General Quiz – 107

Q 1. Connect

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Q 2. India has achieved a literacy rate of 72.98% as per the 2011 census. What is the average literacy rate of the world?

 

Q 3. What is special about this Google doodle?

 Q 4. National flag of ________________?

 

Q 5. Marie Curie is the first woman to receive a Nobel Prize in Physics, in the year 1903.

Who became the first woman to receive the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in the year 1911?

 

Q 6. The United States of America (USA), is a federal republic consisting of 50 states and a federal district. The 48 contiguous states and Washington, D.C., are in central North America between Canada and Mexico. The state of Alaska is located in the northwestern part of North America and the state of Hawaii is an archipelago in the mid-Pacific.

Which is the largest state of US?

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Q 7. First Indigenous Rotavirus Vaccine Rotavac was recently launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Which disease is caused by Rotavirus?

A New, 'Made in India' Rotavirus Vaccine Might be the World's Cheapest

 

Q 8. Identify

 

Q 9. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has recently visited “Ganga Talao” also known as Grand Bassin, a crater lake situated in a secluded mountain area. The place is considered sacred by Hindus and has a temple dedicated to lord Shiva.

Where is Ganga Talao located?

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Q 10. Which organization has signed an MoU with the Indian Railways to raise 1.5 Lakh Crore rupees for financing its infrastructure program?

 

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Answers

Ans 1. Acquisitions by Facebook

Ans 2. 84.1%. Note:The literacy rate of India is today six times of what it had when it attained independence in 1947(12% to 73%).

Ans 3.  First doodle from Google in 1998. Designed by Larry Page and Sergey Brin.

Ans 4. Cambodia

Ans 5. Marie Curie – This was a tricky one 🙂    [Note: She received two Nobel prizes and has the distinction of being the first lady to receive the prize in both the categories]

Ans 6. California

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Ans 7. Diarrhoea

Ans 8. Arvind Panagariya – Vice Chairman of NITI Ayog of India

Ans 9. Mauritius

Ans 10. Life Insurance Corporation

 

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