General Knowledge - 60

Out of five Stree Shakti Puraskar, one is named after a fictional character of Tamil epic 'Silappatikaram'. Which one among the following four ?
(A) Mata Jijabai
(B) Rani Gaidenlou Zeliang
(C) Devi Ahilya Bai Holkar
(D) Kannagi
 
(D) Kannagi
 
In Solar System, which planet rotates the fastest on its axis ? 
(A) Venus
(B) Mercury
(C) Jupiter
(D) Saturn
 
(C) Jupiter
 
Who is the only person to be honoured with both 'Bharat Ratna' and 'Nishan-e-Pakistan', the highest civilian awards of India and Pakistan respectively ? 
(A) Mohammed Iqbal
(B) Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan
(C) Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
(D) Morarji Desai
 
(D) Morarji Desai
 
Who was the Prime Minister of Britain when India got independence ? 
(A) Stanley Baldwin
(B) Clement Attlee
(C) Winston Churchill
(D) Neville Chamberlain
 
(B) Clement Attlee
 
On 12 April 2009, at which Malaysian city did India win Sultan Azlan Shah Cup hockey tournament by defeating hosts Malaysia ?
(A) Ipoh
(B) Klang
(C) Kuching
(D) Kuala Lumpur
 
(A) Ipoh
 
Who created Mahatma Gandhi's favorite bhajan 'Vaishnav jan to tene kahiye' ? 
(A) Narsi Mehta
(B) Sant Tukaram
(C) Goswami Tulsidas
(D) Sant Gyaneshwar
 
(A) Narsi Mehta
 
In which European city are the headquarters of United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) located ? 
(A) Brussels (Belgium)
(B) Vienna (Austria)
(C) Paris (France)
(D) Geneva (Switzerland)
 
(C) Paris (France)
 
On 8 January 2009, at which place in Kerala did Prime Minister Manmohan Singh commission the Asia's biggest Naval Academy ? 
(A) Ezhimala (Kerala)
(B) Karwar (Karnataka)
(C) Visakhapatnam (A.P.)
(D) Okha (Gujarat)
 
(A) Ezhimala (Kerala)
 
In which city is the International Advanced Research Centre for Powder Metallurgy and New Materials (ARCI) located ? 
(A) Mumbai
(B) Hyderabad
(C) Chandigarh
(D) Bengaluru
 
(B) Hyderabad
 
On 1 November 1952, at which atoll in the Pacific Ocean was the world's first Hydrogen Bomb test (code-named Mike) conducted ? 
(A) Enewetak
(B) Pearl and Hermes
(C) Okinotorishima
(D) Bikini
 
(A) Enewetak