Tuesday, March 6, 2012

General Knowledge Quiz - 118 (GK Online)

1. Baton' is used in which athletic event?
[A]Long Jump
[B]Triple Jump
[C]3000 m steeplechase
[D]4 x 400 m Relay

2. Due to which physical property does the water drop take round (spherical) shape?
[B]Surface Tension

3. Which chariot-shaped temple, built by King Narasimha Deva I of Ganga dynasty in 13th century, is also known as the 'Black Pagoda'?
[A]Sun Temple, Konark
[B]Jagannath Temple, Puri
[C]Lingaraja Temple, Bhubaneswar
[D]Meenakshi Temple, Madurai

4. How many Schedules (lists that categorizes bureaucratic activity and policy of the government) does the Constitution of India have?

5. Which country was formerly known as 'Dutch Guyana'?

6. Who authored the 'Buddhacharita', a Sanskrit narrative on the life of Gautam Buddha?

7. In which European city are the headquarters of United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) located?
[A]Brussels (Belgium)
[B]Vienna (Austria)
[C]Paris (France)
[D]Geneva (Switzerland)

8. Indian Television Academy’s best news channel award has been won by which of the following news channels recently?
[A]Star News
[B]Zee News
[C]Aaj Tak

9. ‘Quality in everything we do’ is the punchline associated with which of the following companies?
[A]DHL Worldwide Express
[B]Ernst & Young

10. The name ‘United Nations’ was suggested by which of the following famous personalties?
[A]Winston Churchill
[B]Anwar Sadat
[C]Jimmy Carter
[D]Franklin D. Roosevelt

11. East Timor, that got independence from Indonesia, was very much in the news. East Timor became independent on which of the following dates?
[A]28 Jan 2002
[B]21 March 2002
[C]20 May 2002
[D]20 Sep 2003

12. This airlines filed bankruptcy — the biggest ever in the global aviation history. We are taking about
[A]France Air
[B]United Airlines
[C]Cathay Pacific

13. ‘Achtung baby’ and ‘easy to get in, bloody tough to get out’ are the famous advertisement campaigns you would associate with
[A]J. Watler Thompson
[B]Ogilvy & Mathers
[D]Saatchi & Saatchi

14. Jerry Young and David Flio are associated with the foundation of which of the following companies?

15. Which of the following world bodies was the outcome of Uruguay round of talks (1986-94)?
[A]European Union
[B]World Economic Forum
[C]World Trade Organisation
[D]International Monetary Fund