General Knowledge Quiz 82


Q1.

In 1989, who became the first woman judge of the Supreme Court of India ?
(A) Leila Seth
(B) M.S. Fatima Beevi
(C) Cornelia Sorabji
(D) Anna Chandy

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Q2.

In 305 BC, which Maurya ruler defeated Alexander's general Seleucus Nicator and received the territories of Kabul and Balochistan ?
(A) Bindusara
(B) Ashok the Great
(C) Chandragupta Maurya
(D) Dasharatha Maurya

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Q3.

The multipurpose Sardar Sarovar Project is being built across which river ?
(A) Tapti
(B) Narmada
(C) Sabarmati
(D) Godavari

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Q4.

What is the official residence of the US President ?
(A) The Kremlin
(B) Elysee Palace
(C) Buckingham Palace
(D) White House

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Q5.

Which is the oldest mountain range in India ?
(A) Aravali
(B) Himalayas
(C) Sahyadri
(D) Vindhyas

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Q6.

Who authored Sanskrit play the 'Mudrarakshasa' ?
(A) Kalidas
(B) Banabhatta
(C) Vishakhadatta
(D) Bhavabhuti

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Q7.

By what name (in fact brand name) is the chemical 'Polytetrafluoroethylene', which is coated on cooking utensils to make them non sticky, better known ?
(A) Rayon
(B) Nylon
(C) Teflon
(D) Zylon

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Q8.

Ban Ki-moon, present Secretary-General, is the second Asian to hold the post of Secretary General of United Nations. Who was the first Asian ?
(A) U.Thant
(B) Trygve Lie
(C) Kurt Waldheim
(D) Kofi Annan

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Q9.

Which Indian player, who represented England in the test cricket, is generally considered the inventor of 'Leg Glance Stroke' ?
(A) Vinoo Mankad
(B) K.S.Ranjitsinhji
(C) K.S.Duleepsinhji
(D) I.A.K.Pataudi (Sr.)

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Q10.

In which city is the International Advanced Research Centre for Powder Metallurgy and New Materials (ARCI) located ?
(A) Mumbai
(B) Bengaluru
(C) Chennai
(D) Hyderabad

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