General Knowledge Quiz 74


Q1.

In 1943, who became the first Indian to be appointed as the Governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) ?
(A) H.V.R. Iyengar
(B) K.G. Ambegaonkar
(C) Benegal Rama Rau
(D) C.D. Deshmukh

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Q2.

'Dharavi', one of the largest slum in Asia, is part of which Indian city ?
(A) Mumbai
(B) Kolkata
(C) New Delhi
(D) Chennai

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Q3.

During the reign of which Mughal ruler did the Persian ruler Nader Shah invade India in 1739 ?
(A) Muhammad Shah
(B) Ahmad Shah Bahadur
(C) Farrukhsiyar
(D) Rafi ud-Daulat

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Q4.

Who authored the poetic works 'Krishna Gitavali', 'Kavitavali' and 'Vinaya Patrika' ?
(A) Kabir
(B) Tulsidas
(C) Surdas
(D) Jayadeva

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Q5.

In ancient times, which Indian city was known as 'Avantika' ?
(A) Patna (Bihar)
(B) Kannauj (U.P.)
(C) Ujjain (M.P.)
(D) Guwahati (Assam)

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Q6.

As prescribed in the Constitution, what is the maximum strength of the Lok Sabha ?
(A) 545 members
(B) 547 members
(C) 552 members
(D) 555 members

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Q7.

On 2 October 1959, at which town in Rajasthan did Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, then Prime Minister, inaugurate the Panchayati Raj in India ?
(A) Sikar
(B) Churu
(C) Dausa
(D) Nagaur

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Q8.

Who was also known as the 'Saint of the Gutters' ?
(A) Baba Amte
(B) Jyotirao Phule
(C) C.F. Andrews
(D) Mother Teresa

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Q9.

Mount McKinley is the highest mountain peak of which continent ?
(A) Australia
(B) North America
(C) South America
(D) Antarctica

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Q10.

Despite a ban by the Government as it produces harmful acetylene gas, which chemical is most commonly used by fruit sellers for artificial ripening of fruits ?
(A) Sodium chloride
(B) Calcium carbide
(C) Potassium permanganate
(D) Sodium bicarbonate

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