General Knowledge Quiz 8


Which term is used to describe the rearing of silkworms for the production of raw silk ?
(A) Sericulture
(B) Viticulture
(C) Horticulture
(D) Apiculture


Which metal is the best conductor of electric current ?
(A) Copper
(B) Gold
(C) Silver
(D) Aluminium


What is the popular name of Ascorbic acid ?
(A) Vitamin A
(B) Vitamin B
(C) Vitamin C
(D) Vitamin D


Who was the first person to address the United Nations in Hindi ?
(A) Morarji Desai
(B) Atal Behari Vajpayee
(C) V.P.Singh
(D) P.V.Narasimha Rao


Which imaginary line, located at zero degrees latitude, divides the earth into Northern and Southern hemispheres ?
(A) Prime Meridian
(B) Equator
(C) Tropic of Cancer
(D) Tropic of Capricorn


Which city did Sikandar Lodi found in 1504 on the banks of Yamuna river ?
(A) Agra
(B) Mathura
(C) Delhi
(D) Allahabad


Who coined the name `Pakistan' ?
(A) Muhammad Ali Jinnah
(B) Allama Iqbal
(C) Liaquat Ali Khan
(D) Chaudhary Rahmat Ali


Vishvambhar Mishra was the original name of which spiritual guru ?
(A) Swami Vivekanand
(B) Chaitanya Mahaprabhu
(C) Swami Dayanand Saraswati
(D) Swami Prabhupada


At the time of independence, who was the president of Indian National Congress ?
(A) Mahatma Gandhi
(B) Jawahar Lal Nehru
(C) Sardar Patel
(D) J.B.Kriplani


In 1958, who became the first Indian to receive Raman Magsaysay Award ?
(A) Vinoba Bhave
(B) Baba Amte
(C) Satyajit Ray
(D) Jai Prakash Narain

Answers :

Q1.   (A) Sericulture
Q2.   (C) Silver
Q3.   (C) Vitamin C
Q4.   (B) Atal Behari Vajpayee
Q5.   (B) Equator
Q6.   (A) Agra
Q7.   (D) Chaudhary Rahmat Ali
Q8.   (B) Chaitanya Mahaprabhu
Q9.   (D) J.B.Kriplani
Q10.  (A) Vinoba Bhave