General Knowledge Quiz 15


In Windows XP operating system, what is the `XP' short for ?
(A) Expert
(B) Express
(C) Experience
(D) Extra Power


What is the common name of Indian national tree `Ficus Bengalensis' ?
(A) Neem
(B) Peepal
(C) Aam (Mango)
(D) Bargad (Banyan)


In which city is the Netaji Subhash National Institute of Sports situated ?
(A) Gwalior
(B) Patiala
(C) Bangalore
(D) Chennai


What is the retirement age of Supreme Court judges ?
(A) 60 years
(B) 62 years
(C) 65 years
(D) 70 years


Which religious teacher established four maths in four corners of country at Badrinath (North), Dwarka (West), Puri (East) & Sringeri (South) ?
(A) Adi Shankaracharya
(B) Swami Vivekanand
(C) Swami Dayanand Saraswati
(D) Swami Prabhupada


From which country's constitution, the concept of the Directive Principles of State Policy has been adopted in Indian constitution ?
(A) France
(B) Ireland
(C) United Kingdom
(D) United States of America


Which sector is the biggest contributor to India's GDP ?
(A) Agriculture
(B) Industry
(C) Services
(D) All contribute equally


Bubonic, Pnuemonic and Septicemic are the forms of which deadly infectious disease caused by Yersinia Pestis bacterium ?
(A) Hepatitis B
(B) Measles
(C) Tetanus
(D) Plague


Who is the Chairman of the National Knowledge Commission ?
(A) Sam Pitroda
(B) C.Rangarajan
(C) Raghunath Anant Mashelkar
(D) A.P.J.Abdul Kalam


Who among the following is considered as the father of Mobile Phone ?
(A) Percy Spencer
(B) Martin Cooper
(C) Tim Berners-Lee
(D) Edwin Land

Answers :

Q1.   (C) Experience
Q2.   (D) Bargad (Banyan)
Q3.   (B) Patiala
Q4.   (C) 65 years
Q5.   (A) Adi Shankaracharya
Q6.   (B) Ireland
Q7.   (C) Services
Q8.   (D) Plague
Q9.   (A) Sam Pitroda
Q10.  (B) Martin Cooper