Friday, November 25, 2011

General Knowledge Quiz - 24

1. Peter Parker is the original name of which fictional superhero?

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?

4. Which city did Sikandar Lodi found in 1504 on the banks of Yamuna river?

5. In which town of Uttar Pradesh did Gautam Buddha attain Mahaparinirvana (salvation)?

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

7. Parvani, the peacock, is mount of which Hindu God?

8. On which river is Bhakra Nangal Dam, the highest gravity dam in world, is constructed?

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

10. Which element is necessarily present in all acids?

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?

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

14. Arabica, Robusta and Liberica are the varieties of which popluar beverage?

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