General Knowledge - 91

Which Indian state is the largest producer in the world of the golden coloured 'Muga' silk ? 
(A) Assam
(B) Orissa
(C) West Bengal
(D) Karnataka
 
(A) Assam
 
'Marasmus' and 'Kwashiorkor' diseases are caused due to deficiency of which nutrient ?
(A) Sodium
(B) Protein
(C) Iodine
(D) Vitamin D
 
(B) Protein
 
Which was the only session of Indian National Congress (INC) presided over by Mahatma Gandhi ? 
(A) Surat (1907)
(B) Belgaum (1924)
(C) Lahore (1929)
(D) Tripuri (1939)
 
(B) Belgaum (1924)
 
For the first time, Cricket has been included in Asian Games to be held in 2010. Which format ? 
(A) Twenty-20
(B) ODI
(C) Test Match
(D) Both Twenty-20 & ODI
 
(A) Twenty-20
 
What is the popular name of Magnesium Sulphate, a white crystalline salt used in medicine and in leather processing ? 
(A) Common salt
(B) Epsom salt
(C) Baking soda
(D) Caustic soda
 
(B) Epsom salt
 
'Zindagi Ka Karvan' book is an autobiography of which former Prime Minister of India ? 
(A) Chandrashekhar
(B) Morarji Desai
(C) Atal Bihari Vajpayee
(D) Vishwanath Pratap Singh
 
(A) Chandrashekhar
 
In addition to main Bombay Bench, where are the three other benches of Bombay High Court located ? 
(A) Pune, Nasik and Aurangabad
(B) Panaji (Goa), Pune and Nagpur
(C) Aurangabad, Nagpur and Pune
(D) Panaji (Goa), Aurangabad and Nagpur
 
(D) Panaji (Goa), Aurangabad and Nagpur
 
Every year on Kartik Purnima, which town hosts India's biggest camel fair ? 
(A) Sonepur (Bihar)
(B) Pushkar (Rajasthan)
(C) Surajkund (Haryana)
(D) Madhavpur (Gujarat)
 
(B) Pushkar (Rajasthan)
 
Which waterbody seprates the Andaman Islands from the Nocibar Islands ?
(A) Palk Strait
(B) Gulf of Mannar
(C) Nine Degree Channel
(D) Ten Degree Channel
 
(D) Ten Degree Channel
 
In 2002, which committee was set up by the government to suggest measures for rationalising direct and indirect taxes ? 
(A) Vijay Kelkar Committee
(B) B.K. Chaturvedi Committee
(C) R.K. Raghavan Committee
(D) Tejendra Khanna Committee
 
(A) Vijay Kelkar Committee