Basic General Knowledge 3


Lal Bahadur Shastri

A. succeeded Pandit Nehru as the second Prime Minister of India
B. signed the Tashkent Agreement with Ayub Khan for a ceasefire between India and Pakistan
C. is also known as Man of Peace
D. All of the above


Microphone is used to convert

A. sound waves into electrical energy
B. sound waves into light rays
C. electrical energy into sound waves
D. sound waves into magnetic currents

Missile 'prithivi' aims
A. to test the performance of an indigenously built heat-shield
B. to hit target without the help of the Air Forces
C. to defend a large installations like oil-fields etc. against enemy attacks
D. None of the above

Of the various non-conventional energy sources that are being tapped, which has the largest potential
A. Water power
B. Wind power
C. Solar power
D. Biomass power


Mother Teresa received the Magsaysay Award in 1962 in the area of

A. Community leadership
B. public service
C. journalism and literature
D. international understanding