Q.14) Abbreviation ‘GSLV’ stands for:
- Global Satellite Launch Vehicle
- Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle
- Geoorbital Satellite Launch Vehicle
- Geotracking Satellite Launch Vehicle
(Q.15) Who is the current chairperson of ISRO?
- J L Natarajan
- H K Subramaniam
- A S Kiran Kumar
- V R Ragahavan