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Wednesday, November 30, 2011

General Knowledge Quiz - 33

1. Which lake seprates the Hyderabad, capital of Andhra Pradesh, from its twin city Secunderabad?
[A]Loktak Lake
[B]Chilka Lake
[C]Wular Lake
[D]Hussain Sagar Lake



2. 'Wings of Fire' and 'Ignited Minds' books are authored by which Indian scientist?
[A]H.G.Khurana
[B]M.S.Swaminathan
[C]A.P.J.Abdul Kalam
[D]S.Chandrasekhar



3. What is the common name of Acetylsalicylic Acid?
[A]Aspirin
[B]Vinegar
[C]Vitamin C
[D]Vitriol



4. Which is the nearest star to the Sun?
[A]Proxima Centauri
[B]Alpha Centauri A
[C]Alpha Centauri B
[D]Bernard's Star



5. Kavaratti, an island town, is the capital of which Indian union territory?
[A]Lakshadweep
[B]Daman and Diu
[C]Puducherry
[D]Andaman and Nicobar Islands



6. Sadakat Ashram memorial in Patna is dedicated to which former President of India?
[A]Zakir Hussain
[B]Rajendra Prasad
[C]Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed
[D]V.V.Giri



7. In domestic LPG cylinders, a small quantity of which foul smelling chemical is added to act as a warning agent in case of any gas leakage?
[A]Pyridine
[B]Isocyanide
[C]Cadaverine
[D]Ethyl Mercaptan



8. How much time does Sunlight take to reach the Earth?
[A]8 minutes
[B]10 minutes
[C]12 minutes
[D]15 minutes



9. Which ruler of Gupta dynasty is also called the 'Napoleon of India'?
[A]Ramagupta
[B]Skandagupta
[C]Samudragupta
[D]Chandragupta Vikramaditya



10. Indira Mount, an underwater mountain named after former PM of India Smt. Indira Gandhi, is in which ocean?
[A]Indian Ocean
[B]Antarctic Ocean
[C]Atlantic Ocean
[D]Pacific Ocean



11. How do we better know Oscar award winner lyricist Sampooran Singh Kalra, the writer of 'Jai Ho' song for film 'Slumdog Millionaire'?
[A]Sameer
[B]Gulzar
[C]Javed Akhtar
[D]Prasoon Joshi



12. In 1872, which Viceroy of India was assassinated at Port Blair in the Andaman Islands?
[A]Lord Mayo
[B]Lord Curzon
[C]Lord Lytton
[D]Lord Irwin



13. After Sachin Tendulkar, who is the second cricketer to receive the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award?
[A]Saurav Ganguly
[B]Rahul Dravid
[C]Mahendra Singh Dhoni
[D]Anil Kumble



14. Who was the first Indian Governor-General of independent India?
[A]Lord Mountbatten
[B]C.Rajagopalachari
[C]Rajendra Prasad
[D]Jawaharlal Nehru



15. To whom does the President of India address his resignation?
[A]Chief Justice of India
[B]Prime Minister
[C]Lok Sabha Speaker
[D]Vice President



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