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Current affairs
Geography
History
Science
Sports
Awards and Honors
Art and culture
Miscellaneous
RULES
• Two questions will be asked from each team in
every round.
• No question will be passed.
• Ten marks will be award...
CURRENT AFFAIRS ROUND
Who will be the chief guest on republic
day, 2014?
A) Hu Jin Tao
B) Shinzo Abe
C) Kimjong
D) Shekh Hasina

Shinzo Abe is t...
Who has been appointed as the Director
General of National Security Guard?
A) J.N. Chaudhary
B) T.N. Chaudhary
C) Bikram S...
Deepika kumari who won silver medal in
world cup last year is related to which
game?
A) Shooting
B) Archery
C) Badminton
D...
Who took as the president of FICCI in
December last year?
A) Siddarth Birla
B) Siddarth Kumar
C) Siddarth Kaushik
D) Sidda...
Which country successfully transplanted an
artificial heart for the first time in the
history?
A) USA
B) India
C) Japan
D)...
Which Indian international airport has
been awarded the sword of honor for
security management?
A) IGIA, Delhi
B) Rajeev G...
Which Indian player won the PCA World
Tour Squash 2014 held in France?
A) Deepika Plallikal
B) Mahesh Mangaonkar
C) Krishn...
Who became the first woman head of the
Federal Reserve Bank of America?
A) Cristin Lagard
B) Cristina Joseph
C) Jenet Yell...
Which Indian state inaugurated first
heritage transport museum recently?
A) Rajasthan
B) Uttar Pradesh
C) Haryana
D) J&K
Which Indian bank has issued connect card?
A) Bank of Baroda
B) State Bank of India
C) ICICI
D) Indian Overseas Bank

IOB ...
Who is the father of Bitcoin currency?
A) Satoshi Nakamoto
B) Satoshi Nakahito
C) Wakata Nakamoto
D) Wakata Nakahito

Bitc...
Which state in India has proposed a new
time zone?
A) Sikkim
B) Mizoram
C) Assam
D) Meghalya
Which defence deal in India has recently
been cancelled due to a scam?
A) Boforce
B) Tatra truck
C) AgustaWestland
D) None...
What is the name given to a new computer
launched by Intel, the computer is of a size
of an SD card?
A) Einstein
B) Bell
C...
Who has been elected as the president of
South Asian Accountants Federation?
A) Sushil Kumar Agarwal
B) Subodh Kumar Agarw...
Which country will host the Winter
Olympics, 2014?
A) Russia
B) Switzerland
C) Iceland
D) None Of the Above
Who directed the movie Dhoom 3?
A) Rohit Shetty
B) Karan Johar
C) Aditya Chopra
D) Vijay Krishna Acharya
Which training aircraft has recently been
added to Indian Air force, this aircraft will
replace HJT-16 Kiran?
A) Pitalas
B...
Who has been appointed as the Air Chief
Marshal of Indian Air Force?
A) NAK Browne
B) Aroop Raha
C) Bikram Singh
D) VK sin...
With which country did India recently have
a joint military practice named „hand in
hand‟?
A) Russia
B) Pakistan
C) Japan
...
Second person after Mother Teresa whose
postage stamp has been issued during his
lifetime.
A) Sachin Tendulkar
B) Dr. APJ ...
Who was awarded the best script writer in
the 10th international film festival?
A) Ekta Kapoor
B) Zoya Akthar
C) Ritesh Ba...
Who has been awarded the ICC Woman
Cricketer of the year 2013?
A) Sooli Bets
B) Mitali Raj
C) Both of them
D) None of them
Who has been chosen as „The Time Person
of the Year‟?
A) Narendra Modi
B) Pop Fransis
C) MS Dhoni
D) Sachin Tendulkar
Which country will host under-17 FIFA
World Cup?
A) Brazil
B) India
C) Argentina
D) England
Who has been awarded the ICC people‟s
choice award 2013?
A) Cris Gylae
B) Sachin Tendulkar
C) MS Dhoni
D) None of the abov...
Who won the world chess championship
and which country he comes from?
A) Vishvanath Anand
B) Magnus Carlsen
C) Stephen Car...
How many Indian Scientists have been
awarded with Bharat Ratna Award before
Dr. CNR Rao?
A) One
B) Two
C) No one
D) Three
...
Who has been appointed as the governor of
Reserve Bank of India?
A) Raghuram Rajan
B) Raghuram Singh
C) Jairam Rajan
D) D ...
Name the fighter jet that has been
delivered to Indian Navy by Russia.
A) Sukhoi-30
B) Mig-21
C) Mig-29
D) Tejas

16 Mig-2...
Which country fabricated the largest
nuclear generator?
A) India
B) China
C) USA
D) Japan

This nuclear generator is said ...
Which is the most valuable brand in the
world?
A) Microsoft
B) Coca Cola
C) Apple
D) Samsung

Apple replaced Coca Cola whi...
GEOGRAPHY ROUND
How many planets in the solar system have
rings, name them?
A) One planet
B) Two planets
C) Three planets
D) Four planets
...
What is the study of universe known?
A) cosmology
B) seismology
C) geology
D) none of the above
What is the estimated temperature on the
surface of the Sun?
A) 6547°C
B) 6000°C
C) 6001°C
D) 5900°C

Temperature at the c...
Which planet is known as the evening star?
A) Earth
B) Jupiter
C) Venus
D) Mars

This planet is also known as Earth‟s twin...
What is the Indian name given to the
constellation Ursa major?
A) Dhruva
B) Mithun
C) Saptrishi
D) Mriga

This constellati...
Which metal contributes the most in the
composition of the Earth?
A) Iron
B) Copper
C) Silicon
D) Aluminium

