Sunday, 17 June 2018

General Knowledge Quiz 46

General Knowledge Quiz 46



1. Who is considered as the "father of modern oceanography" and called "the pathfinder of the seas"?
James Cook
Charles Darwin
Richard Byrd
Matthew Fontaine Maury

2. Name the South Pacific island nation which has become the world’s first government to accept bitcoin in exchange for citizenship.
Vanuatu
Kiribati
Fiji
Samoa

3. Who is known as the "Father of Modern Geology"?
Harrison Schmidt
Louis Agassiz
James Hutton
Erasthenes

4. 24 Sussex Drive is the official residence of the Prime Minister of which country?
France
Canada
Italy
Algeria

5. Name the capital of Myanmar
Rangoon
Naypyidaw
Bangkok
Mandalay

6. With the design of which one of the following is Silvio Gazzaniga associated?
Ashes Cup
Davis Cup
FIFA World Cup Trophy
Thomas Cup

7. With which one of the following is the Queensberry Rules associated?
Boxing
Golf
Baseball
Basketball

8. What is the fear of vegetables known as?
Lachanophobia
Vitricophobia
Anthophobia
Febriphobia

9. Who among the following is NOT a recipient of Bharat Ratna?
Jawaharlal Nehru
Mahatma Gandhi
Indira Gandhi
Rajiv Gandhi

10. Name the historian and mathematician who wrote "The Frech Revolution: A History" that inspired Charled Dickens to write "The Tale of Two Cities"
William Doyle
Simon Schama
Thomas Carlyl
Christopher Hibbert

Tuesday, 12 June 2018

General Knowledge Quiz 45: Personalities Quzi

Personalities Quiz



1. Who is known as the "Man of Peace" in India?
Sardar Vallabhai Patel
Lala Lajpat Rai
Jawaharlal Nehru
Lal Bahadur Shastri

2. Who mong the following won the Sahitya Akademi Bal Sahitya Puraskar 2017 in English Language?
Payal Kapadia
Ruskin Bond
Paro Anand
Roopa Pai

3. Name the only test cricketer in the history to score a century in all 11 countries that have hosted Test matches
Sachin Tendulkar
Brian Lara
Younis Khan
Virat Kohli

4. Recipient of 1954 Nobel Prize for Literature, this famous writer modestly told that Carl Sandburg, Isak Dinesen and Bernard Berenson deserved the prize. Who is he?
George Bernard Shaw
Pablo Neruda
Samuel Beckett
Earnest Hemingway

5. Samuel Colt, American inventor, is associated with the invention of
Refrigerator
Revolver
Fountain pen
Air Conditioner

6. Which cricketer is a member of the Australian rock band "Six & Out"?
Shane Warne
Scott Muller
Brett Lee
Glenn McGrath

7. Who among the following is recognised as the creator of the first modern atlas?
Anaximander
Abraham Ortelius
Martin Behaim
Captain James Rennell

8. Who coined the terms "Palaeolithic" and "Neolithic" to denote the Old and New Stone Ages?
John Lubbock
Charles Lyell
Charles Darwin
Gregor Mendel

9. Who contributed the terms scientist, physicist, linguist and many other scientific terms?
Michael Faraday
William King
Galileo Galilei
William Whewell

10. Who introduced PH Scale used to specify the acidity or basicity of an aqueous solution?
John Dalton
SPL Sorensen
Humphry Davy
Robert Boyle

Friday, 8 June 2018

India Quiz 86

India Quiz 86



1. 12 Corps of the Indian Army charged with protection of the desert sectors of the country falling in Rajasthan and Gujarat states is known as
Vajra Corps
Konark Corps
Chinar Corps
Chetak Corps

2. In which railways station did Google launch its "fast Wi-Fi for everyone" program called Google Station?
New Delhi
Kolkata
Chennai
Mumbai

3. India’s first cartoon network theme park “Amaazia” will come up in which city?
Bengaluru
Hyderabad
New Delhi
Surat

4. Name the Indian bank founded by Maharaja Sayaji Rao Gaekwad in 1908
Bank of Travancore
Bank of Baroda
Bank of Madras
Allahabad Bank

5. Name the largest monastery in India
Tawang Monastery
Rumtek Monastery
Namgyal Monastery
Bodhimanda Vihara Monastery

6. What is the colour of Baal Aadhar meant for children below five years?
Red
Green
Blue
Pink

7. Which ancient mathematical textbook found in 1881 contains the earliest known Indian use of a zero symbol?
Aryabhatiya
Sthananga Sutra
Tiloyapannati
Bakhshali Manuscript

8. Which one of the following is the first Online radio station in India?
Radio Umang
Radio Tarang
Radio Mirchi
Radio Bharati

9. Which was the last film directed by Dada Saheb Phalke, which was also his first sound film?
Setu Bandhan
Gangavataran
Kaliya Mardhan
Satyavan Savitri

10. Who among the following became the first chinaman bowler to play for India?
Umesh Yadav
Varun Aron
Jasprit Bumrah
Kuldeep Yadav

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