General Knowledge - 28

The Gir Forest National Park (Sasan Gir), the only home of the Asiatic Lions, is situated in which state ? 
(A) Kerala
(B) Gujarat
(C) West Bengal
(D) Madhya Pradesh
 
(B) Gujarat 
 
Which is the nearest star to the Sun ? 
(A) Proxima Centauri
(B) Alpha Centauri A
(C) Alpha Centauri B
(D) Bernard's Star
 
(A) Proxima Centauri 
 
Launched on 1st July 1822, which newspaper is the Asia's oldest extant daily ? 
(A) The Times of India
(B) Mumbai Samachar
(C) The Indian Express
(D) Hindustan Times
 
(B) Mumbai Samachar 
 
Who founded the 'Pushti Marg' (path of divine grace) sect of the Hindu religion ?
(A) Adi Shankaracharya
(B) Nimbarkacharya
(C) Ramanujacharya
(D) Vallabhacharya
 
(D) Vallabhacharya
 
Greenland, the largest island in world, is the part of which country ? 
(A) Canada
(B) Denmark
(C) Norway
(D) Iceland
 
(B) Denmark 
 
In 1998, who became the first Indian ever to be awarded the Wharton School Dean's Medal ? 
(A) J.R.D.Tata
(B) Dhirubhai Ambani
(C) N.R.Narayana Murthy
(D) Azim Premji
 
(B) Dhirubhai Ambani 
 
In which state is the Dachigam National Park, famous for Hangul (Red Deer), located ?
(A) Assam
(B) Jammu & Kashmir
(C) West Bengal
(D) Madhya Pradesh
 
(B) Jammu & Kashmir
 
'Kalaripayattu' is the traditional martial art of which Indian state ? 
(A) Punjab
(B) Manipur
(C) Kerala
(D) Jammu & Kashmir
 
(C) Kerala 
 
In 1954, with which Chinese premier did Indian PM Jawaharlal Nehru sign Panchsheel (five principles of peaceful co-existence) Pact ? 
(A) Mao Zedong
(B) Zhou Enlai
(C) Deng Xiaoping
(D) Hua Guofeng
 
(B) Zhou Enlai 
 
Who is the first woman Air Marshal of India Air Force (IAF) ? 
(A) Punita Arora
(B) Harita Kaur Deol
(C) Kanchan Chaudhary Bhattacharya
(D) Padmavathy Bandopadhyay
 
(D) Padmavathy Bandopadhyay