General Knowledge Quiz 51


Which city in Uttar Pradesh is famous for Glass Bangles industry ?
(A) Agra
(B) Firozabad
(C) Moradabad
(D) Aligarh


In humans, how many chromosomes does a cell have ?
(A) 42 (21 pairs)
(B) 44 (22 pairs)
(C) 46 (23 pairs)
(D) 48 (24 pairs)


Who was popularly known as the 'Iron Man of India' ?
(A) Bhagat Singh
(B) Chandrashekhar Azad
(C) Veer Savarkar
(D) Vallabhbhai Patel


During the reign of which ancient Indian ruler, did Chinese traveller Fa-Hien visit India ?
(A) Dharmapala
(B) Harshavardhan
(C) Chandragupta Maurya
(D) Chandragupta Vikramaditya


By what name is spiritual guru Narendra Nath Datta, founder of Belur Math near Kolkata, better known ?
(A) Swami Vivekanand
(B) Swami Dayanand Saraswati
(C) Swami Prabhupad
(D) Ramkrishna Paramahamsa


'Uhuru Peak' at Mount Kilimanjaro is the highest point of which continent ?
(A) Asia
(B) Africa
(C) South America
(D) Antarctica


Millennium Dome, where Priyanka Chopra was crowned Miss World in 2000, is located in which European city ?
(A) Paris (France)
(B) London (UK)
(C) Moscow (Russia)
(D) Rome (Italy)


Soft toy 'Teddy Bear' was named after which US president's nickname ?
(A) Abraham Lincoln
(B) George Washington
(C) Theodore Roosevelt
(D) John F. Kennedy


In February 2009, which Indian music maestro won the Grammy Award for his collaborative music album 'Golden Drum Project' ?
(A) Zakir Hussain
(B) Pt. Shiv Kumar Sharma
(C) Pt. Ravi Shankar
(D) Amjad Ali Khan


Out of five Stree Shakti Puraskar, one is named after a fictional character of Tamil epic 'Silappatikaram'. Which one among the following four ?
(A) Mata Jijabai
(B) Rani Gaidenlou Zeliang
(C) Devi Ahilya Bai Holkar
(D) Kannagi

Answers :

Q1.     (B) Firozabad
Q2.     (C) 46 (23 pairs)
Q3.     (D) Vallabhbhai Patel
Q4.     (D) Chandragupta Vikramaditya
Q5.     (A) Swami Vivekanand
Q6.     (B) Africa
Q7.     (B) London (UK)
Q8.     (C) Theodore Roosevelt
Q9.     (A) Zakir Hussain
Q10.   (D) Kannagi