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GK) General Studies: (Dance & Music, Language And Personalities In India) 3

GK) General Studies: (Dance & Music, Language And Personalities In India) 3

GK) General Studies: (Dance & Music, Language And Personalities In India) 3

Leander Paes is related to which sport?
(a) Cricket
(b) Badminton
(c) Tennis
(d) Swimming
Answer: Tennis

Mahesh Bhupati is related to which sport?
(a) Swimming
(b) Badminton
(c) Cricket
(d) Tennis
Answer: Tennis

Prakash Padukone is related to which sport?
(a) atheletics
(b) Badminton
(c) Cricket
(d) Tennis
Answer: Badminton

Vijay Amritraaj is related to which sport?
(a) Cricket
(b) atheletics
(c) Badminton
(d) Tennis
Answer: Tennis

Anand Amritraaj is related to which sport?
(a) Tennis
(b) atheletics
(c) Cricket
(d) Badminton
Answer: Tennis

Vishwanathan Anand is related to which sport?
(a) Chess
(b) atheletics
(c) Cricket
(d) Badminton
Answer: Chess

Rudra Pratap Singh is associated with which sports?
(a) Cricket
(b) Chess
(c) Soccer
(d) Tennis
Answer: Cricket

The name Kunjarani Devi is associated with?
(a) Swimming
(b) Weight Lifting
(c) Target Shooting
(d) Athletics
Answer: Weight Lifting

Who among the following is not associated with billiards in India?
(a) Subash Agrawal
(b) Ashok Shandilya
(c) Mihir Sen
(d) Manoj Kothari
Answer: Mihir Sen

Dhyanchand is related to which sport?
(a) Kabaddi
(b) Wrestling
(c) Boxing
(d) Hockey
Answer: Hockey

Mithali Raj is related to which sport?
(a) Athletics
(b) Tennis
(c) Hockey
(d) Cricket
Answer: Cricket

J.J. Sobha is related to which sport?
(a) Cricket
(b) Hockey
(c) Tennis
(d) Athletics
Answer: Athletics

Narain Karthikayen is associated with
(a) Volleyball
(b) Golf
(c) Car Racing
(d) Football
Answer: Car Racing

Saina Nehwal is related with which among the following sports?
(a) Table Tennis
(b) Badminton
(c) Tennis
(d) Chess
Answer: Badminton

Middle name of Ajit Agarkar is
(a) Kannan
(b) Bhalchandra
(c) Kumar
(d) Singh
Answer: Bhalchandra

Middle name of Irfan Pathan is
(a) Kumar
(b) Bhalchandra
(c) Singh
(d) Khan
Answer: Khan

Middle name of Munaf Patel is
(a) Masan
(b) Mani
(c) Maran
(d) Musa
Answer: Musa

Middle name of Ramesh Powar is
(a) Rajesh
(b) Rajan
(c) Raja
(d) Rajaram
Answer: Rajaram

Middle name of Sourav Ganguly is
(a) Venkata
(b) Kumar
(c) Chandidas
(d) Chandya
Answer: Chandidas

Jaspal Rana is associated with which of the following games?
(a) Weightlifting
(b) Shooting
(c) Swimming
(d) Archery
Answer: Shooting

Vishwa Mohan Bhatt is related to __.
(a) Arts
(b) Economics
(c) Music
(d) Cricket
Answer: Music

Abhinav Bindra is related to which sport?
(a) Shooting
(b) atheletics
(c) Cricket
(d) Badminton
Answer: Shooting

Amartya Sen is related to __.
(a) Arts
(b) Economics
(c) Music
(d) Sports
Answer: Economics

Who is called the Shakespear of India ?
(a) Kalidas
(b) Shakuntla
(c) Ravidas
(d) Meghdoot
Answer: Kalidas

Srinivasa Ramanujan is related to
(a) Physics
(b) Biology
(c) Chemistry
(d) Maths
Answer: Maths

Meghnad Saha is related to
(a) Maths
(b) Biology
(c) Chemistry
(d) Physics
Answer: Physics

Jagdish Chadra Bose is related to
(a) Physics
(b) Biology
(c) Maths
(d) Chemistry
Answer: Physics

C V Raman is related to
(a) Physics
(b) Biology
(c) Maths
(d) Chemistry
Answer: Physics

C V Raman is related to
(a) Arts
(b) Science
(c) Music
(d) Sports
Answer: Science

Srinivasa Ramanujan is related to
(a) Music
(b) Arts
(c) Sports
(d) Maths
Answer: Maths

Meghnad Saha is related to
(a) Arts
(b) Science
(c) Music
(d) Sports
Answer: Science

Jagdish Chadra Bose is related to
(a) Music
(b) Arts
(c) Sports
(d) Science
Answer: Science

