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Sunday, February 26, 2012

General Knowledge Quiz - 112 (SNAP GK)

1. K.C. Neyogy was the
[A]first chair person of finance commission of India
[B]first governor of RBI
[C]first finance minister of Independent India
[D]None of these



2. ‘Sugar Bowl of India’, is
[A]Madhya Pradesh
[B]Uttar Pradesh
[C]Kerala
[D]Karnataka



3. Approximately 90 percent of the earth’s crust is made up of
[A]metamorphic rocks
[B]sedimentary rocks
[C]igneous rocks
[D]None of these



4. Who among the following is credited with the invention of polio vaccine?
[A]Louis Pasteur
[B]Albert Sabin
[C]Jonas Salk
[D]Alexander Flemming



5. Pick the odd one out.
[A]Juan Antonio Samaranch
[B]Perez de Cuellar
[C]Boutros-Boutros Ghali
[D]Kofi Annan



6. Which of the following countries is also known as ‘Dairy of Northern Europe’?
[A]Switzerland
[B]Finland
[C]Denmark
[D]Belgium



7. Currency of Denmark is
[A]Rand
[B]Krone
[C]Pound
[D]Peseta



8. Who was the person behind the ‘Kuka movement’?
[A]Kunwar Singh
[B]V B Phadke
[C]Guru Ram Singh
[D]Sir Syed Ahmad Khan



9. In the 552 — strong Lok Sabha, how many members are there from the Union Territories?
[A]10
[B]20
[C]30
[D]40



10. Which of the following personalities gave ‘The Laws of Heredity’?
[A]Robert Hook
[B]G. J. Mendel
[C]Charles Darwin
[D]William Harvey



11. Name the personality who was also known as Deshbandhu.
[A]S. Radhakrishanan
[B]G. K. Gokhale
[C]Chittaranjan Das
[D]Madan Mohan Malviya



12. Which of the following is NOT the language enshrined in the eighth schedule of the Indian Constitution, as the language of the state?
[A]Nepali
[B]Kashmiri
[C]English
[D]Konkani



13. The capital of Uttaranchal is
[A]Masoorie
[B]Dehra Dun
[C]Nainital
[D]None of these



14. The Dewang Mehta award is given in the field of
[A]Medicine
[B]Sports
[C]IT
[D]None of these



15. Which of the following represents the Finance Commissions that have been set-up so far?
[A]10
[B]11
[C]12
[D]13



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