Saturday, 4 August 2018

Indian Culture Quiz 14

Indian Culture Quiz 14



1. Who is considered to be responsible for the revival of "rudra veena"?
Zia Mohiuddin Dagar
Ustad Ali Akbar Khan
Abdul Karim Khan
Mian Ghulam Nabi Shori

2. Who is the first Indian musician to receive the Ramon Magsaysay award
Bhimsen Joshi
M. S. Subbulakshmi
Latha Mangeshkar
Ustad Bismilla Khan

3. Which one of the following is NOT a recipient of Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian award?
M.s Subbalakshmi
Ravi Shankar
Lata Mangeshkar
Ustad Ali Akbar Khan

4. Name the musical instrument that is associated with Lord Shiva
Dhad
Dholak
Damaru
Mizhavu

5. Name the Wind Instrument originated in the state of Tamil Nadu & quite similar to the north Indian Shehnai
Sundari
Nadaswaram
Bansuri
Surbahar

6. Pattachitra paintings are the earliest indegenous painting from the state of
Kerala
Maharashtra
Tamil Nadu
Odisha

7. Who is the founder of the Asiatic Society?
Annie Besant
Rabindranath Tagore
Sir William Jones
A O Hume

8. Who painted the Glow of Hope, alternately titled "Woman With the Lamp", displayed at the Jaganmohan Palace in Mysore?
S L Haldankar
Raja Ravivarma
Abindranath Tagore
Jamini Roy

9. Dolly Kunitha is a major dance form of
Assam
Jammu and Kashmir
Karnataka
Goa

10. Which one of the following silk variety is produced by the process called "Ahimsa silk"?
Tasar silk
Muga Silk
Mulberry silk
Eri silk

Friday, 3 August 2018

General Knowledge Quiz 48

General Knowledge Quiz 48



1. Which legendary player wrote the book "Farewell to Cricket"?
Gary Sobers
Don Bradman
Sir Vivian Richard
Brian Lara

2. Which novel by Olga Tokarczuk won the Man Booker International Prize 2018?
Cities in Mirrors
The Wadrobe
Flights
The Moment of the Bear

3. Which one of the following cells of pancreas produce insulin?
Alpha cells
Delta Cells
Nerve cells
Beta cells

4. Which one of the following organisations received the Nobel Prize for Peace in 2017?
UNESCO
OPCW
IPCC
ICAN

5. Which was the first country to be suspended from Commonwealth?
Nigeria
Pakistan
Zimbabwe
Sri Lanka

6. Who directed the British biographical film Elizabeth: The Golden Age?
Richard Attenborough
Shekhar Kapur
Stephen Frears
Nicholas Hytner

7. Who is considered as the first woman to receive a patent for a new technique of weaving straw with silk and thread to make hats?
Mary Dixon Kies
Hannah Slater
Mary Curie
Sarah Mather

8. Who was the recipient of Nobel Peace Prize 2016?
Malala Yousafzai
Juan Manuel Santos
Kailash Satyarthi
Tawakkul Karman

9. Name the Indian scientist who is known for the studies on tachyons, a hypothetical particle that always moves faster than light?
APJ Abdul Kalam
Harish Chandra
ECG Sudarshan
Ashoke Sen

10. Which state was declared as the first "child friendly state" in India?
Karnataka
Maharashtra
Haryana
Kerala

Thursday, 2 August 2018

General Knowledge Quiz 47

General Knowledge Quiz 47



1. Do you know the name of the fastest bullet train in the world?
Fuxing Hao
Shinkansen H5
Deutschebahn ICE
Shanghai Maglev

2. Juan Manuel Santos, who received the Nobel Prize for Peace in 2016, is the President of which country?
Nigeria
Sudan
Colombia
Brazil

3. The Catalan independence movement seeks independence of Catalonia from which one of the following countries?
Spain
France
Italy
Germany

4. This city was earlier called Salisbury and is the capital and most populous city of an African country. Name the city
Harare
Seychelles
Sierra Leone
Lusaka

5. What is the term used to refer to the biography of a saint?
Sinography
Menology
Hagiography
Christography

6. Where is the headquarters of Europol, the law enforcement agency of the European Union?(EU)?
Hague
Brussels
Munich
Paris

7. Which country has the largest blind population in the world?
USA
China
India
Russia

8. Which country has the most spoken languages in the world?
India
China
Indonesia
Papua New Guinea

9. Which country hosted the World Malaria Summit 2018?
United Kingdom
India
USA
France

10. Which country other than United Kingdom has got a city named London near Thames River?
France
Canada
Italy
Australia

Wednesday, 1 August 2018

Indian Culture Quiz 13

Indian Culture Quiz 13



1. Within which one of the following tiger reserves are the Bhimbedtka rock shelters located?
Ratapani Tiger Reserve
Namdapha Tiger Reserve
Ranthambore Tiger Reserve
Melghat Tiger Reserve

2. Where is Sitabinjhi, famous for the fifth century "Ravan Chhaya" paintings, located?
West Bengal
Uthar Pradesh
Odisha
Bihar

