General Quiz – 34

Q 1. Identify this famous building

 

Q 2. Which  is the longest railway platform in the world?

 

Q 3. Which railway station has the maximum number of platforms in India?

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Q 4. Which day is celebrated as national sports day in India? And why that particular day?

 

Q 5.Mahindra e2O is recently launched by Mahindra & Mahindra. What does e2O stand for?

 

Q 6. How many players play from one team in the game of Kho-Kho?

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Q 7. Who has recently received the BCCI Lifetime Achievement Award?

 

Q 8. PIN(Postal Index Number) Code system was introduced in India in which year?

 

Q 9. Identify

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Q 10. Identify

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Answers

Ans 1. Writers’ Building, Kolkata –  is the secretariat building of the State Government of West Bengal in India. The Writers’ Building originally served as the office for writers of the British East India Company, hence the name. Designed by Thomas Lyon in 1777, the Writers’ Building has gone through several extensions over the years.

Ans 2. Gorakhpur  railway platform is the longest platform in the world. Length = 1366m. Earlier this record was held by Kharagpur(1072m) which is now 3rd after Kollam Jn in Kerala.

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Ans 3. Howrah – 23 Platforms.

Ans 4. 29th August is celebrated as National Sports Day every year. This day is the birth anniversary of the wizard of hockey Dhyan Chand.

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Ans 5. Energy to Oxygen

Ans 6. 9 players per team.

Ans 7. Sunil Gavaskar

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Ans 8. 1972

Ans 9. Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia, famous Indian flautist.

Ans 10. Bachhendri Pal, First Indian woman to climb Mt. Everest. (1985)

 

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