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Sunday, December 4, 2011

General Knowledge Quiz - 36

1. By what name is British lady Madeleine Slade, a disciple of Mahatma Gandhi, better known?
[A]Meera Ben
[B]Sister Nivedita
[C]The Mother
[D]Sarla Ben



2. What is the term of a member of Rajya Sabha?
[A]3 years
[B]4 years
[C]5 years
[D]6 years



3. In 1906, at the founding session of all India Muslim League in Dhaka, who became the first president of the party?
[A]Mohammed Ali Jinnah
[B]Syed Ahmed Khan
[C]Mohammed Iqbal
[D]Nawab Salimullah Khan



4. Who authored the book 'A Brief History of Time'?
[A]Jack Welch
[B]Bill Gates
[C]Deepak Chopra
[D]Stephan Hawking



5. 'Muga', 'Eri', 'Tussar' and 'Mulberry' are the varieties of which natural fibre?
[A]Wool
[B]Silk
[C]Jute
[D]Cotton



6. In which pilgrimage city of India would you come across the world's longest corridor?
[A]Dwarka
[B]Varanasi
[C]Rameshwaram
[D]Tirupati



7. Who created the first Portable Computer?
[A]Adam Osborne
[B]Charles Babbage
[C]Steve Jobs
[D]Tim Berners-Lee



8. Who was the first Viceroy of India?
[A]Lord Mayo
[B]Lord Dalhousie
[C]Lord Canning
[D]Lord Curzon



9. In terms of both area and population, which is the smallest country in the world?
[A]Nauru
[B]Monaco
[C]Tuvalu
[D]Vatican City



10. Which former Prime Minister of India was also called 'Yuva Turk'?
[A]Rajiv Gandhi
[B]V.P.Singh
[C]H.D.Deve Gowda
[D]Chandrashekhar



11. Which mineral is used to make the Plaster of Paris?
[A]Gypsum
[B]Calcite
[C]Fluorite
[D]Apatite



12. Which planet in the Solar System is named after the Roman god of agriculture and harvest?
[A]Mars
[B]Jupiter
[C]Saturn
[D]Venus



13. In the most popular internet domain name '.com' (dot-com), the 'com' is the short form for which word?
[A]Common
[B]Commercial
[C]Computer
[D]Communication



14. Which freedom fighter was popularly known as the 'Grand Old Man of India'?
[A]Bal Gangadhar Tilak
[B]Chittaranjan Das
[C]Dadabhai Naoroji
[D]C.Rajagopalachari



15. 'Roopavahini' is the National Television Network of which Asian country?
[A]Nepal
[B]Sri Lanka
[C]Bhutan
[D]Myanmar



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