Tuesday, 28 November 2017

India Quiz 62

India Quiz 62





1. Who initiated the Khalsa tradition of Sikhism in 1699?
Guru Arjun Dev
Guru Hargobind
Gur Gobind Singh
Guru Tegh Bahadur

2. He became the first chief minister of the new Andra State, created along linguistic lines, in 1953 and is known as Andhra Kesari. Who is he?
Tanguturi Prakasam
B. Gopala Reddy
Neelam Sanjiva Reddy
N. T. Rama Rao

3. The 'doctrine of lapse' was an annexation policy applied by the British East India Company in India before 1858. Which was the first princely state to be annexed on the basis of it?
Satara
Jaitpur
Sambalpur
Jhansi

4. This Indian fort is historically significant as it was the first fort captured by Shivaji Maharaj in 1643, at the age of 16. Which fort we are referring to?
Agra Fort
Torna Fort
Rajgarh Fort
Pratapgad Fort

5. “If I were asked under what sky the human mind has most fully developed some of its choicest gifts, .., I should point to India". Who said these words?
Winston Churchill
Adolf Hitler
Albert Einstein
Max Muller

6. Who among the following earned the epithet "Liberator of the Indian Press"?
Charles Metcalfe
Lord Dalhousie
Lord Mountbatten
Warren Hastings

7. Phool Walon Ki Sair meaning "procession of the florists" is an annual celebration by the flowers sellers of which city?
Delhi
Bangalore
Chennai
Kolkatta

8. Name the temple at Mehrauli which is believed to be built by the Pandavas
Jhandewalan Mandir
Shri Jagannath Mandir
Chhatarpur Mandir
Yogmaya Temple

9. Udayagiri and Khandagiri Caves are partly natural and partly artificial caves of archaeological, historical and religious importance. IIn which state you can find them?
Tamil Nadu
Odisha
Maharashtra
Madhya Pradesh

10. RGCCI is an important national survey organisation of India. Which one of the following types of surveys RGCCI conduct?
Population
Archaelogical
Cartographical
Religious

Monday, 27 November 2017

Water Resources Quiz 6

Water Resources Quiz 6




1. What is the largest body of water on Earth?
Atlantic Ocean
Pacific Ocean
Indian Ocean
Arctic Ocean

2. Which famous explorer coined the name Pacific Ocean?
Christopher Columbus
Captain James Cook
Ferdinand Magellan
Vasco da Gama

3. Which one of the following rivers Is called the "Life Line of Madhya Pradesh"?
Krishna
Narmada
Godavari
Tapti

4. The area in the basin of the Pacific Ocean where a large number of earthquakes and volcanic eruptions occur is called
Ring of Fire
Pacific Belt
Volcano Pacifica
Bermuda Triangle

5. Name the superocean that surrounded the supercontinent Pangaea
Pacific Ocean
Panagic Ocean
Panthalassa
Plato-pacific Ocean

6. An aquatic system lacking dissolved oxygen (0% saturation) is termed as
Anoxic
Hypoxic
Dysoxic
Endoxic

7. What is a deep, narrow and elongated sea or lakedrain, with steep land on three sides created by glacial erosion?
Estuary
Glacier
Creek
Fjord

8. Kraken Mare is the largest known body of liquid on the surface of the moon of which one of the following planets?
Jupiter
Saturn
Uranus
Mars

9. Name the largest enclosed inland body of water on Earth by area
Caspian Sea
Baikal
Lake Superior
Lake Malawi

10. The Great Slave Lake is the tenth largest lake in the world. Where is it located?
USA
Canada
China
Russia

Friday, 24 November 2017

Water Resources Quiz 5

Water Resources Quiz 5




1. Victoria Falls is a waterfall in southern Africa. On which African river is the Victoria Falls?
Nile
Zambezi
Congo
Niger

2. What is the largest body of water on Earth?
Atlantic Ocean
Pacific Ocean
Indian Ocean
Arctic Ocean

3. Which famous explorer coined the name Pacific Ocean?
Christopher Columbus
Captain James Cook
Ferdinand Magellan
Vasco da Gama

4. Which one of the following rivers Is called the "Life Line of Madhya Pradesh"?
Krishna
Narmada
Godavari
Tapti

5. The area in the basin of the Pacific Ocean where a large number of earthquakes and volcanic eruptions occur is called
Ring of Fire
Pacific Belt
Volcano Pacifica
Bermuda Triangle

6. Name the superocean that surrounded the supercontinent Pangaea
Pacific Ocean
Panagic Ocean
Panthalassa
Plato-pacific Ocean

