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Quiz 457 : General Knoweldge For All Examinations

1.Gold Coast Crown colony was established in Sub-Saharan Africa in 1864 and it got its independence in 1957, thus becoming the first Sub-Saharan free country. What is the name of this country ?
(A)Burkina Faso
(B)Togo
(C)Ghana
(D)Mali
2.Recently "Surena II" was unveiled in Iran. What is Surena II?
(A)A Missile
(B)A Nuclear Reactor
(C)A Defense Laboratory
(D)A Humanoid Robot
3.Aircraft carrier admiral gorashkov is rechristened as which among the following?
(A)INS Viraat
(B)INS Vikramaditya
(C)INS Samrat
(D)INS Arjun
4.Group of 77 at the United Nations is a loose coalition of developing nations for economic promotion. All the countries of which of the following continents are members of the G-77?
(A)Africa
(B)Asia
(C)Europe
(D)Latin America
5.Consider the following:
1. Support
2. Nutrition
For which of the above Epiphytes grow on another plants?
(A)Only 1
(B)Only 2
(C)Both 1 and 2
(D)Neither 1 nor 2
6.What was the name of the world currency that John Maynard Keynes conceptualized in the years 1940-42 and proposed at the Bretton Woods Conference?
(A)Whuffie
(B)Bancor
(C)Wocu
(D)Terra
7.Chinua Achebe, the author of ,Things Fall Apart (1958)which is the most widely read book in modern African literature is from which of the following countries?
(A)Nigeria
(B)South Africa
(C)Ghana
(D)Kenya
8.BRIC countries account for what fraction of world's population?
(A)40%
(B)50%
(C)60%
(D)65%
9.Which among the following was the apex court in of India during the British Era?
(A)Federal Court
(B)Presidency Supreme Court
(C)Privy Council
(D)Supreme Court of England
10.Dalai lamas are considered reincarnations of which of the following?
(A)Avalokiteshwara
(B)Buddha
(C)Maitreya
(D)Ksitigarbha
11.Which among the following is the first widely used herbicide ?
(A)2,4-D
(B)TCDD
(C)Limonene
(D)Vinegar
12."Fish meal" is widely used as which among the following?
(A)Cost effective Food
(B)Poultry Feed Additive
(C)Organic Fertilizer
(D)Bird food
13."Gitmo" is a slang used for which of the following?
(A)Soldiers of Cuban Army
(B)Guantanamo Bay Naval Base
(C)Cuban People
(D)All of them
14.Hodophobia is the fear of which of the following?
(A)Sleeping
(B)Travel
(C)Drugs
(D)Cattle
15.Port Pipavav, which is the first private sector port in India, is located in which of the following states?
(A)West Bengal
(B)Maharashtra
(C)Gujarat
(D)Andhra Pradesh
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Comments

  1. Anonymous says:

    good thought...!

  2. shashi says:

    i have read
    Year 2011 has been officially designated by the United Nations as:-International Year of Chemistry

    But What is this sir plz help
    http://www.un.org/News/Press/docs/2006/ga10565.doc.htm

  3. Admin says:

    IYC 2011 has been designated by UNESCO . What you read is by UN General Assembly. The year is same.