Tuesday, 31 January 2017

Geography Quiz 6


1. What is the underground layer of permeable rock which retains water called?
Rhyolite
Acquifer
Liquid rock
Peridotite

2. Name the channel that separates the Little Andaman and Car Nicobar in the Bay of Bengal
Ten Degree Channel
Bungo Channel
Coco Channel
Gulf of Mannar

3. Which Indian river is known as Padma river in Bangladesh?
Brahmaputra
Godavari
Ganges
Krishna

4. Uraninite is a radioactive, uranium-rich mineral and ore. It is commonly known in another name. What is it?
Cinnabar
Beryl
Pitchblende
Galena

5. Which variety of coal has the highest carbon content and the fewest impurities?
Graphite
Lignite
Anthracite
Bituminous coal

6. Which of of the following is declared as the first United States national monument by Theodore Roosevelt in 1906?
Devils Tower
Berryessa Snow Mountain
Capulin Volcano
Fort Stanwix

7. Which is highest mountain peak of Africa?
Mount Kenya
Mount Meru
Mount Stanley
Mount Kilimanjaro

8. Which river crosses the equator twice?
Amazon
Congo
Nile
Zambezi

9. A pluviometer or an ombrometer is an instrument used to measure
Rainfall
Winds
Pulse
Temperature

10. What do you call a line on a map connecting points having the same amount of rainfall in a given period?
Isobars
Isotherms
Isohyets
Isohume

Sunday, 29 January 2017

Geography Quiz 5


1. It is a toxic mercury sulfide mineral with a chemical composition of HgS and the only important ore of mercury. Can you name it?
Beryl
Cinnabar
Coltan
Sphalerite

2. This capital city of a European country derived its name from the unification of two places on both banks of the Danube river. Can you name the city?
Budapest
Vienna
Belgrade
Bratislava

3. Name the smallest sovereign state in the world by both area and population.
Monaco
Nauru
Vatican City
Maldives

4. On the flag of which one of the following countries will you find a dragon?
China
Nepal
Bhutan
Myanmar

5. The point on the surface of the earth vertically above the place of origin of an eartquake is called
Hypocentre
Epicentre
Fault plane
Focus

6. India is the largest producer of arecanut and at the same time largest consumer also. Which state in India is the largest producer of arecanut?
Kerala
Karnataka
Assam
Meghalaya

7. A narrow strip of land with sea on either side, forming a link between two larger areas of land is called
Isthmus
Peninsula
Estuary
Archipelago

8. What is the lattitutde of South Pole?
90 degrees N
0 degrees
45 degrees S
90 degrees S

9. What do you call the precipitation composed of rain and partially melted snow?
Hail
Sleet
Drizzle
Snow grains

10. A low-pressure area around the equator where the prevailing winds are light and calm and the ships sometimes get stuck because of the windless waters is called
Trade winds
Westerlies
Doldrums
Hadley cell

Friday, 27 January 2017

Current Affairs Quiz 7 - Latest Current Awareness Quiz



1. Who won The Hindu Prize 2016?
Kiran Doshi
Anil Menon
Hansda Sowvendra Sehekar
Kunal Basu

2. Which Indian cricketer was recently inducted toLegends Club "Hall of Fame"?
Sunil Gavaskar
Sachin Tendulkar
Anil Kumble
Kapil Dev

3. Which island has been recently announced by the Union Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology as India's first cashless island
Long Island
Car Nicobar
Minicoy
Karang

4. Which team has won the Ranji Trophy 2016-17?
Mumbai
Gujarat
Tamil nadu
Jharkhand

5. Surjit Singh Barnala, who passed away recently, was the Chief Minister of
Tamil Nadu
Maharashtra
Punjab
Haryana

6. Which Indian film personality recently released his autobiography title "An Unsuitable Boy"?
Shah Rukh Khan
Karan Johar
Salman Khan
Ranveer Singh

7. Which one of the following states recently launced Pinakin, a mobile app launched to boost tourism?
Kerala
Madhya Pradesh
Tamil Nadu
Andhra Pradesh

8. "The Untold Story of the Talking Book", a book on audio books, is written by
Matthew Rubery
Radhanath Swami
Paul Kalanithi
Chetan Bhagat

9. Which state border did the Border Security Forces recently launch Operation "Sard Hawa" ?
West Bengal
Rajasthan
Jammu & Kashmir
Arunachal Pradesh

