Monday, February 6, 2012

General Knowledge Quiz - 95

1. The Capital of Finland is

2. The Planning Commission was set up by the
[B]Joint decision of the Union government and the States
[C]Government of India

3. The Planning Commission was set up in

4. The largest island in the world is
[C]New Zealand

5. Wimbledon is a place associated with
[C]lawn tennis
[D]table tennis

6. Which one of the following states has a literacy rate lower than the national average?
[B]West Bengal

7. Deficit financing creates additional paper currency to fill up the gap between expenditure and revenue. This device aims at economic development. But if it fails, it generates

8. Which Indian state stands first in the production of Zinc?
[A]Andhra Pradesh

9. Which element present in the human diet is considered a major cause of heart diseases?

10. The Capital of Australia is
[D]None of these

11. A narrow passage of water connecting two large bodies of water is called

12. Who won the F1 German Grand Prix in 2008?
[A]Kimi Raikkonen
[B]Lewis Hamilton
[C]Felipe Massa
[D]Fernando Alonso

13. Who won the Tour de France 2008 cycling championship?
[A]Carlos Sastre
[B]Cadel Evans
[C]Bernhard Kohl
[D]Denis Menchov

14. Who was recently conferred with the 'Mahatma Gandhi International Award for Reconciliation and Peace-2008?
[A]Desmond Tito
[B]Nelson Mandela
[C]Somnath Chatterjee
[D]Aung San Suu Ki

15. Which country will play host to the 15th SAARC Summit?
[A]Sri Lanka