General Knowledge - 45

Which dynasty, founded by Mauryan senapati (commander-in-chief) Pushyamitra, was immediate successor of the Maurya dyanasty ? 
(A) Gupta dynasty
(B) Kanva dynasty
(C) Nanda dynasty
(D) Shunga dynasty
 
(D) Shunga dynasty 
 
What is the retirement age of High Court judges ? 
(A) 60 years
(B) 62 years
(C) 65 years
(D) 70 years
 
(B) 62 years 
 
In 1997, to which Indian film star did Pakistan Government present its highest civilian award 'Nishan-e-Intiaz' ? 
(A) Dev Anand
(B) Raj Kapoor
(C) Amitabh Bachchan
(D) Dilip Kumar
 
(D) Dilip Kumar 
 
For writing the Punjabi language, which Sikh guru developed the Gurumukhi script ? 
(A) Guru Angad
(B) Guru Amar Das
(C) Guru Ram Das
(D) Guru Arjan
 
(A) Guru Angad 
 
In 1976, which Bengali lady novelist became the first woman to receive the Jnanpith Award for her novel 'Pratham Pritisruti' (First Promise) ?
(A) Ashapurna Devi
(B) Mahasveta Devi
(C) Mahadevi Varma
(D) Amrita Pritam
 
(A) Ashapurna Devi 
 
Which is the oldest stock exchange in Asia ? 
(A) Tokyo Stock Exchange
(B) Hong Kong Stock Exchange
(C) Shanghai Stock Exchange
(D) Bombay Stock Exchange
 
(D) Bombay Stock Exchange 
 
In which union territory of India, would you meet the people of the Onge tribe ?
(A) Daman and Diu
(B) Lakshadweep
(C) Dadra and Nagar Haveli
(D) Andaman and Nicobar Islands
 
(D) Andaman and Nicobar Islands 
 
In his first voyage to India, at which place did Vasco da Gama land on 20 May 1498 ?
(A) Goa
(B) Kochi (Cochin)
(C) Mumbai (Bombay)
(D) Kozhikode (Calicut)
 
(D) Kozhikode (Calicut)
 
Naxalbari village, the birth place of Naxalite Movement, is located in which state ? 
(A) Bihar
(B) Jharkhand
(C) West Bengal
(D) Orissa
 
(C) West Bengal 
 
From the Constitution of which country was the concept of the Fundamental Rights in the Indian Constitution borrowed ? 
(A) Australia
(B) South Africa
(C) United Kingdom
(D) United States of America
 
(D) United States of America