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28 September 2012: Daily GK Quiz

1. India is the second-most populous country with over 1.2 billion people, and the most populous democracy in the world. Which position India, as a country, holds in terms of area in the world?
[A]Fifth
[B]Sixth
[C]Seventh
[D]Eighth


2. Michael Ferreira, nicknamed "the Bombay Tiger" is associated to which sports?
[A]Billiards
[B]Shooting
[C]Weightlifting
[D]Squash


3. Sikhism is India's fourth-largest religion and has existed for over 500 years, beginning with the birth of its founder Guru Nanak Dev ji. Guru Nanak Dev Ji who established Sikhism was its first Guru. After him there he gave leadership to nine more Gurus who were the highest religious authority. The last Guru, Guru Gobind Singh, proclaimed that after him the Guru of the Sikhs would be the only one - Guru Granth Sahib ji, which is written in Gurmukhi script. It includes the writings of the Sikh Gurus and the writings of Hindu and Muslims saints. But out of humility Guru Gobind Singh Ji did not include his own writings in Guru Granth Sahib ji. Where did His writings appear?
[A]Shabad Hazaray
[B]Kirtan Sohila
[C]Sarbloh Granth
[D]Dasam Granth


4. What is the Parliament (supreme legislature of Norway) is known as?
[A]National Diet
[B]Storting
[C]Riksdag
[D]Federal Parliament


5. Raja Harishchandra (1913), by Dadasaheb Phalke, was the first silent feature film made in India. Dadasaheb Phalke, known as the father of Indian cinema, was the popular name. What was his original name?
[A]Ardeshir Irani
[B]Ramchandra Gopal
[C]Dhundiraj Govind Phalke
[D]Dhundiraj Parth Phalke


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