General Quiz – 43

Q 1. Where is the largest library of India located?


Q 2. Whose biography is titled ‘Beyond the Last Blue Mountain’?


Q 3. Identify the logo


Q 4. Mandhani Group is marketer of which famous brand?


Q 5. In 2004 he was ranked as 7th Best looking man in world – People Magazine, USA. In 2008 his lifelike wax statue was installed in London’s Madame Tussauds Museum and so in 2012 once again his another wax statue was installed in New York’s Madame Tussauds Museum. In 2010 People Magazine, India declared him the Sexiest Man Alive. In 2011, 2012 and 2013 he was declared Times of India’s Most Desirable Man of #2, #1 and #3 respectivelty. In August 2013 he was declared as India’s Most Searched Celebrity Online. Which bollywood celebrity?


Q 6. ‘The Life and Times of an H-Bomb’, a book by Jerry Pinto is based on whose life? (Hint: She is the step-mother of a famous Bollywood actor)


Q 7. The idea originated through an American businessman named William Willett who wanted it primarily because he wanted to play golf in the evenings.

William Willet (Image Courtsey:

It was briefly instituted during World War I as a way to conserve energy supplies but such was the antagonism to the idea that it was dumped and not revived till 1966. Now it is standard in much of Europe as well. What are we talking about? 


Q 8. What was the world’s first patented product?


Q 9. This is Chail Cricket ground in Himachal Pradesh. What’s special about it?


Q 10. Identify the lady in the picture. She has a unique distinction which no one else in the world held till now. What?






Ans 1. National Library, Kolkata

The library is situated on the scenic 30 acre (120,000 m²) Belvedere Estate. It is the largest in India with a collection in excess of 2.2 million books. Before independence, it was the official residence of Lt. Governor of Bengal.

Ans 2. J.R.D. Tata

Ans 3. Azim Premji Foundation – They have recently established Azim Premji University at Bangalore, Karnakata.

Ans 4. Being Human

Ans 5. Salman Khan

Salman Khan

Ans 6. Helen

Ans 7. Daylight Saving

Asn 8. Epsom Salt

Asn 9. It is the world’s highest cricket ground. (Around 2500m from MSL)

Ans 10. Graca Machel Mandela – She is the only person in the world to have been married to the Presidents of two different nations and thus being the First Lady of two different Nations. She is third wife of former South African President late Nelson Mandela and the former wife of the late Mozambican President Samora Machel.



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