General Knowledge - 40

Which American President in his famous Gettysberg speech defined democracy as the 'government of the people, by the people, for the people' ?
(A) Abraham Lincoln
(B) George Washington
(C) John F. Kennedy
(D) Theodore Roosevelt
(A) Abraham Lincoln
Due to its ability to dissolve glass, which acid is not kept in glass container ? 
(A) Nitric Acid
(B) Sulphuric Acid
(C) Hydrochloric Acid
(D) Hydrofluoric Acid
(D) Hydrofluoric Acid
'Fight the guerrilla as a guerrilla' is the motto of which miltary academy ? 
(A) National Defence Academy
(B) Indian Military Academy
(C) Defence Services Staff College
(D) Counterinsurgency & Jungle Warfare School
Which city is served by the Veer Savarkar Airport ? 
(A) Nasik
(B) Nagpur
(C) Mumbai
(D) Port Blair
(D) Port Blair
Which island nation, in the Indian Ocean, is the world's largest producer and exporter of Vanilla ? 
(A) Maldives
(B) Madagascar
(C) Sri Lanka
(D) Mauritius
(B) Madagascar
Who was the first Indian to be elected a Fellow of Royal Society (FRS) ?
(A) Srinivasa Ramanujan
(B) Ardaseer Cursetjee Wadia
(C) Jagadish Chandra Bose
(D) Meghnad Saha
(B) Ardaseer Cursetjee Wadia
For his major role in the development of computer chip 'Pentium', which indian IT expert is called the 'Father of Pentium' ?
(A) Sabeer Bhatia
(B) Vinod Dham
(C) Vinod Khosla
(D) Vijay Bhatkar
(B) Vinod Dham
Who authored the book 'A Brief History of Time' ? 
(A) Jack Welch
(B) Bill Gates
(C) Deepak Chopra
(D) Stephan Hawking
(D) Stephan Hawking
Who created the first Portable Computer ? 
(A) Adam Osborne
(B) Charles Babbage
(C) Steve Jobs
(D) Tim Berners-Lee
(A) Adam Osborne
Which country was formerly known as 'Upper Volta' ? 
(A) Namibia
(B) Ethiopia
(C) Botswana
(D) Burkina Faso
(D) Burkina Faso