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Quiz

1. The manuscripts of which one of the following have been included in the UNESCO's Memory of World Register ?

(1) Abhidhamma Pitaka
(2) Mahabharata
(3) Ramayana
(4) Rigveda

2. Joseph Barbera created which one of the following famous cartoon characters ?

(1) Spiderman
(2) Mickey Mouse
(3) Tom and Jerry
(4) Phantom

3. Who among the following wrote the book "Ayodhya : 6 December 1992" ?

(1) Chandra Shekhar
(2) P V Narasimha Rao
(3) Jaswant Singh
(4) Arun Shourie

4. Duleep Trophy is associated with the game of___ ?

(1) Hockey
(2) Cricket
(3) Badminton
(4) Football

5. The first Olympic Games were held in which year ?

(1) 766 BC
(2) 676 BC
(3) 776 BC
(4) 667 BC

6. Ryder Cup is related with which sports ?

(1) Football
(2) Golf
(3) Badminton
(4) Cricket

7. Arjuna Award was introduced in ?

(1) 1961
(2) 1969
(3) 1972
(4) 1995

8. April 22 is observed as___ ?

(1) Rabindranath Tagore's Anniversary Day
(2) United Nations Day for South-South Cooperation
(3) World Entrepreneurship Day (WED) site
(4) Earth Day

9. April 7 is observed as___ ?

(1) World Cancer Day
(2) United Nations Day for South-South Cooperation
(3) World telecommunication day
(4) World Health Day

10. World Tourism Day, is observed as__ ?

(1) September 27
(2) November 14
(3) January 25
(4) December 10

11. How may squares are there in a Chess Board ?

(1) 36
(2) 48
(3) 64
(4) 72

12. Who was the first Indian woman who owns the gold medal in Asian Games ?

(1) P. T. Usha
(2) Sunita Rani
(3) Shiny Abraham
(4) Kamaljit Sandhu

13. Which one of the following books was written by Tilak ?

(1) India in Transition
(2) Gita Rahasya
(3) Gokhale-My Political Guru
(4) Discovery of India

14. Who is the author of " A Passage to England" ?

(1) E. M. Forster
(2) Nirad C. Chaudhari
(3) G. B. Shaw
(4) Winston Churchill

15. Mulk Raj Anand is the author of___ ?

(1) The Post Office
(2) Gora
(3) India Wins Freedom
(4) Coolie

16. Who among the following is the author of a collection of poems called Golden Threshold ?

(1) Aruna Asaf Ali
(2) Annie Besant
(3) Sarojini Naidu
(4) Vijayalakshmi Pandit

17. Who composed the National Anthem 'Jana Gana Mana' ?

(1) Rabindranath Tagore
(2) R. D. Dinkar
(3) Bankim Chandra Chatterjee
(4) Sarojini Naidu

18. In which year did the first modern Olympic Games take place ?

(1) 1908
(2) 1910
(3) 1896
(4) 1895

19. The first Commonwealth Games were held in the year 1930 at ?

(1) London (the UK)
(2) Sydney (Australia)
(3) Hamilton (Canada)
(4) Auckland (New Zealand)

20. Which of the following term is used in game of Cricket ?

(1) Love
(2) Scoop
(3) LBW
(4) Tee

21. Who was the first Indian Woman to scale the Mount Everest ?

(1) Bachhendri Pal
(2) Phew Dorajee
(3) Onn Saang Su Kayi
(4) Yoko Ono

22. When is World Population Day, recognized by the UN is observed ?

(1) December 11
(2) July 11
(3) March 8
(4) November 14

23. The Sanskrit poet called as the Indian Shakespeare ?

(1) Kalidasa
(2) Thulasidas
(3) Sudraka
(4) Kautilya

24. Which English poet finished writing the epic poem 'Paradise Lost' ?

(1) Steffi Graf
(2) Leonox Alexie
(3) John Milton
(4) Jerry Ross

25. Who is belived to have created the raga Miyan Ki Malhar ?

(1) Tansen
(2) Baiju Bawara
(3) Amir Khusrau
(4) Swami Haridasa

26. Where did Babur die ?

(1) Agra
(2) Kabul
(3) Lahore
(4) Delhi

27. The Prime Minister of England at the time of Quit India Movement was___ ?

(1) Chamberlain
(2) Churchill
(3) Clement Attlee
(4) Mac Donald

28. 'There is going to be a revolution here (in India) and we must get out quick' who said it ?

