Quiz 353: Miscellaneous for All Examinations

1.Which of the following African Country was formerly known as Nyasaland?
(A)Tanzania
(B)Malawi.
(C)Mozambique
(D)Botswana
(E)None of them

2.Which of the following games were previously called ‘British Empire Games’ ?
(A) East Asian Games
(B)Southeast Asian Games
(C)Olympic Games
(D)Commonwealth Games
(E)Paralympics Games

3.Which among the following mountains separate the Iberian Peninsula from the rest of continental Europe?
(A)Carbet Mountains
(B)Jura Mountains
(C)Pyrenees
(D)Mont Blanc Massif
(E)Chartreuse Mountains

4.Which of the following is known with the name Luftwaffe ?
(A)German Army
(B)German Air force
(C)unified armed forces of Germany
(D)German Navy
(E)German Central Medical Services

5.Time 100:The Most Important People of the Century is a compilation of the 20th century’s 100 most influential people, published in Time magazine in 1999. In this list, who among the following was recognized as the Person of the Century?
(A)Franklin D. Roosevelt
(B)Albert Einstein
(C)Mahatma Gandhi
(D)Nelson Mandela
(E)Pope John Paul II

6.Non-vascular embryophytes are also known as following?
(A)Pteridophytes
(B)Algae
(C)Bryophytes
(D)Gymnosperms
(E)None of them

7.Which among the following is the main constituent of malleable metal alloy Pewter ?
(A)Copper
(B)Zinc
(C)Tin
(D)Bismuth
(E)Lead

8.Which among the following is the lowest atomic number element without any stable isotopes?
(A)Technetium
(B)Molybdenum
(C)Ruthenium
(D)Niobium
(E)None of them

9.Who among the following is the writer of the epic fantasy series of novels The Wheel of Time?
(A)Traci Harding
(B)Celia S. Friedman
(C)Robert Jordan
(D) Sherrilyn Kenyon
(E)Mark Chadbourn.

10.Which of the following sports was invented by James Naismith?
(A)Football
(B)Basket Ball
(C)Ice Hockey
(D)Badminton
(E)Boxing

11.In which year Vernacular Press act was passed?
(A)1870
(B)1872
(C)1875
(D)1876
(E)1878

12.Through which of the following states in India passes Tropic of Cancer?
(A)Andhra Pradesh
(B)Uttar Pradesh
(C)Maharastra
(D)Madhya Pradesh
(E)None of them

13.Which among the following does not come under the jurisdiction of central Government?
(A)Land Revenue
(B)Personal Income Tax
(C)Corporate Income Tax
(D)Custom duty
(E)Tariffs

14.Which among the following was the first Bengali Newspaper?
(A)Samachar Darpan
(B)Samvad kaumudi
(C)Samvad Prabhakar
(D)Tattvabodhini Patrika
(E)Bengal Gazette

15.While going towards the centre of the earth, the weight of a body shall ?
(A)Increase
(B)Decrease
(C)Remain Constant
(D)Become infinite
(E)None of the above

16.A small quantity of water is placed in a small cavity made in a block of Ice at 0 degree centigrade. Which of the following will happen?
(A)the temperature of water will become zero and it will freeze
(B)the temperature of water will become zero but it will not freeze
(C)the temperature of the water will become zero and it will come out of the cavity
(D)the temperature of the water will become zero and ice will melt to merge with water
(E)None of them

17.Who among the following introduced Kabuliyat and Patta?
(A)Babur
(B)Shershah
(C)Akbar
(D)Shahjahan
(E)Jahanagir

18.The Top five states with decreasing order of population (census 2001) are as follows:
(A)Uttar Pradesh, Maharastra, West Bengal , Gujarat , Andhra Pradesh
(B)Uttar Pradesh, Maharastra, Bihar , Andhra Pradesh, Tamilnadu
(C)Uttar Pradesh, Maharastra, Rajasthan, West Bengal , Andhra Pradesh
(D)Uttar Pradesh, Maharastra, Bihar , West Bengal , Andhra Pradesh
(E)Uttar Pradesh, Maharastra, Bihar , West Bengal, Karnataka

19.Which among the following organizations during India’s independence struggle emerged as an offshoot to Anushilan Samiti?
(A)Indian National Congress
(B)Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh
(C)Home Rule Movement
(D)Hindustan Republican Association
(E)Arya Samaj

20.Who was the first scientist to be awarded two Nobel Prizes?
(A)Linus Pauling
(B)Frederick Sanger
(C)Marie Curie
(D)John Bardeen
(E)None of them

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