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Tuesday, November 29, 2011

General Knowledge Quiz - 30

1. Millennium Dome, where Priyanka Chopra was crowned Miss World in 2000, is located in which European city?
[A]Paris (France)
[B]London (UK)
[C]Moscow (Russia)
[D]Rome (Italy)



2. Which medieval empire did Harihar I and Bukka Raya I found in 1336?
[A]Chola Empire
[B]Maurya Empire
[C]Kushan Empire
[D]Vijayanagar Empire



3. Who wrote the novel 'Train to Pakistan'?
[A]R.K.Narayan
[B]Mulk Raj Anand
[C]Khushwant Singh
[D]Dharamvir Bharti



4. What element is added to steel (which is iron with a little carbon) to make stainless steel?
[A]Sulphur
[B]Phosphorus
[C]Silicon
[D]Chromium



5. In addition to five permanemt members, how many non-permanent members does UN Security Council have?
[A]7
[B]8
[C]9
[D]10



6. With reference to Radio broadcasting, what is the full form of `FM'?
[A]Free Music
[B]Free Mobile
[C]Frequency Modulation
[D]Frequency Multiplication



7. Who is the first indian cricketer to take Hat Trick in Test Cricket?
[A]Chetan Sharma
[B]Kapil Dev
[C]Harbhajan Singh
[D]Irfan Pathan



8. German Shepherd is a popular breed of?
[A]Dog
[B]Cat
[C]Cow
[D]Horse



9. Who is the only cricketer to claim over 500 wickets in both Tests and One Day Internationals?
[A]Wasim Akram
[B]Shane Warne
[C]Muttiah Muralitharan
[D]Glenn McGrath



10. To commemorate his conquest of the Ranthambhor fort and Khandesh in Gujarat, which Mughal ruler built Buland Darwaza at Fatehpur Sikri?
[A]Babur
[B]Akbar
[C]Jahangir
[D]Shahjahan



11. Nifty is the main share index of which stock exchange?
[A]BSE
[B]NSE
[C]NYSE
[D]NASDAQ



12. The name of which Indian classical dance style, originated in north India, literally means 'Story Teller'?
[A]Odissi
[B]Kuchipudi
[C]Kathak
[D]Bharatanatyam



13. On August 8, 1942, in which city Indian National Congress passed Quit India Resolution?
[A]Karachi
[B]Mumbai
[C]Kolkata
[D]Lucknow



14. Where is the Indira Point, the southernmost point of land in the territory of India, situated?
[A]Lakshadweep
[B]Andaman & Nicobar Islands
[C]Kerala
[D]Tamilnadu



15. In history, how do we better know Mughal empress Arjumand Banu Begum?
[A]Mumtaz
[B]Noorjahan
[C]Hazrat Mahal
[D]Manmati



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