Sunday, 29 October 2017

Sports Quiz 12

Sports Quiz 12




1. With which Olympic event will you associate 'Sinclair Coefficients"?
Boxing
Weightlifting
Wrestling
High jump

2. To which one of the following sports will you associate Stimpmeter?
Rugby
Golf
Billiards
Cricket

3. Who is a pugilist?
Cricketer
Power lifter
Boxer
Polo player

4. Southpaw is a 2015 American sports drama film. With which sports the term "southpaw" and thus the movie, associated?
Rugby
Soccer
Boxing
Baseball

5. Which Pakistani cricketer's autobiography is titled "All Round View"?
Imran Khan
Wasim Raja
Inzamam-ul-Haq
Waqar Younis

6. How many feathers are there in a badminton shuttlecock?
12
16
18
15

7. Ozeki or champion rank is the second highest rank in which one of the following sports?
Sumo wrestling
Judo
Taekwondo
Jujutsu

8. The Fosbuty Flop is a style used in which athletic event?
High Jump
Long Jump
Swimming
Javelin

9. In which one of the following sports a person wear a "mawashi"?
Kung Fu
Taekwondo
Karate
Sumo

10. Hasim Sharif Rahman is a professional sportsperson who is known as the "Baltimore Express". With which sports he is associated?
Boxing
Cricket
Hockey
Football

Saturday, 28 October 2017

Sports Quiz 11

Sports Quiz 11





1. Which game was introduced by William G Morgan as Mintonette in 1895?
Football
Badminton
Basketball
Volleyball

2. Pele became the youngest player to play in a World Cup in 1958. The record was broken in 1982. Who is the current record holder?
Norman Whiteside
Lukas Podolski
Samuel Etoo
Diego Maradona

3. Who is the Indian cricketer to score a century for India at the World Cup?
Sachin Tendulkar
Kapil Dev
Sunil Gavaskar
Vinod Kambli

4. The Greatest is a 1977 film about the life of a famous sports person. Who is he?
Pele
Michael Jordan
Muhammed Ali
Jim Thorpe

5. Which cricketer currently holds the record for the most number of catches in Test Cricket?
Rahul Dravid
Mahela Jayawardene
Jacques Kallis
Ricky Ponting

6. There is only one Indian who has been dismissed on handling the ball till now. Who is he?
Sunil Gavaskar
Ravi Shasthri
Mohinder Amarnath
Roger Binny

7. What is the national game of Sri Lanka?
Kabaddi
Cricket
Volleyball
Football

8. Which one of the following Japanese martial arts literally means "gentle way"?
Jujutsu
Kenjutsu
Judo
Kendo

9. The decathlon is a combined event in athletics consisting of ten track and field events. Do you know the final event in the decathlon competition?
Javelin throw
100 metres
High jump
1500 metres

10. Who among the following cricketers has NOT scored more than 10, 000 runs in ODI?
Kumar Sangakara
M S Dhoni
Rahul Dravid
Inzamam ul-Haq

Friday, 27 October 2017

India Quiz 56

India Quiz 56





1. Where can you find the Falaknuma Palace?
New Delhi
Hyderabad
Mysore
Jaipur

2. The Jaipur Column is a monumental column designed by the British architect Sir Edwin Lutyens. Where can you see it?
Jaipur
Bikaner
Calcutta
New Delhi

3. Which one of the following is the New Year's Day for the Hindus of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Telangana states?
Ugadi
Gudhi Padwa
Vaisakhi
Cheiraoba

4. India is a major producer of Mica. The world’s largest deposit of mica is in India, at Koderma district. In which state Koderma district is located?
Bihar
Andhra Pradesh
Rajsthan
Jharkhand

5. Where is the biggest cattle fair of Asia, the Harihar Kshetra Mela, held?
Jaipur, Rajasthan
Sonpur, Bihar
Bikaner, Rajasthan
Jhalrapatan, Orissa

6. For which craft Narasapuram (or Narsapur), a town in Andhra Pradesh, famous for?
Lace
Toys
Metal craft
Curtains

7. Which craft, a type of hand-painted or block-printed cotton textile, has a distinctive style called the Machilipatnam style?
Bandhani
Leheria
Himroo
Kalamkari

8. Bidriware is an important export handicraft of India. Where does it get its name?
Budaun, Uttar Pradesh
Bidar, Karnataka
Badrinath, Uttarakhand
Bidanur, Karnataka

9. Lepakshi is known for the largest sculpture of Nandi, the bull of Lord Shiva, in India. Where is Lepakshi located?
Maharashtra
Karnataka
Assam
Andhra Pradesh

