General Knowledge Quiz 31


Which gas is used to disinfect water in swimming pools ?
(A) Hydrogen
(B) Nitrogen
(C) Chlorine
(D) Oxygen


'Royal Bengal', 'Sumatran', 'Malayan' and 'Siberian' are the species of which member of cat family ?
(A) Lion
(B) Tiger
(C) Leopard
(D) Jaguar


Which was the first state in the India to be formed on a purely linguistic basis, in 1953 ?
(A) Punjab
(B) Gujarat
(C) Andhra Pradesh
(D) Tamil Nadu


Which 19th century social reformer from Maharashtra was popularly known as 'Lokhitwadi' ?
(A) Mahadev Govind Ranade
(B) Dhondo Keshav Karve
(C) Mahatma Jyotirao Phule
(D) Gopal Hari Deshmukh


In humans, which protein transports oxygen from the lungs to the rest of body ?
(A) Lectin
(B) Keratin
(C) Collagen
(D) Hemoglobin


The union territory of Andaman & Nicobar Islands is under the jurisdiction of which High Court ?
(A) Orissa High Court
(B) Andhra Pradesh High Court
(C) Calcutta High Court
(D) Madras High Court


Ganymede, the largest natural satellite in the Solar System, is a natural satellite (moon) of which planet ?
(A) Mars
(B) Jupiter
(C) Saturn
(D) Uranus


Which princely state was the first to be annexed to the British East India Company under the Doctrine of Lapse policy, devised by Lord Dalhousie ?
(A) Satara
(B) Sambalpur
(C) Jhansi
(D) Awadh


Which water body seprates the Africa from the Europe ?
(A) Suez Canal
(B) Panama Canal
(C) Palk Strait
(D) Strait of Gibraltar


Which American President in his famous Gettysberg speech defined democracy as the 'government of the people, by the people, for the people' ?
(A) Abraham Lincoln
(B) George Washington
(C) John F. Kennedy
(D) Theodore Roosevelt

Answers :

Q1. (C) Chlorine
Q2. (B) Tiger
Q3. (C) Andhra Pradesh
Q4. (D) Gopal Hari Deshmukh
Q5. (D) Hemoglobin
Q6. (C) Calcutta High Court
Q7. (B) Jupiter
Q8. (A) Satara
Q9. (D) Strait of Gibraltar
Q10. (A) Abraham Lincoln