Tuesday, February 28, 2012

General Knowledge Quiz - 114 (Current GK)

1. Approximately what portion of the world’s population reside in India?

2. Decibel is the unit of
[D]luminous intensity

3. Which of the following US state is also known as the ‘Empire State’?
[B]San Francisco
[C]New York
[D]Washington DC

4. He is also known as the ‘Light of Asia’. Can you identify him from the given options?
[A]Guru Nanak Dev
[B]Mahavir Swami
[C]Swami Vivekananda
[D]Gautam Buddha

5. Which of the following trains is India’s first certified ISO-9001 train?
[A]Tamilnadu Express
[B]Magadh Express
[C]Bhopal Express
[D]AP Express

6. Which of the following represents the name of the Chinese character on whom the emblem of Beijing Olympics is based?

7. Central Leather Research Institute (CLRI) is based at

8. Who wrote the book The Algebra of Infinite Justice?
[A]Vikram Seth
[B]Rohington Mistry
[C]Anurag Mathur
[D]Arundhati Roy

9. Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB), is based at

10. Global Trust Bank is founded by…
[A]Deepak Parekh
[B]K. V. Kamath
[C]Ramesh Gelli
[D]P. V. Narasimhan

11. ‘Manas Tiger Sanctuary’, is in
[A]Uttar Pradesh
[C]West Bengal

12. Panini was
[A]a Greek philosopher
[B]an Indian astronomer and famous mathematician
[C]a sanskrit grammarian of vedic times
[D]great poet of ancient times

13. Mein Kemf is authored by
[A]Napoleon Bonaparte
[B]Karl Marx
[C]Adolf Hitler
[D]Benito Mussolini

14. Which of the following is the largest and the deepest ocean of the world?

15. The literacy rate of India is