Saturday, April 9, 2011


A quiz on GK & Current affairs
1. Which of the following countries is a land locked country in south
(A) Ecuador (B) Peru
(C) Uruguay (D) Bolivia
2. Canary Islands belongs to
(A) Norway (B) Spain
(C) New Zealand (D) Portugal
3. Titan is the largest natural satellite of planet
(A) Mercury (B) Venus
(C) Saturn (D) Neptune
4. Which of the following planets rotates clock wise?
(A) Pluto (B) Jupiter
(C) Venus (D) Mercury
5. A difference of 1 degree in longitude at the Equator is equivalent to
(A) 101 km (B) 111 km
(C) 121 km (D) 125 km
6. The earliest known Indian script is
(A) Mori (B) Devanagari
(C) Brahmi (D) Kharosti
7. How many times the preamble was amended
(A) once (B) twice
(C) thrice (D) four times
8. The term socialist was added in the Preamble by the...amendment
(A) 40th (B) 42nd
(C) 44th (D) 49th
9. The state with the lowest population in India is
(A) Goa (B) Tripura
(C) Mizoram (D) Sikkim
10. Which person or organisation received the Nobel Prize three
times so far?
(A) Medame Curie
(B) Linus Pauling
(C) Alexender Flemming
(D) International Committee of the Redcross
11. The Finance Commission is appointed for every... year
(A) 3 (B) 4
(C) 5 (D) 6
12. Under which five year plan did agriculture show a negative growth?
(A) 1st plan (B) 2nd plan
(C) 3rd plan (D) 4th plan
13. Who is the founder of the Capital city of Agra?
(A) Akbar (B) Babar
(C) Sikinder Lodi (D) Mubarak Shah Sayyad
14. The first tide generated electricity project was established at
(A) Vizhinjam, Kerala
(B) Mangalore, Karnataka
(C) Paradeep, Orissa
(D) Vishakapattanam
15. National Institute of Oceanography is located in :
(A) Calcutta (B) Chennai
(C) Mangalore (D) Panaji
16. The 2010 winter Paralympics were held in:
(A) Bangkok (B) Rome
(C) Canada (D) Nagasaki
17. Who headed the committee appointed on Kargil War ?
(A) Gen. V. P. Malik (B) Gen. S. K. Sinha
(C) K. Subramanyam (D) K. C. Panth
18. The C. K. Nayudu Trophy is related to the sport of
(A) cricket (B) Hockey
(C) Football (D) Chess
19. New York is situated on the river
(A) Hudson (B) Thames
(C) Danube (D) Tigris
20. "The Woman of the Millennium" selected by the British Broadcasting
Corporation (BBC) is
(A) Margaret Thacher (B) Hillary Clinton
(C) Chandrika Kumaratunga (D) Indira Gandhi
21. The General Assembly of United Nations meets
(A) Once a year (B) twice a year
(C) thrice a year (D) Once in five years
22. All India Radio commenced operations in
(A) 1926 (B) 1936
(C) 1945 (D) 1947
23. The "Killer Instinct" is written by
(A) Sulakshan Mohan (B) M.K.Santanam
(C) O.P.Sabharwal (D) Subash Jain
24. The Secretary-General of UN is appointed by the
(A) Security Council (B) Trusteeship Council
(C) General Assembly (D) World Bank
25. Postal Voting is other wise called:
(A) external voting (B) secret voting
(C) plural voting (D) proxy voting
26. The Common Wealth of Independent states (CIS) consists
(A) 10 (B) 11
(C) 12 (D) 13
27. Which of the following harbours is considered as the world's finest
natural harbour?
(A) Sydney harbour (B) Toronto harbour
(C) New Jersy harbour (D) Singapore harbour
28. Who invented Radar?
(A) Henrey Backquerel (B) Max Planck
(C) Robert Watson Watt (D) Humphrey Davy
29. Sandal Wood trees are mostly found in...
(A) Trophical Evergreen Forests
(B) Tropical most Decidous
(C) Alpine forests
(D) Trophical Thorn Forests
30. The first country to legalise medically assisted suicide is
(A) Switzerland (B) New Zealand
(C) USA (D) Netherlands
31. The tomb of Babur is at
(A) Kabul (B) Lahore
(C) Multan (D) Larkhana
32. The joint session of the two houses is presided by
(A) the speaker (B) the president
(C) chairman of Rajyasabha (D) none of these
33. The Gandhara school of Art was influenced most by the
(A) Greeks (B) Shakas
(C) persians (D) Kushans
34. The Simon Commission was appointed in
(A) 1927 (B) 1928
(C) 1929 (D) 1930
35. Sikkim became a full fledged state of the Indian Union, in the year ?
(A) 1972 (B) 1973
(C) 1974 (D) 1975
36. Who is the founder of Mahabalipuram ?
(A) Rajaraja Chola (B) Mahendra Varman
(C) Narsimha Varman (D) Narsimha Chola
37. The 189th member of United Nations is
(A) Palau (B) Tuvalu
(C) Soloman Islands (D) Nauru
38. When was Burma separated from India
(A) 1947 (B) 1942
(C) 1937 (D) 1932
39. Which of the following country has more than 55,000 lakes?
(A) Poland (B) Denmark
(C) Finland (D) Norway

1.(D) 2.(B) 3.(C) 4.(C) 5.(B) 6.(C) 7.(A) 8.(B) 9.(D) 10.(D) 11.(C) 12.(C)
13.(C) 14.(A) 15.(D) 16.(C) 17.(C) 18.(A) 19.(A) 20.(D) 21.(A) 22.(B)
23.(C) 24.(C) 25.(D) 26.(C) 27.(A) 28.(C) 29.(D) 30.(D) 31.(A) 32.(A)
33.(A) 34.(C) 35.(D) 36.(C) 37.(B) 38.(C) 39.(C)

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