General Knowledge - 12

Whose birthday on 29 August is celebrated as `National Sports Day' in India ? 
(A) C.K.Naidu
(B) Dhyan Chand
(C) Milkha Singh
(D) Wilson Jones
 
(B) Dhyan Chand 
 
What was the name of Maharana Pratap's faithful horse ?
(A) Chetak
(B) Kanthak
(C) Marengo
(D) Bucephalus
 
(A) Chetak
 
Jataka Tales, written in Pali language, are the previous birth stories of which religious Guru ?
(A) Mahavira
(B) Gautam Buddha
(C) Guru Nanak Dev
(D) Guru Gobind Singh
 
(B) Gautam Buddha
 
Bomakai and Sambalpuri saris are native of which state ?
(A) Orissa
(B) Madhya Pradesh
(C) Maharashtra
(D) West Bengal
 
(A) Orissa
 
What is the common name of Indian national tree `Ficus Bengalensis' ? 
(A) Neem
(B) Peepal
(C) Aam (Mango)
(D) Bargad (Banyan)
 
(D) Bargad (Banyan) 
 
What is the length of a Cricket pitch, measured between two sets of wickets ?
(A) 18 yards
(B) 20 yards
(C) 22 yards
(D) 24 yards
 
(C) 22 yards
 
What was the original name of Mughal empress Noor Jahan ? 
(A) Bhagmati
(B) Mehrunnisa
(C) Manikarnika
(D) Arjumand Banu Begum
 
(B) Mehrunnisa 
 
Who created fictional character Harry Potter ?
(A) Ruskin Bond
(B) J.K.Rowling
(C) Enid Blyton
(D) R.K.Narayan
 
(B) J.K.Rowling
 
Which city is famous for Chikankari embroidery ?
(A) Srinagar
(B) Hyderabad
(C) Lucknow
(D) Jodhpur
 
(C) Lucknow
 
Which among the following is not a parasite ? 
(A) Hookworm
(B) Tapeworm
(C) Ringworm
(D) Roundworm
 
(C) Ringworm