General knowledge of india – 10

Q1. In 2007, which state re-established its Vidhan Parishad (Legislative Council) after a gap of 22 years ?
(A) Rajasthan
(B) Madhya Pradesh
(C) Andhra Pradesh
(D) Tamil Nadu
Q2. Which unit is used to measure the intensity of sound ?
(A) Decibel
(B) Ampere
(C) Parsec
(D) Tesla
Q3. Who wrote the patriotic song `Saare Jahan Se Achcha’ ?
(A) Rabindranath Tagore
(B) Bankim Chandra Chatterjee
(C) Muhammad Iqbal
(D) Kavi Pradeep
Q4. In which town of Uttar Pradesh did Gautam Buddha attain Mahaparinirvana (salvation) ?
(A) Lumbini
(B) Kushinagar
(C) Nanded
(D) Pavapuri
Q5. Who presides over the joint sittings of both houses of Parliament ?
(A) President
(B) Prime Minister
(C) Lok Sabha Speaker
(D) Rajya Sabha Speaker
Q6. Nathu La Pass, located in Sikkim, connects India with which country ?
(A) Nepal
(B) Bhutan
(C) Myanmar
(D) China
Q7. Who is the only Indian batsman to score Triple Century in Test Cricket ?
(A) Sunil Gavaskar
(B) Sachin Tendulkar
(C) V.V.S.Laxman
(D) Virender Sehwag
Q8. In which hill station is the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (HMI) located ?
(A) Darjeeling
(B) Srinagar
(C) Nainital
(D) Shimla
Q9. What term is used to refer the large number which is formed by writing digit 1 followed by 100 zeros ?
(A) Billion
(B) Trillion
(C) Octillion
(D) Googol
Q10. Zakumi, a leopard, is the official mascot of which tournament ?
(A) Commonwealth Games 2010
(B) FIFA Football World Cup 2010
(C) Cricket World Cup 2011
(D) Olympic Games 2012

Answers :

Q1.   (C) Andhra Pradesh
Q2.   (A) Decibel
Q3.   (C) Muhammad Iqbal
Q4.   (B) Kushinagar
Q5.   (C) Lok Sabha Speaker
Q6.   (D) China
Q7.   (D) Virender Sehwag
Q8.   (A) Darjeeling
Q9.   (D) Googol
Q10.  (B) FIFA Football World Cup 2010