General Knowledge Quiz 29


Who administers the oath of office to the President of India ?
(A) Prime Minister
(B) Lok Sabha Speaker
(C) Rajya Sabha Speaker
(D) Chief Justice of India


With which state is the Phulkari embroidery associated ?
(A) Punjab
(B) Gujarat
(C) Karnataka
(D) Uttar Pradesh


Which capital city houses the headquarters of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) ?
(A) Dhaka
(B) Thimpu
(C) Kathmandu
(D) Islamabad


Zend Avesta is the holy book of which religion ?
(A) Islam
(B) Judaism
(C) Christianity
(D) Zoroastrianism


Before Hyderabad, which city was the the capital of Andhra Pradesh (erstwhile Andhra State) ?
(A) Warangal
(B) Kurnool
(C) Vijayawada
(D) Visakhapatnam


Who was the first Indian to win boy's Wimbledon Singles title in 1954 ?
(A) Ramanathan Krishnan
(B) Vijay Amritraj
(C) Ramesh Krishnan
(D) Leander Paes


At which place in Kerala was the first tide (ocean wave) generated electricity project of India established ?
(A) Alapuzha
(B) Ezhimala
(C) Vizhinjam
(D) Kozhikode


In 1954, with which Chinese premier did Indian PM Jawaharlal Nehru sign Panchsheel (five principles of peaceful co-existence) Pact ?
(A) Mao Zedong
(B) Zhou Enlai
(C) Deng Xiaoping
(D) Hua Guofeng


Who authored the 'Rajatarangini', a historical chronicle of Kashmir ?
(A) Kalidas
(B) Kalhana
(C) Chankaya
(D) Banabhatt


Who designed the Param Vir Chakra medal, India's highest military award ?
(A) Nek Chand
(B) Umesh Rao
(C) Bobby Kooka
(D) Savitri Khanolkar

Answers :

Q1.    (D) Chief Justice of India
Q2.    (A) Punjab
Q3.    (C) Kathmandu
Q4.    (D) Zoroastrianism
Q5.    (B) Kurnool
Q6.    (A) Ramanathan Krishnan
Q7.    (C) Vizhinjam
Q8.    (B) Zhou Enlai
Q9.    (B) Kalhana
Q10.   (D) Savitri Khanolkar