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GENERAL QUIZ-7

Q 1) Which Indian state has the highest number of airports?

Q 2) Who won the ‘man of the series’ award at the 1983 Cricket World Cup?

Q 3) Which UNESCO World Heritage Site is shared by India and Bangladesh?

Q 4) Who was the first Indian woman to win the Miss World title in 1966?

Q 5) According to the Hindu mythology, how many years did the Pandavas spend in exile?

Answers:-

1) Gujarat

2) Mohinder Amarnath

3) Sunderbans National Park

4) Reita Faria

5) 12 years

CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ-2

Q 1) Who is the new Mayor of Delhi?

Q 2) Where was the 16th SAARC summit held?

Q 3) Who would be the next chief justice of India ?

Q 4) Who became the Miss India World 2010?

Q 5) What is the name of the Unique Identity Project of India ?

Q 6) Name the Polish President who recently died in an air crash.

Q 7) Name the cricketer who scored the maximum number of sixes in the IPL?

Q 8) Who would prepare the theme song for the Commonwealth Games to be held in Delhi?

Q 9) Which group purchased the Pune IPL franchise after they bid the highest amount of US $370 million?

Q 10) India lifted the trophy of the inaugural Kabbadi World Cup by defeating which country in the finals?

Answers:-

1) Prithviraj Sawhney

2) Thimpu, Bhutan

3) Justice S.H. Kapadia

4) Manasvi Mamgai

5) Aadhaar

6) Lech Kaczynski

7) Robin Uthappa

8) A.R Rahman

9) Sahara Group

10) Pakistan

GENERAL QUIZ-6

1.What is the capital of the Czech Republic?
2.What was the former name of what is now known as India Gate?
3.Name the Polish President who recently died in an air crash?
4.What is the real name of “Chicharaito”, Manchester United’s New Mexican signing?
5.In which country did the common Indian flower ‘Marigold’ (Genda) originate?
6.Who is the famous author of the book “Madhushala”?
7.Which country was known as “Rhodesia” under the English rule?
8.Name any one founder of the company Apple Inc.
9.Which famous soft drink was first made in the 1890s by pharmacist Caleb Bradham in North Carolina?
10.What is the mascot of the 2011 Cricket World Cup?
11.Connect: Robert Pattinson, Kirsten Bell, Stephenie Meyer and Catherine Hardwicke.
12.Connect: Emerging Media, Ultratech Cement, Michael Lumb and Moochu Singh.
13.Connect: Hull City, Stoke City, Wigan Athletic and Wolverhampton.
14.Connect: John Lasseter, Buzz Lightyear, Sheriff Woody and Tom Hanks.
15.Solve the Anagram : EVEN I QUIZ IT
16.Which is the large…

CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ-1

Q 1) Who is the director of the movie ‘Rajneeti’ ?
-- Prakash Jha

Q 2) Who is the new Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago?
-- Kamla Persad Bissessar

Q 3) The person who invented the ATM died recently. Name him.
-- John Shepherd Barron

Q 4) Who took about 55% stake in the electric car company ‘Reva’ ?
-- Mahindra and Mahindra

Q 5) On which river does China wants to build a controversial dam?
-- Brahmaputra

Q 6) Which animal has been declared as India’s National Aquatic Animal ?
--Gangetic Dolphin

Q 7) With which country would you link the ‘Red Shirts’ revolutionaries?
-- Thailand

Q 8) In which country were ‘Facebook’ and ‘Youtube’ banned recently?
--Pakistan

Q 9) Name of the typhoon that struck the coast of Andhra Pradesh recently?
--Laila

Q 10) BCCI pulled back the Indian Cricket Team from which major tournament recently?
--Asian Games

Q 11) Who is the new Prime Minister of Britain?
--David Cameron

Q 12) Who is the director of the movie ‘Ravan’?
--Mani Ratnam

Q 13) Who is the new city BJP President of Del…

GENERAL QUIZ-5

1. Which Italian word for 'bottle' means a complete and utter failure when used in the English language?

2. In 1999 Time magazine named Albert Einstein 'Person of the Century'. Can you name the two runners up? One point for each correct answer.

