General Knowledge - 39

'Daughter of the East' book is the autobiography of which Asian woman leader ? 
(A) Indira Gandhi
(B) Benazir Bhutto
(C) Aung San Suu Kyi
(D) Maghawati Sukarnoputri
 
(B) Benazir Bhutto 
 
Who was the first woman president in the world ? 
(A) Golda Meir
(B) Indira Gandhi
(C) Sirimavo Bhandarnaike
(D) Maria Isbel Paron
 
D) Maria Isbel Paron 
 
Which mineral is mined at Jayamkondam in Tamil Nadu ? 
(A) Zinc
(B) Lignite
(C) Copper
(D) Gold
 
(B) Lignite 
 
By what name is British lady Madeleine Slade, a disciple of Mahatma Gandhi, better known ?
(A) Meera Ben
(B) Sister Nivedita
(C) The Mother
(D) Sarla Ben
 
(A) Meera Ben
 
Which disease, named after a Japanese city where it was first observed, is caused by severe Mercury poisoning ?
(A) Argyria
(B) Minamata
(C) Itai-itai
(D) Devon colic
 
(B) Minamata
 
'Long Walk To Freedom' is the autobiography of which Bharat Ratna recipient ? 
(A) Jawaharlal Nehru
(B) S.Radhakrishnan
(C) Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan
(D) Nelson Mandela
 
(D) Nelson Mandela 
 
Considered as the symbol of peace, two branches of which tree are depicted on the United Nations (UN) flag ? 
(A) Neem
(B) Mango
(C) Olive
(D) Eucalyptus
 
(C) Olive 
 
Which chennai born writer won the Booker Prize 2008 for his debut novel 'The White Tiger' ? 
(A) V.S.Naipaul
(B) Amitav Ghosh
(C) Salman Rushdie
(D) Aravind Adiga
 
(D) Aravind Adiga 
 
On 21st July 1969, at which site did Neil Armstrong set his foot on the Moon ? 
(A) Sea of Waves
(B) Sea of Clouds
(C) Sea of Serenity
(D) Sea of Tranquility
 
(D) Sea of Tranquility 
 
Which water body seprates the Africa from the Europe ?
(A) Suez Canal
(B) Panama Canal
(C) Palk Strait
(D) Strait of Gibraltar
 
(D) Strait of Gibraltar