General Knowledge - 62

What is more popular name of International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) ? 
(A) Benelux
(B) Gamelan Council
(C) Peninsula Shield
(D) World Bank
 
(D) World Bank
 
 
In which medium does the sound travel the fastest ? 
(A) Gas
(B) Solid
(C) Liquid
(D) Plasma
 
(B) Solid
 
'Kalidas' and 'Varahamihira' were the courtier of which ancient Indian ruler ? 
(A) Harshavardhana
(B) Pulkeshin II
(C) Chandragupta Maurya
(D) Chandragupta Vikramaditaya
 
(D) Chandragupta Vikramaditaya
 
The dargah (tomb) of sufi saint Hazarat Nizamuddin Aulia is located in which city ? 
(A) Ajmer
(B) Delhi
(C) Mumbai
(D) Srinagar
 
(B) Delhi
 
In Solar System, which planet is the hottest ? 
(A) Venus
(B) Mercury
(C) Jupiter
(D) Saturn
 
(A) Venus
 
With which sport is the Duckworth-Lewis Method associated ? 
(A) Golf
(B) Chess
(C) Cricket
(D) Hockey
 
(C) Cricket
 
How many years does the US President serve during one term ?
(A) 2 years
(B) 3 years
(C) 4 years
(D) 5 years
 
(C) 4 years
 
With with musical instrument is Ustad Amjad Ali Khan associated ? 
(A) Tabla
(B) Sitar
(C) Sarod
(D) Guitar
 
(C) Sarod
 
In 1321, who founded the Tughlaq Dynasty in Delhi ? 
(A) Firuz Shah Tughlaq
(B) Ghiyas-ud-din Tughlaq
(C) Muhammad bin Tughlaq
(D) Mahmud Nasir-ud-din
 
(B) Ghiyas-ud-din Tughlaq
 
The deficiency of which element leads to the 'Goitre', a swelling in thyroid gland ?
(A) Zinc
(B) Calcium
(C) Iodine
(D) Phosphorus
 
(C) Iodine