Tuesday, 27 February 2018

General Knowledge Quiz 37

General Knowledge Quiz 37



1. National Productivity Day was observed on which day?
February 12
March 12
February 22
December 2

2. The term Khalisa in Mughal administration signified the
land from where revenue was collected for the Imperial Treasury
land owned and administered by the imperial Revenue Department
religious land grants
entire Imperial establishment

3. When is the World Radio Day celebrated?
December 13
March 13
February 13
January 13

4. Where did Orange Revolution took place?
USA
Italy
Canada
Ukraine

5. Where is Kandaleru Dam located?
Karnataka
Kerala
Tamil Nadu
Andhra Pradesh

6. Where is the head quarters of International Atomic Energy Agency?
Geneva
Vienna
New York
Hague

7. Which Indian city has been named in the list of 15 wealthiest cities globally, as per latest report by New World Wealth?
New Delhi
Chennai
Kochi
Mumbai

8. Which State Tourism Department for the first time organised ‘Pelican Bird Festival-2018’?
Kerala
Andhra Pradesh
Tamil Nadu
Maharashtra

9. Who was selected for the prestigious 'V. Shantaram Lifetime Achievement Award' of the Mumbai International Film Festival (MIFF-2018)?
Shyam Benegal
Sanjay Leela Bansali
Amir Khan
Anurag Kashyap

10. In which Indian state the Sela Pass, the high-altitude mountain pass, located?
Manipur
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Sikkim

Saturday, 24 February 2018

General Knowledge Quiz 36: Personalities Quiz

General Knowledge Quiz 35: Personalities Quiz



1. "Gone with the Wind" was written by
Leo Tolstoy
Salman Rushdie
Margaret Mitchell
Margaret Atwood

2. Kim Campbell is the first woman Prime Minister of which one of the following countries?
Canada
Switzerland
Italy
Argentina

3. Which Indian swimmer has become the first Asian to swim across Ocean Seven?
Rohan More
Rehan Poncha
Bhakti Sharma
Santosh Manohar Patil

4. Who among the following defeated Indian player P V Sindhu to win the Indian Open Badminton Tournament in 2018?
Beiwen Zhang
Saina Nehwal
Cheung Ngan Yi
Ratchanok Intanon

5. Who is the youngest in the world and first Asian girl to swim in freezing water of Antarctica?
Lynne Cox
Bhakti Sharma
Arti Saha
Gaurvi Singhvi

6. Who was known by the nick name "Desert Fox" during World War II?
Adolf Hitler
Erwin Rommel
Joesph Stalin
Harry S Truman

7. With which sports is Sbhubhankar Sharma associated?
Hockey
Cricket
Golf
Chess

8. Who is credited with introducing "@" for use in e-mail addresses?
Ray Tomlinson
Tim Berners-Lee
Robert Cailliau
Douglas Engelbart

9. Who designed and built Z1, the first binary electrically driven mechanical calculator with limited programmability?
Alan Turing
Konard Zuse
Douglas Engelbart
Robert Noyce

10. Who gave the definition of the term "computer virus" in 1983 and known as the inventor of computer virus defense techniques?
Fred Cohen
John McAfee
Peter Norton
Basit Farooq

Thursday, 22 February 2018

General Science Quiz 39

General Science Quiz 39



1. The scientific study of congenital abnormalities of physiological development is called
Teratology
Morphology
Genetics
Physiology

2. Sphygmology is the study of
Pulse
Phlegm
Skin
Blood

3. The first cloned deer in the world was born in 2003. What was the name of the deer?
Dolly
Dewey
Injaz
Gene

4. Which protein in the blood carries oxygen from the respiratory organs (lungs or gills) to the rest of the body?
Haemoglobin
Keratin
Collagen
Mycoglobin

5. Who developed the encryption program Pretty Good Privacy (PGP)?
Tim Berners Lee
Peter Norton
Phil Zimmermann
Richard Stallman

6. With which one of the following will you associate Richard Stallman?
Free Software Foundation
GNU Project
Open Source Software Movement
All of these

7. What is a spider in Internet terminology?
A computer virus
A person who hacks into computers
A specialised web browser
A program that indexes websites

8. A computer virus that actively seeks out an antivirus program on a computer system and attacks it is called
Trojan
Worm
Retrovirus
Boot sector virus