10. Which state launched "Digital Dakiya" scheme to encourage cashless transactions?
Mahdya Pradesh
Tamil Nadu
Kerala
Uttar Pradesh

Thursday, 26 January 2017

Computer Science Quiz


1. Name the first Indian supercomputer
Vikram 100
Param 100
Param 8000
Sahasrat

2. What does PDF stand for?
Portable Document Format
Public Document Format
Publish Direct File
Private Document Format

3. The first public implementation of Java programming language was released in 1995 by
Microsoft
Sun Microsystem
Adobe
Oracle

4. What do you call any malicious computer program which is used to hack into a computer by misleading users of its true intent?
Virus
Malware
Trojan
Bug

5. Which company invented Bluetooth technology?
Apple
Ericsson
IBM
Microsoft

6. Who developed C programming language?
Dennis Ritchie
James Gosling
John Von Neumann
Bjarne Stroustroup

7. Tux, the penguin, is the mascot of
Windows 10
Unix
Linux
Java

8. With which one of the following would you associate Jerry Yang and David Filo?
Yahoo
Amazon
Google
Twitter

9. Which one of the following was invented by Bob Kahn and Vint Cert?
SMTP
FTP
TCP/IP
POP

10. What is Google Go?
Cloud Server
Programming Language
File Sharing
Packaging Software

Wednesday, 25 January 2017

Pioneers of Indian Information Technology Quiz
Indians have made commendable contributions to the IT industry. This quiz is about some of the Indian personalities who are pioneers of IT industry.




1. He developed the first Indian supercomputer and built the National Param Supercomputing Facility (NPSF) and is known as the "Father of Indian Supercomputing". Who is he?
Narinder Singh Kapany
Vijay P. Bhatkar
Vinod Dham
Sankar Kumar Pal

2. Name the Indian-born American physicist who coined the term "Fibre Optics" and is known as "Father of Fibre Optics"
Narinder Singh Kapany
Ramesh Raskar
N. R. Narayana Murthy
Venkatraman Ramakrishnan

3. ‘Pentium’ chip produced by Intel Corporation is basically the outcome of a research conducted by an Indian engineer. Do you know the creator of Pentium chip who is known as the "Father of the Pentium Chip"?
Krishna Bharat
Ankit Fadia
Vinod Dham
Arun Netravali

4. In 1996 he founded Hotmail, the worlds first webmail service, along with Jack Smith. Can you name this Indian enterpreneur who also started a free messaging service called JaxtrSMS?
Sundar Pichai
Ajay V Bhatt
Sabeer Bhatia
Ajit Balakrishnan

5. He was the Chairman of the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) and the co-founder of Infosys. Who is he?
NR Narayana Murthy
Nandan Nilekani
S Gopalakrishnan
N S Raghavan

6. The founder chairman of Wipro Limited, he is informally known as the Czar of the Indian IT Industry. He is a philanthropist, founded a non-profit organisation to contribute towards quality universal education. Who is he?
Narinder Singh Kapany
NR Narayana Murthy
Pranav Mistry
Azim Premji

7. He is one of the founders of Infosys and served as its CERO from 1981 to 2002. A recipient of Padma Shri and Padma Vibhushan, he has been described as "Father of Indian IT Sector by Time magazine. Who is he?
NR Narayana Murthy
N S Raghavan
S Gopalakrishnan
Nandan Nilekani

8. Known as “The father of India’s communication revolution“ he is the founding Chairman of India’s Telecom Commission and served as chairman of the National Knowledge Commission. Can you name him?
Pranav Mistry
Vinod Khosla
Sam Pitroda
NR Narayana Murthy

9. He was the founder and first CEO of Tata Consultancy Services, India's largest software consultancy company. Who is this Indian industrialist frequently referred to as the "Father of Indian Software Industry"?
Sundar Pichai
Arjun Malhotra
Sanjeev Bhikchandanani
F. C. Kohli

10. Can you name the Indian American business executive who is the Chief Executive Office (CEO) of Google Inc?
Ankit Fadia
N. R. Narayana Murthy
Sabeer Bhatia
Sundar Pichai

Tuesday, 24 January 2017

Internet Quiz
Quiz on Internet



1. What is the full form of ISP?
Internet Service Presenter
Internet Software Program
Internet Service Provider
Internet Service Promoter



2. Name the nonprofit organization that is responsible for coordinating the maintenance and procedures of several databases related to the namespaces of the Internet, ensuring the network's stable and secure operation
IAB
ICANN
IANA
IESG

