Quiz 207: Miscellaneous GK for All Examinations

1. Which of the following battles foiled Napoleon’s scheme of invading England in 1805?
[A] Battle of Trafalgar
[B] Battle of Leipzing
[C] Battle of Waterloo
[D] None of the above

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2. The treaty of Portsmouth brought an end to a war in 1905 fought between ?
[A] Russia & Japan
[B] Romania & Bulgaria
[C] Russia & Turkey
[D] Russia & USA

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3. Abel Jansoon who is known for the discovery of Tasmania & New Zealand in 1642 hailed from which of the following countries?
[A] Netherlands
[B] Portugal
[C] France
[D] USA

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4. The struggle between opposing economic forces whose ultimate result is the emergence of a classless society ” This highlights which among the following school of thought?
[A] Marxism
[B] Socialism
[C] Gandhian economics
[D] None of the above

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5. The Magna Carta was a charter of Rights granted to the Englishmen during 1215 AD by which of the following ?
[A] King John II
[B] Henry I
[C] Henry II
[D] Hary I

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6. The Habeas Corpus Act of 1679 was drawn up during the reign of which of the following ?
[A] King Charles I
[B] King Charles II
[C] King William II
[D] King William III

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7. Who among the following is well known as “Little Corporal”?
[A] Hitler
[B] Mussolini
[C] Napolean
[D] Kenedy

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8. Bartolomeu Dias was a Portuguese explorer connected with which of the following ?
[A] Victoria Falls
[B] Cape of Good Hope
[C] Source of the Nile
[D] Source of the Amazon

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9. The longest Estuary is on which of the following River?
[A] Amazon River
[B] Ob River
[C] Nile River
[D] Ganga River

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10. What is TERLS?
[A] A rocket launching Station
[B] A Space Science & Technology Center
[C] A satellite launched by India
[D] A satellite launched by USA

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