General Knowledge Quiz 47


What is the minimum age limit to become the Governor of a state in India ?
(A) 18 years
(B) 25 years
(C) 30 years
(D) 35 years


Yakshagana, literally meaning celestial music, is a popular dance drama of which Indian state ?
(A) Gujarat
(B) Maharashtra
(C) Karnataka
(D) West Bengal


Hirakud Dam at Sambalpur in Orissa, the longest dam in India, is built across which river ?
(A) Narmada
(B) Mahanadi
(C) Godavari
(D) Kaveri


Among terrestrial (land) animals, which animal has the longest gestation period ?
(A) Tiger
(B) Elephant
(C) Rhinoceros
(D) Horse


For writing the Punjabi language, which Sikh guru developed the Gurumukhi script ?
(A) Guru Angad
(B) Guru Amar Das
(C) Guru Ram Das
(D) Guru Arjan


Which among the following disease is caused by female Aedes Aegypti mosquitoes ?
(A) Malaria
(B) Kala-Azar
(C) Dengue Fever
(D) Typhoid


'Mein Kampf' (My Struggle) book is the autobiography of which dictator ?
(A) Pol Pot
(B) Idi Amin
(C) Adolf Hitler
(D) Joseph Stalin


Who was the chief guest at the Republic Day celebrations on 26th January 2009 in New Delhi ?
(A) Vladimir Putin (Russian President)
(B) Nicolas Sarkozy (French President)
(C) Zigme Singye Wangchuk (Bhutan King)
(D) Nursultan Nazarbayev (Kazakhstan President)


In 1916, who founded Shreemati Nathibai Damodar Thackersey (SNDT) Women's University at Pune, the first women's university in India ?
(A) Annie Besant
(B) Mahatma Gandhi
(C) Madan Mohan Malaviya
(D) Dhondo Keshav Karve


In which African city are the headquarters of United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) located ?
(A) Nairobi (Kenya)
(B) Cairo (Egypt)
(C) Abuja (Nigeria)
(D) Addis Ababa (Ethiopia)

Answers :

Q1.    (D) 35 years
Q2.    (C) Karnataka
Q3.    (B) Mahanadi
Q4.    (B) Elephant
Q5.    (A) Guru Angad
Q6.    (C) Dengue Fever
Q7.    (C) Adolf Hitler
Q8.    (D) Nursultan Nazarbayev (Kazakhstan President)
Q9.    (D) Dhondo Keshav Karve
Q10.  (A) Nairobi (Kenya)