General Awareness MCQ-5

1.  Who discoverd Penicillin ?


2.  Where is the headquarters of the National Institute of Oceanography located ?


3.  Which is the nearest star to the Sun ?


4.  In 1953, who became the first woman President of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) ?


5.  In which city is the dargah (tomb) of sufi saint Moinuddin Chishti located ?


6.  Garba dance is native of which Indian state ?


7.  The Gir Forest National Park (Sasan Gir), the only home of the Asiatic Lions, is situated in which state ?


8.  Sadakat Ashram memorial in Patna is dedicated to which former President of India ?


9.  At which place did Mahatama Gandhi start his first Satyagraha in India ?


10.  Which is the only continent through which all three main latitude lines – Equator, Tropic of Cancer and Tropic of Capricorn – passes ?


11.  What is the name of India’s first nuclear reactor ?


12.  Which Indian classical dance form, native of Andhra Pradesh, was developed by Siddhendra Yogi from Bhamakalapam dance drama ?


13.  What is the common name of Acetylsalicylic Acid ?


14.  Kavaratti, an island town, is the capital of which Indian union territory ?


15.  Who wrote the ‘Das Capital’, an extensive treatise on political economy ?


16.  Antarctica is the largest cold desert in the world. Which is the largest hot desert in the world ?


17.  Who signs one rupee currency note of India ?


18.  Which Mughal emperor assumed the title of ‘Alamgir’ (Conqueror of the world) ?


19.  Arabica, Robusta and Liberica are the varieties of which popluar beverage ?


20.  Which European country is known as the ‘Land of a thousand lakes’ ?


21.  Who was the first law minister of independent India ?


22. With with musical instrument is Pt. Ravi Shankar associated ?


23.  ’Wings of Fire’ and ‘Ignited Minds’ books are authored by which Indian scientist ?


24.  Which gas is commonly known as ‘Laughing Gas’ ?


25.  Which lake seprates the Hyderabad, capital of Andhra Pradesh, from its twin city Secunderabad ?