Thursday, 15 November 2018

General Knowledge 53: Personalities Quiz

General Knowledge 52: Personalities Quiz



1. Who is known as the Father of Indian Archaeology?
N G Majumdar
A.C.L. Carlleyle
Bhagwan Lal Indraji
Alexander Cunningham

2. Who is the present Chief of Air Staff?
Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha
Air Chief Marshal Birendra Singh Dhanoa
Air Chief Marshal Anil Kumar Browne
Air Chief Marshal Pradeep Vasant Naik

3. Anthea Bell, Who passed away recently, is known for her translations of a French comics into English. Which comics we are talking about?
Tintin
Archie
Lucky Luke
Asterix

4. Who has been appointed as the new Chairman of Union Public Service Commission?
Vinay Mittal
Arvind Saxena
David R Syiemlieh
Alka Sirohi

5. Who holds the record for most hat-tricks in football?
Lionel Messi
Christiano Ronaldo
Lothar Mathaus
Pele

6. Who won the Man Booker Prize 2018?
Esi Edugyan
Daisy Johnson
Racher Kushner
Anna Burns

7. Somdev Devvarman, a recipient of Padma Shri in 2018 and Arjuna Award in 2011, is associated with which sports?
Badminton
Footbaal
Tennis
Cricket

8. Who is the present Chief of Army Staff?
General Dalbir Singh
General Bipin Rawat
General Bikram Singh
General Vijay Kumar Singh

9. The Durand Football Tournament or Durand Cup was named after its founder, Sir Mortimer Durand. Who was he?
British footballer
Indian football coach
British diplomat
Sports journalist

10. Which one of the following dance form is associated with Siddhendra Yogi?
Kathakali
Kuchipudi
Bharathanatyam
Yakshagana

Wednesday, 14 November 2018

General Science Quiz 57

General Science Quiz 57



1. Which land animal has the largest mouth?
Elephant
Polar bear
Rhinoceros
Hippopotamus

2. Name the chatbot which has become the first AI bot to be granted official residence in Japan
Charlix
SimiSimi
ELIZA
Sbihuya Mirai

3. What causes the red colour of Mars?
The presence of iron oxide in the rocks and sand
The abundance of Nitrogen in Mars atmosphere
The volcanic activity on Mars
The presence of methane in the martial atmosphere

4. "Sultana" which is also known as Thompson Seedless is a seedless variety of which one of the following fruits?
Orange
Watermelon
Pomegranate
Grapes

5. With which weather phenonmenon the Indian classical raga Malhar is associated?
Dust storms
Fog
Rain
Snow

6. Name the British professor of Indian origin who was received Knighthood from Queen Elizabeth II for his work as a co-inventor of Next Generation DNA sequencing
Abhas Mitra
Amar Gupta
Ram Chet Chaudhary
Shankar Balasubramanian

7. Which radioactive chemical element is named after the Norse God of Thunder?
Uranium
Plutonium
Promethium
Thorium

8. The element Gallium is named after a country. Name the country
Gambia
Senegal
France
Portugal

9. Which day is celebrated as World Computer Literacy Day?
1 December
2 December
22 December
12 December

10. Which was the first web based email service?
Hotmail
Gmail
Yahoo mail
Rediffmail

Tuesday, 13 November 2018

General Knowledge 52: Personalities Quiz

General Knowledge 53: Personalities Quiz



1. In which field the Sant Kabir Award is given?
Handloom
Poetry
Religion
Tourism

2. Who was the first Indian Commander-in-Chief of the Indian Army?
K M Cariappa
Rajendrasinhji Jadeja
S M Shrinagesh
K S Thimmayya

3. Name the first Commander-ion-Chief of Indian Army of independent India
K M Cariappa
Roy Bucher
Rob Lockhart
Rajendrasinhji Jadeja

4. Who won the Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize for 2018?
Sujatha Gidla
Sanam Maher
Preti Taneja
Shreevatsa Nevatia

5. In which Indian state is the Bhaichung Stadium, built in honour of Bhaichung Bhutia?
Bengal
Sikkim
Manipur
Nagaland

6. Which one of the following is the memoir of the famous revolutionary Che Guevara?
The Bicycle Thieves
The Motorcycle Diaries
Silver Dream Racer
The Mouse and the Motorcycle

