Tuesday, 29 May 2018

India Quiz 85

India Quiz 85



1. In which year the Indian National Congress (INC) was founded?
1885
1887
1895
1875

2. Who is considered as "The Butcher of Amritsar" and was responsible for the Jallianwala Bagh massacre?
Stanely Jackson
J P Sauders
Reginald Dyer
Michael O'Dwyer

3. With which one of the following will you associate the Indian revolutionary, Baba Sohan Singh Bhakna?
Indian Independence League
Ghadar Party
Indian Home Rule Society
Khilafat Movement

4. Muhammad Ali and Shaukat Ali are known for
Founding All-India Muslim League
Home Rule League
Khilafat Movementq
Cahuri Chaura Incident

5. Anekantavada, which states that truth and reality is complex and always has multiple aspects, is a doctrine of
Hinduism
Buddhism
Vaishnavism
Jainism

6. Name the Indian newspaper that is written, edited, produced, distributed and marketed entirely by rural women from backward communities which received UNESCO King Sejong Literacy Prize in 2009
Amar Ujala
Seven Sisters Post
Dainik Navjyoti
Khabar Lahariya

7. Who is the first Asian woman and the youngest in the world to set a record in open swimming in Antarctic waters?
Shivani Kataria
Arati Saha
Bhakti Sharma
Bula Choudhary

8. Who was the first person to speak in Hindi in the UN General Assembly?
Rajiv Gandhi
Narendra Modi
Man Mohan Singh
Atal Bihari Vajpayee

9. Who among the following is the first female scientist to be elected as the General President of the Indian Science Congress Association?
Janaki Ammal
Anna Mani
Asima Chatterjee
Tessy Thomas

10. Where is Mehrgarh, a Neolithic site now seen as a precursor to the Indus Valley Civilization, located now?
India
Afganisthan
Nepal
Pakistan

Monday, 28 May 2018

India Quiz 84: Personalities Quiz

Personalities Quiz (India Quiz 84)



1. The first Paleolithic stone tool (a hand axe) in India was discovered in 1863. Name the archaeologist who discovered it?
Robert Bruce Foote
William King
Henry Francis Blanford
John Percy

2. Who discovered the ruins of Harappa near Sahiwal in Punjab, Pakistan?
Charles Masson
Alexander Cunningham
Francisco Pizarro
Louis Jolliet

3. Who wrote the book "Poverty and Un-British Rule in India" in which he advocated the "drain of wealth" theory?
Bal Gangadhar Tilak
Raja Ram Mohan Roy
Dadabhai Naoroji
Lala Lajpat Rai

4. Who was the first woman to receive a Doctorate of Science from an Indian university?
Asima Chatterjee
Tessy Thomas
Anna Mani
Janaki Ammal

5. Name the first Kushan emperor to first introduce Gold coinage
Vima Kadphises
Kujula Kadphises
Vima Taktu
Kanishka I

6. Who is known as the "Father of Indian Geography"?
James Rennell
Majid Husain
Shiba P Chatterjee
Moonis Raza

7. Who is the founder of Lodi Dynasty?
Daulat Khn Lodi
Bahlul Khan Lodi
Sikandar Lodi
Ibrahim Lodi

8. Gulbadan Begum is best known as the author of the account of the life of a mughal emperor. Who was the emperor?
Jahangir
Akbar
Humayun
Aurangazeb

9. Rohtas Fort in the Pakistani province of Punjab which is an exceptional example of the Muslim military architecture was built during the reign of
Akbar
Sher Shah Suri
Muhammad bin Tughluq
Shahjahan

10. Who among the following rulers of Sur Dynasty was originally named Jalal Khan?
Adil Shah Suri
Firuz Shah Suri
Ibrahim Shah Suri
Islam Shah Suri

Sunday, 27 May 2018

Kerala Quiz 5


Kerala Quiz 5


1. Who is known as Father of Tenancy Legislation in Malabar?
William Bentick
Lord Curzon
Lord Rippon
William Logan

2. Where Kerala Forest Research Institute is located?
Peechi
Vellayani
Mannuthy
Pangode

3. How many Ramsar wetland International sites are there in Kerala?
2
4
3
6

4. Which one of the following is the site for Global Ayurveda Village project by Kerala government?
Malappuram
Thiruvananthapuram
Kottayam
Thrissur

