General Awareness Quiz - Set 27

1. Nobel Prizes are awarded on__________ every year to commemorate the death anniversary of the Swedish scientist, Alfred Nobel.
a) 25 December
b) 10 December
c) 30 January
d) 28 February

2. Sunspots generally wax and wane over a/an
a) 11-year cycle
b) 25-year cycle
c) 3-year cycle
d) 15-year cycle

3. Monazite is an ore of
a) iron
b) titanium
c) thorium
d) zirconium 

4. Which, among the following, may carry rabies?
a) Cat
b) Dog
c) Fox
d) All are three

5. Which, among the following vitamins, is considered to be a harmone?
a) A
b) B
c) C
d) D

6. Which one of the following is used in dry cleaning of garments?
a) asphalt
b) naphtha
c) diesel oil
d) lubricating oil

7. The country’s first ‘brain bank’, that can store up to 300 human brains has been opened at
a) Alleppey
b) Bangalore
c) Bhubaneshwar
d) Bombay

8. The ‘third window’, is a team generally associated with an international organization, which is
a) IMF
b) World Bank
c) OAU
d) Organisation of Non-Aligned Nations

9. Fuel used in a nuclear reactor is
a) Uranium
b) Heavy Water
c) Barium
d) Codmium

10. The radiant energy of the Sun is due to
a) nuclear fission
b) nuclear fusion
c) violent explosion
d) none of these


1. b) 10 December
2. a) 11-year cycle
3. c) thorium
4. d) All are three
5. b) B
6. b) naphtha
7. b) Bangalore
8. b) World Bank
9. a) Uranium
10. b) nuclear fusion

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