General Knowledge - 87

Which among the following Grand Slam tennis tournament is played on clay court ? 
(A) US Open
(B) Wimbledon
(C) Australian Open
(D) French Open
 
(D) French Open
 
'Idols', 'One Day Wonders' and 'Runs n Ruins' books are authored by which Indian cricketer ? 
(A) Kapil Dev
(B) Sandeep Patil
(C) Sunil Gavaskar
(D) E.A.S. Prasanna
 
(C) Sunil Gavaskar
 
In the World War II, which among the following country was not a member of the miltary alliance called 'Axis Powers' ? 
(A) Italy 
(B) Japan
(C) France
(D) Germany
 
(C) France
 
At which session, under the Presidency of Jawaharlal Nehru, did Indian National Congress (INC) declare 'Poorna Swaraj' (complete independence) as its goal ? 
(A) Surat (1907)
(B) Belgaum (1924)
(C) Lahore (1929)
(D) Tripuri (1939)
 
(C) Lahore (1929)
 
Based on his experiments with pea plants, which Austrian monk discovered the Laws of Heredity ? 
(A) Louis Pasteur
(B) Gregor Mendel
(C) Alexander Fleming
(D) Edward Jenner
 
(B) Gregor Mendel
 
On 16 May 1975, who became the first woman in the world to reach the Mount Everest summit ? 
(A) Junko Tabei
(B) Bachendri Pal
(C) Dicky Dolma
(D) Alison Hargreaves
 
(A) Junko Tabei
 
From which Indian ruler did the Britishers aquire the Kohinoor diamond ? 
(A) Mir Qasim
(B) Dalip Singh
(C) Ranjit Singh
(D) Tipu Sultan
 
(B) Dalip Singh
 
Which English writer was popularly called 'Bard of Avon' ? 
(A) Lewis Carroll
(B) William Shakespeare
(C) Charles Dickens
(D) Rudyard Kipling
 
(B) William Shakespeare
 
By what name (in fact brand name) is the chemical 'Polytetrafluoroethylene', which is coated on cooking utensils to make them non sticky, better known ? 
(A) Rayon
(B) Nylon
(C) Teflon
(D) Zylon
 
(C) Teflon
 
Which building, designed by British architect Edwin Lutyens, and located at Raisina Hill in New Delhi, was formerly known as 'Viceregal Palace' ?
(A) India Gate
(B) Teen Murti Bhavan
(C) Rashtrapati Bhavan
(D) Sansad Bhavan
 
(C) Rashtrapati Bhavan