General Knowledge Quiz 24


In tabletop game Carrom, how many coins are used ?
(A) 15
(B) 17
(C) 19
(D) 21


How much time does Sunlight take to reach the Earth ?
(A) 8 minutes
(B) 10 minutes
(C) 12 minutes
(D) 15 minutes


Alpha is the first letter of Greek alphabet. Which is the last ?
(A) Beta
(B) Gamma
(C) Sigma
(D) Omega


Which ruler of Gupta dynasty is also called the 'Napoleon of India' ?
(A) Ramagupta
(B) Skandagupta
(C) Samudragupta
(D) Chandragupta Vikramaditya


Which mountain range in Chhatisgarh, with name literally meaning the hump of ox, is world famous for top-quality deposits of iron ore ?
(A) Aravali
(B) Bailadila
(C) Nilgiri
(D) Patkai


Which scientist is considered as the father of Indian Space Programme ?
(A) Vikram Sarabhai
(B) Homi Bhabha
(C) M.S.Swaminathan
(D) A.P.J.Abdul Kalam


Which pigment is responsible for red colour of tomatoes ?
(A) Melanin
(B) Lycopene
(C) Bilirubin
(D) Chlorophyll


Who founded the 'Pushti Marg' (path of divine grace) sect of the Hindu religion ?
(A) Adi Shankaracharya
(B) Nimbarkacharya
(C) Ramanujacharya
(D) Vallabhacharya


Who authored the book `The Fortune at the Bottom of the Pyramid' ?
(A) Philip Kotler
(B) Jack Welch
(C) C.K.Prahalad
(D) Mohanbir Sawhney


Indira Mount, an underwater mountain named after former PM of India Smt. Indira Gandhi, is in which ocean ?
(A) Indian Ocean
(B) Antarctic Ocean
(C) Atlantic Ocean
(D) Pacific Ocean

Answers :

Q1. (C) 19
Q2. (A) 8 minutes
Q3. (D) Omega
Q4. (C) Samudragupta
Q5. (B) Bailadila
Q6. (A) Vikram Sarabhai
Q7. (B) Lycopene
Q8. (D) Vallabhacharya
Q9. (C) C.K.Prahalad
Q10. (B) Antarctic Ocean