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Friday, November 18, 2011

General Knowledge Quiz - 15

1. Which planet is nearest to Sun?
[A]Venus
[B]Mercury
[C]Earth
[D]Mars



2. Out of four Hindu Dhams, three are dedicated to lord Vishnu & one to lord Shiva. Which one is dedicated to lord Shiva?
[A]Puri
[B]Dwarka
[C]Badrinath
[D]Rameshwaram



3. In 1916, who founded Banaras Hindu University in Varanasi?
[A]Annie Besant
[B]Madan Mohan Malaviya
[C]Syed Ahmed Khan
[D]S.Radhakrishnan



4. Which term is used to describe the rearing of silkworms for the production of raw silk?
[A]Sericulture
[B]Viticulture
[C]Horticulture
[D]Apiculture



5. What is the scientific name of Vinegar?
[A]Citric Acid
[B]Acetic Acid
[C]Lactic Acid
[D]Tartaric Acid



6. In 2007, which state re-established its Vidhan Parishad (Legislative Council) after a gap of 22 years?
[A]Rajasthan
[B]Madhya Pradesh
[C]Andhra Pradesh
[D]Tamil Nadu



7. According to Hindu mythology, who is the Guru of Devas (Gods)?
[A]Dhanvantri
[B]Shukracharya
[C]Brihaspati
[D]Vishvakarma



8. Under National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (NREGA), how many minimum no. of days guaranteed wage employment is provided in every financial year to a rural household?
[A]50 days
[B]100 days
[C]150 days
[D]200 days



9. Jataka Tales, written in Pali language, are the previous birth stories of which religious Guru?
[A]Mahavira
[B]Gautam Buddha
[C]Guru Nanak Dev
[D]Guru Gobind Singh



10. Binola village, the scheduled site of the Indian National Defence University (INDU), is in which state?
[A]Punjab
[B]Haryana
[C]Rajasthan
[D]Uttar Pradesh



11. Apart from Delhi, which other Union Territory has its own elected Vidhan Sabha and the executive council of ministers headed by a Chief Minister?
[A]Daman and Diu
[B]Dadra and Nagar Haveli
[C]Lakshadweep
[D]Pondicherry



12. Which religious teacher established four mutts in four corners of country at Badrinath (North), Dwarka (West), Puri (East) & Sringeri (South)?
[A]Adi Shankaracharya
[B]Swami Vivekanand
[C]Swami Dayanand Saraswati
[D]Swami Prabhupada



13. The significant rise in production of which commodity is referred as `Yellow Revolution'?
[A]Grains
[B]Pulses
[C]Oilseeds
[D]Fruits and Vegetables



14. In which mountain range is the Siachen Glacier, the world's longest glacier, located?
[A]Himalayas
[B]Karakoram
[C]Hindu Kush
[D]Tien Shan



15. In 1995, who became first recipient of the International Gandhi Peace Prize?
[A]Julius Nyerere
[B]Nelson Mandela
[C]Gerhard Fischer
[D]John Hume



2 comments:

சிவன். February 20, 2014 at 2:47 AM  

Thats not Four Maths, Four Mutts :)

sanmit t February 20, 2014 at 5:13 AM  

Thanks for pointing out. It is corrected now.

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