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Secretariat Asst. Special Selected Questions 05

1. Where did Buddha die? –

 

Kushinagar.


2. The video game console Xbox is the product of –

 

Microsoft.


3. JD Power is a name associated with –

 

Automobile customer survey organisation.


4. What does ICANN stand for –

 

Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers.


5. Lisbon Treaty is the Treaty accepted by the members of –

 

European Union.


6. Who is called the Grand old man of India –

 

Dadabhai Naoroji.


7. Which chemical compound is commonly known as washing soda –

 

sodium carbonate.


8. Who became the first Indian to present a Golden Globe award –

 

A. R. Rahman.


9. The age of a tree can be determined by –

 

counting the annual growth rings of its stem.


10. Mohiniyattam is a solo dance. True or False –

 

True


11. Who is the author of the book ” The Man Who Divided India ” –

 

Rafiq Zakaria.


12. Which European country is known as the land of thousand lakes –

 

Finland


13. Who created the character, Sherlock Holmes –

 

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.


14. The first non-Congress Prime Minister of India was –

 

Morarji Desai.


15. When there is one buyer and many sellers in a market what is this situation called –

 

Monopsony.


17. What does a phillumenist collect –

 

Matchbox labels.


18. Where is the headquarters of International Labour Organisation –

 

Geneva.


19. The chief guest of 68th Republic Day (2017) –

 

Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan (UAE).


20. What do the letters XP stand for in the product Microsoft XP –

 

Experience.


21. Who won the Kendra Sahitya Academy Award in 2016 –

 

Prabha Varma ( work – Shyama Madhavam ).


22. Human Rights Day is celebrated on –

 

December 10


23. Who won India’s first ever individual Olympic gold medal –

 

Abhinav Bindra.


24. What is the name of the instrument used to measure blood pressure –

 

Sphygmomanometer.


25. The Oscar-winning film Slumdog Millionaire was written by –

 

Simon Beaufoy.


26. Largest wetland in India –

 

Vembanad Lake.


27. Which state is called the agriculture epitome of India –

 

Uttar Pradesh.