Tuesday, 17 October 2017

India Quiz 52




1. Accessible India Campaign (Sugamya Bharat Abhiyan) is a nation-wide campaign for the welfare of
Widows
Persons with chronic diseases
Persons with Disabilities
Orphaned children

2. Who wrote the book "Planned Economy for India"?
Amartya Sen
M. Visvesvaraya
Jawaharlal Nehru
Dhananjay Ramchandra Gadgil

3. Who is known by the sobriquet Rashtraguru?
Mahatma Gandhi
Ravindranath Tagore
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
Surendranath Banerjee

4. In the Mahabharata, what was the name of the only sister of Kauravs?
Draupadi
Duhsala
Gandhari
Damayanti

5. Which god’s tears are believed to be the origin of the rudraksha tree?
Shiva
Vishnu
Brahma
Indra

6. Name young prince of the Nishadha who gave his thumb as gift as guru dakshina to Dronacharya
Adhiratha
Indradyumna
Ekalavya
Jarasandha

7. Which deity, according to the Hindu mythology, rides the elephant Airavata?
Brahma
Ganapati
Shiva
Indra

8. In Ramayana, which rakshasa took the form of a golden deer to lure Lakshmana away, leaving Sita unprotected?
Khara
Kumbhakarna
Maricha
Mayasura

9. Which god was the father of hanuman?
Vayu
Agni
Surya
Varuna

10. Which god disguised himself as a dog and went to heaven with Yudisthira, according to the Mahabharata?
Agni
Varuna
Indra
Dharmadeva

Monday, 16 October 2017

India Quiz 51

India Quiz for CBSE Heritage India quiz preparation.





1. Which Indian author's autobiography is "Truth, Love and Little Malice"?
Mulk Raj Anand
Salman Rushdie
Khushwant Singh
R K Narayan

2. The books titled "Runs n' Ruins" and "One Day Wonders" were written by a famous Indian cricketer. Who is he?
Sunil Gavaskar
Kapil Dev
Ravi Shastri
Chetan Sharma

3. "Eternal India" is a books written by a former Indian Prime Minister. Who is this prime minister?
Jawaharlal Nehru
P V Narasimha Rao
Atal Bihari Vajpayee
Indira Gandhi

4. IFSC is an alphanumeric code that facilitates electronic funds transfer in India. What does IFSC stand for?
International Fund Security Code
Indian Financial System Code
Indian Financial Security Code
Indian Financial Safety Code

5. Which among the following is referred to as the "Princess of Hill stations"?
Darjeeling
Ooty
Kodaikanal
Manali

6. The tomb of the first Mughal emperor Babur is in
Lahore
Kabul
New Delhi
Peshawar

7. Which is the headquarters of North Central Railway?
Jhansi
Agra
Allahabad
Mumbai

8. The Tin (or Teen) Bigha Corridor is a strip of land which India has given on lease to
China
Nepal
Pakistan
Bangladesh

9. Which country honoured Indira Gandhi with its highest honour, the Swadhinata Sammanona , in 2011?
China
Myanmar
Bangladesh
Singapore

10. Which Indian writer is best known for his travelogue Majha Pravas (My Travels), based on his "true and unique" experiences of the Indian rebellion of 1857 during his travels in North India?
V D Savarkar
B S Mardhekar
Vishnubhat Godse
Ramachandra Pandurang

Sunday, 15 October 2017

Science Quiz 35





1. On which river the Krishna Raja Sagara, also popularly known as KRS, dam located?
Krishna
Kaveri
Ganga
Narmada

2. The people of which country are known as Magyars?
Malaysia
Mongolia
Hungary
Poland

3. What is the name of the border line between France and Germany?
Siegfried Line
Maginot Line
Durand Line
49th Parallel

4. Name the hormone that helps in production of milk in mammals
Prolactin
Motilin
Leptin
Guanylin

5. What is a molecule or ion that can react both as an acid as well as a base called in Chemistry?
Amphoteric
Polyteric
Isomers
Ate complex

6. Which one of the following was called black lead or plumbago?
Diamond
Lonsdaleite
Graphite
Chromite

7. Elephant is the state animal of three Indian states. Which one of the following is NOT one among them?
Kerala
Karnataka
Tamil Nadu
Jharkhand

8. Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers (GRSE) is one of India's leading shipyards. Where is it located?
Mumbai
Kochin
Kolkata
Vishakapatanam

9. The Bhilai Steel Plant,India's first and main producer of steel rails, was set up with the help of which country?
USSR
Germany
France
USA

10. Which one of the following is called the "King of Spices"?
Cardamom
Black Pepper
Cinnamon
Clove

Saturday, 14 October 2017

General Knowledge Quiz 24: Great Personalities Quiz




1. Which famous leader’s body was hung, head downward, in the Piazza Loreto in Milan in April 1945?
Benito Mussolini
Adolf Hitler
Idi Amin
Hosni Mubarak

2. "The World I Live In" is a book written in 1908 by a famous personality. Who is this personality?
Helen Keller
Virginia Woolf
Mark Twain
Jane Austen

3. This famous writer and recipient of Nobel Prize in Literature in 1954 had served as a World War I ambulance driver. Name him
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Ernest Hemingway
Pablo Picasso
Gertrude Stein

4. "Brave new World" is a best known novel by the English writer Aldous Huxley. The title was derived from one of the works of William Shakespear. Which work are we referring to?
The Merchant of Venice
Othello
The Tempest
As You Like It

5. Ioseb Besarionis dze Jugashvili is a well known Russina leader. By what name he is known?
Stalin
Lenin
Gorbachev
Yeltsin

6. Which famous writer used the pen name "Thomas Jefferson Snodgrass" for a series of humorous letters?
Mark Twain
Charles Dickens
Thomas Hardy
William Shakespeare

7. This Russian writer was sentenced to death and later served four years of exile in Siberia as the execution order was stayed. Who was the author?
Anton Checkov
Leo Tolstoy
Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Alexander Pushkin

8. Julia Gillard is the first and only woman to become the Deputy Prime Minister and later Prime Minister of this country. Name the county
Israel
Australia
Argentina
Bolivia

9. Which soviet leaders was known as Mr. Nyet ("Mr. No") or "Grim Grom", because of his frequent use of the Soviet veto in the United Nations Security Council?
Leonid Brezhnev
Mikhail Gorbachev
Konstantin Chernenko
Andrei Gromyko

10. The winner of the Lenin Peace Prize in 1962, Kwame Nkrumah, was the first prime minister and president of an African country, having led it to independence from Britain in 1957. Which country?
Kenya
Ghana
Ethiopia
Sudan

Friday, 13 October 2017

Science Quiz 34





1. Who was the first person to use the term genetics to describe the study of heredity?
Gregor Mendel
William Bateson
Charles Darwin
Lord Kelvin

2. What is a person who spends a great deal of time using a computer called?
Mouse Tomato
Couch Potato
Mouse Potato
Tech Wizard

3. The first Technology park (Technopark) in India was established at
Bangalore
Hyderabad
Trivandrum
New Delhi

4. The National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) is a trade association of IT industry. Where is its headquarters?
Bangalore
Hyderabad
Trivandrum
New Delhi

5. What does VoLTE, the high-speed wireless communication standard, stand for?
Voice over Long-Term Evolution
Voice over Light Technology Evolution
Voice on Light Technology Emission
Voice over Least Time and Energy

6. The co-inventor of the handheld calculator and the thermal printer, he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics on December 10, 2000 for his part in the invention of the integrated circuit. Who are we talking about?
Jack Kilby
Robert Noyce
Werner Jacobi
Kurt Lehovec

7. India's science village is being setup in Jamugurihat. In which state it is located?
Assam
Karnataka
Maharashtra
Tamil Nadu

8. Widal Test is used for the diagnosis of which one of the following diseases?
AIDS
Malaria
Tuberculosis
Typhoid

9. The National Institute of Nutrition (NIN) is an Indian Public health, Biotechnology and Translational research center. Where is it located?
Hyderabad
Bangalore
New Delhi
Pune

10. "Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind." Who said these words?
Thomas Edison
Albert Einstein
Charles Darwin
Gregor Mendel

Thursday, 12 October 2017

Computer Science Quiz (IT Quiz)




1. Which one of the following social networking service was launched in 2004 by Mark Zuckerberg?
LinkedIn
Twitter
Goodreads
Facebook

