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Wednesday, February 8, 2012

General Knowledge Quiz - 97

1. Which article of the constitution cannot be amended by a simple majority in both Houses of the Parliament?
[A]Article 15
[B]Article 17
[C]Article 23
[D]Article 27



2. What is the age of retirement of a Judge of a High Court in India?
[A]55 years
[B]60 years
[C]62 years
[D]65 years



3. Which one of the following is not a principal organ of the UN?
[A]General Assembly
[B]Security Council
[C]WHO
[D]Trusteeship Council



4. The UN General Assembly meeting is usually held in
[A]March
[B]May
[C]July
[D]September



5. Where is the headquarters of the World Bank?
[A]New York
[B]London
[C]Washington DC
[D]Paris



6. Where is the headquarters of the UN Security Council?
[A]New York
[B]San Francisco
[C]Washington DC
[D]Paris



7. Where is the headquarters of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN)?
[A]Jakarta
[B]Manila
[C]Bangkok
[D]Taipei



8. Who is the only sister of Kauravas in Hindu mythology?
[A]Mundodari
[B]Dussala
[C]Subhadra
[D]Shurpanakha



9. What are the tropical cyclones of Bay of Bengal usually called?
[A]Hurricanes
[B]Typhoons
[C]Depressions
[D]Tornadoes



10. River Indravati is a tributary of
[A]Godavari
[B]Krishna
[C]Cauvery
[D]Ganga



11. Which one of the following rivers flows through Gujarat and Maharashtra?
[A]Godavari
[B]Mahi
[C]Tapti
[D]Sabarmati



12. The violent and tropical cyclones in China and Japan are known as
[A]Hurricanes
[B]Tornadoes
[C]Typhoons
[D]Willy-Willies



13. Ornithology is the study of
[A]Snakes
[B]Ornaments
[C]Precious Gems
[D]Birds



14. The mode of propagation of heat from the sun to earth is
[A]Conduction
[B]Convection Alone
[C]Radiation Alone
[D]Convection And Radiation



15. An electric motor is used to convert
[A]Electrical Energy Into Mechanical Energy
[B]Mechanical Energy Into Kinetic Energy
[C]Mechanical Energy Into Electrical Energy
[D]Higher Voltage To Lower Voltage



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