General Knowledge - 17

Velodrome is an arena for which sporting event ? 
(A) Ice Hockey
(B) Lawn Tennis
(C) Sumo Wrestling
(D) Track Cycling
 
(D) Track Cycling 
 
Situated on the banks of Vaigai river, which city was the capital of Pandya Dynasty ?
(A) Madurai
(B) Thanjavur
(C) Warangal
(D) Vijayanagar
 
(A) Madurai
 
In the Mahabharat, who killed Bhima's son Ghatotkacha ?
(A) Karna
(B) Dronacharya
(C) Ashwathama
(D) Shalya
 
(A) Karna
 
Who is the only Indian cricketer to have taken all 10 wickets in a Test innings ? 
(A) Kapil Dev
(B) Bishen Singh Bedi
(C) Narendra Hirwani
(D) Anil Kumble
 
(D) Anil Kumble 
 
In which battle was Prithviraj Chauhan, the ruler of Delhi, decisively defeated by Afghan ruler Muhammad Ghori ?
(A) Battle of Buxar (1764)
(B) Battle of Plassey (1757)
(C) Third Battle of Panipat (1761)
(D) Second Battle of Tarain (1192)
 
(D) Second Battle of Tarain (1192)
 
Which sector is the biggest contributor to India's GDP ? 
(A) Agriculture
(B) Industry
(C) Services
(D) All contribute equally
 
(C) Services 
 
On which river is Bhakra Nangal Dam, the highest gravity dam in world, is constructed ?
(A) Chenab
(B) Jhelum
(C) Ravi
(D) Sutlej
 
(D) Sutlej
 
In which city are the headquarters of European Union (EU) located ?
(A) Brussels
(B) Geneva
(C) New York
(D) Paris
 
(A) Brussels
 
Annie Besant, a British lady, was first woman President of Indian National Congress(INC). Who was the first Indian woman President of INC ?
(A) Sarojini Naidu
(B) Nellie Sengupta
(C) Indira Gandhi
(D) Sonia Gandhi
 
(A) Sarojini Naidu
 
Which one of the following is not a fungus ? 
(A) Yeast
(B) Mushroom
(C) Insulin
(D) Penicillin
 
(C) Insulin