Monday, 31 December 2018

Sports Quiz 33

Sports Quiz 33



1. What is the number of players in a team in Ice hockey?
10
11
6
8

2. Where is the headquarters of the International Olympic Committee?
New York, USA
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Lausanne, Switzerland
Vienna, Austria

3. What is the national sport of Bhutan?
Shooting
Football
Boxing
Archery

4. Which country will host 2022 FIFA Football World Cup?
France
Qatar
Brazil
Russia

5. Who became the first Cricketer scoring four consecutive centuries in ODIs in the Cricket World Cup held in 2015?
Matthew Hayden
Chris Gayle
Rohit Sharma
Kumar Sangakkara

6. Who.was the first batsman to be given out by the third umpire?
Inzamam-ul-Haq
Hansie Cronje
Sachin Tendulkar
Stuart Broad

7. Who, in 2017, became the third Indian to bat across five days in a Test match?
Cheteshwar Pujara
M S Dhoni
Rohit Sharma
Shikhar Dhawan

8. Name the Indian cricketer who authored the book "The Test of My Life"
Sachin Tendulkar
M S Dhoni
Yuvraj Singh
Ashish Nehra

9. Who is the first Indian cricketer to score a century on his ODI debut?
KL Rahul
Sachin Tendulkar
Karun Nair
M S Dhoni

10. An Indian became the first bowler to take a wicket off his zeroth delivery of his T20 career in 2016. Who achieved this astonishing feat?
MS Dhoni
Virat Kohli
Umesh Yadav
Mohamed Shami

India Quiz 102

India Quiz 102



1. Which district in Kerala became the first fully e-literate district in the country?
Malappuram
Kollam
Thrissur
Kottayam

2. Which one of the following temples is also known as Arkashetra?
Somnath Temple
Konark Temple
Lotus Temple
Jagannath Temple

3. Which state is known as "Heart of India"?
Bihar
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Delhi

4. Puanchei is a hand woven wrap around skirt worn by the women of which India state?
Punjab
Mizoram
Arunachal Pradesh
Karnataka

5. Where is the Salma Dam constructed by the Government of India as a part of Indian aid project?
Pakistan
Nepal
Sri Lanka
Afganisthan

6. Phiran or Pheran is the traditional outfit of people in which Indian state?
Himachal Pradesh
Punjab
Kashmir
Haryana

7. Who started the construction of Qutb Minar?
Shamsuddin Iltutmish
Sher Shah Suri
Qutab-Ud-Din-Aibak
Firoz Shah Tughlaq

8. How many legendary marble temples are there in Dilwara Temples?
Three
Six
Seven
Five

9. In which one of the following books will you find Mano Majra, a fictional village on the border of Pakistan and India?
Train to Pakistan
Swami and Friends
The Other Side of Silence
A Bend in the Ganges

10. Chaiti are a semi-classical songs sung in the Hindu calendar month of Chait. In which Indian state is it sung traditionally?
Maharashtra
Uthar Pradesh
Gujarat
Odisha

Sunday, 30 December 2018

General Knowledge Quiz 44: Latest GK Quiz

General Knowledge Quiz 44: Latest GK Quiz




1. The Ministerial Meeting of the Non-Aligned Movement was held in Baku in 2018. Which country's capital is Baku?
Azerbaijan
Algeria
Colombia
Romania

2. Name the Iraqi human rights activist who won the Nobel Peace Prize 2018
Nadia Murad
Amani Al-Khatahtbeh
Linda Sarsour
Dalia Mogahed

3. World Economic Forum launched Global Centre for Cyber security in 2018 to prevent a digital dark age. Where is the centre based at?
New York
Amsterdam
Geneva
Dubai

4. Mohammad Abdul Hamid was re-elected in 2018 as the President of this country for a second term. Name the country
Pakistan
Malasia
Maldives
Bangladesh

5. Which country initiated the ambitious project One Belt One Road (OBOR) aims to develop a vast network of sea and land routes across dozens of countries?
Japan
China
USA
France

6. Which country has launched the world's first Sovereign Blue Bond?
Singapore
China
Japan
Seychelles

7. Miguel Diaz Canel, who served as the First Vice President of his country which has a provision for several Vice Presidents, is its current President. Which country?
Argentian
Cuba
Brazil
Lebanon

8. Where was the 6th World Government Summit held?
Singapore
Dubai
Paris
New York

9. Jeff Bezos, who became the world's wealthiest person in 2017, is the CEO of which one of the following companies?
Amazon
Flipkart
Walmart
McDonalds

