Basic General Knowledge-3

Microphone is used to convert

A. sound waves into electrical energy

B. sound waves into light rays

C. electrical energy into sound waves

D. sound waves into magnetic currents

Missile 'prithivi' aims

A. to test the performance of an indigenously built heat-shield

B. to hit target without the help of the Air Forces

C. to defend a large installations like oil-fields etc. against enemy attacks

D. None of the above

Of the various non-conventional energy sources that are being tapped, which has the largest potential?

A. Water power

B. Wind power

C. Solar power

D. Biomass power

Mother Teresa received the Magsaysay Award in 1962 in the area of

A. Community leadership

B. public service

C. journalism and literature

D. international understanding

National Botanical Research Institute is located at

A. New Delhi

B. Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh)

C. Chennai (Tamil Nadu)

D. Bangalore (Karnataka)

Nalanda is located at

A. Gujarat

B. Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh

C. Near Patna, Bihar

D. Near Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh

Jharia (Jharkhand) is famous for

A. sports goods

B. copper mines

C. coal mines

D. gold mines

Jesus Christ was crucified in

A. 4 BC

B. 4 AD

C. 20 AD

D. 1 AD

National institute of Mental Health is located at

A. Coonor (Tamil Nadu)

B. Chandigarh

C. New Delhi

D. Bangalore

John F. Kennedy was

A. one the most popular Presidents of USA

B. the first Roman Catholic President

C. writer of Why England slept and Profile in Courage

D. All the above

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