Saturday, September 29, 2012

29 September 2012: Daily GK Quiz

1. The Ganges is a trans-boundary river of India and Bangladesh. The river rises in the western Himalayas in the Indian state of Uttarakhand, and flows south and east through the Gangetic Plain of North India into Bangladesh, where it empties into the Bay of Bengal. What is the total length of the river?
[A]2335 Km
[B]2525 Km
[C]1569 Km
[D]2087 Km

2. Match the following Viceroys with the event and occurred during their respective tenures:
List I List II
a. Wavell 1. First demand for Pakistan
b. Reading 2. The Moplah Revolt
c. Willington 3. Simla Conference
d. Linlithgow 4. Communal Award
a b c d
[A]3 2 4 1
[B]4 1 3 2
[C]3 4 2 1
[D]1 2 4 3

3. This bay forms the northeastern part of the Indian Ocean and is the largest bay in the world. It occupies an area of 2,172,000 km². Name it.
[A]Bay of Bengal
[B]Gulf of Guinea
[C]Persian Gulf
[D]Gulf of Mexico

4. Which of the following is correctly matched?
[A]Midnapur - Gujarat
[B]Wardha - Madhya Pradesh
[D]Gulbarga - Karnataka

5. Which movie has been selected as the official Oscar Entry from India in 2012?
[A]Bol Bacchhan
[C]Ek Tha Tiger
[D]Rowdy Rathore