General Awareness MCQ-6

1.  Which early 11th century traveller to India authored the books ‘Tahqiq-i-Hind’ and ‘Kitab-ul-Hind’ ?


2.  In 1581, which Mughal ruler started religious doctrine ‘Din-i-Ilahi’ (Divine Faith) ?


3.  ’Biman’ is the national airline of which Asian country ?


4.  Who was the first Indian Governor-General of independent India ?


5.  To whom does the President of India address his resignation ?


6.  ’Razmnama’ is the Persian translation of which Indian epic ?


7.  After Hindi, which is the second most spoken language in India ?


8.  In 1922, Chittarajnan Das and Motilal Nehru founded which political party ?


9.  In 1998, who became the first Indian ever to be awarded the Wharton School Dean’s Medal ?


10.  Which is the only element whose atoms have no neutron ?


11.  After Sachin Tendulkar, who is the second cricketer to receive the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award ?


12.  Who is known as the ‘Father of Medicine’ ?


13.  Which hill station was the summer capital of British India ?


14.  Who was the first woman to receive the Bharat Ratna, India’s highest civilian award ?


15.  In terms of area, which is the largest country ?


16.  According to Hindu mythology, which warrior was the possessor of ‘Chanrdrahas’ sword ?


17.  Who was the first President of Pakistan ?


18.  ’Hematite’ and ‘Magnetite’ are the principal ores of which metal ?


19.  Which is the heaviest organ in the human body ?


20.  ’Bhogi’, ‘Surya’, ‘Mattu’ and ‘Kanum’ are the parts of which four day long harvest festival of Tamilnadu ?


21.  In which state is the Dachigam National Park, famous for Hangul (Red Deer), located ?


22.  Which city houses the headquarters of Central Railway ?


23.  Challenger Deep, a part of Mariana Trench and the deepest point in the oceans, named after British ship Challenger II which first surveyed it in 1951, is located in which ocean ?


24.  Wheeler Island, the site of India’s missile testing facility Integrated Test Range (ITR), is situated in which state ?


25.  Apart from Russia, the territory of which country lies in both Europe and Asia continents ?