Iron constitu...
Sahara desert lies in which continent?
A) Asia
B) Africa
C) Australia
D) North America

It is the largest desert in the wo...
Which is the second largest ocean in the
world?
A) Pacific Ocean
B) Atlantic Ocean
C) Indian Ocean
D) Arctic ocean

This O...
Which of the following pair of Mountain:
continent is not correctly matched?
A) Rocky: North America
B) The Andes: South A...
Out of the following which river crosses
the equator twice?
A) Amazon
B) Nile
C) Zaire
D) Hudson

The Zaire is the main ri...
How many Indian states border Myanmar?
A) one
B) two
C) three
D) four

The states of
Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Arunanch
...
The city of London is situated on the bank
of which of the following rivers?
A) Hudson
B) Thames
C) Nile
D) Amazon

Thames...
The city of New York is situated on the
bank of which river?
A) Indus
B) Thames
C) Amazon
D) Hudson

This is a 507 km long...
What is the old name of Japan?
A) Nihon
B) Nippon
C) Japan
D) None of the above

Nihon is the Japanese word for the name
J...
The tropic of cancer passes through which
of the following states?
A) Assam
B) Gujarat
C) Uttar Pradesh
D) Orissa

Tropic ...
West Bengal shares boundaries with how
many countries?
A) One
B) Two
C) Three
D) Four

West Bengal shares boundaries with
...
Which of the following states receive the
major part of its annual rainfall in winter?
A) Bihar
B) Orissa
C) Punjab
D) Tam...
Which one of the following places is
famous for production of railway coaches?
A) Nasik
B) Kapurthala
C) Kanpur
D) Kochi

...
The city of Nasik is situated on the bank of
which of the following rivers?
A) Krishna
B) Mandovi
C) Godavari
D) Tapi

Nas...
Which of the following Indian state do not
have a common international border with
Bangladesh?
A) Manipur
B) West Bengal
C...
Which of the following states has the
largest forest area to its total land area?
A) Mizoram
B) Arunanchal Pradesh
C) Sikk...
Which is the third most populated country
in the world?
A) Indonesia
B) Pakistan
C) USA
D) UK
What is the old name of Ghana?
A) Gold Coast
B) Ghana islands
C) Republic of Ghana
D) Silver Coast
Which of the following mountain range has
the world‟s second highest peak k2(
Godwin Austen).
A) Himalayas
B) Arawali
C) K...
HISTORY ROUND
Name the oldest known civilization in the
world?
A) Indus valley
B) Harappan
C) Egyptian
D) Mesopotamian
In which century did the religion „Islam‟
arise?
A) 6th century
B) 7th century
C) 5th century
D) 9th century
When did Vasco de gamma come to India?
A) In 1498
B) In 1497
C) In 1499
D) In 1398
Give the full name of the person who
discovered America?
A) Charles Columbus
B) Christopher Columbus
C) George Columbus
D)...
When and where did the industrial
revolution start?
A) France, 1750
B) Britain, 1750
C) France, 1801
D) Britain, 1801
The battle of waterloo was fought
between the British forces and
A) German forces
B) French forces
C) Japanese forces
D) N...
Which city was the capital city of the
Mauryan empire?
A) Indraprastha
B) Patliputra
C) Baluchistan
D) None of the above

...
Name the brothers who founded the city
and kingdom of Vijaynagar?
A) Haricharan and Ramgupta
B) Harihar and Bukka
C) Harih...
The foundation of Mughal rule in India was
laid by whom and when?
A) By Babur in 1526
B) By Humayun in 1526
C) By Babur in...
During India‟s freedom struggle, the
„Sepoy Mutiny‟ started from which of the
following places?
A) Agra
B) Gwalior
C) Jhan...
Who founded Indian National Congress and
in which year?
A) A.O. Hume in 1885
B) W.C. Banerjee in 1885
C) A.O. Hume in 1865...
When did General Dyer set an open fire on
a public gathering at Jaliawalan Bagh?
A) April 15, 1919
B) April 14, 1919
C) Ap...
The ancient Indian university „Nalanda‟ is
located in which state?
A) Madhya Pradesh
B) Bihar
C) Uttar Pradesh
D) Jharkhan...
During the reign of which Indian ruler did
Hiuen–Tsang visit India?
A) Chandragupta
B) Samudragupt
C) Harshvardhana
D) Vik...
Who was the first education minister of
independent India?
A) Dr. S. Radhakrishnan
B) Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
C) Sardar Va...
Name the first country to issue paper
currency.
A) Britain
B) China
C) India
D) France
Who was the first Indian Pilot.
A) Lt. Ram Chandra
B) JRD Tata
C) Col. IK Bajaj
D) None of the above
When was „Jan Gan Man‟ adopted as
National anthem?
A) 26th January, 1950
B) 24th January, 1950
C) 15th August, 1950
D) 15t...
SCIENCE ROUND
Name the instrument that measures
altitudes.
A) Altimeter
D) Altitudemeter
C) Hightmeter
D) None of the above

this device...
Who invented radio and which country
he/she belongs to?
A) Marie curie, England
B) Graham Bell, Germany
C) G. Marconi, Eng...
Who discovered radium?
A) Pascal
B) C. Brio
C) Samuel Colt
D) Madam Curie

She discovered Radium in 1898.
One nautical mile equals to how many
kilometers?
A) 2.12 km
B) 1.90 km
C) 2.00 km
D) 1.85 km

