General Knowledge - 79

Who is the first Indian to be appointed the deputy Speaker of the House of Lords (Upper House) of United Kingdom ? 
(A) Swaraj Paul
(B) Meghnad Desai
(C) Lakshmi Niwas Mittal
(D) Karan Bilimoria
 
(A) Swaraj Paul
 
On 15 January 1949, General K.M. Cariappa became the first Indian Commander-in-Chief of India. In memory of this event which national day is celebrated on 15th January ? 
(A) Army Day
(B) Navy Day
(C) Indian Air Force Day
(D) Armed Forces Flag Day
 
(A) Army Day
 
Which among the following is India's indigenously developed pilotless target aircraft (PTA) ? 
(A) Saras
(B) Tejas
(C) Chetak
(D) Lakshya
 
(D) Lakshya
 
Which Indian state is drained by 'Beas', 'Chenab', 'Ravi', 'Sutlej' and 'Yamuna' rivers ? 
(A) Punjab
(B) Uttarakhand
(C) Himachal Pradesh
(D) Uttar Pradesh
 
(C) Himachal Pradesh
 
On 29 August 1988, which Indian lady became the first woman in the world to swim across the Straits of Gibraltar ? 
(A) Aarti Pradhan
(B) Nisha Millet
(C) Meghna Narayan
(D) Bula Choudhury
 
(A) Aarti Pradhan
 
In 15th century, which Italian traveller visited the Vijayanagar, the capital city of erstwhile Vijayanagar empire ? 
(A) Al Baruni
(B) Ibn Batuta
(C) Marco Polo
(D) Niccolo de Conti
 
(D) Niccolo de Conti
 
Mount McKinley is the highest mountain peak of which continent ? 
(A) Australia
(B) North America
(C) South America
(D) Antarctica
 
(B) North America
 
In 1875, which indoor game was invented by British Army officer Colonel Neville Chamberlain at Jabalpur in Madhya Pradesh ? 
(A) Chess
(B) Snooker
(C) Carrom
(D) Badminton
 
(B) Snooker
 
In which city is the Chhattisgarh High Court located ? 
(A) Bhilai
(B) Raipur
(C) Bilaspur
(D) Jagdalpur
 
(C) Bilaspur
 
In 19th century, between which countries were the Opium Wars fought ? 
(A) China and Korea
(B) China and Japan
(C) China and Russia
(D) China and Britain
 
(D) China and Britain