Wednesday, November 30, 2011

General Knowledge Quiz - 32

1. Which freedom fighter highlighted the drain of India's wealth into Britain, in his book `Poverty and Un-British Rule in India' in 1901?
[A]Dinshaw Edulji Wacha
[B]Dadabhai Naoroji
[C]Gopal Krishna Gokhale
[D]Womesh Chandra Bonerjee

2. What is the common name of Indian national tree `Ficus Bengalensis'?
[C]Aam (Mango)
[D]Bargad (Banyan)

3. From which country's constitution, the concept of the Directive Principles of State Policy has been adopted in Indian constitution?
[C]United Kingdom
[D]United States of America

4. Who among the following is considered as the father of Mobile Phone?
[A]Percy Spencer
[B]Martin Cooper
[C]Tim Berners-Lee
[D]Edwin Land

5. What is the name of India's first electric Car?

6. In which battle was Prithviraj Chauhan, the ruler of Delhi, decisively defeated by Afghan ruler Muhammad Ghori?
[A]Battle of Buxar (1764)
[B]Battle of Plassey (1757)
[C]Third Battle of Panipat (1761)
[D]Second Battle of Tarain (1192)

7. Which city houses the headquarters of International Cricket Council (ICC)?

8. In which Indian state is the Keibul Lamjao, world's only floating National Park, situated?
[D]West Bengal

9. 'My Music, My Life' and 'Raga Mala' books are the autobiographies of which music maestro?
[A]Zakir Hussain
[B]Amjad Ali Khan
[C]Pt.Shiv Kuamr Sharma

10. Which among the following is the motto of the Asian Games?
[A]Ever Onward
[B]Friendship Through Sport
[C]Humanity - Equality - Destiny
[D]Swifter, Higher, Stronger

11. What is the approximate playing time of full version of 'Jana Gana Mana', the National Anthem of India?
[A]42 seconds
[B]52 seconds
[C]62 seconds
[D]72 seconds

12. Which city is famous for Chikankari embroidery?

13. Who authored the book 'India Wins Freedom'?
[A]Jawaharlal Nehru
[B]Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
[C]Subhash Chandra Bose

14. Jatiyo Sansad is the parliament of which country?

15. Which scientist was known as 'Wizard of Menlo Park'?
[A]Isaac Newton
[B]Albert Einstein
[C]Louis Pasteur
[D]Thomas Alva Edison