3. Name the protocol that is used to sent e-mail
HTTP
POP3
SMTP
FTP

4. What do you mean by DNS?
Domain Name Service
Direct Net Service
Domain Name System
Domestic Network Service

5. Who is known as the inventor of World Wide Web?
Tim Berners-Lee
Claude Shannon
J. C. R. Licklider
Ted Nelson

6. Name the web browser that was released in 1993 and became the world's first popular browser
Internet Explorer
Mosaic
Netscape Navigator
Opera

7. What was the code name for Microsoft Edge, the latest web browser by Microsoft?
Spartan
Longhorn
Cougar
Red Dog

8. Name the American computer programmer who implemented the first email program on the ARPANET system and known as the Father of Email
Ray Tomlinson
Tim Berners-Lee
Marc Andreessen
Robert Tappan Morris

9. With which one of the following social networking platform will you associate Mark Zuckerberg?
Flickr
Twitter
Tumblr
Facebook

10. What does URL stand for?
Uniform Resource Locator
Universal Resource Locator
Uniform Remote Linker
Uniform Reference Locator

Monday, 23 January 2017

India Quiz 21


1. Yakshagana is the traditional theatre form of this South Indian state.
Tamil Nadu
Kerala
Karnataka
Andhra Pradesh

2. The Fateh Burj (The Victory Tower) is the tallest minar India situated in Punjab which was dedicated to the Sikh military commander who won a decisive battle against Wazir Khan, commander of the Mughal army. Who is he?
Banda Singh Bahadur
Sharan Kaur Pabla
Nanua Bairagi
Hari Singh Nalwa

3. This Indian national park is the first tiger reserve in the world to have successfully relocated tigers following a news report in 2005. Can you name it?
Bandipur
Periyar
Sariska
Kanha

4. Meenakshi Amman Temple is a historic Hindu temple located on the southern bank of the Vaigai River in the temple city of Madurai, Tamil Nadu. Who built the temple?
Cheras
Pandyas
Cholas
Nayakas

5. The largest integrated film city in the world is located in India. Can you name it?
Prayag Film City
Noida Film City
Ramoji Film City
MGR Film City

6. Neer Mahal (Water Palace) is a former royal palace in India which is situated in the middle of a lake. Name the lake
Rudrasagar Lake
Man Sagar Lake
Lake Pichola
Pushkar Lake

7. Phool Walon Ki Sair ("procession of the florists") is an annual celebration by the flowers sellers is held in which Indian city?
Ootty
Bangalore
Srinagar
Delhi

8. Built around 2500 BC, this UNESCO World Heritage Site literally means Mound of the Dead Men. Which place are we talking about?
Mohenjo-daro
Ajanta Caves
Lothal
Burzahom

9. Which Indian state is famous for "Ima Keithel" (Women's Market) where all the market stall are run by women?
Meghalaya
Assam
Tripura
Manipur

10. Name the city that is known as the "Coal Capital of India"
Khammam
Dhanbad
Chandrapur
Bardhaman

Sunday, 22 January 2017

India Quiz 20


1. The last vow prescribed by the Jain ethical code of conduct that is observed by the Jain ascetics and lay votaries at the end of their life by gradually reducing the intake of food and liquids. This "death by fasting" is known as
Santhara
Aparigraha
Asteya
Samayika

2. "Years of Pilgrimage" is the autobiography of an Indian physicist best known for his role in India's nuclear program. Who is he?
Homi J Bhabha
Raja Ramanna
V R Ramamurthy
P K Iyengar

3. Who was the first Indian body builder to be awarded a Mr. Universe title?
Manohar Aich
Prem Chand Degra
Varinder Ghuman
Monotosh Roy

4. Name the first Indian woman to win Miss Earth, the annual international environmental-themed beauty pageant.
Aishwarya Rai
Priyanka Chopra
Nicole Faria
Reita Faria

5. Lavani is the popular dance form of which Indian state?
Manipur
Maharashtra
Madhya Pradesh
Gujrat

6. Nongin (Mrs. Hume's pheasant) is the state bird of which one of the following states
A. Manipur
B. Mizoram
C. Madhya Pradesh
D. Meghalaya
A and B
A and C
Only A
Only B

7. Which harvest festival celebrated by the Garo tribe is known as "Hundred Drums"?
Wangala
Nongkrem
Behdienkhlam
Shad-Suk Mynsiem

8. In which state of India the Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary is located?
Bihar
Chattisgarh
Jharkand
Mahrashtra

