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Quiz

1. Who was the first Indian Governor-General of India ?

(1) B. R. Ambedkar
(2) Dr. Rajendra Prasad
(3) C. Rajagopalachari
(4) Dr. S. Radhakrishnan

2. Which one of he following Presidents of India served for two terms ?

(1) Rajendra Prasad
(2) S. Radhakrishnan
(3) V. V. Giri
(4) Zakir Hussain

3. In which year 'Human Rights Resolution' was adopted by the U. N. ?

(1) 1945
(2) 1946
(3) 1947
(4) 1948

4. Which is not an official language of U. N. O. ?

(1) Chinese
(2) English
(3) French
(4) Hindi

5. IRDP stands for ?

(1) International Rural Development Programme
(2) Integrated Rural Development Programme
(3) Indian Rural Development Policy
(4) None of these

6. In India FERA has been replaced by ?

(1) FEMA
(2) FETA
(3) FENA
(4) FELA

7. Who was the first winner of Dada Saheb Phalke Award ?

(1) B. N. Sarkar
(2) Devika Rani
(3) Kanan Devi
(4) Prithvi Raj Kapoor

8. Who is the author of the book 'We indians' ?

(1) Khushwant Singh
(2) Mulk Raj Anand
(3) Nirad C. Chaudhary
(4) Subramanya Swamy

9. Who was the first Indian to be honoured with a lifetime achievement Oscar Award ?

(1) Bachchendri Pal
(2) Pandit Ravi Shankar
(3) Satyajit Roy
(4) Salim Ali

10. Who among the following was the first indian to receive the Magsaysay award ?

(1) R. K. Laxman
(2) Mother teresa
(3) T. N. Seshan
(4) Vinoba Bhave

11. International voluntary blood donation day is observed on ?

(1) November 6
(2) November 19
(3) November 24
(4) None of these

12. Human rights day is observed on ?

(1) December 10
(2) December 14
(3) December 25
(4) December 28

13. Which is the world's largest stadium ?

(1) The Lords
(2) The Leads
(3) The Oval
(4) Strahav Stadium

14. With which game does Santosh Trophy is associated ?

(1) Cricket
(2) Golf
(3) National Football
(4) Tennis

15. The first General-Secretary of the Indian National Congress was ?

(1) A. O. Hume
(2) Badruddin Tyabji
(3) Dadabhai Naoroji
(4) Ferozeshah Mehta

16. Who was the only Indian woman to be elected as the President of U. N. General Assembly ?

(1) Jawaharlal Nehru
(2) Rajeshwar Dayal
(3) Vijayalakshmi Pandit
(4) V. K. Krishna Menon

17. MODVAT is related to ?

(1) Excise Duty
(2) Income tex
(3) Sales tax
(4) Wealth tax

18. 'CDMA' - technology used in Mobile Phones stands for ?

(1) Computer Developed Management Application
(2) Code Division Multiple Application
(3) Code Division Multiple Access
(4) Code Division Mobile Application

19. Red Cross was founded by ?

(1) Baden Powell
(2) Frederic Passey
(3) J. H. Durant
(4) Tygve Lie

20. When is the Commonwelth Day observed by its member countries ?

(1) January 25
(2) May 24
(3) October 24
(4) November 14

21. The celebrated novel 'The Godfather' was authored by ?

(1) Hatrold Robbins
(2) John Milton
(3) Mario Puzo
(4) Victor Hugo

22. Who is the author of the controversial book 'Forbidden Verses' ?

(1) Abu Nawaz
(2) D. H. Lawrence
(3) Ms. Taslima Nasreen
(4) Salman Rushdie

23. Who among the following was the first to receive the Nobel prize ?

(1) C. V. Raman
(2) Hargovind Khurana
(3) Rabindranath tagore
(4) None of these

24. Who among the following is not a recipient of Bharat Ratna ?

(1) Dr. S. Radhakrishanan
(2) Lal Bahadur Shastri
(3) Mrs. Indira Gandhi
(4) Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

