Sunday, 31 May 2015

Madhusudhana Chary became first of which state ?

Madhusudhana Chary became first of which state ?

Options

1) Telangana

2) andhra pradesh

3)chattishgarh

4) Uttrakhand

answer

1) Telangana

Other details

Sirikonda Madhusudhana Chary  is an Indian politician and legislator.

He is the First speaker of Telangana Legislative Assembly and has the distinction of the becoming the first Speaker of the newly created Telangana state.

 He won from Bhupalapalli constituency in Warangal in 2014 general elections.




Warren Hasting was the first?


Warren Hasting was the first?

1) governor General of Bengal

2) Deputy Marshal

3) Vice roy

4) Chief commander

answer
1) governor General of Bengal

other details

Warren Hastings, was the first Governor-General of Bengal from 1773 to 1785.

He was made a Privy Counsellor in 1814




Friday, 29 May 2015

polio vaccine was discovered by whom?

polio vaccine was discovered by whom?

Options

1) Albert Sabin

2)Jonas Salk

3) Louis Kahn

4) Dr.Jonas Salk

answer

4) Dr.Jonas Salk

answer

Jonas Edward Salk worked as medical researcher and virologist.

He was an American.

He is credited to have  discovered and developed the first polio vaccine

Awards: Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award

 National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis  known as March of Dimes Foundation since 2007 would fund the development of a vaccine

 In 1938, U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt started the   National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis

He is considered as the most famous  victim of the disease

field trial included

20,000 physicians and public health officers,

64,000 school personnel,

 220,000 volunteers.

 1,800,000 school children

It is considered one of its kind in history


Thursday, 28 May 2015

When were first Loksabha Elections held?

When were first Loksabha Elections held?

Options

1) 1951

2) 1961

3) 1971

4) 1952

answer

4) 1952

Other details

The Indian general election of 1951–52 elected the first Lok Sabha since India became independent in August 1947.  Until this point, the Indian Constituent Assembly had served as an interim legislature.


The First Lok Sabha was constituted on 17 April 1952 after India's first general election. The 1st Lok Sabha lasted its full tenure of five years and was dissolved on 4 April 1957


Wednesday, 27 May 2015

Al-Hilal newspaper was established by whom?

Al-Hilal  newspaper was established by whom?

Options

1) Mohamad ali

2) khan abdul gaffar khan

3) Maulana abul Kalam Azad

4) None of the above

answer

3) Maulana abul Kalam Azad

Other details

The Al-Hilal was a  Urdu language newspaper

It was published weekly

It was established by the Indian leader Maulana Abul Kalam Azad

It was shut down under the Press Act of 1914.

It was published from Calcutta

The Al Hilal was in operation for only two years.

who was editor of Young India a weekly paper or journal in English ?

who was editor of Young India a weekly paper or journal  in English ?

Options

1) MK Gandhi

2) JM Nehru

3) SC Bose

4) none of the above

answer
1) MK Gandhi

Other details

Young India was a weekly paper or journal  in English published by Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi from 1919 to 1932.

In 1933 Gandhi began publishing a weekly newspaper, Harijan, in English, which was published until 1948

Gandhi also published Harijan Bandu in Gujarati, and Harijan Sevak in Hindi.

Tuesday, 26 May 2015

who was the first director of CBI?

who was the first director of CBI?

Options

1) D. P. Kohli

2)F. V. Arul

3)D. Sen

4)S. N. Mathur

answer

1) D. P. Kohli

Other details

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is the supreme investigating police agency in India,

It is under the jurisdiction of the Government of India.

he CBI was established in 1941 as the Special Police Establishment,for  domestic security.

It was renamed the Central Bureau of Investigation on 1 April 1963.

Its motto is "Industry, Impartiality, Integrity".

Its  headquarters is in the Indian capital, New Delhi

Dharamnath Prasad Kohli was the founder Director of the CBI, India's Central Investigation Agency.

 He held office from 1 April 1963 to 31 May 1968. Before this, he was Inspector-General of Police of the Special Police Establishment from 1955 to 1963

Kohli was awarded the Padma Bhushan in 1967

Monday, 25 May 2015

when was all India Radio established?

when was all India Radio established?

Options

1) 1930

2) 1935

3) 1940

4) 1950

answer

1) 1930

Other details

It was established in 1930

It was officially known as aakashwani since 1956

It is a division of Prasar Bharti

It is considered as sister concern of Doordarshan

Its headquarters is at the Akashvani Bhavan in New Delhi

All India Radio is one of the largest radio networks in the world


Sunday, 24 May 2015

who was first person to reach Mt. Everest without oxygen?

who was first person to reach Mt. Everest without oxygen?

