General Knowledge - 38

Which princely state was the first to be annexed to the British East India Company under the Doctrine of Lapse policy, devised by Lord Dalhousie ?
(A) Satara
(B) Sambalpur
(C) Jhansi
(D) Awadh
 
(A) Satara
 
'By God's Decree', 'Cricket my style' and 'Straight from the Heart' are the autobiographies of which Indian cricketer ? 
(A) Sunil Gavaskar
(B) Ajit Wadekar
(C) Sandeep Patil
(D) Kapil Dev
 
(D) Kapil Dev
 
Which Muslim social reformer founded the Aligarh Muslim University, originally known as Mohammeden Anglo-Oriental College, in 1875 ? 
(A) Zakir Hussain
(B) Hakim Ajmal Khan
(C) Syed Ahmed Khan
(D) Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
 
(C) Syed Ahmed Khan 
 
Which freedom fighter authored 'Gita Rahasya', a commentary on Bhagvad Gita, during his imprisonment at Mandalay in Myanmar ? 
(A) Vinoba Bhave
(B) Mahatma Gandhi
(C) C.Rajagopalachari
(D) Bal Gangadhar Tilak
 
(D) Bal Gangadhar Tilak 
 
Which African country was formerly known as 'Nyasaland' ? 
(A) Malawi
(B) Ghana
(C) Botswana
(D) Tanzania
 
(A) Malawi 
 
Which scale is used to measure the Acid or Alkali (Base) content of a substance ?
(A) Mohs scale
(B) Beaufort scale
(C) Richter scale
(D) pH scale
 
(D) pH scale
 
On which planet, due to its clockwise (east to west) rotation on the axis, the Sun rises in the west and sets in the east ?
(A) Mars
(B) Earth
(C) Venus
(D) Mercury
 
(C) Venus
 
Stapes, the smallest and the lightest bone in human body, is the part of which organ ? 
(A) Ear
(B) Hand
(C) Foot
(D) Lungs
 
(A) Ear 
 
Solid form of which gas is commonly known as 'Dry Ice' ? 
(A) Oxygen
(B) Nitrogen
(C) Carbon dioxide
(D) Hydrogen
 
(C) Carbon dioxide 
 
At which town in Andhra Pradesh, famous for silk sarees, did Vinoba Bhave start the Bhoodan Movement in 1951 ? 
(A) Vijayawada
(B) Rajahmundry
(C) Pochampally
(D) Warangal
 
(C) Pochampally