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Wednesday, November 30, 2011

General Knowledge Quiz - 31

1. Who became the first space tourist on 28 April, 2001?
[A]Dennis Tito
[B]Mark Shuttleworth
[C]Gregory Olsen
[D]Anousheh Ansari



2. Which city will host Winter Olympics in 2010?
[A]Turin (Italy)
[B]Sochi (Russia)
[C]Vancouver (Canada)
[D]Salt Lake City (USA)



3. What is the popular name of Ascorbic acid?
[A]Vitamin A
[B]Vitamin B
[C]Vitamin C
[D]Vitamin D



4. In 2008, who became the first Indian to win an individual gold medal in the Olympic Games?
[A]Abhinav Bindra
[B]Vijender Kumar
[C]Leander Paes
[D]Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore



5. Who was the first Indian woman to win Miss Universe title in 1994?
[A]Lara Dutta
[B]Reita Faria
[C]Aishwarya Rai
[D]Sushmita Sen



6. How do we better know playback singer Kedarnath Bhattacharya?
[A]Shaan
[B]Lucky Ali
[C]Kumar Sanu
[D]Kishore Kumar



7. The name of which painting style, based on the name of a district in Bihar, literally means `Forest of Honey'?
[A]Kangra
[B]Mysore
[C]Tanjore
[D]Madhubani



8. Which one of the following is not a fungus?
[A]Yeast
[B]Mushroom
[C]Insulin
[D]Penicillin



9. In 1905, which Viceroy of India effected the Partition of Bengal?
[A]Lord Irwin
[B]Lord Curzon
[C]Lord Hardinge
[D]Lord Chelmsford



10. Annie Besant, a British lady, was first woman President of Indian National Congress(INC). Who was the first Indian woman President of INC?
[A]Sarojini Naidu
[B]Nellie Sengupta
[C]Indira Gandhi
[D]Sonia Gandhi



11. `Liberty, Equality and Fraternity' was the motto of which revolution?
[A]Cuban Revolution
[B]American Revolution
[C]Chinese Revolution
[D]French Revolution



12. On the banks of which river is Lucknow, the capital of Uttar Pradesh, situated?
[A]Ganga
[B]Yamuna
[C]Gomti
[D]Godavari



13. To produce artificial rains, which chemical is used for Cloud Seeding?
[A]Copper Sulphate
[B]Ammonium Nitrate
[C]Silver Iodide
[D]Potassium Premanganate



14. Bomakai and Sambalpuri saris are native of which state?
[A]Orissa
[B]Madhya Pradesh
[C]Maharashtra
[D]West Bengal



15. `Akbarnama', a biographical account of Mughal ruler Akbar, was authored by?
[A]Faizi
[B]Birbal
[C]Abul Fazl
[D]Abdul Rahim Khan-i-khana



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