3. What are the only two South American countries that do not border Brazil?

4. In gastronomy, what is the French word for 'between the ribs'?

5. Who was the last Englishman to win the 'Golden Boot' in the English Premier League (data valid 2010)?

6. What was the name of the piquant little ship that first brought the news of Nelson's victory at Traflagar back to Britain?
a. HMS Pepper
b. HMS Onion
c. HMS Olive
d. HMS Pickle

7. The following 'brother' lyrics are from which songs? One point for each correct answer.
a. C'mon people now, smile on your brother
b. Sister Suzie, brother John, Martin Luther, Phil and Don, brother Michael, auntie Gin
c. Me and my brother were talkin' to …

GENERAL QUIZ-4

1. Which Benedictine Monk made important contributions to the art of making Champagne?

2. What kind of loaf is literally 'Toni's bread'?

3. Which focal scientific word stems from the Latin for 'little nut'?

4. What is both a French wine region and a luxury American automobile?

5. Put the following in the correct order starting with the heaviest: a golf ball, a baseball, a cricket ball and a tennis ball

6. Which controversial musician single-handedly wrote the 1991 number one hit song 'Do The Bartman'?

7. Kalamata, Nyons, Lugano, Empeltre, Nicoise and Manzanilla are all tasty examples of what?

8. In which country were Grace Kelly films banned after April 18, 1956?

9. The name of which famous newspaper means both 'truth' and 'justice' when translated?

10. The following words are from songs with the word 'yellow' in the song title. Can you name the song? One point for each correct answer.
a. As we live a life of ease
b. Electrical banana i…

GENERAL QUIZ-3

1. The working title to which 1965 film, dedicated to the inventor of the sewing machine Elias Howe, was 'Eight Arms To Hold You'?

2. Which fictional monster read classics like John Milton's 'Paradise Lost'?

3. According to legend, what do Lisbon, Edinburgh, Rome and Sheffield all have in common?

4. Which of the following means "A surgical sponge left within a patient after an operation"?
a. SLUBBERDEGULLION
b. VACCIMULGENCE
c. TUMBURUMBA
d. GOSSYPIBOMA

5. What do Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and the Chicago gangster born Lester J. Gillis have in common?

6. How did Lawrence of Arabia die?

7. The following songs are found in which musicals?
a. The Money Song
b. Sunrise, Sunset
c. Der Guetan Tag Hop Clop
d. Then You May Take Me To The Fair
e. I've Grown Accustomed To Her Face
f. There's No Business Like Show Business
g. Good Morning Sunshine

8. In which country is the 'Chrysanthemum Throne'?

9. The names of which beloved fic…

GENERAL QUIZ -2

1. If you were snacking on a 'little donkey', what would you be eating?

2. Christiane, Müller, Branco, Marta and Taffarel are all examples of what?

3. Which company used the slogan 'Because I'm worth it'?

4. In which popular film are the following some of the songs in the movie soundtrack?
The Man In Me, Hotel California, Looking Out My Backdoor and Just Dropped In (To See What Condition My Condition Was In)

5. In which stadiums were the three highest attendance figures recorded for a final game at the Football World Cup?

6. The name of which novel set on the island of Pianosa is now a word for an absurd or senseless situation?

7. In which controversial film is Nadsat spoken?

8. Agnes Gonxhe Bojaxhiu was better known as what?

9. With 40 years and 292 days, who was the oldest captain in a Football World Cup?

10. The following words are from songs with 'ball' somewhere in the song title. Can you name the song? One point for each correct answer.
a. It was l…

GENERAL QUIZ-1

1. The controversial Jubalani ball at this year's FIFA World cup is a Zulu word. What does it mean?

2. Who painted The Red Dragon found in the novel of the same name from Thomas Harris?

3. Which US entertainer, famous for her 'shimmy', was sentenced to ten days in the workhouse in 1927 for "corrupting the morals of youth"?

4. Which FIFA record did Josip Simunic unintentionally break on June 22 2006?

5. What is the English translation for the novel titled 'Voyna i Mir'?

6. The city of Ushuaia, located on the Beagle Channel, is often given which superlative?

7. Which unpopular financial term stems from the French word for purse?

8. Can you name the last eight Australian men who have won the mens' singles title at Wimbledon? One point for each correct answer.

