October month gk quiz

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OCTOBER QUIZ, SOCIAL., SCIENCE, SPORTS,CURRENT AFFAIRS, WATCH AND CATCH

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October month gk quiz

  1. 1. OCTOBER MONTH GK QUIZ
  2. 2. SOCIAL
  3. 3. Gautham Buddha attained Nirvana at a) Bodh Gaya  b) Kushi Nagar  c) Lumbini  d) sarnath   ANS : A) BODH GAYA
  4. 4. What proportion of geographical land area is under actual forest cover in india a) one –third  b) one – fourth  c) one - fifths  d) two –fifths   ANS : C) ONE - FIFTHS
  5. 5. The Buddhist sculpture and art is found at     a) Mahabalipuram b) Kanchi c) Vijayanagar d) Amravathi  ANS : B) KANCHI
  6. 6. Akber’s mausoleum is situated at     a) New Delhi b) Agra c) Sikandra d) Sasaram  ANS: C) SIKANDRA
  7. 7. The well – known painting “ Bani Thani” belongs to     a) Jaipur School b) kangra School c) Bundi School d) Kishangarh School  ANS: D) KISHANGARH SCHOOL
  8. 8. Who is the first Indian to win the grand master’s title     a) Vishwananthan Anand b) Ravi Kumar c) D.V. Prasad d) S.V. Natarajan  ANS: A) VISHWANANTHAN ANAND
  9. 9. How many major ports are there at present in India a) 5  b) 10  c) 12  d) 13   ANS : d) 13
  10. 10. The term “Fiscal Crisis” in India currently refers primarily to a) phenomenal increase in external indebtedness  b) increase in non-developmental government expenditure  c) increase in public dept  d) recurring deficit on current account in the government budget   ANS: A) PHENOMENAL INCREASE IN EXTERNAL INDEBTEDNESS
  11. 11. SCIENCE
  12. 12. Snake bite first affect the a) brain  b) blood circulation  c) nervous system  d) lungs   ANS : B) BLOOD CIRCULATION
  13. 13. What is tissue culture a) preparation of fragments of the cells of organism for biochemical examination  b) Japanese culture  c) Name given to a special type of surgery  d) None of the above   ANS : A) PREPARATION OF FRAGMENTS OF THE CELLS OF ORGANISM FOR BIOCHEMICAL EXAMINATION
  14. 14. Which of the following pairs is NOT correct a) Seismograph - earthquake  b) Anemometer – speed of the wind  c) Hygrometer – water vapour content of the atmosphere  d) Lactometer – Specific gravity of liquids   ANS : D) LACTOMETER – SPECIFIC GRAVITY OF LIQUIDS
  15. 15. Radio waves travel with a speed of a) 3 X 10 6 m/s  b) 3 X 10 7 m/s  c) 3 X 10 8 m/s  d) 3 X 10 9 m/s   ANS : c) 3 X 10 8 m/s
  16. 16. Black hole is a) a hole in the moon  b) a magnetic dark cavity  c) name of the star  d) a dying star   ANS : B) A MAGNETIC DARK CAVITY
  17. 17. Which one of the following is an element a) Sapphire  b) Ruby  c) Emerald  d) Diamond   ANS: D) DIAMOND
  18. 18. Which one of the following plants can fix nitrogen from air a) Maize  b) Rice  c) Pea  d) Wheat   ANS : C) PEA
  19. 19. Cell theory was proposed by     a) Micheal b) Schwan c) Shelton d) None  ANS: B) SCHWAN
  20. 20. The chemical name for urea is     a) Aneurin b) Chloroethene c) carbamide d) None  ANS: C) CARBAMIDE
  21. 21. Insulin was discovered by     a) Chandi b) Walkesman c) F.Bonting d) Ronald Rore  ANS : C) F.BONTING
  22. 22. Ozone layer of atmosphere absorbs     a) Ultraviolet rays b) Infrared rays c) All radiations of light d) Cosmic rays  ANS: A) ULTRAVIOLET RAYS
  23. 23. A good source of Vitamin A is     a) Carrot b) Potato c) Rice d) Tomato  ANS: A) CARROT
  24. 24. SPORTS
  25. 25. Who won the wimbledon men’s single championship in 2012 a) Rfael Nadal  b) Roger Federer  c) Novak Djokovic  d) Pete Sanpras   ANS : b) Roger Federer
  26. 26. The common wealth games were earlier called     a) British colonies sports festival b) British empire sports festival c) Royal colonial games d) None of these  ANS; B) BRITISH EMPIRE SPORTS FESTIVAL
  27. 27. The normal length of a football ground must be     a) 110 m b) 90 m c) 100 m d) 120 m  Ans: b) 90 m
  28. 28. “Play the game in the spirit of game “ was said by     a) Samaranch b) Coubertin c) Pt. Nehru d) None of these  ANS: c) Pt. Nehru
  29. 29. The term “stone walling” is associated with a) Tennis  b) Badminton  c) Hockey  d) Cricket   ANS: d) Cricket
  30. 30. Howmany gold medals did India win in the 16th asian games     a) 14 b) 4 c) 7 d) 16  ANS: a) 14
  31. 31. Who started the ancient Olympic games     a) The Egyptians b) The Greeks c) The Indians d) The Romans  ANS : b) The Greeks
  32. 32. “Scratch” is a term associated with     a) Basket Ball b) Baseball c) Football d) Billiards  ANS : d) Billiards
