Quiz 343 : Miscellaneous GK

1.”parallax of one arc second” is a unit of which of the following?

2.Niamey is the capital of which of the following African Countries?
(B)Burkina Faso
(E)None of them

3.A famous palaentological hoax related to the finding of the remains of a previously unknown early human known as Piltdown Man was found in which of the following countries?

4.”U Thant” who was a United Nations Secretary General was from which of the following Asian Countries ? (He was first Asian Secretary General of United Nations)

5.Edwin Howard Armstrong was an inventor of which of the following technologies?
(B)Compact Discs
(C)FM Radio

6.Which of the following audio / video formats was developed by Microsoft?

7.Which of the following unit of weight is equivalent to 6.35029 kilograms?
(A)Passeree (Bengal)
(B)Stone (Imperial)
(C)Candy (South India)
(D)Maund (Some parts of British India)
(E)None of them

8.Lacrimal apparatus, Lacrimal artery, Lacrimal bone, Lacrimal ducts, Lacrimal fossa, Lacrimal fluid & Lacrimal gland are parts of which organ of the body?
(E)Oral cavity

9.Which of the following is largest river system in the United States?

10.Which Jain Tirthankar is considered as female by Shwetambar sect of the Jainism?

11.In which country is located the Seikan Tunnel which is a Railway tunnel with less than half length under seabed?
(B)South Korea
(C)North Korea

12.In which country is located Guantánamo Bay?
(E)Trinidad and Tobago

13.Which of the following is an instrument for measuring electric charge or electrical potential difference?
(E)electricity meter

14.”March of the Volunteers” is the national anthem of which of the following countries?
(E)South Korea

15.The Codex Leicester or Codex Hammer is a collection of largely scientific writings by Leonardo da Vinci.Who among the following businesspeople bought it in 1994 at an auction for US$30.8 million, making it the most expensive book ever sold?
(A)Warren Buffet
(B)Bill Gates
(C)Sheldon Adelson
(D)David Thomson
(E)Stefan Persson

16.Which of the following windows version was internal codenamed “Chicago”?
(A)Windows XP
(B)Windows 95
(C)Windows Me
(D)Windows 1.0
(E)Windows 7

17.On bank of which of the following Mahé, officially a part of Pondicherry is located?
(A)Bay of Bengal
(B)Indian Ocean
(C)Arabian Sea
(D)Gulf of Munnar
(E)None of them

18.Broad lower course of a river that is encroached on by the sea and affected by the tides is also known as _______?
(D)Pocket Beach

19.Which among the following is not correctly matched?
(A)Sodium: Natrium
(B)Pottassium : Kalium
(C)Silver : Argentum
(D)Arsenic : Stibium
(E)Mercury :Hydrargyrum

20.Which among the following does not come under carbon Group of Periodic Table?

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    3>When domestic violance act passed and applied?
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