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Thursday, March 1, 2012

General Knowledge Quiz - 115 (GK for Competitive Exams)

1. North Korea and South Korea are divided by
[A]Durand line
[B]17th Parallel
[C]49th Parallel
[D]38th Parallel



2. Which Indian state has the least literacy rate?
[A]Bihar
[B]Rajasthan
[C]Orissa
[D]Arunachal Pradesh



3. SAARC was formed in
[A]1982
[B]1984
[C]1985
[D]1986



4. Which of the following is NOT the member of the European Union?
[A]Greece
[B]Finland
[C]Norway
[D]United Kingdom



5. Euro was launched in 12 European Union Countries on January 1,
[A]2000
[B]2001
[C]2002
[D]2003



6. ASEAN is headquartered at
[A]Male
[B]Kathmandu
[C]Jakarta
[D]Kuala Lumpur



7. Which of the following personalities is the first woman chairperson of Planning Commission of India?
[A]Vijaylakshmi Pandit
[B]Indira Gandhi
[C]Sucheta Kripalani
[D]Sarojini Naidu



8. Which of the following is the capital of Zimbabwe?
[A]Dar-es-Salam
[B]Abidjan
[C]Harare
[D]Nairobi



9. Who is the youngest cricketer in the world to have played 100 test matches?
[A]Shoaib Akhtar
[B]Mohammed Sami
[C]Michael Bevan
[D]Sachin Tendulkar



10. Which Indian state is inhabited by ‘Jaintiya tribes’?
[A]Arunachal Pradesh
[B]Mizoram
[C]Manipur
[D]Meghalaya



11. Nagarjuna Sagar is a dam built over
[A]Cauvery
[B]Mahanadi
[C]Krishna
[D]Godavary



12. TISCO was established in
[A]1947
[B]1937
[C]1927
[D]1907



13. The words ‘Satyameva Jayate’ inscribed in the State Emblem of India are taken from
[A]Upanishads
[B]Aranyakas
[C]Sama Veda
[D]Rig Veda



14. Whose court did Kalidasa, the great Sanskrit poet adorn?
[A]Chandra Gupta II
[B]Kumar Gupta
[C]Sundra Gupta
[D]Ashoka



15. Who was the founder of Magadh Empire?
[A]Bindusar
[B]Ajathashatru
[C]Bimbisar
[D]Udaya



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