General Knowledge - 92


Which waterbody seprates the Andaman Islands from the Nocibar Islands ?
(A) Palk Strait
(B) Gulf of Mannar
(C) Nine Degree Channel
(D) Ten Degree Channel

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The Praja Rajayam Party, which has won 18 seats in recent Andhra Pradesh assembly elections, was floated by which popular filmstar ?
(A) Chiranjeevi
(B) Rajnikant
(C) Kamal Haasan
(D) Puneet Rajkumar

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Who authored ancient Sanskrit epic 'Ramayana', also known as 'Adi-Kavya' (first epic poem) ?
(A) Valmiki
(B) Ved Vyas
(C) Tulsidas
(D) Patanjali

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Pt. Shivkumar Sharma, who composed music for many Bollywood films along with Hariprasad Chaurasia under the name 'Shiv-Hari', is renowned player of which musical instrument ?
(A) Sitar
(B) Sarod
(C) Santoor
(D) Tabla

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In addition to seven of the world's leading industrialised nations - USA, UK, Japan, Germany, France, Italy and Canada, which country is the 8th member of G8 group of nations ?
(A) China
(B) Brazil
(C) India
(D) Russia

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In Radiocarbon dating method to estimate the age of organic matters recoverd from the archaeological sites, the residual quantity of which carbon isotope in the matter is measured to determine its age ?
(A) carbon-12
(B) carbon-13
(C) carbon-14
(D) carbon-12 & carbon-13

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Where did the All India Muslim League adopt the Pakistan resolution, the demand for separate sovereign state for Muslims, on 23 March 1940 ?
(A) Dhaka
(B) Lahore
(C) Aligarh
(D) Lucknow

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Which south Indian ruler was a member of Jacobin Club, the largest and most powerful political club of the French Revolution, and planted the tree of 'Liberty' outside his palace ?
(A) Hyder Ali
(B) Tipu Sultan
(C) Muhammad Quli Qutb Shah
(D) Krishna Deva Raya

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In which hill station is the High Altitude Research Laboratory located ?
(A) Nainital (Uttarakhand)
(B) Darjeeling (West Bengal)
(C) Kullu (Himachal Pradesh)
(D) Gulmarg (Jammu & Kashmir)

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Which Greek goddess of victory is depicted on the Olympic medals ?
(A) Hera
(B) Nike
(C) Aphrodite
(D) Athena

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