Monday, October 29, 2012

Daily GK Quiz: 29 October 2012

1. Which two players were awarded with Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award in 2011-12?
[A]Gagan Narang and Vijay Kumar
[B]Gagan Narang and Yogeshwar Dutt
[C]Yogeshwar Dutt and Saina Nehwal
[D]Vijay Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt

2. Who was the first Deputy Prime Minister of India?
[A]Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
[B]Morarji Desai
[C]Dr Rajendra Prasad
[D]Bal Gangadhar Tilak

3. Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (The Education for All Movement), is an Indian Government programme aimed at the universalization of elementary education "in a time bound manner", as mandated by the 86th amendment to the Constitution of India making free education to children of ages 6–14 a fundamental right. Who pioneered thsi programme?
[A]P. V. Narasimha Rao
[B]H. D. Deve Gowda
[C]Atal Bihari Vajpayee
[D]Manmohan Singh

4. What is the name of the newspaper published by Shiv Sena, a political party in Maharashtra, India?
[D]Shiv Garjana

5. Who was the author of classical hindi historical novel Anamdas Ka Potha?
[B]Hazari Prasad Dwivedi
[C]Ramdhari Singh Dinkar
[D]Suryakant Tripathi Nirala

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