Options

1)  Reinhold Messner

2) edmund hillary

3) tnezing norgay

4) Bachendri pal

answer

1)  Reinhold Messner

Other details

On 8 May 1978, Reinhold Messner stood with Peter Habeler on the summit of Mount Everest; the first men ever to climb Everest without the use of supplemental oxygen. Prior to this ascent it was disputed whether this was possible at all.

Saturday, 23 May 2015

first adhesive postage stamp was issued by which country?

first adhesive postage stamp was issued by which country?

options

1) Us

2) India

3) Laos

4) Uk

answer


4) Uk

Other details

The first adhesive postage stamp, commonly referred to as the Penny Black, was issued in the United Kingdom in 1840.

what is the name of First Unmanned space mission?

what is the name of First Unmanned space mission?

1) Apollo

2) Jupiter

3) Messenger

4) sputnik

answer

4) sputnik

Other details

Sputnik 1 was the first artificial Earth satellite. The Soviet Union launched it into an elliptical low Earth orbit on 4 October 1957



Friday, 22 May 2015

Which is the worlds Largest Hot Desert?

Which is the worlds  Largest  Hot Desert?

Options

1) Sahara

2) gobi

3) Atacama

4) Thar

answer

Sahara

Other details

The Sahara  is the largest hot desert and third largest desert after Antarctica and the Arctic.  Its combined surface area of 9,400,000 square kilometres (3,600,000 sq mi)



which of the following in Mumbai is known as august Kranti Maidan?

which of the following in Mumbai is known as august Kranti Maidan?

Options

1) shivaji Park

2) azad Maidan

3) cross Maidan

4) Gowalia Tank

Answer

4) Gowalia Tank

Other details

Gowalia Tank Maidan is a park in central Mumbai where Mahatma Gandhi issued the Quit India speech on 8 August 1942 decreeing that the British must leave India immediately or else mass agitations would take placea



Thursday, 21 May 2015

who is present Secretary General of Interpol?

who is present Secretary General of Interpol?

Options

1) Jürgen Stock

2) Mireille Balestrazzi

3) Ronald Noble

40 none of the above

answer

1) Jürgen Stock

other details

Jürgen Stock is a German law enforcement officer and academic. He has served as Secretary General of Interpol since 7 November 2014.

Wednesday, 20 May 2015

Lord canning was the first?

Lord canning was the first?

1) governor General of Bengal

2) Deputy Marshal

3) Vice roy

4) Chief commander

Answer


3) Viceroy

Charles John Canning, known as The Viscount Canning from 1837 to 1859, was  Governor-General of India during the Indian Rebellion of 1857.

In 1858 he was rewarded by being made the first Viceroy of India.

Lufthansa is airline of which country?

Lufthansa is airline of which country?

Options

1) Germany

2) France

3) spain

4) Portugal

answer

1) Germany

Other details

Deutsche Lufthansa AG, commonly known as Lufthansa, is a German airline and also the largest airline in Europe, both in terms of overall passengers carried and fleet size when combined with its subsidiaries.

CEO: Carsten Spohr

Founded: January 6, 1953, Cologne, Germany

Headquarters: Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany




Tuesday, 19 May 2015

who discovered Radium ?

who discovered Radium ?

Options

1)  Marie Curie

2) Marie James

3) Marie John

4)  Marie Jacob

answer
1)  Marie Curie

Other details

Radium is a chemical element with symbol Ra and atomic number 88.

 It is the sixth element in group 2 of the periodic table, also known as the alkaline earth metals


Oology is related to which study?

Oology is related to which study?

Options

1) birds eggs

2) reptile eggs

3) fish eggs

4) inset eggs

answer

1) birds eggs

other details

Oologyis a branch of ornithology

It studies bird eggs, nests and breeding behavior.

It is derived from the Greek "oion", meaning egg.


Monday, 18 May 2015

First world war ended in?

First world war ended in?

Options

1) 1918

2) 1914

3) 1911

4) 1910

answer

1) 1918

Other details

Germany had formally surrendered on November 11, 1918, and all nations had agreed to stop fighting while the terms of peace were negotiated. On June 28, 1919, Germany and the Allied Nations (including Britain, France, Italy and Russia) signed the Treaty of Versailles, formally ending the war.

Which other country other than India has its Independence day on 15th august?

Which other country other than India has its Independence day on 15th august?

