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Monday, March 5, 2012

General Knowledge Quiz - 117 (Current GK)

1. Which of the following is the highest peak in undisputed Indian Territory?
[A]Kanchenjunga
[B]Nanga Parbat
[C]Mount Everest
[D]Nanda Devi



2. Which one of the following is not a sea port?
[A]Kochi
[B]Paradeep
[C]Rameshwaram
[D]Vishakhapatnam



3. Which of the following is an inland drainage area?
[A]Chilka Region
[B]Sambhar area
[C]Rann of Kutch
[D]Mansarovar lake



4. What is the forest type found in Sunderbans?
[A]Mangrove
[B]Tropical deciduous
[C]Tropical evergreen
[D]Temperate coniferous



5. Who is the goddess of love in Greek Mythology?
[A]Artemis
[B]Aphrodite
[C]Hera
[D]Athena



6. Who was the first Asian to become the Secretary General of the UN?
[A]Trygve Lie
[B]Dag Hammarskjold
[C]U Thant
[D]Dr Kurt Waldheim



7. Who is the only Indian tennis player to reach the semifinal of Wimbledon tennis singles?
[A]Vijay Amritraj
[B]Leander Paes
[C]Ramanathan Krishnan
[D]Mahesh Bhupati



8. Who was the first winner of the Booker Prize?
[A]William Golding
[B]PH Newby
[C]JM Coetzee
[D]Peter Carey



9. Who among the following writers refused the Nobel Prize for Literature?
[A]Winston Churchill
[B]Tony Morisson
[C]Jean Paul Sartre
[D]Rene Sully Prudhomme



10. When did UNICEF win the Nobel Peace Prize?
[A]1965
[B]1959
[C]1969
[D]1975



11. What are the arteries supplying blood to the heart called?
[A]Carotid arteries
[B]Hepatic arteries
[C]Coronary arteries
[D]Pulmonary arteries



12. Which of the following accomplishes the transfer of genetic information from one generation to the next?
[A]X-chromosome
[B]Y-chromosome
[C]DNA
[D]RNA



13. Native to the island of Java in Indonesia, which among the following is a wax-resist dyeing technique used on textile?
[A]Chikan
[B]Batik
[C]Phulkari
[D]Chain Stitch



14. In which city, situated at the confluence of sacred rivers Ganga and Gandak, is the biggest cattle fair of Asia held on Kartik Purnima?
[A]Junagarh (Gujarat)
[B]Pushkar (Rajasthan)
[C]Sonepur (Bihar)
[D]Ahmedabad (Gujarat)



15. In 1969, under whose Prime Ministership were 14 private banks nationalised?
[A]Indira Gandhi
[B]Lal Bahadur Shastri
[C]Jawaharlal Nehru
[D]Morarji Desai



1 comments:

shiva Kumar May 19, 2017 at 8:55 AM  

1st one answer is nanda devi, nanga parbat