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General Awareness MCQ-5

1.  Who discoverd Penicillin ?

 
 
 
 

2.  What is the common name of Acetylsalicylic Acid ?

 
 
 
 

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

 
 
 
 

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

 
 
 
 

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

 
 
 
 

6.  Garba dance is native of which Indian state ?

 
 
 
 

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

 
 
 
 

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

 
 
 
 

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

 
 
 
 

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

 
 
 
 

11.  Who signs one rupee currency note of India ?

 
 
 
 

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

 
 
 
 

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

 
 
 
 

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

 
 
 
 

15.  Which is the nearest star to the Sun ?

 
 
 
 

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

 
 
 
 

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

 
 
 
 

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

 
 
 
 

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

 
 
 
 

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

 
 
 
 

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

 
 
 
 

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

 
 
 
 

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

 
 
 
 

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

 
 
 
 

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