General Knowledge - 68

'Cape Horn' is the southernmost point of which continent ?
(A) Asia
(B) Europe
(C) Africa
(D) South America
 
(D) South America
 
At the directive of the Supreme Court of India, which committee was set up by the Ministry of Human Resources Development (MHRD) to recommend anti-ragging measures ? 
(A) Shah Nawaz Committee
(B) Ashok Mehta Committee
(C) Balwant Rai Mehta Committee
(D) R.K.Raghavan Committee
 
(D) R.K.Raghavan Committee
 
 
The Bering Strait seprates the Asia from which continent ? 
(A) Africa
(B) Europe
(C) North America
(D) Australia
 
(C) North America
 
Which among the following latitude line (also called circle) passes through the India ?
(A) Equator
(B) Tropic of Cancer
(C) Tropic of Capricorn
(D) Antarctic Circle
 
(B) Tropic of Cancer
 
International Date Line, an imaginary line where date changes as one travels east or west across it, passes through which longitude (except some adjustments) ? 
(A) 45 degree
(B) 90 degree
(C) 135 degree
(D) 180 degree
 
(D) 180 degree
 
Diego Garcia island, being used as a strategic American military base since 1966 when USA received it on lease for 50 years from UK, is located in which ocean ? 
(A) Arctic Ocean
(B) Indian Ocean
(C) Pacific Ocean
(D) Atlantic Ocean
 
(B) Indian Ocean
 
Which medieval ruler authored Telugu work 'Amukta Malyada' ? 
(A) Rajaraja Chola I
(B) Parakrama Pandiyan
(C) Krishna Deva Raya
(D) Narsimhavarman II
 
(C) Krishna Deva Raya
 
How many approximate days are there in the Hijri (Islamic) Calender, the lunar calendar based on year 622 AD when Prophet Muhammed emigrated to Madina ? 
(A) 354 days
(B) 358 days
(C) 362 days
(D) 365 days
 
(A) 354 days
 
Which among the following boundary line seprates Pakistan from Afghanistan ? 
(A) Curzon Line
(B) MacMahon Line
(C) Durand Line
(D) Radcliffe Line
 
(C) Durand Line
 
Who is the only Indian bowler to have taken a wicket on the very first ball of his international cricket career ? 
(A) Abid Ali
(B) Nilesh Kulkarni
(C) Narendra Hirwani
(D) Ravi Shastri
 
(B) Nilesh Kulkarni