General Quiz – 96

 1. Islands are famous for their natural beauty and are hot-spots for tourism.

Majuli is different from commonly known islands. It is not located in the sea but inside a river. It is the world’s largest river island. In which river is the island situated?

Image Courtesy: thehindu.com
Image Courtesy: wikipedia.org

 

Q 2. Identify the logo.

It is a mobile operating system based on the Linux kernel and the GNU C Library implementing the Linux API. It is developed by the consortium of Linux Foundation, Samsung and Intel. Samsung has released few phone models last week running on this O.S.

 

Q 3. Golf is a precision club and ball sport in which competing players use various clubs to hit balls into a series of holes on a course using as few strokes as possible.

Which country is the birthplace of the modern day golf?

File:Lady golfer.jpg
Image Courtesy: wikipedia.org

 

Q 4. What common word originates from the fact that ancient Greek poetry was usually recited with the music of the lyre? 

Image Courtesy: wikipedia.org

 

Q 5. Which is the only country in the world to have it’s map on it’s national flag?

 

Q 6. This capital city is divided in two parts A and B by river Danube. The  city is named after combining the names the two parts on the west and the east bank (AB). 

Which city?

Image Courtesy: collegetimes.com

 

Q 7. 11th October 1963, at the ceremony to mark the dedication of a project to the Nation, Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru said,”This has been built with the unrelenting toil of man for the benefit of the mankind and therefore is worthy of worship. May you call it a Temple or a Gurdwara or a Mosque, it inspires our admiration and reverence”.

Which project?

 

Q 8. Here’s a tricky one: How many legs does a butterfly have?

 

Q 9. Kasinadhuni Nageswararao, better known as Nageswara Rao Pantulu, was an Indian, journalist, nationalist, politician, and a staunch supporter of Khaddar movement.

He participated in the Indian independence movement and in the Indian National Congress party, including Mahatma Gandhi’s civil disobedience movement through Salt Satyagraha.

In 1893 he started his own business and prepared a medicinal product, which soon became a very popular and made him a millionaire.

What did he create?

Kasinadhuni Nageswara Rao.jpg
Image Courtesy: wikipedia.org

 

Q 10. Mahesh Das was born in 1528, in a village near Kalpi, present-day Uttar Pradesh, India. His father was Ganga Das and mother, Anabha Davito. He was the third son of a Hindu Brahmin family which had a previous association with poetry and literature.

Educated in the Hindi, Sanskrit and Persian, he wrote prose, specialised in music and poetry in the Braj language, thus gaining fame. He served at the Rajput court of Raja Ram Chandra of Reva, under the name “Brahma Kavi”. He later joined Mughal emperor Akbar’s Imperial court as a poet and singer.

We know Mahesh Das by his more popular name. By what name do we know him today?

Image Courtesy: wikipedia.org

 

(Scroll Down for Answers)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Answers

Ans 1. Brahmaputra River – Assam, India

Majuli Island Map

Ans 2. Tizen Mobile Operating System

Ans 3. Scotland – Modern day golf originated here in 15th century.

Ans 4. Lyrics

Ans 5. Cyprus

Ans 6. Budapest = Buda+Pest (Capital of Hungary)

Ans 7. Bhakra Nangal Dam

Image Courtesy: wikinewstime.com

Ans 8. Six. Butterfly is actually an insect and insects have 3 pair of legs.

Ans 9. Amrutanjan Balm

Image Courtesy: moneycontrol.com

Ans 10. Birbal

 

 

Happy Reading!!
Team CareerShapers!!

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s