General Knowledge Quiz 23


Q1.

Kavaratti, an island town, is the capital of which Indian union territory ?
(A) Lakshadweep
(B) Daman and Diu
(C) Puducherry
(D) Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Q2.

Garba dance is native of which Indian state ?
(A) Punjab
(B) Maharashtra
(C) Gujarat
(D) West Bengal

Q3.

Antarctica is the largest cold desert in the world. Which is the largest hot desert in the world ?
(A) Thar
(B) Gobi
(C) Sahara
(D) Kalahari

Q4.

Sadakat Ashram memorial in Patna is dedicated to which former President of India ?
(A) Zakir Hussain
(B) Rajendra Prasad
(C) Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed
(D) V.V.Giri

Q5.

Who discoverd Penicillin ?
(A) Jonas Salk
(B) Frederick Benting
(C) Alexander Fleming
(D) Ronald Ross

Q6.

In Mumbai terror attacks on 26 Nov. 2008, what was the code name of security forces commando action against terrorists ?
(A) Operation Vijay
(B) Operation Shakti
(C) Operation Cactus
(D) Operation Black Tornado

Q7.

At which temprature, Celsius and Fahrenheit scales will show same reading ?
(A) 0 degree
(B) 32 degre
(C) 180 degree
(D) minus 40 degree

Q8.

Launched on 1st July 1822, which newspaper is the Asia's oldest extant daily ?
(A) The Times of India
(B) Mumbai Samachar
(C) The Indian Express
(D) Hindustan Times

Q9.

Who is the first Indian woman to graduate from the Harvard Business School ?
(A) Naina Lal Kidwai
(B) Lalita D. Gupte
(C) Kiran Mazumdar Shaw
(D) Chanda Kochhar

Q10.

In domestic LPG cylinders, a small quantity of which foul smelling chemical is added to act as a warning agent in case of any gas leakage ?
(A) Pyridine
(B) Isocyanide
(C) Cadaverine
(D) Ethyl Mercaptan

Answers :

Q1.    (A) Lakshadweep
Q2.    (C) Gujarat
Q3.    (C) Sahara
Q4.    (B) Rajendra Prasad
Q5.    (C) Alexander Fleming
Q6.    (D) Operation Black Tornado
Q7.    (D) minus 40 degree
Q8.    (B) Mumbai Samachar
Q9.    (A) Naina Lal Kidwai
Q10.   (D) Ethyl Mercaptan