General Knowledge - 33

Who was the first Viceroy of India ? 
(A) Lord Mayo
(B) Lord Dalhousie
(C) Lord Canning
(D) Lord Curzon
 
(C) Lord Canning 
 
In which pilgrimage city of India would you come across the world's longest corridor ? 
(A) Dwarka
(B) Varanasi
(C) Rameshwaram
(D) Tirupati
 
(C) Rameshwaram 
 
In which state is the Kanchenjunga, the second highest mountain peak in India, located ? 
(A) Sikkim
(B) Jammu & Kashmir
(C) Himachal Pradesh
(D) Uttarakhand
 
(A) Sikkim 
 
For the popularization of science, which agency of United Nations (UN) awards the Kalinga Prize ?
(A) UNIDO
(B) UNESCO
(C) UNICEF
(D) UNHRC
 
(B) UNESCO
 
Who wrote the famous novel 'Devdas' ?
(A) Rabindranath Tagore
(B) Bankim Chandra Chatterjee
(C) Sharat Chandra Chatterjee
(D) Bibhuti Bhushan Bandopadhyay
 
(C) Sharat Chandra Chatterjee
 
Who was the first education minister of independent India ? 
(A) Lal Bahadur Shastri
(B) Shyama Prasad Mukherjee
(C) Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
(D) Vallabhbhai Patel
 
(C) Maulana Abul Kalam Azad 
 
How many times Equinox, when Sun is vertically above the Earth's equator and the day & night are equally long, occurs in a year ? 
(A) Two
(B) Three
(C) Four
(D) Not fixed
 
(A) Two 
 
Constituting about 78% by volume, which is the most abundant gas in the Earth's atmosphere ? 
(A) Argon
(B) Oxygen
(C) Nitrogen
(D) Carbon dioxide
 
(C) Nitrogen 
 
On the banks of which river is the city of Jammu, the winter capital of Jammu & Kashmir, situated ? 
(A) Ravi
(B) Tawi
(C) Tapti
(D) Gomti
 
(B) Tawi 
 
Which was the first state in the India to be formed on a purely linguistic basis, in 1953 ?
(A) Punjab
(B) Gujarat
(C) Andhra Pradesh
(D) Tamil Nadu
 
(C) Andhra Pradesh