Thursday, February 2, 2012

General Knowledge Quiz - 91

1. Which princess stayed with Shahjahan when he passed his last days as a prisoner?
[D]Mumtaz Mahal

2. In which year was the Mughal dynasty in India founded?

3. The study of old age, its phenomena and disease is known as

4. Who among the following is the author of the famous of book ‘Crossing the Threshold of Hope’?
[A]Mother Teresa
[B]Nelson Mandela
[C]Bishop Tutu
[D]None of these

5. Suva is the capital of which of the following countries?
[A]S Africa
[D]West Indies

6. Optic fibers are mainly used for which of the following?
[B]musical instruments
[D]food industry

7. The Khajuraho temples were built by the kings of which dynasty?

8. Which of the following gases is not known as greenhouse gas?
[B]carbon dioxide
[C]nitrous oxide

9. A formal evaluation of an individual’s or company’s credit history and capability of repaying obligations is known as
[B]credit rating
[C]cash credit
[D]current ratio

10. Kandla, situated on the Gulf of Kachch, is well known for which of the following?
[A]ship breaking industry
[B]traditional art centre
[C]export processing zone
[D]cutting and polishing of diamonds

11. What do you call a person’s fear of today’s technology?

12. Pandit Jasraj has established his reputation in which of the following fields?

13. Tehri Hydro Power Complex is built on which of the following rivers?

14. What is tetracycline?
[A]an anti-plague drug
[B]a preservative
[C]a pest killer
[D]air purifier

15. Lala Lajpat Rai was assaulted by the British during
[A]the first war of independence
[B]the civil disobedience movement
[C]the salt satyagraha
[D]the protest against Simon commission

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