Sunday, 5 March 2017

General Knowledge Quiz 7: Great Personalities Quiz





1. Name the first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean
Katherine Wright
Harriet Quimby
Katherine Stinson
Amelia Earhart

2. Mata Hari who was convicted of being a spy for Germany during World War I[1] and executed by firing squad in France was the citizen of which country?
Netherlands
Germany
Italy
Britain

3. In which field did Yoshinori Ohsumi won Nobel Prize in 2016?
Chemistry
Medicine
Economics
Peace

4. To commemorate the contribution of which Indian scientist the name boson was give to the particle in quantum mechanics?
Jagdish Chandra Bose
Subhash Chandra Bose
Sathyendra Nath Bose
Partha Ghose

5. Dr. Amiya Chandra Chakravarty was literary secretary and close associate of which famous Indian?
Mahatma Gandhi
Jawaharlal Nehru
B R Ambedkar
Rabindranath Tagore

6. UNESCO has awarded ‘The Malcolm Adiseshiah International Literacy Prize’ every year in honour of Malcolm Sathiyanathan Adiseshiah. With which field he was associated?
Literature
Education
Politics
Defence

7. With which one of the following will you associate Tania Sachdev?
Chess
Music
Education
Social work

8. Wchich one of the following leaders is associated with glasnost ("openness") and perestroika ("restructuring")?
Mikhail Gorbachev
Barrack Obama
John F Kennedy
Vladimir Putin

9. Whom did the United States Congress call "the first lady of civil rights" and "the mother of the freedom movement"?
Jane Admas
Elizabeth Taylor
Rosa Parks
Alicia Garza

10. What is the nationality of Shakira, the singer famous for her song for 2010 FIFA World Cup, "Waka Waka (This Time for Africa)"?
Spain
Brazil
Argentina
Colombia

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