General Knowledge Quiz 40


Q1.

Designed by Bengali architect Vidhyadhar Bhattacharya, which city is known as 'Pink City' ?
(A) Jaipur
(B) Jodhpur
(C) Bengaluru
(D) Chandigarh

Q2.

Which metal is used to make electric bulb filaments ?
(A) Copper
(B) Silver
(C) Tungsten
(D) Aluminium

Q3.

Who was the first Viceroy of India ?
(A) Lord Mayo
(B) Lord Dalhousie
(C) Lord Canning
(D) Lord Curzon

Q4.

In terms of both area and population, which is the smallest country in the world ?
(A) Nauru
(B) Monaco
(C) Tuvalu
(D) Vatican City

Q5.

Which portfolio did Rajkumari Amrit Kaur, the first woman cabinet minister in India, hold in the independent India's first cabinet ?
(A) Labour
(B) Health
(C) Education
(D) Railways

Q6.

Palghat Gap, about 20 miles wide mountain pass between the Nilgiri Hills and the Anaimalai Hills, connects Kerala to which state ?
(A) Tamil Nadu
(B) Karnataka
(C) Maharashtra
(D) Andhra Pradesh

Q7.

Named after the mount of Hindu god Vishnu, 'Garuda' is the national airline of which most Muslim populous country ?
(A) Nigeria
(B) Pakistan
(C) Bangladesh
(D) Indonesia

Q8.

At which town in Andhra Pradesh, famous for silk sarees, did Vinoba Bhave start the Bhoodan Movement in 1951 ?
(A) Vijayawada
(B) Rajahmundry
(C) Pochampally
(D) Warangal

Q9.

'Daughter of the East' book is the autobiography of which Asian woman leader ?
(A) Indira Gandhi
(B) Benazir Bhutto
(C) Aung San Suu Kyi
(D) Maghawati Sukarnoputri

Q10.

Which country was formerly known as 'Upper Volta' ?
(A) Namibia
(B) Ethiopia
(C) Botswana
(D) Burkina Faso

Answers :

Q1.    (A) Jaipur
Q2.    (C) Tungsten
Q3.    (C) Lord Canning
Q4.    (D) Vatican City
Q5.    (B) Health
Q6.    (A) Tamil Nadu
Q7.    (D) Indonesia
Q8.    (C) Pochampally
Q9.    (B) Benazir Bhutto
Q10.  (D) Burkina Faso