General Awareness MCQ-11 January 29, 2016admin0 Comments CategoriesGeneral Awareness 1. In which hill station is the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (HMI) located ? Darjeeling Srinagar Nainital Shimla 2. Which unit is used to measure the intensity of sound ? Decibel Ampere Parsec Tesla 3. Which scientist is known as the Father of the Green Revolution in India ? Verghese Kurien M.S.Swaminathan Raja Ramanna A.P.J.Abdul Kalam 4. Which city did Sikandar Lodi found in 1504 on the banks of Yamuna river ? Agra Mathura Delhi Allahabad 5. What is the scientific name of Vinegar ? Citric Acid Acetic Acid Lactic Acid Tartaric Acid 6. Which imaginary line, located at zero degrees latitude, divides the earth into Northern and Southern hemispheres ? Prime Meridian Equator Tropic of Cancer Tropic of Capricorn 7. Who coined the name `Pakistan’ ? Muhammad Ali Jinnah Allama Iqbal Liaquat Ali Khan Chaudhary Rahmat Ali 8. Zakumi, a leopard, is the official mascot of which tournament ? Commonwealth Games 2010 FIFA Football World Cup 2010 Cricket World Cup 2011 Olympic Games 2012 9. What term is used to refer the large number which is formed by writing digit 1 followed by 100 zeros ? Billion Trillion Octillion Googol 10. At the time of independence, who was the president of Indian National Congress ? Mahatma Gandhi Jawahar Lal Nehru Sardar Patel J.B.Kriplani 11. Vishvambhar Mishra was the original name of which spiritual guru ? Swami Vivekanand Chaitanya Mahaprabhu Swami Dayanand Saraswati Swami Prabhupada 12. Who presides over the joint sittings of both houses of Parliament ? President Prime Minister Lok Sabha Speaker Rajya Sabha Speaker 13. Who was the first Indian woman to win Miss Universe title in 1994 ? Lara Dutta Reita Faria Aishwarya Rai Sushmita Sen 14. Who was the first person to address the United Nations in Hindi ? Morarji Desai Atal Behari Vajpayee V.P.Singh P.V.Narasimha Rao 15. Which is the largest brackish water lake in India ? Wular Lake, Pulicat Lake Kaliveli Lake Chilka Lake 16. In 1958, who became the first Indian to receive Raman Magsaysay Award ? Vinoba Bhave Baba Amte Satyajit Ray Jai Prakash Narain 17. Who is the ex-officio chairman of Rajya Sabha ? President Vice President Prime Minister Lok Sabha Speaker 18. Nathu La Pass, located in Sikkim, connects India with which country ? Nepal Bhutan Myanmar China 19. Which film star founded the Telugu Desham Party ? N.T.Rama Rao M.G.Ramachandran Sivaji Ganesan J.Jayalalithaa 20. In which town of Uttar Pradesh did Gautam Buddha attain Mahaparinirvana (salvation) ? Lumbini Kushinagar Nanded Pavapuri 21. Who wrote the patriotic song `Saare Jahan Se Achcha’ ? Rabindranath Tagore Bankim Chandra Chatterjee Muhammad Iqbal Kavi Pradeep 22. Which city is served by Jolly Grant Airport ? Jaipur Lucknow Chandigarh Dehradun 23. Which co-founder of Infosys, wrote the book `Imagining India : Ideas for the New Century’ ? N.R.Narayan Murthy N.S.Raghavan Nandan Nilekani Kris Gopalakrishnan Loading … Related posts: Indian Polity MCQ-33 Indian Polity MCQ-31 Indian Polity MCQ-34 Indian Polity MCQ-40 General Awareness MCQ-3 Powered by YARPP.