General Knowledge - 88


The actual strength of Rajya Sabha is 245 (233 elected & 12 nominated) members. What is its maximum strength ?
(A) 250 members
(B) 275 members
(C) 300 members
(D) 325 members

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At which town in Gujarat is the Tata Group setting up its Nano car project ?
(A) Kalol
(B) Mundra
(C) Nadiad
(D) Sanand

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With which athletic event is the 'Tour de France' competition associated ?
(A) Marathon
(B) 50 km walk
(C) 10,000 m race
(D) Bicycle race

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On the banks of which river is the city of Jamshedpur in Jharkhand located ?
(A) Narmada
(B) Hooghly
(C) Mahanadi
(D) Swarnarekha

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On 1 May 2009, which lady banker became the Managing Director (MD) and Chief Executive Ofiicer (CEO) of ICICI Bank, India's largest private sector bank ?
(A) Shikha Sharma
(B) Chanda Kochar
(C) Lalita D. Gupte
(D) Naina Lal Kidawai

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Which ruler of ancient India embraced Jainism and spent his last days at Shravanabelagola in Karnataka ?
(A) Chandragupta Maurya
(B) Chandragupta Vikramaditya
(C) Gautamiputra Satakarni
(D) Harshavardhana

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In the World War II, which among the following country was not a member of the miltary alliance called 'Axis Powers' ?
(A) Italy
(B) Japan
(C) France
(D) Germany

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Who authored the English novel 'A Suitable Boy', considered to be the longest novel in a single volume ?
(A) Amitav Ghosh
(B) Vikram Seth
(C) Salman Rushdie
(D) Shashi Tharoor

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Which is the only country in the world whose national flag is not rectangular ?
(A) Chile
(B) Nepal
(C) Ireland
(D) Liberia

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Which is the lowest layer of the Sun, visible to us when we look at it ?
(A) Corona
(B) Chromosphere
(C) Photosphere
(D) Exosphere

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