Published On: Wed, May 9th, 2012

General Knowledge for all

1. Who founded the new religion Din-i-Elahi?

a) Akbar
b) Sikander Lodhi
c) Qwaja Moinuddin Chisti
d) Babur

2. Who was the first woman Chief Minister of an Indian state?

a) Jayalalitha
b) Padmaja Naidu
c) Sucheta Kripalani
d) Vijayalakshmi Pandit

3. Name the Indian political leader who served two times as acting Prime Minister of India?

a) Gulzari Lal Nanda
b) Lal Bahadur Shastri
c) N Sanjiva Reddy
d) GS Pathak

4. Who was the first lady governor of a state in India?

a) Sheila Kaul
b) Sarla Grewal
c) Sarojini Naidu
d) Indira Gandhi

5. After which famous national leader is the Ahmedabad Airport named?

a) Morarji Desai
b) Kasturba Gandhi
c) Mahatma Gandhi
d) Sardar Vallabhai Patel

6. Who among the following did not serve as the Vice President before becoming the President of India?

a) Dr S Radhakrishnan
b) Dr Zakir Hussain
c) Neelam Sanjeeva Reddy
d) R Venketaraman

7. Who wrote the American declaration of Independence?

a) George Washington
b) Thomas Jefferson
c) James Madison
d) John Adams

8. Who is regarded as the father of Russian Revolution?

a) Kerensky
b) Trotsky
c) Karl Marx
d) Lenin

9. Who among the following inspired and initiated the renaissance of modern India?

a) Aurobindo Ghosh
b) Swami Vivekananda
c) Raja Ram Mohan Roy
d) Keshab Chandra Sen

10. Who is the first Indian Prime Minister who didn’t belong to the Congress party at any time in his political career?

a) Charan Singh
b) Chandrasekhar
c) Deva Gowda
d) AB Vajpayee

11. Who among the following was an advocate of radical humanism?

a) Annie Besant
b) Raja Ram Mohan Roy
c) MN Roy
d) VD Savarkar

12. Who among the following is associated with the invention of Jet Engine?

a) James Watt
b) Charles Parsons
c) Orville and Wilbur Wright
d) Frank Whittle

13. Who amongst the following was the first woman to climb Mount Everest?

a) Valentina Tereshkova
b) Junko Tabei
c) Santhosh Yadav
d) none of these

14. Who amongst the following is known as ‘Iron Lady’?

a) Benazir Bhutto
b) Indira Gandhi
c) Margaret Thatcher
d) Chandrika Kumaratunge

15. Who amongst the following is the youngest man to win world heavyweight crown?

a) Muhammad Ali
b) Mike Tyson
c) Peter McNeely
d) none of these

Answers

1. Akbar
2. Sucheta Kripalani
3. Gulzari Lal Nanda
4. Sarojini Naidu
5. Sardar Vallabhai Patel
6. Neelam Sanjeeva Reddy
7. Thomas Jefferson
8. Lenin
9. Raja Ram Mohan Roy
10. AB Vajpayee
11. MN
Roy
12. Frank Whittle
13. Junko Tabei
14. Margaret Thatcher
15. Mike Tyson

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