7. An aquatic system lacking dissolved oxygen (0% saturation) is termed as
Anoxic
Hypoxic
Dysoxic
Endoxic

8. What is a deep, narrow and elongated sea or lakedrain, with steep land on three sides created by glacial erosion?
Estuary
Glacier
Creek
Fjord

9. Kraken Mare is the largest known body of liquid on the surface of the moon of which one of the following planets?
Jupiter
Saturn
Uranus
Mars

10. Name the largest enclosed inland body of water on Earth by area
Caspian Sea
Baikal
Lake Superior
Lake Malawi

Water Resources Quiz 4

Water Resources Quiz 4




1. Name the largest fresh water lake island in the world
Bugala Island
Soisalo Island
Manitoulin Island
Big Simpson Island

2. Project Jal Sanchay to conserve water has been selected for National Award for Excellence recently by the Union Ministry of Urban Development. Which state had implemented the project?
Maharashtra
Uthar Pradesh
Bihar
Punjab

3. Water moccasin is the common name of a
Plant
Rodent
Snake
Insect

4. Which animal can live longest without drinking water?
Camel
Desert fox
Dama Gazelle
Kangaroo rat

5. Waterborne diseases are caused by drinking contaminated or dirty water. Which one of the following is NOT a waterborne disease?
Typhoid
Dysentry
Cholera
Malaria

6. What is the term proposed by German biologist Ernst Haeckel to differentiate the actively swimming aquatic organisms in a body of water from the passive organisms that were carried along by the current, the plankton?
Neuston
Pleuston
Necton
Benthos

7. Chinese water dragon, also known as green water dragon, is native to China and Southeast Asia. What is it?
Aquatic plant
Lizard
Insect
Butterfly

8. Freshwater fish are those that spend some or all of their lives in fresh water, such as rivers and lakes, with a salinity of less than 0.05%. Which one of the following is NOT a freshwater fish?
Catla
Tilapia
Hilsa
Mackeral

9. Litmus, the water-soluble mixture of different dyes used to produce the litmus paper, is extracted from
Lichens
Bacteria
Fungus
Yeast

10. The process by which a substance absorbs moisture from the atmosphere until it dissolves in the absorbed water and forms a solution is called
Efflorescence
Hygroscopy
Desaturation
Deliquescence

Water Resources Quiz 3

Quiz on Water Resources 3


1. Name the character from Greek mythology who fell in love with his own reflection in the water
Achilles
Narcissus
Perseus
Oedipus

2. He was the god of freshwater and the sea in Roman religion and there is a planet which is named after him. Who is he?
Pluto
Uranus
Neptune
Mars

3. A demigod, the son of a mortal and the Greek god Poseidon and has ADHD and dyslexia, our hero is dangerously loyal to his friends and family. He can read ancient Greek and can cotrol water, make hurricanes, breath underwater and talk to horse-like animals and fish.
Percy Jackson
Jaxter Grimjinx
Artemis Fowl
Tobias Eaton

4. What is the process in which cells lose water in a hypertonic solution?
Osmosis
Cytosis
Plasmolysis
Crenation

5. Which is the tallest plunge waterfall in India?
Jog Falls
Nohkalikai Falls
Brehipani Falls
Barkana Falls

6. The study of the biological, chemical and physical features of lakes and other bodies of fresh water is called
Acquatic ecology
Hydrobiology
Limnology
Potamology

7. Which one of the following is the highest waterfall in India?
Kunchikal Falls
Nohkalikai Falls
Jog Falls
Brehipani Falls

8. The enrichment of a water body with an excess amount of nutrients is called
Putrefaction
Nutrification
Eutrophication
Biodilution

9. Which one of the following industry consumes maximum amount of water?
Pulp and Paper
Thermal Power Plants
Textiles
Engineering

10. This well-known water conservationist from India who won Stockholm Water Prize in 2015 and is known as "waterman of India". Who is he?
Kailash Satyarthi
Dr. Bindeshwar Pathak
Dr. Madhav Atmaram Chitale
Rajendra Singh

Thursday, 23 November 2017

India Quiz 61

India Quiz 61




1. An international team of ornithologists declared an Indian state as the “Falcon capital of the world” in 2013. Name the state
Arunachal Pradesh
Rajasthan
Nagaland
Mizoram

2. Sujini embroidery work is a textile expressive art product, given protection under the GI registration act. Which state does it belong to?
Tamil Nadu
Gujrat
Andhra Pradesh
Bihar

3. The Mitakṣara is a legal commentary on the Yajnavalkya Smriti best known for its theory of "inheritance by birth." Who is the author of Mitaksara?
Vijnanesvara
Yajnavalkya
Banabhatta
Bhavabhuti

4. Which Indian woman journalist was honored with the Anna Politkovskaya Award in 2017?
Barkha Dutt
Gauri Lankesh
Shobhaa De
Sagarika Ghose

