General Knowledge Quiz 42


In the most popular internet domain name '.com' (dot-com), the 'com' is the short form for which word ?
(A) Common
(B) Commercial
(C) Computer
(D) Communication


Deficiency of which vitamin leads to 'Rickets' (softening of bones) ?
(A) Vitamin A
(B) Vitamin B
(C) Vitamin C
(D) Vitamin D


Which freedom fighter was popularly known as the 'Grand Old Man of India' ?
(A) Bal Gangadhar Tilak
(B) Chittaranjan Das
(C) Dadabhai Naoroji
(D) C.Rajagopalachari


Which Indian state has the longest coastline ?
(A) Gujarat
(B) Maharashtra
(C) Tamil Nadu
(D) Andhra Pradesh


Naxalbari village, the birth place of Naxalite Movement, is located in which state ?
(A) Bihar
(B) Jharkhand
(C) West Bengal
(D) Orissa


'Roopavahini' is the National Television Network of which Asian country ?
(A) Nepal
(B) Sri Lanka
(C) Bhutan
(D) Myanmar


On 17 Dec 1931, who founded the Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) in Kolkata ?
(A) C.V.Raman
(B) Homi Bhabha
(C) P.C.Mahalanobis
(D) Vikram Sarabhai


Named after Libyan leader Muammar al-Gaddafi, famous Test cricket ground Gaddafi Stadium is located in which city ?
(A) Hyderabad (India)
(B) Dhaka (Bangladesh)
(C) Colombo (Sri Lanka)
(D) Lahore (Pakistan)


Which mythological weapon is depicted on the Param Vir Chakra medal ?
(A) Vajra
(B) Khatvanga
(C) Sudarshan Chakra
(D) Kaumodaki


Hydrogen and Carbon monoxide are the major constituents of which fuel gas ?
(A) Coal Gas
(B) Water Gas
(C) Compressed Natural Gas (CNG)
(D) Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG)

Answers :

Q1.    (B) Commercial
Q2.    (D) Vitamin D
Q3.    (C) Dadabhai Naoroji
Q4.    (A) Gujarat
Q5.    (C) West Bengal
Q6.    (B) Sri Lanka
Q7.    (C) P.C.Mahalanobis
Q8.    (D) Lahore (Pakistan)
Q9.    (A) Vajra
Q10.  (B) Water Gas