General Knowledge - 81

In 1893, who revived Ganesh Chaturthi annual festival in the form of a public festival and gave it a distinct political face ? 
(A) Jyotirao Phule
(B) Gopal Hari Deshmukh
(C) Gopal Krishna Gokhle
(D) Bal Gangadhar Tilak
 
(D) Bal Gangadhar Tilak
 
What name is given to the metallurgical process used to coat steel or iron with zinc ? 
(A) Carbonization
(B) Vulcanization
(C) Pasteurization
(D) Galvanization
 
(D) Galvanization
 
The actual strength of Rajya Sabha is 245 (233 elected & 12 nominated) members. What is its maximum strength ? 
(A) 250 members
(B) 275 members
(C) 300 members
(D) 325 members
 
(A) 250 members
 
As per the Constitution, which among the following is not a fundamental right granted to the citizens of India ?
(A) Right to Equality
(B) Right to Freedom
(C) Right Against Exploitation
(D) Right to Property
 
(D) Right to Property
 
Due to its criss-crossing canals, which Kerala town is also called 'The Venice of the East' ? 
(A) Idukki
(B) Palakkad
(C) Alappuzha
(D) Ernakulam
 
(C) Alappuzha
 
In addition to Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Maharashtra, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh, which is the sixth Indian state to have both houses i.e. Vidhan Sabha and Vidhan Parishad ? 
(A) Tamil Nadu
(B) Madhya Pradesh
(C) West Bengal
(D) Jammu & Kashmir
 
(D) Jammu & Kashmir
 
'Ek Tukda Dharti, Ek Tukda Aakash', a collection of poems, contains poems written by which former Prime Minister of India ? 
(A) Chandrashekhar
(B) Atal Bihari Vajpayee
(C) Jawaharlal Nehru
(D) Vishwanath Pratap Singh
 
(D) Vishwanath Pratap Singh
 
Who was the Chairman of the Constitution Drafting Committee, formed on 29 August 1947 to write free India's new constitution ? 
(A) K.M.Munshi
(B) B.R.Ambedkar
(C) Sachidananda Sinha
(D) Rajendra Prasad
 
(B) B.R.Ambedkar
 
In 1989, who became the first woman judge of the Supreme Court of India ? 
(A) Leila Seth
(B) M.S. Fatima Beevi
(C) Cornelia Sorabji
(D) Anna Chandy
 
(B) M.S. Fatima Beevi
 
When an ant bites a person, which irritating chemical it (ant) injects into his (person) body ?
(A) Acetic acid
(B) Citric acid
(C) Tartaric acid
(D) Formic acid
 
(D) Formic acid