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Thursday, February 2, 2012

General Knowledge Quiz - 91

1. Which princess stayed with Shahjahan when he passed his last days as a prisoner?
[A]Jahanara
[B]Roshanara
[C]Zaibunnisa
[D]Mumtaz Mahal



2. In which year was the Mughal dynasty in India founded?
[A]1526
[B]1536
[C]1546
[D]1556



3. The study of old age, its phenomena and disease is known as
[A]dactylography
[B]genecology
[C]ornithology
[D]gerontology



4. Who among the following is the author of the famous of book ‘Crossing the Threshold of Hope’?
[A]Mother Teresa
[B]Nelson Mandela
[C]Bishop Tutu
[D]None of these



5. Suva is the capital of which of the following countries?
[A]S Africa
[B]Fiji
[C]Canada
[D]West Indies



6. Optic fibers are mainly used for which of the following?
[A]communication
[B]musical instruments
[C]weaving
[D]food industry



7. The Khajuraho temples were built by the kings of which dynasty?
[A]Chalukya
[B]Chandela
[C]Cholas
[D]Palas



8. Which of the following gases is not known as greenhouse gas?
[A]methane
[B]carbon dioxide
[C]nitrous oxide
[D]hydrogen



9. A formal evaluation of an individual’s or company’s credit history and capability of repaying obligations is known as
[A]amortization
[B]credit rating
[C]cash credit
[D]current ratio



10. Kandla, situated on the Gulf of Kachch, is well known for which of the following?
[A]ship breaking industry
[B]traditional art centre
[C]export processing zone
[D]cutting and polishing of diamonds



11. What do you call a person’s fear of today’s technology?
[A]Anglophobia
[B]Cyberphobia
[C]Claustrophobia
[D]Agoraphobia



12. Pandit Jasraj has established his reputation in which of the following fields?
[A]Music
[B]Literature
[C]Art
[D]Philosophy



13. Tehri Hydro Power Complex is built on which of the following rivers?
[A]Yamuna
[B]Ganga
[C]Gomati
[D]Bhagirathi



14. What is tetracycline?
[A]an anti-plague drug
[B]a preservative
[C]a pest killer
[D]air purifier



15. Lala Lajpat Rai was assaulted by the British during
[A]the first war of independence
[B]the civil disobedience movement
[C]the salt satyagraha
[D]the protest against Simon commission



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