General Knowledge Quiz 52


What is the name of Japanese art of aesthetic miniaturization of trees, by growing them in containers ?
(A) Nikkei
(B) Sensei
(C) Bonsai
(D) Origami


Which among the following is popularly referred as 'Plastic Money' ?
(A) Demand Draft
(B) Credit Card
(C) Gift Cheque
(D) Bearer Cheque


In terms of area, which is the smallest continent ?
(A) Europe
(B) Australia
(C) South America
(D) Antarctica


Which was the first 'talkie' feature film made and shown in India ?
(A) Lanka Dahan (1917)
(B) Raja Harishchandra (1913)
(C) Kapala Kundala (1929)
(D) Alam Ara (1931)


Who was the first soldier of the Indian armed forces to be awarded Param Vir Chakra, the highest military award of India ?
(A) Major Shaitan Singh
(B) Naik Jadu Nath Singh
(C) Major Som Nath Sharma
(D) Major Dhan Singh Thapa


Which medieval empire did Harihar I and Bukka Raya I found in 1336 ?
(A) Chola Empire
(B) Maurya Empire
(C) Kushan Empire
(D) Vijayanagar Empire


Which country was formerly known as 'Formosa' ?
(A) Cambodia
(B) Thailand
(C) Indonesia
(D) Taiwan


In which city is the Central Building Research Institute located ?
(A) Roorkee (Uttarakhand)
(B) Cuttack (Orissa)
(C) Nagpur (Maharashtra)
(D) Karnal (Haryana)


'Nagananda', 'Ratnavali' and 'Priyadarshika' Sanskrit works were authored by which ruler ?
(A) Harshavardhana
(B) Chandragupta Maurya
(C) Chandragupta Vikramaditya
(D) Krishna Deva Raya


In Solar System, which planet rotates the fastest on its axis ?
(A) Venus
(B) Mercury
(C) Jupiter
(D) Saturn

Answers :

Q1.     (C) Bonsai
Q2.     (B) Credit Card
Q3.     (B) Australia
Q4.     (D) Alam Ara (1931)
Q5.     (C) Major Som Nath Sharma
Q6.     (D) Vijayanagar Empire
Q7.     (D) Taiwan
Q8.     (A) Roorkee (Uttarakhand)
Q9.     (A) Harshavardhana
Q10.   (C) Jupiter