General Knowledge Quiz 37


Q1.

Which among the following is not a Kharif crop ?
(A) Mustard
(B) Sugarcane
(C) Groundnut
(D) Maize

Q2.

Which monument was built by Mohammed Quli Qutub Shah in 1591 to commemorate the end of the plague in his capital ?
(A) Taj Mahal, Agra
(B) Hawa Mahal, Jaipur
(C) Gol Gumbad, Bijapur
(D) Charminar, Hyderabad

Q3.

For the popularization of science, which agency of United Nations (UN) awards the Kalinga Prize ?
(A) UNIDO
(B) UNESCO
(C) UNICEF
(D) UNHRC

Q4.

'Lawsons Bay Beach' and 'Ramakrishna Beach' are located in which port city on the Bay of Bengal ?
(A) Paradip (Orissa)
(B) Chennai (Tamil Nadu)
(C) Tuticorin (Tamil Nadu)
(D) Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh)

Q5.

Which ancient Indian physician is known as the 'Father of Modern Plastic Surgery' ?
(A) Charak
(B) Madhav
(C) Sushruta
(D) Patanjali

Q6.

Who directed Oscar award winning short documentary film 'Smile Pinki' (2008) ?
(A) Danny Boyle
(B) Megan Mylan
(C) Andrew Stanton
(D) Gus Van Sant

Q7.

Who presided over the first session of the All India Trade Union Cogress in 1920 ?
(A) M.N.Roy
(B) V.V.Giri
(C) Lala Lajpat Rai
(D) Shripad Amrut Dange

Q8.

On which planet, due to its clockwise (east to west) rotation on the axis, the Sun rises in the west and sets in the east ?
(A) Mars
(B) Earth
(C) Venus
(D) Mercury

Q9.

By what name is British lady Madeleine Slade, a disciple of Mahatma Gandhi, better known ?
(A) Meera Ben
(B) Sister Nivedita
(C) The Mother
(D) Sarla Ben

Q10.

For his major role in the development of computer chip 'Pentium', which indian IT expert is called the 'Father of Pentium' ?
(A) Sabeer Bhatia
(B) Vinod Dham
(C) Vinod Khosla
(D) Vijay Bhatkar

Answers :

Q1.    (A) Mustard
Q2.    (D) Charminar, Hyderabad
Q3.    (B) UNESCO
Q4.    (D) Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh)
Q5.    (C) Sushruta
Q6.    (B) Megan Mylan
Q7.    (C) Lala Lajpat Rai
Q8.    (C) Venus
Q9.    (A) Meera Ben
Q10.   (B) Vinod Dham