General Knowledge Quiz 83


Q1.

Who was the Chairman of the Constitution Drafting Committee, formed on 29 August 1947 to write free India's new constitution ?
(A) K.M.Munshi
(B) B.R.Ambedkar
(C) Sachidananda Sinha
(D) Rajendra Prasad

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Q2.

Which medical test is performed to detect problems in the electrical activity of the brain ?
(A) Hysteroscopy
(B) Electrocardiogarm (ECG)
(C) Electroencephalogram (EEG)
(D) Opthalmoscopy

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Q3.

Who was the first cricketer in the world to score 10,000 runs in Test Cricket ?
(A) Brian Lara
(B) Allan Border
(C) Steve Waugh
(D) Sunil Gavaskar

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Q4.

In the chemical process of Vulcanization, with which element is the natural rubber heated to make it usable by improving its properties ?
(A) Carbon
(B) Sulphur
(C) Calcium
(D) Potassium

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Q5.

'Mandovi' and 'Zuari' are major rivers of which Indian state ?
(A) Goa
(B) Gujarat
(C) Kerala
(D) Karnataka

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Q6.

In 1947, which Indian scientist founded the Physical Research Laboratory (PRL), Ahmedabad ?
(A) C.V. Raman
(B) Homi J. Bhabha
(C) Vikram Sarabhai
(D) Meghnad Saha

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Q7.

Which English writer was popularly called 'Bard of Avon' ?
(A) Lewis Carroll
(B) William Shakespeare
(C) Charles Dickens
(D) Rudyard Kipling

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Q8.

Who was the Governor-General of India when the first train journey in India started between Mumbai and Thane on 16 April 1953 ?
(A) Lord Mayo
(B) Lord Canning
(C) Lord Curzon
(D) Lord Dalhousie

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Q9.

Which Moroccan traveller, who visited India in 14th century and served in the court of Muhammad bin Tughlag, had recorded the account of his travels in 'Rihla' (Voyage) ?
(A) Al Baruni
(B) Marco Polo
(C) Ibn Batuta
(D) Niccolo de Conti

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Q10.

Which African country was formerly known as South West Africa ?
(A) Namibia
(B) Malawi
(C) Botswana
(D) Zimbabwe

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