General Knowledge Quiz 46


Which natural sugar is found in the milk ?
(A) Lactose
(B) Sucrose
(C) Maltose
(D) Fructose


'Nepali', 'Lepcha', 'Bhutia' and 'Limbu' are the main spoken langauges of which Indian state ?
(A) Manipur
(B) Mizoram
(C) Sikkim
(D) Nagaland


On 15 May 1952, who became the first speaker of the Lok Sabha ?
(A) Sukumar Sen
(B) G.V.Mavalankar
(C) Harilal J. Kania
(D) S.Radhakrishnan


Which royal poet of Delhi Sultanate is regarded as the 'Father of Qawwali' ?
(A) Tansen
(B) Baiju Bawra
(C) Nayak Charju
(D) Amir Khusro


In 1976, which Bengali lady novelist became the first woman to receive the Jnanpith Award for her novel 'Pratham Pritisruti' (First Promise) ?
(A) Ashapurna Devi
(B) Mahasveta Devi
(C) Mahadevi Varma
(D) Amrita Pritam


Which Article of the Indian Constitution gives special status to Jammu and Kashmir ?
(A) Article 352
(B) Article 356
(C) Article 360
(D) Article 370


Immortalized in the voice of Lata Mangeshkar, Kavi Pradeep's famous patriotic song 'Aye mere watan ke logon' was set to music by which musician ?
(A) Naushad
(B) S.D.Burman
(C) O.P.Nayyar
(D) C.Ramchandra


Coined by French priest Henri Didon, 'Citius, Altius, Fortius' (Swifter, Higher, Stronger) slogan is the motto of which tournament ?
(A) Olympic Games
(B) Commonwealth Games
(C) FIFA World Cup
(D) Asian Games


Who was popularly known as the 'Lady with the Lamp' ?
(A) Mother Teresa
(B) Sister Nivedita
(C) Florence Nightingale
(D) The Mother (Mirra Alfassa)


Falkland Islands, located in South Atlantic Ocean, are a self-governing Overseas Territory of which country ?
(A) France
(B) United Kingdom
(C) Argentina
(D) Spain

Answers :

Q1.    (A) Lactose
Q2.    (C) Sikkim
Q3.    (B) G.V.Mavalankar
Q4.    (D) Amir Khusro
Q5.    (A) Ashapurna Devi
Q6.    (D) Article 370
Q7.    (D) C.Ramchandra
Q8.    (A) Olympic Games
Q9.    (C) Florence Nightingale
Q10.  (B) United Kingdom