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Monday, February 6, 2012

General Knowledge Quiz - 95

1. The Capital of Finland is
[A]Vienna
[B]Budapest
[C]Helsinki
[D]Canberra



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



3. The Planning Commission was set up in
[A]1947
[B]1950
[C]1956
[D]1971



4. The largest island in the world is
[A]England
[B]Greenland
[C]New Zealand
[D]Australia



5. Wimbledon is a place associated with
[A]cricket
[B]football
[C]lawn tennis
[D]table tennis



6. Which one of the following states has a literacy rate lower than the national average?
[A]Kerala
[B]West Bengal
[C]Bihar
[D]Karnataka



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
[A]deflation
[B]de-monetization
[C]devaluation
[D]inflation



8. Which Indian state stands first in the production of Zinc?
[A]Andhra Pradesh
[B]Maharashtra
[C]Bihar
[D]Rajasthan



9. Which element present in the human diet is considered a major cause of heart diseases?
[A]proteins
[B]carbohydrates
[C]sodium
[D]cholesterol



10. The Capital of Australia is
[A]Sydney
[B]Canberra
[C]Melbourne
[D]None of these



11. A narrow passage of water connecting two large bodies of water is called
[A]Oasis
[B]Strait
[C]Isthmus
[D]Bay



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
[B]India
[C]Pakistan
[D]Bangladesh



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