General Awareness MCQ-10

1.  What is the popular name of Ascorbic acid ?


2.  By how many hours Indian Standard Time (IST) is ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) ?


3.  In 1916, who founded Banaras Hindu University in Varanasi ?


4.  Which blood group is universal donor ?


5.  What line connects the points on a map that have the same temprature ?


6.  On August 8, 1942, in which city Indian National Congress passed Quit India Resolution ?


7.  Who became the first space tourist on 28 April, 2001 ?


8.  Where are the headquarters of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) situated ?


9.  What is the observation that `Supply creates its own demand’ is popularly called ?


10.  The Althing, the oldest functioning legislative assembly in world, is the parliament of which country ?


11. Crescograph, a device for measuring growth in plants, was invented by which Indian scientist ?


12.  By mixing equal amount of Blue and Yellow colours, which colour will result ?


13.  Which term is used to describe the rearing of silkworms for the production of raw silk ?


14.  To measure hardness of minerals, which scale is used ?


15.  In which river is India’s largest riverine island Majuli is situated ?


16.  Out of four Hindu Dhams, three are dedicated to lord Vishnu & one to lord Shiva. Which one is dedicated to lord Shiva ?


17.  Where is the Indira Point, the southernmost point of land in the territory of India, situated ?


18.  Which freedom fighter is also known as Lokmanya ?


19.  Khajuraho temples were built by rulers of which dynasty ?


20.  Who was the first Jain Tirthankar ?


21.  In history, how do we better know Mughal empress Arjumand Banu Begum ?


22.  Which metal is the best conductor of electric current ?


23.  The book `Beyond The Last Blue Mountain’ written by R.M.Lala is the biography of which industrialist ?