General Knowledge - 57

Whom did the tenth and last Sikh Guru Gobind Singh appoint his military deputy ? 
(A) Ranjit Singh
(B) Hari Singh Nalwa
(C) Banda Bahadur
(D) Zorawar Singh
 
(C) Banda Bahadur
 
 
Which Indian lady writer won the 2006 Booker Prize for her novel 'The Inheritance of Loss' ? 
(A) Anita Desai
(B) Kiran Desai
(C) Arundhati Roy
(D) Jhumpa Lahiri
 
(B) Kiran Desai
 
Which among the following is not a computer Operating System ? 
(A) Unix
(B) Windows XP
(C) Visual Basic
(D) Linux
 
(C) Visual Basic
 
 
How many Schedules (lists that categorizes bureaucratic activity and policy of the government) does the Constitution of India have ? 
(A) Eight
(B) Twelve
(C) Fifteen
(D) Eighteen
 
(B) Twelve
 
In which movement did social activist Sunderlal Bahuguna play a prominent role ? 
(A) Bhoodan Movement
(B) Narmada Bachao Andolan
(C) Chipko Movement
(D) Sampoorna Kranti
 
(C) Chipko Movement 
 
Galena is the principal ore of which element ?
(A) Lead
(B) Iron
(C) Mercury
(D) Aluminium
 
(A) Lead 
 
'The Argumentative Indian' book was authored by which Indian ecomonist ? 
(A) Amartya Sen
(B) Jagdish Bhagwati
(C) Manmohan Singh
(D) Nani Palkhivala
 
(A) Amartya Sen 
 
For red colour, compounds of which element are commonly used in fireworks ? 
(A) Barium
(B) Sodium
(C) Manganese
(D) Strontium
 
(D) Strontium 
 
Which country was formerly known as 'Formosa' ? 
(A) Cambodia
(B) Thailand
(C) Indonesia
(D) Taiwan
 
(D) Taiwan 
 
Millennium Dome, where Priyanka Chopra was crowned Miss World in 2000, is located in which European city ?
(A) Paris (France)
(B) London (UK)
(C) Moscow (Russia)
(D) Rome (Italy)
 
(B) London (UK)