General Awareness Quiz - Set 38

1. The World Literacy Day is observed on
a) October 12
b) October 13
c) September 8
d) November 1

2. The first SAARC summit was held in
a) Bangalore
b) Colombo
c) Dhaka
d) Kathmandu 

3. ‘Regatta’ is a term associated with
a) golf
b) rowing
c) bridge
d) horse-racing 

4. ‘Yakshagana’ is a popular dance form of
a) Tamil Nadu
b) Andhra Pradesh
c) Kerala
d) Karnataka 

5. The Kalidasa Award was instituted by the Government of
a) Tamil Nadu
b) Haryana
c) Karnataka
d) Madhya Pradesh 

6. ‘Gerontology’ refers to the study of
a) old age
b) heredity
c) the Universe
d) origin of words 

7. Which one of the following is an important crop of the Barak Valley?
a) Jute
b) Tea
c) Sugarcane
d) Cotton 

8. Saffron is the dried ___________ of the saffron plant
a) Fruit
b) aril
c) stigmas and tops of styles
d) tender leaves and sprouts 

9. In banking parlance,”the lender of the last resort” refers to
a) RBI
b) SBI
c) UTI
d) IDBI 

10. __________will stage the first winner Olympic Games of the 21st century in 2002.
a) Chicago
b) Detroit
c) New York City
d) Salt Lake City 

Answers: 


1. c) September 8
2. c) Dhaka
3. b) rowing
4. d) Karnataka
5. d) Madhya Pradesh
6. a) old age
7. b) Tea
8. c) stigmas and tops of styles
9. a) RBI
10. d) Salt Lake City

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