General Awareness Quiz - Set 43

1. What does IFA stand for?
a) International Flood Association
b) Indian Air Force
c) Indian Fertilizer Association
d) Indian Football Association

2. The Thakkar Commission was appointed to investigate into the
a) Bofors deal
b) Centre State relations
c) Operation Blue Star
d) Indira Gandhi assassination Case 

3. Mount Everest was conquered in
a) 1937
b) 1945
c) 1953
d) 1956 

4. The value of Pai was first given by
a) Bhaskara
b) Varahamihira
c) Aryabhatta
d) None of these 

5. The Government in which of the following countries had to face severe criticism and agitation on account of making Islam the state religion?
a) Pakistan
b) Bangladesh
c) Nepal
d) Sri Lanka 

6. The 'Earth Summit' was held in June 1992 at
a) New Delhi
b) Paris
c) Rio de Janeiro
d) Washington 

7. Who was awarded the Padma Vibhushan on the 50th Republic Day in 2000?
a) Shabana Azmi
b) Amitabh Bachchan
c) Dev Anand
d) Lata Mangeshkar 

8. Who led the one-man commission which inquired into the assassination of Smt. Indira Gandhi?
a) Ranganath Mishra
b) M.P Thakkar
c) R.S Sarkaria
d) K.K Mathew 

9. Homeopathy originated in
a) U.S
b) U.S.S.R
c) India
d) Germany 

10. Which newspaper has appointed an ombudsman to attend to redressal of public grievances regarding published articles?
a) The Hindustan Times
b) The Indian Express
c) The Times of India
d) The Hindu 


1. d) Indian Football Association
2. d) Indira Gandhi assassination Case
3. c) 1953
4. c) Aryabhatta
5. b) Bangladesh
6. c) Rio de Janeiro
7. d) Lata Mangeshkar
8. b) M.P Thakkar
9. d) Germany
10. c) The Times of India 


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