General Quiz – 93

Q 1. Most of the zippers have YKK on them. What does YKK stand for?

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Q 2. Identify

She first appeared in front of the world in the year 1959 as a 17-year-old “Teen Age Fashion Model.”

She has had more than 130 careers; they have included being an elementary school teacher, a business executive, a McDonald’s cashier, a doctor, an astronaut, and yes, even a rapper.

She had a boyfriend named Ken Carson. In 2004, after breaking up with Ken, she had a rebound relationship with Blaine, an Australian surfer.

Skipper, Stacie, Chelsea, Krissy, Kelly, Tutti, and Todd are her siblings.

 

Q 3. The unicorn is a legendary, mythical animal that has been described since antiquity as a beast with a large, pointed, spiraling horn projecting from its forehead. The unicorn was depicted in ancient seals of the Indus Valley Civilization and was mentioned by the ancient Greeks in accounts of natural history by various writers.

Which country has Unicorn as it’s national animal?

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Q 4. Which country is the most sparsely populated country in the world? (The population density is 0.026 people/square km)

 

Q 5. A civil aircraft’s life is not measured with respect to time i.e. in years but is measured in terms of ____________________?

None
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Q 6. Identify

*He was the TIME person of the year 1938.

*He was nominated for the Nobel Peace prize – 1939. 

 

Q 7. Which is the strongest muscle of human body?

 

Q 8. The Garuda  is a large bird-like creature, or humanoid bird that appears in both Hinduism and Buddhism. Garuda is the mount (vahana) of the Lord Vishnu.

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Garuda is the Hindu name for the constellation Aquila. The Brahminy kite and Phoenix are considered to be the contemporary representations of Garuda.

Which country has Garuda as it’s national emblem?

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Q 9. Which is the world’s largest freshwater lake by area?

 

Q 10. Who is the Author of “The Lowland”, “The Namesake”, “Interpreter of Maladies”?

 

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Answers

Ans 1. Yoshida Kogyo Kabushikikaisha – is a Japanese group of manufacturing companies. As the world’s largest zip manufacturer, YKK Group is most famous for making zippers. There are 109 YKK manufacturing units in 71 countries around the world.

Ans 2. Barbie doll, creation of an american businesswoman Ruth Handler.

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Ans 3. Scotland’s national animal is Unicorn

Ans 4. Greenland – It is an ice-covered island between the Arctic and Atlantic Oceans, lying to the north-east of Canada. It is the world’s largest island and is a self-governing province of Denmark. Though geographically a part of North America, Greenland is politically and historically associated with Europe, specifically Iceland, Norway, and Denmark.

Ans 5. Pressurization cycles – The life of a civil aircraft is measured in terms of the number of full cycles of cabin pressurization and depressurization as this put stress on the fuselage and this cumulative fatigue of the structure of the aircraft causes ageing.
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Ans 6. Adolf Hitler

Ans 7. Masseter – Jaw muscle.
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Ans 8. Indonesia and Thailand

Ans 9. Lake Superior (Lake Baikal is the world’s largest freshwater lake by volume)

Ans 10. Jhumpa Lahiri

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