5. Which district of Kerala has been declared as the first district in India having meaningful financial inclusion in 2012?
Thiruvanananthapuram
Ernakulam
Kollam
Palakkad

6. Who among the following played a prominant role in the famous Vaikom Satyagraha of 1924-25 ?
T. K. Madhavan
V. T. Bhattathiripad
K. Kelappan
Vakkom Moulavi

7. Who wrote the mahakavyam, Umakeralam?
Vallathol Narayana Menon
Ulloor S. Parameswara Iyer
Kumaranasan
Cherussery

8. Who is the author of the Sanskrit work Sri Krishna Karnamritam?
Vilwamangalam Swamiyar
Ulloor S. Parameswara Iyer
Kumaranasan
Cherussery

9. Which one of the following was the main venue of salt satyagraha in Kerala during Civil Disobedience movement?
Payyannur
Cochin
Kodungallur
Thirur

10. India's first Titanium Sponge Plant in India was developed in Kerala. Where was it?
Cochin
Chavara
Neendakara
Aluva



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Saturday, 26 May 2018

Kerala Quiz 4

Kerala Quiz 4



1. In which one of the following lakes the Munroe Island or Mundrothuruthu is located?
Vembanad Lake
Ashtamudi Lake
Vellayani Lake
Sasthamcotta Lake

2. Who announced American Model constitution for Travancore?
K Kelappan
C P Ramaswami Iyer
Marthanda Varma
Pattom Thanupillai

3. In which year the Presidential rule in Kerala was enforced for the first time?
1967
1959
1960
1970

4. Where is Rubber Research Institute located?
Kottayam
Thrissur
Idukki
Wayanad

5. Which fruit was designated as the state fruit of Kerala in 2018?
Mango
Pineapple
Jackfruit
Guava

6. What is the total coastal length of Kerala?
275 km
380 km
490 km
580 Km

7. In which one of the following dance forms is the musical instrument "Mizhavu" is used?
Koodiyattam
Ottan Thullal
Kathakali
Mohiniyattam

8. In which year Vasco da Gama appointed as viceroy of Kerala?
1524 AD
1523 AD
1554 AD
1530 AD

9. Who was known as Kerala Simham (Lion of Kerala)?
Marthanda Varma
Tippu Sulthan
Pazhassi Raja
Velu Thampi Dalawa

10. In which year did Ghandiji visit Kerala for the first time?
1920
1934
1925
1937



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Wednesday, 23 May 2018

Current Affairs Quiz 17

Current Affairs Quiz 17



1. Anindita Anaam, who was honoured with the prestigious ‘Shri Jayadev Rastriya Yuva Pratibha Puraskar 2018’, is known in which field?
Sports
Dance
Politics
Science

2. Who was appointed as the new coach of Indian men’s hockey team?
Harendra Singh
Sjoerd Marijne
Jugraj Singh
Chris Ciriello

3. Who has become the first woman lawyer to be appointed as Supreme Court Judge?
Indira Jaisingh
Indu Malhotra
Sujatha Manohar
Fathima Beevi

4. Mahathir bin Mohamad was recentlt re-elected as the Prime Minister of
Indonesia
Egypt
Malaysia
Algeria

5. Who is the longest serving Chief Minister of India?
Jyoti Basu
Pawan Chamling
Gegong Apang
Lal Thanhawla

6. The first-ever all-woman Post Office Passport Seva Kendra (POPSK) began operations in which city?
Jalandhar
Kanpur
Phagwara
Indore

7. Who was chosen for the Saraswati Samman 2017?
Sitanshu Yashaschandra
Harivansh Rai Bachchan
Ramakanta Rath
Vijay Tendulkar

8. Which nation has announced withdrawal from the 2015 landmark nuclear deal with Iran?
Russia
France
North Korea
USA

9. Who has been conferred with the Dadasaheb Phalke Award, India's highest award in cinema, in 2017 posthumously?
Sridevei
Shashi Kapoor
Rishi Kapoor
Vinod Khanna

10. Which African country recently legalised the marijuana for medical purposes?
Nigeria
Zimbabwe
Ghana
Algeria

Monday, 21 May 2018

Current Affairs Quiz 16


Current Affairs Quiz 16



1. Who among the following was honoured with the 2018 Nikkei Asia Prize?
Naredran Modi
Amitabh Bachan
Bindeshwar Pathak
Medha Patkar

