Sunday, November 20, 2011

General Knowledge Quiz - 18

1. Designed by Bengali architect Vidhyadhar Bhattacharya, which city is known as 'Pink City'?

2. At which town in Andhra Pradesh, famous for silk sarees, did Vinoba Bhave start the Bhoodan Movement in 1951?

3. From the Constitution of which country was the concept of the Fundamental Rights in the Indian Constitution borrowed?
[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?
[C]Sudarshan Chakra

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

7. To put out the fire, which gas is released by Fire Extinguishers?
[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?

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?

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?

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


sumit kumar March 3, 2015 at 1:38 AM  

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

Yash Gupta October 23, 2017 at 3:02 AM  

answer of question no. 8 is not showing.

Quiz Mantra October 27, 2017 at 3:25 AM  

Thanks for pointing out. It is corrected. Now you can see the answer of question 8.