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Thursday, February 9, 2012

General Knowledge Quiz - 98

1. The time at any point on the earth’s surface calculated when the sun reaches its highest position in the sky is known as
[A]Local Time
[B]Sidereal Time
[C]Solar Time
[D]Standard Time



2. A traveler is thirsty in a desert at 15 degree E and 25 degree S. The desert in the question is
[A]Kalahari
[B]Patagonia
[C]Sahara
[D]Mohave



3. Which one of the following is a cold water current?
[A]Canary Current
[B]Caribbean Current
[C]Guinea Current
[D]Kuro-Shio Current



4. Which one of the following is not a sea port?
[A]Cairo
[B]Dublin
[C]Lisbon
[D]Rotterdam



5. Which one of the following is a land-locked country?
[A]Albania
[B]Bulgaria
[C]Hungary
[D]Romania



6. Which one of the following terms is used for the region of low atmospheric pressure?
[A]Anticyclone
[B]Cyclone
[C]Hurricane
[D]Thunderstorm



7. Who among the following is associated with the concept of Civil Disobedience?
[A]Voltaire
[B]Thomas Paine
[C]Hd Thoreau
[D]Thomas Hobbes



8. Who wrote ‘Das Capital’?
[A]Engel
[B]Lenin
[C]Karl Marx
[D]Adam Smith



9. Who among the following was a proponent of the Rights of Man?
[A]Voltaire
[B]Thomas Paine
[C]Hd Thoreau
[D]Thomas Hobbes



10. Who chaired the Constituent Assembly set up to prepare a draft on the Constitution of free India?
[A]Dr Rajendra Prasad
[B]Dr Br Ambedkar
[C]Jawaharlal Nehru
[D]C Rajagopalachari



11. Who was the first Indian to enter the Indian Civil Service?
[A]Satyendra Nath Tagore
[B]Cc Desai
[C]Sn Banerjee
[D]Subash Chandra Bose



12. The Vedic god Purandara was the same as
[A]Varuna
[B]Indra
[C]Yama
[D]Rudra



13. Who were the first Europeans in modern times to enter into trade relations with India?
[A]Dutch
[B]Portuguese
[C]French
[D]British



14. The two basic values of a constitutional government are
[A]Stability And Liberty
[B]Liberty And Equality
[C]Equality And Fraternity
[D]Stability And Justice



15. To be appointed as Advocate General of the State, the person should possess qualifications necessary for appointment as
[A]A Judge Of The Supreme Court
[B]A Judge Of The High Court
[C]A State Governor
[D]Chief Minister Of The State



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