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?

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
[C]lymph node
[D]blood cells

7. Which one of the following endocrine glands can function independent of the pituitary gland?

8. Which religion was given the greatest patronage by the Guptas?

9. During whose reign did Fahien, the Chinese traveler, visit India?
[A]Chandra Gupta II

10. Which religion was practiced by Chandra Gupta Maurya?

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
[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

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