5. Who recently became first Indian ever to win Korea Open Super Series?
Pullela Gopichand
Saina Nehwal
P V Sindhu
Ashwini Ponnappa

6. The 13th edition Yudh Abhyas 2017, a joint military training exercise between India and which one of the following countries?
United States of America
Germany
United Kingdom
France

7. GST is an indirect tax which was introduced in India on 1 July 2017. What does GST stand for?
General Sales Tax
Goods and Services Tax
General Services Tax
Government Sales Tax

8. Name the Indian sportsperson who won Gold in the Heptathlon at the 2017 Asian Athletics Championships
Liksy Joseph
J J Shobha
Purnima Hembram
Swapna Barman

9. Senior Indian diplomat Ajay Bisaria was in the news recently as he was appointed as the Indian High Commissioner. To which country he was appointed?
Japan
Pakistan
Germany
Italy

10. Karamjyoti Dalal bagged a bronze at World Para Athletics Championships 2017. In which sports did she win the bronze medal?
Javelin Throw
Shot Put
Hammer Throw
Discus Throw

Water Resources Quiz 2

Quiz on Water Resources 2




1. Cauvery river water dispute is between
Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra
Karnataka and Maharashtra
Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh
Karnataka and Tamil Nadu

2. Which one of the following vitamin is NOT soluble in water?
A. Vitamin A
B. Vitamin D
C. Vitamin E
D. Vitamin K
Only A
A and B
A, B and C
A, B, C and D

3. What is the percentage of water in the adult human body?
50
75
60
80

4. Which period was designated by the United Nations as the International Drinking Water Decade?
1981-1990
1991-2000
2001-2010
1971-1980

5. Neer Mahal (Water Palace) is a former royal palace in India which is situated in the middle of a lake. Name the lake
Rudrasagar Lake
Man Sagar Lake
Lake Pichola
Pushkar Lake

6. A low-pressure area around the equator where the prevailing winds are light and calm and the ships sometimes get stuck because of the windless waters is called
Trade winds
Westerlies
Doldrums
Hadley cell

7. What is the underground layer of permeable rock which retains water called?
Rhyolite
Acquifer
Liquid rock
Peridotite

8. Which is the largest freshwater lake by volume and also the deepest lake in the world?
Lake Baikal
Lake Superior
Lake Vostok
Lake Tanganyika

9. Which is the second largest brackish water lake or lagoon in India, after Chilika Lake?
Pulicat Lake
Dal Lake
Loktak Lake
Wular Lake

10. Kerala has launched its first solar-powered boat of the state water transport department. What is the name of the boat?
Aditya
Varuna
Maveli
Chaitra

Water Resources Quiz 1

Quiz on Water 1

Here is a Water Quiz for you test your knowledge about the vital resource water.


1. What is the loss of water in the form of water drops from the pores of plants called?
Transpiration
Airation
Liquidation
Guttation

2. Temporary hardness of water is due to the presence of which one of the following?
Magnesium bicarbonate
Calcium sulphate
Calcium chloride
Magnesium sulphate

3. The waterfalls in which the water descends vertically, losing contact with the bedrock surface is called
Horsetail
Cataract
Cascade
Plunge

4. The tapering structure hanging like an icicle from the roof of a cave, formed of calcium salts deposited by dripping water, is called
Stalagmite
Stalactite
Rusticle
Karst

5. The only island surrounded with naturally purified water source in Kerala is Kuruvadweep. In which river is it located?
Periyar
Kabini
Pamba
Bharathappuzha

6. The Siruvani dam in Kerala is constructed across the Siruvani River is for supplying drinking water to which one of the following cities?
Cochin
Chennai
Thiruvananthapuram
Coimbatore

7. In oceans, which of the following is thought of as an invisible blanket, which spearates the upper mixed layer from the calm deep water below?
Thermocline
Pycnocline
Epilimnion
Hypolimnion

8. What percentage of earth's water is fresh water?
3
20
40
10

9. The watershed between India and Myanmar is formed by
the Naga Hills
the Garo Hills
Khasi Hills
the Jaintia Hills

10. Sambhar Lake, a salt water lake is located in
Andhra Pradesh
Tamil Nadu
Orissa
Rajasthan

Wednesday, 22 November 2017

General Knowledge Quiz 27

General Knowledge Quiz 27



1. A toxophilite is a person who is fond of or an expert at which sports?
Archery
Watercraft
Taekwondo
Rugby

2. 'Retired hurt' is common parlance in cricket, but a former cricketer had chosen it as the title for his autobiography. Who is he?
Aravind de Silva
Imran Khan
Roshan Mahanama
Shane Warne

