Wednesday, February 15, 2012

General Knowledge Quiz - 101

1. In electric bulb the gas used is
[B]Inert gas

2. Pak Strait separates
[A]India and Pakistan
[B]India and Afghanistan
[C]India and Burma
[D]India and Sri Lanka

3. What is the Japanese art of flower arrangement called?

4. ‘I have no doubt that a day would come when the family of cosmonauts is joined by a citizen of Republic of India.’ Whose words were these?
[A]Jawaharlal Nehru
[B]VR Rao
[C]Vikram Sarabhai
[D]Satish Dhawan

5. Which country’s Legislature or Parliament is called Storting?

6. ‘Give us good mothers and I shall give you a good nation.’ Who said this?
[A]Mahatma Gandhi
[B]Abraham Lincoln
[D]Winston Churchill

7. Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some to be chewed and digested. Who said this?
[A]Ruskin Bond
[B]Bernard Shaw
[C]Bertrand Russell
[D]Francis Bacon

8. White House is the official residence of the US President. Whose official residence is called the Elysee Palace?
[A]North Korean President
[B]French President
[C]South Korean President
[D]Vietnamese President

9. What are Blue Dwarfs and Red Giants?
[A]Pygmies and the Caucasians
[B]Native and hybrid varieties of milch cattle
[C]Young stars and old stars
[D]Old stars and young stars

10. Which one of the following is known as the ‘Land of the Thunder Dragon?’

11. The enzyme pepsin converts
[A]Carbohydrates to sugars
[B]Fats of fatty acids glycerol
[C]Proteins and amino acids
[D]Proteins and peptones

12. General Dyer, who was responsible for the Jallianwalla Bagh massacre, was shot dead by
[A]Hasrat Mohani
[B]VVS Iyer
[C]Sohan Singh Bhakne
[D]Udham Singh

13. Which of the following is the capital of Bulgaria?
[D]Rio de Janerio

14. Who asserted that ‘the end will justify the means’?
[A]Adolf Hitler
[B]Subhash Chandra Bose
[C]Ronald Reagan

15. At what temperature the readings in the Centigrade and the Fahrenheit thermometers will be exactly same?
[A]40 degrees
[B]32 degrees
[C]0 degree
[D]minus 40 degrees

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