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Following quiz provides Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) related to General Knowledge. You will have to read all the given answers and click over the correct answer. If you are not sure about the answer then you can check the answer using Show Answer button. You can use Next Quiz button to check new set of questions in the quiz.

Questions and Answers

Q 1 - ………………… was the first person who entered into space?

A - Neil Armstrong

B - Yuri Gagarin

C - William Lundigan

D - Edward McCauley

Answer : B

Explanation

Yuri Gagarin was Russian pilot and cosmonaut who went into space in 1961.

Q 2 - The Constitution of India came into force on …

A - August 15, 1947

B - January 26, 1950

C - June 10, 1948

D - January 26, 1952

Answer : B

Explanation

26 of January of every year is celebrated as Republic Day.

Q 3 - Pyramid is located in …

A - Israel

B - Egypt

C - Russia

D - Iraq

Answer : A

Explanation

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Answer : C

Explanation

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Q 5 - Which among the following is the first country that host the modern Olympic Games?

A - Greece

B - Italy

C - Germany

D - China

Answer : A

Explanation

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Q 6 - Which among the following are known as shooting stars?

A - Meteors

B - Asteroids

C - Dwarf stars

D - Pulsar

Answer : A

Explanation

Meteors are the fragmented rocks that fall on the earth.

Q 7 - Which among the following is the closest star to Earth?

A - Sun

B - Proxima Centauri

C - Dwarf star

D - Alfa Centauri

Answer : A

Explanation

After the Sun, Proxima Centauri is the closest star.

Q 8 - Which among the following is also popular as ‘Blue Planet?’

A - Saturn

B - Venus

C - Mars

D - Earth

Answer : D

Explanation

Because of the presence of water on the Earth, it is also known as blue planet.

Q 9 - The book, ‘Malgudi Days,’ was written by …

A - M. K. Gandhi

B - R. K. Narayanan

C - Dr. S. Radhakrishnan

D - Sarojini Naidu

Answer : B

Explanation

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Q 10 - The classical/folk dances namely Nautanki and Raslila belong to …

A - Uttar Pradesh

B - Karnataka

C - Gujarat

D - Jammu and Kashmir

Answer : A

Explanation

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Q 11 - The ‘Jawaharlal Nehru Trophy’ is related to …

A - Hockey

B - Badminton

C - Football

D - Basketball

Answer : A

Explanation

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Q 12 - The playing area of Horse Riding is known as …

A - Arena

B - Field

C - Ring

D - Course

Answer : A

Explanation

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Q 13 - Who among the following was the First Commander-in-Chief of Free India?

A - Bhupendra Pal Singh

B - Tejinder Singh

C - Ranjendra Singh

D - K M Cariappa

Answer : D

Explanation

General K M Cariappa was the first Commander-in-Chief of Independent India.

Q 14 - Central Drug Research Institute is located in …

A - Kanpur

B - Karnal

C - Dhanbad

D - Kasergod

Answer : D

Explanation

Kasergod is located in Kerala.

Q 15 - Al-Aqusa Mosque is located in …

A - Israel

B - Egypt

C - Russia

D - Iraq

Answer : A

Explanation

It is located in Jerusalem, Israel.

Q 16 - The term ‘pitcher’ is related to …

A - Base ball

B - Boxing

C - Billiards

D - Rifle shooting

Answer : A

Explanation

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Q 17 - The headquarters of World Health Organisation (WHO) is located in …

A - New York City

B - Geneva

C - Rome

D - Washington DC

Answer : B

Explanation

Geneva is located in Switzerland.

Q 18 - The National Game of Australia is …

A - Baseball

B - Tennis

C - Cricket

D - Football

Answer : C

Explanation

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Q 19 - Which one of the following is not the headquarters of railway zones?

A - Jabalpur

B - Allahabad

C - Ahmadabad

D - Bilaspur

Answer : C

Explanation

Located in Gujarat, Ahmadabad is not the headquarters of any railway zone.

Q 20 - Which among the following is popular as Gate of Tears?

A - Lhasa

B - Rome

C - Jakarta

D - Bab-el-Mandeb

Answer : D

Explanation

Bab-el-Mandeb is located in Jerusalem.

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