Basic General Knowledge 3

1

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

2

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

3
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

4
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

5

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