Sunday, 28 January 2018

General Knowledge Quiz 34

General Knowledge Quiz 34



1. Which country has launched the world's first fully electric cargo ship?
Japan
China
USA
France

2. When is Universal Children's Day celebrated?
14 November
20 November
25 November
30 November

3. Which country's stamps and coins has the legend HELVETIA on them?
Haiti
Hungary
Croatia
Switzerland

4. The Elysee Palace is the official residence of the president of which country?
France
Egypt
Italy
Argentina

5. The Falklands War of 1982 was fought between which of the following countries?
France and United Kingdom
Argentina and United Kingdom
Spain and Argentina
France and Portugal

6. The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is a federation of how many emirates (states)?
Ten
Six
Seven
Five

7. Which country's flag holds the Guinness World Record for the oldest continuously used national flag?
Switzerland
Latvia
Denmark
Spain

8. Aberdeen, known as the "Granite City", is located in which country?
Scotland
Switzerland
Italy
Egypt

9. Where is the head quarters of Transparency International, a non-governmental organization to combat global corruption?
New York
New Delhi
Geneva
Berlin

10. What is the modern day name of Honduras, a republic in Central America?
Eritrea
Palau
Kosovo
Belize

Friday, 26 January 2018

India Quiz 71

India Quiz 71



1. Which Indian state is known as the "Land of Lamps"?
Tamil Nadu
Bihar
Kerala
Andrha Pradesh

2. The Shore Temple was named because it overlooks the shore of the Bay of Bengal. In which state it is located?
Andhra Pradesh
Tamil Nadu
Kerala
Gujrat

3. "Rani ki Vav" (Queen's stepwell) was selected as the “Cleanest Iconic Place” in India at the Indian Sanitation Conference (INDOSAN) 2016. Where is it located?
Gujrat
Maharashtra
Rajasthan
Uthar Pradesh

4. Who among the following established their first trading port in India at Tharangambadi, formerly Tranquebar?
British
Portuguese
French
Danish

5. In which state the Udvada Atash Behram, one of the eight fire temples of the Zoroastrian religion in India, is situated?
Maharashtra
Gujrat
Madhya Pradesh
Haryana

6. Sattriya dance was originated in which one of the following states?
Assam
Meghalaya
Orissa
Tamil Nadu

7. Where is Rakhigarhi village, declared by Global Heritage Fund as one of the 10 most endangered heritage sites in Asia, situated?
Maharashtra
Haryana
Uthar Pradesh
Madhya Pradesh

8. Who authored the book "A History of Hindu Chemistry from the Earliest Times to the Middle of Sixteenth Century"?
Asima Chatterjee
Jnan Chandra Ghosh
Shanti Swaroop Bhatnagar
Prafulla Chandra Roy

9. Name the British architect who, along with Edward Lutyens, designed the Rashtrapathi Bhavan and Parliament House of India?
Herbert Baker
Larry Baker
Augustus Pugin
Gilbert Scott

10. Where is th Heliodorus pilla, the first known inscription related to Vaishnavism in India, located?
Odisha
Gujrat
Tamil Nadu
Madhya Pradesh

Monday, 22 January 2018

Environment Quiz 59

Environment Quiz 59



1. Name the state which has the highest forest cover in terms of percentage of forest cover to Geographical area .
Mizoram
West Bengal
Arunachal Pradesh
Nagaland

2. The name of this Indian river is derived from Sanskrti meaning "salt river", due high salinity of its water. Which river we are referring to?
Luni River
Sabarmathi River
Mahi River
Tapti River

3. The Petronas Tower were the tallest buildings in the world from 1998 to 2004 and remain the tallest twin towers in the world. Where is it located?
United States of America
France
Italy
Malaysia

4. Name the national animal of United Kingdom?
Leopard
Tiger
Lion
Unicorn

5. Which country is called land of Maple?
Italy
Canda
Egypt
Malaysia

6. Which is the most populated continent?
Asia
Africa
Europe
North America

7. Which Indian river is also called by the names Vishnupadi and Jaahnavi?
Godavari
Krishna
Ganga
Yamuna

8. Which land-based ecosystem has the most biodiversity?
Grasslands
Tundra
Deserts
Tropical rainforests

9. Who wrote the Pulitzer Prize-winning book "The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History"?
Elizabeth Kolbert
Rachel Carson
Aldo Leopold
Hannah Holmes

