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Latest General Knowledge June 2012 (GK Quiz - 170)

1. Vijay Singh is associated to which of the following sports?
[A]Golf
[B]Soccer
[C]Tennis
[D]Basketball


2. The study of birds is called
[A]Ecology
[B]Felinology
[C]Cynology
[D]Ornithology


3. Who is/are the presiding officer/s of the Lok Sabha?
[A]Deputy Speaker
[B]The President and Vice President
[C]Speaker
[D]Speaker and Deputy Speaker


4. The President of India is elected by ______________.
[A]the elected members of the Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha
[B]the elected members of the Vidhan Sabhas
[C]the elected members of the Vidhan Sabhas, Lok Sabha, and Rajya Sabha
[D]the elected members of the Rajya Sabha


5. India’s Deepika Pallikal and Sarah Cardwell of Australia recently played an international match in Chennai. Both of them are_________
[A]Badminton players
[B]Tennis players
[C]Chess players
[D]Squash players


6. Assembly Elections took place in which one of the following states in the month of January 2012?
[A]Madhya Pradesh
[B]Maharashtra
[C]Kerala
[D]Punjab


7. Which of the following pair is correct?
[A]Rome - Seice
[B]Paris - Tiber
[C]Baghdad - Tigris
[D]Bonn - Danube


8. What are Protective foods in our diet?
[A]Carbohydrates and minerals
[B]Vitamins and minerals
[C]Fats and vitamins
[D]Proteins and carbohydrates


9. Which of the following is the reason behind decline of Gupta empire in the fifth century A.D.?
[A]Hun invasion
[B]Pallava invasion
[C]Chalukya invasion
[D]Greek invasion


10. What % of the total water on the earth constitute fresh water reserves?
[A]3%
[B]2.9%
[C]2.7%
[D]2%


11. Who explored the sea route to India?
[A]French
[B]Dutch
[C]English
[D]Portuguese


12. In which year Rowlatt Act was passed?
[A]1917
[B]1919
[C]1921
[D]1923


13. On which river's bank Jammu is situated?
[A]Jhelum
[B]Ravi
[C]Chenab
[D]Satluj


14. In an organization, 40% of the employees are matriculates, 50% of the remaining are graduates and remaining 180 are post-graduates. How many employees are graduates?
[A]360
[B]270
[C]180
[D]140


15. Which canal joins Baltic Sea to North Sea?
[A]Suez Canal
[B]Panama Canal
[C]Kiel Canal
[D]None of the above


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