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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'?
[A]Neem
[B]Peepal
[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?
[A]France
[B]Ireland
[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?
[A]Rewa
[B]Arjun
[C]Chetak
[D]Shaktiman



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)?
[A]Dubai
[B]London
[C]Monaco
[D]Sharjah



8. In which Indian state is the Keibul Lamjao, world's only floating National Park, situated?
[A]Kerala
[B]Karnataka
[C]Manipur
[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
[D]Pt.Ravishankar



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?
[A]Srinagar
[B]Hyderabad
[C]Lucknow
[D]Jodhpur



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



14. Jatiyo Sansad is the parliament of which country?
[A]Nepal
[B]Pakistan
[C]Bangladesh
[D]Japan



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



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