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Quiz

1. Who among the following is the author of the book "The Namesake" ?

(1) Arundhati Roy
(2) Amitav Ghosh
(3) Jhumpa Lahiri
(4) Kiran Desai

2. Who among the following is the author of the book "India Remembered" ?

(1) J K Rowling
(2) Robert Dallek
(3) Pamela Mountbatten
(4) Stephen Hawking

3. Who is the author of the book "Mother India" ?

(1) Annie Besant
(2) Katherine Frank
(3) Katherine Mayo
(4) Sister Nivedita

4. 'Goldman Awards' are given for out standing contribution in which of the following fields ?

(1) Protection of environment
(2) Population control
(3) Conservation of energy
(4) All of the above

5. Who was the first woman to win Jnanpith Award ?

(1) Mahadevi Verma
(2) Amrita Pritam
(3) Mahashweta Devi
(4) Ashapurna Devi

6. The Nobel Prize is not given in the field of ?

(1) Literature
(2) Economics
(3) Chemistry
(4) Mathematics

7. Treaty of Versailles pertains to ?

(1) First World War
(2) Second World War
(3) Korean War
(4) West Asian War

8. Who among the following was the author of 'Common Sense' the revolutionary pamphlet of the American Revolution ?

(1) Thomas Paine
(2) Thomas Jefferson
(3) George Washington
(4) Samuel Adams

9. Fiscal Policy is connected with ?

(1) Exports and imports
(2) Issue of currency
(3) Economic growth
(4) Public revenue and expenditure

10. In which country did the first Marxist revolution take place ?

(1) Germany
(2) Italy
(3) Great Britain
(4) Russia

11. Michael Faraday discovered ?

(1) Electromagnetism
(2) Benzen, liquid gases and optical glass
(3) The induction of electric current
(4) All of the above

12. Microphone is used to convert ?

(1) Sound waves into electrical energy
(2) Sound waves into light rays
(3) Electrical energy into sound waves
(4) Sound waves into magnetic currents

13. Ornithology is the ?

(1) Study of bones
(2) Study of birds
(3) Study of smells
(4) None of the above

14. Oscar Awards are conferred annually by ?

(1) Academy of motion pictures, arts and sciences, USA
(2) Government of United States
(3) Hollywood Foreign Press Association
(4) None of the above

15. Mina is the tribe of ?

(1) Tripura
(2) Sikkim
(3) Rajasthan
(4) Nagaland, Assam

16. MISA stands for ?

(1) Maintenance of Internal Security Act
(2) Multinational Internal Society Authority
(3) Movement for Indian system Act
(4) None of the above

17. Most commonly used bleaching agent is ?

(1) Alcohol
(2) Carbon dioxide
(3) Chlorine
(4) Sodium chloride

18. Oscar Awards were instituted in ?

(1) 1968
(2) 1929
(3) 1901
(4) 1965

19. Oxygen was discovered by ?

(1) Rutherford
(2) William Ramsay
(3) Priestly
(4) Neils Bohr

20. Oxford University was founded in ?

(1) 1139 AD
(2) 1163 AD
(3) 215 BC
(4) 55 BC

21. Who is the author of the book "My presidential Years" ?

(1) S Radhakrishnan
(2) VV Giri
(3) R Venkatraman
(4) K R Narayanan

22. Who is the author of the book "Conquest of Self" ?

(1) Aurobindo Ghosh
(2) Rabindranath Tagore
(3) Mahatma Gandhi
(4) S Radhakrishnan

23. The notion of saptanga that was introduced in Arthashastra includes ?

(1) Kings, territory, administration and treasury
(2) Music, dance, ragas and wrestling
(3) Ministers, civil servants, subalterns and those involved in espionage
(4) Aristocrats, acharyas, traders and monks

24. Who among the following was the author of Tarikh-i-Alai, which contains the details of the first few years of Sultan Alauddin Khilji ?