10. Which country imposed a tax on users of social media such as WhatsApp and Facebook?
Uganda
France
Saudi Arabia
Iraq

Saturday, 29 December 2018

India Quiz 101

India Quiz 101



1. Adhai Din Ka Jhonpra is a mosque situated in which city?
Delhi
Agra
Lucknow
Ajmer

2. Where is the Sulabh International Museum of Toilets located?
Kolkata
Ahmedabad
Delhi
Bengaluru

3. Which artcile of the Constitution of India deals with the "Promotion of International Peace and Security"?
Article 45
Article 51
Article 23
Article 31

4. Originally known as Mankal, this fort was the capital of the Qutab Shahi dynasty. Name the fort
Fort William
Bekal Fort
Golconda Fort
Warangal Fort

5. This is the second oldes fort in Rajasthan and is also known as the "Sonar Quila" or "Golden Fort". Name the fort
Mehrangarh Fort
Chittorgarh Fort
Amber Fort
Jaisalmer Fort

6. Surbahar is an musical instrument which is closely related to
Bansuri
Flute
Sitar
Dhol

7. Where is the National Centre of Organic Farmin (NCOF) located?
Ahmedabad
Ghaziabad
Hyderabad
Allahabad

8. Which is the highest railway station in India?
Gorakhpur railway station
Ghum Railway Station
Mughalsarai Junction Railway Station
Char Bagh Railway Station

9. Which State was ranked first in the "Ease of Living Index" 2018 rankings under the Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT)?
Kerala
Gujarat
Maharashtra
Andhra Pradesh

10. The Vyas Samman is awarded to the literary works in which Indian language?
Sanskrit
Hindi
Gujarati
Kannada

Friday, 28 December 2018

India Quiz 100: Literature Quiz

India Quiz 100: Literature Quiz



1. Who is the author of the book "Stay Hungry Stay Foolish"?
Arundhati Roy
Robin Sharma
Shiv Khera
Rashmi Bansal

2. Swami and Friends is the first of a trilogy of novels written by R. K. Narayan. Which famous English novelist suggested the title "Swami and Friends"?
George Orwell
James Joyce
Graham Greene
Aldous Huxley

3. Stalky & Co. is a collection of school stories. Who is the author?
R K Narayan
Ruskin Bond
Satyajit Ray
Rudyard Kipling

4. Who is the author of the book "Hajar Chaurashir Maa"?
Mahasweta Dev
Amrita Pritam
Tarasankar Bandyopadhyay
Bishnu Dey

5. Who wrote the book "Satyagraha at Champaran"?
Mahatma Gandhi
Anugrah Narayan Sinha
Dr. Rajendra Prasad
J B Kripalani

6. Who is the writer of the children's book series "Mary Poppins"?
Enid Blyton
P L Travers
J K Rowling
R L Stevenson

7. Who is the recipient of 54th Jnanpith Award in 2018?
Amitav Ghosh
Krishan Sobti
Shanka Ghosh
Raghuveer Chadhari

8. Who created the Bengali private investigator Pradosh C Mitter or Feluda?
Bankimchandra Chatterjee
Satyajit Ray
Saratchandra Chattopadhyay
Tarashankar Badyopadhyay

9. This by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni novel is a rendition of the Hindu epic Mahabharata as told from Draupadi's (Panchaali's) viewpoint. Name the novel
The Mistress of Spices
Queen of Dreams
The Palace of Illusions: A Novel
Before We Visit the Goddess

10. Who wrote "The Calcutta Chromosome" which won the Arthur C. Clarke Award for best science fiction novel for 1997?
Salman Rushdie
Amitav Ghosh
Vikram Seth
Satyajit Ray

Wednesday, 26 December 2018

India Quiz 99: Personalities Quiz

India Quiz 99: Personalities Quiz



1. Name the eminent Indian economist who developed Human Development Index
Amartya Sen
Manmohan Singh
Bimal Jalan
Montek Singh Ahluwalia

2. Who designed the world's tallest statue, the "Statue of Unity"?
Shankho Chaudhuri
Nandalal Bose
Ram V Sutar
V P Karmarkar

3. Who was the most searched personality on Google India in 2018?
Priyanka Chopra
Narendra Modi
Priya Varrier
Sapna Choudhary

4. Jacob Zuma who resigned in 2018 due to allegations of corruption was the President of which one of the following countries?
Sudan
Philippines
South Africa
Argentina

5. Who among the following formed the Bahishkrit Hitakarini Sabha for removing difficulties of the untouchables and placing their grievances before government?
Mahatma Gandhi
Raja Ram Mohan Roy
Baba Amte
B R Ambedkar

