Thursday, 20 August 2015

General Knowledge quiz 21

General Knowledge quiz 21


  1. Sir Thomas Fearnley Cup is awarded to

  2. a club or a local sport association for remarkable achievements
    amateur athlete, not necessarily an Olympian
    National Olympic Committee for outstanding work
    None of the above

  3. Soil acidity is generally corrected by

  4. proper irrigation
    adding sodium hydroxide
    liming
    application of fertilizers

  5. Pythagoras was first to ____ the universal validity of geometrical theorem

  6. give
    prove
    both
    None of the above

  7. Small amounts of iodine are necessary in our diet to

  8. prevent pellagra
    compensate for underactive the thyroid gland
    stimulate clotting of blood
    stimulate pituitary gland

  9. Oscar Awards were instituted in

  10. 1968
    1929
    1901
    1965

  11. Shaurya Chakra made up of bronze is awarded for

  12. gallantry otherwise than in the face of the enemy
    most conspicuous bravery for some act of self sacrifice
    gallantry in the presence of enemy
    None of the above

  13. Queensland and Northern Territory Aerial Service is an International Airline of

  14. Afghanistan
    Belgium
    East Africa
    Australia

  15. Taoism is followed in

  16. worldwide
    Iran and north-west India
    China, Taiwan, Nauru, Brunei, Singapore and Vietnam
    Japan

  17. Sushri Lata Dinanath Mangeshkar received Bharath Ratna in

  18. 2000
    2001
    2002
    2003

  19. The 2005 Wimbledon Women's Singles champion defeated which of the following to win the title?

  20. Maria Sharapova
    Lindsay Davenport
    Mary Pierce
    Serena Williams


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