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GK Quiz #8

Welcome to GK Quiz Series, quizzes with random general knowledge questions. Take the quiz and try to tackle the questions on your own, without using Google or other means. Don’t worry if you don’t know all the answers. Nobody is perfect in GK. Take the quiz again after memorizing the answers displayed after your submission. Don’t forget to post your score in the comment box.

#1. Which two countries are connected by an underwater tunnel?

Building the Chunnel, or Channel Tunnel, which runs beneath the English Channel and connects Britain and France, was one of the largest and most impressive engineering tasks of the 20th century. Digging work for the tunnel started on the British side in 1987 and on the French side in 1988. The linking of the tunnel was celebrated on December 1, 1990. The Channel Tunnel officially opened on May 6, 1994.

#2. How many metres are there in a hectometre?

#3. Which city is also known as the "Big Apple"?

#4. Vishwambhar Mishra was the original name of which spiritual guru?

#5. Dada Saheb Phalke Award is associated with

#6. Kolkata is the "City of Joy". Which is the "City of Victory"?

The city came to be known as Fatehpur Sikri, the “City of Victory”, after Akbar’s victorious Gujarat campaign in 1573.

#7. What is the number that can only be divided by 1 and itself called?

#8. In the abbreviation "FIR", the letter "I" stands for

#9. Which colonial power occupied Goa till 1961?

Goa, located on the west coast of India, was a Portuguese colony from 1510 to 1961.

#10. What have Mother Teresa, Lech Walesa, Betty Williams, Albert Schweitzer, Henry Kissinger and Menachem Begin got in common?



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