General Knowledge - 98

Which scientist is often referred to as the 'Father of the Atom Bomb' ? 
(A) Enrico Fermi
(B) J. Robert Oppenheimer
(C) Albert Einstein
(D) Ernest Rutherford
 
(B) J. Robert Oppenheimer
 
Which south Indian ruler was a member of Jacobin Club, the largest and most powerful political club of the French Revolution, and planted the tree of 'Liberty' outside his palace ?
(A) Hyder Ali
(B) Tipu Sultan
(C) Muhammad Quli Qutb Shah
(D) Krishna Deva Raya
 
(B) Tipu Sultan
 
Which among the following are major constituents of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) ? 
(A) Ethane and Methane
(B) Carbon monoxide and Hydrogen
(C) Butane and Propane
(D) Carbon monoxide, Hydrogen and Methane
 
(C) Butane and Propane
 
In which Indian state, do the people of the Gaddis tribe live ? 
(A) Himachal Pradesh
(B) West Bengal
(C) Arunachal Pradesh
(D) Andaman & Nicobar Islands
 
(A) Himachal Pradesh
 
In the Earth's crust, which chemical element has the largest share of 47 percent in terms of weight ? 
(A) Iron
(B) Silicon
(C) Oxygen
(D) Aluminium
 
(C) Oxygen
 
Which US city is popularly known as the 'City of the Golden Gate' ? 
(A) New York
(B) Washington
(C) San Francisco
(D) Los Angeles
 
(C) San Francisco
 
Which mineral is found at Aluva and Chavara in Kerala, Manavalakurichi in Tamil Nadu and Chatrapur in Orissa ? 
(A) Copper
(B) Lignite
(C) Bauxite
(D) Thorium
 
(D) Thorium
 
Which Ramon Magsaysay award winner founded the 'Asha for Education', a secular organisation dedicated to bring socio-economic change in India by focusing on basic education ? 
(A) Sandeep Pandey
(B) Lakshmi Chand Jain
(C) Pandurang Shastri Athavale
(D) Mahesh Chandra Mehta
 
(A) Sandeep Pandey
 
Which Asian city was formerly known as 'Batavia' ?
(A) Yangon (Myanmar)
(B) Hanoi (Vietnam)
(C) Jakarta (Indonesia)
(D) Beijing (China)
 
(C) Jakarta (Indonesia)
 
On 28 May 2008, the Indian Air Force attained the Airborne Warning And Control System (AWACS) capability by procuring the Phalcon radar (mounted on Russian plane IL-76) from which country ? 
(A) France
(B) Israel
(C) Russia
(D) Germany
 
(B) Israel