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Sunday, February 19, 2012

General Knowledge Quiz - 105 (GK Quiz)

1. The first Indian state where the President’s rule was imposed in the year 1951 was ...
[A]Uttar Pradesh
[B]Rajasthan
[C]Punjab
[D]Orissa



2. Which of the following Indian states has the lowest sex ratio (number of females per thousand males)?
[A]West Bengal
[B]Haryana
[C]Punjab
[D]Uttar Pradesh



3. Which of the following is NOT a work of Salman Rushdie?
[A]Moor’s Last Sigh
[B]Midnight’s Children
[C]Shalimar The Clown
[D]The Piano Teacher



4. International Labor Day is celebrated on ___every year.
[A]1-Aug
[B]1-Mar
[C]1-Sep
[D]1-May



5. Who wrote Ramayana?
[A]Vishwamitra
[B]Maharishi Valmiki
[C]Tulasidas
[D]None of these



6. Who is credited with the construction of the Grand Trunk road?
[A]Tipu Sultan
[B]Mohammed–bin-Tughlaq
[C]Shershah Suri
[D]Jehangir



7. Which of the following is also known as “ Silicon valley of India”?
[A]Hyderabad
[B]Bangalore
[C]Chennai
[D]Noida



8. This personality is also considered as the Father of computers. Can you name him from the given options?
[A]Blaise Pascal
[B]Alan M. Turing
[C]Charles Babbage
[D]None of these



9. Peace Palace is the official headquarters of
[A]WHO
[B]FAO
[C]ICJ
[D]IBRD



10. Find the odd one out.
[A]DOS
[B]WINDOWS
[C]LINUX
[D]LISP



11. Which of the following is the capital of ‘the land of midnight sun’?
[A]Vienna
[B]Oslo
[C]Helsinki
[D]Prague



12. Christiana is the former name of which of the following cities?
[A]Copenhagen
[B]Oslo
[C]Ottawa
[D]Berlin



13. She is the first woman Chief Justice of a High Court in India. Can you identify her from the given options?
[A]M. Fathima Bibi
[B]Leila Seth
[C]Kadambini Ganguli
[D]Dina Vakil



14. Who is the first Indian to have crossed the English Channel?
[A]Mihir Gupta
[B]Mihir Sharma
[C]Mihir Sen
[D]Mihir Mukherjee



15. Mohiniattam is a dance form from
[A]Andhra Pradesh
[B]Kerala
[C]Tamil Nadu
[D]Karnataka



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