General Knowledge Quiz 39


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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