General Knowledge Quiz 39


Q1.

When do we celebrate the Engineers Day of India, the birthday of Bharat Ratna recipient M.Visvesarayya ?
(A) 15 January
(B) 28 February
(C) 29 August
(D) 15 September

Q2.

'Muga', 'Eri', 'Tussar' and 'Mulberry' are the varieties of which natural fibre ?
(A) Wool
(B) Silk
(C) Jute
(D) Cotton

Q3.

In which pilgrimage city of India would you come across the world's longest corridor ?
(A) Dwarka
(B) Varanasi
(C) Rameshwaram
(D) Tirupati

Q4.

In 1929, who founded non-violent movement 'Khudai Khidmatgar', also known as 'Red Shirts' ?
(A) Mahatma Gandhi
(B) Gopal Krishan Gokhle
(C) Mohammed Ali Jinnah
(D) Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan

Q5.

Lakshmibai National Institute of Physical Education is located in which city ?
(A) Jhansi
(B) Gwalior
(C) Patiala
(D) Nagpur

Q6.

Athlete's Foot, an infectious disease, is caused by which agent ?
(A) Virus
(B) Fungi
(C) Bacteria
(D) Protozoa

Q7.

Who authored the book 'Hindu View of Life ?
(A) S.Radhakrishnan
(B) Jawaharlal Nehru
(C) C.Rajagopalachari
(D) Mahatma Gandhi

Q8.

Solid form of which gas is commonly known as 'Dry Ice' ?
(A) Oxygen
(B) Nitrogen
(C) Carbon dioxide
(D) Hydrogen

Q9.

Who was the first woman president in the world ?
(A) Golda Meir
(B) Indira Gandhi
(C) Sirimavo Bhandarnaike
(D) Maria Isbel Paron

Q10.

Who created the first Portable Computer ?
(A) Adam Osborne
(B) Charles Babbage
(C) Steve Jobs
(D) Tim Berners-Lee

Answers :

Q1.    (D) 15 September
Q2.    (B) Silk
Q3.    (C) Rameshwaram
Q4.    (D) Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan
Q5.    (B) Gwalior
Q6.    (B) Fungi
Q7.    (A) S.Radhakrishnan
Q8.    (C) Carbon dioxide
Q9.    (D) Maria Isbel Paron
Q10.   (A) Adam Osborne