7. Who is the goalkeeper to score the most goals in the history of football?
Rogerio Ceni
Tim Howard
Gianluigi Buffon
Jose Luis Chilavert

8. Who is the present Chief Election Commissioner of India?
Achal Kumar Jyoti
Om Prakash Rawat
Nasim Zaidi
H S Brahma

9. This greatest sprinter of all time retired after the 2017 World Championships. Who is he?
Michael Johnson
Carl Lewis
Usian Bolt
Christian Coleman

10. The Turbulent Years: 1980 - 1996 is the second part of the autobiography of which political pesonality?
Sonia Gandhi
Narendra Modi
Arun Jaitely
Pranab Mukherjee

General Science Quiz 56

General Science Quiz 56



1. Which is the first high-level programming language designed for a computer?
Plankalkul
Ada
FORTRAN
COBOL

2. Which is the largest species of wild sheep?
Mouflon
Argali
Bighorn sheep
Urial

3. What does AIML stand for?
Advanced Internet Markup Language
Artificial Intelligence Markup Language
Artificial Intelligence Modular Language
Advanced Internet Model Language

4. Name the artificial intelligence chatter bot that was released by Microsoft via Twitter. Microsoft was forced to shut down the service only 16 hours after its launch due to the controversy as the bot posted inflammatory and offensive tweets.
Tay
Charlix
Spookitalk
Zo

5. Which one of the following is an annual competition to determine the best computer programs that demonstrate the "most human" conversational behaviour?
Kaggle
David E. Rumelhart prize
Loebner Prize
DARPA Grand Challenge

6. Which land animal has the largest brain?
Hippopotamus
Elephant
Humans
Chimpanzee

7. Your body has a "thermostat" that controls your body's temperature. What is it?
Skin
Hypothalamus
Cerebrum
Thyroid

8. Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution(MAVEN) is associated to
European Space Agency (ESA)
Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
National Space Organization (NSPO)

9. Expand ISSDC
Indian Space Science Data Center
Indian Space Science Documentation Center
Indian Space Shuttle Detection Center
Indian Space Shuttle Direction Control

10. Which country tops the list of fish consumers in the world?
China
Japan
USA
India

Wednesday, 24 October 2018

Superheroes Quiz 4

Superheroes Quiz 4



1. Name the fictional superhero born as Kal-El
Spiderman
Batman
Iron Man
Superman

2. Who among the following supervillains is credited as the only villain to have "broken the bat"?
Joker
Bane
Riddler
Hush

3. Which superhero is blind and has developed a radar sense similar echolocation?
Batman
Daredevil
Aqaman
Black Panther

4. Who among the following is Spider-man's lover and later becomes his wife?
Gwen Stacy
Jane Stacey
Mary Jane Watson
Felicia Hardy

5. What was the name of the civilian secret identity of Superman?
Reed Richards
Clark Kent
Hal Jordan
Johny Blaze

6. Who created the super hero Batman?
Joe Shuster
Jack Kirby
Jerry Siegel
Bob Kane

7. By what name you known Matthew Michael Murdock?
Marvelman
Robin
Daredevil
Hellboy

8. Who among the following is the archenemy of Superman?
Lex Luthor
Doctor Doom
Darkseid
Norman Osborn

9. In which superhero comics will you find the supervillain, Calendar Man?
Spiderman
Superman
Batman
Iron Man

10. Name the supervillain in Spiderman who is the original and most well-known incarnation of the Green Goblin
Norman Osborn
Quentin Beck
Dr. Curt Connors
Maxwell Dillon

Monday, 22 October 2018

Superheroes Quiz 3

Superheroes Quiz 3



1. Name the fictional New York city tabloid newspaper where spider-man works as a photographer
New York Herald
Daily Bugle
Metropolis Star
Morning Globe

2. What is the real name of Captain America?
Steve Rogers
Bruce Wayne
Brian Braddock
Robert Bruce Banner

3. Who is the adopted brother of Thor?
Loki
Hoder
Bor
Odin

4. Which fictional planet is the native world of Superman?
Krypton
Tamaran
Xolnar
Achernon

5. The supervillain "Joker" is the archenemy of which superhero?
Batman
Superman
Fatman
Robotman

6. Janet van Dyne is the real name of
Wasp
She Hulk
Electra
Catwoman

7. He is commonly known as the "Man Without Fear". Who is he?
Aqaman
Superman
Batman
Daredevil

8. Name the publisher and editor-in-chief of the Daily Bugle who carries out a smear campaign against Spider-man
J K Simmons
J Jonah Jameson
Robbie Robertson
Eugene Thompson