9. Which space agency launched the world's heaviest rocket 'Falcon Heavy'?
NASA
JAXA
ESA
SpaceX

10. Which Nobel Prize winning scientist establish the World Food Prize?
Norman Borlaug
Sir John B. Gurdon
J. Robin Warren
Henri La Fontaine

Wednesday, 21 February 2018

Science Quiz 38: Computer Science Quiz

Science Quiz 38: Computer Science Quiz



1. What does FMD stand for in storage devices?
Flash Media Disc
Fast Magnetic Disc
Fluorescent Multi-layer Disc
Frequency Modulated Disc

2. In Information Communication Technology, what is a hotspot?
A X-rated website
A sensitive area of the CPU
A vulnerability in the operating system
A public wireless internet access area

3. Which one of the following is recognised as the first commercially successful personal computer?
Altair 8800
ENIAC
KENBAK-1
IBM 5100

4. Name the first microcomputer word processor to offer mail merge and WYSIWYG
WordPerfect
MS Word
WordStar
Lotus Notes

5. What type of files have .INI extension?
Image files
Video files
Databases
Configuration files

6. What does TTL stand for in computer networking?
Time To Live
Technical Transport Layer
Technology Transfer Limit
Transfer Time Limit

7. What does SSL stand for?
Simple Secure Layer
System Secured List
Secure Socket Layer
Security Safe Layer

8. AOL, based in New York, was one of the early pioneers of the Internet. What does AOL stand for?
American Over LAN
America On LAN
Audio Online
America Online

9. The first IBM PC virus was created by Farooq Alvi Brothers in Lahore, Pakistan. What was the name of the virus?
WinVir
Bizatch
Brain
SCA

10. What does RISC stand for?
Reduced Instruction Set Computer
Remote Intrusion Secured Computer
Restructured Instruction Set Computer
Realtime Instruction Set Computer

Monday, 19 February 2018

India Quiz 75: Personalities Quiz

India Quiz 75: Personalities Quiz



1. Which one of the following Sanskrit plays narrate the ascent of the king Chandragupta Maurya?
Mudrarakshasa
Devichandraguptam
Uru-Bhanga
Vikramorvasiyam

2. The Treaty of Srirangapatina was signed between Tipu Sultan and
Robert Clive
Warren Hasting
William Bentick
Lord Cornwallis

3. Who is the Grammy Award winning Indian instrumentalist, known as the creator of Mohan Veena?
Vishwa Mohan Bhatt
Pandit Ravishankar
Barun Kumar Pal
Debashish Bhattacharya

4. Jamini Roy, a recipient of Padma Bhushan in 1954, was a renowned
Dancer
Actor
Painter
Musician

5. With which of the following fields will you associate Akkineni Nageswara Rao?
Sports
Politics
Motion Pictures
Painting

6. Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra was a proponent of
Bharatanatyam
Odissi
Kathak
Kathakali

7. Bansuri Guru is a 2013 Indian documentary film. Which classical instrumentalist of India is depicted in the film?
Hari Prasad Chaurasia
Ustad Bismillah Khan
Pandit Ravi Shankar
Pandit Shivkumar Sharma

8. Tania Sachdev is a famous
Actress
Dancer
Politician
Chess Player

9. Charles Correa has distinguished himself in which of the following fields?
Cinema
Architecture
Dance
Sports

10. Which Indian swimmer has become the first Asian to swim across Ocean Seven?
Rohan More
Rehan Poncha
Bhakti Sharma
Santosh Manohar Patil

Saturday, 17 February 2018

India Quiz 74: Personalities Quiz

India Quiz 74: Personalities Quiz



1. Who is referred to as the "Joan of Aac of India"?
Begum Hazrat Mahal
Madam Bhikaiji Cama
Rani Lakshmibai
Aruna asaf Ali

2. Who is the youngest in the world and first Asian girl to swim in freezing water of Antarctica?
Lynne Cox
Bhakti Sharma
Arti Saha
Gaurvi Singhvi

3. Begum Hazrat Mahal, known for her valour and courage in standing up to the might of the British forces during India's first struggle of freedom against British in 1857, was the wife of
Wajid Ali Shah
Muhammad Amir Khan
Shah Alam II
Siraj ud-Daulah

4. Who was the Governor General of India during the 1857 mutiny?
Lord Canning
Lord Dalhousie
Lord William Bentick
Lord Curzon

5. According to popular tradition, the legendary king Vikramaditya of Ujjain established the Vikrama Samvat era after defeating
Sakas
Kushanas
Parthinas
Chalukyas

