General Quiz – 106

Q 1. Identify the device.

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Q 2.The African Union (AU) is a union consisting of 54 African states.  The AU was established on 26 May 2001 in Addis Ababa and launched on 9 July 2002 in South Africa to replace the Organisation of African Unity (OAU). The most important decisions of the AU are made by the Assembly of the African Union, a semi-annual meeting of the heads of state and government of its member states. The AU’s secretariat, the African Union Commission, is based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Which is the only country of the continent which is not a part of African Union?

File:Emblem of the African Union.svg

 

Q 3. Google doodle on the occassion of ________________?

Google Doodle, Schrodinger’s Cat

Q 4. Which is the largest country (by geographical area) in Africa? It is also the largest country among the Arab states.

 

Q 5. What is celebrated on March 8th every year since 1914? The theme this year is “Make it Happen”.

 

Q 6. ABN AMRO Bank is a Dutch state-owned bank with headquarters in Amsterdam. It was re-established, in its current form in 2009, following the acquisition and break-up of the original ABN AMRO by a banking consortium consisting of Royal Bank of Scotland Group, Santander Group and Fortis.

What does AMRO stand for?

ABN AMRO.svg

 

Q 7. Scott Adams is an American cartoonist, and the author of several nonfiction works of satire, commentary, business, and general speculation.

His most notable work first published in 1989 made him popular all over the world. Name it.

 

Q 8. “Journalism of Courage” is the tagline of ____________?

 

Q 9. Sildenafil was discovered by Pfizer scientists in 1998. What what relatively popular brand name, is it known today?

 

Q 10. “Empowering Women Empowering India” is the tagline of ___________?

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Answers

Ans 1. Railroad Plough –  is a rail vehicle which supports an immensely strong, hook-shaped ‘plough’. It is used for destruction of rail track in warfare, as part of a scorched earth policy, so that it becomes unusable for the enemy.

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Ans 2. Morocco

Ans 3. Schrodinger’s Birth Anniversary – Famous for his Schrodinger’s Cat Equation.

Ans 4. Algeria followed by Saudi Arabia and Sudan.

Ans 5. International Women’s Day

Ans 6. AMsterdam and ROtterdam Bank

Ans 7. Dilbert

Dilbert-20050910.png

Ans 8. The Indian Express

Ans 9. Viagra

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Ans 10. Bharatiya Mahila Bank

Bhartiya Mahila Bank logo

 

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