6. Indian mountaineer Satyarup Siddhanta became the first Indian to climb Mount Giluwe. Where is Mount Giluwe located?
China
Tansania
Papua New Guinea
New Zealand

7. Name the King mentioned in Markandeya Purana who gave away his kingdom, sold his family and agreed to be a slave to fulfill a promise he had made to the sage Vishwamitra.
Parikshit
Vikramaditya
Harishchandra
Jarasandha

8. Dharmapada, son of a great architect, is remembered for the completion of a temple in a single night and sacrificed his life saving the workers from the wrath of the King and further execution. Can you name the temple?
Sun Temple, Konark
Kamakhya Temple, Guwahati
Brihadisvara Temple, Thanjavur
Lingaraja Temple, Bhubaneswar

9. Which one of the following forts is built by Man Singh Tomar?
Gwalior Fort
Agra Fort
Red Fort
Hawa Mahal

10. Where is the tomb of the Mughal emperor, Akbar, located?
Fatehpur Sikri
Sikandra
Umerkot
Delhi

Tuesday, 25 December 2018

India Quiz 98: Personalities Quiz

India Quiz 98: Personalities Quiz



1. Name the Indian actor who received Legion of Honour, the highest French order of merit, in 2018
Kamal Hasan
Amitabh Bachan
Soumitra Chatterjee
Shahrukh Khan

2. Eustace Fernandes is known for the mascot of a young Indian girl used by a famous Indian brand. Do you know the brand?
Nirma
Amul
Parle-G
Onida

3. Name the founder of Indian Home Rule Society and the journal "The Indian Sociologist" in London
Shyamji Krishna Varma
Annie Besant
Dayanand Saraswati
Subash Chandra Bose

4. Who was the first Israeli Prime Minister to visit India?
Ezer Weizman
Ariel Sharon
Benjamin Netanyahu
Moshe Ya'alon

5. Who was the first Indian woman to become the President of Indian National Congress?
Kasturba Gandhi
Aruna Asif Alli
Vijayalakshmi Pandit
Sarojini Naidu

6. Who made the India's first cell-phone call in 1995?
P V Narasimha Rao
Azim Premji
Jyoti Basu
Amitabh Bachan

7. Who was the Minister of Law in the first Nehru Cabinet?
Sardar Patel
Baldev Singh
B R Ambedkar
Syama Prasad Mookerjee

8. Who formed the council of eight ministers, called Ashta Pradhan, to administer his empire?
Vikramaditya
Chandragupta Maurya
Ashoka
Shivaji

9. With which one of the following will you associate Kavin Bharti Mittal?
Skype
Hike
Whatsapp
Twitter

10. Who described Subash Chandra Bose as a "Patriot of Patriots"?
Jawaharlal Nehru
Mahatma Gandhi
Bhagat Singh
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

Sunday, 23 December 2018

Sports Quiz 32

Sports Quiz 32



1. Sachin Tendulkar holds the record of most test centuries in Cricket. How many centuries did Sachin score?
52
50
60
51

2. Who became the first Indian to win Asian Snooker Tour title?
Pankaj Advani
Aditya Mehta
Geet Sethi
Manan Chandra

3. Marta Vieira da Silva, who has been selected as the 2018 FIFA World Player of the Year (Female), is a football player of which national football team?
Argentina
Brazil
France
Croatia

4. With which one of the following sports will you associate the 'Laver Cup' and 'Hopman Cup'?
Badminton
Basket Ball
Tennis
Football

5. With which one of the following will you associate Simone Biles?
Swimming
Gymnastics
Shooting
Tennis

6. What is the number of players in a team in Ice hockey?
10
11
6
8

7. Where is the headquarters of the International Olympic Committee?
New York, USA
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Lausanne, Switzerland
Vienna, Austria

8. What is the national sport of Bhutan?
Shooting
Football
Boxing
Archery

9. Which country will host 2022 FIFA Football World Cup?
France
Qatar
Brazil
Russia

10. Which state cricket team has won the 2018 Vijay Hazare trophy?
Maharashtra
Tamil Nadu
Madhya Pradesh
Karnataka

Friday, 21 December 2018

Sports Quiz 31: Personalities Quiz

Sports Quiz 31: Personalities Quiz



1. Who became the first Cricketer scoring four consecutive centuries in ODIs in the Cricket World Cup held in 2015?
Matthew Hayden
Chris Gayle
Rohit Sharma
Kumar Sangakkara

