General Awareness MCQ-11

1.  Who was the first person to address the United Nations in Hindi ?


2.  Which city did Sikandar Lodi found in 1504 on the banks of Yamuna river ?


3.  Who presides over the joint sittings of both houses of Parliament ?


4.  Which film star founded the Telugu Desham Party ?


5.  What term is used to refer the large number which is formed by writing digit 1 followed by 100 zeros ?


6.  Who wrote the patriotic song `Saare Jahan Se Achcha’ ?


7.  Which unit is used to measure the intensity of sound ?


8.  Who was the first Indian woman to win Miss Universe title in 1994 ?


9. Zakumi, a leopard, is the official mascot of which tournament ?


10.  Who coined the name `Pakistan’ ?


11.  What is the scientific name of Vinegar ?


12.  At the time of independence, who was the president of Indian National Congress ?


13.  Nathu La Pass, located in Sikkim, connects India with which country ?


14.  In which hill station is the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (HMI) located ?


15.  In which town of Uttar Pradesh did Gautam Buddha attain Mahaparinirvana (salvation) ?


16.  Which scientist is known as the Father of the Green Revolution in India ?


17.  Which imaginary line, located at zero degrees latitude, divides the earth into Northern and Southern hemispheres ?


18.  In 1958, who became the first Indian to receive Raman Magsaysay Award ?


19.  Who is the ex-officio chairman of Rajya Sabha ?


20.  Which is the largest brackish water lake in India ?


21.  Which city is served by Jolly Grant Airport ?


22.  Which co-founder of Infosys, wrote the book `Imagining India : Ideas for the New Century’ ?


23.  Vishvambhar Mishra was the original name of which spiritual guru ?