10. How many trees does it take to provide a day’s supply of oxygen for 4 people?
10
5
3
1

Saturday, 20 January 2018

General Science Quiz 37

General Science Quiz 37



1. In Chemistry, an amphoteric compound is a molecule or ion that can react with
Acids
Bases
Both
None of these

2. Who is known as "Father of Mineralogy"?
Joan Abella
William Lawrence Bragg
Georgius Agricola
Norman Bowen

3. To which plant do the world record for the fastest growing plant belongs?
Bamboo
Eucalyptus
Poplar
Giant Sequoia

4. Tharsis is a vast volcanic plateau centered near the equator of a planet and is home to the largest volcanoes in the Solar System. On which planet is it located?
Jupiter
Venus
Mars
Saturn

5. Callisto is the second largest moon of which planet in the solar system?
Saturn
Jupiter
Mercury
Venus

6. "Ailurophobia" is the fear of which one of the following animals?
Alligator
Ants
Cats
Dogs

7. What does the Mohs Scale measure?
Hardness of minerals
Purity of minerals
Hardness of water
None of these

8. Which is the fastest spinning planet in the solar system?
Earth
Mercury
Jupiter
Mars

9. Who established India's first pharmaceutical company?
Prafulla Chandra Ray
Shanti Swaroop Bhatnagar
Debashis Mukherjee
CNR Rao

10. Who is known as the "Father of Indian DNA fingerprinting"?
Homi J. Bhabha
Venkatraman Radhakrishnan
Meghnad Saha
Lalji Singh

Friday, 19 January 2018

General Science Quiz 36

Science Quiz 36



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

2. Which one of the following is NOT among the 3 R's of environment protection?
Reduce
Reuse
Recycle
Refuse

3. A lichen is a composite organism that arises from a symbiotic relationship. Which are the organisms in the relationship?
Algae and fungi
Bacteria and Virus
Algae and Virus
Fungi and Virus

4. The Ebers Papyrus dating to c. 1550 BC is among the oldest and most important papyri of ancient Egypt. What kind of information was found on this papyrus?
Mathematical
Medical
Geographical
Environmental

5. The female of the species are called "nannies" and the males are called "billies". Which animal we ae taling about?
Cow
Bear
Goat
Deer

6. Which river was known to Indians in the Vedic period as "Chandrabhaga"?
Ganga
Chenab
Godavari
Brahmaputra

7. What is the hard upper shell of a tortoise or a crustacean called?
Carapace
Plastron
Rostrum
Peltidium

8. The nearly flat part of the shell strucutre of a turtle is called
Shank
Udder
Carapace
Plastron

9. Which environmental news magazine was founded in 1981 by its current editor, the conservationist, Bittu Sahgal to raise awareness among Indians of their disappearing natural heritage?
Current Science
Down to Earth
Sanctuary Asia
Science Reporter

10. Name the highest volcanic mountain in Asia that is part of the Volcanic Seven Summits mountaineering challenge
Mount Damavand
Mount Aso
Mount Etna
Sakuarajima

Wednesday, 17 January 2018

Current Affairs Quiz 15

Current Affairs Quiz 15



1. Which country has granted citizenship to Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks?
Ecuador
Sweden
Indonesia
United Kingdom

2. Who was ranked first by Gallup International in its latest annual survey - Opinion of Global Leaders?
Narendra Modi
Donald Trump
Emmanuel Macron
Xi Jinping

3. Who was appointed by Indian Olympic Association as the Chef De Mission for the 23rd Winter Olympic Games?
Harjinder Singh
P K Muralidharan Raja
Mary Kom
Narinder Dhruv Batra

4. Which Indian state became the first state to offer free e-mail address in Hindi to its residents?
Madhya Pradesh
Gujrat
BIhar
Rajasthan

5. Sri Lanka has handed over which strategic port to China for a 99 year lease?
Port of Colombo
Port of Hambantota
Trincomalee Harbour
Port of Point Pedro

6. Name the famous writer who received the Order of the Companions of Honour, an order of the Commonwealth realms, in 2017?
Roald Dahl
R L Stine
J K Rowling
Stephenie Meyer