25. Press freedom day is celebrated on ?

(1) May 2
(2) May 3
(3) May 4
(4) None of these

26. Which day is celebrated as United Nations day every year ?

(1) 7th April
(2) 25th August
(3) 24th October
(4) 27th December

27. With which game does Davis Cup is associated ?

(1) Hockey
(2) Lawn Tennis
(3) Polo
(4) Table Tennis

28. Who became the first woman in the world to ski to the North Pole ?

(1) Alexandra Pavid
(2) Ann Banoraft
(3) M. Patanjali
(4) Meera Sahib

29. Name of S. Chandrashekhar is associated with which of the following subjects ?

(1) Astrophysics
(2) Chemistry
(3) Cosmology
(4) Fluid Mechanics

30. Name the President of India who was elected unopposed ?

(1) Dr. Fakhruddina Ali Ahmed
(2) Dr. Neelam Sanjiva Reddy
(3) Dr. Shankar Dayal Sharma
(4) Dr. Zakir Husain

31. When is the UN Day celebrated ?

(1) October 24
(2) September 24
(3) June 26
(4) August 8

32. The headquarters of Food and Agriculture Organisation is in ?

(1) Rome
(2) Paris
(3) Madrid
(4) Washington

33. Lala Lajpat Rai is the author of the book ?

(1) Hind Swaraj
(2) India Divided
(3) Mother India
(4) Unhappy India

34. Who is the author of the book "The Argumentative Indian" ?

(1) Amarty Sen
(2) Sashi Tharoor
(3) V. S. Naipaul
(4) Vikram Seth

35. The first Indian to receive Nobel Prize in Literature was ?

(1) C. V. Raman
(2) Rabindranath Tagore
(3) Mother Teresa
(4) Saroini Naidu

36. Name the first Muslim woman to receive the Nobel Prize in the world ?

(1) Irine Zubeida
(2) Lakpa Sherpa
(3) Phil Ersa
(4) Shirin Ebadi

37. Navy day is observed on ?

(1) October 28
(2) November 7
(3) November 14
(4) December 4

38. India celebrates February 28 every year as 'national science day' because on this day ?

(1) In 1928 C. V. Raman discovered what was later called 'raman effect'
(2) First indian space craft was launched
(3) Nehru laid foundation of science laboratories all over india
(4) Vikram sarabhai was born

39. India won its Olympic hockey gold in ?

(1) 1928
(2) 1932
(3) 1936
(4) 1948

40. Wankhede Stadium is situated in ?

(1) Bangalore
(2) Chandigarh
(3) Madras
(4) Mumbai

41. The first woman to become a Chief Minister of any State in India was ?

(1) Dr. J. Jayalalitha
(2) Mayawati
(3) Nandini Satpathy
(4) Sucheta Kripalani

42. CTBT stands for ?

(1) Continued Test Ban Treaty
(2) Continued Test Based Treatments
(3) Compreehensive Test Ban Treaty
(4) Commercial Test Based Tariff

43. The headquarters of UNESCO is at ?

(1) Geneva
(2) Rome
(3) Paris
(4) New York

44. Rabindranath Tagore was awarded Noble Prize for his literary work named ?

(1) Chokher Bali
(2) Geetanjali
(3) Rajtarangini
(4) None of these

45. Who is the first non-Indian to receive the Bharat Ratna ?

(1) Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan
(2) Martin Luther King
(3) Mother Teresa
(4) Zubin Mehta

46. International women's day is observed on ?

(1) 27th January
(2) 3rd Mach
(3) 8th March
(4) 15th October

47. Human Rights Day, is observed as ?

(1) January 25
(2) November 14
(3) December 10
(4) December 18

48. Who was called the 'Flying Sikh' ?

(1) Ajmer Singh
(2) Makhan Singh
(3) Milkha Singh
(4) Shamsher Singh

49. When does World Health Organization organise 'World Aids Day' ?

(1) 1st December
(2) 2nd December
(3) 10th December
(4) 15th December

50. The noval 'Post office' was written by ?

(1) R. D. Dinkar
(2) Rabindranath Tagore
(3) K. M. Munshil
(4) Neeraj

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