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Monday, November 21, 2011

General Knowledge Quiz - 19

1. Ghatigaon Sanctuary, set up for the conservation of the Son Chiriya (great Indian bustard), is located in which state?
[A]Haryana
[B]Rajasthan
[C]Madhya Pradesh
[D]Karnataka



2. Titan, the only moon (natural satellite) known to have a dense atmosphere, is the largest moon of which planet?
[A]Mars
[B]Jupiter
[C]Saturn
[D]Uranus



3. By voter strength, which Indian parliamentary constituency (Lok Sabha seat) having more than 33 lakh voters holds the world record of the largest constituency?
[A]Chandni Chowk (Delhi)
[B]Outer Delhi (Delhi)
[C]Nandyal (Andhra Pradesh)
[D]Samastipur (Bihar)



4. 'Uhuru Peak' at Mount Kilimanjaro is the highest point of which continent?
[A]Asia
[B]Africa
[C]South America
[D]Antarctica



5. What is the name of Japanese art of aesthetic miniaturization of trees, by growing them in containers?
[A]Nikkei
[B]Sensei
[C]Bonsai
[D]Origami



6. Which country was formerly known as 'Formosa'?
[A]Cambodia
[B]Thailand
[C]Indonesia
[D]Taiwan



7. Which is the first Indian state to have electrified all of its villages?
[A]Punjab
[B]Haryana
[C]Maharashtra
[D]Gujarat



8. In which city is the Tropical Forest Research Institute (TFRI) located?
[A]Shimla (H.P.)
[B]Jodhpur (Rajasthan)
[C]Dehradun (Uttarakhand)
[D]Jabalpur (M.P.)



9. In 1206, who founded the Mamluk Dynasty, also called Slave Dynasty, in India?
[A]Balban
[B]Aram Shah
[C]Iltutmish
[D]Qutbuddin Aybak



10. Who was the Prime Minister of Britain when India got independence?
[A]Stanley Baldwin
[B]Clement Attlee
[C]Winston Churchill
[D]Neville Chamberlain



11. In 1925, who founded the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) in Nagpur?
[A]M.S.Golwalkar
[B]Keshava Baliram Hedgewar
[C]Lala Har Dayal
[D]Vir Savarkar



12. Which Maurya ruler sent his son Mahindra and daughter Sanghamitra to Tamraparni (present name Sri Lanka) for propogation of Buddhism?
[A]Ashok
[B]Dasarath Maurya
[C]Bindusara
[D]Chandragupta Maurya



13. In which movement did social activist Sunderlal Bahuguna play a prominent role?
[A]Bhoodan Movement
[B]Narmada Bachao Andolan
[C]Chipko Movement
[D]Sampoorna Kranti



14. Who is the chairman of the Planning Commission?
[A]President
[B]Prime Minister
[C]Vice President
[D]Finance Minister



15. Into which water body does river Narmada flow?
[A]Red Sea
[B]Arabian Sea
[C]Bay of Bengal
[D]Indian Ocean



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