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General Knowledge - December 20, 2002

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    Hi! The General Awareness questions for the day are given below. 1. Which is the third highest peak in India? (1) Kanchenjunga (2) Nanga Parbat (3) Gasher
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      Hi!

      The General Awareness questions for the day are given below.

      1. Which is the third highest peak in India?
      (1) Kanchenjunga
      (2) Nanga Parbat
      (3) Gasher Brum
      (4) Dunagiri

      2. Which is the largest airport in the world?
      (1) Singapore airport
      (2) International airport at Kaula Lumpur
      (3) Heathrow at London
      (4) King Khalid at Saudi Arabia

      3. In which year did Alexander the great die?
      (1) 332 B.C
      (2) 328 B.C
      (3) 323 B.C
      (4) 356 B.C.

      4. In which year did Mahatma Gandhi launch The Dandi March?
      (1) 1924
      (2) 1930
      (3) 1941
      (4) 1942

      5. Eugenics is the study of
      (1) the development of embryos
      (2) the merits of legalizing mercy killing
      (3) the production of better offspring by careful selection of parents
      (4) genetical composition of plant population in relation to their habitats

      6. In which year did Thomas Alva Edison invent the electric lamp?
      (1) 1854
      (2) 1879
      (3) 1904
      (4) 1888

      7. What is the measure of the length of a standard tennis court?
      (1) 54 ft
      (2) 28 ft
      (3) 84 ft
      (4) 78 ft

      8. Which is the first Asian country to host the Commonwealth Games?
      (1) S.Korea
      (2) Japan
      (3) Malaysia
      (4) China

      9. Who is the president of the World Bank?
      (1) Michel Camdessus
      (2) John Wolfensohn
      (3) Emeka Anyaoku
      (4) Jose Maria Ruda

      10. Who was the first Prime Minister of Great Britain?
      (1) Richard Travithick
      (2) Robert Walpole
      (3) Sir George Cayley
      (4) Robert Peary

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