Saturday, November 19, 2011

General Knowledge Quiz - 17

1. Who designed the Param Vir Chakra medal, India's highest military award?
[A]Nek Chand
[B]Umesh Rao
[C]Bobby Kooka
[D]Savitri Khanolkar

2. At which place Guru Gobind Singh, the tenth and the last Guru of Sikhs, created 'Khalsa' in 1699?
[A]Anandpur (Punjab)
[B]Amritsar (Punjab)
[C]Patna (Bihar)
[D]Nanded (Maharashtra)

3. In humans, which protein transports oxygen from the lungs to the rest of body?

4. What is the popular name of Sodium Chloride?
[A]Epsom Salt
[B]Common Salt
[C]Baking Soda
[D]Washing Soda

5. On 21st July 1969, at which site did Neil Armstrong set his foot on the Moon?
[A]Sea of Waves
[B]Sea of Clouds
[C]Sea of Serenity
[D]Sea of Tranquility

6. Which American swimmer created history by winning 8 gold medals in Beijing Olympic 2008, the most gold medals by an individual at a single Olympic?
[A]Carl Lewis
[B]Paavo Nurmi
[C]Mark Spitz
[D]Michael Phelps

7. After attaining enlightenment, where did Gautama Buddha deliver his first sermon 'Dharamachakra Pravartan' (set in motion Wheel of Law)?
[A]Bodh Gaya (Bihar)
[B]Sarnath (U.P.)
[C]Kushinagar (U.P.)
[D]Sanchi (M.P.)

8. Which city is served by the Veer Savarkar Airport?
[D]Port Blair

9. Where is the Satish Dhawan Space Centre, the launching site of the Chandrayaan-I, located?
[A]Thumba (Kerala)
[B]Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh)
[C]Bangalore (Karnataka)
[D]Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala)

10. Which freedom fighter was popularly known as 'Lokpriya'?
[A]Gopinath Bordoloi
[B]Bal Gangadhar Tilak
[C]Chittaranjan Das
[D]Jayaprakash Narain

11. Which disease, named after a Japanese city where it was first observed, is caused by severe Mercury poisoning?
[D]Devon colic

12. Which ancient Indian physician is known as the 'Father of Modern Plastic Surgery'?

13. In which state is the Kanchenjunga, the second highest mountain peak in India, located?
[B]Jammu & Kashmir
[C]Himachal Pradesh

14. Stapes, the smallest and the lightest bone in human body, is the part of which organ?

15. In 1929, who founded non-violent movement 'Khudai Khidmatgar', also known as 'Red Shirts'?
[A]Mahatma Gandhi
[B]Gopal Krishan Gokhle
[C]Mohammed Ali Jinnah
[D]Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan