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Sunday, November 25, 2012

Daily Quiz GK (General Knowledge): 25 November 2012

1. Who was the first foreign recipient of Bharat Ratna?
[Category: Awards and Honours GK]
[A]Kgalema Motlanthe
[B]Thabo Mbeki
[C]Jacob Zuma
[D]Nelson Mandela

2. What theme is declared by United Nations General Assembly for year 2012?
[Category: International GK]
[A]International Year of Peacefor All
[B]International Year of Sustainable Energy for All
[C]International Year of Education for All
[D]International Year of Food for All

3. What does the third schedule in the Constitution of India list?
[Category: Indian Constitution GK]
[A]The oaths of offices for elected officials and judges
[B]States and Union Territories
[C]The Official Languages
[D]Emoluments for High-Level Officials

4. Batukeshwar Dutt was an Indian freedom fighter and is best known for having exploded a few bombs, along with Bhagat Singh, in the Central Legislative Assembly in New Delhi on 8 April 1929. Famous writer Anil Verma (Judge) wrote a book on him which was released on Dutt's birth centenary. It was published by Govt. of India's publication, National Book Trust,it is the first book published on Batukeshwar Dutt in any language. What is the name of the book?
[Category: Modern History GK]
[A]Batukeshwar Dutt: An unfinished saga
[B]Krantikari Batukeshwar Dutt
[C]Batukeshwar Dutt: Bhagat Singh ke Sahyogi
[D]Batukeshwar Dutt: Forgotten hero

5. State Bank of India (SBI) owns 76% of the shares of which bank(SBI acquired it for US$8 million in October 2005) in Kenya?
[Category: Banking GK]
[A]Giro Commercial Bank Limited
[B]Brighton Kalekye Bank
[C]CFC Stanbic Bank
[D]Kenya Commercial Bank