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I am providing you the sample General Awareness questions of Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) Exam

TNPSC Exam General Awareness questions

1. DNA structure was discovered by

A. Karl Land Steiner
B. Gregor Mendel
C. Watson and Crick
D. Hargobind Khorana

2. The Headquarters of the UNO is at

A. Washington
B. New York
C. Berlin
D. Moscow

3. Everest is the highest peak in the world, it is in

A. France
B. Himalayas
C. South Africa
D. South America

4. The Indian who won the Nobel prize for Literature is

A. Tagore
B. Raman
C. Kannadasan
D. Radhakrishnan

5. The first women to win Nobel prize in India is


A. Sushmita Sen
B. Medha Paktar
C. Shabana Azmi
D. Mother Teresa

6. Chevalier award is given by which country?


A. France
B. Germany
C. Chile
D. Germany

7. Which is the head quarters of Asian Development Bank?


A. Karachi
B. Manila
C. Tokyo
D. Bangkok

8. The second Indian satellite


A. Rohini
B. SLV 3
C. Aryabhatta
D. Bhaskara

9. WHO refers to


A. World House Organization
B. World Health Organization
C. World Head Organization
D. World Heart Organization

10. UNESCO’s headquarters is located in


A. Geneva
B. Rome
C. New York
D. Paris

11. The deepest ocean is


A. Pacific
B. Indian
C. Arctic
D. Atlantic

12. Jawaharlal Nehru Universities is in


A. Delhi
B. Bhopal
C. Kashmir
D. Delhi

13. Tamil University is located at


A. Salem
B. Coimbatore
C. Madurai
D. Thanjavur

14. The World cricket champion of 1996 was


A. India
B. Austarlia
C. Pakistan
D. Srilanka

15. The important Information Technology Centre(IT) in India is at


A. Mumbai
B. Chennai
C. Bangalore
D. Hyderabad

16. Brooklyn in USA is associated with

A. Golf
B. Base bal
lC. Snooker
D. Tennis


17. The highest peak in the Himalayas is?

A. Daulagiri
B. Kanchanjunga
C. Mount Everest
D. Godwin Austin



18. National Bird of India is

A. crow
B. pigeon
C. peacock
D. vulture

19. Who is the Supreme Commander of defence forces of India?

A. The President
B. Supreme Court
C. Army Chief
D. The Prime Minister

20. The dynamo was invented by

A. Faraday
B. Edison
C. Fleming
D. Coulomb


21. Nilgiris Hills are known as

A. Tea Treasure
B. Blue Mountains
C. Roof of the World
D. Spice Garden of India

22. The bacterial disease spread through th water is

A. Malaria
B. Jaundice
C. Cholera
D. Hepatatatis–B



23. The green colour of the plant is due to the presence of

A. Amino acids
B. Carotenoids
C. Chlorophyll
D. Xanothophyll

24. The chemical name of Bauxite is

A. Aluminium oxide
B. Hydrated aluminum oxide
C. Aluminum Carbonat
eD. Aluminum sulphide

25. If the magnitude of velocity of a body decreases then the body is in

A. impulse
B. acceleration
C. retardation
D. displacement
26. The famous Atomic Power Station in Tamil Nadu is at

A. Kudankulam
B. Kaiga
C. Kalpakkam
D. Chennai

27. Television was invented by

A. Roger
B. Flemming
C. Stephenson
D. J.L.Baird



28. Which country is called the Land of the Rising Sun?

A. Indonesia
B. Japan
C. Thailand
D. Cambodia

29. Shar space centre is located at

A. Ahmedbad
B. Port Billar
C. Sriharikota
D. Thumba

30. Whose period is considered as Golden Age of Hindi Literarture?

A. Maurya
B. Gupta
C. Akbar
D. Shahjagan
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