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Friday, November 4, 2011

General Knowledge Quiz - 6

1. Which is the highest civilian award in India?
[A]Bharat Ratna
[B]Padam Vibhushan
[C]Padam Bhushan
[D]Padam Shri



2. Who wrote the patriotic song `Saare Jahan Se Achcha'?
[A]Kavi Pradeep
[B]Muhammad Iqbal
[C]Bankim Chandra Chatterjee
[D]Rabindranath Tagore



3. Which medal did Abhinav Bindra win in the air rifle event at the Asian Games championship held at Kuwait?
[A]Gold
[B]Silver
[C]Bronze
[D]No medal



4. Which Libyan long-serving ruler was killed recently?
[A]Muammar Gaddafi
[B]Bashar Al-Assad
[C]Mustafa Abdel Jalil
[D]None of the above



5. Name the doctor who has been honoured with the 40th Dhanvantari Award.
[A]Dr. Naresh Trehan
[B]Dr. Abha
[C]Dr. B.S.Singhal
[D]Dr.M.K.Mani



6. Guru Shikhar, in Mount Abu, is the highest peak of which mountain range?
[A]Satpura
[B]Himalaya
[C]Vindhya
[D]Aravali



7. What was the name of Maharana Pratap's faithful horse?
[A]Chetak
[B]Kanthak
[C]Marengo
[D]Bucephalus



8. Who has written the book "Business at the speed of thought"?
[A]Narayan Murthy
[B]Azim Premji
[C]Bill Gates
[D]Larry Ellison



9. Graphite and Diamond are allotropes of which element?
[A]Titanium
[B]Selenium
[C]Arsenic
[D]Carbon



10. Who created fictional character Harry Potter?
[A]Ruskin Bond
[B]J.K.Rowling
[C]Enid Blyton
[D]R.K.Narayan



11. What is the full name of CBI, India's intelligence agency?
[A]Central Bureau of Investigation
[B]Central Bureau of Intelligence
[C]Central Bureaucratic Intelligence
[D]Central Board of Investigation



12. What is the name of world's first Personal Supercomputer, which is upto 250 times faster than standard PCs?
[A]Eka
[B]Tesla
[C]Param
[D]Deep Blue



13. Who is the Supreme Commander of Indian armed forces?
[A]Prime Minister
[B]Defence Minister
[C]President
[D]Chief of Army Staff



14. What is the name of India's first nuclear reactor?
[A]Apsara
[B]Dhruv
[C]Kamini
[D]Naag



15. Who signs one rupee currency note of India?
[A]RBI Governor
[B]Finance Secretary
[C]Finance Minister
[D]President



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