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Saturday, October 29, 2011

General Knowledge Quiz - 2

1. What was the original name of renowned Hindi and Urdu writer Munshi Premchand?
[A]Sampooran Singh Kalra
[B]Akhtar Hussain Rizvi
[C]Dhanpatrai Srivastava
[D]Raghupati Sahay



2. Which state in India has minimum population?
[A]Arunachal Pradesh
[B]Sikkim
[C]Goa
[D]Mizoram



3. Which Mughal emperor assumed the title of 'Alamgir' (Conqueror of the world)?
[A]Aurangzeb
[B]Akbar
[C]Jehangir
[D]Shahjahan



4. Which gas is commonly known as 'Laughing Gas'?
[A]Methane
[B]Ozone
[C]Carbon di oxide
[D]Nitrous Oxide



5. Garba dance is native of which Indian state?
[A]Punjab
[B]West Bengal
[C]Gujrat
[D]Maharashtra



6. Which city in India is also known as "Steel City"?
[A]Moradabad
[B]Jamshedpur
[C]Kanpur
[D]Bellary



7. Alpha is the first letter of Greek alphabet. Which is the last?
[A]Beta
[B]Gamma
[C]Sigma
[D]Omega



8. Where did Lord Mahavira, the last of 24 tirthankars in Jain tradition, attain Nirvana?
[A]Pawapuri (Bihar)
[B]Kushinagar (U.P.)
[C]Kolkata (W.Bengal)
[D]Nanded (Maharashtra)



9. Apart from Russia, the territory of which country lies in both Europe and Asia continents?
[A]Germany
[B]France
[C]Greece
[D]Turkey



10. Who was the first President of Pakistan?
[A]Muhammad Ali Jinnah
[B]Ayub Khan
[C]Iskandar Mirza
[D]Liaquat Ali Khan



11. Which hill station was the summer capital of British India?
[A]Nainital
[B]Shimla
[C]Mussoorie
[D]Darjeeling



12. Which religion's holy book is known as "Zend Avesta"?
[A]Zoroastrianism
[B]Christianity
[C]Judaism
[D]Islam



13. Who is the first woman Air Marshal of India Air Force (IAF)?
[A]Padmavathy Bandopadhyay
[B]Kanchan Chaudhary Bhattacharya
[C]Harita Kaur Deol
[D]Punita Arora



14. 'Royal Bengal', 'Sumatran', 'Malayan' and 'Siberian' are the species of which member of cat family?
[A]Jaguar
[B]Lion
[C]Tiger
[D]Leopard



15. In 1998, which internet search engine company was co-founded by Larry Page and Sergey Brin?
[A]Alta Vista
[B]Google
[C]Lycos
[D]Yahoo