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Friday, November 18, 2011

General Knowledge Quiz - 16

1. In the Mahabharat, who killed Bhima's son Ghatotkacha?
[A]Karna
[B]Dronacharya
[C]Ashwathama
[D]Shalya



2. Which state will host 34th National Games in June 2009?
[A]Goa
[B]Assam
[C]Kerala
[D]Jharkhand



3. According to Hindu mythology, twin sisters Riddhi and Siddhi are wives of which God?
[A]Surya
[B]Vishnu
[C]Shiva
[D]Ganesh



4. In 1953, who became the first woman President of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA)?
[A]Rajkumari Amrit Kaur
[B]Sucheta Kriplani
[C]Vijay Laxmi Pandit
[D]Sarojini Naidu



5. Who wrote the 'Das Capital', an extensive treatise on political economy?
[A]Karl Marx
[B]Friedrich Engles
[C]Leo Tolstoy
[D]Maxim Gorky



6. Which is the only continent through which all three main latitude lines - Equator, Tropic of Cancer and Tropic of Capricorn - passes?
[A]Asia
[B]Africa
[C]Europe
[D]South America



7. Launched on 1st July 1822, which newspaper is the Asia's oldest extant daily?
[A]The Times of India
[B]Mumbai Samachar
[C]The Indian Express
[D]Hindustan Times



8. Which mountain range in Chhatisgarh, with name literally meaning the hump of ox, is world famous for top-quality deposits of iron ore?
[A]Aravali
[B]Bailadila
[C]Nilgiri
[D]Patkai



9. In Roman numerals, which letter represents one thousand?
[A]L
[B]C
[C]M
[D]X



10. Who created the first cloned sheep Dolly?
[A]Adam Osborne
[B]Charles Babbage
[C]Tim Burners-Lee
[D]Ian Wilmut



11. Wheeler Island, the site of India's missile testing facility Integrated Test Range (ITR), is situated in which state?
[A]Orissa
[B]Andhra Pradesh
[C]Tamilnadu
[D]Kerala



12. In terms of area, which is the largest country?
[A]Russia
[B]Canada
[C]China
[D]United States of America



13. In which state is the Dachigam National Park, famous for Hangul (Red Deer), located?
[A]Assam
[B]Jammu & Kashmir
[C]West Bengal
[D]Madhya Pradesh



14. Which National Film Award is given to the Best First Film of a Director?
[A]Swarna Kamal (Golden Lotus)
[B]Rajat Kamal (Silver Lotus)
[C]Nargis Dutt Award
[D]Indira Gandhi Award



15. Which capital city houses the headquarters of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC)?
[A]Dhaka
[B]Thimpu
[C]Kathmandu
[D]Islamabad



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