General Knowledge Quiz 21


In which city is the dargah (tomb) of sufi saint Moinuddin Chishti located ?
(A) Mumbai
(B) Srinagar
(C) New Delhi
(D) Ajmer


With with musical instrument is Pt. Ravi Shankar associated ?
(A) Sitar
(B) Sarod
(C) Santoor
(D) Tabla


In 1953, who became the first woman President of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) ?
(A) Rajkumari Amrit Kaur
(B) Sucheta Kriplani
(C) Vijay Laxmi Pandit
(D) Sarojini Naidu


Which lake seprates the Hyderabad, capital of Andhra Pradesh, from its twin city Secunderabad ?
(A) Loktak Lake
(B) Chilka Lake
(C) Wular Lake
(D) Hussain Sagar Lake


What is the name of India's first nuclear reactor ?
(A) Apsara
(B) Kamini
(C) Dhruva
(D) Aryabhatt


At which place did Mahatama Gandhi start his first Satyagraha in India ?
(A) Kheda (Gujarat)
(B) Champaran (Bihar)
(C) Sabarmati (Gujarat)
(D) Mumbai (Maharashtra)


'Wings of Fire' and 'Ignited Minds' books are authored by which Indian scientist ?
(A) H.G.Khurana
(B) M.S.Swaminathan
(C) A.P.J.Abdul Kalam
(D) S.Chandrasekhar


The Gir Forest National Park (Sasan Gir), the only home of the Asiatic Lions, is situated in which state ?
(A) Kerala
(B) Gujarat
(C) West Bengal
(D) Madhya Pradesh


Which Mughal emperor assumed the title of 'Alamgir' (Conqueror of the world) ?
(A) Akbar
(B) Jehangir
(C) Shahjahan
(D) Aurangzeb


What is the common name of Acetylsalicylic Acid ?
(A) Aspirin
(B) Vinegar
(C) Vitamin C
(D) Vitriol

Answers :

Q1.    (D) Ajmer
Q2.    (A) Sitar
Q3.    (C) Vijay Laxmi Pandit
Q4.    (D) Hussain Sagar Lake
Q5.    (A) Apsara
Q6.    (B) Champaran (Bihar)
Q7.    (C) A.P.J.Abdul Kalam
Q8.    (B) Gujarat
Q9.    (D) Aurangzeb
Q10.   (A) Aspirin