6. Who among the following defeated Indian player P V Sindhu to win the Indian Open Badminton Tournament in 2018?
Beiwen Zhang
Saina Nehwal
Cheung Ngan Yi
Ratchanok Intanon

7. King Bhoja, who is best known as a patron of arts, literature, and sciences, belonged to which one of the following dynasties?
Chalukya
Paramara
Chola
Pallava

8. "Pattinappalai" is a Tamil poetic work in praise of which of the Chola kings?
Vijayalaya Chola
Rajadhiraja Chola
Uttama Chola
Karikala Chola

9. With which sports is Sbhubhankar Sharma associated?
Hockey
Cricket
Golf
Chess

10. Ustad Mansur, the earliest artist to depict the dodo in colour, was an artist of which Mughal emperor's court?
Akbar
Shajahan
Humayun
Jahangir

Thursday, 15 February 2018

Sports Quiz 15

Sports Quiz 15



1. Anisa Mohammed is the highest wicket-taker in T20 Internationals. Which country she plays for?
West Indies
Pakistan
Bangladesh
South Africa

2. Who among the following holds the unique record of being the first woman to participate on a World Cup team in both cricket and football?
Nooshin Al Khadeer
Clare Elizabeth Taylor
Isa Guha
Stafanie Taylor

3. The 1980 American film Raging Bull is a biographical sports drama based on the life of Jake LaMotta. He was a
Cricketer
Ahtlete
Footballer
Boxer

4. Who is the only female tennis player to win the mixed doubles Grand Slam twice?
Martina Navratilova
Margaret Court
Serena Williams
Steffi Graf

5. "Playing the Enemy: Nelson Mandela and the Game That Made a Nation" is a book by John Carlin about South Africa. Which game is being referred to in the title?
Hockey
Cricket
Rugby
Basketball

6. With which one of the following will you associate Lin Dan, nick named "Super Dan"?
Hockey
Badminton
Wrestling
Swimming

7. Who is known as the "Flying Fish"?
Michael Phelps
Jenny Thompson
Mark Spits
Ian Thorpe

8. Who holds the record for the most Olympic gold medals by a gymnast, male or female?


Larisa Latynina


9. Name the tennis player who has won 20 Grand Slam singles title, the most in history for a male player
Roger Federer
Rafeal Nadal
Andre Agasi
Roy Emerson

10. Aleksandr Vladimirovich Popov is a World Champion in which one of the following sporting events?
Wresting
Gymnastics
Swimming
Boxing

Tuesday, 13 February 2018

Sports Quiz 14

Sports Quiz 14



1. Who holds the record of the highest individual score in women's test cricket?
Kiran Baluch
Charlotte Edwards
Poonam Raut
Sarah Elliott

2. Who broke Michael Johnson's record to claim 400m gold in Rio Olympics?
Usain Bolt
Carl Lewis
Wayde Van Niekerk
David Rudisha

3. Levoy Burrell is associated with which sports?
Tennis
Athletics
Shooting
Boxing

4. With which one of the following sports will you associate a "caddie"?
Golf
Polo
Bridge
Billiards

5. Who among the following overcame the childhood polio and became the first American woman, and the first African American woman, to win three gold medals in a single Olympic Games?
Marion Jones
Florence Griffith Joyner
Althea Gibson
Wilma Rudolf

6. When was the first Asian Games held?
1952
1953
1951
1955

7. In which country is the Headingley Cricket Ground?
England
Australia
South Africa
India

8. Which Indian cricketer became the first Indian to score a century in his 100th ODI?
Rohit Sharma
Shikhar Dhawan
Virat Kohli
M S Dhoni

9. Hashim Amla holds the record of being the fastest player to reach 7000 runs in ODIs. He belongs to
Pakistan
England
Bangladesh
South Africa

10. Name the female cricketer who became the first woman in the world to take 200 ODI Wickets ?
Cathryn Fitzpatrick
Lisa Sthalekar
Jhulan Goswami
Neetu David

Saturday, 10 February 2018

General Knowledge Quiz 35

General Knowledge Quiz 35








1. With which one of the sports is associated?
Football
Billiards
Golf
Tennis

2. Which planet is known as the Earth’s Twin?
Venus
Mars
Jupiter
Neptune

3. Through which one among the following materials does sound travel slowest?
Wood
Water
Air
Glass

4. Which gland in the human body is both exocrine and endocrine gland?
Adrenal
Prostate
Pancreas
Parathyroid

5. With which one of the following is "Tennis Court Oath" associated?
Russian Revolution
American Revolution
French Revolution
Industrial Revolution

