General Knowledge - 10


In 2007, which state re-established its Vidhan Parishad (Legislative Council) after a gap of 22 years ?
(A) Rajasthan
(B) Madhya Pradesh
(C) Andhra Pradesh
(D) Tamil Nadu


Which unit is used to measure the intensity of sound ?
(A) Decibel
(B) Ampere
(C) Parsec
(D) Tesla


Who wrote the patriotic song `Saare Jahan Se Achcha' ?
(A) Rabindranath Tagore
(B) Bankim Chandra Chatterjee
(C) Muhammad Iqbal
(D) Kavi Pradeep


In which town of Uttar Pradesh did Gautam Buddha attain Mahaparinirvana (salvation) ?
(A) Lumbini
(B) Kushinagar
(C) Nanded
(D) Pavapuri


Who presides over the joint sittings of both houses of Parliament ?
(A) President
(B) Prime Minister
(C) Lok Sabha Speaker
(D) Rajya Sabha Speaker


Nathu La Pass, located in Sikkim, connects India with which country ?
(A) Nepal
(B) Bhutan
(C) Myanmar
(D) China


Who is the only Indian batsman to score Triple Century in Test Cricket ?
(A) Sunil Gavaskar
(B) Sachin Tendulkar
(C) V.V.S.Laxman
(D) Virender Sehwag


In which hill station is the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (HMI) located ?
(A) Darjeeling
(B) Srinagar
(C) Nainital
(D) Shimla


What term is used to refer the large number which is formed by writing digit 1 followed by 100 zeros ?
(A) Billion
(B) Trillion
(C) Octillion
(D) Googol


Zakumi, a leopard, is the official mascot of which tournament ?
(A) Commonwealth Games 2010
(B) FIFA Football World Cup 2010
(C) Cricket World Cup 2011
(D) Olympic Games 2012

Answers :

Q1.   (C) Andhra Pradesh
Q2.   (A) Decibel
Q3.   (C) Muhammad Iqbal
Q4.   (B) Kushinagar
Q5.   (C) Lok Sabha Speaker
Q6.   (D) China
Q7.   (D) Virender Sehwag
Q8.   (A) Darjeeling
Q9.   (D) Googol
Q10.  (B) FIFA Football World Cup 2010

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