General Knowledge - 30

What is the common name of Acetylsalicylic Acid ? 
(A) Aspirin
(B) Vinegar
(C) Vitamin C
(D) Vitriol
 
(A) Aspirin
 
Which is the only continent through which all three main latitude lines - Equator, Tropic of Cancer and Tropic of Capricorn - passes ? 
(A) Asia
(B) Africa
(C) Europe
(D) South America
 
(B) Africa
 
In domestic LPG cylinders, a small quantity of which foul smelling chemical is added to act as a warning agent in case of any gas leakage ? 
(A) Pyridine
(B) Isocyanide
(C) Cadaverine
(D) Ethyl Mercaptan
 
(D) Ethyl Mercaptan
 
Indira Mount, an underwater mountain named after former PM of India Smt. Indira Gandhi, is in which ocean ?
(A) Indian Ocean
(B) Antarctic Ocean
(C) Atlantic Ocean
(D) Pacific Ocean
 
(B) Antarctic Ocean
 
Which pass, connecting Sri Lankan mainland with Jaffna peninsula. is referred as the 'Gateway to Jaffna' ? 
(A) Khyber pass
(B) Nathu La pass
(C) Elephant pass
(D) Rohtang pass
 
(C) Elephant pass
 
'Razmnama' is the Persian translation of which Indian epic ? 
(A) Ramayana
(B) Mahabahrat
(C) Raghuvamsha
(D) Kumarsambhava
 
(B) Mahabahrat
 
Who was the first President of Pakistan ?
(A) Ayub Khan
(B) Liaquat Ali Khan
(C) Iskandar Mirza
(D) Muhammad Ali Jinnah
 
(C) Iskandar Mirza
 
'Struggle for Existence' book is the autobiography of which Indian woman leader ? 
(A) Mayawati
(B) J.Jayalalitha
(C) Sushma Swaraj
(D) Mamta Banerjee
 
(D) Mamta Banerjee
 
Who designed the Param Vir Chakra medal, India's highest military award ? 
(A) Nek Chand
(B) Umesh Rao
(C) Bobby Kooka
(D) Savitri Khanolkar
 
(D) Savitri Khanolkar
 
In 1958, which billiards player became the first Indian to win an individual world title in any sport ? 
(A) Wilson Jones
(B) Michael Ferreira
(C) Geet Sethi
(D) Manoj Kothari
 
(A) Wilson Jones