General Awareness Quiz - Set 71

1. The novel “One Hundred Years of Solitude” was written by
a) H.G.Wells
b) Salman Rushdie
c) Gabriel Garcia Marquez
d) Arundhati Roy

2. Who appointed the National Security Advisor of United States of America?
a) Samantha Power
b) Helen Thomas
c) Hillary Clinton
d) Surane Rice

3. The 2012 Olympics was held at
a) London
b) Calgary
c) Albertville
d) Beijing

4. Filament of an electric bulb is made of
a) Copper
b) Silver
c) Iron
d) Tungsten

5. Meghalaya State was created on
a) 1960
b) 1962
c) 1966
d) 1972

6. The device used for measuring altitudes is
a) Altimeter
b) Ammeter
c) Audiometer

d) Galvanometer
7. Which democratic country is said to be federal in form but unitary in character?
a) Ireland
b) India
c) U.S.A.
d) U.K.

8. The state which has the largest number of sugar mills in India is
a) Bihar
b) Haryana
c) Punjab
d) Uttar Pradesh

9. The longest river in the world is
a) Nile
b) Thames
c) Ganges
d) Mississippi

10. Corporate Tax is imposed by
a) State Government
b) Central Government
c) Local Government
d) Both (a) and (b)


1. c) Gabriel Garcia Marquez
2. d) Surane Rice
3. a) London
4. d) Tungsten
5. d) 1972
6. a) Altimeter
7. b) India
8. d) Uttar Pradesh
9. d) Mississippi
10. b) Central Government

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