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Wednesday, November 23, 2011

General Knowledge Quiz - 21

1. At which place did Mahatama Gandhi start his first Satyagraha in India?
[A]Kheda (Gujarat)
[B]Champaran (Bihar)
[C]Sabarmati (Gujarat)
[D]Mumbai (Maharashtra)

2. Which European country is known as the 'Land of a thousand lakes'?

3. At which temprature, Celsius and Fahrenheit scales will show same reading?
[A]0 degree
[B]32 degre
[C]180 degree
[D]minus 40 degree

4. Which pigment is responsible for red colour of tomatoes?

5. In 1904, which revolutionary founded Abhinav Bharat Society?
[A]Veer Savarkar
[B]Bhagat Singh
[C]Chandrasekhar Azad
[D]Lala Hardayal

6. Which city houses the headquarters of Central Railway?

7. 'Razmnama' is the Persian translation of which Indian epic?

8. Which early 11th century traveller to India authored the books 'Tahqiq-i-Hind' and 'Kitab-ul-Hind'?
[B]Marco Polo
[C]Al Beruni
[D]Ibn Batuta

9. Hazratbal Dargah, which houses the sacred hair of Prophet Mohammed, is situated in which city?
[C]Fatehpur Sikri

10. In 1954, with which Chinese premier did Indian PM Jawaharlal Nehru sign Panchsheel (five principles of peaceful co-existence) Pact?
[A]Mao Zedong
[B]Zhou Enlai
[C]Deng Xiaoping
[D]Hua Guofeng

11. In which city is the Central Rice Research Institute located?
[A]Karnal (Haryana)
[B]Shimla (Himachal Pradesh)
[C]Rajamundry (Andhra Pradesh)
[D]Cuttack (Orissa)

12. The union territory of Andaman & Nicobar Islands is under the jurisdiction of which High Court?
[A]Orissa High Court
[B]Andhra Pradesh High Court
[C]Calcutta High Court
[D]Madras High Court

13. Which passenger train service connects Kolkata (India) with Dhaka (Bangladesh)?
[A]Thar Express
[B]Samjhauta Express
[C]Maitreyi Express
[D]Himsagar Express

14. Koyna Hydroelectric Power Project constructed over Koyna river, a tributary of Krishna river, is located in which state?
[C]Andhra Pradesh
[D]Madhya Pradesh

15. How many times Equinox, when Sun is vertically above the Earth's equator and the day & night are equally long, occurs in a year?
[D]Not fixed