General Knowledge Online Quiz


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Questions and Answers

Q 1 - Who among the following was the First Governor of Bengal?

A - Lord Clive

B - Warren Hastings

C - Lord William Bentic

D - Lord Canning

Answer : A

Explanation

Clive became governor of Bengal in 1757.

Q 2 - Which among the following is the biggest animal in the world?

A - Shark

B - Elephant

C - Blue Whale

D - Camel

Answer : C

Explanation

On the Planet Earth, Blue Whale is the biggest animal.

Q 3 - The racing area of Cycling is known as …

A - Velodrome

B - Track

C - Ring

D - Range

Answer : A

Explanation

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Q 4 - The book, ‘War and Peace,’ was written by …

A - Adam Smith

B - David Baldacci

C - Charles Darwin

D - Leo Tolstoy

Answer : D

Explanation

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Q 5 - The Intelligence Department i.e. ‘K.G.B.’ belongs to …

A - China

B - Russia

C - South Africa

D - UK

Answer : B

Explanation

K.G.B. stands for Komitet Gosudarstvennoy Bezopasnosti.

Q 6 - Who among the following was the first Indian who appointed as the Judge of the International Court of Justice?

A - Dr. Nagendra Singh

B - S. Radhakirshnan

C - Mihir Sen

D - Shankar Shwarup

Answer : A

Explanation

Dr. Nagendra Singh was a lawyer and administrator who served as the President of the International Court of Justice between 1985 and 1988.

Answer : A

Explanation

Strait of Gibraltar separates Europe and Africa.

Q 8 - Which one of the following oceans has the busiest trade route?

A - Atlantic

B - Pacific

C - Indian

D - Arctic

Answer : A

Explanation

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

A - Jai Shankar Prasad

B - R. K. Narayanan

C - Dr. S. Radhakrishnan

D - Sarojini Naidu

Answer : A

Explanation

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Q 10 - The classical/folk dances namely Jhagor and Mandi belong to …

A - Meghalaya

B - Himachal Pradesh

C - Goa

D - Assam

Answer : C

Explanation

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Q 11 - The headquarters of World Trade Organisation (WTO) is located in …

A - Lyons

B - Geneva

C - Vienna

D - Gland

Answer : B

Explanation

Geneva is located in Switzerland.

Q 12 - The great Mauryan Empire Bindusara was the son of …

A - Chandragupta

B - Ashoka

C - Bimbisara

D - Devavarman

Answer : A

Explanation

Bindusara ruled between 298 and 272 BCE.

Q 13 - The headquarters of World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) is located in …

A - New York City

B - Geneva

C - Rome

D - Washington DC

Answer : B

Explanation

Geneva is located in Switzerland.

Q 14 - ………………………… was the first Indian who received Stalin Award.

A - Saiffudin Kichlu

B - Chitranjan Das

C - Vinoba Bhave

D - Chandrashekhar Azad

Answer : A

Explanation

N/A

Answer : A

Explanation

The total area it covers about 223 sq. km.

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

A - Base ball

B - Boxing

C - Chess

D - Golf

Answer : D

Explanation

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Q 17 - ……………… was the first Indian who received the Jnanpeeth Award.

A - G. Shankar Kurup

B - Bhim Sen

C - A. Vidhyasagar

D - Ramanuj

Answer : A

Explanation

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Q 18 - Chess was first evidenced (or invented) in …

A - Russia

B - India

C - USA

D - UK

Answer : B

Explanation

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Q 19 - Which among the following is popular as Land of Mid Night Sun?

A - Norway

B - Sweden

C - Denmark

D - Finland

Answer : A

Explanation

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Q 20 - The folk dances namely Chhau and Sarahul belong to …

A - Bihar

B - Haryana

C - Jharkhand

D - Tamil Nadu

Answer : C

Explanation

Chhau is considered as the semi classical Indian dance and it can be also seen in Odisha and West Bengal.


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