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Q1) Which geographical feature of India is named after the Sanskrit or Hindi word for cardinal direction?

A.Deccan

B,Dooars

C.Daman

D.Doaba

 

Q2) Which of these fabrics is named after a French dressmaker?

A.Chiffon

B.linen

C.Crepe

D.Georgette

 

Q3) At the time of Jayadratha’s assassination in Kurukshetra war, who covered the sun to create an illusion of sunset?

A.Bhisma

B.Karna

C.Krishna

D.Arjuna

 

Q4) The cinchona tree whose bark gives us quinine to cure malaria, is native to which continent?

A.Asia

B.North America

C.South America

D.Africa

 

Q5) In medicine, which of these is usually denoted by 120/80 for an adult?

A.Normal Pulse

B.Normal Hearing

C.Normal vision

D.Normal Blood Pressure

 

Q6) Which of these sarees derives its name from that of three parsi brothers who learnt this art in China and introduced it to India?

A)Tanchoi

B)Bhagalpuri

C)Kalamkari

D)Bomkai

 

Q7) Who advised Mahatma Gandhi to take a tour of the whole country before becoming active in national politics?

A.Annie Besant

B.Gopal Krishna Gokhale

C.Bipin Chandra Pal

D.Bal Gangadhar Tilak

 

Q8) What acronym did economist Kim O’Neill coin in a paper titled “Building Better Global Economic?

A.SAARC

B.NATO

C.BRIC

D.OPEC

 

Q9) Who wrote the introduction to the English translation of Rabindranath Tagore’s Gitanjali?

A.P.B. Shelley

B.T.S. Elliot

C.W.B. Yeats

D.Alfred Tennyson

 

Q10) Which of these leaders was a recipient of a gallantry award in 1987 by a state government for saving two girls from drowning?

A.Mamata Banerjee

B.Anandiben Patel

C.Vasundhara Raje Scindia

D.Uma Bharti

 

Q11) The wife of which of these famous sportspersons was once captain of Indian volleyball team?

A.K.D.Jadav

B.Milkha Singh

C.Dhyan Chand

D.Prakash Padukone

 

 Q12) Which battle in 1757 marked the beginning of British occupation in India?

A.Buxar

B.Cuddalore

C.Plassey

D.Assaye

 

 Q13) What kind of creature was Bakasura, whom Kansa sent to kill Sri Krishna in his childhood?

 A.Bird

B.Snake

C.Lizard

D.Deer

 

Q14) Which is the second most spoken language of Nepal?

A.Bajjika

B.Magahi

C.Bhojpuri

D.Maithili

 
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Q15) In which state is the Larji Hydroelectric Power Project located?

A.Uttarakhand

B.Himachal Pradesh

C.Sikkim

D.Jammu and Kashmir

 

Q16) During which of these legendary events did Lord Vishnu take the form of Kurma?

  1. Hiranyakashipu Sanhar
  2. Kaliya Naag Mardan
  3. Samudra Manthan
  4. Kurukshetra Yudh

 

Q17) Where did Homi Jehangir Bhabha, the principal architect of India’s nuclear program, die in a plane crash?

A.Mont Blanc

B.Monte Rosa

C.Mount Ararat

D.Mount Elbrus

 

 Q18) Whose autobiography is titled ‘Man of Everest’ also published as ‘Tiger of the snows’?

  1. Sir Edmund Hillary
  2. George Mallory
  3. Major H P S Aluhwalia
  4. Tenzing Norgay

 

 Q19) Which queen did Draupadi, the wife of five pandavas, serve in the guise of Sairandhri for one year?

A.Sanjana

B.Satyavati

C.Satyabhama

D.Sudeshna

 

Q20) Which newspaper once kept its editorial column blank as a mark of protest against the emergency of 1975?

A.Hindustan Times

B. The Indian Express

C.The Hindu

D.The Times of India

 

 Q21) Which dance form is believed to have been inspired from Gotipua Nritya?

A.Manipuri

B.Kuchipudi

C.Odissi

D.Kathakali

 

Q22) Who was the first deaf-blind person to receive a bachelor of arts degree?

A.Alice Betteridge

C.Helen Keller

C.Laura Bridgman

D.Sanzan Tani

 

Q23) Which of these is measured with the help of a Glucometer?

A.Heartbeat

B.Blood pressure

C.Blood sugar

D.Vision

 

Q24) Which of these is not a Dravidian language?

A.Tamil

B.Kannada

C.Malyalam

D.Assamese

 

 Q25) What is the name of the revolver specially designed for women by Ordnance Factory Kanpur in 2014?

A.Damini

B.Jyoti

C.Jagriti

D.Nirbheek

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