10. Which state is known as the "Milk pail of India"?
Rajsthan
Karnataka
Haryana
Kerala

Thursday, 26 October 2017

India Quiz 55

India Quiz 55



1. Name the Delhi sultan who described himself as "sikandar al-thani" (the second Alexander) on the coins?
Alauddin Khilji
Muhammad bin Tughluq
Muhammad Shah
Qutb-ud-din Aibak

2. Name the southern-most city of Karnataka which is a neighbouring city of the states of Kerala and Tamil Nadu?
Udupi
Bangalore
Mysore
Hubli

3. Ongole cattle are internationally renowned for their bulls. They are indigenous to which Indian state?
Manipur
Tamil Nadu
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh

4. Which craft, a type of hand-painted or block-printed cotton textile, has a distinctive style called the Machilipatnam style?
Bandhani
Leheria
Himroo
Kalamkari

5. Which Indian city was originally named "Bhagyanagar" or "Bhāgnagar"?
Bangalore
Bhavnagar
Allahabad
Hyderabad

6. Which Indian state has derived its name from the Sanskrit and Pali word, Vihara meaning "abode"?
Tripura
Bihar
Haryana
Assam

7. Patna was renamed as Azimabad in 1704 on the request of Prince Muhammad Azim, who was the grandson of a Mughal emperor. Which emperor?
Shahjahan
Akbar
Aurangazeb
Jahangir

8. Which Indian city is known as the City of Bangles?
Allahabad
Bangalore
Firozabad
Hyderabad

9. Which Mughal emperor constructed the Lal Qila or Red Fort in Delhi?
Humayun
Jahangir
Shah Jahan
Akbar

10. The Patang Kite Museum designed by architect Le Corbusier is located at
New Delhi
Chandigarh
Ahmedabad
Jaipur

Tuesday, 24 October 2017

India Quiz 54

India Quiz 54





1. Name the sports person who has been appointed as the new Cabinet Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Minister of India.
Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore
Sachin Tendulkar
Milkha Singh
Abhinav Bindra

2. The first state that came into existence after India's independence was Andhra Pradesh. When was it formed?
October 1, 1952
August 15, 1948
October 1, 1953
January 1, 1950

3. For which craft Narasapuram (or Narsapur), a town in Andhra Pradesh, famous for?
Lace
Toys
Metal craft
Curtains

4. Kuchipudi, the dance form, was originated in a village named Kuchipudi. Name the state
Karnataka
Tamil Nadu
Andhra Pradesh
Orissa

5. Where is the biggest cattle fair of Asia, the Harihar Kshetra Mela, held?
Jaipur, Rajasthan
Sonpur, Bihar
Bikaner, Rajasthan
Jhalrapatan, Orissa

6. Qila Rai Pithora, also known as Rai Pithora's Fort, was a fortified city built in the 12th century and is the ' first city ' of Delhi. Who built it?
Prithviraj Chauhan
Muhammad bin Tughluq
Sikander Lodi
Vigraharaja IV

7. Purana Qila, one of the oldest forts in Delhi, which flourished as the "sixth city of Delhi" was built by
Humayun
Islam Shah
Aurangazeb
Sher Shah Suri

8. The Charity Birds Hospital, popularly known as Jain Bird Hospital, is located at
New Delhi
Bangalore
Thattekkad
Goa

9. A kanger, also known as kangri is an earthen pot woven around with wicker filled with hot embers used to keep the chill at bay by people in some regions by keeping it beneath their traditional clothes. In which Indian state they use kanger?
Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh
Sikkim and Arunachal Pradesh
Meghalaya and Sikkim
Himachal Pradesh and Arunachal Pradesh

10. Bidriware is an important export handicraft of India. Where does it get its name?
Budaun, Uttar Pradesh
Bidar, Karnataka
Badrinath, Uttarakhand
Bidanur, Karnataka

Monday, 23 October 2017

Environment Quiz 54

Environment Quiz 54




1. Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary is the largest bird sanctuary in this state and is known as "Pakshi Kashi". Name the state
Karnataka
Kerala
Tamil Nadu
Andhra Pradesh

2. Amarkantak in Madhya Pradesh is the source of three rivers. Which one of the following is NOT one among the rivers?
Son River
Johila River
Narmada River
Chambal River

3. Who built Hauz Khas, the large water tank or reservoir, in Delhi?
Qutbuddin Aibak
Bahlol Lodhi
Alauddin Khilji
Muhammad bin Tughluq

