Thursday, 29 October 2015

General Knowledge quiz 43

General Knowledge quiz 43


  1. The increased use of groundwater for irrigation purposes has led to

  2. salinization
    lowering of the water table
    water logging
    All of the above

  3. The main crops of Sikkim are

  4. rice, maize, bajra, wheat, barley, cardamom
    sugarcane, tobacco, wheat, rice,
    chillies, oilseeds, groundnut, pepper
    None of the above

  5. The headquarter of ECA (Economic Commission for Africa) are situated at

  6. Bangkok
    Geneva
    Addis Ababa
    Baghdad

  7. The last month of the Saka year is

  8. Phalguna
    Chaitra
    Asadha
    Pausa

  9. The Olympic Flame symbolises

  10. unity among various nations of the world
    speed, perfection and strength
    sports as a means for securing harmony among nations
    continuity between the ancient and modern games

  11. The Olympic Flame, was, for the first time, ceremonially lighted and burnt in a giant torch at the

  12. Athens Games (1896)
    London Games (1908)
    Paris Games (1924)
    Amsterdam Games (1928)

  13. The Scottish bacteriologist who discovered penicillin was

  14. Alexander Fleming
    Albert Einstein
    Archimeder
    Aryabhatta

  15. The reaction which converts sugar solution into alcohol is an example of

  16. saponification
    hydrogenation
    fermentation
    hydrolysis

  17. The purpose of United Nations Fund for Population Activities (UNFPA) is

  18. studying population dynamics
    collecting population data
    evolving population policies, family planning and related programmes
    All of the above

  19. The number of already named bones in the human skeleton is

  20. 200
    206
    212
    218


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