3. Which is the oldest surviving text of Hinduism?
Bhagavat Gita
Rigveda
Yajurveda
Ramayan

4. This was the first garden-tomb on the Indian subcontinent which was declared a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1993. Name this monument
Akbar's Tomb
Gol Gumbaz
Humayun's Tomb
Tomb of Tansen

5. Where is the Tomb of Tansen located?
Gwalior
New Delhi
Hyderabad
Faizabad

6. Which Indian state has the maximum number of World Heritage Sites?
Delhi
Gujarat
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra

7. Which one of the following was designed by Frederick William Stevens?
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, Mumbai
Jantar Mantar, Jaipur
Mattancherry Palace, Kochi
Basilica of Bom Jesus

8. Shahi Bridge or Munim Khan's Bridge in Jaunpur, UP was constructed under the orders of which Mughal emperor?
Shahjahan
Akbar
Aurangazeb
Humayun

9. City of Khirki which was later renamed as Fatehpur and then as Aurangabad was founded by
Aurangazeb
Fateh Khan
Malik Ambar
Muhamma bin Tughluq

10. Name the Indian architectural attraction built by Muhammad Quli Qutb Shah
Juma Masjid
Qutab Minar
Charminar
Tomb of Safdar Jung

Tuesday, 31 July 2018

General Science Quiz 50

General Science Quiz 50



1. Bessemer process is the industrial process for the production of
Steel
Zinc
Benzene
Bismuth

2. Cassiterite is the most important source of which one of the following?
Iron
Cadmium
Lead
Tin

3. Name the enzyme that is presentin the human saliva
Pepsin
Trypsin
Amylase
Lipase

4. The Kalinga Prize for the Popularization of Science is given by
UNESCO
UNICEF
WHO
FAO

5. The protein coding segment of DNA is called
Exons
Codons
Neutrons
Chloroplasts

6. The SI unit farad is used as the unit of
Inductance
Capacitance
Resistance
Voltage

7. The sugar in DNA is a
Heptose
Hexose
Pentose
Tetrose

8. The vertebral column of human consists of how many vertebrae?
33
35
25
38

9. Where is fats stored in human body?
Epidermis
Adipose tissue
Liver
Epithelium

10. Which chemical is known as Pigment White 6?
Zinc Oxide
Barium sulfate
Titanium dioxide
Antimony oxide

Sunday, 29 July 2018

India Quiz 91: General Knowledge Quiz

India Quiz 91: General Knowledge Quiz



1. Which is the oldest existing insurance company in India?
Life Insurance Corporation
National Insurance Company
United Insurance Company
New India Assurance Company

2. Which is the shortest river in Kerala?
Manjeswaram River
Ayiroor River
Thalassery River
Korapuzha River

3. Which language is known as "camp language"?
English
Hindi
Urdu
Bengali

4. Which one of the following states has the largest number of members in the Legislative Assembly?
Karnataka
Tamil Nadu
Kerala
Andhra Pradesh

5. Who is the youngest Indian to win a gold medal in Commonwealth Games?
Vikas Krishan yadav
Gururaja Poojary
Anish Bhanwala
Ganesh Mali

6. With which one of the following will you associate Manika Batra?
Badminton
Athletics
Table Tennis
Swimming

7. Who was the first Chief Justice of India?
H. J. Kania
M. Patanjali Sastri
Mehr Chand Mahajan
Bijan Kumar Mukherjea

8. Where is the largest and oldest museum of India located?
New Delhi
Hyderabad
Lucknow
Kolkatta

9. Who was known by the title "Devanam Priya"?
Kanishka
Ashoka
Chandragupta
Harsha

10. Which one of the "vedas" is considered to be the origin of Indian music and dance?
Atharvaveda
Yajurveda
Rigveda
Samaveda

Saturday, 28 July 2018

India Quiz 90: General Knowledge Quiz

India Quiz 90: General Knowledge Quiz



1. When is National Child Girl Day celebrated in India?
22 January
24 January
20 January
25 January

2. When is National Handloom Day observed?
August 7
August 17
August 27
August 11

3. Where is the Kamakhya Temple situated?
Khajuraho
Thanjavur
Somnath
Guwahati

4. Where is the Rajiv Gandhi National Aviation University (RGNAU), India's first aviation univeristy?
Rae Bareilly
Varanasi
New Delhi
Ahemdabad

5. Where is the Tansen Sangeet Samaroh celebrated annually?
New Delhi
Bhopal
Gwalior
Ujjain

6. Where was the first licenced cement manufacturing unit setup in India in 1914?
Chennai
Porbandar
Mumbai
Vallur

7. Which High Court has the highest number of serving judes in India?
Allahabad
Bombay
Madras
Kerala

8. Which High Court in India has the largest jurisdiction in terms of states?
Delhi
Madras
Bombay
Guwahati

9. Which Indian naval ship holds the Guinness Book of records for being the longest-serving warship in the world.
INS Vikrant
INS Viraat
INS Arihant
INS Kalhari

10. Which Indian state have highest number of representation in Rajyasabha?
Maharashtra
Uttar Pradesh
Tamil Nadu
Bihar

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