Nautical mile is a unit of d...
Onion and Garlic odor due to the presence
of
A) Sodium
B) Potassium
C) Magnesium
D) Carbon
Fuse wire commonly used in domestic
circuits is made up of
A) Lead
B) Tin
C) Both lead and tin
D) None of the above
What causes the match stick to ignite?
A) Red phosphorous
B) Black phosphorous
C) Sodium
D) Carbon
Name given to a medicine used against a
poison or to prevent a disease from having
effect.
A) Antibody
B) Antibiotic
C) An...
Which element out of the following is used
in the purification of water?
A) RO
B) Chlorine
C) Iodine
D) None of the above
What is the study of internal structure of
an organism called?
A) Atanomy
B) Anatomy
C) Zoology
D) Biology
If the blood group of father and mother
are O and AB respectively then what is the
expected blood group of the child.
A) O...
Which acid helps in digestion of food in
human beings?
A) HNO3
B) HCl
C) NaCl
D) None of the above

Excess formation of HC...
SPORTS ROUND
Which player has been awarded with
„Rajeev Gandhi khel ratna‟ award for the
year 2013?
A) Virat Kohli
B) Sayna Nehwal
C) S...
Name the cricketer who was awarded with
„Arjuna Award‟ for the year 2013.
A) Sachin Tendulkar
B) Virat Kohli
C) MS Dhoni
D...
How many T-20 matches did Sachin
Tendulkar play?
A) One
B) Two
C) Five
D) Seven
Which country will host the world test
championship 2017?
A) Britain
B) India
C) Sri Lanka
D) New Zealand
Which country won the Aljan Shah cup
2013?
A) Australia
B) England
C) Brazil
D) Argentina

Australia won this cup for the ...
Who won the Wimbledon men singles
trophy 2013?
A) Rozer Federer
B) Raffle Nadal
C) Andy mare
D) None of the above

This Br...
Who won the French Open women singles
2013?
A) Venus Williams
B) Serena Williams
C) Maria Sharapova
D) Sania Mirza

Serena...
Which country won the African Nations Cup
2013?
A) Netherlands
B) Uruguay
C) Germany
D) Nigeria

Nigeria also won the same...
Who was sold for maximum price in the
auction for IBL?
A) Saina Nehwal
B) Jwala Gutta
C) Li Chong Wei
D) Somdev

This Mala...
Which Indian wrestler won a bronze medal
in the world wrestling championship held
in Budapest in 2013?
A) Sushil Kumar
B) ...
Who is the president of Indian National
Rifle Association?
A) Rajinder Singh
B) Ravinder Singh
C) Navdeep Singh
D) Surinde...
The state game of Rajasthan is
A) Hockey
B) Football
C) Basketball
D) Volleyball
AWARDS AND HONORS
Who was awarded Bharat Ratna award in
the year 2008 for his contribution in
classical music?
A) Pt. Bhimsen Joshi
B) Pt. R...
Ila Bhatt who was awarded Indira Gandhi
Peace Prize founded the NGO
A) Seva
B) Apnaghar
C) Samarpan
D) Ashiyana

She was a...
First person to receive Paramveer Chakra?
A) Rifleman Pritam Singh
B) Major Somnath Sharma
C) Sub. Hoshiyar Singh
D) Lt. V...
In which year was the „Janpith Trust‟
established?
A) 1965
B) 1961
C) 1966
D) 1972

This trust is run by the news agency
„...
NGO „Shakti Group‟ which was awarded
Ramon Magsaysay award in the year 2013
belongs to which of the following countries?
A...
Which film won the maximum no. of Oscars
at the Oscar Award ceremony 2013?
A) Argo
B) The good road
C) Life of Pie
D) Linc...
Which film won the title of best film in the
National Film Awards 2013?
A) Dabaang 2
B) Barfi
C) Pan Singh Tomar
D) Himmat...
Name the first Indian winner of Dada
Saheb Phalke Awards.
A) Devika Rani
B) B.N. Sarkar
C) Manna De
D) Lata Mangeshkar
Who won the Noble Peace Prize for the
year 2013?
A) Malala Yusufasai
B) OCPW
C) OPCW
D) OPEW

Organization for Prohibition...
Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award is
given to which Indian classical musician?
A) Pt. Bhimsen Joshi
B) Pt. Ravi Shankar
C)...
Who won the title of Miss World-2013?
A) Marine Lorfelin
B) Megan Young
C) Navneet Kaur
D) None of the above
Who was awarded with the first Yash
Chopra Memorial award in the year 2013?
A) Prakash Jha
B) Mahesh Bhatt
C) Lata Mangesh...
ART and CULTURE
Kuchipudi dance form relates to which of
the following states of India?
A) Arunachal Pradesh
B) Tamil Nadu
C) Kerala
D) An...
Name the major festival celebrated in
Assam.
A) Holi
B) Bihu
C) Gangaur
D) Pongal

This festival is celebrated thrice in a...
Pt. Vishva M. Bhatt is known to play which
musical instrument?
A) Sitar
B) Guitar
C) Veena
D) Mohan Veena
Popular folk dance form „Bhratnatyam‟
belongs to which Indian state?
A) Tamil Nadu
B) Kerala
C) Karnataka
D) Maharashtra
Which tribe of Rajasthan is known to rear
camels?
A) Raika
B) Rebari
C) Both of them
D) None of them
Allah Rakkha Khan is known for which
musical instrument?
A) Tabla
B) Mridang
C) Sarod
D) Dholak

