General Quiz – 65

Q 1. Connect the three images below (Hint: One word answer)

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Q  2. The terms “blue collar” and “white collar” are occupational classifications that distinguish workers who perform manual labor from workers who perform professional jobs. Historically, blue-collar workers wore uniforms, usually blue, and worked in trade occupations. White-collar workers typically wore white, button down shirts. and worked in office settings.

Who is a grey collar worker?


Q 3. Identify

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 Q 4. Nilgiri’s is a supermarket chain in South India, based in Bangalore. It is also one of the oldest supermarket chains in India with origins dating back to 1905 and hence its products are sold under the brand name of “Nilgiri’s 1905”.

It was started by Muthusamy Mudaliar of Erode, who was a mail runner for the British in colonial India. Muthusamy carried letters and cheques for the British from Coimbatore to the hill stations of Ooty and Coonoor. As he was flooded with requests to carry dairy products and other items, he opened a small shop in 1905.

Which retail business giant has recently acquired Nilgiris for Rs 300 Cr?

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Q 5. Identify the logo

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Q 6. The TIME magazine has released the list of 25 best inventions of the year 2014. Some of them are Wireless Electricity, 3D printing, Fusion Reactor etc. What from India made to the list at the 2nd position?

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Q 7. Who is the author of Bisarjan, Chandalika, Chitra, Gora, Post Office?


Q 8. Guide is a 1965 Romantic Drama film film starring Dev Anand and Waheeda Rehman, directed by Vijay Anand. Time Magazine listed it at Number Four on its list of Best Bollywood Classics. The film was a box office hit upon release.

The film is based on the novel written by _____________________?

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Q 9. World _____________ Day is celebrated on 14th November every year to mark the birthday of Frederick Banting, who along with  Charles Best discovered something which was a breakthrough in the field of medicine and a boon for the patients suffering from a particular disease. Fill in the blank with the name of the disease.


Q 10. ING Vysya  is a privately owned Indian multinational bank based in Bangalore, founded in 2002. Which Indian bank has recently acquired ING Vysya Bank?






Ans 1. Hudhud – It was the name given to the recent cyclone in the Bay of Bengal which devastated some areas of coastal India. The name was given by Oman on the national bird of Israel(Hudhud) which is very common in the entire Eurasia.

Clue 1:  Cyclone Hudhud on the map

Clue 2: Hudhud bird

Clue 3: Natonal Flag of Israel – Hudhud is the national bird of Israel

Ans 2. Grey collar workers are the people who work beyond the age of retirement. (It also sometime refers to the balance workforce which does not come under the category of either White collar or Blue collar)

Ans 3. Kalanithi Maran – Chairman of Sun group and Spicejet Airlines.

Ans 4. Future Group of Kishore Biyani


Ans 5. NALCO – National ALuminium COmpany

Ans 6. Mangalyaan (Full list of 25 items is here )

Ans 7. Rabindranath Tagore

Ans 8. R.K Narayan (also the author of Malgudi Days)

Ans 9. World Diabetes Day – the day marks the birthday of Frederick Banting who, along with Charles Best, first conceived the idea which led to the discovery of insulin in 1922.

Ans 10. Kotak Mahindra Bank

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