General Quiz – 37

Q 1. “Do you want to sell sugar water for the rest of your life or do you want to come with me and change the world?” Who said these lines to whom?

 

Q 2. These are the postage stamps released by the Postal Department on the occasion of the XIX Commonwealth Games in Delhi. Apart from the occasion what else is unique about these stamps?

 

Q 3. Identify

He was born into a wealthy and successful business family. His father Krishan Kumar Modi is the Chairman of Modi Enterprise, a USD 5$ billion business empire, which was founded by his grandfather, Gujar Mal Modi who also founded the town of Modinagar.

At a young age he fell in love with no less than his mother’s friend.

In 2002, he launched an online lottery business in Kerala called Sixo.

 

Q 4. Recently in news, what is Kolkata D 63?

 

Q 5. Identify

 

Q 6. ZMapp is an experimental biopharmaceutical drug comprising three humanized monoclonal antibodies under development as a treatment for ____________disease. It was used to save eighteen monkeys who were given lethal doses of the  ___________ virus. The first test of the drug in humans was credited as helping save lives, but it has not been subjected to a randomized clinical trial to prove its safety or its efficacy.

 

Q 7. Who is the author of the book ‘The making of Modern India from Marx to Gandhi’?

 

Q 8. Stalin Peace Prize(later Lenin Peace Prize ) was awarded by the Govt of USSR and was equivalent to the Nobel Peace Prize.

The prize was mainly awarded to prominent Communists and supporters of the Soviet Union who were not Soviet citizens.

Fidel Castro, Salvador Allende, Angela Davis, and Nelson Mandela are some of the notable recipients.

Who was the first Indian to receive the award?

 

Q 9. Who was the first woman Prime Minister in the world?

 

Q 10. New Horizon is a NASA space probe launched to study which heavenly body?

Image Courtsey: newscientist.com

 

 

Answers

Ans 1. Steve Jobs said this to Pepsi executive John Sculley to lure him to Apple. Sculley mentions it in the documentary Bloomberg Game Changers: Steve Jobs.

Ans 2. These were the first postage stamps on which the new symbol of Rupee was used.

Ans 3. Lalit Modi

Ans 4. INS Kolkata (D63) is the lead ship of the Kolkata-class guided-missile destroyers of the Indian Navy. She was constructed at Mazagon Dock Limited (MDL), and was handed over to the navy on 10 July 2014 after completing her sea trials. The ship was officially commissioned by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a ceremony on 16 August 2014.

Ans 5. Donald Tusk(Prime Minister of Poland), New Chairman of European Union Council.

Ans 6. Ebola

Ans 7. Famous Historian Bipan Chandra – He has passed away on August 30, 2014 at the age of 86.

Bipan Chandra
Bipan Chandra

Ans 8. Famous freedom fighter Dr. Saifuddin Kitchlew

Dr Saifuddin Kitchlew
Dr Saifuddin Kitchlew

Ans 9. Srimavo Bhandarnaike

Sirimavo Ratwatte Dias Bandaranayaka (1916-2000) (Hon.Sirimavo Bandaranaike with Hon.Lalith Athulathmudali Crop).jpg
Srimavo Bhandarnaike

Ans 10. Pluto

 

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