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Wednesday, February 1, 2012

General Knowledge Quiz - 90

1. Who became the acting Prime Minister after the death of Jawaharlal Nehru in 1964?
[A]Morarji Desai
[B]Gulzarilal Nanda
[C]Indira Gandhi
[D]BP Sinha



2. The Third Indo-Pak war erupted in
[A]1965
[B]1967
[C]1970
[D]1971



3. Name the Italian revolutionary whose leadership led to the unification of Italy?
[A]Giuseppe Garibaldi
[B]Benito Mussolini
[C]Otto von Bismarck
[D]Oliver Cromwell



4. Name the Italian painter who was the first to prepare a model of a helicopter?
[A]Pablo Picasso
[B]Vincent Van Gogh
[C]Leonardo da Vinci
[D]Raphael



5. Who is the inventor of the Telegraphic code?
[A]Alexander Graham Bell
[B]Thomas Alva Edison
[C]Samuel Morse
[D]JL Baird



6. Who is the author of the book, ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’?
[A]Lyman Baum
[B]DH Lawrence
[C]Oscar Wilde
[D]O Henry



7. Who is the creator of the fictional character ‘Sherlock Holmes’?
[A]Joseph Conrad
[B]Rudyard Kipling
[C]James Joyce
[D]Arthur Conan Doyle



8. Which of the following gases is used to extinguish fire?
[A]nitrogen
[B]carbon dioxide
[C]carbon monoxide
[D]ethane



9. What is the chemical symbol for gold?
[A]Ag
[B]Au
[C]Ge
[D]Hg



10. Where is the headquarters of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN)?
[A]Jakarta
[B]Manila
[C]Bangkok
[D]Taipei



11. Where is the headquarters of the Interpol?
[A]Paris
[B]New York
[C]London
[D]Lyons



12. The quorum to constitute a meeting of either house of Parliament is
[A]one-third of the total number of members of that house
[B]one-third of the total number of members present
[C]one-tenth of the total number of members of that house
[D]one-tenth of the total number of members present



13. From which of the following are the words ‘Satyameva Jayate’ inscribed in our national emblem taken?
[A]Mahabharata
[B]Mundaka Upanishad
[C]Kathopanishad
[D]Ramayana



14. Which of the following defines a free-port?
[A]allows duty-free imports
[B]does not have any customs checking
[C]allows free entry to goods from some specified countries
[D]allows free entry to goods which are to be re-exported



15. Which of the following deals with economic offences?
[A]MISA
[B]NSA
[C]TADA
[D]COFEPOSA



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