General Quiz – 47

Q 1. ALS Ice bucket challenge was a trending hot topic recently. It is an activity involving dumping a bucket of ice water on someone’s head to promote awareness of the disease amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and encourage donations to research. It went viral on social media during July–August 2014.

The __________ Bucket Challenge is a variant of and response to the Ice Bucket Challenge that started in India and spread to other South Asian nations. Whereas the original Ice Bucket Challenge involved participants pouring a bucket of ice over their heads and/or donating to the ALS Association, the ___________Bucket Challenge involves donating a bucket of ____________ to a poor person or family.


Q 2. Who is the author of the book ‘India at Risk’?


Q 3. The story begins with two friends of the biggest Bollywood production house in the country. Two friends – Kamesh Mahadevan and Raj G.J. Singh writer, directors and producers live in the lavish ______X________ Mansion. Behind the walls of ______X________ Mansion lie dark secrets of the past lives of both the friends.

Every character has a past and has something hidden, it all gets revealed when ______X_______, an aspiring journalist hoping to write the biographies of Kamesh and Raj, arrives. The duo they only approve of a movie when it is appreciated by the servants of the house and tell of how they went from rags to riches.

What is X?


Q 4. Which is India’s first TV soap series? It began telecast on Doordarshan, India’s national network on July 7, 1984, then the only television channel of India. It is the story of an Indian middle-class family of the 1980s and their daily struggles and aspirations.


Q 5. LASIK commonly referred to as laser eye surgery or laser vision correction, is a type of refractive surgery for the correction of myopia, hypermetropia, and astigmatism.

What is the full form of LASIK?

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Q 6. What are operation Megh-Rahat and operation Sahayata?


Q 7. Identify

She was born in Girgaon, Mumbai, India, in a Goud Saraswat Brahmin family. She graduated from the St. Xavier’s College of Mumbai with a degree in psychology. She worked as a model for few years.

She is an Indian columnist and novelist and has come to be known as the “Jackie Collins of India”.

During the 1970s, she founded and edited three magazines—Stardust, Society, and Celebrity.

She has been the writer of several popular soaps on television, including famous daily serial,Swabhimaan.


Q 8. Logo of _______________?


Q 9. “Tomorrow Starts here” is the tagline of ________________?


Q 10. Identify








Ans 1. Rice Bucket Challenge

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It was 38-year old Manju Latha Kalanidhi’s idea which has gone viral with thousands taking up the challenge in India. She has also received Karamveer Chakra Award from iCONGO, an international conferderation of NGOs and the UN.

Ans 2. Jaswant Singh

Ans 3. Shanti

Ans 4. Hum Log

Ans 5. Laser ASsisted In-situ Keratomileusis

Ans 6. Two programs launched by Armed forces to rescue people from the flood affected areas of J&K.

Ans 7. Shobhaa De

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Ans 8. SAARC

Ans 9. Cisco

Ans 10. Richard Attenborough, English actor, film director, film producer, and entrepreneur.

Famous for the film ‘Gandhi’, which won him 2 oscars.




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