Ustad S.A. Khan, Ustad Za...
Bhavai dance form is popular in which of
the following states?
A) Rajasthan
B) Gujarat
C) Madhya Pradesh
D) Haryana
The credit of painting the city of Jaipur
with Pink color goes to which of its ruler?
A) Maharaja Jaisingh
B) Maharaja Ram...
Name the city also known as „city of
festivals‟.
A) Jaipur
B) Madurai
C) Chandigarh
D) Chennai
Which historical monument of Rajasthan
was included in UNESCO‟s list of world
heritage sites in the year 2013?
A) Junagarh...
What is national flag song of India?
A) Jhanda uncha rahe hamara
B) Hind desh ka pyara jhanda
C) Vande Matram
D) Tiranga l...
Folk musical instrument Bhapang relates to
which district of Rajasthan?
A) Ajmer
B) Barmer
C) Jaiselmer
D) Alwar
MISCELLANOUS ROUND
Name the fastest known bird.
A) Eagle
B) Albatross
C) Humming bird
D) Swift
What is the national emblem of UK?
A) Rose
B) Eagle
C) Lily
D)Kiwi
Redcliff line is the international boundary
between
A) India and Pakistan
B) India and China
C) Pakistan and Afghanistan
D...
What is the full name of the Pakistani
intelligence agency ISI?
A) International Service of Intelligence
B) Internal Surve...
Give the full name of Indian intelligence
agency RAW.
A) Regional Analysis Wing
B) Research and Analysis Wing
C) Regional ...
Any official report of the British
government refers to which of the
following books?
A) Red Book
B) Yellow Book
C) Blue B...
INTERPOLE headquarters are located in
which of the following cities?
A) Nairobi (Kenya)
B) Washington DC (USA)
C) Cairo (E...
25th January is celebrated in India as
A) Tourism day
B) Army day
C) National Youth day
D) National Safety day
Name the second longest river in the world.
A) Ganga
B) Nile
C) Amazon
D) Indus
Where is „Rashtriya Indian Military College‟
located?
A) New Delhi
B) Dehradun
C) Chennai
D) Manesar
Headquarters of Western Air Command in
India are located in which of the following
cities?
A) Bengaluru
B) Jodhpur
C) Bika...
Name the first missile built by India?
A) Agni
B) Vayu
C) Prithvi
D) Akaash

