General Knowledge - 88

Which Indian spiritual guru introduced Transcendental Meditation (TM) technique ? 
(A) Mahesh Yogi
(B) Osho Rajneesh
(C) Swami Prabhupada
(D) Swami Ramdev
 
(A) Mahesh Yogi
 
Saint Helena island, located in the South Atlantic Ocean, is the Overseas Territory of which country ? 
(A) Canada
(B) Germany
(C) United Kingdom
(D) United States of America
 
(C) United Kingdom
 
Who authored the English novel 'A Suitable Boy', considered to be the longest novel in a single volume ? 
(A) Amitav Ghosh
(B) Vikram Seth
(C) Salman Rushdie
(D) Shashi Tharoor
 
(B) Vikram Seth
 
Which among the following Public Sector Enterprises, under the Department of Atomic Energy, is located at Jaduguda in East Singhbhum district of Jharkhand ? 
(A) Indian Rare Earths Ltd.
(B) Uranium Corporation of India Ltd.
(C) Electronics Corporation of India Ltd.
(D) Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd.
 
(B) Uranium Corporation of India Ltd.
 
Which city houses the headquarters of the 'Amnesty International', a world-wide human rights organisation ? 
(A) Paris
(B) London
(C) Tokyo
(D) New York
 
(B) London
 
Which city in Maharashtra is served by Dr. Ambedkar International Airport ? 
(A) Pune
(B) Kolhapur
(C) Nagpur
(D) Aurangabad
 
(C) Nagpur
 
'Gyandarshan' is an educational TV channel of which Indian open university ? 
(A) Nalanda Open University, Patna
(B) Dr.B.R.Ambedkar Open University, Hyderabad
(C) Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi
(D) Netaji Subhas Open University, Kolkata
 
(C) Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi
 
Who was the Governor-General of India when the first train journey in India started between Mumbai and Thane on 16 April 1853 ? 
(A) Lord Mayo
(B) Lord Canning
(C) Lord Curzon
(D) Lord Dalhousie
 
(D) Lord Dalhousie
 
Ban Ki-moon, present Secretary-General, is the second Asian to hold the post of Secretary General of United Nations. Who was the first Asian ? 
(A) U.Thant
(B) Trygve Lie
(C) Kurt Waldheim
(D) Kofi Annan
 
(A) U.Thant
 
In 1989, which municipal town of Kerala became the first fully literate municipal town in India ?
(A) Adoor
(B) Kottayam
(C) Alappuzha
(D) Palakkad
 
(B) Kottayam