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Friday, November 18, 2011

General Knowledge Quiz - 15

1. Which planet is nearest to Sun?

2. Out of four Hindu Dhams, three are dedicated to lord Vishnu & one to lord Shiva. Which one is dedicated to lord Shiva?

3. In 1916, who founded Banaras Hindu University in Varanasi?
[A]Annie Besant
[B]Madan Mohan Malaviya
[C]Syed Ahmed Khan

4. Which term is used to describe the rearing of silkworms for the production of raw silk?

5. What is the scientific name of Vinegar?
[A]Citric Acid
[B]Acetic Acid
[C]Lactic Acid
[D]Tartaric Acid

6. In 2007, which state re-established its Vidhan Parishad (Legislative Council) after a gap of 22 years?
[B]Madhya Pradesh
[C]Andhra Pradesh
[D]Tamil Nadu

7. According to Hindu mythology, who is the Guru of Devas (Gods)?

8. Under National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (NREGA), how many minimum no. of days guaranteed wage employment is provided in every financial year to a rural household?
[A]50 days
[B]100 days
[C]150 days
[D]200 days

9. Jataka Tales, written in Pali language, are the previous birth stories of which religious Guru?
[B]Gautam Buddha
[C]Guru Nanak Dev
[D]Guru Gobind Singh

10. Binola village, the scheduled site of the Indian National Defence University (INDU), is in which state?
[D]Uttar Pradesh

11. Apart from Delhi, which other Union Territory has its own elected Vidhan Sabha and the executive council of ministers headed by a Chief Minister?
[A]Daman and Diu
[B]Dadra and Nagar Haveli

12. Which religious teacher established four mutts in four corners of country at Badrinath (North), Dwarka (West), Puri (East) & Sringeri (South)?
[A]Adi Shankaracharya
[B]Swami Vivekanand
[C]Swami Dayanand Saraswati
[D]Swami Prabhupada

13. The significant rise in production of which commodity is referred as `Yellow Revolution'?
[D]Fruits and Vegetables

14. In which mountain range is the Siachen Glacier, the world's longest glacier, located?
[C]Hindu Kush
[D]Tien Shan

15. In 1995, who became first recipient of the International Gandhi Peace Prize?
[A]Julius Nyerere
[B]Nelson Mandela
[C]Gerhard Fischer
[D]John Hume


Deepan Mahendran February 20, 2014 at 2:47 AM  

Thats not Four Maths, Four Mutts :)

QuizMantra February 20, 2014 at 5:13 AM  

Thanks for pointing out. It is corrected now.