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Quiz

1. Which was the first Indian newspaper that was printed ?

(1) The Anand Bazaar Patrika
(2) The Bengal Gazette
(3) The Hindu
(4) The Time of India

2. Identify the UNESCO approved World Heritage site from the following ?

(1) Chaar Bagh Railway Station
(2) Khajuraho group of temple
(3) Somnath Temple
(4) Salarjung Meseum

3. The major works of Jawaharlal Nehru include ?

(1) Autobiography
(2) Discovery of India
(3) Glimpses of World History
(4) All of the above

4. Anandmath, Durgesh Nandini and Kapala Kundala are the works of ?

(1) Bankim Chandra Chatterjee
(2) Jawaharlal Nehru
(3) Rabindranath Tagore
(4) Sharat Chandra Chatterjee

5. The Daily Mirror is the newspaper of which city ?

(1) London
(2) Moscow
(3) New York
(4) Paris

6. Alexander Fleming discovered ?

(1) Penicillin
(2) Streptomycene
(3) Telephone
(4) X-Ray

7. AICTE stands for ?

(1) All India Committee of Training and Education
(2) All India Council of Training and Education
(3) All India Council of Technical Education
(4) None of the above

8. Alfred Nobel is associated with the invention of ?

(1) Cosmic rays
(2) Dynamo
(3) Dynamite
(4) Penicillin

9. Central Reserve Police (CRPF) was raised in ?

(1) 1939
(2) 1962
(3) 1965
(4) 1969

10. Centrigrade and Fahrenheit scales give the same reading at ?

(1) -32-Degrees
(2) -40-Degrees
(3) 100-Degrees
(4) -273-Degrees

11. In which game the term 'Putting' is used ?

(1) Billoards
(2) Chess
(3) Golf
(4) Hockey

12. Which one of the following countries is not a permanent member of the Security Council of the UN ?

(1) China
(2) France
(3) Japan
(4) Russia

13. Where was the United Nations Charter signed in 1945 at a conference ?

(1) Geneva
(2) Paris
(3) New York
(4) San Francisco

14. The book Devdas was written by ?

(1) Amrita Pritam
(2) Bankim Chandra Chatterjee
(3) R. K. Narayan
(4) Sharat Chandra Chatterjee

15. The notable works of Sir Aurobindo Ghosh are ?

(1) Essays on Gita
(2) Life Divine
(3) Savitri
(4) All of the above

16. A dance drama, Kajri belongs to ?

(1) Himachal Pradesh
(2) Kerala
(3) Orissa
(4) Uttar Pradesh

17. A folk dance with social themes in Uttar Pradesh is called ?

(1) Jatra
(2) Kammi
(3) Khayal
(4) Nautanki

18. All of the following are caused by viruses, except ?

(1) Influenza
(2) Jaundice
(3) Mumps
(4) Typhoid

19. All of the following are plant products except ?

(1) Cork
(2) Hemp
(3) Linen
(4) Silk

20. Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) is located at ?

(1) Indore
(2) Kalpakkam (Chennai)
(3) Kolkata
(4) Trombay (Maharashtra)

21. Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) is located at ?

(1) Bangalore and Ghaziabad
(2) Hyderabad and Chennai
(3) Pune and Punchkula (Haryana)
(4) All of the above

22. Chittaranjan (West Bengal) is famous for ?

(1) Oil-fields
(2) Locomotive industry
(3) Ship building
(4) Steel plant

23. Coronograph is used for ?

(1) Studying the arteries
(2) Studying the chest
(3) Studying the blood in the human body
(4) Observing and often photographing the sun's corona

24. In which categories did Marie Curie win her two different Nobel prizes ?

(1) Chemistry and Peace
(2) Chemistry and Medicine
(3) Physics and Chemistry
(4) Physics and Medicine

25. Prof. Muhammad Yunus (Bangladesh) is renowned in which one of the following areas ?

(1) Freedom of press
(2) Human rights
(3) International economics
(4) Microcredit concept

