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Sunday, April 7, 2013

Current Affairs & GK questions- Part 5

Current Affairs & GK questions- Part 5
Useful for all competitive Examinations, GK Quiz etc…..
1. Graphite and Diamond are allotropes of which element?
(A) Arsenic
(B) Carbon
(C) Selenium
(D) Germanium

2. Who is the only Indian cricketer to have taken all 10 wickets in a Test innings ?
(A) Kapil Dev
(B) Bishen Singh Bedi
(C) Narendra Hirwani
(D) Anil Kumble

3. In which Indian state is the Keibul Lamjao, world's only floating National Park, situated?
(A) Kerala
(B) Karnataka
(C) Manipur
(D) West Bengal

4. Which is the first Indian state to have electrified all of its villages?
(A) Punjab
(B) Haryana
(C) Maharashtra
(D) Gujarat

5. Who was the first recipient of Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award ?
(A) Geet Sethi
(B) Pullela Gopichand
(C) Vishwanathan Anand
(D) Sachin Tendulkar

6. Who was the first president of the Indian National Congress ?
(A) Dadabahi Naoroji
(B) Badruddin Tyabji
(C) Pherozeshah Mehta
(D) Womesh Chandra Bonnerjee

7. Who is the only woman to become the Chief Election Commissioner of India ?
(A) C B Muthamma
(B) Punita Arora
(C) Anna George Malhotra
(D) V S Ramadevi

8. Who succeeded General V K Singh as the Chief of Army Staff of India ?
(A) Gen Tejinder singh.
(B) Gen Dalbir Singh Suhag
(C) Gen Deepak Kapoor.
(D) Gen Bikram singh

9. The awarding of gold medals for first place, silver medals for second and bronze medals for third began in which Olympics?
A. 1900, Paris
B. 1904, St louis
C. 1908, London
D. 1912, Stockholm

10. Who is the first woman to become CEO of the soft drink giant PepsiCO?
A. Virginia Rometty
B. Indra Nooyi
C. Ursula Burns
D. Meg Whitman

11. In international cricket, what was first introduced in an ODI between Zimbabwe and England on 1 January 1997?
A. Hawk Eye
B. Third Umpire
C. Duckworth Lewis Method
D. Hot Spot

12. Who is the only member of the 15th Lok Sabha to get elected to the House unopposed?
A. Agatha Sangma
B. Dimple Yadav
C. Harsimarat Kaur Badal
D. Kanimozhi

13. Which of these sporting events was reintroduced at the 2012 Olympics since it was last played at the 1924 Olympics?
A. Women’s Football
B. Women’s Wrestling
C. Badminton Mixed Doubles
D. Tennis Mixed Doubles

14. In 2012, under whose captaincy did India win the ICC Under -19 Cricket World Cup?
(A) Smit Patel
(B) Unmukt Chand
(C) Baba Aparajith
(D)Harmeet Singh

15. Which of these personalities has won both a Nobel prize and an Oscar?
A. Pearl S Buck
B. Ernest Hemingway
C. Geogre Bernard Shaw
D. T S Eliot

16. In ODI cricket , who holds the Indian record of scoring a century in the least number of balls ?
A. Virender Sehwag
B. Kapil Dev
C. Yusuf Pathan
D. Md Azharuddin
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