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Sunday, November 20, 2011

General Knowledge Quiz - 18

1. Designed by Bengali architect Vidhyadhar Bhattacharya, which city is known as 'Pink City'?
[A]Jaipur
[B]Jodhpur
[C]Bengaluru
[D]Chandigarh



2. At which town in Andhra Pradesh, famous for silk sarees, did Vinoba Bhave start the Bhoodan Movement in 1951?
[A]Vijayawada
[B]Rajahmundry
[C]Pochampally
[D]Warangal



3. From the Constitution of which country was the concept of the Fundamental Rights in the Indian Constitution borrowed?
[A]Australia
[B]South Africa
[C]United Kingdom
[D]United States of America



4. Deficiency of which vitamin leads to 'Rickets' (softening of bones)?
[A]Vitamin A
[B]Vitamin B
[C]Vitamin C
[D]Vitamin D



5. Which mythological weapon is depicted on the Param Vir Chakra medal?
[A]Vajra
[B]Khatvanga
[C]Sudarshan Chakra
[D]Kaumodaki



6. In his first voyage to India, at which place did Vasco da Gama land on 20 May 1498?
[A]Goa
[B]Kochi (Cochin)
[C]Mumbai (Bombay)
[D]Kozhikode (Calicut)



7. To put out the fire, which gas is released by Fire Extinguishers?
[A]Oxygen
[B]Hydrogen
[C]Carbon dioxide
[D]Carbon monoxide



8. By what name is the observation in economics that 'bad money drives out good money' popularly known?
[A]Say's Law
[B]Gresham's Law
[C]Murphy's Law
[D]Parkinson's Law



9. Who is the chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission of India?
[A]Mangala Rai
[B]Sam Pitroda
[C]Anil Kakodkar
[D]G.Madhavan Nair



10. 'Nepali', 'Lepcha', 'Bhutia' and 'Limbu' are the main spoken langauges of which Indian state?
[A]Manipur
[B]Mizoram
[C]Sikkim
[D]Nagaland



11. Coined by French priest Henri Didon, 'Citius, Altius, Fortius' (Swifter, Higher, Stronger) slogan is the motto of which tournament?
[A]Olympic Games
[B]Commonwealth Games
[C]FIFA World Cup
[D]Asian Games



12. Among terrestrial (land) animals, which animal has the longest gestation period?
[A]Tiger
[B]Elephant
[C]Rhinoceros
[D]Horse



13. In which African city are the headquarters of United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) located?
[A]Nairobi (Kenya)
[B]Cairo (Egypt)
[C]Abuja (Nigeria)
[D]Addis Ababa (Ethiopia)



14. Washington D.C., the capital of United States of America, is located on the banks of which river?
[A]Seine
[B]Thames
[C]Potomac
[D]Moskva



15. As a token of protest against Jallianwala Bagh massacre on 13 April 1919, who returned the Knighthood conferred on him by the British Government?
[A]Rabindranath Tagore
[B]Tej Bahadur Sapru
[C]Gopal Krishna Gokhle
[D]Syed Ahmed Khan



1 comments:

sumit kumar March 3, 2015 at 1:38 AM  

really a great site for preparation.thanks for it. sir.