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Tuesday, November 15, 2011

General Knowledge Quiz - 14

1. Which hormone, released when danger threatens, is known as Emergency hormone?
[A]Insulin
[B]Adrenaline
[C]Melatonin
[D]Thyroxine



2. Which Central American country was formerly known as 'British Honduras'?
[A]Belize
[B]Malawi
[C]Botswana
[D]Benin



3. Kudremukh hills, name literally meaning Horse face, in Karnataka are famous for mines of which mineral?
[A]Gold
[B]Lignite
[C]Bauxite
[D]Iron Ore



4. Which coastal city is known as the 'Queen of the Arabian Sea'?
[A]Kochi (Kerala)
[B]Mangalore (Karnataka)
[C]Ratnagiri (Maharashtra)
[D]Marmagao (Goa)



5. During the reign of which ancient Indian ruler, did Chinese traveller Fa-Hien visit India?
[A]Dharmapala
[B]Harshavardhan
[C]Chandragupta Maurya
[D]Chandragupta Vikramaditya



6. Which among the following is popularly referred as 'Plastic Money'?
[A]Demand Draft
[B]Credit Card
[C]Gift Cheque
[D]Bearer Cheque



7. In Solar System, which planet rotates the fastest on its axis?
[A]Venus
[B]Mercury
[C]Jupiter
[D]Saturn



8. On 9 February 2009, in which High Court did the first e-Court of India start functioning on a pilot basis?
[A]Delhi High Court, New Delhi
[B]Karnataka High Court, Bengaluru
[C]Gujarat High Court, Ahmedabad
[D]Bombay High Court, Mumbai



9. 'Thang-Ta' martial art is native of which Indian state?
[A]Punjab
[B]Kerala
[C]Manipur
[D]Maharashtra



10. Who created the fictional character 'Swami' in his debut novel 'Swami and Friends'?
[A]Ruskin Bond
[B]R.K.Narayan
[C]Rudyard Kipling
[D]Rabindranath Tagore



11. Which gas, abundantly produced in swamps and marshes by the action of bacteria on dead vegetation, is commonly referred as 'Marsh Gas'?
[A]Ethane
[B]Methane
[C]Butane
[D]Propane



12. Who created Mahatma Gandhi's favorite bhajan 'Vaishnav jan to tene kahiye'?
[A]Narsi Mehta
[B]Sant Tukaram
[C]Goswami Tulsidas
[D]Sant Gyaneshwar



13. Who is the first indian Tenis player to win boy's Australian Open Junior Title?
[A]Prakash Amritraj
[B]Rohan Bopanna
[C]Yuki Bhambri
[D]Zeeshan Ali



14. Which is the longest bone in human body?
[A]Femur
[B]Fibula
[C]Radius
[D]Stapes



15. Which planet is referred Morning Star as well as Evening Star?
[A]Mars
[B]Venus
[C]Jupiter
[D]Mercury



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