General Knowledge - 15

According to Hindu mythology, twin sisters Riddhi and Siddhi are wives of which God ? 
(A) Surya
(B) Vishnu
(C) Shiva
(D) Ganesh
 
(D) Ganesh
 
Which state will host 34th National Games in June 2009 ?
(A) Goa
(B) Assam
(C) Kerala
(D) Jharkhand
 
(D) Jharkhand
 
On 7th April 1875, in which city did Swami Dayanand Saraswati found the Arya Samaj ?
(A) Rajkot
(B) Ahmedabad
(C) Mumbai
(D) Lahore
 
(C) Mumbai
 
Graphite and Diamond are allotropes of which element ? 
(A) Arsenic
(B) Carbon
(C) Selenium
(D) Germanium
 
(B) Carbon 
 
Gayatri Mantra is addressed to which Hindu god ?
(A) Surya
(B) Brahma
(C) Vishnu
(D) Shiv
 
(A) Surya
 
Which religious teacher established four maths in four corners of country at Badrinath (North), Dwarka (West), Puri (East) & Sringeri (South) ? 
(A) Adi Shankaracharya
(B) Swami Vivekanand
(C) Swami Dayanand Saraswati
(D) Swami Prabhupada
 
(A) Adi Shankaracharya 
 
Which city is known as the `Big Apple' ?
(A) Paris
(B) Tokyo
(C) Shanghai
(D) New York
 
(D) New York
 
Before Bhubaneswar, which city was the capital of Orissa ?
(A) Puri
(B) Cuttack
(C) Rourkela
(D) Sambalpur
 
(B) Cuttack
 
Who was the first Deputy Prime Minister of India ?
(A) B.R.Ambedkar
(B) Lal Bahadur Shastri
(C) Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
(D) Vallabhbhai Patel
 
(D) Vallabhbhai Patel
 
'Silicon Valley of India' is the nickname of which south Indian city ? 
(A) Hyderabad
(B) Bengaluru
(C) Chennai
(D) Thiruvananthapuram
 
(B) Bengaluru