General Knowledge - 44

Which planet in the Solar System is named after the Roman god of agriculture and harvest ? 
(A) Mars
(B) Jupiter
(C) Saturn
(D) Venus
 
(C) Saturn 
 
Which Indian state has the longest coastline ? 
(A) Gujarat
(B) Maharashtra
(C) Tamil Nadu
(D) Andhra Pradesh
 
(A) Gujarat 
 
In 1953, which film won the first National Award for the Best Feature Film ?
(A) Shyamchi Aai (Marathi)
(B) Pather Panchali (Bengali)
(C) Kabooliwala (Bengali)
(D) Mirza Galib (Hindi)
 
(A) Shyamchi Aai (Marathi)
 
'Dromedary' and 'Bactrian' are the types of which animal ?
(A) Goat
(B) Camel
(C) Elephant
(D) Bear
 
(B) Camel 
 
Who authored the book 'Indica' ? 
(A) Fa Hian
(B) Megasthanese
(C) Al Beruni
(D) Huen Tsang
 
(B) Megasthanese 
 
Which royal poet of Delhi Sultanate is regarded as the 'Father of Qawwali' ?
(A) Tansen
(B) Baiju Bawra
(C) Nayak Charju
(D) Amir Khusro
 
(D) Amir Khusro 
 
Among terrestrial (land) animals, which animal has the longest gestation period ? 
(A) Tiger
(B) Elephant
(C) Rhinoceros
(D) Horse
 
(B) Elephant 
 
'Vinaya Pitaka', 'Sutta Pitaka' and 'Abhidhamma Pitaka' - collectively known as the 'Tripitaka' (three baskets) - are sacred texts of which religion ? 
(A) Jainism
(B) Sikhism
(C) Buddhism
(D) Christianity
 
(C) Buddhism 
 
On 6 Apr 2009, which Indian cricketer surpassed Australian Mark Waugh's world record for the most catches in Test Cricket by a fielder (excluding wicket-keeper) ? 
(A) Sunil Gavaskar
(B) V.V.S.Laxman
(C) Rahul Dravid
(D) Mohammed Azharuddin
 
(C) Rahul Dravid 
 
Titan, the only moon (natural satellite) known to have a dense atmosphere, is the largest moon of which planet ? 
(A) Mars
(B) Jupiter
(C) Saturn
(D) Uranus
 
(C) Saturn