4. Mahatma Gandhi Setu is the second longest river bridge in India. Over which river it is built?
Yamuna
Brahmaputra
Ganges
Krishna

5. Name the longest river bridge in India
Bhupen Hazarika Bridge
Mahatma Gandhi Setu
Bandra-Worli Sea Link
Bogibeel Bridge

6. Anab-e-Shahi is a variety of fruit indigenous to Hyderabad which is fast vanishing now. Could you identify the fruit?
Mango
Grape
Apple
Orange

7. Lalbagh or Lalbagh Botanical Gardens houses India's largest collection of tropical plants. Where is it?
New Delhi
Ootty
Chennai
Bangalore

8. The Marble Rocks is an area where the Narmada river has carved the soft marble, creating a beautiful gorge of about 8 km in length. Where is it located?
Jabalpur
Hoshangabad
Nemawar
Bharuch

9. Which one of the following is often referred to as the "Niagara Falls of India"?
Jog Falls
Hogenakkal Falls
Nohkalikai Falls
Athirappilly Falls

10. Which river creates the Jog Falls, the second-highest plunge waterfall in India ?
Pykara
Shimsa
Sharavati
Kaveri

Thursday, 19 October 2017

India Quiz 53

India Quiz 53




1. Who among the Pandavas was the father of Ghatotkacha?
Bhima
Arjuna
Nakula
Yudishtira

2. Kalbelia is the dance form of which one of the following states?
Karnataka
Rajasthan
Uthar Pradesh
Bihar

3. Which one of the following is a semi classical Indian dance with martial, tribal and folk origins and originated in the eastern Indian states of Odisha, Jharkhand and West Bengal?
Garba
Kutiyattam
Sattriya
Chhau

4. The right to manufacture the Indian National flag is held by
Central Warehousing Corporation
Khadi and Village Industri
National Jute Board
Central Silk Board

5. Which is the Indian state where president’s rule was imposed for the first time?
Andhra Pradesh
Karnataka
Haryana
Kerala

6. Silvassa is the capital of which Union Territory of India?
Dadra and Nagar Haveli
Daman and Diu
Lakshadweep
Andaman and Nicobar Isl

7. Which is the national sports of Bangladesh?
Cricket
Hockey
Kabaddi
Kho Kho

8. Which is the smallest Lok Sabha constituency by number of voters?
Daman and Diu
Ladakh
Lakshadeep
Dadra and Nagar Haveli

9. Which is the smallest neighbouring country of india?
Sri Lanka
Nepal
Pakistan
Bhutan

10. ”The Nice Guy Who Finished First” is the biography of a cricketer. Name him
Kapil Dev
M S Dhoni
Anil Kumble
Rahul Dravid

Wednesday, 18 October 2017

General Knowledge Quiz 25

General Knowledge Quiz 25



1. ‘Horaglanis abdulkalami’ is the name given to a hypogean blind catfish in honour of Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam in 2012. From which state the fish was discovered?
Karnataka
Kerala
Tamil Nadu
Andhra Pradesh

2. Macondo is a fictional town described in Gabriel García Marquez in one of his novels. Which novel?
One Hundred Years of Solitude
Love in the Time of Cholera
The Autumn of the Patriarch
The General in His Labyrinth

3. Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) is the official name used by the U.S. government for the Global War on Terrorism and primarily refers to the war in which country?
Pakistan
Vietnam
Iraq
Afganisthan

4. The Bengal Tiger is the national animal of India and which other country?
Bangladesh
Pakistan
Nepal
China

5. The first South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) was held at
Dhaka
Bangalore
Kathmandu
Islamabad

6. Where is the headquarters of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)?
Brussels, Belgium
Paris, France
Bern, Switzerland
Washington, USA

7. The Atomium, the museum that CNN named as Europe's most bizarre building in 2013 is in which country?
United States of America
United Kingdom
Spain
Belgium

8. Christ the Redeemer is an Art Deco statue of Jesus Christ created by French sculptor Paul Landowski. Where is it located?
Paris
Romania
Rio de Janeiro
Buenos Aires

9. Where is the headquarters of Asian Development Bank?
Hong Kong
Manila
Tokyo
Bangkok

10. Which is the largest religious monument in the world?
Angkor Wat, Cambodia
Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple, India
Akshardham, India
Belur Math, India

Tuesday, 17 October 2017

India Quiz 52

India Quiz 52




1. Accessible India Campaign (Sugamya Bharat Abhiyan) is a nation-wide campaign for the welfare of
Widows
Persons with chronic diseases
Persons with Disabilities
Orphaned children

