General Knowledge - 85

Which among the following is not a bacterial disease ? 
(A) Cholera
(B) Leprosy
(C) Typhoid
(D) Influenza
 
(D) Influenza
 
What is the collective name of ancient Indian texts 'Arthved' (science of sociology and economics), 'Dhanurved' (science of defence and war), Gandharvaved' (science of music) and 'Ayurved' (science of life) ? 
(A) Vedas
(B) Upnishads
(C) Upvedas
(D) Vedangas
 
(C) Upvedas
 
On 1 May 2009, which lady banker became the Managing Director (MD) and Chief Executive Ofiicer (CEO) of ICICI Bank, India's largest private sector bank ? 
(A) Shikha Sharma
(B) Chanda Kochar
(C) Lalita D. Gupte
(D) Naina Lal Kidawai
 
(B) Chanda Kochar
 
'Kyat' is the official currency of which Asian country ? 
(A) Nepal
(B) Myanmar
(C) Bhutan
(D) Sri Lanka
 
(B) Myanmar
 
'Vinson Masiff' is the highest mountain peak of which continent ? 
(A) Africa
(B) Europe
(C) Antarctica
(D) Australia
 
(C) Antarctica
 
Who is the first Indian sportsman whose wax statue was inducted at Madame Tussaud's Wax Museum in London on 24 April 2009 ? 
(A) Pankaj Advani
(B) Sachin Tendulkar
(C) Vishwanathan Anand
(D) Abhinav Bindra
 
(B) Sachin Tendulkar
 
Which is the largest lake in the world ? 
(A) Lake Baikal
(B) Caspian Sea
(C) Lake Superior
(D) Lake Victoria
 
(B) Caspian Sea
 
'Mandovi' and 'Zuari' are major rivers of which Indian state ? 
(A) Goa
(B) Gujarat
(C) Kerala
(D) Karnataka
 
(A) Goa
 
Which is the oldest mountain range in India ? 
(A) Aravali
(B) Himalayas
(C) Sahyadri
(D) Vindhyas
 
(A) Aravali
 
Who authored the 'Gitanjali', an anthology of poems ?
(A) Sumitranandan Pant
(B) Makhanlal Chaturvedi
(C) Rabindranath Tagore
(D) Maithili Sharan Gupt
 
(C) Rabindranath Tagore