Friday, November 18, 2011

General Knowledge Quiz - 16

1. In the Mahabharat, who killed Bhima's son Ghatotkacha?

2. Which state will host 34th National Games in June 2009?

3. According to Hindu mythology, twin sisters Riddhi and Siddhi are wives of which God?

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?
[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?

9. In Roman numerals, which letter represents one thousand?

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?
[B]Andhra Pradesh

12. In terms of area, which is the largest country?
[D]United States of America

13. In which state is the Dachigam National Park, famous for Hangul (Red Deer), located?
[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)?