General Awareness MCQ-5 January 29, 2016admin0 Comments CategoriesGeneral Awareness 1. Who discoverd Penicillin ? Jonas Salk Frederick Benting Alexander Fleming Ronald Ross 2. Where is the headquarters of the National Institute of Oceanography located ? Dona Paula (Goa) Kochi (Kerala) Mumbai (Maharashtra) Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh) 3. Which is the nearest star to the Sun ? Proxima Centauri Alpha Centauri A Alpha Centauri B Bernard’s Star 4. In 1953, who became the first woman President of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) ? Rajkumari Amrit Kaur Sucheta Kriplani Vijay Laxmi Pandit Sarojini Naidu 5. In which city is the dargah (tomb) of sufi saint Moinuddin Chishti located ? Mumbai Srinagar New Delhi Ajmer 6. Garba dance is native of which Indian state ? Punjab Maharashtra Gujarat West Bengal 7. The Gir Forest National Park (Sasan Gir), the only home of the Asiatic Lions, is situated in which state ? Kerala Gujarat West Bengal Madhya Pradesh 8. Sadakat Ashram memorial in Patna is dedicated to which former President of India ? Zakir Hussain Rajendra Prasad Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed V.V.Giri 9. At which place did Mahatama Gandhi start his first Satyagraha in India ? Kheda (Gujarat) Champaran (Bihar) Sabarmati (Gujarat) Mumbai (Maharashtra) 10. Which is the only continent through which all three main latitude lines – Equator, Tropic of Cancer and Tropic of Capricorn – passes ? Asia Africa Europe South America 11. What is the name of India’s first nuclear reactor ? Apsara Kamini Dhruva Aryabhatt 12. Which Indian classical dance form, native of Andhra Pradesh, was developed by Siddhendra Yogi from Bhamakalapam dance drama ? Odissi Kathakali Bharatanatyam Kuchipudi 13. What is the common name of Acetylsalicylic Acid ? Aspirin Vinegar Vitamin C Vitriol 14. Kavaratti, an island town, is the capital of which Indian union territory ? Lakshadweep Daman and Diu Puducherry Andaman and Nicobar Islands 15. Who wrote the ‘Das Capital’, an extensive treatise on political economy ? Karl Marx Friedrich Engles Leo Tolstoy Maxim Gorky 16. Antarctica is the largest cold desert in the world. Which is the largest hot desert in the world ? Thar Gobi Sahara Kalahari 17. Who signs one rupee currency note of India ? RBI Governor Finance Secretary Finance Minister President 18. Which Mughal emperor assumed the title of ‘Alamgir’ (Conqueror of the world) ? Akbar Jehangir Shahjahan Aurangzeb 19. Arabica, Robusta and Liberica are the varieties of which popluar beverage ? Tea Coffee Yoghurt Lemonade 20. Which European country is known as the ‘Land of a thousand lakes’ ? Denmark Sweden Norway Finland 21. Who was the first law minister of independent India ? Vallabhbhai Patel Rafi Ahmed Kidwai B.R.Ambedkar Maulana Abul Kalam Azad 22. With with musical instrument is Pt. Ravi Shankar associated ? Sitar Sarod Santoor Tabla 23. ’Wings of Fire’ and ‘Ignited Minds’ books are authored by which Indian scientist ? H.G.Khurana M.S.Swaminathan A.P.J.Abdul Kalam S.Chandrasekhar 24. Which gas is commonly known as ‘Laughing Gas’ ? Ozone Methane Nitrous Oxide Carbon dioxide 25. Which lake seprates the Hyderabad, capital of Andhra Pradesh, from its twin city Secunderabad ? Loktak Lake Chilka Lake Wular Lake Hussain Sagar Lake Loading … Related posts: General Awareness MCQ-15 General Awareness MCQ-14 Current General Awareness SSC ,IBPS Clerk ,SBI Online Quiz ,UPSC ,MPSC Current General Awareness IBPS Clerk ,SBI Online Quiz ,UPSC ,SSC ,MPSC General Awareness MCQ-3 Powered by YARPP.