Tuesday, 18 April 2017

India Quiz 38





1. The Vishakha Guidelines are a set of procedural guidelines promulgated by the Indian Supreme Court in 1997. It was issued to deal with which one of the following?
Sexual harassment
Child abuse
Drug trafficking
Public nuisance

2. Shutakirti, Iravan and Babruvahana are the children of which one of the Pandavas?
Bhima
Yudhishtira
Arjuna
Nakula

3. Which one of the following has the black bronze sculpture of "Mother and Child" installed in front of its lawn?
Supreme Court of India
Parliament House
Rashtrapathi Bhavan
National Museum

4. Which one of the following awards was introduced by the Government of India in 1990 to promote communal, caste and ethnic harmony by recognizing acts of Physical/moral courage and humanity exhibited by member(s) of a community, caste or ethnic group in saving the lives and properties of the member(s) of another community, caste or ethnic group?
Vyas Samman
Saraswati Samman
Kalidas Puraskar
Kabir Puraskar

5. Which ruler was called "Lakh Baksh" or giver of lakhs because he gave liberal donations?
Alauddin Khilji
Aurangazeb
Qutb-ud-din Aibak
Aram Shah

6. "One life is not enough" is the autobiography of an Indian politician who had to resign his post as India's foreign minister in 2005 following Iraqi oul scam. Who is he?
Natwar Singh
Jaswant Singh
Shashi Tharoor
Yashwant Sinha

7. Who holds the record of the fastest fify in Indian Premier League?
Suresh Raina
Kieron Pollard
Chris Morris
Yusuf Pathan

8. Which one of the following is a transboundary river crossing India and another country?
Ravi
Narmada
Kaveri
Yamuna

9. Which one of the following is known as "The Temple of Rats"?
Karni Mata Temple
Lingaraja Temple
Brihadeeswara Temple
Kamakhya Temple

10. Song Offerings is a volume of lyrics by Bengali poet Rabindranath Tagore rendered into English by the poet himself, for which he was awarded the 1913 Nobel Prize in Literature. Do you know who wrote the introduction to the second edition of Song of Offerings?
P B Shelley
Sarojini Naidu
W B Yeats
Alfred Tennyson

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