Tuesday, February 21, 2012

General Knowledge Quiz - 107 (GK for civil services exams)

1. Identify the correct match: Date Celebrated as
[A]May 8 World Health Day
[B]May 1 World Literacy Day
[C]May 17 World Telecommunication Day
[D]June 5 World Ozone Day

2. Mount Etna is a famous volcano located in

3. Tungabhadra Sanctuary is located at
[A]Madhya Pradesh
[B]Uttar Pradesh
[D]West Bengal

4. The agency of United Nations that was set-up to strengthen the international cooperation in the field of education and improve the standards of education is

5. What is the approximate length of Indian coastlines?
[A]3,440 km
[B]4,589 km
[C]7,500 km
[D]8,924 km

6. Reserve Bank of India is headquarted at
[B]New Delhi

7. Jana Gana Mana, was accepted as the National Anthem of India by the Constituent Assembly of India in

8. Which of the following cricketers holds the world record for maximum number of double centuries in test cricket?
[A]Mark Waugh
[B]Martin Crowe
[C]Marwan Atapattu
[D]Don Bradman

9. The person who has climbed Mount Everest the most — 12 times is
[A]Babu Chheri
[B]Appa Sherpa
[C]Peter Hillary
[D]T. W. Tenzing

10. Which Indian state has its maximum area under the forest cover?
[B]Madhya Pradesh
[C]Arunachal Pradesh

11. This personality is known as ‘The Father of Geometry’. Identify him from the given options.

12. Who is the founder of the World Economic Forum?
[A]George McDonald
[B]Jack Barry
[C]Robert Allen
[D]Klaus Schwab

13. Who among the following is the author of Meghdoot?
[A]Bana Bhatta

14. Under whose presidentship, the first session of Indian National Congress took place in Bombay?
[A]A. O. Hume
[B]Dadabhai Naoroji
[C]G. K. Gokhale
[D]W. C. Bannerjee

15. How many members are there in the Rajya Sabha?