General Knowledge Quiz 29


Q1.

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

Q2.

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

Q3.

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

Q4.

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

Q5.

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

Q6.

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

Q7.

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

Q8.

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

Q9.

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

Q10.

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