7. What is India’s GDP forecast in 2018, as per World Bank’s latest report “2018 Global Economic Prospects (GEP)”?
7.6%
7.5%
7.3%
7.2%

8. Who has been named Time's Person of the Year 2017?
Narendra Modi
Donald Trump
Xi Jinping
The Silence Breakers

9. Who is the author of the book "Conflicts of Interest: My Journey through India’s Green Movement"?
Vandana Shiva
Sunita Narain
Maneka Gandhi
Sunderlal Bahuguna

10. Which railway station entered Limca Book of Records 2018 for having all-women staff?
Matunga railway station
Dudhsagar railway staiton
Howrah railway station
Trivandrum Central railway station

Tuesday, 16 January 2018

General Knowledge Quiz 33

General Knowledge Quiz 33



1. Which country has launched the world's first fully electric cargo ship?
Japan
China
USA
France

2. When is Universal Children's Day celebrated?
14 November
20 November
25 November
30 November

3. Which country's stamps and coins has the legend HELVETIA on them?
Haiti
Hungary
Croatia
Switzerland

4. The Falklands War of 1982 was fought between which of the following countries?
France and United Kingdom
Argentina and United Kingdom
Spain and Argentina
France and Portugal

5. The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is a federation of how many emirates (states)?
Ten
Six
Seven
Five

6. Where is the Head Quarters of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)?
Geneva
Paris
New York
Los Angeles

7. Where is the head quarters of the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women, also known as UN Women?
New York
Geneva
Paris
London

8. Khemr language is the official language of which one of the following countries?
Vietnam
Cambodia
Myanmar
Nepal

9. In which country the festival La Tomatina, in which participants throw tomatoes and get involved in this tomato fight, observed?
Spain
Sweden
Germany
Egypt

10. Where is the Battle of the Oranges celebrated?
Spain
Italy
Norway
United States

Sunday, 14 January 2018

India Quiz 70

India Quiz 70



1. Which one of the following was the first paramilitary forces of India?
Assam Rifles
Border Security Force
Indo-Tibetan Border Police
Central Reserve Police Force

2. Which one of the following states was not formed on November 1, 1956?
Kerala
Karnataka
Madhya Pradesh
Tamil Nadu

3. Which Indian city is known for Bara Imambara, a shrine built by Shia Muslims?
New Delhi
Agra
Lucknow
Ajmer

4. Who founded the Abhinav Bharat Society?
Vinayak Damodar Savarkar
Swami Vivekananda
Dayanand Saraswati
Bhagat Singh

5. What is the folk dance of Tripura?
Khasi
Loho
Hajgiri
Bihu

6. "An Indian Pilgrim" is the autobiography of
Subash Chandra Bose
Swami Vivekananda
B R Ambedkar
Satyendra Nath Bose

7. With which one of the following freedom fighters will you associate the name "Count Orlando Mazzotta"?
Bhagat Singh
Rash Behari Bose
Subash Chandra Bose
Surya Sen

8. Born as Gadadhar Chatterjee this Indian mystic is well known to us in another name. Do you know who he is?
Swami Vivekananda
Sri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa
Dayananda Saraswati
Swami Nithyananda

9. Where is Indian War Memorial Museum located?
New Delhi
Mumbai
Kolkatta
Kohima

10. Baul music is the folk tradition of which Indian state?
Bihar
West Bengal
Uthra Pradesh
Madhya Pradesh

General Knowledge Quiz 34: Personalities Quiz

General Knowledge Quiz 34: Personalities Quiz



1. Who introduced the concept of Ombudsman in India?
Mahatma Gandhi
L M Singhvi
Anna Hasare
Kiran Bedi

2. Who among the following holds the all time record for Olympic gold medals?
Michael Phelps
Larisa Latynina
Paavo Nurmi
Usain Bolt

3. The birthday of which statistician is celebrated as National Statistics Day in India?
Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis
C R Rao
Debabrata Basu
Jayanta Kumar Ghosh

4. Who played the lead role in the movie "Mangal Pandey: The Rising"I?
Shah Rukh Khan
Aamir Khan
Akshay Kumar
Ajay Devgan

5. Name the Venezuelan military and political leader who played a leading role in the establishment of many Latin American countries like Venezuela, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Panama?
Ali Lenin Aguilera
Oscar Arias Sanchez
Simon Bolivar
Fidel Castro

