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General Knowledge Question Answers – Series 3

Puzzle Duniya brings another set of 15 questions from general awareness with it’s proper solutions for your extra bit of knowledge. If you are preparing hard for your upcoming competitive exams, then you are the perfect person to concentrate over this particular section of your overall study materials.

GK - General Knowledge

This section covers the ‘Famous Personalities’ all over the globe.

1. Norman Ernest Borlaug, who is regarded as the Father of the Green Revolution in India, is from which country?

Answer Options:
a. USA
b. Mexico
c. Australia
d. New Zealand

Answer

Answer

USA

2. Meghnad Saha is known for his contribution in which one of the following fields?

Answer Options:
a. Physics
b. Medical Science
c. Environmental Science
d. History

Answer

Answer

Physics

3. Who among the following is considered as the inventor of the World Wide Web (WWW)?

Answer Options:
a. Edward Kasner
b. Bill Gates
c. Tim Berners Lee
d. Vinod Dham

Answer

Answer

Tim Berners Lee

4. ‘Operation Cactus’ is the name given to Indian military intervention in:

Answer Options:
a. Maldives
b. Sri Lanka
c. Bangladesh
d. Bhutan

Answer

Answer

Maldives

5. Kaushik Basu, thye ex-economic advisor to the Prime Minister of India, in news recently was appointed as:

Answer Options:
a. the President of the IMF
b. the President of the World Bank
c. the Economic Advisor of the United Nations
d. the Chief Economist of the World Bank

Answer

Answer

the Chief Economist of the World Bank

6. Consider the following statements about Aruna Roy

1. She was one of the prominent leader of the right to information movement, which eventually led to the enactment of Right to Information Act in 2005.
2. She was the founder of the Mazdoor Kisan Shakti Sangathana
3. She served as a civil servant in the Indian Administrative Service

Which of the following statements given above is/are correct?

Answer Options:
a. 1 and 2
b. Only 2
c. Only 1
d. All of the above

Answer

Answer

All of the above

7. Who among the following is a Hindustani Classical Singer?

Answer Options:
a. Geeta Chandran
b. Leela Samson
c. Gangubai Hangal
d. Swapnasundari

Answer

Answer

Gangubai Hangal

8. Which of the following is the first Woman External Affairs Minister of India?

Answer Options:
a. Indira Gandhi
b. Sushma Swaraj
c. Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit
d. Mamta Banerjee

Answer

Answer

Sushma Swaraj

9. Ms. Reena Kaushal Dharmshaktu is the first Indian Woman

Answer Options:
a. to reach Antarctica
b. pilot inducted in Indian Air Force
c. to Ski to the South Pole
d. to win the Gold medal in Asian Boxing Championship

Answer

Answer

to Ski to the South Pole

10. Which of the following person is known as the waterman of India?

Answer Options:
a. Rajendra Singh
b. Rajendra Prasad
c. Vijendra Singh
d. Vijendra Prasad

Answer

Answer

Rajendra Singh

11. Who is India’s women Parliamentarian to win election for the eight consecutive times from the same Lok Sabha Constituency?

Answer Options:
a. Sushma Swaraj
b. Sumitra Mahajan
c. Maneka Gandhi
d. Savitri Jindal

Answer

Answer

Sumitra Mahajan

12. Which of the following person was the chairman of Indian Space Research Organisation when Mars orbit became first Indian Spacecraft to enter martian orbit in a maiden attempt?

Answer Options:
a. Shailesh Nayak
b. K Radha Krishnan
c. P S Veeraraghavan
d. None of the above

Answer

Answer

K Radha Krishnan

13. Philipp Lahm is best known as:

Answer Options:
a. The captain of German Football team in FIFA World Cup 2014
b. Formar CEO of Microsoft who was replaced by Satya Nadella
c. Director General of CERN
d. None of the above

Answer

Answer

The captain of German Football team in FIFA World Cup 2014

14. Who is the ‘Father of Immunology’?

Answer Options:
a. Robert Koch
b. Louis Pasteur
c. Edward Jenner
d. Landsteiner

Answer

Answer

Edward Jenner

15. Which of the following deals with ‘Art of Warfare’?

Answer Options:
a. Kathakali
b. Bamboo dance of Meghalaya
c. Chhao of Mayurbhanj
d. Bhangra of Punjabi

Answer

Answer

Chhao of Mayurbhanj

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