General Awareness MCQ-7

1.  ’Tamasha’ is the popular folk theatre of which state ?


2.  In 1954, with which Chinese premier did Indian PM Jawaharlal Nehru sign Panchsheel (five principles of peaceful co-existence) Pact ?


3.  What is the name of India’s longest river bridge, built over the river Ganga at Patna ?


4.  At which place Guru Gobind Singh, the tenth and the last Guru of Sikhs, created ‘Khalsa’ in 1699 ?


5.  Zend Avesta is the holy book of which religion ?


6.  Before Hyderabad, which city was the the capital of Andhra Pradesh (erstwhile Andhra State) ?


7.  From which country did India procure the aircraft carier Admiral Gorshkov, scheduled to join Indian Navy as INS Vikramaditaya in 2012 ?


8.  Who authored the ‘Rajatarangini’, a historical chronicle of Kashmir ?


9.  In 1958, which billiards player became the first Indian to win an individual world title in any sport ?


10.  What is the boundary line demarcating India and China known as ?


11.  At which place in Kerala was the first tide (ocean wave) generated electricity project of India established ?


12.  Who is the ex-officio chairman of the Planning Commission of India ?


13.  ’Kalaripayattu’ is the traditional martial art of which Indian state ?


14.  Who founded the Brahmo Samaj, initially known as Brahmo Sabha, in 1828 ?


15.  ’Struggle for Existence’ book is the autobiography of which Indian woman leader ?


16.  Hazratbal Dargah, which houses the sacred hair of Prophet Mohammed, is situated in which city ?


17.  Who directed ‘Raja Harishchandra’ (1913), the first totally indigenous Indian feature film ?


18.  Who was the first Indian to win boy’s Wimbledon Singles title in 1954 ?


19.  In which city is the Central Rice Research Institute located ?


20.  With which state is the Phulkari embroidery associated ?


21.  Who is the first woman Air Marshal of India Air Force (IAF) ?


22.  Which National Film Award is given to the Best First Film of a Director ?


23.  Who administers the oath of office to the President of India ?


24.  Which capital city houses the headquarters of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) ?


25.  Who designed the Param Vir Chakra medal, India’s highest military award ?