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Saturday, November 26, 2011

General Knowledge Quiz - 25

1. Who founded the 'Pushti Marg' (path of divine grace) sect of the Hindu religion?
[A]Adi Shankaracharya
[B]Nimbarkacharya
[C]Ramanujacharya
[D]Vallabhacharya



2. Greenland, the largest island in world, is the part of which country?
[A]Canada
[B]Denmark
[C]Norway
[D]Iceland



3. In 1998, who became the first Indian ever to be awarded the Wharton School Dean's Medal?
[A]J.R.D.Tata
[B]Dhirubhai Ambani
[C]N.R.Narayana Murthy
[D]Azim Premji



4. According to Hindu mythology, which warrior was the possessor of 'Chanrdrahas' sword?
[A]Arjun
[B]Kansa
[C]Ravana
[D]Parshuram



5. 'Struggle for Existence' book is the autobiography of which Indian woman leader?
[A]Mayawati
[B]J.Jayalalitha
[C]Sushma Swaraj
[D]Mamta Banerjee



6. Who directed 'Raja Harishchandra' (1913), the first totally indigenous Indian feature film?
[A]Ardeshir Irani
[B]Dadasaheb Phalke
[C]V.Shantaram
[D]Sohrab Modi



7. Which gas is used to disinfect water in swimming pools?
[A]Hydrogen
[B]Nitrogen
[C]Chlorine
[D]Oxygen



8. On the banks of which river is the city of Jammu, the winter capital of Jammu & Kashmir, situated?
[A]Ravi
[B]Tawi
[C]Tapti
[D]Gomti



9. The Grand Trunk Road (GT Road), running from Peshawar in Pakistan to Sonargaon in Bangladesh, was built by which ruler?
[A]Babur
[B]Akbar
[C]Sher Shah Suri
[D]Humayun



10. Who invented Smallpox Vaccine?
[A]Jonas Salk
[B]Frederick Banting
[C]Edward Jenner
[D]Louis Pasteur



11. Angkor Wat temple in Cambodia, the largest Hindu temple in the world, is dedicated to which God?
[A]Surya
[B]Shiva
[C]Vishnu
[D]Brahma



12. In which city is the Indian Institute of Pulses Research located?
[A]Lucknow
[B]Nagpur
[C]Indore
[D]Kanpur



13. Who directed Oscar award winning short documentary film 'Smile Pinki' (2008)?
[A]Danny Boyle
[B]Megan Mylan
[C]Andrew Stanton
[D]Gus Van Sant



14. Which is the longest National Highways in India?
[A]Kolkata - Hazira (NH6)
[B]Chennai - Baharagora (NH5)
[C]Varanasi - Kanyakumari (NH7)
[D]Pathankot - Samakhiali (NH15)



15. Lakshmibai National Institute of Physical Education is located in which city?
[A]Jhansi
[B]Gwalior
[C]Patiala
[D]Nagpur



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