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Saturday, November 26, 2011

General Knowledge Quiz - 27

1. Which city, founded by Udasi Sikhs Guru Ram Rai, is capital of Uttarakhand?
[A]Almora
[B]Dehradun
[C]Haridwar
[D]Roorkee



2. By what Indian name is the fighter aircraft 'Jaguar', jointly developed by Britain and France, inducted into Indian Air Force (IAF) fleet?
[A]Baaz
[B]Vajra
[C]Shamsher
[D]Gajraj



3. Who invented Hovercraft?
[A]Karl Benz
[B]David Bushnell
[C]Christopher Cockerell
[D]Etienne Oehmichen



4. According to Mahabharat, who was the last Commander-in-Chief of Kaurava army?
[A]Ashwatthama
[B]Dronacharya
[C]Karna
[D]Shalya



5. Which is not a part of our parliament?
[A]President
[B]Lok Sabha
[C]Rajya Sabha
[D]Supreme Court



6. The Althing, the oldest functioning legislative assembly in world, is the parliament of which country?
[A]Iceland
[B]France
[C]Japan
[D]Israel



7. Where are the headquarters of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) situated?
[A]Geneva
[B]Vienna
[C]Brussels
[D]The Hague



8. Vishvambhar Mishra was the original name of which spiritual guru?
[A]Swami Vivekanand
[B]Chaitanya Mahaprabhu
[C]Swami Dayanand Saraswati
[D]Swami Prabhupada



9. Zakumi, a leopard, is the official mascot of which tournament?
[A]Commonwealth Games 2010
[B]FIFA Football World Cup 2010
[C]Cricket World Cup 2011
[D]Olympic Games 2012



10. Which is the only metal that exists in liquid form at normal room temprature (25 degree Celsius)?
[A]Mercury
[B]Cesium
[C]Gallium
[D]Rubidium



11. Which conquerer was born in Macedonia (Europe), died in Babylon (Asia) and buried in Alexandria (Africa)?
[A]Genghis Khan
[B]Attila the Hun
[C]Napolean Bonaparte
[D]Alexander the Great



12. On 2nd July 1972, with which Pakistani leader did Indira Gandhi sign Shimla Agreement?
[A]Ayub Khan
[B]Yahya Khan
[C]Zulfikar Ali Bhutto
[D]Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq



13. Who is the Chairman of the National Knowledge Commission?
[A]Sam Pitroda
[B]C.Rangarajan
[C]Raghunath Anant Mashelkar
[D]A.P.J.Abdul Kalam



14. In human body, Bile is produced by which organ?
[A]Liver
[B]Spleen
[C]Pancreas
[D]Stomach



15. On 7th April 1875, in which city did Swami Dayanand Saraswati found the Arya Samaj?
[A]Rajkot
[B]Ahmedabad
[C]Mumbai
[D]Lahore



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