2. Who is the creator of the programming language Perl?
Larry Wall
Linus Torvalds
Guido van Rossum
Adobe Systems

3. Name the Taiwanese company founded by Terry Gou which is the world's largest contract electronics manufacturer and the largest private employer in China
Foxconn
Sony
Huawei
Panasonic

4. With which one of the following social networking platforms will you associate Pyra Labs?
WordPress
Blogger
LinkedIn
Delicious

5. Which one of the following is the highest award in the field of computer science and known as the "Nobel Prize of computing"?
Godel Prize
Turing Award
Loebner Prize
Dijkstra Prize

6. By which name the Canadian multinational company Research In Motion Limited popularly known to the general public?
Apple
Seagate
Nokia
Blackberry

7. Guido van Rossum is known for the development of which programming language?
Pascal
Python
Perl
AppleScript

8. Yukihiro Matsumoto is known as the chief designer of which one of the following programming languages?
PHP
Perl
Python
Ruby

9. RJ is a standard type of physical connector for network cables. What does RJ stand for?
Registered Jacket
Reduced Joint
Registered Jack
Registered Joint

10. Which one of the following was developed under the name Mocha, and was officially called LiveScript when it was released?
VBScript
JavaScript
Ruby
AppleScript

Tuesday, 10 October 2017

Computer Science Quiz (Information Technology Quiz)

Questions and answers on Information Technology (IT Quiz) - Computer Science Quiz questions with answers



1. Who launched the GNU Project and founded the Free Software Foundation?
Richard Stallman
Linus Torvalds
Bill Gates
Dennis Ritchie

2. Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) is the most recent version of the Internet Protocol (IP). How many bits are used in IPv6 addresses?
64
256
128
32

3. Which Indian state was declared as the first Digital State in the country in 2016 by then President Pranab Mukherjee?
Karnataka
Tamil Nadu
Andhra Pradesh
Kerala

4. The code name "Project Purple" was associated with
BlackBerry
iPhone
Android OS
Windows 10

5. Who is the creator of the JavaScript programming language?
Yukihiro Matsumoto
Larry Wall
Brendan Eich
Guido van Rossum

6. When is the World Computer Literacy Day celebrated?
April 24
December 21
December 2
November 2

7. Name the American computer professional who leaked classified information from the National Security Agency (NSA) in 2013 without authorization.
Jeff Bezos
Julian Assange
Edward Snowden
Alan Shugart

8. What was the name of the first smartphone ( the first phone with a touchscreen)?
IBM Simon
Nokia 2110
Ericsson R380
Kyocera 6035

9. In proprietary software we normally encounter EULA. What does it stand for?
Every User License Arrangment
End-User License Arrangement
Everyday-Usage License Arrangement
End-User License Agreement

10. Which one of the following was founded by Lawrence Edward Page?
Google
Apple
Foxconn
Panasonic

Monday, 9 October 2017

General Knowledge Quiz 23

Another set of GK Questions



1. Which one of the following is the World’s largest Wetland System?
Camargue (France)
Pantanal (South America)
Okavango (Botswana)
Kakadu Wetlands (Australia)

2. Which one of the following terms was coined and defined by the Brundtland Commission established by United Nations?
Biodiversity hotspots
Sustainable development
Close-loop Recycling
Eco-Efficiency

3. German biologist Theodor Boveri in his 1914 book warned of oncogenes. Which one of the following is caused by oncogenes?
Typhoid
AIDS
Cancer
Heart attack

4. Who was the first recipient of Dadasaheb Phalke Award?
Devika Rani
Prithviraj Kapoor
Birendranath Sircar
Pankaj Mullick

5. The Discovery of India was written by India's first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru during his imprisonment in 1942–46 at Ahmednagar fort in Maharashtra, India. To whom did he dedicate the work?
Indira Gandhi
Freedom fighters
Mahatma Gandhi
The prisoners of jail

6. On the appeal of which one of the following personality, who founded the Flag Foundation of India, the Supreme Court of India directed the Government of India to amend the code to allow flag usage by private citizens?
Naveen Jindal
JRD Tata
Rajeev Gandhi
Veer Savarkar