6. Knesset is the national legislature of which country?
Israel
Kuwait
Norway
Italy

7. Which mountain range runs in a northwest direction, starting from Delhi and ending in Gujarat?
Kaimur
Satpuras
Aravallis
Vindhyas

8. "The Little Hero: One Boy's Fight for Freedom" tells the story of Iqbal Masih who became a symbol of abusive child labour in the developing countries. Which country he belonged to?
India
Pakistan
Bangladesh
Afganisthan

9. With which one of the following sports event will you associate the term "regetta"?
Boxing
Swimming
Sailing
Archery

10. Which one of the following is considered as the "Bible of Communism"?
Das Capital
Communist Manifesto
Animal Farm
Gulag Archipelago

Thursday, 8 February 2018

India Quiz 73

India Quiz 73







1. The first recipient of World Food Prize was an Indian. Who was he?
Dr Verghese Kurien
Dr Gurdev Khush
Dr B. R. Barwale
Prof. M. S. Swaminathan

2. Which one of the following sufi poets wrote the epic poem "Padmavat"?
Muhammad Tahir ul-Qadri
Malik Muhammad Jayasi
Moinuddin Chishti
Mir Sayyid Ali Hamadani

3. "Algebra of Infinite Justice" is a book written by
Srinivasa Ramanujan
Arundhati Roy
Vikram Seth
C V Raman

4. Under which category did Dr. Rajendra Singh, known as "waterman of India", win Ramon Magasasay Award in 2001?
Government Service
Public Service
Emergent Leadership
Community Leadership

5. The Mitakṣara, a legal commentary on the Yajnavalkya Smriti, was written by
Kamban
Visvesvara
Nandapandita
Vijnanesvara

6. "Worshipping False Gods" is written by
Arun Shourie
Narayan Badri
Gail Omvedt
Narendra Jadhav

7. Who founded Bandhua Mukti Morcha (BMM) or Bonded Labour Liberation Front (BLLF) is a non-governmental organisation in India working to end bonded labour?
Baba Amte
Kailash Satyarthi
Swami Agnivesh
Iqbal Masih

8. Prem Bhatia Award is given in the field of
Science and Technology
Journalism
Sports
Education

9. Who wrote the novel "A Passage to India"?
Mulk Raj Anand
E M Foster
V S Naipaul
Vikram Seth

10. Which Directive Principle of State Policy has NOT been implemented so far?
Organisation of village panchayats
Separation of judiciary from the Executive
Uniform civil code for the citizens
Uniform civil code for the citizens

Tuesday, 6 February 2018

India Quiz 72

India Quiz 72


1. Which was the first multipurpose river valley project of independent India?
Bhakra-Nangal
Damodar Valley Project
Hirakud Project
Kakrapara Project

2. Who was the first Deputy Chairman of Planning Commission of India?
Gulzarilal Nanda
Sir V.T. Krishnamachari
Sir C.M. Trivedi
Ashok Mehta

3. The Tashkent Declaration was a peace agreement signed between India and which one of the following countries?
Bangladesh
China
Nepal
Pakistan

4. Who among the following is associated with the Tashkent Declaration?
Jawaharlal Nehru
Indira Gandhi
Lal Bahadur Shastri
Gulzarilal Nanda

5. Zawar is one of the oldest zinc mines of the world. In which Indian state is it located?
Gujrat
Rajastan
Madhya Pradesh
Andhra Pradesh

6. Which is the largest artificial lake in India?
Govind Ballabh Pant Sagar
Lake Jaisamand
Barapani Lake
Rana Pratap Sagar Lake

7. Which one of the following lakes was formed during the 1897 Assam earthquake?
Haflong Lake
Gaurisagar Lake
Rudrasagar Lake
Chandubi Lake

8. Who wrote "Vaishnava Jana To", one of the most popular Hindu bhajans?
Narsinh Mehta
Kabir
Tulsi Das
Munshi Premchand

9. Who is known as Father of Local Self Government in India?
Lord Warren Hastings
Lord Cornwallis
Lord Ripon
Lord Minto

10. Which Indian state produces maximum Soya bean?
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Rajasthan
Uthar Pradesh

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