2. Who recently became the first ever female director of Central Intelligence Agency?
Sandra Day O’Connor
Gina Haspel
Madeleine Albright
Nikki Haley

3. Which state announced the 'Chatra Parivahan Suraksha Yojana' for safety of girl students?
Haryana
Madhya Pradesh
Rajasthan
Gujarat

4. Which city was named as the India's cleanest city, as per Swachh Survekshan-2018?
Bhopal
Bangalore
Chandigarh
Indore

5. Name the Intellectual Property mascot that was launched recently by the Minister of Commerce and Industry?
IP Nani
IP Guddi
IP Guru
IP Chutki

6. The first-ever all-woman Post Office Passport Seva Kendra (POPSK) began operations in which city?
Jalandhar
Kanpur
Phagwara
Indore

7. Who has been sworn in as the new Minister of State in the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting?
Rajyavardhan Rathore
Smrithi Irani
Harsh Vardhan
Manish Tewari

8. Name the comprehensive plan launched by the World Health Organisation to eliminate trans fat in foods by 2023
REPLACE
RENEGATE
RESHAPE
REBUILD

9. Which nation has unveiled the world's first floating nuclear power plant?
Japan
US
France
Russia

10. As per Mercom Communications' latest report what is India's position as solar market in the world?
First
Second
Third
Fifth

Saturday, 19 May 2018

General Science Quiz 49: Health Quiz


General Science Quiz 49: Health Quiz



1. What is the ratio of RBC to WBC in normal blood?
600:1
60:1
1:60
1:600

2. Who among the following received the Lasker Award along with Karl Landsteiner for the discovery of Rh factor?
Alexander S. Wiener
William Lorenzo Moss
Philip Levine
Jan Jansky

3. What does Pus, the white-yellow or yellow-brown fluid that is formed at the site of inflammation during bacterial or fungal infection, consist of?
Dead Leukocytes
Dead erythrocytes
Heamoglobin
Platelets

4. Napoleon Cybulski is the first to isolate this hormone which plays an important role in the physiological reactions that occur in response to a threat. Name the hormone
Adiponectin
Epinephrine
Melatonin
Thyroxine

5. Where in human body you will find the lacrimal glands?
Ear
Tongue
Skin
Eye

6. Where in the human body the Bundle of His, named after Wilhelm His who discovered them, found?
Brain
Kidney
Heart
Liver

7. Name the wonder drug that was discovered in 1928, but was made available to the general public in 1945
Aspirin
Penicillin
Insulin
Morphine

8. Which one of the following is the male sex hormone?
Estrogen
Progrsterone
Testosterone
Cortisone

9. Name the bacterial that causes the sexually transmitted disease syphillis
Streptococcus pyogenes
Escherichia coli
Treponema pallidum
Bordetella pertussis

10. Cholecalciferol is a type of
Vitamin C
Vitamin K
Vitamin A
Vitamin D

Thursday, 17 May 2018

General Science Quiz 48: Chemistry Quiz


General Science Quiz 48: Chemistry Quiz



1. The tendency of similar particles to cling to one another is called?
Adhesion
Cohesion
Galling
Lubrication

2. Mead is an alcoholic beverage created by the fermentation of
Honey
Grapes
Barley
Mango

3. Michael Faraday had worked as a Chemical Assistant under one of the world renowned scientists. Can you name the scientist?
Albert Einstein
Earnest Rutherfordq
James Clerk Maxwell
Humphry Davy

4. Who won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1993, for the invention of polymerase chain reaction (PCR) technique?
Rudolph A Marcus
Richard R Ernst
Robert Koch
Kary Mullis

5. Name the chemical element first isolated in 1774 by the Swedish chemist Johan Gottlieb Gahn
Zinc
Magnesium
Uranium
Manganese

6. Which chemical elemets got its name from Greek word meaning "light bearer" because it emits a faint glow when exposed to oxygen?
Phosphorus
Sulfur
Aluminium
Zinc

7. Name the widely used food preservative from the following
Sodium benzoate
Potassium permanganate
Sulfur trioxide
Sodium hypochlorite

