General Awareness MCQ-11

1.  In which hill station is the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (HMI) located ?


2.  Which unit is used to measure the intensity of sound ?


3.  Which scientist is known as the Father of the Green Revolution in India ?


4.  Which city did Sikandar Lodi found in 1504 on the banks of Yamuna river ?


5.  What is the scientific name of Vinegar ?


6.  Which imaginary line, located at zero degrees latitude, divides the earth into Northern and Southern hemispheres ?


7.  Who coined the name `Pakistan’ ?


8. Zakumi, a leopard, is the official mascot of which tournament ?


9.  What term is used to refer the large number which is formed by writing digit 1 followed by 100 zeros ?


10.  At the time of independence, who was the president of Indian National Congress ?


11.  Vishvambhar Mishra was the original name of which spiritual guru ?


12.  Who presides over the joint sittings of both houses of Parliament ?


13.  Who was the first Indian woman to win Miss Universe title in 1994 ?


14.  Who was the first person to address the United Nations in Hindi ?


15.  Which is the largest brackish water lake in India ?


16.  In 1958, who became the first Indian to receive Raman Magsaysay Award ?


17.  Who is the ex-officio chairman of Rajya Sabha ?


18.  Nathu La Pass, located in Sikkim, connects India with which country ?


19.  Which film star founded the Telugu Desham Party ?


20.  In which town of Uttar Pradesh did Gautam Buddha attain Mahaparinirvana (salvation) ?


21.  Who wrote the patriotic song `Saare Jahan Se Achcha’ ?


22.  Which city is served by Jolly Grant Airport ?


23.  Which co-founder of Infosys, wrote the book `Imagining India : Ideas for the New Century’ ?