Saturday, November 3, 2012

03 November 2012: General Knowledge Quiz Questions Answers

1. Lal Bal Pal were Assertive nationalists- a triumvirate who advocated the Swadeshi movement involving the boycott of all imported items and the use of Indian-made goods in 1907. Lal refers to Lal Bahadur Shastri and Bal refers to Bal Gangadhar Tilak. Whom did Pal refers to?
[A]Bipin Chandra Pal
[B]Ramchandra Pal
[C]Niranjan Pal
[D]Sukhdev Singh Pal

2. What was the name of the Soviet space dog that became the first animal to orbit the Earth – as well as the first animal to die in orbit?

3. Madan Lal Dhingra was an Indian revolutionary freedom fighter. While studying in England, he assassinated a British official, hailed as one of the first acts of revolution in the Indian independence movement in the 20th century. Whom did he assassinated?
[A]H. A. Pierrepoint
[B]Tindal Atkinson
[C]John Laurence
[D]Sir William Hutt Curzon Wyllie

4. One of India's "blackest hours", the Indian Emergency of 26 June 1975 – 21 March 1977 was a 21-month period, when President of India, upon request by Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, declared a state of emergency under Article 352 of the Constitution of India, effectively bestowing on her the power to rule by decree, suspending elections and civil liberties. Who was the President at that time?
[A]Varahagiri Venkata Giri
[B]Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed
[C]Neelam Sanjiva Reddy
[D]Giani Zail Singh

5. Whose birthday is celebrated in India as Teachers' Day on 5 September?
[A]Lal Bahadur Shastri
[B]Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan
[C]Rajendra Prasad
[D]Zakir Hussain

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