Thursday, September 1, 2016

Q1. English Language Day is celebrated on ....?
(a) 31st July
(b) 10th December
(c) 5th June
(d) 23 April
(e) 3rd May
English Language Day at the UN is celebrated on 23 April, the date traditionally observed as the birthday of William Shakespeare

Q2. Who is the present chief minister of Meghalaya?
(a) Pema Khandu
(b) Sarbananda Sonowal
(c) Shri Manik Sarkar
(d) V. Narayanasamy
(e) Mukul Sangma
The Chief Minister of Meghalaya is the chief executive of the northeast Indian state of Meghalaya,i.e Mukul Sangma.

Q3. Balphakram National Park is located in which of the following state?
(a) Bihar
(b) Manipur
(c) Jharkhand
(d) Odisha
(e) Meghalaya
Balpakram National Park is a national park ranging from under 200 to over 800 meters above sea level, near the Garo Hills in Meghalaya.

Q4. International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and Its Abolition is celebrated on ....?
(a) 31st July
(b) 10th December
(c) 5th June
(d) 23rd August
(e) 3rd May
International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition celebreted on 23rd august,2016.In the night of 22 to 23 August 1791, men and women, torn from Africa and sold into slavery, revolted against the slave system to obtain freedom and independence for Haiti, gained in 1804.

Q5. Shora is the parliament of  _______?
(a) Nepal
(b) Bhutan
(c) Australia
(d) Pakistan
(e) Afghanistan
Afghanistan officially the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, is a landlocked country located within South Asia and Central Asia.
Currency: Afghan afghani.

Q6. Who is the first person to get Param vir chakra?
(a) Major Dhan Singh Thapa
(b) Major Somnath Sharma
(c) Naik Jadunath Singh
(d) 2nd Lt Rama Raghoba Rane
(e) Lance Naik Karam Singh
Major Som Nath Sharma, PVC was the first recipient of the Param Vir Chakra, the highest Indian gallantry award. He was awarded the medal posthumously for his bravery in the Kashmir operations in November 1947.

Q7. Golden Temple, Amritsar is India's.......?
(a) largest Gurdwara
(b) oldest Gurudwara
(c) Smallest Gurudwara
(d) Both option A and B are correct
(e) None of the above
Hari Mandir Sahib is the most famous Gurudwara in India. Located in Amritsar, this Gurudwar is popular by the name of Golden Temple. In 1588, Guru Arjan laid the foundation stone of this sacred shrine and it was in 1604 that he placed the Holy Scripture called Adi Granth here.

Q8. Durand Cup is associated with the game of..?
(a) Cricket
(b) Hockey
(c) Volleyball
(d) Football
(e) Basketball
India's oldest football tournament, the Durand Cup is the 3rd oldest football tournament in the world, only the English FA-Cup and the Scottish FA-Cup are older!

Q9. India's first atomic reactor was?
(a) Zerlina
(b) Apsara
(c) Dhruva
(d) Kamini
(e) None of the above
Apsara is the oldest of India's research reactors. The reactor was designed by the Bhabha Atomic Research Center (BARC) and built with assistance from the United Kingdom (which also provided the initial fuel supply consisting of 80 percent enriched uranium). Apsara first went critical on 4 August 1956.

Q10. India's tallest stone statue of the Jain sage Gomateswara is at?
(a) Mysore, Karnakata
(b) New Delhi
(c) Mandu, Madhya Pradesh
(d) Sravanabelagola, Karnataka
(e) None of the above
The image shows the 17.9 m statue of the Jain prophet Gomatheswara. Carved between 978-993 AD, it is thought to be the largest monolithic statue in the world.

Q11. World No Tobacco Day is celebrated annually across the world on?
(a) 24th October
(b) 31 May
(c) 21st June
(d) 22nd April
(e) 5th October
Extra Info: World No Tobacco Day (WNTD) is observed around the world every year on May 31. It is intended to encourage a 24-hour period of abstinence from all forms of tobacco consumption around the globe

Q12. Which is the largest nuclear power producing country in the world?
(a) Russia
(b) Germany
(c) USA
(d) China
(e) Ukraine
USA is the biggest nuclear power producer country in the world(798619.89Gwa). They have about 100 working reactors. They have the resources to get the uranium and then split it.

Q13. Largest nuclear power plant in India is ……………….?
(a) Kaiga Generating Station (KGS), Karnataka
(b) Tarapur Atomic Power Station (TAPS), Maharashtra
(c) Kakrapar Atomic Power Station (KAPS), Gujarat
(d) Kudankulam Atomic Power Project, Tamilnadu
(e) Narora Atomic Power Station (NAPS), Uttarpradesh
With a total capacity of 1400 MW, Tarapur is the largest nuclear power station in India. The facility is operated by the NPCIL (Nuclear Power Corporation of India).

Q14. Capital of Manipur is .......?
(a) Itanagar
(b) Dispur
(c) Imphal
(d) Shillong
(e) Aizawl
The city of Imphal is the capital of the Indian state of Manipur.

Q15. Cuba, a large Caribbean island nation under communist rule, is known for its white-sand beaches, rolling mountains, cigars and rum. The capital city of Cuba is?
(a) Yaren
(b) Port Louis 
(c) Sanaa
(d) Havana
(e) None of the above

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