9. How did Captain America became a super-soldier from a frail tall teenager?
Nuclear accident
Lightning
Special serum
Snake venom

10. Name the kingdom ruled by Odin, father of Thor?
Symkaria
Narnia
Asgard
Olympus

Saturday, 20 October 2018

Superheroes Quiz 2

Superheroes Quiz 2



1. Who created the superhero Spider-man?
Neal Adams
Carl Barks
Stan Lee
Lee Falk

2. Which fictional metal is used in the construction of Captain America's shield?
Epidurium
Vibranium
Unobtainium
Adamantium

3. Accidental xposure to which one of the following transformed Dr. Robert Bruce into Hulk?
Ligtning
Gamma rays
X-rays
Electric shock

4. Thor is the Asgardian god of
Fire
Water
Wind
Thunder

5. What does J.A.R.V.I.S stand for in Iron Man?
Just Another Rather Very Intelligent System
Just Another Radioactive Virtual Intelligence System
Jarvin Assisted Real Virtual Intelligent Server
Joint Analytic Real Visual Intervention System

6. Which one of the following comic character is created by American writer Jerry Siegel?
Spiderman
Superman
Iron Man
Batman

7. Which fictional American city is the home of Batman?
Opal City
Gateway City
Gotham City
Midway City

8. Who is the alter ego of Antman?
Jim Hammond
Bruce Wayne
Dr. Henry 'Hank' Pym
Steve Rogers

9. Where can you find the rare extraterrestrial metallic ore called Vibranium which has energy manipulating qualities?
Antartica
Asgard
Olympus
Wakanda

10. Who among the following is nicknamed as "Merc with a Mouth"?
Deadpool
Daredevil
Aqaman
Black Panther

Friday, 19 October 2018

Superheroes Quiz 1

Superheroes Quiz 1



1. Bitten by a radioactive spider, this high school student gained super human strength along with the speed and powers of a spider. Who is he?
Peter Benjamin Parker
Robert Bruce Banner
Anthony Edward Stark
Matthew Michael Murdock

2. Who among the following was NOT a member of the original Fantastic Four?
Mister Fantastic
Thing
Human Torch
Medusa

3. What is the alter ego of the Hulk?
Robert Bruce Banner
Steve Rogers
Bruce Wayne
Anthony Edward Stark

4. Which one of the following is the principal weapon of Thor?
Stormbringer
Sais
Mjolnir
Electroshield

5. Anthony Edward "Tony" Stark is the real name of which one of the following super heroes?
Ant Man
Batman
Iron Man
Spiderman

6. Who among the following is an actual medical doctor?
Doctor Doom
Doctor Strange
Doctor Spectrum
Doctor Voodo

7. What is the secret identity of Batman?
Gary Preston
Michael Shelby
Jim Hammond
Bruce Wayne

8. Which one of the enemies of Batman is the leader of the League of Assassins?
Ra's al Ghul
Poison Ivy
Joker
Harley Quinn

9. This superhero is the king and protector of the fictional African nation of Wakanda. Who is he?
Batman
Black Panther
Aquaman
Daredevil

10. Wade Wilson is the alter ego of which fictional character?
Batman
Aquaman
Deadpool
Daredevil

Wednesday, 17 October 2018

Science Quiz 56

Science Quiz 56



1. Who was the first to experimentally generate radio waves in the laboratory?
Mary Curie
Guglielmo Marconi
Heinrich Hertz
James Clerk Maxwell

2. Maria Skodowska–Curie Institute of Oncology was founded in 1932 as the Radium Institute by Maria Curie. Where is it located?
Warsaw
Lublin
Paris
Stockholm

3. Name the inventor of ball point pen
Waterman
Oscar
Wilson
Lazlo Biro

4. Who was the first recipient of Nobel Prize in Physics?
Marie Curie
Wilhem Rontgen
G Marconi
JJ Thomson

5. The scientist who first discovered that the earth revolves around the sun?
Galileo
Nicolaus Copernicus
Johannes Kepler
Aristarchus of Samos