This missile has a striking range of 250
kms.
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Sualv and Pradip Phahri
Pawan and Rahul
Himanshu and Praveen
Lalit a...
EXTRA QUESTIONS
Who appoints CEC in India?
Name the first election commissioner of
India.
Who appoints ministers in a state?
Name 11th president of India.
Name the mountain range also known as
blue mountains.
What is the old name of Chennai?
Kolar in Karnataka is famous for?
One of the seven wonders „The Pink Ruins
of Petra‟ is located in which country?
What is the currency of Indonesia?
The port „Kandla‟ is located in which
Indian state?
Who has been appointed as the managing
director of state bank of India?
Which intercontinental missile was tested
successfully from wheeler island of Orissa?
If you had pogonophobia what would you
be afraid of?
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  1. 1. ROUNDS • • • • • • • • Current affairs Geography History Science Sports Awards and Honors Art and culture Miscellaneous
  2. 2. RULES • Two questions will be asked from each team in every round. • No question will be passed. • Ten marks will be awarded for every correct answer. • 30 seconds will be the time limit to answer a question. • Four least scoring teams will be eliminated after the completion of first round, three after the second and third round. • If a tie exists then questions will be asked from the teams with a tie till the tie breaks.
  3. 3. CURRENT AFFAIRS ROUND
  4. 4. Who will be the chief guest on republic day, 2014? A) Hu Jin Tao B) Shinzo Abe C) Kimjong D) Shekh Hasina Shinzo Abe is the prime minister of Japan. He took office on 26th December 2012.
  5. 5. Who has been appointed as the Director General of National Security Guard? A) J.N. Chaudhary B) T.N. Chaudhary C) Bikram Singh D) Josepf Kurian He is 1978 batch IPS officer of joint Assam-Meghalaya cadre. He was appointed on 26th December 2013.
  6. 6. Deepika kumari who won silver medal in world cup last year is related to which game? A) Shooting B) Archery C) Badminton D) Polo
  7. 7. Who took as the president of FICCI in December last year? A) Siddarth Birla B) Siddarth Kumar C) Siddarth Kaushik D) Siddarth Bajaj Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry was established in 1927.
  8. 8. Which country successfully transplanted an artificial heart for the first time in the history? A) USA B) India C) Japan D) France The artificial heart designed by French biomedical firm, Carmat is powered by lithium ion batteries that can be worn externally.
  9. 9. Which Indian international airport has been awarded the sword of honor for security management? A) IGIA, Delhi B) Rajeev Gandhi IA, Hyderabad C) Sanganer IA, Jaipur D) None of the above The airport received award in recognition of its effective implementation of occupational health and security management systems from the British Safety Council for health and safety works at the airport.
  10. 10. Which Indian player won the PCA World Tour Squash 2014 held in France? A) Deepika Plallikal B) Mahesh Mangaonkar C) Krishna Poonia D) Somdev Deverman
  11. 11. Who became the first woman head of the Federal Reserve Bank of America? A) Cristin Lagard B) Cristina Joseph C) Jenet Yellen D) None of the above
  12. 12. Which Indian state inaugurated first heritage transport museum recently? A) Rajasthan B) Uttar Pradesh C) Haryana D) J&K
  13. 13. Which Indian bank has issued connect card? A) Bank of Baroda B) State Bank of India C) ICICI D) Indian Overseas Bank IOB launched connect card on January 3rd, 2014.
  14. 14. Who is the father of Bitcoin currency? A) Satoshi Nakamoto B) Satoshi Nakahito C) Wakata Nakamoto D) Wakata Nakahito Bitcoin currency was introduced on 3rd January, 2009 and is a crypto currency. So-called because it uses cryptography to control the creation and transfer of money
  15. 15. Which state in India has proposed a new time zone? A) Sikkim B) Mizoram C) Assam D) Meghalya
  16. 16. Which defence deal in India has recently been cancelled due to a scam? A) Boforce B) Tatra truck C) AgustaWestland D) None of the above This was a VVIP helicopter deal with an Anglo-Italian helicopter manufacturer under which the company had to supply 12 choppers.
  17. 17. What is the name given to a new computer launched by Intel, the computer is of a size of an SD card? A) Einstein B) Bell C) Edison D) None of the above
  18. 18. Who has been elected as the president of South Asian Accountants Federation? A) Sushil Kumar Agarwal B) Subodh Kumar Agarwal C) Ramesh Agarwal D) Rajesh Agarwal
  19. 19. Which country will host the Winter Olympics, 2014? A) Russia B) Switzerland C) Iceland D) None Of the Above
  20. 20. Who directed the movie Dhoom 3? A) Rohit Shetty B) Karan Johar C) Aditya Chopra D) Vijay Krishna Acharya
  21. 21. Which training aircraft has recently been added to Indian Air force, this aircraft will replace HJT-16 Kiran? A) Pitalas B) Pilatas C) Dhruv D) Rudra The aircraft is swish made and will be used for training purposes of Air force, Navy and Coastguard.
  22. 22. Who has been appointed as the Air Chief Marshal of Indian Air Force? A) NAK Browne B) Aroop Raha C) Bikram Singh D) VK singh
  23. 23. With which country did India recently have a joint military practice named „hand in hand‟? A) Russia B) Pakistan C) Japan D) China
  24. 24. Second person after Mother Teresa whose postage stamp has been issued during his lifetime. A) Sachin Tendulkar B) Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam C) Dr. CNR Rao D) Rabindra Nath Tagore
  25. 25. Who was awarded the best script writer in the 10th international film festival? A) Ekta Kapoor B) Zoya Akthar C) Ritesh Batra D) Sumitra Seth
  26. 26. Who has been awarded the ICC Woman Cricketer of the year 2013? A) Sooli Bets B) Mitali Raj C) Both of them D) None of them
  27. 27. Who has been chosen as „The Time Person of the Year‟? A) Narendra Modi B) Pop Fransis C) MS Dhoni D) Sachin Tendulkar
  28. 28. Which country will host under-17 FIFA World Cup? A) Brazil B) India C) Argentina D) England
  29. 29. Who has been awarded the ICC people‟s choice award 2013? A) Cris Gylae B) Sachin Tendulkar C) MS Dhoni D) None of the above
  30. 30. Who won the world chess championship and which country he comes from? A) Vishvanath Anand B) Magnus Carlsen C) Stephen Carlson D) None of the above He beat Vishvanath Anand of India.
