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GENERAL KNOWLEDGE- Questions and Answers -41

1001. Which song was sung by Gandhiji and his followers during the Dandi March?
(a) Raghupati Raghava rajaram          
(b) Vaishnava Janato
(c) Vande Mataram                                 
(d) Sare Jaham Se Achcha

1002. In which year Gandhiji landed India after ending his stay in South Africa?
(a) 1915                                                      (b) 1916
(c) 1917                                                      (d) 1918

1003. In which year Gandhiji founded All India Harijan Samaj aiming at the abolition of untouchability?
(a) 1931                                                      (b) 1932
(c) 1933                                                       (d) 1934

1004.  Who formulated Sevagram project ?
(a) Vinoba Bhave                                 (b) Mahathma Gandhi
(c) Mahadev Desai                               (d) Tagore

1005. The Congress at which Gandhiji and Nehru met for the first time was that of 1916.  It was held at:
(a) Faizpur                                            (b) Kolkata
(c) Lucknow                                         (d) Belgaum

1006. In which year Gandhi-Irwin Pact was signed?
(a) 1929                                            (b) 1930
(c) 1931                                              (d) 1932

1007. The number of volunteers who followed Mahathma Gandhi in Dandi march:
(a) 78                                                          (b) 88
(c) 98                                                           (d) 68

1008. The venue of Round Tabel Conference:
(a) Kolkata                                                 (b) London
(c) New Delhi                                             (d) Glasgow

1009. The year of the Round Table Conference in which Gandhiji attended:
(a) 1930                                                     (b) 1931
(c) 1932                                                      (d) 1933

1010. In which year Gandhiji visited Kerala in association with the Vaikom
(a) 1924                                                       (b) 1925
(c) 1926                                                       (d) 1927

1011. Greek Mathematician who is regarded as ‘the Father of Geomety’:
(a) Archemedes                                (b) Pythagorus
(c) Euclid                                             (d) Epicurus
Answer: (c)

1012. The Portuguese Navigator who led the expedition which completed the first
(a) Columbus                                (b) Magellan
(c) Cook                                          (d) Cabral
Answer: (b)

1013. Who was known as ‘lady with the lamp’?
(a) Joan of Arc                              (b) Florence Nightingale
(c) Mother Theresa                    (d) None of these
Answer: (b)

1014. Magellan was killed in:
(a) Philippines                       (b) Indonesia
(c) Sri Lanka                              (d) China
Answer: (a)

1015. Voltaire was a/an ...... philosopher:
(a) Greek                                    (b) German
(c) French                                  (d) American
Answer: (c)

1016. Who gave Pacific ocean that name?
(a) Cabral                                 (b) Magellan
(c) Vasco da Gama                   (d) Columbus
Answer: (b)

1017. Who developed mercury thermometer?
(a) Toricelli                                    (b) Fahrenheit
(c) Marconi                                     (d) Edison
Answer: (b)

1018. Who developed telescope and discovered four satellites of Jupiter?
(a) Newton                                    (b) Galileo
(c) Herschell                                (d) Tombaugh
Answer: (b)

1019. The father of Englsih poetry:
(a) William Shakespeare                (b) Byron
(c) Shelly                                            (d) Geoffrey Chaucer
Answer: (d)

1020. The first president of USA:
(a) Abraham Lincoln                (b) Thomas Jefferson
(c) James Madison                     (d) George Washington
Answer: (d)

1021. Who developed petrol driven internalcombustion engine?
(a) Gottleib Daimler                           (b) Karl Benz
(c) Cockrell                                           (d) Wright brothers
Answer: (a)

1022. Who invented radio and wireless system?
(a) Marconi                                          (b) Faraday
(c) Newton                                             (d) Huygens
Answer: (a)

1023. Who authored ‘Tropic of Cancer’ and ‘Tropic of Capricorn’?
(a) Arthur Miller                                   (b) Henry Kissinger
(c) Henry Miller                                     (d) Pearl S. Buck
Answer: (c)

1024. Homer authored the  epics ‘The Iliad’ and ‘The Odyssey’, was a/an ...... writer
(a) Greek                                                (b) Italian
(c) French                                               (d) German
Answer: (a)

1025. The US diplomat Henry Kissinger shared Nobel Peace Prize with Le Duc Tho
for negotiating the Vietnam issue, for the year:
(a) 1973                                                (b) 1974
(c) 1975                                                (d) 1976
Answer: (a)
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