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Chennai GENERAL KNOWLEDGE

Question 1 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING ARE MADE IN CHENNAI?
A
RAILWAY COACHES
B
SILK CLOTH
C
JUTE
D
Only (A) & (B)
Question 1 Explanation: 
Chennai has an economic base anchored by the automobile, software services, medical tourism, hardware manufacturing and financial services and other important industries include petrochemicals, textiles and apparels. The Chennai Port, Ennore Port and Kattupalli Port contribute greatly to its importance.
Question 2 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which team has won the most fair play awards in the IPL?
A
Rajasthan Royals
B
Chennai Super Kings
C
Mumbai Indians
D
Sunrisers Hyderabad
Question 2 Explanation: 
SeasonTeam
2013Chennai Super Kings
2014Chennai Super Kings
2015Chennai Super Kings
2016Sunrisers Hyderabad
Question 3 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Labour Day in India or May Day was first celebrated in?
A
Chennai
B
Bhopal
C
Chandigarh
D
Dibrugarh
Question 3 Explanation: 
The first Labour's Day was celebrated in 1923 in Chennai. This day was observed by the Labour Kisan Party of Hindustan. On this day, communist leader Malayapuram Singaravelu Chettiar asked the government that May 1 should be considered as a national holiday to symbolise the efforts and work of the workers.
Question 4 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
..... is the main festival of Tamil Nadu.
A
Pongal
B
Onam
C
Bihu
D
None of the above
Question 4 Explanation: 
Pongal is the most famous festival in Tamil Nadu. It is the harvest festival that lasts for four days and is celebrated in the middle of January.
Question 5 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
MARINE BEACH IS WHERE
A
CHENNAI
B
BOMBAY
C
HYDRABAD
D
ANDRA PRADESH
Question 5 Explanation: 
Marina beach in Chennai along the Bay of Bengal is India's longest and world's second longest beach.
Question 6 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Consider the following Statements:
  1. Holi is the main festival of Chennai
  2. Earlier Chennai Was Known As Madras
  3. Woollen clothes are needed in Chennai.
Which of the following statement(s) is/are true?
A
Only 2,
B
Only 1, 2
C
Only 1, 2, 3
D
Only 2, 3
Question 7 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
I am Elliptical in shape, I am a hub for sports. This is where we had KC's sports day.
A
M.A Chidambaram Stadium
B
Jawarhalal Nehru Stadium
C
Anna Gem
D
St Louis School
Question 8 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
What is the climate of Chennai throughout the year?
A
Hot
B
Cold
C
Windy
D
Rainy
Question 8 Explanation: 
Chennai features a tropical wet and dry climate. Chennai lies on the thermal equator and is also coastal, which prevents extreme variation in seasonal temperature. For most of the year, the weather is hot and humid.
Question 9 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
CHENNAI WAS EARLIER KNOWN AS .....
A
CALCUTTA
B
BOMBAY
C
INDRAPRASTHA
D
MADRAS
Question 9 Explanation: 
Chennai, originally known as Madras Patnam, was located in the province of Tondaimandalam, an area lying between Pennar river of Nellore and the Pennar river of Cuddalore.
Question 10 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
What was Chennai originally called?
A
Calcutta
B
Cochin
C
Bangalore
D
Madras
Question 10 Explanation: 
Chennai, originally known as Madras Patnam, was located in the province of Tondaimandalam, an area lying between Pennar river of Nellore and the Pennar river of Cuddalore.
Question 11 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which place is the headquarters of Southern Railway
A
Bengaluru
B
Chennai
C
Thiruvananthapuram
D
Secundrabad/Hydrebad
Question 11 Explanation: 
Overview
HeadquartersChennai
LocaleTamil Nadu, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Puducherry
Dates of operation1951–
PredecessorSouth Indian Railway Company Madras and Southern Mahratta Railway Mysore State Railway
Question 12 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Climate of Chennai is
A
Extremely hot
B
Moderate
C
Hot and cold
D
Hot and Humid
Question 13 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Chennai has ..... climate.
A
warm and humid
B
cold
C
cool
D
cloudy
Question 13 Explanation: 
Chennai features a tropical wet and dry climate. Chennai lies on the thermal equator and is also coastal, which prevents extreme variation in seasonal temperature. For most of the year, the weather is hot and humid. The coolest part of the year is January, with minimum temperatures around 18–20 °C (64–68 °F).
Question 14 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
WON IN IPL 2018
A
MUMBAI INDIANS
B
CHENNAI SUPER KINGS
C
ROYAL CHALLENGERS BANGLORE
D
KINGS ELVEN PUNJAB Consider the following Statements:
  1. Stone tools belonging to Old Stone Age have been excavated at Athtirampakkam near Chennai.
  2. woollen clothes are comfortable to wear in Chennai
  3. Earlier Chennai was know as Madras
Which of the following statement(s) is/are true?
Question 14 Explanation: 
Rohit Sharma led Mumbai Indians has become the IPL champion for the fourth time. Mumbai beat Chennai Super Kings by 1 run in a thrilling title match. Mumbai team has become the most successful team of IPL by winning the fourth title. After Mumbai, Chennai is led by MS Dhoni at number two in terms of winning the title.
Question 15 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Tamil New Year is celebrated on :
A
14th April
B
14th November
C
Either (A) or (B)
D
Neither (A) nor (B)
Question 15 Explanation: 
Puthandu (Tamil: தமிழ்ப்புத்தாண்டு), also known as Puthuvarudam or Tamil New Year, is the first day of year on the Tamil calendar and traditionally celebrated as a festival. The festival date is set with the solar cycle of the lunisolar Hindu calendar, as the first day of the Tamil month Chithirai.
Question 16 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which Chennai Super Kings cricketer announced his retirement from all forms of cricket?
A
MS Dhoni
B
Shane Watson
C
Dwayne Bravo
D
Faf du Plessis
Question 16 Explanation: 
One of India's most successful bowlers, Harbhajan Singh, officially announced his retirement from all formats of the game after 23 years in professional cricket.
Question 17 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Chennai is located on the south-eastern coast of India, facing the .....
A
Hooghly river
B
Bay of Bengal
C
River Yamuna
D
None of the above
Question 17 Explanation: 
Chennai is located in the state of Tamil Nadu in southern India. It is situated on the Coromandel Coast of the Bay of Bengal.
Question 18 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
What all does an FD include? (Select all that apply)
A
Cab
B
Flights
C
Hotels
D
All of the above
Question 18 Explanation: 
In a Fixed Deposit, you put a lump sum in your bank for a fixed tenure at an agreed rate of interest. At the end of the tenure, you receive the amount you have invested plus compound interest. FDs are also called term deposits.
Question 19 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The .....is one of the longest beach in the world.
A
Sandhom
B
Marina
C
Juhu
D
None of the above
Question 19 Explanation: 
Praia do Cassino Beach, Brazil Known to be the longest beach in the world, this shoreline stretches for 157-miles from Rio Grande, Brazil all the way to the border with Uruguay. In certain regions, the beach fuses white sand with aqua-green waters to exude Brazil's natural beauty.
Question 20 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
If you decide to take a bus in Chennai it is a rarity to not visit the CMBT. What does CMBT expand to?
A
Chennai Main Bus Terminus
B
Chennai Maanagar Bus Terminus
C
Chennai Mofussil Bus Terminus
D
Chennai Metro Bus Terminus
Question 20 Explanation: 
456 If you decide to take a bus in Chennai it is a rarity to not visit the CMBT. What does CMBT expand to? Chennai Mofussil Bus Terminus. This is the largest bus terminus in Asia.
There are 20 questions to complete.