(1) Stafford Cripps
(2) Lord Pathoric Lawrence
(3) Lord Wavell
(4) A. V. Alexander

29. Who is the author of the book 'Glimpses of World History' ?

(1) Abul Kalam Azad
(2) Jawahar Lal Nehru
(3) S. Gopalan
(4) S. Radhakrishnan

30. Who amongst the following made it possible for the Indians to enter the Indian Civil Services (ICS) through an open competitive examination ?

(1) William Bentick
(2) Dalhousie
(3) Mayo
(4) Ripon

31. During whose Viceroyship did the High court come into existence at the three presidential cities of Calcutta, Madras and Bombay ?

(1) Waren Hatings
(2) Lord Cornwallis
(3) John Lawrence
(4) Lord Dalhousie

32. When did the British make English the medium of instruction (education) in India ?

(1) 1813
(2) 1833
(3) 1835
(4) 1844

33. Who is the author of the novel 'Devdas' ?

(1) Rabindranath Tagore
(2) Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay
(3) Sharat Chandra Chattopadhyay
(4) Munshi Premchand

34. The Constitution of India was adopted by the constituent Assembly on___ ?

(1) Aug. 15, 1947
(2) Jan. 30, 1948
(3) Nov. 26, 1946
(4) Jan. 26, 1950

35. 'Durand Cup' is associated with the game of ?

(1) Football
(2) Polo
(3) Cricket
(4) Hockey

36. How many players are there on each side in a baseball match ?

(1) 5
(2) 7
(3) 9
(4) 11

37. Which one of the following four Vedas contains an account of magerical charms and spells ?

(1) Rig - veda
(2) Yajur - veda
(3) Atharva - veda
(4) Sama - veda

38. The author of the book 'India Wins Freedom' is ?

(1) Kuldeep Nawar
(2) Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
(3) Jawahar Lal Nehru
(4) Indira Gandhi

39. 'Long Walk' to Freedom' is a book written by___ ?

(1) Sonia Gandhi
(2) L. K. Advani
(3) Nelson Mandela
(4) Benazir Bhutto

40. A renowned Jain scholar who was greatly honoured by Akbar was___ ?

(1) Hemchandra
(2) Harivijaya
(3) Vastupala
(4) Bhadrabahu

41. Who among the following was an illiterate ?

(1) Jahangir
(2) Shahjahan
(3) Akbar
(4) Aurangzeb

42. Which of the following Mughal painters according to Abul Fazl was excellent in drawing of features ?

(1) Abdus Samad
(2) Behjad
(3) Mir Saiyad Ali
(4) Basawan

43. High courts were established in Calcutta, Bombay and Madras is___ ?

(1) 1935
(2) 1919
(3) 1892
(4) 1865

44. Who was the responsible for the introduction of the Vernacular Press Act ?

(1) Lord Mayo
(2) Lord Lytoon
(3) Lord Ripon
(4) Lord Curzon

45. Who amongst the following is the author of the famous classical book ' A Passage To India' ?

(1) Mark Twain
(2) Nayantara Sehgal
(3) Nirad C. Choudhuri
(4) E. M. Foster

46. Who has written 'Jhanda Geet' ?

(1) Rabindra Nath Tagore
(2) Bankim Chandra Chatterjee
(3) Maithilisharan Gupta
(4) Shyamlal Gupta 'Parshad'

47. Who founded the 'Amrit Bazar Patrika' ?

(1) Girish Chandra Ghosh
(2) Harish Chandra Mukherjee
(3) Surendra Nath Banerjee
(4) Sisir Kumar Ghosh

48. Which of the following books was knwon as the 'Bible of Bengali Patriotism' ?

(1) Geetanjali
(2) Anand Math
(3) Devdas
(4) Gora

49. Who, amongst the following Englishmen, first translated 'Bhagavad Gita' into English ?

(1) William Jones
(2) Charles Wikins
(3) Alexander Cunningham
(4) John Marshal

50. Who, among the following Governor Generals, created the Cvenanted Civil Service of India which later came to be known as Indian Civil Service (ICS) ?

(1) Warran Hastings
(2) Wellesley
(3) Cornwallis
(4) Willian Bentick

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