General Knowledge - 25


In Roman numerals, which letter represents one thousand ?
(A) L
(B) C
(C) M
(D) X


Who was the only woman ruler of Delhi ?
(A) Chand Bibi
(B) Razia Sultan
(C) Rani Durgavati
(D) Rani Rudramma Devi


How do we better know Oscar award winner lyricist Sampooran Singh Kalra, the writer of 'Jai Ho' song for film 'Slumdog Millionaire' ?
(A) Sameer
(B) Gulzar
(C) Javed Akhtar
(D) Prasoon Joshi


Where did Lord Mahavira, the last of 24 tirthankars in Jain tradition, attain Nirvana ?
(A) Nanded (Maharashtra)
(B) Kolkata (W.Bengal)
(C) Kushinagar (U.P.)
(D) Pawapuri (Bihar)


In 1904, which revolutionary founded Abhinav Bharat Society ?
(A) Veer Savarkar
(B) Bhagat Singh
(C) Chandrasekhar Azad
(D) Lala Hardayal


In which city are the headquarters of International Olympic Committee (IOC) located ?
(A) Zurich (Switzerland)
(B) London (United Kingdom)
(C) Dubai (United Arab Emirates)
(D) Lausanne (Switzerland)


In 1872, which Viceroy of India was assassinated at Port Blair in the Andaman Islands ?
(A) Lord Mayo
(B) Lord Curzon
(C) Lord Lytton
(D) Lord Irwin


Greenland, the largest island in world, is the part of which country ?
(A) Canada
(B) Denmark
(C) Norway
(D) Iceland


Who created the first cloned sheep Dolly ?
(A) Adam Osborne
(B) Charles Babbage
(C) Tim Burners-Lee
(D) Ian Wilmut


Which pass, connecting Sri Lankan mainland with Jaffna peninsula. is referred as the 'Gateway to Jaffna' ?
(A) Khyber pass
(B) Nathu La pass
(C) Elephant pass
(D) Rohtang pass

Answers :

Q1.    (C) M
Q2.    (B) Razia Sultan
Q3.    (B) Gulzar
Q4.    (D) Pawapuri (Bihar)
Q5.    (A) Veer Savarkar
Q6.    (D) Lausanne (Switzerland)
Q7.    (A) Lord Mayo
Q8.    (B) Denmark
Q9.    (D) Ian Wilmut
Q10.   (C) Elephant pass

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