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Wednesday, February 15, 2012

General Knowledge Quiz - 101

1. In electric bulb the gas used is
[A]Nitrogen
[B]Inert gas
[C]Hydrogen
[D]Oxygen



2. Pak Strait separates
[A]India and Pakistan
[B]India and Afghanistan
[C]India and Burma
[D]India and Sri Lanka



3. What is the Japanese art of flower arrangement called?
[A]Ikebota
[B]Bonsai
[C]Ikebana
[D]Origami



4. ‘I have no doubt that a day would come when the family of cosmonauts is joined by a citizen of Republic of India.’ Whose words were these?
[A]Jawaharlal Nehru
[B]VR Rao
[C]Vikram Sarabhai
[D]Satish Dhawan



5. Which country’s Legislature or Parliament is called Storting?
[A]Sweden
[B]Poland
[C]Norway
[D]Denmark



6. ‘Give us good mothers and I shall give you a good nation.’ Who said this?
[A]Mahatma Gandhi
[B]Abraham Lincoln
[C]Napoleon
[D]Winston Churchill



7. Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some to be chewed and digested. Who said this?
[A]Ruskin Bond
[B]Bernard Shaw
[C]Bertrand Russell
[D]Francis Bacon



8. White House is the official residence of the US President. Whose official residence is called the Elysee Palace?
[A]North Korean President
[B]French President
[C]South Korean President
[D]Vietnamese President



9. What are Blue Dwarfs and Red Giants?
[A]Pygmies and the Caucasians
[B]Native and hybrid varieties of milch cattle
[C]Young stars and old stars
[D]Old stars and young stars



10. Which one of the following is known as the ‘Land of the Thunder Dragon?’
[A]Nepal
[B]Myanmar
[C]Tibet
[D]Bhutan



11. The enzyme pepsin converts
[A]Carbohydrates to sugars
[B]Fats of fatty acids glycerol
[C]Proteins and amino acids
[D]Proteins and peptones



12. General Dyer, who was responsible for the Jallianwalla Bagh massacre, was shot dead by
[A]Hasrat Mohani
[B]VVS Iyer
[C]Sohan Singh Bhakne
[D]Udham Singh



13. Which of the following is the capital of Bulgaria?
[A]Sofia
[B]Belgrade
[C]Danube
[D]Rio de Janerio



14. Who asserted that ‘the end will justify the means’?
[A]Adolf Hitler
[B]Subhash Chandra Bose
[C]Ronald Reagan
[D]Machiavelli



15. At what temperature the readings in the Centigrade and the Fahrenheit thermometers will be exactly same?
[A]40 degrees
[B]32 degrees
[C]0 degree
[D]minus 40 degrees



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