Thursday, 5 January 2017

India Quiz 17


1. Name of the commission which was appointed by the British Government to probe the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre?
Simon Commission
Hunter Commission
Butler Commission
Cabinet Mission

2. In 1938, Subhash Chandra Bose was elected as the president of Indian National Congress defeating the candidate proposed by Mahatma Gandhi. Who was the candidate who has also authored the book “The origin of the Indian National Congress”?
Dadabhai Naoroji
Surendranath Banerjee
Jawaharlal Nehru
Pattabhi Sitaramayya

3. This emperor in 250 BC is quoted as one of the very few instances in world history of a government treating its animals as citizens who are as deserving of its protection as the human residents. Do you know who he is?
Ashoka Maurya
Akbar the Great
Chatrapati Shivaji
Prithviraj Chauhan

4. She was a famous freedom fighter, who became the governor of West Bengal after the independence. Her mother was also a freedom fighter and was the first woman to become the President of Indian National Congress. Who is she?
Padmaja Naidu
Sarojini Naidu
Aruna Asif Ali
Annie Besant

5. He served as the President and Vice-president of India, and also served as Vice-Chancellor to two universities – Andhra University (1931-36) and Banarus Hindu University (1939-48). Name this famous Indian philosopher and statesman
V V Giri
Sankar Dayal Sharma
Zakir Hussain
S Radhakrishnan

6. The Character named Sarkeshwar, played by Arshad Varsi, in this super hit Hindi movie which won 2004 National Film Award had rocked the theatres with laughter. Name the movie?
Munna Bhai M.B.B.S.
Hulchul
Kuchh Meetha Ho Jaye
Sehar

7. The beginnings of this game can be traced back to mid 18th Century in India which was then called Poona, being particularly popular in the British garrison town Poona (Pune). Which game we are talking about?
Polo
Badminton
Kabaddi
Kho-kho

8. Do you know the first person to receive all the three Padma awards and Bharat Ratna.
M S Subbulakshmi
Satyajit Ray
Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam
Amitabh Bachan

9. He was the first Science Fiction writer in Bengali literature and Indian Literature too). In 1896 Niruddesher Kahini, the first major work in Bengali science fiction was published. Can you name the writer?
Satyendra Nath Bose
Satyajit Ray
Jagdish Chandra Bose
Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay

10. India, cataract surgery was performed with a special tool called the Jabamukhi Salaka, a curved needle used to loosen the lens and push the cataract out of the field of vision. Name the 6th century BCE Indian Physician who is known to have performed cataract surgery
Charaka
Sushrutha
Bhaskara
Patanjanli

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