General Knowledge Quiz 73


Q1.

In India, the inflation rate represents the annual change (in percentage) in which index ?
(A) Consumer Price Index (CPI)
(B) Consumer Confidence Index (CCI)
(C) Wholesale Price Index (WPI)
(D) Index of Industrial Production (IIP)

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Q2.

To preserve the filaments at high temprature, which gas is filled in the electric bulbs ?
(A) Argon
(B) Helium
(C) Krypton
(D) Xenon

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Q3.

'The Four Noble Truths' and 'Noble Eightfold Path' are the cornerstones of which religion ?
(A) Jainism
(B) Sikhism
(C) Buddhism
(D) Christianity

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Q4.

What is the chemical name of Baking Soda ?
(A) Sodium chloride
(B) Sodium bicarbonate
(C) Potassium permanganate
(D) Calcium carbonate

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Q5.

On 16 June 1963, who became the first woman in the world to go into space ?
(A) Kalpana Chawla
(B) Valentina Tereshkova
(C) Anousheh Ansari
(D) Svetlana Savitskaya

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Q6.

Tirupati Balaji Temple at Tirumala in Andhra Pradesh, one of the richest place of worship in the world, is dedicated to which Hindu god ?
(A) Surya
(B) Hanuman
(C) Ganesh
(D) Vishnu

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Q7.

Directed by Satyajit Ray, the Apu Trilogy films - 'Pather Panchali', 'Aparajito' and 'Apur Sansar' - were based on the novels of which Bengali writer ?
(A) Rabindranath Tagore
(B) Bankim Chandra Chatterjee
(C) Sharat Chandra Chatterjee
(D) Bibhutibhushan Bandopadhyay

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Q8.

In which city in Maharashtra is the 'Chaitya Bhoomi', the cremation site of Dr.B.R.Ambedkar, located ?
(A) Pune
(B) Nasik
(C) Nagpur
(D) Mumbai

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Q9.

In 1875, which indoor game was invented by British Army officer Colonel Neville Chamberlain at Jabalpur in Madhya Pradesh ?
(A) Chess
(B) Snooker
(C) Carrom
(D) Badminton

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Q10.

To send a letter to a member of Indian scientific expedition stationed at Indian base station 'Maitreyi' in Antarctica, the pin code of which city would you write in the address ?
(A) Panaji (Goa)
(B) Kavaratti (Lakshadweep)
(C) Chennai (Tamil Nadu)
(D) Thiruvananthpuram (Kerala)

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