General Knowledge - 51

Which Chinese city, also known as 'City of Goats', will host 16th Asian Games (XVI Asiad) in 2010 ? 
(A) Beijing
(B) Shanghai
(C) Guangzhou
(D) Shenzhen
 
(C) Guangzhou
 
In what shape is the medal of the Bharat Ratna award designed ? 
(A) Lotus Petal
(B) Maple Leaf
(C) Peepul Leaf
(D) Banyan Leaf
 
(C) Peepul Leaf
 
By invention of which explosive did Alfred Bernhard Nobel amass enormous wealth, later used by him to institute Nobel Prizes ? 
(A) TNT
(B) RDX
(C) HMX
(D) Dynamite
 
(D) Dynamite
 
Native to the island of Java in Indonesia, which among the following is a wax-resist dyeing technique used on textile ? 
(A) Chikan
(B) Batik
(C) Phulkari
(D) Chain Stitch
 
(B) Batik
 
Which Maurya ruler sent his son Mahindra and daughter Sanghamitra to Tamraparni (present name Sri Lanka) for propogation of Buddhism ? 
(A) Ashok
(B) Dasarath Maurya
(C) Bindusara
(D) Chandragupta Maurya
 
(A) Ashok 
 
Which city, founded by Udasi Sikhs Guru Ram Rai, is capital of Uttarakhand ?
(A) Almora
(B) Dehradun
(C) Haridwar
(D) Roorkee
 
(B) Dehradun 
 
In which city is the Lotus Temple, the Bahai house of worship, located ? 
(A) Mumbai
(B) New Delhi
(C) Chennai
(D) Kolkata
 
(B) New Delhi 
 
Citrus fruits are considered a rich source of which vitamin ? 
(A) Vitamin A
(B) Vitamin B
(C) Vitamin C
(D) Vitamin D
 
(C) Vitamin C 
 
What is the name of Japanese art of aesthetic miniaturization of trees, by growing them in containers? 
(A) Nikkei
(B) Sensei
(C) Bonsai
(D) Origami
 
(C) Bonsai 
 
Which city in Uttar Pradesh is famous for Glass Bangles industry ?
(A) Agra
(B) Firozabad
(C) Moradabad
(D) Aligarh
 
(B) Firozabad