General Knowledge - 66

Between 1-4 AD, which city hosted the great Tamil literary assembly called 'Sangam' ?
(A) Chennai
(B) Thanjavur
(C) Kancheepuram
(D) Madurai
 
(D) Madurai
 
Which European country is also known as the 'Land of the Midnight Sun' ? 
(A) Norway
(B) Sweden
(C) Denmark
(D) Finland
 
(A) Norway
 
n 326 BC, on the banks of which river did the Macedonian King Alexander the Great defeat the Indian King Porus ? 
(A) Beas (Hyphasis)
(B) Chenab (Acesines)
(C) Jhelum (Hydaspes)
(D) Sutlej (Hesidros)
 
(C) Jhelum (Hydaspes)
 
Which is the oldest para military force in India ?
(A) Assam Rifles
(B) Border Security Force
(C) Indo-Tibetan Border Police
(D) National Security Guards
 
(A) Assam Rifles
 
What is the interest rate at which banks borrow money from Reserve Bank of India (RBI) called ? 
(A) Repo Rate
(B) Reverse Repo Rate
(C) Call Money Rate
(D) Prime Lending Rate (PLR)
 
(A) Repo Rate
 
Who among the following was also known as the 'Little Corporal' ? 
(A) Adolf Hitler
(B) Joseph Stalin
(C) Napoleon Bonaparte
(D) Mao Zedong
 
(C) Napoleon Bonaparte
 
In which village was Adi Shankaracharya born ? 
(A) Tankara (Gujarat)
(B) Navadwip (W.Bengal)
(C) Tiruchuzhi (T.Nadu)
(D) Kalady (Kerala)
 
(D) Kalady (Kerala)
 
Which Asian country was formerly known as 'Persia' ? 
(A) Iraq
(B) Iran
(C) Qatar
(D) Yemen
 
(B) Iran
 
Which Commission is inquiring into the demolition of Babri Masjid structure at Ayodhya on 6th December 1992 ? 
(A) Mandal Commission
(B) Liberhan Commission
(C) Sarkaria Commission
(D) Mukherjee Commission
 
(B) Liberhan Commission
 
Who was the Governor General of India during the India's First War of Independence in 1857 ? 
(A) Lord Dalhousie
(B) Lord Canning
(C) Lord Northbrook
(D) Lord Auckland
 
(B) Lord Canning