Pt Ravishankar is related to
(a) Sitar
(b) Guitar
(c) Tabla
(d) Bansuri (Flute)
Answer: Sitar

Ud Jakir Hussain is related to
(a) Guitar
(b) Tabla
(c) Sitar
(d) Bansuri (Flute)
Answer: Tabla

Pt Hari Prasad Chaurasia is related to
(a) Tabla
(b) Guitar
(c) Bansuri (Flute)
(d) Sitar
Answer: Bansuri (Flute)

Ud Amjad Ali Khan is related to
(a) Bansuri (Flute)
(b) Santoor
(c) Sarod
(d) Sitar
Answer: Sarod

 Ud Bismillah Khan is related to
(a) Shehnai
(b) Guitar
(c) Sitar
(d) Bansuri (Flute)
Answer: Shehnai

Pt Shiv Kumar Sharma is related to
(a) Santoor
(b) Guitar
(c) Sitar
(d) Bansuri (Flute)
Answer: Santoor

Pt Vishwa Mohan Bhatt is related to
(a) Tabla
(b) Guitar
(c) Sitar
(d) Bansuri (Flute)
Answer: Guitar

Ud Allah Rakha is related to
(a) Tabla
(b) Guitar
(c) Sitar
(d) Bansuri (Flute)
Answer: Tabla

__ is son of Ud Allah Rakha.
(a) None
(b) Ud Jakir Hussain
(c) Ud Amjad Ali Khan
(d) Ud Bismillah Khan
Answer: Ud Jakir Hussain

Mirza Galib was
(a) Poet
(b) None
(c) Saint
(d) King
Answer: Poet

 Tansen was
(a) None
(b) Musician
(c) Saint
(d) King
Answer: Musician

Amir Khusro was
(a) King
(b) None
(c) Poet
(d) Saint
Answer: Poet

Kaifi Azmi was
(a) Saint
(b) None
(c) King
(d) Poet
Answer: Poet

Sumitranandan Pant was
(a) Poet
(b) None
(c) Saint
(d) King
Answer: Poet

Jaishankar Prasad was
(a) Saint
(b) None
(c) King
(d) Poet
Answer: Poet

Ms. Medha Patkar is associated with the
(a) Sardar Sarovar Project
(b) Dabhol project
(c) Tehri project
(d) Enron project
Answer: Sardar Sarovar Project

Vidya pillai is related to which sports?
(a) Shooting
(b) Archery
(c) Snooker
(d) Billiards
Answer: Snooker

Vidya Pillai is related to which sport ?
(a) Hockey
(b) Billiards
(c) Snooker
(d) Golf
Answer: Snooker

The name, Dr. Raja Chelliah is associated with
(a) liberalization policy reforms
(b) tax reforms
(c) labour policy reforms
(d) foreign trade policy reforms
Answer: tax reforms

The Council of the Nine Gems is associated with
(a) Ballala Sena
(b) Devapala
(c) Harshavardhana
(d) Chandragupta II
Answer: Chandragupta II

The spiritual leader associated with the founding of Vijayanagara kingdom was
(a) Ramdas
(b) Appayya Dikshitar
(c) Purandaradas
(d) Vidyaranya
Answer: Vidyaranya

Which one of the following Saint's name is associated with Shivaji ?
(a) Ramanand
(b) Chaitanya
(c) Ram Das
(d) Tukaram
Answer: Tukaram

Srirangapattam is associated with
(a) Tipu Sultan
(b) Ahmed Shah Abdali
(c) Hyder Ali
(d) Aurangzeb
Answer: Tipu Sultan

Amir Khusrau's name is associated with the invention of
(a) Sitar
(b) Shehnai
(c) Sarod
(d) Tabla
Answer: Sitar

Adil Shahi is associated with
(a) None of these
(b) Bijapur
(c) Ahmadnagar
(d) Golconda
Answer: Bijapur

Ram Prasad Bismil was associated with
(a) Kakori Bomb case
(b) Kanpur Conspiracy case
(c) Alipore Bomb case
(d) Meerut Conspiracy case
Answer: Kakori Bomb case

Who was regarded as Nana Saheb?
(a) Baji Rao-I
(b) Balaji Baji Rao
(c) Balaji Vishawanath
(d) Madhav Rao
Answer: Balaji Baji Rao

Owner of Wipro is
(a) Ratan Tata
(b) Juhi Chawla
(c) Azim Premji
(d) Anil Ambani
Answer: Azim Premji

Rahul Bose belongs to
(a) Reliance
(b) Bollywood
(c) Cricket
(d) Soccer
Answer: Bollywood

Do or Die is quoted by
(a) Subhash Chandra Bose
(b) Jawahar Lal Nehru
(c) Bhagat Singh
(d) M.K. Gandhi
Answer: M.K. Gandhi

