general knowledge quiz questions with multiple choice and answers

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Question 1
Who is credited with the invention of Basketball ?
A
Sam Goldwyn
B
Barbara Askins
Question 2
If  the President of India wants to resign he should address his resignation letter to the :
A
Vice - President
B
Speaker of Lok Sabha
Question 3
The background color of Olympic Flag is :
A
red
B
light blue
Question 4
The first satellite to be sent into space was :
A
Sputnik
B
Pioneer
Question 5
The Software ' Window 8 ' is released by Microsoft on :
A
February 20, 2012
B
February 29, 2012
Question 6
The first Commonwealth Games were held in 1930. Which country hosted the games ?
A
Germany
B
Canada
Question 7
Who is the first non - Indian to receive the Bharat Ratna ?
A
Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan
B
Nelson Mandela
Question 8
The Indian Institute of Science is located at :
A
Mumbai
B
Bangalore
Question 9
The first English newspaper in India was started by :
A
J.A. Hickey
B
Lord Alfred Tennyson
Question 10
The First World War broke out in the year :
A
1914
B
1918