General Awareness MCQ-2

1.  From which country’s constitution, the concept of the Directive Principles of State Policy has been adopted in Indian constitution ?

 
 
 
 

2.  `Akbarnama’, a biographical account of Mughal ruler Akbar, was authored by ?

 
 
 
 

3.  Which conquerer was born in Macedonia (Europe), died in Babylon (Asia) and buried in Alexandria (Africa) ?

 
 
 
 

4.  Who was the first recipient of Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award ?

 
 
 
 

5.  On 2nd July 1972, with which Pakistani leader did Indira Gandhi sign Shimla Agreement ?

 
 
 
 

6.  Who was the first Indian to win All England Open Badminton Championships Singles title ?

 
 
 
 

7.  Bomakai and Sambalpuri saris are native of which state ?

 
 
 
 

8.  In which city are the headquarters of European Union (EU) located ?

 
 
 
 

9.  Binola village, the scheduled site of the Indian National Defence University (INDU), is in which state ?

 
 
 
 

10.  Bubonic, Pnuemonic and Septicemic are the forms of which deadly infectious disease caused by Yersinia Pestis bacterium ?

 
 
 
 

11.  Who is the Chairman of the National Knowledge Commission ?

 
 
 
 

12.  What is the common name of Indian national tree `Ficus Bengalensis’ ?

 
 
 
 

13.  Which freedom fighter highlighted the drain of India’s wealth into Britain, in his book `Poverty and Un-British Rule in India’ in 1901 ?

 
 
 
 

14.  In 1970, who became the first recipient of the Dadasaheb Phalke Award ?

 
 
 
 

15.  Which sector is the biggest contributor to India’s GDP ?

 
 
 
 

16.  What is the retirement age of Supreme Court judges ?

 
 
 
 

17.  Which city is known as the `Big Apple’ ?

 
 
 
 

18.  In Windows XP operating system, what is the `XP’ short for ?

 
 
 
 

19.  In which city is the Netaji Subhash National Institute of Sports situated ?

 
 
 
 

20.  Apart from Delhi, which other Union Territory has its own elected Vidhan Sabha and the executive council of ministers headed by a Chief Minister ?

 
 
 
 

21.  To produce artificial rains, which chemical is used for Cloud Seeding ?

 
 
 
 

22.  Which among the following is not a mammal ?

 
 
 
 

23.  On which river is Bhakra Nangal Dam, the highest gravity dam in world, is constructed ?

 
 
 
 

24.  Which religious teacher established four maths in four corners of country at Badrinath (North), Dwarka (West), Puri (East) & Sringeri (South) ?

 
 
 
 

25.  Who among the following is considered as the father of Mobile Phone ?