General Awareness Quiz - Set 70

1. What is the theme of the 2016 World Water Day (WWD)?
a) The Value of Water
b) Water and Life
c) Better Water, Better Jobs
d) Clean Water and Clean World

2. Identify the non-metallic mineral from the given options:
a) Manganese
b) Magnesium
c) Silica
d) Bauxite 

3. “Hopman cup” is related to which sports?
a) Chess
b) Lawn Tennis
c) Badminton
d) Cricket 

4. Who among the following is associated with the discovery of rings of Saturn?
a) Galileo
b) Newton
c) Edmund Halley
d) Christian Huygens 

5. Recognition to a political party is accorded by
a) The Ministry of Parliament Affairs
b) The Speaker of Lok Sabha in case of a Natinal Party and the Speaker of Legislative Assembly in case of Regional Party
c) A committee of whips
d) The Election Commission 

6. The freight assistance scheme was recently launched by
a) Maharashtra
b) Haryana
c) Kerala
d) West Bengal 

7. Which of the following countries has been declared by WHO as free of measles?
a) India
b) Brazil
c) Paraguay
d) South Africa 

8. The first Indian captain to score double century outside India.
a) Kapil Deb
b) Azharuddin
c) Virat Kohli
d) Rahul Dravid 

9. Which of the following is a Sedimentary Rock ?
a) Granite
b) Charnockite
c) Basalt
d) Arkose 

10. The Machia Biological Park is located in which state?
a) Rajasthan
b) Sikkim
c) Nagaland
d) West Bengal 


1. c) Better Water, Better Jobs
2. c) Silica
3. b) Lawn Tennis
4. a) Galileo
5. d) The Election Commission
6. b) Haryana
7. b) Brazil
8. c) Virat Kohli
9. d) Arkose
10. a) Rajasthan 

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