Basic General Knowledge - 5

The credit of developing the polio vaccine goes to

A. Jones Salk

B. Alb E. Sabin

C. J.L. Baird

D. J. Perkins

The first recipient of Bharat Ratna award in 1954 was

A. S. Radhakrishnan

B. C. Rajagopalachari

C. C.V. Raman

D. Jawaharlal Nehru

The first NAM (Non-Aligned Movement) conference was held at

A. Belgrade (Yugoslavia)

B. Caire (Egypt)

C. Lusaka (Zambia)

D. Algeria (Algeria)

The first Indian actress to have been nominated to the Rajya Sabha was

A. Nargis Dutt

B. Hema Malini

C. Jaya Prada

D. None of the above

The chemical name of Vitamin B is

A. nicotinamide

B. ascorbic acid

C. riboflavin

D. thiamine

The first Asian Games were held in 1951 at

A. New Delhi, India

B. Manila, Philippines

C. Tokyo, Japan

D. Jakarata, Indonesia

The battle tanks that have been modernized to keep pace with the latest technology development is

A. Vijayanta

B. T-55 and T-72

C. Arjun

D. All of the above

The dance in Himachal Pradesh, performed indoor, solo or duet, especially when life comes to a standstill during cold winter is

A. Luddi dance

B. Munzra

C. Giddha parhaun

D. Rouf

The common pesticides which are in use consist of


B. organochlorines

C. olefins

D. heterocyclic compounds

The first lady Prime Minister of a country was

A. Srimavo Bhadaranaike (Sri Lanka)

B. Maria Estate Pew (Argentina)

C. Junko Taibei (Japan)

D. None of the above

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