General Knowledge - 14


In 1970, who became the first recipient of the Dadasaheb Phalke Award ?
(A) Devika Rani Roerich
(B) Prithviraj Kapoor
(C) B.N.Sirkar
(D) Pankaj Mullick


Bomakai and Sambalpuri saris are native of which state ?
(A) Orissa
(B) Madhya Pradesh
(C) Maharashtra
(D) West Bengal


`Akbarnama', a biographical account of Mughal ruler Akbar, was authored by ?
(A) Faizi
(B) Birbal
(C) Abul Fazl
(D) Abdul Rahim Khan-i-khana


Which among the following is not a mammal ?
(A) Bat
(B) Shark
(C) Dolphin
(D) Blue Whale


Which city is known as the `Big Apple' ?
(A) Paris
(B) Tokyo
(C) Shanghai
(D) New York


Who was the first Indian to win All England Open Badminton Championships Singles title ?
(A) Prakash Nath
(B) Prakash Padukone
(C) Nandu M. Natekar
(D) Pullela Gopichand


On which river is Bhakra Nangal Dam, the highest gravity dam in world, is constructed ?
(A) Chenab
(B) Jhelum
(C) Ravi
(D) Sutlej


Apart from Delhi, which other Union Territory has its own elected Vidhan Sabha and the executive council of ministers headed by a Chief Minister ?
(A) Daman and Diu
(B) Dadra and Nagar Haveli
(C) Lakshadweep
(D) Pondicherry


On 2nd July 1972, with which Pakistani leader did Indira Gandhi sign Shimla Agreement ?
(A) Ayub Khan
(B) Yahya Khan
(C) Zulfikar Ali Bhutto
(D) Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq


Which freedom fighter highlighted the drain of India's wealth into Britain, in his book `Poverty and Un-British Rule in India' in 1901 ?
(A) Dinshaw Edulji Wacha
(B) Dadabhai Naoroji
(C) Gopal Krishna Gokhale
(D) Womesh Chandra Bonerjee

Answers :

Q1. (A) Devika Rani Roerich
Q2. (A) Orissa
Q3. (C) Abul Fazl
Q4. (B) Shark
Q5. (D) New York
Q6. (B) Prakash Padukone
Q7. (D) Sutlej
Q8. (D) Pondicherry
Q9. (C) Zulfikar Ali Bhutto
Q10. (B) Dadabhai Naoroji

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