General Knowledge Quiz 62


Q1.

Which city houses the headquarters of the North Eastern Railway (NER) ?
(A) Hajipur (Bihar)
(B) Allahabad (U.P.)
(C) Gorakhpur (U.P.)
(D) Jabalpur (M.P.)

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Q2.

In which medium does the sound travel the fastest ?
(A) Gas
(B) Solid
(C) Liquid
(D) Plasma

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Q3.

Who was the first person to be awarded the Bharat Ratna posthumously ?
(A) Lal Bahadur Shastri
(B) Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
(C) Vallabhbhai Patel
(D) M.G.Ramachandran

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Q4.

Which river is also known as 'Bengal's sorrow' ?
(A) Damodar
(B) Mahanadi
(C) Hooghly
(D) Gandak

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Q5.

In which Indian city would you find the Rock Garden, a sculpture garden created by artist Nek Chand using waste especially rags and broken ceramics ?
(A) Bengaluru
(B) Chandigarh
(C) Gandhinagar
(D) Hyderabad

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Q6.

Which Commission is inquiring into the demolition of Babri Masjid structure at Ayodhya on 6th December 1992 ?
(A) Mandal Commission
(B) Liberhan Commission
(C) Sarkaria Commission
(D) Mukherjee Commission

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Q7.

With which sport are the 'Thomas Cup', 'Uber Cup' and 'Sudirman Cup' tournaments associated ?
(A) Squash
(B) Table Tennis
(C) Lawn Tennis
(D) Badminton

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Q8.

Which among the following boundary line seprates Pakistan from Afghanistan ?
(A) Curzon Line
(B) MacMahon Line
(C) Durand Line
(D) Radcliffe Line

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Q9.

The first Polio vaccine in form of 'injected dose' was developed by Jonas Salk in 1952. Later, who developed first Oral Polio Vaccine (OPV) in sixties ?
(A) Edward Jenner
(B) Louis Pasteur
(C) Alexander Fleming
(D) Albert Sabin

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Q10.

Who coined commonly used phrases 'Big Brother', 'Doublethink', 'Newspeak' and 'Thought Police' in his famous novel 'Nineteen Eighty-Four' ?
(A) E.M.Forster
(B) Charles Dickens
(C) Rudyard Kipling
(D) George Orwell

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