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Wednesday, January 16, 2013

General Knowledge Today Quiz: 16 January 2013

1. Indian Standard Time (IST) is the time observed throughout India and Sri Lanka. What is the time offset of IST with respect to UTC(GMT)?
[Category: Bank GK]
[A] -5:30
[B] -2:00
[C] +2:00
[D] +5:30

2. Sarabhai Institute Of Science And Technology (SIST) is an Autonomous Self- Financing institution established by the Space Engineers Welfare Society (SEWELS). Where is it located?
[Category: Educational GK]
[A] Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
[B] Kozhikod, Kerala
[C] Bangalore, Karnataka
[D] Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh

3. The Purna (complete) Kumbh takes place at four places Allahabad, Haridwar, Ujjain, and Nashik after how many years?
[Category: India GK]
[A] 6 Years
[B] 10 Years
[C] 12 Years
[D] 15 Years

4. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is a United States federal holiday marking the birthday of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. When is it observed?
[Category: USA GK]
[A] First Monday of January
[B] Second Monday of January
[C] Third Monday of January
[D] Fourth Monday of January

5. Dhan Singh Gurjar was one of the rebels of the Indian Rebellion of 1857. He was the leader of this initial battle and at that time he was Kotwal(Police Officer) of which city?
[Category: Indian Modern History GK]
[A] Delhi
[B] Mewar
[C] Meerut
[D] Kanpur