General Awareness Questions - Set 11

General Awareness Questions - Set 11

1. The Indian Emergency of starting 26 June 1975, when President ..........., upon request by Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, declared a state of emergency under Article 352 of the Constitution of India.

A) Neelam Sanjiva Reddy
B) Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed
C) Giani Zail Singh
E) None of Above

2. .......... has also received the Magsaysay award for Public Service in 1965, and the airport of Patna is also named after him.

A) Mohammad Hidayatullah
B) Gopal Swarup Pathak
C) R. N. Sharma
D) Jayaprakash Narayan

3. Annamalai University owes its existence to the philanthropy of Rajah ...........

A) Sir Annamalai Chettiar
B) Sir Annamalai Chidambaram
C) Sir Annamalai Hasan
D) Sir Annamalai Swami

4. ................... (born 1946) was one of six recipients of the Magsaysay Award in 2012 for "his profound faith in community energies, and his sustained programs in pursuing the holistic economic empowerment of thousands of women and their families in rural India".

A) Y N Natraj
B) Manohar M Murti
C) Kulandei Francis
D) John Petri

5. ......... Temple, Chidambaram is a Hindu temple dedicated to LordShiva located in the town of Chidambaram, Tamil Nadu, India.

A) Adi Kumbeswarar
B) Thillai Natarajah
C) Meenakshi Amman
D) All of Above

6. Nataraj is a depiction of the god ........ as the cosmic dancer who performs his divine dance to destroy a weary universe and make preparations for the god Brahma to start the process of creation.

A) Vishnu
B) Parvati
C) Shiva
D) Brahma

7. The Third Battle of Panipat took place on ....... at Panipat.

A) 14 January 1761
B) 15 January 1761
C) 16 January 1761
D) 17 January 1761

8. The Monarchy of ......... was founded in the 10th century, making the monarchy of ........ the oldest in Europe.

A) Japan
B) Saudi Arabia
C) Istanbul
D) Denmark

9. Goa is the only state in India that regardless of religion has an active and enforced Uniform Civil Code (UCC) for all citizens.

A) True
B) False

10. The .......... is an international financial institution that provides loans to developing countries for capital programs.

A) World Bank
B) Swiss Bank
C) UN Bank
D) None of Above