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Tuesday, November 15, 2011

General Knowledge Quiz - 14

1. Which hormone, released when danger threatens, is known as Emergency hormone?

2. Which Central American country was formerly known as 'British Honduras'?

3. Kudremukh hills, name literally meaning Horse face, in Karnataka are famous for mines of which mineral?
[D]Iron Ore

4. Which coastal city is known as the 'Queen of the Arabian Sea'?
[A]Kochi (Kerala)
[B]Mangalore (Karnataka)
[C]Ratnagiri (Maharashtra)
[D]Marmagao (Goa)

5. During the reign of which ancient Indian ruler, did Chinese traveller Fa-Hien visit India?
[C]Chandragupta Maurya
[D]Chandragupta Vikramaditya

6. Which among the following is popularly referred as 'Plastic Money'?
[A]Demand Draft
[B]Credit Card
[C]Gift Cheque
[D]Bearer Cheque

7. In Solar System, which planet rotates the fastest on its axis?

8. On 9 February 2009, in which High Court did the first e-Court of India start functioning on a pilot basis?
[A]Delhi High Court, New Delhi
[B]Karnataka High Court, Bengaluru
[C]Gujarat High Court, Ahmedabad
[D]Bombay High Court, Mumbai

9. 'Thang-Ta' martial art is native of which Indian state?

10. Who created the fictional character 'Swami' in his debut novel 'Swami and Friends'?
[A]Ruskin Bond
[C]Rudyard Kipling
[D]Rabindranath Tagore

11. Which gas, abundantly produced in swamps and marshes by the action of bacteria on dead vegetation, is commonly referred as 'Marsh Gas'?

12. Who created Mahatma Gandhi's favorite bhajan 'Vaishnav jan to tene kahiye'?
[A]Narsi Mehta
[B]Sant Tukaram
[C]Goswami Tulsidas
[D]Sant Gyaneshwar

13. Who is the first indian Tenis player to win boy's Australian Open Junior Title?
[A]Prakash Amritraj
[B]Rohan Bopanna
[C]Yuki Bhambri
[D]Zeeshan Ali

14. Which is the longest bone in human body?

15. Which planet is referred Morning Star as well as Evening Star?