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Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Bangalore Quiz - 1(Cities of India-Bangalore)

1. What is the original name of Bangalore in Kannada language?
[A]Begur
[B]Bangaru
[C]Bengaluru
[D]None of the above


2. Once called a pensioner's paradise, Bangalore is also known as..?
[A]Garden City
[B]Fruit City
[C]Flower City
[D]City of lakes


3. What is the name of the cricket stadium for international matches in Bangalore?
[A]Eden Gardens
[B]M. Chinnaswamy Stadium
[C]Feroz Shah Kotla
[D]Green Park


4. What is the name of first Kannada newspaper to be circulated in Bangalore and when it was first circulated?
[A]Vijaya Karnataka, 1890
[B]Vijaya Karnataka, 1900
[C]Mysore Vrittanta Bodhini, 1850
[D]Mysore Vrittanta Bodhini, 1860


5. When was Indian Institute of Science (IISc), the premier institute for scientific research and study in India, established in Bangalore?
[A]1909
[B]1910
[C]1911
[D]1912


6. Which of the following cricketer hails from Bangalore?
[A]Virender Sehwag
[B]Anil Kumble
[C]Sachin Tendulkar
[D]Mohd. Azharuddin


7. Bangalore became the _________ city in India to have electricity, powered by the hydroelectric plant situated in Shivanasamudra in 1906.
[A]First
[B]Second
[C]Third
[D]Tenth


8. In 1985, which company was the first multinational corporation to set up base in Bangalore?
[A]Intel
[B]Texas Instruments
[C]IBM
[D]Microsoft


9. Which of the following cities is known as IT Capital of India?
[A]Hyderabad
[B]Bangalore
[C]Gurgaon
[D]Pune


10. Which of the following college of national repute is in Bangalore?
[A]Indian School of Business
[B]Xavier Labour Relations Institute
[C]Indian Institute of Technology
[D]Indian Institute of Management


11. What is the name of Cricket Team of Bangalore in Indian Premier League(IPL) Cricket Tournament?
[A]Deccan Chargers
[B]Royal Challengers
[C]Kings Eleven
[D]DareDevils


12. Bangalore is located on which Plateau in the south-eastern part of Karnataka?
[A]Deccan Plateau
[B]Bhander Plateau
[C]Mysore Plateau
[D]Mangi-Tungi


13. When was Namma Metro on 7 km stretch from Bayappanahalli to MG Road was opened to public?
[A]20 September 2011
[B]20 October 2011
[C]20 November 2011
[D]20 December 2011


14. Where is "Rail Wheel Factory", which is Asia's second largest manufacturer of Wheel & Axle for Railways, located?
[A]Yeshwanthpur
[B]Bellandur
[C]Koramangala
[D]Yelahanka


15. When was the first printing-press established in Bangalore?
[A]1840
[B]1850
[C]1860
[D]1870


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