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Saturday, November 26, 2011

General Knowledge Quiz - 26

1. Which portfolio did Rajkumari Amrit Kaur, the first woman cabinet minister in India, hold in the independent India's first cabinet?
[A]Labour
[B]Health
[C]Education
[D]Railways



2. 'Bhutia', 'Kathiawadi', 'Marwari', 'Manipuri', 'Spiti' and 'Zanskari' are the Indian breeds of which animal?
[A]Cow
[B]Horse
[C]Camel
[D]Goat



3. Named after Libyan leader Muammar al-Gaddafi, famous Test cricket ground Gaddafi Stadium is located in which city?
[A]Hyderabad (India)
[B]Dhaka (Bangladesh)
[C]Colombo (Sri Lanka)
[D]Lahore (Pakistan)



4. Which Indian woman athlete is popularly known as 'Idukki Express'?
[A]P.T.Usha
[B]K.M.Beenamol
[C]Jyotirmay Sikdar
[D]Anju Bobby George



5. Asteroids, sometimes called minor planets or planetoids, are generally found between which planets?
[A]Earth and Mars
[B]Mars and Jupiter
[C]Jupiter and Saturn
[D]Saturn and Uranus



6. Which military training institute located at Khadakwasla near Pune in Maharashtra has adopted 'Seva Parmo Dharma' (Service before Self) as its motto?
[A]National Defence Academy
[B]Indian Military Academy
[C]Defence Services Staff College
[D]Dundigul Air Force Academy



7. Who was popularly known as the 'Lady with the Lamp'?
[A]Mother Teresa
[B]Sister Nivedita
[C]Florence Nightingale
[D]The Mother (Mirra Alfassa)



8. Who was the chief guest at the Republic Day celebrations on 26th January 2009 in New Delhi?
[A]Vladimir Putin (Russian President)
[B]Nicolas Sarkozy (French President)
[C]Zigme Singye Wangchuk (Bhutan King)
[D]Nursultan Nazarbayev (Kazakhstan President)



9. Which among the following is the first indigenous civilian aircraft of India?
[A]Saras
[B]Tejas
[C]Chetak
[D]Cheetah



10. Which renowned dancer established classical dance school 'Kalakshetra' at Adyar near Chennai in 1931?
[A]Protima Gauri Bedi
[B]Sonal Mansingh
[C]Mrinalini Sarabhai
[D]Rukmini Devi Arundale



11. On 1 September 1939, attack on which country by Germany marked the start of World War II?
[A]France
[B]Poland
[C]Britain
[D]Belgium



12. By what name is spiritual guru Narendra Nath Datta, founder of Belur Math near Kolkata, better known?
[A]Swami Vivekanand
[B]Swami Dayanand Saraswati
[C]Swami Prabhupad
[D]Ramkrishna Paramahamsa



13. Which was the first 'talkie' feature film made and shown in India?
[A]Lanka Dahan (1917)
[B]Raja Harishchandra (1913)
[C]Kapala Kundala (1929)
[D]Alam Ara (1931)



14. Which bamboo eating member of bear family is the symbol of World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF)?
[A]Red Panda
[B]Giant Panda
[C]Rhinoceros
[D]Cheetah



15. On the banks of which river, did Mahatma Gandhi establish Satyagraha Ashram in Ahmedabad?
[A]Narmada
[B]Godavari
[C]Sabarmati
[D]Krishna



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