General Knowledge Quiz 13


Q1.

On the banks of which river is Lucknow, the capital of Uttar Pradesh, situated ?
(A) Ganga
(B) Yamuna
(C) Gomti
(D) Godavari

Q2.

Jataka Tales, written in Pali language, are the previous birth stories of which religious Guru ?
(A) Mahavira
(B) Gautam Buddha
(C) Guru Nanak Dev
(D) Guru Gobind Singh

Q3.

Who wrote Bangladesh's national anthem 'Amar Shonar Bangla' ?
(A) Rabindranath Tagore
(B) Kazi Nazrul Islam
(C) Mohammed Iqbal
(D) Taslima Nasrin

Q4.

Parvani, the peacock, is mount of which Hindu God ?
(A) Indra
(B) Vishnu
(C) Ganesh
(D) Kartikeya

Q5.

Before Bhubaneswar, which city was the capital of Orissa ?
(A) Puri
(B) Cuttack
(C) Rourkela
(D) Sambalpur

Q6.

Who was the first recipient of Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award ?
(A) Geet Sethi
(B) Pullela Gopichand
(C) Vishwanathan Anand
(D) Sachin Tendulkar

Q7.

In which city are the headquarters of European Union (EU) located ?
(A) Brussels
(B) Geneva
(C) New York
(D) Paris

Q8.

Which conquerer was born in Macedonia (Europe), died in Babylon (Asia) and buried in Alexandria (Africa) ?
(A) Genghis Khan
(B) Attila the Hun
(C) Napolean Bonaparte
(D) Alexander the Great

Q9.

To produce artificial rains, which chemical is used for Cloud Seeding ?
(A) Copper Sulphate
(B) Ammonium Nitrate
(C) Silver Iodide
(D) Potassium Premanganate

Q10.

Binola village, the scheduled site of the Indian National Defence University (INDU), is in which state ?
(A) Punjab
(B) Haryana
(C) Rajasthan
(D) Uttar Pradesh

Answers :

Q1. (C) Gomti
Q2. (B) Gautam Buddha
Q3. (A) Rabindranath Tagore
Q4. (D) Kartikeya
Q5. (B) Cuttack
Q6. (C) Vishwanathan Anand
Q7. (A) Brussels
Q8. (D) Alexander the Great
Q9. (C) Silver Iodide
Q10. (B) Haryana