General Knowledge - 50

Who introduced the word 'Robot', for artificial workers, in his science fiction play R.U.R. in 1921 
(A) George Orwell
(B) Karel Capek
(C) Daniel Defoe
(D) Rudyard Kipling
 
(B) Karel Capek
 
Hydrogen and Carbon monoxide are the major constituents of which fuel gas ? 
(A) Coal Gas
(B) Water Gas
(C) Compressed Natural Gas (CNG)
(D) Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG)
 
(B) Water Gas
 
In international cricket, Yuvraj Singh of India is the second batsman to hit 6 sixers in an over. 
 
Who was the first ?
(A) Sanath Jayasuriya (Sri Lanka)
(B) Adam Gilchrist (Australia)
(C) Herschelle Gibbs (South Africa)
(D) Shahid Afridi (Pakistan)
 
(C) Herschelle Gibbs (South Africa)
 
The subatomic particle 'Boson' is named after which Indian scientist ?
(A) Meghnad Saha
(B) Jagdish Chandra Bose
(C) Satyendra Nath Bose
(D) Homi Bhabha
 
(C) Satyendra Nath Bose
 
Which city houses the headquarters of Asian Development Bank (ADB) ? 
(A) Manila (Philippines)
(B) Bangkok (Thailand)
(C) Kualalampur (Malaysia)
(D) Seoul (South Korea)
 
(A) Manila (Philippines)
 
Falkland Islands, located in South Atlantic Ocean, are a self-governing Overseas Territory of which 
 
country ?
(A) France
(B) United Kingdom
(C) Argentina
(D) Spain
 
(B) United Kingdom
 
In which African city are the headquarters of United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) located ? 
(A) Nairobi (Kenya)
(B) Cairo (Egypt)
(C) Abuja (Nigeria)
(D) Addis Ababa (Ethiopia)
 
(A) Nairobi (Kenya)
 
Which Central American country was formerly known as 'British Honduras' ? 
(A) Belize
(B) Malawi
(C) Botswana
(D) Benin
 
(A) Belize
 
The novel 'Q & A', on which 8 Oscar awards winning film 'Slumdog Millionaire' (2008) is based, was 
 
authored by which Indian civil servant ? 
(A) Vikas Swarup
(B) Vikram Seth
(C) Amitav Ghosh
(D) Aravind Adiga
 
(A) Vikas Swarup
 
By voter strength, which Indian parliamentary constituency (Lok Sabha seat) having more than 33 lakh 
 
voters holds the world record of the largest constituency ? 
(A) Chandni Chowk (Delhi)
(B) Outer Delhi (Delhi)
(C) Nandyal (Andhra Pradesh)
(D) Samastipur (Bihar)
 
(B) Outer Delhi (Delhi)