General Knowledge - 42

Which mineral is used to make the Plaster of Paris ? 
(A) Gypsum
(B) Calcite
(C) Fluorite
(D) Apatite
 
(A) Gypsum 
 
Deficiency of which vitamin leads to 'Rickets' (softening of bones) ? 
(A) Vitamin A
(B) Vitamin B
(C) Vitamin C
(D) Vitamin D
 
(D) Vitamin D 
 
On the banks of which river is the Jamshedpur, the steel city of India, situated ?
(A) Tapti
(B) Narmada
(C) Subarnarekha
(D) Hooghly
 
(C) Subarnarekha
 
 
Shivkasi in Tamil Nadu is famous for which industry ?
(A) Glass
(B) Leather
(C) Diamond
(D) Fireworks
 
(D) Fireworks 
 
What is the name of Morarji Desai's samadhi in Ahmedabad ? 
(A) Raj Ghat
(B) Vijay Ghat
(C) Abhay Ghat
(D) Narayan Ghat
 
(C) Abhay Ghat 
 
'Nepali', 'Lepcha', 'Bhutia' and 'Limbu' are the main spoken langauges of which Indian state ?
(A) Manipur
(B) Mizoram
(C) Sikkim
(D) Nagaland
 
(C) Sikkim 
 
Yakshagana, literally meaning celestial music, is a popular dance drama of which Indian state ? 
(A) Gujarat
(B) Maharashtra
(C) Karnataka
(D) West Bengal
 
(C) Karnataka 
 
'Kathakali', 'Mohiniaattam' and 'Thullal' dance forms are native of which state ? 
(A) Karnataka
(B) Andhra Pradesh
(C) Tamil Nadu
(D) Kerala
 
(D) Kerala 
 
Which pigment gives plants and leaves their green colour ? 
(A) Betalain
(B) Chlorophyll
(C) Carotenoid
(D) Anthocyanin
 
(B) Chlorophyll 
 
 
'Chanderi' and 'Maheshwari' sarees are native of which state ? 
(A) Tamil Nadu
(B) West Bengal
(C) Madhya Pradesh
(D) Maharashtra
 
(C) Madhya Pradesh