General Knowledge Questions: June 24, 2011 Interactive Quiz

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General Knowledge Quiz: Interactive Quiz based on Science, Literature, Economy, Polity, Awards, Cinema, History and Geography Difficulty Level: High Format: Multiple Choice # of Questions: 10 Time: 5 Minutes


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  • 1. 
    Solstice refers to either of the two times of the year when...
    • A. 

      The duration of the night and the day is equal

    • B. 

      Nights are longer than days

    • C. 

      Days are longer than nights

    • D. 

      The difference between the length of days and nights is the largest

  • 2. 
    This country is also known as the Switzerland of Central Asia...
    • A. 

      Kazakhstan

    • B. 

      Uzbekistan

    • C. 

      Krygyzstan

    • D. 

      Turkmenistan

  • 3. 
    Which of these countries has two national anthems?
    • A. 

      Egypt

    • B. 

      New Zealand

    • C. 

      South Africa

    • D. 

      Australia

  • 4. 
    Which of the following novels was not written by George Orwell?
    • A. 

      Burmese Days

    • B. 

      The Portrait of a Lady

    • C. 

      Coming Up For Air

    • D. 

      Animal Farm

  • 5. 
    The Indian Rupee got a symbol on July 15, 2010. Who designed this symbol? 
    • A. 

      Sharanya Manola

    • B. 

      D Udaya Kumar

    • C. 

      Samarth Verma

    • D. 

      Srimoyee Pandit

  • 6. 
    Which of the following duo of Indian music composers composed a song for the closing ceremony of the FIFA World Cup in South Africa?
    • A. 

      Shankar-Jaikishan

    • B. 

      Salim-Sulaiman

    • C. 

      Laxmikant-Pyarelal

    • D. 

      Nadeem-Shravan

  • 7. 
    This was the Nazi Germany's largest concentration and extermination camp...
    • A. 

      Belzec

    • B. 

      Buchenwald

    • C. 

      Auschwitz

    • D. 

      Chelmno

  • 8. 
    Amartya Sen won the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences in the year...
    • A. 

      1996

    • B. 

      1997

    • C. 

      1998

    • D. 

      1999

  • 9. 
    HTML stands for...
    • A. 

      Hypertext Markin Language

    • B. 

      Hypertext Markup Language

    • C. 

      Hypertexture Markup Level

    • D. 

      Hypertext Marginal Language

  • 10. 
    Chikungunya fever is caused by...
    • A. 

      Bacteria

    • B. 

      Virus

    • C. 

      Fungus

    • D. 

      Protozoa