General Knowledge Quiz 30


Who directed 'Raja Harishchandra' (1913), the first totally indigenous Indian feature film ?
(A) Ardeshir Irani
(B) Dadasaheb Phalke
(C) V.Shantaram
(D) Sohrab Modi


Who is the ex-officio chairman of the Planning Commission of India ?
(A) President
(B) Prime Minister
(C) Finance Minister
(D) RBI Governor


What is the name of India's longest river bridge, built over the river Ganga at Patna ?
(A) Rabindra Setu
(B) Vidyasagar Setu
(C) Mahatma Gandhi Setu
(D) Anna Indira Gandhi Bridge


Who founded the Brahmo Samaj, initially known as Brahmo Sabha, in 1828 ?
(A) Raja Ram Mohan Roy
(B) Debendranath Tagore
(C) Mahadev Govind Ranade
(D) Keshub Chandra Sen


'Tamasha' is the popular folk theatre of which state ?
(A) Punjab
(B) Maharashtra
(C) Karnataka
(D) West Bengal


In which city is the Central Rice Research Institute located ?
(A) Karnal (Haryana)
(B) Shimla (Himachal Pradesh)
(C) Rajamundry (Andhra Pradesh)
(D) Cuttack (Orissa)


At which place Guru Gobind Singh, the tenth and the last Guru of Sikhs, created 'Khalsa' in 1699 ?
(A) Anandpur (Punjab)
(B) Amritsar (Punjab)
(C) Patna (Bihar)
(D) Nanded (Maharashtra)


Who is the first woman Air Marshal of India Air Force (IAF) ?
(A) Punita Arora
(B) Harita Kaur Deol
(C) Kanchan Chaudhary Bhattacharya
(D) Padmavathy Bandopadhyay


What is the boundary line demarcating India and China known as ?
(A) Curzon Line
(B) Durand Line
(C) McMahon Line
(D) RadCliffe Line


In 1958, which billiards player became the first Indian to win an individual world title in any sport ?
(A) Wilson Jones
(B) Michael Ferreira
(C) Geet Sethi
(D) Manoj Kothari

Answers :

Q1.    (B) Dadasaheb Phalke
Q2.    (B) Prime Minister
Q3.    (C) Mahatma Gandhi Setu
Q4.    (A) Raja Ram Mohan Roy
Q5.    (B) Maharashtra
Q6.    (D) Cuttack (Orissa)
Q7.    (A) Anandpur (Punjab)
Q8.    (D) Padmavathy Bandopadhyay
Q9.    (C) McMahon Line
Q10.   (A) Wilson Jones