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Tuesday, February 28, 2012

General Knowledge Quiz - 114 (Current GK)

1. Approximately what portion of the world’s population reside in India?
[A]One-third
[B]One-fourth
[C]One-fifth
[D]One-sixth



2. Decibel is the unit of
[A]frequency
[B]wavelength
[C]sound
[D]luminous intensity



3. Which of the following US state is also known as the ‘Empire State’?
[A]Chicago
[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?
[A]Yan
[B]Ying
[C]Jing
[D]Jang



7. Central Leather Research Institute (CLRI) is based at
[A]Varanasi
[B]Chennai
[C]Hyderabad
[D]Kanpur



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
[A]Kolkata
[B]Bangalore
[C]Hyderababd
[D]Chennai



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
[B]Assam
[C]West Bengal
[D]Rajasthan



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?
[A]Arctic
[B]Atlantic
[C]Pacific
[D]Indian



15. The literacy rate of India is
[A]0.5786
[B]0.6134
[C]0.6398
[D]0.6538



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