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Wednesday, February 20, 2013

February 2013 GK Questions Answers Quiz : 20 Feb 2013

1. David Cameron on Wednesday, 20th Feb 2013, became the first serving British Prime Minister to visit the Jallianwala Bagh, the site of one of the British Empire's bloodiest episodes in India, and described the 1919 massacre as a deeply shameful act in the British history. Hundreds of people were massacred at Jallianwala Bagh in 1919 on the orders of whom during the British Raj?
[Category: India Latest GK]
[A] Michael O'Dwyer
[B] Reginald Edward Harry Dyer
[C] Dr. Smith
[D] Havelock Hudson


2. The BSE SENSEX (Bombay Stock Exchange Sensitive Index) or simply the SENSEX, is a free-float market capitalization-weighted stock market index of ______ well-established and financially sound companies listed on Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE).
[Category: Financial Market GK]
[A] 20
[B] 30
[C] 40
[D] 50


3. In the classical period and up to the 12th century the region east of the Karatoya river was called Kamarupa. It is largely congruent to which Indian state now?
[Category: India States Exams GK]
[A] Meghalaya
[B] Orissa
[C] Assam
[D] Madhya Pradesh


4. What is a modern term referring to a historical network of interlinking trade routes across the Afro-Eurasian landmass that connected East, South, and Western Asia with the Mediterranean and European world, as well as parts of North and East Africa?
[Category: History GK]
[A] Trade Route
[B] Han Route
[C] Persian Route
[D] Silk Route


5. GAIL (India) Limited was incorporated in August 1984. What does GAIL stands for (It was previously known as this expanded name)?
[Category: India Business GK]
[A] Gas Authority of India Limited
[B] Gasoline Agency of India Limited
[C] Green Authority of India Limited
[D] Gas Agency of India Limited


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