  31. 31. How many Indian Scientists have been awarded with Bharat Ratna Award before Dr. CNR Rao? A) One B) Two C) No one D) Three Dr. CV Raman and Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam have been awarded with bharat ratna before Dr. CNR Rao.
  32. 32. Who has been appointed as the governor of Reserve Bank of India? A) Raghuram Rajan B) Raghuram Singh C) Jairam Rajan D) D Subbarao He replaced D Subbarao.
  33. 33. Name the fighter jet that has been delivered to Indian Navy by Russia. A) Sukhoi-30 B) Mig-21 C) Mig-29 D) Tejas 16 Mig-29 fighter jets have been delivered to Indian Navy by Russia. This squadron will be attached to the aircraft carrier INS Vikrmaditya.
  34. 34. Which country fabricated the largest nuclear generator? A) India B) China C) USA D) Japan This nuclear generator is said to have a capacity of 1750 megawatts.
  35. 35. Which is the most valuable brand in the world? A) Microsoft B) Coca Cola C) Apple D) Samsung Apple replaced Coca Cola which was worlds most valuable brand since year 2000.
  36. 36. GEOGRAPHY ROUND
  37. 37. How many planets in the solar system have rings, name them? A) One planet B) Two planets C) Three planets D) Four planets Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune all have rings.
  38. 38. What is the study of universe known? A) cosmology B) seismology C) geology D) none of the above
  39. 39. What is the estimated temperature on the surface of the Sun? A) 6547°C B) 6000°C C) 6001°C D) 5900°C Temperature at the center of the sun is estimated to be 15,000,000°C
  40. 40. Which planet is known as the evening star? A) Earth B) Jupiter C) Venus D) Mars This planet is also known as Earth‟s twin due to its similarity in size and mass with the Earth.
  41. 41. What is the Indian name given to the constellation Ursa major? A) Dhruva B) Mithun C) Saptrishi D) Mriga This constellation is also named as Great Bear
  42. 42. Which metal contributes the most in the composition of the Earth? A) Iron B) Copper C) Silicon D) Aluminium Iron constitutes about 35% of the whole mass of the Earth.
  43. 43. Sahara desert lies in which continent? A) Asia B) Africa C) Australia D) North America It is the largest desert in the world and also the most deadliest.
  44. 44. Which is the second largest ocean in the world? A) Pacific Ocean B) Atlantic Ocean C) Indian Ocean D) Arctic ocean This Ocean has the longest coastline and is the busiest ocean for trade and commerce.
  45. 45. Which of the following pair of Mountain: continent is not correctly matched? A) Rocky: North America B) The Andes: South America C) The Alps: Europe D) Ural: Africa The mountain range Urals lie in Asia along with The Himalayas, Karakoram, Pamir Knot etc.
  46. 46. Out of the following which river crosses the equator twice? A) Amazon B) Nile C) Zaire D) Hudson The Zaire is the main river that flows in Zaire and is also named as Congo. This river flows in the continent of Africa.
  47. 47. How many Indian states border Myanmar? A) one B) two C) three D) four The states of Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Arunanch al Pradesh border Myanmar.
  48. 48. The city of London is situated on the bank of which of the following rivers? A) Hudson B) Thames C) Nile D) Amazon Thames is the longest river in England and the second longest river in the United Kingdom.
  49. 49. The city of New York is situated on the bank of which river? A) Indus B) Thames C) Amazon D) Hudson This is a 507 km long river that begins at Henderson lake and empties into the upper New York Bay.
  50. 50. What is the old name of Japan? A) Nihon B) Nippon C) Japan D) None of the above Nihon is the Japanese word for the name Japan.
  51. 51. The tropic of cancer passes through which of the following states? A) Assam B) Gujarat C) Uttar Pradesh D) Orissa Tropic of cancer passes through the states of Bihar, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal, Tripura, Mizoram.
  52. 52. West Bengal shares boundaries with how many countries? A) One B) Two C) Three D) Four West Bengal shares boundaries with Bhutan, Bangladesh and Nepal.
  53. 53. Which of the following states receive the major part of its annual rainfall in winter? A) Bihar B) Orissa C) Punjab D) Tamil Nadu
  54. 54. Which one of the following places is famous for production of railway coaches? A) Nasik B) Kapurthala C) Kanpur D) Kochi This coach manufacturing unit was established in the year 1986 and is the largest and most modern coach factory of Indian Railways.
  55. 55. The city of Nasik is situated on the bank of which of the following rivers? A) Krishna B) Mandovi C) Godavari D) Tapi Nasik is also known as the wine capital of India and is the largest producer of grapes and onion.
  56. 56. Which of the following Indian state do not have a common international border with Bangladesh? A) Manipur B) West Bengal C) Tripura D) Assam Manipur shares its borders with Myanmar.
  57. 57. Which of the following states has the largest forest area to its total land area? A) Mizoram B) Arunanchal Pradesh C) Sikkim D) Himachal Pradesh
  58. 58. Which is the third most populated country in the world? A) Indonesia B) Pakistan C) USA D) UK
  59. 59. What is the old name of Ghana? A) Gold Coast B) Ghana islands C) Republic of Ghana D) Silver Coast
  60. 60. Which of the following mountain range has the world‟s second highest peak k2( Godwin Austen). A) Himalayas B) Arawali C) Karakoram D) Shiwalik
  61. 61. HISTORY ROUND
  62. 62. Name the oldest known civilization in the world? A) Indus valley B) Harappan C) Egyptian D) Mesopotamian
  63. 63. In which century did the religion „Islam‟ arise? A) 6th century B) 7th century C) 5th century D) 9th century
  64. 64. When did Vasco de gamma come to India? A) In 1498 B) In 1497 C) In 1499 D) In 1398
  65. 65. Give the full name of the person who discovered America? A) Charles Columbus B) Christopher Columbus C) George Columbus D) Chris Columbus
  66. 66. When and where did the industrial revolution start? A) France, 1750 B) Britain, 1750 C) France, 1801 D) Britain, 1801
  67. 67. The battle of waterloo was fought between the British forces and A) German forces B) French forces C) Japanese forces D) None of the above In this battle the French forces were led by Napoleon and were defeated.
  68. 68. Which city was the capital city of the Mauryan empire? A) Indraprastha B) Patliputra C) Baluchistan D) None of the above Chandragupta was the first mauryan ruler, he acquired the throne with the help of kautilya.
