General Quiz – 101

Q 1. Which airport is the world’s busiest airport in terms of international traffic?

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Q 2. Recently, India and United States have signed an agreement to develop three smart cities in India. Two of them are Vishakhapatnam and Allahabad. Which is the third one?

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Q 3. NR Group is a company based in Mysore, India. Founded by late Sri. N. Ranga Rao, NR Group began as an Agarbatti(Incense) manufacturing company and now has business activities in Fragrances, Electronics and Essential Oils.

Which famous brand do they own today?

 

Q 4. From the world of sports: What is a velodrome?

 

Q 5.  Mawsynram, Meghalaya is the wettest place in India, with 11,873 mm (467 inch) of rain per annum. Which is the second most rainiest place located in India?

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Q 6. Which country in the world has the largest area planted under GM (Genetically Modified) crops?

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Q 7. Identify. (Hint: He is known as the Father of Indian Software industry)

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Q 8. The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) is an intergovernmental organization to promote adoption and sustainable use of renewable energy. It was founded in 2009 and its statute entered into force on 8 July 2010.

Where is the headquarter of IRENA located?

 

Q 9. “The Tunnel of Time” is the autobiography of _________________?

 

Q 10. Which Asian country in India’s neighborhood celebrates it’s Independence day on 4th February?

 

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Answers

Ans 1. Dubai Internatioal Airport (70.4 million passengers in 2014) – The record was earlier held by Heathrow airport of London.

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Ans 2. Ajmer, Rajasthan

Ans 3. Cycle Agarbatti

Ans 4. A cycling track

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Ans 5. Agumbe (Shimoga district), Karnataka

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Ans 6. U.S.A.

Ans 7. Faqir Chand Kohli – Founder of TCS

Ans 8. Abu Dhabi

Ans 9. R.K. Laxman

Ans 10. Sri Lanka celebrates its Independence Day on 4th February. The day commemorates its internal political independence from British rule on that day in 1948.

 

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