9. Sarek is the father of which half breed?

10. Complete each of the following song titles. One point for each correct answer.
a. Be Bop a
b. Rama Lama
c. I. O.
d. Sha La La La
e. Da Doo Ron

IT QUIZ

1)EXPAND VRML:
Ans.Virtual Reality Modelling Language

2)WHO ARE THE DEVELOPERSS OF THE GAME JUST CAUSE 2?
Ans.Avalanche Studios and Eidos Interactive

3)"A PLACE FOR FREIND" IS THE TAGLINE OF
Ans.MY SPACE

4)WHO OWNS A9 . COM
Ans.AMAZON

5)WHO OWNS PAYPAL
Ans.EBAY.COM

6) WHO ACQUIRED 3D DESKTOP TECHNOLOGY FROM BUMPTOP
Ans.GOOGLE

7)WHICH COMPANY HAS ACQUIRED PALM
Ans.HP

8)GRAFFITI IS AN OS FROM
Ans.PALM

9)HTC STANDS FOR
Ans.HIGH TECH CORPORATION

FIFA WORLD CUP 2010

A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE FIFA WORLD CUP

There were plenty of newsworthy events in the year 1930, but which do we still talk about today? Constantinople was officially renamed Istanbul, the planet Pluto was discovered, and Agatha Christie’s first full-length Miss Marple novel rolled off the presses, for example. Oh yes, and world football as we know it came into being with the inaugural FIFA World Cup™ in Uruguay.

Qualifying was as yet unheard of. A grand total of 13 teams accepted invitations to compete, four from Europe, eight from South America and a team representing the United States. The draw for the group stage was left until all the teams had safely arrived in Uruguay. Once underway, the tournament produced football at its contemporary best. By the end, the host nation won through and became the first team to lay hands on the coveted trophy, then known as Victory or simply as the World Cup.

By the time of the second edition in Italy four years later, interest in the global showdown …

QUIZ ON CLIMATE CHANGE

Climate change quiz
1. If you turn your lights off when they are not in use you could save on average between
a. 10% of your energy bill
b. 8% of your energy bill
c. 15% of your energy bill
2. If you turned your appliances off rather than leaving them on standby you could save
a. £12 a year and help reduce carbon dioxide emissions
b. £59 a year and help reduce carbon dioxide emissions
c. £37 a year and help reduce carbon dioxide emissions
3. By turning down your thermostat by 1°C could cut your heating bills by up to
a. 10% and save you around £30 a year
b. 20% and save you around £50 a year
c. 35% and save you around £60 a year
4. If we all turned the tap off whilst brushing our teeth we would save enough water to supply
a. 500,000 houses a day
b. 100,000 houses a day
c. 200 houses a day
5. The UK is the world’s
a. 10th largest emitter of carbon dioxide
b. 5th largest emitter of carbon dioxide
c. 8th largest emitter of carbon dioxide
6. In London we produce forty four million tonnes of CO2 every year, wh…

INDIAN HISTORY AND CULTURE QUIZ

INDIAN HISTORY AND CULTURE QUIZ

1. Who among the following taught the doctrine of ‘Shunyata’ ?
(A) Nagarjuna
(B) Shankaracharya
(C) Harisena
(D) Vallabhacharya

2. Who of the following kings was an ardent follower of Jainism ?
(A) Bimbsara
(B) Mahapadma Nanda
(C) Kharavela
(D) Pulakesin II

3. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists—
List-I (Name of author)
(a) Abul Fazl
(b) Nizamuddin Ahmad
(c) Krishnadeva Raya
(d) Kalhan
List-II (Name of the book)
1. Tabqat-i-Akbari
2. Akbarnama
3. Rajatarangini
4. Amuktamalyada
Codes :
(a) (b) (c) (d)
(A) 2 4 1 3
(B) 3 1 4 2
(C) 2 1 4 3
(D) 3 4 1 2

4. Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched ?
(A) Shiekh Shihabuddin Suharwardi—Sufi Saint
(B) Chaitanya Maha Prabhu—Bhakti Saint
(C) Minhaj-us siraj—Founder of Sufi order
(D) Lalleshwari—Bhakti Saint

5. To which dynasty did Ashoka belong ?
(A) Vardhana
(B) Maurya
(C) Kushan
(D) Gupta

6. Which one of the following battles was fought between Babar and the Rajputs in 1527 ?
(A…