Options

1) south korea

2) Nepal

3) Japan

4) Laos

Answer

1) south korea

Other details

South Korea  officially the Republic of Korea and commonly referred to as Korea, is a sovereign state in East Asia, constituting the southern part of the Korean Peninsula

Capital and largest city Seoul

 Official languages Korean

Official scripts Hangul

President: Park Geun-hye

Gwangbokjeol  literally "Restoration of Light Day"  also called as the National Liberation Day of Korea, celebrated annually on August 15, is one of the public holidays in South Korea. It commemorates Victory over Japan Day, which liberated Korea from colonial rule.

The Great wall of China was built in which year?

The Great wall of China was built in which year?

Options

1) 206 bc

2) 106 bc

3) 110 bc

4) 105 bc

answer
1) 206 bc

Other details

The Great Wall of China is a series of fortifications made of stone, brick, tamped earth, wood, and other materials, generally built along an east-to-west line across the historical northern borders of China to protect the Chinese states and empires against the raids and invasions of the various nomadic groups of the Eurasian Steppe
Construction started: 700 BC
Opened: 206 BC

Sunday, 17 May 2015

which will be the first Asian country to host Olympics twice?

which will be the first Asian country to host Olympics twice?

Options

1) Japan

2) korea

3) China

4) India

Answer
1) Japan

Other details

Korea first hosted olympics in 1964 and the next will be hosted in 2020

The 2020 Summer Olympics, is commonly known as Tokyo 2020,

 The games are planned to be held from 24 July – 9 August 2020 in Tokyo, Japan. Tokyo was announced as the host city at the 125th IOC Session in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on 7 September 2013

In 2020 will become the fifth city (and the first Asian city) to host the Summer Olympic Games more than once. Tokyo will also be hosting the 2020 Summer Paralympics.

Saturday, 16 May 2015

Who was the Congress President when India became free?

Who was the Congress President when India became free?

Options

1) J.B. Kripalani

2) Jawahar Lal nehru

3) Vallab bhai patel

4) Morarji desai

answer
1) J.B. Kripalani

Other details

Jivatram Bhagwandas Kripalani, popularly known as Kripalani, was an Indian politician, noted particularly for holding the presidency of the Indian National Congress during the transfer of power in 1947



what is the boundary between india and pakistan known as?

what is the boundary between india and pakistan known as?

Options

1)Radcliffe line

2) macmohan line

3) mountbatten line

4) westing house line

answer

1)Radcliffe line

Other details

The Radcliffe Line was published on 17 August 1947

It is boundary demarcation line between India and Pakistan upon the Partition of India.

It was named after its architect, Sir Cyril Radcliffe, who as chairman of the Border Commissions was charged with equitably dividing 175,000 square miles (450,000 km2) of territory.

Thursday, 14 May 2015

Which is the highest waterfall in India?

Which is the highest waterfall in India?

Options
1)   Kunchikal Falls

2)  Barehipani Falls

3) Langshiang Falls

4)Nohkalikai Falls

Answer

1)   Kunchikal Falls

Other details

1) Kunchikal Falls 455 metres (1,493 ft)  Shimoga district, Karnataka Multi-tiered waterfalls
Barehipani Falls 399 metres (1,309 ft)  Mayurbhanj district, Odisha 2 tiered waterfalls
Langshiang Falls 337 metres (1,106 ft)  West Khasi Hills district, Meghalaya
Nohkalikai Falls 335 metres (1,099 ft)        East Khasi Hills district, Meghalaya tallest plunge type waterfalls

Wednesday, 13 May 2015

Quantas is airline of which country?

Quantas is airline of which country?

1) australia

2) Singapore

3) Laos

4) egypt

answer
1) australia

other details

Qantas Airways Limited is the flag carrier airline of Australia and its largest airline by fleet size, international flights and international destinations.

Founded: November 16, 1920, Winton, Australia

Headquarters: Mascot, New South Wales, Australia

CEO: Alan Joyce

Founders: Fergus McMaster, Paul McGuiness, Hudson Fysh, Arthur Baird


AlItalia is airline of which country?

AlItalia is airline of which country?

1) Italy

2) france

3) germany

4) spain

answer

1) Italy

other details

Alitalia – Società Aerea Italiana, operating as Alitalia, is the flag carrier and national airline of Italy.

The company has its head office in Fiumicino, Rome, Italy.

CEO: Silvano Cassano

Subsidiaries: Air One, Wind Jet, C.A.I. Second, Alitalia CityLiner, C.A.I. First








Tuesday, 12 May 2015

Which city did Akbar build?

Which city did Akbar build?

Options

1) Fatehpur sikri

2) gaziabad

3) Agra

4) Okhla

answer

1) Fatehpur sikri

Other details

Fatehpur Sikri is a city Agra district in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India.

