General Quiz – 102

Q 1. The “Channapatna toys” were a part of Republic Day parade tableau. To which state do these particular form of wooden toys belong?

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Q 2. “The happiest place on earth.” is the tagline of __________?

 

Q 3. Love, Courage, Patience, Peacefulness, Kindness, Goodness, Faithfulness, Gentleness, Self-control, Selflessness, Self sacrifice, Truthfulness, Righteousness, Justice, Mercy, Graciousness, Humility, Empathy, Sympathy, Supreme knowledge, Supreme wisdom, Supreme moral, Love for all beings, Hope, trust, or faith in the goodness of God or nature.

What are these virtues from Ancient India, represented by, in Modern India?

 

Q 4. Carl Djerassi was an Austrian-born Bulgarian-American chemist, novelist, and playwright.

He died on 31st January 2015 at the age of 91. His major contribution is considered to be the synthesis of norethisterone. What did he invent with the help of norethisterone?

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Q 5. In the 1984-85 season, India and Pakistan were playing the 2nd ODI of the series at Sialkot, on 31/10. India were at a fairly strong position with the score being at 210/3 with Dilip Vengsarkar at 94*.

At this point the match was suddenly abandoned. Why?

 

Q 6. If Navjot Siddhu is Sherry and Harbhajan is Bhajji then, who is “Chiku” ?  

 

Q 7. During the time of British Raj, the children of British Officers studied in Indian schools built by the Englishmen. With the lack of quality books available by Indian authors on the subject, __X__ and __Y__ wrote these books and published it in 1935.

These books were widely adopted by Indian and Pakistani schools in the post British era and missionary schools in Burma and has still got a iconic status and used as a standard textbook in the subject in many schools in India.

Which famous book are we talking about?

 

Q 8. Connect

Hrithik Roshan : Maharashtra
Preity Zinta : Himachal Pradesh
Saina Nehwal : Andhra Pradesh
Hema Malini : Uttarakhand
Prachi Desai : Goa
Shahrukh Khan : West Bengal
Amir Khan : Chattisgarh
Amitabh Bacchan : ??????  

 

Q 9. Identify

 

Q 10. It is a leguminous tropical tree in the family Fabaceae , native to India and it was apparently from India that it reached the Persians. The Arabs called it ‘Date of India’. Which tree?

 

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Answers

Ans 1. Karnataka

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Ans 2. Disneyland

Ans 3. The meaning of the 24 spokes of Ashok chakra.

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Ans 4. Birth control pill

Ans 5. 31st October (Assassination of Indira Gandhi) She was killed by two of her bodyguards, Satwant Singh and Beant Singh, in the aftermath of Operation Blue Star, the Indian army’s June 1984 assault on the Golden Temple in Amritsar which left the temple heavily damaged.

Ans 6. Virat Kohli

Ans 7. English Grammar by Wren and Martin

Ans 8. Brand Ambassador of Gujarat Tourism

Ans 9. Sheryl Sandberg – COO of Facebook.

Ans 10. Tamarind (from tamar-a-hind)

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