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Sunday, January 20, 2013

General Knowledge Quiz with Answers: 20 January 2013

1. Which biomolecule, critical in photosynthesis, allows plants to absorb energy from light?
[Category: Science GK]
[A] Chloroform
[B] Chlorophyll
[C] Chlorine
[D] Anthocyanins

2. Which city was known as Prasthala in the time of the Mahabharta?
[Category: India Ancient GK]
[A] Patiala
[B] Patna
[C] Puri
[D] Jalandhar

3. In 1995, which authority granted a patent on an anti-fungal product derived from neem to the US Department of Agriculture and W. R. Grace and Company but later revoked it in 2005 because of Indian Government's challenge to the patent?
[Category: UPSC PCS GK]
[A] US Patent Office
[B] Australian Patent Office
[C] European Patent Office
[D] Asian Patent Office

4. The Coromandal Express is a superfast train and is one of the flagship carriers of the Indian Railways. Which two cities it connects?
[Category: RRB GK]
[A] Howrah(Kolkata) and Chennai
[B] Howrah (Kolkata) and New Delhi
[C] Howrah (Kolkata) and Bangalore
[D] Mumbai and Chennai

5. In which year the honorific Mahatma ("Great Soul"), was applied to Gandhiji?
[Category: India Modern History GK]
[A] 1901
[B] 1909
[C] 1912
[D] 1914