Which Indian won Nobel Prize in Economics in year 1998?
(a) Azim Premji
(b) Amartya Kumar Sen
(c) Manmohan Singh
(d) Narayan Murthy
Answer: Amartya Kumar Sen

S Chandrashekar won Nobel Prize(Physics) in which year?
(a) 1983
(b) 1927
(c) 1985
(d) 1945
Answer: 1983

 Mother Teresa won Nobel Prize in year..
(a) 2000
(b) 1983
(c) 1996
(d) 1979
Answer: 1979

Sonal Mansingh is one of the leading exponent of
(a) Garbaa Classical Dance Form of Gujarat
(b) Odissi A Classical Dance Form of Orissa
(c) Bhangraa Classical Dance Form of Punjab
(d) Kathakalia Classical Dance Form of Kerala
Answer: Odissi A Classical Dance Form of Orissa

The first Indian woman to have won prestigious Booker Prize of Britain
(a) Arundhati Roy
(b) Anita Desai
(c) Sarojini Naidu
(d) Kamla Das
Answer: Arundhati Roy

The founder of arya samaj was
(a) Swami Vivekananda
(b) Ramakrishna Paramahamsa
(c) Raja Ram Mohan Roy
(d) Dayanand Saraswathi
Answer: Dayanand Saraswathi

Smt. Indira Gandhi was assassinated on
(a) 21st May
(b) 31st October
(c) 31st August
(d) 31st July
Answer: 31st October

Who is the CEO of Microsoft?
(a) Warren Buffet
(b) Steve Jobs
(c) Steve Ballmer
(d) Bill Gates
Answer: Steve Ballmer

 Vikram Seth is
(a) Poet
(b) Sportsmen
(c) Industrialist
(d) Saint
Answer: Poet

Mahatma Gandhi shares his birthday with which another revolutionary fighter?
(a) Subhash Chandra Bose
(b) Lal Bahadur Shastri
(c) Bal Gangadhar Tilak
(d) Gopal Krishna Gosle
Answer: Lal Bahadur Shastri

Who is the man behind formation of Maruti Udyog?
(a) Jagdish Khattar
(b) None of These
(c) Sanjay Gandhi
(d) Rahul Gandhi
Answer: Sanjay Gandhi

Which noted film-maker is popularly known as Basuda?
(a) T.R.Basu
(b) Basu Chatterjee
(c) B.R.Chopra
(d) Basu Bhattacharya
Answer: Basu Bhattacharya

Hari Krishna Goswami is popularly known in Hindi cinema as
(a) Ashok Kumar
(b) Kishore Kumar
(c) Manoj Kumar
(d) Rajendra Kumar
Answer: Manoj Kumar

 Which famous actor had anchored the popular TV show Hum Log on the Doordarshan channel in the 1980s?
(a) Utpal Dutt
(b) Ashok Kumar
(c) Dr Sreeram Lagoo
(d) Dilip Kumar
Answer: Ashok Kumar

Who made the film Earth 1947?
(a) Shekhar Kapoor
(b) Deepa Mehta
(c) Mira Nair
(d) Kalpana Lajmi
Answer: Deepa Mehta

Which was the first film of Madhuri Dixit?
(a) Abodh
(b) Tezaab
(c) Swati
(d) Hifazat
Answer: Abodh

What is the middle name of Barack Obama?
(a) Williams
(b) Johny
(c) Hussain
(d) Muhammad
Answer: Hussain

 Who among the following is not the recipient of the first Bharat Ratna Award instituted in 1954?
(a) Dr C.V.Raman
(b) Dr B.R.Ambedkar
(c) Dr S.Radhakrishnan
(d) C.Rajagopalachari
Answer: Dr B.R.Ambedkar

 Who is the chairman of Bharati Airtel?
(a) A.R .Jindal
(b) Vijay Mallya
(c) Sunil Mittal
(d) Lakshmi Mittal
Answer: Sunil Mittal

Who is the chairman of Reliance communications?
(a) Anil Ambani
(b) Tina Ambani
(c) Mukesh Ambani
(d) Nita Ambani
Answer: Anil Ambani

 By what name do we now know the artist who was given the name Geetali at birth?
(a) Anoushka Shankar
(b) Anaida
(c) Shreya Ghosal
(d) Norah Jones
Answer: Norah Jones

Who established Rajshri Pictures?
(a) Kamal Bharjatya
(b) Rajkumar Bharjatya
(c) Sooraj Bharjatya
(d) Tarachand Bharjatya
Answer: Tarachand Bharjatya

 What is the origonal name of Akshay Kumar ?
(a) Rahul Benrji
(b) Kunal Bagla
(c) Rajiv Bhatia
(d) atul Sharma
Answer: Rajiv Bhatia

Which of the following has Nelson Mandela won?
(a) Padmashri
(b) Padma Vibhushan
(c) Bharath Ratna
(d) Ramon Magasesay
Answer: Bharath Ratna

