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Tuesday, May 1, 2012

General Knowledge GK Quiz - 156

1. One of India’s largest airlines has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) Vietnam Airlines. Name the airline.
[A]Air India
[B]Jet Airways
[C]Kingfisher Airline
[D]IndiGo Airline


2. Which of the following countries has set a target of achieving bilateral trade of $7 billion with Vietnam by 2015?
[A]India
[B]Switzerland
[C]Sri Lanka
[D]Jordan


3. He was a prominent Indian Ghazal singer, composer, music director, activist and entrepreneur. He was known as "The Ghazal King. He has sung in Punjabi, Hindi, Urdu, Bengali, Gujarati, Sindhi and Nepali languages, and awarded India's third highest civilian honour, the Padma Bhushan, in 2003 for his contribution to the fields of music and culture. He passed away on October 10, 2011. Name him.
[A]Ustad Rahim Fahimuddin
[B]Bhimsen Joshi
[C]Jagjit Singh
[D]Shrinivas Khale


4. General Electric, a multinational conglomerate is all set to build the largest solar plant at $ 300 million in which of the following countries?
[A]Indonesia
[B]China
[C]UK
[D]USA


5. Which of the following Healthcare companies in South Africa is all set to buy a 26 percent stake in Max Healthcare for Rs 516 crore, by making it one of the largest foreign investment deals in the Indian Healthcare sector?
[A]Network Healthcare Holdings Ltd
[B]Life Healthcare
[C]CapeRay Medical
[D]Mediclinic International


6. Which of the following countries has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Switzerland on financial dialogue that will pave the way for greater cooperation between the two countries' tax authorities, a move that will allow unearthing black money stashed in Swiss banks?
[A]Belize
[B]Germany
[C]India
[D]Chile


7. Who was Bahadur Shah?
[A]Last ruler of the Lodis
[B]Successor of Sher Shah Suri
[C]Last Mughal ruler
[D]Successor of the Maratha ruler Shivaji


8. For which of the following commodity Anantapur district in Andhra Pradesh is famous for?
[A]Copper
[B]Zinc
[C]Mica
[D]Gold


9. How the imaginary lines joining places of same height at equal intervals are better known as?
[A]Hachures
[B]Contours
[C]Spot-heights
[D]Isomers


10. India stood at which in the World in Tea production?
[A]First
[B]Second
[C]Third
[D]Fourth


11. Mahatma Gandhi's movement of boycotting the foreign goods was aimed at?
[A]Full independence
[B]Creating anti-British sentiment
[C]Promotion of welfare state
[D]Promotion of cottage industries


12. Which country follows the United States and China in total number of Internet users?
[A]Germany
[B]United Kingdom
[C]France
[D]Japan


13. Which country has the lowest rate of newspaper circulation per capita?
[A]Indonesia
[B]Iceland
[C]Italy
[D]India


14. Which animal is the main attraction in Assam's Kaziranga National Park?
[A]Zebra
[B]The one-horned rhinoceros
[C]Lion
[D]Giraffe


15. Manikaran is a pilgrim site located in ...?
[A]Uttaranchal
[B]Punjab
[C]Jammu & Kashmir
[D]Himachal Pradesh


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