General Knowledge Quiz 63


Q1.

Anamudi Peak, located in the Idukki district of Kerala, is the highest peak of which Indian mountain range ?
(A) Aravali
(B) Vindhyas
(C) Sahyadri (W.Ghats)
(D) Satpura

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Q2.

'Kalidas' and 'Varahamihira' were the courtier of which ancient Indian ruler ?
(A) Harshavardhana
(B) Pulkeshin II
(C) Chandragupta Maurya
(D) Chandragupta Vikramaditaya

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Q3.

The insulin, a necessary harmone to absorb glucose (sugar) from the blood, is produced by which endocrine gland in human body ?
(A) Thyroid
(B) Adrenal
(C) Pancreas
(D) Pituitary

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Q4.

'Swaraj (self-rule) is my birthright and I shall have it !' slogan was given by which freedom fighter ?
(A) Mahatma Gandhi
(B) Subhash Chandra Bose
(C) Bal Gangadhar Tilak
(D) Bhagat Singh

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Q5.

'Peat', 'Bituminous', 'Lignite' and 'Anthrasite' are the varieties of which item ?
(A) Coal
(B) Iron
(C) Petrol
(D) Aluminium

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Q6.

Which Asian country was formerly known as 'Persia' ?
(A) Iraq
(B) Iran
(C) Qatar
(D) Yemen

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Q7.

Built across the Godavari river, Pochampad Dam is located in which state ?
(A) Karnataka
(B) Maharashtra
(C) Madhya Pradesh
(D) Andhra Pradesh

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Q8.

How many approximate days are there in the Hijri (Islamic) Calender, the lunar calendar based on year 622 AD when Prophet Muhammed emigrated to Madina ?
(A) 354 days
(B) 358 days
(C) 362 days
(D) 365 days

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Q9.

Which Indian lady writer won the Commonwealth Award for her first novel 'Difficult Daughters' ?
(A) Kiran Desai
(B) Manju Kapur
(C) Jhumpa Lahiri
(D) Arundhati Roy

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Q10.

Among the following four official styles in the competitive swimming, which swimming style is the slowest ?
(A) Butterfly
(B) Backstroke
(C) Front Crawl (Freestyle)
(D) Breaststroke

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