Who is the founder of CNN?
(a) None of These
(b) Ted Turner
(c) Alen Turnur
(d) Ted Burner
Answer: Ted Turner

Who is the director of the Oscar wining movie Elizabeth?
(a) Steven Spilberg
(b) Meera Nayar
(c) Deepa Mehta
(d) Shekhar Kapoor
Answer: Shekhar Kapoor

Who was the first Indian scientist to become an Member of Parliament?
(a) Homi Bhabha
(b) Araybhatt
(c) Meghnad Saha
(d) Abdul Kalam
Answer: Meghnad Saha

Who is called the Mozart of Asia?
(a) O.P. Nayyar
(b) A.R. Rahman
(c) R.D. Burman
(d) Preetam Chakrabarty
Answer: A.R. Rahman

 Childhood name of Swami Vivekanand
(a) Narendra
(b) Mahendra
(c) Jitendra
(d) Ashoke
Answer: Narendra

Which of the following pairs are not siblings?
(a) Lata Mangeshkar-Asha Bhosle
(b) Julia Roberts-Eric Roberts
(c) Miley Cyrus-Noah Cyrus
(d) Rabindranath Tagore-Rathindranath Tagore
Answer: Rabindranath Tagore-Rathindranath Tagore

Who was given the name Priyadarshini by Rabindranath Thakur?
(a) Sister Nivedita
(b) Indira Gandhi
(c) Lady Ranu Mukherjee
(d) Victoria Okampo
Answer: Indira Gandhi

What was the earlier name of music director A.R. Rehman?
(a) Dilip Kumar
(b) Dev Kumar
(c) Raj Kumar
(d) Manoj Kumar
Answer: Dilip Kumar

 Naresh Goyal owns
(a) Spice Jet
(b) Jet Airways
(c) Deccan Airlines
(d) Kingfisher Airlines
Answer: Jet Airways

Dr. Padma Subrahmanyam is a legendary exponent of
(a) Kathakali
(b) Mohiniyattam
(c) Bharatnatyam
(d) Kathak
Answer: Bharatnatyam

Who among the following persons bought the sword of Tipu Sultan in London and brought it back to India ?
(a) Vijay Mallya
(b) Aditya Birla
(c) Ratan Tata
(d) Mukesh Ambani
Answer: Vijay Mallya

Kiran Majoomdar is related to.
(a) ICICI Bank
(b) Polition
(c) Biocon
(d) Pepsico
Answer: Biocon

Who amongst the following has alunched a new venture named blogeverywhere.com?
(a) Azim Premji
(b) Sabeer Bhatia
(c) Bill Gates
(d) Narayan Murthy
Answer: Sabeer Bhatia

How is Satyadev Dubey well known?
(a) A Renowned Economist
(b) A Renowned Hindi Poet
(c) A Well Known Environmentalist
(d) Playwright and Director
Answer: Playwright and Director

Who is the founder of Satyam computers?
(a) D.Subbarow
(b) Muruga Raju
(c) Ramalinga Raju
(d) A.N.Moothi
Answer: Ramalinga Raju

First woman speaker of Loksabha was
(a) phoolan devi
(b) Meira Kumar
(c) Jyoti
(d) Sushma Swaraj
Answer: Meira Kumar

Name the father daughter duo after Whom two seperate squares in Moscow are named?
(a) Jawaharlal Nehru and Indira Gandhi
(b) Rajiv Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi
(c) Michael Jackson and Princess Jackson
(d) Bill Clinton and Chelsea Clinton
Answer: Jawaharlal Nehru and Indira Gandhi

K.S. Ranjit Singhji was
(a) First Field Marshal
(b) First Indian test Cricketer
(c) First Bar-at-law
(d) First Air marshal
Answer: First Indian test Cricketer

The first Indian actress to have been nominated to the Rajya Sabha was
(a) Jaya Prada
(b) None of them
(c) Nargis Dutt
(d) Hema Malini
Answer: Nargis Dutt

The first Indian to be awarded the Oscar for lifetime achievements in Cinema in 1992 was
(a) Amitabh Bachchan
(b) Satyajit Ray
(c) Bhanu Athaiya
(d) Dilip Kumar
Answer: Satyajit Ray

Who is the first Indian sound enginner to get oscar?
(a) A R rahman
(b) none
(c) Satyajith Ray
(d) Rasool Pukkutty
Answer: Rasool Pukkutty

What is the name of the chief minister (in India) who died as a result of plane crash in october 2009?
(a) T Subramanium
(b) Ashok Chavan
(c) Rajnath Singh
(d) Y S R Reddy
Answer: Y S R Reddy

Who was the first woman president of the UN General Asswembly?
(a) Aruna Asif Ali
(b) Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit
(c) Sarojini Naidu
(d) Virginia Woolf
Answer: Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit





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