General Knowledge - 45


On 1st July 1997, where was India's first Science City inaugurated ?
(A) Mumbai
(B) Bengaluru
(C) Hyderabad
(D) Kolkata


What is the name of Morarji Desai's samadhi in Ahmedabad ?
(A) Raj Ghat
(B) Vijay Ghat
(C) Abhay Ghat
(D) Narayan Ghat


In 1829, which Governor-General prohibited the practice of 'Sati' ?
(A) Lord Auckland
(B) Lord Amherst
(C) Lord William Bentinck
(D) Lord Dalhousie


Who authored the book 'Indica' ?
(A) Fa Hian
(B) Megasthanese
(C) Al Beruni
(D) Huen Tsang


Which is the oldest stock exchange in Asia ?
(A) Tokyo Stock Exchange
(B) Hong Kong Stock Exchange
(C) Shanghai Stock Exchange
(D) Bombay Stock Exchange


Who is the chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission of India ?
(A) Mangala Rai
(B) Sam Pitroda
(C) Anil Kakodkar
(D) G.Madhavan Nair


By defeating Harshavardhana on the banks of river Narmada, which Chalukya ruler stopped him from expanding into south ?
(A) Pulkesin I
(B) Pulkesin II
(C) Vinayaditya
(D) Vijayaditya


In 1892, who became the first Indian to be elected to the House of Commons (lower house of British Parliament) ?
(A) Mahatma Gandhi
(B) Dadabhai Naoroji
(C) Tej Bahadur Sapru
(D) Gopal Krishna Gokhale


Which military training institute located at Khadakwasla near Pune in Maharashtra has adopted 'Seva Parmo Dharma' (Service before Self) as its motto ?
(A) National Defence Academy
(B) Indian Military Academy
(C) Defence Services Staff College
(D) Dundigul Air Force Academy


Which city houses the headquarters of Asian Development Bank (ADB) ?
(A) Manila (Philippines)
(B) Bangkok (Thailand)
(C) Kualalampur (Malaysia)
(D) Seoul (South Korea)

Answers :

Q1.    (D) Kolkata
Q2.    (C) Abhay Ghat
Q3.    (C) Lord William Bentinck
Q4.    (B) Megasthanese
Q5.    (D) Bombay Stock Exchange
Q6.    (C) Anil Kakodkar
Q7.    (B) Pulkesin II
Q8.    (B) Dadabhai Naoroji
Q9.    (A) National Defence Academy
Q10.  (A) Manila (Philippines)

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