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Tuesday, February 7, 2012

General Knowledge Quiz - 96

1. Which one of the following countries was admitted as the eighth member of SAARC in 2007?
[A]Afghanistan
[B]Pakistan
[C]Nepal
[D]Maldives



2. Which of the following techniques can be used to establish the paternity of a child?
[A]Protein analysis
[B]Chromosome counting
[C]DNA finger printing
[D]Quantitative analysis of DNA



3. What are the arteries supplying blood to the heart called?
[A]carotid arteries
[B]hepatic arteries
[C]coronary arteries
[D]pulmonary arteries



4. How much is the recommended daily intake of protein for a moderately active woman?
[A]30 g
[B]37 g
[C]40 g
[D]46 g



5. Which of the following best defines the substance called antigen?
[A]it lowers body temperature
[B]it destroys harmful bacteria
[C]it triggers the immune system
[D]it is used an antidote to poison



6. Which of the following is affected by Leukemia?
[A]bone marrow
[B]brain
[C]lymph node
[D]blood cells



7. Which one of the following endocrine glands can function independent of the pituitary gland?
[A]thyroid
[B]gonads
[C]adrenals
[D]parathyroid



8. Which religion was given the greatest patronage by the Guptas?
[A]Hinduism
[B]Buddhism
[C]Jainism
[D]Islam



9. During whose reign did Fahien, the Chinese traveler, visit India?
[A]Chandra Gupta II
[B]Ashoka
[C]Harshavardhana
[D]Kanishka



10. Which religion was practiced by Chandra Gupta Maurya?
[A]Hinduism
[B]Buddhism
[C]Jainism
[D]Islam



11. Who was the founder of the Gupta dynasty?
[A]Chandra Gupta
[B]Samudra Gupta
[C]Chandra Gupta II
[D]Skanda Gupta



12. During whose reign did the great Sanskrit poet Kalidasa flourish?
[A]Chandra Gupta II
[B]Ashoka
[C]Samudra Gupta
[D]Chandra Gupta Maurya



13. Which of the following is not a function of the Election Commission?
[A]preparation of electoral rolls
[B]allotment of election symbols
[C]selection of candidates
[D]recognition of political parties



14. Which of the following is not a statutory body?
[A]Election Commission
[B]Finance Commission
[C]Planning Commission
[D]UPSC



15. How is the disagreement between the two Houses of Indian parliament finally resolved?
[A]by a joint session of the two Houses
[B]by the meditation of President
[C]By a joint committee of the two Houses for the purpose of Mediation
[D]By the mediation of the Prime Minister



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