General Awareness Quiz - Set 89

1. India’s first satellite, the Aryabhata, was launched by the
a) Soviet Union
b) US
c) EU
d) Japan

2. The ‘Isle of Man’, a self-governing British Crown dependency, is located between England and
a) France
b) Netherlands
c) Ireland
d) Denmark

3. A _________ is a massive cloud of dust (mainly hydrogen) and the place where stars are born
a) nebula
b) black hole
c) neutron star
d) white dwarf

4. Women face a greater risk of being affected by which of the following diseases?
a) Tuberculosis
c) Arthritis
d) Heart attack

5. If you use ten 100-watt light bulbs for an hour, the amount of energy consumed is called
a) one volt
b) one ampere
c) one unit
d) one kilowatt

6. The pollination in maize plants generally takes place through
a) wind
b) rain
c) soil
d) cattle

7. What was the highest denomination note ever printed by the Reserve Bank of India?
a) Rs. 1000
b) Rs. 5000
c) Rs. 10000
d) Rs. 20000

8. Which of the following was the home of the three scholar sages – Gargi, Maitreyi and Kapila?
a) Ujjain
b) Mithila
c) Sanchi
d) Vikramsila

9. Attari is famous for its Beating Retreat ceremony. It is situated in which of the following districts of Punjub?
a) Pathankot
b) Tarn Taran
c) Ferozepur
d) Amritsar

10. What type of storage device is a compact disk?
a) Magnetic
b) Optical
c) Electrical
d) Electromechanical


1. a) Soviet Union
2. c) Ireland
3. a) nebula
4. c) Arthritis
5. c) one unit
6. a) wind
7. c) Rs. 10000
8. b) Mithila
9. d) Amritsar
10. b) Optical


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