2. Who.was the first batsman to be given out by the third umpire?
Inzamam-ul-Haq
Hansie Cronje
Sachin Tendulkar
Stuart Broad

3. Who achieved the record for most ascents to the summit of Mount Everest?
Kami Rita Sherpa
Ap Sherpa
Phurba Tashi Sherpa
Ngima Nuru Sherpa

4. Who, in 2017, became the third Indian to bat across five days in a Test match?
Cheteshwar Pujara
M S Dhoni
Rohit Sharma
Shikhar Dhawan

5. Name the Indian cricketer who authored the book "The Test of My Life"
Sachin Tendulkar
M S Dhoni
Yuvraj Singh
Ashish Nehra

6. Who is the first Indian cricketer to score a century on his ODI debut?
KL Rahul
Sachin Tendulkar
Karun Nair
M S Dhoni

7. An Indian became the first bowler to take a wicket off his zeroth delivery of his T20 career in 2016. Who achieved this astonishing feat?
MS Dhoni
Virat Kohli
Umesh Yadav
Mohamed Shami

8. Name the first Indian batsman and the third player in international cricket to convert his maiden test century to a triple century?
Virender Sehwag
Rohit Sharma
KL Rahul
Karun Nair

9. George Weah is a former professional footballer who is currently serving as the President of an African country. Name the country
Liberia
Nigeria
Uganda
Ghana

10. Which famous sports personality was appointed as the Ambassador for Responsible Tourism by the World Tourism Organisation?
Christiano Ronaldo
Virat Kohli
P V Sindhu
Lionel Messi

Thursday, 20 December 2018

Environment Quiz 80

Environment Quiz 80



1. The world's largest sand island is in Australia. Identify the island
Fraser Island
Moreton Island
Bora Bora
Tahiti

2. Which year was celebrated by the UN as International Year of Mountains?
2012
2008
2010
2002

3. Which river is known as Dihang or Siang River in Arunachal Pradesh?
Lohit
Brahmaputra
Ganges
Teesta

4. Mount Merapi is an active volcano which has erupted regularly since 1548, the recent one being in May 2018. Where is it located?
Mauritius
Indonesia
France
Italy

5. Where is the Taylor Valley, one of the McMurdo Dry Valleys, located?
Antartica
Asia
Europe
Africa

6. Which river is known as 'the twin' or 'the handmaid' of the Narmada?
Tapti River
Krishna River
Tungabhadra Riv
Luni River

7. In which Indian state the Eld's deer, also known as the Thamin, is found?
Nagaland
Jammu Kashmir
Manipur
Assam

8. Where are the Shevaroy Hills located?
Andhra Pradesh
Tamil Nadu
Kerala
Karnataka

9. Saddle Peak or Saddle Hill is located in
Lakshadeep
Sri Lanka
Maldives
Andaman and Nicoba

10. Name the water body that separates Australia from New Zealand
Keil Canal
Bering Strait
Tasman Sea
Panama Canal

Thursday, 22 November 2018

India Quiz 97

India Quiz 97



1. Which sate has launched Aditya, India's first solar ferry and the largest solar-powered boat in India?
Keala
Gujarat
Tamil Nadu
Karnataka

2. In which state was India's First Transgender school opened?
Maharashtra
Kerala
Karnataka
Gujarat

3. Which state has launched "Digital Dakiya" scheme to teach cashless transactions?
Maharashtra
Madhya Pradesh
Gujarat
Uthar Pradesh

4. Which state will host the 2022 National Games?
Goa
Maghalaya
Uttarakhand
Chhattisgarh

5. Which city lies at the confluence of Netravati and Gurupura rivers?
Goa
Mysore
Mangalore
Udupi

6. Bagh Print, the traditional hand block print with natural colours, belongs to which Indian state?
Bihar
Odisha
Uthra Pradesh
Madhya Pradesh

7. Name the operation of the Indian Armed Forces to evacuate Indian citizens and foreign nationals from Yemen during the 2015 Yemeni Crisis
Operation Desert Storm
Operation Raahat
Operation Pawan
Operation Sukoon

8. Golghar or Gol Ghar is a beehive-shaped large granary constructed in 1786 by East Indian Company. Where is it located?
Agra
Pune
Kolkatha
Patna

9. Which one of the following was the first Uranium mine in India?
Jaduguda
Tummalapalle
Narwapahar
Bhatin

10. In which district is the Nedumkayam tribal colony that became the first digital and cashless tribal colony in India?
Palakkad
Wayanad
Malappuram
Thiruvananthapuram

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