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Saturday, February 25, 2012

General Knowledge Quiz - 111 (Online GK)

1. The World Tourism Day is celebrated on
[A]16-Aug
[B]16-Sep
[C]27-Sep
[D]7-Oct



2. India’s first steel plant was set-up at
[A]Rourkela
[B]Bhilai
[C]Durgapur
[D]Jamshedpur



3. The application of mathematics to the study of living beings is known as
[A]bionomics
[B]biotechnology
[C]bionics
[D]biometry



4. LIBOR stands for
[A]Long Island Borrowing Offer Rate
[B]London Inter Bank Offer Rate
[C]Luxemburg International Banks Organisation Regime
[D]None of the above



5. ‘Deenabandhu’, was the title given to
[A]C. R. Dass
[B]A.O. Hume
[C]B.G. Tilak
[D]C.F. Andrews



6. When was the rupee devalued for the first time after independence?
[A]1948
[B]1949
[C]1952
[D]1954



7. Central Drug Research Institute (CDRI) is based at
[A]Jabalpur
[B]Pune
[C]Lucknow
[D]Hyderabad



8. The nature of Indian Economy can best be described as
[A]socialist
[B]mixed
[C]capitalist
[D]None of these



9. ‘Cue’ is a term used in
[A]billiards
[B]football
[C]hockey
[D]chess



10. Word ‘secular’, was inserted into the Constitution of India with the help of
[A]38th Constitutional amendment
[B]36th Constitutional amendment
[C]44th Constitutional amendment
[D]42nd Constitutional amendment



11. A person bends forward while climbing to
[A]reduce atmospheric pressure
[B]decrease friction
[C]increase stability
[D]avoid slip-ups



12. Tripitakas, are the sacred text of
[A]Jainism
[B]Buddhism
[C]Hinduism
[D]Sikhism



13. Animal that can live both on land and water, are known as
[A]mammals
[B]reptiles
[C]amphibians
[D]None of these



14. Sanjukta Panigrahi was a famous dancer of
[A]Bharat Natyam
[B]Kathak
[C]Odissi
[D]Mohiniattam



15. India’s percentage area under agriculture is
[A]0.47
[B]0.56
[C]0.63
[D]0.74



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