General Knowledge - 48


Which hormone, released when danger threatens, is known as Emergency hormone ?
(A) Insulin
(B) Adrenaline
(C) Melatonin
(D) Thyroxine


'Kathakali', 'Mohiniaattam' and 'Thullal' dance forms are native of which state ?
(A) Karnataka
(B) Andhra Pradesh
(C) Tamil Nadu
(D) Kerala


Which is the only continent through which all longitude lines passes ?
(A) Asia
(B) Africa
(C) Antarctica
(D) Australia


'Vinaya Pitaka', 'Sutta Pitaka' and 'Abhidhamma Pitaka' - collectively known as the 'Tripitaka' (three baskets) - are sacred texts of which religion ?
(A) Jainism
(B) Sikhism
(C) Buddhism
(D) Christianity


In 1997, to which Indian film star did Pakistan Government present its highest civilian award 'Nishan-e-Intiaz' ?
(A) Dev Anand
(B) Raj Kapoor
(C) Amitabh Bachchan
(D) Dilip Kumar


On 18 March 1965, who became the first human to walk in the space ?
(A) Yuri Gagarin
(B) Alexey Leonov
(C) Neil Armstrong
(D) Buzz Aldrin


Washington D.C., the capital of United States of America, is located on the banks of which river ?
(A) Seine
(B) Thames
(C) Potomac
(D) Moskva


Which among the following is the first indigenous civilian aircraft of India ?
(A) Saras
(B) Tejas
(C) Chetak
(D) Cheetah


Near which city is the Salim Ali Centre for Ornithology and Natural History located ?
(A) Panaji (Goa)
(B) Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu)
(C) Bharatpur (Rajasthan)
(D) Sultanpur (Haryana)


Which Central American country was formerly known as 'British Honduras' ?
(A) Belize
(B) Malawi
(C) Botswana
(D) Benin

Answers :

Q1.    (B) Adrenaline
Q2.    (D) Kerala
Q3.    (C) Antarctica
Q4.    (C) Buddhism
Q5.    (D) Dilip Kumar
Q6.    (B) Alexey Leonov
Q7.    (C) Potomac
Q8.    (A) Saras
Q9.    (B) Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu)
Q10.  (A) Belize

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