General Quiz – 79

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Q 1. These are the names of __________?

Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Comet, Cupid, Donner, Blitzen, and Rudolf.

They were originally eight based on the 1823 poem “A Visit from St. Nicholas”. Rudolf is a recent inclusion in the list.


Q 2. The network of Orange colored lines shows the famous Silk Route. What is represented by the Blue lines?

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Q 3. Bigg Boss is a reality show based on the original Dutch Big Brother format developed by John de Mol. A number of contestants (known as “housemates”) live in a purpose-built house and are isolated from the rest of the world. Each week, housemates nominate two of their peers for eviction, and the housemates who receives the most nominations would face a public vote. 

Salman Khan has hosted the last 4 season’s of Bigg Boss. Who was the first host of Bigg Boss?


Q 4. Map of _____________?

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Q 5. Udaya Kumar Dharmalingam is an assistant professor at IIT Guwahati. His areas of interest include graphic design, typography, type design and design research with special focus on Tamil typography. He has also designed a Tamil font named “Parashakti”. What is his most significant contribution to the country?

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Q 6. Identify

He was born in Guwahati, Assam on 9 October 1973. He comes from a family of eminent jurists. His paternal grandfather, Rajani Kanta, was a lawyer, a Congress leader and an independence activist. His maternal grandfather, Gauri Sankar Bhattacharya, was a leader of the opposition in Assam for many years. His father Colonel Manoranjan has been a Bharatiya Janata Party member and contested the 1998 Lok Sabha Polls as the BJP candidate for the Guwahati Lok Sabha seat inAssam. 

As an army officer’s son, he attended schools in various cities. He passed his 12th Standard board exams from Kendriya Vidyalaya in Jabalpur Cantonment.

He has also written a book named Combating Terrorism: The Legal Challenge.


Q 7. Fill in the Blank.

_____________ is a person who sows discord on the Internet by starting arguments or upsetting people, by posting inflammatory, extraneous, or off-topic messages in an online community (such as a newsgroup, forum, chat room, or blog) with the deliberate intent of provoking readers into an emotional response or of otherwise disrupting normal on-topic discussion.

This English noun in the standard sense means an ugly dwarf or giant antisocial, quarrelsome and slow-witted creatures which make life difficult for travelers.


Q 8. Identify ‘X’ from the description below.

_____X_____ is a Sanskrit work, which some scholars believe was composed around the 3rd century BCE, and is attributed to Vishnu Sharma.These are the five parts of  _____X_____?

  • Mitra-bheda: The Separation of Friends (The Lion and the Bull)
  • Mitra-lābha: The Gaining of Friends (The Dove, Crow, Mouse, Tortoise and Deer)
  • Kākolūkīyam: Of Crows and Owls (War and Peace)
  • Labdhapraṇāśam: Loss Of Gains (The Monkey and the Crocodile)
  • Aparīkṣitakārakaṃ: Ill-Considered Action (The Brahman and the Mongoose)


Q 9. It is interesting to note that there are only two airports in India which are named after women. One of them is Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi. Which is the other one?


Q 10. Identify ‘X’ from the description below.

Organiser is the official publication of ______X______ launched as a newspaper in 1947 (in the weeks before the Partition of India). It has since been edited by L. K. Advani, V. P. Bhatia, Seshadri Chari and presently R. Balashanker. Organizer was relaunched in the magazine format since the edition of 1st of April, 2014.

The Organizer Magazine









Ans 1. Names of the reindeers of Santa Claus

Ans 2. Spice Route

Ans 3. Arshad Warsi hosted the first season of Bigg Boss. Rahul Roy was the winner of the season.

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Ans 4. Map of Malgudi – A fictional town from Malgudi Days of the renowned author R.K. Narayan

Ans 5. He has designed the symbol for Indian Rupee.

Ans 6. Arnab Goswami – Editor in Chief of Times Now

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Ans 7. Troll

Ans 8. Panchatantra

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Ans 9. Devi Ahilya Bai Holkar Airport, Indore (Madhya Pradesh)

Ans 10. RSS – Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh



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