8. Which one of the following is used in car batteries?
Hydrochloric acid
Sulfuric acid
Acetic acid
Boric acid

9. The colour of urine generally ranges from pale-yellow to deep amber. Name the pigment that gives the yellow color to utineq
Bilirubin
Urochrome
Melanin
Zeaxanthin

10. Who is credited with the invention of nylon?
Wallace Carothers
Leo Baekeland
Walter Hunt
Alexander Parkes

Wednesday, 16 May 2018

Environment Quiz 68

Environment Quiz 68



1. Lindley System is a system for the classification of which one of the following?
Plants
Animals
Birds
Bacteria

2. The Sarno river is regarded as the most polluted river in Europe. In which country is the river?
Germany
Italy
France
Spain

3. Where is Mount Abu, the popular hill station, located?
Rajasthan
Madhya Pradesh
Himachal Pradesh
West Bengal

4. Where is the National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI) located?
New Delhi
Pune
Nagpur
Chennai

5. Which sea is the saltiest natural lake and is also at the lowest elevation on the face of the earth?
Black Sea
Mediterrranean Sea
Red Sea
Dead Sea

6. Where is Indian Institute of Horticultural Research located?
Chennai
Pune
Bangalore
Hyderabad

7. Which medicine is a successor of salicin, produced and named after the willow tree bark?
Morphine
Aspirin
Insulin
Pecnicillin

8. Which one of the following is called the unicorn of the sea because of its large swordlike tusk formed from a protruding canine tooth?
Killer whale
Guiana dolphin
Narwhale
Goblin shark

9. The largest seed in the plant kingdom is that of coco de mer, which is native and endemic to which country?
Maldives
Indonesia
Seychelles
Brazil

10. What kind of an animal is the Indian flying fox?
Fox
Bat
Kite
Snake

Monday, 14 May 2018

General Science Quiz 46:Blood Quiz

General Science Quiz 46:Blood Quiz



1. On an average, what percentage of human body weight is blood?
12%
2%
15%
7%

2. The first hospital blood bank was established in Chicago, United States. When was it established?
1942
1939
1937
1912

3. World Blood Donor Day is celebrated every year on
14 June
15 July
8 February
1 December

4. Which one of the following blood cells lacks nucleus?
Platelets
RBC
WBC
None of these

5. Who is credited with the first classification of blood into four groups?
Karl Landsteiner
Jan Jansky
William Lorenzo Moss
Alexander S. Wiener

6. Which of the following vitamins helps in the normal clotting of blood?
E
G
H
K

7. Bombay blood group is the rarest blood group first found in Bombay (Mumbai). Who discovered it?
Charles R Drew
William Harvey
Y M Bhende
Satyendra Nath Bose

8. 55% of the body's blood volume is made up of
WBC
RBC
Platelets
Plasma

9. Which part of the blood carries glucose to the cells?
Plasma
RBC
WBC
Platelets

10. What is the extreme and irrational fear of blood called?
Haemophobia
Trypanophobia
Traumatophobia
Taphephobia

Sunday, 13 May 2018

General Science Quiz 45: Health Quiz

General Science Quiz 45: Health Quiz






1. Which one of the following is NOT a lung disease?
Asbestosis
Asthma
Hepatitis
Emphysema

2. Aphasia, caused by damage to specific brain regions, affects which one of the following abilities?
Memory
Speaking
Movement
Vision

3. What is the neurological disorder characterized by the inability to recognize faces?
Alexithymia
Prosopagnosia
Aboulia
Claude's syndrome

4. What is the term used for any fluid that filters from the circulatory system into lesions or areas of inflammation?
Transudate
Exudate
Pus
Sweat

5. Polycythemia is a disease state in which
The RBC in blood is decreased
The RBC in blood increased
Plasma volume increased
RBC remain unchanged

6. Which one of the following is found in abnormally excess levels in the medical condition called azotemia?
Urea
Calcium
Potassium
Ammonia

7. Which one of the following DOES NOT belong to the the Vitamin B group?
Riboflavin
Nocotinamide
Ascorbic acid
Pantothenic acid

8. World Health Day is celebrated on
April 7
March 7
January 7
May 7

9. Where was Chikungunya diseases first identified?
USA
China
Japan
Tanzania

10. Who wrote" The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer"?
Arundhati Roy
Siddhartha Mukherjee
Paul Kalanidhi
Sudhanshu Mohanty

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