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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?
[A]Viscosity
[B]Surface Tension
[C]Polarization
[D]Buoyancy



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?
[A]Eight
[B]Twelve
[C]Fifteen
[D]Eighteen



5. Which country was formerly known as 'Dutch Guyana'?
[A]Benin
[B]Belize
[C]Malawi
[D]Suriname



6. Who authored the 'Buddhacharita', a Sanskrit narrative on the life of Gautam Buddha?
[A]Kalhana
[B]Banabhatta
[C]Bhavabhuti
[D]Ashvagosh



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
[D]DD-1



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



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
[D]Lufthansa



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
[C]McCann-Erickson
[D]Saatchi & Saatchi



14. Jerry Young and David Flio are associated with the foundation of which of the following companies?
[A]Seiko
[B]Google
[C]Intel
[D]Yahoo



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



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