Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Bangalore Quiz - 1(Cities of India-Bangalore)

1. What is the original name of Bangalore in Kannada language?
[D]None of the above

2. Once called a pensioner's paradise, Bangalore is also known as..?
[A]Garden City
[B]Fruit City
[C]Flower City
[D]City of lakes

3. What is the name of the cricket stadium for international matches in Bangalore?
[A]Eden Gardens
[B]M. Chinnaswamy Stadium
[C]Feroz Shah Kotla
[D]Green Park

4. What is the name of first Kannada newspaper to be circulated in Bangalore and when it was first circulated?
[A]Vijaya Karnataka, 1890
[B]Vijaya Karnataka, 1900
[C]Mysore Vrittanta Bodhini, 1850
[D]Mysore Vrittanta Bodhini, 1860

5. When was Indian Institute of Science (IISc), the premier institute for scientific research and study in India, established in Bangalore?

6. Which of the following cricketer hails from Bangalore?
[A]Virender Sehwag
[B]Anil Kumble
[C]Sachin Tendulkar
[D]Mohd. Azharuddin

7. Bangalore became the _________ city in India to have electricity, powered by the hydroelectric plant situated in Shivanasamudra in 1906.

8. In 1985, which company was the first multinational corporation to set up base in Bangalore?
[B]Texas Instruments

9. Which of the following cities is known as IT Capital of India?

10. Which of the following college of national repute is in Bangalore?
[A]Indian School of Business
[B]Xavier Labour Relations Institute
[C]Indian Institute of Technology
[D]Indian Institute of Management

11. What is the name of Cricket Team of Bangalore in Indian Premier League(IPL) Cricket Tournament?
[A]Deccan Chargers
[B]Royal Challengers
[C]Kings Eleven

12. Bangalore is located on which Plateau in the south-eastern part of Karnataka?
[A]Deccan Plateau
[B]Bhander Plateau
[C]Mysore Plateau

13. When was Namma Metro on 7 km stretch from Bayappanahalli to MG Road was opened to public?
[A]20 September 2011
[B]20 October 2011
[C]20 November 2011
[D]20 December 2011

14. Where is "Rail Wheel Factory", which is Asia's second largest manufacturer of Wheel & Axle for Railways, located?

15. When was the first printing-press established in Bangalore?

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