6. Who is the only woman to have won Nobel Prize multiple times?
Marie Curie
Wangari Maathai
Maria Goeppert Mayer
Rosalyn Yalow

7. The element polonium which was discovered by Marie Curie was named so
to honour her husband
in the name of her best friend
after her country
homage to her parents

8. In 1903,The nobel prize for physics was jointly awarded to three scientists. Curie and her husband Pierre was two among them. Who was the third scientist?
Albert Einstein
Henri Becquerel
Julius Robert Oppenheimer
Lord Rayleigh

9. Who was the first to hypotheses Nuclear Energy in the year of 1905?
Max Plank
Albert Einstein
Julius Robert Oppenheimer
Madam Curie

10. Name the American biochemist or Indian origin who won the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine in 1968
Subramanyan Chandrasekar
Harish Chandra
Har Gobind Khorana
E C George Sudarshan

Monday, 15 October 2018

General Knowledge Quiz 51: Personalities Quiz

General Knowledge Quiz 51: Personalities Quiz



1. Who was awarded Laureus World Sports Award for Comeback of the Year 2018?
Michael Phelps
P V Sindhu
Roger Federer
Vishvanathan Anand

2. Who is called the "fathef of demography"?
John Dalton
John Graunt
Charles Darwin
Thomas malthus

3. With which one of the following field will you associate Gopala Ratnam Subramaniam?
Sports
Cinema
Politics
Dance

4. Who among the following was the first to give a biological definition of the term "species"?
Charles Darwin
John Ray
Carl Linnaues
Lamarck

5. With which one of the following e-commerce websites will you associate Pierre Omidyar?
Flipkart
Myntra
eBay
Infibeam

6. "Heart of the Lion" is the autobiography of a cricketer who was the first bowler to reach 500 wickets in Test cricket. Who is he?
Kapil Dev
Courtney Walsh
Shane Warne
Muttiah Muralidharan

7. Which West Indies cricker is known by the nick names the "Big C" and "Super Cat"?
Courtney Walsh
Carl Hooper
Clive Lloyd
Curtly Ambrose

8. Who was the captain of the Kerala team that won Santosh Trophy in 2018?
Seesan Selvan
Ignatius Sylvester
Rahul KP
Rahul Raj

9. Which famous painting by Raja Ravi Varma sold in an auction for rupees 5.17 crores?
Thilothama
Shakuntala
Disappointed
Nair lady

10. Who holds the record of being the fastest Indian to reach 1000 runs in ODIs?
Satish Dhawan
Navjot Singh Sidhu
Virat Kohli
M S Dhoni

Saturday, 13 October 2018

India Quiz 96

India Quiz 96



1. Which of the following was established by Keshab Chandra Sen and K. Sridharalu Naidu in 1864?
Adi Brahmo Samaj
Ved Samaj
Arya Samaj
Tatva Bodhini Sabha

2. Who was popularly known as the "Grand Old Man of South India"?
S. Subramania Iyer
Potti Sreeramulu
Veerapandiya Kattabomman
Chinnaswami Subramanya Bharathiyar.

3. What is the name of the seven-headed horse of Indra, according to Hindu mythology?
Tumburu
Haygriva
Airavata
Uchchaihshravas

4. Which Indian cricketer is known as "the turbanator"?
Harbhajan Singh
Yuvraj Singh
Lala Amarnath
Mohinder Amarnath

5. Which is the smallest district in India?
Malappuram
Chennai
Mahe
Yanam

6. Which Malayalam film actress was awarded the National Award for Best Film Actress in 2017?
Parvati
Manju Warrier
Surabhi Lakshmi
Mamta Mohandas

7. The Peruman train tragedy occurred in which year?
1988
1998
2008
1983

8. Who is known as the Iron Lady of Manipur?
Anjana Gupta
Irom Sharmila
Sanamach Chanu
Mary Kom

9. The statue depicting the Greek hero Herakles fighting the Nemean lion was discovered in India at the end of 19th century and is known by the name of the place where it was discovered. Name the place?
Kolkata
Nanduras
Shimla
Mathura

10. Where is the Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Indian Botanic Garden situated?
New Delhi
Kolkata
Lucknow
Guwahati

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