General Knowledge Quiz 22


Who signs one rupee currency note of India ?
(A) RBI Governor
(B) Finance Secretary
(C) Finance Minister
(D) President


Who wrote the 'Das Capital', an extensive treatise on political economy ?
(A) Karl Marx
(B) Friedrich Engles
(C) Leo Tolstoy
(D) Maxim Gorky


Who was the first law minister of independent India ?
(A) Vallabhbhai Patel
(B) Rafi Ahmed Kidwai
(C) B.R.Ambedkar
(D) Maulana Abul Kalam Azad


Arabica, Robusta and Liberica are the varieties of which popluar beverage ?
(A) Tea
(B) Coffee
(C) Yoghurt
(D) Lemonade


Which Indian classical dance form, native of Andhra Pradesh, was developed by Siddhendra Yogi from Bhamakalapam dance drama ?
(A) Odissi
(B) Kathakali
(C) Bharatanatyam
(D) Kuchipudi


Where is the headquarters of the National Institute of Oceanography located ?
(A) Dona Paula (Goa)
(B) Kochi (Kerala)
(C) Mumbai (Maharashtra)
(D) Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh)


Which European country is known as the 'Land of a thousand lakes' ?
(A) Denmark
(B) Sweden
(C) Norway
(D) Finland


Which is the nearest star to the Sun ?
(A) Proxima Centauri
(B) Alpha Centauri A
(C) Alpha Centauri B
(D) Bernard's Star


Which gas is commonly known as 'Laughing Gas' ?
(A) Ozone
(B) Methane
(C) Nitrous Oxide
(D) Carbon dioxide


Which is the only continent through which all three main latitude lines - Equator, Tropic of Cancer and Tropic of Capricorn - passes ?
(A) Asia
(B) Africa
(C) Europe
(D) South America

Answers :

Q1.    (B) Finance Secretary
Q2.    (A) Karl Marx
Q3.    (C) B.R.Ambedkar
Q4.    (B) Coffee
Q5.    (D) Kuchipudi
Q6.    (A) Dona Paula (Goa)
Q7.    (D) Finland
Q8.    (A) Proxima Centauri
Q9.    (C) Nitrous Oxide
Q10.   (B) Africa