General Knowledge Quiz 11


The name of which painting style, based on the name of a district in Bihar, literally means `Forest of Honey' ?
(A) Kangra
(B) Mysore
(C) Tanjore
(D) Madhubani


Whose birthday on 29 August is celebrated as `National Sports Day' in India ?
(A) C.K.Naidu
(B) Dhyan Chand
(C) Milkha Singh
(D) Wilson Jones


What is Mahatma Gandhi's samadhi in Delhi Called ?
(A) Raj Ghat
(B) Shantivan
(C) Vijay Ghat
(D) Shakti Sthal


Guru Shikhar, in Mount Abu, is the highest peak of which mountain range ?
(A) Satpura
(B) Vindhya
(C) Aravali
(D) Himalaya


`Silicon Valley of India' is the nickname of which south Indian city ?
(A) Hyderabad
(B) Bengaluru
(C) Chennai
(D) Thiruvananthapuram


According to Hindu mythology, who is the Guru of Devas (Gods) ?
(A) Dhanvantri
(B) Shukracharya
(C) Brihaspati
(D) Vishvakarma


Which one of the following is not a fungus ?
(A) Yeast
(B) Mushroom
(C) Insulin
(D) Penicillin


In 1905, which Viceroy of India effected the Partition of Bengal ?
(A) Lord Irwin
(B) Lord Curzon
(C) Lord Hardinge
(D) Lord Chelmsford


`Panchatantra', a collection of moral stories in Sanskrit, was authored by ?
(A) Somadeva
(B) Kautilya
(C) Narayan Pandit
(D) Vishnu Sharma


Which is the only state in India to have Common Civil Code in force ?
(A) Goa
(B) Mizoram
(C) Nagaland
(D) Jammu & Kashmir

Answers :

Q1.   (D) Madhubani
Q2.   (B) Dhyan Chand
Q3.   (A) Raj Ghat
Q4.   (C) Aravali
Q5.   (B) Bengaluru
Q6.   (C) Brihaspati
Q7.   (C) Insulin
Q8.   (B) Lord Curzon
Q9.   (D) Vishnu Sharma
Q10.  (A) Goa