General Quiz – 110 (Difficulty Level: High)

Give it a thought: Move out of your comfort zone. You can only grow if you are willing to feel awkward & uncomfortable when you try something new. – Brian Tracy

 

Lets start the Quiz..

Questions

Q 1. Connect

Top to Bottom: Alexander the Great, Julius Caesar, King David, King Charles.

Alexander the Great (Image Courtesy: bbc.com)
Caesar (Image Courtesy: wikipedia.org)
King David (Image Courtesy: wikipedia.org)
King Charles (Image Courtesy: wikipedia.org)

 

Q 2.  This flower, called Thistle is the national flower of Scotland.

The most significant presence of this flower is found on the logo of a company, founded in Scotland in the 1770s. The company claims to have been successful due to contributions from more than 110 Nobel Laureates and five American presidents. Which company?

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Q 3. Flag of _________________?

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Q 4. Logo of _________________?

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Q 5. In the present scenario of increasing cases of Swine Flu, these N95 masks are the best defense mechanism.   

In contrast with the normal masks, the N 95 respirator mask fits tightly on the wearer. It also filters out smaller particles and is able to protect the wearer.  

Why the name N95?

Homeopathy for Swine Flu and its prevention

 

Q 6. Where do you find this inscribed: “Yatra Pratibha Avsara Prapnoti”? (Translates to: Where talent meets opportunity).

 

Q 7. Who was the first Indian occupant of Rashtrapati Bhavan?

Rashtrapati Bhavan
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Q 8. From the world of entertainment: What is meant by ‘Discography’?

 

Q 9.  Identify

Gujarati by descent he was born Krishna Pandit Bhanji in North Riding of Yorkshire. He is the son of Anna Lyna Mary and Rahimtulla Harji Bhanji, a medical doctor from Gujarat.

He will voice Bagheera in Disney’s reboot of The Jungle Book.

In 1984, he won a Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word or Nonmusical Recording for The Words of Gandhi. He was awarded the Indian civilian honour Padma Shri in 1984.

 

Q 10. Who was the first lady pilot of India?

General Quiz 110-10
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Answers

Ans 1. Four kings on a deck of Playing Cards.

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Ans 2. Britannica Encyclopedia

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Ans 3. Seychelles

Ans 4. Zynga

Ans 5. Because they filter 95% of the germs.

Ans 6. Indian Premier League Trophy

Ans 7. Tricky one 🙂 No its not Dr. Rajendra Prasad. The correct answer is C. Rajagopalachari – First and last Indian Governor General of India.

Ans 8. Discography is the study and cataloging of published sound recordings, often by specified artists or within identified musical genres.

Ans 9. Sir Ben Kingsley

Ben Kingsley, The Boxtrolls, 2014 Comic-Con 1 (crop).jpg
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Ans 10. Sarla Thakral – Born in 1914, she earned an aviation pilot license in 1936 at the age of 21 and flew a Gypsy Moth solo.

 

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