(1) Ziauddin Barani
(2) Shams Siraj Afif
(3) Amir Khusrau Ahmad
(4) Yahiya bin

25. Who among the following was honoured by the Bharat Ratna during his life time ?

(1) Morarji Desai
(2) Rajiv Gandhi
(3) Lal Bahadur Shastri
(4) None of the above

26. Which one of the following subjects is mainly dealt with by Montreal Protocol ?

(1) Undersea cable network
(2) International cooperation against terrorism
(3) Depletion of Ozone layer
(4) Exploration of outer space

27. Which two of the following countries are separated by the 49th Parallel ?

(1) North Korea and South Korea
(2) South Africa and Zimbabwe
(3) USA and Canada
(4) France and Germany

28. Who is the author of the novel "The Hungry Tide" ?

(1) Amitav Ghosh
(2) Arundhati Roy
(3) Shashi Tharoor
(4) Ved Mehta

29. 'Asian Drama', by Gunnar Karl Myrdal, is a book on which of the following subjects ?

(1) Theatre Movements in Asia
(2) Economics
(3) International Politics
(4) Look East Policy of India

30. Kalhana's well-known work 'Rajatarangini' is an important source material for the study of which one of the following ?

(1) Ancient Kamarupa
(2) Post-Mauryan Magadha
(3) Medieval Rajasthan
(4) Early Medieval Kashmir

31. Survey of India is under the Ministry of ?

(1) Defence
(2) Home Affairs
(3) Environment and Forests
(4) Science and Technology

32. Which country had helped India in Green Revolution Technology for agricultural development and self-sufficiency in food ?

(1) USSR
(2) UK
(3) Germany
(4) USA

33. First non-citizen to receive Bharat Ratna was ?

(1) Nelson Mandela
(2) Abraham Lincoin
(3) Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan
(4) Mother Teresa

34. Who is the author of the book "The Rights of Man" ?

(1) Thomas Hardy
(2) Thomas Mann
(3) Thomas Moore
(4) Thomas Paine

35. In which one of the following years was the Planning Commission set up in India ?

(1) 1947
(2) 1948
(3) 1949
(4) 1950

36. Mother Teresa won the Nobel Prize for Peace in ?

(1) 1992
(2) 1979
(3) 1988
(4) 1954

37. Nalanda is located at ?

(1) Gujarat
(2) Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
(3) Near Patna, Bihar
(4) Near Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh

38. Paleontology is a branch of science that deals with the ?

(1) Behaviour of animals
(2) Origin and growth of plants
(3) The forms of life as revealed by fossils of animals or plants
(4) Formation of new stars

39. Penicillin is widely used as ?

(1) An antiseptic
(2) A disinfectant
(3) An antibiotic
(4) An insecticide

40. Name the instrument used to measure relative humidity ?

(1) Hydrometer
(2) Hygrometer
(3) Barometer
(4) Mercury thermometer

41. Mount Everest was captured by Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay in the year ?

(1) 1951
(2) 1952
(3) 1953
(4) 1954

42. National Anthem was first sung on ?

(1) 27 December 1911 during the Indian National Congress Session at Calcutta
(2) 24 January 1950 by the Constituent Assembly of India
(3) 26 January 1950 by the Government of India
(4) None of the above

43. Philology is the ?

(1) Study of bones
(2) Study of muscles
(3) Study of architecture
(4) Science of languages

44. Penicillin was invented by ?

(1) Dr Jonas E. Salk
(2) Gregory Mendel
(3) Paul Ehrlich
(4) A. Fleming

45. National Botanical Research Institute is located at ?

(1) New Delhi
(2) Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh)
(3) Chennai (Tamil Nadu)
(4) Bangalore (Karnataka)

46. National Defence Academy is situated at ?

(1) Khadakvasla
(2) New Delhi
(3) Wellington
(4) Dehradun

47. Photophobia is ?

(1) A disease caused by too much sunlight
(2) Abnormal intolerance of light
(3) The adjustment of the eye for light
(4) The ability to perceive light

48. Pressure cooker cooks rice faster because ?

(1) It always lets the steam escape
(2) High pressure crushes the hard covering of rice grains
(3) It does not let the heat energy escape easily
(4) High pressure raises the boiling point of water

49. Primary rainbow is formed when light suffers ?

(1) Two internal refractions before emerging out of the drop
(2) One internal refraction before emerging out of the drop
(3) No internal refraction
(4) Either one or two internal refractions before emerging out of the drop

