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Wednesday, November 23, 2011

General Knowledge Quiz - 21

1. At which place did Mahatama Gandhi start his first Satyagraha in India?
[A]Kheda (Gujarat)
[B]Champaran (Bihar)
[C]Sabarmati (Gujarat)
[D]Mumbai (Maharashtra)



2. Which European country is known as the 'Land of a thousand lakes'?
[A]Denmark
[B]Sweden
[C]Norway
[D]Finland



3. At which temprature, Celsius and Fahrenheit scales will show same reading?
[A]0 degree
[B]32 degre
[C]180 degree
[D]minus 40 degree



4. Which pigment is responsible for red colour of tomatoes?
[A]Melanin
[B]Lycopene
[C]Bilirubin
[D]Chlorophyll



5. In 1904, which revolutionary founded Abhinav Bharat Society?
[A]Veer Savarkar
[B]Bhagat Singh
[C]Chandrasekhar Azad
[D]Lala Hardayal



6. Which city houses the headquarters of Central Railway?
[A]Bhopal
[B]Nagpur
[C]Allahabad
[D]Mumbai



7. 'Razmnama' is the Persian translation of which Indian epic?
[A]Ramayana
[B]Mahabahrat
[C]Raghuvamsha
[D]Kumarsambhava



8. Which early 11th century traveller to India authored the books 'Tahqiq-i-Hind' and 'Kitab-ul-Hind'?
[A]Fi-Hien
[B]Marco Polo
[C]Al Beruni
[D]Ibn Batuta



9. Hazratbal Dargah, which houses the sacred hair of Prophet Mohammed, is situated in which city?
[A]Ajmer
[B]Srinagar
[C]Fatehpur Sikri
[D]Mumbai



10. In 1954, with which Chinese premier did Indian PM Jawaharlal Nehru sign Panchsheel (five principles of peaceful co-existence) Pact?
[A]Mao Zedong
[B]Zhou Enlai
[C]Deng Xiaoping
[D]Hua Guofeng



11. In which city is the Central Rice Research Institute located?
[A]Karnal (Haryana)
[B]Shimla (Himachal Pradesh)
[C]Rajamundry (Andhra Pradesh)
[D]Cuttack (Orissa)



12. The union territory of Andaman & Nicobar Islands is under the jurisdiction of which High Court?
[A]Orissa High Court
[B]Andhra Pradesh High Court
[C]Calcutta High Court
[D]Madras High Court



13. Which passenger train service connects Kolkata (India) with Dhaka (Bangladesh)?
[A]Thar Express
[B]Samjhauta Express
[C]Maitreyi Express
[D]Himsagar Express



14. Koyna Hydroelectric Power Project constructed over Koyna river, a tributary of Krishna river, is located in which state?
[A]Karnataka
[B]Maharashtra
[C]Andhra Pradesh
[D]Madhya Pradesh



15. How many times Equinox, when Sun is vertically above the Earth's equator and the day & night are equally long, occurs in a year?
[A]Two
[B]Three
[C]Four
[D]Not fixed



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