General Knowledge - 58

Soft toy 'Teddy Bear' was named after which US president's nickname ?
(A) Abraham Lincoln
(B) George Washington
(C) Theodore Roosevelt
(D) John F. Kennedy
 
(C) Theodore Roosevelt 
 
 
In which city is the Central Building Research Institute located ? 
(A) Roorkee (Uttarakhand)
(B) Cuttack (Orissa)
(C) Nagpur (Maharashtra)
(D) Karnal (Haryana)
 
(A) Roorkee (Uttarakhand) 
 
On 9 February 2009, in which High Court did the first e-Court of India start functioning on a pilot basis ? 
(A) Delhi High Court, New Delhi
(B) Karnataka High Court, Bengaluru
(C) Gujarat High Court, Ahmedabad
(D) Bombay High Court, Mumbai
 
(C) Gujarat High Court, Ahmedabad 
 
In 1990, which district of Kerala became the first fully literate district of India ? 
(A) Kozhikode
(B) Palakkad
(C) Ernakulam
(D) Thrissur
 
(C) Ernakulam 
 
Idukki Dam in Kerala is built across which river ?
(A) Kaveri
(B) Vaigai
(C) Pamba
(D) Periyar
 
(D) Periyar 
 
Which Indian city hosted the first Afro-Asian Games in 2003 ? 
(A) Chennai
(B) New Delhi
(C) Bengaluru
(D) Hyderabad
 
(D) Hyderabad 
 
Which country was formerly known as 'Dutch Guyana' ? 
(A) Benin
(B) Belize
(C) Malawi
(D) Suriname
 
(D) Suriname
 
'Golden Girl' book is the autobiography of which Indian woman athlete ? 
(A) P.T.Usha
(B) Shiny Abraham
(C) Jyotirmay Sikdar
(D) M.D.Valsamma
 
(A) P.T.Usha
 
Which country is popularly known as the 'Cockpit of Europe' ? 
(A) France
(B) Germany
(C) Belgium
(D) Norway
 
(C) Belgium
 
In 1784, who founded the Asiatic Society in Kolkata for inquiry into the history and antiquities, the arts, sciences, and literature of Asia ? 
(A) A.O.Hume
(B) William Jones
(C) C.F.Andrews
(D) Alfred Webb
 
(B) William Jones