General Quiz – 20

Q 1. FIAT is a famous automobile company. What is the full form of FIAT?

 

Q 2. ‘Mahashay Chuni Lal’ started this enterprise in Sialkot, Pre-Independence India in 1919. It grew into a massive brand today. Identify.

 

Q 3. What was introduced by Barclays Bank for the 1st Time on June 17th 1967?

 

Q 4. What is the name of the new programming language launched by Apple which makes it easier to write apps ?

 

Q 5. Which vehicle took its name from the fact that it was made to be used for general purposes?

 

Q 6. The person in the photograph is credited for inventing jeans. Identify.

Levi Strauss 1.jpg

 

Q 7. This company was founded in 1911 as the Computing Tabulating Recording Company (CTR) through a merger of three companies: the Tabulating Machine Company, the International Time Recording Company, and the Computing Scale Company. Which famous brand?

ctr

 

 

Q 8. ‘Double Seven’,  This was a famous cold-drink of the 70’s era. It has a special significance in Indian political history. What is it? 

 77_cola

 

Q 9. Which is the official advertising agency of the government India?

 

Q 10. Identify the logo

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Answers

Ans 1. Fabbrica Italiana Automobili Torino, founded in 1899. It is the second largest automobile manufacturer of Europe and 7th in the world.

Ans 2.

Ans 3. ATM (Automated Teller Machine)

Ans 4.   (Swift)

Ans 5.  Jeep logo (from GP: General Purpose)

Ans 6. Levi Strauss (February 26, 1829 – September 26, 1902) was an American businessman of German Jewish descent who founded the first company to manufacture blue jeans. His firm, Levi Strauss & Co., began in 1853 in San Francisco, California.

Ans 7. ibm

Ans 8. Double Seven was an Indian soft drink brand. It was manufactured and marketed by the Indian government after Coca-Cola quit the Indian market in 1977 due to changes in government policies. It was named Double Seven to mark the year 1977, the year when Indira Gandhi lost in the general elections and Janata Party came into power.

In 1977, the Morarji Desai government asked Coca-Cola to hand over the controlling stake of its Indian operation to Indian investors as per the provisions of the Foreign Exchange Regulation Act. This would have meant that Coca-Cola might have had to share the secret Coca-Cola formula with its Indian partners. Coca-Cola refused and was asked by the government to cease its operations in India.

Ans 9.  Directorate of Audio Visual Publicity

Ans 10. Powergrid Corporation of India Limited, is an Indian state-owned electric utilities company headquartered in Gurgaon, India. It transmits about 50% of the total power generated in India on its transmission network.

 

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