Q1. Which Indian state is the largest producer in the world of the golden coloured ‘Muga’ silk ?
(C) West Bengal
Answer : (A) Assam
Q2. Which Indian freedom fighter was popularly called ‘Mahamana’ ?
(A) Bal Gangadhar Tilak
(B) Jai Prakash Narain
(C) Gopal Hari Deshmukh
(D) Madan Mohan Malaviya
Answer : (D) Madan Mohan Malaviya
Q3. Which Indian state would you be in if you were watching birds at Ranganathittu Birds Sanctuary, situated on an island in the Kaveri river ?
(C) Tamil Nadu
(D) Andhra Pradesh
Answer : (A) Karnataka
Q4.’Anandmath’, ‘Durgeshnondini’ and ‘Kapalkundala’ novels were authored by which Bengali writer ?
(A) Rabindranath Tagore
(B) Sharat Chandra Chatterjee
(C) Bankim Chandra Chatterjee
(D) Bibhuti Bhushan Bandopadhyay
Answer : (C) Bankim Chandra Chatterjee
Q5. Baglihar Dam, also known as Baglihar Hydroelectric Power Project, in Jammu & Kashmir is built across which river ?
Answer : (B) Chenab
Q6. Where was the first Indian Institute of Management (IIM) established in 1961 ?
Answer : (A) Kolkata
Q7. What line connects the points on a map that receive equal amounts of rainfall ?
Answer : D) Isohyet
Q8. On 28 May 2008, the Indian Air Force attained the Airborne Warning And Control System (AWACS) capability by procuring the Phalcon radar (mounted on Russian plane IL-76) from which country ?
Answer : (B) Israel
Q9. Which India born physicist invented the ‘Optical Fibre’ ?
(A) C.V. Raman
(B) Satyendra Nath Bose
(C) Homi J. Bhabha
(D) Narinder Singh Kapany
Answer : (D) Narinder Singh Kapany
Q10. Which Australian state was formerly known as “Van Diemen’s Land” ?
(D) New South Wales
Answer : (C) Tasmania