The city was founded in 1569 by the Mughal emperor Akba

It was the capital of the Mughal Empire from 1571 to 1585

It was build to honor the Sufi saint Salim Chishti




Monday, 11 May 2015

What is the name of songs composed by Ravindranath tagore?

What is the name of songs composed by Ravindranath tagore?

Options

1) Ravindra sangeet

2) Bangla geet

3) Bharat sangeet

4) Meet sangeet

answer
1) Ravindra sangeet

Other details

Rabindra Sangeet  also known as Tagore Songs, are songs written and composed by Rabindranath Tagore








Saturday, 9 May 2015

who was finance minister of Akbar?

 who was finance minister of Akbar?

Options

1) Khwaja yunus

2) Azaz Ahmed

3) Homam ansari

4)Todarmal

answer

As a Finance minister of Akbar Todar Mal succeeded Khwaja Malik I'timad Khan in 1560. Raja Todar Mal introduced standard weights and measures, a land survey and settlement system, revenue districts and officers.


Thursday, 7 May 2015

Greenpeace is associated with which of the following?

Greenpeace is associated with which of the following?

Options

1) environment

2) Peace

3)women welfare

4) Human rights

answer

1) environment

Other details

Greenpeace is an Non government organization

It has a international coordinating body in Amsterdam, the Netherlands

It mainly deals with environmental issues

Formation 1969 - 1972

Wednesday, 6 May 2015

Dadasaheb Phalke Award,is given by which Ministry?

Dadasaheb Phalke Award,is given by   which  Ministry?

1) The Ministry of Home Affairs

2) Environment

3) the Defence Ministry

4) The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting


answer

The Dadasaheb Phalke Award is India's highest award in cinema.

It is given annually at the National Film Awards ceremony

It is given by Directorate of Film Festivals,

It is set up by Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.

Where is lost Lake located?

Where is lost Lake located?

Options

1) US

2) UK

3) Japan

4) LAOS

answer

1) US

Other details

Lost Lake is a lake in Mount Hood National Forest 16.2 kilometres (10.1 mi) northwest of Mount Hood in Hood River County in the U.S. state of Oregon.


Tuesday, 5 May 2015

Who has joined social media platform weibo?

Who has joined social media platform weibo?

1) Narendra Modi

2) Nitish Kumar

3) Arun Jaitley

4) Sam Pitroda

answer
1) Narendra Modi

Other details

Sina weibo is a micro blogging site.
It is most popular site in china.




Monday, 4 May 2015

ISDN stands for?

ISDN stands for?

1)Integrated Services Digital Network

2) International service deaf network

3)Indian Sea defense Network

4) none of the above

answer
1)Integrated Services Digital Network

Other details

Integrated Services for Digital Network (ISDN) is a set of communication standards for simultaneous digital transmission of voice, video, data, and other network services over the traditional circuits of the public switched telephone network

Sunday, 3 May 2015

Which location is most rainfall in India?

Which location is most rainfall in India?

A. Cherrapunji

B. Mahabaleshwar

C. Matheran

D. Douglas point

answer

 Cherrapunji

Other details
Cherrapunj currently the historical name Sohra is more commonly used, is a subdivisional town in the East Khasi Hills district in the Indian state of Meghalaya. It is credited as being the wettest place on Earth, although nearby Mawsynram currently holds that record. Cherrapunji still holds the all-time record for the most rainfall in a calendar month and in a year: it received 9,300 mm (366 in) in July 1861 and 26,461 mm (1,041.75 in) between 1 August 1860 and 31 July 1861

Friday, 1 May 2015

what is the rank of India for Production of Nuclear energy?

what is the rank of India for Production of  Nuclear energy?

Options

1) 13th

2) 12th

3) 14th

4) 15th

answer

1) 13th

Other details

India is ranked 7th in terms of reactors in operation/

Which country became 161st member of world Trade Organization WTO?

Which country became 161st member of world Trade Organization WTO?

Options

1)Seychelles

2) Laos

3) Egypt

4)sudan

Answer

1)Seychelles

Other details

Seychelles became a member after an application of 20 years filed in 1995

It became a member after a 30 day countdown period.

Mohammed bin Nayef is crown prince of which country?

Mohammed bin Nayef is crown prince of which country?

Options

1) Saudi Arabia

2) Bahrain

3) Egypt

4) Sudan

Answer

1) Saudi Arabia


Other details

Mohammed bin Nayef was appointed as Crown Prince  by King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud.

He is also appointed as  Deputy Prime Minister of Saudi Arabia