General Awareness Quiz - Set 35

1. _________ is observing 1991-2000 as a ‘Decade of the Girl Child’.
a) NAM
b) UN

2. In respect of which commodity is Bangladesh a prime competitor to India in the world market?
a) Cotton
b) Groundnut
c) Rice
d) Jute 

3. Rose Island, in the Middle Andamans, has recently been rechristened as
a) Mahatma Gandhi Island
b) Morarji Desai Island
c) Indira Gandhi Island
d) Rani Lakshmi Bai Island 

4. The first Union Council of Ministers of free India comprised ____________ Cabinet Ministers, besides Prime Minister, Jawaharlal Nehru.
a) 12
b) 13
c) 14
d) 15 

5. Which city is served by the Leonardo da Vinci airport?
a) Paris
b) Marseilles
c) Rome
d) Berlin 

6. National Highway 7 passes through ___________ states.
a) 6
b) 5
c) 7
d) 8 

7. Which radio-active pollutant has drawn the attention of the public due to its occurrence in a building material?
a) Radium
b) Thorium
c) Magnesium
d) Uranium 

8. Ms. Sujatha Vasant Manohar was the __________ woman judge of the Supreme Court of India.
a) first
b) second
c) third
d) fourth 

9. Which one of the following is not bio-degradable?
a) Domestic sewage
b) Lab detergents
c) Soap
d) Plant leaves 

10. The first to reach the North Pole by overland Journey was
a) Robert Peary
b) Edward White
c) Magellan
d) Amundsen 


1. d) SAARC
2. d) Jute
3. d) Rani Lakshmi Bai Island
4. b) 13
5. c) Rome
6. a) 6
7. b) Thorium
8. b) second
9. b) Lab detergents
10. a) Robert Peary 


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