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Saturday, November 26, 2011

General Knowledge Quiz - 26

1. Which portfolio did Rajkumari Amrit Kaur, the first woman cabinet minister in India, hold in the independent India's first cabinet?

2. 'Bhutia', 'Kathiawadi', 'Marwari', 'Manipuri', 'Spiti' and 'Zanskari' are the Indian breeds of which animal?

3. Named after Libyan leader Muammar al-Gaddafi, famous Test cricket ground Gaddafi Stadium is located in which city?
[A]Hyderabad (India)
[B]Dhaka (Bangladesh)
[C]Colombo (Sri Lanka)
[D]Lahore (Pakistan)

4. Which Indian woman athlete is popularly known as 'Idukki Express'?
[C]Jyotirmay Sikdar
[D]Anju Bobby George

5. Asteroids, sometimes called minor planets or planetoids, are generally found between which planets?
[A]Earth and Mars
[B]Mars and Jupiter
[C]Jupiter and Saturn
[D]Saturn and Uranus

6. Which military training institute located at Khadakwasla near Pune in Maharashtra has adopted 'Seva Parmo Dharma' (Service before Self) as its motto?
[A]National Defence Academy
[B]Indian Military Academy
[C]Defence Services Staff College
[D]Dundigul Air Force Academy

7. Who was popularly known as the 'Lady with the Lamp'?
[A]Mother Teresa
[B]Sister Nivedita
[C]Florence Nightingale
[D]The Mother (Mirra Alfassa)

8. Who was the chief guest at the Republic Day celebrations on 26th January 2009 in New Delhi?
[A]Vladimir Putin (Russian President)
[B]Nicolas Sarkozy (French President)
[C]Zigme Singye Wangchuk (Bhutan King)
[D]Nursultan Nazarbayev (Kazakhstan President)

9. Which among the following is the first indigenous civilian aircraft of India?

10. Which renowned dancer established classical dance school 'Kalakshetra' at Adyar near Chennai in 1931?
[A]Protima Gauri Bedi
[B]Sonal Mansingh
[C]Mrinalini Sarabhai
[D]Rukmini Devi Arundale

11. On 1 September 1939, attack on which country by Germany marked the start of World War II?

12. By what name is spiritual guru Narendra Nath Datta, founder of Belur Math near Kolkata, better known?
[A]Swami Vivekanand
[B]Swami Dayanand Saraswati
[C]Swami Prabhupad
[D]Ramkrishna Paramahamsa

13. Which was the first 'talkie' feature film made and shown in India?
[A]Lanka Dahan (1917)
[B]Raja Harishchandra (1913)
[C]Kapala Kundala (1929)
[D]Alam Ara (1931)

14. Which bamboo eating member of bear family is the symbol of World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF)?
[A]Red Panda
[B]Giant Panda

15. On the banks of which river, did Mahatma Gandhi establish Satyagraha Ashram in Ahmedabad?