General Knowledge Set 6

101.      Who among the following has been appointed the National Security Adviser by the UPA Government ?

        (a)     Brajesh Mishra
        (b)     J. N. Daxit
        (c)     Soli J. Sorabjee
        (d)     T. K. A. Nair

           
102.      Who among the following is the new Chief Minister of Karnataka ?

        (a)     S. M. Krishna
        (b)     Uma Bharti
        (c)     Dharam Singh
        (d)     Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy 

               
103.      Who among the following has won the Miss Universe 2004 crown ?

        (a)     Jennifer Hawkins 
        (b)     Shandi Finnessey
        (c)     Alba Reyes
        (d)     None of these 

               
104.      A solemn ceremony to mark the 60th Anniversary of D-Day landings of the Allies troops during the Second World War, was held in

        (a)     Pearl Harbour
        (b)     Normandy
        (c)     New York
        (d)     Lisbon 

               
105.      Which of the following cricketers holds the world record of maximum number of sixes in Tests ?

        (a)     Chris Carins (New Zealand)
        (b)     Viv Richards (West Indies)
        (c)     Sachin Tendulkar (India)
        (d)     Wasim Akram (Pakistan)

               
106.      Who among the following has been appointed the new Chief Justice of India ?

        (a)     Justice Rajendra Babu
        (b)     Justice V. N. Khare
        (c)     Justice R. C. Lahoti
        (d)     None of these

               
107.      Who among the following sports persons got the honour of lighting the Olympic flame at the Major Dhyan Chand Stadium in New Delhi recently ?

        (a)     Anjali Bhagwat
        (b)     Abhinav Bindra
        (c)     Viswanathan Anand
        (d)     K. M. Beenamol

              
108.      Who among the following has been appointed new chairman of the National Commission for Farmers ?

        (a)     Ajit Singh
        (b)     K. C. Pant
        (c)     Dr. M. S. Swaminathan
        (d)     Sharad Pawar

               
109.      Which of the following planets crossed the face of the sun (in transit) after 122 years recently ?

        (a)     Mars
        (b)     Venus
        (c)     Jupiter
        (d)     Saturn 

               
110.     Which of the following countries was readmitted to the Commonwealth recently ?

        (a)     Nepal
        (b)     Myanmar
        (c)     Pakistan
        (d)     None of these

               
111.     The world governing body of which of the following sports celebrated its 100 years in existence recently ?

        (a)     Football 
        (b)     Hockey 
        (c)     Badminton 
        (d)     Cricket 

               
112.     Who among the following won the men?s singles title of the French Open 2004 ?

        (a)     Guillermo Coria 
        (b)     Roger Federer 
        (c)     Andy Roddick
        (d)     Gaston Gaudio 

               
113.     Who is India?s first Woman Grand Master in Chess ?

        (a)     Aarthie Ramaswamy 
        (b)     Koneru Humpy
        (c)     S. Meenakshi
        (d)     S. Vijayalakshmi 

               
114.     The age of a tree can be determined by

        (a)     Measuring its height
        (b)     Measuring its diameter
        (c)     Analyzing its sap
        (d)     Counting the annual growth rings of its stem

               
115.     Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched ?

        Mountains                       Continents 
        (a)     The Rocky         :       North America
        (b)     The Andes          :       South America
        (c)     The Alps           :         Europe
        (d)     The Ural           :         Africa 

               
116.     Which of the following pairs is correctly matched ?

        (a)     ?Purna Swaraj? Resolution              :       1929
        (b)     Martyrdom of Sardar Bhagat Singh        :       1931
        (c)     Formation of the Congress Socialist Party:  1939
        (d)     Simla Confeence                :        1940

               
117.     The Lingaraja Temple built during the medieval period is at

        (a)     Bhubaneswar
        (b)     Khajuraho
        (c)     Madurai
        (d)     Mount Abu

               
118.     Which one of the following is essentially a solo dance ?

        (a)     Kuchipudi
        (b)     Kathak
        (c)     Manipuri
        (d)     Mohiniattam

               
119.     The deepest oceanic trench ?Mariana? is located in 

        (a)     Atlantic Ocean 
        (b)     Arctic Ocean
        (c)     Pacific Ocean 
        (d)     Indian Ocean 

               
120.     Although fog consists of fine drops of water, we cannot see clearly through it because 

        (a)     The light rays undergo total internal reflection in the drops 
        (b)     Fine drops of water in fog polarize the light 
        (c)     The fine drops are opaque to the light
        (d)     The drops scatter most of the light 

               
121.     During the Mughal period, which one of the following were the first to come to India as traders ?

        (a)     Portuguese 
        (b)     Dutch
        (c)     Danish
        (d)     English 

               
122.     Who among the following Delhi Sultans is known for introducing market control mechanism ?

        (a)     Iltutmish
        (b)     Balban
        (c)     Alauddin Khalji
        (d)     Firoze Tughlaq

               
123.     Which one of the following mountain peaks of the Himalayas is NOT in India ?

        (a)     Annapurna
        (b)     Nanda Devi 
        (c)     Mt. Kamet
        (d)     Kanchenjunga

               
124.     A rift valley is formed mainly due to

        (a)     The forces of tension in the earth?s crust
        (b)     The subsidence of the floor of a river valley 
        (c)     The valley formed after the formation of fold mountains 
        (d)     The deepening of a valley by ice action 

               
125.     Who is the author of the book, ?The Man Who Divided India? 

        (a)     Arun Shourie
        (b)     Dominique Lapierre
        (c)     Rafiq Zakaria
        (d)     Salman Rushdie


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