26. The important work of Arthasastra was written by ?

(1) Chandra Suri
(2) Kautilya
(3) Patanjali
(4) Magha

27. Panini, a Sanskrit grammarian, wrote ?

(1) Ashtadhyayi
(2) Ramacharitha
(3) Mahabhashyam
(4) Manusmrithi

28. A mausoleum built by Aurangzeb in 1660 AD in memory of his wife Rabia Durrani is ?

(1) Anand Bhawan
(2) Bibi-ka-Maqbara
(3) Jamia Milia
(4) Shantivana

29. A transistor is most likely to be found in a ?

(1) Fuse
(2) Fluorescent lamp
(3) Hearing aid
(4) Wrist watch

30. All of the following belong to the Vitamin B Group, except ?

(1) Folic acid
(2) Riboflavin
(3) Nicotinamide
(4) Thiamine

31. All of the following can be reproduced by the use of respective seeds, except ?

(1) Cauliflower
(2) Peas
(3) Potato
(4) Tomato

32. Bharat Ratna was discontinued on 13 July 1977. In January, 1980 Prime Minister Indira Gandhi decided to revive this award. After the revival who was the first recipient ?

(1) Mother Teresa
(2) Prof Amartya Sen
(3) Satyajit Ray
(4) Vinoba Bhave

33. Buddhism was founded in ?

(1) 500 BC
(2) 525 BC
(3) 2000 years ago
(4) 1500 BC

34. Cricket is the national game of which of the following countries ?

(1) Australia
(2) Pakistan
(3) India
(4) Sri Lanka

35. Density of milk is measured by ?

(1) Barometer
(2) Hygrometer
(3) Hydrometer
(4) Lactometer

36. Dhanraj Pillai is a reputed Indian player in which of the following games ?

(1) Football
(2) Golf
(3) Hockey
(4) Volleyball

37. Katha Saritsagara was written by ?

(1) Kautilya
(2) Patanjali
(3) Somadeva
(4) Valmiki

38. The famous Panchatantra was written by ?

(1) Panini
(2) Somadeva
(3) Ved Vyasa
(4) Vishnu Sharma

39. A classical exposition of Indian medicine which deals with almost all branches of medicine is ?

(1) Charaka Samhita
(2) Kasyapa Samhita
(3) Susruta Samhita
(4) Vaghata

40. Abroham Lincoln was the president of USA ?

(1) First
(2) Tenth
(3) Twentieth
(4) Sixteenth

41. All of the following contain minerals, except ?

(1) Fruits
(2) Jaggery
(3) Milk
(4) Vegetables

42. All of the following cups and trophies are associated with lawn tennis except ?

(1) Asian Cup
(2) Davis Cup
(3) Dr Rajendra Prasead Cup
(4) Nations' Cup

43. America was granted its independence in ?

(1) 1764
(2) 1773
(3) 1777
(4) 1783

44. The book All's Well That Ends Well was written by ?

(1) George Bernard Shaw
(2) Lew Wallare
(3) Leuis Carol
(4) William Shakespeare

45. The author of the book Arms and the Man is ?

(1) George Bernard Shaw
(2) Erich Maria Remarque
(3) Leuis Carol
(4) William Shakespeare

46. The book that contains a story on the French Revolution by Charles Dickens is ?

(1) A Tale of Two Cities
(2) The Origin of Species
(3) Guide
(4) War and Peace

47. An element common to all acids is ?

(1) Chlorine
(2) Hydrogen
(3) Oxygen
(4) Sulphur

48. An element found in all organic compounds is ?

(1) Carbon
(2) Calcium
(3) Oxygen
(4) Nitrogen

49. The author of Ainn-i-Akbari and Akbarnama was ?

(1) Abu-Baker
(2) Abul Fazal
(3) Akbar
(4) Ala-ud-din Khilji

50. David Copperfield named book was written by ?

(1) Charles Dickens
(2) George Bernard Shaw
(3) Lew Wallace
(4) Leuis Carol

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