Quiz 563: General Awareness Questions

1. The name of which of the following women is known for working in close association with Chadra Shekhar Aazad in the famous Kakori train dacoity?
[A] Raj Kumari Gupta
[B] Kusum Agraval
[C] Prakashvati Yakshapal
[D] Basanti Devi

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2. Who among the following had translated the famous drama Neel Darpan in English?
[A] Madhusudan Datta
[B] Dinabandu Mitra
[C] Harish Chandra Mukerjee
[D] Sisir Kumar Ghose

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3. Consider the following reason of arresting and sending Bal Gangadhar Tilak to Mandalay Jail a few months after the Surat Split of 1907? 
1. Tilak supported the acts of the revolutionaries by writing in Kesari that there was excess of patriotism at the root of Bomb in Bengal. 
2. Tilak had induced the factory workers in Bombay to declare a strike
Which among the above is/ are correct?
[A] Only 1 is correct
[B] Only 2 is correct
[C] Both 1 & 2 are correct
[D] Neither 1 nor 2 is correct

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4. Consider the following statements about Archaeopteryx: 
1. Archaeopteryx was the earliest and most primitive bird known, when it was found in Germany in late 19th century
2. The discovery of Archaeopteryx put an end to the debate that Birds originated from Dinosaurs or the archosaurian reptiles. 
Which among the above statements is / are correct?
[A] Only 1 is correct
[B] Only 2 is correct
[C] Both 1 & 2 are correct
[D] Neither 1 nor 2 are correct

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5. The word Chenrezig in the Tibetan Buddhism refers to which among the following Bodhisatvas ?
[A] Avalokiteshwara
[B] Maitreya
[C] Mahasthamaprapta
[D] Akasagarbha

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6. A consensus has been reached for which among the following names for West Bengal?
[A] Bengal
[B] Bongo State
[C] Paschimbanga
[D] Bangabhoomi

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7. The Rajiv Gandhi action plan, put forward by the late Leader in 1988 is related to which among the following?
[A] Environment Protection
[B] Nuclear Disarmament
[C] Information Technology
[D] Multilateral Trade

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8. Which among the following countries constitute the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) ?
[A] India, Bangladesh, Thailand, Myanmar
[B] India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Myanmar
[C] India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Myanmar, Nepal
[D] India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Myanmar, Nepal and Bhutan

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9. “Daps one” immunotherapy is related to which among the following diseases?
[A] AIDS
[B] Tuberculosis
[C] Leprosy
[D] Malaria

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10. Polymetallic Modules (PMN) predominantly contain_____?
[A] Calcium
[B] Magnesium
[C] Manganese
[D] Copper

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