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Saturday, February 4, 2012

General Knowledge Quiz - 93

1. Sanskrit was the official language during the reign of
[A]Mauryas
[B]Sakas
[C]Guptas
[D]Chalukyas



2. Mughal Empire's disintegration led to the formation of an independent Kingdom of Deccan whose capital was at
[A]Mysore
[B]Bangalore
[C]Hyderabad
[D]Vijayawada



3. Which of the following cities was leased to Francis Dey by the ruler of Chandragiri?
[A]Bangalore
[B]Chennai
[C]Cochin
[D]Mysore



4. Which place has the famous Nataraja Temple where Shiva is worshipped as the Lord of Dance?
[A]Rameshwaram
[B]Suchindram
[C]Shankaran Koil
[D]Chidambaram



5. Under which dynasty did the construction of the Great Wall of China start?
[A]Chou
[B]Han
[C]Chin
[D]Sui



6. Who signed the the Treaty of Srirangapatnam with Tipu Sultan?
[A]Clive
[B]Dalhousie
[C]Cornwallis
[D]Wellesley



7. Who demarcated the line which divides India and Pakistan?
[A]Sir Cyril Radcliffe
[B]Sir Mortimer Durand
[C]Sir Henry McMohan
[D]Lord Mountbatten



8. On which river Bhakra Dam is built?
[A]Sutlej
[B]Ravi
[C]Jhelum
[D]Chenab



9. The headquarters of UNESCO is at
[A]Geneva
[B]Rome
[C]Paris
[D]Montreal



10. The permanent Secretariat of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) is situated at
[A]Colombo
[B]Delhi
[C]Dhaka
[D]Kathmandu



11. Tetanus is caused by
[A]Fungus
[B]Virus
[C]Bacteria
[D]Insects



12. Light year is a unit of
[A]intensity of light
[B]distance
[C]time
[D]planetary motion



13. The Manas sanctuary is located at
[A]Bihar
[B]Kerala
[C]Assam
[D]Gujarat



14. Which one of the following is not a nuclear state?
[A]United Kingdom
[B]France
[C]Germany
[D]China



15. All of the following are units of electrical measurements, except
[A]Angstrom
[B]Coulomb
[C]Ohm
[D]Siemen



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