General Quiz – 62

Q 1. Kopi Luwak is a variety of coffee, and has been called the most expensive coffee in the world with retail prices reaching €550 / US$700 per kilogram. What’s special about this variety which makes it so expensive?

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Image Courtsey: nypost.com

The animal shown below is Asiam Palm Civet(Luwak in local language). How is it associated with the coffee?

 

Q  2. Identify the brand

It was started with the partnership of a scientist Samuel Ruben and businessman Philip Rogers Mallory, who met during the 1920s.

It was acquired by Gillette in 1996. In 2005 Procter & Gamble acquired Gillette.

Tagline: Trusted Everywhere

 

Q 3. Who is the author of ‘Midnight’s Children’?

 

Q 4. Identify the logo.

 

 Q 5. BMW is a German automobile, motorcycle and engine manufacturing company founded in 1916. Headquartered in Munich, Bavaria it is the parent company of Rolls Royce Cars.BMW is part of the “German Big 3” luxury automakers, along with Audi and Mercedes-Benz, which are the three best-selling luxury automakers in the world.

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What does ‘BMW’ stand for?

(Hint in the question)

 

Q 6. Identify (They are the founders of a leading company in the field of film making)

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Q 7. Identify 

It is an international management consulting firm originally headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, United States

This company pioneered the concept of contracted professional services and is considered the world’s first management consultancy.

Started by an MIT chemist who had discovered acetate.

The company played key roles in the development of operations research, the word processor, the first synthetic penicillin, LexisNexis, and NASDAQ.

 

Q 8. “Yes Madam, Sir” the inspiring non-fiction feature film by Australian filmmaker, Megan Doneman, on the life story of “India’s most controversial revolutionary.” Narrated by Academy Award winner Helen Mirren, and filmed over six years, Yes Madam, Sir has been scooping the awards and garnering rave reviews during its run on the worldwide film festival circuit. (IMDB rating=8.9) Whose life is it based on?

 

Q 9. 15 year old, class IX student from Army Public School,Pune and daughter of an Indian Army Colonel,  Vaidehi Reddy is in news recently.

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She is also invited by the Chief Minister of Assam, Tarun Gogoi for breakfast. For what recent achievement is she making news across the media?

 

Q 10. This is the logo of

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Answers

Ans 1. Kopi Luwak is made from the seeds of coffee berries collected from the excreta of the Asian Palm Civet.

Ans 2. Duracell

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Ans 3. Salman Rushdie

Ans 4. NABARD (National Bank for Rural and Agricultural Development)

Ans 5. Bavarian Motor Works

Ans 6. Warner Brothers

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Ans 7. ADL(Arthur D. Little)

Ans 8. Kiran Bedi

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Ans 9. Vaidehi is the winner of Doodle for Google competition for 2014.

Theme for this year’s ompetition was ‘A place in India I wish to visit’. Vaidehi depicted Assam’s rich natural and cultural heritage in her creation. Now, she is an official invitee of the Govt. of Assam for breakfast with the Chief Minister.

Children Day Google Doodle

Ans 10.  ISKCON (International Society for Krishna Consciousness)

 

 

 

Happy Reading!!

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