GK Quiz General Knowledge Quiz set 2

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GK Quiz General Knowledge Quiz set 2


In this post, a set of general knowledge Quiz questions are given below. Try to practice the same in 10 minutes.

For each correct answer to be given one mark and 0.33 mark to be deducted for each wrong answer. 


No negative marks for unattended questions.


If the score is 21 or above- very good. 15 -20- Good. below 15 needs improvement through an extensive reference.


1. …… is a Dutch-born South African race:

(a) Afridis (b) Bantus

(c) Flemish (d) Afrikaner

2. In which year Julius Caesar was murdered?

(a) B.C.44 (b) B.C.55

(c) B.C.58 (d) B.C.34

3. The Battle of Nile(1798) was fought between:

(a) Egypt and Syria

(b) England and France

(c) Austria and Prussia

(d) Russia and France

4. Who was the Prime Minister of India when SAARC was formed on December 8, 1985 at Dhaka?

(a) Indira Gandhi (b) Rajiv Gandhi

(c) Narasimha Rao (d) None of these

5. The book which has been printed in the maximum number of languages and their scripts:

(a) The Ramayana (b) Jungle Book

(c) The Bible (d) The Khuran

6. G.Boccacio is an important author in ….. language:

(a) French (b) German

(c) Latin (d) Italian

7. An alternative to heart bypass surgery:

(a) Angioplasty (b) Keratoplasty

(c) Vasactomy (d) None of these

8. The first Indian to receive Templeton Award:

(a) Baba Amte (b) Mother Theresa

(c) Dr.S.Radhakrishnan

(d) Medha Parkar

9. Who was the Chief Minister of Kerala when the Kerala Land Reforms (Amendment) Act came into force on January 1, 1970?

(a) E.M.S. (b) K.Karunakaran

(c) A.K.Antony (d) C.Achuthamenon

10. The word ‘Panchayat’ means a council of — people:

(a) Seven (b) Eight

(c) Nine (d) Five


11. The real name of Balban:

(a) Nizam Khan (b) Ulugh Khan

(c) Salim (d) Khurram

12. Pragathi Maidan, which is famous for trade fairs, is situated in:

(a) Bangalore (b) Chennai

(c) New Delhi (d) Mumbai

13. The chief justice of High Court is appointed by:

(a) Governor (b) President

(c) Chief Justice of Supreme Court

(d) None of these

14. The first alloy invented by man:

(a) Bronze (b) Brass

(c) Nichrome (d) Duralumin

15. George Orwell was born in:

(a) India (b) USA

(c) England (d) France

16. In which Indian state Asia’s first oil refinery was established?

(a) West Bengal (b) Maharashtra

(c) Assam (d) Gujarat

17. Who among the following Mughal emperors was the contemporary of Queen Elizabeth I of England?

(a) Akbar (b) Aurangazeb

(c) Shah Jahan (d) None of these

18. The publication launched by Bal Gangadhar Tilak in Marathi language:

(a) Mahratta (b) Kesari

(c) Harijan (d) Young India

19. The number of players in a Basketball team:

(a) 11 (b) 7

(c) 6 (d) 5

20. First woman to get Nobel Prize for Literature:

(a) Rene Sully Prudhome

(b) Selma Lagerlof (c) Sinclair Louis

(d) Rudyard Kipling

21. The place which is known as the “Mecca of temple architecture”:

(a) Tanjavur (b) Khajuraho

(c) Mahabalipuram (d) Ellora

22. Longest tributary of Indus:

(a) Jhulum (b) Chenab

(c) Sutlej (d) Ravi

23. Namdapha Tiger Reserve is in the state of:

(a) Assam (b) Meghalaya

(c) Manipur (d) Arunachal Pradesh

24. The founder president of congress parliamentary party:

(a) M.A.Ansari (b) Lala Lajpath Rai

(c) Bhagat Singh (d) Jawaharlal Nehru

25. First Indian to get Magsaysay Award for Public service:

(a) Vinoba Bhave (b) Mother Theresa

(c) Jayaprakash Narayan

(d) C.D.Deshmukh


Answers

1 (d) 2(a) 3 (b) 4 (b) 5(c) 6(d) 7(a) 8(b) 9(d)10(d) 11(b) 12(c) 13(b) 14(a) 15(a) 16(c) 17(a)18(b) 19(d) 20(b) 21(b) 22(c) 23(d) 24(a) 25(c)

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