50. National Institute of Mental Health is located at ?

(1) Coonoor (Tamil Nadu)
(2) Chandigarh
(3) New Delhi
(4) Bangalore

51. National Institute of Oceanography is located at ?

(1) Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh)
(2) Nagpur (Maharashtra)
(3) Panaji (Goa)
(4) Pune (Maharashtra)

52. National Remote Sensing Agency (NRSA) was set up in ?

(1) 1980
(2) 1985
(3) 1990
(4) 1995

53. Normally the Commonwealth Games are held at intervals of ?

(1) Three years
(2) Four years
(3) Five years
(4) There is no fixed interval

54. Nuclear power is___thermal power ?

(1) Cheaper than
(2) Costlier than
(3) Equal in amount
(4) They cannot be related

55. One of these is not included in wetlands ?

(1) Ponds
(2) Lakes
(3) Oceans
(4) Rivers

56. Of the following foods, which one is the best source of protein ?

(1) Butter
(2) Fish
(3) Lettuce
(4) Milk

57. Pythagoras was first to___ the universal validity of geometrical theorem ?

(1) Give
(2) Prove
(3) Both
(4) None of the above

58. Rare Earth factory is situated in ?

(1) Allepey (Kerala)
(2) Alwaye (Kerala)
(3) Ambernath (Maharashtra)
(4) Avadi (Tamil Nadu)

59. Richter scale is used for measuring ?

(1) Density of liquid
(2) Intensity of earthquakes
(3) Velocity of wind
(4) Humidity of air

60. Who of the following won the Nobel Prize for his work on Photoelectric effect ?

(1) Albert Einstein
(2) Werner Heisenberg
(3) Steven Weinberg
(4) Max Planck

61. Which one of the following is the central theme of 'The Communist Manifesto' written by Marx and Engels ?

(1) Tools of Production
(2) Theory of State
(3) Abolition of State
(4) Class Struggle

62. On which date is Nobel Prize awarded ?

(1) December 10
(2) January 10
(3) April 10
(4) July 10

63. Numismatics is the study of ?

(1) Coins
(2) Numbers
(3) Stamps
(4) Space

64. Sariska sanctuary is located at ?

(1) Alwar, Rajasthan
(2) Mandi, Himachal Pradesh
(3) Mayurbhanj, Orissa
(4) Palghat, Kerala

65. Rubber, run down, run out, spinner, sixer, sillypoint and so on are the terms used in ?

(1) Badminton
(2) Volleyball
(3) Basketball
(4) Cricket

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

(1) Ustad Bismillah Khan
(2) Satyajit Ray
(3) Lata Mangeshkar
(4) Raj Kapoor

67. Who is the author of the book 'The Last Mughal The Fall of a Dynasty, Delhi 1987' ?

(1) John Kirkland
(2) William Dalrymple
(3) Thomas Wilson
(4) Simon Digby

68. Of the blood groups A, B, AB and O, which oneis transfused into a person whose blood group is A ?

(1) Group A only
(2) Group B only
(3) Group A and O
(4) Group AB only

69. On which day does National Science Day lies ?

(1) 28 January
(2) 28 February
(3) 28 March
(4) 28 April

70. World War I was between ?

(1) Germany against Britain
(2) Austria, Hungary and Turkey against France, USA, Russia, Japan, Canada, Australia and Belgium
(3) Both (a) and (b)
(4) None of the above

71. Oncology is the study of ?

(1) Birds
(2) Cancer
(3) Mammals
(4) Soil

72. Santhals is the tribe of ?

(1) West Bengal, Jharkhand and Orissa
(2) Andaman and Nicobar
(3) Arunachal Pradesh, Tripura
(4) Madhya Pradesh, Jharkhand

73. Robert Koch worked on ?

(1) Tuberculosis
(2) Cholera
(3) Malaria
(4) Diabetes

74. Samadhi of Lal Bahadur Shastri on the banks of Yamuna, at New Delhi is ?

(1) Shantivana
(2) Shakti Sthal
(3) Rajghat
(4) Vijay Ghat

75. Who is author of Night @ the Call Centre ?

(1) Vikram Seth
(2) Chetan Bhagat
(3) Anurag Mathur
(4) Robin Sharma

76. In which categories did Matie Curie win her two different Nobel Prizes ?

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

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