General Knowledge - 19

On the banks of river Ganga, which ruler of Magadh founded the city of Patliputra (modern Patna)? 
(A) Bimbisara
(B) Ajatashatru
(C) Chandragupta Maurya
(D) Bindusara
 
(B) Ajatashatru 
 
Which was the first country to give women the right to vote in elections ?
(A) Finland
(B) Norway
(C) Australia
(D) New Zealand
 
(D) New Zealand
 
Who wrote 'Ashtadhyayi', the earliest existing grammar of Sanskrit ?
(A) Charak
(B) Sushruta
(C) Patanjali
(D) Panini
 
(D) Panini
 
In 1995, who became first recipient of the International Gandhi Peace Prize ? 
(A) Julius Nyerere
(B) Nelson Mandela
(C) Gerhard Fischer
(D) John Hume
 
(A) Julius Nyerere 
 
Which IT entrepreneur authored the book 'Business at the speed of thought' ?
(A) Bill Gates
(B) Larry Ellison
(C) Michael Dell
(D) Sergey Brin
 
(A) Bill Gates
 
Who is the Chairman of the National Knowledge Commission ? 
(A) Sam Pitroda
(B) C.Rangarajan
(C) Raghunath Anant Mashelkar
(D) A.P.J.Abdul Kalam
 
(A) Sam Pitroda 
 
On 2nd July 1972, with which Pakistani leader did Indira Gandhi sign Shimla Agreement ?
(A) Ayub Khan
(B) Yahya Khan
(C) Zulfikar Ali Bhutto
(D) Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq
 
(C) Zulfikar Ali Bhutto
 
To produce artificial rains, which chemical is used for Cloud Seeding ?
(A) Copper Sulphate
(B) Ammonium Nitrate
(C) Silver Iodide
(D) Potassium Premanganate
 
(C) Silver Iodide
 
'Liberty, Equality and Fraternity' was the motto of which revolution ?
(A) Cuban Revolution
(B) American Revolution
(C) Chinese Revolution
(D) French Revolution
 
(D) French Revolution
 
'Panchatantra', a collection of moral stories in Sanskrit, was authored by ? 
(A) Somadeva
(B) Kautilya
(C) Narayan Pandit
(D) Vishnu Sharma
 
(D) Vishnu Sharma