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State-wise: Where is Tirupati?
State-wise: Where is Tirupati?
Updated: Fri, Jan 23 2009. 01 49 PM IST
Fastest finger first
Arrange these presidents who succeeded Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed in chronological order.
A) Giani Zail Singh
B) R. Venkataraman
C) N. Sanjeeva Reddy
D) Shankar Dayal Sharma
State-wise: Where is Tirupati?
Q1. Which is the largest key on a computer keyboard?
A) Enter
B) Backspace
C) Number lock
D) Space bar
Q2. If you visit the Tirupati temple, which state would you be in?
A) Karnataka
B) Andhra Pradesh
C) Tamil Nadu
D) Kerala
Q3. Who composed the bhajan ‘Pag Ghungroo Bandh Meera Naachi Re’?
A) Tukaram
B) Surdas
C) Meerabai
D) Chaitanya
Q4. What angle is formed by the hour and minute hands of a clock when it is exactly 3 o’clock?
A) 45 degrees
B) 90 degrees
C) 360 degrees
D) 180 degrees
Q5. What name is given to the sign of the zodiac usually represented by a lion?
A) Cancer
B) Taurus
C) Leo
D) Pisces
Q6. Which Asian Games gold medallist played Bheema in the TV serial ‘Mahabharata’?
A) Bhim Singh
B) Praveen Kumar
C) Dara Singh
D) Pargat Singh
Q7. What was the first name of the wife of the last Viceroy of India?
A) Diana
B) Sara
C) Elizabeth
D) Edwina
Q8. Which of these do not reproduce by laying eggs?
A) Whales
B) Hens
C) Crocodiles
D) Snakes
Q9. The rivers Brahmaputra and Sutlej originate near which source in the upper Himalayas?
A) Gangotri
B) Siachen
C) Mansarovar
D) Yamunotri
Q10. Who is the President of Pakistan?
A) Pervez Musharraf
B) Ghulam Ishaq Khan
C) Rafiq Tarar
D) Farooq Ahmed Leghari
Q11. In one-day cricket, how many fielders can stay outside the 15-yard circle for the first 15 overs?
A) Three
B) Four
C) Five
D) Two
Q12. Who was the world’s first woman prime minister?
A) Indira Gandhi
B) Golda Meir
C) Sirimavo Bandaranaike
D) Margaret Thatcher
Q13. In the Mahabharat, who was Draupadi’s twin brother?
A) Parikshit
B) Drupada
C) Dhristadyumna
D) Ikshvaku
Q14. Which Indian state has the highest percentage of Hindus?
A) Uttar Pradesh
B) Madhya Pradesh
C) Himachal Pradesh
D) Orissa
Q15. Who among these does the Indian Constitution permit to take part in the proceedings of Parliament?
A) Solicitor General
B) Attorney General
C) Cabinet secretary
D) Chief Justice
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First Published: Thu, Jan 22 2009. 06 15 PM IST
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