General Knowledge - 83

Which was the first Indian company to list on the Nasdaq in 1999 ? 
(A) Wipro
(B) Infosys
(C) Satyam Computers
(D) Tech Mahindra
 
(B) Infosys
 
On 26 January 1950, who became the first Chief Justice (CJ) of India ? 
(A) Sukumar Sen
(B) Harilal J. Kania
(C) Ganesh Vasudeo Mavlankar
(D) S.V. Krishnamoorthy
 
(B) Harilal J. Kania
 
With which athletic event is the 'Tour de France' competition associated ? 
(A) Marathon
(B) 50 km walk
(C) 10,000 m race
(D) Bicycle race
 
(D) Bicycle race
 
In ancient times, which city was known as 'Pragjyotishpur' ? 
(A) Patna (Bihar)
(B) Ujjain (M.P.)
(C) Kannauj (U.P.)
(D) Guwahati (Assam)
 
(D) Guwahati (Assam)
 
How many members of the Rajya Sabha retire every second year ? 
(A) one third
(B) two third
(C) one fourth
(D) one fifth
 
(A) one third
 
'Dilli Chalo' slogan was given by which Indian freedom fighter ? 
(A) Mahatma Gandhi
(B) Subhas Chandra Bose
(C) Bal Gangadhar Tilak
(D) Jawaharlal Nehru
 
(B) Subhas Chandra Bose
 
The purity of precious metal Gold is measured in Carat. Which of the following refers to a Gold alloy having 75 percent of Gold and rest 25 percent of other metals ? 
(A) 18 carat Gold
(B) 20 carat Gold
(C) 22 carat Gold
(D) 24 carat Gold
 
(A) 18 carat Gold
 
Who was the first cricketer in the world to score 10,000 runs in Test Cricket ? 
(A) Brian Lara
(B) Allan Border
(C) Steve Waugh
(D) Sunil Gavaskar
 
(D) Sunil Gavaskar
 
The multipurpose Sardar Sarovar Project is being built across which river ? 
(A) Tapti
(B) Narmada
(C) Sabarmati
(D) Godavari
 
(B) Narmada
 
Who founded the 'Sevagram Ashram' near Wardha in Maharashtra ?
(A) Vinoba Bhave
(B) Mahatma Gandhi
(C) Jyotirao Phule
(D) Anna Hazare
 
(B) Mahatma Gandhi