General Awareness Quiz - Set 26

Published on Wednesday, June 15, 2016
1. The longest optical fibre cable of the world is laid between
a) London and New York
b) Singapore and Marseills
c) Manila and Toronto
d) Paris and Tokyo

2. "The Indian Struggle" is the autobiography of
a) Acharya JB Kripalani
b) Subhash Chandra Bose
c) KM
d) Dr. Rajendra Prasad

3. The first one, among the following, to deal with music was
a) Rig Veda
b) Yajur Veda
c) Sama Veda
d) Atharva Veda

4. The name of the Indian Astronomer (who knew five astronomical systems), who lived in the 6th century was
a) Varahamihira
b) Bhandarkar
c) Pujyapada
d) Prasastapada

5. Which, among the following industries, consumes the maximum power?
a) aluminium
b) coal
c) steel
d) petroleum refining

6. Banabhatta, a great scholar, lived during the reign of
a) Ashoka
b) Harsha
c) Kanishka
d) Chandragupta 

7. Insects that make a clicking sound are
a) crickets
b) beetles
c) flies
d) silver fish

8. Which, among the following, is the best source of proteins?
a) apples
b) butter
c) beans
d) fish

9. Which, among the following gases, present in the air, discolour brass nameplates?
a) Hydrogen Sulphide
b) Nitrogen
c) Carbon-di-oxide
d) Oxygen

10. Which Indian State has the longest coast line (1600 km)?
a) Andhra Pradesh
b) Gujarat
c) Tamil Nadu
d) Kerala


Answers:


1.b) Singapore and Marseills
2.b) Subhash Chandra Bose
3.c) Sama Veda
4.a) Varahamihira
5.a) aluminium
6.b) Harsha
7.b) beetles
8.d) fish
9.c) Carbon-di-oxide
10.b) Gujarat

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