General Knowledge Quiz - 904

What is the intermediate tier of the Panchayati Raj System called?
(a) Zilla Parisad
(b) Taluka Panchayat
(c) Panchayat Samiti
(d) Gram Sabha

Answer: (c) Panchayat Samiti

Which National Highway connects Delhi and Mumbai?
(a) NH 6
(b) NH 8
(c) NH 10
(d) NH 12

Answer: (b) NH 8 [It connects the national capital Delhi to the financial capital Mumbai, as well as important cities Gurgaon, Jaipur, Ajmer, Udaipur, Ahmedabad, Vadodara and Surat]

Who is the author of Das Kapital?
(a) Karl Marx
(b) Friedrich Engels
(c) Joseph Stalin
(d) Vladimir Lenin

Answer: (a) Karl Marx [Written in the middle of the 19th Century by German philosopher and economist Karl Marx, Das Kapital is essentially a description of how the capitalist system works and how, Marx claims, it will destroy itself. ... In simple terms, Marx argues that an economic system based on private profit is inherently unstable]

The Victoria Falls in Africa is located on which river?
(a) Zaire
(b) Orange
(c) Zambezi
(d) Niger

Answer: (c) Zambezi River [Victoria Falls is in southern Africa on the Zambezi River at the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe]

Who was Governor General of India during the Revolt of 1857?
(a) Lord Canning
(b) Lord Dalhousie
(c) Lord Dufferin
(d) Lord Hardinge

Answer: (a) Lord Canning

Which one of the following countries is “Orange Revolution” is associated?
(a) Brazil
(b) Sudan
(c) Turkey
(d) Ukraine

Answer: (d) Ukraine [Nov 2004 - Jan 2005, a series of protests and political events that took place in Ukraine as immediate aftermath of fraudulent Presidential Election was known as Orange Revolution]

Where is the headquarters of the UNO?
(a) Geneva
(b)The Hague
(c) New York
(d) Paris

Answer (c) New York [ other main offices are situated in Geneva, Nairobi, and Vienna ]

Who said ‘Jai Hind’?

(a) MK Gandhi
(b) J Nehru
(c) SC Bose
(d) SV Patel

Answer: (c) SC Bose

Finance commission is constituted after every
(a) Four years
(b) Two years
(c) Five years
(d) Six years

Answer: (c) Five Years

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