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(1) Which island in the Malay Archipelago contains Sarawak and Sabah of Malaysia and Kalimantan of Indonesia ?
Sumatra
Borneo
Celebes
Java
(2) Which among the choices below is the American bug that sings to attract its females ?
Water spider
Back swimmer
Cicada
Giant water bug
(3) Which Italian poet said , "Nature is the art of God" ?
Giosue Carducci
Luigi Pirardello
Salvatore Quasimoda
Dante Alighieri
(4) Which title was taken by the noblemen in Japan who assumed great political power and ruled in the name of the emperor ?
Shogun
Sholin
Samurai
Sumo
(5) Which disease used to be known as 'jail fever'  because it occurred frequently in prisons ?
Influenza
Dengue
Rubella
Typhus
(6) According to Greek mythology, who was Dometer ?
Goddess of earth
Goddess of desire
Goddess of flowers
Goddess of fire
(7) Which famous Spanish sculptor and painter is known as the father of Modern art ?
Leornado da Vinci
Pablo Picasso
Gian Bernini
Michelangelo
(8) In which religion are a number of gods called Kami worshipped ?
Taoism
Shintoism
Confucianism
Zorastrianism
(9) What do you call a hawker selling fruits and vegetables ?
Fruit vendor
Horticulturist
Costermonger
Grocer
(10) Who created the characters of the comic strip "peanuts" ?
Charles M. Schultz
Walt Disney
Rudyard Kipling
Charlie Brown
(11) 'Toxophily' is love for which sport ?
Archery
Shooting
Fencing
Boxing
(12) Which lake in South America is the highest of the world's navigable lakes ?
Lake Chiquita
Lake Popo
Lake Maracaibo
Lake Titicaca
(13) Which animal can keep its enemies at a distance by giving off a strong stench ?
Hedgehog
Porcupines
Skunk
Badger
(14) Which famous French philosopher, novelist and playwright declined to accept the Nobel prize for Literature ?
Jean-Paul Sartre
Claude Simon
Rene F.A Sully Prudhoman
Saint John Perse
(15) Which American president introduced 'Fair Deal', the social and economic extensive reform program ?
Andrew Jackson
Harry Truman
Abraham Licoln
John Kennedy
(16) Which gas is commonly used in illuminating advertisements ?
Neon
Helium
Argon
Krypton
(17) Who is the king of gods in roman mythology ?
Mars
Jupiter
Neptune
Atlas
(18) Of which Indian city was Sir Edwin Lutyens the chief architect and planner ?
Madras
Bombay
Calcutta
New Delhi
(19) What is the ethical practice in Jainism of not causing harm to any living organism called ?
Ahimsa
Satyagraha
Karma
Dharma
(20) From which of the words below was the word 'bus' derived ?
Mega car
Autobus
Omnibus
Passenger bus

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