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Friday, November 25, 2011

General Knowledge Quiz - 24

1. Peter Parker is the original name of which fictional superhero?
[A]Phantom
[B]Batman
[C]Superman
[D]Spiderman



2. Which renowned vocalist was awarded Bharat Ratna in 2008?
[A]Lata Mangeshkar
[B]Pt. Bhimsen Joshi
[C]Gangubai Hangal
[D]Pt. Ravi Shankar



3. In which river is India's largest riverine island Majuli is situated?
[A]Ganga
[B]Brahmaputra
[C]Mahanadi
[D]Godavari



4. Which city did Sikandar Lodi found in 1504 on the banks of Yamuna river?
[A]Agra
[B]Mathura
[C]Delhi
[D]Allahabad



5. In which town of Uttar Pradesh did Gautam Buddha attain Mahaparinirvana (salvation)?
[A]Lumbini
[B]Kushinagar
[C]Nanded
[D]Pavapuri



6. `Panchatantra', a collection of moral stories in Sanskrit, was authored by?
[A]Somadeva
[B]Kautilya
[C]Narayan Pandit
[D]Vishnu Sharma



7. Parvani, the peacock, is mount of which Hindu God?
[A]Indra
[B]Vishnu
[C]Ganesh
[D]Kartikeya



8. On which river is Bhakra Nangal Dam, the highest gravity dam in world, is constructed?
[A]Chenab
[B]Jhelum
[C]Ravi
[D]Sutlej



9. Bubonic, Pnuemonic and Septicemic are the forms of which deadly infectious disease caused by Yersinia Pestis bacterium?
[A]Hepatitis B
[B]Measles
[C]Tetanus
[D]Plague



10. Which element is necessarily present in all acids?
[A]Carbon
[B]Oxygen
[C]Hydrogen
[D]Nitrogen



11. What is the minimum age limit to become the President of India?
[A]25 years
[B]30 years
[C]35 years
[D]40 years



12. Situated on the banks of Vaigai river, which city was the capital of Pandya Dynasty?
[A]Madurai
[B]Thanjavur
[C]Warangal
[D]Vijayanagar



13. On the banks of river Ganga, which ruler of Magadh founded the city of Patliputra (modern Patna)?
[A]Bimbisara
[B]Ajatashatru
[C]Chandragupta Maurya
[D]Bindusara



14. Arabica, Robusta and Liberica are the varieties of which popluar beverage?
[A]Tea
[B]Coffee
[C]Yoghurt
[D]Lemonade



15. Who discoverd Penicillin?
[A]Jonas Salk
[B]Frederick Benting
[C]Alexander Fleming
[D]Ronald Ross



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