  69. 69. Name the brothers who founded the city and kingdom of Vijaynagar? A) Haricharan and Ramgupta B) Harihar and Bukka C) Hariharan and Haricharan D) Bukka and Ramgupta
  70. 70. The foundation of Mughal rule in India was laid by whom and when? A) By Babur in 1526 B) By Humayun in 1526 C) By Babur in 1517 D) By Humayun in 1517 He defeated Ibrahim Lodi in the first battle of Panipat on April 21st,1526.
  71. 71. During India‟s freedom struggle, the „Sepoy Mutiny‟ started from which of the following places? A) Agra B) Gwalior C) Jhansi D) Meerut
  72. 72. Who founded Indian National Congress and in which year? A) A.O. Hume in 1885 B) W.C. Banerjee in 1885 C) A.O. Hume in 1865 D) W.C. Banerjee in 1865 The first session of Indian National Congress was held at Gokuldas Tejpal Sanskrit College.
  73. 73. When did General Dyer set an open fire on a public gathering at Jaliawalan Bagh? A) April 15, 1919 B) April 14, 1919 C) April 13, 1919 D) None of the above Hundreds of people were killed and about 1200 were wounded including children and women.
  74. 74. The ancient Indian university „Nalanda‟ is located in which state? A) Madhya Pradesh B) Bihar C) Uttar Pradesh D) Jharkhand This university was a seat of an ancient Buddhist University. It contains a group of Buddhist temples and monasteries.
  75. 75. During the reign of which Indian ruler did Hiuen–Tsang visit India? A) Chandragupta B) Samudragupt C) Harshvardhana D) Vikramaditya Hiuen-Tsang was a Chinese traveler who visited India in 630-645 AD.
  76. 76. Who was the first education minister of independent India? A) Dr. S. Radhakrishnan B) Maulana Abul Kalam Azad C) Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel D) Lala laj patrai
  77. 77. Name the first country to issue paper currency. A) Britain B) China C) India D) France
  78. 78. Who was the first Indian Pilot. A) Lt. Ram Chandra B) JRD Tata C) Col. IK Bajaj D) None of the above
  79. 79. When was „Jan Gan Man‟ adopted as National anthem? A) 26th January, 1950 B) 24th January, 1950 C) 15th August, 1950 D) 15th August, 1947 This song was first printed in the magazine “TATVABODHINI” in 1912.
  80. 80. SCIENCE ROUND
  81. 81. Name the instrument that measures altitudes. A) Altimeter D) Altitudemeter C) Hightmeter D) None of the above this device is fitted in airplanes for altitude measurement.
  82. 82. Who invented radio and which country he/she belongs to? A) Marie curie, England B) Graham Bell, Germany C) G. Marconi, England D) T. Edison, France He invented radio in 1901.
  83. 83. Who discovered radium? A) Pascal B) C. Brio C) Samuel Colt D) Madam Curie She discovered Radium in 1898.
  84. 84. One nautical mile equals to how many kilometers? A) 2.12 km B) 1.90 km C) 2.00 km D) 1.85 km Nautical mile is a unit of distance used to measure distance in sea or on sea routes.
  85. 85. Onion and Garlic odor due to the presence of A) Sodium B) Potassium C) Magnesium D) Carbon
  86. 86. Fuse wire commonly used in domestic circuits is made up of A) Lead B) Tin C) Both lead and tin D) None of the above
  87. 87. What causes the match stick to ignite? A) Red phosphorous B) Black phosphorous C) Sodium D) Carbon
  88. 88. Name given to a medicine used against a poison or to prevent a disease from having effect. A) Antibody B) Antibiotic C) Antimony D) Antidote
  89. 89. Which element out of the following is used in the purification of water? A) RO B) Chlorine C) Iodine D) None of the above
  90. 90. What is the study of internal structure of an organism called? A) Atanomy B) Anatomy C) Zoology D) Biology
  91. 91. If the blood group of father and mother are O and AB respectively then what is the expected blood group of the child. A) O, AB B) A, B C) AB D) O
  92. 92. Which acid helps in digestion of food in human beings? A) HNO3 B) HCl C) NaCl D) None of the above Excess formation of HCl causes the problem of acidity.
  93. 93. SPORTS ROUND
  94. 94. Which player has been awarded with „Rajeev Gandhi khel ratna‟ award for the year 2013? A) Virat Kohli B) Sayna Nehwal C) Shikhar Dhawan D) Ronjan Sodhi Ronjan Sodhi is a shooter. An amount of Rs 7 lakh is given to the awardee.
  95. 95. Name the cricketer who was awarded with „Arjuna Award‟ for the year 2013. A) Sachin Tendulkar B) Virat Kohli C) MS Dhoni D) Shikhar Dhawan
  96. 96. How many T-20 matches did Sachin Tendulkar play? A) One B) Two C) Five D) Seven
  97. 97. Which country will host the world test championship 2017? A) Britain B) India C) Sri Lanka D) New Zealand
  98. 98. Which country won the Aljan Shah cup 2013? A) Australia B) England C) Brazil D) Argentina Australia won this cup for the seventh time.
  99. 99. Who won the Wimbledon men singles trophy 2013? A) Rozer Federer B) Raffle Nadal C) Andy mare D) None of the above This British player won Wimbledon men singles on 7th July, 2013.
  100. 100. Who won the French Open women singles 2013? A) Venus Williams B) Serena Williams C) Maria Sharapova D) Sania Mirza Serena Williams has won this trophy for the second time.
  101. 101. Which country won the African Nations Cup 2013? A) Netherlands B) Uruguay C) Germany D) Nigeria Nigeria also won the same cup in 1994.
  102. 102. Who was sold for maximum price in the auction for IBL? A) Saina Nehwal B) Jwala Gutta C) Li Chong Wei D) Somdev This Malaysian player was sold for one lakh and thirty-five thousand USD.
  103. 103. Which Indian wrestler won a bronze medal in the world wrestling championship held in Budapest in 2013? A) Sushil Kumar B) Satpal C) Bajrang D) Pankaj Kumar He won a bronze medal in 60 kg(weight category).
  104. 104. Who is the president of Indian National Rifle Association? A) Rajinder Singh B) Ravinder Singh C) Navdeep Singh D) Surinder Singh
  105. 105. The state game of Rajasthan is A) Hockey B) Football C) Basketball D) Volleyball
  106. 106. AWARDS AND HONORS
  107. 107. Who was awarded Bharat Ratna award in the year 2008 for his contribution in classical music? A) Pt. Bhimsen Joshi B) Pt. Ravishankar C) Ustad Bismilla Khan D) Ustad Jakir Hussain Pt. Ravi Shankar was a classical Sitar player.
  108. 108. Ila Bhatt who was awarded Indira Gandhi Peace Prize founded the NGO A) Seva B) Apnaghar C) Samarpan D) Ashiyana She was awarded in the year 2011.
  109. 109. First person to receive Paramveer Chakra? A) Rifleman Pritam Singh B) Major Somnath Sharma C) Sub. Hoshiyar Singh D) Lt. Vijay Kumar Paramveer Chakra is the highest gallantry award in India and the Second highest award after Bharat Ratna.