9. Pragyotishpura was the ancient name of which Indian city?
Allahabad
Guwahati
Pathankot
Pratapgarh

10. Who played the role of Phoolan Devi in the 1994 Indian biographic film, Bandit Queen?
Shabana Azmi
Sharmila Tagore
Smita Patil
Seema Biswas

Saturday, 21 January 2017

World Quiz - National Anthems
We are familiar with "Jana Gana Mana", the National Anthem of our country. "Jana Gana Mana" was officially adopted by the Constituent Assembly as the Indian national anthem on 24 January 1950. It was written and composed by Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore. Amar Shonar Bangla', written by Rabindranath Tagore to protest the Partition of Bengal in 1905, was adopted by Bangladesh later in 1971 as their national anthem. It is also said that Ananda Samarakoon who wrote the Sri Lankan National Anthem " Sri Lanka Matha" was inspired by Rabindranath Tagore.
Here are ten questions about the national anthems of different countries which will give you some interesting information about them.


1. Wilhelmus van Nassouwe, usually known just as the Wilhelmus is the national anthem of which one of the following countries?
Netherlands
France
West Indies
Argentina

2. The lyrics of the national anthem of which country is considered to be the oldest among the world's national anthems?
China
Japan
India
Netherlands

3. The national anthem of which country is the longest in the world?
Uganda
United States
Finland
Greece

4. "Sayaun Thunga Phool Ka" ("A Garland of Hundred Flowers") is the national anthem of
Pakistan
Myanmar
Nepal
Afganisthan

5. Which is the world's shortest national anthem?
National anthem of Uganda
National anthem of Cyprus
National anthem of Spain
National anthem of Kuwait

6. Which one of the following countries have no official lyrics for its national anthem?
United Kingdom
Spain
Congo
France

7. Which country does not have its own national anthem and uses the national anthem of its neighbour, Greece?
Cyprus
Syria
Bulgaria
Albania

8. The national anthem of this country consist of 15 stanzas and the first letter of each stanza makes up an acrostic for a revolutionary hero of the country. Name the country.
Spain
United Kingdom
New Zealand
Netherlands

9. The lyrics of this country's national anthem gives a short account of its history in a first-person narrative.The day it was adopted is the National Day of the country. Name the country
Australia
Andorra
Congo
Albania

10. This country's national anthem is unique in that five of the eleven official languages are used in the same anthem, in which each language comprises a stanza. Which country we are referring to?
Lebanon
Bahamas
Argentina
South Africa

India Quiz 19


1. Bhand Jashan, known as the " festival of clowns", is a famous folk dance that has a cultural legacy of 200-300 years. To which Indian state does it belong?
Maharashtra
Gujrat
Assam
Jammu and Kashmir

2. Which one of the following novels by Salman Rushdie is a tale of two cities, one of them Fatehpur Sikri, the centre of power of the Mughal Emperor Akbar the Great?
Midnight's Children
The Enchantress of Florency
Shalimar the Clown
Shame

3. The Gardens of Babur, locally called Bagh-e Babur, is a historic park and the last resting-place of first Mughal Emperor, Babur. Where is it located?
Kabul, Afghanistan
Fatehpur Sikri, India
Lahore, Pakistan
Agra, India

4. Name the Indian cartoonist who is best known for his cartoon character, "The Common man", and the cartoon strip, "You Said It"
K Shankar Pillai
Yesudasan
R K Laxman
Abu Abraham

5. Which drum from Manipur is known as the Manipuri mridang?
Pung
Khol
Kartal
Morsing

6. Which Mughal Emperor was born as Prince Khurram?
Jahangir
Shah Jahan
Akbar
Aurangazeb

7. The primary inflows and the primary outflows to and from this lake in Kashmir is the Jhelum River. Which lake we are talking about?
Satsar Lake
Dal Lake
Wular Lake
Manasbal Lake

8. "Duty Unto Death" is the motto of which Central Armed Police Forces of India?
Central Industrial Security Force (CISF)
Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB)
Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)
Border Security Force (BSF)

9. Which sports person is known as the "Tiger of Madras"?
Viswanathan Anand
Vijay Amritraj
Ravichandran Ashwin
Mahesh Bhupathi

10. Which lake in India got its ancient name Mahapadmasaras, from the Naga Mahapadma, who is located in the lake as its tutelary deity?
Chilika Lake
Wular Lake
Dal Lake
Loktak Lake

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