General Awareness Quiz - Set 17

1. A decibel is a unit for measuring
a) Heat
b) Light
c) Sound
d) Weight
2. In India, the population census is taken every
a) 5 years
b) 10years
c) 6 years
d) 3 years
3. In which Indian State is the Vivekananda Rock Memorial located?
a) Kerala
b) Andhra Pradesh
c) Karnataka
d) Tamil Nadu
4. The first lady to receive the Dedasaheb Phalke Award was
a) Nargis Dutt
b) Savitri Ganesh
c) Devika Rani Roerich
d) Dina Pathak
5. What is Arabian White Oryx?
a) An oil field in Iraq formerly owned by the U.K.
b) A petroleum product
c) A rare animal
d) An Arabian food delicacy
6. Kailasa Temple, one of the largest monolithic structures, is in
a) Ajanta Caves
b) Elephanta Caves
c) Ellora Caves
d) Nalanda Caves
7. Who, among the following, has entered the Guinness Book of Records?
a) Durga Khote
b) Manorama
c) Aruna Irani
d) Lalita Pawar
8. The term "Tirthankaras" is associated with
a) Hinduism
b) Jainism
c) Buddism
d) Zoroastrianism
9. India's first long-range missile was named
a) Nag
b) Prithvi
c) Trishul
d) Agni
10. The character of Mickey Mouse was created by
a) Graham Greene
b) Walt Disney
c) Agatha Christie
d) Gore Vidal


1. c) Sound
2. b) 10 years
3. d) Tamil Nadu
4. c) Devika Rani Roerich
5. c) A rare animal
6. c) Ellora Caves
7. b) Manorama
8. b) Jainism
9. d) Agni
10. b) Walt Disney


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