2. Who wrote the book "Planned Economy for India"?
Amartya Sen
M. Visvesvaraya
Jawaharlal Nehru
Dhananjay Ramchandra Gadgil

3. Who is known by the sobriquet Rashtraguru?
Mahatma Gandhi
Ravindranath Tagore
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
Surendranath Banerjee

4. In the Mahabharata, what was the name of the only sister of Kauravs?
Draupadi
Duhsala
Gandhari
Damayanti

5. Which god’s tears are believed to be the origin of the rudraksha tree?
Shiva
Vishnu
Brahma
Indra

6. Name young prince of the Nishadha who gave his thumb as gift as guru dakshina to Dronacharya
Adhiratha
Indradyumna
Ekalavya
Jarasandha

7. Which deity, according to the Hindu mythology, rides the elephant Airavata?
Brahma
Ganapati
Shiva
Indra

8. In Ramayana, which rakshasa took the form of a golden deer to lure Lakshmana away, leaving Sita unprotected?
Khara
Kumbhakarna
Maricha
Mayasura

9. Which god was the father of hanuman?
Vayu
Agni
Surya
Varuna

10. Which god disguised himself as a dog and went to heaven with Yudisthira, according to the Mahabharata?
Agni
Varuna
Indra
Dharmadeva

Monday, 16 October 2017

India Quiz 51

India Quiz 51

India Quiz for CBSE Heritage India quiz preparation.





1. Which Indian author's autobiography is "Truth, Love and Little Malice"?
Mulk Raj Anand
Salman Rushdie
Khushwant Singh
R K Narayan

2. The books titled "Runs n' Ruins" and "One Day Wonders" were written by a famous Indian cricketer. Who is he?
Sunil Gavaskar
Kapil Dev
Ravi Shastri
Chetan Sharma

3. "Eternal India" is a books written by a former Indian Prime Minister. Who is this prime minister?
Jawaharlal Nehru
P V Narasimha Rao
Atal Bihari Vajpayee
Indira Gandhi

4. IFSC is an alphanumeric code that facilitates electronic funds transfer in India. What does IFSC stand for?
International Fund Security Code
Indian Financial System Code
Indian Financial Security Code
Indian Financial Safety Code

5. Which among the following is referred to as the "Princess of Hill stations"?
Darjeeling
Ooty
Kodaikanal
Manali

6. The tomb of the first Mughal emperor Babur is in
Lahore
Kabul
New Delhi
Peshawar

7. Which is the headquarters of North Central Railway?
Jhansi
Agra
Allahabad
Mumbai

8. The Tin (or Teen) Bigha Corridor is a strip of land which India has given on lease to
China
Nepal
Pakistan
Bangladesh

9. Which country honoured Indira Gandhi with its highest honour, the Swadhinata Sammanona , in 2011?
China
Myanmar
Bangladesh
Singapore

10. Which Indian writer is best known for his travelogue Majha Pravas (My Travels), based on his "true and unique" experiences of the Indian rebellion of 1857 during his travels in North India?
V D Savarkar
B S Mardhekar
Vishnubhat Godse
Ramachandra Pandurang

Sunday, 15 October 2017

Science Quiz 35

Science Quiz 35





1. On which river the Krishna Raja Sagara, also popularly known as KRS, dam located?
Krishna
Kaveri
Ganga
Narmada

2. The people of which country are known as Magyars?
Malaysia
Mongolia
Hungary
Poland

3. What is the name of the border line between France and Germany?
Siegfried Line
Maginot Line
Durand Line
49th Parallel

4. Name the hormone that helps in production of milk in mammals
Prolactin
Motilin
Leptin
Guanylin

5. What is a molecule or ion that can react both as an acid as well as a base called in Chemistry?
Amphoteric
Polyteric
Isomers
Ate complex

6. Which one of the following was called black lead or plumbago?
Diamond
Lonsdaleite
Graphite
Chromite

7. Elephant is the state animal of three Indian states. Which one of the following is NOT one among them?
Kerala
Karnataka
Tamil Nadu
Jharkhand

8. Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers (GRSE) is one of India's leading shipyards. Where is it located?
Mumbai
Kochin
Kolkata
Vishakapatanam

9. The Bhilai Steel Plant,India's first and main producer of steel rails, was set up with the help of which country?
USSR
Germany
France
USA

10. Which one of the following is called the "King of Spices"?
Cardamom
Black Pepper
Cinnamon
Clove

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