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Sunday, December 4, 2011

General Knowledge Quiz - 36

1. By what name is British lady Madeleine Slade, a disciple of Mahatma Gandhi, better known?
[A]Meera Ben
[B]Sister Nivedita
[C]The Mother
[D]Sarla Ben

2. What is the term of a member of Rajya Sabha?
[A]3 years
[B]4 years
[C]5 years
[D]6 years

3. In 1906, at the founding session of all India Muslim League in Dhaka, who became the first president of the party?
[A]Mohammed Ali Jinnah
[B]Syed Ahmed Khan
[C]Mohammed Iqbal
[D]Nawab Salimullah Khan

4. Who authored the book 'A Brief History of Time'?
[A]Jack Welch
[B]Bill Gates
[C]Deepak Chopra
[D]Stephan Hawking

5. 'Muga', 'Eri', 'Tussar' and 'Mulberry' are the varieties of which natural fibre?

6. In which pilgrimage city of India would you come across the world's longest corridor?

7. Who created the first Portable Computer?
[A]Adam Osborne
[B]Charles Babbage
[C]Steve Jobs
[D]Tim Berners-Lee

8. Who was the first Viceroy of India?
[A]Lord Mayo
[B]Lord Dalhousie
[C]Lord Canning
[D]Lord Curzon

9. In terms of both area and population, which is the smallest country in the world?
[D]Vatican City

10. Which former Prime Minister of India was also called 'Yuva Turk'?
[A]Rajiv Gandhi
[C]H.D.Deve Gowda

11. Which mineral is used to make the Plaster of Paris?

12. Which planet in the Solar System is named after the Roman god of agriculture and harvest?

13. In the most popular internet domain name '.com' (dot-com), the 'com' is the short form for which word?

14. Which freedom fighter was popularly known as the 'Grand Old Man of India'?
[A]Bal Gangadhar Tilak
[B]Chittaranjan Das
[C]Dadabhai Naoroji

15. 'Roopavahini' is the National Television Network of which Asian country?
[B]Sri Lanka