General Knowledge Quiz 28

general knowledge questions and answers

1. Who coined commonly used phrases 'Big Brother', 'Doublethink', 'Newspeak' and 'Thought Police' in his famous novel 'Nineteen Eighty-Four' ?

2. Which among the following boundary line seprates Pakistan from Afghanistan ?

3. Which Commission is inquiring into the demolition of Babri Masjid structure at Ayodhya on 6th December 1992 ?

4. Which river is also known as 'Bengal's sorrow' ?

5. In which medium does the sound travel the fastest ?

6. The first Polio vaccine in form of 'injected dose' was developed by Jonas Salk in 1952. Later, who developed first Oral Polio Vaccine (OPV) in sixties ?

7. With which sport are the 'Thomas Cup', 'Uber Cup' and 'Sudirman Cup' tournaments associated ?

8. In which Indian city would you find the Rock Garden, a sculpture garden created by artist Nek Chand using waste especially rags and broken ceramics ?

9. Who was the first person to be awarded the Bharat Ratna posthumously ?

10. Which city houses the headquarters of the North Eastern Railway (NER) ?