General Knowledge - 36

The union territory of Andaman & Nicobar Islands is under the jurisdiction of which High Court ?
(A) Orissa High Court
(B) Andhra Pradesh High Court
(C) Calcutta High Court
(D) Madras High Court
 
(C) Calcutta High Court
 
To the Greeks, which Maurya ruler was known as 'Sandrokottos' ? 
(A) Bindusara
(B) Ashok the Great
(C) Chandragupta Maurya
(D) Dasaratha Maurya
 
(C) Chandragupta Maurya 
 
The Grand Trunk Road (GT Road), running from Peshawar in Pakistan to Sonargaon in Bangladesh, was built by which ruler ? 
(A) Babur
(B) Akbar
(C) Sher Shah Suri
(D) Humayun
 
(C) Sher Shah Suri 
 
Who is the first chief of the National Investigation Agency (NIA), set up recently to investigate terror-related cases across the country ? 
(A) K.C.Verma
(B) N.P.S.Aulakh
(C) Radha Vinod Raju
(D) Ashwani Kumar
 
(C) Radha Vinod Raju 
 
Angkor Wat temple in Cambodia, the largest Hindu temple in the world, is dedicated to which God ? 
(A) Surya
(B) Shiva
(C) Vishnu
(D) Brahma
 
(C) Vishnu 
 
In which city is the Indian Institute of Pulses Research located ?
(A) Lucknow
(B) Nagpur
(C) Indore
(D) Kanpur
 
(D) Kanpur
 
Who directed Oscar award winning short documentary film 'Smile Pinki' (2008) ?
(A) Danny Boyle
(B) Megan Mylan
(C) Andrew Stanton
(D) Gus Van Sant
 
(B) Megan Mylan
 
Which is the longest National Highways in India ? 
(A) Kolkata - Hazira (NH6)
(B) Chennai - Baharagora (NH5)
(C) Varanasi - Kanyakumari (NH7)
(D) Pathankot - Samakhiali (NH15)
 
(C) Varanasi - Kanyakumari (NH7) 
 
Athlete's Foot, an infectious disease, is caused by which agent ? 
(A) Virus
(B) Fungi
(C) Bacteria
(D) Protozoa
 
(B) Fungi 
 
Palghat Gap, about 20 miles wide mountain pass between the Nilgiri Hills and the Anaimalai Hills, connects Kerala to which state ? 
(A) Tamil Nadu
(B) Karnataka
(C) Maharashtra
(D) Andhra Pradesh
 
(A) Tamil Nadu