  33. 33. Current Affairs
  34. 34. Who is the Highest-Paid Celebrity in world According to ‘Forbes’ August 2013? a) Madonna  b) Tom cruse  c) Amitabh bachchan  d) Katrina kaif   Ans . a) Madonna
  35. 35. In August 2013 who wins International Children’s Peace Prize?  a) APJ Abdul Kalam  b) Silvio Berlusconi  c) Malala Yousafzai  d) Angela Merkel  Ans . c) Malala Yousafzai
  36. 36. Who is the first Recipient of ‘Mahathir Award’ for Global Peace in August 2013?  a) Howard Stern  b) Nelson Mandela  c) Malala Yousafzai  d) John Boehner  Ans. b) Nelson Mandela
  37. 37. Name the recently launched programming language of Google  a) Google Plus  b) Dart  c) Buzz  d) Google Tree  Ans . b) Dart
  38. 38. Siri is personal assistant software launched for which phones.  a) Blackberry  b) I Phone 4S  c) Android-based  d) None of the above  Ans . b) I Phone 4S
  39. 39. India becomes ‘Authorizing Nation’ for which product?  a) Leather products  b) Wooden products  c) Electronic /IT products  d) Fiber products  Ans .  Electronic /IT products
  40. 40. When is ‘Hindi Diwas’ celebrated?  a) October 12th  b) October 19th  c) September 14th  d) September 7th  Ans. c) September 14th
  41. 41. When the Cabinet approved the methodology for auctioning coal blocks?  a) 07 September  b) 24 September  c) 14 September  d) 27 September  Ans . 24 September
  42. 42. SPACE
  43. 43. Who is known as the father of modern rocketry  a) k.e. Tsiolkovsky  b) Hermann oberth  c) Robert goddard  d) Waang lee  a) k.e. Tsiolkovsky
  44. 44. Who made and tested the world’s first liquid propellant rocket  A) Frederick Tsander  B) Hermann Oberth  C) Robert goddard  D) Sergei Korolev  ANS :Robert goddard
  45. 45. Who designed V 2 rocket for hitler during WWII  A) W.Dornberger  B) Werner Von Braun  C) Karl Gottrupp  D) Hermann Oberth  Werner Von Braun
  46. 46. Which was the first Indian exclusive defence satellite was successfully launched on 29 August 2013?  a) GSET-4  b) GSAT-6  c) GSAT–7  d) MIG-47  Ans. c) GSAT–7
  47. 47. WATCH AND CATCH
  48. 48.  He was a genius not likely to be dublicated in the times to come.  He always emphasized right thinking and respect for all religions.  He discarded any type of indulgence in politics.  He was the second president of the Indian Republic.  In recognition of his true devotion towards the field of teaching, his birthday is observed as Teacher’s Day.  Who is he?  When was this genius born?  ANS: Dr. Radha Krishnan & 5/9/1888
  49. 49.  He was a biologist and physicist.  He proved that plants and metals have feelings.  He can rightly be called the inventor of wireless telegraphy.  He also invented the cressograph to measure the rate of growth of plants.  Who is he?  Name the institute he established in kolkatta?  ANS: J.C. Bose and Bose institute
  50. 50.  At the age of 11, he stammered badly and had to repeat a word many times.  He became one of the greatest and wealthiest lawers of India.  ANS:Nani palkiwala
  51. 51.  When he was 6 years old, his mother presented him a gift box.  It contained the game of chess.  He became the youngest national championship of chess at the age of 16.  He was also the first grandmaster from india.  He is known as the one-man chess revolution.  ANS : Vishwanathan Anand
  52. 52.  He was a pioneer aviator and built one of the largest industrial houses of India.  He had the honour of being India’s first pilot, waschairman of the Tata and Sons for 50 years, launched Air India International as India’s first international airline and received Bharat Ratna in 1992.  He was a passionate proponent of liberalisation.  ANS : J.R.D. Tata
  53. 53.  He is the largest steel marker in the world, producing, more than 100 million tonnes annually.  The CEO and founder, he has blased through this decade making a number of gigantioc acquisitions, the largest being that of the Franco- Belgian amalgam, Arcelor.  ANS: L.N. Mittal
  54. 54. A writer and scholar who achieved success despite being deaf  blind and virtually mute.  ANS: Hellen Keller
  55. 55.  Born in 1265 in Florence, Italy, he was the author of one of the world’s greatest poems, the Divine Comedy.  He was one of the first great poets to write in the ordinary 5 languages of the people rather than in latin.  ANS :Dante Alighieri
  56. 56. THANK YOU

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