7. Galena is the main ore of
Lead
Iron
Aluminium
Zinc

8. The Day of Five Billion was designated by the United Nations Population Fund as the approximate day on which world population reached five billion. In which year was it?
1982
1987
1992
1990

9. An abnormal and persistent fear of pain is called
Agoraphobia
Acrophobia
Acarophobia
Algophobia

10. Which one of the following is correct about Adidas Brazuca?
Official Sports Shoe of the 2014 FIFA World Cup
Official match ball of the 2014 FIFA World Cup
Biggest stadium of the 2014 FIFA World Cup
Trophy of the 2014 FIFA World Cup

Sunday, 8 October 2017

General Knowledge Quiz 22

This is a mixed bag of ten questions. Hope you will enjoy it!


1. In which one of the following novels will you encounter the human-like creatures called "yahoos"?
Moby Dick
Treasure Island
Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Gulliver's Travels

2. Which one of the following is the river of forgetfulness, one of the five rivers of the Greek underworld?
Lethe
Styx
Acheron
Cocytus

3. What does "persona non grata" mean?
Disgraceful person
Person without gratitude
A great personality
Unacceptable person

4. "Operation Dracula" was the name given to an airborne and amphibious attack by British, American and Indian forces during World War II. Which city was targeted by the attack?
Belgrade
Tokyo
Bangkok
Rangoon

5. Feijoada is a Goan dish consisting of a bean stew with meat, usually served with rice.It is considered as the national dish of which country?
India
Portugal
Brazil
Angola

6. FIDE is the International organization that acts as the governing body of which game?
Chess
Carrom
Squash
Billiards

7. "The Sea Cook: A Story for Boys" was the original title of a famous novel. Which novel?
The Seven Voyages of Sindbad the Sailor
Robinson Crusoe
The Coral Island
The Treasure Island

8. Adam's ale (Adam's wine) refers to
Milk
Water
Orange
Apple

9. What was the first man made object to leave the solar system?
Pioneer 10
Voyager 2
New Horizons
Voyager 1

10. Which writer's works were described as "The mirrors of Russian Revolution" by Lenin?
Anton Checkov
Alexander Pushkin
Fyodor Dostoevsky
Leo Tolstoy

Saturday, 7 October 2017

General Knowledge Quiz 21: Great Personalities





1. Who has won the Akkineni Nageswara Rao (ANR) National Award for 2017?
Amitabh Bachan
S S Rajamouli
Shyam Benegal
Sridevi

2. Pierre de Coubertin is considered the father of the modern Olympic Games and has won the gold medal at the 1912 Summer Olympics. For which one of the following did he win the medal?
Athletics
Literature
Sculpture
Painting

3. Robert Recorde was a Welsh physician and mathematician. For what invention is he known for?
Plus sign (+)
Minus sign (-)
Equals sign (=)
Parentheses ()

4. COBRA (or CoBrA) was a European avant-garde movement active from 1948 to 1951. It was an artist group formed by artists whose painting style was highly expressionist and inspired by the art of children.The term COBRA was coined from
First letters of the names of the founders
First letters of the Countries of artists
First letters of the cities of the founders
The snake

5. Name the final novel published by Agatha Christie before her death in which Hercule Poirot, the fictional detective dies at the end.
Curtain
Sleeping Murder
Dumb Witness
The Murder of Roger Ackroyd

6. The Old Man and the Sea is a short novel written by the American author Ernest Hemingway in 1951. What is the name of the Old Man in the novel?
Marvin
George
Santiago
Miguel

7. Who was the first writer from the United States to receive the Nobel Prize in Literature?
Sinclair Lewis
Eugene O'Neill
Pearl S. Buck
William Faulkner

8. In the honour of which one of the following former Secretary Generals of United Nations, the UN library was dedicated on 16 November 1961?
Dag Hammarskjold
Boutros Boutros-Ghali
Kofi Annan
Kurt Waldheim

9. Who was the first batsman in the history of international cricket to be given out by the third Umpire?
Sachin Tendulkar
Rahul Dravid
Chris Gayle
Brian Lara

10. Who is known as the father of qawwali and inventor of Tabla and Sitar?
Mohammed Rafi
Ustad Bismillah Khan
Amir Khusrow
Jagjit Singh

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