General Knowledge - Basic General Knowledge

1. 

The Olympic Flame, was, for the first time, ceremonially lighted and burnt in a giant torch at the entrance of the stadium at

A. Athens Games (1896)
B. London Games (1908)
C. Paris Games (1924)
D. Amsterdam Games (1928)

Answer: Option D

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2. 

The Olympic Flame symbolises

A. unity among various nations of the world
B. speed, perfection and strength
C. sports as a means for securing harmony among nations
D. continuity between the ancient and modern games

Answer: Option D

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3. 

The reaction which converts sugar solution into alcohol is an example of

A. saponification
B. hydrogenation
C. fermentation
D. hydrolysis

Answer: Option C

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4. 

The Scottish bacteriologist who discovered penicillin was

A. Alexander Fleming
B. Albert Einstein
C. Archimeder
D. Aryabhatta

Answer: Option A

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5. 

The number of already named bones in the human skeleton is

A. 200
B. 206
C. 212
D. 218

Answer: Option B

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6. 

The purpose of United Nations Fund for Population Activities (UNFPA) is

A. studying population dynamics
B. collecting population data
C. evolving population policies, family planning and related programmes
D. All of the above

Answer: Option D

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