Monday, December 31, 2012

General Knowledge Questions Part 2

Ques 13. Jawahar Tunnel which is the largest tunnel of  India is located in which State?

Jammu and Kashmir

Ques 14. Battle of Waterloo was fought in which year ?

The Battle of Waterloo was fought on Sunday, 18 June 1815 near Waterloo in present-day Belgium, then part of the United Kingdom of the Netherland between the Imperial French Army and the Army of the Seventh Coalition.

The Seventh Coalition comprises of United Kingdom, Netherlands, Hanover, Nassau, Brunswick and Prussia

Ques 15. Latest official language of the United Nations ?


Ques 16. Who build Bibi Ka Maqbara and where is it located ?

It was built by the Mughal Prince Azam Shah, in the late 17th century as a loving tribute to his mother, Rabia Durrani (the first wife of the Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb). It is located in Aurangabad, Maharastra, India.

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Ques 17. Mesopotamia is the old name of


Ques 18. What is Dadaism ?

Dadaism was an art movement of the European avant-garde in the early 20th century. It began in Zurich, Switzerland in 1916, spreading to Berlin shortly thereafter.

Ques 19. What is Impressionism ?

A style of painting which produces effects by use of colour rather than details of form.

Ques 20. What is Cubism ?

Cubism is an early-20th-century avant-garde art movement that revolutionized European painting and sculpture, and inspired related movements in music, literature and architecture.

Ques 21. What is Absurdism ?

Absurdism, therefore, is a philosophical school of thought stating that the efforts of humanity to find inherent meaning will ultimately fail (and hence are absurd) because the sheer amount of information as well as the vast realm of the unknown make certainty impossible.

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Ques 22. When was TRAI(Telecom Regulatory Authority of India) formed ?

TRAI was formed in 1997 through Telecom Regulatory Authority of India Act, 1997.

Ques 23. What was the Capital of Early Cholas ?

Poompuhar, Urayur

Ques 24. What was the Capital of Medieval Cholas ?

Pazhaiyaarai, Thanjavur
Gangaikonda Cholapuram

Ques 25. Retirement age of a Supreme Court Judge ?

65 years

Ques 26. What do we mean by Equinox ?

Equinox means that the days and nights are equal