General Knowledge Quiz 16


The significant rise in production of which commodity is referred as `Yellow Revolution' ?
(A) Grains
(B) Pulses
(C) Oilseeds
(D) Fruits and Vegetables


What is the length of a Cricket pitch, measured between two sets of wickets ?
(A) 18 yards
(B) 20 yards
(C) 22 yards
(D) 24 yards


Which associate of Mahatma Gandhi founded Paunar Ashram near Wardha in Maharashtra ?
(A) Baba Amte
(B) C.Rajagopalachari
(C) C.F.Andrews
(D) Vinoba Bhave


Where is the headquarters of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) ?
(A) New Delhi
(B) Mumbai
(C) Chennai
(D) Kolkata


Gayatri Mantra is addressed to which Hindu god ?
(A) Surya
(B) Brahma
(C) Vishnu
(D) Shiv


What is the name of India's first electric Car ?
(A) Rewa
(B) Arjun
(C) Chetak
(D) Shaktiman


In which battle was Prithviraj Chauhan, the ruler of Delhi, decisively defeated by Afghan ruler Muhammad Ghori ?
(A) Battle of Buxar (1764)
(B) Battle of Plassey (1757)
(C) Third Battle of Panipat (1761)
(D) Second Battle of Tarain (1192)


Which element is necessarily present in all acids ?
(A) Carbon
(B) Oxygen
(C) Hydrogen
(D) Nitrogen


Which IT entrepreneur authored the book `Business at the speed of thought' ?
(A) Bill Gates
(B) Larry Ellison
(C) Michael Dell
(D) Sergey Brin


In which mountain range is the Siachen Glacier, the world's longest glacier, located ?
(A) Himalayas
(B) Karakoram
(C) Hindu Kush
(D) Tien Shan

Answers :

Q1. (C) Oilseeds
Q2. (C) 22 yards
Q3. (D) Vinoba Bhave
Q4. (B) Mumbai
Q5. (A) Surya
Q6. (A) Rewa
Q7. (D) Second Battle of Tarain (1192)
Q8. (C) Hydrogen
Q9. (A) Bill Gates
Q10. (B) Karakoram