General Knowledge Quiz 14


Q1.

In 1970, who became the first recipient of the Dadasaheb Phalke Award ?
(A) Devika Rani Roerich
(B) Prithviraj Kapoor
(C) B.N.Sirkar
(D) Pankaj Mullick

Q2.

Bomakai and Sambalpuri saris are native of which state ?
(A) Orissa
(B) Madhya Pradesh
(C) Maharashtra
(D) West Bengal

Q3.

`Akbarnama', a biographical account of Mughal ruler Akbar, was authored by ?
(A) Faizi
(B) Birbal
(C) Abul Fazl
(D) Abdul Rahim Khan-i-khana

Q4.

Which among the following is not a mammal ?
(A) Bat
(B) Shark
(C) Dolphin
(D) Blue Whale

Q5.

Which city is known as the `Big Apple' ?
(A) Paris
(B) Tokyo
(C) Shanghai
(D) New York

Q6.

Who was the first Indian to win All England Open Badminton Championships Singles title ?
(A) Prakash Nath
(B) Prakash Padukone
(C) Nandu M. Natekar
(D) Pullela Gopichand

Q7.

On which river is Bhakra Nangal Dam, the highest gravity dam in world, is constructed ?
(A) Chenab
(B) Jhelum
(C) Ravi
(D) Sutlej

Q8.

Apart from Delhi, which other Union Territory has its own elected Vidhan Sabha and the executive council of ministers headed by a Chief Minister ?
(A) Daman and Diu
(B) Dadra and Nagar Haveli
(C) Lakshadweep
(D) Pondicherry

Q9.

On 2nd July 1972, with which Pakistani leader did Indira Gandhi sign Shimla Agreement ?
(A) Ayub Khan
(B) Yahya Khan
(C) Zulfikar Ali Bhutto
(D) Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq

Q10.

Which freedom fighter highlighted the drain of India's wealth into Britain, in his book `Poverty and Un-British Rule in India' in 1901 ?
(A) Dinshaw Edulji Wacha
(B) Dadabhai Naoroji
(C) Gopal Krishna Gokhale
(D) Womesh Chandra Bonerjee

Answers :

Q1. (A) Devika Rani Roerich
Q2. (A) Orissa
Q3. (C) Abul Fazl
Q4. (B) Shark
Q5. (D) New York
Q6. (B) Prakash Padukone
Q7. (D) Sutlej
Q8. (D) Pondicherry
Q9. (C) Zulfikar Ali Bhutto
Q10. (B) Dadabhai Naoroji