General Knowledge - 35


For which domestic Cricket trophy, the Ranji Trophy champions play against the Rest of India team ?
(A) Irani Trophy
(B) Duleep Trophy
(C) Deodhar Trophy
(D) Nissar Trophy


Which garden near Chandigarh was built by Aurangzeb's foster brother Fidai Khan ?
(A) Shalimar Gardens
(B) Nishat Gardens
(C) Brindavan Gardens
(D) Pinjore Gardens


Who was the first education minister of independent India ?
(A) Lal Bahadur Shastri
(B) Shyama Prasad Mukherjee
(C) Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
(D) Vallabhbhai Patel


Which city houses the headquarters of United Nations (UN) ?
(A) Vienna (Austria)
(B) Geneva (Switzerland)
(C) New York (USA)
(D) Washington (USA)


Which among the following is the measuring unit of electric current ?
(A) Ohm
(B) Volt
(C) Watt
(D) Ampere


Angkor Wat temple in Cambodia, the largest Hindu temple in the world, is dedicated to which God ?
(A) Surya
(B) Shiva
(C) Vishnu
(D) Brahma


Where is the Satish Dhawan Space Centre, the launching site of the Chandrayaan-I, located ?
(A) Thumba (Kerala)
(B) Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh)
(C) Bangalore (Karnataka)
(D) Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala)


Which African country was formerly known as 'Nyasaland' ?
(A) Malawi
(B) Ghana
(C) Botswana
(D) Tanzania


'Long Walk To Freedom' is the autobiography of which Bharat Ratna recipient ?
(A) Jawaharlal Nehru
(B) S.Radhakrishnan
(C) Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan
(D) Nelson Mandela


Which island nation, in the Indian Ocean, is the world's largest producer and exporter of Vanilla ?
(A) Maldives
(B) Madagascar
(C) Sri Lanka
(D) Mauritius

Answers :

Q1.    (A) Irani Trophy
Q2.    (D) Pinjore Gardens
Q3.    (C) Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
Q4.    (C) New York (USA)
Q5.    (D) Ampere
Q6.    (C) Vishnu
Q7.    (B) Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh)
Q8.    (A) Malawi
Q9.    (D) Nelson Mandela
Q10.   (B) Madagascar

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