Monday, June 13, 2016

G K - Questions and Answers - 40

591. Who created the charecter ‘Oliver Twist’?
(a) Mark Twain                                    (b) Charles Dickens
(c) Bernard Shaw                                 (d) None of these
Answer: (b)

592. Who invented Pendulum Clock?
(a) Grahambell                                     (b) Faraday
(c) Christian Huygens                         (d) None of these
Answer: (c)

593. Who authored ‘Descent of Man’ in 1871?
(a) Lamarch                                         (b) Gregor Mendel
(c) Charles Darwin                            (d) None of these
Answer: (c)

594. Columbus, the first modern European to discover Americas in 1492, was born in:
(a) Portugal                                       (b) Spain
(c) Holland                                        (d) Italy
Answer: (d)

595. Chou En Lai who signed in Panch Sheel agreement with Jawaharlal Nehru, was the prime minister of:
(a) Thailand                                        (b) Myanmar
(c) Taiwan                                             (d) China
Answer: (d)

596. Cleopatra was the queen of:
(a) Greece                                                     (b) Rome
(c) Egypt                                                         (d) Persia
Answer: (c)

597. The first US president to visit India:
(a) D.Eisenhower                                     (b) FD Roosevelt
(c) Richard Nixon                                    (d) Jimmy Carter
Answer: (a)

598. Who wrote ‘A Passage to India’?
(a) Nirad C. Chaudhary                          (b) EM Forster
(c) Galbraith                                              (d) None of these
Answer: (b)

599. Who developed small pox vaccine?
(a) Louis Pasteur                                        (b) Ronald Ross
(c) Edward Jenner                                     (d) None of these
Answer: (c)

600. Epicurus, who founded the Epicurean philosophy, was a/an philisopher.
(a) Chinese                                                  (b) Egyptian
(c) Greek                                                        (d) Russian

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