3. Albert Park Circuit is used annually as a recetrack for the Formula One races. Where is it located?
Shanghai, China
Melbourne, Australia
Adelaide, Australia
Mexico City, Mexico

4. The Port of Benghazi which was reopened after a three-year closure due to fighting between rival fraction is situated in which African country?
Congo
Sudan
Tunisia
Libya

5. Who won the Nobel Prize for Literature 2017?
Haruki Murakami
Margaret Atwood
Swetlana Alexievich
Kazuo Izhiguro

6. Ukhnaagiin Khurelsukh was in the news in October 2017 as he was appointed as the Prime Minsiter of this East Asian country. Name the country
South Korea
Taiwan
Mongolia
China

7. The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons received the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize. Where is the headquarters of ICAN?
London
Washington D C
Tokyo
Geneva

8. Unstoppable: My Life So Far is the autobiography of a famous female tennis player. Who is she?
Venus Williams
Maria Sharapova
Steffi Graf
Martin Navratilova

9. Brenda Hale has been appointed as the first female president of the supreme court of which country?
United Kingdom
United States of America
Canda
France

10. Which city was selected by United Nations as the data hub for Middle East North Africa and South Asia (MENASA) region?
New Delhi
Dubai
Beijing
Seoul

Friday, 17 November 2017

General Knowledge Quiz 26

General Knowledge Quiz 26





1. The currency of Costa Rica is named after a famous explorer. Who is he?
Vasco da Gama
Christopher Columbus
Afonso de Albuquerque
Francisco de Almeida

2. Indian Information Technology Services corporation WIPRO was incorporated in the year 1945. What was the initial products of WIPRO?
Computer Accessories
Vegetable and Refined Oils
Networking Services
Healthcare Products

3. Asia's largest residential university is in India. Name the university
Delhi University
Punjab University
Banaras Hindu University
Aligarh Muslim University

4. Which Bollywood actor has been selected as the Indian brand ambassador for Switzerland tourism?
Aamir Khan
Sharukh Khan
Akshay Kumar
Ranveer Singh

5. Where did the game snooker originate?
United Kingdom
United States of America
India
France

6. Who won the Best FIFA Football Award 2017?
Lionel Messi
Neymar
Cristiano Ronaldo
Luis Suarez

7. Richard James Allen is the Olympic record holder for conceding only two goals over three Olympic hockey games. Name the country he represented
India
England
United States of America
Australia

8. Who holds the record of fastest recorded century in Test cricket terms of balls faced?
Brendon McCullum
Viv Richards
Misbah-ul-Haq
M S Dhoni

9. Which country became the smallest nation by population to ever clinch a FIFA World Cup berth by getting qualified for 2018 World Cup?
Costa Rica
Serbia
Morocco
Iceland

10. The world's longest bridge, the Danyang–Kunshan Grand Bridge, is in which country?
USA
France
India
China

Wednesday, 15 November 2017

India Quiz 60

India Quiz 60





1. A version of legend says the name of this Indian town was derived from a phrase that the English told the labourers as they dug for crude oil there. Which town we are referring to?
Bongaigaon
Amkleswar
Digboi
Barauni

2. Who was the first Indian Vice President not to succeed his superior as President?
Varahagiri Venkata Giri
Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed
Basappa Danappa Jatti
Gopal Swarup Pathak

3. Matheran, the smallest hill station in India, is located in
Gujrat
Tamil Nadu
Himachal Pradesh
Maharashtra

4. Who scored India’s only goal at the 2017 Under-17 World Cup?
Jeakson Singh Thounaojam
Aniket Anil Jhadav
Rahim Ali
Rahul Kannoly Praveen

5. The Kalinga Stadium is finalized to host the 2017 Hockey world league Final between 1–10 December 2017. Where is it located?
Bhubaneswar
New Delhi
Kolkatta
Chennai

6. With which one of the following sports will you associate Maria Rebello?
Cricket
Volleyball
Football
Badminton

7. The election department of which Indian state has entered the Limca book of records recently?
Kerala
Tamil Nadu
Rajasthan
Meghalaya

8. The Maharana Pratap Inter-state bus terminus popularly known as Kashmere Gate ISBT or ISBT, is the oldest and one of the biggest Inter State Bus Terminals in India. Where is it?
Mumbai
Ahmedabad
New Delhi
Srinagar

9. Who was the first Indian woman to feature in a postage stamp?
Indira Gandhi
Mother Teresa
Meerabai
Sarojini Naidu

10. Panangipalli Venugopal is a famous Indian personality who was honored by Government of India in 1998, with the Padma Bhushan. In which one of the following fields he rendered his services?
Literature
Armed Forces
Cinema
Medicine

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