General Awareness MCQ-11 January 29, 2016admin0 Comments CategoriesGeneral Awareness 1. Which unit is used to measure the intensity of sound ? Decibel Ampere Parsec Tesla 2. Who is the ex-officio chairman of Rajya Sabha ? President Vice President Prime Minister Lok Sabha Speaker 3. Vishvambhar Mishra was the original name of which spiritual guru ? Swami Vivekanand Chaitanya Mahaprabhu Swami Dayanand Saraswati Swami Prabhupada 4. Which scientist is known as the Father of the Green Revolution in India ? Verghese Kurien M.S.Swaminathan Raja Ramanna A.P.J.Abdul Kalam 5. Zakumi, a leopard, is the official mascot of which tournament ? Commonwealth Games 2010 FIFA Football World Cup 2010 Cricket World Cup 2011 Olympic Games 2012 6. Who presides over the joint sittings of both houses of Parliament ? President Prime Minister Lok Sabha Speaker Rajya Sabha Speaker 7. What term is used to refer the large number which is formed by writing digit 1 followed by 100 zeros ? Billion Trillion Octillion Googol 8. In 1958, who became the first Indian to receive Raman Magsaysay Award ? Vinoba Bhave Baba Amte Satyajit Ray Jai Prakash Narain 9. Which is the largest brackish water lake in India ? Wular Lake, Pulicat Lake Kaliveli Lake Chilka Lake 10. Which city did Sikandar Lodi found in 1504 on the banks of Yamuna river ? Agra Mathura Delhi Allahabad 11. Who was the first person to address the United Nations in Hindi ? Morarji Desai Atal Behari Vajpayee V.P.Singh P.V.Narasimha Rao 12. Nathu La Pass, located in Sikkim, connects India with which country ? Nepal Bhutan Myanmar China 13. Which film star founded the Telugu Desham Party ? N.T.Rama Rao M.G.Ramachandran Sivaji Ganesan J.Jayalalithaa 14. In which town of Uttar Pradesh did Gautam Buddha attain Mahaparinirvana (salvation) ? Lumbini Kushinagar Nanded Pavapuri 15. Who was the first Indian woman to win Miss Universe title in 1994 ? Lara Dutta Reita Faria Aishwarya Rai Sushmita Sen 16. Which city is served by Jolly Grant Airport ? Jaipur Lucknow Chandigarh Dehradun 17. At the time of independence, who was the president of Indian National Congress ? Mahatma Gandhi Jawahar Lal Nehru Sardar Patel J.B.Kriplani 18. In which hill station is the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (HMI) located ? Darjeeling Srinagar Nainital Shimla 19. Which imaginary line, located at zero degrees latitude, divides the earth into Northern and Southern hemispheres ? Prime Meridian Equator Tropic of Cancer Tropic of Capricorn 20. Which co-founder of Infosys, wrote the book `Imagining India : Ideas for the New Century’ ? N.R.Narayan Murthy N.S.Raghavan Nandan Nilekani Kris Gopalakrishnan 21. Who coined the name `Pakistan’ ? Muhammad Ali Jinnah Allama Iqbal Liaquat Ali Khan Chaudhary Rahmat Ali 22. What is the scientific name of Vinegar ? Citric Acid Acetic Acid Lactic Acid Tartaric Acid 23. Who wrote the patriotic song `Saare Jahan Se Achcha’ ? Rabindranath Tagore Bankim Chandra Chatterjee Muhammad Iqbal Kavi Pradeep Loading … Related posts: Indian Polity MCQ-33 Indian Polity MCQ-31 Indian Polity MCQ-34 Indian Polity MCQ-40 General Awareness MCQ-3 Powered by YARPP.