General Knowledge Quiz 58


Q1.

By invention of which explosive did Alfred Bernhard Nobel amass enormous wealth, later used by him to institute Nobel Prizes ?
(A) TNT
(B) RDX
(C) HMX
(D) Dynamite

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Q2.

'Clouded' and 'Snow' are the species of which Indian mammal ?
(A) Yak
(B) Lion
(C) Deer
(D) Leopard

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Q3.

In 1687, who propounded the Law of Gavity ?
(A) Charles Darwin
(B) Issac Newton
(C) Albert Einstein
(D) Gregor Mendel

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Q4.

'Gift of the Nile' is the nickname of which African country ?
(A) Sudan
(B) Egypt
(C) Uganda
(D) Tanzania

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Q5.

Encephalitis disease affects which part of the body ?
(A) Brain
(B) Lungs
(C) Liver
(D) Kidney

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Q6.

Which mineral is mined at Golkonda in Andhra Pradesh ?
(A) Gold
(B) Silver
(C) Diamond
(D) Copper

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Q7.

Which among the following is not a computer Operating System ?
(A) Unix
(B) Windows XP
(C) Visual Basic
(D) Linux

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Q8.

'Golden Girl' book is the autobiography of which Indian woman athlete ?
(A) P.T.Usha
(B) Shiny Abraham
(C) Jyotirmay Sikdar
(D) M.D.Valsamma

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Q9.

'Raja', 'Rani', 'Rocket' and 'Roarer' falls, collectively known as Jog Falls or Gersoppa Falls, are formed by which river in Karnataka ?
(A) Netravati
(B) Dandavathi
(C) Vrishabhavati
(D) Sharavathi

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Q10.

On 8 January 2009, at which place in Kerala did Prime Minister Manmohan Singh commission the Asia's biggest Naval Academy ?
(A) Ezhimala (Kerala)
(B) Karwar (Karnataka)
(C) Visakhapatnam (A.P.)
(D) Okha (Gujarat)

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