MCQ.1 Which of these brand names also means "one-billionth part of something"?
(A) Nano(B) Vista(C) Bolt(D) Sumo
Answer : (A) Nano
MCQ.2 Fields medal is a prestigious international honour given in which subject?
(A) Life Sciences(B) Mathematics(C) History(D) Astronomy
Answer : (B) Mathematics
MCQ.3 In 2014 after visiting which religious monument in India did PM Nawaz Sharif compare it to the Badshahi Masjid of Lahore?
(A) Jama Masjid, Delhi(B) Moti Masjid, Agra(C) Ajmer Sharif(D) Mecca Masjid, Hyderabad
Answer : (A) Jama Masjid, Delhi
MCQ.4 Which two cricketers were involved in a world record partnership for the 10th wicket in test cricket in July 2014?
(A) C Welegedara and Rangana Herath(B) Imran Tahir and Aaron Phangiso(C) Junaid Khan and Saeed Ajmal(D) Joe Root and James Anderson
Answer : (d) Joe Root and James Anderson
MCQ.5 Who is the first retired chief justice of India to become governor of a state?
(A) Altamas Kabir(B) K G Balakrishnan(C) SH Kapadia(D) P Sathasivam
Answer : (D) P Sathasivam
MCQ.6 Which astronomer was the first to observe the rings around Saturn?
(A) Galileo Galilei(B) Johannes Kepner(C) Nicholas Copernicus(D) Edwin Hubble
Answer : (A) Galileo Galilei
MCQ.7 Which Hindi author was awarded the 2014 Jnanpith Award?
(A) Namvar Singh(B) Kedarnath Singh(C) Manohar Shyam Joshi(D) Mannu Bhandari
Answer : (B) Kedarnath Singh
MCQ.8 On the sacred day of Mauni Amavas the vow of not doing what is taken?
(A) Sleeping(B) Walking(C) Speaking(D) Sitting
Answer : (C) Speaking
MCQ.9 In a flowering plant, which of these carries the reproductive organs?
(A) Leaf(B) Root(C) Bark(D) Flower
Answer : (D) Flower