General Knowledge Quiz 245


Who was the first Prime Minister of India to head a minority government?
(A) Morarji Desai
(B) Rajiv Gandhi
(C) Chaudhury Charan Singh
(D) H.D. Deve Gowda

Answer: Chaudhury Charan Singh

In the Mahabharata, who cursed Krishna that he will be killed by a hunter in the forest?
(A) Gandhari
(B) Duryodhana
(C) Dronacharya
(D) Bhisma

Answer: Gandhari

Which of these festivals is held in honour of King Mahabali?
(A) Gangaur
(B) Onam
(C) Pola
(D) Ugadi

Answer: Onam

Which king was the founder of the city of Jaunpur?
(A) Firuz Tughluq
(B) Ala-ud-din Khalji
(C) Qutb-ud-din Aibak
(D) Iltutmish

Answer: Firuz Tughluq

In the film 'Monsoon Wedding', who plays the role of the bride?
(A) Vasundhara Das
(B) Smriti Mishra
(C) Tara Deshpande
(D) Nandita Das

Answer: Vasundhara Das

Which of these Indian singers has sung for an album with the boyband 'Code Red'?
(A) Kishore Kumar
(B) Asha Bhosle
(C) Mohammad Rafi
(D) Suman Kalyanpur

Answer: Asha Bhosle

Which of these ingredients is chiefly used to make the food 'Khata'?
(A) Wheat
(B) Gramflour
(C) Rice
(D) Cottage cheese

Answer: Gramflour

From the intestine of which of these animals is ambergris found, that is used in perfumes and also as a spice?
(A) Elephant
(B) Sperm whale
(C) Reindeer
(D) Nilgai

Answer: Sperm Whale

Nayantara Sehgal is the daughter of which famous personality?
(A) Leela Roy
(B) Vijayalakshmi Pandit
(C) Sarojini Naidu
(D) Aruna Asaf Ali

Answer: Vijayalakshmi Pandit

Which Indian dancer was the publisher of 'Inside Outside', India's first design magazine?
(A) Sonal Mansingh
(B) Birju Maharaj
(C) Yamini Krishnamurthy
(D) Mallika Sarabhai

Answer: Mallika Sarabhai