6. Name the Spanish explorer who led the expedition that conquered the Inca Empire?
Hernando de Soto
Panfilo de Narvaez
Francisco Pizarro
Hernan Cortes

7. Who was the Spanish explorer to become the first recorded European to reach the Mississippi River?
Hernando de Soto
Francisco de Orellana
Juan Pardo
Louis Jolliet

8. With which one of the following incidents will you associate Madan Lal Pahwa?
Jallianwala Bagh massacre
Assassination of Indira Gandhi
Assassination of Mahatma Gandhi
Indo-China War

9. Who has been chosen for Vyas Samman 2017?
Mamta Kalia
Surinder Verma
Sunita Jain
Kamal Kishore Goyenka

10. Who is the author of "When Breath Becomes Air"?
Suasn Faludi
Paul Kalanidhi
Arundhati Roy
Sidhartha Mukherjee

Friday, 12 January 2018

India Quiz 69

India Quiz 69



1. Which Indian state is known as the "Land of Lamps"?
Tamil Nadu
Bihar
Kerala
Andrha Pradesh

2. The name of this Indian river is derived from Sanskrti meaning "salt river", due high salinity of its water. Which river we are referring to?
Luni River
Sabarmathi River
Mahi River
Tapti River

3. The Shore Temple was named because it overlooks the shore of the Bay of Bengal. In which state it is located?
Andhra Pradesh
Tamil Nadu
Kerala
Gujrat

4. "Rani ki Vav" (Queen's stepwell) was selected as the “Cleanest Iconic Place” in India at the Indian Sanitation Conference (INDOSAN) 2016. Where is it located?
Gujrat
Maharashtra
Rajasthan
Uthar Pradesh

5. Located at Milam valley, in the Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand, this mountain peak is also called the "Temple of God".
Hardeol
Chaukhamba
Nanda Devi
Tirsuli

6. Who penned down the original constitution of India in his own impeccable calligraphy?
Mahatma Gandhi
B R Ambedkar
Prem Behari Narain Raizada
Gulzarilal Nanda

7. Bankura terracota horses are the symbols of Indian folk-art. In which Indian state they are produced?
Bihar
Jharkand
Haryana
West Bengal

8. Jag Mandir Palace, also called 'Lake Garden Palace' is situated in
Jaipur
Udaipur
New Delhi
Ajmer

9. In which state is Adalaj Vav (Adalaj Stepwell) situated?
Rajsthan
Maharashtra
Gujrat
Madhya Pradesh

10. Modhera Sun Temple is known for the annual three-day dance festival 'Uttarardha Mahotsav'. In which state the temple is located?
Gujrat
Madhya Pradesh
Tamil Nadu
Uthar Pradesh

Wednesday, 10 January 2018

General Knowledge Quiz 32: Great Personalities Quiz

General Knowledge Quiz 32: Great Personalities Quiz



1. Who is known as "Father of Mineralogy"?
Joan Abella
William Lawrence Bragg
Georgius Agricola
Norman Bowen

2. Bao Dai was the last emperor of this country. Name the country.
Myanmar
China
Vietnam
Japan

3. Name the martial arts form that was created by Kano Jigoro
Karate
Kung Fu
Taekwondo
Judo

4. Who is known as the originator of quantum theory?
Albert Einstein
Max Planck
Erwin Schrodinger
Werner Heisenberg

5. Name the famous scientist who was also the owner of the company Bofors AB, a Swedish arms manufacturer
Albert Einstein
Richard Feynman
Isaac Newton
Alfred Nobel

6. Who was the first Muslim to become the President of India?
APJ Abdul Kalam
Zakir Hussain
Hamid Ansari
Mohammad Hidayatullah

7. A recipient of International Lenin Peace Prize for the year 1964, she became the first mayor of Delhi in 1958. Who is she?
Aruna Asaf Ali
Vijayalakshmi Pandit
Sarojini Naidu
Sucheta Kripalani

8. To which country Henrik Ibsen, often referred to as "the father of realism", belonged?
Italy
Norway
Sweden
Britain

9. Who was the first Secretary General of the United Nations?
Dag Hammarskjold
Kurt Waldheim
Trygve Lie
U Thant

10. With which one of the following will you associate Umayalpuram K. Sivaraman?
Mridangam
Tabla
Violin
Sitar

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