  110. 110. In which year was the „Janpith Trust‟ established? A) 1965 B) 1961 C) 1966 D) 1972 This trust is run by the news agency „Times of India‟.
  111. 111. NGO „Shakti Group‟ which was awarded Ramon Magsaysay award in the year 2013 belongs to which of the following countries? A) India B) Sri Lanka C) Bhutan D) Nepal This award is given in the memory of the third president of Philippines.
  112. 112. Which film won the maximum no. of Oscars at the Oscar Award ceremony 2013? A) Argo B) The good road C) Life of Pie D) Lincoln This film won four Oscars. The best film award was won by the film „Argo‟.
  113. 113. Which film won the title of best film in the National Film Awards 2013? A) Dabaang 2 B) Barfi C) Pan Singh Tomar D) Himmatwala This film was enacted by Imran Khan and directed by Thigmanshu Dhulia
  114. 114. Name the first Indian winner of Dada Saheb Phalke Awards. A) Devika Rani B) B.N. Sarkar C) Manna De D) Lata Mangeshkar
  115. 115. Who won the Noble Peace Prize for the year 2013? A) Malala Yusufasai B) OCPW C) OPCW D) OPEW Organization for Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, received the award for its appreciable work in Syria, was established in 1997.
  116. 116. Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award is given to which Indian classical musician? A) Pt. Bhimsen Joshi B) Pt. Ravi Shankar C) Ustad Bismilla Khan D) Pt. Hariprasad Chaurasia The award was given on 12th December, 2012
  117. 117. Who won the title of Miss World-2013? A) Marine Lorfelin B) Megan Young C) Navneet Kaur D) None of the above
  118. 118. Who was awarded with the first Yash Chopra Memorial award in the year 2013? A) Prakash Jha B) Mahesh Bhatt C) Lata Mangeshkar D) Sonu Nigam
  119. 119. ART and CULTURE
  120. 120. Kuchipudi dance form relates to which of the following states of India? A) Arunachal Pradesh B) Tamil Nadu C) Kerala D) Andhra Pradesh
  121. 121. Name the major festival celebrated in Assam. A) Holi B) Bihu C) Gangaur D) Pongal This festival is celebrated thrice in a year and Bihu is also a popular dance form in Assam.
  122. 122. Pt. Vishva M. Bhatt is known to play which musical instrument? A) Sitar B) Guitar C) Veena D) Mohan Veena
  123. 123. Popular folk dance form „Bhratnatyam‟ belongs to which Indian state? A) Tamil Nadu B) Kerala C) Karnataka D) Maharashtra
  124. 124. Which tribe of Rajasthan is known to rear camels? A) Raika B) Rebari C) Both of them D) None of them
  125. 125. Allah Rakkha Khan is known for which musical instrument? A) Tabla B) Mridang C) Sarod D) Dholak Ustad S.A. Khan, Ustad Zakir Husain are other renowned players of Tabla.
  126. 126. Bhavai dance form is popular in which of the following states? A) Rajasthan B) Gujarat C) Madhya Pradesh D) Haryana
  127. 127. The credit of painting the city of Jaipur with Pink color goes to which of its ruler? A) Maharaja Jaisingh B) Maharaja Ramsingh C) Maharaja Jaisingh II D) Maharaja Mansingh
  128. 128. Name the city also known as „city of festivals‟. A) Jaipur B) Madurai C) Chandigarh D) Chennai
  129. 129. Which historical monument of Rajasthan was included in UNESCO‟s list of world heritage sites in the year 2013? A) Junagarh fort B) Mehrangarh fort C) Neemrana fort D) Jaiselmer fort This fort is also known as sonargarh as it shines like gold in the morning and evening.
  130. 130. What is national flag song of India? A) Jhanda uncha rahe hamara B) Hind desh ka pyara jhanda C) Vande Matram D) Tiranga lehre shan se
  131. 131. Folk musical instrument Bhapang relates to which district of Rajasthan? A) Ajmer B) Barmer C) Jaiselmer D) Alwar
  132. 132. MISCELLANOUS ROUND
  133. 133. Name the fastest known bird. A) Eagle B) Albatross C) Humming bird D) Swift
  134. 134. What is the national emblem of UK? A) Rose B) Eagle C) Lily D)Kiwi
  135. 135. Redcliff line is the international boundary between A) India and Pakistan B) India and China C) Pakistan and Afghanistan D) India and Bangladesh
  136. 136. What is the full name of the Pakistani intelligence agency ISI? A) International Service of Intelligence B) Internal Surveillance Institute C) Inter Services Intelligence D) Institute of State Intelligence
  137. 137. Give the full name of Indian intelligence agency RAW. A) Regional Analysis Wing B) Research and Analysis Wing C) Regional Administrative Wing D) Regional Analysis Wing
  138. 138. Any official report of the British government refers to which of the following books? A) Red Book B) Yellow Book C) Blue Book D) Green Book
  139. 139. INTERPOLE headquarters are located in which of the following cities? A) Nairobi (Kenya) B) Washington DC (USA) C) Cairo (Egypt) D)Lyons (France)
  140. 140. 25th January is celebrated in India as A) Tourism day B) Army day C) National Youth day D) National Safety day
  141. 141. Name the second longest river in the world. A) Ganga B) Nile C) Amazon D) Indus
  142. 142. Where is „Rashtriya Indian Military College‟ located? A) New Delhi B) Dehradun C) Chennai D) Manesar
  143. 143. Headquarters of Western Air Command in India are located in which of the following cities? A) Bengaluru B) Jodhpur C) Bikaner D) New Delhi
  144. 144. Name the first missile built by India? A) Agni B) Vayu C) Prithvi D) Akaash This missile has a striking range of 250 kms.
  145. 145. Participants • • • • • • • • • • • Saurav and Chetan Sualv and Pradip Phahri Pawan and Rahul Himanshu and Praveen Lalit and Jitu Manphool and Jaivardhan Ronak and Surender David and Nipun Talmeez and Zuber Vivek and Kartikey Nikita and Pinki Shivangi and Harjot • Deepak and Ajay • Nibin and Abhishek • Anubhav and Devendra
  146. 146. EXTRA QUESTIONS
  147. 147. Who appoints CEC in India?
  148. 148. Name the first election commissioner of India.
  149. 149. Who appoints ministers in a state?
  150. 150. Name 11th president of India.
  151. 151. Name the mountain range also known as blue mountains.
  152. 152. What is the old name of Chennai?
  153. 153. Kolar in Karnataka is famous for?
  154. 154. One of the seven wonders „The Pink Ruins of Petra‟ is located in which country?
  155. 155. What is the currency of Indonesia?
  156. 156. The port „Kandla‟ is located in which Indian state?
  157. 157. Who has been appointed as the managing director of state bank of India?
  158. 158. Which intercontinental missile was tested successfully from wheeler island of Orissa?
  159. 159. If you had pogonophobia what would you be afraid of?

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