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Sunday, December 11, 2011

General Knowledge Quiz - 42

1. ‘Going Rogue’ is the autobiography of
[A]Sarah Palin
[B]Bill Clinton
[C]Boris Yeltsin
[D]Mohammad Yunus



2. Which award is known as the Green Oscar?
[A]Grammy Award
[B]Nobel Peace Prize
[C]Whiotley Golden Award
[D]Pulitzer Award



3. Which pair is correctly matched?
[A]Britain – INR
[B]Liberia – RMB
[C]China – YEN
[D]Japan – Dollar



4. Jony Award is given for achievement in which field?
[A]Music
[B]Sports
[C]Theatre
[D]Social service



5. Who wrote – I have measured out my life with coffee spoons?
[A]Mitton
[B]Eliot
[C]Barnard shah
[D]M K Gandhi



6. The first kite museum was set up in 1975. This museum also known as ‘Shankar Kendra’. In which city of India this museum situated?
[A]Mumbai
[B]Ahmedabad
[C]Chandigarh
[D]New delhi



7. A former prime minister of India is entitled to government accommodation for which period of time?
[A]5 years
[B]10 years
[C]20 years
[D]Life time



8. The inventor of ice cream was
[A]Joseph Schumpeler
[B]Gerald Tissain
[C]Austin peta
[D]Costa Hango



9. The index that measures progress in countries in longevity, knowledge and standard of living is
[A]HPI
[B]HDI
[C]WDI
[D]GDP



10. The 29 year old, who defeated somnath chatterjee in Jadhavpur to become one of India’s youngest parliamentarians in 1988?
[A]Pranav Mukherjee
[B]Mamta Banerjee
[C]Kabir suman
[D]Munnun Sen



11. Which statement/statements is/are not true?
1. Mother Teresa was born in Bengal.
2. Mother Teresa was fluent in Bengali.
3. She never spoke Bengali.
[A]only 2
[B]1, 2 and 3
[C]1 and 3
[D]1 and 2



12. Which book was not written by Premchand?
[A]Godan
[B]Gaban
[C]Jai Somnath
[D]Ranbhumi



13. A money Bill can be introduced in
[A]Lok Sabha only
[B]Rajya Sabha only
[C]Either Lok Sabha or Rajya Sabha
[D]Joint session of parliament



14. How many regional languages are listed under the eighth schedule of the constitution of India?
[A]24
[B]22
[C]18
[D]15



15. International Labour Organization (ILO) has its headquarter at
[A]The Hague
[B]Geneva
[C]New York
[D]Condom



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