General Awareness MCQ-11

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

 
 
 
 

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

 
 
 
 

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

 
 
 
 

4.  Who coined the name `Pakistan’ ?

 
 
 
 

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

 
 
 
 

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

 
 
 
 

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

 
 
 
 

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

 
 
 
 

9.  What is the scientific name of Vinegar ?

 
 
 
 

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

 
 
 
 

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

 
 
 
 

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

 
 
 
 

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

 
 
 
 

14.  Which city is served by Jolly Grant Airport ?

 
 
 
 

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

 
 
 
 

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

 
 
 
 

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

 
 
 
 

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

 
 
 
 

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

 
 
 
 

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

 
 
 
 

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

 
 
 
 

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

 
 
 
 

23.  Which film star founded the Telugu Desham Party ?