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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?
[A]Lectin
[B]Keratin
[C]Collagen
[D]Hemoglobin



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?
[A]Nasik
[B]Nagpur
[C]Mumbai
[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?
[A]Argyria
[B]Minamata
[C]Itai-itai
[D]Devon colic



12. Which ancient Indian physician is known as the 'Father of Modern Plastic Surgery'?
[A]Charak
[B]Madhav
[C]Sushruta
[D]Patanjali



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



14. Stapes, the smallest and the lightest bone in human body, is the part of which organ?
[A]Ear
[B]Hand
[C]Foot
[D]Lungs



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



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