General Knowledge Quiz 97


Q1.

For the first time, Cricket has been included in Asian Games to be held in 2010. Which format ?
(A) Twenty-20
(B) One Day Intl. (ODI)
(C) Test Match
(D) both Twenty-20 & One day Intl. (ODI)

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Q2.

Nagarjunasagar Dam in Andhra Pradesh is built across which river ?
(A) Krishna
(B) Kaveri
(C) Mahanadi
(D) Godavari

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Q3.

Which country is also known as the 'Rainbow Nation' ?
(A) Australia
(B) United Kingdom
(C) Switzerland
(D) South Africa

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Q4.

In which city would you come across Sidi Bashir Mosque, famous for its Shaking Minarets (Jhulta Minar) ?
(A) Agra (Uttar Pradesh)
(B) Ahmedabad (Gujarat)
(C) Hyderabad (Andhra Pradesh)
(D) Srinagar (Jammu & Kashmir)

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Q5.

The weapon based Dravidian martial art 'Silambam' is native of which south Indian state ?
(A) Kerala
(B) Tamil Nadu
(C) Karnataka
(D) Andhra Pradesh

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Q6.

Who is generally considered as the inventor of the 'Periodic Table', a tabular method of displaying the chemical elements ?
(A) Gregor Mendel
(B) James Chadwick
(C) Dmitri Mendeleev
(D) Ernest Rutherford

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Q7.

Which Indian lady writer authored Onasis award winning play 'Harvest', highlighting the controversial issue of organ trading in poverty-stricken areas ?
(A) Kiran Desai
(B) Jhumpa Lahiri
(C) Manjula Padmanabhan
(D) Arundhati Roy

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Q8.

Which mineral is found at Aluva and Chavara in Kerala, Manavalakurichi in Tamil Nadu and Chatrapur in Orissa ?
(A) Copper
(B) Lignite
(C) Bauxite
(D) Thorium

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Q9.

Who was the first person to calculate the height of the Mount Everest ?
(A) Andrew Waugh
(B) George Everest
(C) Nain Singh Rawat
(D) Radhanath Sikdar

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Q10.

Which African country was formerly known as 'Abyssinia' ?
(A) Namibia
(B) Lesotho
(C) Ethiopia
(D) Botswana

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