General Knowledge – Series 16

Basic General Knolwedge GK MCQ – Series 16



1) Whose the following

a) Pandit Shiv Kumar Sharma

b) Ustad Amjad Ali Khan

c) Pandit Ravi Shankar

d) Ustad Zakir Hussain

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Option – c)

2) Which scripture was called his ‘Mother’ by Gandhiji?

a) Ramayana

b) The New Testament

c) Bhagwat Gita

d) The Holy Quran

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Option – c)

3) The first Indian Registrar General and Census Commissioner of Independent India was

a) Ashokn Mitra

b) R B Chari

c) A R Nanda

d) R A Gopalaswami

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Option – d)

4) The first commonwealth Games were held in the year 1930 at

a) London (the UK)

b) Sydney (Australia)

c) Hamilton (Canada)

d) Auckland (New Zealand)

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Option – c)

5) The first Indian Swimmer to clock the best Indian time in 800 m freestyle is

a) Richa Mishra

b) Shikha Tandon

c) Nisha Millet

d) Anita Sood

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Option – a)

6) With which one of the following sports is Jayanta Talukdar associated?

a) Golf

b) Snooker

c) Archery

d) Shooting

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Option – c)

7) How is Kishori Amonkar well-known as?

a) Classical dancer

b) Classical singer

c) Poet

d) Theatre personality

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Option – b)

8) Who was the first Foreign Minister of free India?

a) Jawaharlal Nehru

b) Gulzarilal Nanda

c) Lal Bahadur Shastri

d) John Mathai

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Option – a)

9) ……is the ‘Columbus of the Space Age’

a) Mithali Raj

b) Kalpana Chawla

c) Yuri Gagarin

d) Leela Seth

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Option – c)

10) What is the animal symbol of World Wildlife Fund ( WWF)?

a) Dolphin

b) Kangaroo

c) Tiger

d) Giant Panda

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Option – d)

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